Dr. Huan Zhao Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory , Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies RESEARCH AREAS Nanoelectronics, Nanophotonics, Condensed Matter Physics, Memory Devices EDUCATION 09/2019 ~ now Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory 08/2014 ~ 06/2019 PhD, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California. 09/2010 ~ 06/2014 Bachelor in physics (with honors), Nanjing University.
AWARDS AND HONORS 05/2019 Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory (<5%) 01/2019 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (< 1%) 07/2017 Nano Research Top Paper Award ( ~10 awardees worldwide per year) 02/2014 Four-Year Viterbi Dean’s Doctoral Fellowship, USC (< 5%) 12/2013 The First Prize Scholarship in Honors Class, Nanjing University (< 5%) 11/2013 People’s Scholarship, Nanjing University (< 10%) 11/2012 People’s Scholarship, Nanjing University (< 10%) PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Cleanroom Nanofabrication: EBL, photolithography, RIE, metal deposition, ALD, wire-bonding, etc.
2D material techniques: ultra-large 2D flake exfoliation technique, 2D material stacking, folding, transferring, suspending, etc. Material characterizations: SEM, AFM, Raman, FTIR, electrical measurement, low-temperature transport measurement, etc. Computing and Programming: Artificial Neural Network, MATLAB, C++, etc.
Summary: Total number of journal publications: 19, including 9 papers where Huan is the 1st or co-1st author, and 3 articles where Huan is the 2nd author. Ten out of the 14 papers are published in high impact journals (impact factor > 7). The publications have received over 1360 citations from scientists worldwide, achieving an h-index of 10. The work has been highlighted in Nature Photonics News & Views and widely featured in scientific media such as sciencedaily.com, phys.org, etc.
Conference publications: 5, including 4 publications where Huan is the 1st author and the conference presenter.