Yao research group focuses on the materials and devices for energy storage and conversion: understanding the structure-property-performance relationship at the atomic level and designing nanostructured materials for advanced lithium batteries, solar cells, and catalysts.

Yao Group
Recent News:
  • Welcome new group members to join UH, Dr. Yoo, Dr. Jian, Xiangyue and Shiyang.
  • We are very excited to participate the UH effort on 2013 Earth Day! See how we interact with K-12 Houstonians.
  • Dr. Yao served as a judge in 2013 Science and Engineering Fair of Houston for the 9th Grade Engineering Students. He nominated two awards sponsored by TcSUH.