Dr. Haiming Wen

Associate Professor

Materials Science & Engineer


Dr. Wen is an Associate Professor in Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T). He obtained his PhD from University of California – Davis in 2012, and subsequently held postdoctoral appointments at Northwestern University and Idaho National Laboratory. Prior to joining Missouri S&T, he was a Research Assistant Professor at Idaho State University and a staff scientist at Idaho National Laboratory. Dr. Wen has extensive experience in research and development of advanced materials, especially those for applications in extreme environments (such as nuclear reactors). He has been leading multiple research projects funded by Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Dr. Wen has authored or coauthored more than 70 peer-reviewed journal publications, with citations >3,650 and an h-index of 26. He serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Materials Science and Engineering A, and has served as the lead guest-editor of a special issue in JOM. He regularly reviews manuscripts for many journals and research proposals for DOE and NSF. He was named CEC Dean’s Scholar, and received an Outstanding Teaching Award from Missouri S&T in Dec. 2022. 

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