Associate Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering   Research Group

Dr. Cheng chun: graduated from the physics base class of huazhong normal university in 2002 and 2004.He graduated from Hong Kong university of science and technology in 2009.From 2009 to 2013, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Hong Kong university of science and technology and university of California, Berkeley.He joined south university of science and technology in 2013 and is now an associate professor (researcher).The research field is advanced functional materials - micro-nano structure regulation and application.He has published 120 SCI papers, including Nature Commun.,Adv. Mater.,Adv. Funct. Mater.,ACS Nano and other top professional journals.Won the "young science and technology award" of shenzhen city, and was selected as "outstanding youth", "outstanding young teacher" and "top young talent for scientific and technological innovation" of guangdong province.He has won many honorary titles, such as "national excellent teacher", "excellent teacher of south guangdong province", "excellent teacher of shenzhen city" and so on.

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1. Intelligent materials, intelligent structure design and devices based on vanadium dioxide micro-nano material phase transition;

2. Energy materials, photoelectric catalysis, energy storage materials, energy saving materials, TENG devices and solar cells;

3. Two-dimensional materials,Scale preparation, continuous green transfer technology and device application of inorganic two-dimensional materials.


Teaching situation:

Elective course for graduate students in nanomaterials in spring semester

Basic courses for undergraduate students in crystallography in autumn semester

Teaching reform:

Presided over 3 teaching reform/mooc projects, including 1 provincial teaching reform project (completed), won the first prize of "teaching achievement" (the first accomplisher)

Student development:

Guided undergraduates to win 4 national scholarships and 4 top ten graduates

Teaching honors:

School "outstanding teaching award", "outstanding college tutor", city "outstanding teacher", province "south guangdong outstanding teacher", "national outstanding teacher" and so on.

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Representative Papers:

[1] J. Wang#, Y. Luo#, X. Cai; R. Shi; W. Wang; T. Li; Z. Wu; X. Zhang; O. Peng; A. Amini; C. Tang; K. Liu; N. Wang; C. Cheng*, Multiple Regulation over Growth Direction, Band Structure, and Dimension of Monolayer WS2 by a Quartz Substrate, Chem. Mater. 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b05124 (COVER ARTICLE)

[2] W. Kong, W. Li, C. Liu, H. Liu, J. Miao, W. Wang, S. Chen, M. Hu, D. Li, A. Amini, S. Yang, J. Wang , B. Xu*, and C. Cheng*, Organic Monomolecular Layers Enable Energy-Level Matching for Efficient Hole Transporting Layer Free Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Nano, 13 (2019), 1625–1634

[3] R. Shi, X. Cai, W. Wang, J. Wang, D. Kong, N. Cai, P. Chen, P. He, Z. Wu, A. Amini, N.Wang and C. Cheng*. Single-Crystalline VO2 Actuators. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 1900527 (COVER ARTICLE)

[4]J. Miao, Z. Lang, X. Zhang, W. Kong, O. Peng, Y. Yang, S. Wang, J. Cheng, T. He, A. Amini, Q. Wu, Z. Zheng, Z. Tang,* and C. Cheng*. Polyoxometalate-Derived Hexagonal Molybdenum Nitrides (MXenes) Supported by Boron, Nitrogen Codoped Carbon Nanotubes for Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution from Seawater. Adv. Funct. Mater. 29 (2018), 1805893 (COVER ARTICLE)

[5] J. Wang, X. Cai, R. Shi, Z. Wu, W. Wang, G. Long, Y. Tang, N. Cai, W. Ouyang, P. Geng, B. N. Chandrashekar, A.Amini, N. Wang* and C. Cheng*, Twin Defect Derived Growth of Atomically Thin MoS2 Dendrites, ACS Nano, 12 (2018), 635–643

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