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Min Han Professor

Academic Area: 
Nanomaterials; Materials Chemistry; Electrocatalysis; Energy Chemistry; Flexible Electronics
Research Interests: 
  • Two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials or nanohybrids and their applications in flexible energy storage or conversion devices
  • Design of novel nanohybrid electrocatalysts and their applications in regenerative H2-O2 fuel cells
  • Novel 2D-2D Heteronanostructures and Interface Engineering
  • Meal Alloy or Semiconductor Nanocrystals based Biomimic Superstructures
  • Artifical or Smart Responsive Materials and Films

Presiding Research Projects


(1) National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): Rational Synthesis of Novel 2D Nanostructures and 3D Porous Framework Materials, Interfacial Modulation as well as Their Applications in Hybrid Regenerative H2-O2 Fuel Cells System, Project No. 21671106, 2017-2020

(2) National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): Design and Synthesis of Novel Nanohybrid Electrocatalysts and Their Applications in Regenerative H2-O2 Fuel Cells, project No. 21271105, 2012-2016;

(3) National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): Controllable Synthesis of Ultrathin Two-Dimensional Nanostructures and Heterostructures as well as Their Applications in Energy Fields, Project No. 21541007, 2016-2016;

(4) Foundation from the Young and Middle-aged Academic Leaders of the Qinglan Project of Jiangsu Province,2016-2019.

(5) Foundation from the “One Hundred Talented Young Researchers” of Nanjing Normal University, 2014-2018.

(6) National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): Controllable Synthesis and Assembly of Metal Nanocrystals and Fabrication of Multifunctional Metal Heterostructures, Project No.20901041, 2009-2012


Representative Achievements or Publications

  1. S. L. Zhao, J. Yang, M. Han,* X. M. Wang, Y. Lin,* R. Yang, D. Xu, N. -E. Shi, Q. Wang, M. J. Yang, Z. H. Dai, J. C. Bao.* Synergistically Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysis by Atomically Dispersed and Nanoscaled Co Species in Three-Dimensional Mesoporous Co, N-Codoped Carbon Nanosheets Network. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.118207(published online Sep. 17th, 2019)

  2. T. Wang, R. Yang, N. -E. Shi,* J. Yang, H. Yan, J. Wang, Z. Ding, W. Huang, Q. Luo, Y. Lin,* J. Gao, M. Han.* Cu,N-Codoped Carbon Nanodisks with Biomimic Stomata-Like Interconnected Hierarchical Porous Topology as Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Small. 2019, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201902410.(published online Aug. 30th, 2019)

  3. J. Yang, D. H. Guo, S. L. Zhao, Y. Lin*, R. Yang, D. D. Xu, N. -E. Shi, X. S. Zhang, L. Z. Lu, Y. -Q. Lan, J. C. Bao, M. Han*.Cobalt Phosphides Nanocrystals Encapsulated by P-Doped Carbon and Married with P-Doped Graphene for Overall Water Splitting. Small. 2019, 15(10), 1804546. (selected as Inside Front Cover).

  4. F. Liu, Y. Liu, Y. -Y. Chen, J. C. Bao, M. Han,* Z. H. Dai.*Integrating Ultrathin and Modified NiCoAl-Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets with N-doped Reduced Graphene Oxides for High-Performance All-Solid-State Supercapacitors. Nanoscale. 2019, 11, 9896-9905.

  5. L. -Q. Ji, J. Yang, Z. -Y. Zhang, Y. Qian, Z. Su,* M. Han,* H. -K. Liu.* Enhanced Catalytic Performance for Oxygen Reduction Reaction Derived from Nitrogen-Rich Tetrazolate-based Heterometallic Metal-Organic Frameworks. Crystal Growth & Design. 2019, 19, 2991-2999.

  6. C. H. Zhang, J. Yang, Y. Liu, Y. F. Li, Z. H. Dai, M. Han,* J. C. Bao*. Catalytic Hydrogenation of Nitrophenols by Cubic and Hexagonal Phase Unsupported Ni Nanocrystals. Chem. Select. 2019, 4(1), 42-48.

  7. D. D. Xu, H. Lv, H. B. Jin, Y. Liu, Y. H. Ma, M. Han, J. C. Bao,* B. Liu*. Crystalline Facet-Directed Generation Engineering of Ultrathin Platinum Nanodendrites. J. Phys. Chem. Lett.. 2019, 10(3), 663-671.

