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Xu, Jian

Xu, Jian

Associate Professor of Engineering Science & Mechanics and Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office phone: (814) 863-0721
Office address: 205B Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
Office hours: Friday: Noon - 2:45pm
Office hours location: 205B EES Building
Office hours phone: (814) 863-0721
E-mail: jianxu@psu.edu
Homepage: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/wiki/research:jxx10:start


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2003
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlotteville, 1998
  • B.S., Optoelectronics, Tianjin University, China, 1992

Years of Service with Penn State

  • May 2009 – Present Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Aug 2003 – May 2009 Assistant Professor of Engineering Science

Other Related Experience — Teaching, Industrial, Etc.

  • Mar 2003 – Aug 2003 Postdoc, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Sept 1999 – Feb 2003 Research Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Sept 1998 – May 1999 Teaching Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Sept 1995 – May 1998 Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Recent Principal Publications

  • Jian Xu, Ron Henderson, and Guanjun You (Aug 2013) “Time-resolved fluorescence up-conversion study of radiative recombination dynamics in III-nitride light emitting diodes over a wide bias range,” APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 103(6), pp. 121109.
  • Jie Liu, Mohney Suzanne, and Jian Xu (June 2013) “Nonradiative Energy Transfer between Colloidal Quantum Dot-Phosphors and Silicon Carbide Diodes,” Journal of Electronic Materials, 42(5), pp. 805–808.
  • Xuefeng Zhang, Li Wang, and Jian Xu (May 2013) “Gate length related transfer characteristics of GaN-based high electron mobility transistors,” APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 102(12), pp. 113501–113503.
  • Fan Zhang, Mohney Suzanne, and Jian Xu (2012) “Nonradiative energy transfer between colloidal quantum dot-phosphors and nanopillar nitride LEDs,” Optics Express, 20, pp. 333.
  • Chunfeng Zhang, Mohney Suzanne, and Jian Xu (Dec 2009) “Two-Photon Pumped Lasing from Colloidal Nanocrystal Quantum Dots,” Optics Letters, 33, pp. 2437.

Consulting, Patents, and Scientific and Professional Society Memberships

  • The International Society For Optical Engineering, Member (2005 – Present)
  • The Optical Society of America, Member (2004 – Present)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Member (2000 – Present)
  • U.S. Patent 61154601 (Provisional), Jian Xu, S. Ashok. Germanium Based Light Emitting Apparatus (1 Apr 2009)
  • U.S. Patent 60/909, 160, Jian Xu and Jerzy Ruzullo. Mist Fabrication of Nanocrystal based Light Emitting Devices and Their Arrays with Shadow Masks (26 Sept 2007)

Honors and Awards

  • NSF Career Award, National Science Foundation (25 Sept 2009)

Recent Institutional and Professional Service

  • Member, ESM undergraduate admission committee (Jan 2010 – Present)
  • Symposium Chair, Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society 2009, Symposium on Semiconductor Nanocrystal and Metal Nanostructure Enhanced Photonic Devices (Oct 2009 – Present)
  • Chair, ESM Candidacy Exam Bio/nanotechnology Committee (Jan 2009 – Dec 2013)
  • Member, Executive Comittee, SPIE Photonics West (Jan 2010 – Jan 2012)

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