Group Leader

Liqiang Mai

 

Chair Professor
            

School of Materials Science and Engineering 
State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing

Wuhan University of Technology

122 Luoshi Road, Wuhan 430070, Hubei, China

FAX: +86-027-87644867

E-mail: mlq518@whut.edu.cn

Group Website: http://mai.group.whut.edu.cn

  


Education and training

2017                        Advanced Research Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, USA 

2008 - 2011             Advanced Research Scholar, Harvard University, USA  

2006 - 2007             Postdoctoral Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

2001 - 2004             Ph.D., Materials Science, Wuhan University of Technology, China

1998 - 2001             M.Sc., Inorganic Nonmetallic Materials, Guilin Institute of Technology, China

1994 - 1998             Bachelor, Inorganic Nonmetallic Materials, Taiyuan University of Technology, China

1994 - 1998             Bachelor, Inorganic Nonmetallic Materials, Taiyuan University of Technology, China

 

Professional Experience

2019 - present               Dean of School of Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China

2017 - present               Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor, Ministry of Education of China

2016 - 2019                 Dean of International Affair, International School of Materials Science and Engineering, 

                          Wuhan University of Technology, China

2011 - present               Chair Professor of Materials Science, Wuhan University of Technology, China

2014 - present               Director of WUT Nano Key Laboratory, China

2009 - 2014                Executive director of WUT-Harvard Joint Nano Key Laboratory, China

2007 - 2011                Professor of Materials Science, Wuhan University of Technology, China

2004 - 2007                Associate Professor of Materials Science, Wuhan University of Technology, China


Committee and Board Memberships

  • Associate Editor of Journal of Energy Storage (2020.07 - present)

  • International Advisory Board of Joule (Cell press) (2017.01 - present)

  • International Advisory Board of Accounts of Chemical Research  (2018.06 - present)

  • International Advisory Board of ACS Energy Letters  (2018.06 - present)

  • International Advisory Board of Small  (2019.12.20 - present)

  • Guest editor of Chemical Reviews (2019.03 - present)

  • Guest editor of Advanced Materials (2016.04 - present)

  • Advisory Board of Nano Research (2015.06 - present)

  • International Advisory Board of Advanced Electronic Materials (2015.06 - present)

  • Editorial Board of Science China Materials (2015.01 - present)

  • Senior editor of Science Advance Today (2014.06 - present)



Main Projects Undertaken

  • The State Key Program of National Natural Science of China, 51832004, 2019.01-2023.12

  • The Foundation for Innovative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 51521001, 2016.01-2021.12

  • The National Key Research and Development Program of China, 2016YFA0202603, 2016.07-2021.06

  • The National Natural Science Foundation of China, 51521001, 2016.01-2021.12

  • The National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 51425204, 2015.01-2019.12

  • The Programme of Introducing Talents of Discipline to Universities, B17034, 2015.12-2020.12

  • The National Basic Research Program of China, 2013CB934103, 2013.01-2017.12

  • The National Basic Research Program of China, 2012CB933003, 2012.01-2016.12

  • The International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China, 2013DFA50840, 2013.04-2016.04

  • The National Natural Science Foundation of China, 51272197, 2013.01-2016.12

  • The Hubei Provincial Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 2014CFA035, 2014.01-2016.12


Research Topics:

  • Nanowire materials and devices for energy storage

  • Solid-state batteries and electrocatalysis

  • Micro/nano energy devices


Publication record

505 peer-review publications, including Nature (1), Nature Nanotechnol (2), Chem Rev (3), Chem Soc Rev (2), Nature Commun (9), Adv Mater (19), Nano Lett (27), Joule (2), Chem (2), Acc Chem Res (1), PNAS (2), J Am Chem Soc (4), Angew Chem Int Ed (2), Energy Environ Sci (3). 76 ESI highly cited papers and 18 ESI 0.1% hot papers, Cited without self citations 27498, H-index 90, 2 book chapters, over 100 authorized patents.

Selected papers are as follows:

[1]       Mai, L. Q.; Yan, M. Y.; Zhao, Y. L., Track Batteries Degrading in Real Time. Nature 2017, 546, 469.

[2]       Mai, L. Q.; Yang, F.; Zhao, Y. L.; Xu, X.; Xu, L.; Luo, Y. Z., Hierarchical MnMoO4/CoMoO4 Heterostructured Nanowires with Enhanced Supercapacitor Performance. Nature Communications 2011, 2, 381.

