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  • PhD (Chem. Eng.) Stanford University, 2014
  • B.A. (Chem. Eng.) University of Cambridge, 2009

Awards and Honours

  • Innovators under 35 Asia, MIT Technology Review (2017)
  • World Technology Award Finalist (2014)
  • MRS Graduate Student Award (2014)
  • National Science Scholarship (BS-PhD), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (Singapore) (2006-2015)

Research Interests

  • AI for material development
  • Energy storage
  • In-situ TEM study
  • Nanostructured Materials

Selected Publications

W. Tang, H.-W. Lee, Z. Chen, X. Zhao, Y. Fan, K. Leng, M-H. Kim, M. Li, M. Lin, J. Su, B. Tian, J. Chen, H. Y. Jeong, Q. Zhang, W. Zhou, K. P. Loh, G. Zheng# “In-situ TEM investigation and electrochemical study of hermetically encapsulated sulfur particles” Journal of American Chemical Society, 139 (29), 10133–10141 (2017)

G. Zheng# & T. Wei, “Batteries: Just a spoonful of LiPF6” Nature Energy 2, 17029 (2017) (corresponding author)

G. Zheng, S.W. Lee, Z. Liang, H-W. Lee, K. Yan, H. Yao, H. Wang, W. Li, S. Chu, Y. Cui, “Interconnected Hollow Carbon Nanospheres for Stable Lithium Metal Anodes”, Nature Nanotechnology 9, 618-623 (2014)

H. Yao*, G. Zheng*, P-C. Hsu, D. Kong, J.J. Cha, W. Li, Z-W. Seh, M.T.McDowell, K. Yan, Z. Liang, V. K. Narasimhan, Y. Cui, “Improving Lithium–sulphur Batteries through Spatial Control of Sulphur Species Deposition on a Hybrid Electrode Surface”, Nature Communications 5, 3943 (2014)

G. Zheng, Y. Yang, J.J. Cha, S.S. Hong, Y. Cui, “Hollow Carbon Nanofiber-Encapsulated Sulfur Cathodes for High Specific Capacity Rechargeable Lithium Batteries”, Nano Letters 11, 4462-4467 (2011)