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Shuxiang Dong
Ph.D., Professor
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
College of Engineering,
Peking University
Beijing, 100871, China


Sep.1990-Jul.1993  Ph.D., Tsinghua University in Materials Science and Engineering

Sep.1987-Dec.1989  M.S., Tsinghua University in Acoustical Physics

Mar.1978-Jan.1982  B.S., Wuhan University in Semiconductor Physics

Professional Experience

May 2008-present  Professor, College of Engineering, Peking University

Jan. 2002-May 2008  Research Scientist, Research Assistant Professor at  Materials Science & Engineering, Virginia Tech.

Jan. 2000-Dec. 2001  Post Doctoral Research, International Center of Actuator & Transducers, Materials Research Laboratory, Penn State University;

Nov. 1997-Dec. 1999  Research Associate Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, Singapore National University

Jun. 1993-Nov. 1997  Lecturer, Associate Professor, Dept. of Mater. Sci.& Eng., Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Research Field

Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Materials & Devices


1. Functional Materials & Devices (I)

2. Fundamental of Modern Electronic Devices

Professional Society Activity

1. IEEE Member, Materials Research Society (MRS) member and Member of American Ceramic Society

2. Reviewer of the following journals:
    Physics Reviews B
    Applied Physics Letter/Journal of Applied Physics
    Journal of Materials Research
    Journal of Electroceramics
    IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control
    Sensors & Actuators, Physics, A

Important Research Achievements

1) Created magnetoelectric equivalent circuit method and theory;

2) Discovery of the highest magnetoelectricity from (2-1) construction of magnetostrictive/piezoelectric laminated composites (a breakthrough in the magnetoelectric research field);

3) Discovery of ultrahigh magnetic field sensitivity (~10^-12 Tesla) from magneto-electric composites;

4) Discovery of sound resonance field mechanism for object detections;

5) Discovery of strong magnetoelectric voltage gain effect;

6) Discovery of strong magnetoelectric gyration effect;

7) Proposed piezoelectric-sound-resonance-cavity method for hydrogen gas detection;

8) World-smallest piezoelectric micromotor;

9) Proposed piezoelectric-electrorheological combined effects for stepper motor applications;

10) Proposed piezoelectric ring-morph actuator;

11) Proposed piezoelectric single crystal cryogenic motor.

Awards And Honors

First Place Prize in Material Advances in MRL, The Pennsylvania State University (for 1.5mm diameter micromotor), Dec., 2000

Selected Publications (out of 128)

1. Shuxiang Dong, Review on Piezoelectric, Ultrasonic and Magnetoelectric Actuators, Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1230001 (2012) (Invited Review Paper,18 pages).

2. Li XT, Chen ZJ, Dong SX*, A Double B1-Mode 4-Layer Laminated Piezoelectric Linear Motor, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, V59, N.12, 2012.

3. Guoxi Liu, Xiaotian Li, Jianguo Chen, Zhijiang Chen, and Huaduo Shi, Wenlei Xiao, Shuxiang Dong#, Colossal low-frequency resonant magnetomechanical and magnetoelectric effects in a three-phase ferromagnetic/elastic/piezoelectric composite, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 142904 (2012);

4. Chen, Jianguo; Shi, Huaduo; Liu, Guoxi; Dong, Shuxiang#, Temperature dependence of dielectric, piezoelectric and elastic properties of BiScO3-PbTiO3 high temperature ceramics with morphotropic phase boundary (MPB) composition, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS v 537 pp280-285, OCT 5 2012

5. Xiaotian Li, Jianguo Chen, Zhijiang Chen, and Shuxiang Dong#, A high-temperature double-mode piezoelectric ultrasonic linear motor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 072902 (2012)

6. Jianguo Chen, Xiaotian Li, Guoxi Liu, Zhijiang Chen, and Shuxiang Dong#, A shear-bending mode high temperature piezoelectric actuator Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 012909 (2012)

