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Yu Huang

Principal Software Engineer
Information Solutions
APS Engineering Support Division

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Ave
Building 401-B4172

(630) 252-9819 • email


Yu joined APS/AES/Information Solution group since 2004. Her main responsibilities include developing and supporting the following APS applications:

Business Objects , Business Intelligence tool (maintain the Server and User accounts) for APS and DOE reports, Beam Time Request System (aka GUP system), Experiment Safety Assessment Form (ESAF), Beamline Directory, APS End of Experiment Form, ANL User Agreement System etc.

In 2007 she received a Pacesetter Award for her contribution to implementing the new APS policy for submission of research proposals.

Before joining ANL, she was a technical analyst in IT department at the University of Illinois, and a Member of Technical Staff (MTS) in the software development team at Lucent Technology. Yu received her M.S. in computer science from the University of Chicago in 2000. She obtained extensive research experience in life science at the University of Chicago and had a career in medicine.

Selected Publications

Brian H. Toby, Yu Huang et el., “Management of Metadata and Automation for Mail-In Measurements with the APS 11-BM High-Throughput, High-Resolution Synchrotron Powder Diffractometer”, Journal of Applied Crystallography, 42 (6), pp.  990-993 (2009). DOI: 10.1107/S0021889809035717

Y. Huang (with Y. Zhang), “Wavelet shape blending,”, The Visual Computer, International Journal of Computer Graphics, Issue 2, March 2000, pp. 106 -115

Y. Huang (with J. Wiebe et al.), “Suppression in gonadotropes of gonadotropin releasing hormone-stimulated follicle-stimulating hormone release by the gonadal- and neurosteroid 3a-hydroxy-4-pregnen-20-one involves cytosolic calcium”, Endocrinology, Vol. 134, No. 1, 1994, pp. 377-382.


University of Chicago, M.S., Computer Science

The University of Western Ontario (now Western University), M.S., Zoology (Biology)

XiangYa Medical School, Central South University, MD


Principal Software Engineer, APS/AES/IS, Argonne National Lab

Technical Analyst, Dept of  AITS, University of Illinois.

Member of Technical Staff, Soft Switch, Lucent Technologies

Awards and Honors

In 2007 she received a Pacesetter Award for her hard work and dedication to implementing the new APS policy for submission of research proposals.