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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

Latest publications

Ning Xu, Jinlei Li, Yang Wang, Chang Fang, Xiuqiang Li, Yuxi Wang, Lin Zhou, Bin Zhu, Zhen Wu, Shining Zhu and Jia Zhu* "A water-lily-inspired hierarchical design for stable and efficient solar evaporation of high salinity brine". Sci. Adv.,accepted(2019)
Jie Liang, Haizhou Liu, Jianyu Yu, Lin Zhou* and Jia Zhu* "Plasmon-enhanced solar vapor generation". Nanophotonics,8(5),771–786(2019)(invited review)