Texas Center for Superconductivity (TcSUH) - 2011
University of Houston - 2009
University of Science &Technology of China (USTC) - 2004
Our group works on experimental quantum materials physics. Our current research themes include but are not limited to 1) Superconductivity including searching for new types of superconductors and study of unconventional superconductors; 2) Topologically ordered systems, especially quasi-1D materials with distinct topological phases and possible topological superconductivity; 3) Crystal growth and phonon transport studies of thermal materials including ultrahigh and ultralow thermal conducting materials; 4) low dimensional vdW materials including transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), 2D magnets and their heterostructures; 5) Structure-property relationships of complex strongly correlated electron systems and multi-interaction systems, especially materials with quantum collective phenomena such as spin/charge order, nematic order, frustrated magnets, and quantum criticality. We often design and discover new quantum materials along the process with unexpected physical phenomena and properties. We welcome highly motivated graduate and undergraduate students to join the wonderful research journey with us!
Gate-Tunable Transport in Quasi-One-Dimensional α-Bi4I4 Field Effect Transistors 2022 - Journal Article
New layered quaternary BaCu6Sn2As4−x and BaCu6Sn2P4−x phases: Crystal growth and physical properties 2022 - Journal Article
Transport anomalies in the layered compound BaPt4Se6 2021 - Journal Article
Room-Temperature Topological Phase Transition in Quasi-One-Dimensional Material Bi4I4 2021 - Journal Article
New Verbeekite-type polymorphic phase and rich phase diagram in the PdSe2−xTex system 2021 - Journal Article
Elastic constants of cubic boron phosphide and boron arsenide 2021 - Journal Article
Chemistry in Superconductors 2021 - Journal Article
Interfacial Superconductivity Achieved in Parent AEFe2As2 (AE = Ca, Sr, Ba) by a Simple and Realistic Annealing Route 2021 - Journal Article
Enhanced superconductivity in the Se-substituted 1T- PdTe2 2021 - Journal Article
Effect of isotope disorder on the Raman spectra of cubic boron arsenide 2021 - Journal Article
Research Assistant Professor
Texas Center for Superconductivity (TcSUH) [2012–2015]
University of Texas at Dallas [2015–2021]
University of Texas at Dallas [2021–Present]
NSM Outstanding Teaching Award - UTD, School of NSM 
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