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Yu Huang

Principal Software Engineer
Information Solutions
APS Engineering Support Division

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Ave
Building 401-B4159

(630) 252-9819 • email


Yu joined APS/IS group since 2004. Her main responsibilities include designing, planning and development of software systems that support the flow of the scientific information at APS.  These are, but not limited to:

Business Intelligence sysetm (Universe design, Data warehouse design, etc.) for APS and DOE reports, Astheimer report system, General User Proposal system, ESAF,  Experiment DB, Beamline Directory, EEF system, ANL User Agreement System, etc.

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

Before joining ANL, she was a technical analyst in UI Data Integration Project 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 had research experience working at the U of C 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.