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Jinhui Song

Jinhui Song (Full CV)

Research Scientist
KAUST Research Fellow

Office: IPST 277H
Telephone: N/A
Fax: 404-894-9140
Mailing Address: School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
771 Ferst Dr. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30332
Biosketch | Research Area | Publications | Highlights | Honors


  • Ph.D. School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2008.
  • Master of Science in Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2003.
  • Software engineer in Peking University, Beijing, China, 1998-2002.
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics, Nankai University, Tianjing, China, 1998.

Research Area

  • Fabricating piezoelectric nanogenerators and nano devices.
  • Investigating properities of nonostructure by using AFM.
  • Synthesizing and characterizing Large scale 1 D alligned nanowires.


  1. "Polar Charges Induced Electric Hysteresis of ZnO Nano/Microwire for Fast Data Storage "Jinhui Song, Yan Zhang, Chen Xu, Wenzuo Wu, and Zhong Lin Wang, Nano Lett., Online.
  2. "Robust Optimization of the Output Voltage of Nanogenerators by Statistical Design of Experiments "Jinhui Song, Huizhi Xie, Wenzhuo Wu, V. Roshan Joseph, C. F. Jeff Wu, and Zhong Lin Wang, Nano Res., 2010, 3(9) 613-619.
  3. "Single-InN-Nanowire Nanogenerator with Upto 1 V Output Voltage "Chi-Te Huang , Jinhui Song, Chung-Min Tsai , Wei-Fan Lee , Der-Hsien Lien ,Zhiyuan Gao , Yue Hao , Lih-Juann Chen , and Zhong Lin Wang, Adv. Mater., online.
  4. "GaN Nanowire Arrays for High-Output Nanogenerators " C.T. Huang, J.H. Song, W.F. Lee, Y. Ding, Z.Y. Gao, Y. Hao, L.J. Chen and Z.L. Wang , J. AM. CHEM. SOC., Online.
  5. "Electricity Generation based on One-Dimensional Group-III Nitride Nanomaterials " X.B. Wang#, J.H. Song#, F. Zhang#,(# Authors with equal contribution), C.Y. He,Z. Hu and Z.L. Wang , Adv. Mater., Online.
  6. "Growth of ZnO nanotube arrays and nanotube based piezoelectric nanogenerator " Y. Xi, J.H. Song, Sheng Xu, Rusen Yang, Zhiyuan Gao, Chenguo Hu and Zhong Lin Wang, J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 9260-9264.
  7. "Phosphorus Doped Zn1-xMgxO Nanowire Arrays "S. S. Lin, J. I. Hong, J. H. Song, Y. Zhu, H. P. He, Z. Xu, Y. G. Wei, Y. Ding, R. L. Snyder and Zhong Lin Wang, Nano Lett., Online.Online supporting Matereials.
  8. "Piezoelectric Potential Gated Field-Effect Transistor Based on a Free-Standing ZnO Wire ", P. Fei, P.H. Yeh, J. Zhou, S. Xu, Y.F. Gao, J.H. Song, Y.D. Gu, Y.Y. Huang, and Z.L. WangNano Lett., 2009, 9, 3435-3439.
  9. "Quantifying the Traction Force of a Single Cell by Aligned Silicon Nanowire Array ", Z. Li, J.H. Song, G. Mantini, M.Y. Lu, H. Fang, C. Falconi, L.J. Chen, and Z.L. WangNano Lett., 2009, 9, 3575-3580.
  10. "Controlled Growth of Aligned Polymer Nanowires ", H. Fang, W.Z. Wu, J.H. Song, and Z.L. WangJ. Phys. Chem. C., online
  11. "Identifying individual n- and p-type ZnO nanowires by the output voltage sign of piezoelectric nanogenerator" S S Lin#, J.H. Song#,(# Authors with equal contribution), Y F Lu and Z L Wang1, Nanotechnology 2009, 20, 365703.
  12. "Piezoelectric Nanogenerator Using p-Type ZnO Nanowire Arrays ", M.P. Lu#, J.H. Song#, (# Authors with equal contribution), M.Y. Lu, M.T. Chen, Y.F. Gao, L.J. Chen and Z.L. Wang Nano Lett.,9 (2009) 1223-1227.
  13. "ZnO- ZnS Hererojunction and ZnS Nanowire Arrays for Electricity Generation ", M.Y. Lu, J.H. Song, M.P. Lu, C.Y. Lee, L.J. Chen and Z.L. WangACS Nano., 2009, 3,(2) 357-362
  14. "Single-Crystal Mesoporous ZnO Thin Films Composed of Nanowalls "X.D. Wang, Y. Ding, Z. Li, J.H. Song and Z.L. Wang, J. Phys. Chem. C, 113 (2009) 1791-1794,
  15. "lternating the Output of a CdS Nanowire Nanogenerator by a White-Light-Stimulated Optoelectronic Effect ", Y.F. Lin, J.H. Song, Y. Ding, S.Y. Liu and Z.L. WangAdv. Mater., (2008) 0704.
