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Dr. Jincheng  Du
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Dr. Jincheng Du
Associate Professor-Materials Science and Engineering
 
Contact address   3940 North Elm St. Suite E-132, Denton, TX 76207     Office LocationDiscovery Park, Room No.: E 124 
Email  jincheng.du@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 369-8184    Fax No: (940) 565-4824    webpage webpage   
Keywords Atomistic modeling, computational materials, glass and ceramics, materials for microelectronic, energy and biomedical applications   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Ceramics Alfred University, Alfred NY 2004
Master of Science Inorganic Materials Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China 1995
Bachelor of Science Material Science Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China 1992
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2014MTSE3030010Thermodynamics and Phase Diagrams Download Syllabus
Fall 2013MTSE3030010Thermodynamics and Phase Diagrams Download Syllabus
Fall 2012MTSE4500011Internship in Materials Science  
Fall 2012MTSE3030010Thermodynamics and Phase Diagrams  
Summer 2012MTSE4500011Internship in Materials Science  
Summer 2011MTSE5000 Thermodynamics of Materials3Download Syllabus
Spring 2011MTSE6200011Imperfections in Solids18Download Syllabus
Spring 2011MTSE5710510Computational Material Science30Download Syllabus
Spring 2010MTSE3100211Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory II7Download Syllabus
Fall 2011MTSE5800011Special Studies in Materials Science  
Fall 2011MTSE5000010Thermodynamics of Materials  
Fall 2011MTSE4500011Internship in Materials Science  
Fall 2011MTSE3030010Thermodynamics of Materials3Download Syllabus
Fall 2010MTSE5100011Fundamental Concepts of Materials Science39Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Materials Science and EngineeringCollege of EngineeringUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
2007-2012Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Materials Science and EngineeringCollege of EngineeringUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
2006-2007Research associateDepartment of Chemical Engineering University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
2004-2006Postdoc fellowChemical and Material Science Division Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
1999-2004Graduate research assistant New York State College of CeramicsAlfred University, Alfred, NY
1995-1999Research staff, LecturerState Key Lab of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2014-2015305020
2013-2014306010
2012-2013306010
2011-2012306010
2010-2011405010
2009-2010306010
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
2014
Published
“Mechanisms of oxygen plasma damage of amine and methyl terminated organosilicate low-k dielectrics from ab initio molecular dynamics simulations”
 
J. Rimsza, J. Kelber, J. Du
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 47, 335204 (6pp) 2014
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Published
“Experimental and Computational Studies on Stacking Faults in Zinc Titanate”
 
W. Sun, V. Ageh, T. Scharf, J. Du
Applied Physics Letter, 104, 241903 (5pp) (2014)
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Published
“Low cation coordination in oxide melts”
 
L. B. Skinner, C. J. Benmore, J. K. R. Weber, J. Du, J. Neuefeind, S. K. Tumber, and J. B. Parise
Physical Review Letter, 112, 157801 (2014)
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Published
“Structural and Mechanical Properties of Nano-porous Silica”
 
J. R. Rimsza, J. Du
Journal of American Ceramic Society, 97, 2772-2781 (2014)
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Published
“Measurements of liquid and glass structures using aerodynamic levitation and in-situ high energy X-ray and neutron scattering”
 
