Vice-chair, Department of Physics

Brief Introduction
Professor CHEN Lang has mainly worked on complex functional oxides and multiferrioc materials recently. He explained the nonlinear piezoresponse of ferroelectric thin film and was among the first group to elucidate the ferroelastic domain dynamics in ferroelectric thin films. He elucidated the low symmetry phases, domain structures and in-plane polarization rotation in epitaxial BiFeO3 thin film system and proposed to study the novel and abnormal electromagnetic and mechanical properties. He has published 91 journal papers in various journals including Nature Materials, PRL, PRB, APL, Adv Mat, Adv Fun Mat, ACS Nano, Nat Communication ...and etc. He also served as reviewer for many journals such as Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, New Journal of Physics, Applied Physics Letters, Nanotechnology etc.


Research Interests
◆ Multiferroic complex oxides
◆ Strain and domain engineering
◆ Emergent materials and meta materials


Educational Background
◆ Ph.D. in Materials Science, University of Maryland, 2005
◆ M.S. in Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Beijing, 2000
◆ B.S. in Physical Electronics, Fudan University, 1997


Professional Experience
◆ 2013-Present, Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology
◆ 2006-2013, Assistant Professor, Nanyang technological University, Singapore
◆ 2005-2006, Postdoc fellow, CNRS, France


Honors & Awards

Pengcheng Scholar, Shenzhen Municipality


Selected publications
◆ C. W. Huang, Wei Ren, Viet Cuong Nguyen, Zuhuang Chen, Junling Wang, T. Sritharan andLang Chen*. "Abnormal Poisson’s ratio and linear compressibility inperovskite materials" Advanced Materials, 24, 4170 (2012)
◆ Z. H. Chen, Z. L. Luo, C. W. Huang, Y. J. Qi, P. Yang, L. You, C. S. Hu, T. Wu, J. L.Wang, C. Gao, T. Sritharan, and Lang Chen*. “Monoclinic Phases and PolarizationRotation Path Mediated by Epitaxial Strain in Multiferroic BiFeO3 Thin Films.” Advanced Functional Materials, 21(1), 133 (2011).
◆ Viet Cuong Nguyen, Lang Chen*, and Klaus Halterman. Total transmission and totalreflection by zero index metamaterials. Physical Review Letters, 105(23),233908b(2010).
Please see http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-2251-2011 for more details


◆ Email: chenlang@sustech.edu.cn
◆ Add: Room 202, Research Building 2, Southern University of Science and Technology, No. 1088, Xueyuan Rd., Xili, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China