Bin Zhang was born in 1981. After he completed his Ph.D. degree at University of Science and Technology of China (2004-2007, with Prof. Yi Xie), he worked as a Postdoc Researcher at University of Pennsylvania, USA (2007-2008, with Prof. Ritesh Agarwal) and then joined Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow (2008-2009, with Dr. Dayang Wang and Prof. Dr. Dr. hc Helmuth Möhwald). He joined the Chemistry Department at Tianjin University as an Associate Professor in 2007. In July 2012, he was promoted to be a Full Professor in chemistry at Tianjin University, China. Since he started his independent academic career in 2009, he has published four papers in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., one paper in Chem. Sci., three papers in Chem. Commun., one paper in Chem. Asian J., and so on. His four papers were selected as cover stories (including an outerside front cover of Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.). Four papers were selected as “Hot Papers” or “Hot Topics.” He has also received many awards based on his excellent scientific merit, including 2012 Young Chemist Award of Chinese Chemical Society, the First Class of Natural Science Award of Anhui Province, New Century Excellent Talents at University of Ministry of Education, and the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of CAS. In addition, he has received several invited contributions to prestigious journals (e.g., Chem. Asian J., ChemPhysChem, ChemElectroChem, and Particle), several invited book chapters, and several invited talks in international academic meeting. Currently, he mainly focuses on the development of advanced nanomaterials for catalytic applications, such as electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, and photoelectrocatalysis.
Biography Updated on 12 August 2013