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2022

2/27/2022

Zhiyuan accepted the invitation to contribute to the Small Structure, thanks Dr. Jovia Jiang (Editor-in-Chief) for the invitation!

 

2/7/2022

Our Matter (Cell Sister Journal) paper "In situ TEM visualization of LiF nanosheet formation on the cathode-electrolyte interphase (CEI) in liquid-electrolyte lithium-ion batteries" is online today. Congratulation to Qingyong!

1/12/2022

Our Nature Protocols paper "High-yield production of mono- or few-layer transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheets by an electrochemical lithium ion intercalation-based exfoliation method" is online today, this is the 1st Nature Sister paper after we launch the lab in CityU since 2019. Congratulation to Ruijie, Liang and Qingyong!

2021

7/29/2021

Our manuscript "High-yield production of mono- or few-layer transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheets by an electrochemical lithium ion intercalation-based exfoliation method" is in principle accepted by Nature Protocols Editor, this is the 1st Nature Sister paper accepted after I joined in CityU since 2019.

5/12/2021

Zhiyuan accepted the invitation to contributors to the Small "Rising Stars" series. 

4/30/2021

Congratulations to Ruijie, our research article entitled "Highly efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution and simultaneous formaldehyde degradation over Z-scheme ZnIn2S4-NiO/BiVO4 hierarchical heterojunction under visible light irradiation" is accpeted by Chemical Engineering Journal.

3/22/2021

Mr Kang Shen join our group as a visting PhD student for 6 month, welcome!

3/4/2021

Mr Ting Ying join our group as PhD student, welcome!

2/25/2021

Zhiyuan accepted the invitation to contributors to the Advanced Materials "Rising Stars" series. 

2/6/2021

Zhiyuan received the 2021 Emerging Investigators for Chemical Communications Award from Royal Society of Chemistry. Congratulations!

 

2/5/2021

Congratulations to Liang, our research article entitled "Size-Selective Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles on Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction" is accepted by Chemical Communications.

2/1/2021
Dr. Huarong Peng join our group as a Visting Fellow for 1 year, welcome!

1/5/2021

Dr. Xijun Xu join our group as a Visting Fellow for 1 year, welcome!

 


2020

11/18/2020

Congratulations to Prof. Zhiyuan Zeng for win the 2020 Highly Cited Researcher in Cross-Field, by Clarivate Analytics, This list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that ranked in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science.

10/5/2020

Dr. Jiangqi Zhao join our group as a Postdoc Fellow, welcome!

10/3/2020

A group of new PhD students joined the team. Welcome, Yuefeng and Zhen!

9/25/2020

Mr. Ruijie Yang join our group as a Research Assistant, welcome!

9/3/2020

Congratulations to Ruijie, our review article entitled "MnO2-based materials for environmental applications" is accepted by Advanced Materials.

 

5/28/2020

Our collaborative research article with Dr Derek Ho in CityU-MSE entitled "Mn dopant induced high-valence Ni3+ sites and oxygen vacancies for enhanced water oxidation" is accepted by Mater. Chem. Front.

5/20/2020

Zhiyuan received the 2020 Emerging Investigators for Journal of Materials Chemistry A Award from Royal Society of Chemistry. Congratulations!

 

5/19/2020

Congratulations to Qingyong and Liang, our review article entitled "Intercalation and Exfoliation Chemistry of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides" is accepted by Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

5/14/2020

Our research article with Dr Haimei Zheng in Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory entitled "Electrode Roughness Dependent Electrodeposition of Sodium at the Nanoscale" is accepted by Nano Energy.

 

4/21/2020

Our collaborative research article with Prof. Xiehong Cao in Zhejiang University of Technology entitled "Exploration of Energy Storage Materials for Water Desalination via Next-Generation Capacitive Deionization" is accepted by Front. Chem.

3/13/2020

Congratulations to Liang, our research article entitled "Electrochemical Biosensing Platforms on Basis of Reduced Graphene Oxide and Its Composites with Au Nanodots" is accepted by Analyst.


2019

 

11/21/2019

Our collaborative research article with Prof. Jeffrey D Rimer in University of Houston entitled "Crystallization of Mordenite Platelets using Cooperative Organic Structure-directing Agents" is published on Journal of the American Chemical Society.

8/1/2019

A group of new PhD students joined the team. Welcome, Liang and Qingyong!

7/4/2019

Congratulations to Prof. Zhiyuan Zeng for winning the Early Career Scheme award by Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.

5/23/2019

Our collaborative research article with Dr Haimei Zheng in Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory entitled "Formation of two-dimensional transition metal oxide nanosheets with nanoparticles as intermediates" is accepted by Nature Materials.

3/1/2019

Congratulations to Prof. Zhiyuan Zeng for win the 2018 Highly Cited Researcher in Cross-Field, by Clarivate Analytics, This list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that ranked in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science.

3/1/2019

Prof. Zhiyuan Zeng arrived in Hong Kong and started his appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.

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