Group Members

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jian Zhou (total citation > 6800, h-index: 35, according to google scholar)

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Researcher ID: AAI-1003-2019

ORCID: 0000-0002-2606-4833



2004-2008 (B. Sc.) Peking University, Theoretical Mechanics and its Application

2008-2013 (Ph. D.) Peking University, Mechanics - Advanced Materials and Mechanics



2013-2017 Post-Doctoral Associate, Physics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, U.S.A.

2017-2018 Post-Doctoral Associate, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A.

2018-Now Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710049, China


Selective Awards

2021 Mostly Cited Chinese Researcher (MSE), Elsevier

2018 National Young Talent Program, China

2017 DMP Post-Doctoral Travel Award, American Physical Society

2013 Excellent Ph.D. Thesis, Peking University

2013 Excellent Graduate Student, Beijing, China

2012 “Top-10 Academic” Award, Peking University


Academic Service and Activity

Reviewer for PNAS, Phys. Rev. Lett., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Nano Lett., Adv. Mater., ACS Nano, Adv. Funct. Mater., Phys. Rev., etc.

Selected as Outstanding Reviewer (Reviewer of the Year) by npj Computational Materials

Youth Editorial Member of Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica (Outstanding Contribution Award)

Member of Chinese Physical Society, Chinese Chemical Society, Chinese Materials Research Society


Graduate Students


  • Ph.D. students

Kun Liu (2019-)

Qianqian Xue (2021-)

Xingchi Mu (2020-)

Hanli Cui (2023-)


  • Master students

Yiming Pan (2018-2021, to Kiel University)

Xiao Li (2019-2022, to Xi'an Aero-Engine Corporation)

Zihang Wu (2020-2023, to TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd.)

Yan Sun (2020-2023, to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.)

Cong Zhou (2021-)

Haoxiang Dong (2021-)

Xiantuo Zhao (2022-)