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Yu Yao

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  •  yuyao@asu.edu
  •  (480) 965-9208
  •  ENGRC 557 School of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State Uni Tempe
Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5706
Biography

Yu Yao is an assistant professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. Prior to joining in the faculty of ASU, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University. Her research has focused on various optoelectronic devices based on semiconductor heterostructures, nanophotonic structures, plasmonics and graphene.

Yao received her doctorate in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 2011, and her bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University in China.

Education
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Princeton University 2011
  • M.Eng. Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
Research Interests

 

Nanophotonics and subwavelength optoelectronics: design nano-scale photonic and optoelectronic devices based on semiconductor nanostructures, plasmonics as well as emerging materials

 

Semiconductor nanostructures, graphene and other 2D materials: study electronic transport and optic properties of semiconductor nanostructures, graphene and graphene heterostructures

 

Develop novel device and system designs to address various challenges in biomedical, communication and energy applications and seek optimum solutions at the system level.

 

 

 

 

Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
PHY 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 437Optoelectronics
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 591Seminar
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MSE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
PHY 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
PHY 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation