Dong Shi, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Now Professor at University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Research Interests

Photovoltaics and Self-Assembly.

Selected Publications


1.      Dong Shi, Valerio Adinolfi, Riccardo Comin, Mingjian Yuan, Erkki Alarousu, Andrei Buin, Yin Chen, Sjoerd Hoogland, Alexander Rothenberger, Khabiboulakh Katsiev, Yaroslav Losovyj, Xin Zhang, Peter A. Dowben, Omar F. Mohammed, Edward H. Sargent, Osman M. Bakr, Low trap-state density and long carrier diffusion length in organolead trihalide perovskite single crystals. Science. 347, 519 – 522 (2015).

2.    Dong Shi, Christian Schwall, George Sfintes, Erling Thyrhaug, Peter Hammershøj, Marite Cardenas, Jens B. Simonosen, and Bo W. Laursen, Counterions control whether self-assembly leads to formation of stable and well-defined unilamellar nanotubes or nanoribbons and nanorods. Chem. Eu. J, 2014, 20, 6853 – 6856.

3.   Dong Shi, George Sfintes, Bo W. Laursen, and Jens B. Simonsen, Fluorescent and Highly Stable Unimodal DMPC Based Unilamellar Vesicles Formed by Spontaneous Curvature. Langmuir, 2012, 28, 8608 – 8615.

4.   Dong Shi, Nuttapol Pootrakulchote, Renzhi Li, Jin Guo, Yuan Wang, Shaik M. Zakeeruddin, Michael Grätzel, and Peng Wang. New Efficiency Records for Stable Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Low-Volatility and Ionic Liquid Electrolytes. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112 (44), 17046 – 17050. (Highlighted in Technology Review published by MIT on Nov 07, 2008)

5.      Dong Shi, Yiming Cao, Nuttapol Pootrakulchote, Zhihui Yi,  Mingfei Xu, Shaik M. Zakeeruddin, and Peng Wang. New Organic Sensitizer for Stable Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Solvent-free Ionic liquid Electrolytes. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112 (44), 1747817485.


  • Ph.D.,Nano-Science Center & Department of Chemistry,.University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010-2013
  • M. Sc.,Department of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, 2004-2007
  • B. A,Department of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China,2000-2004

Professional Profile

  • 2013-present: Postdoctoral Fellow,Functional Nanomaterial Lab, Division of Physical Science and Engineering , King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
  • 2007-2009: Research Assistant,Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Changchun, China.