Lecturer

Phone: +1 27 87542693

Email: zhangguangzu@gmail.com

Academic Areas: Functional materials and device

Zhang Guangzu is the Lecturer of Department of Electronic Science, School of Optical and Electronic Information at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research includes functional ferroelectric materials, ferroelectric nanocomposites, photoelectric materials, and applications as sensors, actuators and energy harvesting devices. His works are widely published in the leading scholarly journals in functional materials and devices

Academic Degrees

2006-2010  Huazhong University of Science and Technology   Ph.D., Microelectronics and Solid-state Electronics

 2002–2006 Hubei University  B.S., Electronic Science and Technology

Professional Experience

School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Lecture (2010-present)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Post Doc. (2013-present)

Selected Publications

  1. Guangzu Zhang+, Xiaoshan Zhang+, Tiannan Yang, Qi Li, Longqing. Chen, Shenglin Jiang*, Qing Wang*, “Colossal Room-Temperature Electrocaloric Effect in Ferroelectric Polymer Nanocomposites Using Nanostructured Barium Strontium Titanates”, ACS Nano. 9, 7164 (2015).
  2. Qi Li, Lei Chen, Matthew R. Gadinski, Sihai. Zhang, Guangzu Zhang, Haoyu Li, Aman Haque, Longqing Chen, Tom Jackson, Qing Wang*, “Flexible High-Temperature Dielectric Materials from Polymer Nanocomposites”, Nature 523, 576. (2015).
  3. Guangzu Zhang, Qi Li, Haiming Gu, Shenglin Jiang, Kuo Han, Matthew R. Gadinski, M. Aman Haque, Qiming Zhang, Qing Wang*, “Ferroelectric Polymer Nanocomposites for Room-Temperature Electrocaloric Refrigeration,” Adv. Mater. 27, 1450 (2015).
  4. Qi Li, Guangzu Zhang*, Xiaoshan Zhang, Shenglin Jiang, Yike Zeng, Qing Wang*, “Relaxor Ferroelectric Based Electrocaloric Polymer Nanocomposites with A Broad Operating Temperature Range and High Cooling Energy”, Adv. Mater. 27, 2236 (2015).
  5. Qi Li+, Guangzu Zhang+, Feihua Liu, Kuo Han, Matthew R. Gadinski, Chuanxi Xiong*, Qing Wang*, “Solution-Processed Ferroelectric Terpolymer Nanocomposites with High Breakdown Strength and Energy Density Utilizing Boron Nitride Nanosheets”, Energy Environ. Sci., 8, 922 (2015).
  6. Guangzu Zhang, Dingyang Zhu, Xiaoshan Zhang, Ling Zhang, Jinqiao Yi, Bing Xie, Yike Zeng, Q1 Li, Qing Wang*, Shenglin Jiang*, “High-Energy Storage Performance of (Pb0.87Ba0.1La0.02)(Zr0.68Sn0.24Ti0.08)O3 Antiferroelectric Ceramics Fabricated by the Hot-Press Sintering Method”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 98, 1175 (2015).
  7. Ting Yu, Guangzu Zhang*, Yan Yu, Yike Zeng, Shenglin Jiang, “Pyroelectric Energy Harvesting Devices based-on Pb[(MnxNb1−x)1/2(MnxSb1−x)1/2]y(ZrzTi1−z)1−yO3 Ceramics”, Sensor. Actuat. A-Phys. 223, 159 (2015).
  8. Ling Zhang, Shenglin Jiang, Baoyan Fan, Guangzu Zhang*, “High Energy storage Performance in (Pb0.858Ba0.1La0.02Y0.008)(Zr0.65Sn0.3Ti0.05)O3- (Pb0.97La0.02)(Zr0.9Sn0.05Ti0.05)O3 Anti-Ferroelectric Composite Ceramics”, Ceram. Int., 41, 1139 (2015).
