Job Title : Professor of Department of Materials and Engineering, Stanford University
Yi Cui is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, and a joint faculty in SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. He has BS from the University of Science and Technology of China (1998), Ph.D from Harvard University (2002) and was Miller Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2005 he joined in Stanford as an Assistant Professor. In 2010 he
was promoted to an Associate Professor with tenure. His current research is on nanomaterials for energy storage, solar cells, environment, topological insulators and biology. He has founded Amprius, Inc., a company to commercialize high-energy battery technology from his research group. He has received the Inaugural Nano Energy Award (2014), Bau Family Awards in Inorganic Chemistry (2014), Blavatnik National Award Finalist (2014), IUPAC Distinguished Award for Novel Materials and Synthesis (2013), Scientist in Residence of University of Duisburg-Essen (2013), Next Power Visiting Chair Professorship (National Tsinghua University, 2013), the Wilson Prize (2011), the David Filo and Jerry Yang Faculty Scholar (2010), the Sloan Research Fellowship (2010), the Global Climate and Energy Project Distinguished Lecturer (2009), KAUST Investigator Award (2008), ONR Young Investigator Award (2008), MDV InnovatorsAward (2007), Terman Fellowship (2005), the Technology Review World Top Young Innovator Award (2004).