Dr. Haotian Wang is currently a William Marsh Rice Trustee Chair Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University. He obtained his PhD degree in the Department of Applied Physics at Stanford University in 2016 and his Bachelor of Science in Physics at the University of Science and Technology of China in 2011. In 2016 after his PhD graduation, he received Rowland Fellowship and began his independent research career at Harvard as a principal investigator. He was selected as highly cited researchers every year since 2018. He was awarded the 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship, 2020 Packard Fellowship, and 2019 Azrieli Global Scholar by Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). His research group has been focused on developing novel nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications including energy storage, chemical/fuel generation, water treatment, etc.