NIMS-ERM Unit Catalytic Materials Group
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Ph.D Lupin ZHU

NIMS Senior Visiting researcher
Catalytic Materials Group
Environmental Remediation Materials Unit
National Institute for Materials Science
1-1 Namiki,Tsukuba,Ibaraki 305-0044,Japan
TEL: +81-29-851-3354(ext.4063)
e-mail: ZHU.luping[at]

Ph.D * Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, CAS, China
M.S. * HuaZhong Normal University, China
B.S. * Hubei Normal University, China

Professional Experience
  2015.10-present * NIMS Senior Visiting Scholar
2008.07-present * Associate Professor, Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, China
2000.07-2002.09 * Staff, DongFeng Auto Group Company, China

Research Interests
* Design and synthesis of micro/nano-scale structured materials.
* Application of micro/nano-scale structured materials in environmental protection and energy conversion.


  1. Porous Fluorine-Doped gamma-Fe2O3 Hollow Spheres: Synthesis, Growth Mechanism, and Their Application in Photocatalysis,
    L.P. Zhu, L.L.Wang, N.C. Bing, Chao Huang, L.J. Wang, G.H. Liao,
    ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., 5, 12478, 2015

  2. Self-Assembled 3D Porous Flowerlike α-Fe2O3 Hierarchical Nanostructures:Synthesis, Growth Mechanism, and their Application in Photocatalysis,
    L.P. Zhu, N.C. Bing, L.L.Wang, H.Y. Jin, G.H. Liao, L.J. Wang,
    Jarnal, 41, 2959, 2012

  3. Self-assembly of Fe3O4 nanocrystal-clusters into cauliflower-like architectures: Synthesis and and Characterization,
    L.P. Zhu, G.H. Liao, N.C. Bing, L.L. Wang, H.Y. Xie,
    J. Solid State Chem., 184, 2405, 2011

  4. Synthesis and photocatalytic properties of core–shell structured α-Fe2O3@SnO2 shuttle-like nanocomposites,
    L.P. Zhu, N.C. Bing, D. D. Yang, Y. Yang, G.H. Liao, L.J. Wang,
    CrystEngComm., 13, 4486, 2011

  5. Self-Assembled 3D BiOCl Hierarchical Nanostructures: Tunable Synthesis, Characterization and their Photocatalytic Properties,
    L.P. Zhu, G.H. Liao, N.C. Bing, Y. Yang, L.L. Wang, H.Y. Xie,
    CrystEngComm., 12, 3791, 2010

  6. Template-Free Synthesis of Magnetic Chains Self-Assembled from Urchin-Like Hierarchical Ni Nanostructures,
    L.P. Zhu, G.H. Liao, W.D. Zhang, Y. Yang, L.L. Wang, H.Y. Xie.
    Euro. J. Inorganic Chem., 8, 1283, 2010

  7. Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic properties of ZnO-coated multi-walled carbon nanotubes,
    L.P. Zhu, G.H. Liao, W.Y. Huang, L.L. Ma, Y. Yang, Y. Yu, S.Y. Fu,
    Mater. Sci. Engin. B., 163, 194, 2009

  8. Self-assembled 3D flower-like hierarchical β-Ni(OH)2 hollow architectures and theirs in-situ thermal conversion to NiO,
    L.P. Zhu, G.H. Liao, Y. Yang, H.M. Xiao, J.F. Wang, S.Y. Fu,
    Nanoscale Res. Lett., 4, 550, 2009

  9. Facile synthesis of metallic Co hierarchical nanostructured microspheres by a simple solvothermal process,
    L.P. Zhu, W.D. Zhang, H.M. Xiao, Y. Yang, S.Y. Fu,
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 112, 10073, 2008

  10. Synthesis and characterization of novel 3D metallic Co dendritic superstructures by a simple hydrothermal reduction route,
    L.P. Zhu, H.M. Xiao, W.D. Zhang, G. Yang, S.Y. Fu,
    Cryst. Growth. Des., 8, 1113, 2008

  11. One-pot template-free synthesis of monodisperse and single-crystal magnetite hollow spheres by a simple solvothermal route,
    L.P. Zhu, H.M. Xiao, W.D. Zhang, G. Yang, S.Y. Fu,
    Cryst. Growth. Des., 8, 957, 2008

  12. Surfactant-Assisted Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Chain-Like CoNi Alloy Assemblies,
    L.P. Zhu, H.M. Xiao, S.Y. Fu,
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 14, 3947, 2007

  13. Template-free synthesis of monodispersed and single-crystalline cantaloupe-like Fe2O3 superstructures,
    L.P. Zhu, H.M. Xiao, S.Y. Fu,
    Cryst. Growth. Des., 7, 177, 2007

  14. Template-free synthesis and characterization of novel 3D urchin-like α-Fe2O3 superstructures,
    L.P. Zhu, H.M. Xiao, X.M. Liu, S.Y. Fu,
    J. Mater. Chem., 16, 1794, 2006