Haobo Li

Haobo Li

School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Artificial-Intelligence assisted design of catalysts

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Externally-funded researcher University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2022 Postdoctoral researcher Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society
    2018 - 2021 Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral researcher Technical University Munich
    2017 - 2018 Assistant researcher Westlake University
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2012 - 2017 Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics China PhD
    2008 - 2012 Nankai University China B.S.
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Zhang, D., Li, H., Riaz, A., Sharma, A., Liang, W., Wang, Y., . . . Karuturi, S. (2022). Unconventional direct synthesis of Ni₃N/Ni with N-vacancies for efficient and stable hydrogen evolution. Energy and Environmental Science, 15(1), 185-195.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS8
    2022 Jin, H., Yu, H., Li, H., Davey, K., Song, T., Paik, U., & Qiao, S. (2022). MXene Analogue: A 2D Nitridene Solid Solution for High Rate Hydrogen Production. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 61(27), 8 pages.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS6
    2022 Li, H., & Reuter, K. (2022). Ab Initio Thermodynamic Stability of Carbide Catalysts under Electrochemical Conditions. ACS Catalysis, 12(16), 10506-10513.
    2022 Wei, W., Zhang, C., Li, H., Pan, J., Tan, Z., Li, Y., & Cui, Y. (2022). In Situ Growth Dynamics of Uniform Bilayer Graphene with Different Twisted Angles Following Layer-by-Layer Mode.. The journal of physical chemistry letters, 11201-11207.
    2021 Lin, L., Li, H., Wang, Y., Li, H., Wei, P., Nan, B., . . . Bao, X. (2021). Temperature-Dependent CO<inf>2</inf> Electroreduction over Fe-N-C and Ni-N-C Single-Atom Catalysts. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 60(51), 26582-26586.
    DOI Scopus24 WoS23
    2021 Li, H., Liu, Y., Chen, K., Margraf, J. T., Li, Y., & Reuter, K. (2021). Subgroup Discovery Points to the Prominent Role of Charge Transfer in Breaking Nitrogen Scaling Relations at Single-Atom Catalysts on VS<inf>2</inf>. ACS Catalysis, 11(13), 7906-7914.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS17
    2021 Griesser, C., Li, H., Wernig, E. M., Winkler, D., Shakibi Nia, N., Mairegger, T., . . . Kunze-Liebhäuser, J. (2021). True Nature of the Transition-Metal Carbide/Liquid Interface Determines Its Reactivity. ACS Catalysis, 11(8), 4920-4928.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7 Europe PMC2
    2020 Cui, X., Ren, P., Ma, C., Zhao, J., Chen, R., Chen, S., . . . Deng, D. (2020). Robust Interface Ru Centers for High‐Performance Acidic Oxygen Evolution. Advanced Materials, 32(25), 1908126-1-1908126-7.
    DOI Scopus68 WoS69 Europe PMC4
    2020 Dong, J., Fu, Q., Li, H., Xiao, J., Yang, B., Zhang, B., . . . Bao, X. (2020). Reaction-Induced Strong Metal–Support Interactions between Metals and Inert Boron Nitride Nanosheets. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142(40), 17167-17174.
    DOI Scopus75 WoS73 Europe PMC6
    2020 Li, H., & Reuter, K. (2020). Active-Site Computational Screening: Role of Structural and Compositional Diversity for the Electrochemical CO₂ Reduction at Mo Carbide Catalysts. ACS Catalysis, 10(20), 11814-11821.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS13
    2019 Li, R., Liu, Y., Li, H., Zhang, M., Lu, Y., Zhang, L., . . . Yan, K. (2019). One-Step Synthesis of NiMn-Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets Efficient for Water Oxidation. Small Methods, 3(1), 1800344-1-1800344-5.
    DOI Scopus53 WoS54
    2019 Li, H., Guo, C., Fu, Q., & Xiao, J. (2019). Toward Fundamentals of Confined Electrocatalysis in Nanoscale Reactors. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10(3), 533-539.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS13
    2019 Wang, A., Zhang, M., Li, H., Wu, F., Yan, K., & Xiao, J. (2019). Combination of Theory and Experiment Achieving a Rational Design of Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Evolution on the Hierarchically Mesoporous CoS<sub>2</sub> Microsphere. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123(22), 13428-13433.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS9
    2019 Wang, S., Li, H., He, M., Cui, X., Hua, L., Li, H., . . . Deng, D. (2019). Room-temperature conversion of ethane and the mechanism understanding over single iron atoms confined in graphene. Journal of Energy Chemistry, 36, 47-50.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7
    2019 Lin, L., Li, H., Yan, C., Li, H., Si, R., Li, M., . . . Bao, X. (2019). Synergistic Catalysis over Iron‐Nitrogen Sites Anchored with Cobalt Phthalocyanine for Efficient CO <sub>2</sub> Electroreduction. Advanced Materials, 31(41), 7 pages.
