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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 2013 2019

10 Citations (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.

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5 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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Pyrite-type ruthenium disulfide with tunable disorder and defects enables ultra-efficient overall water splitting

Zhu, Y., Tahini, H. A., Wang, Y., Lin, Q., Liang, Y., Doherty, C. M., Liu, Y., Li, X., Lu, J., Smith, S., Selomulya, C., Zhang, X., Shao, Z. & Wang, H., 17 May 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 7, 23, p. 14222-14232 11 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Realizing ultrafast oxygen evolution by introducing proton acceptor into perovskites

She, S., Zhu, Y., Chen, Y., Lu, Q., Zhou, W. & Shao, Z., 23 May 2019, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 9, 20, 6 p., 1900429.

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Super-exchange interaction induced overall optimization in ferromagnetic perovskite oxides enables ultrafast water oxidation

Dai, J., Zhu, Y., Yin, Y., Tahini, H. A., Guan, D., Dong, F., Lu, Q., Smith, S. C., Zhang, X., Wang, H., Zhou, W. & Shao, Z., 12 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Small. 11 p., 1903120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review