[3]       Mai, L. Q.; Tian, X. C.; Xu, X.; Chang, L.; Xu, L., Nanowire Electrodes for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices. Chemical Reviews 2014, 114, 11828.

[4]       Liu, Z. H., Yu, Q., Zhao, Y. L., He, R. H., Xu, M., Feng, S. H., Li, S. D., Zhou, L., Mai, L. Q., Silicon oxides: a promising family of anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. Chemical Society Reviews 2019, 48, 285-308.

[5]       Meng, J. S.;  Liu, X.;  Niu, C. J.;  Pang, Q.;  Li, J. T.;  Liu, F.;  Liu, Z.; Mai, L. Q., Advances in metal-organic framework coatings: versatile synthesis and broad applications. Chemical Society Reviews 2020, 49, 3142-3186.

[6]       Zhou, G. M.;  Xu, L.;  Hu, G. W.;  Mai, L. Q.; Cui, Y., Nanowires for Electrochemical Energy Storage. Chemical Reviews 2019, 119, 11042-11109.

[7]       Garnett, E.;  Mai, L. Q.; Yang, P. D., Introduction: 1D Nanomaterials/Nanowires. Chemical Reviews 2019, 119, 8955-8957.

[8]       Mai, L. Q., Xu, L., Han, C. H., Xu, X., Luo, Y. Z., Zhao, S. Y., Zhao, Y. L., Electrospun Ultralong Hierarchical Vanadium Oxide Nanowires with High Performance for Lithium Ion Batteries, Nano Letters 2010, 10 4750-4755.

[9]       Mai, L. Q.; Hu, B.; Chen, W.; Qi, Y. Y.; Lao, C. S.; Yang, R. S.; Dai, Y.; Wang, Z. L., Lithiated MoO3 Nanobelts with Greatly Improved Performance for Lithium Batteries. Advanced Materials 2007, 19, 3712.

[10]    Mai, L. Q.; Minhas-Khan, A.; Tian, X. C.; Hercule, K. M.; Zhao, Y. L.; Lin, X.; Xu, X., Synergistic Interaction between Redox-Active Electrolyte and Binder-Free Functionalized Carbon for Ultrahigh Supercapacitor Performance. Nature Communications 2013, 4, 2923.

[11]    Mai, L. Q.; Sheng, J. Z.; Xu, L.; Tan, S. S.; Meng, J. S., One-Dimensional Hetero-Nanostructures for Rechargeable Batteries. Accounts of Chemical Research 2018, 51, 950.

[12]    Mai, L. Q.; Wei, Q. L.; An, Q. Y.; Tian, X. C.; Zhao, Y. L.; Xu, X.; Xu, L.; Chang, L.; Zhang, Q. J., Nanoscroll Buffered Hybrid Nanostructural VO2 (B) Cathodes for High-Rate and Long-Life Lithium Storage. Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 2969.

[13]    Zhao, Y. L.; Xu, L.; Mai, L. Q.; Han, C. H.; An, Q. Y.; Xu, X.; Liu, X.; Zhang, Q. J., Hierarchical Mesoporous Perovskite La0.5Sr0.5CoO2.91 Nanowires with Ultrahigh Capacity for Li-Air Batteries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2012, 109, 19569.

[14]    Liu, X.; Huang, J. Q.; Zhang, Q.; Mai, L. Q., Nanostructured Metal Oxides and Sulfides for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Advanced Materials 2017, 29, 1601759.

[15]    Owusu, K. A.; Qu, L.; Li, J.; Wang, Z.; Zhao, K.; Yang, C.; Hercule, K. M.; Lin, C.; Shi, C.; Wei, Q.; Zhou, L.; Mai, L. Q., Low-Crystalline Iron Oxide Hydroxide Nanoparticle Anode for High-Performance Supercapacitors. Nature Communications 2017, 8, 14264.

[16]    Niu, C. J.; Meng, J. S.; Wang, X. P.; Han, C. H.; Yan, M. Y.; Zhao, K. N.; Xu, X. M.; Ren, W. H.; Zhao, Y. L.; Xu, L.; Zhang, Q. J.; Zhao, D. Y.; Mai, L. Q., General Synthesis of Complex Nanotubes by Gradient Electrospinning and Controlled Pyrolysis. Nature Communications 2015, 6, 7402.

