Education Profile

  • P​h.D, Peking University, 2016
  • BE, Sichuan University, 2010

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate of Peking University, 2016
  • First Prize of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Contest (QInF), 2012
  • Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Award, 2008 
  • National Scholarship, 2007

Chen Zhao is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Visual Computing Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), working with Professor Bernard Ghanem in the Image and Video Understanding Laboratory (IVUL).

Education and Early Career

Chen Zhao studied Engineering and got her Bachelor degree in Engineering from Sichuan University, China in 2010. In 2016, she received her Doctoral Degree from Peking University, China.

Before joining KAUST, in 2016, she worked as a research assistant at Peking University and at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She did an internship at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Japan. During 2013, she went to the University of Washington, U.S. as a visiting student.

Research Interest

Chen Zhao’s is interested in computer vision and deep learning, especially in video understanding and image processing.

Honors and Awards

Chen Zhao was awarded the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Award in 2008. She also won the First Prize of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Contest (QInF) in 2012. Zhao was the Outstanding Graduate of Peking University in 2016.

Selected Publications

ElAfandy, R. T., Ebaid, M., Min, J.-W., Zhao, C., Ng, T. K., & Ooi, B. S. (2018). Flexible InGaN nanowire membranes for enhanced solar water splitting. Optics Express, 26(14), A640. doi:10.1364/oe.26.00a640
Zhao, C., Ebaid, M., Zhang, H., Priante, D., Janjua, B., Zhang, D., … Ooi, B. S. (2018). Quantified hole concentration in AlGaN nanowires for high-performance ultraviolet emitters. Nanoscale, 10(34), 15980–15988. doi:10.1039/c8nr02615g
Janjua, B., Priante, D., Prabaswara, A., Alanazi, L., Zhao, C., Alhamoud, A. A., … Ooi, B. S. (2018). Ultraviolet-A LED Based on Quantum-Disks-In-AlGaN-Nanowires—Optimization and Device Reliability. IEEE Photonics Journal, 10(2), 1–11. doi:10.1109/jphot.2018.2814482
Ebaid, M., Min, J.-W., Zhao, C., Ng, T. K., Idriss, H., & Ooi, B. S. (2018). Water splitting to hydrogen over epitaxially grown InGaN nanowires on a metallic titanium/silicon template: reduced interfacial transfer resistance and improved stability to hydrogen. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6(16), 6922–6930. doi:10.1039/c7ta11338b
Tangi, M., Mishra, P., Janjua, B., Prabaswara, A., Zhao, C., Priante, D., … Ooi, B. S. (2018). Role of quantum-confined stark effect on bias dependent photoluminescence of N-polar GaN/InGaN multi-quantum disk amber light emitting diodes. Journal of Applied Physics, 123(10), 105702. doi:10.1063/1.5021290
Prabaswara, A., Min, J.-W., Zhao, C., Janjua, B., Zhang, D., Albadri, A. M., … Ooi, B. S. (2018). Direct Growth of III-Nitride Nanowire-Based Yellow Light-Emitting Diode on Amorphous Quartz Using Thin Ti Interlayer. Nanoscale Research Letters, 13(1). doi:10.1186/s11671-018-2453-1
Kusch, G., Conroy, M., Li, H., Edwards, P. R., Zhao, C., Ooi, B. S., … Martin, R. W. (2018). Multi-wavelength emission from a single InGaN/GaN nanorod analyzed by cathodoluminescence hyperspectral imaging. Scientific Reports, 8(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-018-20142-5
Alias, M. S., Janjua, B., Zhao, C., Priante, D., Alhamoud, A. A., Tangi, M., … Ooi, B. S. (2017). Enhancing the Light-Extraction Efficiency of an AlGaN Nanowire Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diode by Using Nitride/Air Distributed Bragg Reflector Nanogratings. IEEE Photonics Journal, 9(5), 1–8. doi:10.1109/jphot.2017.2749198
Prabaswara, A., Ng, T. K., Zhao, C., Janjua, B., Alyamani, A. Y., El-Desouki, M. M., & Ooi, B. S. (2017). A Yellow Emitting InGaN/GaN Nanowires-based Light Emitting Diode Grown on Scalable Quartz Substrate. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. doi:10.1364/cleo_si.2017.sth3n.5
Frost, T., Jahangir, S., Stark, E., Deshpande, S., Hazari, A., Zhao, C., … Bhattacharya, P. (2014). Monolithic Electrically Injected Nanowire Array Edge-Emitting Laser on (001) Silicon. Nano Letters, 14(8), 4535–4541. doi:10.1021/nl5015603
Ng, T. K., Zhao, C., Shen, C., Jahangir, S., Janjua, B., Ben Slimane, A., … Ooi, B. S. (2014). Red to Near-Infrared Emission from InGaN/GaN Quantum-Disks-in-Nanowires LED. CLEO: 2014. doi:10.1364/cleo_si.2014.sm2j.2
Yao, Y., Wang, Q., Wang, H., Zhang, B., Zhao, C., Wang, Z., … Zhang, X. X. (2012). Bio-Assembled Nanocomposites in Conch Shells Exhibit Giant Electret Hysteresis. Advanced Materials, 25(5), 711–718. doi:10.1002/adma.201202079