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Yaowu Hao

Name

[Hao, Yaowu]
  • Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Tenured

Biography

Dr. Yaowu Hao is a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Texas at Arlington. He received his Ph. D. degree from MIT in 2003 .and his MS degree from University of Florida in 1998, both in Materials Science and Engineering. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University before he joined UT Arlington in fall 2005. He earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Metal Physics and Chemistry at the University of Science and Technology in Beijing.

His research focuses on synthesis, characterization and applications of metal and magnetic nanostructures. He has more than 60 publications.  Current topics include: development of simple nanopattern generation tools such as anodic alumina and nanosphere lithography;  synthesis of nanostructures by electrodeposition into templates with nanoscale patterns; characterization and modeling of the magnetic, optical, and catalytic properties of the resulting nanostructures; and exploration of their biomedical, sensing and energy applications. 

Professional Preparation

    • 2003 Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1998 M.S. University of Florida
    • 1993 M.S. in Metal Physics and ChemistryUniversity of Science and Technology Beijing
    • 1990 B.S. in Metal Physics and ChemistryUniversity of Science and Technology Beijing

Appointments

    • Sept 2018 to Present Professor
      University of Texas at Arlngton
    • Sept 2011 to Aug 2018 Assoc Prof
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2005 to Aug 2011 Assist Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2003 to Aug 2005 Postdoctoral Fellow
      Johns Hopkins University
    • Jan 1999 to Aug 2003 Resarch Assistant
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • May 1997 to Dec 1998 Resarch Assistant
      The University of Florida

Research and Expertise

  • Research
    Dr. Hao’s research involves the development and applications of novel metallic nanostructures. These include the fabrication of  small structures using sputtering, evaporation and electrodeposition combined with large area pattern generation tools such as nanosphere  lithography and anodic aluminum oxide, the characterization and modeling of the magnetic, optical and mechanical behavior of the resulting  nanostructures, and their applications in biomedical devices. 

Publications

      Journal Article 2013
      • Huang, C.; Li, C. M.; Hao, Y. Electroless deposition of Au around electrochemically evolved hydrogen bubbles. Electrochimica Acta.
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      2013
      • Chang, S. H.; Nyagilo, Y. H.; Davé, D. P. Optical fiber-based surface-enhanced raman sensor using Au nanovoid arrays. Nanotechnology.
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      Journal Article 2012
      • Chang, S.H., J. Nyagilo, J.Q. Wu, Y.W. Hao, and D.P. Dave, Optical Fiber-Based Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Sensor Using Au Nanovoid Arrays. Plasmonics. 7(3): p. 501-508 (2012).
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      2012
      • Hsu, C., C. Huang, Y. Hao, and F. Liu, Au/Pd core-shell nanoparticles for enhanced electrocatalytic activity and durability. Electrochemistry Communications 23: p. 133-136 (2012).
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      Journal Article 2011
      • Huang, C.; Hao, Y. Plasmonic properties of polycrystalline hollow Au nanoparticles: a surface roughness effect. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2011, 11 (4), 3701.
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      2011
      • Huang, C.; Jiang, C. M.; Sun, X.; Hao, Y. Trapping iron oxide into hollow Au nanoparticles. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6 (1), 43.
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      2011
      • Huang, C., Y.-J. Li, C. Muangphat, and Y. Hao, Electroless deposition of Au around electrochemically evolved hydrogen bubbles. Electrochimica Acta. 56(24): p. 8319-8324 (2011).
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      Journal Article 2010
      • Punnakitikashem, P.; Chang, C. H.; Liu, J. P.; Hao, Y. Design and Fabrication of Non-Superparamagnetic High Moment Magnetic Nanoparticles for Bioapplications. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2010, 12, 1101.
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      2010
      • Huang, C.; Hao, J. N.; Dave, L. X.; Sun, X. Porous hollow gold nanoparticles for cancer SERS imaging. Journal of Nano Research 2010, 10, 137.
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      Journal Article 2009
      • Huang, C.; Hao, Y. The fabrication of short metallic nanotubes by templated electrodeposition. Nanotechnology 2009, 22 (44), 445607.
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      2009
      • Huang, C.; Jiang, E. I. M.; Lu, L. S.; Hao, Y. Capturing electrochemically evolved nanobubbles by electroless deposition - a facile route to synthesis of hollow nanoparticles. Nano Letters 2009, 9 (12), 429.
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      Journal Article 2008
      • Xing, H.; Sun, G. S.; Gou, J.; Hao, Y. Surface coating of carbon nanofibers/nanotubes by electrodeposition for multifunctionalization. Nanotechnology 2008, 19 (2), 5.
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      2008
      • Hossu, M. R.; Hao, Y.; Koymen, A. R. Entropy change for magnetic phase transitions in CoNi/Gd nanolayers. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 2008, 20 (21), 5.
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      Journal Article 2007
      • Hung, Y.; Liu, N. S.; Hao, Y.; Searson, P. C. Finite Size Effects in Ordered Macroporous Electrodes Fabricated by Electrodeposition into Colloidal Crystal Templates. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007, 11 (8), 3308.
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      2007
      • Hao, Y.; Zhu, C. L. C.; Searson, P. C. Fabrication and Magnetic Properties of Ordered Macroporous Nickel Structures. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2007, 154 (2), 65.
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      Journal Article 2005
      • Sun L., Y. Hao, C. –L. Chien, and P. C. Searson, Tuning the properties of magnetic nanowires. IBM Journal of Research and Development, 2005. 49(1): p. 79-102.
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      Journal Article 2003
      • Hao, Y., C.A. Ross, and H.I. Smith, Thermal stability of the magnetization of 150 nm × 230 nm Ni19Fe81 elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 2003. 93(10): p. 7909-7911.
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      2003
      • Zhu, X.B., P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, Y. Hao, F.J. Castano, C.A. Ross, B. Ilic, and H.I. Smith, Construction of hysteresis loops of single domain elements and coupled permalloy ring arrays by magnetic force microscopy. Journal of Applied Physics, 2003. 93(10): p. 8540-8542.
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      Journal Article 2002
      • Hao, Y., F.J. Castano, C.A. Ross, B. Vogeli, M.E. Walsh, and H.I. Smith, Magnetization reversal in lithographically patterned sub-200-nm Co particle arrays. Journal of Applied Physics, 2002. 91(10): p. 7989-7991.
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      2002
      • Castano, F.J., S. Haratani, Y. Hao, C.A. Ross, and H.I. Smith, Giant magnetoresistance in 60-150-nm-wide pseudo-spin-valve nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 2002. 81(15): p. 2809-2811.
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      2002
      • Castano, F.J., Y. Hao, C.A. Ross, B. Vogeli, H.I. Smith, and S. Haratani, Switching field trends in pseudo spin valve nanoelement arrays. Journal of Applied Physics, 2002. 91(10): p. 7317-7319.
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      Journal Article 2000
      • Walsh, M.E., Y.W. Hao, C.A. Ross, and H.I. Smith, Optimization of a lithographic and ion beam etching process for nanostructuring magnetoresistive thin film stacks. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2000. 18(6): p. 3539-3543.
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      2000
      • Ross, C.A., R. Chantrell, M. Hwang, M. Farhoud, T.A. Savas, Y. Hao, H.I. Smith, F.M. Ross, M. Redjdal, and F.B. Humphrey, Incoherent magnetization reversal in 30-nm Ni particles. Physical Review B, 2000. 62(21): p. 14252-14258.
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      2000
      • Hao, Y., M. Walsh, M. Farhoud, C.A. Ross, H.I. Smith, J.Q. Wang, and L. Malkinski, In-plane anisotropy in arrays of magnetic ellipses. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2000. 36(5): p. 2996-2998.
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      Journal Article 1999
      • Caballero, J.A., A.C. Reilly, Y. Hao, J. Bass, W.P. Pratt, F. Petroff, and J.R. Childress, Effect of deposition parameters on the CPP-GMR of NiMnSb-based spin-valve structures. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 1999. 199: p. 55-57.
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Support & Funding

