Yu Huang, Ph. D.

Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
Materials Science and Engineering

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Harvard, 2003
M.A. in Chemistry, Harvard, 2002
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), 1999

Area of Thesis Guidance:

Nanostructures, nanoelectronics, biomaterials.


MSE 247 Nanoscale Materials: Opportunities and Challenges
MSE 104 Science of Engineering Materials
MSE 121 Material Science of Semiconductors

Selected Honors:

Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher in Cross-field (2018)
Elected Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (2018)
Elected Fellow of Materials Research Society (MRS) (2017)
International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) Prize for Experimental Electrochemistry (2018)
International Precious Metals Institute Premier Award: Carol Tyler Award (2017)
Synthesis Science Basic Research Needs (BRN) Workshop/Report, Invited Panelist/Contributor, DOE/Basic Energy Science (BES) (2016)
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Microbiome Workshop, Invited Panelist (2015)
The Kavli Foundation, Kavli Futures Symposium on Microbiome, Invited Participant/Panelist (2015)
Distinguished Panel Speaker, Beckman Symposium, Beckman Foundation (2014)
Kavli Fellow (2011)
NIH New Innovator Award (2010)
DARPA Young Faculty Award (2010)
Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2010)
Chinese American Faculty Association (CAFA) Faculty Development Grant Award (2010)
Faculty Career Development Award, UCLA (2009)
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2008)
Faculty Development Grant, UCLA Center for the Study of Women (2007)
Nano 50 Innovator Award, Nanotech Brief (2006)
UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Fellowship (2006)
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, National Inventors Hall of Fame, (2002)
MRS Student Award Silver Award (2002)

Mailing Address:
UCLA, Henry Samueli School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
410 Westwood Plaza
3111 Engineering V
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1595

Contact Information:
E-mail: yhuang@seas.ucla.edu
Tel: (310) 794-9589
Fax: (310) 206-7353