Shuit-Tong Lee, Soochow University, China
Professor S.T. Lee (PhD 1974, University of British Columbia, Canada; Postdoc. 1974-76, University of California, Berkeley, USA) is a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2005), and a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS, 2006). He is a Chair Professor and founding Director of the Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM), and founding Dean of the College of Nano Science & Technology (CNST) at Soochow University, China. He is also Director of the Collaborative Innovation Center of Suzhou Nano Science & Technology, and Director of the Institute of Organic Optoelectronics at the Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute.
Professor Lee’s research interests are in nanomaterial and nanotechnology, with a focus on functional nanomaterials and devices, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display technology, and diamond and super-hard thin film technology. He has received a Humboldt Senior Research Award (Germany, 2001) and a Croucher Senior Research Fellowship (Hong Kong, 2002). Professor Lee has also won the National Natural Science Award of China (second level) in 2002, 2005, and 2013, for achievements in “Nucleation and growth of diamond and new carbon based materials”, “Oxide-assisted growth and applications of semiconducting nanowires”, and “Organic Optical Functional Materials for High Efficiency Photoelectric Conversion”. He received the 2008 Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress of the Ho-Leung-Ho-Lee Foundation and the 2012 Suzhou Mayor’s Award.
Professor Lee has published over 1,000 peer-reviewed journal articles, receiving over 40,000 citations by others with an H-index of 104, and is listed as a highly cited scientist in Materials Science in 2015 and 2016 by Thomson Reuters. He is an Associate Editor of ACS Nano and Diamond & Related Materials, and a member of advisory editorial board of Nano Research, National Science Review, New Carbon Materials, and Advanced Functional Materials.