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  • We are the research group of Jia Zhu, Professor of College of Engineering and Applied Science at Nanjing University. Our interdisciplinary research bridges nanoscience, materials science, applied physics and engineering. We are probing fundamental electrical, optical and thermal phenomenon at nanoscale, and developing novel nanomaterials and devices for mainly energy applications including next generation solar, thermal and electrical related energy conversion and storage devices.

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We seek highly motivated research scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students to join the group. They will have the opportunity to work closely with the principal investigator on one of the following directions:

1. Energy Conversion

2. Nanoscale Heat Transfer

3. Nanophotonics

4. Energy Storage

5. Water Treatment

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Latest publications

Jinlei Li, Meihang Du, Guangxin Lv, Lin Zhou, Xiuqiang Li, Luca Bertoluzzi, Changhong Liu, Shining Zhu, and Jia Zhu* "Interfacial Solar Steam Generation Enables Fast Responsive, Energy-Effcient, and Low-Cost Off-Grid Sterilization". Adv. Mater., DOI: 10.1002/adma.201805159 (2018)
Guoyu Qian, Bin Zhu, Xiangbiao Liao, Haowei Zhai, Arvind Srinivasan, Nathan Joseph Fritz, Qian Cheng, Mingqiang Ning, Boyu Qie, Yi Li, Songliu Yuan, Jia Zhu, Xi Chen, Yuan Yang* "Bioinspired, Spine-Like, Flexible, Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries with High Energy Density". Adv. Mater.,30,1704947(2018)