[17]    Wei, Q. L.; Xiong, F. Y.; Tan, S. S.; Huang, L.; Lan, E. H.; Dunn, B.; Mai, L. Q., Porous One-Dimensional Nanomaterials: Design, Fabrication and Applications in Electrochemical Energy Storage. Advanced Materials 2017, 29, 1602300.

[18]    Li, Z. H.;  Zhou, C.;  Hua, J. H.;  Hong, X. F.;  Sun, C. L.;  Li, H. W.;  Xu, X.; Mai, L. Q., Engineering Oxygen Vacancies in a Polysulfide-Blocking Layer with Enhanced Catalytic Ability. Advanced Materials 2020, 32, 8,201907444.

[19]    Zhou, L.; Zhuang, Z. C.; Zhao, H. H.; Lin, M. T.; Zhao, D. Y.; Mai, L. Q., Intricate Hollow Structures: Controlled Synthesis and Applications in Energy Storage and Conversion. Advanced Materials 2017, 29, 1602914.

[20]    Meng, J. S.; Niu, C. J.; Xu, L. H.; Li, J. T.; Liu, X.; Wang, X. P.; Wu, Y. Z.; Xu, X. M.; Chen, W. Y.; Li, Q.; Zhu, Z. Z.; Zhao, D. Y.; Mai, L. Q., General Oriented Formation of Carbon Nanotubes from Metal-Organic Frameworks. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 8212.

[21]    Lan, K.;  Wei, Q. L.;  Wang, R. C.;  Xia, Y.;  Tan, S. S.;  Wang, Y. X.;  Elzatahry, A.;  Feng, P. Y.;  Mai, L. Q.; Zhao, D. Y., Two-Dimensional Mesoporous Heterostructure Delivering Superior Pseudocapacitive Sodium Storage via Bottom-Up Monomicelle Assembly. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141, 16755-16762.

[22]    Chen, C. J.; Wen, Y. W.; Hu, X. L.; Ji, X. L.; Yan, M. Y.; Mai, L. Q.; Hu, P.; Shan, B.; Huang, Y. H., Na+ Intercalation Pseudocapacitance in Graphene-Coupled Titanium Oxide Enabling Ultra-Fast Sodium Storage and Long-Term Cycling. Nature Communications 2015, 6, 6929.

[23]    Wang, P. Y.; Yan, M. Y.; Meng, J. S.; Jiang, G. P.; Qu, L. B.; Pan, X. L.; Liu, J. Z.; Mai, L. Q., Oxygen Evolution Reaction Dynamics Monitored by an Individual Nanosheet-Based Electronic Circuit. Nature Communications 2017, 8, 645.

[24]    Tan, S. S.; Jiang, Y. L.; Wei, Q. L.; Huang, Q. M.; Dai, Y. H.; Xiong, F. Y.; Li, Q. D.; An, Q. Y.; Xu, X.; Zhu, Z. Z.; Bai, X. D.; Mai, L. Q., Multidimensional Synergistic Nanoarchitecture Exhibiting Highly Stable and Ultrafast Sodium-Ion Storage. Advanced Materials 2018, 30, 1707122.

[25]    Xu, X. M.; Niu, C. J.; Duan, M. Y.; Wang, X. P.; Huang, L.; Wang, J. H.; Pu, L. T.; Ren, W. H.; Shi, C. W.; Meng, J. S.; Song, B.; Mai, L. Q., Alkaline Earth Metal Vanadates as Sodium-Ion Battery Anodes. Nature Communications 2017, 8, 460.

[26]    Zhao, Y. L.; Feng, J. G.; Liu, X.; Wang, F. C.; Wang, L. F.; Shi, C. W.; Huang, L.; Feng, X.; Chen, X. Y.; Xu, L.; Yan, M. Y.; Zhang, Q. J.; Bai, X. D.; Wu, H. A.; Mai, L. Q., Self-Adaptive Strain-Relaxation Optimization for High-Energy Lithium Storage Material through Crumpling of Graphene. Nature Communications 2014, 5, 4565.

[27]    Dong, Y. F.; Li, S.; Zhao, K. N.; Han, C. H.; Chen, W.; Wang, B. L.; Wang, L.; Xu, B. A.; Wei, Q. L.; Zhang, L.; Xu, X.; Mai, L. Q., Hierarchical zigzag Na1.25V3O8 Nanowires with Topotactically Encoded Superior Performance for Sodium-Ion Battery Cathodes. Energy & Environmental Science 2015, 8, 1267.

