Prof. XIE Xiaoming, a leading scientist in materials science, is the director of Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He is also the executive director of the CAS Center for Excellence in Superconducting Electronics (CENSE).
He studied at the Department of Physics, Wuhan University from 1981 to 1985 and received his bachelor's degree. From 1985 to 1990, he received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees respectively in SIMIT, CAS.
From 1993 to 1995 he worked as a visiting professor at Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industry (ESPIC) in Paris. After back to China he continued his research at SIMIT and worked as the deputy director of the State Key Laboratory of Functional Materials for Informatics, director of the Superconducting Laboratory, and assistant to the director.
Prof. XIE’s research interest covers basic research on superconductivity, graphene quantum materials, and superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID). He has published over 150 papers and has applied for over 80 patents.Moreover, he has a long list of awards and prizes for his academic research including the Science Technology Award for Chinese Youth, and Shanghai Leading Talent.