7. Zhongqiang Hu, Meiya Li, Yongdan Zhu, Shizhou Pu, Xiaolian Liu, Bobby Sebo, Xingzhong Zhao, and Shuxiang Dong, Epitaxial growth and capacitance-voltage characteristics of BiFeO3/CeO2/yttria-stabilized zirconia/Si(001) heterostructure, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 252908 (2012)

8. Zhongqiang Hu,1,2 Jianguo Chen,1 Meiya Li,2 Xiaotian Li,1 Guoxi Liu1 and Shuxiang Dong,1,[1], Morphotropic phase boundary and high temperature dielectric, piezoelectric, and ferroelectric properties of (1-x)Bi(Sc3/4In1/4)O3-xPbTiO3 ceramics, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS ,110, pp064102, 2011.

9. Mingsen Guo, Shuxiang Dong,1,[2], Bo Ren, Haosu Luo, A piezoelectric single-crystal ultrasonic micro-actuator for driving optics, IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 2011 ,v.58, no.12, 2011.

10. DONG, Shuxiang; Carazo, Alfredo Vazquez; Park, Seung Ho, Equivalent Circuit and Optimum Design of a Multilayer Laminated Piezoelectric Transformer, IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, v.58, no.12, 2011.

11. Cui XX, Dong SX*, Theoretical analyses on effective magnetoelectric coupling coefficients in piezoelectric/piezomagnetic laminates, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS , V109, 083903, April 2011.

12. Li XT, Guo MS, Dong SX*, A Flex-Compressive Mode Piezoelectric Transducer for Mechanical Vibration/Strain Energy Harvesting, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, V58, N.4, April 2011.

13. Liu GX, Cui XX, Dong SX, A tunable ring-type magnetoelectric inductor, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS v.108 n.9, 094106, NOV 1 2010

14. Guo MS, Dong SX, Ren B, et al. A Double-Mode Piezoelectric Single-Crystal Ultrasonic Micro-Actuator, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL v.57 n.11 pp2596-2600, NOV 2010

15. Guo MS, Dong SX, Annular Bilayer Magnetoelectric Composites: Theoretical Analysis, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL v. 57 n.2 pp480-489, FEB 2010

16. Guo MS, Dong SX? A Resonance-Bending Mode Magnetoelectric-Coupling Equivalent Circuit, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL v.56 n.11, pp2578-2586, NOV 2009

17. Zhai, J.1, Gao, J.1, De Vreugd, C.1, Li, J.1, Viehland, D.1, Filippov, A. V.2, Bichurin, M. I.2, Drozdov, D. V.2, Semenov, G. A.2, Dong, S. X.3? Magnetoelectric gyrator, EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL B v.71 n.3 pp383-385, OCT 2009

18. Dong SX, Zhai J, Li JF, et al., High Power Density Magnetoelectric Energy Harvester, FERROELECTRICS, IEEE International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics pp157-158, 2008

19. Zhai JYY, Dong SX, Xing ZPP, et al. Tunable magnetoelectric resonance devices, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS v.42 n.12, 122001, JUN 21 2009

20. Dong SX, Zhai JY, Priya S, et al. Tunable Features of Magnetoelectric Transformers, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL v.56 n.6, pp1124-1127, JUN 2009



2. Dwight Vihland, Shu-Xiang Dong, JieFang Li, “Magnetoelectric magnetic sensor with longitudinally biased magnetostrictive layer”, US Patent 7,023,206;

3. Dwight Vihland, Shuxiang Dong, JieFang Li, “Method and apparatus for high voltage gain using a magnetostrictive-piezoelectric composite”, US Patent 7,256,532.

4. Viehland, Dwight, Dong, Shuxiang, Li, Jie-fang, Zhai, Junyi, Method and Apparatus for High-Permeability Magnetostrictive/Piezo-Fiber Laminates Having Colossal, Near-Ideal Magnetoelectricity, US Patent 7771846.

and 19 Chinese Patents