Zhi (Jackie) Yao is currently the 2019 Luis W. Alvarez postdoctoral fellow in Computing Sciences Area of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Her current research interest is on modeling of microelectronic device components, modeling of quantum circuitry, high performance computing and GPU codes. Prior to joining LBNL, she was a postdoctoral researcher in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She obtained the M.S. degree in 2014 and the Ph.D. degree in 2017, both from the ECE Department at UCLA.
She has received multiple academic honors, including the 1st-place Best Paper in International Microwave Symposium, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Doctoral Research Grant, Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship, etc. She intends to invest her interdisciplinary training to investigate the fundamental of wave-material interactions and how such insights inspire new electronic applications and devices.
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