Dr. Chunlin Chen

Associate Professor, 

Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

1219 Zhongguan West Road, Ningbo 315201, China

Research Areas

l  Carbon materials

l  Heterogeneous catalysis

l  Electrochemical oxidation of biomass


2002.9-2006.7  B.S., Chemistry, Hunan Insititute of Science and Technology, Yueyang

²  The Provincial Government Scholarship

²  Outstanding Student Leader (Student Body President of the Department )

2006.9-2009.7  M.E., Industrial Catalysis, SouthChinaUniversity of Technology, Guangzhou

²  Outstanding Postgraduate Leader ( 5% of the school )

²  M.E. thesis: Preparation, Characterization and Photocatalytic Performance of Bismuthate Photocatalyst

2009.9-2013.6  Ph.D., Industrial Catalysis, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou

²  Joint Doctoral Training in Institute of Metal Research, CAS, 2010.3-2012.8

²  Best Poster Award on the 16th National Conference on Catalysis of China, 2012.10

²  Ph.D. thesis: The Preparation, Characterization and Propane Oxidative Dehydrogenation Performances of Oxidized and Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanotubes


Work Experience

2013.7-2015.9  post Ph.D., Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Ningbo

²  Fundamental and Applied Research of Doped Carbon Materials for Catalysis

2015.12-Now   Associate Professor, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Ningbo

²  CNTs, Porous Grapheme Sheets for ORR, Supercapacitor and Gaseous Phase Catalysis

²  Carbon Supported Catalyst for Biomass Transformation



1.      Han Wang, Chunlin Chen(并列第一作者), Yexin Zhang, Lixia Peng, Song Ma, Teng Yang, Huaihong Guo, Zhidong Zhang, Dang Sheng Su, Jian Zhang. In situ oxidation of carbon-encapsulated cobalt nanocapsules creates highly active cobalt oxide catalysts for hydrocarbon combustion. Nature Communications2015, 6,7171.  (该研究中本人承担主要工作,文中作者贡献部分已注明“J.Z. and S.M. proposed and supervised the overall project. H.W. and S.M. conducted the Co@C preparation and the tilting TEM characterization. C.C. carried out all the oxidation treatments and catalytic experiments, as well as the manuscript preparation. J.Z. performed HRTEM characterizations and structural analysis, as well as revised the manuscript. T.Y., H.G., Y.Z. and L.P. helped the catalysts preparation and characterization. Z.Z. and D.S.S. contributed to scientific discussion)

2.      Du, J.; Yu, Y. F.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, L.; Chen, C. L.*; Chen, A. B., All-Carbon Electrode Directly Derived from Wax Gourd for Supercapacitor. Physica Status Solidi a-Applications and Materials Science 2019, 216 (6), 1800798.

3.      Hu, H. L.; Hu, D. X.; Jin, H. T.; Zhang, P. L.; Li, G. Z.; Zhou, H.; Yang, Y.; Chen, C. L.; Zhang, J.; Wang, L., Efficient Production of Furanic Diether in a Continuous Fixed Bed Reactor. ChemCatChem 2019, 11 (8), 2179-2186.

4.      Huang, Y.; Zhang, P. L.; Hu, H. L.; Hu, D. X.; Yang, J.; Zhang, Y. X.; Chen, C. L.; Yang, Y.; Zhang, J.; Wang, L., Efficient production of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from fructose over CuAPO-5 molecular sieves synthesized using an ionothermal method. RSC Adv 2019, 9 (56), 32848-32853.

5.      Zhou, Z. Q.; Chen, C. L.*; Gao, M. R.; Xia, B. W.; Zhang, J., In situ anchoring of a Co3O4 nanowire on nickel foam: an outstanding bifunctional catalyst for energy-saving simultaneous reactions. Green Chem 2019, 21 (24), 6699-6706.

6.      Chunlin Chun*, Ting Liang, Xiang Chen, Bingsen Zhang, Lei Wang, Jian Zhang*, Phosphorus-assisted solid-phase approach to three-dimensional highly porous graphene sheets and their capacitance properties. Carbon2018, 132: 8~15

7.      Juan Du, Yifeng Yu, Haijun Lv, Jian Zhang, Chunlin Chen*, Aibing Chen, Cauliflower-derived porous carbon without activation for electrochemical capacitor and CO2 capture applications. Journal of Nanoparticle Research2018, 20(1):15

8.      Ming Zhong, Yanhong Wang, Lu Wang, Ruiqing Long, Chunlin Chen*, Preparation and application of magnetic molecularly imprinted polymers for the isolation of chelerythrine from Macleaya cordata. Journal of Separation Science, 2018, 0 (0), 1-10.

