Nanotechnology, nanoelectronics, and bionanotechnology; synthesis and applications of carbon nanotubes and nanowires; solar energy conversion; MEMS and bioMEMs.
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, 1999, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Professor Chongwu Zhou is a professor of Electrical Engineering. His research group has been working at the forefront of nanoscience and nanotechnology, including synthesis and applications of carbon nanotubes and nanowires, biosensing, and nanotherapy. He received the B.S. degree from University of Science and Technology of China in 1993. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Yale University in 1999, and then worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University from November 1998 to June 2000. He joined the faculty at University of Southern California in September 2000.
He has won a number of awards, including the NSF CAREER Award, the NASA TGiR Award, the USC Junior Faculty Research Award, and the IEEE Nanotechnology Early Career Award. Dr. Zhou has authored over seventy journal publications, and his work has been reported by Science, Scientific American, Physics Today, MRS Bulletin, Materials Today, National Cancer Institute, and Royal Society of Chemistry. He is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology.