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Curriculum Vitae

Name:Wenqing Zhang
Position: Professor
Highest Degree:Ph.D
Business Address: Department of Physics
Southern University of Science and Technology
1088 xueyuan Rd.,Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518055,China Telephone(office):0755-88018220

Research Field : computational physics, computational Materials, Energy conversionand storage materials.

Educational Background

08,1989—08,1992, Ph.D. in Optics, Atomic behavior in Strong Converging Laser Field, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
08,1986—08,1989, Master in Physics, Department of Physics, Xiamen University, China

09, 1982—07,1986, Bachelor in Physics,Department of Physics, Xiamen University, China

Working Experience

1993—1995, Post doctor, Institute of Physics, CAS, China
1995—1997, Associate professor, University of Science & Technology Beijing, China
1997—1997, Visiting Scientist, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society Berlin-Dahlem, Germany
1997—1999, Research Associate Fellowship, Harvard University, United States 2000—2002, Research Staff, Princeton Materials Institute, Princeton University, United States
2002— 2003, Research Faculty, University of California, Santa Barbara,United States 2003—2014, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai, China
2014 – 2017,Professor,Shanghai University,China
2017— present,Professor,Southern University of Science and Technology Shenzhen, China

Honors and Awards

2008, Exceptional Young Scientist Foundation Award from NSFC,China 2010, Outstanding Scientists and Engineers of China , China

  1. 2012,  Shanghai Municipal Natural Science Award, First-rank, China

  2. 2013,  China National Natural Science Prize, Second-rank,China

  1. 2013,  Special allowances of the State Council, China

  2. 2014,  APS Fellow

Papers and Patents

1. W. Qiu, L. Xi, P. Wei, X. Ke, J. Yang, and W. Zhang*, “Part-Crystalline Part-Liquid State and Rattling-Like Thermal Damping in Materials with Chemical-Bond Hierarchy”, PNAS, 111, 15031-15035 (2014).
2 .J. Zhang, R. Liu, N. Cheng, Y. Zhang, J. Yang, C. Uher, X. Shi, L. Chen, and W. Zhang*, “High-Performance Pseudocubic Thermoelectric Materials from Non-Cubic Chalcopyrite Compounds”, Adv. Mater., 26, 3848-3853(2014).
3. J. Zhu, F. Wang, B. Wang, Y. Wang, J. Liu, W. Zhang*, and Z. Wen, “Surface Acidity as Descriptor of Catalytic Activity for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Li-O-2 Battery”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137,13572-13579 (2015).
4. Y. Liang, X. Yuan, Y. Gao, W. Zhang*, P. Zhang, “Phonon-Assisted Crossover from a Nonmagnetic Peierls Insulator to a Magnetic Stoner Metal”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 113 , 176401(2014).
5. L. Wu, J. Yang, S. Wang, P. Wei, J. Yang, W. Zhang*, and L. Chen, “Two-dimensional thermoelectrics with Rashba spin-split bands in bulk BiTeI”, Phys. Rev. B, 90 195210 (2014).
6. X. Yuan, W. Zhang*, and P. Zhang, “Hole-lattice coupling and photoinduced insulator-metal transition in VO2”, Phys. Rev. B, 88, 035119 (2013).
7. Y. Qiu, L. Xi, X. Shi, P. Qiu, W. Zhang*, L.D. Chen, J. R. Salvador, J. Y.Cho, J. Yang, Y.C. Chien, S.W. Chen, Y. Tang, and G. J. Snyder, “Charge-compensated compound defects in Ga-containing thermoelectric skutterudites”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 23, 3194-3203 (2013).
8. H. Liu, X. Yuan, P. Lu, X. Shi, F. Xu, Y. He, Y. Tang, S. Bai, W. Zhang*, L. Chen, Y. Lin, L. Shi, H. Lin, X. Gao, X. Zhang, H. Chi, and C. Uher, “Ultrahigh thermoelectric performance by electron and phonon critical scattering in Cu2Se1-xIx”, Adv. Mater., 25, 6607–6612 (2013).
9 B. Duan, J. Yang, J.R. Salvador, Y. He, B. Zhao, S. Wang, P. Wei, F.S. Ohuchi, W. Zhang*, R.P. Hermann, O. Gourdon, S.X. Mao, Y. Cheng, C. Wang, J. Liu, P. Zhai, X. Tang, Q. Zhang, J. Yang. Electronegative guests in CoSb3, Energy Environ. Sci. 9, 2090-2098 (2016).
10. S. Wang, Y. Sun, J. Yang, B. Duan, L. Wu, W. Zhang*, J. Yang. High thermoelectric performance in Te-free (Bi, Sb)2Se3 by structural transition induced band convergence and chemical bond softening, Energy Environ. Sci., 9, 3436-3447 (2016).
11. J. Yang, L. Xi, W. Qiu, L. Wu, X. Shi, L. Chen, J. Yang, W. Zhang*, C. Uher, D. J. Singh, On the tuning of electrical and thermal transport in thermoelectrics: an integrated theory-experiment perspective, NPJ Computational Materials, 2, 15015 (2016).(invited review)

