Title: Assistant Professor
email: zhuxi@www.dozayix.com

Dr Zhu Xi obtained his bachelor degree of physics in the Special Class for the Gifted Young (SCGY) and Hefel National Laboratory for Physical Science at the Microscale,University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2006,and Ph.D.in materials modeling in Nanyang Technological University (NTU),Singapore,2011.He used to work as a research fellow in school of materials science and engineering in NTU. His research interests focus on the understanding the experimental phenomena by computational modeling in condensed matter physics,including the  nature of chemical bonds and electronic structure of excited states in nanoscale materials,the room temperature cold welding of noble metal  and the design of smart materials.

Education Background
Ph.D (Nanyang Technological University)

BS (University of Science and Technology of China)
Research Field
Condensed Matter Physics

1.Carvalho,A.;Wang,M.;Zhu,X.;Rodin,A.S.;Su,H.B.;Neto,A.H.C.Phosphorene: from theory to applications.Nature Reviews Materials 2016, 1,16.

2.Zhu,X.;Su,H.;Marcus,R.A.;Michel-Beyerle,M.E.,Computed and Experimental Absorption Spectra of the Perovskite CH3NH3PbI3.The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2014,5 (17),3061-3065.

3.Lin,G.;Zhu,X.;Anand,U.;Liu,Q.;Lu,J.;Aabdin,Z.;Su,H.;Mirsaidov,U.Nanodroplet-Mediated Assembly of Platinum Nanoparticle Rings in Solution.Nano Letters 2016,16,1092-1096.

4.Zhu,X.;Chass,G.A.;Kwek,L.-C.;Rogach,A.L.;Su,H.Excitonic Character in Optical Properties of Tetrahedral CdX (X = S,Se,Te) Clusters.The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015,119,29171-29177.

5.  Fan,W.;Zhu,X.;Ke,F.;Chen,Y.;Dong,K.;Ji,J.;Chen,B.;Tongay,S.;Ager,J.W.;Liu,K.;Su,H.;Wu,J.Vibrational spectrum renormalization by enforced coupling across the van der Waals gap between MoS2 and WS2 monolayers.Physical Review B 2015,92,241408.

6.Zhu,X.;Su,H.,Exciton Characteristics in Graphene Epoxide.Acs Nano 2014,8 (2),1284-1289.

7. Grouchko,M.;Roitman,Zhu,X.;P.;Popov,I.;Kamyshny,A.;Su,H.;Magdassi,S.,Merging of metal nanoparticles driven by selective wettability of silver nanostructures.Nature Communications 2014,5.2994

8. Amini,S.;Masic,A.;Bertinetti,L.;Teguh,J.S.;Herrin,J.S.;Zhu,X.;Su,H.;Miserez,A.,Textured fluorapatite bonded to calcium sulphate strengthen stomatopod raptorial appendages.Nature Communications 2014,5.3187.

9. Zhu,X.;Su,H.,Scaling of Excitons in Graphene Nanoribbons with Armchair Shaped Edges.Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2011,115 (43), 11998-12003.

10. Cai,L.;Guo,H.-M.;Zhu,X.;Du,S.-X.;Shi,D.-X.;Gao,H.-J.,Conductance switching mechanism of Rose Bengal organic thin films in ambient conditions.Chinese Physics B 2009,18 (4),1622-1626.

11. Zhao,Y.;Zhu,X.;Huang,Y.;Wang,S.;Yang,J.;Xie,Y.,Synthesis,growth mechanism,and work function at highly oriented {001} surfaces of bismuth sulfide microbelts.Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007,111 (33),12145-12148.

12.Wu,C.;Yin,P.;Zhu,X.;OuYang,C.;Xie,Y.,Synthesis of hematite (alpha-Fe2O3) nanorods: Diameter-size and shape effects on their applications in magnetism,lithium ion battery,and gas sensors.Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006,110 (36),17806-17812.