Dr Chao Zhang

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Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Universtiy of Tsukuba)

Dr Zhang is currently a Research Officer in the Central Analytical Research Facility, and a Research Fellow in the School of Chemistry and Physics,  in the field of in situ Transmission Electron Microscopy. With more than 10 years of research experience in electron 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), a Master◊≥s degree in Applied Physics, and a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering (completed in 2017 from University of Tsukuba). Dr Zhang has achieved strong international impact in the field of in situ TEM for analysing functional materials with more than 60 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 3200 times with an h-index of 28. 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 serving as an Editorial Board Member of Advances in Materials, an Editor of Crystals, and an assessor for ARC Linkage, DP, DE and FF.

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