Jun Pan, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

Research Scientist

Research Interest

Chemistry and physics of nanomaterials: including the synthesis, morphology control, size-separation and assembly of organic-inorganic hybrid nanomaterials of novel optical and electronic properties that will become the future building-block of solar cells and optoelectronic devices. 

Selected Publications

  • Highly efficient perovskite quantum dot light-emitting diodes by surface engineering
    Jun Pan, Li Na Quan, Yongbiao Zhao, Wei Peng, Banavoth Murali, Smritakshi P. Sarmah, Mingj...
    Advanced Materials, 28, 8718-8725, (2016)
  • Air-Stable Surface-Passivated Perovskite Quantum Dots for Ultra-Robust, Single-and Two-Photon-Induced Amplified Spo...
    Jun Pan, Smritakshi P Sarmah, Banavoth Murali, Ibrahim Dursun, Wei Peng, Manas R Parida, J...
    The journal of physical chemistry letters, 6 (24), 5027-5033, (2015)
  • Air stable n-type colloidal quantum dots solids
    Zhijun Ning, Oleksandr Voznyy, Jun Pan, Jixian Xu, Sjoerd Hoogland, Valerio Adinolfi, Kyle...
    Nature Materials, 13, 822-828, (2014)
  • Automated Synthesis of Photovoltaic-Quality Colloidal Quantum Dots using Separate Nucleation and Growth Stages
    Jun Pan, Ala’a O. El-Ballouli, Lisa Rollny, Oleksandr Voznyy, Victor M. Burlakov, Alain Go...
    ACS Nano, 7 (11), 10158-10166, (2013)
  • Directly-deposited quantum dot solids using a colloidally stabilized nanoparticle ink
    Armin Fischer,† Lisa Rollny,† Jun Pan,† Graham H. Carey, Susanna M. Thon, Sjoerd Hoogland,...
    Advanced Materials, 25, 5742-5749, (2013)


  • Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei , China, 2007-2010 

Professional Profile

  • ​2014-present: Research Scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2012.6-2012.8 & 2013.6-2013.9 & 2015.9-2015.11 & 2016.10-2016.11: Visiting Researcher, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 2010-2014: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


  • ​Jun Pan, Ala’a Ballouli, Osman Bakr. “Low-cost and high-quality quantum dots”-Kaust Seed Fund, 2014-2016, 200k USD $

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​​​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • ​Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Nanomaterial Quantum dots Optoelectronics