Dr Qingran Zhang
Research Associate

Dr Qingran Zhang

Engineering
School of Chemical Engineering

Qingran Zhang holds a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from the University of New South Wales. He is currently a postdoctoral research associate in chemical engineering at the University of New South Wales, working in the Particles and Catalysis Research Group under supervision of Prof. Rose Amal. His research mainly focuses on the renewable energy conversion technologies, including green hydrogen generation from photovoltaic electricity driven water splitting, electrochemical hydrogen peroxide production, oxygen reduction reaction for fuel cells and the relevant water treatment or disinfection technologies.

 

  • Journal articles | 2022
    Lin Z; Zhang Q; Pan J; Tsounis C; Esmailpour AA; Xi S; Yang HY; Han Z; Yun J; Amal R; Lu X, 2022, 'Atomic Co decorated free-standing graphene electrode assembly for efficient hydrogen peroxide production in acid', Energy and Environmental Science, vol. 15, pp. 1172 - 1182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ee02884g
    Journal articles | 2022
    Tran-Phu T; Daiyan R; Leverett J; Fusco Z; Tadich A; Di Bernardo I; Kiy A; Truong TN; Zhang Q; Chen H; Kluth P; Amal R; Tricoli A, 2022, 'Understanding the activity and stability of flame-made Co3O4 spinels: A route towards the scalable production of highly performing OER electrocatalysts', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 429, pp. 132180 - 132180, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.132180
    Journal articles | 2021
    Leverett J; Daiyan R; Gong L; Iputera K; Tong Z; Qu J; Ma Z; Zhang Q; Cheong S; Cairney J; Liu RS; Lu X; Xia Z; Dai L; Amal R, 2021, 'Designing Undercoordinated Ni-Nxand Fe-Nxon Holey Graphene for Electrochemical CO2Conversion to Syngas', ACS Nano, vol. 15, pp. 12006 - 12018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.1c03293
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zhang Q; Kumar P; Zhu X; Daiyan R; Bedford NM; Wu K; Han Z; Zhang T; Amal R; Lu X, 2021, 'Oxygen Reduction Reaction: Electronically Modified Atomic Sites Within a Multicomponent Co/Cu Composite for Efficient Oxygen Electroreduction (Adv. Energy Mater. 17/2021)', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 11, pp. 2170067 - 2170067, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202170067
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zhang Q; Kumar P; Zhu X; Daiyan R; Bedford NM; Wu KH; Han Z; Zhang T; Amal R; Lu X, 2021, 'Electronically Modified Atomic Sites Within a Multicomponent Co/Cu Composite for Efficient Oxygen Electroreduction', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 11, pp. 2100303 - 2100303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202100303
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zhang Q; Zhe Ru ZL; Daiyan R; Kumar P; Pan J; Lu X; Amal R, 2021, 'Surface reconstruction enabled efficient hydrogen generation on a cobalt-iron phosphate electrocatalyst in neutral water', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 13, pp. 53798 - 53809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c14588
    Journal articles | 2020
    Daiyan R; Lovell EC; Huang B; Zubair M; Leverett J; Zhang Q; Lim S; Horlyck J; Tang J; Lu X; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Hart JN; Bedford NM; Amal R, 2020, 'Uncovering Atomic-Scale Stability and Reactivity in Engineered Zinc Oxide Electrocatalysts for Controllable Syngas Production', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 10, pp. 2001381 - 2001381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202001381
    Journal articles | 2020
    Lovell EC; Lu X; Zhang Q; Scott J; Amal R, 2020, 'From passivation to activation-tunable nickel/nickel oxide for hydrogen evolution electrocatalysis', Chemical Communications, vol. 56, pp. 1709 - 1712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cc07486d
    Journal articles | 2020
    Lu X; Zhang Q; Ng YH; Zhao C, 2020, 'Reversible ternary nickel-cobalt-iron catalysts for intermittent water electrolysis', ECOMAT, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eom2.12012
    Journal articles | 2020
    Tsounis C; Lu X; Bedford NM; Subhash B; Thomsen L; Zhang Q; Ma Z; Ostrikov K; Bendavid A; Scott JA; Amal R; Han Z, 2020, 'Valence Alignment of Mixed Ni-Fe Hydroxide Electrocatalysts through Preferential Templating on Graphene Edges for Enhanced Oxygen Evolution', ACS Nano, vol. 14, pp. 11327 - 11340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.0c03380
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wu KH; Zhang Q; Lin Y; Ali MA; Zhao S; Heumann S; Centi G, 2020, 'Real-Time Carbon Monoxide Detection using a Rotating Gold Ring Electrode: A Feasibility Study', ChemElectroChem, vol. 7, pp. 4417 - 4422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/celc.202001263
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang Q; Tan X; Bedford NM; Han Z; Thomsen L; Smith S; Amal R; Lu X, 2020, 'Direct insights into the role of epoxy groups on cobalt sites for acidic H2O2 production', Nature Communications, vol. 11, pp. 4181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17782-5
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhu X; Zhang D; Chen CJ; Zhang Q; Liu RS; Xia Z; Dai L; Amal R; Lu X, 2020, 'Harnessing the interplay of Fe–Ni atom pairs embedded in nitrogen-doped carbon for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis', Nano Energy, vol. 71, pp. 104597 - 104597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104597
    Journal articles | 2019
    Daiyan R; Saputera WH; Zhang Q; Lovell E; Lim S; Ng YH; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, '3D Heterostructured Copper Electrode for Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Alcohols at Low Overpotentials', ADVANCED SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adsu.201800064
    Journal articles | 2019
    Lu X; Tan X; Zhang Q; Daiyan R; Pan J; Chen R; Tahini HA; Wang DW; Smith SC; Amal R, 2019, 'Versatile electrocatalytic processes realized by Ni, Co and Fe alloyed core coordinated carbon shells', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 7, pp. 12154 - 12165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ta01723b
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zhang Q; Bedford NM; Pan J; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'A Fully Reversible Water Electrolyzer Cell Made Up from FeCoNi (Oxy)hydroxide Atomic Layers', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201901312
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zhang Q; Webster RF; Cheong S; Tilley RD; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'Ultrathin Fe-N-C Nanosheets Coordinated Fe-Doped CoNi Alloy Nanoparticles for Electrochemical Water Splitting', Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, vol. 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppsc.201800252
    Journal articles | 2016
    Zhang Q; Luo M; Sun Y-P; Liu Y; Cao A, 2016, 'Efficient Z-scheme photocatalyst from simultaneous decoration of In2S3 nanosheets and WO3 nanorods on graphene sheets', NANOTECHNOLOGY, vol. 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/27/28/285602
  • Conference Papers | 2019
    Zhang Q; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'A Fully Reversible Water Electrolyzer Cell made up from FeCoNi (Oxy)hydroxide Atomic Layers', in Proceedings of the nanoGe Fall Meeting 2019, Fundació Scito, presented at nanoGe Fall Meeting 2019, 03 November 2019 - 08 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.29363/nanoge.ngfm.2019.021
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Zhang Q; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'A Fully Reversible Water Electrolyzer Cell made up from FeCoNi (Oxy)hydroxide Atomic Layers', in Proceedings of the nanoGe Fall Meeting19, Fundació Scito, presented at nanoGe Fall Meeting 2019, 03 November 2019 - 08 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.29363/nanoge.nfm.2019.021