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DR. CHANG YAN

Full CV
 

CURRICULUM VITAE

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Mar.2013-Sep.2016    PhD Degree in Photovoltaic Engineering (Date of confer : 17 May 2017)

                                   School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW Sydney

                                   Supervisor: Martin Green and Xiaojing Hao

Sep.2010-Dec.2012   Master Degree in Nonferrous Metallurgy

                                   School of Metallurgical Science and Engineering, Central South University

                                   Supervisor: Yexiang Liu and Yanqing Lai

Sep.2006-Jun.2010    Bachelor Degree in Metallurgical Engineering

                                   School of Metallurgical Science and Engineering, Central South University 

EMPLOYMENT

Dec.2019-present       Lecturer/Research Fellow

                                   School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW Sydney

Oct.2016-Nov.2019    ACAP Postdoctoral fellow

                                   School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW Sydney

AWARDS

Dec 2018                   UNSW Engineering research excellent Award

Nov 2018                   Outstanding contribution in reviewing for Solar Energy and journal of alloys and compounds 

Dec 2016                   Winner of Chinese government award for outstanding self-financed students abroad

GRANTS

Sep 2017                    CI of ACAP Fellowship (410,000 AUD cash), granted by ARENA (category 1)
Oct 2016                     CI of Postdoctoral writing fellowship (11,000 AUD cash), granted by UNSW

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Chang Yan, Jialiang Huang, Kaiwen Sun, et al. Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells with over 10% power conversion efficiency enabled by heterojunction heat treatment [J], Nature Energy, 3, 2018: 764-772,  (IF=54.0, Q1, ESI high cited paper, ESI hot paper, top 0.01% cited)

  2. Chang Yan, Kaiwen Sun, Fangyang Liu, et al. Beyond 11% Efficient Sulfide Kesterite Cu2ZnxCd1– xSnS4 Solar Cell: Effects of Cadmium Alloying[J], ACS Energy Letters, 2, 2017: 930-936,. (IF=16.2, Q1  Scopus top 1% cited)

  3. Kaiwen Sun, Chang Yan (co-first author), Fangyang Liu, et al. Over 9% Efficient Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cell Fabricated by Using Zn1–xCdxS Buffer Layer, Advanced Energy Materials, 6, 2016: 1600046. (IF=24.8, ESI high cited paper, top 1% cited)

  4. Fangyang Liu, Chang Yan (co-first author), Jialiang Huang, et al, Nanoscale Microstructure and Chemistry of Cu2ZnSnS4/CdS Interface in Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells, Advanced Energy Materials, 6, 2016:1600706. (IF=24.8, Q1)

  5. Chang Yan, Ening Gu, Fangyang Liu, et al. Colloidal synthesis and characterizations of wittichenite copper bismuth sulphide nanocrystals [J], Nanoscale, 5, 2013:1789-1792. (IF=7.23, Q1)

  6. Chang Yan, Chun Huang, Jia Yang, et al. Synthesis and characterizations of quaternary Cu2FeSnS4 nanocrystals[J], Chemical Communications, 48, 2012:2603. (IF=6.57, Q1)

  7. Chang Yan, Kaiwen Sun, Fangyang Liu, et al. Boost Voc of pure sulfide kesterite solar cell via a double CZTS layer stacks[J], Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 160, pp. 7-11, 2017. (IF=5.01, Q1)

  8. Chang Yan, Fangyang Liu, Kaiwen Sun et al. Boosting the efficiency of pure sulfide CZTS solar cells using the In/Cd-based hybrid buffers[J], Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 144, pp. 700-706, 2016. (IF=5.01, Q1)

  9. Chang Yan, Fangyang Liu, Ning Song, Boon k. Ng, John A. Stride, Anton Tadich, Xiaojing Hao, Band alignments of different buffer layers (CdS, Zn(O,S), and In2S3) on Cu2ZnSnS4[J], Applied Physics Letters, 104, 2014:173901. (IF=3.50, Q1)

PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTION AND INVITED TALKS

  1. Reviewer for Apply Physics Letters, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, Solar Energy, Applied Surface Science, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, etc.

  2. Invited speaker at Global Photovoltaic Conference, Mar 13-15, 2019, Gwangju, Korea.