Miao Yu

PhD

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Miao Yu

PhD

Miao Yu

PhD

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Biography

Dr. Yu Joined the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo as an Empire Innovation Professor in January 2021. He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) from August 2017 to January 2021. He was an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) between 2012 and 2017. Before joining UofSC, he was an assistant research professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder (CU-Boulder) from 2010 to 2012. He obtained B.S. (1998) and M.S. (2002) degrees from Tianjin University, China. He earned his Ph.D. degree from CU-Boulder in 2007, and subsequently worked in the same department as a postdoctoral researcher from 2007 to 2010. Dr. Yu has published >60 peer-reviewed papers, with two in Science and others in Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, JACS, Nano Letters, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, ACS Catalysis, Chemical Communications, etc. He is a recipient of 2015 NSF Career Award.

Education

  • B.S., Tianjin University, 1998
  • M.S., Tianjin University, 2002
  • PhD, CU-Boulder, 2007

Awards and Honors

  • 2018 Priti and Mukesh Chatter Career Development Chair at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 2016 University of South Carolina Breakthrough Star Award
  • 2015 NSF Career Award
  • 2014 Keynote speaker on International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes
  • 2013 Inventevent 3rd award at University of South Carolina