Professor Hongbin Yu joined the Arizona State University faculty in 2005. He received a doctorate in physics in 2001 from the University of Texas at Austin, and a master's degree in physics in 1996 from Peking University, P.R. China, and conducted his postdoctoral research at California Institute and Technology and University of California at Los Angeles.
He is currently the overall Center Director of NSF IUCRC Center for Efficient Vehicles and Sustainable Transportation Systems (EVSTS: https://evsts.asu.edu). His areas of expertise include nanostructure and nano device fabrication and characterization; flexible, transparent and wearable electronics; wide bandgap semiconductor electronic and optoelectronics; quantum size effect in metallic and semiconducting nanostructures; integrated microwave and power devices, LiDAR and sensors for automotive applications. He is also a member of IEEE/ASME Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap Committee on Automotive Chapter.