Jian-Ping Zheng

PhD

Jian-Ping Zheng.

Jian-Ping Zheng

PhD

Jian-Ping Zheng

PhD

Specialty/Research Focus

Energy storage/conversion materials and devices; nano-materials and devices fabrication and characterization; solid-state thin film deposition and optoelectronic devices; nonlinear optics

Biography Selected Publications Teaching Research

Biography

Jim P. Zheng joined the faculty of the UB Department of Electrical Engineering in Spring 2020 as SUNY Empire Innovation Professor. He had been the faculty of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Florida A&M University and Florida State University from 1997 to 2020, as Associate Professor, Professor, and Sprint Eminent Scholar Chair Professor. Prior to this, he had been worked at Army Research Laboratory from 1992 to 1997. He is the recipient of National Academy of Inventors Fellow, National Research Council Fellow, Army Research & Development Achievement Award, NASA Faculty Research Award, and Progress Energy Professional Development Award. He has published more than 180 articles in scholarly journals, and 140 papers in conference proceedings in the fields of energy storage, fuel cells, nano-sensors, photonics, and thin film growth, and been awarded 23 patents, and 5 patents have been licensed by private companies.

Education

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, 1990
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, 1986
  • BS, Physics, Fudan University, China, 1982

Awards and Honors

  • National Research Council Fellow (1993)
  • Army Research & Development Achievement Award (1997)
  • Faculty Research Award, NASA (1999)
  • Engineering Faculty Research Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2001)
  • Progress Energy Professional Development Award (2005)
  • Departmental Service Award (2006)
  • Engineering Research Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2007)
  • Engineering Invention Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2008)
  • Innovator Award, Florida State University (2008)
  • Engineering Research and Development Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2009)
  • Innovator Award, Florida State University (2010)
  • Engineering Research Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2011)
  • Engineering Invention Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2011)
  • Innovator Award, Florida State University (2012)
  • Sprint Eminent Scholar Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2013)
  • Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to the First Statewide Graduate Students Research Symposium, University of South Florida Graduate School (2013)
  • Innovator Award, Florida State University (2013)
  • Research Excellence Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2013)
  • Engineering Invention Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2014)
  • National Academy of Inventors Fellow (2015)
  • Faculty Teaching Award, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (2016)
  • Leadership Awards Night, Florida State University (2019)
  • The Recognition of Outstanding Teaching, Research and Leadership, FSU Center for Advanced Power Systems (2020)