  9. Shenglin Jiang, Yaping Wang, Xiaoshan Zhang, Yuchun Xu, Pin Liu, Yike Zeng, Qing Wang, Guangzu Zhang*, “Effect of Zn Doping on Stability of ZnO Varistors Under High Pulse-current Stress”, Ceram. Int., 41, 11611 (2015).
  10. Shenglin Jiang, Pin Liu, Xiaoshan Zhang, Ling Zhang, Qi Li, Jinqiao Yao, Yike Zeng, Qing Wang*, Guangzu Zhang*, “Enhanced Pyroelectric Properties of Porous Ba0.67Sr0.33TiO3 Ceramics Fabricated with Carbon Nanotubes”, J. Alloys Compd. 636, 93 (2015).
  11. Chen Pei, Shenglin Jiang, Yan Yu, Sisi Liu, Yike Zeng, Guangzu Zhang*, “Effect of Electric Field on Dielectric Properties of Antiferroelectric Ceramic/Polymer Composites”, J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron. 26, 3236 (2015).
  12. Ling Zhang, Shenglin Jiang, Baoyan Fan, Guangzu Zhang*, “Enhanced Energy Storage Performance in (Pb0.858Ba0.1La0.02Y0.008)(Zr0.65Sn0.3Ti0.05)O3-(Pb0.97La0.02) (Zr0.9Sn0.05Ti0.05)O3 Anti-Ferroelectric Composite Ceramics by Spark Plasma Sintering”, J. Alloys Compd. 622, 162 (2015).
  13. Yike Zeng, Guoqiang Bao, Jinqiao Yi, Guangzu Zhang*, Shenglin Jiang, “The Influence of Inducing Magnetic Field on the Magnetoelectric Effect of Particulate Magnetoelectric Composites”, J. Alloys Compd. 630, 183 (2015).
  14. Kuo Han+, Qi Li+, Chalathorn Chanthad, Matthew R. Gadinski, Guangzu Zhang, Qing Wang*, “A Hybrid Material  Approach  Toward  Solution-Processable Dielectrics  Exhibiting  Enhanced Breakdown Strength and High Energy Density”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 25, 3505 (2015).
  15. Matthew R. Gadinski, Qi Li, Guangzu Zhang, Xiaoshan Zhang, Qing Wang*, “Understanding of Relaxor Ferroelectric  Behavior  of  Poly(vinylidene  fluoride-trifluoroethylene-chlorotrifluoroethylene) Terpolymer”, Macromolecules, 48, 2731 (2015).
  16. Ling Zhang, Shenglin Jiang*, Yike Zeng, Ming Fu, Kuo Han, Qi Li, Qing Wang, Guangzu Zhang*, “Y Doping and Grain Size Co-effects on the Electrical Energy Storage Performance of (Pb0.87Ba0.1La0.02) (Zr0.65Sn0.3Ti0.05)O3 Anti-Ferroelectric Ceramics”, Ceram. Int., 40, 5455 (2014).
  17. Yike Zeng, Tongtong Li, Ming Fu, Shenglin Jiang*, Guangzu Zhang*, “Effects of Combinative Surface Modification on the Stability and Conductivity of the Copper Particles”, J. Alloys Compd. 585, 277 (2014).
  18. Shenglin Jiang, Zhongjiang Zhu, Ling Zhang, Xue Xiong, Jinqiao Yi, Yike Zeng, Wen Liu, Qing Wang, Kuo Han, Guangzu Zhang*, “Electrical Properties of Bi(Ni1/2Ti1/2)O3-PbTiO3 high-TC Piezoelectric Ceramics Fabricated by the Microwave Sintering Process”, Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 179, 36 (2014).
  19. Qi Li, Kuo Han, Matthew R. Gadinski, Guangzu Zhang, Qing Wang*, “High Energy and Power Density Capacitors from Solution-Processed Ternary Ferroelectric Polymer Nanocomposites”, Adv. Mater., 26, 6244 (2014).
  20. Matthew R. Gadinski, Kuo Han, Qi Li, Guangzu Zhang, Wuttiichai Reainthippayasakul, Qing Wang*, “High Energy Density and Breakdown Strength from β and γ Phases in Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-bromotrifluoroethylene) Copolymers”, ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 6, 18981 (2014).
