ZHANG Meiqin

office location:302
Research Interests:Analytical and Interfacial Electrochemistry,
Forensic Analytical Chemistry,
Nanoscale Electrochemical Imaging

Research Experience
2017-present Professor, College of Chemistry and Biological Engineering, University of Science & Technology Beijing
2010-2017 Associate Professor, College of Chemistry and Biological Engineering, University of Science & Technology Beijing
2007-2009 Research Fellow (Marie Curie IIF), Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, UK
2006-2007 Postdoc, Laboratory of Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry, Ecole Polytechnique Fe´de´rale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
2003-2006 Ph.D., College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University
Research Interests
Our group focuses on analytical and physical electrochemistry at various interfaces. We are particularly interested in developing frontier instrumental techniques, with applications in electrochemistry, electroanalysis, charge transfer at soft interfaces, latent fingermark visualization and imaging, biosensors, material characterisation and living cells.

Scientific research achievements


Enrollment plan


Representative papers

Selected Publications
[1]L. Tian, X. Wang, L. Zhao, M. Shi, H. Wang, X. Zhang, M. Zhang*, Direct dtection of label-free blood fingermarks by SECM imaging, Electrochem. Commun. 2019, 102, 89–93.
[2]L. Zhao*, M. Shi, Y. Liu, X. Zheng, J. Xiu, Y. Liu, L. Tian, H. Wang, M. Zhang*, X. Zhang*, Systematic analysis of different cell spheroids with a microfluidic device using scanning electrochemical microscopy and gene expression profiling, Anal. Chem. 2019, 91, 4307-4311.
[3]Y. Zhang, M. Zhang*, Q. Wei, Y. Gao, L. Guo, X. Zhang*, Latent fingermarks enhancement in deep eutectic solvent by co-electrodepositing silver and copper particles on metallic substrates, Electrochim. Acta 2016, 211, 437–444.
[4]Y. He, L. Xu, Y. Zhu, Q. Wei, M. Zhang, B. Su*, Immunological multi-metal deposition for rapidvisualization of sweat fingerprints, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 12817-12820.
[5]M. Zhang*, G. Qin, Y. Zuo, T. Zhang, Y. Zhang, L. Su, H. Qiu, X. Zhang*, SECM imaging of latent fingerprints developed by deposition of Al-doped ZnO thin film, Electrochimica Acta 2012, 78, 412– 416.
[6]M. Zhang, H. V. Powell, J. V. Macpherson, S. R. Mackenzie, and P. R. Unwin*, Kinetics of porphyrin adsorption and DNA-assisted desorption at the silica-water interface, langmuir 2010, 26, 4004-4012.
[7]M. Zhang, B. Su, H. H. Girault*, SECM photography, Electro. Commun. 2008, 10, 714-718.
[8]M. Zhang, G. Wittstock*, Y. Shao*, H. H. Girault*, Scanning electrochemicalmicroscopy as a readout tool for protein electrophoresis, Anal. Chem. 2007, 79, 4833-4839
[9]M. Zhang, A. Becue, M. Prudent, C. Champod, H. H. Girault*, SECM imaging of MMD-enhanced latent fingermarks, Chem. Commun. 2007, 3948-3950
[10]M. Zhang, H. H. Girault*, Fingerprint imaging by scanning electrochemical microscopy, Electro. Commun. 2007, 9, 1778-1782
[11]M. Zhang, H. H. Girault*, SECM for imaging and detection of latent fingerprints, Analyst 2009, 134, 25-30.

Postgraduate training


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