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Cuiying Jian

Assistant Professor


Mechanical Engineering


2019- Assistant Professor, York University
2017-2019 Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2015-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow & Sessional Instructor, University of Alberta & MacEwan University
2011-2015 Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta
2009-2011 M.S., Mechatronics Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology
2005-2009 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology

Awards/Honors (selected)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017-2019)
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (2015)
Alberta Innovates Doctoral Graduate Student Scholarship (2013-2015)

Research Interests

  • Carbon is cool!
  • Natural carbonaceous materials processing;
  • Multiscale modelling of colloidal systems;
  • Carbon-conversion chemistry;
  • Water and wastewater treatment;
  • Organic solar cells.