Carnegie Mellon University

Data Storage Systems Center

College of Engineering

Chengchao Xu

Chengchao Xu

PhD Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Chengchao Xu is a first-year Ph.D. student in the DSSC at ECE department, advised by Prof. Jimmy Zhu and Prof. David Laughlin. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Tongji University and an M.S. in Materials Science from Carnegie Mellon University. 


Chengchao’s research focuses on the HAMR(heat-assisted magnetic recording) media material, including the fabrication method for granular FePt-L10 media and the atomistic modeling of thin film growth.

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