Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM),
Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, 215123, P. R. China,
Xuhui Sun received his B. Sc. and M. Sc. degrees from Tsinghua University, China, in 1993 and 1996, respectively, and Ph.D. degree in material science from the City University of Hong Kong in 2002. He performed postdoctoral research at University of Western Ontario in 2003 and joined NASA Ames Research Center in 2005 as a postdoctoral scholar. Before joined Institute of Nano Functional & Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Soochow University in 2009 as a professor, he was a research scientist at Advanced Studies Lab, NASA Ames Research Center. His research interests are focused in the area of the nanomaterials and their applications in sensors and energy harvesting (including nanogenerator, Li ion batteries, solar water splitting). He is also interested in the development and application of synchrotron radiation techniques in nanomaterials study. He has published over 180 papers in high impact journals such as Chem. Rev., JACS., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Adv. Mater., ACS Nano, etc., 5 book chapters, and held 3 US patents and 14 Chinese patents. He has been PI or co-PI of a number of projects from the nation basic research program (973 Program), the national high-tech R&D Program (863 Program) and National Science Foundation of China (NSFC).