CURRICULUM VITAE

 
Gang CHEN
  Associate Professor
  Department of Physics and Astronomy
  Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
  740-593-9610 (Tel) 740-593-0433 (Fax)
  Email: cheng3@ohio.edu

EDUCATION   
  Ph.D 2004, Materials Science & Engineering, Lehigh University  
  M.S. 2002, Photonics, Lehigh University   
  B.S.  1999, Physics, University of Science & Technology of China

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  2013 - Present, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University
  2007 - 2013, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University
  2004 - 2007, Postdoctoral Fellow, Energy Technology Division, Argonne National Laboratory
  2000 - 2004, Research Assistant, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Lehigh University
 
PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles
23. H. Tanaka, W. M. Jadwisienczak, S. Kaya, G. Chen, C. Wan, and M. E. Kordesch, "Cluster and Thickness Dependence of Ferromagnetism in Nickel In Situ-Doped Amorphous AlN Thin Films," J. Electron. Mater. 42, 844 (2013).
22. B. Prasai,
M. E. Kordesch, D. A Drabold, G. Chen, “Atomic structure of Ag-alloyed Ge2Sb2Te4: a combined experimental and theoretical study”,  Phys. Status Solidi B 250, 1785 (2013).
21. B. Prasai, G. Chen, D. A. Drabold, "Direct ab-initio molecular dynamic study of ultrafast phase change in Ag-alloyed Ge2Sb2Te5", submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 041907 (2013).
20. K. E. Pappacena, D. Singh, O. O. Ajayi, J. L. Routbort, O. L. Erilymaz, N. G. Demas, and G. Chen, “Residual stresses, interfacial adhesion and tribological properties of MoN/Cu composite coatings”, Wear 278-279, 62 (2012).
19. Y. Yan, L. Wang, C. B. Vaughn, G. Chen, and P. G. Van Patten, “Spectroscopic Investigation of Oxygen Sensitivity in CdTe and CdTe/CdS Nanocrystals”, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 24521 (2011).
18. Y. Yan, G. Chen, and P. G. Van Patten, “Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics in CdTe Nanocrystals and Core/Shell CdTe/CdS Nanocrystals”, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 22717 (2011).