[28]    Xiao, Z.;  Meng, J.;  Xia, F.;  Wu, J.;  Liu, F.;  Zhang, X.;  Xu, L.;  Lin, X.; Mai, L. Q., K+modulated K+/vacancy disordered layered oxide for high-rate and high-capacity potassium-ion batteries. Energy & Environmental Science 2020, 13, 3129-3137.

[29]    Dong, Y. F.; Slade, T.; Stolt, M. J.; Li, L. S.; Girard, S. N.; Mai, L. Q.; Jin, S., Low-Temperature Molten-Salt Production of Silicon Nanowires by the Electrochemical Reduction of CaSiO3. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56, 14453.

[30]    Zhuang, Z. C.; Li, Y.; Li, Z. L.; Lv, F.; Lang, Z. Q.; Zhao, K. N.; Zhou, L.; Moskaleva, L.; Guo, S. J.; Mai, L. Q., MoB/g-C3N4 Interface Materials as a Schottky Catalyst to Boost Hydrogen Evolution. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2018, 57, 496.

[31]    Jiang, X. C.; Tian, B. Z.; Xiang, J.; Qian, F.; Zheng, G. F.; Wang, H. T.; Mai, L. Q.; Lieber, C. M., Rational Growth of Branched Nanowire Heterostructures with Synthetically Encoded Properties and Function. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2011, 108, 12212.

[32]    Yan, M. Y.; Wang, F. C.; Han, C. H.; Ma, X. Y.; Xu, X.; An, Q. Y.; Xu, L.; Niu, C. J.; Zhao, Y. L.; Tian, X. C.; Hu, P.; Wu, H. A.; Mai, L. Q., Nanowire Templated Semihollow Bicontinuous Graphene Scrolls: Designed Construction, Mechanism, and Enhanced Energy Storage Performance. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 18176.

[33]    Jiang, X. Y.; Feng, J. G.; Huang, L.; Wu, Y. C.; Su, B.; Yang, W. S.; Mai, L. Q.; Jiang, L., Bioinspired 1D Superparamagnetic Magnetite Arrays with Magnetic Field Perception. Advanced Materials 2016, 28, 6952.

[34]    Li, Z. L.;  Zhuang, Z. C.;  Lv, F.;  Zhu, H.;  Zhou, L.;  Luo, M. C.;  Zhu, J. X.;  Lang, Z. Q.;  Feng, S. H.;  Chen, W.;  Mai, L. Q.; Guo, S. J., The Marriage of the FeN4 Moiety and MXene Boosts Oxygen Reduction Catalysis: Fe 3d Electron Delocalization Matters. Advanced Materials 2018, 30, 8, 201803220.

[35]    Li, S.; Dong, Y. F.; Xu, L.; Xu, X.; He, L.; Mai, L. Q., Effect of Carbon Matrix Dimensions on the Electrochemical Properties of Na3V2(PO4)3 Nanograins for High-Performance Symmetric Sodium-Ion Batteries. Advanced Materials 2014, 26, 3545.

[36]    Tian, X. C.; Shi, M. Z.; Xu, X.; Yan, M. Y.; Xu, L.; Minhas-Khan, A.; Han, C. H.; He, L.; Mai, L. Q., Arbitrary Shape Engineerable Spiral Micropseudocapacitors with Ultrahigh Energy and Power Densities. Advanced Materials 2015, 27, 7476.

[37]    Wang, J. H.; Yan, M. Y.; Zhao, K. N.; Liao, X. B.; Wang, P. Y.; Pan, X. L.; Yang, W.; Mai, L. Q., Field Effect Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution Reaction of MoS2 Nanosheets. Advanced Materials 2017, 29, 1604464.

[38]    Liu, X.;  Guo, R.;  Ni, K.;  Xia, F.;  Niu, C.;  Wen, B.;  Meng, J.;  Wu, P.;  Wu, J.;  Wu, X.; Mai, L. Q., Reconstruction-Determined Alkaline Water Electrolysis at Industrial Temperatures. Advanced Materials 2020, 32, 202001136.

