Jie Chen, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

​• Solution and vapor phase growth of semiconducting nanomaterials for catalysis in hydrogen production or and fuel cells.
• Photoelectrochemisty and photocatalysis for the conversion/storage of solar energy to chemical energy.
• Growth of semiconducting materials for optoelectronic applications.

Selected Publications

  • Single-Crystal Thin Films of Cesium Lead Bromide Perovskite Epitaxially Grown on Metal Oxide Perovskite (SrTiO3) 
    Chen, J.; Morrow, D. J.; Fu, Y.; Zheng, W.; Zhao, Y.; Dang, L.; Stolt, M. J.; Kohler, D. D...
    Journal of the American Chemistry Sociaty, 139 (38), 13525-13532. , (2017)
  • Molecular Design of Polymer Heterojunctions for Efficient Solar-Hydrogen Conversion 
    Chen, J.; Dong, C. L.; Zhao, D.; Huang, Y. C.; Wang, X.; Samad, L.; Dang, L.; Shearer, M.;...
    Advanced Materials, 29 (21), 1606198, (2017)
  • Vapor-Phase Epitaxial Growth of Aligned Nanowire Networks of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites (CsPbX3, X = Cl, Br, I) 
    Chen, J.; Fu, Y.; Samad, L.; Dang, L.; Zhao, Y.; Shen, S.; Guo, L.; Jin, S
    Nano Letters, 17 (1), 460-466, (2017)
  • In-situ reduction synthesis of nano-sized Cu2O particles modifying g-C3N4 for enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen prod... 
    Chen, J.; Shen, S.; Guo, P.; Wang, M.; Wu, P.; Wang, X.; Guo, L
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 152-153, 335-341., (2014)
  • Nitrogen-doped CeOx nanoparticles modified graphitic carbon nitride for enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production 
    Chen, J.; Shen, S.; Wu, P.; Guo, L
    Green Chemistry, 17 (1), 509-517, (2015)
  • Spatial engineering of photo-active sites on g-C3N4 for efficient solar hydrogen generation 
    Chen, J.; Shen, S.; Guo, P.; Wu, P.; Guo, L
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2 (13), 4605, (2017)
  • Bifunctional Modification of Graphitic Carbon Nitride with MgFe2O4 for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation 
    Chen, J.; Zhao, D.; Diao, Z.; Wang, M.; Guo, L.; Shen, S
    ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, 7 (33), 18843-18848, (2015)
  • Nanogap Engineered Plasmon-Enhancement in Photocatalytic Solar Hydrogen Conversion 
    Chen, J.; Dong, C.-L.; Du, Y.; Zhao, D.; Shen, S
    Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2 (14), 1500280, (2015)
  • Plasmonic Ag@SiO2 core/shell structure modified g-C3N4 with enhanced visible light photocatalytic activity 
    Chen, J.; Shen, S.; Guo, P.; Wang, M.; Su, J.; Zhao, D.; Guo, L
    Journal of Materials Research, 29 (1), 64-70, (2013)
  • Ferrites boosting photocatalytic hydrogen evolution over graphitic carbon nitride: a case study of (Co, Ni)Fe2O4 mo... 
    Chen, J.; Zhao, D.; Diao, Z.; Wang, M.; Shen, S
    Science Bulletin, 61 (4), 292-301, (2016)

Education

  • Ph. D. in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics. Xi’an Jiaotong University. 2012.09-2017.12; Joint Ph. D. in Chemistry Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2015.09-2017.09.
  • M. S. in Thermal Power Engineering. Xi’an Jiaotong University. 2011.09-2012.07.
  • B. S. in Applied Chemistry. Xi’an Jiaotong University. 2007.09-2011.07.

Professional Profile

  • 03/2018-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

Awards

  • China Scholarship Council scholarship: 2015-2017.
  • National scholarship: 2014-2015.
  • National encouragement scholarship: 2009-2010.

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Perovskites Crystal growth (Photo)catalysis Optoelectronics

Former Faculty

  • ​Jorg Eppinger, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Lain-Jong Li, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Valentin Rodionov, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Kazuhiro Takanabe, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Jr-Hau He, Ph.D. (Associate Professor)

 

Former Research Staff

  • Abou-Hamad edy, Ph.D. Research Engineer
  • Haibo Zhu, Ph.D. (Research Scientist)
  • Isidoro Morales Osorio , Ph.D. (Research Technician)
  • Lu Zhou
  • Rong-rong Jiang (Lab Technician)
  • Douaa Hamed (Lab Technician)
  • Jeremie Pelletier ( Lab Manager)
  • Lan Zhao (Research Technician)
  • Linjie Su (Lab Technician)
  • Jing Fan (Lab Technician)

 

Research Scientist

   
  • Jun Pan, Ph.D.
  • Pavlo Nikolaienko, Ph.D.
  • Sergey Kozlov, Ph.D.
  • Xiulin Yang, Ph.D.
  • Yuanlong Shao, Ph.D.
  • Huaifeng Li, Ph.D.

