Dr Hongwei ZHANG

Research Fellow

Dr Hongwei Zhang received his M.Sc. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2014 and PhD in Chemistry from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2019. He then took up the position of Research Fellow in NUS, under the supervision of Prof. Gaik-Khuan Chuah. and Prof. Stephan Jaenicke. He was a Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University and CARES working in the group of Prof Wang Xin. His research at CARES was under C4T Emerging Opportunities Fund 10 - Electrocatalysis for renewable carbon utilisation.



Research Interest

- electrocatalysis in CO2RR and ORR
- heterogeneous catalysis in biomass utilisation
- green chemistry

Key Publications

Google Scholar Link

Han, A., Zhang, H., Chuah, G-K., Jaenicke, S. 2017. Influence of the halide and exposed facets on the visible-light photoactivity of bismuth oxyhalides for selective aerobic oxidation of primary amines, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 219, 269-275,

Zhang, H., Yang, W., Roslan, I. I., Jaenicke, S., Chuah, G-K. 2019. A combo Zr-HY and Al-HY zeolite catalysts for the one-pot cascade transformation of biomass-derived furfural to γ-valerolactone, Journal of Catalysis, 375, 56-67,

Han, A., Zhang, H., Lu, D., Sun, J., Chuah, G-K., Jaenicke, S. 2018. Efficient photodegradation of chlorophenols by BiOBr/NaBiO3 heterojunctioned composites under visible light, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 341, 83-92,

Zhang, H., Han, A., Okumura, K., Zhong, L., Li, S., Jaenicke, S., Chuah, G-K. 2018. Selective hydrogenation of phenol to cyclohexanone by SiO2-supported rhodium nanoparticles under mild conditions, Journal of Catalysis, 364, 354-365,