ZX has co-founded several successful start-ups: Astronergy Inc, one of the largest vertically integrated solar energy generators; and PrimeNano Inc., a nano-imaging and sensor company.
ZX is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences. ZX’s work on condensed matter physics has been widely recognized by numerous awards, has been featured on the covers of numerous professional journals and in the popular media, including the ABC Evening News, the Washington Post and National Public Radio.
ZX has a passion for developing people, ideas, innovations and organizations. He leverages his experience as a mentor, researcher, manager and entrepreneur to help bring new technologies to market.
ZX earned his Ph.D. in Physics from Stanford University. He obtained his MS from Rutgers University and his BS from Fudan University.