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ZHAO Xinyan
Research Assistant Professor

Education Experience:

2014:Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, PhD

2003:Beijing Institute of Technology, Master

1999:Xi’An Technological University,Bachelor

Work Experience:

2018/04 up to now:Southern University of Science and Technology, Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Research Associate Professor (Doctoral supervisor)

2017/07-2018/02: National University of Singapore, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Visiting Scholar

2014/12-2018/04: Nanjing Tech University, Institute of Advanced Materials (IAM), Associate Professor

2012/06-2013/01: Institute of Materials Research Engineering (Singapore), Visiting Scholar

2003/04–2014/11: Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Department of Optoelectronic Engineering, Associate Professor

Research Interests:

Fluid Mechanics of printing optoelectronic functional thin-films;

Process, morphology, and performance of printed flexible optoelectronic devices.

Research Funding:

National Natural Science Foundation of China:Kirigami organic photovoltaics with stretch induced solar tracking,590,000 RMB,2020.01-2023.12 ,Project leader

National Natural Science Foundation of China:Tunable nanostructure and its optoelectronic characteristics of active-layer in polymer solar cells fabricated by electrospray,190,000 RMB,2017.01-2019.12,Project leader

The Shenzhen Projects for Postdoctoral Research Funds,300,000 RMB,2019.04-2022.04,Project leader

National Natural Science Foundation of China:The study on generation and impact dynamics of droplets from non-Newtonian fluids for flexible electronics manufacturing,3,000,000 RMB,2020.01-2024.12,Core member


1.    Y. Li, K. Chang, J. Chang,      B. Yu, B. Liu, X. Zhao*, W. Deng*, Printed kirigami organic      photovoltaics for efficient solar tracking, Advanced Functional Materials,      2204004, 2022.

2.    B. Yu, L. Liu, B. Liu, X. Zhao*, W Deng*, Printing of      low-melting-point alloy as top electrode for organic solar cells, Advanced      Optical Materials, 2201977, 2022.

3.    G. Du, Z. Wang, T. Zhai, Y. Li, K. Chang, B. Yu, X. Zhao*,      W. Deng*, Flow-enhanced Flexible Micro-Comb Printing of Organic Solar      Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 14, 13572−13583, 2022.

4.    H. Liu, Z. Wang,      L. Gao, Y. Huang, H. Tang, X Zhao*, Weiwei Deng*, Optofluidic      resonance of a transparent liquid jet excited by a continuous wave laser, Physical    Review Letters, 127, 244502, 2021.

5.   P. Yang, T. Zhai, B. Yu, G. Du, B. Mi*, X. Zhao*, W. Deng*, Toward all aerosol printing of high-efficiency organic solar cells using environmentally friendly solvents in ambient air, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, 17198,2021.

6.    K. Chang, Y. Li, H. Xia, J. Chang, B. Yu, G. Du, P. Yang, X.  Zhao*, B. Mi*, W. Huang*, W. Deng*, Organic photovoltaic printed via sheet electrospray enabled by quadrupole electrodes, ACS Applied      Materials & Interfaces, 13, 56375-56384, 2021.

7.    H. Xia, B. Yu, K. Chang, X. Zhao*, W Deng*, Shaping electrospray deposition profile by a quadrupole: from circular to elliptical patterns, Journal of Aerosol Science, 154, 105739, 2021.

8.   M. Zhong, Y. Li, G. Du, Y. Li, K. Chang, T.-K. Lau, X. Lu, H. Sun, X. Guo, Y.-F. Guo, X. Zhao*, W. Deng*, Soft porous blade printing of nonfullerene organic solar cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12: 25843-25852, 2020.

9.    K. Chang, Y. Li, G. Du, M. Zhong, P. Yang, Y. Zhu, F. He, B. Mi*, X. Zhao*, W. Deng*, Efficient Non-fullerene organic photovoltaics printed by electrospray via solvent engineering, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12: 27405-27415, 2020.

10.  X. Zhao, W. Deng*, Printing photovoltaics by electrospray, Opto-Electronic Advances, 3: 190038, 2020.

11.  S. Wang, P. Yang, K. Chang, W. Lv, B Mi*, J. Song*, X. Zhao*, Z. Gao*, A new dibenzo[g.p] Chrysene derivative as an efficient anode buffer for inverted polymer solar cells, Organic Electronics, 74: 269-275, 2019.

12.  X. Zhao, Z. Tao, W. Yang, K. Xu, L. Wang, Y. Jiang, Q. Zhang, Z. Gao, B. Mi*, M. Hong*, W. Deng*, Morphology and electrical characteristics of polymer: Fullerene films deposited by electrospray, Solar Energy Material & Solar Cells, 183: 137-145, 2018.

13.  X. Zhao, G. Wang, M. Hong*, Hybrid structures of Fe3O4 and Ag nanoparticles on Si nanopillar arrays substrate for SERS applications, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 214: 377-382, 2018.

14.  X. Zhao*, T. Wang, L. Wang, X. Zhang, Z. Tao, B. Mi*, Z. Gao*, Improved efficiency and stability in polymer solar cells using a tetra-nuclear Zinc(II) complex interfacial layer, Organic Electronics, 50: 273-278, 2017.

15.  X. Zhao, D. E. Johnston*, J. C. Rodriguez, Z. Tao, B. Mi*, W. Deng*, Nanostructured Semiconducting Polymer Films with Enhanced Reorientation of Crystalline Domains by Electrospray Deposition, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 302: 1700090, 2017.

16.  X. Zhao, C. Li, W. Yang, W Deng*, Paper-based Electrospray Emitters, Journal of Aerosol Science, 113: 108-113, 2017.

17.  X. Zhao, W. Yang, C. Li, X. Wang,      S. L. Lim, D. Qi, R. Wang, Z. Gao, B. Mi*, Z.-K. Chen*, W. Huang*, W. Deng*,      Effects of Damkhöler number of evaporation on the morphology of active      layer and the performance of organic heterojunction solar cells fabricated      by electrospray method, Solar Energy Material & Solar Cells, 134:      140-147, 2015.

18.  X. Zhao, X. Wang, S. L. Lim, D. Qi, R. Wang, Z. Gao, B. Mi*, Z.-K.      Chen*, W. Huang*, W. Deng*, Enhancement of the performance of organic      solar cells by electrospray deposition with optimal solvent system, Solar      Energy Material & Solar Cells, 121: 119-125, 2014.

19.  X. Zhao, Z. Li, T. Zhu, B. Mi*, Z. Gao*, W. Huang*, Structure      optimization of organic planar heterojunction solar cells, Journal of      Physics D: Applied Physics, 46: 195105, 2013.

20.  X. Zhao, B. Mi, Z. Gao*, W. Huang*,     Recent progress in the numerical modeling for organic thin film solar      cells, Science China: Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, 54:      375-387, 2011.