Cunjiang Yu, Ph.D

    Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Associate Professor
    Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Materials Research Institute
    Pennsylvania State University
    University Park, PA 16802

    Academic Training

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL Nov. 2010 – Oct. 2013
    Post-doc, Materials Science and Engineering
    Advisor: Prof. John A. Rogers (now at Northwestern U.)

  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Aug. 2007 – Nov. 2010
    Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
    Advisor: Prof. Hanqing Jiang

  • Southeast University, Nanjing, China Sept. 2004 – Jun. 2007
    M.S., Electrical Engineering (Major: Microelectronics and Solid State Electronics)

  • Southeast University, Nanjing, China Sept. 2000 – Jul. 2004
    B.S., Mechanical Engineering

  • Selected Awards & Honors

  • Senior Faculty Research Excellence Award, Cullen College of Engineering, UH, 2021
  • Society of Engineering Science (SES) Young Investigator Medal, 2021
  • NIH (NIBIB) Trailblazer Award, 2020
  • SPIE DCS Rising Researcher, 2020
  • Early Career Scholar in Materials Science, Journal of Materials Science, 2019
  • Emerging Leader of Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2019
  • SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, 2019
  • 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 2018
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award, 2018
  • Awardee of MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 China (TR35 China) 2017
  • Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award, Cullen College of Engineering, UH, 2017
  • Bill D. Cook Faculty Scholarship, UH, 2016
  • Doctoral New Investigator, American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, 2016
  • Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship or Creative Activity, UH, 2016
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, 2016.
  • Paul Holloway Young Investigator Award, American Vacuum Society, 2015.
  • New Faculty Research Award, UH, 2014.
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Studying Abroad, 2011.

  • Editorial Service

  • Young Star Editor, Nano Research
  • Editor, Soft Science
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
  • Editorial Board Member: Scientific Reports; Journal of Semiconductors; Journal of Composites Science
  • Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
  • Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Materials