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Curriculum Vitate: Yinlong Zhu
Chinese name: 朱印龙
Sex: Male
Birthplace: Yancheng, Jiangsu
Birthdate: 7 July, 1989
Current position: DECRA Research Fellow in Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University
Phone: +61 426223291
E-mail: Yinlong.Zhu@monash.edu.
• 2012.09-2017.06: Ph.D., State Key Laboratory of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering, College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China. (research advisor: Prof. Zongping Shao)
• 2008.09-2012.06: B.S., College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China. (GPA score: 4.16, the highest score of ~360 students in the college)
Research Experience
• Developing advanced cathodes with excellent CO2 tolerance and cell performance for solid oxide fuel cells.
• Developing complex oxides, especially perovskite oxides as oxygen evolution reaction (ORR)/oxygen evolution reaction (OER)/hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) electrocatalysts in alkaline solutions.
• Application of some nanomaterials in lithium-oxygen battery or lithium-sulfur battery or sensors, etc.
• Skills in structure analysis of perovskite oxides (XRD, NPD, HRTEM, STEM) and softwares (X’pert Highscore, Gatan Digitalmicrograph, TIA, CrystalMaker).
• Skills in X-ray absorption spectroscopy to study the electronic structure of materials.
Awards and Honors
During the Ph.D. studies:
• “Annual figures” of Jiangsu Province (Only ten students in Jiangsu Province), 2017.
• “MeritsStudent”from Nanjing Tech University and Jiangsu Province, 2017
• The first place of “Research and Innovation Star” in Nanjing Tech University, 2016.
• National Scholarship for Doctoral Postgraduate Students, 2016.
• Scholarship from Hersbit Chemical Co., Ltd., 2016.
• The special-grade scholarship from Dow Chemical Co., Ltd., 2015. (the only one in Nanjing Tech University)
• National Scholarship for Master Postgraduate Students, 2014.
• The special-grade academic scholarship in Nanjing Tech University, 2014.
• The “Shijun Scholarship” from Nanjing Tech University, 2013.
During the undergraduate studies:
• National Encouragement Scholarship for undergraduate Students (3 times), special-grade annual scholarship (1 time), first-grade annual scholarship (4 times), second-grade annual scholarship (1 time), 2008-2012.
• Recommended admission free from entrance examinations for a successive postgraduate and doctoral program of study as the first place, 2012.
• 16th Nov, 2014, The 15th National hydrogen Energy Conference, Shanghai, China, oral presentation.
• 9th Aug, 2015, The 18th National Conference on Electrochemistry, Haerbing, China, Youth report.
• 18-19th Jan, 2016, Curtin-UQ Workshop on Nanostructured Electromaterials for Energy, Perth, Australia.
Publications and Patents
So far, I have published 31 peer-reviewed papers (18 papers as the first author and 6 ESI highly cited papers) in international journals in the last 6 years, including Nat. Commun. (IF=12.353), Adv. Mater. (IF=19.791), Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (IF=11.994), Nano Lett. (IF=12.712), Adv. Energy Mater. (IF=16.721), Adv. Funct. Mater. (IF=12.124), Chem. Mater. (IF=9.466), Small (IF=8.643), Appl. Catal. B: Environ. (IF=9.446). Furthermore, because of my contribution to the field of perovskite materials, I wrote a critical review article as the first author in the prestigious journal Small. According to Web of Science, my total citation is ~1100 with an h-index of 18 as. The average citation of my top five papers is over 80 times. I hold two patents and have also filed another two patents.

Research area keywords

  • Perovskite oxides
  • ORR/OER/HER electrocatalysis
  • Fuel cells
  • Water splitting

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Research Output

Boosting oxygen evolution reaction by creating both metal ion and lattice-oxygen active sites in a complex oxide

Zhu, Y., Tahini, H. A., Hu, Z., Chen, Z-G., Zhou, W., Komarek, A. C., Lin, Q., Lin, H-J., Chen, C-T., Zhong, Y., Fernández-Díaz, M. T., Smith, S. C., Wang, H., Liu, M. & Shao, Z., 9 Jan 2020, In : Advanced Materials. 32, 1, 8 p., 1905025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Porous 2D carbon nanosheets synthesized via organic groups triggered polymer particles exfoliation: an effective cathode catalyst for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells

Liang, Y., Zhang, H., Zhang, J., Cheng, X., Zhu, Y., Luo, L., Lu, S., Wei, J. & Wang, H., 1 Feb 2020, In : Electrochimica Acta. 332, 10 p., 135397.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Three-dimensional hierarchical porous nanotubes derived from metal-organic frameworks for highly efficient overall water splitting

Wang, Y., Zhao, S., Zhu, Y., Qiu, R., Gengenbach, T., Liu, Y., Zu, L., Mao, H., Wang, H., Tang, J., Zhao, D. & Selomulya, C., 24 Jan 2020, In : iScience. 23, 1, 17 p., 100761.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Enabling high and stable electrocatalytic activity of iron-based perovskite oxides for water splitting by combined bulk doping and morphology designing

Dai, J., Zhu, Y., Zhong, Y., Miao, J., Lin, B., Zhou, W. & Shao, Z., 9 Jan 2019, In : Advanced Materials Interfaces. 6, 1, 8 p., 1801317.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

One-dimensional CoS2-MoS2 nano-flakes decorated MoO2 sub-micro-wires for synergistically enhanced hydrogen evolution

Wang, Y., Zhu, Y., Afshar, S., Woo, M. W., Tang, J., Williams, T., Kong, B., Zhao, D., Wang, H. & Selomulya, C., 28 Feb 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 8, p. 3500-3505 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)