Tao Zhang

Professor, Director of Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP)

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China

Tao Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in 1989 from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) under the supervision of Profs. Liwu Lin and Jingling Zang. After one year at the University of Birmingham as a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Frank Berry, he joined DICP again in 1990 where he was promoted to a full professor in 1995. He is currently the director of DICP. He also serves as the Associate Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Journal of Catalysis, an Editorial Board Member of Applied Catalysis B, an Advisory Board Member of ChemPhysChem, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK). He has published more than 260 peer-reviewed papers. His research interests are focused on design and synthesis of supported metal catalysts, the catalytic conversion of biomass, and environmental catalysis.