Jiaguo Yu received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry from Huazhong Normal University, Wuhan, China, and Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in materials science, in 2000, from Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China. In 2000, he became a Professor at the same university. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, from 2001 to 2004; a Visiting Scientist from 2005 to 2006 at the University of Bristol, Bristol, UK; a Visiting Scholar from 2007 to 2008 at the University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA. His research interests include semiconductor photocatalysis, photocatalytic hydrogen production, CO2 reduction to hydrocarbon fuels, dye‐sensitized solar cells, indoor air purification, electrogenerated chemiluminescence, adsorption, CO2 sequestration, graphene, nanocarbons, and related nanomaterials. Yu has published more than 320 scientific papers in international journals with peer review which are cited more than 18000 times, h‐index 77, plus 22 patents. He is Thomson Reuters Hottest Researcher of 2012, Who and What Was Hot in Scientific Research in 2012, http://sciencewatch.com/articles/hottest-research-2012. His name is also in the latest list of Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters.
Biography Updated on 15 June 2014