Welcome to the Chuan group

The Chuan Group focuses on developing methods for controlling the architecture of molecules and materials, understanding their fundamental properties, and utilizing such structures to develop novel catalysts that can be applied in the areas of electrocatalysis, energy generation, storage, and conversion. The Research Group has pioneered the researches towards carbon neutral society and sustainable future.

Featured discoveries
Oct 2019
Vol. 366, Issue 6462
Jul 2021
Vol. 13, Issue 7
Aug 2020
Vol 3, Iss 8
Feb 2020
Vol 3, Iss 2
Sep 2019
Vol 4, Iss 9
Feb 2020
Vol 6, No 8
Jul 2020
Vol 11, Num 3633
Jan 2021
Vol 118, No 2
Mar 2018
Vol 57, Num 15
Jan 2016
Vol 28, Iss 1
Jan 2015
Num 1401805
Aug 2015
Vol 25, Num 4976
Latest News
September 17, 2021
Our paper is published by Nature Nanotechnology

Congratulations to Tingting, Chunxiao and Chenxi's paper on electrochemical CO2-to-HCOOH conversion has been publisheded on Nature Nanotechnology!

June 25, 2021
Our paper is accepted by Nature Chemistry

Congratulations to Chuan's high loading single-atom catalyst paper accepted for publication by Nature Chemistry !

April 17, 2021
Team outing at Ching Ming

We visited Dujiangyan and enjoyed a Live-Action Role Playing

March 25, 2021
Welcome all the visiting students/postdoc from USTC!

It is amazing to have such young, fresh and talented members as part of our team! Welcome Aboard!

March 23, 2021
New members join the Chuan Group!

We warmly welcome Dr. Jialin Tang and graduate student Chengbo Li to join our Group!

March 20, 2021
Hello world

Welcome to the new Group website at UESTC!

  1. The startup funding of UESTC [UESTC, Chuan Xia, 2020-2024]
  2. The startup funding of UESTC [UESTC, Qiu Jiang, 2021-2023]
  3. Realizing commercial-level production of pure formic acid solution via electrochemical CO2 reduction using single atom doped Cu catalyst [NSFC, Chuan Xia, 2022-2024; 240,000 RMB]
  4. Onsite electrosynthesis of pure hydrogen peroxide using single atom materials and its sewage treatment application [NSFC, Chuan Xia, 2022-2025; 580,000 RMB]