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Jun Yao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Adjunct, Biomedical Engineering, University of Massachusetts -Amherst

Jun Yao, Ph.D.,  is a remarkable innovator. He received his a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Rice University, and postdoctoral training in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. He is a recipient of a NSF CAREER award (2019), a Sony faculty innovation award (2021), a Barbara H. & Joseph J. Goldstein Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from UMass College of Engineering (2020-21), a NIH Trailblazer R21 award (2022), and a Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (2022).