Dr Qingran   Zhang
Research Associate

Dr Qingran Zhang

Engineering
Sch: 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.

 

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.1c03293
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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 | 2020
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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 | 2020
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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 | 2019
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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
    Dr Qingran Zhang
    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

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