LANL’s Jia named Fellow

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Quanxi Jia of the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (MPA-CINT) is a 2014 Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS).
The MRS Fellow program recognizes outstanding members whose sustained and distinguished contributions to the advancement of materials research are internationally recognized.
The number of new fellows selected annually is capped at 0.2 percent of the current total MRS membership.
The MRS recognized Jia for “pioneering contributions to the development of high-temperature superconducting-coated conductors and for advancing the processing and application of multifunctional metal-oxide materials.”
Jia received a doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He joined LANL in 1993 as a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow, and was converted to a staff in 1996.
He is a leader at the Nanoscale Electronics and Mechanics at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), which is jointly operated by Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories.
He specializes in the synthesis of nanostructured materials, multifunctional materials, and thin films.