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    • Sept 2012 to Aug 2015 Collaborative Research: Hollow Nanoparticle Synthesis - Templating Electrochemically Evolved Hydrogen Nanobubbles sponsored by  - $291350
    • July 2010 to June 2013 Collaborative Research: Hierarchically Structured Polycrystalline Hollow Gold Nanoparticles - a Model System for Integrated Experimental and Multiscale Computational Nanomechanics sponsored by  - $256671
    • June 2009 to May 2012 High Resolution Magnetophoresis Using Multilayered Magnetic Nanodisks sponsored by  - $311787
    • May 2008 to Dec 2010 Magnetic Detection of DNA Nanoarrays sponsored by  - $150000
    • Nov 2006 to May 2009 DNA Biochip Using Magnetic Nanodisk Labels sponsored by  - $140000

Courses

      • MSE 5321-001 Phase Transformations of Materials

        To provide fundamentals of thermodynamics, phase diagrams, diffusion theory, and structure and properties of surfaces and interfaces, and physical and mathematic treatments of phase transformations by nucleation and growth, solidification, spinodal decomposition, and diffusionless transformations.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 4390-002 Phase Transformations of Materials

        To provide fundamentals of thermodynamics, phase diagrams, diffusion theory, and structure and properties of surfaces and interfaces, and physical and mathematic treatments of phase transformations by nucleation and growth, solidification, spinodal decomposition, and diffusionless transformations.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 5321-001 PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS OF MATERIALS

        To provide fundamentals of thermodynamics, phase diagrams, diffusion theory, and structure and properties of surfaces and interfaces, and physical and mathematic treatments of phase transformations by nucleation and growth, solidification, spinodal decomposition, and diffusionless transformations.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 4320-001 NANOSCALE MATERIALS

        Introduction to the synthesis, properties and applications of inorganic thin films and nanoparticles.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 5390-003 Nanoscale Materials

        Introduction to the synthesis, properties and applications of inorganic thin films and nanoparticles.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 5333-001 Magnetic Properties of Materials

        The course will cover the origin of magnetism in materials, magnetostatics, magnetic domains and domain walls, magnetic anisotropies, magnetization processes, hard and soft magnetic materials. Applications of magnetic materials such as magnetic nanoparticles for bioapplications and magnetic data storage technology will be discussed. Also, magnetic resonance imaging will be included. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 5333-001 MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MSE 5321-001 PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS OF MATERIALS
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MSE 4320-001 NANOSCALE MATERIALS
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • Dec  Advising

      Currently advising 4 Ph.D. students

    • Dec  Collabrators
      Dr. Digant Dave, Bioengineering Department
      Dr. Xiankai Sun, Radiology Department, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
      Dr. Ping Liu, Physics Department
      Dr. Ali Koymen, Physics Department
      Dr. Efstathios Meletis, Department of  Materials Science and Engineering
      Dr. Mingyu Lu, Department of Electrical Engineering