Northeast University, Shenyang, China. B.Sc in Metal Physics.
University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China
Beijing Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China Thesis: Transmission Electron Miscroscopy of Mn-Si-Al and Mo-Cr-Ni 8-fold quasicrystal.
Materials Characterization using Microscopy: SEM, AFM, TEM high-resolution TEM, Auger
X-ray and Electron Crystallography, Image Processing and Image Simulation.
Processing-Structure-Property Relationship of nano-scale Materials
Microstructure of Semiconductor, Ceramic Oxide and Metal This Films and Atomic
Structure of Their Interfaces With Respect to the Substrates.
Growth Mechanism of Epitaxial Thin Films
Analysis of Chemical Composition of Materials
Research Professor, 3/2014 – present
Research Associate Professor, 11/2005 – 2/2014
Facility Manager of the UTA Characterization Center for Materials and Biology,
Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas.
Assistant Professor - Research, 1/2004-11/2005
Research Associate 4, 07/1999-12/2003
Facility Manager of the LSU Materials Characterization Center,
Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Research Scientist, 07/1997 – 06/1999
Department of Materials Sciences & Engineering,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Research Scientist, 12/1994 – 06/1997.
Materials Science Center,
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany.
Visiting Research Scholar, 11/1993 – 11/1994.
Department of Structural Chemistry,
Stockholm University, Sweden,
Post-doctoral Researcher, 01/1993 – 10/1994.
Beijing Laboratory of Electron Microscopy,
Chinese Academy of Science, China
DMREF: DMREF/Collaborative Research: Multiscale Design of Hard and High Temperature Resistant Coatings by Computation and Experiment
National Science Foundation, $639,178, 08/2013-07/2016
PIs: Efstathios Meletis (UTA), Jiechao Jiang (UTA) and Peter Kroll (UTA)
NIRT: Composition Graded Oxide Nanostructures: Fabrication and Properties,
National Science Foundation, $1,000,000, 06/2007-5/2011.
PIs: E.I. Meletis (UTA), J.C. Jiang (UTA), C.L. Chen (UTSA), A. Bhalla (UTSA), G. Gunaratne (UH)
SST - Ferroelectric Thin-Film Active Sensor Arrays for Structural Health Monitoring,
National Science Foundation, Sensors and Sensor Networks (Sensors), $430,000, 09/2005-08/2008.
PIs: V. Giurgiutiu (SC), J.C. Jiang (UTA), A.S. Bhalla (PSU) and C.L. Chen (UTSA)
ARP-ATP: Nanofabrication of Novel Sensors via Self-Assembly of Anisotropic Epitaxial Oxides
State of Texas, Advanced Research Program Award, $60,000, 2007-2009
PI: E.I. Meletis (UTA), Co-PI: J.C. Jiang (UTA)
Synthesis of Magnetic Self-assembled Co Nanocomposite Thin Films
LSU Faculty Research Program, Office of Research, $40,000, 2/03-10/04