Tao Zhang


  • Editor-in-Chief

    Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 116023, Dalian, China

  • Professor Tao Zhang received his PhD in 1989 from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). After one year in University of Birmingham as a post-doctoral fellow, he joined DICP again in 1990 where he was promoted to a full professor in 1995. He was the director of DICP from 2007-2016 and is now the Vice President of CAS. His research interests are mainly focused on the catalytic conversion of biomass and nano-catalysis. He is the author or co-author of more than 360 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 110 patents. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Journal of Catalysis since 2014, and is an Editorial Board Member of Applied Catalysis B, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering,ChemPhysChem and Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.

    Professor Tao Zhang has won many important awards, such as the National Invention Prize (for three times), Distinguished Award of CAS, and Excellent Scientist Award of Chinese Catalysis Society, and Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Science and Technology by Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation. He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2012 and a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2013.