You-Chi Mason Wu


ymw [at]


(617) 452-5097




Graduate Student

Mason was born in Singapore and grew up in both Taipei, Taiwan and Palo Alto, CA. He moved to Ithaca, NY to attend Cornell University as an undergrad, where he joined Professor Brett Fors’ research group and worked on the synthesis and characterization of organic materials for applications in OLED devices, as well as materials for cathodes in Li-ion batteries. In 2016, Mason moved to Cambridge, MA to attend MIT for his graduate studies, where he joined Tim Swager’s group and will be working on polymers with interesting electronic and mechanical properties.