Email: jianzhou@xjtu.edu.cn

 

Academic Appointments

  • 2018-present   Professor, College of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 2017-2018 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2013-2017       Post-Doctoral Researcher, Physics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University

Education

  • 2013 (Ph. D.) Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Peking University, China 
  • 2008 (B. Sc.) Department of Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, Peking University, China

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 National 1000 Young Talent Program, China
  • 2017 DMP Post-Doctoral Travel Award, American Physical Society
  • 2013 Excellent Ph. D. thesis, Peking University
  • 2013 Excellent Graduate Student, Beijing, China
  • 2012 “Top-10 Academic” Award, Peking University

Recent Main Research Fields

  • Theoretical calculation of low-dimensional nanomaterials
  • Globally structural search method of defect morphology
  • Topological materials, spintronics, superconductors, and valleytronics 
  • Energy materials


Selected Publications (10)

1.Ferromagnetism in Semihydrogenated Graphene Sheet.

J. Zhou, Q. Wang, Q. Sun*, X. S. Chen, Y. Kawazoe, P. Jena

Nano Lett. 9, 3867 (2009). (highly cited paper)

2.Electric field enhanced hydrogen storage on polarizable materials substrates.

J. Zhou, Q. Wang, Q. Sun*, P. Jena, X. S. Chen

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107, 2801 (2010).

3.Electronic and magnetic properties of a BN sheet decorated with hydrogen and fluorine.

Jian Zhou, Qian Wang, Qiang Sun*, Puru Jena

Phys. Rev. B 81, 085442 (2010). (highly cited paper)

4.Magnetism of Phthalocyanine-Based Organometallic Single Porous Sheet.

Jian Zhou, Qiang Sun*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 15113 (2011).

5.Penta-Graphene: A New Carbon Allotrope.

Shunhong Zhang, Jian Zhou, Qian Wang*, Xiaoshuang Chen, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe, Puru Jena

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 112, 2372 (2015). (highly cited paper, included in Wikipedia)

6.Stability of B12(CN)122−: Implications for Lithium and Magnesium Ion Batteries.

Hongmin Zhao†, Jian Zhou†,*, Puru Jena*

(†equal contribution)

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 3704 (2016). (VIP)

7.Valley-Polarized Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in Ferrimagnetic Honeycomb Lattices.

Jian Zhou*, Qiang Sun, Puru Jena*

Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 046403 (2017).

8.Two-dimensional topological crystalline quantum spin Hall effect in transition metal intercalated compounds.

Jian Zhou*, Puru Jena

Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Communication) 95, 081102(R) (2017).

9.Giant Valley Splitting and Valley Polarized Plasmonics in Group-V Transition-Metal Dichalcogenide Monolayers.

Jian Zhou*, Puru Jena

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, 5764 (2017).

10.Colossal Stability of Gas Phase Tri-anions: Super-pnictogens.

Tianshan Zhao, Jian Zhou, Qian Wang*, Puru Jena*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 13421 (2017). (VIP, outside front cover)