Jie Yao joins the MSE faculty

Dr. Jie Yao joins faculty of Berkeley MSE on August 15, 2013. Dr. Yao received his BS and MS degrees in Biophysics from Nanjing University in China, in 2000 and 2003, respectively. He received a second MS degree in 2005, in Materials Science, from the University of Southern California. He earned his PhD in Applied Science and Technology (AS&T) at UC Berkeley in 2010, under the supervision of Professor Xiang Zhang. He subsequently joined the group of Prof. Yi Cui at Stanford University, where he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Yao’s research focuses on controlling the optical properties of matter through manipulation of structure and chemistry at the nano-scale. Welcome Professor Yao!