Professor of Physics
Xidong serves as a Professor of Physics in the Chemistry, Engineering and Physics Department at Biola University. Xidong also held a special term appointment at Argonne National Laboratory where he conducted research on medium-range order structures in amorphous materials until 2008. Xidong's research interests include surface growth dynamics, density functional calculations and atomic force microscopy. His research has been funded by grants from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation. Xidong is a member of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research at many conferences. His most recent paper was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Xidong is very blessed to be married to his wife Lydia, who is a California native. They are blessed with two wonderful children.