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Huajun Tian

Visiting scholar from Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Room 4128 Chemistry Building
Building #090
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
E-mail: hjtian@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3107


  • Ph.D. in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, China, 2007-2012
  • B.S. in Foreign Languages Department (The second Bachelor Degree), Huazhong University of Science and Techology, Wuhan, China, 2005-2007
  • B.S. in Physics, Mathematics and Physics Department, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Wuhan, China, 2003-2007


Research Interests

  • Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Magnesium-ion Batteries
  • Dye-sensitized Solar cells


  • 2014-present, Assistant Professor, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China
  • 2012-2014, Postdoctoral research fellow, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China



Journal Articles

  1. Huajun Tian, Xiaojian Tan, Fengxia Xin, Chunsheng Wang* and Weiqiang Han*, Micro-sized Nano-Porous Si/C Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries,Nano Energy, 2015(11), 490–499
  2. Wei He, Huajun Tian*, Xiaoliang Wang, Fengxia Xin, Weiqiang Han*, Three-dimensional interconnected network GeOx/multi-walled CNT composite spheres as high-performance anodes for lithium ion batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015,3, 19393-19401
  3. Wei He, Huajun Tian*, Fengxia Xin, Weiqiang Han*, Scalable fabrication of micro-sized bulk porous Si from Fe–Si alloy as a high performance anode for lithium-ion batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015,3, 17956-17962
  4. Huajun Tian, Fengxia Xin, Xiaojian Tan, Weiqiang Han*, High lithium electroactivity of boron-doped hierarchical rutile submicrosphere TiO2, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014(2), 10599-10606
  5. Huajun Tian, Fengxia Xin,Xiaoliang Wang, Wei He,Weiqiang Han*, High capacity group-IV elements (Si, Ge, Sn) based anodes for Lithium-ion Batteries, Journal of Materiomics,2015,1(3), 153–169
  6. Huajun Tian, Linhua Hu, Changneng Zhang, Li’e Mo, Wenxin Li, Jiang Sheng, Songyuan Dai*, Superior energy band Structure and Retarded Charge Recombination for Anatase N,B Codoped Mesoporous Nano-crystalline TiO2 Anodes in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 9123-9130
  7. Huajun Tian, Linhua Hu, Changneng Zhang, Shuanghong Chen, Jiang Sheng, Li’e Mo, Weiqing Liu, Songyuan Dai*, Enhanced photovoltaic performance of dye-sensitized solar cells using highly crystallized mesoporous TiO2 electrode modified by boron doping. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 863–868
  8. Huajun Tian, Linhua Hu, Wenxin Li, Jiang Sheng, Shuangying Xu, Songyuan Dai*, A facile synthesis of anatase N,B codoped TiO2 Anodes for Improved-Performance Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 7074–7077
  9. Huajun Tian, Linhua Hu, Changneng Zhang, Weiqing Liu, Yang Huang, Li’e Mo, Lei Guo, Jiang Sheng, Songyuan Dai, Retarded charge recombination in dye-sensitized nitrogen-doped TiO2 solar cells, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2010, 114, 1627–1632
  10. Fengxia Xin, Huajun Tian, Xiao-Liang Wang, Wei Xu, Wenge Zheng, Wei-Qiang Han*, Enhanced Electrochemical Performance of Fe0.74Sn5@Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Anodes for Both Li-Ion and Na-Ion Batteries,ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7 (15), 7912–791
  11. Fengxia Xin, Xiaoliang Wang, Jianming Bai, Wen Wen, Huajun Tian, Chunsheng Wang* and Weiqiang Han*, Lithiation/Delithiation Mechanism of Monodispersed MSn5 (M=Fe, Co and FeCo) Nanospheres, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015,3, 7170-7178
  12. Hangjun Ying, Huajun Tian, Zhen Meng, Wei-Qiang Han*, TinO2n-1 Series Compounds-Properties, Preparation Methods and Applications, Progress in Chemistry,2015, 27,361-372
  13. Changneng Zhang, Shuanghong Chen, Huajun Tian, Yang Huang, Zhipeng Huo, Songyuan Dai*, Fantai Kong, and Yifeng Sui. Experimental Investigation of Back Electron Transfer and Band Edge Shift in Dyed TiO2 Electrodes. J. Phys. Chem.C, 2011, 115 (17), 8653–8657
  14. Changneng Zhang, Shuanghong Chen, Li’e Mo, Yang Huang, Huajun Tian, Linhua Hu, Zhipeng Huo, Songyuan Dai*, Fantai Kong, and Xu Pan. Charge Recombination and Band-Edge Shift in the Dye-Sensitized Mg2+ Doped TiO2 Solar Cells. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115 (33), 16418–16424
  15. Molang Cai, Xu Pan, Weiqing Liu, Jiang Sheng, Xiaqin Fang, Changneng Zhang, Zhipeng Huo, Huajun Tian, Shangfeng Xiao, Songyuan Dai* Multiple adsorption of tributyl phosphate molecule at the dyed-TiO2/electrolyte interface to suppress the charge recombination in dye-sensitized solar cell, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013,(1)15, 4885-4892
  16. Weiqing Liu, Dongxing Kou, Molang Cai, Linhua Hu, Jiang Sheng, Huajun Tian, Nianquan,Jiang and Songyuan Dai*, The Intrinsic Relation between the Dynamic Response and Surface Passivation in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Different Electrolytes, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2010. 114, 9965–9969
  17. Jiang Sheng, Linhua Hu, Shuangying Xu, Weiqing Liu, Li’e Mo, Huajun Tian and Songyuan Dai*. Characteristics of dye-sensitized solar cells based on the TiO2 nanotube/nanoparticle composite electrodes. J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 5457-5463
  18. Jiang Sheng, Linhua Hu, Wenxin Li, Li’e Mo, Huajun Tian and Songyuan Dai*. Formation of single-crystalline rutile TiO2 splitting microspheres for dye-sensitized solar cells. Solar Energy, 2011, 85, 2697

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