Faculty Directory

Qianli Chen
Associate Professor
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

2018 – Pres. 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 transport process in solids for energy conversion devices (e.g. fuel cells and electrolysers)
  • In-situ spectroscopic methods for the investigation of physical- and chemical- processes at surfaces and interfaces
  • Charge carrier transport and charge distribution in optoelectronic materials and devices

Selected Publications

  • Du, Q. Chen*, Z. Fan, H. Pan, F. G. Haibach, M. A. Gomez*, and A. Braun*, Cooperative Origin of Proton Pair Diffusivity in Yttrium Substituted Barium Zirconate, Communications Physics, 3, 200, (2020)
  • Fan, N. Li, P. Du, W. Yang,* and Q. Chen*, Influence of Lattice Dynamics on the Proton Transport in BaZrY-Oxide Perovskites under High Pressure, J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 22376–22382, (2020)
  • 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. Chem. Rev. 120, 5954−6008, (2020)
  • 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 Appl. Mater. Interfaces 11(15), 14044-14050, (2019)
  • Braun†*, Q. Chen†*, Experimental evidence for the proton polaron in hydrated metal oxides, Nat. Comm. 8, 15830, (2017)
  • Chen, F. El Gabaly, F. Aksoy, Z. Liu, B. S. Mun, S. Yamaguchi, A. Braun, Observation of oxygen vacancy filling in the BaCe0.8Y0.2O3-δ proton conductor with in-situ XPS and impedance spectroscopy, Chem. Mater. 25(23), 4690–4696 (2013)

(*corresponding author, †equal contribution)

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

  • VK242 Physics of Materials; VM434 Materials for Energy Conversion; VM565 Structural, Physical and Chemical Characterization of Materials; VK250 Principles of Engineering Materials; VE420 Physical Principles Underlying Smart Devices; VM382 Mechanical Behavior of Materials; VE/VM450 Major Design Experience