Dr. Haiyan Wang has been a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University since 2006. She worked as director funded postdoc fellow and permanent staff member at Los Alamos National Lab (2003-2006).

Her areas of interest include microelectronics, optoelectronics, high-temperature superconductors, solid oxide fuel cells, batteries, functional oxides for ferroelectric and ferromagnetic applications, radiation tolerance materials for advanced nuclear reactors, structural applications, and in situ TEM. She has published more than 300 journal articles and presented 150 invited and contributed talks at various international conferences. Wang holds 8 patents in the areas of thin film processing and architectures. Her work has a total citation over 6500 times (H-index=39). She has organized 9 symposiums at international conferences including TMS, MRS, MS&T, and EMA meetings.

She serves as program director in the Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation (2013-2015), committee member at ACerS (2011 to present) and ASM (2011 to present), and served in EMPMD at TMS (2009-2011). Her major awards include the TAMEST O’Donnell Award 2015, ASM Fellow (class of 2014), TEES Senior Fellow 2013, the ASM Silver Medal Award in 2011, an NSF Career Award in 2009, a Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE) in 2008, an ONR-YIP in 2008, and an AFOSR-YIP in 2007.