PQI Graduate Student Profile: Sanxi Yao

Sanxi Yao is a graduate student in the Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University.

He works in the Widom group and studies the phase transitions of boron carbide in order to gain insight on its properties that are currently not completely known.

Shanxi won a travel award at the Science 2014 poster session for his poster on the “Computational Studies of the Boron Carbide Structure”.