In SAM, there are 19 faculty members, including professors from Harvard University (2), Berkeley National Laboratory (2), Cambridge University (1) , U.S. company (2), Japan (1) and domestic colleges and universities (2). 10 of them are full-time faculty, the others are part-time (External) staff. SAM has a close link with Peking University in Beijing, several part-time members has undertaken a number of national research projects, funded by National Natural Science Foundation. Our faculty members have a wealth of research experience, as well as project management and technology transfer experience.

Pan Feng
Ph.D., Professor, Dean
E-mail: panfeng@pkusz.edu.cn
Dean Pan got B.S. from Dept. Chemistry, Peking University  in1985M.S from Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1988 , and PhD  from Dept. of P&A ChemistryUniversity of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK with ""Patrick D. Ritchie Prize" for the best Ph.D. Thesis in 1994. In 1994-1996, he took the position of postdoctor fellow in ETH Swisswith Prof. P. Gunter.
For more than 20 years, Dr. Pan has been engaged in fundamental research and product development for the design, synthesis, growth, device and system applications of novel optoelectronic and energy storage materials. With more than a decade experience in large international incorporations for fundamental research, technology innovation, and the leadership of new technology and new product innovation, he successfully organized as the leader a number of interdisciplinary projects involving fundamental research, technology innovation, product development and industrialization, as well as the global market applications.
Dr. Pan has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers in international journals (SCI, such as such as JACS, Adv. Materials, APL) and book chapters (more than 1,200 times citations from SCI, 282 citations for the most cited first-author paper) and three international patents for inventions.
As Chief Scientist, Dr. Pan led eight entities in Shenzhen to form an innovation group which consists of a complete industrial chain from battery, materials, equipment, to research and development and won the 150 million RMB grant for the national new energy vehicles (power battery) innovation project since 2013.
Research Interesting:
1 Advanced  energy materials design and simulation;
2 structure and properties of nano –materials  and crystals;
3 Energy storage & power battery and related materials;
4 flexible solar cells.
Guohua Tao
Associate Professor
E-mail: taogh@pkusz.edu.cn  
Guohua Tao received a B.S. in Chemistry from Peking University (2000), a M.S. in Applied Math (2004), and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry (2007) from Brown University. He was a postdoctoral research associate at University of California, Berkeley from 2007 to 2012. He joined the School of Advanced Materials of Peking University, Shenzhen Graduate School in September 2012 and has been an Associate Professor since then.
Dr. Tao has made a number of significant scientific contributions in statistical mechanics and in chemical dynamics. He discovered a specific molecular event responsible for the breakdown of linear response theory in nonequilibrium relaxation in liquids, and developed a molecular model for the intermolecular dynamics in aromatic liquids to interpret the Optical Kerr Effect spectroscopy. Recently he has developed a variety of importance sampling methods for the semiclassical initial value representation calculations of time correlation functions.
Research Interesting:
1 development of efficient quantum molecular dynamics methods from new semiclassical perspectives;
2 on-the-fly non-adiabatic dynamics of complex molecular systems;
3 nonequilibrium statistical mechanical models for molecular dynamics on surfaces and interfaces, and their applications in materials science and next-generation clean energy.
Xinwei Wang
Assistant Professor ("Hundred Talents Program" of Peking University)
Xinwei Wang obtained his B. Sc. degree (2008) in physics at Peking University. Then he studied chemistry at Harvard University, where he obtained his A. M. degree (2012) in chemistry and Ph. D. degree (2012) in chemical physics with Professor Roy G. Gordon. After a short period of postdoctoral research at Harvard University, he joined the faculty of the School of Advanced Materials at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School in 2013. His main research interests are in thin film materials and technology, particularly atomic layer deposition (ALD).
Research Interests:
1 Atomic layer deposition (ALD)
2 Thin film materials for solar cells and lithium-ion batteries.
Jun Liang
Associate Professor
E-mai: liangjun@pkusz.edu.cn

