Dr. Xiong Gong

Dr. Xiong Gong

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, and Department of Chemical, Biomolecular and Corrosion Engineering
Office: PEAC 321
Phone: 330-972-4983
Fax: 330-972-3406
Email: xgong@uakron.edu
Website: https://ohme.uakron.edu/
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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Research Award, University of Akron (2018)
  • The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014 (2015)
  • Top 1 % Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters (2016)
  • Top 1 % Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters (2015)
  • Top 1 % Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters (2014)
  • NSF CAREER award (2014)
  • 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award (2011)
  • Overseas Outstanding Chinese Young Scientist Awards, NSFC (2008)
  • K. C. Wong Education Foundation Fellow (2009)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (1999)


Organic/polymer and hybrid perovskite electronic and optoelectronic devices (solar cells, photodetectors, white light light-emitting diodes and displays, organic/polymer thin films diodes, thin film transistors, and biosensors), Organic/perovskite thermoelectric materials and devices, Organic supercapacitors/battery, Chemistry and physics of semiconducting organic/polymer materials, hybrid perovskites, and inorganic quantum dots and nanoparticles, Inorganic nanostructured materials and coordination compounds: synthesis, characterization and applications, CW and ultra-fast lasers, spectroscopy.

Current Research Projects

  1. Solution-Processed Perovskites Hybrid Photovoltaics
  2. Ultrasensitive Solution-Processed Broadband Photodetectors
  3. Organic/Perovskite Thermoelectric Materials and Devices
  4. Novel Polymer/Organic and Perovskite materials
  5. Inverted Polymer/Organic Solar Cells
  6. Magnetic Nanoparticles and Magnetic Field on Photovoltaics
  7. Self-Powered Electronics


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  • Ph.D. Physics (Optics), Nankai University, P. R. China (1997)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (Solid State Chemistry), Lanzhou University, P. R. China (1994)
  • B.Sc. Chemistry , Northwest Normal University, P. R. China (1986)