C. Julian Chen

Adjunct Senior Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor

Department of Applied Physics snd Applied Mathematics

1336 S. W. Mudd Building, 500 West 120 Street, New York, New York 10027

email: jcc2161@columbia.edu

Telephone: (212) 854-8980



Research Fields

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

Human Voice

Solar Energy


Major Awards

IBM Outstanding Innovation Award in Appreciation for ViaVoice for Mandarin, May 1998.

National Award of Outstanding Translated Science and Technology Books, for Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Bureau of News and Publications, People's Republic of China, June 1997.

IBM Research Division Award for Contributions to Real-Time Mandarin Continuous Speech Recognition System, February 1995.

Five IBM Invention Plateau Awards (each such award represents four patent applications).

Gold Medal Award for Self-Induced Repair of Circuits, Association for Electroplating and Surface Finishing, June 1992.




APPH E4130: Physics of Solar Energy

References in Physics of Solar Energy:


Physics of Solar Energy: Introduction


MSAE E4990y: Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy


Key Publications

Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Second Edition. Oxford University Press, 2007;Oxford Scholarship Online, 2008; paperback edition, 2015


Physics of Solar Energy, John Wiley and Sons, 2011

Elements of Human Voice, World Scientific Publishing, 2016


Selected Journal Articles