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Qianli Chen
Associate Professor, JI
Office 540
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5401
Email qianli.chen@sjtu.edu.cn
Webpage https://sites.ji.sjtu.edu.cn/qianli-chen


Dr. sc. Physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (2012)
M. Sc. Nanotechnology, KTH – Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2009)
B. Eng Materials Science and Engineering, Southeast University, China (2007)

Work Experience

2021 – present Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2018 – 2021 Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2015 – 2018 Lecturer & Assistant Research Scientist, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2014 – 2015 Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Molecular Spectroscopy Department, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
2013 – 2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Molecular Spectroscopy Department, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany

Honors and Awards

  • Awardee of Shanghai Science and Technology Commission’s Young Scientific Talent YANG FAN Program (2016)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers (2014)
  • Young Scientist Prize of the Swiss Neutron Scattering Society (2014)

Research Interests

  • Proton conductivity in ceramic fuel cells and electrolysers
  • Charge carrier transport in semiconductors and electrodes
  • In-situ spectroscopic methods for material physics and chemistry

Selected Publications

  • P. Du, H. Zhu, A. Braun, A. Yelon, Q. Chen*, Entropy and Isokinetic Temperature in Fast Ion Transport, Advanced Science (2023) 2305065. doi: 10.1002/advs.202305065.
  • P. Du, N. Li, X. Ling, Z. Fan, A. Braun, W. Yang*, Q. Chen*, A. Yelon, Optimizing the proton conductivity with the isokinetic temperature in perovskite-type proton conductors according to Meyer-Neldel Rule, Advanced Energy Materials 12 (2022) 2102939.
  • Y. Gao, A. M. Nolan, P. Du, Y. Wu, C. Yang, Q. Chen*, Yifei Mo*, and Shou-Hang Bo*, Classical and emerging characterization techniques for investigation of ion transport mechanisms in crystalline fast ionic conductors. Chemical Reviews 120 (2020) 5954–6008.
  • C. Yang, P. Du, Z. Dai, H. Li, X. Yang*, Q. Chen*, Effects of illumination direction on the surface potential of CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite films probed by kelvin probe force microscopy, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11 (2019) 14044–14050.
  • A. Braun†*, Q. Chen†*, Experimental evidence for the proton polaron in hydrated metal oxides, Nature Communications 8 (2017) 15830. (*corresponding author, †equal contribution)

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

  • VK250 Principles of Engineering Materials;
  • VK242 Physics of Materials;
  • VM565 Structural, Physical and Chemical Characterization of Materials;
  • VM434 Materials for Energy Conversion