Materials science and engineering professor Junqiao Wu, photographed with a thermographic camera in Hearst Memorial Mining Building

The transformer

Professor Junqiao Wu is developing next-gen technologies with vanadium dioxide, a compound that can change from an insulator to a metal.

Above: Materials science and engineering professor Junqiao Wu, photographed with a thermographic camera in Hearst Memorial Mining Building. (Photo by Adam Lau / Berkeley Engineering)