Qing Shen works as a Physicist. She graduated from the Department of Applied Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, in 1987. In 1991, she went to study at the Department of Applied Chemistry, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. After obtaining her Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo, in 1995, she worked as an Assistant Professor at the same university from 1995 to 1996. In 1996, she joined the University of Electro-Communications (UEC), Tokyo, Japan. In 2013, she became an Associate Professor at UEC. Since 2009, she has been serving as a PRESTO Researcher at 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 130 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 23 March 2016