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Xi Chen

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Xi Chen got her BSc degree from Nankai University in 2012. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2017, supervised by Prof. Xiaodong Cui. Before she joined Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), she had worked as a Research Associate in Prof. Liwei Chen's group at Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics (SINANO), Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, School of Mathematics and Physics at XJTLU. Her research interests lie in the following areas: 1. Characterization of lithium-ion batteries 2. Optical and electrical characterization of low-dimensional systems.

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Research interests

1. Characterization of lithium-ion batteries

2. Optical and electrical characterization of low-dimensional systems


Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University-2020 to present

Lecturer, Physics division, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University- 2018 to 2020

Research Associate, i-Lab, Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences - 2017 to 2018

Tutor, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong - 2012 to 2016


Academic Advisor for undergraduate students, 2018-Present

MTH301 Final Year Project, 2018-Present

PHY001 Classical Physics for Engineers, in 2024 as the module leader

PHY002 Physics, in 2019 as a co-teacher; in 2020 as the module leader

PHY004 Physics I: Newtonian Mechanics, in 2021 as the module leader

PHY006 Physics II: Introduction to Electromagnetism,  in 2021, 2022, and 2023 as the module leader

MTH027 Introductory Calculus I, in 2019 as the module leader

MTH019 Calculus for Business, in 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2023 as a co-teacher

Awards and honours

2022, “Best Presenter” of 2022 International Conference on Advanced Electronics, Electrical and Green Energy conference (AEEGE 2022), The International Society for Applied Computing

2021, XJTLU Postgraduate Research Scholarship (PGRS), PGRS2106011. PI.

2020, Jiangsu Science and Technology Programme-Natural Science Foundation, Young-Scholar Programme, BK20200252, Total Amount: 200,000 RMB. PI.

2019, Key Programme Special Fund of XJTLU- Exploratory Research Programme, KSF-E-36, Total Amount: 199,900 RMB. PI.

2019, XJTLU Research Development Fund (RDF), RDF-18-01-27, Total Amount: 91,600 RMB. PI.

2017, Third price of Young Academic Award, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics (SINANO), Chinese Academy of Sciences

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) of the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education, Fellowship reference: PR201307 (September 2020-present)

Ph.D. , Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong, - 2017

B.Sc, Department of Physics, Nankai University, - 2012

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