On November 16, 2021, Clarivate Analytics announced the list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2021”. Thirteen Editorial Board Members of Energy Materials (EM) are on the list. Hereon, all Editors of the EM are extending warm congratulations to these scholars on being selected to the list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2021” by Clarivate Analytics.
The introductions of the 13 members are as follows:
Nanjing Tech University, China.
Professor Yuping Wu, the Editor-in-Chief of EM. Yuping Wu got Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), Beijing, China in 1997. Then he moved to Tsinghua University, Beijing, for postdoctor research. From 1999 to 2001, he stayed in Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan as a visiting JST researcher. From 2001 to 2003, he stayed in Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany as a Humboldt Fellow. In 2003, he came back to China as a full professor in the Department of Chemistry of Fudan University, Shanghai. In 2015 He moved to Nanjing Tech University as a Distinguished Professor. In 2014 he won “National Distinguished Youth Scientists” from Natural Science Foundation of China. During 2015-2018 and 2020, he was selected as highly cited researchers over the world by Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics, and won the World’s Most Influential Minds (2015) by Thomson Reuters. His current research interests lie in the energy storage/conversion materials and devices such as lithium-ion batteries, supercapacitors, aqueous rechargeable lithium batteries, metal-based aqueous batteries, etc.
Beijing Institute of Technology, China.
(Chemistry, Materials Science)
Professor Jia-Qi Huang, Associate Editor of EM. Professor Huang received his bachelor and Ph.D. degree in Department of Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2007 and 2012. He is now a professor in Advanced Research Institute for Multidisciplinary Science at Beijing Institute of Technology. He was selected as the Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analysis in the years of 2018 to 2021. His research interests focus on the energy chemistry in the energy storage systems, especially the fundamental and application of high energy density batteries.
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
Professor Sen Xin, Associate Editor of EM. Professor Xin received his Ph.D. degree of Physical Chemistry from the Institute of Chemistry of CAS in 2013. He served as a lecturer at Hefei University of Technology (2013-2015) and then a postdoctoral researcher at University of Texas at Austin (2015-2019). After that, He returned to China and joined the Institute of Chemistry of CAS as a full professor. He was selected as Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analysis in the years of 2019 and 2021. His research interests focus on preparation, storage electrochemistry and interfacial chemistry of key materials for high-energy rechargeable batteries.
Xiamen University, China.
Professor Jianming Zheng, Associate Editor of EM. Professor Zheng got Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from Xiamen University, China in 2011. Then he joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2011-2014) and University of Texas at Austin (2014-2015) for postdoctor research. In 2015, he was rehired by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as Staff Scientist. In 2020 he won distinguished youth fund from Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province, China, and supported by “Hundred Talents Program” of Fujian Province. He was also selected as World’s Top 2% Scientists based on Mendeley Data (2020). His current research interests focus on the energy storage/conversion materials and devices.
Jang Wook Choi
Seoul National University, South Korea.
Professor Jang Wook Choi, Advisory Editor of EM. Professor Choi received his Ph.D. degree in molecular electronics and electrochemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 2007. From 2008 to 2010, he was engaged in post-doctoral research in the field of lithium-ion batteries at Stanford University. He started independent research at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2010 until he moved to Seoul National University in 2017. His current research interests focus on the design and analysis of materials for rechargeable batteries.
University of Surrey, United Kingdom.
Professor Jian Liu, Advisory Editor of EM. Professor Liu graduated from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009 with a Ph.D. degree. From 2009 to 2013, he was awarded an outstanding postdoctoral fellow at the University of Queensland in Australia and a special research assistant funded by the Australian Foundation Committee to work at the Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and the University of Queensland. He was hired as a lecturer by Curtin University in Australia in 2013; he was promoted to a senior lecturer in 2014. Since July 2017, he has been the executive director of the Joint Research Center for Future Materials of the Dalian Institute of Physics of CAS and the University of Surrey, UK, and the leader of the research group of the micro/nano reactor and reaction engineering innovation special zone.
University of Maryland, USA.
Professor Yifei Mo, Advisory Editor of EM. Professor Mo is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his bachelor degree in physics from Peking University in 2005 and Ph.D. degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. From 2010 to 2013, he did postdoctoral research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since September 2013, he has worked at university of Maryland, College Park, and set up a research group.
National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Professor Sibudjing Kawi, Advisory Editor of EM. Professor Kawi joined the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore in 1994. For more than a decade, his research focuses on catalysis and membrane for CO2 capture & utilization and hydrogen production.
Yun Hau Ng
City University of Hong Kong, China.
Professor Yun Hau Ng, Advisory Editor of EM. Professor Ng received his Ph.D.degree (Chemistry) from Osaka University in 2009. After a brief research visit to Radiation Laboratory at University of Notre Dame (Professor Prashant Kamat’s group), he joined the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials led by Professor Rose Amal at UNSW and Professor Max Lu at University of Queensland with the Australian Early Career Researcher Fellowship (APD) in 2011. He became a lecturer (2014) and Senior Lecturer (2016) in the School of Chemical Engineering at UNSW before joining City University of Hong Kong in 2018.
University of Texas at Austin, USA.
(Chemistry, Materials Science)
Professor Guihua Yu, Advisory Editor of EM. Professor Yu earned his Ph.D. degree from Harvard University in 2009, after graduating from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) with the highest honor in 2003. With three years’ postdoctoral research at Stanford University, he joined the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin in Fall 2012 as an assistant professor of Materials Science. Professor Yu has received a significant number of prestigious international and national awards and honors for outstanding research achievements, including 2021 Blavatnik National Awards Honoree, 2021 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award by TAMEST, 2021 TMS Brimacombe Medalist Award, 2021 IAAM Medal Award, 2020 Polymer International - IUPAC Award for Creativity in Applied Polymer Science, and 2020 Outstanding Young Scientist by World Laureates Forum (WLF).
University of New South Wales, Australia.
(Chemistry, Materials Science)
Professor Liming Dai, Editorial Board Member of EM. Professor Dai is a UNSW Scientia Professor and an ARC Laureate Fellow. He is also Funding Director of the Centre for Advanced Carbon Materials at UNSW. Previously, he was a Principal Research Scientist in CSIRO at Clayton (1992-2002), an associate professor of Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron (2002-2004), the Wright Brothers Institute Endowed Chair Professor of Nanomaterials at the University of Dayton (2004-2009), and the Kent Hale Smith Professor in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University (2009-2019). Professor Dai’s expertise covers the synthesis, functionalization, and device fabrication of conjugated polymers and carbon nanomaterials for energy-related and biomedical applications.
Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
(Chemistry, Materials Science)
Professor Yu-Guo Guo, Editorial Board Member of EM. Professor Guo received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from ICCAS in 2004. He worked at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research first as a Guest Scientist and then a Staff Scientist from 2004 to 2007. He joined ICCAS as a full professor in 2007. His research focuses on electrochemical energy storage with rechargeable batteries.
Curtin University, Australia.
Professor Zongping Shao, Editorial Board Member of EM. Professor Shao is a professor and doctoral supervisor in the School of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Technology; He is also a distinguished professor of Curtin University, Australia. He graduated from the former Department of Chemistry of Hangzhou University (now Zhejiang University) in 1995 and graduated from the Dalian Institute of Chemistry of CAS in 2020. In July 2005, he joined Nanjing University of Technology. He has long been engaged in high-quality and innovative research in the fields of energy storage and environmental catalysis.
Congratulations to all the members!