Prof. Zhen Zhang   

Uppsala University, Sweden

Prof. Zhen Zhang is currently a professor on solid state electronics at the Ansgtrom laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden. He was a postdoctoral research fellow (2008-2010) then a Research Staff Member (2010-2013) at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. He joined Uppsala University as a tenure track assistant professor in 2013, and got promoted to an associate professor in 2017 and to a full professor in 2018.

Prof. Zhang received his Ph.D degree from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden in 2008. He got the M.Sc degree at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2003 and the B.Sc. degree at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2000. He was a recipient of the Ingvar Clarsson Award from the Swedish Strategic Research Foundation (SSF) in 2013, the Young Researcher Grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR) in 2014, and the Göran Gustafssons Prize in 2014. He was appointed Wallenberg Academy Fellow in 2015 and SSF Future Research Leader in 2016.