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ZHU Hongwei



Ph. D. (Materials Processing Engineering), Tsinghua University (2003)

B. S. (Mechanical Engineering), Tsinghua University (1998)

Professional Experience

2009-          Tsinghua University, Professor

2008-2009  Tsinghua University, Associate Professor

2004-2008  University of Delaware/Louisiana State University (USA), Post-doc.

2003-2004  National Institute of Advanced Industrial Sci. & Technol. (Japan), Post-doc.

Research Interests

Materials Informatics and Neuromorphic Materials

Low Dimensional Materials, Energy / Environmental Materials

Selected Publications

1) Z. C. Li, J. L. Pan, H. W. Hu, H. W. Zhu*. Recent advances in new materials for 6G communications. Adv. Electronic Mater., 2022, 2100978.

2) G. K. Zhao, H. W. Zhu*. Graphene-based membranes for ions separation in “Two-Dimensional-Materials-Based Membranes. Preparation, Characterization, and Applications”. Ed. G. P. Liu, W. Q. Jin. Wiley-VCH (2022) (Book chapter).

3) H. W. Zhu, et al. New materials for hydrogen energy utilization. Posts & Telecom Press, Beijing, 2022 (Book).

4) H. W. Zhu, et al. Graphene-based membranes for environmental applications. "Strategic Frontier New Materials-Graphene Publishing Engineering" Series. East China University of Sci. & Technol. Press, Shanghai, 2021 (Book).

5) H. W. Zhu, T. T. Yang, X. Jiang, et al. Graphene sensors for IoT applicatons. "Graphene Technology Frontier" Series. Chemical Industry Press, Beijing, 2021 (Book).

6) T. T. Yang, X. Jiang, Y. H. Huang, Q. Tian, L. Zhang, Z. H. Dai, H. W. Zhu*. Mechanical sensors based on two-dimensional materials: sensing mechanisms, structural designs and wearable applications. iScience, 2021, 103728.

7) M. Wang, H. W. Zhu*. Machine learning for transition-metal-based hydrogen generation electrocatalysts. ACS Catal., 2021, 11 (7): 3930-3937.

8) G. K. Zhao, H. W. Zhu*. Cation-π interactions in graphene containing systems for water treatment and beyond. Adv. Mater., 2020, 32, 1905756.

9) Z. C. Li, Z. Zhen, M. S. Chai, X. L. Zhao, H. W. Zhu*. Transparent electrothermal defoggers and anti-icing coatings based on wrinkled graphene. Small, 2020, 16, 1905945.

10) Y. Liu, L. Zhang, M. Wang, Y. J. Zhong, M. R. Huang, Y. Long, H. W. Zhu*. Bandgap-tunable double-perovskite thin films by solution processing. Mater. Today, 2019, 28, 25.

11) S. Y. Lin, X. L. Zhao, X. Jiang, A. Q. Wu, H. L. Ding, Y. J. Zhong, J. Li, J. L. Pan, B. Liu, H. W. Zhu*. Highly stretchable, adaptable, and durable strain sensing based on a bioinspired dynamically cross-linked graphene/polymer composite. Small, 2019, 15, 1900848.

12) P. Z. Sun, H. W. Zhu* (Ed.). Graphene-based membranes for mass transport applications. Nanosci. & Nanotechnol. Series, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018 (Book).

13) S. Y. Lin, Y. J. Zhong, X. L. Zhao, T. Sawada, X. M. Li, W. H. Lei, M. R. Wang, T. Serizawa*, H. W. Zhu*. Synthetic multifunctional graphene composites with reshaping and self-healing features via a facile biomineralization-inspired process. Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1803004.

14) C. L. Li, Q. Cao, F. Z. Wang, Y. Q. Xiao, Y. B. Li, J. J. Delaunay*, H. W. Zhu*. Engineering graphene and TMDs based van der Waals heterostructures for photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical solar energy conversion. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2018, 47, 4981.

15) M. R. Huang, C. L. Li, L. Zhang, Q. Chen, Z. Zhen, Z. H. Li*, H. W. Zhu*. Twin structure in BiVO4 photoanodes boosting water oxidation performance through enhanced charge separation and transport. Adv. Energy Mater. 2018, 8, 1802198.

16) H. W. Zhu, Z. P. Xu, D. Xie, Y. Fang. Graphene: fabrication, characterizations, properties and applications (1st Ed.). Elsevier Academic Press, 2017 (Book).

17) G. K. Zhao, X. M. Li, M. R. Huang, Z. Zhen, Y. J. Zhong, Q. Chen, X. L. Zhao, Y. J. He, R. R. Hu, T. T. Yang, R. J. Zhang, C. L. Li, J. Kong, J. -B. Xu*, R. S. Ruoff*, H. W. Zhu*. The physics and chemistry of graphene-on-surfaces. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 4417.

18) T. T. Yang, D. Xie, Z. H. Li, H. W. Zhu*. Recent advances in wearable tactile sensors: materials, sensing mechanisms and device performance. Mater. Sci. Engin. R - Rep. 2017, 115, 1.

19) X. M. Li*, L. Tao, Z. F. Chen, H. Fang, X. S. Li, X. R. Wang, J. -B. Xu*, H. W. Zhu*. Graphene and related two-dimensional materials: Structure-property relationships for electronics and optoelectronics. Appl. Phys. Rev. 2017, 4, 021306.

20) P. Z. Sun, R. Z. Ma*, X. Y. Bai, K. L. Wang, H. W. Zhu*, T. Sasaki. Single-layer nanosheets with exceptionally high and anisotropic hydroxyl ion conductivity. Sci. Adv. 2017, 3, e1602629.

21) L. Zhang, Y. B. Li, C. L. Li, Q. Chen, Z. Zhen, X. Jiang, M. Zhong, F. X. Zhang, H. W. Zhu*. Scalable low-bandgap Sb2Se3 thin-film photocathodes for efficient visible-near-infrared solar hydrogen evolution. ACS Nano 2017, 11, 12753.

22) P. Z. Sun, K. L. Wang, H. W. Zhu*. Recent developments in graphene-based membranes: structure, mass transport mechanism and potential applications. Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 2287.

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