ZHU Jinlong Associate Professor

Email:Email: zhujl#sustech.edu.cn

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Jinlong Zhu under graduated from Zhejiang University at 2004 and graduated from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences at 2009, and then has 3-years postdoc experience at LANSCE, Los Alamos National Lab, and 3-years postdoc experience at HPSEC, University of Nevada Las Vegas, and worked at HPSTAR as staff scientist thereafter, and currently is a tenured associate professor at Physics Department, Southern University of Science and Technology. His background is high pressure physics. By using synchrotron X-ray and neutron large facilities, his research topics include effect of pressure on quantum matters, such as Mott insulator, topological insulator and, superconductor, kinetic and dynamic studies of natural clathrate hydrates and, high-pressure synthesis of unconventional non-stoichiometric compounds and their property characterization. Dr. Jinlong Zhu totally published more than 120 peer-reviewed scientific papers, including 10+ published at Nature Communications, PNAS, JACS, Nano Letters, Angew. Chem. ets high impacted journals and, his citations are over 3000.

Research Areas

  • Novel quantum tuning of condensed matters under high pressure
  • High pressure synthesis of matters with high energy and novel properties by in-situ laser heating;
  • Natural Clathrate Hydrates under high pressure by using Neutron technology.

Educational Background

2009. Ph. D. in Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. Advisor: Changqing Jin Dissertation: “High Pressure tuned functional ceramics”;
2004, B. S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.


Professional Experience

Jun 2019-current, tenured associate professor, department of physics, SUSTech;
Dec 2016- Jun 2019, Staff Scientist, Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), Beijing China;
May 2015- Nov 2016, Research Associate, University of Nevada Las Vegas, NV USA;
Jan 2014- May 2015, Joint Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nevada and HPSynC, Argonne National Laboratory, USA;
Aug 2010-Dec 2013, Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA;
Aug 2012-Jan 2015, Associate professor, , Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China;
May 2009-Aug 2012, Assistant professor, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.


Honors & Awards

Best poster award at MRS Fall meeting at Boston, 2015;
DIRECTOR Prize for graduate student performance from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008;
The Outstanding Paper Award for Yong Fellow at 14th Chinese High Pressure Conference, 2008.


Selected Publication

1. Meiling Jin, Peng Yu, Changzeng Fan, Qiang Li, Panlong Kong, Zhiwei Shen, Xiaomei Qin, Zhenhua Chi, Changqing Jin, Guangtong Liu, Guyue Zhong, Gang Xu, Zheng Liu, Jinlong Zhu*, “Discovery of Dome-shaped Superconducting Phase and Anisotropic Transport in a Van der Waals Layered Candidate NbIrTe4 under Pressure” Adv. Sci. 2103250 (2021)

2. Xiang Li, Dongyun Chen, Meiling Jin, Dashuai Ma, Yanfeng Ge, Jianping Sun, Wenhan Guo, Hao Sun, Junfeng Han, Wende Xiao, Junxi Duan, Qinsheng Wang, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Ruqiang Zou, Jinguang Cheng, Changqing Jin, Jianshi Zhou, John B. Goodenough*, Jinlong Zhu*, and Yugui Yao*, “Pressure-induced phase transitions and superconductivity in a quasi–1-dimensional topological crystalline insulator α-Bi4Br4”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 116 (36), 17696-17700 (2019)
3. Jun Zhang, Yating Jia, Xiancheng Wang*, Zhi Li, Lei Duan, Wenmin Li, Jianfa Zhao, Lipeng Cao, Guangyang Dai, Zheng Deng, Sijia Zhang, Shaomin Feng, Ruize Yu, Qingqing Liu, Jiangping Hu, Jinlong Zhu* and Changqing Jin*, “A New Quasi One-Dimensional Compound Ba3TiTe5 and Superconductivity Induced by Pressure”, NPG Asia Materials 11, 60 (2019)
4. Jinlong Zhu, Zewei Quan, Yu-Shen Lin, Ying-Bing Jiang, Zhongwu Wang, Jianzhong Zhang, Changqing Jin, Yusheng Zhao, Zhenxian Liu, C. Jeffrey Brinker, and Hongwu Xu, “Porous Ice Phases with VI and Distorted VII Structures Constrained in Nanoporous Silica”, Nano Letters 14, 6554-6558 (2014)
5. Jinlong Zhu, Shiyu Du, Xiaohui Yu, Jianzhong Zhang, Hongwu Xu, Sven C. Vogel, Timothy C. Germann, Joseph S. Francisco, Fujio Izumi, Koichi Momma, Yukihiko Kawamura, Changqing Jin, and Yusheng Zhao, “Encapsulation kinetics and dynamics of carbon monoxide in clathrate hydrate”, Nature Communications 5, 4128 (2014)