Xu Zhang

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Xu Zhang will join the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) as a tenure-track assistant professor in September 2019. He received his PhD and Master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a bachelor’s degree in physics from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). Dr. Zhang is currently an Enrico Fermi Fellow at the Argonne National Laboratory. He worked as a postdoctoral associate at Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) at MIT from 2017 to 2018.

Most Cited Publications
  1. Song, Yi, Xinming Li, Charles Mackin, Xu Zhang, Wenjing Fang, Tomás Palacios, Hongwei Zhu, and Jing Kong. "Role of interfacial oxide in high-efficiency graphene–silicon Schottky barrier solar cells." Nano letters 15, no. 3 (2015): 2104-2110.
  2. Ling, Xi, Wenjing Fang, Yi-Hsien Lee, Paulo T. Araujo, Xu Zhang, Joaquin F. Rodriguez-Nieva, Yuxuan Lin, Jin Zhang, Jing Kong, and Mildred S. Dresselhaus. "Raman enhancement effect on two-dimensional layered materials: graphene, h-BN and MoS2." Nano letters 14, no. 6 (2014): 3033-3040.
  3. Ling, Xi, Yuxuan Lin, Qiong Ma, Ziqiang Wang, Yi Song, Lili Yu, Shengxi Huang et al. "Parallel stitching of 2D materials." Advanced Materials 28, no. 12 (2016): 2322-2329.
  4. Yu, Lili, Ahmad Zubair, Elton JG Santos, Xu Zhang, Yuxuan Lin, Yuhao Zhang, and Tomás Palacios. "High-performance WSe2 complementary metal oxide semiconductor technology and integrated circuits." Nano letters 15, no. 8 (2015): 4928-4934.
  5. Zhang, Xu, Allen Hsu, Han Wang, Yi Song, Jing Kong, Mildred S. Dresselhaus, and Tomás Palacios. "Impact of chlorine functionalization on high-mobility chemical vapor deposition grown graphene." ACS nano 7, no. 8 (2013): 7262-7270.
Recent Publications
  1. Zhang, Xu, Jesús Grajal, Jose Luis Vazquez-Roy, Ujwal Radhakrishna, Xiaoxue Wang, Winston Chern, Lin Zhou et al. "Two-dimensional MoS 2-enabled flexible rectenna for Wi-Fi-band wireless energy harvesting." Nature (2019): 1.
  2. Wang, Xiaoxue, Xu Zhang, Lei Sun, Dongwook Lee, Sunghwan Lee, Minghui Wang, Junjie Zhao et al. "High electrical conductivity and carrier mobility in oCVD PEDOT thin films by engineered crystallization and acid treatment." Science advances 4, no. 9 (2018): eaat5780.
  3. Zhang, Xu, Jesús Grajal, Xiaoxue Wang, Ujwal Radhakrishna, Yuhao Zhang, Jing Kong, Mildred S. Dresselhaus, and Tomás Palacios. "MoS 2 Phase-junction-based Schottky Diodes for RF Electronics." In 2018 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium-IMS, pp. 345-347. IEEE, 2018.
  4. Zhang, Yuhao, Zhihong Liu, Marko J. Tadjer, Min Sun, Daniel Piedra, Christopher Hatem, Travis J. Anderson et al. "Vertical GaN junction barrier Schottky rectifiers by selective ion implantation." IEEE Electron Device Letters 38, no. 8 (2017): 1097-1100.
  5. Zhang, Xu, Xinbo Zou, Xing Lu, Chak Wah Tang, and Kei May Lau. "Fully-and quasi-vertical GaN-on-Si pin diodes: High performance and comprehensive comparison." IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 64, no. 3 (2017): 809-815.

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