J. K. R. Weber, C. J. Benmore, L. B. Skinner, J. Neuefeind, S. K. Tumber, G. Jennings, L. J. Santodonato, D. Jin, J. Du, J. B. Parise
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 383 49-51 (2014).
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2014 2014 Ph.D. Short Course “Structure and topology of Disordered Materials”, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark (Aug. 13, 2014). Invited Lecture.
“Structure and topology of Disordered Materials”
2014 2014 Seminar at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (March 2014).
“Ionic diffusion mechanism and structural correlation in crystalline and amorphous solid electrolytes”
2014 2014 PhD School of Multiscale Computer Simulation and Characterization in Materials and Life Science, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (May 13, 2014). Invited Lecture.
“Short and medium range structures of glasses, what we can learn from atomistic computer simulations”,
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2014-2017Molcular Dynamics Based Simulations of Bulk/Interfacial Structures and Diffusion Behaviors in Nuclear Waste GlassesDepartment of Energy$560,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2012-2015Workfunction Modification of ZnO Anodes for Second Generation OLEDsNational Science Foundation$298,535Co-PIActive
2012-2015VUV/Plasma Effects on OSG and Engineering Amorphous Materials: A Combined Experiment and ab initio Simulation Approach on Pore Sealing and Materials ModificationSemiconductor Research Cooperation$315,000Co-PIActive
2011-2015GOALI/Collaborative: Impact of Mixed Network Formers on the Structure and Properties of Oxide GlassesNational Science Foundation$363,745Principal InvestigatorActive
2011-2014"In situ Formation of Refractory Carbide Coatings with Protective Magneli Phases"National Science Foundation$282,079Co-PIActive
2009-2014“Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization”Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC)$750,000Senior PersonnelActive
2009-2014Institute for Scientific and Engineering Simulation (ISES)Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)$8,200,000Senior PersonnelActive
2011-2012"Predictive Simulations of Plasma Induced Surface Modifications of Organosilicate Low k Materials"Semiconductor Research Cooperation (SRC)$33,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2009-2012“Integrated Experimental and Simulation Studies of the Structure and Dissolution Mechanism of Bioactive Glasses”National Science Foundation (NSF)$220,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2009-2012"Metalloaromatic Multinuclear Complexes of Monovalent Coinage Metals"National Science Foundation (NSF)$1,300,000Co-PIActive
2010-2011"Predictive ab initio Simulations of Plasma/Free Radical- Surface Interactions"Semiconductor Research Cooperation (SRC)$33,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2011-2012"Improving the Ionic Conductivity of Lithium Ion Solid State Electrolyte and Electrode Materials through Defect and Interface Studies"UNT Research Opportunity Grant (ROG)$7,500Principal InvestigatorActive
2009-2010“Computer Simulation of Nano-porous Amorphous Silica"UNT Research Initiation Grant (RIG)$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
 Journal of the American Ceramic SocietyReviewer
 Journal of Non-Crystalline SolidsReviewer
 Physical Review BReviewer
 Journal of Material ResearchReviewer
 Material Research BulletinReviewer
 Chemical Physics LettersReviewer
 Department (DOE) of Energy Basic Energy Science ProgramReviewer
toggle toggle Affiliations
Material Research Society
American Ceramic Society
American Physical Society
National Institute of Ceramics Engineers (NICE)
Keramos
The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
toggle toggle Teaching
Computational Material Science (co-teaching with Profs. A. Needleman and S. Srivilliputher)
 

Imperfections in Solids
 

Introduction to Material Science and Engineering
 

Materials Processing Lab
 

Thermodynamics of Materials
 

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2014-PresentPo-Hsuen KuoAdvisorGraduate ResearchIn progress
2014-PresentXiaonan LuAdvisorGraduate ResearchIn progress
2014-PresentMengguo RenAdvisorGraduate ResearchIn progress
2012-PresentLu DengAdvisorGraduate ResearchIn progress
2012-PresentJessica RimszaAdvisorGraduate ResearchIn progress
2011-PresentWei SunAdvisorGraduate ResearchIn progress
2011-2014Chau-hsu ChenAdvisorGraduate ResearchATOMISTIC COMPUTER SIMULATIONS OF DIFFUSION MECHANISM IN LITHIUM LANTHANUM TITANATE SOLID STATE ELETROLYTES FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERIES
2009-2014Ye XiangAdvisorGraduate ResearchCOMPUTATIONAL STUDIES ON STRUCTURES AND IONIC DIFFUSION OF BIOACTIVE GLASSES
2010-2012Yun LiAdvisorGraduate ResearchFIRST PRINCIPLES CALCULATIONS OF THE STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC PROPERTIES PANTACENE BASED ORGANIC AND ZNO BASED INORGANIC SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS
2010-2012Leopold KokouAdvisorGraduate ResearchMOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS OF THE STRUCTURES OF EUROIUM CONTAINING SILICATE AND CERIUM CONTAINING ALUMINOPHOSPHATE
2008-2012Mrunal ChaudharyAdvisorGraduate ResearchFIRST PRINCIPLES CALCULATIONS OF THE SITE SUBSTITUTION IN GAMMA PRIME NI3AL OF NICKEL BASED SUPER ALLOYS
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2012Early Career Award of Research and CreativityUniversity of North Texas
2003Outstanding Leadership AwardStudent Organizations, Alfred University
1999Science and Technology Progress AwardMinistry of Education of China
1995Excellent Thesis AwardWuhan University of Technology
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