Toh-Ming Lu


Dr. Lu joined RPI in 1982. His interest is on the creation of novel materials for advanced electronics and energy applications. His honors include the 2004 Materials Research Society Medal Award and the 2005 SRC Faculty Leadership Award. He is Fellow of four major societies: American Physical Society, American Vacuum Society, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, and the Materials Research Society. He served as the Chairman of the Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1992 to 1997. Dr. Lu published over 580 papers, 9 books, 12 patents, and graduated 49 Ph.D. students, who have assumed leadership positions in semiconductor companies such as IBM, Intel, AMD, Motorola, Analog, GE, and Chartered Semiconductor.

Education & Training

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin , Madison (Physics)


Other Focus Areas

Novel materials for advanced electronics and energy applications, Epitaxy of 3D semiconductors on 2D substrates


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Toh-Ming Lu has 604 indexed publications in the subjects of Physics and Astronomy, Materials Science, Engineering.

Lihua Zhang, Kim Kisslinger, Zonghuan Lu, Neha Dhull, Tung Sheng Kuan, Morris Washington, Toh Ming Lu, Gwo Ching Wang
Microscopy and microanalysis : the official journal of Microscopy Society of America, Microbeam Analysis Society, Microscopical Society of Canada
, 29
, 2023
, pp.1674-1675
Bo Chen, Sandip Kaledhonkar, Ming Sun, Bingxin Shen, Zonghuan Lu, David Barnard, Toh Ming Lu, Ruben L. Gonzalez, Joachim Frank
Novel Developments in Cryo-EM of Biological Molecules: Resolution in Time and State Space
, 2023
, pp.315-341
Xixing Wen, Zonghuan Lu, Xuke Yang, Chao Chen, Morris A. Washington, Gwo Ching Wang, Jiang Tang, Qiang Zhao, Toh Ming Lu
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
, 15
, 2023
, pp.22251-22262
Xuegang Chen, Zonghuan Lu, Xixing Wen, Yu Xiang, Ishwara Bhat, Morris Washington, Toh Ming Lu, Gwo Ching Wang
Thin Solid Films
, 772
, 2023
Xixing Wen, Zonghuan Lu, Bingxiang Li, Gwo Ching Wang, Morris A. Washington, Qiang Zhao, Toh Ming Lu
Chemical Engineering Journal
, 462
, 2023
Zonghuan Lu, Neha Dhull, Xuegang Chen, Lihua Zhang, Kim Kisslinger, Tung Sheng Kuan, Morris A. Washington, Toh Ming Lu, Gwo Ching Wang
Journal of Materials Research
, 38
, 2023
, pp.1224-1238
Zonghuan Lu, Lihua Zhang, Xixing Wen, Atharv Jog, Kim Kisslinger, Lei Gao, Jian Shi, Daniel Gall, Morris A. Washington, Gwo Ching Wang, Toh Ming Lu
ACS Applied Electronic Materials
, 4
, 2022
, pp.5775-5788
Lifu Zhang, Jie Jiang, Yang Hu, Zonghuan Lu, Xixing Wen, Saloni Pendse, Ru Jia, Gwo Ching Wang, Toh Ming Lu, Jian Shi
Journal of the American Chemical Society
, 144
, 2022
, pp.17588-17596
Lifu Zhang, Jie Jiang, Christian Multunas, Chen Ming, Zhizhong Chen, Yang Hu, Zonghuan Lu, Saloni Pendse, Ru Jia, Mani Chandra, Yi Yang Sun, Toh Ming Lu, Yuan Ping, Ravishankar Sundararaman, Jian Shi
Nature Photonics
, 16
, 2022
, pp.529-537
Yueming Xu, Toh Ming Lu, Joel L. Plawsky
Microelectronics Reliability
, 128
, 2022

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