[39]    Li, Z. H.;  He, Q.;  Xu, X.;  Zhao, Y.;  Liu, X. W.;  Zhou, C.;  Ai, D.;  Xia, L. X.; Mai, L. Q., A 3D Nitrogen-Doped Graphene/TiN Nanowires Composite as a Strong Polysulfide Anchor for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries with Enhanced Rate Performance and High Areal Capacity. Advanced Materials 2018, 30, 8, 201804089.

[40]    Meng, J. S.; Liu, X.; Li, J. T.; Li, Q.; Zhao, C.; Xu, L. H.; Wang, X. P.; Liu, F.; Yang, W.; Xu, X. M.; Liu, Z.; Niu, C. J.; Mai, L. Q., General Oriented Synthesis of Precise Carbon-Confined Nanostructures by Low-Pressure Vapor Superassembly and Controlled Pyrolysis. Nano Letters 2017, 17, 7773.

[41]    Qu, L. B.; Zhao, Y. L.; Khan, A. M.; Han, C. H.; Hercule, K. M.; Yan, M. Y.; Liu, X. Y.; Chen, W.; Wang, D. D.; Cai, Z. Y.; Xu, W. W.; Zhao, K. N.; Zheng, X. L.; Mai, L. Q., Interwoven Three-Dimensional Architecture of Cobalt Oxide Nanobrush-Graphene@NixCo2x(OH)(6x) for High-Performance Supercapacitors. Nano Letters 2015, 15, 2037.

[42]    Ren, W. H.; Qin, M. S.; Zhu, Z. X.; Yan, M. Y.; Li, Q.; Zhang, L.; Liu, D. N.; Mai, L. Q., Activation of Sodium Storage Sites in Prussian Blue Analogues via Surface Etching. Nano Letters 2017, 17, 4713.

[43]    Wang, X. P.; Xu, X. M.; Niu, C. J.; Meng, J. S.; Huang, M.; Liu, X.; Liu, Z.; Mai, L. Q., Earth Abundant Fe/Mn-Based Layered Oxide Interconnected Nanowires for Advanced K-Ion Full Batteries. Nano Letters 2017, 17, 544.

[44]    Xu, X.; Yan, M. Y.; Tian, X. C.; Yang, C. C.; Shi, M. Z.; Wei, Q. L.; Xu, L.; Mai, L. Q., In Situ Investigation of Li and Na Ion Transport with Single Nanowire Electrochemical Devices. Nano Letters 2015, 15, 3879.

[45]    Yan, M. Y.; Pan, X. L.; Wang, P. Y.; Chen, F.; He, L.; Jiang, G. P.; Wang, J. H.; Liu, J. Z.; Xu, X.; Liao, X. B.; Yang, J. H.; Mai, L. Q., Field-Effect Tuned Adsorption Dynamics of VSe2 Nanosheets for Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. Nano Letters 2017, 17, 4109.

[46]    Chen, C. J.; Xu, H. H.; Zhou, T. F.; Guo, Z. P.; Chen, L. N.; Yan, M. Y.; Mai, L. Q.; Hu, P.; Cheng, S. J.; Huang, Y. H.; Xie, J., Integrated Intercalation-Based and Interfacial Sodium Storage in Graphene-Wrapped Porous Li4Ti5O12 Nanofibers Composite Aerogel. Advanced Energy Materials 2016, 6, 1600322.

[47]    He, P.; Yan, M. Y.; Zhang, G. B.; Sun, R. M.; Chen, L. N.; An, Q. Y.; Mai, L. Q., Layered VS2 Nanosheet-Based Aqueous Zn Ion Battery Cathode. Advanced Energy Materials 2017, 7, 1601920.

[48]    Sheng, J. Z.; Peng, C.; Xu, Y. N.; Lyu, H. Y.; Xu, X.; An, Q. Y.; Mai, L. Q., KTi2(PO4)3 with Large Ion Diffusion Channel for High-Efficiency Sodium Storage. Advanced Energy Materials 2017, 7, 1700247.

[49]    Wang, X. P.; Niu, C. J.; Meng, J. S.; Hu, P.; Xu, X. M.; Wei, X. J.; Zhou, L.; Zhao, K. N.; Luo, W.; Yan, M. Y.; Mai, L. Q., Novel K3V2(PO4)3/C Bundled Nanowires as Superior Sodium-Ion Battery Electrode with Ultrahigh Cycling Stability. Advanced Energy Materials 2015, 5, 1500716.

