Members

 

Group Leader:

  Dr. Luis K. Ono
  (Brazil/Japan)
  2013.4-Present: Staff Scientist and Group Leader, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
  2012.1-2013.3: Postdoctoral Scholar, iNANO, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  2009.12-2011.12: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Central Florida, USA.
  2005.1-2009.12: Ph.D. in Physics, University of Central Florida, USA.
  2001.4-2004.3: MS in Nuclear Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan.
  1996.1-2000.12: BS in Physics, Sao Paulo University, Brazil.

 

Researchers:

 Dr. Chenfeng Ding
 (China)
 2021-Present : Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2019-2020: Joint PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Washington State University, USA. 
 2015-2020: PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China. 
 2011-2015: BS in Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China.

 

 Dr. Congyang Zhang
 (China)
 2021.02-Present: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2019.10-2020.10: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington, USA.
 2015.09-2019.06: PhD in Environment Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. 
 2012.09-2015.06: MS in Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, China. 
 2008.09-2012.06: BS in Environment Engineering, Wuhan Polytechnic University, China.

 

 Dr. Tianhao Wu
 (China)
 2021.10-Present: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 Joint PhD in Photovoltaics Materials Unit, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan. 
 2016.09-2021.06: PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. 
 2012.09-2016.06: BS in Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

 

 Dr. Silvia Mariotti
 (Italy/Germany)
 2021.10-Present: Postdoctoral Scholar (JSPS Fellow), Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2020.9-2021.11: Postdoctoral Researcher, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB), Berlin, Germany. 
 2019.1-2020.9: Postdoctoral Researcher, LCPO, CNRS, Universite' de Bordeaux, France / visiting researcher at RCAST, University of Tokyo, Japan.
 2014.9-2019.9: Ph.D. in Physics, Stephenson Institute for renewable energy, University of Liverpool, UK.
 2011.9-2014.3: MS in Industrial Chemistry, Universita' di Bologna, Italy / Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany.
 2008.9-2011.10: BS in Industrial Chemistry, Universita' di Bologna, Italy. 

 
 
 Dr. Penghui Ji
 (China)
 2022.05-Present: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2017.09-2022.04: PhD in Materials Science, Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Canada
 2014.09-2017.06: MS in Physics, Soochow University, China.
 2010.09-2014.06: BS in Materials Science, Soochow University, China.
 

 

 

 Dr. Tongtong Li
 (China)
 2022.07-Present: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2014.09-2022.04: PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Northeastern University, China. 
 2020.12-2021.05: Visiting research student in School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Tech, USA.
 2018.12-2020.12: Joint PhD in School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Tech, USA.
 2010.09-2014.06: BS in Applied Chemistry, Northeastern University, China.
 

 

 
 

 

 

OIST PhD Students:

 Jiahao Zhang

 (China)
 2021-Present: PhD student, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.

 2015-2019: BS in Chemistry, Shandong University, China.

 

 

 

 

OIST Rotation Students:

 Ilhem Nadia Rabehi

 (Algeria)

 2022.05-Current: Rotation student, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.

2020.01-06. APSEY intern, Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency RCREE, Egypt 

2017-2019 MS energy engineering, Pan African University PAUWES, Algeria 

2014-2017 BS in physics of matter, Djelfa University, Algeria.

 

 Saurav Raj

 (India)

 2022.05-Current:  PhD Rotation Student, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.

2022.01-2022.04: PhD Rotation Student, Narita Unit, OIST, Japan.

2021-2022: Special Research Student (SRS) at Narita Unit, OIST, Japan. 

2016-2022: BS-MS in Chemistry, IISER Pune, India.

 
 
 

OIST Visiting Students:

 Hengyuan Wang
 (China)

 2022.08-Present: Joint PhD funded by CSC, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.

 2017.09-2022.07: PhD candidate in Electronic Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China.

 2013.09-2017.06: BS in Micro-electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, China.

