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  • Guangzhao Qin (秦光照)

    Dr.-Ing.

    Post-doctoral Fellow

    Department of Mechanical Engineering

    University of South Carolina

    Columbia, SC 29208, USA

     

    E-mail: qin.phys@gmail.com

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  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Micro-/Nano-scale Heat Transfer · Thermal Management · Multi-scale Simulation of Thermal Transport and Materials Processing · Energy Conversion and Nanotechnology · Phonon Transport and Anharmonicity · Design of Advanced Thermal Functional Materials · Phonon Spin Coupling in Magnetic Materials · Mechanical Behavior in Nanoscale

  • PROFESSIONAL CAREER

    University of South Carolina

    Post-doctoral Fellow (Sept. 2018 - present)

    Department of Mechanical Engineering

    University of South Carolina

    Columbia, SC 29208, USA

    Advisor: Ming Hu, Prof.

  • EDUCATION

    RWTH Aachen University

    Visiting Ph.D. (Mar. 2018 - Aug. 2018)

    Institute of Electromagnetic Theory
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
    RWTH Aachen University
    Aachen, Germany
    Advisor: Christoph Jungemann, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.

    Phonon spin coupling in magnetic materials;

    Mechanical properties of low-dimensional materials;

    RWTH Aachen University

    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Aug. 2015 - Feb. 2018)

    Institute of Mineral Engineering (GHI)
    Division of Materials Science and Engineering
    Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering
    RWTH Aachen University
    Aachen, Germany
    Advisor: Ming Hu, Prof.
    Nanoscale heat transfer and the microscopic theory;
    Phonon transport in nanostructures with interfaces or boundaries;

    Ph.D. Thesis: Phonon anharmonicity and thermal transport in two-dimensional materials

    University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    M.Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics (Sept. 2012 - July 2015)

    College of Materials Science and Opto-Electronic Technology
    University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Beijing, China
    Advisor: Qing-Bo Yan, A.P. and Gang Su, Prof.
    Structure, electronic properties and thermoelectric (transport) performance in nano-systems;

    Zhengzhou University

    B.S. in Applied Physics (Sept. 2007 - July 2011)

    School of Physics and Engineering
    Zhengzhou University
    Zhengzhou, China
    Advisor: Dongxun Ouyang, Prof.

  • MORE INFORMATION

    HONORS & AWARDS

    • 2018/06: RWTH Aachen University Award for Outstanding Graduated Thesis (SUMMA CUM LAUDE) with the title “Phonon anharmonicity and thermal transport in two-dimensional materials”
    • 2018/03: Outstanding reviewer for the journal of “Computational Condensed Matter”
    • 2018/02: Congratulations from The Royal Society of Chemistry: ‘Diverse anisotropy of phonon transport in two-dimensional group IV-VI compounds: A comparative study’ [Nanoscale 8, 11306 (2016)] is one of the top 100 cited articles published in Nanoscale in 2016 based on Web of Science citations from January 2018
    • 2018/01: National Award for Outstanding Self-financed Chinese Students Abroad 2017, China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    • 2014/09: International Conference on Theoretical and High Performance Computational Chemistry 2014 (ICT-HPCC14), Silver Prize Winner of Best Designed Poster
    • 2013/12: The tenth national graduate mathematical contest in modeling, Team leader / Successful Participant
    • 2010/12: Roll student of Zhengzhou University
    • 2007/04: Roll student in Henan Province
    • 2006/03: Roll student of Kaifeng city, Henan Province

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    1. Assistant Administrator in the Scientific Computation Center of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. (2014) http://scc.ucas.ac.cn
    2. Academic Committee of Cailiaoren, which is a WeChat public Media platform (ID: icailiaoren). (2017) http://www.cailiaoniu.com/106645.html

    MEMBERSHIPS

    1. Student member of Materials Research Society (MRS)
    2. Membership (61251059) of American Physical Society (APS)
  • PUBLICATIONS

    BOOK CHAPTERS

    1. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu*, In book: Two-dimensional Materials - Synthesis, Characterization and Potential Applications, Chapter: Diverse Thermal Transport Properties of Two-Dimensional Materials: A Comparative Review, Editor: Pramoda Kumar Nayak, pp.199-217, InTech (2016), DOI: 10.5772/64298;
    2. Guangzhao Qin#, Han Xie#, Hua Bao*, and Ming Hu, In book: Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook: Low-Dimensional Structures, Quantum Dots, and Nanowires, Volume One, Chapter: Two dimensional silicon, Editor: Klaus D. Sattler, CRC Press 2017, Pages 43-76, DOI: 10.1201/9781315153544-4;

