Contact Information
 (Lab) N23-6003 (Energy Storage Materials and Systems)
  Phone (853) 8822-4097
  Fax (853) 8822-2454
  E-mail hshao
  Curriculum Vitae

  Prof. Shao’s group-Energy Storage Materials and Systems



***Openings of PhD and postdoc positions under the “UM Macao Talent Program” (澳大濠江人才計劃博士生和博士後招聘) are available all the time! The requirements and Scholarship details can be found here UM Macao Talent Program. Please send me (hshao) your CV including education information and publication record if you are interested.

Ph.D.Inorganic Chemistry, Peking University, China, 2005.
B.S.Materials Chemistry, Peking University, China, 2000.


Aug 2019 – presentAssociate Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
Aug 2016 – Jul 2019Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
May 2011 – Jul 2016Assistant Professor in International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (WPI-I2CNER), Kyushu University, Japan 
Apr 2009 – Apr 2011Postdoc in Department of Heterogeneous Catalysis, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany
Jul 2005 – Mar 2009Postdoc in Energy Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan


 Research Interests

    •   Battery Electrode Materials (Li/Na/Mg ion batteries, all-solid-state batteries)
    •   Nanosize and Nano Processing
    •   Electrochemical catalysis
    •   Hydrogen Energy

   Research Group


    Undergraduate Courses

  1. Inorganic Chemistry (APAC2003)
  2. Chemistry and Modern Society (CHEM 111 and GEST014)
  3. Green Energy for Global Society (GEGA021, GEGA1006)

    Ph.D. Courses


  1. Yongyang Zhu, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Hao Zhong, Jiangwen Liu, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao*, Zhenguo Huang*, Min Zhu, Closing the loop for hydrogen storage: Facile regeneration of NaBH4 from its hydrolytic product, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59 (2020) 8623-8629. (Year 2018 Impact Factor 12.257).
  2. Jianding Li, Huajun Zhao, Meimei Wang, Yongyang Zhu, Bo Li, Xueqing Yu, Jincheng Xu, Yajun Cheng, Liuzhang Ouyang*, and Huaiyu Shao*, Rational Design of 3D N-doped Carbon Nanosheet Framework Encapsulated Ultrafine ZnO Nanocrystals as Superior Performance Anode Materials in Lithium Ion Batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7 (2019) 25155-25164. (Y2018 impact factor: 10.733)
  3. Hao Zhong, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Meiqin Zeng, Jiangwen Liu, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao*, Michael Felderhoff*, Min Zhu, Realizing Facile Regeneration of Spent NaBH4 with Mg-Al Alloy, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7 (2019) 10723-10728. (impact factor: 10.733)
  4. Huajun Zhao, Xueqing Yu, Jianding Li, Bo Li, Huaiyu Shao*, Lei Li* and Yonghong Deng*, Film-forming Electrolyte Additives for Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries: Progress and Outlooks, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7 (2019) 8700-8722. (impact factor: 10.733)
  5. Meichun Wang, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Chenghong Peng, Xiaoke Zhu, Weiheng Zhu, Huaiyu Shao* and Min Zhu, Synthesis and hydrolysis of NaZn(BH4)3 and its ammoniates, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) 17012-17020. (impact factor: 10.733)
  6. Daifeng Wu, Liuzhang Ouyang*,  Jiangwen Liu, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao* and Min Zhu, Hydrogen generation properties and hydrolysis mechanism of Zr(BH4)4•8NH3, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) 16630-16635. (impact factor: 10.733)
  7. Minghong Huang, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Jianshan Ye, Jiangwen Liu, Xiangdong Yao, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao* and Min Zhu, Hydrogen generation via hydrolysis of Magnesium with seawater using Mo, MoO2, MoO3 and MoS2 as catalysts, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) 8566-8575. (impact factor: 10.733)
  8. Huaiyu Shao*, Gongbiao Xin, Jie Zheng, Xingguo Li*, Etsuo Akiba, Nanotechnology in Mg-based Materials for Hydrogen Storage, Nano Energy, 1 (2012) 590-601. (impact factor: 15.548)
  9. (91 journal papers published or in press. Total times cited: 1754, h-index: 24, data from Web of Science by Thomson Reuters; Scopus Citation 1901, h-index: 26; Google Scholar Citation 2137, h-index: 28, up to July 17, 2020)


2007JSPS Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan
2005 First Place Award, GE Foundation Edison Cup Technology Innovation Competition, China Scholarship Council, China/Institute of International Education, USA


2013 – presentConference organizing experience:

  • 2018 The 14th Cross-Strait Workshop on “Nano Science and Technology” (CSWNST14), Macau, Macau SAR (China), June 2018, organizing committee member;
  • 2018 International Conference on Nanoscience & Technology, New York, USA, May 2018, organizing committee member;
  • 2018 International Conference on Environmental and Energy Engineering, Xiamen, China, March 2018, international technical committee member;
  • 2017 International Conference on Environmental and Energy Engineering, Suzhou, China, March 2017, international technical committee member, session chair;
  • 2016 Macau Summit on Carbon and Energy Materials, Macau, China, Nov. 2016, responsible local organizer;
  • 2016 International Conference on Small Science, Prague, Czech, June 2016, session organizer and chair;
  • 2014 U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM2014), Lansing, MI, USA, June 2014, session organizer of Mechanics of Energy Storage session;
  • 2013 the 1st International Young Scientists Fusion Forum, Chengdu, China, October 2013, symposium organizer and chairman;
  • 2013 the 12th China International Nano-Science and Technology Symposium, Chengdu, China, October 2013; Committee Vice-Chairman;
  • 2013 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting 2013 Fall , Indianapolis, USA, Sep. 2013, session organizer of Hydrogen Energy session; etc.
2011 – 2018Editorial Board Journal of Nanomaterials (impact factor: 2.207)
2017 – 2018
Lead guest editor

 Special issue of “Next-Generation Energy Storage Materials Explored by Advanced Scanning Techniques” for SCI journal of Scanning (Impact Factor: 1.242, Wiley-Hindawi).

2005 – presentReviewer for

  • Nature Communications
  • Nano Energy
  • Energy Storage Materials
  • ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry A
  • Chemical Communications
  • Nanoscale
  • Chemical Engineering Journal
  • Nanotechnology
  • Journal of Power Sources
  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, etc. over 45 SCI Journals.
2011 – presentGrant proposal reviewer for:LE STUDIUM (France, co-financing from the European Union Horizon 2020 and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)), Romanian National Research Council.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Japan Institute of Metals and Materials (JIM)
  • Physical Society of Macau (PSM)


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