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Ying Jiang

Boya Distinguished Professor

Contact Info

Office:West 568, Physics Building

Tel:+86-10-62757177

Email:yjiang@pku.edu.cn

Personal Homepage:http://jiang.pku.edu.cn/

 

Education

Degree

Year

Major    

Institution

Ph.D.

2005-2008

Physics

Institute of Physics, CAS

M.S.

2003-2005

Physics

Institute of Physics, CAS

B.S.

1999-2003

Physics

Beijing Normal Univ.

 

Professional Appointments

Year

Position

Institution

2018-present Boya Distinguished Professor ICQM, School of Physics, Peking University

2018-present

Full Professor

ICQM, School of Physics, Peking University

2016-2018

Associate Professor (tenured)

ICQM, School of Physics, Peking University

2013-2016

Associate Professor

ICQM, School of Physics, Peking University

2010-2013

Assistant Professor

ICQM, School of Physics, Peking University

2010-2012

Visiting Professor

University of California, Irvine

2008-2009

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of California, Irvine

2006-2007

Visiting Scholar

Forschungszentrum, Jülich GmbH

 

Research Areas

  1. Condensed Matter Physics
  2. Chemical Physics
  3. Surface Science
  4. Scanning Probe Microscopy

 

Instrumentations

  1. Scanning tunneling microscopy
  2. Atomic force microscopy
  3. Ultrafast laser
  4. Quantum sensing (NV center)

 

Ongoing Projects

  1. Structure and dynamics of interfacial water
  2. Atomic-scale ultrafast dynamics
  3. Nanoscale quantum sensing and precision measurements
  4. Atomic structure and quantum properties of light-element materials

 

Honors and Awards

  • Achievement in Asia Award (AAA) (Robert T. Poe Prize), OCPA, 2020
  • Zhongguancun Award to Outstanding Young Scientists, Beijing Government, 2020
  • Nishina Asia Award, Nishina Memorial Foundation, 2020
  • Sir Martin Wood China Prize, Oxford Instruments, 2020
  • Young Global Leader, the World Economic Forum, 2020
  • Outstanding Research Award (1st class), Ministry of Education of China, 2019 
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 2019
  • The leading innovative talent in the science and technology, Central Chinese Government, 2019
  • Top-ten Science Advances in China, Ministry of Science and technology of China, 2018
  • China-Youth Science and Technology Award, China Association for Science and Technology, 2018
  • Award for Excellent Teaching, Peking University, 2018
  • Tan Kah Kee Young Scientist Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2018
  • Distinguished Young Scholars, National Science Foundation of China, 2017
  • Cheung Kong Young Scholar, Ministry of Education of China, 2017
  • Top-ten Science Advances in China, Ministry of Science and technology of China, 2017
  • Award for Supervision of Excellent Doctoral Dissertation, Peking University, 2016
  • Emerging Leaders, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (IOP), 2016
  • Best oral presentation, “Ge Zhi” Academic Forum for Young Scholars, Peking University, 2014
  • Outstanding Young Scientist, Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, 2012
  • Director Awards for excellent research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2007
  • Outstanding Thesis, Beijing Normal University, 2003
  • Excellent Graduate Awards, Beijing Normal University, 2003

 

Selected Publications

  1. J. Peng, B. Chen, Z. Wang, J. Guo, B. Wu, S. Hao, Q. Zhang, L. Gu, Q. Zhou, Z. Liu, S. Hong, A. Fu, Z. Shi, H. Xie, D. Cao, C.-J. Lin, G. Fu*, L.-S. Zheng, Y. Jiang*, N. F. Zheng*, “Surface Coordination Layer Passivates Oxidation of Copper”, Nature 586, 390 (2020).
  2. C. Guo, X. Meng, H. Fu, Q. Wang, H. Wang, Y. Tian, J. Peng, R. Ma, Y. X. Weng, S. Meng*, E. G. Wang*, Y. Jiang*, “Probing non-equilibrium dynamics of photoexcited polarons on a metal oxide surface with atomic precision”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 206801 (2020).
  3. R. Ma, D. Cao, C. Zhu, Y. Tian, J. Peng, J. Guo, J. Chen, X.-Z., Li, J. S. Francisco, X. C. Zeng*, L.-M. Xu*, E.-G. Wang*, Y. Jiang*, “Atomic imaging of edge structure and growth of a two-dimensional hexagonal ice”, Nature 577, 60 (2020).
  4. J. Zhu, Z. Wang, H. Dai, Q. Wang, R. Yang, H. Yu, M. Liao, J. Zhang, W. Chen, Z. Wei, N. Li, L. Du, D. Shi, W. Wang, L. Zhang*, Y. Jiang*, and G. Y. Zhang*, "Boundary activated hydrogen evolution reaction on monolayer MoS2", Nature Communications 10, 1348 (2019)
  5. J. Peng, D. Cao, Z. He, J. Guo, P. Hapala, R. Ma, B. Cheng, J. Chen, W.-J. Xie, X.-Z. Li, P. Jelínek, L.-M. Xu*, Y.-Q. Gao*, E.-G Wang*, Y. Jiang*, "The effect of hydration number on the interfacial transport of sodium ions", Nature 557, 701 (2018)
  6. J. Peng, J. Guo, P. Hapala, D. Cao, R. Ma, B. Cheng, L.-M. Xu, M. Ondráček, P. Jelínek*, E.-G. Wang*, and Y. Jiang*, "Weakly perturbative imaging of interfacial water with submolecular resolution by atomic force microscopy", Nature Communications 9, 122 (2018)
  7. J. Guo, J.-T. Lü, Y. Feng, J. Chen, J. Peng, Z. Lin, X. Meng, Z. Wang, X.-Z. Li*, E.-G. Wang*, and Y. Jiang*, “Nuclear quantum effects of hydrogen bonds probed by tip-enhanced inelastic electron tunneling”, Science 352, 321 (2016).
  8. X. Meng, J. Guo, J. Peng, J. Chen, Z. Wang, J.-R. Shi, X. Z. Li, E. G. Wang*, Y. Jiang*, ”Direct visualization of concerted proton tunneling in a water nanocluster”, Nature Physics 11, 235 (2015).
  9. J. Chen, J. Guo, X. Z. Meng, J. B. Peng, J. M. Sheng, L. M. Xu, Y. Jiang*, X. Z. Li*, E. G. Wang, “An unconventional bilayer ice structure on a NaCl(001) film”, Nature Communications 5, 4056 (2014).
  10. J. Guo, X. Z. Meng, J. Chen, J. B. Peng, J. M. Sheng, X. Z. Li, L. M. Xu, J. R. Shi, E. G. Wang*, and Y. Jiang*, “Real-space imaging of interfacial water with submolecular resolution”, Nature Materials 13, 184 (2014).
  11. Y. Jiang, Q. Huan, L. Fabris, G. C. Bazan, and W. Ho*, “Submolecular control, spectroscopy, and imaging of bond-selective chemistry in single molecules”, Nature Chemistry 5, 36 (2013).
  12. Y. Jiang, J. X. Cao, Y. N. Zhang, R. Q. Wu, and W. Ho*, “Real-space imaging of Kondo Screening in a two-dimensional O2 lattice”, Science 333, 324 (2011).

 

Opening Positions

One to two Ph.D students each year. Post-doctor position is open.