Yadong Yin, Associate editor
University of California, Riverside, USA
Yadong Yin received his Masters (1998) in Chemistry from the University of Science and Technology of China. From 1999 to 2002, he was a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, under the guidance of Prof. Younan Xia. In 2003, he became a postdoctoral fellow at Professor Paul Alivisatos' group at the University of California, Berkeley. Soon after he joined the Molecular Foundry at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as initially a postdoctoral fellow and then a staff scientist. Since 2006, he has been a Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside. His research interest focuses on the synthesis, self-assembly, and functionalization of nanostructured materials for catalytic, analytical, energy, and photonic applications. Yadong has received a number of national awards, including Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, DuPont Young Professor Grant, 3M Nontenured Faculty Grant, the Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation, and the Distinguished Junior Faculty Award from the Chinese-American Chemistry Professor Association.