Jinsong Huang

Jinsong Huang, PhD

Jinsong Huang
Contact Information:
W308 NH
Lincoln: City Campus
(402) 472-2640

Rosowski Professor & Graduate Chair Materials Engineering
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering, University of California-Los Angeles, 2007
  • M.S. Semiconductors Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2003
  • B.E., Materials and Photoelectronic Physics, Xiangtan University, 2000
Dynamic students welcomed

We are looking for dynamic undergraduate and graduate students to join our world-class research.
For PhD applicants, please go to Material PhD program website to learn the requirements and submit your application in GAMES.

Our current research focuses on achieving high performance, low cost thin film electronic materials and devices including Perovskite Solar Cells, Organic Solar Cells, Organic and Nanocomposite Photodetectors, Thin Film Transistors, Organic Ferroelectronics and other types of Sensors. Read more about Huang group at www.huanggroup.unl.edu and our research.

Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Organic Electronic Materials and Devices
  • Nanoelectronic Material and Devices
  • Hybrid Perovskite Materials and Devices
  • Ferroelectric Materials
  • Solar Energy Conversion
  • Weak Light Sensing'
  • Radiation Detection
Courses Taught
  • MATL 260/360 Elements of Material Science and Engineering
  • MATL 469/869 Physical Material Science
  • MATL 477/877 Organic Electronic Materials and Devices

Honors and Awards

  • Postdoc Mentor Award, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2015

  • College Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award,2015

  • Susan J. Rosowski University Professorship, 2015

  • William E. Brooks Engineering Leadship Fellow, 2014-2018
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2013
  • Edgerton Innovation Award, UNL College of Engineering, 2012
  • Faculty Research Award, UNL Department of Mechanical Engineering,2011
  • College Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award,2011
  • DTRA Young Investigator Award, 2010
  • Society for Information Display Scholarship Award, 2007
  • Materials Research Society Graduate Student Awards (Silver Medal), MRS Fall 2006
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-finance Students Abroad, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Haotong Wei, Yanjun Fang, Padhraic Mulligan, William Chuirazzi, Honghua Fang, Congcong Wang, Benjamin R. Ecker, Yongli Gao, Maria Antonietta Loi, Lei Cao*, and Jinsong Huang*,  Sensitive X-Ray Detectors Made of Methylammonium-lead Tribromide Perovskite Single Crystals, Nature Photonics, doi:10.1038/nphoton.2016.41 (2016)

  • Yuchuan Shao, Yongbo Yuan, and Jinsong Huang, Correlation of Energy Disorder and Open-circuit Voltage in Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, Nature Energy, 1, 15001 (2016)

  • Y. Fang, Q. Dong Y. Shao, Y. Yuan, and J. Huang*. Highly Narrow Band Perovskite Single Crystal Photodetectors with Tunable Spectral Response from Blue to Red, Nature Photonics, Published online 2015 DOI: 10.1038/NPHOTON.2015.156  

  • Cheng Bi, Qi Wang, Yuchuan Shao, Yongbo Yuan, Zhengguo Xiao and Jinsong Huang*, Nonwetting Surface Driven High Aspect Ratio Crystalline Grain Growth for Efficient Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, Nature Communications, 6, 7747 (2015)  

  • Q. Dong, Y. Fang, Y. Shao, P. Mulligan, J. Qiu, L.Cao, and J. Huang*. Science, Electron-hole diffusion lengths >175 μm in solution grown CH3NH3PbI3 single crystals, Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa5760 (2015)

  • Z. Xiao, Y. Yuan, Y. Shao, Q. Wang, Q. Dong, C. Bi, P. Sharma, A. Gruverman, and J. Huang*., Giant Switchable Photovoltaic Effect in Organometal Trihalide Perovskite Devices. Nature Materials, 14, 193–198 

  • Y. Shao, Z. Xiao, C. Bi, Y. Yuan and J. Huang*, Origin and Elimination of Photocurrent Hysteresis by Fullerene Passivation in CH3NH3PbI3 Planar Heterojunction Solar Cells, Nature Communications, 5, 5784 (2014)

  • Y. Yuan, G. Giri, A. Ayzner, A. P. Zoombelt, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, J. Chen, J. Huang* and Z. Bao*, Ultra-high-mobility transparent organic thin film transistors grown by an off-centre spin-coating method, Nature Communications, 5,3005 (2014)  

  • F. Guo, B. Yang, Y. Yuan, Z. Xiao, Y. Bi, and J. Huang*, Ultrasensitive Nanocomposite Ultraviolet Detector Enabled by Interfacial Trap-controlled Charge Injection, Nature Nanotechnology, 7, 798-802, (2012)

  • Yuan, T. J. Reece, P. Sharma, S. Poddar, S. Ducharme, A. Gruverman, Y. Yang and J. Huang*, Efficiency enhancement in organic solar cells with ferroelectric polymers, Nature Materials, 10, 296 (2011)  

  • G. Li, V. Shrotriya, J. Huang, Y. Yao, T. Moriarty, K. Emery and Y. Yang. High-efficiency solution processable polymer photovoltaic cells by self-organization of polymer blends. Nature Materials. 4, 864 (2005)  

To read our full publication list, please visit http://www.huanggroup.unl.edu/publication.html

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