Jian Shi

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering


Ph.D. in Materials Science at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2012. M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Missouri at Columbia in 2008. B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China in 2006.

Research Focus
  • Epitaxy
  • Strain engineering in functional materials
  • Correlated materials and devices
  • Neuromorphic devices
  • Ferroelectricity
Select Works
  • Jiang J, Sun X, Chen X, Wang B, Chen Z, Hu Y, Guo G, Zhang L, Ma Y, Gao L✉, Zheng F, Jin L, Chen M, Ma Z, Zhou Y, Padture NP, Beach K, Terrones H, Shi Y, Gall D, Lu TM, Wertz E, Feng J✉, Shi J✉, Carrier lifetime enhancement in halide perovskite via remote epitaxy. Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 4145.
  • Wang Y, Sun X, Chen Z, Cai Z, Zhou H, Lu TM, Shi J✉. Defect-engineered epitaxial VO2±δ in strain engineering of heterogeneous soft crystals. Science Advances 2018, 4, eaar3679.
  • Chen J✉, Mao W, Ge B, Wang J, Ke X, Wang V, Wang Y, Döbeli X, Geng W, Matsuzaki H, Shi J✉, Jiang Y✉, Revealing the role of lattice distortions in the hydrogen-induced metal-insulator transition of SmNiO3. Nat. Commun. 10, 694 (2019).
  • Wang Y, Sun X, Chen Z, Sun Y Y, Zhang S, Lu T-M, Wertz E, and Shi J✉. High-Temperature Ionic Epitaxy of Halide Perovskite Thin Film and the Hidden Carrier Dynamics. Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1702643.
  • Wang Y, Sun X, Shivanna R, Yang Y, Chen Z, Guo Y, Wang G-C, Wertz E, Deschler F, Cai Z, Zhou H, Lu T-M, Shi J✉. Photon Transport in One-Dimensional Incommensurately Epitaxial CsPbX3 Arrays. Nano Lett. 2016;16,7974–7981 .
  • Wang Y, Seewald L, Sun Y-Y, Keblinski P, Sun X, Zhang S, Lu T-M, Johnson J, Hwang J, Shi J✉, Nonlinear electron-lattice interactions in a wurzite semiconductor enabled via strongly correlated oxide. Adv. Mater. 2016;28, 8975–8982.
  • Chen Z, Guo Y, Wertz E, Shi J✉. Merits and challenges of Ruddlesden-Popper soft halide perovskites in electro-optics and optoelectronics. Adv. Mater. 2018, 1803514.
  • Wang Y, Shi Y, Xin G, Lian J, Shi J✉. Two-Dimensional Van der Waals Epitaxy Kinetics in a Three-Dimensional Perovskite Halide. Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15 (10), pp 4741–4749.