Yang Bai

Let us build a world where we can generate electricity whenever and wherever needed.

Dr. Yang Bai

Yang Bai


Assistant Professor
Energy Harvesting, Functional Materials

21 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 110 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 31 citations. The author has a h-index of 6.00. (Web of Science)


Dr. Yang Bai is Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Small Power Self-Sufficient Sensor Systems. He is also a Member of the IOP (Institute of Physics) Energy Group, UK. In 2016, he was awarded Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. His research interests include piezoelectric and ferroelectric materials, photo-ferroelectric materials and their applications in energy harvesting.

Research interests

  • Energy Harvesting
  • Multi-functional Materials
  • Photo-ferroelectrics
  • Piezoelectric Materials and Devices
  • Ferroelectricity

Professional and community activities

  • Committee Member of IOP Energy Group
  • Member of IOP Finland Chapter

Selected publications

  • Bai, Yang; Tofel, Pavel; Palosaari, Jaakko; Jantunen, Heli; Juuti, Jari (2017) A game changer : A multifunctional perovskite exhibiting giant ferroelectricity and narrow bandgap with potential application in a truly monolithic multienergy harvester or sensor. - Advanced materials 29 (29), 1-7, 1700767 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201700767. [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Bai, Yang; Siponkoski, Tuomo; Peräntie, Jani; Jantunen, Heli; Juuti, Jari (2017) Ferroelectric, pyroelectric, and piezoelectric properties of a photovoltaic perovskite oxide. - Applied physics letters 110 (6), 1-5, 063903 . [Original] [Self-archived]


Next Generation Power Sources for Self-sustainable Devices – Integrated Multi-source Energy Harvesters

In recent years, various energy harvesting techniques have been realised to overcome shortcoming of batteries in terms of lifespan, overall cost-ef