Zhifeng Ren Ph.D.
Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis, characterization, properties, and applications of carbon nanotubes.
Nanowires: Synthesis, characterization, and applications of oxides nanowires such as ZnO, In2O3, TiO2,
Ga2O3, SnO2, etc., carbides such as B4C, SiC, TiC, etc.
Field Emission: Fabrication of low voltage electron emissive materials; demonstration of flat panel display devices.
Energy Storage: Electrochemical study of carbon nanotubes as battery and fuel cell electrodes in energy storage devices.
Ceramics: Powder, thin and thick film processing and characterization of various ceramics including oxides, nitrides,
Superconductivity: Single crystal growth, film deposition, wire and tape fabrication, bulk
processing, and their physical property studies.
Magnetism: Film deposition, bulk processing, and physics
of giant magnetoresistive materials.
EducationPh.D: Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. 87-90; M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. 84-87
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