Researcher biography

Yuxiang Hu was born in Anhui province, P. R China in 1991. Yuxiang received a BSc degree in School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering from Nanjing University (2012) and then obtained a Masters degree under the supervision of Prof. Jun Chen in the Key Laboratory of Advanced Energy Materials Chemistry (Ministry of Education, Nankai University). Currently, Yuxiang is a PhD student studying in School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland under the supervision of Prof. Lianzhou Wang.


Master of Science, Inorganic Chemistry, College of Chemistry, Nankai University, June 2015
Bachelor of Science, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, June 2012

Research Project;

Applying nanomaterials as electrodes in Metal-ion batteries
Brief Summary of project:
Yuxiang Hu specialises in functional nanomaterials for enhanced electrodes material in the Metal-ion battery, such as Aluminum-ion battery, sodium-ion battery.


Energy conversion and storage, Metal-ion/oxygen battery, Nanomaterials

Career Highlights:

Awarded as Best Young Researcher on the 3rd International Symposium on Renewable Energy Technologies

Key Publications:

1.    Hu, Y. X.; Ye, D.; Luo, B.; Hu, H.; Zhu, X.; Wang, S.; Li, L.; Peng, S. J.; Wang, L.* Binder-Free and Free-Standing Cobalt Sulfide@Carbon Nanotube Cathode Materials for Aluminum-Ion Battery Advanced Materials 2018, 30, 1703824
2.    Hu, Y. X.; Luo, B.; Ye, D.; Zhu, X.; Lyu, M.; Wang, L. An Innovative Freeze-Dried Reduced Graphene Oxide Supported SnS2 Cathode Active Material for Aluminum-Ion Batteries. Advanced Materials 2017, 29, 1606132.
3.    Hu, Y. X.; Zhang, K.; Hu, H.; Wang, S.; Ye, D.; Monteiro, M. J.; Jia, Z.; Wang, L. Molecular-level anchoring of polymer cathodes on carbon nanotubes towards rapid-rate and long-cycle sodium-ion storage. Materials Chemistry Frontiers 2018, Doi: 10.1039/c8qm00163d
4.    Hu, Y. X.; Sun, D.; Luo, B.; Wang, L. Recent Progress and Future Trends of Aluminum Batteries, 2018, Energy Technology. Doi: doi:10.1002/ente.201800550.