Chia-Ling Chien

Chia-Ling Chien

Jacob L. Hain Professor

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Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics; nanostructured solids

Education: PhD, Carnegie-Mellon University

Chia-Ling Chien, the Jacob L. Hain Professor in Arts and Sciences, has been a faculty member in the Department of Physics and Astronomy since 1976.  He has written more than 460 journal articles and holds several patents. He is one of the ISI’s 1120 most cited physicists with over 37,000 citations with an H-index of 96.  He was the recipient of the 2004 David Adler Award of the American Physical Society, the inaugural recipient of AUMS (Asian Union of Magnetics Societies) Award in 2012, the 2015 winner of the International Union on Physics and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Magnetism Award and Néel Medal from the C9 Magnetism Commission, the highest award in magnetism, given every 3 years, and the IEEE Magnetics Society Achievement Award in 2020, the highest Award of the Society.  He is also a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) and an Academician of Academia Sinica.  Dr. Chien has been awarded honorary professorships at Nanjing, Lanzhou, and Fudan universities in China, and National Taiwan University in Taiwan.