Assistant Professor |College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Dr. Longbin Qiu is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at SUSTech. Dr. Longbin Qiu obtained his B.E. degree from Sun Yat-sen University in 2011 and Ph.D. degree from Fudan University (Polymer Chemistry and Physics) in 2016. Then he carried out post-doc researches at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (Japan, 2016-2019), working on perovskite solar modules (scalability, stability and toxicity related issues). He has more than 70 publications with citation over 6000, including publications as first author/co-first author in Nature Energy, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Advanced Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Small, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, and has 2 patents, etc.

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◆ Flexible and wearable electronics;

◆ Energy materials and devices;


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◆ Z. Liu,† L. Qiu,† (co-first author) L. K. Ono, S. He, Z. Hu, M. Jiang, G. Tong, Z. Wu, Y. Jiang, D.-Y. Son, Y. Dang, S. Kazaoui, Y. B. Qi. A holistic approach to interface stabilization for efficient perovskite solar modules with over 2,000-hour operational stability. Nature Energy 2020, 5, 596–604.

◆ L. Qiu, S. He, L. K. Ono, Y. B. Qi. Progress of Surface Science Studies on ABX3-Based Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells. Adv. Energy Mater. 2020, 10, 1902726.

◆ S. He,† L. Qiu,† (co-first author) L. K. Ono,† Y. B. Qi. How far are we from attaining 10-year lifetime for metal halide perovskite solar cells? Materials Science & Engineering R 2020, 140, 100545.

◆ L. Qiu, S. He, L. K. Ono, S. Liu, Y. B. Qi. Scalable Fabrication of Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells and Modules. ACS Energy Lett. 2019, 4, 2147-2167.

◆ Y. Jiang,† L. Qiu,† (co-first author) E. J. Juarez-Perez, L. K. Ono, Z. Hu, Z. Liu, Z. Wu, L. Meng, Q. Wang, Y. B. Qi. Reduction of lead leakage from damaged lead halide perovskite solar modules using self-healing polymer-based encapsulation. Nature Energy 2019, 4, 585-593.

◆ L. Qiu, Z. Liu, L. K. Ono, Y. Jiang, D.-Y. Son, Z. Hawash, S. He, Y. B. Qi. Scalable Fabrication of Stable High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells and Modules Utilizing Room Temperature Sputtered SnO2 Electron Transport Layer. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1806779.

◆ L. Qiu, S. He, Y. Jiang, D.-Y. Son, L. K. Ono, Z. Liu, T. Kim, T. Bouloumis, S. Kazaoui, Y. B. Qi. Hybrid Chemical Vapor Deposition Enables Scalable and Stable Cs-FA Mixed Cation Perovskite Solar Modules with a Designated Area of 91.8 cm2 Approaching 10% Efficiency. J. Mater. Chem. A 2019, 7, 6920-6929.

◆ L. Qiu, L. K. Ono, Y. B. Qi. Advances and challenges to the commercialization of organic–inorganic halide perovskite solar cell technology. Materials Today Energy 2018, 7, 169-189.

◆ L. Qiu, L. K. Ono, Y. Jiang, M. R. Leyden, S. R. Raga, S. Wang, Y. B. Qi. Engineering Interface Structure to Improve Efficiency and Stability of Organometal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells. J. Phys. Chem. B 2018, 122, 511-520

◆ S. He,† Y. Zhang,† L. Qiu,† (co-first author) L. Zhang,† Y. Xie, J. Pan, P. Chen, B. Wang, X. Xu, Y. Hu, C. T. Dinh, P. D. Luna, M. N. Banis, Z. Wang, T.-K. Sham, X. Gong, B. Zhang, H. Peng, E. H. Sargent. Chemical-energy-to-electricity carbon:water device. Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1707635.

◆ L. Qiu, S. He, J. Yang, J. Deng, H. Peng. Fiber-Shaped Perovskite Solar Cells with High Power Conversion Efficiency. Small 2016, 12, 2419-2424.

◆ L. Qiu, S. He, J. Yang, F. Jin, J. Deng, H. Sun, X. Cheng, G. Guan, X. Sun, H. Zhao, H. Peng. An all-solid-state fiber-type solar cell achieving 9.49% efficiency. J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 10105-10109.

◆ L. Qiu, Q. Wu, Z. Yang, X. Sun, Y. Zhang, H. Peng. Freestanding aligned carbon nanotube array grown on a large-area single-layered graphene sheet for efficient dye-sensitized solar cell. Small 2015, 11, 1150-1155.

◆ S. He,† L. Qiu,† (co-first author) X. Fang, G. Guan, P. Chen, Z. Zhang, H. Peng. Radically grown obelisk-like ZnO array for perovskite solar cell fiber and fabric through a mild solution process. J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 9406-9410.

◆ L. Qiu, J. Deng, X. Lu, Z. Yang, H. Peng. Integrating perovskite solar cells into a flexible fiber. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 10425-10428. (Awarded as “VIP paper” and cover story)

◆ L. Qiu, Y. Jiang, X. Sun, X. Liu, H. Peng. Surface-nanostructured cactus-like carbon microspheres for efficient photovoltaic devices. J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 15132-15138.

◆ L. Qiu, X. Sun, Z. Yang, W. Guo, H. Peng. Preparation and Application of Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Polymer Composite Material. Acta Chimca Sinica 2012, 14, 1523-1532. (Awarded as cover story)

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  1. The candidate must have obtained a doctoral degree in chemical, physical, mechanics or related fields;
  2. Diligent, good team worker, and strong hands-on ability;
  3. English proficiency, i.e. good scientific reading and writing;
  4. The applicant is expected to have strong competences within some of the following topics:

1)Photovoltaic devices

2)Semiconductor physics

3)Flexible electronic device

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  1. Postdoctoral appointment period is two years;
  2. Postdoctoral annual salary of 335,000 yuan, including guangdong subsidies of 150,000 yuan (before tax) and shenzhen living subsidies of 60,000 yuan (after tax), and according to the relevant regulations of shenzhen to participate in social insurance and housing provident fund.Postdoctoral welfare funds shall be paid according to the standards of faculty and staff in posts of the university;
  3. Excellent candidates can apply for excellent postdoctoral position with an annual salary of RMB 415,000.(including subsidies from guangdong and shenzhen);
  4. The research group provides excellent working environment and opportunities for cooperation and exchange at home and abroad. During the two years of postdoctoral study, the research group enjoys a total of 25,000 academic exchange funds;
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  3. Interested and enthusiastic in scientific research;
  4. Diligent, and good team worker;
  5. English proficiency, i.e. good scientific reading and writing.

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  1. Enjoy five social insurance and one housing fund;
  2. enjoy the benefits such as festival expense, meal allowance, free physical examination, high temperature subsidy and bonus;
  3. Those who have excellent academic performance and scientific research achievements can be recommended to overseas or domestic schools for joint training and doctoral study.Training mode: All domestic schools are in SUSTech, and all overseas schools are in SUSTech for 1 year and 3 years (part 2+2).


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