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Yang Xu

Alumni of UIUC,  Professor of ZJU

Distinguished young scholar, Zhejiang University

Fellow of Churchill College, University of Cambridge

Research interests: 

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Research Interest:

Electron Device Interface Engineering;  High performance photodetectors and sensors; NEMS

Awards/Honors and Funding Supports:

National Science Foundation of China, 2017-2021 

National Science Foundation of China, 2015-2019

National Science Foundation of China, 2013-2017

Fellowship of China Scholarship Council for visiting to Cambridge University, 2014-2015

The “New-Century 151 Talent Program” of Zhejiang Province, (the 3rd level),  2013

NSFC Award for Outstanding Young Scientist of Zhejiang Province, 2012-2016

Distinguished Mentor Award at Zhejiang University, 2012

Excellent Young Faculty Award at Zhejiang University, 2011 

Excellent Teaching Award at Zhejiang University, 2011

Distinguished Young Scholarship at Zhejiang University, 2010-2015 

National Science Foundation of China for Young Scholars, 2010-2013


May 2005-Sept. 2009  PhD (ECE), U. of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign, USA 

Sept.2002-May 2005  MS (ECE), U. of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign, USA 

Sept.1995-Aug. 2002  BS& MS (ECE), Tsinghua University in ECE, Beijing,   China

Publications and Talks

H-index = 32,  Citation  > 1000 times,  65 publications in peer reviewed international journals, 14 conference proceedings, 2 invited book chapters, 28 presentations (7 invited, 14 contributed talks, and 9 posters) at MRS, APS, and IEEE-Nano conferences.