  21. Jungang He, Jie Chen, Yan Yu, Ling Zhang, Guangzu Zhang, Shenglin Jiang*, Wen Liu, Haisheng Song, Jiang Tang*, “Effect of Ligand Passivation on Morphology, Optical and Photoresponse Properties of CdS Colloidal Quantum Dots Thin Film”, Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron. 25, 1499 (2014).
  22. Jungang He, Yan Yu, Ling Zhang, Jinqiao Yi, Sisi Liu, Hao Kan, Guangzu Zhang, Shenglin Jiang*, “Investigations on the Morphology, Optical and Photoresponse Properties of PbS/CdS Binary Colloidal Quantum Dot Thin Film”, Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron. 25, 2516 (2014).
  23. Guangzu Zhang, Sisi Liu, Yan Yu*, Yike Zeng, Yangyang Zhang, Xu Hu, Shenglin Jiang*, “Microstructure and Electrical Properties of (Pb0.87Ba0.1La0.02)(Zr0.68Sn0.24Ti0.08)O3 Anti-Ferroelectric Ceramics Fabricated by the Hot-Press Sintering method. J. Euro. Ceram. Soc. 33, 113 (2013).
  24. Shenglin Jiang, Ling Zhang, Guangzu Zhang*, Sisi Liu, Jinqiao Yia, Xue Xiong, Yan Yu*, Jungang He, Yike Zeng, “Effect of Zr:Sn Ratio in the Lead Lanthanum Zirconate Stannate Titanate Anti-Ferroelectric Ceramics on Energy Storage Properties”, Ceram. Int. 39, 5571 (2013).
  25. Yike Zeng, Fei Yao, Guangzu Zhang*, Sisi Liu, Shenglin Jiang*, Yan Yu, Jungang He, Ling Zhang, Jinqiao Yi, “Effects of Bi2O3-Li2CO3 Additions on Dielectric and Pyroelectric Properties of Mn Doped Pb(Zr0.9Ti0.1)O3 Thick Films”, Ceram. Int. 39, 3709 (2013).
  26. Yan Yu, Shenglin Jiang*, Wenli Zhou, Xiangshui Miao, Yike Zeng, Guangzu Zhang, Sisi Liu, “Room Temperature Rubbing for Few-Layer Two-Dimensional Thin Flakes Directly on Flexible Polymer Substrates”, Sci. Rep. 3, 2697 (2013).
  27. Yan Yu, Shenglin Jiang*, Wenli Zhou*, Xiangshui Miao, Yike Zeng, Guangzu Zhang, Jungang He, Jinqiao Yi, Wen Liu, “Surface Fractal Evolution Induced Rubbing for Rapid Room Temperature and Transfer-Free Fabrication of Graphene on Flexible Polymer Substrate”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 011601 (2013).
  28. Yan Yu, Shenglin Jiang*, Guangzu Zhang*, Wenli Zhou, Xiangshui Miao, Yike Zeng, Jing Wang, Jungang He, Ling Zhang, “Universal Ultrafast Sandpaper Assisting Rubbing Method for Room Temperature Fabrication of Two-Dimensional Nanosheets Directly on Flexible Polymer Substrate”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 073113 (2012).
  29. Yan Yu, Shenglin Jiang*, Wenli Zhou*, Xiangshui Miao, Yike Zeng, Guangzu Zhang, Yangyang Zhang, Qingfeng Zhang, Han Zhao, “Ultrafast Room Temperature Wiping-Rubbing Fabrication of Graphene Nanosheets as Flexible Transparent Conductive Films with High Surface Stability” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 023119 (2012).
  30. Yangyang Zhang, Shinglin Jiang*, Yan Yu, Yike Zeng, Guangzu Zhang, Qingfeng Zhang, Jungang He, “Crystallization Behavior and Phase-Transformation Mechanism with the Use of Graphite Nanosheets in Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Nanocomposites”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 125, E314 (2012).
  31. Yangyang Zhang, Shinglin Jiang*, Yan Yu, Gui Xiong, Qingfeng Zhang, Guangzu Zhang, “Phase Transformation Mechanisms and Piezoelectric Properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride)/Montmorillonite Composite”, Appl. Polym. Sci. 123, 2595 (2012).
