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Congratulations to Yu Cao on winning the 2016-2017 MHI Ph.D. Scholar Award.


Congratulations to Dr. Bilu Liu, who has received the 1000Plan Professorship for Young Talents and has just joined Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI), Tsinghua University!
Congratulations to Dr. Guozhen Shen, who is a 2016 winner of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholars.
Professor Chongwu Zhou is in "2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data".


RECENT Research topics



1. Our research covers carbon nanotubes, two-dimensional materials, lithium / sodium ion batteries, and bio nanotechnology.

2. Openings for PhD students: We welcome PhD students from Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Dept. of Physics, and the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science to join our research group. Interested candidates please send emails to both chongwuz@usc.edu and chongwuz06@gmail.com.

3. Postdoc and visiting scholar candidates please send emails to both chongwuz@usc.edu and chongwuz06@gmail.com.

4. Openings for Master and undergraduate students: We welcome master and undergraduate students who are highly motivated to do research.

 ---Awards received by students---

A. 1000Plan Professorship for Young Talents

    Daihua Zhang 2012

    Bilu Liu (2016)

B. Ming Hsieh Institute Scholars

    Chuan Wang (2011)

    Yuchi Che (2014)

    Ahmad Abbass (2015)

    Yu Cao (2016)

C. Chinese Outstanding Self-Financed Overseas Student Scholarship 

    Chuan Wang (2011)

    Yi Zhang (2012)

    Jialu Zhang (2013)

    Yuchi Che (2014)

    Jia Liu (2014)

    Mingyuan Ge (2015)

    Xin Fang (2015)

    Hui Gui (2016)

D. Finalit for the Best Thesis Award of the Viterbi School of Engineering of USC

    Haitian Chen (2015)

E. The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Fellowship

    Xin Fang


 ---Recent papers---
4. Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Monolayer WSe2 with Tunable Device Characteristics and Growth Mechanism Study
7. High-power lithium ion batteries based on flexible and light-weight cathode of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4/carbon nanotube film

PI info 

Dr. Chongwu Zhou
Professor, Ming Hsieh Department Of Electrical Engineering
Viterbi School Of Engineering, University of Southern California

Dr. Chongwu Zhou is a full professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC). He previously held positions of Jack Munushian Associate Professor (2006 - 2011) and Assistant Professor (2000 - 2006) at USC. He received Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1993, received Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Yale University in 1999, and worked as a postdoc at Stanford University from 1998 to 2000.

Dr. Zhou has authored 189 journal publications with 20,420 citations and an h-index of 63, including multiple papers published in Science, Nature, and Nature sub-journals. His research interest covers carbon nanotubes, two-dimensional materials, energy nanotechnology such as lithium and sodium ion batteries, and bionanotechnology. He is an Associate Editor for Nanotechnology and IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, and serves as an Editorial Advisory Board member for ACS Nano and Nano Research. He has received many awards, including the NSF CAREER Award (2002), the NASA TGIR Award (2002), the USC Junior Faculty Research Award (2004), and the first IEEE Nanotechnology Early Career Award (2007). Also Professor Chongwu Zhou is one of "2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data".


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