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Zhi Jackie Yao

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Jackie Zhi Yao
Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellow
MS #50A-3011
1 Cyclotron Rd
Berkeley, CA 94720 US

Zhi Jackie Yao the 2019 Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellow in Computing Sciences with the Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering (CCSE) in the Computing Sciences Directorate at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Jackie has a combined background of computational science and domain sciences of waves, materials, and wireless techniques. She currently works on device modeling for the co-design of microelectronics systems and for superconducting circuit design. Specifically, she focuses on magnetics, electrodynamics, multiferroics, and ferroelectrics. She is also interested in quantum spin applications and AI-driven design and optimization.

Prior to joining LBNL on Nov. 2019, she obtained both the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UCLA.

Journal Articles

  • Z. Yao, S. Tiwari, T. Lu, J. Rivera, K. Luong, R. N. Candler, G. P. Carman and Y. E. Wang, "Modeling of multiple dynamics in the radiation of bulk acoustic wave (BAW) antennas," accepted by IEEE Journal on Multiscale and Multiphysics Comput. Techniques, Sep. 2019.
  • J. D. Schneider, J. P. Domann, M. K. Panduranga, S. Tiwari, P. Shirazi, Z. Yao, et al., "Experimental demonstration and operating principles of a multiferroic antenna," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 126, 224104, Dec. 2019.
  • H. Cui, Z. Yao and Y. E. Wang, "Coupling electromagnetic waves to spin waves: a physics-based nonlinear circuit model for frequency-selective limiters," IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., vol. 67, pp. 3221-3229, Jun. 2019.
  • Z. Yao, R. U. Tok, T. Itoh and Y. E. Wang, "A multiscale, unconditionally stable time-domain (MUST) solver unifying electrodynamics and micromagnetics," IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., vol. 66, pp (99): 1-14, May 2018.
  • Z. Yao, Y. E. Wang, S. Keller, G. P. Carman, "Bulk acoustic wave mediated multiferroic antennas: architecture and performance bound," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., vol. 63, pp. 3335-3344, Aug. 2015.

Conference Papers

  • Z. Yao, H. Cui, T. Itoh, and Y. E. Wang, "Multiphysics time-domain modeling of nonlinear permeability in thin-film magnetic material," Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symp. (IMS), pp. 208-211, Jun. 2018.
  • (Best Student Paper) Z. Yao and Y. E. Wang, "3D unconditionally stable FDTD modeling of micromagnetics and electrodynamics," Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symp. (IMS), pp. 12-15. Jun. 2017.
  • H. Cui, Z. Yao, C. Tao, Y. E. Wang, "Nonlinear equivalent-circuit model for thin-film magnetic material based RF devices," Proc. IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes for RF&THz Applications (IMWS-AMP), pp. 1-3, Jul. 2018.
  • Z. Yao and Y. E. Wang, "3D modeling of BAW-based multiferroic antennas," Proc. IEEE International Symp. Antennas Propag. & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting (APS/URSI ), pp. 1125-1126, Jul. 2017.
  • Z. Yao and Y. E. Wang, "3D ADI-FDTD modeling of platform reduction with thin film ferromagnetic material," Proc. IEEE APS/URSI, pp. 2019-2020, Jun. 2016.
  • Z. Yao and Y. E. Wang, "Bulk acoustic wave mediated multiferroic antennas near ferromagnetic resonance," Proc. IEEE APS/URSI, pp. 1832-1833, Jul. 2017.
  • Z. Yao, Q. Xu and Y. E. Wang, "FDTD analysis of platform effect reduction with thin film ferrite," Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, pp. 59-61, Jan. 2015.
  • Z. Yao and Y. E. Wang, "Dynamic analysis of acoustic wave mediated multiferroic radiation via FDTD methods," Proc. IEEE APS/URSI, pp. 731-732, Jul. 2014.

Journal Articles

Z. Yao, R. Jambunathan, Y. Zeng, and A. Nonaka, "A Massively Parallel Time-Domain Coupled Electrodynamics-Micromagnetics Solver", International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, January 10, 2022, accepted,

Schneider, Joseph D.; Domann, John P.; Panduranga, M. K.; Tiwari, Sidhant; Shirazi, Paymon; Yao, Zhi Jackie; Sennott, Casey; Shahan, David; Selvin, Skyler; McKnight, Geoff, et al., "Experimental demonstration and operating principles of a multiferroic antenna", Journal, December 14, 2019, 126:224104, doi: 10.1063/1.5126047

Yao, Zhi Jackie; Tiwari, Sidhant; Lu, Ting; Rivera, Jesse; Luong, Kevin Q. T.; Candler, Robert N.; Carman, Gregory P.; Wang, Yuanxun Ethan, "Modeling of multiple dynamics in the radiation of bulk acoustic wave (BAW) antennas", Journal, December 13, 2019, 5:7-20, doi: 10.1109/JMMCT.2019.2959596

Conference Papers

Meriam Gay Bautista, Zhi Jackie Yao, Anastasiia Butko, Mariam Kiran, Mekena Metcalf, "Towards Automated Superconducting Circuit Calibration using Deep Reinforcement Learning", 2021 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), Tampa, FL, USA, IEEE, August 23, 2021, pp. 462-46, doi: 10.1109/ISVLSI51109.2021.00091