Dr. Chunyi Zhi obtained his Ph.D. in physics from the 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 a professor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Chunyi Zhi’s research interests include wearable energy storage devices，aqueous electrolyte battery etc.
Dr. Chunyi Zhi has published more than 320 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Nature Review Mater., Nature Commun., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. In. Ed., ACS Nano, EES and Adv. Mater. etc. These publications generated an h-index of 86 and more than 23000 other-citations (ISI). Dr. Chunyi Zhi is editorial member of npj flexible electronics, rare metals and Green Energy & Environmental Science. Dr. Zhi is a recipient of the outstanding 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 RSC Fellow, Member of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences, and Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher (2019, 2020 Materials Science).
Wearable energy harvesting & storage devices
Aqueous eletrolyte battery
Editor or Editorial Membership
Member, Editorial Board, npj Flexible Electronics
Member, Editorial Board, Rare Metals
Member, Editorial Board, Green Energy & Environmental Science
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.