Dr. Chunyi Zhi obtained his Ph.D. in physics from Institute for Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, specializing in the topic of property investigation of BCN nanostructures under the supervision of Professor Enge Wang. After two years’ postdoc in National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Japan, he was promoted to be ICYS researcher, researcher (faculty) and senior researcher (permanent position) in NIMS. Dr. Zhi joined CityU in Dec, 2012 and is now an associate professor in MSE, CityU.
Dr. Zhi has extensive experiences in flexible energy storage, aqueous electrolyte batteries, zinc ion batteries. He has published more than 280 papers, including Nature Commun.; Energy Environ. Sci.; Adv. Mater.; J. Am. Chem. Soc.; Angew Chem. In. Ed. etc, with 29 ESI highly cited papers (by Dec, 2019), an H-index of 75 and other-citation of ~17000 (ISI). He has been granted more than 80 patents. He serves as Managing Editor/Associate Editor for “Frontiers in Materials” and Editorial Board Member for “Rare Metals” and “Green Energy & Environment Science”.
Dr. Zhi is a recipient of the outstand research award for junior faculties (2017) and the President’s Award 2018 of City University of Hong Kong, NML award 2017 (Elsevier) and 2009 Beijing Science and Technology Award (first class). He is also a fellow of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences and Highly Cited Researcher (web of science) (2019, Materials Science).