Nan Yao

Professor of the Practice in the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials; Director, Imaging and Analysis Center; Senior Research Scholar at the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials.

Website: http://www.princeton.edu/~nyao

Office: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Room 33

Phone: 609-258-6394

Research interests: Utilizing advanced imaging, diffraction, spectroscopy and in-situ techniques, in tandem with theoretical simulations, to study fundamentals of the structure-composition-processing-property-performance relations in complex materials such as nanostructured materials, biomaterials, organic/inorganic interfaces, block copolymers, catalysts, quasicrystals and functional nanomaterials.