Assoc. Prof. Dr. Xihong Peng,
Arizona State University, USA
Xihong Peng is an Associate Professor in Physics, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State University (ASU). She received her Ph. D degree in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, in 2007. She was a Visiting Assistant Professor in Skidmore College, New York, for the academic year 2007-2008 before joining ASU in fall 2008. Her research interests are to explore novel materials and seek their application in nanoelectronics and renewable energies, as well as to gain a fundamental understanding of the materials’ properties at an atomic level. She has applied physics-based computational methods to investigate a wide range of materials, including group IV, III-V II-VI semiconductor nanostructures, organic/inorganic molecules, and novel materials for applications in fuel cells, photovoltaics, photocatalysts, Li-ion batteries, and hydrogen storage. She has published ~ 40 peer-reviewed journal articles with over 2000 citations. She serves as a Review Editor at Frontiers and Academic Editor of IntechOpen. She also serves as a referee for more than 20 scientific journals including Nature Communications and Nano Letters. She is a reviewer for funding agencies, such as National Science Foundation of United States, Czech Science Foundation, and the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, etc.