    PATENTS

    1. Software Copyright (China 2014SR078775): Shuffle Player (sfplayer), a command line interfaced (CLI) media player written in BASH;
    2. Software Copyright (China 2014SR099203): ProcLiterature, a software written in BASH for managing and citing literature through HTML browser;

    JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

    (Co#-)First-author & Corresponding author*

    1. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin*, and Ming Hu*, Origin of anisotropic negative Poisson's ratio in graphene, Nanoscale 10, 10365 (2018);
    2. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang, and Ming Hu*, Lone-pair electrons induced anomalous enhancement of thermal transport in strained planar two-dimensional materials, Nano Energy 50, 425-430 (2018);
    3. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang, and Ming Hu*, On the diversity in the thermal transport properties of graphene: A first-principles-benchmark study testing different exchange-correlation functionals, Comput. Mater. Sci. 151, 153-159 (2018);
    4. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu*, The role of resonant bonding in governing the thermal transport properties of two-dimensional black phosphorus, arXiv:1801.04429 (2018);
    5. Huimin Wang#, Guangzhao Qin#, Zhenzhen Qin, Guojian Li, Qiang Wang*, and Ming Hu*, Lone-pair Electrons do not Necessarily Lead to Low Lattice Thermal Conductivity: An Exception of Two-dimensional Penta-CN2, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 2474-2483 (2018);
    6. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu*, Thermal transport in phosphorene, Small 14, 1702465 (2018);
    7. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu*, Accelerating evaluation of converged lattice thermal conductivity, npj Computational Materials 4, 3 (2018);
    8. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu*, Thermal transport properties of monolayer phosphorene: a mini-review of theoretical studies, Frontier in Energy 12(1), 87-96 (2018);
    9. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang, and Ming Hu*, Anomalously temperature dependent thermal conductivity of monolayer GaN with large deviation from the traditional 1/T law, Phys. Rev. B 95, 195416 (2017);
    10. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Qing-Bo Yan, and Ming Hu*, External electric field driving the ultra-low thermal conductivity of silicene, Nanoscale 9, 7227 (2017);
    11. Sheng-Ying Yue#, Guangzhao Qin#, Xiaoliang Zhang, Xianlei Sheng, Gang Su*, and Ming Hu*, Thermal transport in novel carbon allotropes with sp2 or sp3 hybridization: An ab initio study, Phys. Rev. B 95, 085207 (2017);
    12. Jia-Yue Yang#, Guangzhao Qin#, and Ming Hu*, Nontrivial contribution of Fröhlich electron-phonon interaction to lattice thermal conductivity of wurtzite GaN, Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 242103 (2016);
    13. Guangzhao Qin, Xiaoliang Zhang, Sheng-Ying Yue, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang, Yang Han, and Ming Hu*, Resonant bonding driven giant phonon anharmonicity and low thermal conductivity of phosphorene, Phys. Rev. B 94, 165445 (2016);
    14. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Wu-Zhang Fang, Li-Chuan Zhang, Sheng-Ying Yue, Qing-Bo Yan*, Ming Hu*, and Gang Su*, Diverse anisotropy of phonon transport in two-dimensional group IV-VI compounds: A comparative study, Nanoscale 8, 11306 (2016); (TOP 100 cited articles published in Nanoscale in 2016)
    15. Guangzhao Qin, Qing-Bo Yan*, Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Ming Hu*, and Gang Su*, Anisotropic intrinsic lattice thermal conductivity of phosphorene from first principles, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 4854 (2015); ESI Highly Cited Paper;
    16. Guangzhao Qin, Qing-Bo Yan*, Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Hui-Juan Cui, Qing-Rong Zheng, and Gang Su*, Hinge-like structure induced unusual properties of black phosphorus and new strategies to improve the thermoelectric performance, Scientific Reports 4, 6946 (2014); ESI Highly Cited Paper;

