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Minglei Mao

Yvonne Chen

Visiting Ph.D Student
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Room 4128 Chemistry Building
Building #091
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

E-mail: mingleimao1@gmail.com
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Education

  • Bachelor Student in College of Materials Science and Engineering, 9/2009 - 6/2013 Hunan University, Changsha, P. R. China
  • Master Student in College of Materials Science and Engineering, 9/2013 - 6/2015 (Nanomaterials for Energy Storage and Photocatalysis) Hunan University, Changsha, P. R. China
  • Ph.D Student in College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 9/2015 - Present (Nanomaterials for Energy Storage, Photocatalysis and Electrocatalysis) Hunan University, Changsha, P. R. China

Research Interests

  • Reading: History & Literature
  • Sports: Basketball, badminton, jogging etc.
  • Watching: Movies, talk show
  • Music: Popular Music, country music.

Research Experience

  1. 9/2013 - 7/2015, master student: State Key Laboratory for Chemo/Biosensing and Chemometrics, Hunan University, Changsha, P. R. China. Supervisor: Taihong Wang Project: Micro/nano-structured materials for lithium-ion battery and photocatalysis.
  2. Building up an electrochemistry lab for battery assembly and test.
  3. Synthesizing nanocomposites based on graphene as electrode materials to improve the performance of energy storage.
  4. Synthesizing nanomaterials based on TiO2 as photocatalyst for H2 production. 9/2015 - Present, Ph.D student: State Key Laboratory for Chemo/Biosensing and Chemometrics, Hunan University, Changsha, P. R. China. Supervisor: Taihong Wang Project: Micro/nano-structured materials for sodium ion battery, Li-S battery, photocatalysis and electrocatalysis.
  5. Carbon and sulphur composite materials used in Li-S battery.
  6. Synthesizing the black phosphorus and its composites for electrocatalysis.
  7. Synthesizing 2D nanosheet structure based on phosphorene as electrode materials to improve the performance of energy storage. Experimental Skills
  8. Lithium-ion battery assembly by argon-filled glovebox (Super 1220/750, Mikrouna).
  9. Electrochemical characterization (IM6, Arbin BT2000).
  10. Manipulating the scanning electron microscope (S4800, Hitachi).
  11. Preparation and characterization of graphene.
  12. Basic techniques for nanomaterial preparation, including solution-phase, self-assembly, template-synthesis method, and chemical vapor deposition, etc.
  13. Fundamental analysis methods including SEM, TEM, AFM, Raman Spectroscopy, UV-Vis Spectroscopy, PL, FTIR, TGA, Zeta-size analysis, inverted fluorescence microscope observation etc.

Academic Honors

  1. 06/2012: NATIONAL COMPUTER RANK EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE ?
  2. 12/2011: School-level individual scholarships of Hunan University (top 20%)
  3. 12/2010: Second-class scholarship of Hunan University (top 10%)
  4. 06/2010: Computer Education Authorization and Certification (top 5%)

Publications

  1. Minglei Mao, Li Jiang, Lichen Wu, Ming Zhang, and Taihong Wang, “The structure control of ZnS/graphene composites and their excellent properties for lithium-ion battery”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015.
  2. Minglei Mao, Lin Mei, Di Guo, Lichen Wu, Qiuhong Li and Taihong Wang, “High electrochemical performance based on the TiO2 nanobelt @ few-layered MoS2 structure for lithium-ion batteries”, Nanoscale, 2014.
  3. Minglei Mao, Lin Mei, Lichen Wu, Qiuhong Li and Ming Zhang, “Facile synthesis of cobalt sulfide/carbon nanotube shell/core composites for high performance supercapacitors”, RSC adv., 2014.
  4. Lin Mei, Minglei Mao, Shulei Chou, Huakun Liu, Shixue Dou, Dickon H.L. Ng, and Jianmin Ma, “Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanofibers with Effectively Encapsulated GeO2 Nanocrystals for Highly Reversible Lithium Storage”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015.
  5. Junjie Zhou, Ting Yang, Minglei Mao, Weiji Ren, Qiuhong Li, “Enhanced Electrochemical Performance of Hierarchical CoFe2O4/MnO2/C Nanotubes as Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015.
  6. Li Chen Wu, Yue Jiao Chen, Minglei Mao, Qiu Hong Li, and Ming Zhang, “Facile Synthesis of Spike-Piece-Structured Ni(OH)2 Interlayer Nanoplates on Nickel Foam as Advanced Pseudocapacitive Materials for Energy Storage”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014.
  7. Di Guo, Weiji Ren, Zhi Chen, Minglei Mao, Qiuhong Li, and Taihong Wang, “NiMoO4 nanowire @ MnO2 nanoflake core/shell hybrid structure aligned on carbon cloth for high-performance supercapacitors”, RSC adv., 2015.
  8. Wei Guo, Lin Mei, Xiu Li, Minglei Mao, and Jianmin Ma, “Electrospun In@C nanofi bers as a superior Li-ion battery anode”, RSC adv., 2015.
  9. Lichen Wu, Ting Wu, Minglei Mao, Ming Zhang, Taihong Wang, “Electrospinning Synthesis of Ni0, Fe0 Codoped Ultrafine-ZnFe2O4/C Nanofibers and Their Properties for Lithium-ion Storage”. Electrochimica Acta, 2015. (under review)
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