Dr. Yu

Cunjiang Yu, Ph.D.

Bill D. Cook Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering (Adjunct)
Program of Materials Science and Engineering (Adjunct)
The Texas Center for Superconductivity (Principle Investigator)
University of Houston, Houston, TX

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