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Jianjun Dong

Research Areas: Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and Computational Materials Physics

Office: Leach Science Center 3130

380 Duncan Drive
Auburn, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-2943


Ph.D. Ohio University
M.S. Ohio University
B.S. Beijing University (China)

Professional Employment

2012 - present
T and J Walter Professor, Department of Physics, Auburn University
2012 - 2017
Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Auburn University
2005 - 2012
Visiting Professor, Department of Physics, Vanderbilt University
Visiting Investigator, Geophysical Lab, Carnegie Institution
Assistant Professor, Auburn University
2000 - 2005
Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Arizona State University
1998 - 2000
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University
1995 - 1998
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University
1993 - 1995

Honors and Awards

Thomas and Jean Walter Professor of Physics
2012 - 2017
SPS Faculty Teaching Award: The Enthusiasm Award

Selected Publications

  1. Yi Zeng and Jianjun Dong, “Fokker-planck equation for lattice vibration: Stochastic dynamics and thermal conductivity", Phys. Rev. B 99, 014306 (2019).
  2. Yi Zhang, Jianjun Dong, Paul Kent, Jihui Yang, and Changfeng Chen, “Intrinsic low thermal conductivity in weakly ionic rocksalt structures", Phys. Rev. B 92, Rapid Communications, 020301(R) (2015).
  3. A.M. Hofmeister, Jianjun Dong, and J. Branlund, “Thermal diffusivity of electrical insulators at high temperatures: evidence for diffusion of bulk phonon-polaritons at infrared frequencies augmenting phonon heat conduction”, J. Appl. Phys. 115, 163517 (2014).
  4. Xiaoli Tang, Moses C. Ntam, Jianjun Dong, Emma S.G. Rainey, and Abby Kavner,“The thermal conductivity of Earth’s lower mantle”, Geophys. Res. Lett. 41, 2746-2752  (2014).
  5. Xiaoli Tang and Jianjun Dong, "Lattice thermal conductivity of MgO at conditions of Earth's interior", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107, 4935-4954 (2010)
  6. Jianjun Dong, Otto. F. Sankey and Charles Myles, "Theoretical study of the lattice thermal conductivity in Ge Framework semiconductors", Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 2361-2364 (2000).

Last updated: 03/24/2021