Group Members

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jian Zhou (totoal citation >4600, h-index: 28, 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 in 2020 (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., Chem. Mater., Phys. Rev., J. Mater. Chem. A., J. Phys. Chem. Lett., Appl. Phys. Lett., etc.

Youth editorial member of Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica

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


Graduate Students


  • Ph.D. students

Hafiz Muhammad Rizwan Ahmad (2018-)

Kun Liu (2019-)

Qianqian Xue (2021-)


  • Master students

Yiming Pan (2018-2021, to Kiel University)

Xiao Li (2019-)

Xingchi Mu (2020-)

Zihang Wu (2020-)

Yan Sun (2020-)

Cong Zhou (2021-)

Haoxiang Dong (2021-)