Prof. Zhong Lin WANG

Prof. Zhong Lin WANG
Fellow of AAAS, MRS, APS, and RSC
Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Member of European Academy of Sciences
Academician of Academia, Sinica, Taiwan
Foreign member, Korean Academy of Science and Technology
International fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering
Hightower Chair, Materials Science and Engineering and Regents’ Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA

Prof. Zhong Lin Wang is the Hightower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering and Regents’ Professor at Georgia Tech,and Founding Director and Chief Scientist at Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems. He pioneered the nanogenerators from fundamental principle to technological applications. His research on self-powered nanosystems has inspired the worldwide effort in academia and industry for studying energy for micro-nano-systems. He coined and pioneered the fields of piezotronics and piezo-phototronics for the third generation semiconductors. He is ranked No. 1 in Google Scholar public profiles in Nanotechnology & Nanoscience both in total citations and h-index impacts. His google scholar citation is over 200,000 with an h-index of over 225.

He has received 2018 ENI award in Energy Frontiers; Global Nanoenergy Prize, The NANOSMAT Society, UK (2017); Distinguished Research Award, Pan Wen Yuan foundation (2017); Distinguished Scientist Award from (US) Southeastern Universities Research Association (2016); Thomas Router Citation Laureate in Physics (2015); World Technology Award (Materials) (2014); Distinguished Professor Award (Highest faculty honor at Georgia Tech) (2014); NANOSMAT prize (United Kingdom) (2014); The James C. McGroddy Prize in New Materials from American Physical Society (2014); MRS Medal from Materials Research Soci. (2011).

He was elected as a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009, member of European Academy of Sciences in 2002, academician of Academia of Sinica (Taiwan) 2018, Foreign member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology 2019, International fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering 2019; fellow of American Physical Society in 2005, fellow of AAAS in 2006, fellow of Materials Research Society in 2008, fellow of Microscopy Society of America in 2010, fellow of the World Innovation Foundation in 2002, fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, and fellow of World Technology Network 2014. He is the founding editor and chief editor of an international journal Nano Energy, which now has an impact factor of 15.