17. G. Chen, F. Inam, and D. A. Drabold, Structural origin of the intermediate phase in Ge-Se glasses, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 131901 (2010).
16. G. Chen, C. Wan, Residual strain in thermally annealed periodic mesoporous silica revealed by x-ray scattering, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 141906 (2010).
15. M. Krumpelt, T. A. Cruse, B. J. Ingram, J. L. Routbort, S. L. Wang, P. A. Salvador, and G. Chen, The Effect of Chromium Oxyhydroxide on Solid Oxide  Fuel Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc. 157, B228 (2010).
14. F. Inam, G. Chen, D. N. Tafen and D. A. Drabold,  Competing stoichiometric phases and the intermediate phase in GeSe glasses, Phys. Stat. Sol. B 246 1849 (2009).
13. C. Lorenzo-Martina, D. Singh, J. Routbort and G. Chen, Residual stresses generated during joining of dissimilar alumina–zirconia composites by plastic deformation and its implications on mechanical properties, Mat. Sci. & Eng.: A 517, 78 (2009).
12. G. Chen, W. Yu, D. Singh, D. Cookson, J. Routbort, “Application of SAXS to the study of particle-size-dependent thermal conductivity in silica nanofluids”, J. Nanopart. Res. 10, 1109 (2008).
11. D. Singh, M. Lorenzo–Martin, G. Chen, F. Gutierrez-Mora, and J. Routbort, “High-temperature deformation behavior in SrTiO3 ceramics”, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 27, 3377 (2007).
10. G. Chen, D. Singh, O. Eryilmaz, J. Routbort, B. C. Larson, and W. Liu, “Depth-resolved residual strain in  nanocrystalline MoN/Mo films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 172104 (2006).
9. G. Chen, J. Johnson, S. Schweizer, and J. Woodford, “Insights into phase formation in fluorochlorozirconate  glass-ceramic storage phosphors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 191915 (2006).
8. G. Chen, H. Jain, M. Vlcek, and G. Ashtosh, “Photoinduced volume change in arsenic chalcogenides by band-gap  light”, Phys. Rev. B 74, 174203 (2006).
7. G. Chen, J. Johnson, R. Weber, R. Nishikawa, S. Schweizer, P. Newman, and D. MacFarlane, "Fluorozirconate-based nanophase glass ceramics for high-resolution medical x-ray imaging”, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 352, 610 (2006).
6. A. Ganjoo, G. Chen, and H. Jain, “Photoinduced changes in the local structure of a-GeSe2 by in situ EXAFS”, Phys. Chem. Glasses 47, 177 (2006).
5. J. A. Johnson, S. Schweizer, B. Henke, G. Chen, J. Woodford, P. J. Newman, and D. R. MacFarlane,“Eu-activated fluorochlorozirconate glass-ceramic scintillators”, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 034701 (2006).
4. G. Chen, H. Jain, M. Vlcek, S. Khalid, J. Li, D.A. Drabold, and S.R. Elliott, “Observation of light polarization-dependent structural changes in chalcogenide glasses”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 706 (2003).
3. G. Chen, H. Jain, M. Vlcek, J. Li, D.A. Drabold, S. Khalid, S.R. Elliott, “Study of light-induced vector changes in the local atomic structure of As–Se glasses by EXAFS”, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 326-327, 257 (2003).
2. J. Li, D.A. Drabold, S. Krishnawami, G. Chen, H. Jain, “Electronic structure of glassy chalcogenides As4Se4 and As2Se3: a joint theoretical and experimental study”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 046803 (2002).
1. G. Chen, H. Jain, S. Khalid, J. Li, D.A. Drabold, S.R. Elliott, “Study of structural changes in amorphous As2Se3 by EXAFS under in situ laser irradiation”, Solid State Commun. 120, 149 (2001). 
Conference Proceedings
7. C. A. Ihalawela, R. E. Cook, X. M. Lin, H. H. Wang and G. Chen, “Sb-Te Phase-change Nanowires by Templated Electrodeposition”, MRS Proceedings, 1431, mrss12-1431-f05-03 (2012).
6. W. M. Jadwisienczak, H. Tanaka, G. Chen, M. Kordesch and A. Khan “Morphology and Magneto-optical Properties of Amorphous AlN Films Doped with Nickel”, MRS Proceedings, 1290, mrsf10-1290-i06-03 (2011).
5. G. Chen, C. Wan, "Characterization of residual strain in nanostructured glasses", The Proceedings of Recent Advances in Structural Characterization of Materials, MS&T 2010.
4. G. Chen, J. Johnson, S. Schweizer, J. Woodford, P. Newman, and D. MacFarlane, “Transparent BaCl2  glass-ceramic scintillator”, Proc. SPIE 6142, 994 (2006).
3. S. Schweizer, B. Henke, S. Koneke, J. Johnson, G. Chen, J. Woodford, “Energy-dependent scintillation intensity of fluorozirconate-based glass-ceramic x-ray detectors”, Proc. SPIE 6142, 1002 (2006).
2. G. Chen, J. Johnson, R. Weber, S. Schweizer, D. MacFarlane, J. Woodford and F. De Carlo, “ZBLAN-based X-ray storage phosphors and scintillators for digital X-ray imaging”, Proc. SPIE  5745, 1351 (2005).
1. G. Chen, H. Jain, M. Vlcek, S. Khalid, D.A. Drabold, S.R. Elliott, “Atomistic observation of light-induced vector and scalar effects in a chalcogenide glass”, National Synchrotron Light Source Science Highlights 2001, 2-21 (2002).
Book Chapters
2. G. Chen, "SAXS/WAXS Characterization of Sol-gel Derived Nanomaterials", in X-ray Scattering, Christopher M. Bauwens (editor), Nova Science (2011).
1. F. Inam, G. Chen, D. N. Tafen and D. A. Drabold, “Intermediate Phase in Germanium-selenide glasses: a theoretical and experimental study”, in Rigidity and Boolchand Intermediate Phases in Nanomaterials, INOE, Bucharest (2009).
INVITED TALKS
  "Abnormal Physical Behavior of Nanoporous Glasses", 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, San Diego, CA (May 2013).
  "Abnormal Physical Behavior of Nanoporous Glasses", Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY (Feb. 2013).
  "Order out of Disorder: the Myth and Magic of Amorphous Solids", Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, OH (Nov. 2012).
  "Phase-Change Materials for Next-generation Nonvolatile Memory", MS&T 2012, Pittsburgh, PA (Oct. 7 -11, 2012).
  "Nanoporous Materials from the Bottom Up", Condensed Matter and Surface Science Program, Ohio University, Athens, OH (April 2012).
  "Fantasy of Nanoporous Materials", Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Troy, NY (April 4, 2012).
  "Nanostructured Amorphous Materials", Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou Institute of Nano Tech and Nano Bionics, Suzhou, China (Sept. 1, 2011).
  "Periodic Nanoporous Materials", University of Science and Technology of China, Department of Physics, Hefei, China, (August 22, 2011).
  "Nanostructured Phase-change Memory Materials", Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanhai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Shanghai, China (August 18, 2011).
  "Characterization of Residual Strain in Nanostructured Glasses", MS&T 2010, Houston, TX (Oct. 17 -22, 2010).
  "Applications of Synchrotron Radiation to Materials Research", East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China (Dec. 29. 2008).
  "Synchrotron and Materials Research", South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China (Dec. 22, 2008).
  "Measuring strain gradients in hard nanocrystalline coatings”, Advanced Photon Source User Science Seminar, Argonne, IL (May 26, 2006).
  "Depth-resolved strain profiling in nanocrystalline films with sub-micron resolution”, Advanced Photon Source Annual Users’ Meeting, Workshop on Texture and Stain Mapping with X-rays, Neutrons, and Electrons, Argonne, IL (May 1-5, 2006).
 
