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Congratulations to Dr. Bilu Liu, who has received the 1000Plan Professorship for Young Talents and has just joine Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI), Tsinghua University!

RECENT Research topics


Our research covers carbon nanotubes, two-dimensional materials, and lithium / sodium ion batteries. 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. Postdoc and visiting scholar candidates please send emails to both chongwuz@usc.edu and chongwuz06@gmail.com. Priority is given to postdocs and visiting scholars with their own sponsorship. 

---Awards received by students---

A. 1000Plan Professorship for Young Talents (青年千人)

    Daihua Zhang 2012

    Bilu Liu (2016)

B. Ming Hsieh Institute Scholars

    Chuan Wang (2011)

    Yuchi Che (2014)

    Ahmad Abbass (2016)

C. Chinese Outstanding Self-Financed Overseas Student Scholarship (国家优秀自费留学生奖学金项目)

    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).


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