Dr. Chunyi Zhi obtained his Ph.D. in physics from Institute for Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2004, specializing in the topic of property investigation of BCN nanostructures under the supervision of Professor Enge Wang. Then he moved to National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Japan as a post-doctoral fellow, followed by an ICYS research fellow, researcher (faculty) and senior researcher (permanent). He is currently an associate professor in Department of Materials Science & Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Chunyi Zhi’s research interests include wearable energy storage devices, BN/BCN nanostructures and polymer composites etc.
Dr. Chunyi Zhi has published more than 240 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Nature Commun., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. In. Ed., ACS Nano, EES and Adv. Mater. etc. These publications generated an h-index of 65 and more than 14000 other-citations. Dr. Chunyi Zhi is editorial member of J. Nanomater.; Dataset Pap. Nanotechno.; Prog. Nanotechno. Nanomater. and Open Access J. Sci. Technol..He is also invited reviewer for more than 30 academic journals, including Nature, Nature Commun.; Phys. Rev. lett.; Adv. Mater. ; Adv. Funct. Mater. ; Nano Lett.; ACS Nano; Angew. Chem. In. Ed.; J. Am. Chem. Soc. Etc.
Wearable energy harvesting & storage devices
Aqueous eletrolyte battery
Editor or Editorial Membership
Member, Editorial Board, Dataset Papers in Science.
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Functional Nanomaterials.
Member, Editorial Board, Progress in Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials.
Services outside CityU
Reviewer, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
Reviewer, ACS Nano.
Reviewer, Advanced Energy Materials.
Reviewer, Advanced Functional Materials.
Reviewer, Advanced Materials.
Reviewer, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
Reviewer, Austrian Science Fund.
Reviewer, Chemical Society Reviews.
Reviewer, Composites Science and Technology.
Reviewer, Crystal Growth & Design.
Reviewer, Energy & Environmental Science.
Reviewer, International Journal of Pharmaceutics.
Reviewer, Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
Reviewer, Journal of Materials Chemistry A.
Reviewer, Journal of Materials Chemistry C.
Reviewer, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids.
Reviewer, Journal of Physics D.
Reviewer, Materials Research Bulletin.
Reviewer, Nano Energy.
Reviewer, Nano Letters.
Reviewer, Open Fund of State Key Laboratory of Advanced Welding and Joining.
Reviewer, Pharmaceutical Research.
Reviewer, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.
Reviewer, RSC Advances.
Reviewer, Solid State Science and Technology.
Reviewer, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Research Development Fund.