9.      Ming Zhong*, Yanhong Wang, Lu Wang, Ruiqing Long, Chunlin Chen*, Synthesis and characterization of magnetic molecularly imprinted polymers for enrichment of sanguinarine from the extraction wastewater of M. cordata. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2018, 66: 107-115.

10.   Ming Zhong*, Ruiqing Long, Yanhong Wang, Chunlin Chen, Interaction of Chelerythrine with Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin: A Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Molecular Docking Study. Journal of Applied Spectroscopy, 2018, 85 (2), 320-326.

11.   Danxin Hu, Hualei Hu, Hao Zhou, Guozheng Li, Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang,* Yong Yang, Yaoping Hu, Yajie Zhang and Lei Wang*, The effect of potassium on Cu/Al2O3 catalysts for the hydrogenation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-bisIJhydroxymethyl)furan in a fixed-bed reactor. Catalysis Science & Technology, 2018, 8(23): 6091-6099.

12.   Chunlin Chen,* Xingtao Li, Lingchen Wang, Ting Liang, Lei Wang*, Yajie Zhang, and Jian Zhang*. Highly Porous Nitrogen- and Phosphorus-Codoped Graphene: An Outstanding Support for Pd Catalysts to Oxidize 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural into 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2017, 5(12): 11300~11306

13.   Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*, Bingsen Zhang, Changlin Yu, Feng Peng*, Dang Sheng Su*. Revealing the Enhanced Catalytic Activity of Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes for Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane. Chemical Communications2013, 49, 8151-8153 封底文章,引用52

14.   Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*, Feng Peng*, Dang Sheng Su*. Efficient Functionalization of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes by Nitrogen Dioxide. Materials Research Bulletin2013, 48, 3218-3222.

15.   Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*, Rui Wang, Dangsheng Su*, Feng Peng*. Preparation and quantitative characterization of nitrogen-functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Chinese Journal of Catalysis2010, 31(8): 948-954.

16.   S.I. El-Hout, Chunlin Chen*, Ting Liang, Longfei Yang, Jian Zhang. Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide assisted hydrothermal synthesis of cobalt oxide nanowires anchored on graphene as an efficient electrode material for supercapacitor applications. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2017, 19899-106

17.   Ting Liang, Chunlin Chen*(通讯作者), Xing Li, Jian Zhang*, Popcorn-Derived Porous Carbon for Energy Storage and CO2 Capture. Langmuir2016, 32 (32), 8042-8049.

18.   刘海波,谌春林*(通讯作者)王磊,潘晶固相法合成氮掺杂碳纳米管及其二氧化碳吸附性能研究材料导报 2015, 29(22), 1-5. EI

19.   李兴涛闫海生王磊马中森喻涛张亚杰尹荃华达银谌春林*(通讯作者)石墨烯负载钯纳米颗粒催化5-羟甲基糠醛选择氧化制2,5-呋喃二甲酸材料导报 2016, 30(8), 26-30.  (EI)

20.   梁听谌春林李星*,爆米花衍生氮掺杂纳米碳的制备及其电化学性能研究宁波大学学报( 理工版)2017, 30(3): 60-66

21.   Yexin Zhang, Chunlin Chen, Lixia Peng, Zhongsen Ma, Yajie Zhang, Hengheng Xia, Aili Yang, Lei Wang, Dang Sheng Su, Jian Zhang. Carboxyl Group Triggers the Activities of Carbon Nanotubes Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Agar Conversion. Nano Research2015, 8(2), 502-511.

22.   Yicheng Zhang, Chunlin Chen, Guanjun Wu, Naijia Guan, Landong Li, Jian Zhang. One-step Hydrothermal Amino-grafting of Graphene Oxide as an Efficient Solid Base Catalyst. Chemical Communications2014, 50(33), 4305-4308.

23.   Feng Peng, Chunlin Chen, Hao Yu, Hongjuan Wang, Jian Yang. Preparation of NaxBayBiO3 center dot nH(2)O and their photooxidation characteristic under visible-light irradiation. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2009, 116 (1), 294-299.

24.   Hengheng Xia, Yexin Zhang, Chunlin Chen, Wenlin Wu, Ken Yao, Jian Zhang. Ozone-Mediated Functionalization of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Their Activities for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Journal of Materials Science & Technology2016, 32(16): 533-538.

25.   Jie Yang, Hao Zhou, Lei Wang, Yexin Zhang, Chunlin Chen, Hualei Hu, Guozheng Li, Yajie Zhang, Yuping Ma, Jian Zhang. Co doped K-OMS-2 nanofiber: A novel and efficient water-tolerant catalyst for CO oxidation, ChemCatChem, 2017, 9(7): 1163-1167.

