AsianScientist (Apr. 5, 2013) – Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Executive Director, Professor Jackie Y. Ying, has been selected as a 2013 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fellow.
Prof. Ying was honored for her contributions to the synthesis of advanced nanostructured materials with unique functionalities for catalytic and biomaterial applications, and for her service to the materials community.
“I’m delighted and honored to be elected as a Materials Research Society Fellow. The field of materials science is exciting and holds great promise. In particular, with the latest advancements in nanotechnology, we are in a unique position to develop new materials that can solve many biomedical, energy and environmental problems,” she said.
Prof. Ying’s laboratory has developed a variety of novel approaches that create nanoporous and nanocomposite materials that are important for catalytic, fuel cell, bioimaging, and biosensing applications. She has also designed nanomaterials for drug delivery, tissue engineering, and molecular diagnostic applications.
She is the Editor-in-Chief of Nano Today, which has an impact factor of 15.355 and ranks 2nd among the 66 journals in the ISI Nanoscience and Nanotechnology category.
MRS is the world’s largest organization of materials researchers from academia, industry, and government. Founded in 1973, MRS now comprises over 16,000 members from 80 countries around the world.
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