Prof. Dr. Guihua Yu
University of Texas: Assistant Professor, China/USA
Dr. Guihua Yu is an Assistant Professor of Materials Science at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his B.S. degree with the highest honor in chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China, and earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Harvard University. His research focuses on rational synthesis and self-assembly of functional organic nanostructures and two-dimensional nanostructured inorganic solids with unique chemical and physical properties for energy and electronics technologies.
He has received several notable awards and honors for young scientists, including most recently: 2015 3M Nontenured Faculty Award, 2014 MIT Technology Review ‘35 Top Innovators Under 35’, ‘Austin Under 40 Award’ Finalist in Science and Technology, 2014 Emerging Young Investigator by Royal Society of Chemistry (Journal of Materials Chemistry), Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Award, IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists.