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Haiyan Zhao Associate Professor


Haiyan Zhao is assistant professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Idaho. She received her bachelor's degree in chemistry from Tianjin University in China, master's in chemical engineering from Tsinghua University in China and doctorate in chemical engineering from Virginia Tech. From 2010 to 2014, she was working at Advanced Photon Source in the Argonne National Laboratory using Synchrotron X-ray probes for catalytic materials characterization as postdoctoral research associate then assistant chemist. She joined the University of Idaho in August 2014.

Her research focuses on in situ/operando study over catalytic systems in the field of shale gas, biofuels, petroleum and other energy and environment related areas. She is a member of American Chemical Society, Material Research Society and North American Catalysis Society.

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