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Gong, Cheng

Gong, Cheng

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Quantum Technology Center
Materials Science and Engineering
2216 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

Cheng Gong received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas, and was a postdoctoral scholar in University of California, Berkeley till his joining of University of Maryland. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


  • IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Semiconductors (2020)

  • 2D materials and devices
  • 2D magnetism and spintronics
  • Energy-efficient nanoelectronics
  • Quantum phenomena

ECE Names 2020-2021 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows

The fellowships are awarded to outstanding students in the final stages of dissertation work in recognition of their research excellence.

Gong Paper on Ferroelectric Control of Half-Metallic 2D Electron Gas Published in Nano Letters

Half-metallic 2D electron gas can be both created and polarized by the ferroelectrics in multiferroic superlattice, holding promise for high-efficiency spintronics.

Assistant Professor Cheng Gong Wins IUPAP Young Scientist Award

Prof. Cheng Gong has won IUPAP’s 2020 Young Scientist Award in Semiconductor Physics for his original breakthrough research on two-dimensional quantum materials and devices.

University of Maryland Launches Quantum Technology Center

The new research center will catalyze the development of high-impact quantum technologies.

ECE Welcomes New Faculty Member Cheng Gong

Assistant Professor Cheng Gong joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department on August 1.