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Biography

Yue Wu

Associate Professor
Ph.D Physics (Summa Cum Laude), University of Leuven, Department of Physics, Belgium, 1983-1987

University of North Carolina

Department:    Physics-Astronomy
E-mail:   yuewu@physics.unc.edu


Research Statement
Professor Wu's research is focused on the characterization of properties of novel solids primarily using nuclear magnetic resonance. His current interests include the nature of glass transition and molecular motion in metallic supercooled liquids and glasses, the electronic properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes and gas properties in nanosize-confined environment, and thermodynamic properties of polymers.


Education
1983-1987 Ph.D Physics (Summa Cum Laude), University of Leuven, Department of Physics, Belgium
1979-1983 B.S Physics (Magna Cum Laude), University of Leuven, Belgium, Department of Physics


Positions
2000 Visiting Professor, California Institute of Technology
1998 Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil
1991-1998 Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1988-1991 Post-Doctoral fellow, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and the Department of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley.


Selected Honors
Editorial Board Member: Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Chair-Elect, Annual Solid-State NMR Symposium, Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry
Member of NMR User Committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida
Member of Science Advisory Committee, Key Laboratory of Extreme Conditions Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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