Lin Zhang

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Dr. Lin Zhang received his bachelor’s degree in Electronic Science and Technology and master’s degree in Microelectronics and Solid State Electronics both at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. After completing his PhD in Materials Engineering in 2013 at Auburn University, USA. From 2013 to 2019, he was a Research Assistant Professor in Materials Engineering at Auburn University, Postdoctoral Researcher in NanoEngineering at UC San Diego, and Associate Professor in Electronic Materials Research Laboratory (EMRL) at Xi’an Jiaotong University. He joined Prof. Canan Degdeviren’s group as a Research Scientist  in January of 2019.

Dr. Zhang has  authored or co-authored more than 70 peer-reviewed articles, including Science Advances, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nano Energy, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, and ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Two papers are placed in the list of ESI-Highly Cited Papers. His work has been recognized by various prestigious media outlets, including ScienceDaily, Techxplore, Eurekalert, The engineer, ACM, ASME, MIT Technology Review, NIH Director's Blog, NIBIB, NIH Research Matters, NBC7 etc. His scientific interests include flexible/stretchable electronics, piezoelectric sensors and transducers, dielectric composites for energy storage, and  conducting polymer based nanocomposites.