Carnegie Mellon University

Xu Zhang

Xu Zhang

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Prof. Xu Zhang joined 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). Xu Zhang is a recipient of the MIT Presidential Fellow (2010), MIT Global Fellow (2014) and the Enrico Fermi Fellow (2018).

Education

Ph.D., 2017
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.S., 2012
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S., 2010
Physics
University of Science and Technology of China

Research

Dr. Zhang’s research interests are to enable new paradigms of electronic and optoelectronic devices and their system-level integration, by leveraging the unique properties of atomically thin 2D crystals and fabrication technology.

Keywords

o   Atomically Thin 2D Crystals

o   Flexible Electronics

o   Energy Harvesting

o   Metalens/Flatlens