12. R. Liu, H. Chen, K. Zhao, Y. Qin, B. Jiang, T. Zhang, G. Sha, X. Shi, C. Uher, W. Zhang*, and L. Chen, Entropy as a Gene-Like Performance Indicator Promoting Thermoelectric Materials, Adv. Mater. 2017, 1702712.
13. L. Xi, Y.B. Zhang, X.Y. Shi, J. Yang, X. Shi, L.D. Chen and W. Zhang*, “Chemical bonding, conductive network, and thermoelectric performance of the ternary semiconductors Cu2SnX3 (X = Se, S) from first principles”, Phys. Rev. B 86, 155201 (2012).

14. X. Yuan, Y. Zhang, T.A. Abtew, P. Zhang, and W. Zhang*, “VO2: Orbital competition, magnetism, and phase stability”, Phys. Rev. B 86, 235103 (2012).
15. J. Yang, X. Shi, W. Zhang*, L.D. Chen, J. Yang, “Ab Initio-Based Band Engineering and Rational Design of Thermoelectric Materials ” , Materials, Preparation, and Characterization in Thermoelectrics, Edited by D. M. Rowe, CRC Press, 2012. (invited book chapter)

1. Thermoelectric material including a multiple transition metal-doped type I clathrate crystal structure ,US8097802 B2,2012,美国发明专利,排序 4
2. p 型方钴矿材料及其制备方法,CN102373348 B,2013,中国发明专利,排序 4
3. 一种填充方钴矿基复合材料及其制备方法,CN102031416 B,2012,中国发明 专利,排序 5
4.空穴补偿型方钴矿热电材料及其制备方法,CN102881814A ,2015,中国发明 专利,排序 4

Undertaking project

1. 跨尺度高通量自动流程功能材料集成计算算法和软件(项目编号 2017YFB0701600,1612.5 万),2017.07-2021.06,科技部重点研发计划,项目 负责人,在研
2. 基于亚晶格工程的热电化合物设计和性能调控研究(项目编号 51632005,285 万),2017.01-2021.12,国家自然科学基金重点基金,项目负责人,在研

3. 多元强弱化学键共存的复杂化合物的晶格动力学和热导率的理论研究(项目 编号 51572167,64 万),2016.01-2019.12,国家自然科学基金面上基金,项目 负责人,在研
4. “电子晶体-声子玻璃”热电化合物的电热输运机制探索与微观结构设计(项目 编号 11234012,310 万),2013.01-2017.12,国家自然科学基金重点基金,项目 负责人,已结题

5. 具有多局域效应的电热输运机理及新材料设计(项目编号 2013CB632501,538 万),2013.01-2017.08,科技部 973 计划, 课题负责人,已结题
6. 计算材料科学与能量转换/储存材料的微观设计(项目编号16XD1401100,40 万),2016.05-2019.04,上海市优秀学术带头人,项目负责人,在研

7. 计算材料科学与无机复合能量转换材料的微观设计(项目编号 50825205,200 万),2009.01-2012.12,国家杰出青年基金,项目负责人,在研
8. 高性能纳米复合热电材料(项目编号 50820145203,120 万),2009.01-2012.12, 国家自然科学基金重大国际合作项目,项目负责人,在研

Service for Academic Societies

1,Deputy director of Computational Physics and Compurational Materials, Chinese Materials Research Society,
2,Deputy director of Chinese Thermoelectric Society, Chinese Materials Research Society

3,Editor. Chinese Physics Letters;
4,Editor. J.Materiomics;
5,Editor. npj Computational Materials;
6,Guest Editor. J. Electronic Mater. ;
7,Board Member. International Thermoelectric Society.