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Dr. Shiming Chen  (陈世明)


State Key Laboratory of Catalysis

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

Zhongshan Road 457, Dalian 116023, China

Tel.: +86-411-84379350

E-mail: chenshiming@dicp.ac.cn


Education Background

2019.04 – Present  Post doctor, State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS, Dalian.

2015.10 – 2019.03 Ph.D. (SINCHEM-Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Program) 

                              Dep’t of Engineering University of Messina: Home University (Prof. Gabriele Centi)

                              ITMC RWTH Aachen University: Host University (Prof. Walter Leitner)


2012.09 – 2015.06  M.E. in Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Science.

2008.09 – 2012.06  B.S. in Chemistry, Jilin University.


Research Interests

Design and synthesis of advanced 2D catalytic materials for electrochemical ammonia synthesis from water and nitrogen


Publications (#: equal contribution)

1. Chen, S., Perathoner, S., Ampelli, C., Mebrahtu, C., Su, D., & Centi, G.

Electrocatalytic Synthesis of Ammonia at Room Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure from Water and Nitrogen on a Carbon-Nanotube-Based Electrocatalyst

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 2699

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201609533

2. Chen, S., Perathoner, S., Ampelli, C., Mebrahtu Asmelash, C., Su, D., & Centi, G. 

Room Temperature Electrocatalytic Synthesis of NH3 from H2O and N2 in a Gas-Liquid-Solid Three-phase Reactor

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2017, 5, 7393

DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01742

3. Perathoner, S., Ampelli, C., Chen, S., Passalacqua, R., Su, D., & Centi, G. 

Photoactive materials based on semiconducting nanocarbons – A challenge opening new possibilities for photocatalysis

Journal of Energy Chemistry 2017, 26, 207

DOI: 10.1016/j.jechem.2017.01.005

4. Mebrahtu, C., Abate, S., Perathoner, S., Chen, S., & Centi, G. 

CO2 methanation over Ni catalysts based on ternary and quaternary mixed oxide: a comparison and analysis of the structure-activity relationships

Catalysis Today 2018, 304, 181

DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2017.08.060

5. Mebrahtu, C., Abate, S., Chen, S., Perathoner, S., Krebs, F., Palkovits, R., & Centi, G. 

Enhanced catalytic activity of Fepromoted Ni over γAl2O3 nanosheets for CO2 methanation

Energy Technology 2018, 6, 1196

6. Chen, S., Perathoner, S., Ampelli, C., Mebrahtu Asmelash, C., Su, D., & Centi, G  

(Book Chapter) Horizons in Sustainable Industrial Chemistry and Catalysis, Chapter 2: Electrochemical Nitrogen activation