Synthesis, characterization, and application of advanced electronic and energy materials; investigation of the processing-structure-property relationship of epitaxial thin films and heterostructures; monolithic integration of materials with complimentary functionalities for electronic devices; and exploration of superconductors and their applications to energy and quantum devices.
Quanxi Jia is a SUNY Distinguished Professor, an Empire Innovation Professor, and a National Grid Professor of Materials Research. He is also the Scientific Director of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI).
Prior to joining UB in Fall 2016, Jia was the Director of the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, a DOE Nanoscale Science Research Center operated jointly by Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories. He has authored/co-authored over 500 peer-reviewed journal articles and holds 50 U.S. patents. He is an elected Fellow of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Materials Research Society (MRS), the American Physical Society (APS), the American Ceramic Society (ACerS), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).