Kun Tian
Ph.D Candidate

    University of Utah 105 S. Central Campus Drive# 2031
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112
    Tel:801-581-4142 (L)
    Fax: 801-581-4816

Professional Preparation:

BE (2013) Materials Science and Engineering, Shenyang Jianzhy University, China
Ph.D (predicted:2018) University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Research Interest:

•  Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Electronics, Spintronics, Biomendical and Environment Applications.

Current Research:

Thin film devices, Two dimensional Materials, Spin transport, Electrochemical biosensors


Google scholar

K. Tian, Z. Yue, D. Magginetti, M. E. Raikh, A. Tiwari,"Signature of Hanle Precession in Trilayer MoS2: Theory and Experiment", Physical Review B, 95, 174428 (2017).

• K. Tian, G. Siegel and A. Tiwari "A simple and selective colorimetric mercury (II) sensing system based on chitosan stabilized gold nanoparticles and 2, 6-pyridinedicarboxylic acid", Materials Science and Engineering : C,71, 195 (2017).

• K. Tian, B. Tudu, A. Tiwari"Growth and characterization of zinc oxide thin films on flexible substrates at low temperature using pulsed laser deposition", Vacuum, Available online 24 January 2017.

K. J. Saji*, K. Tian*, M. Snure, A. Tiwari, “2D Tin Monoxide—An Unexplored p-Type van der Waals Semiconductor: Material Characteristics and Field Effect Transistors”, Advanced Electronic Materials, 2, 1500453 (2016).

K. Tian, S. Alex, G. Siegel and A. Tiwari, “Enzymatic Glucose Sensor Based on Au Nanoparticle and Plant-like ZnO Film Modified Electrode”, Materials Science and Engineering C 41, 100 (2015).

Kun Tian, Megan Prestgard, and Ashutosh Tiwari, “A review of recent advances in nonenzymatic glucose sensors”, Materials Science and Engineering C 41, 100 (2014).

• Y. Yin, S. Saini, D. Magginetti, K. Tian, A. Tiwari, “Thermoelectric response of porous Ca 3 Co 4 O 9 prepared by an eco-friendly technique”, Ceramics International, 43, 9505 (2017).

• S. Saini , H. Yaddanapudi, K. Tian , Y. Yin , D. Magginetti , A. Tiwari , “Terbium Ion Doping in Ca3Co4O9: A Step towards High-Performance Thermoelectric Materials”, Scientific Reports, 7, 44621 (2017).

• D. Magginetti, K. Tian, A. Tiwari , “ß-Tantalum, a better candidate for spin-to-charge conversion”, Solid State Communications, 249, 34 (2017).

• Z. Yue, K. Tian, A. Tiwari, M. E. Raikh, “Spin transport in n-type single-layer transition-metal dichalcogenides”, Physical Review B, 93, 195301 (2016).

• S. Arezoomandan, P. Gopalan, K. Tian, A. Chanana, A. Nahata, A. Tiwari, B. Sensale, “Tunable Terahertz Metamaterials Employing Layered 2D-materials Beyond Graphene”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 23, 1 (2016).

• K. J. Saji, Y.P. Venkata Subbaiah, K. Tian, A. Tiwari, “P-type SnO thin films and SnO/ZnO heterostructures for all-oxide electronic and optoelectronic device applications”, Thin Solid Films, 605, 193 (2016).

• H. S. Yaddanapudi, K. Tian, S. Teng, A. Tiwari, “Facile preparation of nickel/carbonized wood nanocomposite for environmentally friendly supercapacitor electrodes”, Thin Solid Films, 6, 33659 (2016).

• Saji Alex, Kun Tian, Shiang Teng, Gene Siegel, Ashutosh Tiwari “Simple and rapid green synthesis of micrometer scale single crystalline gold nanoplates using chitosan as the reducing agent”, Journal of Crystal Growth, 2014.

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