About Jiaxing Huang

About Prof. Jiaxing Huang (Guggenheim Fellow profile)



Professional experience

  • 2017-
    Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
  • 2013-2017
    Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
  • 2011-2013
    Morris E. Fine Junior Professor in Materials and Manufacturing, Northwestern University
  • 2007-2013
    Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University


  • 2004-2007
    Miller Research Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2000-2004
    Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • 1995-2000
    B.S. in Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Honors and awards

  • Highly Cited Researcher in Chemistry (Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Humboldt Research Award (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2016)
  • Most Cited Researcher in Materials Science and Engineering (Elsevier, 2016)
  • JSPS Fellow (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2016)
  • Guggenheim Fellow (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2014-2015)
  • Fissan-Pui-TSI Award (International Aerosol Research Assembly, 2014)
  • AVS Prairie Chapter Early Career Award (American Vacuum Society, 2014)
  • Gustav Olling Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineering Award (Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2013)
  • Rising Stars and Young Nanoarchitects in Materials Science (Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2013)
  • Inaugural ISEN Early Career Investigator Award (Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern, 2011)
  • Morris E. Fine Chair in Materials and Manufacturing (Northwestern University, 2011-2013)
  • Searle Center for Teaching Excellence Junior Fellow (Northwestern University, 2011-2012)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2011)
  • NSF CAREER Award (National Science Foundation, 2010-2015)
  • National Starch and Chemical Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Science and Engineering (POLY/PMSE divisions, American Chemical Society, 2006)
  • IUPAC Young Chemists Prize (The International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry, 2005)
  • Miller Research Fellow (UC-Berkeley, 2004-2007)