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Yong Ding

Yong Ding

Principal Research Engineer

Office: IPST Building room 274
Telephone: 404-385-7464
Fax: 404-894-9140
Mailing Address: School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th street N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
Biosketch | Research Area | Publications | Highlights | Honors


  • Principal Research Engineer, MSE, Georgia Tech., July 2019 to present
  • Senior Research Engineer, MSE, Georgia Tech., July 2012 to June 2019
  • Research Engineer II, MSE, Georgia Tech., July 2008 to June 2012
  • Research Engineer I, MSE, Georgia Tech., Nov. 2005 to June 2008
  • Postdoc. MSE, Georgia Tech., May 2003 to Oct. 2005
  • Research Scientist in Institut fuer Festkoerperforschung, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, Germany, April 2002 to May 2003.
  • Ph.D. in Beijing Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Chinese Academy of Sciences and National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Department of Physics, Nanjing University, China, 2001.
  • Bachelor Degree in condensed matter physics from department of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 1996.

Research Area

  • Nanomaterials fabrication, characterization, and applications.
  • (Scanning) Transmission electron microscopy and high-resolution electron microscopy of peroveskite materials. Microstructure and morphology of thin films and bulk ceramics. Domain behavior and domain boundaries in ferroelectrics. Structure and chemistry of lattice defects in films and in multi-layer systems.
  • In situ TEM investigations on energy materials related to solid oxide fuel cells.