YANG Guowei
Dr. YANG Guowei (G.W. Yang)

Current position
Cheung Kong Professor of Materials Physics and Chemistry,
Director of Nanotechnology Research Center of Sun Yat-sen University,
Deputy Dean of School of Physics & Engineering,
Sun Yat-sen University,
Guangzhou 510275, Guangdong,
P. R. China
Phone and Fax: +86-020-8411-3692
E-mail: stsygw@mail.sysu.edu.cn

1982 – 1986, B.S. in Physics, Zhengzhou University, P. R. China
1989 – 1992, M.S. in Semiconductor Physics and Device, Hefei University of Technology, P. R. China
1997 – 2000, Ph. D in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, P. R. China

Professional Experience
2013.7-9: Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Physics King's College London, UK
2009.1-3, Foreigner Researcher, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan.
2007-current, Cheung Kong Professor of Materials Physics and Chemistry, Ministry of Education of P.R.China.
2006.5-8, Guest Professor, Centre d'Elaboration de Matériaux et d'Etudes Structurales (CEMES), CNRS, Toulouse, France.
2004.3-6, Guest Professor, Department of Physics, Universitaet Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
2002 – current, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Director ofNanotechnology Research Center, National Key
               Laboratoryof Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Physi & Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University.
2000-2002, Postdoctoral research associate at Department of Physics and Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University 
                     of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
1997-2000, Research Assistant at Tsinghua University, China.
1992-1997, Research faculty, Department of Physics, Xiangtan University, China.
1989-1992, Research Assistant at Hefei University of Technology, China.

Current Research Activities
1. Laser ablation in liquid and applications in synthesis of nanostructures and nanomaterials.
2. Preparation, characterization, and application of semiconductor one-dimensional nanostructures and nanomaterials.
3. Nanothermodynamic theory: Nucleation and phase transition thermodynamics and growth kinetics of microphase at the
    nanometer size.
    Surface and interface of nanomaterials and related size-effects.

Scientific Reviewer
1. Adv. Mater., Adv. Function. Mater., J. Am. Ceramic. Soc., Chem. Mater., Crystal Growth & Design, Nanotechnology, Chemical Vapor
    Deposition, Diamond Rel. Mater., Mater. Sci & Eng. A, Mater. Res. Bull., Appl. Surf. Sci., Surf. Coat. Tech., Mater. Chem. Phys.,
2. Phys. Rev. Lett., Appl. Phys. Lett., Phys. Rev. B, J. Appl. Phys., Europhys. Lett., J. Chem. Phys., Physical B., etc.
3. Chemical Reviews, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Edt., Chem. Mater., J. Mater. Chem., J. Phys. Chem. B and C., Crystal
    Growth & Design, J. Solid State Chem.,
4. Optics and Laser in Engineering, Solid State Electronics, etc.

Editorial Advisory Board Member of The Open Condensed Matter Physics Journal (Bentham Science Publishers, Holland)
Editorial Advisory Board Member of Open Condensed Matter Physics Reviews (Bentham Science Publishers, Holland)
Editorial Advisory Board Member of Open Condensed Matter Physics Letters (Bentham Science Publishers, Holland)
Editorial Board Member of Science of Advanced Materials (American Scientific Publishers, USA)
Editorial Board Member of Science Journal of Nanoscience Letters (Simplex Academic Publishers, India)
Editorial Board Member of Chinese Science Bulletin (Science China Press, China)
Member of Academic Committee of State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies (Sun Yat-sen University,

1. Books: 1
2. Book chapters: 10
3. Journal papers: 200

1. The first winner of National Prize for Natural Science (2nd Prize) 2011
2. The first winner of Guangdong Prize for Science and Technology (1st Prize) 2008