(1) Important links

1.  Dr. Qin’s Google Scholar

2. Chinese Symposium on Photocatalytic Materials

Chinese Symposium on Photocatalytic Materials, July 26-29, 2018, Wuhan, China


3. Graduate student fellowship opportunity

(2) References


Transmission Electron Microscopy: A Textbook for Materials Science

2. X-Ray Technique

Elements of x-ray diffraction

3. Material Science & Engineering

Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design

The Physics and Chemistry of Materials

Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

Mechanical Behaviour of Engineering Materials

Mechanical Metallurgy

Virtual Material Sciences & Engineering Website

Phase transformations in metals and alloys

4. Thin Film

Thin Film Materials: Stress, Defect Formation and Surface Evolution

Metallic Multilayers and their Applications 

5. Dislocation

Introduction to Dislocations

Theory of Dislocations

Micromechanics of Defects in Solids

6. XPS


(3) Useful Websites:

Periodic table: Element properties

Periodic table: Atomic radius

ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Database 

Hardnesses of Elements

Recent Posts

PhD and Post-doc positions at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

 •Opening for graduate students Open positions for Qin’s research group at Chulalongkorn University

Those who have strong interest and continuous curiosity in fundamental materials science are highly encouraged to apply. We prefer to recruit graduate students with following background:

• Solid background in materials science, materials physics, materials engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or Metallurgy

• Ready to sustain challenges in learning difficult subjects

• Opening for graduate students, senior project students, and visiting students

 Currently we have several openings for graduate students in the area of mechanical behavior of nanocomposite coatings; Nano photocatalyst; and supercapacitor. Please send your CV and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Qin directly (

• Postdoc

Please send your CV and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Qin directly (

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