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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Faculty

Chengzhou Zhu

Chengzhou Zhu

Assistant Research Professor

ETRL 207

Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD in Chemistry from Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2013

Research Interests

  • Nanochemistry for Carbon and Metal Nanomaterials and their Hybrids
  • Nanoelectrochemistry, Bioelectrochemistry, Nanoelectroanalytical Chemistry
  • Electrochemical energy storage (Fuel Cells, Supercapacitors) and Photocatalysis
  • Nanomaterials-based Analytical Sensors

Selected Publications

Complete List of Publications on Google Scholar

  • Chengzhou Zhu, Dan Wen, Martin Oschatz, Matthias Holzschuh, Wei Liu, Anne-Kristin Herrmann, Frank Simon, Stefan Kaskel, and Alexander Eychm├╝ller*, Kinetically controlled synthesis of PdNi bimetallic porous nanostructures with enhanced electrocatalytic activity, Small, 2014, accepted.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Junfeng Zhai, Shaojun Dong*, Ionic Liquid-Induced Three-Dimensional Macroassembly of Graphene and Their Application in Electrochemical Energy Storage, Nanoscale 2014, 6, 10077-10083.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Dong*, Synthesis of graphene-supported noble metal hybrid nanostructures and their applications as advanced electrocatalysts for fuel cells, Nanoscale 2013,5, 10765-10775.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Guo, Shaojun Dong*, Rapid, General Synthesis of PdPt Bimetallic Alloy Nanosponges and Their Enhanced Catalytic Performance for Ethanol/Methanol Electrooxidation in an Alkaline Medium. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19 (3), 1104-1111.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Dong*, Energetic Graphene-Based Electrochemical Analytical Devices in Nucleic Acid, Protein and Cancer Diagnostics and Detection, Electroanalysis 2014, 26 (1), 14-29.
  • Shu Jiang#, Chengzhou Zhu#, Shaojun Dong*, Cobalt and nitrogen-cofunctionalized graphene as a durable non-precious metal catalyst with enhanced ORR activity. J. Mater. Chem. A 2013, 1 (11), 3593-3599 (#These authors contributed equally to this work.).
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Dong*, Recent progress in graphene-based nanomaterials as advanced electrocatalysts towards oxygen reduction reaction. Nanoscale 2013, 5 (5), 1753-1767.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Guo, Shaojun Dong*, PdM (M = Pt, Au) Bimetallic Alloy Nanowires with Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity for Electro-oxidation of Small Molecules. Adv. Mater. 2012, 24 (17), 2326-2331.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Junfeng Zhai, Shaojun Dong*, Bifunctional fluorescent carbon nanodots: green synthesis via soy milk and application as metal-free electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48 (75), 9367-9369 (Reported as research news in Chemistry world 2012, July 1).
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Guo, Shaojun Dong*, Facile synthesis of trimetallic AuPtPd alloy nanowires and their catalysis for ethanol electrooxidation. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22 (30), 14851-14855.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Junfeng Zhai, Dan Wen, Shaojun Dong*, Graphene oxide/polypyrrole nanocomposites: one-step electrochemical doping, coating and synergistic effect for energy storage. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22 (13), 6300-6306.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Lei Han, Peng Hu, Shaojun Dong*, In situ loading of well-dispersed gold nanoparticles on two-dimensional graphene oxide/SiO2 composite nanosheets and their catalytic properties. Nanoscale 2012, 4 (5), 1641-1646.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Youxing Fang, Dan Wen, Shaojun Dong*, One-pot synthesis of functional two-dimensional graphene/SnO2 composite nanosheets as a building block for self-assembly and an enhancing nanomaterial for biosensing. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21 (42), 16911-16917.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Guo, Youxing Fang, Lei Han, Erkang Wang, Shaojun Dong*, One-step electrochemical approach to the synthesis of Graphene/MnO2 nanowall hybrids. Nano Res. 2011, 4 (7), 648-657.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Ping Wang, Li Wang, Lei Han, Shaojun Dong*, Facile synthesis of two-dimensional graphene/SnO2/Pt ternary hybrid nanomaterials and their catalytic properties. Nanoscale 2011, 3 (10), 4376-4382.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Guo, Youxing Fang, Shaojun Dong*, Reducing Sugar: New Functional Molecules for the Green Synthesis of Graphene Nanosheets. ACS Nano 2010, 4 (4), 2429-2437.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Guo, Ping Wang, Li Xing, Youxing Fang, Yueming Zhai, Shaojun Dong*, One-pot, water-phase approach to high-quality graphene/TiO2 composite nanosheets. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46 (38), 7148-7150.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Guo, Yueming Zhai, Shaojun Dong*, Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly for Constructing a Graphene/Platinum Nanoparticle Three-Dimensional Hybrid Nanostructure Using Ionic Liquid as a Linker. Langmuir 2010, 26 (10), 7614-7618.
  • Yanling Zhai#, Chengzhou Zhu#, Shaojun Dong*, Energetic Carbon-based Hybrids: Green and Facile Synthesis from Soy Milk and Extraordinary Electrocatalytic towards ORR, Nanoscale, 2014,6, 2964-2970. (#These authors contributed equally to this work.).
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Lei Han, Shaojun Dong*, Novel electrochemical interfaces based on functional nanomaterials and their related applications, Journal of Electrochemistry, 2014, 20, 219-233.
  • Chengzhou Zhu, Shaojun Dong*, Functional graphene-based nanomaterials: rational synthesis, engineering of electrochemical interface and related applications, in: Innovative Graphene Technologies: Evaluation and Applications Volume 2 (Chapter 14), Edited by Atul Tiwari, Rapra-Smithers Publication. 2013, P445-479