Dr. Xiang Ming Chen is currently a Cheung Kong Professor at School of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University. He graduated from the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Central South University (Changsha, China) in December 1981, and was awarded the PhD degree by The University of Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan) in March 1991. He spent 3 years at Yokohama R&D Laboratories in The Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Yokohama, Japan) as a research scientist, then he joined the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China) in July 1994, and he was promoted professor in December 1996. 

      His primary scientific interests cover the fields of 1) microwave dielectric ceramics, 2) multiferroic materials, 3) ferroelectric and relaxor ferroelectric ceramics, and 4)energy storage dielectric ceramics. He has authored and/or co-authored more than 350 papers in the pier-reviewed journals and has 15 Chinese patents and 1 US patent with his name. He received the Okazaki Kiyoshi Award in 2007, and was selected as a fellow of The American Ceramic Society in 2013. He currently serves as an associate editor of J. Am. Ceram. Soc., and on the editorial boards of Adv. Appl. Ceram. and J. Materiomics.


Research work

Multiferroic materials, Microwave dielectric ceramics,Energy storage dielectric ceramics, Ferroelectric and relaxor ferroelectric ceramics.