Principal Investigator 

yuProf. Guihua Yu (Bio)

Director, Energy & Environmental Nanotechnology LAB (EENL)
Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Texas Materials Institute, UT Energy Institute, The University of Texas at Austin

B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 2003
Ph.D., Chemistry, Harvard University, 2009
Postdoctoral, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 2012  


Postdoctoral Scholars

    Minghao Xie

     Postdoctoral Scholar
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Sc., Materials Chemistry, Sichuan University
     M.Sc., Materials Science, Carnegie Mellon University
     Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology

 
    Xitang Qian

     Postdoctoral Scholar
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong Jianzhu University
     Ph.D., Materials Science, University of Science and Technology of China

 

 

    Yuyang Wang

     Postdoctoral Scholar
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Sc., Materials Chemistry, Jilin University
     Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Jilin University

 

    Zhao Li

     Postdoctoral Scholar
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Sc., Shaanxi Normal University
     Ph.D. Material Engineering, University of Central Florida


Visiting Professors

Dr Gaohong He

Gaohong He

 

Distinguished Professor 
Department of Chemical Engineering
Director of R & D Center of Membrane Science and Technology
Dalian University of Technology

 

 

 

     Bowen Zhang

 

     Professor 
     Laboratory of Photovoltaic Materials
     Henan University

 

 


Graduate Students 

Shiwen

    Wen Shi

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin


     B.Sc., Materials Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2018

 

 

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    Zhengyu Ju

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin


     B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 2018

 

  

   Sishuang Tang

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Sc., Chemistry, New York University, 2020

 


   Weixin Guan

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

    B.Eng., Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, 2020

 

 

   Chuxin Lei

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Eng., Polymer Science and Engineering, Sichuan University, 2017
     M.Eng., Polymer Science and Engineering, Sichuan University, 2020

 

 

   Xiao Xu

     Graduate Student
     Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Eng., Materials Science and Engineering, Southeast University, 2020

 

 

    Jungjoon Park

     Graduate Student
     Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Korea University, 2019
     M.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Korea University, 2021

 

    Yaxuan Zhao

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Eng., Materials Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, 2022
     

 

 

    John Calderon

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Eng., Chemical and Molecular Engineering, Stony Brook University, 2022

 

 

    Shane Checko

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2021

 

 

    Huizhi (Mike) Tao

     Graduate Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.Eng., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2022

 


Undergraduate Students

   Kasun Raigama

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

 

   William Hodges

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

   Lindsey Moffett

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

   Mohammed Alkawai

    Visiting Undergraduate Student
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

 

 

   Mohanad Alzaher

    Visiting Undergraduate Student
    Department of Computer Engineering
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

 

 

    Renad Abualjamal

     Visiting Undergraduate Student
     Department of Materials Science and Engineering
     Stanford University

  

 


Group Alumni

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    Youhong (Nancy) Guo 

 

     PhD Student 
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin
     Present: Postdoc @ MIT

 

 

 

Xuelin

    Xuelin Guo

      PhD Student 
      Materials Science and Engineering
      The University of Texas at Austin
      Present: Postdoc @ Stanford

 

 

XiaoZhang    Xiao Zhang

      PhD Student 
      Materials Science and Engineering
      The University of Texas at Austin
      Present: @ Lam Research

 

 

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PhD Student 
Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Professor @ Zhejiang University

 

 

 

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Lele Peng

PhD Student 
Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Professor @ Tsinghua University

 

 

 

 

    Yu Ding

      PhD Student 
      Materials Science and Engineering
      The University of Texas at Austin
      Present: Professor @ Nanjing University

 

 

 

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     Yue Zhu

   

     PhD Student 
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin
     Present: Humboldt Postdoc Fellow @ Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

 

 

Jiwoong

Jiwoong Bae

PhD Student 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Professor @ Hanyang University, South Korea, Postdoc Fellow @ UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

 

    Zhiwei Fang
 
    PhD Student 
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Postdoc Fellow @ Rice University

 

 

    Leyuan Zhang
 
    PhD Student 
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Postdoc Fellow @ University of California, Los Angeles

 

 

xingyi    Xingyi Zhou

     PhD Student 
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

 

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 Yu Zhao

 

