Xiaobo Yin, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, mechanical engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder

 

2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

 
Xiaobo Yin, Ph.D.
 

Research Description

Xiaobo Yin’s invention involves a tailored optical metamaterial that can convert incident sunlight into longer wavelengths, which will dramatically increase the rate of photosynthesis and provide high-yield crop production. The aim of this invention is to develop engineering solutions for real-world environmental challenges.

 
 

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Education

Ph.D., 2008
Stanford University

Awards

Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship in Materials Science, 2017.

DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2015.