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Song Jin

Song Jin

Expert on nanotechnology, nanomaterials, renewable energy technologies, solar (photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical) energy conversion, thermoelectric energy conversion, batteries, spintronics, nanobiotechnology

Associate professor, chemistry, materials science program College of Engineering Work: 608-262-1562 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Producing Earth-abundant semiconductor materials and their nanomaterials for solar energy conversions
  • Producing rational chemical synthesis and assembly of various nanomaterials, such as nanowires, nanocrystals, nanosheets, 3D hierarchical nanomaterials, and mesoporous materials.


  • Vilas Associate Award, 2012
  • Sloan Research Fellowship, 2009
  • ACS ExxonMobil Solid State Chemistry Fellowship Award, 2008
  • Research Corporation Scialog Award for Solar Energy Conversion, 2011
  • Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar Award, 2007
  • DuPont Young Professor, 2007
  • MIT Technology Review TR35 Award (Top 35 Young Innovators under the age of 35) , 2006
  • NSF CAREER Award