    Co-author

    1. Chengxiao Peng, Guangzhao Qin, Lichuan Zhang, Guangbiao Zhang, Chao Wang, Yuli Yan, Yuanxu Wang, and Ming Hu, Dependence of phonon transport properties with stacking thickness in layered ZnO, accepted by Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics;
    2. Yupeng Shen, Fancy Qian Wang, Jie Liu, Yaguang Guo, Xiaoyin Li, Guangzhao Qin, Ming Hu, Qian Wang*, A C20 fullerene-based sheet with ultrahigh thermal conductivity, Nanoscale 10, 6099 (2018);
    3. Yanguang Zhou, Zheyong Fan, Guangzhao Qin, Jia-Yue Yang, Tao Ouyang, and Ming Hu*, Methodology Perspective of Computing Thermal Transport in Low-Dimensional Materials and Nanostructures: The Old and the New, ACS Omega 3, 3278 (2018);
    4. Zeyu Liu, Xufei Wu, Vikas Varshney, Jonghoon Lee, Guangzhao Qin, Ming Hu, Ajit K Roy, and Tengfei Luo*, Bond saturation significantly enhances thermal energy transport in two-dimensional pentagonal materials, Nano Energy 45, 1-9 (2018);
    5. Huimin Wang, Guangzhao Qin, Guojian Li, Qiang Wang*, and Ming Hu*, Unconventional thermal transport enhancement with large atom mass: A comparative study of two-dimensional transition dichalcogenides, 2D materials 5, 015022 (2018);
    6. Huake Liu, Guangzhao Qin, Yuan Lin, and Ming Hu*, Uniform strain dependent thermal conductivity of pentagonal and hexagonal silicene, submitted to PCCP;
    7. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin, Bin Shao, Xu Zuo*, Unconventional magnetic anisotropy in one-dimentional Rashba system realized by adsorbing Gd atom on zigzag graphene nanoribbons, Nanoscale 9, 11657 (2017);
    8. Yang Han, Yanguang Zhou, Guangzhao Qin, Jinming Dong, Douglas S. Galvao, and Ming Hu*, Unprecedented Increase of the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Auxetic Carbon Crystals under Tensile Strain, Carbon 122, 374 (2017);
    9. Sheng-Ying Yue, Xiaoliang Zhang, Guangzhao Qin, Simon R. Phillpot*, and Ming Hu*, Metric for strong intrinsic fourth-order phonon anharmonicity, Phys. Rev. B 95, 195203 (2017);
    10. Huimin Wang, Guangzhao Qin, Guojian Li, Qiang Wang, Ming Hu*, Low thermal conductivity of monolayer ZnO and its anomalous temperature dependence, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 12882 (2017);
    11. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin, Xu Zuo*, Zhihua Xiong*, and Ming Hu*, Orbitally driven low thermal conductivity of monolayer gallium nitride (GaN) with planar honeycomb structure: a comparative study, Nanoscale 9, 4295 (2017);
    12. Wuzhang Fang, Li-Chuan Zhang, Guangzhao Qin, Qing-Bo Yan, Qing-Rong Zheng*, and Gang Su*, Layer dependence of geometric, electronic and piezoelectric properties of SnSe, arXiv:1603.01791 (2016);
    13. Ying Pan, Ye Tao, Guangzhao Qin, Yuriy Fedoryshyn, Shyamprasad Natarajan Raja, Ming Hu, Christian Lukas Degen, and Dimos Poulikakos*, Surface Chemical Tuning of Phonon and Electron Transport in Free-Standing Silicon Nanowire Arrays, Nano. Lett. 16 (10), 6364 (2016);
    14. Sheng-Ying Yue, Xiaoliang Zhang, Guangzhao Qin, Jiayue Yang, Stephen Stackhouse, and Ming Hu*, Insight into the role of vibrational modes of organic cluster in ultra-low thermal conductivity of perovskite solar cells, Phys. Rev. B 94, 115427 (2016);
    15. Sheng-Ying Yue, Xiaoliang Zhang, Stephen Stackhouse, Guangzhao Qin, Edoardo Di Napoli, and Ming Hu*, Methodology for determining the electronic thermal conductivity of metals via direct nonequilibrium ab initio molecular dynamics, Phys. Rev. B 94, 075149 (2016);
    16. Yang Han, Jinming Dong, Guangzhao Qin, and Ming Hu*, Phonon Transport in Ground State of Two-dimensional Silicon and Germanium, RSC Adv., 6, 69956 (2016);
    17. Huake Liu, Guangzhao Qin, Yuan Lin, and Ming Hu*, Disparate Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Two-dimensional Penta-Structures, Nano Lett. 16 (6), 3831 (2016);
    18. Yang Han, Guangzhao Qin, Christoph Jungemann, and Ming Hu*, Strain modulated electronic and thermal transport properties of two-dimensional O-silica, Nanotechnology 27 (26), 265706 (2016);
    19. Han Xie, Tao Ouyang, Éric Germaneau, Guangzhao Qin, Ming Hu*, Hua Bao*, Large tunability of lattice thermal conductivity of monolayer silicene via mechanical strain, Phys. Rev. B 93, 075404 (2016); ESI Highly Cited Paper;
    20. Li-Chuan Zhang, Guangzhao Qin, Wu-Zhang Fang, Hui-Juan Cui, Qing-Rong Zheng, Qing-Bo Yan*, Gang Su*, Tinselenidene: a Two-dimensional Auxetic Material with Ultralow Lattice Thermal Conductivity and Ultrahigh Hole Mobility, Scientific Reports 6, 19830 (2016);
    21. Zhenzhen Qin, Zhihua Xiong*, Guangzhao Qin, Lanli Chen, Energetics and magnetism of Co-doped GaN(0001) surfaces: A first-principles study, J. Appl. Phys. 116, 224503 (2014);
    22. Xiaoliang Zhang, Han Xie, Ming Hu*, Hua Bao*, Shengying Yue, Guangzhao Qin, and Gang Su, Thermal conductivity of silicene calculated using an optimized Stillinger-Weber potential, Phys. Rev. B 89, 054310 (2014);
    23. Zhenzhen Qin, Zhihua Xiong*, Guangzhao Qin and Qixin Wan, Behavior of aluminum adsorption and incorporation at GaN(0001) surface: First-principles study, J. Appl. Phys. 114, 194307 (2013);
  • ACTIVITIES

