Joint Centers of Excellence Program

Chongwu Zhou

Principal Investigator

Dr. Chongwu Zhou is a full professor of Department of Electrical Engineering at University of Southern California (USC). He previously held positions of the Jack Munushian Associate Professor (2006 - 2011) and Assistant Professor (2000 - 2006) at USC. He received Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Yale University in 1999, and worked as a postdoc at Stanford University from 1998 to 2000.

Dr. Zhou has authored 161 journal publications with altogether 16,024 citations and an h-index of 55 ( His work has been reported by Science, Scientific American, Physics Today, MRS Bulletin, Materials Today, National Cancer Institute, and Royal Society of Chemistry. His research interest covers carbon nanotubes, nanowires, graphene, bionanotechnology, and energy nanotechnology. His research group consists of postdocs and students with background in electrical engineering, physics, chemistry, and materials science.