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Xi Zhu

Education Background

Ph.D (Nanyang Technological University)

BS (University of Science and Technology of China)

Research Field
AI for drug design and autonomous synthesis


Prof. Zhu Xi obtained his bachelor degree of physics in the Special Class for the Gifted Young (SCGY) and Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Science at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2006, and Ph.D. in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, 2011. He joined SSE in 2017, and hold position as deputy director in Shenzhen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Society (AIRS). His research interests focus on the application of condensed mater physics theory in interdisciplinary research. His current research focus on the AI application in materials science and pharmacy, he leads the development of the on-demand and in-cloud materials synthesis platform scheme “MAOSIC” based on the intelligent robots , cloud computing;  and developed the blockchain technology endorsed automatic experimental platform (BiaeP) for unforgettable experimental data.  Promoting the new advance of materials science in AI era. 

Academic Publications:

1. Xu, Y.; Liu, R.; Li, J.; Xu, Y.; Zhu, X*. The Blockchain Integrated Automatic Experiment Platform (BiaeP). The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2020, 9995-10000.

2. Ye, S.; Liang, J.; Liu, R.; Zhu, X*. Symmetrical Graph Neural Network for Quantum Chemistry with Dual Real and Momenta Space. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2020, 124 (34), 6945-6953.

3. Liu, R.; Hao, J.; Li, J.; Wang, S.; Liu, H.; Zhou, Z.; Delville, M.-H.; Cheng, J.; Wang, K.; Zhu, X*. Causal Inference Machine Learning Leads Original Experimental Discovery in CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Nanoparticles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2020, 7232-7238.

4. Li, J.; Li, J.; Liu, R.; Tu, Y.; Li, Y.; Cheng, J.; He, T.; Zhu, X*. Autonomous discovery of optically active chiral inorganic perovskite nanocrystals through an intelligent cloud lab. Nature Communications 2020, 11 (1), 2046.

5. Li, J.; Tu, Y.; Liu, R.; Lu, Y.; Zhu, X*. Toward “On-Demand” Materials Synthesis and Scientific Discovery through Intelligent Robots. Advanced Science 2020, 7 (7), 1901957.

6. Chen, S.; Xing, C.; Huang, D.; Zhou, C.; Ding, B.; Guo, Z.; Peng, Z.; Wang, D.; Zhu, X.; Liu, S.; Cai, Z.; Wu, J.; Zhao, J.; Wu, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Wei, C.; Yan, Q.; Wang, H.; Fan, D.; Liu, L.; Zhang, H.; Cao, Y. Eradication of tumor growth by delivering novel photothermal selenium-coated tellurium nanoheterojunctions. Science Advances 2020, 6 (15), eaay6825.

7. Li, J.; Lu, Y.; Xu, Y.; Liu, C.; Tu, Y.; Ye, S.; Liu, H.; Xie, Y.; Qian, H.; Zhu, X., AIR-Chem: Authentic Intelligent Robotics for Chemistry. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2018, 122 (46), 9142-9148.

8. Carvalho, A.; Wang, M.; Zhu, X.; Rodin, A. S.; Su, H.; Castro Neto, A. H., Phosphorene: from theory to applications. Nature Reviews Materials 2016, 1 (11), 16061.

9. Zhu, X.; Su, H.; Marcus, R. A.; Michel-Beyerle, M. E., Computed and Experimental Absorption Spectra of the Perovskite CH3NH3PbI3. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2014, 5 (17), 3061-3065.

10. Wu, C.; Yin, P.; Zhu, X.; OuYang, C.; Xie, Y., Synthesis of hematite (alpha-Fe2O3) nanorods: Diameter-size and shape effects on their applications in magnetism, lithium ion battery, and gas sensors. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006, 110 (36), 17806-17812.