    CONFERENCE SERVICES

    1. Sponsor of the Computational Materials Online Seminar (CMOS), Symposium Organizer for the topic of “Micro-/Nanoscale heat transfer”, starting from 2017-07-01 and proceeding with 1000+ people been involved
    2. Director of the Chinese Society of Physicists in Germany (Gesellschaft Chinesischer Physiker in Deutschland, GCPD)
    3. Review member of 16th International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC-16)
    4. Review member of International Program Committee for 2018 7th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Engineering Materials (7th ICAMEM2018)

    EDITORIAL BOADR MEMBERS

    1. SCIREA Journal of Energy
    2. SCIREA Journal of Materials

    REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS

    Physical Review Letters, Physical Review Materials, Physical Review Applied, Physical Review B, Nanoscale, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Journal of Applied Physics, Scientific Reports, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, ChemistrySelect, Computational Condensed Matter, Physics Letters A, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Materials and Design, Solid State Ionics, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Applied Physics Letters, Surface and Coatings Technology, ACS Applied Electronic Materials

    CONFERENCES & TALKS

    1. Invited talk, XingHai Forum, Harbin Engineering University, 2018-05-12 (Harbin, China), Thermal Energy Transport in Nano-/Micro-scale;
    2. Invited talk, “格物致理” Series of academic lectures, Zhengzhou University, 2018-05-03 (Zhengzhou, China), The role of resonant bonding in nano-/micro-scale energy transport;
    3. Invited talk, XingHai Forum, Dalian University of Technology, 2018-04-24 (Dalian, China), Achieving low lattice thermal conductivity through bond nanodesigning;
    4. Invited talk, The International Interdisciplinary Forum, Wuhan University, 2018-04-22 (Wuhan, China), Fastly achieving accurate lattice thermal conductivity;
    5. Invited talk, The 2nd Micius Forum, University of Science and Technology of China, 2018-04-14 (Hefei, China), Accelerating evaluation of converged lattice thermal conductivity;
    6. Oral presentation, APS March Meeting 2018-03-08 (Los Angeles, California, USA), Anomalous temperature dependence of thermal conductivity with large deviation from the traditional 1/T law;
    7. Poster, APS March Meeting 2018-03-07 (Los Angeles, California, USA), Lone-pair electrons induced anomalous enhancement of thermal transport in strained planar two-dimensional materials;
    8. Poster, APS March Meeting 2018-03-06 (Los Angeles, California, USA), External electric field driving low thermal conductivity;
    9. Invited talk, ShenZhou Forum of International Young Scholars, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2017-12-30 (Harbin, China), Nano-/Micro-scale energy transport;
    10. Invited talk, Dalian University of Technology, 2017-11-14 (Dalian, China), Accelerating Evaluation of Converged Lattice Thermal Conductivity; http://huodong.dlut.edu.cn/info/1012/2478.htm; http://power.dlut.edu.cn/info/4528/15794.htm;
    11. Keynote talk, Annual conference of Gesellschaft Chinesischer Physiker in Deutschland (GCPD) 2017-09-30 (Berlin, Germany), The effect of electric field on thermal transport;
    12. Sponsor of the Computational Materials Online Seminar (CMOS), Symposium Organizer for the topic of “Micro-/Nanoscale heat transfer”, starting from 2017-07-01 and proceeding with 1000+ people been involved;
    13. Oral presentation, Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting & Exhibit 2017-04-20 (Phoenix, Arizona, USA), Resonant bonding driven giant phonon anharmonicity and low thermal conductivity of phosphorene;
    14. Poster, Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting & Exhibit 2017-04-18 (Phoenix, Arizona, USA), External electric field driving ultra-low thermal conductivity of silicene;
    15. Poster, European Graphene Forum (EGF) 2016-06-01 (Paris, France), Diverse anisotropy of phonon transport in two-dimensional group IV–VI compounds;
    16. Poster, International Conference on Theoretical and High Performance Computational Chemistry (ICT-HPCC14) 2014-09-14 (Beijing, China), Hinge-like structure induced unusual properties of black phosphorus and new strategies to improve the thermoelectric performance;