    DOI Scopus166 WoS167 Europe PMC9
    2019 Cheng, Y., Zhao, S., Li, H., He, S., Veder, J. -P., Johannessen, B., . . . Jiang, S. P. (2019). Unsaturated edge-anchored Ni single atoms on porous microwave exfoliated graphene oxide for electrochemical CO₂. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 243, 294-303.
    DOI Scopus188 WoS183
    2018 Wang, J., Cui, X., Li, H., Xiao, J., Yang, J., Mu, X., . . . Bao, X. (2018). Highly efficient catalytic scavenging of oxygen free radicals with graphene-encapsulated metal nanoshields. Nano Research, 11(5), 2821-2835.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS26
    2018 Cui, X., Li, H., Wang, Y., Hu, Y., Hua, L., Li, H., . . . Bao, X. (2018). Room-Temperature Methane Conversion by Graphene-Confined Single Iron Atoms. Chem, 4(8), 1902-1910.
    DOI Scopus243 WoS238
    2018 Jiang, X., Li, H., Xiao, J., Gao, D., Si, R., Yang, F., . . . Bao, X. (2018). Carbon dioxide electroreduction over imidazolate ligands coordinated with Zn(II) center in ZIFs. Nano Energy, 52, 345-350.
    DOI Scopus64 WoS64
    2018 Wang, A., Li, H., Xiao, J., Lu, Y., Zhang, M., Hu, K., & Yan, K. (2018). Integration of Theory and Experiment on Mesoporous Nickel Sulfide Microsphere for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. ACS Sustainable Chemistry &amp; Engineering, 6(12), 15995-16000.
    DOI Scopus37 WoS37
    2018 Li, X., Lin, B., Li, H., Yu, Q., Ge, Y., Jin, X., . . . Xiao, J. (2018). Carbon doped hexagonal BN as a highly efficient metal-free base catalyst for Knoevenagel condensation reaction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 239, 254-259.
    DOI Scopus78 WoS77
    2018 Yan, C., Li, H., Ye, Y., Wu, H., Cai, F., Si, R., . . . Bao, X. (2018). Coordinatively unsaturated nickel–nitrogen sites towards selective and high-rate CO<sub>2</sub>electroreduction. Energy &amp; Environmental Science, 11(5), 1204-1210.
    DOI Scopus448 WoS436
    2017 Deng, J., Li, H., Wang, S., Ding, D., Chen, M., Liu, C., . . . Bao, X. (2017). Multiscale structural and electronic control of molybdenum disulfide foam for highly efficient hydrogen production. Nature Communications, 8(1), 14430-1-14430-8.
    DOI Scopus402 WoS410 Europe PMC48
    2017 Li, H., Xiao, J., Fu, Q., & Bao, X. (2017). Confined catalysis under two-dimensional materials. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(23), 5930-5934.
    DOI Scopus156 WoS144 Europe PMC26
    2017 Liu, Q., Liu, Y., Li, H., Li, L., Deng, D., Yang, F., & Bao, X. (2017). Towards the atomic-scale characterization of isolated iron sites confined in a nitrogen-doped graphene matrix. Applied Surface Science, 410, 111-116.
    DOI Scopus19 WoS19
    2017 Ye, Y., Cai, F., Li, H., Wu, H., Wang, G., Li, Y., . . . Bao, X. (2017). Surface functionalization of ZIF-8 with ammonium ferric citrate toward high exposure of Fe-N active sites for efficient oxygen and carbon dioxide electroreduction. Nano Energy, 38, 281-289.
    DOI Scopus240 WoS236
    2017 Ye, Y., Li, H., Cai, F., Yan, C., Si, R., Miao, S., . . . Bao, X. (2017). Two-Dimensional Mesoporous Carbon Doped with Fe–N Active Sites for Efficient Oxygen Reduction. ACS Catalysis, 7(11), 7638-7646.
    DOI Scopus78 WoS75
    2017 Li, P., Li, H., Pan, X., Tie, K., Cui, T., Ding, M., & Bao, X. (2017). Catalytically Active Boron Nitride in Acetylene Hydrochlorination. ACS Catalysis, 7(12), 8572-8577.
