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Sept. 2023:The 2nd edition of Ranking of Top Scientists worldwide, Wang is ranked #1 in Materials Science, #9 in all fields according to

Dec. 2022: Dr. Wang was elected as a fellow of National Academy of Inventors, the highest honor for an inventor who produces commercial impacts through research. Wang's discovery and breakthroughs in developing nanogenerators established the principle and technological roadmap for harvesting mechanical energy from environment and biological systems for powering mobile sensors. Wang's work also p­ioneered the field of self-powered sensors, and he coined piezotronics and piezo-phototronics for the third-generation semiconductors. Wang holds 70 U.S. and foreign patents:

Nov. 2022: Ranking of the world's top scientists in all fields: According to, Dr. Wang is ranked #1 in materials science world wide and and ranked #9 in all fields world wide:

October 2022: Our new website is online @

September 2022: Dr. Wang's talk on "The Maxwell's equations for a mechano-driven system moving with acceleration" is online @youtube

April 2022: 2022 Edition of the Ranking of Top 1000 Scientists in the field of Materials Science released recently by, Wang is ranked #1.

Jan. 2022: Dr. Wang's new work reveals Contact-electro-catalysis for the degradation of organic pollutants using pristine dielectric powders, which has been published in Nature Communications

Nov. 2021: Wang Among the World’s Top 100,000 Scientists: In a ranking of 100,000 scientists across all fields, Materials Science and Engineering Hightower Chair and Regents’ Professor Zhong Lin Wang is listed as number three in career scientific impact and number one in 2020 single year scientific impact. The list, produced by a team at Stanford University, led by Professor John P.A. Ioannides, ranks the world’s most-cited scientists based on standardized citation metrics - avoiding self-citation or citation farm abuse. Wang is a pioneer and world leader in nanoscience and nanotechnology for his outstanding creativity and productivity. He has authored and co-authored six scientific reference and textbooks and over 1800 peer reviewed journal articles, 45 review papers and book chapters, edited and co-edited 14 volumes of books on nanotechnology, and held over 70 US and foreign patents.

Nov. 2021: Wang has been named 13 in Highly Cited Researches (h>100) according to their Google Scholar Citation public profiles

Stanford ranked the top 100,000 scientists in all field worldwide: Dr. Wang is ranked #1 among 100,000 scientists worldwide across all fields in 2020; and #5 in entire career scientific impacts!

Concept design for a user-powered, refreshable Braille e-book reader for the blind

2020 Celsius Lecture Laureate in Uppsala university, Sweden by Dr.Wang("The Origin of Contact-Electrification")

Dr. Wang is the 2020 Celsius Lecture Laureate of the Uppsala university, Sweden("The nanogenerator can be charged by your heartbeat")

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