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Lin Zeng

Associate professor

Research Direction:
Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering
E-mail:
zengl3@sustech.edu.cn
Lin Zeng
Professor Zeng’s research area includes novel material development and mechanism investigation for electrochemical energy storage and conversion systems. He has co-supervised a funding from the Innovation and Technology Commission (Hong Kong). He has published more than 50 scientific research papers and has one PCT patent and one Chinese patent, respectively.

Education:
◆ Ph.D. 2010 - 2014, Nanotechnology Concentration, Mechanical and Aerospace
 
◆ Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
◆ M.S. 2008 - 2010, Applied Chemistry, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
◆ B.S. 2004 - 2008, Electrochemical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
 
Work Experience:

◆ Jan. 2018 - present, Associate professor, Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
◆ Oct. 2018 - Nov. 2018, Research associate professor, SUSTech Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies
◆ Oct. 2015 - Sep. 2018, HKUST Jockey Club IAS Post-doctoral Fellow, HKUST
Jan. 2015 - Sep. 2015, Visiting Scholar, HKUST
 

Publications:
1. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. An, G. Zhao, X.H. Yan, “A high-performance sandwiched-porous polybenzimidazole membrane with enhanced alkaline retention for anion exchange membrane fuel cells”, Energy & Environmental Science, 8 (2015) 2768-2774. (IF=30.067)
2. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, “Integrated inorganic membrane electrode assembly with layered double hydroxides as ionic conductors for anion exchange membrane water electrolysis”, Nano Energy, 11 (2015) 110-118. (IF=13.120)
3. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. An, “A high-performance supportless silver nanowire catalyst for anion exchange membrane fuel cells”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3 (2015) 1410-1416. (IF=9.931)
4. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. Wei, H.R. Jiang, M.C. Wu, “Anion exchange membranes for aqueous acid-based redox flow batteries: Current status and challenges”, Applied Energy, 233-234 (2019) 622-643. (IF=7.900)
5. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. An, G. Zhao, X.H. Yan, C.Y. Jung, “Graphene-supported platinum catalyst prepared with ionomer as surfactant for anion exchange membrane fuel cells”, Journal of Power Sources, 275 (2015) 506-515. (IF=6.945)
6. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. Wei, Y.K. Zeng, Z.H. Zhang, “Highly stable pyridinium-functionalized cross-linked anion exchange membranes for all vanadium redox flow batteries”, Journal of Power Sources, 331 (2016) 452-461. (IF=6.945)
7. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. Wei, Y.K. Zeng, Z.H. Zhang, “Polyvinylpyrrolidone-based semi-interpenetrating polymer networks as highly selective and chemically stable membranes for all vanadium redox flow batteries”, Journal of Power Sources, 327 (2016) 374-383. (IF=6.945)
8. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, “An effective strategy to increase hydroxide-ion conductivity through microphase separation induced by hydrophobic-side chains”, Journal of Power Sources, 303 (2016) 354-362. (IF=6.945)
9. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. An, G. Zhao, X.H. Yan “Physicochemical properties of alkaline doped polybenzimidazole membranes for anion exchange membrane fuel cells”, Journal of Membrane Science, 493 (2015) 340-348. (IF=6.578)
10. L. Zeng, Z.K. Tang, T.S. Zhao, “A high-performance alkaline exchange membrane direct formate fuel cell”, Applied Energy, 115 (2014) 405-410. (IF=7.900)
11. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, “High-Performance Alkaline Ionomer for Alkaline Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, Electrochemistry Communications, 34 (2013) 278-281. (IF=4.660)
12. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, Y.S. Li, “Synthesis and characterization of crosslinked poly (vinyl alcohol)/layered double hydroxide composite polymer membranes for alkaline direct ethanol cells”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37 (2012) 18425-18432. (IF=4.229)
13. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. Wei, “Revealing the performance enhancement of oxygenated carbonaceous materials for vanadium redox flow batteries: functional groups or specific surface area?”, Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2 (2018) 1700148.
14. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, R.H. Zhang, J.B. Xu, “NiCo2O4 nanowires@MnOx nanoflakes supported on stainless steel mesh with superior electrocatalytic performance for anion exchange membrane water splitting”, Electrochemistry Communications, 87 (2018) 66-70. (IF=4.660)
15. L. Zeng, T.S. Zhao, L. Wei, Y.K. Zeng, X.L. Zhou, “Mn3O4 nanoparticles-decorated carbon cloths with a superior catalytic activity toward the V(II)/V(III) redox reaction in vanadium redox flow batteries”, Energy Technology, 6 (2018), 1228-1236. (IF=3.175)