Qing Shen works as a Physicist. She graduated from the Department of Applied Physics, Nanjing University in 1987. In 1991, she went to study in the Department of Applied Chemistry, the University of Tokyo. After she earned her Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo in 1995, she worked as an Assistant Professor in the University of Tokyo from 1995 to 1996. In 1996, she joined the University of Electro-Communications, Japan. Since 2009, she has become a PRESTO Researcher of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in the field of Photoenergy Conversion Systems and Materials for the Next Generation Solar Cells. In 1997, she got the Young Scientist Award of the Japan Society of Applied Physics. In 2003, she got the Best Paper Award of the Japan Society of Thermophysical Properties and the Young Scientist Award of the Symposium on Ultrasonic Electronics of Japan. She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters. In recent years, she focused on preparation and characterization of semiconductor and metallic nanomaterials as well as their applications in photoenergy conversions.
Biography Updated on 14 December 2011