Litao Sun

Professor, Vice president, Southeast University
  • China

About Litao Sun

Litao Sun is National High-level talent and serves as the vice president of Southeast University (SEU), the Director of SEU-FEI Nano-Pico Center, the director of Center for Advanced Materials and Manufacture, Joint Research Institute of Southeast University and Monash University, and founding chairman of IEEE Nanotechnology Council Nanjing Chapter. He received his PhD from the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2005. He worked as a research fellow at University of Mainz, Germany from 2005 to 2008, and a visiting professor at University of Strasbourg, France from 2009 to 2010. Since 2008, he joined SEU and honored as a Distinguished Professor. Currently, his research interests focus on Micro-nano electronic materials and devices, atomic-scale fabrication and in-situ detection research ,including (1) Dynamic in-situ experimentation in the electron microscope (Setting up a Nanolab inside a TEM); (2) Novel properties from sub-10nm materials (traditional and graphene-related 2D materials); (3) Applications of nanomaterials in environment, renewable energy and nanoelectromechanical systems. He is the author and co-author of around 200 peer-reviewed papers including 2 in Science, 19 in Nature and the Nature series journals, and so on. He holds around 100 patents and has given more than 180 invited talks at international conferences. He is a Review Panel member of Graphene Flagship, European Union and Member of European Science Foundation College of Expert Reviewers. He has obtained National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, New Century Excellent Talents in University, Young Leading Talent in Science and Technology Innovation etc.

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