Yonggui Zhao


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

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     

Phone: +41 44 63 54 678



Ph.D. - Chemistry
University of Zurich, Switzerland (2017 - 2022)


Visiting Student
Nano Energy Lab, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia (2017/6 – 2017/10 )

Junior researcher 
Institute of Physics, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017/3 – 2017/6)

M.Sc. - Electronic Science and Engineering
Tianjin University, China (2014- 2017)

B.Sc. - Information Science and Engineering
Northeastern University, China (2010- 2014)


Current Research Field

 Electrochemical water oxidation 



  • Zhao, Yonggui, Wenchao Wan, Yi Chen, Rolf Erni, Carlos A. Triana, Jingguo Li, Christos K. Mavrokefalos, Ying Zhou, and Greta R. Patzke. Advanced Energy Materials 10, no. 37 (2020): 2002228.

  • Zhao, Yonggui, Christos K. Mavrokefalos, Ping Zhang, Rolf Erni, Jingguo Li, Carlos A. Triana, and Greta R. Patzke. Chemistry of Materials 32, no. 4 (2020): 1371-1383.

  • Wan, Wenchao, Yonggui Zhao, Carlos A. Triana, Jingguo Li, Christos Mavrokefalos, and Greta Ricarda Patzke. In ECS Meeting Abstracts, no. 51, p. 2804. IOP Publishing, 2020.

  • Li, Jingguo, Wenchao Wan, Carlos A. Triana, Hang Chen, Yonggui Zhao, Christos K. Mavrokefalos, and Greta R. Patzke. Nature communications 12, no. 1 (2021): 1-9.

  • Wan, Wenchao, Carlos A. Triana, Jinggang Lan, Jingguo Li, Christopher S. Allen, Yonggui Zhao, Marcella Iannuzzi, and Greta R. Patzke. ACS nano 14, no. 10 (2020): 13279-13293.

  • Li, J., C. A. Triana, W. Wan, DP Adiyeri Saseendran, Y. Zhao, S. E. Balaghi, S. Heidari, and G. R. Patzke. Chemical Society Reviews 50, no. 4 (2021): 2444-2485.