Email: chunhua.cui(at)

Office phone: +86-28-83208632


2008-2011  University of Science and Technology of China  Ph.D

2001-2008  Sichuan Normal University  B.S/M.S


Work Experience

2017.06-                    University of Electronic Science and Technology of China         Professor

2014.10-2017.06       University of Zurich                                                                     Independent Researcher

2014.01-2014.09       University of Notre Dame                                                            Post-doctor

2011.08-2013.12       Technical University of Berlin                                                     Post-doctor


Research Interests

ElectrochemistryMaterials ScienceClean Energy


Selected Publications

[1] Chunhua Cui*, Marc Heggen, Wolf-Dietrich Zabka, Wei Cui, Jürg Osterwalder, Benjamin Probst and Roger Alberto, Atomically Dispersed Hybrid Nickel-Iridium Sites for Photoelectrocatalysis. Nature Commun., 2017, 8, 1341.

[2] Chunhua Cui, Lin Gan, Maximilian Neumann, Marc Heggen, Beatriz Roldan Cuenya, and Peter Strasser* Carbon Monoxide-Assisted Size Confinement of Bimetallic Alloy Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 4813-4816.

[3] Lin Gan, Chunhua Cui, Marc Heggen, Fabio Dionigi, Stefan Rudi and Peter Strasser*, Element-Specific Anisotropic Growth of Shaped Platinum Alloy Nanocrystals. Science, 2014, 346, 1502-1506

 [4] Chunhua Cui, Lin Gan, Marc Heggen, Stefan Rudi and Peter Strasser*, Compositional Segregation in Shaped Pt Alloy Nanoparticles and Their Structural Behavior During Electrocatalysis. Nature Mater., 2013, 12, 765-771.

[5] Chun-Hua Cui, Shu-Hong Yu*, Engineering Interface and Surface of Noble Metal Nanoparticle Nanotubes toward Enhanced Catalytic Activity for Fuel Cell Applications. Acc. Chem. Res. 2013, 46 (7), 1427–1437.

[6] Chunhua Cui, Lin Gan,Hui-Hui Li, Shu-Hong Yu, Marc Heggen, and Peter Strasser*. Octahedral PtNi Nanoparticle Catalysts: Exceptional Oxygen Reduction Activity by Tuning the Alloy Particle Surface Composition. Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 5885–5889.

[7] Chun-Hua Cui, Hui-Hui Li, Min-Rui Gao, Shu-Hong Yu*, Surface Composition and Lattice Ordering Controlled Activity and Durability of CuPt Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. ACS Catalysis, 2012, 2, 916-924.

[8] Chun-Hua Cui, Hui-Hui Li, Shu-Hong Yu*, Large Scale Restructuring of Porous Pt-Ni Nanoparticle Tubes for Methanol Oxidation: A Highly Reactive, Stable, and Restorable Fuel Cell Catalyst. Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 1611.

[9] Chun-Hua Cui, Hui-Hui Li, Jin-Wen Yu, Min-Rui Gao & Shu-Hong Yu*. Ternary Heterostructured Nanoparticle Tubes: A Dual Catalyst and Its Synergistic Enhancement Effects for O2/H2O2 Reduction. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 9149-9152.