Quanxi Jia


photo of Quanxi Jia.

Quanxi Jia


Quanxi Jia


Research Topics

Thin film nanostructured multifunctional materials; heteroepitaxial growth and processing-structure-property relationship of thin films; synthesis, characterization, and application of nanostructured multifunctional materials; monolithic integration of thin film materials with complimentary functionalities for devices

Contact Information

136 Bell Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-1157


Biography Publications Teaching Research


Quanxi Jia, PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the Empire Innovation Professor and National Grid Professor of Materials Research in the Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI) at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. He also serves as scientific director of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI).

Prior to joining UB in 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 49 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).



  • PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University at Buffalo, 1991
  • MS in Electronic Engineering, Jiaotong University, Xian, China, 1985
  • BS in Electronic Engineering, Jiaotong University, Xian, China,1982