Haojun Zhang was born in Jiamusi, Heilongjiang Province, China. He received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 2013. During his four undergraduate years, he was awarded National Scholarship, and subsequently, the Kaifeng Public Scholarship. In the Fall of 2013, he joined the ECE Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, and worked in the Nanoelectronics Research Lab under the supervision of Prof. Kaustav Banerjee. His research was focused on emerging 2-dimensional materials and their device applications.