Dr Chencheng DAI

Research Fellow

Dr. Dai obtained his bachelor degree from the Department of Polymer Materials and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) in 2011. Later he received his PhD degree investigating the electrochemical sensors from the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge under the supervision of Prof Adrian Fisher in 2016. He is now a Research Fellow at CARES, through Nanyang Technological University in the group of Prof Jason Xu Zhichuan.

Singapore - CARES


C4T extended projects

Research Interest

The development of electrocatalysis and electrochemical sensors based on advanced nanomaterials.

Key Publications

Google Scholar Link

Wan, Haibo, Chencheng Dai, Liujun Jin, Songzhu Luo, Fanxu Meng, Gao Chen, Yan Duan, et al. 2022. “Electro-Oxidation of Glycerol to High-Value-Added C1–C3 Products by Iron-Substituted Spinel Zinc Cobalt Oxides.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 14 (12): 14293–301.

Dai, Chencheng, Yuanmiao Sun, Gao Chen, Adrian C. Fisher, and Zhichuan Xu. 2020. “Electrochemical Oxidation of Nitrogen towards Direct Nitrate Production on Spinel Oxides.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, March.

Dai, Chencheng, Libo Sun, Jiajia Song, Hanbin Liao, Adrian C. Fisher, and Zhichuan J. Xu. 2019. “Selective Electroreduction of Carbon Dioxide to Formic Acid on Cobalt‐Decorated Copper Thin Films.” Small Methods, June, 1900362.

Liao, Hanbin, Yuanmiao Sun, Chencheng Dai, Yonghua Du, Shibo Xi, Fei Liu, Linghui Yu, et al. 2018. “An Electron Deficiency Strategy for Enhancing Hydrogen Evolution on CoP Nano-Electrocatalysts.” Nano Energy 50: 273–80.

Dai, Chencheng, Libo Sun, Hanbin Liao, Bahareh Khezri, Richard D. Webster, Adrian C. Fisher, and Zhichuan J. Xu. 2017. “Electrochemical Production of Lactic Acid from Glycerol Oxidation Catalyzed by AuPt Nanoparticles.” Journal of Catalysis Volume 356 (December 2017): Pages 14-21.

Dai, Chencheng, Chun-Wai I. Chan, William Barrow, Anna Smith, Peng Song, Francois Potier, Jay D. Wadhawan, Adrian C. Fisher, and Nathan S. Lawrence. 2016. “A Route to Unbuffered PH Monitoring: A Novel Electrochemical Approach.” Electrochimica Acta 190: 879–86.

Dai, Chencheng, Lynne P. Crawford, Peng Song, Adrian C. Fisher, and Nathan S. Lawrence. 2015. “A Novel Sensor Based on Electropolymerized Substituted-Phenols for PH Detection in Unbuffered Systems.” RSC Advances 2015 (126): 104048–53.

Dai, Chencheng, Peng Song, Jay D. Wadhawan, Adrian C. Fisher, and Nathan S. Lawrence. 2015. “Screen Printed Alizarin-Based Carbon Electrodes: Monitoring PH in Unbuffered Media.” Electroanalysis 27 (4): 917–23.