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Prof. Dr. Jiaqing HE,
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Prof. Dr. Jiaqing HE,

  • Office: The reaserch buiding 2 room 210
  • Email: hejq@sustech.edu.cn
  • Mail Address: The reaserch buiding 2,1088 Xueyuan Blvd., Nanshan District,ShenzhenGuangdong, P.R.China

Jiaqing He is a Chair professor at Southern University of Science and Technology. He received his joint Ph.D. degree in physics from both Juelich Research Center and Wuhan University in 2004. He was a post-doctor at Brookhaven National Laboratory (2004–2008), research associate (2008– 2010) and research assistant professor (2010–2012) at Northwestern University, and a professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University (2012–2013). His research interests include transmission electron microscopy, thermoelectric materials, and structure and property relationship. 

◆ Transmission Electron Microscopy

◆ Thermoelctric Materials

◆ Structure and property relationship


◆ Ph.D. in Physics, Wuhan University and Germany Juelich Research Center, 2004

◆ B.S. in Physics, Wuhan University, 1998


◆ 2019-Present, Chair Professor, Southern University of Science Technology, China

◆ 2013-2019, Professor, Southern University of Science Technology, China

◆ 2012-2013, Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China 

◆ 2010-2012, Research Assistant Professor,Northwestern University, USA

◆ 2008-2010, Research Associate, NorthwesternUniversity, USA

◆ 2004-2008, Postdoc fellow, Brookhaven NationalLaboratory, USA


Second Prize of Natural Science by the Ministry of Education

Second Prize of Natural Science by the Shenzhen Municipality 


(1) C. Chang, M. Wu, D. He, Y. Pei, C.Wu, X. Wu, H. Yu, F. Zhu, K. Wang, Y. Chen, L. Huang, J. Li, J. Q. He*, L.D. Zhao*. 3D charge and 2D phonon transports leading to high out-of-plane ZT in n-type SnSe crystals, Science, 360(2018)778.

(2) Q. Lu, W. Li, D. Wu, C. Chang, Y. Guo,C. Zhou, M. Wu, X. Ma, H. Qin, G.Wang, L.-D. Zhao, L. Huang,C. Liu,and J. Q. He. Unexpected large hole effective masses in SnSe revealed by angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy, Physical Review Letters, 119(2017)116401.

(3) D. Wu, L.-D. Zhao,F.S. Zheng, M.G. Kanatzidis and J. Q. He. Understanding the Process of Nanostructuring in Thermoelectrics and its Effects on Lattice Thermal Conductivity, Advanced Materials, 28(2016)2737.

(4) D. Wu, X. Tong, L.D. Zhao, W. Li, L.J. Wu, Q, Tan, Y.L. Pei, L. Huang, J.F. Li, Y.M. Zhu, M.G. Kanatzidis and J. Q. He. Superior Thermoelectric Performance in a PbTe-PbS Pseudo-binary: Extremely Low Thermal Conductivity and Modulated Carrier Concentration, Energy and Environmental Science, 8(2015)2056.

(5) H. J. Wu, L.-D. Zhao, F.S. Zheng, D. Wu, Y. L. Pei, X. Tong, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, J. Q. He. Broad temperature plateau for thermoelectric figure of merit ZT>2 in phase separated PbTe0.7S0.3, Nature Communications, 5(2014)4515.