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About Yaqiao Wu

Prior to his appointment at Boise State University in 2011, Dr. Yaqiao Wu was an assistant scientist at Ames Laboratory at Iowa State University. He earned a Ph.D. from the Institute of Metal Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and both an M.S. and B.S. from Shenyang Polytechnic University. Dr. Wu's research interests are in materials design, synthesis, property analysis, nanoscale structure and chemistry characterization, establishing connections between structure, chemistry and behavior through transmission electron microscopy and atom probe tomography techniques. He has written for the Journal of Applied Physics and other scholarly publications, and presented at conferences such as the annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. He is a member of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society and the Materials Research Society.


2011 - Present Research Associate Professor, Boise State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • May 1998 - Excellent Paper Award of the 10th Seminar for Young Scientists in IMR, CAS
  • 1999 - Shi Changxu Award of Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1999 - Special Award of the President Scholarship, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 - Science and Technology Agency of Japan (STA) Fellowship, Japan
  • 2003 - Outstanding Poster Award, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA


February 2000 Ph.D. - Materials Science, with honor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China & National Institute for Materials Science, Japan ‐ Institute of Metal Research
July 1996 M.S. - Materials Science, Shenyang Polytechnic University
July 1993 B.S. - Materials Science, Shenyang Polytechnic University

Contact Information

Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Room 184
995 University Blvd.
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Phone: 208-533-8112
Fax: 208-526-8253

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