26.   Hua Yuan, Zhenhua Sun, Hongyang Liu, Bingsen Zhang, Chunlin Chen, Haihua Wang, Zhenming Yang, Jinsong Zhang, Fei Wei, Dang Sheng Su. Immobilizing Carbon Nanotubes on SiC Foam as a Monolith Catalyst for Oxidative Dehydrogenation Reactions. ChemCatChem, 20135(7), 1713-1717.

27.   Ziwu Liu, Feng Peng, Hongjuan Wang, Hao Yu, Chunlin Chen, Qianqian Shi. Design of Pt Catalyst with High Electrocatalytic Activity and Well Tolerance to Methanol for Oxygen Reduction in Acidic Medium. Catalysis Communications2012, 29, 11-14.

28.   Jiafeng Yu, Rui Wang, Shiyuan Ren, Xiaoyan Sun, Chunlin Chen, Qingjie Ge, Wen Fang, Jian Zhang, Hengyong Xu, Dang Sheng Su. The Unique Role of CaO in Stabilizing the Pt/Al2O3 Catalyst for the Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane. ChemCatChem, 2012, 4(9), 1376-1381.

29.   高旭锋谌春林任士远张建苏党生氧化铈的结构对其热稳定性及催化丙烷氧化脱氢反应性能的影响催化学报 2012, 33 (7), 1069-1074.

30.   谌春林彭峰王红娟余皓商品铋酸钠的热稳定性与可见光光催化特性工业催化 2009, 17 (1), 68-72.

31.   蔡领峰彭峰谌春林余皓王红娟杨剑杜薇不同方法制备硫掺杂TiO2及其可见光催化性能研究工业催化 2008, 16 (8), 70-74.


1.      Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang, Xiang Chen, Xinxin Wang. The fluidized bed reactor and its application, Chinese patent, No.201410362776.8.

2.      Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang, Xiang Chen. The preparation method of nitrogen and phosphorus co-doped graphene, Chinese patent, No. 201410837306.2.

Research Interests

l  Surface modified or bulk doped carbon materials as catalysts for heterogeneous reactions

Investigate the actives sites of carbon catalysts as well as its working mechanism in reaction network for the rational design of novel and efficient metal-free catalyst  

l  Novel carbon structure for energy conversion

Study the electronic properties of structural carbon framework with more hierarchical pore and highly specific surface area for the ORR and supercapacitor applications

l  Highly active catalysts for the typical catalytic processes

Innovative design and precise control of highly active catalysts, as well as reaction kinetics investigation


1.      Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*, Bingsen Zhang, Changlin Yu, Feng Peng* and Dangsheng Su*. Revealing the Enhanced Catalytic Activity of Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes for Oxdativte Dehydrogenation of Propane, The 7th World Congress on Particle Technology, Beijing, 2014.5.19. (Oral)

2.      Chunlin Chen. Doped and modified carbon materials for the adsorption and catalysis applications, The 2nd National Symposium on Carbon for Catalysis, Shenyang, 2014.6.18. (Oral)

3.      Chunlin Chen. The synthesis of highly active metal oxides catalyst by introduction of defective graphene, The 3rd National Symposium on Carbon for Catalysis, Shenyang, 2015.5.7. (Oral)

4.      Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*, Rui Wang, Dangsheng Su*, Feng Peng*. Preparation and Quantitative Characterization of Nitrogen-Functionalized Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes, The 4th International Symposium on Carbon for Catalysis, Dalian, 2010.11.7. (Poster)

5.      Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*, Feng Peng*, Bingsen Zhang, Haihua Wang, Dangsheng Su*. The activation mechanism of molecular oxygen by nitrogen doped carbon nanotubes in oxidative dehydrogenation of propane, The 16th National Conference on Catalysis of China, Shenyang, 2012.10.16. (Best Poster Award)

6.      Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*. Solid-State Synthesis of N,P-doped Graphene Sheets and their ORR Performance, The 17th National Conference on Catalysis of China, Hangzhou, 2014.10.13. (Poster)

7.      Chunlin Chen, Jia Wang, Guolu Qi, Yexin Zhang, Jian Zhang*. B4C: A Novel Metal-free Catalyst for Dehydrogenation of Propane. The 10th SINO-US Symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology, Wuhan, 2015.6.26. (Poster)

8.      Chunlin Chen, Jian Zhang*. In situ oxidation of Co@C nanocapsules creates highly active cobalt oxide catalysts, The 15th NationalYouth Conference on Catalysis of China, Hangzhou, 2015.7.19. (Poster)



夏博文  硕士研究生  070304-物理化学  


钟杨  硕士研究生  085600-材料与化工  

范士林  硕士研究生  085600-材料与化工