Guo Xin


Phone: (027) 8755-9804


Academic Areas: Solid State Ionics

Research Interests: Ceramic Materials

Guo Xin is the National Thousand Talent Program (NTTP) Chair Professor at School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). His current research focuses are: ceramic gas sensors, ionic memristive devices for information storage, logic operation and neural function imitation, point defects and extended defects in complex oxides, ionic Hall Effect, low dimensional (0 and 1 dimensional) oxides and nano-devices, 3D printing of ceramics.

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Materials Science, 1992, HUST
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1988, HUST

Professional Experience

  • Since 2012, Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, HUST, Wuhan, China.
  • 2002 - 2012, Senior Scientist (tenured after 01 August 2006), Institute of Solid State Research, Research Center Juelich, Juelich, Germany.
  • 1998 - 2002, Guest Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • 1992 - 1997, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor (after December 1995), State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technologies for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China.

Selected Publications

  • X. Guo, Insulator-to-Semiconductor Transition of Nanocrystalline BaTiO3 at Temperatures £ 200 °C, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16 (2014) 20420.
  • X. Guo, Peculiar Size Effect in Nanocrystalline BaTiO3, Acta Materialia 61 (2012) 1748.
  • X. Guo, Roles of Schottky Barrier and Oxygen Vacancies in the Electroforming of SrTiO3, Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012) 152903.
  • X. Guo, Can We Achieve Significantly Higher Ionic Conductivity in Nanostructured Zirconia? Scripta Materialia 65 (2011) 96.
  • X. Guo, Comment on “Colossal Ionic Conductivity at Interfaces of Epitaxial ZrO2:Y2O3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures”, Science 324 (2009) 465.
  • X. Guo, R. Waser, Electrical Properties of the Grain Boundaries of Oxygen Ion Conductors: Acceptor-Doped Zirconia and Ceria, Progress in Materials Science 51 (2006) 151.
  • X. Guo, Property Degradation of Tetragonal Zirconia Induced by Low Temperature Defect Reaction with Water Molecules, Chemistry of Materials 16 (2004) 3988.

Awards and Honors

  • 2010, selected to the National Thousand Talent Program (NTTP)
  • 2005, Ross Coffin Purdy Award, the American Ceramic Society

Courses Taught

Structural Ceramics

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