Contact Infromation:

Professor Dr. Chunyi ZHI  (
Room G6759, 6/F Green Zone, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building (Academic Building 1), Lift 2
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue,Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
Tel: +852 3442 7891  ;  Fax:852-3442-0538

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  is currently a 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 Reveiw Mater.; Nature Commun.; Energy Environ. Sci.; Adv. Mater.; J. Am. Chem. Soc.; Angew Chem. In. Ed. etc, with >30 ESI highly cited papers (by Sep, 2020), an H-index of 82 and other-citation of ~20000 (ISI). He has been granted more than 80 patents. He serves as Editorial Board Member of "npj Flexible Electronics", “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 and Beijing Science and Technology Award (first class). He is also a Member of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences and Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher (2019, Materials Science).