Faculty Profile
  ZHAO Jin
Department: Department of Physics
Mailing Address:
Department of Physics,University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Rd, Hefei, Anhui, PR China
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Research Profile

     Dr. Jin Zhao, professor, received her bachelor degree from the Department of Physics of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in July 1998, 
and her Ph.D degree from the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, USTC, in December 2003. 
Dr. Zhao pursued her postdoctoral studies at the University of Pittsburgh from March 2004 to August 2008. 
In the period between September 2008 and February 2010, she worked as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. 
Since 2010 Dr. Zhao has been working as a full professor at the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, USTC, 
and has been selected into the “Hundred Talents Program” of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 
She is also an Adjunct Professor with the University of Pittsburgh.
     Dr. Zhao has previously been selected as the recipient of the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 
and the M.T. Thomas Award for Outstanding Postdoctoral Achievement, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA). 
Dr. Zhao has more than 30 publications in journals including Science, Chemical Reviews, Physical Review Letters et.al. Her work has been cited more than 500 times.
Selected Publications
1) Single C59N Molecule as a Molecular Rectifier , Phys. Rev. Lett. , , 2005
2) olvated Electrons on Metal Oxide Surfaces , Chemical Reviews , , 2006
3) Ultrafast interfacial proton-coupled electron transfer , Science , , 2006
4) Wet Electrons at H2O/TiO2(110) Surface , Science , , 2005
5) A Theoretical Study of Small Two-dimensional Gold Clusters , Phys. Rev. B , , 2003
6) Unvelling Matel-Cage Hybrid States in a single Endohedral Matallofullerene , Phys. Rev. Lett. , , 2003
7) Interplay between Hydrogen Bonding and Electron Solvation on Hydrated TiO2(110) , Phys. Rev. B , , 2006
8) Theoretical study of the molecular and electronic structure of methanol on rutile TiO2(110) surface , Phys. Rev. B , , 2009
9) The Electronic Structure of Oxygen Atom Vacancy and Hydroxyl Impurity Defects on Titanium Dioxide (110) Surface , J. Chem. Phys. , , 2009
10) The electronic potential of a chemisorption interface , Phys. Rev. B , , 2008
11) Atomlike, Hollow-Core-Bound Molecular Orbitals of C60 , Science , , 2008
12) The superatom states of fullerenes and their hybridization into the nearly free electron bands of fullerites , ACS Nano , , 2009
13) Nearly Free Electron Superatom States of Carbon and Boron Nitride Nanotubes , Nano Lett. , , Nano Lett. 10, 4830
14) Ultrafast Interfacial Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer , Chem. Rev. , 2010 , Chem. Rev. 110, 7082
15) The electronic properties of superatom states of hollow molecules , Acc. Chem. Res. , 2011 , 44, 360
16)  Current-Driven Dynamics in Molecular Junctions: Endohedral Fullerenes , ACS NANO , 2011 , 10, 7858
17) A Molecular Switch Based on Current-Driven Rotation of an Encapsulated Cluster within a Fullerene Cage , Nano Lett. , 2011 , 11, 5327-5332
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