American Journal of Materials Science

American Journal of Materials Science publishes reviews, full-length papers, and short communications recording original research results on, or techniques for studying the relationship between structure, properties, and uses of materials.

Huaizhou Zhao

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Materials Science

Staff Scientist, Boston college, USA

Research Areas

Thermoelectric Materials, Chemical Sensor, Carbon Nanotube, Solar-Cell, Solid-State Chemistry


2003-2006Ph.D Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2000-2003MS. Inorganic Chemistry, Beijing Normal University
1993-1997BS. Chemistry, Yan'an University


2007-presentPostdoctoral Research Fellowin Departments of Physics, Chemistry and Biology
2006-2007Research Fellow, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
1997-2000Engineer, Beijing Da'nan Co., Ltd.

Academic Achievement

Outstanding graduate student prize of Beijing Normal University (2001)
Presidential prize for excellent graduate student of Institute of Physics, CAS (2005)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Huaizhou Zhao, Zhifeng Ren, and Thomas Chiles, Dong Cai, Michael J.Naughton, "A high sensitivity nanoscale coaxial chemical sensor". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, anie.201103107 , accepted .
[2]  Dong Cai, Lu Ren, Huaizhou Zhao, Chenjia Xu, Ying Yu, Hengzhi Wang, Yucheng Lan, Dean Wagner, Michael J. Naughton, Zhifeng Ren, and Thomas Chiles, "Sensitive and selective protein detection by a molecular imprint nanosensor", Nature.Nanotech., Published online: 27 June 2010 | doi:10.1038/nnano.2010.114.
[3]  Guangbi Yuan, Huaizhou Zhao, Xiaohua Liu, Zainul Hasanali, Yan Zou, Andrew Levine, Dunwei Wang, "Synthesis and Photoelectrochemical Studies of Vertically Aligned Si Nanowire Arrays", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 9680-9684.
[4]  Pengfei Qi, William S. Wong, Huaizhou Zhao, Dunwei Wang, "Low Temperature Synthesis of Si Nanowires using Multi-zone Chemical Vapor Deposition Methods", Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93, 163101
[5]  Huaizhou Zhao, Sa Zhou, Zainul Hasanali, and Dunwei Wang. "Influence of Pressure on Silicon Nanowire Growth Kinetics" Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112 (2008) 5695- 5698.
[6]  Lei, M; Zhao, HZ; Yang, H, et al. "Ammonium dicyanamide as a precursor for the synthesis of BN, NbN, Mo2N and WN nanoparticles", Materials letters, 62 (2008) 1539-1542.
[7]  Lei, M; Zhao, HZ; Yang, H, et al. "Ammonium dicyanamide as a precursor for the synthesis of metal nitride and carbide nanoparticles", Diamond and Related Mtaerials, 16 (2007) 1974-1981.
[8]  Li, PG; Lei, M; Zhao, HZ, et al. "Preparation of nitrides and carbides from g-C3N4", Materials Chemistry and Physics, 105 (2007) 234-239.
[9]  Huaizhou Zhao, Hu, J; Chen, XL. "Partially-crystallized carbon material obtained by the reducing reactions from alkalis carbonate and its electric performance", Materials letters, 61 (2007) 4722-4724.
[10]  Mei Zhao, Xiaolong Chen, Wenjun Wang, YJ Ma, Yanping Xu, Huaizhou Zhao. "Self-catalyzed growth of magnesium oxide nanorods", Materials letters, 60(2006): 2017-2019.
[11]  Huaizhou Zhao, Ming Lei, Xiaolong Chen, Weihua Tang. "Facile Route to Nitrides through Melamine and Oxides", Journal of Materails Chemistry, 16 (2006) 4407-4412.
[12]  Huaizhou Zhao, Lei Dai, Mei Zhao, Yanping Xu, Xiaolong Chen. "A new catalyzed process to prepare large-scale carbon nanowire based on CVD method", Journal of alloys and compounds, 416 (2006) 315-318.
[13]  Huaizhou Zhao, Ming Lei, Xingan Yang, Jikang Jian, Xiaolong Chen. "Route to GaN and VN Assisted by Carbothermal Reduction Process", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127(2005)15722-15723.
[14]  Huaizhou Zhao, Xiaolong Chen, Chengchang Jia, Ting Zhou, Xuanhui Qu, Jikang Jian, Yanping Xu, Tang Zhou. "A facile mechanochemical way to prepare g-C3N4", Materials science & engineering B. 122 (2005) 226-230.
[15]  Mei Zhao, Xiaolong Chen, Jikang Jian, Xiaona Zhang, Huaizhou Zhao, Yanping Xu. "Growth and optical characterization of high-quality GaN nanobelts", Journal of Crystal Growth, 283(2005)418-424.
[16]  Huaizhou Zhao,Xinhua Zhao, Jianling Zhang, Buxing Han. "Synthesis and characterization of ZrWVI1.70WV0.30O6.70(OH)2.30 (H2O)2", Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities-Chinese 25 (6): (2004)1005-1009.