    DOI Scopus50 WoS46
    2017 Xiao, J., Pan, X., Zhang, F., Li, H., & Bao, X. (2017). Size-dependence of carbon nanotube confinement in catalysis. Chemical Science, 8(1), 278-283.
    DOI Scopus40 WoS38 Europe PMC2
    2017 Gao, L., Wang, Y., Li, H., Li, Q., Ta, N., Zhuang, L., . . . Bao, X. (2017). A nickel nanocatalyst within a h-BN shell for enhanced hydrogen oxidation reactions. Chemical Science, 8(8), 5728-5734.
    DOI Scopus85 WoS84 Europe PMC4
    2016 Li, H. (2016). Selective conversion of syngas to light olefins. Science, 351(6277), 1065-1068.
    DOI Scopus837 WoS764 Europe PMC73
    2016 Tu, Y., Li, H., Deng, D., Xiao, J., Cui, X., Ding, D., . . . Bao, X. (2016). Low charge overpotential of lithium-oxygen batteries with metallic Co encapsulated in single-layer graphene shell as the catalyst. Nano Energy, 30, 877-884.
    DOI Scopus56 WoS53
    2016 Wu, H., Li, H., Zhao, X., Liu, Q., Wang, J., Xiao, J., . . . Bao, X. (2016). Highly doped and exposed Cu(<scp>i</scp>)–N active sites within graphene towards efficient oxygen reduction for zinc–air batteries. Energy and Environmental Science, 9(12), 3736-3745.
    DOI Scopus302 WoS293
    2015 Zhang, Y., Weng, X., Li, H., Li, H., Wei, M., Xiao, J., . . . Bao, X. (2015). Hexagonal boron nitride cover on Pt(111): A new route to tune molecule-metal interaction and metal-catalyzed reactions. Nano Letters, 15(5), 3616-3623.
    DOI Scopus117 WoS117 Europe PMC27
    2015 Deng, D., Chen, X., Yu, L., Wu, X., Liu, Q., Liu, Y., . . . Bao, X. (2015). Chemistry: A single iron site confined in a graphene matrix for the catalytic oxidation of benzene at room temperature. Science Advances, 1(11), 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus562 WoS573 Europe PMC73
    2015 Yang, Y., Fu, Q., Li, H., Wei, M., Xiao, J., Wei, W., & Bao, X. (2015). Creating a Nanospace under an h-BN Cover for Adlayer Growth on Nickel(111). ACS Nano, 9(12), 11589-11598.
    DOI Scopus39 WoS41 Europe PMC7
    2015 Deng, J., Li, H., Xiao, J., Tu, Y., Deng, D., Yang, H., . . . Bao, X. (2015). Triggering the electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution activity of the inert two-dimensional MoS<inf>2</inf> surface via single-atom metal doping. Energy and Environmental Science, 8(5), 1594-1601.
    DOI Scopus882 WoS866
    2012 Li, H., Duan, X., Ma, J., & Zheng, W. (2012). A controllable ionic liquid-assisted hydrothermal route to prepare CoCO3 crystals and their conversion to porous Co3O4. CRYSTAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY, 47(1), 25-30.
    DOI WoS10
    2011 Duan, X., Liu, X., Chen, Q., Li, H., Li, J., Hu, X., . . . Zheng, W. (2011). Ionic liquid-assisted synthesis of CdSe dendrites from nanospheres through oriented attachment. DALTON TRANSACTIONS, 40(9), 1924-1928.
    DOI WoS26 Europe PMC7
    2010 Kim, T., Li, H., Lian, J., Jin, H., Ma, J., Duan, X., . . . Zheng, W. (2010). Ionic liquid-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of gamma-Al2O3 hierarchical nanostructures. CRYSTAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY, 45(7), 767-770.
    DOI WoS8
    2010 Ma, J., Duan, X., Lian, J., Kim, T., Peng, P., Liu, X., . . . Zheng, W. (2010). Sb2S3 with Various Nanostructures: Controllable Synthesis, Formation Mechanism, and Electrochemical Performance toward Lithium Storage. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 16(44), 13210-13217.
    DOI WoS81 Europe PMC8
    2010 Lian, J., Ma, J., Duan, X., Kim, T., Li, H., & Zheng, W. (2010). One-step ionothermal synthesis of gamma-Al2O3 mesoporous nanoflakes at low temperature. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 46(15), 2650-2652.
    DOI WoS75 Europe PMC17

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