Rice University, Houston
“Multifunctional Coatings based on Two-Dimensional Materials for Defense Applications“
Jun Lou is currently a full professor and the associate chair of the Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering. He has extensive experience in the synthesis and design of 2D materials beyond Graphene and other nanomaterials; mechanical and multi-physics characterization, and fabrication of advanced material systems and devices. He serves as the site director for the NSF industry university collaborative research center (IUCRC) of Atomically Thin Multifunctional Coatings (ATOMIC), exploring potential applications of 2D materials in different industries with commercial partners. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Materials Today.