RPI Engineering
Jian Shi

Jian Shi

Assistant Professor

Energy Conversion, Piezoelectricity, Solar Cells, Semiconducting Water Splitting, Strongly Correlated Oxides, Neuromorphic Computing


Ph.D. in Materials Science at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2012. M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Missouri at Columbia in 2008. B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China in 2006.


  • Wang Y, Shi Y, Xin G, Lian J, Shi J. Two-Dimensional Van der Waals Epitaxy Kinetics in a Three-Dimensional Perovskite Halide. Cryst. Growth Des., 2015, 15 (10), pp 4741–4749
  • Bo C, Zheng X, Yang M, Zhou Y, Kundu S, Shi J, Zhu K, Priya S. Interface band structure engineering by ferroelectric polarization in perovskite solar cells. Nano Energy 2015;13:582.
  • Shi J*, Zhou Y*, (*Equally contributed authors) Ramanathan S. Colossal resistance switching and band gap modulation in a perovskite nickelate by electron doping. Nat Commun. 2014;5:4860.
  • Shi J, Ha SD, Zhou Y, Schoofs F, Ramanathan S. A correlated nickelate synaptic transistor. Nat Commun. 2013;4:2676.
  • Shi J, Zhao P, Wang X. Piezoelectric‐polarization‐enhanced photovoltaic performance in depleted‐heterojunction quantum-dot solar cells. Adv Mater. 2013;25:916-21.
  • Shi J, Li ZD, Kvit A, Krylyuk S, Davydov A, Wang XD. Electron microscopy observation of TiO2 nanocrystal evolution in high-temperature atomic layer deposition. Nano Lett. 2013;13(11):5727-34.
  • Sun Y, Shi J, Lian J, Gao W, Agiorgousis ML, Zhang S. Discovering Lead-Free Perovskite Solar Materials with Split-Anion Approach. Nanoscale 2015;in press.