Name:Huhu Cheng    

Information:Assistant Professor


Education and Experience:

04/2018~Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

04/2018~07/2020: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

04/2016~04/2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, China.

04/2016~04/2018: M.S. & Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Beijing Institute of Technology, China.

09/2005~07/2009: B.S., Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Shanxi Normal University

Research Work:

Structure regulation and chemical modification of carbon/polymer-based functional materials for novel energy conversion or storage systems, such as moisture triggered electricity generators, solar-thermal steam generators, biomimetic actuators, flexible energy storage systems.

Selected Publications:


1.Fengyao Chi, Yajie Hu, Wenya He, Chuanxin Weng, Huhu Cheng*, Chun Li, Liangti Qu*, Graphene ionogel ultra-fast filter supercapacitor with 4 v workable window and 150 degrees C operable temperature, Small, 2022, DOI10.1002/smll.202200916.

2. Haiyan Wang, Yilin Sun, Tiancheng He, Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*, Chun Li, Dan Xie, Pengfei Yang, Yanfeng Zhang, Liangti Qu*, Bilayer of polyelectrolyte films for spontaneous power generation in air up to an integrated 1,000-volt output, Nature Nanotechnology, 2021, 16, 811.

Reported by Wissenschaft aktuell:

3.Houze Yao, Panpan Zhang, Ce Yang, Qihua Liao, Yaxin Huang, Miao Zhang, Xiaobao Wang, Tengyu Lin, Huhu Cheng*, Jiayin Yuan*, Liangti Qu*, Janus-interface engineering boosting solar steam towards high-efficiency water collection. Energy & Environmental Science, 2021, 14, 5330 (Back cover)

4.Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*, Liangti Qu*, Emerging materials for water-enabled electricity generation, ACS Materials Letters, 2021, 3, 193.

5.Houze Yao, Panpan Zhang, Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*, Chun Li, Liangti Qu*, Highly efficient clean water production from contaminated air with a wide humidity range, Advanced Materials, 2020, 32, 1905875.

Reported by Materials Views China:

6. Qihua Liao, Panpan Zhang, Houze Yao, Huhu Cheng*, Chun Li, Liangti Qu*, Reduced graphene oxide–based spectrally selective absorber with an extremely low thermal emittance and high solar absorptance, Advanced Science, 2020, 1903125.

Reported by Materials Views China:

7.Ce Yang, Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu*Rollable, stretchable, and reconfigurable graphene hygroelectric generators. Advanced Materials, 2019, 31, 1805705. (Inside back cover)

Reported by New Scientist:

8.Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*, Ce Yang, Houze Yao, Chun Li, Liangti Qu*, All-region-applicable, continuous power supply of graphene oxide composite. Energy & Environmental Science, 2019, 12, 1848.

9.Panpan Zhang, Qihua Liao, Houze Yao, Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*, Liangti Qu*Direct solar steam generation system for clean water production. Energy Storage Materials, 2019, 18, 429.

10.Jiaxin Bai, Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*, Liangti Qu*, Moist-electric generation. Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 23083. (Inside back cover)

11. Yaxin Huang, Huhu Cheng*, Ce Yang, Panpan Zhang, Qihua Liao, Houze Yao, Gaoquan Shi, Liangti Qu*, Interface-mediated hygroelectric generator with an output voltage approaching 1.5 volts. Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 4166.

12.Huhu Cheng#,*, Yaxin Huang#, Fei Zhao, Ce Yang, Panpan Zhang, Lan Jiang, Gaoquan Shi, Liangti Qu*, Spontaneous power source in ambient air of a well-directionally reduced graphene oxide bulk. Energy & Environmental Science, 2018, 11, 2839.

Reported by科学网:

13.Huhu Cheng, Yaxin Huang, Liangti Qu*, Qilong Cheng, Gaoquan Shi*, Lan Jiang*, Flexible in-plane graphene oxide moisture-electric converter for touchless interactive panel, Nano Energy, 2018, 45, 37.

14.Huhu Cheng, Yaxin Huang, Gaoquan Shi, Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu*, Graphene-based functional architectures sheets regulation and macrostructure construction toward actuators and power generators. Accounts of Chemical Research, 2017, 50, 1663.

15.Huhu Cheng#,*, Yaxin Huang#, Qilong Cheng, Gaoquan Shi, Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu*, Self-healing graphene oxide based functional architectures triggered by moisture. Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, 27, 42.

16.Huhu Cheng, Fei Zhao, Jiangli Xue, Gaoquan Shi, Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu*, One single graphene oxide film for responsive actuation. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 9529.

17.Huhu Cheng, Minghui Ye, Fei Zhao, Chuangang Hu, Yang Zhao, Yuan Liang, Nan Chen, Shilv Chen, Jiang Lan, Liangti Qu* A General and extremely simple remote approach toward graphene bulks with in situ multifunctionalization. Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 3305.

18.Huhu Cheng, Yue Hu, Fei Zhao, Zelin Dong, Yanhong Wang, Nan Chen, Zhipan Zhang, Liangti Qu*, Moisture-activated torsional motor of graphene fiber. Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 2909.

Research Highlight by Nature Materials:

19.Huhu Cheng, Yuan Liang, Fei Zhao, Yue Hu, Zelin Dong, Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu*, Functional graphene springs for responsive actuation. Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 11052. Reported by Chemistry Word News:

20.Huhu Cheng, Jia Liu, Yang. Zhao, Chuangang Hu, Zhipan Zhang, Nan Chen, Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu*, Graphene fibers with predetermined deformation as moisture-triggered actuators and robots. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52, 10482.

Reported by Chemistry Views:

21.Huhu Cheng, Zelin Dong, Chuangang Hu, Yang Zhao, Yue Hu, Liangti Qu*, Nan Chen, Liming Dai*. Textile electrodes woven by carbon nanotube-graphene hybrid fibers for flexible electrochemical capacitors. Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 3428.

22.Huhu Cheng, Yang Zhao, Yueqiong Fan, Xuejun Xie, Liangti Qu*, Gaoquan Shi*, Graphene-quantum-dot assembled nanotubes: a new platform for efficient Raman enhancement. ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 2237.