Niu, Xiaobing


Email: xbniu(at)

Office phone: +86-28-83208612


2003-2008  University of California  Ph.D

2000-2003  University of Science & Technology of China  M.S

1996-2000  University of Science & Technology of China  B.S

Work Experience

2014- present  University of Electronic Science and Technology of China  Professor

2013-2014    University of Connecticut and Northeastern University  Assistant research professor

2011-2013    University of Connecticut  Post-doctor

2008-2011    University of Utah  Post-doctor

Research Interest

Multiple-scale simulation of semiconductor and metal materials


[1] X. B. Niu S. Stagon, H. C. Huang, J. K. Baldwin and A. Misra “The Smallest Metallic Nanorods Using Physical Vapor Deposition”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 136102 (2013).

[2] X. B. Niu and H. C. Huang, “Diffusion Boundary Condition at Surface Steps”, J. Cryst. Growth 353, 174 (2012).

[3] X. B. Niu, G. B. Stringfellow, Young-Ju Lee and F. Liu, “Simulation of Self-assembled Compositional Core-shell Structures in InGaN Nanowires”, Phys. Rev. B 85, 165316 (2012).

[4] X. B. Niu, G. B. Stringfellow and F. Liu, “Phase Separation in Strained Epitaxial InGaN islands”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 213102 (2011).

[5] X. B. Niu, G. B. Stringfellow and F. Liu, “Nonequilibrium Composition Profiles of Alloy Quantum Dots and their Correlation with the Growth Mode”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 076101 (2011).

[6] X. B. Niu, E. Uccelli, A. Fontcuberta i Morral and C. Ratsch, “A Level Set Simulation for Ordering of Quantum Dots via Cleaved-Edge Overgrowth”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 023119 (2009).