Yang Zhao

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of Western Ontario, Canada
B.S. and M.S Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

My Research Group

Yang Zhao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Western University. Dr. Zhao received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Northwestern Polytechnical University (China) in 2011 and 2014, respectively. Then, he obtained his Ph.D. degree from Western University in 2018. He worked as the PDF at Western University and the Advanced Light Source of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2019-2020.

Dr. Zhao's research focuses on advanced materials for energy storage devices, including nanomaterials and nanostructure design and fabrication, surface and interface engineering, next-generation batteries, advanced characterization for materials and interfaces.