Thinking about studying a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Physics in China?
Westlake University is inviting you to their upcoming online info session, Advance Your Career with a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Physics at Westlake University’s School of Science, on Wednesday, February 22nd, at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Beijing time.
This live online session with the School of Science will provide information about Westlake University’s Ph.D. in Chemistry program, Joint Ph.D. in Physics program, full tuition scholarships, and the Ph.D. admissions process.
1).Dr. Xin ZHANG, Ph.D. – Professor of Chemistry and Cell Biology – will introduce Westlake University’s Ph.D. in Chemistry program.
2). Dr. Shi LIU, Ph.D. – Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Physics – will introduce the Westlake University-Fudan University Joint Ph.D. in Physics program.
3). Derek Meyer – Senior Manager of International Affairs in the Office of Academic Affairs – will introduce Westlake University’s full-tuition Ph.D. scholarships and give some advice on how to apply to Ph.D. programs at Westlake.
Online Info Session Details
- Topic: Advance Your Career in Chemistry or Physics with a PhD from Westlake University’s School of Science
- Organizer: Westlake University
- Speakers: Dr. Xin ZHANG Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Cell Biology; Dr. Shi LIU, Ph.D., Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Physics
- Date: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023
- Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Beijing time
- Location: Online (link will be provided after you register)
Dr. Xin ZHANG, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry and Cell Biology, School of Science
Xin ZHANG is the Professor of Chemistry and Cell Biology at Westlake University, Hangzhou. Prior to joining the faculty at Westlake in 2021, ZHANG was the Paul & Mildred Berg Early Career Professor and associate professor of chemistry and of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Pennsylvania State University. ZHANG was a Helen Hay Whitney postdoctoral fellow at the Scripps Research Institute (La Jolla, California) with Professor Jeffery W Kelly. He earned a doctoral degree at the California Institute of Technology with Professor Shu-ou Shan, a master’s degree at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences with Professor Ke-Li Han, and a bachelor’s degree at the University of Science and Technology of China.
ZHANG’s work has received multiple honors and awards, including Priestley Prize for undergraduate teaching in chemistry, Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences USA, CAPA Distinguished Junior Faculty Award, NSF CAREER award, NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences, Scialog Fellowship of the Research Corporation, Sloan Research Fellowship, the Lloyd and Dottie Huck Early Career Award, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface, and the ACS Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education.
Dr. Shi LIU, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Physics, School of Science
Shi LIU graduated in 2009 with a B.S. in Chemical Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China, before completing his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. Dr. LIU was offered a Carnegie Fellowship at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C., where he worked on multiscale simulations of defects in ferroelectrics and hybrid perovskites for photovoltaic applications. He received the American Physical Society Nicholas Metropolis Award in Computational Physics in 2017 and SEDD (Sensors and Electronic Device Directorate) Distinguished Fellowship at U.S. Army Research Laboratory in 2018. In June 2019, Dr. LIU joined the School of Science at Westlake University.
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