Yi Lu

Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

Role in the Program Host, Short-term Research Internships 2023
Hostee David Moreira


Short Bio

Dr. Yi Lu received his B.S. degree from Peking University in 1986, and Ph.D. degree from University of California at Los Angeles in 1992. After two years of postdoctoral research in Professor Harry B. Gray group at the Caltech, Dr. Lu started his own independent career at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1994 as a tenure-tracked assistant professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2000, full professor in 2004 and Jay and Ann Schenck Endowed Professor in 2010. In August of 2021, Dr. Lu moves to University of Texas at Austin, becoming Robert J.V. Johnson-Welch Regents Chair in Chemistry.