Junqiao Wu

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Junqiao Wu

Affiliated Faculty


Next-Generation Devices


Dr. Junqiao Wu is the Chancellor’s of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and he holds a joint appointment at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Currently he also serves as chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Berkeley.

Dr. Wu received a B.S. from Fudan University and a M.S. from Peking University, China. He obtained a Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley for work on semiconductor alloys. He did postdoctoral research at Harvard University on transition metal oxides.

Dr. Wu’s honors include the Berkeley Fellowship, the 29th Ross N. Tucker Memorial Award, the U.C. Regents’ Junior Faculty Fellowship, the Berkeley Presidential Chair Fellowship, the US-NSF Career Award, the US-DOE Early Career Award, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House, the Outstanding Alumni Award from Peking University China, the Bakar Prize, elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), and the FMD John Bardeen Award from the TMS.

The Wu group explores physics and applications of functional materials and semiconductors. Prof. Wu has published over 250 widely cited papers in the fields.