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Zhaoyang Fan

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5706
Biography: 

Zhaoyang (Frank) Fan is a professor in School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE) of Arizona State University. Fan earned his doctoral degree from Northwestern University in 2001. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Tsinghua University of China in 1991 and 1994, respectively. He was an assistant, associate, and then full professor in Texas Tech University from 2008 to 2020. Before that, he worked in a startup pioneering in the world the development of III-nitride semiconductor Micro-LED based displays, the next generation display technology. He has been author or coauthor of more than 120 technical papers, and a dozen of patents. His current research is in the areas of thin films particularly oxides and phase-change materials for electronics and photonics such as neuromorphic devices and tunable photonic devices; nanomaterials for renewable energy, and electrochemical energy storages including electrochemical capacitors and Li-ion batteries..

Education: 
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2001
  • M.S. in Nuclear Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 1994
  • B.S. in Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, China, 1991
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