Min Gao | e-Inside | Sept. 12, 2016 | Kent State University

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Min Gao

Research Scientist
Liquid Crystal Institute®
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Supervisor of the Liquid Crystal Institute Characterization Facility (electron microscopes and much more); providing training, collaboration and service to academic and industrial users; developing and applying advanced characterization techniques for soft-matter materials research.  

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

December 2010

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Peking University, China

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Beautiful campus, nice people, exceptional Child Development Center, etc. It has also been my great pleasure to help numerous students, researchers and industry partners, and to witness the growth and success of the Liquid Crystal Institute Characterization Facility right from the beginning. 

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

I have been enjoying my job here that uses my expertise in several dimensions and challenges me almost every day to make a bigger impact and difference in the northeastern Ohio region and far beyond.

RESIDES IN:

Stow, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Qiqihar, Heilongjiang Province, China

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; M.S. Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; B.S. Materials Science, Beihang University

HOBBIES:

Showing my 3-year-old new places; following NBA and college football (Go Buckeyes!); volunteering in organizing microscopy-related meetings; demos (to all age groups) and other activities around northeastern Ohio.