Wenwen Zheng


PhD student


Building 3 - Desk 2260-WS06

Research Interests

  • Defect-free metal deposition via inkjet printing on two dimensional materials.
    • Atomic morphological characterization with transmission electron microscopy.
    • Electrical characterization with semiconductor parameter analyzer: Voltage to breakdown and variability of resistive switching.
  • Metal deposition rate influence on two dimensional materials.
    • Investigation of difference of metal deposition rate.
    • Mechanism of how metal deposition rate work by simulation

Selected Publications

  • Zheng, W., Saiz, F., Shen, Y., Zhu, K., Liu, Y., McAleese, C., Conran, B., Wang, X. and Lanza, M., 2021. Defect‐Free Metal Deposition on 2D Materials via Inkjet Printing Technology. Advanced Materials, p.2104138.
  • Shen, Y., Zheng, W., Zhu, K., Xiao, Y., Wen, C., Liu, Y., Jing, X. and Lanza, M., 2021. Variability and Yield in h‐BN‐Based Memristive Circuits: The Role of Each Type of Defect. Advanced Materials, 33(41), p.2103656.
  • Xiao, Y., Zheng, W., Yuan, B., Wen, C. and Lanza, M., 2021. Highly accurate thickness determination of 2D materials. Crystal Research and Technology, 56(6), p.2100056.
  • Lanza, M., Wen, C., Li, X., Zanotti, T., Puglisi, F.M., Shi, Y., Saiz, F., Antidormi, A., Roche, S., Zheng, W. and Liang, X., 2021. Advanced data encryption using two-dimensional materials. Adv. Mater, 33, p.2100185.


  • Ph.D., Material Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, Current position
  • M.Sc., Physics, Soochow University, Suzhou, China 2022.


  • The highest-rank scholarship (top 5%, 2019) 
  • The outstanding graduate student of Soochow University

KAUST Affiliations

Research Interests Keywords

Two-dimensional materials Memristor Hexagonal Boron Nitride