Leiting Zhang

Biträdande universitetslektor Biträdande universitetslektor vid Institutionen för kemi - Ångström, Strukturkemi

E-post:
leiting.zhang[AT-tecken]kemi.uu.se
Besöksadress:
Rum ÅNG 2348 Lägerhyddsvägen 1
Postadress:
Box 538
751 21 Uppsala

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Having dual material-electrochemistry expertise and a chemical engineering background, I am passionate about linking fundamental chemistry with practical applications in energy storage.

Nyckelord: batteries energy storage electrochemistry gas analysis interphases robotics aqueous interfaces materials characterizations sensing

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I obtained my PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (CN) and the Collège de France (FR, co-supervision) in 2018. My doctoral dissertation was on the synthesis and mechanistic understanding of oxyfluorides as high-energy cathodes for Li-/Na-ion batteries. After graduation, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Paul Scherrer Institute (CH) for three years, specializing in operando gas analysis for various battery chemistries. I joined the Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University (SE) as of 2021 for a second postdoc training to develop new battery testing methodologies. I am now a tenure-track assistant professor at UU. I have received the Swedish Research Council (VR) starting grant 2023-2026, ÅForsk young scientist grant 2023-2024, and Swedish Energy Agency FFI project grant 2024-2027.

I was/am associated with the following teaching activities:

@UU: 1KB208 Inorganic Chemistry I, 1KB208 Inorganic Chemistry, 1KB276 Batteries for Electromobility, 1KB277 Introduction to Material Synthese and Characterization,1KB286 Material Syntheses, 1KB729 Synthesis of Battery Materials, 1KB714 Battery Safety and Control, 1KB738 Rechargeable Batteries (course responsible), 1KB741 Future Perspective in Cell Chemistries (course responsible), 1KB744 Introduction to Energy Storage, 1EL003 Introduction to Electromobility.

@ETH Zürich: 529-0507-00L Hands-on Electrochemistry for Energy Storage and Conversion Applications

@HKUST: CENG1010 Academic and Professional Development I, CENG1980 Industrial Training - Chemical Process Simulation with ASPEN Plus, CENG2220 Process Fluid Mechanics

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  • High-throughput screening of aqueous battery electrolytes
  • Interfaces and interphases in rechargeable batteries
  • Sustainable and high-energy electrode materials
  • Advanced operando characterizations, robotics, sensing

For a full list of publications based on my research activities, please see my Google Scholar homepage.

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Leiting Zhang
Senast uppdaterad: 2021-03-09