Fengtao Fan,PhD,Professor

Vice director of State Key Laboratory of Catalysis




Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy (DNL),Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Zhongshan Road 457, 116023, Dalian, China

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9828-6988

Education and Work Experiences:

2018- Chair Professor, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS 

2016- State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Vice director 

2015- Professor, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics 

2011-2012 Visiting Scholar, Utrecht University, the Netherland 

2010-2015 Associate Professor/Hundred Talent Program, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS 

2003-2010 PhD, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

Academic Service

2021- Associated Editor, ChemComm, RSC

2020- Secretary general,Catalysis Society of China

Research Interests: 

Physical Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Imaging 

1. operando spectroscopy 

2. Photoelectrical imaging spectroscopy 

3. Photoinduced charge separation at micro/nano meter scale 

4. Development of Deep Ocean UV Raman spectrograph

Awards and Honor:

2019 National Ten Thousand Talent Program - Young Top-Notch Talent 

2018 Zhang Dayu Excellent scholar by DICP 

2018 Young Scientist Excellence Award by Chinese Renewable Energy Society, Photochemistry Committee 

2016 Zhang Dayu Youth scholar by DICP 

2013 Lu Jiaxi Young Scientist Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

2012 Rising Star Award by the Catalysis Society of China 

2012 Young Scientist Award of 15th International Congress on Catalysis 

2011 National Award for Natural Sciences, Second Prize 

2011 Outstanding Thesis Awards of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

2010 Natural Science Prize of Liaoning Province, First Prize 

2009 Lin-Liwu Catalysis Award for Ph. D student 

2008 DICP-Corning Award 

2008 Young Scientist Award of 14th International Congress on Catalysis

Representative Publications:

Photoelectrical imaging spectroscopy & Photocatalysis

1.Wei Nie, Qianhong Zhu, Yuying Gao, Ziyuan Wang, Yong Liu, Xun Wang, Ruotian Chen, Fengtao Fan*, and Can Li*,Visualizing the Spatial Heterogeneity of Electron Transfer on a Metallic Nanoplate Prism.Nano Lett., 2021, 21, 8901

2.Wei Nie, Xun Wang, Ziyuan Wang, Yuying Gao, Ruotian Chen, Yong Liu, Can Li, and Fengtao Fan*Identifying the Role of the Local Charge Density on the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction of the PhotoelectrodeJ. Phy. Chem. Lett., 2021, 12, 44, 1082910836

3.Yuying Gao, Wei Nie, Qianhong Zhu, Xun Wang, Shengyang Wang, Fengtao Fan*, Can Li*The Polarization Effect in SurfacePlasmonInduced Photocatalysis on Au/TiO2 Nanoparticles. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2020, 59, 18218

4. Yuying Gao, Feng Cheng, Weina Fang, Xiaoguo Liu, Shengyang Wang,Wei Nie, Ruotian Chen, Sheng Ye, Jian Zhu, Hongyu An, Chunhai Fan, Fengtao Fan*, Can Li*, Natl. Sci. Rev., 2021, nwaa151  

5. Yong Liu, Sheng Ye, Huichen Xie, Jian Zhu, Quan Shi, Na Ta, Ruotian Chen, Yuying Gao, Hongyu An, Wei Nie, Huanwang Jing, Fengtao Fan*, Can Li*, InternalFieldEnhanced Charge Separation in a SingleDomain Ferroelectric PbTiO3 Photocatalyst, Adv. Mater., 2020, 1906513

6. Yuying Gao; Wei Nie; Xiuli Wang; Fengtao Fan*; Can Li*, advanced space- and time-resolved techniques for photocatalyst studies, Chem. Commun., 2020,56, 1007-1021

7. Ruotian Chen; Shan Pang; Hongyu An; Thomas Dittrich* ; Fengtao Fan* ; Can Li *, Giant Defect-Induced Effects on Nanoscale Charge Separation in Semiconductor Photocatalysts, Nano Lett., 2019, 1, 426

8. Ruotian Chen; Shan Pang; Hongyu An; Jian Zhu; Sheng Ye; Yuying Gao; Fengtao Fan*; Can Li*, Charge separation via asymmetric illumination in photocatalytic Cu2O particles, Nature Energy, 2018, 3: 655~663

9. Ruotian Chen; Fengtao Fan* ; Thomas Dittrich* ; Can Li *, Imaging photogenerated charge carriers on surfaces and interfaces of photocatalysts with surface photovoltage microscopy, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2018, 47, 8238-8262

10. Jian Zhu; Shan Pang; Thomas Dittrich; Yuying Gao; Wei Nie; Junyan Cui; Ruotian Chen; Hongyu An; Fengtao Fan*; Can Li*,Visualizing the Nano Cocatalyst Aligned Electric Fields on Single Photocatalyst Particles, Nano Lett., 2017, 17, 6735

11. Yuying Gao; Jian Zhu; Hongyu An; Pengli Yan; Baokun Huang; Ruotian Chen; Fengtao Fan*; Can Li*, Directly Probing Charge Separation at Interface of TiO2 Phase Junction, J. Phy. Chem. Lett., 2017,8,1419

12: 1419~1423 8. Zhu, Jian#; Fan, Fengtao#; Chen, Ruotian; An, Hongyu; Feng, Zhaochi; Li, Can *, Direct Imaging of Highly Anisotropic Photogenerated Charge Separations on Different Facets of a Single BiVO4 Photocatalyst , Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 5111

In situ UV Raman spectroscopy @ zeolite catalysts

1. Hongyu An; Fei Zhang; Zaihong Guan; Xuebin Liu; Fengtao Fan*; Can Li*, Investigating the Coke Formation Mechanism of H-ZSM-5 during Methanol Dehydration Using Operando UV-Raman Spectroscopy, ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 92079215

2. Fengtao Fan, Zhaochi Feng, Can Li*. UV Raman spectroscopic study on the synthesis mechanism and assembly of molecular sieves. Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 4794

3. Fengtao Fan, Zhaochi Feng, Can Li*. UV Raman Spectroscopic Studies on Active Sites and Synthesis Mechanisms of Transition Metal-Containing Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. Acc. Chem. Res., 2010, 43, 378

4. Fan F, Zhaochi Feng, Keju Sun, Meiling Guo, Qiang Guo, Yu Song,Can Li*, In Situ UV Raman Spectroscopic Study on the Synthesis Mechanism of AlPO-5. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 8743