Zhang Chen

Release time:2020-06-19 Source:

Personal Information

Family Name:    Zhang                   

Given Name:  Chen

Email:  zhangc@tju.edu.cn

Current Position:   Lecturer at School of Marine Science and Technology, Tianjin University


Education and Training

         Assistant Professor (02/2017-), School of Marine Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.

         Assistant Professor (08/2016-07/2015), Tianjin Academy of Environmental Sciences, Tianjin, China.

         Ph.D in Applied Chemistry (New Carbon Materials and Energy Storage, 2010-2015), School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, China.

         BEng in Electrochemistry (2006-2010), Tianjin University, China.


Research Fields

Advanced energy materials and storage for marine energy etc.



         Research FocusesFunctional carbon materials with their applications in energy storage and environmental protection.

         Publications and citationsHis research contributes to over 40 peer-reviewed papers with a citation over 2700 times. These papers were published on Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Energy & Environmental Science, ACS Nano, Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Nano Energy, etc. His h-index is 30 (Web of Science)

         Patents: He holds 15 granted Chinese patents and 2 US patents on the fabrication of graphene and their applications in energy storage devices.

         Representative Papers:

1.      C. Zhang, W. Lv, Y. Tao, Q. Yang*, Towards superior volumetric performance: design and preparation of novel carbon materials for energy storage, Energy & Environmental Science, 2015, 8, 1390.

2.      C. Zhang, W. Lv, W. Zhang, X. Zheng, M. Wu, W. Wei, Y. Tao, Z. Li, Q. Yang *,  Reduction of Graphene Oxide by Hydrogen Sulfide: A Promising Strategy for Pollutant Control and as an Electrode for Li-S Batteries, Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 4, 1301565.

3.      L. Jiao, C. Zhang, C. Geng, S. Wu, H. Li, W. Lv*, Y. Tao, Z. Chen, G. Zhou, J. Li, G. Ling, Y. Wan*, Q. Yang*,  Capture and Catalytic Conversion of Polysulfides by In Situ Built TiO2-MXene Heterostructures for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries,   Advanced Energy Materials, 2019, 1900219.

4.      D. Liu, C. Zhang, G. Zhou, W. Lv, G. Ling, L. Zhi, Q. Yang*, Catalytic Effects in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Promoted Sulfur Transformation and Reduced Shuttle Effect, Adv. Sci, 2018, 5, 1700270.

5.      J. Liang, C. Zhang, D. Hai, T. Wu, Y. Tao, G. Ling, H. Yu, J. Lu, Q. Yang*, Room-temperature reduction of NO2 in a Li-NO2 battery: a proof of concept, Science Bulletin, 2020, 65, 55-61.  



  The Technological Invention Award of Tianjin (1st class, 5th place), Tianjin, China, 2018

  The Carbon Journal Prize, Elsevier, 2016

  The Excellent Poster Award of the 1st China’s Symposium of Li-S battery, 2017

  The National scholarship for graduate students, 2014

  The Excellent Oral Presentation Award of the ICAM 2013



  Referee services for over 10 journals (over 50 manuscripts) including: Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, Energy & Environmental Science, Advanced Energy Materials, Nano Energy, Advanced Functional Materials, Carbon, Chemical Communications, Journal of Materials Chemistry, etc.


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