Dr. Jie Zeng is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and PI of the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale (HFNL). He has been selected to the “Recruitment Program of Global Experts” by the Chinese government, the “Hundred Talent Program” by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the “Young and middle-aged leading scientists, engineers and innovators” by the Chinese government.


Dr. Jie Zeng was born in Shangcheng of Henan, China, in 1980. He studied applied chemistry at the USTC (B.S., 2002) and received a Ph.D. in condensed matter physics under the tutelage of Prof. J. G. Hou and Prof. Xiaoping Wang (2007). He worked with Prof. Younan Xia as a postdoctoral fellow at Washington University in St. Louis from 2008 to 2011 and was promoted to Research Assistant Professor in 2011. In 2012, he relocated to USTC to take the position of Professor for Chemistry in Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale. Up to now, 107 papers have been published in prestigious journals (Nature Nanotech., Nature Commun., Chem. Rev., Nano Today, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Nano Lett., Adv. Mater., etc.), 2 invited books, and 28 patents.



Recent Honors and Awards



First Place in the 3rd China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition Final Team Group in Anhui Division, 2014


Recruitment Program of Global Experts (Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee), 2012


Hundred Talent Program (CAS), 2012


Valuable Contribution and Dedicated Service in the Peer Review of Manuscripts Submitted to ACS Journals, 2011


Journal of Materials Chemistry Poster Award, Materials Research Society (MRS), 2010


Nomination for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award of China, 2009


Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 2008


National “Self-renewal Star” Prize for Chinese University Students, 2008


National Scientific and Technological Innovation Award for the Youth in China, 2007


President’s Scholarship of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 2007