Director of the Automotive Engineering,
School of Vehicle and Mobility, Tsinghua University
- Ph.D. Dept. Aeronautics and Astronautics - University of Tokyo 2000
M.S. Beijing Institute of Aerodynamics 1993
B.S. Dept. of Engineering Mechanics - Tsinghua University 1990
- Professor at Tsinghua University - School of Vehicle and Mobility 2011～present
Researches focuses on electrochemical power sources for vehicular usage, including proton conduction and ORR mechanism on Pt surface, high-power density/long durability catalyst layer at low Pt-loading, sub-freeze startup, degradation and durability of fuel cell; thermal management and thermal safety of lithium-ion battery, degradation mechanism and life prediction, fast charging at low temperature; theory and application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, etc.
Research fellow, Nissan Motor Research Center, Japan 2000~2010
Japan Munbosho Scholarship, University of Tokyo 1997~2000
Research engineer, Beijing Institute of Aerodynamics 1993~1997
Dr. Jianbo Zhang got his PhD degree on Aerodynamics in the University of Tokyo, Japan. He worked in Nissan Research Center on the R&D of fuel cell and LIB during 2000~2011. He was offered the professorship in the Department of Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, and set up the Lab of Electrochemical Power Sources in 2011.
His research interests center around the diagnosis and design of electrochemical devices such as the fuel cell and lithium-ion cell.