Hongwen Chen

PhD Student


Catalysis Research Center and Chemistry Department

Technische Universität München

Lichtenbergstraße 4 85747 Garching, Germany




10/2020 - present PhD student supervised by Prof. Johannes A. Lercher, Lehrstuhl für Technische Chemie II, TU München
09/2017 - 06/2020 Master of Science in Material Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Zhejiang University (Top 5, 985/211), China
09/2013 - 06/2017 Bachelor of Science in Material Science & Engineering, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Hebei University of Technology (211), China.

Electrocatalytic hydrogenation of various biomass materials

My research work currently is mainly focus on the mechanism analysis for electrocatalytic hydrogenation of various biomass materials on metal-based catalyst


(1) H.W. Chen, H.X. Zhang, T. Zhang, Y.H. Wu, Y.C. Guo, Q.H. Zhang, Y.J. Zeng, J.G. Lu*, Nanostructured Nb2O5 cathode for high-performance lithium-ion battery with Super-P and graphene compound conductive agents, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 827 (2018) 112-119.

(2) H.W. Chen, Y.D. Lu, H.J. Zhu, Y.C. Guo, R. Hu, R. Khatoon, L.X. Chen, Y.J. Zeng, L. Jiao, J.X. Leng, J.G. Lu*, Crystalline SnO2 @ amorphous TiO2 core-shell nanostructures for high-performance lithium-ion batteries, Electrochimica Acta 310 (2019) 203-212.

(3) H.W. Chen, B.E. Jia, X.S. Lu, Y.C. Guo, R. Hu, R. Khatoon, L. Jiao, J.X. Leng, L.Q. Zhang, J.G. Lu*, Two-dimensional SnSe2/CNTs hybrid nanostructures as anode materials for high- performance lithium-ion batteries, Chemistry-A European Journal 25 (2019) 1-12.

(4) H.W. Chen, Y.C. Guo, P.H. Ma, R. Hu, R. Khatoon, Y.D. Lu, H.J. Zhu, J.G. Lu*, Hydrothermal synthesis of Cu-doped SnSe2 nanostructure for efficient lithium storage, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 847 (2019) 113205.

(5) H.W. Chen, R.M. Liu, Y. Wu,1 J.H. Cao, J. Chen, Y. Hou*, Y. Guo, R. Khatoon, L. Chen, Q. Zhang, Q. He, J.G. Lu *, Interface coupling 2D/2D SnSe2/graphene heterostructure as long-cycle anode for all-climate lithium-ion battery, Chemical Engineering Journal (2020) 126973.