Zhong Miao



Zhong Miao


College of Engineering and Applied Science, Nanjing University

Room 324, Engineering Building, Xianlin Campus

Email: miaozhong@nju.edu.cn

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Research: materials, catalysis, surface chemistry


Miao Zhong received his bachelor and master degrees from Applied Physics Department, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China, and his PhD degree from School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Later, he worked as a JSPS postdoc fellow at The University of Tokyo (with Prof. Jean-Jacques Delaunay), a project researcher for the Artificial Photosynthetic Project of NEDO at The University of Tokyo (with Prof. Kazunari Domen), and a postdoc fellow at University of Toronto (with Prof. Edward H. Sargent). He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed journal papers including publications in the leading journals of Nature, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. In. Ed., Energy Environ. Sci., Nat. Mater., Nat. Catal., 2 book chapters and 2 international patents in the fields of materials, energy and catalysis. More details can be seen on our website at Nanjing University.

Honors and Awards

Young Scientist Award (Outstanding work for young scientists), Materials Research Society of Japan, 21st symposium

Research fellowship for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Best Master Thesis Award, Shanghai metropolitan

Youth Talents Program of China

Select publications

Miao Zhong, Edward H. Sargent, et al. "Accelerated discovery of CO2 electrocatalysts using active machine learning", Nature, 2020 (DOI 10.1038/s41586-020-2242-8).

Miao Zhong, Kazunari Domen et al. "Surface modification of CoOx loaded BiVO4 photoanodes with ultrathin p-type NiO layers for improved solar water oxidation", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 5053–5060, 2015.

Miao Zhong, Kazunari Domen et al. "Highly active GaN-stabilized Ta3N5 film photoanodes for efficient solar water splitting", Angew. Chem. In. Ed., 56, 4739-4743, 2017.

Miao Zhong, Jean-Jacques Delaunay et al. "A conductive ZnO–ZnGaON nanowire-array-on-a-film photoanode for stable and efficient sunlight water splitting", Energy Environ. Sci., 7, 1693-1699, 2014.

Miao Zhong, Kazunari Domen et al. "Bulky crystalline BiVO4 thin films for efficient solar water splitting", J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 9858-9864, 2016.