ZHANG Shaoqing

Associate Professor
office location:LiXue Floor 223
Research Interests:Design, Synthesis, and Properties Investigation of the High-performance Organic Photovoltaic Materials

06/2019--present, Associate Professor, School of Chemistry and Biology Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing;
03/2017--1/2019, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, School of Chemistry and Biology Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing;
09/2012--01/2017, Ph. D, School of Chemistry and Biology Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing;
11/2010--8/2012 Senior Researcher, Solarmer Materials, Inc, Beijing
01/2009--10/2009 Staff Research Scientist, Solarmer Materials, Inc, America

Scientific research achievements

National Natural Science Foundation of China (21704004), 01/2018—12/2020, 25W, Host;
[2] China Postdoctoral Science Foundation funded project (2017M620606), 5W, Host;
[3] National Natural Science Foundation of China (21835006), 01/2019--12/2023, 51W, Host;
[4] Special Funds for Basic Scientific Research Business Fees of Central Colleges and Universities (FRF-TP-17-009A1), 07/2017--06/2019, 10W, Host
[1] “National Scholarship for Master’s Students” (2014)
[2] “Hot Paper”, Science China Chemistry (2015)
[3] “China's 100 Most Influential International Academic Papers” (2016)
[4] “National Scholarship for Doctoral Students” (2017)
[5] “Top Ten Academic Stars”, University of Science and Technology Beijing (2017)
[6] “Excellent Papers”, China Association for Science and Technology (2017)
[7] “Excellent Postdoctoral”, University of Science and Technology Beijing (2018)
[8] “2018 Highly Cited Researcher”, Clarivate Analytics (2018)

Enrollment plan


Representative papers

1.Shaoqing Zhang, Yunpeng Qin, Jie Zhu, and Jianhui Hou*, Over 14% Efficiency in Polymer Solar Cells Enabledby a Chlorinated Polymer Donor, Adv. Mater. 2018, 1800868 (IF=25.806)
2.Wenchao Zhao, Shaoqing Zhang,* Yun Zhang, Sunsun Li, Xiaoyu Liu, Chang He, Zhong Zheng, and Jianhui Hou*, Environmentally Friendly Solvent-Processed Organic Solar Cells that are Highly Efficient and Adaptable for the Blade-Coating Method, Adv. Mater. 2018, 30,1704837 (IF=25.806)
3.Yong Cui, Shaoqing Zhang,* Ningning Liang, Jingyi Kong, Chenyi Yang, Huifeng Yao, Lijiao Ma, and Jianhui Hou*, Toward Efficient Polymer Solar Cells Processed by a Solution-Processed Layer-By-Layer Approach, Adv. Mater. 2018, 1802499 (IF=25.806)
4.Yunpeng Qin, Long Ye, Shaoqing Zhang*, Jie Zhu, Bei Yang, Harald Ade*, and Jianhui Hou*, A Polymer Design Strategy toward Green Solvent Processed Efficient Non-fullerene Polymer Solar Cells, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018,6,4324-4330 (IF=10.733)
5.Jia Guoxiao, Zhang Shaoqing*, Yang liyan, He Chang, Fan Huili*, Hou Jianhui*, Development of Benzodithiophene-Based A-D-A Small Molecules with Different Acceptor End Groups for Efficient Organic Solar Cells, Acta Phys. -Chim. Sin. 2018, 34(X), 0001–0009
6.Shaoqing Zhang, Liyan Yang, Delong Liu, Chang He*, Jianqi Zhang, Yun Zhang, Jianhui Hou*, Influence of the replacement of alkoxyl with alkylthienyl on photovoltaic properties of two small molecule donors for organic solar cells, Sci. China. Chemistry, 2017,60,1340 (IF=4.132)
7.Jie Zhu, Sunsun Li, Xiaoyu Liu, Huifeng Yao, Fenghao Wang, Shaoqing Zhang,* Mingliang Sun * Jianhui Hou*, Subtle side-chain tuning on terminal groups of small molecule electron acceptors for efficient fullerene-free polymer solar cells, J. Mater. Chem. A,2017,5,15175 (IF=10.733)
8.Xiaoyu Liu, Long Ye, * Wenchao Zhao, Shaoqing Zhang,* Sunsun Li, Gregory M. Su, Cheng Wang, Harald Ade*, Jianhui Hou *,Morphology control enables thickness-insensitive efficient nonfullerene polymer solar cells, Mater. Chem. Front,2017,1, 2057
9.Shaoqing Zhang, Bei Yang, Delong Liu, Hao Zhang, Wenchao Zhao, Qi Wang, Chang He, Jianhui Hou*, Correlations among Chemical Structure, Backbone Conformation, and Morphology in Two Highly Efficient Photovoltaic Polymer Materials. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 120-126 (IF=5.997)
10.Shaoqing Zhang, Long Ye*, Jianhui Hou*, Breaking the 10% Efficiency Barrier in Organic Photovoltaics: Morphology and Device Optimization of Well-Known PBDTTT Polymers, Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 6, 1502529 (IF=21.875)
11.Shaoqing Zhang, Yunpeng Qin, Mohammad Afsar Uddin, Bomee Jang, Wenchao Zhao, Delong Liu, Han Young Woo*, Jianhui Hou*, A Fluorinated Polythiophene Derivative with Stabilized Backbone Conformation for Highly Efficient Fullerene and Non-Fullerene Polymer Solar Cells. Macromolecules,2016,49,2993-3000 (IF=5.997)
12.Shaoqing Zhang, Long Ye*, Hao Zhang, Jianhui Hou*, Green-solvent-processable organic solar cells, Materials Today, 2016, 19, 533-543. (IF=24.537)
13.Shaoqing Zhang, Long Ye, Wenchao Zhao, Bei Yang, Qi Wang, Jianhui Hou*, Realizing over 10% efficiency in polymer solar cell by device optimization. Sci. China Chem. 2015, 58, 248-256 (IF=4.132, 2015 ‘‘China's 100 Most Influential International Academic Papers’’)
14.Shaoqing Zhang, Mohammad Afsar Uddin, Wenchao Zhao, Long Ye, Han Young Woo,* Delong Liu, Bei Yang, Huifeng Yao, Yong Cui , Jianhui Hou*, Optimization of side chains in alkylthiothiophene-substituted benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b']dithiophene-based photovoltaic polymers. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 2752-2760 (IF=4.76)
15.Shaoqing Zhang, Long Ye, Wenchao Zhao, Delong Liu, Huifeng Yao, Jianhui Hou*, Side Chain Selection for Designing Highly Efficient Photovoltaic Polymers with 2D-Conjugated Structure, Macromolecules,2014, 47, 4653 (IF=5.997)

Postgraduate training


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