Postdoctoral Scholar, Sep. 2019 - Present
Yu is originally from Sichuan, China. He got his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Science and Technology from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in Chengdu, China in 2012, and then earned his PhD in Optics from Peking University (Beijing, China) in 2017 under Prof. Shufeng Wang. After that, He went to Shanghai Jiaotong University (Shanghai, China) for Postdoc research on Materials Science under Prof. Feng Liu, and worked as a Visiting Scholar at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory under Prof. Thomas P. Russell. His research interests include laser-induced transient gratings and scanning ultrafast electron microscopy (SUEM) techniques, electronic and thermal dynamics of energy-related materials.