Principle Investigator


Jing Xia (pronounces “shyah”)

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

Editor-in-Chief, Materials Science and Engineering B

Office: 210F Rowland Hall

phone: (949) 824-5580


CV/Resume:   CV Xia 2018 web.pdf


2018- now      Professor

2015- 2018    Associate Professor

2011-2015     Assistant Professor

                      Department of Physics, and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

2008-2011     Tolman Prize Postdoctoral Fellow, Advisor: Jim Eisenstein

                      Department of Physics, California Institute of Technology

2003-2008     Ph.D. in Physics, Advisor: Aharon Kapitulnik

                      Kapitulnik-Geballe-Beasley Research Group

                      Department of Physics, Stanford University

1999-2003     B.S. in Physics, Special Class for the Gifted Young, (class 9900)

                      Advisor: Jianguo Hou, University of Science and Technology of China


2019            Elected APS fellow

2018            OCPA Macronix Prize for 2017

2014            NSF Career award

2013            Sloan Research Fellowship

2011            Lee-Osheroff-Richardson Prize for low temperature physics

2008            Richard C. Tolman Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship, Caltech