2006, Ph.D., Condensed State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2003, M.S. Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Hubei University
2000, B.S. Physics, Department of Physics, Hubei Normal University

Research Experience

September 2011 ~Present: Professor, Head of Institute of Optoelectronic Nanomaterials, College of Material Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China. Research topics: Optoelectronics of doped nanocrystals and two-dimensional semiconductors
September 2011 ~Present: Professor, Group Leader of Semiconductor Nanomaterials and Devices, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), China. Research topics: Optoelectronics of doped nanocrystals and two-dimensional semiconductors
October 2009 ~ October 2011: Japan Science Promotion Society (JSPS) Research Fellow, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan. Collaborative Professors: Yoshio Bando. JSPS project: Fabrication and electronic properties of White graphene – BN two-dimensional crystals
July 2008 ~ September 2009: Postdoctoral Researcher, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan. Supervisor Professor: Yoshio Bando and Dmitri Golberg. Project: Nanostructures of wide bandgap semiconductors (ZnO and BN)
April 2007 ~ August 2007: Visiting Scholar, Department of Physics and Institute of Applied Physics, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany. Collaborative Professor: Claus Klingshirn and Heinz Kalt. China-Germany Collaborative Project: Luminescence and lasing of ZnO nanostructures
June 2006 ~ July 2008: Assistant Researcher, Key Lab of Materials Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Principle Investigator of NSFC project: Origins of visible luminescence in ZnO

Professional Affiliations

Topical Editor: Current Applied Physics, from 2012 to now, have treated more than 50 manuscripts in topics of Nanomaterials and Device Physics
Editorial Members: Science of Advanced Materials (www.aspbs.com/sam), Journal of Nanomaterial, Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering (www.aspbs.com/rase)
Journal Reviewers: ACS: Nano. Lett., JACS, ACS Nano, JPCC/B/L, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., Langmuir, Cryst. Growth Des; Wiley: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Adv. Mater., Adv. Funct. Mater., phys. stat. sol. (a), Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., Chem. Eur. J.; RSC: Energy Environ. Sci., JMC, CC, PCCP, Nanoscale, CrystEngComm, Catal. Sci. Tech.; AIP: APL, JAP; Top 20% reviewer for JPC (2008, 2009); Top 15% reviewer for JMC (2010)

Research Areas

Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors
Doped nanocrystals of wide-bandgap semiconductors
Photodetectors, transparent conductive electrodes, resistive random access memory (RRAM) and memristor, supercapacitors, solar cells,
Nanoparticle generation by laser ablation in liquid


NSFC Excellent Young Scientist Fellowship, 2012
Jiangsu "high-level innovative entrepreneurship talent introduction plan" fellowship, 2011
Japan Science Promotion Society (JSPS) fellowship, The Japanese Ministry of Education, 2009
Top 100 Most Cited Chinese Papers Published in International Journals, 2008

Publications and Patents

1. Jizhong Song, Sergei A. Kulinich, Jian Yan, Zhigang Li, Jianping He, Caixia Kan, Haibo Zeng,* Epitaxial ZnO Nanowire-on-Nanoplate Structures as Efficient and Transferable Field Emitters, Advanced Materials, 2013, 25, 5677–5825.(Citations:0)Selected as Inside Cover
2. Xiufeng Song, Jinlian Hu, Haibo Zeng,* Two-Dimensional Semiconductors: Recent Progress and Future Perspectives, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2013, 1, 2952-2969.(Citations:10)1st most-read JMCC article in March; 1st most-read JMCC article in Quarter 2
3. Haibo Zeng,* Xiwen Du, Subhash C. Singh, Sergei A. Kulinich, Shikuan Yang, Jianping He, Weiping Cai, Nanomaterials via laser ablation/irradiation in liquid: A review, Advanced Functional Materials, 2012, 22, 1333-1353.(Citations:51)
4. Xijin Xu, Xiaosheng Fang, Yoshio Bando, Haibo Zeng,* Baodan Liu, Xiaoye Hu, Dmitri Golberg,* Tube-in-tube TiO2 nanotubes with porous walls: fabrication, formation mechanism and photocatalytic properties, Small 2011, 7, 445-449.(Citations:43)Selected as Inside Cover
5. Haibo Zeng,* Guotao Duan, Yue Li, Shikuan Yang, Xiaoxia Xu, Weiping Cai, Blue luminescence of ZnO Nanoparticles Based on Nonequilibrium Process: Defect Origins and Emission Controls, Advanced Functional Materials, 2010, 20, 561-572.(Citations:325)2nd most-cited AFM article in 2010-2013
6. Haibo Zeng,* Chunyi Zhi, Zhuhua Zhang, Xianlong Wei, Wanlin Guo, Yoshio Bando, Dmitri Golberg, “White” graphene: Boron Nitride Nanoribbons via Boron Nitride Nanotube Unwrapping, Nano Letters, 2010, 10, 5049-5055.(Citations:155)Highlighted by Nature-Asia Materials; Highlighted by Nano Werk
7. Haibo Zeng,* Yoshio Bando, Ujjal K. Gautam, Tianyou Zhai, Xiaosheng Fang, Dmitri Golberg, Template Deformation-Tailored ZnO Nanorod/Nanowire Arrays: Full Growth Control and Optimization of Field-Emission, Advanced Functional Materials, 2009, 19, 3165-3172.(Citations:113)
8. Haibo Zeng,* Weiping Cai, Peisheng Liu, Xiaoxia Xu, Huijuan Zhou, Claus Klingshirn, Heinz Kalt, ZnO-based Hollow Nanoparticles by Selective Etching: Elimination and Reconstruction of Metal-semiconductor Interface, Improvement of Blue Emission and Photocatalysis, ACS Nano 2008, 2, 1661-1670.(Citations:230)Top 100 Most Cited Chinese Papers in 2008
9. Haibo Zeng, Weiping Cai, Jinlian Hu, Guotao Duan, Peisheng Liu, Yue Li, Violet photoluminescence from shell layer of Zn/ZnO core-shell nanoparticles induced by laser ablation, Applied Physics Letters 2006, 88, 171910-171912.(Citations:119)Selected by “the virtual journal of nanoscale science & technology”
10. Haibo Zeng, Weiping Cai, Yue Li, Jinlian Hu, Peisheng Liu, Composition/Structural Evolution and Optical Properties of ZnO/Zn Nanoparticles by Laser Ablation in Liquid Media, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2005, 109, 18260-18266.(Citations:204)1st most-cited research paper in the field of Laser-Ablation-in-Liquid