Yiming Wu is the Director of Research and Development at Niron Magnetics. His experience with FeN-based magnetic materials has spanned nearly a decade. Currently, Dr. Wu is leading the technology transition from university research labs to Niron’s industrial facility. Before joining Niron, he was a post-doctoral fellow at University of Maryland and worked as a senior materials scientist at a startup sensor technologies company.

He received B.S., M.S. degrees from Peking University in China, and a Ph.D. in Engineering from University of Minnesota. His specialties in advanced materials research include development of advanced alloys and ceramics for mechanical, biomedical, and aerospace applications. Dr. Wu has been granted multiple patents related to novel materials innovations.