Huiyao Wang, Ph.D.

Director, Core University Research Resources Laboratory (CURRL),

945 College Drive, MSC 3CURRL,

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003

Telephone: 575-646-3283, Email:, Web site


·          1995-1998: PhD in Condensed Matter Physics, Lanzhou University, China.

·          1990-1993: MS in Semiconductor Physics and Devices, Lanzhou University, China

·          1983-1987: BS degree in Physics, Lanzhou University, China


2016-present: Director, CURRL, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

2013-2016: Research Associate Professor, New Mexico State University

2006-2012: Research Associate, Colorado School of Mines

2005-2006: Research Associate, Colorado State University

2003-2004: Research Associate, University of Pittsburgh

2000-2002: Research Associate, University of Montpellier II, France

1998-2000: Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

1993-1998: Assistant professor, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, Lanzhou

1987-1993: Lecturer, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, Lanzhou


·          H. Wang, P. Xu, L, Lin, H. Luo. “Enhanced Photocatalytic Water Treatment and Disinfection Reactors Using Fibers Coated With Nanocomposite Films”. Provisional patent 2015

Synergistic Activities

·          Reviewer for Fuel

·          Reviewer for Applied Catalysis

·          Reviewer for Materials Research

·          Reviewer for Current Analytical Chemistry

·          Reviewer for Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry

·          Reviewer for Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry

·          Reviewer for Book “Nanocomposites in Wastewater Treatment” edited by Ajay Kumar Mishra, Pan Stanford Publishing, 2015

·          Proposal review panelist for Chinese National Nature Science Foundation

·          Natural Science Second Place Award, China Department of Education, on “Design and study of oxide photocatalysts and their electronic property”. 2012