Director: Huiyao Wang

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 Research & Reviews in Electrochemistry
  • Reviewer for Water, Air, & Soil Pollution
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Pharmacovigilance
  • Reviewer for Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials
  • Reviewer for Nano Science & Nano Technology: An Indian Journal
  • 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