Cheng, Jun

Phone: 0592 2181570


Office: Chemistry Building 425


2013-present Professor College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, China
2013-2015 University Lecturer Department of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen, UK
2010-2013 Junior Research Fellow Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, UK
2008-2010 Research Associate Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
2005-2008 Ph.D Theoretical Chemistry, Queen's University Belfast
2002-2005 M.ENG. Chemical Engineering, Shanghaijiaotong University
1998-2002 B.Sc. Chemistry, Shanghaijiaotong University


Alexander Kuznetsov Prize for Theoretical Electrochemistry, the International Society of Electrochemistry (2021)

Chinese National Electrochemistry Youth Award (2019)

Junior Research Fellowship, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge (2010-2013)


Ab initio electrochemistry

Theoretical catalysis

Energy materials

Machine learning

Book Chapters

1. Jun Cheng*, et al., Ab initio modeling of electrochemical interfaces and determination of electrode potentials, in Atomic-Scale Modelling of Electrochemical Systems, John Wiley.

2. Jun Cheng*, et al., Ab initio modeling of semiconductor-water interfaces, in Springer Handbook of Inorganic Photochemistry, Springer.

Invited Reports

11. Invited talk, the online Workshop on Physics and Chemistry of Solid/Liquid Interfaces for Energy Conversion and Storage, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, 2021.

10. Keynote talk, the online nanoGe Spring Meeting 2021: Solar fuels, 2021.

9. Invited talk, the 6th International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment ENGE 2020, Jeju, South Korea, 2020

8. Invited talk, Catalysis in time ofCoronavirus – An online webinar series, Catalysis Theory Centre, DTU, Denmark, 2020.

6. Invited talk, the 70th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Durban, South Africa, 2019.

5. Invited lecture, Swiss Symposium and Summer School 2018: Solar Light to Chemical Energy Conversion, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, 2018.

4. Invited talk, Simulations (and Theory) in Physical Chemistry: an International Kermesse in Paris, Paris, France, 2018.

3. Invited talk, The Electrode Potential in Electrochemistry – A Challenge for Electronic Structure Theory Calculations, a Workshop at Castle Reisensburg, Ulm, Germany, 2017.

2. Invited talk, The CPMD 2017 meeting, Tsukuba, Japan, 2017.

1. Invited talk, the 68th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Providence, RI, USA, 2017.


2016-present 授课 高等能源化学(厦门大学)
2013-2015 英文授课 密度泛函的基础理论与应用(阿伯丁大学)
2014-2015 英文授课 过渡金属配合物电子结构理论和光谱(阿伯丁大学)
2013-2015 实验指导 物理化学实验(阿伯丁大学)
2013-2015 课后指导 物理化学(阿伯丁大学)
2013-2014 课后指导 数学在化学中的应用(阿伯丁大学)
2010-2013 课后指导 量子力学(剑桥大学)

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