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Haiyan Wang

Haiyan Wang

Basil S. Turner Professor of Engineering

Contact Information

Office: RM 2235
Phone: +1 765 49-41675
School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue, Room 2235
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Research Interests

Professor Haiyan Wang is the Basil S. Turner Professor of Engineering with a joint appointment between the Schools of Materials Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Professor Wang's expertise is in electronic materials and covers processing and characterization of oxide- and nitride-based thin films in nanocomposite form for microelectronics, photonics, optoelectronics, ferroelectric and multiferroics, superconductors, solid oxide fuel cells, and batteries, flash sintering, and in situ TEM. She has published more than 400 journal papers (total citation over 12000, H-Factor 53), and is a Fellow of ASM International, ACerS, AAAS and APS.

Selected Publications

Publications: (over 400 Journal publications, 250 conference presentations, 50 invited talks, H-index factor=53, citation 12000 times)

Google Citations

Researcher ID


  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • M.S., Institute of Metal Research, Shenyang, China
  • B.S., Nanchang University, Nanchang, China

Employment History

  • Professor, (Turner Engineering Chair) Purdue University, June 2016 - Present
  • Professor, Texas A & M University, 2014 - June 2016
  • Program Director, U.S. National Science Foundation, Aug. 2013 - Aug. 2015
  • Associate Professor, Texas A & M University, Aug. 2010 - 2014
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University, Jan. 2006 - Aug. 2010
  • Visiting Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Jan. 06 - Dec. 2010
  • Technical Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Jan. 05 - Dec. 05
  • Director Funded Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laborator, Jan. 03 - Dec. 04

Awards and Honors

  • APS Fellow, 2017
  • AAAS Fellow, 2016
  • ACerS Fellow, 2015
  • The O'Donnell Award in Engineering Category 2015, TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas).
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  • Fellow of ASM International (Class of 2014)
  • TEES Senior Fellow 2014
  • TEES Fellow 2013
  • ASM Silver Medal Award for Outstanding Materials Scientist in Mid Career, 2011
  • Charles H. Barclay Jr. Fellow--College of Engineering Faculty Fellow Award 2011
  • TEES Selected Young Fellow Award 2010
  • NSF Career 2009
  • Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers 2007 (PECASE awarded on December 19, 2008). (Link to White
  • House, DOD, and OSTP announcements)
  • ONR Young Investigator Program Award, ONR-YIP 2008.
  • Air Force Young Investigator Research Program Award, AFOSR-YIP, 2007.
  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship, AFOSR, 2007 and 2008.
  • TMS Young Leader representing the Electronic, Magnetic and Photonic Materials Division. (Minerals, Metals and Materials&
        Society, TMS 2005
  • Postdoctoral Scholars

    Jijie Huang

    Jie Jian

    Leigang Li