About IAOEES

Interim Management Team

 



Dr. Jiujun Zhang
President
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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Mr. Joey Jung
Treasurer and Vice-President of Finance & Membership Division
Board Committee Members – Batteries & Supercapacitors

Mr. Joey Jung is the founder and President of EVT Power Inc., a company focusing on lithium ion and lead acid battery current collector development, and the Operations Manager of Kemetco Research Inc., a company provides service in the field of specialty analytical chemistry, chemical process, and extractive metallurgy. Mr. Jung, a registered Professional Engineer, received his MASc degree from University of British Columbia in 2000.
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 From 2000 to 2004, he was a research officer specialized in battery and fuel cell technology of BC Research Inc. From 2004 to 2007, he served as the Vice President and CTO of Power Technology Inc, a public company specialized in advanced lead acid battery development. Mr. Jung has over 15 years of R&D experience in applied electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering, including lead acid battery R&D, lithium ion battery R&D, fuel cell R&D, metal-air battery, electroplating / electrowinning R&D, and electroreduction of carbon dioxide R&D. He has published several papers and authored a book chapter regarding lead acid battery in the Wiley publication, “Electrochemical Technologies for Energy Storage and Conversion.” He has hold 11 U.S. patents / patent applications in the field of lead acid battery, lithium ion battery, and fuel cells. Mr. Jung is now the Treasurer of the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES).

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Dr. Jinli Qiao
Vice-President of Science & Technology Division
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. Andy (Xueliang) Sun
Vice-President of Academician & Awards Division
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. Pang-Chieh (Jay) Sui
Vice-President of Conference Division
Board Committee Members – Fuel Cells

Dr. Pang-Chieh (Jay) Sui is the Director of Conference Division of the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES). Dr Sui is a Senior Research Engineer in the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems (IESVic) and Manager of the Energy Systems Transport Phenomena (ESTP) Lab of the University of Victoria. Dr. Sui received his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Iowa, Iowa City, U.S.A, in 1992 and 1997 respectively.
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  He then worked as a Research Scientist in the National Driving Simulator as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department at University of Iowa during 1997-2003. He joined IESVic in 2003. Dr. Sui’s research interests include Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs), Combustion and Flame, Transport Phenomena at Near-critical States, Multiphysics Simulations, Laser Diagnostics for Reacting Flows. Specific topics of his research include computer-aided design and simulation tools for PEMFC, multi-scale simulation methods, turbulent flows in stack headers, characterisation and reconstruction of porous media in fuel cells, and so on. His current work focuses on the investigation of coupled chemical and mechanical degradation in PEMFCs. He has been involved in numerous collaborative, interdisciplinary activities with research organizations in the U.S., Canada, and China & Taiwan. He also actively participates in technical conferences and constantly serves as reviewer for journal papers. He has helped in organizing an array of international conferences and workshops, including ISTP-20, Canada-China Clean Energy Conference, Cross-strait Clean Energy Conference. Outside of his work, Dr. Sui is an avid photographer and gardener. He enjoys traveling, cooking, music and wood working.

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Dr. Zhongwei Chen
Vice-President of Education & Training Division
Board Committee Members – Batteries & Supercapacitors

Dr. Zhongwei Chen is Canadian Research Chair Professor in Advanced Materials for Clean Energy, Director of Collaborative Graduate Program in Nanotechnology and Director of Applied Nanomaterials& Clean Energy Laboratory at University of Waterloo. His current research interests are in the development of advanced energy 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 100 peer reviewed journal articles. These publications have earned him to date over 4500 citations with H-index 34. He is also listed as inventor on 11 US/international patents, with two licensed to start-up 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 and the Vice President of the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES).

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Dr. Shuhui Sun
Vice-President of Publication Division
Board Committee Members – Electrochemical Nanomaterials

Dr. Shuhui Sun is the review editor of Frontiers in Energy Storage, the editor board member of Journal of Nanotechnology, and ISRN Nanomaterials, the Director of Publication Division of The International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES), the active member of ISE, ECS, CSC, CQMF, Plasma Quebec, and UNESCO Chair MATECSS, as well as a Full Member of the Sigma Xi Society.
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  Dr. Sun received his Ph.D from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2004, and continued his research at INRS and the University of Western Ontario, Canada, where he was responsible for developing novel nanomaterials for clean energy in NSERC-GM sponsored Canadian Research Chair projects. Dr. Sun is now an Assistant Professor at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), center for Energy, Materials, and Telecommunications, University of Quebec, Canada. His current research interests focus on the development of multi-functional nanomaterials for electrochemical energy and environmental applications. His major expertise areas are the controlled synthesis of various nanomaterials, including graphene, doped-graphene, carbon nanotubes, metal and metal oxide nanostructures, and nanocomposites, as well as their applications in H2/O2 fuel cells, methanol fuel cells, formic acid fuel cells, supercapacitors, and waste water treatment. Dr. Sun has published many scientific papers in the world leading journals, such as Angew, Chem. Int. Ed., Scientific Reports, Advanced Materials, etc. He has received a series of prestigious academic awards, such as Quebec Merit Scholarship, Alexander Graham Bell Canada Fellowship, ISE Travel Award for Young Electrochemists, and Governor General's Gold Medal (Canada).

