Annie Xian Zhang (xzhang4)

Annie Xian Zhang

Assistant Professor

Edwin A. Stevens Hall 407
(201) 216-5541

Education

  • PhD (2016) Columbia University (Mechanical Engineering)
  • BS (2009) Shanghai Jiao Tong University (joint program with University of Michigan, visiting student at Purdue University) (Mechanical Engineering)

Research

Micro & Nanomanufacturing

Nano and Quantum Scale Thermal and Thermoelectric Transport Phenomena

Low Dimensional Materials, Nano Crystals, and Thin Films

Micro Sensors

Machine Learning

Experience

Visiting professor, Columbia University
Assistant professor, Stevens Institute of Technology

Professional Service

  • Frontiers in Electronics - Flexible Electronics Editor
  • Journal Reviewer of >70 publications from ACS Nano, 2D Materials, Physics Review B, Scientific Reports, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Journal of Mechanics, Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, etc.
  • 2022 MRS Spring Meeting - Symposium "Thermal Processes and Management Under Unconventional Conditions" Symposium, Organizer
  • American Association of University Women Fellowship Panelist
  • 2021 21st Symposium on Thermophysical Properties - Track "Thermal Properties of Nanostructured Materials" Chair
  • 2021 IEEE NEMS Program co-Chair
  • 2021 IEEE NEMS - Invited Session "Thermal management in Micro/Nano Systems" Chair
  • 2019-2021 ASME International Conference on Micro- and Nanosystems Symposium Chair
  • National Science Foundation Panelist
  • 2018 20th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties - Track "Thermal Properties of Nanostructured Materials" Chair

Honors and Awards

NSF CAREER Award, 2022
NSF LEAPS-MPS Award, 2021
TEAN Education Award, 2019
Stevens Bridging Award, 2019
Educator, Amazon AWS Program, 2019
Travel grant, International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication, 2013
Silver medal, China National Mathematics Olympiad; Gold medal in Biology; Silver medal in Physics, 2005

Professional Societies

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Member
  • Materials Research Society Member
  • American Chemical Society Member
  • American Physical Society Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Zhang, X. (2020). Please check the website of "https://xazhang.weebly.com/publications.html" for publication information..

Courses

ME 354: Heat Transfer
NANO 600: Nanoscale Science and Technology
E 120: Engineering Graphics
ME 470: Mechanical Engineering Systems Laboratory
NANO 525: Techniques of Surface and Nanostructure Characterization
ME 181: Seminar in Mechanical Engineering