Faculty Directory

Qianli Chen
Assistant professor
Office 540
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5401
Email qianli.chen@sjtu.edu.cn


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)

Selected Publications

  • 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 Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 11(15): 14044-14050, (2019)
  • A. Braun†*, Q. Chen†*, Experimental evidence for the proton polaron in hydrated metal oxides, Nat. Comm. 8, 15830, (2017)
  • Q. Chen, A. Braun, Protons and the hydrogen economy, MRS Energy & Sustainability: A Review Journal 4, E14, (2017)
  • Q. Chen, F. Zabihi, M. Eslamian, Improved functionality of PEDOT:PSS thin films via graphene doping, fabricated by ultrasonic substrate vibration-assisted spray coating, Synthetic Metals 222(B), 309–317, (2016)
  • Q. 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)
  • Q. Chen, J. Banyte, X. Zhang, J. P. Embs, A. Braun, Proton diffusivity in spark plasma sintered BaCe0.8Y0.2O3-δ: in-situ combination of quasi-elastic neutron scattering and impedance spectroscopy, Solid State Ionics 252, 2-6 (2013)
  • A. Braun, F. Aksoy Akgul, Q. Chen, S. Erat, T.-W. Huang, N. Jabeen, Z. Liu, B. S. Mun, S. S. Mao, X. Zhang, Observation of substrate orientation dependent oxygen defect filling in thin WO3-δ/TiO2 pulsed laser deposited films with in-situ XPS at high oxygen pressure and temperature, Chem. Mater. 24 (17), 3473-3480 (2012)
  • Q. Chen, T.-W. Huang, M. Baldini, A. Hushur, V. Pomjakushin, S. Clark, W. L. Mao, M. H. Manghnani, A. Braun and T. Graule, Effect of compressive strain on the Raman modes of the dry and hydrated BaCe0.8Y0.2O3 proton conductor, J. Phys. Chem. C 115(48), 24021–24027 (2011)
  • Q. Chen, A. Braun, S. Yoon, N. Bagdassarov and T. Graule, Effect of lattice volume and compressive strain on the conductivity of BaCeY-oxide ceramic proton conductors. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. (2011), 2657–2661
  • Q. Chen, A. Braun, A. Ovalle, C.-D. Savaniu, T. Graule and N. Bagdassarov, Hydrostatic pressure decreases the proton mobility in the hydrated BaZr0.9Y0.1O3 proton conductor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 041902 (2010).
  • S. Wenger, P.-A. Bouit, Q. Chen, J. l. Teuscher, D. D. Censo, R. Humphry-Baker, J.-E. Moser, J. L. Delgado, N. Martín, S. M. Zakeeruddin and M. Grätzel, Efficient Electron Transfer and Sensitizer Regeneration in Stable π-Extended Tetrathiafulvalene-Sensitized Solar Cells, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 5164 (2010).

(†corresponding author, *equal contribution)

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

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