Welcome to the ZHU group at MNTL in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign! We focus on two-dimensional (2D) materials and nano-scale devices including advanced electronic, photonics and bio-sensing devices for computation, energy, communication and biomedical applications. The two-dimensional (2D) materials we focus on are graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, black phosphorous, and many other layered materials.

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Our group is made up of Professor Wenjuan Zhu, Post Doctoral Fellow, PHD Candidate, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students and Interns. we come from various backgrounds, including Material Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering  and Computer Engineering. 

Please visit the Research section of this website if you want more information. Please feel free to contact us if you have any question or you would like more information about our group!

To Join us

PhD applicants: Please submit your application to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate program before Dec. 15, 2017 for Fall 2018 enrollment. In addition, prospective students are encouraged to contact us before January. 

Post-docs applicants: Please send your CV directly to us.

Master and undergraduate students, visiting professors / scientists / students are also welcome to join our group.  Please contact us for more information.