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, No. 6462
May 2022
Vol 5, No. 388
Dec 2021
Vol 16, No.1386
Jul 2021
Vol 13, No. 887
Aug 2020
Vol 3, No. 605
Feb 2020
Vol 3, No. 125
Sep 2019
Vol 4, No. 776
Feb 2020
Vol 6, No. 8
Jun 2023
Vol 14, No. 3382
Apr 2023
Vol 14, No. 2137
Jan 2023
Vol 14, No. 340
Jan 2021
Vol 118, No. 2
Mar 2018
Vol 57, No. 15
Jan 2016
Vol 28, No. 77
Jan 2015
No. 1401805
July 2015
No. 201501698
Latest News
May 16, 2023
🔝 Prof. Xia has been awarded “Chinese Chemical Society Young Chemist Award” (中国化学会青年化学奖)

Congratulations to Prof. Chuan Xia for receiving the award from the Chinese Chemical Society!

December 26, 2022
🔝Our CO2 upcycling work has been selected as 2022 Top 10 scientific breakthroughs in China

Our proposed hybrid electro-biosystem can potentially enable the CO2 upcycling into various foodstuffs and valuable medicines at an industry-relevant production rate.

July 9, 2024
Congratulations to Jing Xue for her paper accepted by Nature Communications!

Congratulations and job was well done.​​

June 25, 2024
Congratulations to Xiaoxia, Hongliang, Yinfang and Xian Zhong on obtaining their master degrees

We thank them for everything they have done for the group & wish them all the best in their new adventures. Congratulations!

February 20, 2024
Prof. Xia has been elected as 2023 Rising Stars in Materials Science

ACS Materials Au recognizes early career scientists who represent the depth, breadth, diversity, and interconnectivity of materials science being conducted across the globe.

January 17, 2024
Annual party of 2023

We enjoy the evening and cherished the moments of togetherness !‍

November 15, 2023
Prof. Xia was recoganised as Highly Cited Researchers 2023 by Clarivate

Information can be found at: https://clarivate.com/highly-cited-researchers/

September 24, 2023
Congratulations to Prof. Xia on being elected as fellow of IAAM

Congratulations to Prof. Xia on being elected as fellow of IAAM and Prof. Jiang for receiving the IAAM Scientist Medal.


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