Qing Hua Wang is an Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. She obtained her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University in 2010 working with Professor Mark Hersam, and her BASc in Engineering Science at the University of Toronto, Canada, in 2005. She conducted postdoctoral work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Department of Chemical Engineering working with Professor Michael Strano. Her research is focused on the synthesis, functionalization, characterization, and application of 2D nanomaterials and quantum materials, in particular studying their interactions with molecules and materials for applications in electronics, energy, biology, and sustainability. Her research interests also include scanning probe microscopy, optical spectroscopy, self-assembly and nanofabrication. Her research has resulted in publications in Nature Chemistry, Nature Nanotechnology, Nano Letters and the Journal of the American Chemical Society.


  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2010
  • B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science, University of Toronto, 2005

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, Arizona State University, 2014 –
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, 2010 – 2014
  • Graduate Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2005 – 2010