Postdoctoral Fellow 
Department of Mechanical Engineering 
The University of Texas at Austin   
Present: Professor @ Soochow University

 

 

  

Jun Zhang

 Jun Zhang

 

Postdoctoral Fellow  
Materials Science and Engineering Program   
The University of Texas at Austin   

Present: Professor @ Zhejiang University of Technology

 

 

   

吴平

Ping Wu

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Professor @ Nanjing Normal University

 

 

  

 

changkun

Changkun Zhang

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Professor @ Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics

 

 

Yangen

    Yangen Zhou

     Postdoctoral Scholar
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin
     Present: Professor @  Central South University


 

   

Yuming

    Yumin Qian

     Postdoctoral Scholar
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin
     Present: Professor @ Beijing Inst Technology

   

 

 
 

Zhongchao

Zhongchao Bai

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Professor @ Shandong University of Science and Technology

 

 

  

 

Nana

Nana Wang

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Research Professor @ University of Wollongong

 

 
 
 
 

   Panpan Li

    Postdoctoral Scholar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Professor @ Sichuan University

 

 
 
 
   Fei Zhao


    Postdoctoral Scholar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Professor @ Beijing Institute of Technology

 
 
 
 

   Hengyi Lu

    Postdoctoral Scholar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Professor @ Shanghai Advanced Research Institute

   

  

    Jingyi Wu

    Postdoctoral Scholar
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin
     Present: Professor @ Ocean University of China

  

 

Katrina    Katrina Ramirez-Meyers

     Master Student, NSF Graduate Fellowship
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     Present: PhD @ Carnegie Mellon Univ.

 

  

     Desiree Fernandez

     Master Student
     Materials Science and Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin


  

 

 

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Borui Liu

 

Master Student  
Materials Science and Engineering 
The University of Texas at Austin

Present: Postdoc @ Univ. Sydney

 

 

 

Atheer

Atheer Al Sudani

 

Master Student  
Department of Mechanical Engineering   
The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

  

     Xihong Zu
     

     Visiting Scholar   
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin
     Present: Professor @ Guangdong University of Technology

    
 
 

 

Xiongpan

Pan Xiong

 

Visiting PhD Student 
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Present: Professor @ Nanjing University of Science and Technology

 

 

  

Chongbo Ma

Chongbo Ma

 

Visiting PhD Student 
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Lanzhou University
Present: Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry

 

 

 

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Ziyang Zhang

 

Visiting Student 
Department of Chemistry, Kuangyaming Honors School
Nanjing University
Present: Ph.D. @ UCLA

 

 

 

Nicolas

Nicolas Hatet

 

Visiting Student 
B.Sc., Engineering, Centrale Lille Graduate School, 2012
High National Diploma in Physical Measurement, Orsay Institute of Technology, 2010
Present: PSA Peugeot Citroën, United Kindom

 

 

 

Yaqun

Yaqun Wang

 

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar 
Electronic Science and Engineering
Nanjing University
Present: Professor @ Shandong University

 

   

 

Dahong

Dahong Chen

 

Visiting PhD Student 
Chemical Engineering and Technology
Harbin Institute of Technology

 

 

 

hongsenHongsen Li

 

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar 
Materials Physics and Chemistry
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Present: Professor @ Qingdao University

 

 

 

 

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Chunshuang Yan

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
Chemical Engineering
Harbin Institute of Technology
Present: Professor@Harbin Institute Tech

 

  

 

 
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Sangshan Peng

 

Visiting Scholar
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
Dalian University of Technology
Present: Professor @ Hunan University 
 

 

 

  

Mingxianghu

Mingxiang Hu

 

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

B.Sc., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhengzhou University, 2015
Ph.D., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2020

 

 

 

Keyan

Ke Yan

 

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

B.Sc., Applied Physics, Northeastern University, 2015
Ph.D., Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, 2020

 

 

    Gehong Su

     Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B. Sc., Department of Materials and Metallurgy, Wuhan University of Science and 
     Technology, 2013 
     M.Sc., Polymer Research Institute, Sichuan University, 2016
     Ph.D., Polymer Research Institute, Sichuan University, 2020
     Present: Professor @ Sichuan Agriculture Univ

 

 

