Hao Receives NSF Career Award

Qing Hao, assistant professor in AMEThe National Science Foundation has given its highest honor for junior faculty members – a Faculty Early Career Development Award – to assistant professor Qing Hao.

The award provides more than $500,000 to Hao to continue his research on nanoscale energy transport in a first-of-its-kind five-year study to develop a method to facilitate or impede heat transfer in nanomaterials for use in products ranging from personal computers to aircraft.

Hao previously received a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in 2015 for his work with graphene – the strongest, thinnest and most heat-conductive material ever discovered.

University of Arizona College of Engineering