Zhong Lin Wang

Most Influential Person

Chinese-American nanotechnologist

Why Is Zhong Lin Wang Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)

Zhong Lin Wang is the Hightower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering and Regents’ Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a materials scientist and engineer with a specialty in nanotechnology and energy science. He earned a B.S. in applied physics from Xidian University and a Ph.D. in physics from Arizona State University.

Wang has made substantial contributions to nanotechnology, including the fundamental physical properties of zinc oxide nanobelts and nanowires, and the potential for the use of ZnO nanostructures in electronics, sensors, and optoelectronic systems. He pioneered piezotronics and piezo-phototronics – two new fields, and broke new ground on in-situ measurements inside a transmission electron microscope.

He is ranked as the most highly referenced scholar in nanotechnology and nanoscience. He has been honored multiple times for his contributions. Among his awards are the S.T. Li Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Science and Technology in 2001, the China International Science and Technology Collaboration Award in 2014, Thomson Reuters Citation Laureate in Physics in 2015, the 2018 ENI Award in Energy Frontiers and most recently, the Albert Einstein World Award of Science.

He is a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the founding member and chief editor of Nano Energy, an international journal.

Academic Website

Featured in Top Influential Engineers Today

According to Wikipedia, Zhong Lin Wang is a Chinese-American physicist, materials scientist and engineer specialized in nanotechnology, energy science and electronics. He received his PhD from Arizona State University in 1987. He is the Hightower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering and Regents' Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.

(See a Problem?)

Zhong Lin Wang's Published Works

Number of citations in a given year to any of this author's works
Total number of citations to an author for the works they published in a given year. This highlights publication of the most important work(s) by the author

Published Papers

This paper list is powered by the following services:

Metadata from Crossref logo

Other Resources About Zhong Lin Wang

What Schools Are Affiliated With Zhong Lin Wang?

Zhong Lin Wang is affiliated with the following schools:

Zhong Lin Wang's Academic­Influence.com Rankings