New Publications

Aihui and Ke’s paper on “Tailoring Anchoring Groups in Low-Dimensional OSiPs” has been published in Small Structures. Check it here.

Akriti and Lin’s review paper on “Anion diffusion in two-dimensional halide perovskites” has been published in APL Materials. This paper has been selected as Editor’s pick and journal cover! Check it here.

Special feature issue of halide perovskite for photonics and optoelectronics in Optical Material Express has been published, in which Dr. Dou is a guest editor. Check the special issue here.

Second Dou group PhD

Aidan Coffey successfully defended his thesis today! — Second PhD in our group. Big congratulations! Aidan is heading to Advanced Light Sources at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California as a joint ALS postdoc fellow (Dr. Chenhui Zhu) with University of Houston (Prof. Lakis Mountziaris). Best of luck in your future endeavors! We will continue collaborating with you!


Prof. Dou has been awarded tenure and will be Charles Davidson Associate Professor starting this summer. Big thank to all students, group members, colleagues, friends, and family’s help and support!

Visiting Scholar

The group welcomes Dr. Vijayakumar Chakkooth from National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) of India visiting us from March to May. Dr. Vijayakumar Chakkooth is currently a Principal Scientist of the Chemical Sciences and Technology Division at NIIST. His visit is supported by the prestigious Raman Research Fellowship. Welcome to Purdue and look forward to working together!

New members

The group welcomes a new postdoc fellow and a visiting student joining us in Feb 2022: Dr. Hyojung Kim from Seoul National University (Prof. Ho Won Jang group) with a prestigious Korean Research Foundation fellowship; Hyojung will be working on OSiP transistors and memory devices. Mr. Leonardo Franquilino from Federal Institute of Science and Technology of Sao Paulo; Leonardo will work on processing and characterization of novel recyclable polymers. Welcome to the group! Looking forward to working together!

Group member news

Our group alumnus Dr. Yao Gao joined Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) as a professor of materials science. Congratulations!

Our fifth-year graduate student Aidan Coffey receives the prestigious LBNL Advanced Light Source (ALS) postdoc fellowship. He will be joining LBNL (with Dr. Chenhui Zhu) and University of Houston (with Prof. Lakis Mountziaris and Prof. Alamgir Karim) as a joint postdoc fellow in May. Congratulations!

New members

The group welcomes two new postdoc fellows joining us in Jan 2022: Dr. Hanjun Yang from Brown University (Prof. Ou Chen group); Hanjun will be working on novel OSiP nanomaterials and heterostructures. Dr. Seok Joo Yang from POSTECH (Prof. Kilwon Cho group); Seok Joo will work on high performance OSiP LEDs and solar cells. Welcome to the group! Looking forward to working together!