Xi Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow



Research Interests

Design and explore new materials for X-ray imaging scintillators and X-ray detectors.

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, X.; Pollitt, S.; Jung, G.; Niu, W.; Adams, P.; Bühler, J.; Grundmann, N. S.; Erni, R.; Nachtegaal, M.; Ha, N.; Jung, J.; Shin, B.; Yang, W.; Tilley, S. D. Solution Processed Cu2S Nanostructures for Solar Hydrogen Production. Chemistry of Materials, 2023, 35, 2371-2380.

  • Zhang, X.; Yang, W.; Niu, W.; Adams, P.; Siol, S.; Wang, Z.; Tilley, S. D. Thiol-Amine-Based Solution Processing of Cu2S Thin Films for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting. ChemSusChem, 2021, 14, 1-9.

  • Yang, W.; Zhang, X.; Tilley, S. D. Emerging Binary Chalcogenide Light Absorbers: Material Specific Promises and Challenges. Chemistry of Materials, 2021, 33, 3467-3489.

  • Zhang, X.; Zhang, P.; Wang, L.; Gao, H.; Zhao, J.; Liang, C.; Hu, J.; Shao, G. Template-oriented synthesis of monodispersed SnS2@SnO2 hetero-nanoflowers for Cr (VI) photoreduction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2016, 192: 17-25.


  • 2017-2022 PhD., Chemical and Molecular Sciences, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2011-2017 Integrated BSc.-MSc. program, Materials Science and Engineering, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China

Professional Profile

2022- Present Postdoc Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia


China National Scholarship 2016

KAUST Affiliations

PSE - Physical and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

X-Ray imaging X-Ray Detection Scintillators Photoelectrochemistry