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Zhaohui Ma

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Room 3210 Chemistry Building
Building #090
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

E-mail: zhma@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3107



  • Ph.D. in Condensed Matter physics, Institute of Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 2015
  • Exchange student in Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2010-2012
  • M.S. in Atomic and Molecular Physics, Liaoning University, Shenyang, China, 2012
  • B.S. in Physics, Liaoning University, Shenyang, China, 2009

Research Interests

  • Aqueous electrolyte Li-ion batteries
  • All solid state Li-ion batteries

Research Experience

  • Flowerlike CeO2 microspheres as internal reforming catalyst for SOFCs
  • Ni doped La0.6Sr0.4FeO3 as anode material for SOFCs
  • Na3Ti2P2O10F as anode material for sodium ion battery and lithium ion battery
  • Growth of large single crystals
  • Raspberry-like micro/nano composite super-hydrophobic structure
  • Self-assembly of colloidal crystal and segmented copolymer


Journal Articles

  1. 1. Zhaohui Ma, Chunwen Sun, Yingchun Lyu, Yuesheng Wang, Youngsik Kim, and Liquan Chen, 'A New Oxyfluorinated Titanium Phosphate Anode for a High-Energy Lithium-Ion Battery', ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7 (2015), 1270-74.
  2. Lu Zheng, Zhaohui Ma, Zhanping Li, and Qingfeng Yan, 'Rapid Nanostructuration of Polymer Colloid Surfaces by Nonsolvent Induced Phase Separation', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 441 (2015), 39-45.
  3. Yanyan Liu, Yongfu Tang, Zhaohui Ma, Manish Singh, Yunjuan He, Wenjing Dong, Chunwen Sun, and Bin Zhu, 'Flowerlike CeO2 microspheres coated with Sr2Fe1.5Mo0.5Ox nanoparticles for an advanced fuel cell', Scientific Reports, 5 (2015), 11946.
  4. Zhaohui Ma, Yuesheng Wang, Chunwen Sun, J A Alonso, M T Fernandez-Diaz, and Liquan Chen, 'Experimental Visualization of the Diffusion Pathway of Sodium Ions in the Na3[Ti2P2O10f] Anode for Sodium-Ion Battery', Scientific Reports, 4 (2014), 7231.
  5. Lu Zheng, Zhaohui Ma, Chong Geng, and Qingfeng Yan, 'Solvent-Assisted Interfacial Tension Deformation of Spherical Particles for the Fabrication of Non-Spherical Particle Arrays', Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 30 (2013), 812-17. (Back Cover)
  6. Chunwen Sun, Fan Li, Chao Ma, Yan Wang, Yulan Ren, Wei Yang, Zhaohui Ma, Jianqi Li, Yujin Chen, Youngsik Kim, and Liquan Chen, 'Graphene-Co3O4 Nanocomposite as an Efficient Bifunctional Catalyst for Lithium-Air Batteries', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2 (2014), 7188-96.
  7. Wei Yang, Chunling Zhu, Zhaohui Ma, Chunwen Sun, Liquan Chen, and Yujin Chen, 'MoO3 Nanorods/Fe2(MoO4)3 Nanoparticles Composite Anode for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2014), 14411-15.
  8. Wei Yang, Tao Hong, Shuai Li, Zhaohui Ma, Chunwen Sun, Changrong Xia, and Liquan Chen, 'Perovskite Sr1-xCexCoO3-δ (0.05 <= X <= 0.15) as Superior Cathodes for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells', ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5 (2013), 1143-48.
  9. Zhipeng Lian, Jianfeng Sun, Zhaohui Ma, Lijing Zhang, Dezhong Shen, Guangqiu Shen, Xiaoqing Wang, and Qingfeng Yan, 'Synthesis, Crystal Structure, Characterization and Luminescent Properties of KBaTbB2O6', Journal of Crystal Growth, 401 (2014), 334-37.
  10. Wei Yang, Zhaohui Ma, Chunwen Sun, Liquan Chen, T Kawada, and SC Singhal, 'Core-Shell Structured Sr0.88Y0.08TiO3-Ce0.8Sm0.2O1.9 Composite as an Anode for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Operating with CH4', ECS Transactions, 57 (2013), 1313-19.
  11. Jie Yu, Chong Geng, Lu Zheng, Zhaohui Ma, Tianya Tan, Xiaoqing Wang, Qingfeng Yan, and Dezhong Shen, 'Preparation of High-Quality Colloidal Mask for Nanosphere Lithography by a Combination of Air/Water Interface Self-Assembly and Solvent Vapor Annealing', Langmuir, 28 (2012), 12681-89.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Electrochemical Society

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