Jun Liang obtained Ph.D degree in Microelectronics and solid state electronics from Shanghai Institute of Microsystem And Information Technology,Chinese academy of science. Before joining PKU, Dr. Liang was a visiting scholar from 2006~2009 with the Micro-nano Venture Business Lab in Tohoku University in Japan, working on 3D Integrated Circuit. 2009~2011 with associate researcher in The Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, working on thin film solar cell. Dr. Liang now supervises NSF, CSA and Shenzhen innovation projects in solar cell and TCO, published 20 papers and applied 10 patents.
Research Interests:
1 Thin film solar cell;
2 Graphene material and electronic device;
3 Transparent conductor oxide thin film(TCO) .
Rui Li
Associate Researcher, Ph.D
E-mai: lirui@pkusz.edu.cn

Associate Researcher in School of Advanced Materials. Dr. Li received his bachelor's degree from Zhejiang University in 2001, and Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2007. He has 10+ years of experience in secondary batteries, supercapacitors and related materials. He has presided over several research projects supported by the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation; the cooperation project in industry, education and research of Guangdong province; and the science foundation of Shenzhen. He also has successful experience in scientific achievements industrialization.
Research Interesting:
1 Preparation of composite electrode materials by template-electrodeposition and an investigation into the cycling degradation mechanism
2 High power Li-ion batteries and key materials.
Mianqi Xue
PIPh.D. Chemistry
E-mai: xuemq@pkusz.edu.cn

2012- Principal Investigator, School of Advanced Materials, Peking University, Shenzhen Graduate School
2008-2012 Ph.D. Chemistry, Renmin University of China
2005-2008 M. S. Applied Chemistry,  Renmin University of China
2001-2005 B. S. Material Chemistry,  University of Jinan
Research Interesting:
1 Energy Storage Materials and Energy Storage Devices;
2 Green nanofabrication;
3 Unconventional surface patterning.
Yuan Lin
Adjunct Professor
E-mai: linyuan@iccas.ac.cn

Dr. Lin is currently a research Professor at Institute of Chemistry,
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He obtained his Bachelor Degree (1985)  from Peking University, and Master Degree (1988) and PhD (1994) both from Institute of Photographic Chemistry, CAS. In 1995, he was appointed as an associate professor at Institute of Chemistry, CAS, and later promoted to research professor in 1999. He participated the National Research Fund for Fundamental Key Project (973 project) and High-Tech Research and Development of China Program (863 project).
Research Interests:
1 Photoelectrochemistry of semiconductors

2 Preparation of nanocrystalline semiconductors
3 Photoelectrochemical and surface properties of nanocrystalline semiconductors
4 Photoelectrochemical conversion of solar energy
5 Mechanism of photocatalysis
Gao Liu
Adjunct Professor
E-mai: gliu@lbl.gov
Dr. Gao Liu is a Principal Investigator in the Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies program at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), specialized in lithium battery research. Since he joined LBNL in 2001, Dr. Liu has led energy storage research projects for the Department of Energy, and developed key technologies including conductive binders to improve battery performance. He has also collaborated with companies to commercialize new battery technologies. He has received numerous awards including the LBNL outstanding performance award in 2005, International Meeting on Lithium Batteries (IMLB) most excellent paper award in 2008, University of California discovery grant award in 2011, BERC innovation award in 2012, and R&D100 Award in 2013.
Research Interests:
1 Lithium-ion battery materials
2 Organic light-emitting diodes
Wanli Yang
Adjunct Professor
E-mai: WLYang@lbl.gov

Dr Wanli Yang is a Principal Investigator at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). He developed an in-situ soft X-ray characterization method for monitoring the evolution process of battery electrode materials. The results were published in JACS, Adv. Mater. and Nature Comm.
Research Interests:
1 Doping effects on phase transition behaviors of phosphate  cathode materials
2 Carrier diffusion behaviors  and their effects on battery safety issues
3 Characterizations of all-solid batteries by soft X-ray