  8. S. L. Zhao, M. Li, M. Han,* D. Xu, J. Yang, Y. Lin,* N.-E. Shi, Y. Lu, R. Yang, B. Liu, Z. Dai, J. Bao.* Defect-Rich Ni3FeN Nanocrystals Anchored on N-Doped Graphene for Enhanced Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution. Adv. Funct. Mater..2018, 28(18), 1706018.

  9. J. F. Gong, * J. -C. Li, J. Yang, S. L. Zhao, Z. Y. Yang, K. X. Zhang, J. C. Bao, H. Pang,* M. Han.* High-Performance Flexible In-Plane Micro-Supercapacitors Based on Vertically-Aligned CuSe@Ni(OH)2 Hybrid Nanosheet Films. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2018, 10(44), 38341-38349.

  10. Y. N. Lu, S. L. Zhao, R. Yang, D. Xu, J. Yang, Y. Lin,* N. -E. Shi, Z. Dai, J. Bao, M. Han.* Well-Coupled Nanohybrids Obtained by Component-Controlled Synthesis and In-Situ Integration of MnxPdy Nanocrystals on Vulcan Carbon for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10(9), 8155-8164.

  11. S. Liu, S. L. Zhao, W. Tu, X. Wang, X. Wang, J. Bao, Y. Wang, M. Han*, Z. Dai.* A Signal on Photoelectrochemical Biosensor Based on Bismuth@N,O- Codoped Carbon Core-Shell Nanohybrids for Ultrasensitive Detection of Telomerase in HeLa Cells. Chem. Eur. J.. 2018, 24, 3677-3682. (hot paper, front cover).

12. D. D. Xu, X. L. Liu, H. Lv, Y. Liu, S. L. Zhao, M. Han, J. C. Bao,* J. He,* B. Liu.* Ultrathin palladium nanosheets with selectively controlled surface facets. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9(19), 4451-4455.

13. C. Y. Liu, S. L. Zhao, Y. N. Lu, Y. X. Chang, D. D. Xu, Q. Wang,* Z. Dai, J. Bao, M. Han*. 3D Porous Nanoarchitectures Derived from SnS/S-Doped Graphene Hybrid Nanosheets for Flexible All-Solid-State Supercapacitors. Small. 2017, 13(12), 1603494. (TOP 10 paper).

14. C. H. Zhang, Y. Liu, Y. X. Chang, Y. N. Lu, S. L. Zhao, D. D. Xu, Z. Dai, M. Han,* J. Bao*. Component-Controlled Synthesis of Necklace-Like Hollow NiXRuy Nanoalloys as Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9(20), 17326-17336.

15. L. Zhao, B. Dong, S. Li,* L. Zhou, L. Lai, Z. Wang, S. Zhao, M. Han, K. Gao, M. Lu, X. Xie, B. Chen, Z. Liu, X. Wang, H. Zhang, H. Li, J. Liu, H. Zhang, X. Huang,* W. Huang*. Interdiffusion Reaction-Assisted Hybridization of Two- Dimensional Metal-Organic Frameworks and Ti3C2Tx Nanosheets for Electro- catalytic Oxygen Evolution. ACS Nano 2017, 11(6), 5800-5807.

16. L. Z. Li, J. F. Gong,* C. Y. Liu, Y. Z. Tian, M. Han,* Q. J. Wang, X. H. Hong, Q. P. Ding, W. H. Zhu, J. Bao. Vertically Oriented and Interpenetrating CuSe Nanosheet Films with Open Channels for Flexible All-Solid-State Supercapacitors. ACS Omega 2017, 2(3), 1089-1096.

17. Y. X. Chang, N. Shi, S. Zhao, D. Xu, C. Liu, Y. Tang, Z. Dai, Y. Lan, M. Han,* J. Bao*. Coralloid Co2P2O7 Nanocrystals Encapsulated by Thin Carbon Shells for Enhanced Electrochemical Water Oxidation. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8(34), 22534-22544.

18. K. Li , M. Han(Joint cofirst author), R. Chen , S. Li , S. L. Xie , C. X. Mao , X. Bu , X. Cao , L. Dong, P. Feng,* Y. Lan*. Hexagonal@Cubic CdS Core@Shell Nanorod Photocatalyst for Highly Active Production of H2 with Unprecedented Stability. Adv. Mater. 2016, 28(40), 8906-8911.

