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Hongjie Dai

Hongjie Dai

2006 the American Physical Society's APS James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials
Intro

Professor Hongjie Dai, American Chinese, nanomaterials scientist, member of National Academy of Science and American Academy of Arts and Science, he is a Professor of Stanford University.

Education and Work Experience
  • 1989, BSc in Physics, Tsinghua University       
  • 1991, MSc in Applied Sciences, Columbia University
  • 1994, PhD at Harvard University
  • He joined the Stanford faculty in 1997, and in 2007 was named J. G. Jackson and C. J. Wood Professor of Chemistry
Honors and Awards
    • 2002, American Chemical Society's ACS Pure Chemistry Award
    • 2006, the American Physical Society's APS James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials
    • 2009, member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    • 2011, member of American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • 2016, member of National Academy of Science
    • 2019, member of the National Academy of Medicine

Major Academic Achievements

Research in Professor Hongjie Dai's group has been bridging and interfacing chemistry, physics, and materials and biomedical sciences to develop advanced nanomaterials with properties useful in electronics, energy storage, nanomedicine, and more. Recent developments include fluorescence imaging of biological systems in the second near-infrared window, ultra-sensitive diagnostic assays, a fast-charging, inexpensive aluminum battery and affordable, energy efficient electrocatalysts that splits water into oxygen and hydrogen fuel.