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IAOEES Board Committee Members - Interim Coordination Team

 



Dr. Jiujun Zhang
Board Committee Chairman
Board Committee Members – Fuel Cells

Dr. Jiujun Zhang is a Principal Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), a Member (Fellow) of The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), Member (Fellow) of The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The technical expertise areas of Dr. Zhang are Electrochemistry, Photoelectrochemistry, Spectroelectrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, Fuel cells (PEMFC, SOFC, and DMFC), Batteries, and Supercapacitors. Dr. Zhang received his B.S. and M.Sc. in Electrochemistry from Peking University in 1982 and 1985, respectively, and his Ph.D. in Electrochemistry from Wuhan University in 1988.
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  Starting in 1990, he carried out three terms of postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology, York University, and the University of British Columbia. Dr. Zhang holds more than 14 adjunct professorships, including one at the University of Waterloo, one at the University of British Columbia and one at Peking University. Up to now, Dr. Zhang has more than 400 publications with approximately 18000 citations, including 230 refereed journal papers, 15 edited /co-authored books, 36 book chapters, 110 conference keynotes and invited oral presentations, as well as over 16 US/EU/WO/JP/CA patents, and produced in excess of 90 industrial technical reports. Dr. Zhang serves as the editor/editorial board member for several international journals as well as Editor for book series (Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion, CRC press). Dr. Zhang is Chairman/President of the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES), an active member of The Electrochemical Society ECS), the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), and the American Chemical Society (ACS, as well as the Canadian Institute of Chemistry (CIC).

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Dr. Andy (Xueliang) Sun
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Electrochemical Nanomaterials

Dr. Andy (Xueliang) Sun is a Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier I) for the development of nanomaterials for clean energy, at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He was elected as a Fellow (Member) of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (加拿大工程院院士) in 2016. Dr. Sun received his Ph.D degree in Materials Chemistry at the University of Manchester, UK, in 1999. Then, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the University of British Columbia, Canada, during 1999-2001. He was a Research Associate at the National Institut de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Quebec, Canada, during 2001-2004.
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  Dr. Sun’s research is focused on advanced nanostructured materials for energy conversion and storage including fuel cells and Li batteries. Dr. Sun is an author and co-author of over 260 refereed-journals (e.g. Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem., Adv. Fun. Mat., Energy & Environmental Science) with citations of over 10000 times. He edited two books and published 15 book chapters as well as filed eleven US patents. He has given more than 100 plenary/keynote/invited talks in international conferences, symposia and workshops. Dr. Sun is actively collaborating with industries and government labs such as Ballard Power Systems, General Motors, Lithium Phostech Inc., and Canadian National Defense. He also serves as an Associate Editor for Frontier of Energy Storage (2013-present). Dr. Sun received various awards such as Early Researcher Award (2006), Canada Research Chair (2007) and University Faculty Scholar Award (2010) and Western Engineering Prize for Achievement in Research (2013). Dr. Sun is a Vice-Chairman of our Board Committee in the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES).

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Dr. Pei Kang Shen
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Fuel Cells

Dr. Pei Kang Shen obtained his B.Sc. in Electrochemistry at Xiamen University in 1982, and he continuously carried out his research and teaching at the same university for seven years before he became a visiting researcher in the United Kingdom. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Essex University in 1992. From then on he has been working at Essex University, Hong Kong University, the City University of Hong Kong, and the South China University of Technology.
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  Since 2001, he has been the Director and Professor of the Advanced Energy Materials Research Laboratory at the Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou, P. R. China). He is the author of over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals or specialized book with a total number of 7000 citations, of 30 patents, and of more than 100 meeting presentations. Prof. Shen has been serving as the chairman for several large-scaled international conferences in the past several years. His research interests include fuel cells and batteries, electrochemistry of nanomaterials and of nanocomposite functional materials, and electrochemical engineering.

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Dr. Jinli Qiao
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Fuel Cells

Dr. Jinli Qiao is a Professor, Ph.D. Supervisor and Scientific Core-Competency Leader at Donghua University, China. She received her PhD in Electrochemistry from Yamaguchi University, Japan, in 2004 before joining the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, as a research scientist. From 2004–2008, she carried out 7 fuel cell projects including two NEDO projects of Japan on the development of novel proton-conducting membranes, MEA fabrications and non-platinum catalysts. Starting from 2008 to present, she carried out and has been carried out in total 12 projects funded by Chinese Government including National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSF) and the International Academic Cooperation and Exchange Program of Shanghai Science and Technology Committee (SSTC).
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  As the first/corresponding author, Dr. Qiao has published over 100 peer reviewed journal articles, 40 conference and keynote/invited oral presentations, 4 book chapters, 2 co-edited books including “Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide,2016”, “Electrochemical Polymer Electrolyte Membranes,2015”, and more than 30 Japan/China invention patents and 16 granted. She has also 4 papers being selected as ESI 2015 Hot paper and Highly sited paper including Chem. Soc. Rev.
Dr. Qiao is the Vice President of the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES) and the Board Member of Electro-membrane Association of China (EMAC). She serves as the Gust Editor for peer-reviewed journals including Electrochim. Acta., Int. J. Hydrogen Energy and Appl. Energy. She is also the reviewer/referees of more than twenty famous International Journals including Nature Commun., Sci. Rep., J. Am. Chem Soc., Energy Environ Sci. and Angewandte Chemie. etc. Dr. Qiao has more than 20 years of scientific research experience, particularly in the area of electrochemical material development and energy storage and conversion including PEM fuel cells, CO2 electroreduction, researchable Zn-air batteries and supercapacitors.

