Peidong Yang    Founding Dean, Professor
Institute School of Physical Science and Technology
Research Area Material
Contact Info.
1988-1993 B. S. in Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, P. R. China, 1993. 1997-1999 Postdoc, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara (with Galen Stucky).
1999-2004 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley.
2002-2004 ChevronTexaco Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry.
2001-2009 Founding Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Nanosys, Inc.
2002-2009 Faculty Scientist, Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2004-2007 Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
2004- Deputy Director, Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems, Berkeley
2005- Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
2007- Professor of Chemistry
2008-2009 Miller Professor, Department of Chemistry
2009- Senior Faculty Scientist, Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2009- Founder, Alphabet Energy, Inc.
2010-2012 Department Head, North Site Director, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis.
2012- S. K. and Angela Chan Distinguished Chair in Energy
2013- Dean, School of Physical Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech
  Research Interests  
Materials and solid state chemistry; nanostructure synthesis,assembly and characterization; nanophotonics; energy conversion (photovoltaics,artificial photosynthesis and thermoelectrics)
  Selected Publications  
(232). “Semiconductor Nanowires for Photovoltaic and Photoelectrochemical Energy Conversion”, N. P. Dasgupta, P. Yang, Frontier of Physics., 2013.
(231). “A Fully Integrated Nanosystem of Semiconductor Nanowires for Direct Solar Water Splitting”, C. Liu, J. Tang, H. Chen, B. Liu, P. Yang,Nature, Submitted, 2013.
(230). “Physical and electrical interaction between silicon nanowire arrays and Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 ”, H. Jeong, I. Kim, P. Karam, H. Choi, P. Yang, Nature Nano, Submitted, 2013.
(229). “Structural Evolution of Bimetallic Nanocrystals: From PtNi3 Polyhedra to Pt3Ni Frameworks”, C. Chen, Z. Huo, Z. Zhu, W. Huang, Z. Liu, Y. Li, G. Somorjai, P. Yang, Nature Chemistry, Submitted, 2013.
(228). “Thermal Instability of InGaN Nanowires Annealed in Ammonia”, C. Hahn, A. A. Cordones, S. C. Andrews, H. Gao, A. Fu, S. R. Leone, P. Yang, J. Phys. Chem. C. Accepted, 2013.
(227). “Oriented Assembly of Polyhedral Plasmonic Nanoparticle Clusters”, J. Henzie, X. Ling, S. Andrews, Z. Li, P. Yang, PNAS, In Press, 2013.
(226). “Cleaved-Coupled Nanowire Lasers”, H. Gao, A. Fu, S. C. Andrews, P. Yang, PNAS, In press. 2013.
(225). “Mesoporous Co3O4 as electrocatalysts for water oxidation”, H. Tüysüz, Y. Hwang, S. Khan, A. Asiri, P. Yang, Nano Research, In Press, 2013.
(224). “Photocatalytic generation of hydrogen from water using a cobalt pentapyridine complex in combination with molecular and semiconductor nanowire photosensitizers”, Y. Sun, J. Sun, J. R. Long, P. Yang, C. J. Chang, Chem. Sci. 4, 118, 2013
(223). “Synthesis and Photocatalytic Properties of Single Crystalline (Ga1-xZnx)(N1-xOx) Nanotubes”, C. Hahn, M. A. Fardy, C. Nguyen, M. Natera-Comte, S. C. Andrews, P. Yang, Israel J. Chem. 52, 1111, 2012.
(222). “Membrane-Protein Binding Measured with Solution-Phase Plasmonic Nanocube Sensors”, H. Wu, J. Henzie, W. Lin, C. Rhodes, Z. Li, E. Sartorel, J. Thorner, P. Yang, J. T. Groves, Nature Methods, 9, 1189, 2012.
(221). “Zn-doped p-type Gallium Phosphide Nanowire Photocathodes from a Surfactant-free Solution Synthesis”, C. Liu, J. Sun, J. Tang, P. Yang, Nano. Lett, 12, 5407, 2012.
(220). “Nanowire building blocks: from flux line pinning to artificial photosynthesis (MRS Medal Address)”, P. Yang, MRS Bulletin, 37, 806, 2012.
(219). “Photoelectrochemical Properties of TiO2 Nanowire Arrays: A Study on the Dependence of Length and Atomic Layer Deposition Coating”, Y. Huang, C. Hahn, B. Lu, P. Yang, ACS Nano, 6, 5060, 2012.
(218). “Quantifying Surface Roughness Effects on Phonon Transport in Silicon Nanowires”, J. Lim, K. Hippalgaonkar, S. Andrews, A. Majumdar, P. Yang, Nano Lett, 12, 2475, 2012.
(217). “Si / InGaN Core/Shell Hierarchical Nanowire Arrays and their Photoelectrochemical Properties”, Y. Huang, C. Wu, C. Hahn, H. Jeong, P. Yang, Nano. Lett, 12, 1678, 2012.
(216). “Towards Systems Materials Engineering”, P. Yang, J. Tarascon, Nature Mater. 11, 560, 2012.
(215). “Nanoscale crystal cuts”, P. Yang, Nature, 482, 41, 2012.
(214). “Plasmon Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of Iron Oxide on Au Nanopillars”, H. Gao, C. Liu, H. E. Jeong, P. Yang, ACS Nano, 6, 234, 2012.