Jian Shi

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering


Postdoc in Applied Physics at Harvard University, 2014. 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
  • Optoelectronic materials
  • Spintronics
  • Symmetry engineering
  • Correlated materials and devices
  • Neuromorphic devices
  • Polar materials
Select Works
  • Zhang L, Jiang J, Multunas C, Ming C, Chen Z, Hu Y, Lu Z, Pendse S, Jia R, Chandra M, Sun Y-Y, Lu T-M, Ping Y, Sundararaman R, Shi J. Room-Temperature Electrically Switchable Spin-Valley Coupling in a van der Waals Ferroelectric Crystal with Persistent Spin Helix. Nature Photonics, 2022, doi: 10.1038/s41566-022-01016-9.
  • Jiang J, Chen Z, Hu Y, Xiang Y, Zhang L, Wang Y, Wang GC, Shi J, Flexo-Photovoltaic Effect in MoS2. Nature Nanotechnology, 2021, doi:10.1038/s41565-021-00919-y
  • Hu Y, Florio F, Chen Z, Phelan W. A., Siegler M. A., Zhou Z, Guo Y, Hawks R, Jiang J, Feng J, Zhang L, Wang B, Wang Y, Gall D, Palermo E. F., Lu Z, Sun X, Lu T-M, Zhou H, Ren Y, Wertz E, Sundararaman R, Shi J, A chiral switchable photovoltaic ferroelectric 1D perovskite. Science Advances, 2020, 6, eaay4213.
  • Guo Y, Sun X, Jiang J, Wang B, Chen X, Yin Y, Qi W, Gao L, Zhang L, Lu Z, Jia R, Pendse S, Hu Y, Chen Z, Wertz E, Gall D, Feng J, Lu TM, Shi J, A reconfigurable remotely epitaxial VO2 electrical heterostructure. Nano Lett., 2020, 20, 33.
  • 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.
  • Chen J, Mao W, Gao L, Yan F, Yajima T, Chen N, Chen Z, Dong H, Ge B, Zhang P, Cao X, Wilde M, Jiang Y, Terai T, Shi J, Electron-doping Mottronics in strongly correlated perovskite. Adv. Mater., 2019, 1905060.
  • 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.
  • 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.