Hang Chen


PhD candidate Student
University of Zurich
Department of Chemistry B
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

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Phone: +41 44 63 54 698



Ph.D. - Chemistry
University of Zurich, Switzerland (2019 - ongoing)

M.Sc. - Applied Chemistry
Xinjiang University, China (2015- 2018)

B.Sc. - Polymer Materials & Engineerin
Xinjiang University, China (2011- 2015)


Current Research Field

Surface modification and dynamic study of BiVO4 photoanode for photoelectrochemical water oxidation



  • Li, J.; Wan, W.; Triana, C. A.; Chen, H.; Zhao, Y.; Mavrokefalos, C. K.; Patzke, G. R. Reaction kinetics and interplay of two different surface states on hematite photoanodes for water oxidation. Nature communications 2021, 12, 255. 10.1038/s41467-020-20510-8

  • Chen, H.; Zhang, H.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, Y.; Su, X.; Zhang, L.; Lin, Z. General strategy toward hexagonal ring-like layered double hydroxides and their application for asymmetric supercapacitors. Chem. Eng. J. 2019, 375, 121926. 10.1016/j.cej.2019.121926

  • Chen, H.; Cai, W.; Gao, X.; Luo, J.; Su, X. PABA-assisted hydrothermal fabrication of W18O49 nanowire networks and its transition to WO3 for photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue. Adv. Powder Technol. 2018, 29, 1272–1279. 10.1016/j.apt.2018.02.020

  • Chen, H.; Luo, J.; Wang, X.; Liang, X.; Zhao, Y.; Yang, C.; Baikenov, M. I.; Su, X. Synthesis of Al2O3/carbon composites from wastewater as superior adsorbents for Pb(II) and Cd(II) removal. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2018, 255, 69–75. 10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.07.023

  • Zhang, H.; Chen, H.; Azat, S.; Mansrov, Z. A.; Liu, X.; Wang, J.; Su, X.; Wu, R. Super adsorption capability of rhombic dodecahedral Ca-Al layered double oxides for Congo red removal. J. Alloys Compd. 2018, 768, 572–581. 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.07.241