[50]     Zhao, K. N.; Wen, M. Y.; Dong, Y. F.; Zhang, L.; Yan, M. Y.; Xu, W. W.; Niu, C. J.; Zhou, L.; Wei, Q. L.; Ren, W. H.; Wang, X. P.; Mai, L. Q., Thermal Induced Strain Relaxation of 1D Iron Oxide for Solid Electrolyte Interphase Control and Lithium Storage Improvement. Advanced Energy Materials 2017, 7, 1601582.

[51]    Zhou, L. M.; Liu, Q.; Zhang, Z. H.; Zhang, K.; Xiong, F. Y.; Tan, S. S.; An, Q. Y.; Kang, Y. M.; Zhou, Z.; Mai, L. Q., Interlayer-Spacing-Regulated VOPO4 Nanosheets with Fast Kinetics for High-Capacity and Durable Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries. Advanced Materials 2018, 30, 1801984.

[52]    Zhou, L. M.; Zhang, K.; Hu, Z.; Tao, Z. L.; Mai, L. Q.; Kang, Y. M.; Chou, S. L.; Chen, J., Recent Developments on and Prospects for Electrode Materials with Hierarchical Structures for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Advanced Energy Materials 2018, 8, 1701415.

 

Academic Awards

2020             The Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Science and Technology Innovation Award

2019              Second prize of state natural science award

2019              Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

2019              “Highly Cited Researchers” presented by Clarivate

2018              First prize of the natural science award for outstanding achievements in scientific research in institutions of higher learning

2018              EEST2018 Research Excellence Awards

2017              Chang Jiang Scholar Program of Ministry of Education of China

2017              National High-Level Personnel of Special Support Program of China

2016              National Award for Youth in Science and Technology of China

2016              Winner of National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project

      “Young and Middle aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions” of China

2016              State Council Government Subsidy Expert of China

2016              Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award of Chinese Academy of Engineering

2016              Excellent Returned Overseas Chinese Talents of Hubei Province

2015              Distinguished Young Scholar of the National Science Fund of China

2015              Research Progress Award in Electrospinning, awarded by national conference on electrostatic spinning and nanofibers of China

2015              Scientific Chinese Figures 2014, awarded by Scientific Chinese magazine

2014              First Prize of Hubei Provincial Natural Science Award

2014              The Young and Middle-Aged Leading Scientists, Engineers and Innovators from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China

2012              Grand Prize of Hubei Provincial Natural Science Excellent Paper Award


Organization of Conference

2019               Chairman, 2019 3rd China-France Workshop on Advanced Materials, Wuhan, China

2019               Session Chair, 2019 International Forum on Advanced Materials, Wuhan, China

2019               Chairman, Nature Conference on Solar Fuels, Wuhan, China

2018               Session Chair, Chinese Materials Research Society Conference 2018, Xiamen, China

2018               Session Chair, The 22nd International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy, Hefei, China

2017               Session Chair, 7th Annual International Congress on Chemistry 2017, Qingdao, China

2016               Chairman, Nature Conference on Materials for Energy 2016, Wuhan, China

2016               Chairman, The 2nd China-France Symposium on Advanced Materials, Metz, France

2015               Chairman, The 10th Sino-US Symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology (2015), Wuhan, China

2014               Chairman, The First China-France Symposium on Advanced Materials (2014), Wuhan, China

2013               Session Chair, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA


Selected Plenary/Keynote Talks

2019               Keynote, The 8th International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology, Wuhan, China

2019               Keynote, 4th International Conference on Energy Materials and Nanotechnology, Wuhan, China

2018               Keynote, International conference on Electrochemical Energy Science and Technology, Niagara Falls, Canada

2018               Keynote, 3rd International Symposium on Renewable Energy Technologies, Queensland Gold Coast, Australia

2018               Keynote, 256th ACS National Meeting, Boston, USA

2018               Keynote, The 19th National Solid State Ionics Conference, Shanghai, China

2017               Keynote, International Symposium on Functional Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion, Shanghai, China

2017               Keynote, International Conference on Energy Materials and Nanotechnology, Zhengzhou, China

2017               Keynote, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA

2016               Keynote, The 3rd International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science, Kunming, China

2016               Plenary, The 2nd China-France Symposium on Advanced Materials, Metz, France

2014               Plenary, The 1s China-France Symposium on Advanced Materials, Wuhan, China