  16. "Piezoelectric Nanogenerators for Self-Powered Nanodevices", Z.L. Wang, X.D. Wang, J.H. Song, J. Liu and Y.F. GaoIEEE Perv. Comp., 7 (2008) 49-55..
  17. "Piezoelectric nanogenerator using CdS nanowires", Y.F. Lin, J.H. Song, Y. Ding, S.Y. Liu and Z.L. WangAppl.Phys. Lett., 92 (2008) 022105.
  18. "Carrier Density and Schottky Barrier on the Performance of DC Nanogenerator", J. Liu, P. Fei, J.H. Song, X.D. Wang, C.S. Lao, R. Tummala and Z.L. Wang Nano Lett., 8(2008) 328-332.
  19. "Piezoelectric Potential Output from ZnO Nanowire Functionalized with p-Type Oligomer", J.H. Song, X.D. Wang, J. Liu, H.B. Liu, Y.L. Li and Z.L. Wang Nano Lett., 8(2008) 203-207.
  20. "Integrated Nanogenerators in Biofluid", X.D. Wang, J. Liu, J.H. Song and Z.L. Wang Nano Lett., 7 (2007) 2475-2479.
  21. "In Situ Field Emission of Density-Controlled ZnO Nanowire Arrays", X.D. Wang, J. Zhou, C.S. Lao, J.H. Song, N.S. Xu, and Z.L. Wang, Adv. Mater., 19 (2007) 1627–1631.
  22. "Vertically Aligned Zn2SiO4 Nanotube/ZnO Nanowire Heterojunction Arrays", J. Zhou, J. Liu, X.D. Wang, J.H. Song R. Tummala, N.S. Xu and Z.L. Wang Small, 3 (2007) 622-626.
  23. "Direct-Current Nanogenerator Driven by Ultrasonic Waves", X.D. Wang, J.H. Song, J. Liu and Z.L. Wang Science, 316 (2007) 102-105.
  24. "Mechanical and magnetic properties of Ni-doped metallic TaSi2 nanowires", Y.L. Chueh, L.J. Chou, J.H. Song and Z.L. Wang, Nanotechnology, 18 (2007) 145604.
  25. "Nanowire and nanobelt arrays of zinc oxide from synthesis to properties and to novel devices", X.D. Wang, J.H. Song and Z.L. Wang J. Mater. Chem., 17 (2007) 711-720.
  26. "RuO2 nanowires and RuO2-TiO2 core-shelled nanowires: from synthesis to mechanical, optical, electrical and photoconductive properties", Y.L. Chueh, C.H. Hsieh, M.T. Chang, L.J. Chou, C.S. Lao, J.H. Song, J.Y. Gan and Z.L. Wang Adv. Mater., 19 (2007) 143-149.
  27. "Nanowire Piezoelectric Nanogenerators on Plastic Substrates as Flexible Power Sources for Nanodevices", P.G. Gao, J.H. Song, J. Liu and Z.L. Wang Adv. Mater., 19 (2007) 67-72.
  28. "Piezoelectric Field Effect Transistor and Nanoforce Sensor Based on a Single ZnO Nanowire", X.D. Wang, J. Zhou, J.H. Song, J. Liu, N.S. Xu and Z.L. Wang Nano Lett., 6 (2006) 2768-2772.
  29. "Piezoelectric and Semiconducting Coupled Power Generating Process of a Single ZnO Belt/Wire. A Technology for Harvesting Electricity from the Environment", J.H. Song, J. Zhou and Z.L. Wang Nano Letters, 6 (2006) 1656-1662.
  30. "Single-crystal nanocastles of ZnO", X.D. Wang, J.H. Song and Z.L. Wang Chem. Phys. Lett., 424 (2006) 86-90.
  31. "Piezoelectric Nanogenerators Based on Zinc Oxide Nanowire Arrays", Z.L. Wang and J.H. Song Science, 14 April 2006: 242-246.
  32. "Density-Controlled Growth of Aligned ZnO Nanowires Sharing a Common Contact: A Simple, Low-Cost, and Mask-Free Technique for Large-Scale Applications", X.D. Wang, J.H. Song, C.J. Summers, J.H. Ryou, P. Li, R.D. Dupuis and Z.L. Wang J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (2006) 7720-7724.
  33. "Elastic Property of Vertically Aligned Nanowires", J.H. Song, X.D. Wang, E. Riedo and Z.L. Wang Nano Lett., 5 (2005) 1954-1958.
  34. "Systematic Study on Experimental Conditions for Large-Scale Growth of Aligned ZnO Nanwires on Nitrides", Jinhui Song, Xudong Wang, Elisa Riedo and Z. L.Wang J. Phys. Chem. B, 109 (2005) 9869-9872.
  35. "Growth of Uniformly Aligned ZnO Nanowire Heterojunction Arrays on GaN, AlN, and Al0.5Ga0.5N Substrates", Xudong Wang, Jinhui Song, P Li, J. H. Ryou, R. D. Dupuis, C. J. Summers and Z. L.Wang J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127 (2005) 7920-7923.

Research Highlights

  • Fabricated DC nanogenerator
  • Invented the first nanogenerator
  • AFM measurements on one dimensional nanostructures
  • Synthesis ZnO nanostructures

Honors & Awards

  • KAUST Research Fellow,2009
  • MRS Silver Reward, 2007
  • Chinese Goverment Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, 2007
  • Advanced Publication Award, 2006
  • Research Initiation Award, 2006