Zhenwei Gao (email@example.com)
Materials Systems for Sustainability and Health
Zhenwei joined Prof. Junhong Chen’s group as a postdoctoral scholar in August 2022. Before coming to the University of Chicago, Zhenwei earned his Ph.D. degree in Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. During his doctoral study, his research focused on photochemical formation mechanisms and applications of Mn oxide nanomaterials. Zhenwei received his B.S. and M.S. from Tongji University in China.
Zhenwei's current research focuses on investigating the precision separation of heavy metal ions through capacitive deionization and understanding the binding dynamics between heavy metal ions and chemical probes in water sensors.