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 professor in MSE, CityU.
Dr. Zhi has extensive experiences in flexible energy storage, aqueous electrolyte batteries, zinc ion batteries. He has published more than 300 papers, including Nature Commun.; Energy Environ. Sci.; Adv. Mater.; J. Am. Chem. Soc.; Angew Chem. In. Ed. etc, with >30 ESI highly cited papers (by Dec, 2019), an H-index of 78 and other-citation of ~20000 (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 and the President’s Award of City University of Hong Kong, NML award (Elsevier) and Beijing Science and Technology Award (first class). He is also a Member of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences and Highly Cited Researcher (Clarivate, 2019, Materials Science).