 

 Caiyi Zhang
 (China)

 2022.09-Present:  Joint PhD funded by Zhiyuan Honors Program, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.

 2018.09-2022.08: PhD candidate in  Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

 2014.09-2018.06: BS in Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China.

  

 
 

 

 

Intern Students:

  Ms. Nanami Tomoda
  (Japan)
  2020.10-2021.3: Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
  2017.4-Present: BS in Chemical Engineering, Tokyo University of Science, Japan.

 

 

 

Research Unit Administrator:

  Ms. Naoko Ogura-Gayler
 
(Japan)
 

 

 

 


EMSSU Alumni

 

  Dr. Min-Cherl JUNG
  (Republic of Korea)
  Current: Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba
  2011-2015: Postdoctoral Scholar / Staff Scientist, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan

 

 

 

  Dr. Michael V. Lee
  (USA)
  Current: Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University
  2012-2015: Postdoctoral Scholar / Staff Scientist, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan

 

 

 

  Dr. Shenghao Wang
  (China)
  Current: Professor, Shanghai University
  2013-2016: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2010-2013: PhD in Applied Physics, Institute of pure and applied siences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  2007-2010: MS in Condensed Matter Physics, Sichuan University, China
  2003-2007: BS in Material Science and Engineering, Hinan Univerisity, China

 

  Dr. Matthew R. Leyden
  (USA)
  Current: Data Archive Coordinator, Faculty Affairs Office, OIST, Japan
  2013-2017: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2012: Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, USA
  2011: PhD in Physics Oregon State University, USA
  2005: BS in Physics California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo, USA

 

  Dr. Sonia Ruiz Raga
  (Spain)
  Current: Senior Researcher, Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnología
  2013-2017: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2009-2013: PhD in Physics, Photovoltaic and Optoelectronics Group, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
  2009-2011: MS in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Universitat Jaume I, Spain
  2004-2010: BS in Chemical Engineering. Universitat Jaume I, Spain

 

  Dr. Mikas Remeika
  (USA/Lithuania)
  Current: Senior Process Engineer, ASM
  2014-2017: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2013-2014: Metrology Engineer, Intel Corp., Oregon, USA
  2006-2013: MS, PhD in Physics University of California San Diego, USA
  2001-2005: BS in Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

 

  Dr. Jia Liang
  (China)
  Current: Junior Scientist(青年研究员), Fudan University, China
  2017: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2015.08-2017.08: Research Assistant, Nanjing University, China 
  2014.03-2014.08: Research Intern, Rice University, USA
  2010.09-2015.07: PhD in Physical Electronic, Peking University, China
  2006.09-2010.06: BS in Physics, Southeast University, China

 

  Dr. Robin Ohmann
  (Germany)
  Current: Senior Researcher, Universität Siegen, Germany
  2014-2018: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
  2011.6-2014.8: Researcher, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  2010.10-2011.2: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany.
  2006.2-2010.10: Ph.D. in Physics, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany.
  2004.12-2005.12: Diploma thesis, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany.
  2003.06-2003.08: Internship, McGill University, Montréal, Canada.
  1999.10-2005.12: Diploma in Physics, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany.

  Dr. Emilio J. Juarez-Perez
  (Spain)
  Current: ARAID Researcher, Instituto de Nanociencia y Materiales de Aragón (INMA) CSIC-UNIZAR, Spain
  2015-2018: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2013.3-2015.8: Postdoctoral Scholar, Photovoltaic and Optoelectronics Group, Universitat Jaume I, Spain 
  2012.9-2013.2: Postdoctoral Scholar, Universidad del Pais Vasco (UPV-EHU), Spain 
  2009.11-2011.7: Postdoctoral Scholar, Instituto Nacional del Carbon (INCAR-CSIC), Spain  
  2006.12-2008.12:  PhD in Chemistry, Instituto de Ciencia de los Materiales de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Spain  
  2004.9-2006.12: MS in Organometallic Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain 
  1998.9-2004.3: BS in Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Granada, Spain 

