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Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D.Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2006.
B.Sc.Electronic Materials and Devices, Xidian University, Xi’an, China, 1997.


Aug 2020 – presentProfessor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
Aug 2017 – Aug 2020Associate Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
Aug 2013 – Aug 2017Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
Apr – Aug 2013Senior Scientist I, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore 
Apr 2012 – Mar 2013Scientist II, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
May 2009 – Mar 2012Scientist I, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
Apr 2008 – Apr 2009Postdoctoral Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Jan 2006 – Mar 2008Research Fellow, National University of Singapore, Singapore


 Research Interests

    •   Energy harvesting and storage (photocatalysis, electrocatalysis, biomass, CO2 and N2 reductions, fuel cell, solar cell,  battery, supercapacitor, and hydrogen production/storage)
    •   Spintronics
    •   Nanodevices (ReRAM and PRAM)
    •   Magnetism
    •   Fabrication and first-principles design of materials
    •   Condensed Matter Physics

   Research Group


    Undergraduate Courses

  1. Physical Science

    Ph.D. Courses

  1. Solid State Physics
  2. Advanced Instrumentation for Materials Characterization


  1. Mingpeng Chen, Bing Ji, Ziyi Dai, Xinyu Du, Bingchen He, Ge Chen, Dong Liu, Shi Chen, Kin Ho Lo, Shuangpeng Wang*, Bingpu Zhou* and Hui Pan*, Vertically-aligned 1T/2H-MS2 (M= Mo, W) nanosheets for surface-enhanced Raman scattering with long-term stability and large-scale uniformity. Appl. Surf. Sci. 527, 146769 (2020).
  2. Xinyu Du, Haoqiang Ai, Mingpeng Chen, Dong Liu, Shi Chen, Xuesen Wang, Kin Ho Lo* and Hui Pan*, PLD-fabricated perovskite oxide nanofilm as efficient electrocatalyst with highly enhanced water oxidation performance. Appl. Catal. B 272, 119046 (2020).
  3. Dong Liu, Rui Tong, Yuanju Qu, Qing Zhu, Xiongwei Zhong, Mingliang Fang, Kin Ho Lo, Feifei Zhang, Yinchao Ye, Yuxing Tang, Shi Chen*, Guichuang Xing* and Hui Pan*, Highly Improved Electrocatalytic Activity of NiSx: Effects of Cr-doping and Phase Transition. Appl. Catal. B 267, 118721 (2020).
  4. Zhiqin Ying, Xi Yang, Rui Tong, Qing Zhu, Tian Chen, Zhubing He*, and Hui Pan*, Enhancing the efficiency and stability of NiOx based silicon photoanode via interfacial engineering. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2, 6883−6890 (2019).
  5. Yangfan Shao, Mengmeng Shao, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe, Xingqiang Shi*, and Hui Pan*, Exploring new two-dimensional monolayers: pentagonal transitional metal borides/carbides (penta-TMB/Cs), J. Mater. Chem. A 6, 10226–10232 (2018).
  6. Mengmeng Shao, Yangfan Shao, Jianwei Chai, Yuanju Qu, Mingyang Yang, Zeli Wang, Ming Yang, Weng Fai Ip, Chi Tat Kwok, Xingqiang Shi, Zhouguang Lu, Shijie Wang, Xuesen Wang, and Hui Pan*, Synergistic Effect of 2D Ti2C and g-C3N4 for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen production. J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 16748–16756 (2017).
  7. Yangfan Shao, Xingqiang Shi*, and Hui Pan*, Electronic, Magnetic, and Catalytic Properties of Thermodynamically Stable Two-Dimensional Transition-Metal Phosphides. Chem. Mater. 29, 8892–8900 (2017).
  8. Yuanju Qu, Mingyang Yang, Jianwei Chai, Zhe Tang, Chi Tat Kwok, Ming Yang, Zhenyu Wang, Daniel Chua, Shijie Wang, Zhouguang Lu and Hui Pan*, Facile Synthesis of Vanadium-Doped Ni3S2 Nanowire Arrays as Active Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9, 5959–5967 (2017).
  9. Hui Pan*, Ultra high electrochemical catalytic activity of MXenes. Scientific Reports 6, 32531 (2016).
  10. Hui Pan*, Principles on design and fabrication of nanomaterials as photocatalyst for water-splitting. Renew. Sust. Energy Rev. 57, 584–601 (2016).
  11. Hui Pan*, Metal dichalcogenides monolayers: Novel catalysts for electrochemical hydrogen production, Scientific Reports 4, 5348 (2014).
  12. Hui Pan,  and Yuan Ping Feng*, Semiconductor Nanowires and Nanotubes: Effects of Size and Surface-to-Volume Ratio, ACS Nano 2, 2410-2414 (2008).
  13. Hui Pan, Jiabao Yi, Lei Shen, Rongqin Wu, Junhua Yang, Jianyi Lin, Yuan Ping Feng*, Jun Ding*,  L. H. Van, J. H. Yin, Room Temperature Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor in Carbon-Doped ZnO, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 127201 (2007) (highlighted by (3 Oct. 2007)).




2012 – presentMember of Materials Research Society of Singapore (MRS-S, Singapore)
2016 – presentMember of Physical Society of Macau (PSM, Macau)
2008 – presentRegular reviewer for more than 40 international SCI journals, such as Chemistry of Materials, ACS Nano, Physical Review B, Journal of Physical Chemistry, ACS Applied Materials & Interface, New Journal of Physics, Journal of Power Sources, Energy & Environmental Science, and Applied Catalyst B:  Environmental