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Xiao-Min Lin

Scientist, Nanoscience

Colloidal Nanoparticle Synthesis, self-assembly and Property studies. Current project involves 1) Using SAXS/XPCS and single particle tracking to study particle dynamics in complex environment 2) AI-driven synthesis 3) Nanoscale Catalysis


Scientist & Joint Staff, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago

  • Postdoc, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago (2000-2002)
  • Ph.D. Condensed Matter Physics, Kansas State University (1999)
  • M.S.  Inorganic Chemistry,  Kansas State University (1999)
  • M.S.  Condensed Matter Physics - Shanghai JiaoTong University (1994)
  • B.S.  Applied Physics (Major) - Shanghai JiaoTong University (1991)

Research efforts include developing synthetic methods that yield nanocrystal building blocks with complex structures and understanding the driving force that leads to self-assembly of nanocrystal arrays, especially developing approaches to form composite nanocrystal arrays with multifunctionalities.