    RESEARCH VISITS

    1. NOMAD Summer: A hands-on course on tools for novel-materials discovery, Physics Department, HU Berlin, 2017-09-25 (5 days);
    2. Research stay @ Institute of Condensed Matter Physics, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Hosted by Prof. Wenhui Duan, 2017-01-01 (15days);
    3. 2016 CAMD Summer School on Electronic Structure Theory and Materials Design, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2016-08-14 (7days);
  • COMPUTING PROJECTS

    1. Guangzhao Qin and Biyao Wu, Realizing low thermal conductivity by bond nanodesigning, RWTH Cluster (No. rwth0366, 0.24 Mio. core-h), 01/10/2018 – 31/09/2019;
    2. Guangzhao Qin, For the fundamental understanding of the negative Poisson's ratio in graphene, RWTH Cluster (No. rwth0288, 0.24 Mio. core-h), 01/02/2018 – 31/01/2019;
    3. Guangzhao Qin and Huimin Wang, Strained modulated thermal transport in penta-AlN2 by first-principles calculation, RWTH Cluster (No. rwth0250, 0.24 Mio. core-h), 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2018;
    4. Guangzhao Qin, First-principles study of phonon transport in monolayer gallium nitride (GaN), RWTH Cluster (No. rwth0223, 0.24 Mio. core-h), 01/06/2017 – 31/05/2018;
    5. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu, Electric field modulated phonon transport in two-dimensional materials, RWTH Cluster (No. jara0168, 2.00 Mio. core-h), 01/05/2017 – 30/04/2018;
    6. Guangzhao Qin, Huimin Wang, and Ming Hu, Phonon transport in Al-doped ZnO film from first-principles, RWTH Cluster (No. jara0160, 1.35 Mio. core-h), 01/11/2016 – 30/10/2017;
    7. Guangzhao Qin, Huimin Wang, and Ming Hu, Strained modulated phonon transport in monolayer ZnO by first-principles calculation, RWTH Cluster (No. rwth0148, 1.2 Mio. core-h), 01/08/2016 – 31/07/2017;
    8. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu, Phonon transport in two-dimensional phosphorene based on first-principles calculations, JURECA, Juelich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) (Project ID: JHPC38, 0.7 Mio. core-h), 01/05/2016 – 30/04/2017;
  • TEACHING

    1. Guest lecturer in Computational Materials Science – Introduction to Monte Carlo Method at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2018-01-18, 2018-01-25);
    2. Guest lecturer in Fundamentals of Materials Interface and Interface Engineering – Intermolecular Potentials in MD simulations & (Kinetic) Monte Carlo at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2017-05-22, 2017-07-10, 2017-07-17);
    3. Guest lecturer in Fundamentals of Materials Interface and Interface Engineering – (Kinetic) Monte Carlo at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2016-07-14, 2016-07-15, 2016-07-21);
    4. Teaching assistant in Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Solid State Physics, Computational Materials Physics, and Introduction to Mesoscopic Physics and Nanoelectronics at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2013 - 2015);
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