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Jie Xu

Assistant Scientist

Applying polymer physics knowledge to realize new properties of functional materials


Professional Experience

  • Ph.D. Nanjing University 
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University 

Research Interests

  • Tissue-like electronics
  • Materials and advanced manufacturing for energy and healthcare 
  • Multiscale characterization using optical spectroscopy and synchrotron X-ray
  • Nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing

Selected Publications

  • Xu, J.*; Wu, H.-C.*; Zhu, C. X.; Ehrlich, A.; Shaw, L.; Nikolka, M.; Wang, S.; Molina-Lopez, F.; Gu, X. D.; Luo, S. C.; Zhou, D. S.; Kim, Y. H.; Wang, G. J. N.; Gu, K.; Feig, V. R.; Chen, S. C.; Kim, Y.; Katsumata, T.; Zheng Y.-Q.; Yan, H.; Chung, J. W.; Lopez, J.; Murmann, B.; Bao, Z., Multi-scale ordering in highly stretchable polymer semiconducting films. Nature Materials 2019 18594601.
  • Wang, S.*Xu J.*; Wang, W. C.; Wang, G. J. N.; Rastak, R.; Molina-Lopez, F.; Chung, J. W.; Niu, S. M.; Feig, V. R.; Lopez, J.; Lei, T.; Kwon, S. K.; Kim, Y.; Foudeh, A. M.; Ehrlich, A.; Gasperini, A.; Yun, Y.; Murmann, B.; Tok, J. B. H.; Bao, Z., Skin electronics from scalable fabrication of an intrinsically stretchable transistor array. Nature 2018, 555, 83
  • Xu, J.*; Wang, S.*; Wang, G. J. N.; Zhu, C. X.; Luo, S. C.; Jin, L. H.; Gu, X. D.; Chen, S. C.; Feig, V. R.; To, J. W. F.; Rondeau-Gagne, S.; Park, J.; Schroeder, B. C.; Lu, C.; Oh, J. Y.; Wang, Y. M.; Kim, Y. H.; Yan, H.; Sinclair, R.; Zhou, D. S.; Xue, G.; Murmann, B.; Linder, C.; Cai, W.; Tok, J. B. H.; Chung, J. W.; Bao, Z., Highly stretchable polymer semiconductor films through the nanoconfinement effect. Science 2017, 355(6320): 59-64.
  • Wang, S.*; Oh, J. Y.*; Xu J.*; Tran, H.; Bao, Z., Skin-Electronics: An Emerging Paradigm, Accounts of Chemical Research 2018, 51, 1033-1045
  • Oh, J. Y.; Rondeau-Gagne, S.; Chiu, Y. C.; Chortos, A.; Lissel, F.; Wang, G. J. N.; Schroeder, B. C.; Kurosawa, T.; Lopez, J.; Katsumata, T.; Xu J., Zhu, C. X.; Gu, X. D.; Bae, W. G.; Kim, Y.; Jin, L. H.; Chung, J. W.; Tok, J. B. H.; Bao, Z. N. Intrinsically stretchable and healable semiconducting polymer for organic transistors. Nature 2016, 539 (7629), 411-415.
  • Li X.*Xu J.*, Wang D., Sha Y., Chen W., Zhou D., et al. Low‐temperature processing of polymer nanoparticles for bioactive composites. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics2016, 54(24): 2514-2520.
  • Xu J.,Ding L., Chen J, Gao S, Li L, Zhou D, et al. Sensitive characterization of the influence of substrate interfaces on supported thin films. Macromolecules2014, 47(18): 6365-6372.
  • Xu J.,*Diao Y.*, Zhou D, Mao Y, Giri G, Chen W, et al. Probing the interfacial molecular packing in TIPS-pentacene organic semiconductors by surface enhanced Raman scattering. Journal of Materials Chemistry C2014, 2(16): 2985-2991.
  • Diao, Y.; Tee, B. C. K.; Giri, G.; Xu, J.; Kim, D. H.; Becerril, H. A.; Stoltenberg, R. M.; Lee, T. H.; Xue, G.; Mannsfeld, S. C. B.; Bao, Z., Solution coating of large-area organic semiconductor thin films with aligned single-crystalline domains. Nature materials 2013, 12 (7), 665.
  • Xu J., Li D., Chen J., Din L., Wang X., Tao F., et al. Detection of interchain proximity and segmental motion of polymer glass. Macromolecules2011, 44(18): 7445-7450.


  • Materials Research Society (MRS) Postdoctoral Award (2018)
  • 5th annual Stanford Polymer Collective (SPC) poster symposium - 1stPlace (2017)