ZHOU Jia
Address:
G807, HIT Campus of UTSZ, Shenzhen (518055)
Email:
jiazhou@hit.edu.cn
Phone:
15704617427
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
I obtained M.Sc. in theoretical chemistry at Fudan University. After obtaining Ph.D. at Wayne State University, I worked as Postdoc at TAMU for one year and ORNL for two years. Since 2014, I have been working in HIT as associate professor. My expertise is Materials Simulation and Computational Chemistry.
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
Materials Simulation and Computational Chemistry
EDUCATION  
1999-2003
B.E. Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2003-2006
M.Sc. Fudan University
2006-2011
Ph.D. Wayne State University
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
2011-2012
Postdoc, Texas A&M University
2012-2014
Postdoc, Oak Ridge National Lab
2014-now
Associate Prof. HIT
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
Now
Reviewer for Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, Catalysis Science & Technology, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, Scientific Reports
RESEARCH PROJECTS
2017-2019
NSFC
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
2010
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad
PATENT
   
None
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
14) Zhou, Jia;† Lee, C. Ozerov, O. Computational Study of the Mechanism of Dehydrogenative Borylation of Terminal Alkynes by SiNN Iridium Complexes. ACS Catalysis (2018), 8(1), 536-545.
13) Zhou, Jia;† Zhuang, H. Wang, H. Layered Tetragonal Zinc Chalcogenides for Energy-Related Applications: from Photocatalysts for Water Splitting to Cathode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries. Nanoscale (2017), 9(44), 17303-17311.
12) Zhou, Jia; Wu, X. The Effect of Atomic Arrangement on Photoabsorption of Freestanding Double-Layer Honeycomb Sheets of Zinc Selenide. Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2017), 5(18), 4505-4510.
11) MacInnis, M.; DeMott, J.; Kropp, H.; Zhou, Jia;† Meyer, K.; Hughes, R.; Ozerov, O. V. Cationic Two-Coordinate Complexes of Pd(I) and Pt(I) Have Longer Metal-Ligand Bonds Than Their Neutral Counterparts. Chem (2016), 1(6), 902-920.
10) Zhuang, H; Zhou, Jia.† Density Functional Theory Study of Bulk and Single-Layer Magnetic Semiconductor CrPS4. Physical Review B (2016), 94(19), 195307.
9) Zhou, Jia; Li, Y.; Wu, X.; Qin, W. Modulating the Electronic and Optical Properties of Tetragonal ZnSe Monolayer by Chalcogen Dopants. ChemPhysChem (2016), 17(13), 1993-1998.
8) Zhou, Jia.† Theoretical Investigation on the Ruthenium Catalyzed Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid and Ligand Effect. Applied Catalysis A: General (2016), 515, 101-107.
7) Zhou, Jia.† Novel Hetero-Bilayered Materials for Photovoltaics. Applied Materials Today (2016), 2, 24-31.
6) Zhou, Jia;† Sumpter, B. G.; Kent, P.; Huang, J. A Novel and Functional Single-Layer Sheet of ZnSe. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2015), 7(3), 1458-1464.
5) Zhou, Jia;† Huang, J.; Sumpter, B. G.; Kent, P.; Xie, Y.; Terrones, H.; Smith, S. C. Theoretical Predictions of Freestanding Honeycomb Sheets of Cadmium Chalcogenides. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2014), 118(29), 16236-16245. (Cover)
4) Zhou, Jia;† Huang, J.; Sumpter, B. G.; Kent, P.; Terrones, H.; Smith, S. C. Structures, Energetics, and Electronic Properties of Layered Materials and Nanotubes of Cadmium Chalcogenides. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2013), 117(48), 25817-25825.
3) Zhou, Jia; Tao, P.; Fisher, J. F.; Shi, Q. Mobashery, S.; Schlegel, H. B. QM/MM Studies of the Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 (MMP2) Inhibition Mechanism of (S)-SB-3CT and its Oxirane Analogue. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (2010), 6(11), 3580-3587. (Cover)
2) Zhou, Jia; Sonnenberg, J. L.; Schlegel, H. B. Theoretical Studies of AnII2(C8H8)2 (An = Th, Pa, U, and Np) Complexes: The Search for Double-stuffed Actinide Metallocenes. Inorganic Chemistry (2010), 49(14), 6545-6551.
1) Zhou, Jia; Schlegel, H. B. Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Study of the Reaction between Th+ and H2O. Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2010), 114(33), 8613-8617.
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
Oral Presentation: Freestanding Single- to Few-Layer Honeycomb Sheets of Cadmium Chalcogenides, 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, Mar. 2014
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
Graduate Level
Quantum Chemistry; Advanced Physical Chemistry
Undergraduate Level
Coordination Chemistry
Updated:2018-07