Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Prof Wang Junling

Associate Chair (Research), School of Materials Science & Engineering
Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering

Prof Wang Junling

I joined the School of Materials Science and Engineering, NTU as an Assistant Professor on March 27, 2006.

Academic Qualification:
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, January 2005, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
B. S., Materials Science and Engineering, July 1999, Nanjing University, China

National Outstanding Oversea Student Award (with US$5,000 prize), 2004, The Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China
Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award, Fall 2003, MRS awards committee

Total citations ~1090 according to ISI, web of science.
Research Interests
My research focuses on the study of complex oxide systems. Through materials processing, structural analysis and electrical/magnetic characterizations, we try to understand the fundamental physics and develop new materials for the next generation nano-technology, including environmental friendly lead-free ferroelectric/ piezoelectric systems and spintronics related materials.
Current Projects
  • Adding functionalities to the 2D materials library: layered ferroelectrics and their applications
  • Controlling Magnetism with Electric Field
  • Correlated Electron Systems for Beyond Si-based Information Technology
  • Lead-Free ferroelectric / piezoelectric systems
  • Memristors as synapses for neuromorphic computing
  • Organic Ferroelectric Thin Films for Flexible Transparent Electronics
  • Origin of the long carrier lifetime in hybrid perovskites: an insight from ferroelectric perovskite oxides
  • Toward Efficient Sunlight Harvesting
  • Towards Efficient Sunlight Harvesting
Selected Publications
  • You, L., Liang, E., Guo, R., Wu, D., Yao, K., Chen, L. and Wang, J. (2010). Polarization switching in quasiplanar BiFeO3 capacitors. Applied Physics Letters, 97(6), 062910.
  • Wang, JL; Trolier-McKinstry, S. (2006). Oxygen vacancy motion in Er-doped barium strontium titanate thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 89, Art. No. 172906.
  • Bai, FM; Wang, JL; Wuttig, M; Li, JF; Wang, NG; Pyatakov, AP; Zvezdin, AK; Cross, LE; Viehland, D. (2005). Destruction of spin cycloid in (111)(c)-oriented BiFeO3 thin films by epitiaxial constraint: Enhanced polarization and release of latent magnetization. Applied Physics Letters, 86, Art. No. 032511.
  • Wang, J; Zheng, H; Ma, Z; Prasertchoung, S; Wuttig, M; Droopad, R; Yu, J; Eisenbeiser, K; Ramesh, R. (2004). Epitaxial BiFeO3 thin films on Si. Applied Physics Letters, 85, 2574-2576.
  • Zheng, H; Wang, J; Lofland, SE; Ma, Z; Mohaddes-Ardabili, L; Zhao, T; Salamanca-Riba, L; Shinde, SR; Ogale, SB; Bai, F; Viehland, D; Jia, Y; Schlom, DG; Wuttig, M; Roytburd, A; Ramesh, R. (2004). Multiferroic BaTiO3-CoFe2O4 nanostructures. Science, 303, 661-663.

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