Professional Experience & Education
Jan. 2017 - present, Associate Professor, Department of Energy and Environment, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University
Nov. 2014 - Dec. 2016, Engineer, Department of Energy and Environment, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University
Sept. 2011 - Oct. 2014, Post doctor, The US Department of Energy Argonne Laboratory
Jul. 2006 - Jul. 2007, Engineer, 3M China Ltd
Sept. 2007 - Jul. 2011, Doctor of Engineering, School of Materials, Tsinghua University
Sept. 2003 - Jul. 2006, Master of Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Sept. 1999 - Jul. 2003, Bachelor of Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Instruction & Advising
Experimental Design & Data Processing
Prof. Zhai's research focuses on the design of carbon materials and their applications in energy storage devices such as alkali metal air batteries and ion batteries.
Prof. Zhai has published nearly 30 papers in Nature, J Am Chem. Soc, Nano Lett, Nano Energy, J Phys Chem Lett, ACS Energy Lett, ACS Appl Mater Inter, Carbon and other journals. Currently, he is responsible for one National Natural Science Foundation of China and two Shenzhen Basic Research Projects.