Zujin Shi was born in Zhejiang Province, China, in 1964. He received the M.S. degree in Beijing Normal University and the Ph.D. degree in Peking University in 1991 and 1996, respectively. He entered the research group of Professor Zhennan Gu as a Postdoctoral Fellow from 1996 to 1998. He became an Associate Professor at PKU in 1999. He joined Professor Hisanori Shinohara’s group as a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at the Nagoya University, Japan, from 2001 to 2002. He was also a Visiting Researcher in the group of Professor Takeshi Akasaka at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, in 2004 and Dr. Pagona Papakonstantinou at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown, UK, in 2006, respectively. He became a Full Professor at the Peking University in 2007. Since 1993, he has been studying on fullerenes and fullerene-related materials. His current research interests focus on the chemistry and physics in the nanosized spaces of single-walled carbon nanotubes, endohedral metallofullerenes, and application of exploring of graphenes and single-walled carbon nanohorns. He has published more than 150 papers on nanocarbons and received a National Natural Science Award of China in 2005.
Biography Updated on 20 January 2011