Jiangtan Yuan was born in Changzhi, Shanxi. He received his B.S. in Physics from Shanxi Univeristy in 2010. After receiving his bachelor degree, he continued his graduate study at Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR, CAS) under the direction of Prof. Hui-Ming Cheng and Prof. Jinhong Du. He received his Master degree of Materials Science in 2013. He is currently pursuing his Doctoral degree at Rice University under the supervision of Prof. Jun Lou. His research interests include two dimensional electronic, optoelectronic, energy harvesting and generation devices, low energy consumption devices using layered magnetic materials, fuctionalization of two dimensional materials, and electrocatalytic materials.
Mailing Address: Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering
Rice University, MS-325
Houston, TX 77005