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Dr. Lianrong (Ian) Chen
Vice-President of IT Division
Board Committee Members – Electrochemical Energy Fundamentals

Dr. Lianrong (Ian) Chen obtained his B.S. in Materials Engineering from Tongji University in 1982, M.Sc. in Materials Science & Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology in 1986, and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from The University of British Columbia in 1995. Dr. Chen have been working IT professional since 1995, and his areas of expertise are energy related intelligence systems, expert systems, decision support system, GIS, knowledge sharing systems, location-based services, voice-enabled services, etc., to address practical issues in communications, media, finance, environment, and energy sectors.
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  Dr. Chen is a Chair professor of North China Electric Power University and a Visiting Professor of Xiamen University of Technology, respectively. Dr. Chen has developed over 50 computer software systems and produced over 100 journal papers and technical reports.

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Prof. Lei Zhang
Vice-President of Administration
Board Committee Members – Electrochemical Nanomaterials

Prof. Lei Zhang is a Senior Research Council Officer at National Research Council Canada (NRC), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), an adjunct Professor of Federal University of Maranhao, Zhengzhou University and Shanghai University, and a vice president of International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES). Prof. Zhang received her Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering (1990) from Wuhan University of Technology (China), first Master’s degree in Materials Chemistry (1993) from Wuhan University (China) and her second Master’s degree in Physical Chemistry (2000) from Simon Fraser University (Canada).
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  Following her second Master’s degree, Prof. Zhang was appointed as a principle investigator at Molecular Membrane Technologies Inc., Vancouver (2001-2004). In 2004, Prof. Zhang joined NRC to help initiate the PEM Fuel Cell program. As a key technical player, she helped NRC develop novel PEM Fuel Cell catalysts and testing capabilities. She has furthered fundamental understanding of PEM Fuel Cells. Prof. Zhang has also carried out R&D of other electrochemical energy technologies, such as supercapacitors, metal-air batteries, and hybrid batteries. With more than 170 publications (> 9,500 citations), including over 75 referred journal papers, 2 edited books, 4 book chapters, 3 patents, over 30 oral research presentations and 50 technical reports, Prof. Zhang’s research and scientific contributions in the areas of electrochemical energy storage and conversion have been internationally recognized. Prof. Zhang was an invited guest lecturer in University of British Columbia (UBC) and a reviewer for various proposals and refereed journal papers. She is also the member of the NSERC Industrial R&D Fellowships College of Reviewers in Canada, and the Editorial Board Member of Electrochemical Energy Reviews (EER), Springer Nature.

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Dr. Yuyu Liu
Vice-President of Membership Office
Board Committee Members – Electrochemical Energy Fundamentals

Dr. Yuyu Liu is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Japan. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. in Environmetal Engineering from Yamaguchi University, Japan in 2003. He then worked at Kyushu Environmental Evaluation Association, Osaka Institute of Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, and Yokohama National University as Postdoctoral and Research Fellow.
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  Dr. Liu has more than 10 years of experience in the environment science and technology, particularly in the areas of air quality monitoring, water and soil research, and their assocoated instrument development. Recently, his research interest is moving to the electrochemical reduction of CO2 to low-carbon fuels. He is also the members of Japan Society on Water Environment and Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management.

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Dr. Liang Li
Director of Newsletter Office
Board Committee Members – Electrochemical Nanomaterials

Dr. Liang Li received his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Solid State Physics (ISSP), Chinese Academy of Sciences and won the Excellent President Scholarship in 2006. From 2007-2012, he worked in National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, National Institute for Materials Sciences (NIMS), Japan, and the University of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada.
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  Since Aug. 2012, Dr. Li is a full professor in School of Physical Science and Technology, Soochow University in China. Li’s research group focuses mainly on the controlled synthesis, novel physical properties and energy conversion devices of low-dimensional nanomaterials.
Dr. Li was awarded as 1000 Youth Talents Plan (千青) and Excellent Youth Foundation (优青) in 2014, respectively. 110 papers have been published, which have generated over 4500 citations. The H-index is 37.

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Dr. Jun Lu
Vice-President of Industry Relations Division
Board Committee Members – Electrochemical Energy Fundamentals

Dr. Jun Lu is a Chemist at Argonne National Laboratory. Dr. Lu earned his Bachelor Degree in Chemistry Physics from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2000. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Metallurgical Engineering at University of Utah in 2009 with a major research on metal hydrides for reversible hydrogen storage application. He is the awardee of the first DOE-EERE postdoctoral fellow under Vehicles Technology Program from 2011-2013. At present, his research interests focus on the electrochemical energy storage and conversion technology, with main focus on advanced Li-ion battery technology. Dr. Lu has authored/co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed research articles, including Chem. Rew.; Nature Commun.; JACS; Nature Reviews Materials etc., and has filed over dozen patents and patent applications.

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