Research interests
Chemistry, materials sciences, and electronics of low-dimensional materials with an emphasis on carbon nanotubes, graphene, and two-dimensional semiconductors. Catalyst engineering for structure and chirality-controlled growth of single-wall carbon nanotubes; Carbon nanotube chirality analysis using optical spectroscopy and electron diffractions; Growth mechanism investigations of carbon nanotubes, graphene, 2D materials; Development of methodologies for hierarchical assembly of these novel materials into complex and functional systems, their property investigations, and applications in energy, electronics, optoelectronics, and sensing.

Selected Awards
The National Youth 1000-Talent Program, 2016.
Excellence in Review Award for the journal Carbon, 2013/2014.
President Scholarship for Postgraduate Student of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China, 2012, (Special prize,highest honor in CAS.)