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Zhenwei Yao(姚振威)

Zhenwei Yao

Tenure-track Associate Professor

Office:
511b
Email:
zyao@sjtu.edu.cn
Homepage:
http://ins.sjtu.edu.cn/people/zyao

Brief Introduction

Dr. Zhenwei Yao received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University, and Ph.D. degree in Physics from Syracuse University in NY. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow and later promoted to Research Associate at Northwestern University in Illinois. His research area is soft matter physics. In 2015, Dr. Yao was selected to the “Thousand Young Talents Program”, and joined the faculty of the Institute of Natural Sciences and the School of Physics and Astronomy in Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Research Interests

Theoretical and computational soft condensed matter physics: topological defects in crystals, liquid crystals and active matters; elasticity and geometry; electrostatics in soft matters; liquid droplet systems.

Selected Publications

Topological Defects, Elasticity and Geometry

Electrostatics in Soft Matters

Liquid Droplet Systems