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Lianfeng Zhao

Lianfeng ZhaoAssistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D. - 2019, Princeton University, Electrical Engineering
M.S. - 2014, Tsinghua University, Electrical Engineering
B.E. - 2012, Xidan University, Electrical Engineering

Contact Information
Office: 205 AMRL
Office Phone: 864.656.4381

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Professional Background

Dr. Lianfeng Zhao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2019, M.S. from Tsinghua University in 2014, and B.E. from Xidian University in 2012, all in electrical engineering. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University from 2019 to 2022. His research focuses on optoelectronic thin-film materials, devices, and applications. His work has been recognized by a number of awards including the Princeton Wallace Memorial Honorific Fellowship and the Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Science Award for Excellence.

Research Interests

Dr. Zhao’s research group aims to exploit emerging thin-film materials and device concepts to develop the next-generation electronic and photonic devices and systems with the capacity to offer game-changing technologies in lighting, display, communication, computing, sensing, and renewable energy. Current focus areas include the use of metal halide perovskites, organic semiconductors, as well as nanostructured quantized matter for emerging applications in solar cells, LEDs, lasers, transistors, memory devices, and neuromorphic computing.