JI Assistant Professor Kai Xu has been awarded by the 2014 Shanghai Rising-Star, a talent program sponsored by Shanghai Science and Technology Committee, he is the first JI faculty member to win this honor.
JI’s Associate Professor David Hung has been elected as a SAE Fellow. Among the 22 newly elected SAE Fellows in 2013, Professor Hung was the only one selected from any universities or institutions in China.
Tian Yang, an associate professor at the UM-SJTU Joint Institute,and his team are working on a new research project discovering new ways to make the screens more efficient at a reasonable cost.
JI faculty members, Assistant Professors Huan Qi, Wenjie Wan, Jigang Wu, and Associate Professor Qiang Zhang, have been awarded research funding by the 2012 Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program, which was co-founded by the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (STCSM) and Shanghai Human Resource Bureau to attract overseas talents to teach, do research, or start enterprises in Shanghai.
The diverse functionality of crystalline materials found in nature has inspired the quest to develop man-made versions with building blocks ranging in size from atoms to bricks.