Yao Zheng

Dr Yao Zheng received his Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) in 2014 from the University of Queensland with Prof Shizhang Qiao. Currently, he is a Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering in the University of Adelaide. He has worked for the past 15 years in electrocatalysis by combining experimentation and theoretical computation to drive discoveries of catalysis principles and catalyst design. He has developed new electrocatalyst candidates for various electrocatalysis applications including oxygen-and hydrogen-involving reactions, CO2 reduction, and other electrocatalytic-refinery processes. Dr Zheng has published >150 research papers, which have attracted >36,000 citations, with an h-index of 76. He has been recognised as Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (Chemistry) since 2019.


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