19. S. Zhao, Y. Wang, Q. Zhang, Y. Li, L. Gu, Z. Dai, S Liu, Y Lan, Min Han,* and J. Bao*. Two-Dimensional Nanostructures of Non-Layered Ternary Thiospinels and Their Bifunctional Electrocatalytic Properties for Oxygen Reduction and Evolution: the Case of CuCo2S4 Nanosheets. Inorg. Chem. Front. 2016, 3, 1501-1509. (Front Cover).

20. Y. L. Zheng, S. L. Zhao, S. L. Liu, H. H. Yin, Y. -Y. Chen, J. C. Bao, M. Han, * Z. H. Dai.* Component-Controlled Synthesis and Assembly of Cu-Pd Nanocrystals on Graphene for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7(9), 5347-5357.

21. Y. Chen, M. Han (joint cofirst author), Y. Tang, J. Bao, S. Li, Y. Lan,Z. Dai. Polypyrrole-polyoxometalate/reduced graphene oxide ternary nanohybrids for flexible, all-solid-state supercapacitors. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 12377-12380.

22. S. L. Liu, Q. H. Zhang, Y. F. Li, M. Han, L. Gu,* C. W. Nan, J. C. Bao, Z. H. Dai.* Five-Fold Twinned Pd2NiAg Nanocrystals with Increased Surface Ni Site Availability to Improve Oxygen Reduction Activity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137(8), 2820-2823.

23. C. L. Zhang, H. H. Yin, M. Han,* Z. H. Dai, H. Pang,* Y. L. Zheng, Y. -Q. Lan, J. C. Bao,* J. M. Zhu. Two-Dimensional Tin Selenide Nanostructures for Flexible All-Solid-State Supercapacitors. ACS Nano 2014, 8(4), 3761-3770. (Top 10, highly cited).

24. H. H. Yin, S. L. Liu, C. L. Zhang, J. C. Bao, Y. L. Zheng, M. Han,* Z. H. Dai.* Well-Coupled Graphene and Pd-Based Bimetallic Nanocrystals Nanocomposites for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction Reaction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6(3), 2086-2094.

25. X. X. Zeng, J. C. Bao, M. Han, W. W. Tu, Z. H. Dai.* Quantum dots sensitized titanium dioxide decorated reduced graphene oxide for visible light excited photoelectrochemical biosensing at a low potential. Biosen. Bioelectron. 2014, 54, 331-338.

26. S. L. Liu, Z. S. Zhang, J. C. Bao, Y. Q. Lan, W. W. Tu, M. Han,* Z. H. Dai*. Controllable Synthesis of Tetragonal and Cubic Phases Cu2Se Nanowires Assembled by Small Nanocubes and Their Electrocatalytic Performance for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2013, 117, 15164-15173.

27.  M. Han, S. L. Liu, L. Y. Zhang, C. Zhang, W. W. Tu, Z. H. Dai, J. C. Bao. Synthesis of octopus-tentackle-like Cu nanowire-Ag nanocrystals heterostructures and their enhanced electrocatalytic performance for oxygen reduction reaction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interface. 2012, 4, 6654-6660.

28. M. Han, S. L. Liu, J. C. Bao, Z. H. Dai. Pd nanoparticle assemblies-As the substitute of HRP, in their biosensing applications for H2O2 and glucose. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2012, 31(1), 151-156.



  1. Min Han, Suli Liu, Jianchun Bao, Zhihui Dai. Monodisperse Ag nanocrystals: new high-efficient catalyst and their applications in Sonogashira reaction. Chinese National Invention Patent. Patent number: CN102350344A.

  2. Min Han, Suli Liu, Jianchun Bao, Zhihui Dai. Porous Pd nanospheres and their fabrication method. Chinese National Invention Patent. Patent number: CN110370138.7.

  3. Jianchun Bao, Min Han,Ke Xu, Zhuihui Dai. Ultrathin NiSNanorods and their solid-liquid phase synthetic method. Chinese National Invention Patent. Patent number: CN102198960A.

Jianchun Bao, Min Han, Pei Guo, Zhihui Dai, Nanquan Xu, Dan Yuan. Monoclinic phase rare earth oxylsulfide ultrathin nanowires and nanowire-based superstructures as well as their fabrication methods. Chinese National Invention Patent. Patent number:CN102220641A.