Zhonghua Xue, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Heterogeneous catalysis.

Selected Publications

  • Electrochemical reduction of N2 into NH3 by donor-acceptor couples of Ni and Au nanoparticles with a 67.8% Faradaic efficiency. Zhong-Hua Xue, Shi-Nan Zhang, Yun-Xiao Lin, Hui Su, Guang-Yao Zhai, Jing-Tan Han, Qiu-Ying Yu, Xin-Hao Li*, Markus Antonietti, Jie-Sheng Chen. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141(38): 14976-14980;
  • Tuning the adsorption energy of methanol molecules along Ni-N-doped carbon phase boundaries by the Mott-Schottky effect for gas-phase methanol dehydrogenation. Zhong-Hua Xue, Jing-Tan Han, Wei-Jie Feng, Qiu-Ying Yu, Xin-Hao Li*, Markus Antonietti, Jie-Sheng Chen*. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2018, 57(10): 2697-2701.
  • Janus Co/CoP nanoparticles as efficient Mott-Schottky electrocatalysts for overall water splitting in wide pH range. Zhong-Hua Xue, Hui Su, Qiu-Ying Yu, Bing Zhang, Hong-Hui Wang, Xin-Hao Li*, Jie-Sheng Chen. Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7(12): 1602355. 


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 2016-2020 

Professional Profile

  • 2021-Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

inorganic material catalysis