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Yimin Wu

Postdoctoral Appointee (Supervisor, Yuzi Liu)

Yimin Wu received a PhD in Materials Science, specializing in 2D nanomaterials and Devices, from the University of Oxford. He spent a year at University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab as a postdoc. Currently, he is a postdoc at Center for Nanoscale Materials.

His Research focuses primarily on integrated in-situ imaging to understand and advance photocatalysis for artificial photosynthesis. Other research topics are battery related materials, graphene and other 2D atomic crystals devices.

Professional Education

  • PhD in Materials Science, University of Oxford, UK, 2013
  • B.Sc. in Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2008

Honors and Awards

  • SinBeRise Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of California, Berkeley, 2013-2014    
  • EPSRC Doctoral Prize, United Kingdom, 2012
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, 2012
  • EPSRC International Doctoral Scholarship (IDS) , United Kingdom, 2008-2012   
  • Overseas Research Scholarship, United Kingdom (ORS), 2010-2012 
  • Graduate Student Travel Grant, St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, 2010
  • Wolfson China Scholarship, Wolfson Foundation (two winners per year), 2008-2010
  • China Oxford Scholar, China Oxford Scholarship Fund, 2008-2012
  • National Scholarship, China 2007

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, USA
  • Member of the Materials Research Society, USA
  • Member of Institute of Physics, United Kingdom
  • Member of American Chemical Society, USA
  • Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom
  • Member of the Society of Chemical Industry, United Kingdom
  • Member of the Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK

Referee for Journals

  • ACS Nano
  • Nanoletters
  • Chemistry of Materials
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry C
  • Nanoscale
  • ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • Particle & Particle Systems Characterization
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry