Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Series Academic Seminar: Microelectronics: Past, Present, and Future



  • Date and Time: Mar 14th 2019 (Thursday), 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Venue: EE101, EE Building, XJTLU
  • Topic: Microelectronics: Past, Present, and Future
  • Speaker:Professor Jian Fu Zhang
  • Chair: Professor Cezhou Zhao


Professor Jian Fu Zhang
Liverpool John Moores University

Jian Fu Zhang received B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Xi’an Jiao Tong University in 1982 and Ph.D. degree from University of Liverpool in 1987. From 1986 to 1992, he was a Senior Research Assistant with the University of Liverpool. He joined Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) as a Senior Lecturer in 1992, became a Reader in 1996 and a Professor in 2001. He is the area leader for Microelectronics at LJMU. Dr Zhang is the author or coauthor of over 200 journal/conference papers, including 33 invited papers/book chapters, 55 papers in IEEE Transactions and Electron Device Letters, and 18 papers at IEDM/Symposium of VLSI Technology. He is/was a member of the technical program committee of several international conferences, including IEDM. He is the principal investigator for 5 EPSRC projects.

Dr Zhang's current research interests are:
i. new materials and devices for future microelectronic industry;
ii. qualification, modelling, and aging prediction; and
iii. new characterisation techniques.