  32. Guangzu Zhang, Shenglin Jiang*, Yike Zeng, Yangyang Zhang, Qingfeng Zhang, Yan Yu, Jing Wang, “Doping and Grain Size Effects on Pyroelectric Properties of Ba0.7Sr0.3TiO3 for Uncooled Infrared Bolometer”, Phys. Status Solidi A 208, 2699 (2011).
  33. Guangzu Zhang, Shenglin Jiang*, Jungang He, Jing Wang, Qingfeng Zhang, Yangyang Zhang, Yan Yu, “Ba0.68Sr0.32TiO3/Ba0.68Sr0.32TiO3+Mn Composite with Low Loss and High Pyroelectric Coefficient”, Phys. Status Solidi A 208, 725 (2011).
  34. Yike Zeng, Xiaoye Qin*, Shenglin Jiang, Guangzu Zhang, Ling Zhang, “Effect of BaF2 Addition on Crystallization Kinetics and Dielectric Properties of B2O3–Nb2O5–SrO–BaO Glass–Ceramics”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 94, 469 (2011).
  35. Qingfeng Zhang, Shenglin Jiang*, Yike Zeng, Maoyan Fan, Guangzu Zhang, Yangyang Zhang, Yan Yu, Jing Wang, Jungang He, “Large Electric-Induced Pyroelectric Properties in (Pb0.87La0.02Ba0.1)(Zr0.7Sn0.24Ti0.06)O3 Antiferroelectric Ceramics with Excess PbO”, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 124111 (2011).
  36. Qingfeng Zhang, Shenglin Jiang*, Yike Zeng, Maoyan Fan, QingpingWang, Guangzu Zhang, Yangyang Zhang, Yan Yu, Jing Wang, “Large Pyroelectric Response in (Pb0.87La0.02Ba0.1)(Zr0.7Sn0.3−xTix)O3 Antiferroelectric Ceramics under DC Bias Field”, Appl Phys A 103, 1159 (2011).
  37. Qingfeng Zhang*, Shenglin Jiang, Yike Zeng, Zhenzhen Xie, Maoyan Fan, Guangzu Zhang, Yangyang Zhang, Yan Yu, Jing Wang, Xiaoye Qin, “Dielectric and Pyroelectric Properties of Ba-Modified Lead Lanthanum Zirconate Stannate Titanate Ceramics”, Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 176, 816 (2011).
  38. Qingping Wang*, Shenglin Jiang, Yangyang Zhang, Guangzu Zhang, Longyu Xiong, “Microstructure and Morphology in the PVDF Films Doped with BiCl3”, Polym. Bull. 66, 821 (2011).
  39. Qingping Wang*, Shenglin Jiang, Yangyang Zhang, Guangzu Zhang, Longyu Xiong, “Structure and Electrical Properties of PMNSZT/PVDF Pyroelectric Composites Doped with BiCl3”, J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron. 22, 849 (2011).
  40. Guangzu Zhang*, Shenglin Jiang, Yike Zeng, Yangyang Zhang, Qingfeng Zhang, Yan Yu, “High Pyroelectric Properties of Porous Ba0.67Sr0.33TiO3 for Uncooled Infrared Detectors”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 92, 3132 (2009).
  41. Guangzu Zhang, Shenglin Jiang, Yike Zeng, Yangyang Zhang, Qingfeng Zhang, Yan Yu. “The Modified Model of the Dielectric Characteristics for Porous Ba0.6Sr0.4TiO3 Ceramics”, J. Appl. Phys. 106, 034110 (2009).
  42. Guangzu Zhang, Shenglin Jiang, Yangyang Zhang, Tiantian Xie. “Pyroelectric Properties in Three Phases Coexistence Pb[(Mn0.33Nb0.67)0.5(Mn0.33Sb0.67)0.5]0.08 (ZrxTi1-x)0.92O3 Lead Ceramics. Curr. Appl. Phys. 9, 1434 (2009).

Selected Cases

  • National Nature Science Foundation of China
  • Research Fund of the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China
  • Science and Technology Project of Wuhan

Courses Taught

  • Semiconductor physics
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