Yi Xie received her B.S. degree in Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, (1988) and her Ph.D. degree in University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, (1996). She is now a Principal Investigator (PI) of the Department of Nanomaterials and Nanochemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and a Full Professor of the Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China. She is also a recipient of many awards, including China Young Scientist Award (2002), China Young Female Scientist Award (2006), Chinese Academy of Sciences-Bayer Young Scientist Award (2003), and the Cheung Kong Scholar (2000). Her research interests are in solid state and materials chemistry.
Biography Updated on 9 March 2011