Yu Huang

Yu Huang

PROFESSOR
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Phone: (310) 794-9589
Fax: (310) 206-7353

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RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
Prof. Huang explores the unique technological opportunities that result from the structure and assembly of nanoscale building blocks. Her research focuses on mechanistic understanding of nanoscale phenomena and on exploiting the unique properties of nanoscale materials for various applications. Taking advantage of the unique roles of nanoscale surfaces and interfaces, Prof. Huang is creating methodologies to apply the latest developments in nanoscale materials and nanotechnology to impact a wide range of technologies including materials synthesis, catalysis, fuel cells, biomedical and devices applications.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  • Materials Research Society (MRS) Fellow; 2017
  • International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI) Carol Tyler Award; 2017
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award; 2010
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award; 2010
  • Sloan Fellowship; 2010
  • Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE); 2008
  • Nano 50 Innovator Award, Nanotech Brief; 2006
  • UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Fellowship; 2006-2011
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Young Chemist Prize; 2004
  • Honor Delegates to 43rd International Achievement Summit; 2004
  • Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellowship, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; 2004
  • Technology Review World Top 100 Young Innovators Award; 2003
  • Grand Prize Winner of Collegiate Inventors Competition; 2003

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