SUN Tingting

Associate Professor
office location:307 of Li Hua Lou
Research Interests:Single atom catalysts,nanoporous materials,and MOF-derived carbon-based materials;Design and synthesis of electrocatalysts (methanol oxidation reaction (MOR),oxygen reduction reaction (ORR),hydrogen evolution reaction (HER),oxygen evolution reaction (OER),CO2 reduction reaction (CO2RR)); Design and synthesis of energy materials (fuel cell,Zn-air battery,lithium battery),photocatalytic (H2 evolution,CO2 reduction);Organic catalysis (oxidation of benzyl alcohol、nitrobenzene hydrogenation、oxidation of benzene、borohydride of alkyne and so on).

Jun. 2019-Present, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Associate Professor.
Dec. 2016-May 2019 Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Postdoctoral Fellow.
Sep. 2010-Jun. 2016 Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China Ph.D.
Sep. 2006-Jun. 2010 Changchun University of Science and Technology,Changchun, China, B.S.

Scientific research achievements

National Scientific Research Projects:
1、“Preparation and Electrocatalytic Performance of Ni-based Alloys Supported on Nitrogen-Doped Hierarchical Porous Carbon”(2017M610864); May 2017-May 2019; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation; Project Leader; 50,000 Yuan;
2、“Preparation and Properties of Ordered Mesoporous Titanium Dioxide Microsphere Arrays as Photocatalytic Thin Films”(51172014);Jan. 2012-Dec. 2015; National Natural Science Foundation of China;630,000 yuan;Participator.
3、“Preparation and Optical Properties of Ordered Metal Microsphere Array Photonic Crystals”(20971012); Jan. 2010- Dec. 2012;National Natural Science Foundation of China;300,000 yuan; Participator。
Three patents have been applied and one of them has been authorized.

Enrollment plan


Representative papers

She has published 10 SCI papers as the first author or corresponding author in the recent five years, total impact factor is 88.134, SCI citations of more than 170 times.
(1) Wu Ran, Jing Dong, Tingting Sun*, Jianfeng Chen, Lianbin Xu*. Iron, cobalt, and nitrogen tri-doped ordered mesoporous carbon as a highly efficient electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction. ChemistrySelect 2019, 4, 7728-7733.
(2) Tingting Sun, Lianbin Xu, Dingsheng Wang*, Yadong Li. Metal organic frameworks derived single atom catalysts for electrocatalytic energy conversion. Nano Research, 2019, 12, 2067-2080.
(3) Tingting Sun, Shu Zhao, Wenxing Chen, Dong Zhai, Juncai Dong, Yu Wang*, Shaolong Zhang, Aijuan Han, Lin Gu, Rong Yu, Xiaodong Wen, Hanlin Ren, Lianbin Xu, Chen Chen, Qing Peng, Dingsheng Wang*, Yadong Li*. Single-atomic cobalt sites embedded in hierarchically ordered porous nitrogen-doped carbon as a superior bi-functional electrocatalyst. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (PNAS), 2018, 115, 12692-12697.
(4) Tingting Sun, Shaolong Zhang, Lianbin Xu, Dingsheng Wang*, Yadong Li. An efficient multifunctional hybrid electrocatalyst: Ni2P nanoparticles on MOF-derived Co,N-doped porous carbon polyhedron for oxygen reduction and water splitting. Chemical Communications, 2018, 54, 12101-12104.
(5) Tingting Sun, Jing Dong, Yan Huang, Wu Ran, Jianfeng Chen, Lianbin Xu*. Highly active and stable electrocatalyst of Ni2P nanoparticles supported on 3D ordered macro-/mesoporous Co-N-doped carbon for acidic hydrogen evolution reaction. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6, 12751-12758.
(6) Tingting Sun, Nannan Shan, Lianbin Xu*, Jiexin Wang, Jianfeng Chen, Anvar A. Zakhidov, Ray H. Baughman. General synthesis of 3D ordered macro-/mesoporous materials by templating mesoporous silica confined in opals. Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30, 1617-1624.
(7) Tingting Sun, Jia Cao, Jing Dong, Hanying Du, Haijiang Zhang, Jianfeng Chen, Lianbin Xu*. Ordered mesoporous Ni-Co alloys for highly efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2017, 42, 6637-6645.
(8) Tingting Sun, Lianbin Xu*, Yushan Yan, Anvar A. Zakhidov, Ray H. Baughman, Jianfeng Chen. Ordered mesoporous nickel sphere arrays for highly efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation. ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 1446-1450.
(9) Tingting Sun, Lianbin Xu*, Shengyu Li, Wenxia Chai, Yan Huang, Yushan Yan, Jianfeng Chen. Cobalt-nitrogen-doped ordered macro-/mesoporous carbon for highly efficient oxygen reduction reaction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2016, 193, 1-8.
(10) Tingting Sun, Chengwei Zhang, Jianfeng Chen, Yushan Yan, Anvar A. Zakhidov, Ray H. Baughman, Lianbin Xu*. Three-dimensionally ordered macro-/mesoporous Ni as a highly efficient electrocatalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 11367-11375.

Postgraduate training


  • School of Chemistry and Biological Engineering, USTB
  • 30 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing,100083