Dr Chao Zhang

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Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Universtiy of Tsukuba)

Dr Zhang is an early career researcher leading the field of optoelectronic in situ Transmission Electron Microscopy. With 8 years of research experience in microscopy, Dr Zhang has a wide expertise in characterising diverse materials and devices. He obtained a Bachelor׳s degree in Optoelectronics (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Optics Valley, China), a Master׳s degree in Applied Physics, and a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering (completed in 2017 from University of Tsukuba, Top 10, Japan). Dr Zhang is currently a Research Fellow in the School of Chemistry and Physics.

Dr Zhang has achieved strong international impact in the field of in situ TEM for analysing functional materials and has been invited and sponsored to be a speaker at several international conferences. He has also established a highly competitive track-record of top-quality research, with more than 45 peer-reviewed articles. Overall, 90% of these papers have been published in top 10% journals including 6 Nano Letters and 6 Advanced Materials. To date, Dr Zhang’s papers have been cited more than 1900 times with an h-index of 20. Dr Zhang is an active member of The Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Society, The International Federation of Societies for Microscopy, and The Australian Nanotechnology Network. Dr Zhang is an Editorial Board Mebember of Advances in Materials and an Editor of Crystals.

Dr Zhang has a strong international impact in the field of in situ TEM for analysis of functional materials. He has also established a highly competitive track-record of high-quality research.

Research interest

  • Photodetectors and photovoltaics
  • Flexible electronics and optoelectronics
  • Strain sensors
  • Rechargable batteries
  • Properties and mechanisms of nanostructures by in situ TEM
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Nanomanipulation and Nanoprobing

 

 

 

Projects

Additional information

Title
High Performance Monolithic Perovskite Photocapacitors
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP210102580
Start year
2021
Keywords
Title
In Situ Electron Microscopy Toward New Materials and Applications
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
FL160100089
Start year
2017
Keywords