Y. Mindy Huang

Y. Mindy Huang

Assistant Professor



212 Physics Building



Y. Mindy Huang


Physics and Astronomy

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Method development: Molecular dynamics simulation & Brownian dynamics simulation
  • Study biomolecular diffusion, recognition and function
  • Biomolecular systems: Domain, Kinase, DNA/RNA, Membrane protein, and Virus
  • Computer-aided drug discovery


  • 2008 B.S. Chemistry & Physics, National Taiwan University
  • 2014 Ph.D Computation Chemistry, University of California, Riverside
  • 2015-2019 Postdoc, Chemistry & Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego

Awards and grants

  • 2019 Wiley Computers in Chemistry Outstanding Postdoc Award at ACS 2019 Fall Meeting

  • 2019 Best Paper Award from Protein Science publications in 2018

  • 2014 Dr. Janet M. Boyce Memorial Endowed Fund for Women Majoring in the Sciences

  • 2013 NVIDIA GPU Poster Competition Award at ACS 2013 Fall Meeting

  • 2013 GSA Graduate Student Travel Grant, selected by UC Riverside for attending ACS meeting

  • 2013 James Merrill and Adeline Wallace Annual Prize

  • 2013 Dissertation Year Program Award that supports tuition for dissertation year research

  • 2013 Dissertation Research Grant that supports hardware for computational works

  • 2012 Earle C. Anthony Graduate Travel Award

  • 2008 Excellent Poster for Undergraduate Poster Section at NTU Chemistry

Currently teaching

  • PHY 4700 Introduction to Biomedical Physics
  • PHY 6750 Applied Computational Methods