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Abdesslem Jedidi, Ph.D.                                                     
  • Abhishek Dutta Chowdhury,Ph.D.
  • Akshaya K Samal, Ph.D.
  • Chaochao Yue, Ph.D.
  • Chaojie Cui, Ph.D.
  • Dandan Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Eleonora Fava, Ph.D.
  • Eva Pump, Ph.D.
  • Janet Chakkamadathil Mohandas, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Buchel, Ph.D.
  • Ida Autiero, Ph.D.
  • Jung-Hyun Park, Ph.D.
  • Tianyou Chen, Ph.D.
  • Zhaolai Chen, Ph.D.
  • Anatoly Peshkov, Ph.D.
  • Chinmoy K. Hazra, Ph.D.
  • Luis Miguel Azofra Mesa
  • ​Manbo Li, Ph.D.
  • Michael Kelly, Ph.D.
  • Mannathan Subramaniyan, Ph.D.
  • Manas Bhunia, Ph.D.

  • Niladri Maity, Ph.D.
  • Olga Gladkovskaya, Ph.D.
  • Raju Dey, Ph.D.
  • Sai Vikrama Chaitanya vummaleti, Ph.D.
  • Jinsong Hu, Ph.D.
  •  Somphonh Peter Phivilay, Ph.D.
  • Sandeep Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.
  • Hassan Ait Ahsaine, Ph.D. 
  • Changguang Yao, Ph.D.
  • Kwangjae Lee, Ph.D.
  • Stefania Evoli, Ph.D.
  • Shixiong Min, Ph.D.
  • Tunc Deniz, Ph.D.
  • Srikanth Pedireddy, Ph.D.
  • Wei Zhao, Ph.D.
  • Won Suk Juang, Ph.D.
  • Xuechao Liu, Ph.D.
  • Xiufang wang, Ph.D.
  • Yuan Wang, Ph.D.
  • Yunfei Cai, Ph.D.
  • Yupeng Pan, Ph.D.
  • Yuri Lebedev, Ph.D.
  • Kushal Deepak Bhatte​,Ph.D.
  • Liangjin Xu, Ph.D.
  • Gangaiah Mettela,Ph.D.
  • Yogesh Raghunath Patil, Ph.D.
  • Jie Chen, Ph. D.


Ph.D. Students

  • Adrian Hol, Ph.D
  • Arwa Makki, Ph.D.
  • Batian Chen, Ph.D.
  • Bilel Hamzaoui, Ph.D.
  • Bedour E. Al-Sabban, Ph.D.
  • Chao Guan, Ph.D.
  • Dalal Noureldine, Ph.D.
  • Duanxing Li, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Jeantelot, Ph.D.
  • Hind Al-Johani, Ph.D.
  • Haleema Alamri, Ph.D.
  • Hsin-Hua Huang, Ph.D. 
  • Israa Salem Al-Rowaihi, Ph.D.
  • Ibrahim Dursun
  • Reem Alshumrani, Ph.D.
  • Eleanor Ang Pei Ling, Ph.D.
  • Adrian Hohl, Ph.D.
  • Baraa Werghi, Ph.D.
  • Amal A. Baqais, Ph.D.
  • Ding-Jier Yuan, Ph.D.
  • Miguel Dinis Veloso Guerreiro, Ph.D.
  • Nawal alhajri, Ph.D.
  • Nazeeha Alkayal, Ph.D.
  • Noor Almana, Ph.D.
  • Nouf Al Jabri, Ph.D.
  • Reem Al-Shareef, Ph.D.
  • Sarah Almahdali, Ph.D.
  • Sheikha Lardhi, Ph.D.
  • Stefan Grotzinger, Ph.D.
  • Tatsuya Shinagawa, Ph.D.
  • Maha Al Haddad, Ph.D.
  • Muhammad Qureshi, Ph.D.
  • Keisuke Obata, Ph.D.
  • Oleksii Pustovarenko, Ph. D.


Master Students


  • Abdulaziz Khan
  • Alexandra Vancea
  • Ali Hamieh
  • Mram Alyami
  • Kanav Kalra



Former Administration

  • Ann Bauwens (Executive Secretary)
  • Jiao Qiu (Business Administrator)
  • Xianzheng Meng(Business Administrator)
  • Wenwen Zhu(Administrative Assistant)
  • Xijun Deng(Administrative Assistant)