name: Chengliang Lu (陆成亮)
gender: Male
nationality: People's Republic of China
birthday: Nov. 10, 1981
birth place: Daye, Hubei (湖北省大冶县)
address: Luoyu Road No.1037, Wuhan 430074, China
phone: +86-15972061686
fax: None
website: None

education experience:

  • 2006-7. 2009 Ph.D: Nanjing University, China. Supervisor: Professor Jun-Ming Liu.
  • 2003-7. 2006 M.S.: Wuhan University, China. Supervisor: Professor Bo Wang.
  • 1999-7. 2003 B.S.: Hubei University, Wuhan, China.

job experience:

  • 2012-present, Associate Professor, School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.
  • 2015- 6. 2015, Postdoc, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle(Saale), Germany, Supervisor: Prof. Stuart Parkin & Prof. Detrich Hesse.
  • 2013-2. 2015, Humboldt Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle(Saale), Germany, Supervisor: Prof. Marin Alexe & Prof. Detrich Hesse.
  • 2010-11. 2012, Lecturer, School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.
  • 2009-7. 2010, Postdoc, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Supervisors: Assistant Professor Tom Wu & Associate Professor Junling Wang.

research interests:

  • Type-II multiferroics
  • 5d iridates

research projects:

  • Fabrication and physical properties of type-II multiferroic thin films and heterostructures (NSFC 11374112), 2014-2017,PI
  • A-site doping effects on the multiferroicity in rare-earth manganites (NSFC 11104090), 2012-2014, PI

professional activities:

  • 2016, The 8th APCTP Workshop on Multiferroics, Shanghai. Poster.
  • 2015, The 4th Workshop on Frontier Science in the Pulsed High Magnetic Field, Wuhan. Talk.
  • 2015, Chinese Physical Society (CPS) Fall Meeting, Changchun. Invited talk.
  • 2015, Workshop on Functional Thin Films and Interfaces, Krippen (Germany), Talk
  • 2015, DPG (German Physical Society) spring meeting 2015, Berlin (Germany), Oral presentation
  • 2014, DPG (German Physical Society) spring meeting 2014, Dresden (Germany), Oral presentation
  • 2011, The 7th Singapore-China Symposium in Physics, Wuhan. Talk
  • 2011, Chinese Physical Society (CPS) Fall Meeting, Zhejiang. Invited talk
  • 2011, Scientific Secretary of the 3rd Workshop on Novel Electronic Materials, Wuhan.
  • 2011, Chinese Materials Research Society (C-MRS) Meeting, Beijing. Oral presentation
  • 2008, Chinese Physical Society (CPS) Fall Meeting, Shandong. Poster
  • 2007, Chinese Physical Society (CPS) Fall Meeting, Nanjing. Oral presentation

course teaching:

  • University Physics (大学物理), for undergraduates

student supervion:

  • 1 Ph.D student and 2 M.S. students.


  1. C. L. Lu and J. –M. Liu, DyMnO3: A model system of type-II multiferroics. J. Materiomics 2, 213 (2016).
  2. C. L. Lu, H. Deniz, X. Li, J.-M. Liu, and S-W Cheong, Continuous magnetoelectric control in multiferroic DyMnO3 films with twin-like domains. Sci. Rep. 6, 20175 (2016).
  3. N. Hu, C. L. Lu*, Z. C. Xia, R. Xiong, P. F. Fang, J. Shi, and J. –M. Liu, Multiferroicity and magnetoelectric coupling in TbMnO3 thin films. ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces 7, 26603 (2015).
  4. C. L. Lu, W. J. Hu, Y. F. Tian, and T. Wu, Multiferroic oxide thin films and heterostructures. Appl. Phys. Rev. 2, 021304 (2015).
  5. C. L. Lu, S. Dong, A. Quindeau, D. Preziosi, N. Hu, and M. Alexe, Dual gate control of bulk transport and magnetism in the spin-orbit insulator Sr2IrO4. Phys. Rev. B 91, 104401 (2015).
  6. X. Li, C. L. Lu*, J. Y. Dai, S. Dong, Y. Chen, N. Hu, G. H. Wu, M. F. Liu, Z. B. Yan, and J. –M. Liu, Novel multiferroicity in GdMnO3 thin films with self-assembled nano-twined domains. Sci. Rep. 4, 7019 (2014).
  7. C. L. Lu, A. Quindeau, H. Deniz, D. Preziosi, D. Hesse, and M. Alexe, Crossover of conduction mechanism in Sr2IrO4 epitaxial thin films. Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 082407 (2014).
  8. C. L. Lu, N. Hu, M. Yang, S. C. Xia, H. W. Wang, J. F. Wang, Z. C. Xia, and J. –M. Liu, High magnetic field phase diagram in electron-doped manganites La0.4Ca0.6Mn1-yCryO3. Sci. Rep. 4, 4902 (2014).
  9. C. L. Lu, S. Dong, Z. C. Xia, H. Luo, Z. B. Yan, H. W. Wang, Z. M. Tian, S. L. Yuan, T. Wu, and J. –M. Liu, Polarization enhancement and ferroelectric switching enabled by interacting magnetic structures in DyMnO3 thin films. Sci. Rep. 3, 3374 (2013).
  10. C. L. Lu, Y. Y. Wu, Z. C. Xia, S. L. Yuan, L. Chen, Z. M. Tian, J. –M. Liu, and T. Wu, Giant in-plane anisotropy in manganite thin films driven by strain-engineered double exchange interaction and electronic phase separation. Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 122510 (2011).
  11. C. L. Lu, Y. Wang, L. You, X. Zhou, H. Y. Peng, G. Z. Xing, E. E. M. Chia, C. Panagopoulos, L. Cheng, J. –M. Liu, J. L. Wang, and T. Wu, Superconducting gap induced barrier enhancement in a BiFeO3-based heterostructure. Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 252905 (2010).
  12. C. L. Lu, X. Chen, S. Dong, K. F. Wang, H. L. Cai, D. Li, Z. D. Zhang, and J. –M. Liu, Ru-doping induced ferromagnetism in charge-ordered La0.4Ca0.6MnO3. Phys. Rev. B 79, 245105 (2009).
  13. C. L. Lu, S. Dong, K. F. Wang, F. Gao, P. L. Li, L. Y. Lv, and J.-M. Liu, Charge-order breaking and ferromagnetism in La0.4Ca0.6MnO3 nanoparticles. Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 032502 (2007).