    Li Gao

     Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
     Department of Mechanical Engineering
     The University of Texas at Austin

     B.E., Chemical Engineering and Technology, Qufu Normal University, 2014  
     M.E., Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, 2017
     Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology (expected 2021)

 

 

   Panpan Zhang

    Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin

    B. Sc., Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Henan Normal University, 
    2014 
    M.Sc., Department of Chemistry, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2017 
    Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University (expected 2021)

 

   Lei Pan

    PhD Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    

 

 

 

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 Danilo Pena

Undergraduate Student
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Engineer @ EcoLab

 

 

 


 
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Umair Khakoo

Undergraduate Student
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Engineer @ Iconixx 

 

 


  

Andrew

   Andrew Bond

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
     

 

 

 

 

 

Pranav

    Pranav Kalyani

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Engineer @ Wood Engineering 

  

 

 

 

   Allen ThaiAllen

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Design Engineer @ Apple 

 

 

 

 
 

Samantha

   Samantha Mendez

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: PhD @ OSU 

 

 

  


 

 

Megan

   Alexander Megan

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Engineer @ Dow Chemical

 

 

  

 

 

Jesse

   Jesse Ye

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: Engineer @ Raytheon Technologies

 

 

  


 

Mason

   Mason Liu

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: 

 

 

 

  

 

   Daniel Liao

    Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Present: PhD @ UMich

 

 

 

Yu Yan

   

   Yu Yan

    Visiting Undergraduate Student

    School of Gifted Young

    University of Science and Technology of China

 

 

 

 

 
   Qiyu Xing

    Visiting Undergraduate Student

    School of Chemistry and Materials Science

    University of Science and Technology of China

 

 

 

 

   Bochen Zhao


     Visiting Undergraduate Student

     Department of Materials Science and Engineering

     Tsinghua University

 

 

 

Carol Xia

   Carol Xia

    Visiting Undergraduate Student
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Duke University

 

 

Costa Checkles


Undergraduate Student
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Engineer @ General Motors
 

Paulo Soares

Undergraduate Student
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Engineer @ Schlumberger
 

David Gonzalez

Undergraduate Student
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Present: Mechanical Engineer @ Dow Chemical
  

Aimon Allouache

Undergraduate Student

Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Present: Engineer @ BHP Billiton

 

 

Zhaohan Zhang

Visiting Undergraduate Student
Department of Chemistry
University of Science and Technology of China

 

Vincent Teran
Undergraduate Student
Department of Chemical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Present: Chemical Engineer @ Goodyear

 

Christopher Tran
Undergraduate Student
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

 

 Yu Chen

Visiting Undergraduate Student
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
University of Science and Technology of China 

 
 
Shengqi Wang

Visiting Undergraduate Student
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
University of Science and Technology of China

 
 
Yi Shi

Visiting Undergraduate Student
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Nanjing University

 

Zeqi Shen

Visiting Undergraduate Student
School of Physical Sciences
University of Science and Technology of China

 

Yi Zhang

Visiting Undergraduate Student
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
University of Science and Technology of China


Group Photos

 
Nov 2022, Group Party at Emma Long Park!
 
 
Jul 2022, Group member photo with Yi and visitors for Goodenough 100th event!

Aug 2021, Group Party at Gateway Community!

Nov 2019, Thanksgiving Group Party at Gateway Community!

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Nov 2018, Thanksgiving Group Party at Prof. Yu's House!

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Sep 2018, Group Party in Sao Paulo's!

2017 thanksgiving

Nov 2017, Thanksgiving Group Party at Prof. Yu's House!

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Nov 2017, Zhenan visits our lab during her MSE seminar trip in Austin!

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2017 Fall BBQ Party at Emma Long Park.

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2017 Group photo taken in front of ETC building.

Thanksgiving 2016

2016 Thanksgiving Group Party at Prof. Yu's House.

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2016 Fall BBQ Party at Emma Long Park

Group Summer 2016

Group Get-Together Lunch Summer 2016 in The Varsity's UT Room

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Group Lunch October 2015 in The Varsity

 

Oct 2014 Group Lunch

Group Lunch October 2014 in Double Dave's

 

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Group Lunch August 2013 in Double Dave's

 

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Group Dinner April 2013 in Sao Paulo's