Associate Professor

Phone: 027-87542893


Academic Areas: Ultrasound Transducer

Zhu Benpeng currently works as an Associate Professor in the School of Optical and Electronic Information at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research interests include the development of ferroelectric and piezoelectric ceramics, films and composites, as well as fabrication of ultrasound transducers and arrays for medical imaging and acoustic tweezers applications.

Academic Degrees

PhD in Microelectronics and Solid State electronics, 2009, Wuhan University & University of Southern California

Professional Experience

At Huazhong University of Science and Technology since 2009. School of Optical and Electronic Information/ Department of Electronic Science and Technology, Associate Professor (2009-present);

Selected Publications

1. B. P. Zhu, D. W. Wu, Y. Zhang, J. Ou-Yang, S. Chen, X. F. Yang, “Sol–gel derived PMN–PT thick films for high frequency ultrasound linear array applications”, [J] Ceram. Inter. 2013, 39: 8709–8714 
2. B. P. Zhu, N.Y. Chan, J. Y. Dai, K. K. Shung, S. Takeuchi, and Q. F. Zhou, “New Fabrication of High-Frequency (100-MHz) Ultrasound PZT Film Kerfless Linear Array”, [J] IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. Control. 2013, 60:854 - 857   
3. Y. Yang, B. P. Zhu (Corresponding author), Z. H. Lu, Z. Y. Wang, C. L. Fei, D. Yin, R. Xiong, J. Shi, Q. G. Chi, and Q. Q. Lei, “Polyimide/nanosized CaCu3Ti4O12 functional hybrid films with high dielectric permittivity”, [J] Appl. Phys. Lett. 2013, 102: 042904    
4. B. P. Zhu, W. K. Guo, G. Z. Shen, Q. F. Zhou and K. K. Shung, “Structure and Electrical Properties of (111) Oriented Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3–PbZrO3–PbTiO3 Thin Film for ultrahigh frequency transducer applications ” [J] IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. Control. 2011, 58:1962 - 1967   
5. B. P. Zhu, Q. F. Zhou, C. H. Hu and K. K. Shung, E. P. Gorzkowski and M. J. Pan, “Novel Lead Zirconate Titanate Composite Via Freezing Technology For High Frequency Transducer Applications”, [J] J. Adv. Dielect. 2011, 1: 85-89
6. B. P. Zhu, J. X. Han, J. Shi, K. K. Shung, Q. Wei, Y. H. Huang, M. Kosec,and Q. F. Zhou, "Lift-Off PMN–PT Thick Film for High-Frequency Ultrasonic Biomicroscopy". [J] J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2010, 93: 2929-2931
7. B. P. Zhu, Q. F. Zhou, J. Shi, K. K. Shung, S. Irisawa, and S. Takeuchi, “Self-separated hydrothermal lead zirconate titanate thick for high frequency transducer applications”. [J] Appl. Phys. Lett. 2009, 94: 102901 
8. B. P. Zhu, D. D. Li, Q. F. Zhou, J. Shi and K. K. Shung, “Piezoelectric PZT thick films on LaNiO3 buffered stainless steel foils for flexible device applications”. [J] J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2009, 42: 025504
9. B. P. Zhu, Z. Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, Z. S. Yu, J. Shi and R. Xiong, “Low temperature fabrication of the giant dielectric material CaCu3Ti4O12 by oxalate coprecipitation method”.[J] Mater. Chem. Phys. 2009, 113: 746-748
10. B. P. Zhu, D. W. Wu, Q. F. Zhou, J. Shi, and K. K. Shung, “Lead zirconate titanate thick film with enhanced electrical properties for high frequency transducer applications”. [J] Appl. Phys. Lett. 2008, 93: 012905 
11. B. P. Zhu, Z. Tang, L. H. Zhao, L. L. Wang, C. Z. Li, D. Yin, Z. X. Yu, W. F. Tang, R. Xiong, J. Shi and X. F. Ruan,“Synthesis of Mg[Ti2]O4 by spark plasma sintering”. [J] Mater. Lett. 2007, 61: 578-581

Awards and Honors

The first prize in lecture contest, 2013, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

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