Ruijuan Xu

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. 2018

Materials Science and Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

M.S. 2014

Materials Science and Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.E. 2011

Materials Science and Engineering

Zhejiang University, China

Research Description

Dr. Ruijuan Xu will be joining our faculty in July 2022 as an assistant professor. She comes to us from the Stanford University Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials (GLAM). She is interested in developing novel thin-film materials for next-generation nanomechanical, electromechanical, and magnetoelectric applications using thin-film deposition and multi-scale characterization techniques. Dr. Xu has studied the structure-property relation and materials physics of complex oxides including dielectrics and ferroelectrics, with a focus on emergent phenomena and new functionalities arising from thin-film heterostructures and freestanding membranes.

Honors and Awards

  • GLAM Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University, 2018
  • Gareth Thomas Materials Excellence Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2016
  • Lam Research Fellowship, Lam Research Corporation, 2015