Prof. Udo Schwingenschlögl

Principal Investigator
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Research Interests

  • ​2D Materials
  • Quantum Transport
  • Interface and Defect Physics
  • Correlated Materials
  • Thermoelectrics
  • Metal-Ion Batteries 
  • Nanoparticles

Selected Publications

  • Q. Zhang, S. A. Yang, W. Mi, Y. C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlogl, Large Spin-Valley Polarization in Monolayer MoTe2 on Top of EuO(111), Adv. Mater. 28, 959 (2016)​
  • S. Kumar and U. Schwingenschlogl, Thermoelectric Response of Bulk and Monolayer MoSe2 and WSe2, Chem. Mater. 27, 1278 (2015)​
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, W. B. Mi, Z. B. Guo, and U. Schwingenschlogl, Prediction of Two-Dimensional Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors: Doped Monolayer MoS2 Systems, Phys. Rev B 87, 100401 (2013)​
  • Z. Y. Zhu, Y. C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlogl, Topological Phase Transition in Layered GaS and GaSe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 266805 (2012)​
  • Z. Y. Zhu, Y. C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlogl, Giant Spin-Orbit-Induced Spin Splitting in Two-Dimensional Transition-Metal Dichalcogenide Semiconductors, Phys. Rev. B 84, 153402 (2011)


  • 2001-2004, PhD in Theoretical Physics, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • 1996-2001, Diploma in Physics, University of Augsburg, Germany

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​Member, German Physical Society
  • Member, American Physical Society
  • Member, American Ceramics Society