TEACHING
  2013 Summer:   PHYS 6940 Special Study, PHYS 8950 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2013 Spring:      PHYS 2001 Introduction to Physics, PHYS 6940 Special Study, PHYS 8950 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2012 Fall:          PSc 1050/1051 Color, Light and Sound, PHYS 6940 Special Study, PHYS 8950 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2012 Summer:   PHYS 696 Doctoral Dissertation, PHYS 895 Special Study.
  2012 Spring:      PHYS 696 Special Study, PHYS 895 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2012 Winter:     PSc 10/105L Color, Light and Sound, PHYS 372 Photon Labs, PHYS 696 Special Study, PHYS 895 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2011 Fall:          PHYS 201 Introduction to Physics, PHYS 696 Special Study, PHYS 895 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2011 Summer:   PHYS 696 Special Study, PHYS 895 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2011 Spring:      PSc 105/105L Color, Light and Sound, PHYS 895 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2011 Winter:     PHYS 894 Special Topics, PHYS 696 Special Study, PHYS 895 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2010 Fall:          PHYS 201 Introduction to Physics, PHYS 696 Special Study, PHYS 895 Doctoral Dissertation.
  2010 Summer:   PHYS 696 Special Study.
  2010 Spring:      PSc 105 Color, Light and Sound, PHYS 696 Special Study.
  2010 Winter:     PHYS 372 Photon Labs, PHYS 696 Special Study.
  2009 Fall:          PHYS 412 Thermodynamics, PHYS 696 Special Study, PHYS 895 Dissertation.
  2009 Spring:      PSc 105 Color, Light and Sound, PHYS 895 Dissertation.
  2009 Winter:     PHYS 372 Photon Labs.
  2008 Fall:          PHYS 731 Condensed Matter Physics, Phys 696 Special Study.
  2008 Summer:   PHYS 696 Special Study.
  2008 Spring:      PSc 105 Color, Light and Sound, Phys 696 Special Study.
  2008 Winter:     PHYS 201 & 202 Labs.
  2007 Fall:          PHYS 201 Introduction to Physics.

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES
–    Conference Co-Chair, DGG-ACerS GOMD 2014, Aachen, Germany (May 25- 30, 2014).
–    Symposium Co-organizer and Session Chair, Symposium of Recent Advances in Structural Characterization of Materials, MS&T 2011, Columbus, OH (2011).
–    Session Chair, Symposium of Recent Advances in Structural Characterization of Materials, MS&T 2010, Houston, TX (2010).
–    Session Organizer and Session Chair, Symposium of Glass Technology, 2011 American Ceramic Society Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting, Savannah, GA (2011).
–    Committee Member, Organizing Committee for International Materials Institute Workshop: Applications of Synchrotron Techniques in Glass Research, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Uptown, NY (2009).
–    Committee Member, 2011 Norbert J. Kreidl Award Committee, American Ceramic Society Glass & Optical Materials Division.
–    Journal Referee, ACS Nano, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Physica Status Solidi B, Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, Journal of Thermal Sciences, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Physica B, MRS Proceedings.
–    Reviewer and Panelist, NSF & DOE Grant Proposals.
–    Faculty Advisor (2009 – present), Society of Physics Students and Sigma Pi Sigma Ohio University Chapter.  
–    Faculty Advisor (2011 – present), Nanoforum Seminar, Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute, Ohio University.
–    Committee Members, Department Colloquium Committee (2007– 2010), Advanced Lab Committee (2009 – present), General Outreach Committee (2011– present).
–    Cadre, Science Café, Ohio University.
–    Judge, District Science Fair, 2008 – 2012.
–    Judge, Ohio State Science Day, 2008 & 2009.
–    Judge, Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo, 2008 – 2012.
–    Faculty Supervisor, “Power of Air” show at the 2011 Physics and Astronomy Department Open House.
–    Faculty Supervisor, “Breaking Glass with Sound” show at the 2007 Physics and Astronomy Department Open House.

PATENT
  “Multi-radiation large area detector”, J. Johnson, R. Weber, S. Schweizer, D. MacFarlane, P. Newman, and G. Chen, Pub. No. US 2007/0102647 A1

AWARD
  National Synchrotron Light Source Annual Users’ Meeting Poster Award, 2002.
 
AFFILIATION AND MEMBERSHIP
  American Physics Society, Member
  Material Research Society, Member
  American Ceramic Society, Member

 
 

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