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Dr. Radenka Maric
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Fuel Cells

Dr. Radenka Maric is a Named Professor in Sustainable Energy at the University of Connecticut’s Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Department of Material Science and Engineering. Dr. Maric was the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in engineering from Kyoto University in Japan in 1996. After fifteen years as a researcher and program manager, particularly at the National Research Council of Canada as a Senior Research Officer, Core Competency Leader and Program manager...
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  she decided to communicate her passion for science to the next generation of scientists by joining UConn in 2010. Her research interests include fundamental understanding of the effect of structure, defects, and microstructure on transport and electrical properties of surfaces and interfaces. In particular, she is interested in developing novel materials for fuel cell, batteries and biosensors, durability study, performance and life prognosis, aging, material state changes, and long term behavior. She has published widely in scholarly journals, conference proceedings, etc. (over 200 refereed publications) and has given keynote talks, seminars and short courses (e.g. on nanomaterials and fuel cells) worldwide. She has introduced innovative approaches to nanomaterial synthesis that led to a number of industrial projects. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards for innovation and leadership development in Japan, Canada and the U.S. She was elected to serve as a Visiting Professor at Tokyo University of Science. Dr. Maric is an active member of The Electrochemical Society, the International Society of Electrochemistry, and the American Chemical Society, as well as the Materials Research Society. Dr. Maric is an elected member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.

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Dr. San Ping Jiang
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Fuel Cells

Dr. San Ping Jiang obtained his B.Eng from South China University of Technology and PhD from The City University, London. He is a professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Deputy Director of Fuels and Energy Technology Institute (FETI), Curtin University, Australia and Adjunct Professor of the University of Sunshine Coast University, Australia.
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  He also holds Visiting/Guest Professorships at Central South University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Guangzhou University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Sichung University, and Shandong University. Before joining Curtin University in 2010, Dr. Jiang worked at Essex University in UK, CSIRO Materials Science and Manufacturing Division, Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd (CFCL) in Australia and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His research interests encompass solid oxide fuel cells, proton exchange membrane and direct alcohol fuel cells, water electrolysis, solid state ionics, electrocatalysis and nano-structured functional materials.

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Dr. Deborah J. Jones
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Fuel Cells


Dr. Deborah J. Jones is a Professor and Director of the laboratory for "Aggregates, Interfaces and Materials for Energy" at the Institute for Molecular Chemistry and Materials at Montpellier University, France. She is also a Full Senior Research Scientist of the French National Scientific Research Council (CNRS) at the Charles Gerhardt Institute for Molecular Chemistry and Materials, in Montpellier, France. Dr. Jones received her Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1982 from the University of London, King's College. She is the Senior Editor of the journal "Fuel Cells...
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  – from fundamentals to systems", and has co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles, ten review articles, and ten patents. Dr Jones has been an invited speaker at the Gordon Conferences on Fuel Cells (2004), Polymers (2009), Membranes (2010), plenary lecturer at the Grove Scientific Advances in Fuel Cells conference (2010), invited speaker at the International Fuel Cell Workshop (Kofu, 2003, 2009), and at the ACS Polymer Division conference on Advances in Fuel Cell Materials in 2007, 2009 and 2011, respectively. She is the Chair-Elect of the Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Division of the International Society of Electrochemistry. Dr. Jones has coordinated/led many sizeable projects including the European Community funded CARISMA Coordination Action for Research on Intermediate and high temperature Specialised Membrane electrode Assemblies (2007-2008), the Ionomer Membranes activities in the European Integrated Project Autobrane (2005-2009), and the MAESTRO (novel membranes) and CATAPULT (novel concepts for fuel cell catalysts) projects funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen. She has also co-organized many international conferences including the International Conference series on Progress of MEA components for Medium and High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells held in La Grande Motte, France, the annual ECS Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells symposium since 2009, and the ISE annual Fuel Cells symposia since 2010. Her current research directions include the development and characterization of new electrolyte, catalyst and electrode materials for medium and high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells and electrolyzers, and for proton ceramic fuel cells, and the validation of new materials by their integration into functional devices, ageing and durability studies of proton conducting materials, membrane electrode assemblies and stacks, as well as the development of catalyst materials for hydrogen generation from liquid fuels.

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Dr. Chao-Yang Wang
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Batteries & Supercapacitors

Dr. Chao-Yang Wang is William E. Diefenderfer Chair in Mechanical Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Materials Science & Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. He has been the founding director of Penn State Electrochemical Engine Center (ECEC) since 1997.
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  Dr. Wang holds over 50 patents (U.S., China, EU and Japan) and has published two books, “Modeling and Diagnostics of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells” by Springer and “Battery Systems Engineering” by Wiley. He has over 10,000 SCI citations and an H-index of 62 (web of science). Dr. Wang’s research interests cover the transport, materials, manufacturing and modeling aspects of batteries and fuel cells.

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Dr. Zhongwei Chen
Board Committee Vice-Chairman
Board Committee Members – Batteries & Supercapacitors

Dr. Zhongwei Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Waterloo. His current research interests are in the development of advanced electrode materials for metal-air batteries, lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical and Environmental Engineering from the University of California-Riverside. Prior to joining the faculty at Waterloo in 2008, he was focusing on the advanced catalysts research in the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) at New Mexico, USA.
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  He has published 1 book, 5 book chapters and more than 85 peer reviewed journal articles. These publications have earned him to date over 3600 citations with H-index 31. He is also listed as inventor on 3 US patents and 8 provisional US patents, with two licensed to startup companies in USA. Dr. Chen also serves as an editorial board member for peer-reviewed journals including Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing), Frontiers in Fuel Cells, International Journal of Nano Studies & Technology (IJNST), Canadian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences.

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