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Wen-Li Wu (Assoc)

Dr. Wu's primary field of scientific expertise is the development of advanced x‑ray/neutron scattering methods and their applications to investigations of the structure and properties of polymeric materials in thin films and at interfaces.

Awards and Honors

  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal (1984)
  • Department of Commerce Silver Medal (1989)
  • Department of Commerce Gold Medal (1992)
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (1992)
  • Samuel Wesley Stratton Award (1997)
  • William P. Slichter Award (2001 & 2007)
  • Adjunct Professor, Composite Research Center, University of Delaware (1992 - present)
  • Advisory Board Member, Center on Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies, Stanford University (1997 - present)
  • NIST Fellow (2004-present)
  • PMSE Fellow, American Chemical Society (2006)
  • Fellow, Neutron Scattering Society of America (2010)
  • ACS National Award for Team Innovation (2019)

Selected Publications

Thermodynamic Interactions in Double-Network Hydrogels

Taiki Tominaga, Vijay Tirumala, Sanghun Lee, Eric K. Lin, Jian P. Gong, Wen-Li Wu
Double-network hydrogels (DN-gels) prepared from the combination of a moderately crosslinked anionic polyelectrolyte and an uncrosslinked linear polymer

Direct Measurement of the Reaction Front in Chemically Amplified Photoresists

Eric K. Lin, Sushil K. Satija, Wen-Li Wu, Christopher L. Soles, D L. Goldfarb, B C. Trinque, S D. Burns, Ronald L. Jones, Joseph~undefined~undefined~undefined~undefined~undefined Lenhart, M Angelopoulos, C G. Willson
The continuing drive by the semiconductor industry to fabricate smaller structures with photolithography will soon require dimensional control at length scales


Patents (2018-Present)

Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022