  Dr. Yan Jiang
  (China)
  Current: Professor, Songshan Lake Materials Laboratory, China
  2015-2018: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2013-2015: PhD in Institute of Chemistry Chinese academy of Sciences, China
  2011-2012: MS in Institute of Chemistry Chinese academy of Sciences, China
  2006-2010: BS in School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen Univerisity, China

 

  Dr. Taehoon Kim
  (Republic of Korea)
  Current: Assistant Professor, Incheon National University, Republic of Korea
  2015-2019: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan  

  2010-2015: DPhil in Engineering Science, University of Oxford, U.K. 
  2010-2014: Non-MRC employee, Research Complex at Harwell (RCaH), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), U.K.
  2009-2010: MSc in Biochemical Engineering, Department of Biochemical Engineering, University College London (UCL), University of London, U.K.
  2002-2005: Test Analysis team, POONGSAN Corporation, Republic of Korea

  Dr. Wentao Song
  (China)
  Current: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dalhousie University, Canada
  2017-2019: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2016-2017: Research Scientist, UHV Technologies, Inc., Fort Worth TX, USA 
  2008-2016: Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park MD, USA
  2004-2008: BS in Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China

  Dr. Yangyang Dang
  (China)
  Current: Assistant Professor, Qufu Normal University, China
 2018-2019 : Post-doctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2017-2018: Post-doctoral Scholar, Tianjin University, China. 
 2013-2017: PhD in Material Physics and Chemistry, Shandong University, China. 
 2011-2013: MS in Organic Chemistry, Wuhan University, China. 
 2006-2010: BS in Chemistry, Zaozhuang University, China.

  Dr. Zhifang Wu
  (China)
  2016-2019: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan

  2015-2016: Shanghai Tech University (joint education program), China. 
  2011-2015: PhD in fine chemistry, East China University of Science and Technology, China.
  2006-2010: BS in mechanical engineering, Jiang Nan University, China.

 

 

  Dr. Longbin Qiu
(China)
  Current: Assistant Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

  2016-2020: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2011-2016: PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Fudan University, China 
  2007-2011: BE in Polymer Material and Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, China

 

  Dr. Jeremy Hieulle
  (France)
  Current: Postdoc, Universite du Luxembourg, Luxembourg

  Oct. 2016-Dec. 2019: Postdoctoral Scholar, OIST, Okinawa, Japan.
  Jan. 2016-Sep. 2016: Postdoctoral researcher, NanoGune, San-Sebastian, Spain. 
  Oct. 2014-Dec. 2015: Postdoctoral researcher, ICN2, Barcelona, Spain.
  Oct. 2011-Sep. 2014: PhD thesis, Physics, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France.

 

  Dr. Zhanhao Hu
  (China)
  2017-2020: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan

  2013-2017: PhD, Materials Physics and Chemistry, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China 
  2009-2013: BS, Materials Science, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

  Dr. Sisi He
  (China)
  Current: Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen), China

 2018-2020 : Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2017-2018: Research assitance, Fudan University, China. 
 2014-2017: PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Fudan University, China. 
 2011-2014: MS in Material Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, China. 
 2007-2011: BE in Material Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, China.

 

 

 

  Dr. Zonghao Liu
  (China)
  Current: Associate Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

  2017-2019: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan
  2016.03-2017.03: Research Assistant, Peking University, China 
  2015.03-2015.09: Research Intern, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  2011.09-2016.06: PhD in Opto-Electronic Information Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  2007.09-2011.06: BS in Applied Chemistry, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

 

  Dr. Dae-Yong Son
  (Republic of Korea)
  Current: Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Republic of Korea

  2018-2020: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
  2011.3.1-2017.8.25: MS and PhD in Department of Energy Science, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea. 
  2005.3.1–2011.2.25 : BS in Advanced Materials Chemistry, Korea University, Republic of Korea.

