Xingyou Lang, Professor
Xingyou Lang. Born in 1979, Lang is a professor and PhD supervisor of Key Laboratary of Automobile Materials and School of Materials science and Engineering of Jilin University. He is a leading figure in a range of national initiatives such as the "Ten Thousand Talents Plan", the "Innovative Talent Development Plan", and the "Yangtze River Scholars Encouragement Plan", He has won funding from the Excellent Youth Foundation of National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the honorary title of "Outstanding Talent in the New Century" granted by the Ministry of Education.
Lang obtained his bachelor's and PhD degrees from Jilin University in 2002 and 2007, respectively. From 2007 to 2009, sponsored by Japan Society for Promotion Science, Lang was engaged in joint research at Metallic Materials Research Institute at Tohoku University, Japan as a foreign research fellow (postdoctoral fellow); and in the following three years, Lang served as an assistant researcher and associate professor at Advanced Institute for Materials Research at Tohoku University, Japan. In July, 2011, he returned to China and joined Jilin University. Currently, Lang is on the editorial/advisory board of the journal Current Nanoscience, a standing director of Porous Materials Research Sub-society of Chinese Materials Research Society, an executive director of Materials Research Sub-society of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society and the Automotive Materials Sub-society of China Society of Automotive Engineers.
Lang's research interests cover surface/interface science of mesoscopic materials, transformation thermodynamics and transformation kinetics, new-energy materials and instruments. In these years, Lang has been devoted to research on energy storage and transformation thermodynamic and kinetic features of new-energy materials and instruments, design, precision-preparation, and performance optimization of micro-nanostructures. He has published over 100 papers on high impact journals like Nature Nanotechnology and Nature Communications, and has authored two chapters for English books. His papers are been cited for 6200 times, with the highest citation of 1600 times. Lang also owns two patents in America and Japan, and four in China.