MSE graduate student, Yin Liu wins MRS gold award! UC Berkeley MSE graduate student Yin Liu, a Ph.D. candidate in Professor Jie Yao’s research group, won the Gold Award for Graduate Student Award at the 2019 Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting. The MRS Graduate Student Awards consisting of gold and silver medals, are highly competitive…

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Professor Yao named Bakar Fellow by Daisy Hernandez April 12, 2016 Jie Yao has been selected as one of five new Bakar Fellows at UC Berkeley. The Bakar Fellows Program fosters faculty entrepreneurship in the STEM+ fields including Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Architecture. Bakar Fellows receive discretionary research support for…

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Professor Jie Yao Receives the SPIE Early Career Achievement Award by Daisy Hernandez March 7, 2016 Professor Jie Yao has been named the 2016 recipient of the Early Career Achievement Award from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE).  Professor Yao has received this award in recognition “of his contributions to the investigation of…

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Professor Yao receives Hellman Fellowship by Materials Science and Engineering May 5, 2015 Assistant Professor Jie Yao was named a recipient of a Hellman Fellowship from the the UC Berkeley campus for 2015-16.  This award was created at Berkeley in 1995 by a generous gift from the late F. Warren Hellman.  The fellowship was established…

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Jie Yao joins the MSE faculty by Materials Science and Engineering July 22, 2013 Dr. Jie Yao joins faculty of Berkeley MSE on August 15, 2013. Dr. Yao received his BS and MS degrees in Biophysics from Nanjing University in China, in 2000 and 2003, respectively. He received a second MS degree in 2005, in Materials…

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