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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

Zhi-Xun Shen

Photo

Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

Shen, Zhi-Xun

Additional Forms of Names

Shen, ZX

Biography

Abstract

Zhi-Xun Shen is Chief Scientist at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) (2010-present). Other institutional affiliations include Stanford University. His research interests include condensed matter and materials physics.

Important Dates

1983Obtained BS, Fudan University (Fu dan da xue), Shanghai (China).

1985Obtained MS, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (N.J.).

1989Obtained PhD in Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1989 – presentResearch Associate (1989-1990); Acting Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering (1991-1992); Assistant Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science (1991-1996); Associate Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science (1996-2000); Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science (2000-present); Director, Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials (2005-2008); and Paul Pigott Professor in Physical Sciences (2006-present), Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1991 – presentAssistant Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science (1991-1996); Associate Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science (1996-2000); Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science (2000-present); Director, Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (2006-present); and Chief Scientist (2010-present), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Stanford (Calif.).

2002Fellow, American Physical Society.

2011Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Shanghai (China)

Graduate Education

New Brunswick (N.J.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Stanford (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Materials science.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Spicer, W. E. (William E.)

PhD advisor at Stanford University, "Photoemission studies of high temperature superconductors and related materials," and both employed at Stanford University.

Colleagues

Arnold, R. G. (Raymond George), 1942-

Both employed at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bienenstock, Arthur

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Byer, R. L. (Robert L.), 1942-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Dorfan, Jonathan

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at Stanford University and Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Perl, Martin L., 1927-2014

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Prescott, Charles

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.

Quinn, Helen R.

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Richter, Burton, 1931-2018

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Stöhr, Joachim

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) and Stanford University.

Taylor, Richard Edward, 1929-2018

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Institutions

Major Positions

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Professor of Applied Physics and Photo Science and Chief Scientist.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Assistant Professor of Applied Physics and Photo Science; Associate Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science; Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science; and Director, Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences.

Stanford University. Department of Applied Physics

Obtained PhD (1989). Assistant Professor of Applied Physics and Photo Science; Associate Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science; and Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science.

Stanford University. Department of Electrical Engineering

Research Associate and Acting Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Paul Pigott Professor of Physical Sciences.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 2011 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Fu dan da xue (Shanghai, China)

Obtained BS (1983).

Rutgers University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained MS (1985).

Stanford University. Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials

Director.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

SLAC Chief Scientist Zhi-Xun Shen [video recording]