Solar Energy & Advanced Materials Research Group


Dr Jianfeng Ye


Associate Professor at Huazhong Agricultural University

Education and Work Experiences

2014.6-         Associate Professor, College of Science, Huazhong Agricultural University

2011.7-2014.5   Scientist, Beijing Innovation Center, Procter & Gamble

2006.9-2011.7   Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Peking University

2002.9-2006.7   B.S. in Applied Chemistry, Peking University

Research Interests

1. Colloidal chemical approaches to ordered inorganic superstructures.

2. Application of inorganic micro- and nanomaterials in environmental and energy related areas. 

Selected Publications

  1. Yongjun Li, Xiaozhou Ye, Shengxin Cao, Chujing Yang, Yun Wang, Jianfeng Ye,* "Oxygen-deficient dumbbell-shaped anatase TiO2-x mesocrystals with nearly 100% exposed {101} facets: facile synthesis, growth mechanism, and enhanced photocatalytic performance", Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 3032-3041. (Inside back cover)
  2. Biying Tan, Xiaozhou Ye, Yongjun Li, Xiaoqi Ma, Yun Wang, Jianfeng Ye,* "Defective anatase TiO2-x mesocrystal growth in situ on g-C3N4 nanosheets: construction of 3D/2D Z-scheme heterostructures for highly efficient visible-light photocatalysis", Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 13311-13321.
  3. Xiaozhou Ye, Wei Wang, Xiaoli Zhao, Tao Wen, Yongjun Li, Zhonghua Ma, Libai Wen, Jianfeng Ye,* Yun Wang,* "The role of the KCaF3 crystalline phase on the activity of KF/CaO biodiesel synthesis catalyst", Catal. Commun. 2018, 116, 72-75.
  4. Biying Tan, Xuehao Zhang, Yongjun Li, Hao Chen,* Xiaozhou Ye, Yun Wang, Jianfeng Ye,* "Anatase TiO2 mesocrystals: green synthesis, in situ conversion to porous single crystals, and self-doping Ti3+ for enhanced visible light driven photocatalytic removal of NO", Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 5478-5487. (Back cover; Highlighted as a Hot Paper)
  5. Jinhua Zhang, Jianfeng Ye,* Hao Chen,* Yang Qu, Qian Deng, Zhidong Lin, "One-pot synthesis of echinus-like Fe-doped SnO2 with enhanced photocatalytic activity under simulated sunlight", J. Alloy. Compd. 2017, 695, 3318-3323.
  6. Jianfeng Ye, Wen Liu, Jinguang Cai, Shuai Chen, Xiaowei Zhao, Henghui Zhou, Limin Qi,* "Nanoporous anatase TiO2 mesocrystals: additive-free synthesis, remarkable crystalline phase stability, and improved lithium insertion behavior", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 933-940. (ESI Highly Cited Paper, Time cited: 422)
  7. Jianfeng Ye, Huijuan Zhang, Rong Yang, Xingguo Li, Limin Qi,* "Morphology-controlled synthesis of SnO2 nanotubes by using 1D silica mesostructures as sacrificial templates and their applications in lithium ion batteries", Small 2010, 6, 296-306. (ESI Highly Cited Paper, Time cited: 288)