Faculty, by Name

Xiangyang KONG

Xiangyang KONG

Advanced Materials Research Center
Room 513, Material Building D

Biographical Information

Dr. Xiang Yang Kong is a distinguished professor of School of Materials Science and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). He received his Ph.D. degree in materials science from SJTU in 1999, and then joined SJTU as faculty member. He was promoted as a full Professor of School of Materials Science and Engineering at SJTU in 2004. Dr. Kong was honored by a 1998-1999 Outstanding PhD Award from SJTU, and was a recipient of the National Science Foundation for Young Distinguished Investigator in 2005.

Dr. Kong is recognized for his research on the synthesis and assembly of nanostructures and nanoarchitectures for energy conversion and storage. He is the author and co-author of more than 30 articles on prestigious journals, including Science, PRL, JACS, Nano Letters, Advanced matierals, etc.. At Present, Dr. Kong is the Director of the Centre of Nanotechnology for Energy Conversion and Storage at SJTU.

Teaching Involvements

1.    Introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology for senior and graduate students;

2.    Overview: materials today for fresh students.


Selected Publications

1. Mao JJ, Kong XY, Wang D Assembly of metallic carbon nanodots aligned on vicinal Si(111)-7×7surface, JACS, 12937822007

2. Zou ZQ, Wang H, and Kong XY, Epitaxial growth of manganese silicide nanowires on Si(111)-(7?7) surface, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99: 133111 (2007)

3. Guo GF, Li JB, and Kong XY, et al., Direct measurement of residual stresses and their effects on the microstructure and mechanical properties of heat-treated Si3N4 ceramics II: with CeO2 as a single additive, Acta Materialia, 55: 3245 (2007)

4. Gou, XL, Wang GX, Kong XY,Facile Synthesis and Characterization of Gallium Oxide (?-Ga2O3) 1D Nanostructures: Nanowires, Nanoribbons and Nanosheets, Chemistry- A European,14:5996 (2008)

5. Wang GX, Park J, Kong XY,, Branched nanostructures of Fermite for gas nanosenor, Crystal growth and design,8, 1940 (2008)

6. Guo GF, Li JB, and Kong XY, et al., Phase evolution in heat-treated Si3N4 with various additions of Yb2O3, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 91, 614. (2008).

7. Ji D, Kong XY, Li JM, Atomistic failure mechanism of single wall carbon nanotubes with small diameters, Chinese Physics Letters, 24: 165(2007)

8. Kong XY, Ding Y, Yang R, Wang ZL Single-Crystal Nanorings Formed by Epitaxial Self-Coiling of Polar Nanobelts, Science, 303: 1348-1351 (2004)  with website cover and Highlights

9. Kong XY, Wang ZL Spontaneous polarization-induced nanohelixes, nanosprings, and nanorings of piezoelectric nanobelts  NANO LETT 3: 1625-1631 (2003) with cover,

10. Wang ZL, Kong XY, Zuo JM Induced growth of asymmetric nanocantilever arrays on polar surfaces PHYS REV LETT 91 (18): Art. No. 185502  (2003)  with cover,

11. Ding Y, Kong XY, Wang ZL Doping and planar defects in the formation of single-crystal ZnO nanorings PHY. REV. B 70 (23): Art. No. 235408 (2004)

12. Wang ZL, Kong XY, Ding Y, et al.Semiconducting and piezoelectric oxide nanostructures induced by polar surfaces  ADV. FUN. MAT. 14 (10): 943-956 OCT 2004