Zhuo Chen

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

My research focuses on the functional graphene-based nanomaterials, bio-inspired nanostructures design and fabrication, supramolecular assembly, gas/humidity sensor applications and structure-property correlation analysis. 

Selected Publications

  • Mimicking a Dog’s Nose: Scrolling Graphene Nanosheets, Zhuo Chen, Jinrong Wang, Douxing Pan, Yao Wang*, Richard Noetzel, Hao Li, Peng Xie, Wenle Pei, Ahmad Umar, Lei Jiang*, Nan Li, Nicolaas Frans de Rooij and Guofu Zhou*, ACS Nano (2018).
  • Three-Dimensional Crumpled Graphene-Based Nanosheets with Ultrahigh NO2 Gas Sensibility, Zhuo Chen, Jinrong Wang, Ahmad Umar, Yao Wang*, Hao Li, Guofu Zhou*, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2017).
  • One-Step Fabrication of Pyranine Modified-Reduced Graphene Oxide with Ultrafast and Ultrahigh Humidity Response, Zhuo Chen, Yao Wang*, Ying Shang, Ahmad Umar, Peng Xie, Qi Qi, Guofu Zhou*, Scientific Reports (2017).
  • Supramolecular Fabrication of Multilevel Graphene-based Gas Sensors with High NO2 Sensibility, Zhuo Chen, Ahmad Umar, Shiwei Wang, Yao Wang,* Tong Tian, Ying Shang, Yuzun Fan, Qi Qi, Dongmei Xu, Lei Jiang, Nanoscale (2015). 


  • Ph.D., Material Physics and Chemistry, Beihang University, Beijing, P. R. China, 2018
  • B.Sc., Material Forming and Control Engineering (Microelectronics Packaging), Shanghai University of Engineering Science, Shanghai, P. R. China, 2013 

Professional Profile

  • 2021-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018-2021: Specialized Expert; Project Manager; Engineer, HBIS Group Tangsteel Company, Tangshan, P. R. China. 


Provincial awards:
Hebei metallurgical science and technology award (first prize, 2020)
Hebei metallurgical science and technology award (second prize, 2019)
Hebei Science and technology achievement award (2019)
♦ Municipal honor:
Member of Tangshan Phoenix Talent Program (2019)
♦ Company awards:
HBIS Group Tangsteel Company science and technology award (first prize, 2019)
HBIS Group Tangsteel Company science and technology award (third prize, 2019)
♦ Collegiate awards:
Excellent Graduate of BUAA (2018)
Outstanding Student Cadre of Graduate President Scholarship of BUAA (2017)
Outstanding Graduate Student of BUAA (2017)
MIIT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scholarship of BUAA (2017) 

Research Interests Keywords

Carbon nanomaterials controllable nanostructure Electrochemical Sensors