Xiaolong Zou 邹小龙


E-mail : xlzou@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn

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Education and Work Experience

Aug. 2019 ~ present  Associate Professor  Shenzhen Geim Graphene Center, & Low-dimensional materials and devices lab, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, Tsinghua University

Jun. 2016 ~ Jul. 2019  Assistant Professor  Shenzhen Geim Graphene Center, & Low-dimensional materials and devices lab, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, Tsinghua University

Aug. 2011~Jun. 2016  Postdoctoral Associate  Department of Material Science and nanoEngineering, Rice University, Houston, USA  Advisor: Prof. Boris. I. YakobsonProjects: Topological defects in two dimensional materials; catalytic properties of carbon nano materials

Sep. 2006 ~ Jul. 2011  Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics  Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China  Advisor: Prof. Wenhui Duan  Projects: Electronic properties of 1D materials; thermal transport; molecular magnets

Jul, 2008 ~ Sep, 2008 and Sep, 2008 ~ Nov, 2008  Visiting Student  Advisor: Prof. Jisoon Ihm, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea  Projects: Hydrogen storage in metal organic frameworks and covalent organic frameworks

Sep. 2002 ~ Jul. 2006  B.S. in PhysicsDepartment of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Research Interests
Coupled spin, valley and electronic phenomena in low dimension (LD); Theoretical simulations of defects in LD materials; Applications of combined advanced computations and machine learning in energy storage and conversion, in particular, the opto- and electro-catalytic systems.

Publication List
I have published more than 60 papers in peer-refereed journals, including 2 Nature Materials, 1 Materials Today, 1 Accounts of Chemical Research, 4 Nature Communications, 7  Nano Letters, 8 ACS Nano, 4 Advanced Materials, 2 Advanced Functional Materials, 1 Chem. Mater. These papers have been cited by more than 6000 times with H index of 29. I have been invited to write book/chapter by several prestigious publishers, including Science Press, Cambridge University Press and Pan Stanford Publishing. For bibliographic information, see more in Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=LZOgbH4AAAAJ&hl=zh-CN (In this list, # and * indicates equally contributed author and corresponding author, respectively.)

Selected Publication:
1.Intrinsic Half‐Metallicity in 2D Ternary Chalcogenides with High Critical Temperature and Controllable Magnetization Direction Shuqing Zhang, Runzhang Xu, Wenhui Duan, Xiaolong Zou* Adv. Funct. Mater. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201808380 (2019)

2.Morphology and surface chemistry engineering toward pH-universal catalysts for hydrogen evolution at high current density Yuting Luo, Lei Tang, Usman Khan, Qiangmin Yu, Hui-Ming Cheng, Xiaolong Zou*, Bilu Liu* Nature Communications, 10, 269 (2019)

3. Saddle‐Point Excitons and Their Extraordinary Light Absorption in 2D β‐Phase Group‐IV  Monochalcogenides Nannan Luo, Chong Wang, Zeyu Jiang, Yong Xu, Xiaolong Zou*, Wenhui Duan* Adv. Funct. Mater. 28, 1804581 (2018)

4. Self‐Assembly of Large‐Area 2D Polycrystalline Transition Metal Carbides for Hydrogen  Electrocatalysis Xining Zang#*, Wenshu Chen#, Xiaolong Zou#, J Nathan Hohman, Lujie Yang, Buxuan Li, Minsong Wei, Chenhui Zhu, Jiaming Liang, Mohan Sanghadasa, Jiajun Gu*,   Liwei  Lin* Adv. Mater. (2018)  https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201805188

5. A Universal Descriptor for Large-scale Screening of High Performance MXene-based  Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion Wei Jiang, Xiaolong Zou*, Hongda Du, Lin Gan, Chengjun Xu, Feiyu Kang, Wenhui Duan, Jia Li*, Chem. Mater., 30, 2687 (2018)

6. Computational design and property predictions for two-dimensional nanostructures Runzhang Xu, Xiaolong Zou*, Bilu Liu, Hui-Ming Cheng*, Mater. Today, 21, 391 (2018)

7. Vertical 1T‐TaS2 Synthesis on Nanoporous Gold for High‐Performance Electrocatalytic  Applications Yahuan Huan#, Jianping Shi#, Xiaolong Zou#, Yue Gong, Zhepeng Zhang, Minghua Li, Liyun Zhao, Runzhang Xu, Shaolong Jiang, Xiebo Zhou, Min Hong, Chunyu Xie, He  Li,  Xingyou Lang, Qing Zhang, Lin Gu*, Xiaoqin Yan*, Yanfeng Zhang* Adv. Mater. 30, 1705916 (2018)

8. Half-Metallicity in Co-Doped WSe2 Nanoribbons Runzhang Xu, Bilu Liu, Xiaolong Zou*, Hui-Ming Cheng ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces 9, 38796 (2017)

9. How nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots catalyze electroreduction of CO2 to  hydrocarbons and oxygenates Xiaolong Zou*, Mingjie Liu, Jingjie Wu, Pulickel M Ajayan, Jia Li, Bilu Liu, Boris I Yakobson* ACS Catal., 7, 6245 (2017)

10. Nickelocene‐Precursor‐Facilitated Fast Growth of Graphene/h‐BN Vertical  Heterostructures and Its Applications in OLEDs Qiucheng Li, Zifeng Zhao, Baoming Yan, Xiuju Song, Zhepeng Zhang, Jia Li, Xiaosong Wu, Zuqiang Bian, Xiaolong Zou*, Yanfeng Zhang*, Zhongfan Liu* Adv. Mater., 29, 1701325 (2017)

Motivated Ph.D. and master students as well as postdoctoral associates who are interested in research on Physics, Chemistry, and growth of low-dimensional materials as well as their energy-conversion applications are always welcome.