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  • Biography


    Sep. 2004 - Jul. 2009, Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

    Sep. 2000 - Jul. 2004, Bachelor in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

    Professional Experience

    Mar. 2019 – present, Associate professor, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, Tsinghua University, China

    Jun. 2014 – Mar. 2019, Associate professor, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, China

    Aug. 2011 – May 2014, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Germany.

    Jul. 2009 – Aug. 2011, Postdoctoral researcher, Beijing National Center for Electron Microscopy, Department of Material Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

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  • Current Courses

    Transmission Electron Microscopy: Laboratory Course 

    Energy and Environmental Catalysis

    Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cells

    Master’s & Ph.D. Advising

  • Research Interests

    Electrochemical functional materials: including advanced electrocatalysts and electrolytes for sustainable energyconversion technologies such asproton-exchange-membrane fuel cells, hydrogen production by water splitting, and CO2 reduction and utilization. Emphasis is placed on the atomic design and characterization of solid surfaces and electrochemical solid/liquid interfaces by using a broad range of microscopy and in-situ spectroscopic methods.

    Transmissionelectron microscopyand spectroscopy: development and utilization of advanced aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy and spectroscopy methods to obtain the precise atomic and electronic structure of functional materials and reveal their physical and chemical properties. 


    Research Output

  • Selected Publications

    [1] Jie Wei, Dongsheng Xia, Yinping Wei, Xuya Zhu, Jia Li, Lin Gan*. Probing the oxygen reduction reaction intermediates and dynamic active site structures of molecular and pyrolyzed Fe–N–C electrocatalysts by in situ Raman spectroscopy.  ACS Catalysis, 2022, doi:10.1021/acscatal.2c00771.

    [2] Dongsheng Xia, Chenchen Yu, Yinghao Zhao, Yinping Wei, Haiyan Wu, Yongqiang Kang, Jia Li,* Lin Gan* and Feiyu Kang*. Degradation and regeneration of Fe-Nx active sites for oxygen reduction reaction: the role of surface oxidation, Fe demetallation and local carbon microporosity, Chemical Science, 2021, 12: 11576.

    [3] Bingqin Lin,# Xi Wu,# Lin Xie,* Yongqiang Kang, Hongda Du, Feiyu Kang, Jia Li,* Lin Gan.* Atomic imaging of subsurface hydrogen and insight into the surface reactivity of palladium hydrides. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2020, 59, 20348-20352.

    [4] Xiaozhang Yao, Yingpin Wei, Zhongxiang Wang, Lin Gan.* Revealing the role of surface composition on the particle mobility and coalescence of carbon-supported Pt alloy fuel cell catalysts by in situ heating (S)TEM. ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10, 7381-7388.

    [5] Xin Yang,# Dongsheng Xia,# Hongda Du, Feiyu Kang, Lin Gan,* Jia Li.* Unraveling the fifth ligand on the Fe-N4-C electrocatalyst and its impact on the pH-dependent ORR activities and poisoning kinetics. Advanced Science, 2020, 7 (12), 2000176

    [6] Dongsheng Xia,# Xin Yang, # Jia Li*, Lin Gan*, Feiyu Kang*. Direct growth of carbon nanotubes doped with single atomic Fe-N4 sites and neighboring graphitic nitrogen for efficient and stable oxygen reduction electrocatalysis. Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29 (49), 1906174.

    [7] Zhongxiang Wang, Xiaozhang Yao, Yongqiang Kang, Linqing Miao, Dongsheng Xia, Lin Gan*. Structurally ordered low-Pt intermetallic electrocatalysts toward durably high oxygen reduction reaction activity. Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29 (35), 1902987.

    [8] Lin Gan, Marc Heggen, Chunhua Cui, Peter Strasser*. Thermal facet healing of concave Pt-Ni octahedral nanoparticles imaged in situ at atomic scale: implications for rational synthesis of durable high performance ORR electrocatalysts. ACS Catalysis, 20166692-695.

    [9] Lin Gan, Chunhua Cui, Marc Heggen, Fabio Diogini, Stefan Rudi, Peter Strasser*. Element-specific anisotropic growth of shaped platinum alloy nanocrystals. Science, 2014, 346: 1502-1506.

    [10] Lin Gan, Marc Heggen, Rachel O’Malley, Brian Theobald, Peter Strasser*. Understanding and controlling nanoporosity formation for improving the stability of bimetallic fuel cell catalysts. Nano Letters, 2013, 13, 1131-1138.

    [11] Chunhua Cui, Lin Gan, Marc Heggen, Stefan Rudi, Peter Strasser*. Compositional segregation in shaped Pt alloy nanoparticles and their structural behavior during electrocatalysis. Nature Materials, 2013, 12, 765-771.

    [12] Lin Gan, Stefan Rudi, Marc Heggen, Chunhua Cui, Peter Strasser*. Core-shell compositional fine structures of dealloyed PtxNi1-X nanoparticles and their impact on oxygen reduction catalysis. Nano Letters 2012, 12, 5423-5430.


    [1] Lin Gan and Peter Strasser. Chapter Dealloyed core-shell catalysts for oxygen reduction” in the book “Electrocatalysis for fuel cells: a non and low Platinum approach”, M. Shao, eds, ISBN 978-1-4471-4911-8, chapter 18, Springer, 2013, p.533-560.

    [2] Feiyu Kang, Lin Gan, Wei Lv, Carbon-based Energy Nanomaterials. (In Chinese)



  • Awards and Honors

    1. Young Scientist Award of International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM) at the 18th International Microscopy Congress (2014);

    2. National-Level Talent in Shenzhen (2015) and Overseas High-Caliber Personnel (Level B) in Shenzhen (2014)