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C,C++,Matlab and Python

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
May 30, 2017

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Lan Yao

Address: **** ****** ***, *** #**

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197


Mobile: 734-***-****

Career Objective

To integrate interests, knowledge and skills obtained from education in finance, engineering and science Knowledge and skills

Ø Financial investment strategies / stocks and derivatives / corporate finance / mergers and acquisitions / accounting practices / risk management Ø Programming C / C++ (6 years) / Python (experienced) / Matlab (12 years)

/ SQL / GUI / multi-threading / machine coding / clustering / neural network Ø Engineering algorithm designs / Monte Carlo simulations/ pattern recognitions

/ signal processing / machine learning / stochastics / automation Experience

2013 to 2016 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

• Developed a new simulation model on field evaporation process (in Matlab and C++)

• Optimized reconstruction algorithms of atom probe tomography (in Matlab) 2011 to 2013 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy Postdoctoral Research Associate

• Developed a 3D Hough Transformations method for analyzing crystalline structure information in atoms dataset and wrote the program with GUI (in Matlab and C++) 2010 to 2011 Australian Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Assistant

• Reproduced simulation of post-ionization model no one has done since 1970s (in Matlab)

• Developed a new clustering analysis method for millions atoms (in C++ and Matlab) 2006 to 2007 Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization Summer Intern Student

• Finite element analysis of hydrogen diffusion process Education

2015-present Chartered Financial analyst (CFA) Level III candidate 2008 to 2011 The University of Sydney, Australia (World Rankings: 40~80th) Doctor of Philosophy in Science (Physics)

(Atom probe tomography and clustering analysis of millions of atoms) 2004 to 2007 The University of Sydney, Australia

Bachelor of Engineering (Major in Mechatronics)

Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Finance & Accounting) Completed five-year courses in four years

Language Fluency in English / Chinese

Residency U.S. / China

Lan Yao

Address: 4742 Bridle Run, APT #2C

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197


Mobile: 734-***-****

Publications of quantitative work (more publications available upon request) L Yao, T Withrow, OD Restrepo, W Windl, EA Marquis, Effects of the local structure dependence of evaporation fields on field evaporation behavior, Applied Physics Letters,


L. Yao, B. Gault, J.M. Cairney, S.P. Ringer, On the Multiplicity of Field Evaporation Events in Atom Probe: A New Dimension to the Analysis of Mass Spectra, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 90 (2010) 121-129. (Most downloaded and cited in 2013) L. Yao, J. M. Cairney, B. Gault, C. Zhu, S. P. Ringer, Correlating spatial, temporal and chemical information in atom probe data: new insights from multiple evaporation in microalloyed steels. Philosophical Magazine Letters, 93, 299 (2013) M. K. Miller and L. Yao, Limits of detectability for clusters and solute segregation to grain boundaries, Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science (2013) A. V. Ceguerra, A. J. Breen, L. T. Stephenson, P. J. Felfer, V. J. Peters, P. V. Liddicoat, X. Y. Cui, L. Yao, D. Haley, M. P. Moody, B. Gault, J. M. Cairney, S. P. Ringer, The rise of computational techniques in atom probe microscopy, Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science (2013).

B. Gault, S. T. Loi, V. J. Peters, L. T Stephenson, M. P. Moody, S. L. Shrestha, R. K. W. Marceau, L. Yao, J. M. Cairney, S. P Ringer, Dynamic reconstruction for atom probe tomography. Ultramicroscopy. 111 (2011): 1619-1624. L. Yao et al., Crystallographic structural analysis in atom probe microscopy via 3D Hough transformation. Ultramicroscopy 111, 458 (2011).

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