Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1988
M.S., Physics, University of Toledo, 1985
B.S., Physics, Amoy (Xiamen) University, China, 1982
- IEEE Fellow, 2010 "for contributions to vertical silicon carbide devices and process technologies"
- Co-Editor, Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices on SiC Devices and Technology, 2008.
- Plenary Speaker, DARPA (ARPA) Tri-Annual Conference, Indianapolis, 1995.
- National Science Foundation Initiation Award, 1990.
- Henry Rutgers Research Fellow: 1988-90.
- Silicon Carbide (SiC) Semiconductor Devices
- SiC JFETs, BJTs, MOSFETS, GTOs
- High Efficiency Smart Power Integrated Circuits
- SiC Sensors, UV and EUV Detectors
- SiC Single Photon Detectors
- High Temperature Packaging
- SiC Power Limiters/Protector/Circuit Breakers
- SiC Inverters/Converters
- Jun Hu, Xiaobin Xin, Jian H. Zhao, Brenda L. VanMil, Rachael Myers-Ward, Charles R. Eddy, Jr, and David Kurt Gaskill , “Proton Irradiation of Ultraviolet 4H-SiC Single Photon Avalanche Diodes”, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 58, issue 6, Dec. 2011, pp.3343-3347.
- R. Radhakrishnan and J. H. Zhao “A 2-dimensional fully analytical model for design of high-voltage Junction Barrier Schottky (JBS) diodes”, Elsevier Solid State Electronics, vol. 63, issue 1, September 2011, p. 167.
- R. Radhakrishnan and J. H. Zhao “Monolithic integration of a 4H-SiC Vertical JFET and JBS diode”, IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 32, issue 6, June 2011, p. 785.
- Yongxi Zhang, Xiangyang Hu, Jian H. Zhao, Kuang Sheng, W. Roger Cannon, Xiaohui Wang, Leonid Fursin , "Rheology and thermal conductivity of diamond powder filled liquid epoxy encapsulants for electronic packaging", IEEE Trans. on Comp. and Packaging Tech., Vol. 32, No.4, December, 2009, pp.716-723.
- J. Hu, X. Xin, P. Alexandov, J. H. Zhao, B. L. VanMil, D. K. Gaskill, "4H-SiC Single Photon Avalanche Diode for 280nm UV Applications", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 600-603 (2009) pp 1203-1206.
- Yuzhu Li, Petre Alexandrov, Jian H. Zhao, "1.88-m cm2 1650-V Normally on 4H-SiC TI-VJFET" , IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol.55, No. 8, pp.1880-1886, August 2008
- J. Hu, X. Xin, C. L. Joseph, X. Li, and J. H. Zhao, "1 16 Pt-4H-SiC Schottky Photodiode Array for Low-Level EUV and UV Spectroscopic detection," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol.20, No. 24, Dec. 15, 2008.
- J. H. Zhao, K. Sheng, Y. Zhang, and M. Su, "Current status and future prospects of SiC power JFETs and ICs", IEICE Trans. Electronics. Vol. E39-C, No.7, 2008.
- J. Wu, J. Hu, J. H. Zhao, X. Wang, X. Li, L. Fursin, and T. Burke, "Normally-off 4H-SiC trench-gate MOSFETs with high mobility," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 52, pp. 909-913, 2008
- Yongxi Zhang, Kuang Sheng, Ming Su, Jian H. Zhao, " Development of 4H-SiC LJFET-Based Power IC", IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol.55, No. 8, pp.1934-1945, August 2008
- Jianhui Zhang, Xueqing Li, Petre Alexandrov, Leonid Fursin, Xiaohui Wang, Jian H. Zhao, "Fabrication and Characterization of High-Current-Gain 4H-SiC Bipolar Junction Transistors", IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol.55, No. 8, pp.1899-1906, August 2008
- Zhe Chuan Feng and Jian H Zhao, "Silicon Carbide: Materials, Processing and Devices", Taylor & Francis, 2003, 416 pages.
- Christi Madsen and Jian H. Zhao, "Optical Filter Design and Analysis: A Signal Processing Approach", Wiley Interscience, 1999, 408 pages. Year 2000 Top 10 Best Seller on Amazon.com under Corning Fiber Optics Series.