 

 

Dr. Maowei Jiang
  (China)
  Current: Professor,  Henan University, China

 2018-2020: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2017-2018: Researcher in Zhejiang University, China. 
 2012-2017: PhD in Physical Chemistry, Zhejiang University, China. 
 2008-2012: BS in Chemistry, Lanzhou University, China.

 

 

  Dr. Hui Zhang
  (China)
  Current: Postdoc,  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

 2019-2021: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2014-2019: PhD in Advanced Materials and Mechanics, Peking University, China. 
 2010-2014: BE in Polymer Materials Processing Engineering, Sichuan University, China.

 

 

Dr. Yuqiang Liu
  (China)
  Current: Professor,  Qingdao University, China

 2019-2021: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2017-2019: Joint PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, UCLA, USA. 
 2016-2019: PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, FUNSOM, Soochow University, China. 
 2013-2016: MS in Materials Science and Engineering, FUNSOM, Soochow University, China. 
 2009-2013: BS in Textile Engineering, Soochow University, China.

  Dr. Guoqing Tong
  (China)
  Current: Professor, Hefei University of Technology, China
 2018-2021: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2017-2018: Research Assistant, Hefei University of Technology, China. 
 2014-2017: PhD in Electronic Science & Technology, Nanjing University, China. 
 2011-2014: MS in Materials Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, China. 
 2007-2011: BS in Powder Materials Engineering, Hefei University, China.

 

  Dr. Tongle Bu
  (China)
  Current: Professor, Wuhan University of Technology, China. 
 2020.11-2022.02: Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST,Japan.  

 2018-2019: Joint PhD in Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia. 
 2015-2019: PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China. 
 2011-2015: BS in Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China.

 

 Dr. Wei Zhang
  (China)
 Current: Associate Professor, Nanjing Aeronautics and Astronautics University, China.

2021-Present : Postdoctoral Scholar, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan.
 2016-2020: PhD in Condensed Matter Physics, Université Paris-Saclay, France. 
 2013-2016: MS, in Condensed Matter Physics, Lanzhou University, China. 
 2009-2013: BS in Materials Science, Lanzhou University, China.

 

 

 

 

 

Previous PhD Students:

  Dr. Zafer Hawash
  (Palestine)
 
Current: Assistant Professor, Birzeit University, Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine
  2012-2017: PhD, OIST, Japan.
  2010-2012: Researcher, Nanotechnology Research Laboratory, Al-Quds University, East-Jerusalem, Palestine.
  2004- 2009: B.Sc. Physics/Minor Electronics, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.

 

 

  Dr. Collin Stecker
  (USA)
 
Current: Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, the Institute of Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery, Hokkaido University, Japan
 
2014-2020 PhD, OIST, Japan
  2012-2014 QA Specialist, Futaba Industrial, USA
  2009-2011 Coordinator of International Relations, Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences, Japan
  2004-2008 BSc in Chemistry/Japanese/East Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

 

 

Dr. Afshan Jamshaid
  (Pakistan)
  Current: Postdoc, The Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Germany
  2016.9-2021.4: PhD, OIST, Japan.
  2014.2-2015.3: Development Engineer, Physics Department, LUMS Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan.
  2011.9-2013.9: MS in NanoEngineering, Waseda University Tokyo, Japan.
  2009.3-2011.8: Scientific Officer, Electronics Faculty, GIKI Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology Topi, Pakistan.
  2008.9-2009.2: Teaching Assistant, IMS Institute of Management Sciences.

 

 

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 Hengyuan Wang
 (China)

 2022.08-Present: Joint PhD funded by CSC, Qi Unit, OIST, Japan

 2017.09-2022.07: PhD candidate in Electronic Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China.

 2013.09-2017.06: BS in Micro-electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, China.