Wenzhuo received the 2017 Early Career Best SST Paper Award (First Prize) at the MRS Fall Meeting for the paper titled “Piezotronic effect in 1D van der Waals solid of elemental tellurium nanobelt for smart adaptive electronics”, which is published in Semiconductor Science and Technology (Semicond. Sci. Technol. 32 104004). Our Ph. D. student Shengjie Gao is the first author of this paper.