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CHEN Yanxia, Professor Atomic and Molecular Sciences
 
Name:  Yan Xia Chen (陈艳霞)
Born:   Sept, 1971, Hunan, P. R. China
Address: Department of Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 230026 Hefei, P. R. China
Tel: 86-551-63600035
Fax: 86-551-63600035
E-mail:

 
yachen@ustc.edu.cn

http://ecel.ustc.edu.cn/index.html 

 
 
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2007-present Professor, University of Science and Technology of China
2002.4-2006 Research Associate, University of Ulm, Germany
2001.12-2002.3 Visiting scholar, Hokkaido University, Japan
2001.1-2001.12 Research Associate, Technical University of Munich, Germany
1999-2010 Humboldt fellow, Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
1993-1998 Ph. D Xiamen University
1989-1993 B.S. Xiamen University
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Surface electrochemistry spectro-electrochemistry and electrocatalysis, focusing on fundamental studies on the electrochemical interfacial structure, reaction mechanisms and kinetics of fuel cells, photo-electrochemical and bio-electrochemical processes.

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:
1) Combined on-line differential electrochemical mass spectrometry and infrared spectroscopy,and its application in fuel cell related electrocatalysis, National Natural Science Foundation,2013-2016
2) Surface plasma enhanced Raman spectroscopy and its application in electrocatalysis,National Instrumentation Program, ministry of science and technology of China, 2014-2015
3)  The Origin of ORR overpotential at Pt based single crystalline electrodes, National Natural Science Foundation, 2015-2018
4)  Developing of Electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, 973 program from Ministry of Science and Technology, 2014-2018

 REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:
1) J. Wei, Y. L. Zheng, Z.Y. Li, M.L. Xu, Y.X. Chen, S. Ye, Electrochemistry of Oxygen at Iridium Single Crystalline Electrode in Acid, Electrochim. Acta, 2017, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2017.05.103.
2) YiWei,Xia QingZuo,Zheng DaHe,WeiChen,Chu HongLin,JunCai,Matthew Sartin,Yan-XiaChen, The Mechanisms of HCOOH/HCOO- oxidation on Pt Electrodes: Implication from the pH Effect and H/D Kinetic Isotope Effect,Electrochem. Commun., 2017,81,1.
3) Z. D. He, S. Hanselman, Y.X. Chen, M. T. M. Koper, F. Calle-Vallejo, Importance of Solvation for the Accurate Prediction of Oxygen Reduction Activities of Pt-Based Electrocatalysts. J Phys Chem Lett., 2017, 8, 2243.
4) W. Chen, J. Cai, J. Yang, M. Sartin, Y.X. Chen, The kinetics of methanol oxidation at a Pt film electrode, a combined mass and infrared spectroscopic study, J. Electroanal. Chem., http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2017.01.011.
5) Y. L. Zheng, W. Chen, X. Q. Zuo, J. Cai and Y.-X. Chen,the kinetics of the oxidation and reduction of H2O2 at Pt electrode, a differential electrochemical mass spectrometric study,Electrochem.Commun., 2016,73, 38.
6) L. W. Liao, Y. L. Zheng, J. Wei and Y. X. Chen, O2 Surface Concentration Change and Its Implication on Oxygen Reduction Mechanism and Kinetics at Platinum in Acidic Media, Electrochem.Commun., 2015,58, 73.
7) Y. Yao, W. Chen, Y. X. Du, Z. C. Tao, Y. W. Zhu and Y. X. Chen, An Electrochemical In-situ Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Graphene/Electrolyte Interface under Attenuated Total Reflection Configuration, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015,119,22452.
8) W. Chen, Q. Tao, J. Cai and Y. X. Chen, the Effect of Alcohol Concentration on the Mass Signal of CO2 Detected by Differential Mass Spectrometry, Electrochem.Commun., 2014,48,10.
9) D. Mei, Z. D. He, Y. L. Zheng, D. C. Jiang, Y.-X. Chen, Mechanistic and Kinetic Implications on ORR at Au(100) Electrode, pH, Temperature and H-D kinetic Isotope effects, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2014,16,13762.
10) Zheng, Y; Mei, D; Chen, Y; Ye, S. Redox Reaction of Hydrogen Peroxide at Au(100) Electrode, Its Implication to Oxygen Reduction Kinetics. Electrochem. Commun.,2014, 39,19. 

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