Distinguished Curators’ Professor
University Missouri-Kansas City
Dr. Wai-Yim Ching is a Distinguished Curators’ Professor of Physics at the University Missouri-Kansas City, USA. He leads the Electronic Structure Group (ESG) in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. His research focuses on condensed matter theory and computational materials science using first-principles methods. With more than 40 years of experience, he is an author or co-author of over 410 journal articles in diverse areas related to materials and with a Google Scholar Citation H-index 64. He is an Academician of World Ceramic Academy, a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society and the American Physical Society. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society and is on the Editorial Board of Nature Scientific Reports.
Dr. Ching's research area is theoretical condensed matter physics and materials science. He is interested in the electronic, optical, structural, dynamical, magnetic and superconducting properties of a variety of solids