Haiyan Wang

Haiyan Wang

Basil S. Turner Professor of Engineering

Contact Information

Office: ARMS 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

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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. Prof. Wang specializes in the design and processing of functional nanocomposite thin films for microelectronics, optoelectronics, high-temperature superconductors, solid oxide fuel cells, plasmonics and photonics, ferroelectric and ferromagnetic applications, and radiation tolerance materials. She has published over 460 journal articles (citation 16000 times, H-index of 59) and presented over 250 invited and contributed talks at various international conferences. Wang holds 10 patents in the areas of thin film processing and architectures and is a Fellow of ASM International, ACerS, AAAS and APS.  

Selected Publications

Publications: (over 460 Journal publications, 250 conference presentations, 60 invited talks, H-index factor=59, citation 16000 times)

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

Research Interests

Selected Publications

Postdoctoral Scholars

Jijie Huang

Jie Jian