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Shi-Gang SUN


Office: Chemistry Building 403 
Tel: 2180181 
Address: State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces
Brief Introduction
  • Education
    • B.Sc. (1982.2.), Xiamen University
    • Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) (1983.7.),  Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France (Supervisor Prof. R. Parsons FRS)
    • Docteur ès Sciences (Doctorat d'Edat) (1986.9.), Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France (Supervisor Prof. J. Clavilier)
  • Working Experience
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow (1986.9.-1987.10.), Labotatoire D'Electrochimie Interfaciales du C.N.R.S., France
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow (1987.12.-1989.11.), Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University
    • Associate Professor (1988.12.-1991.11), Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University
    • Professor (1991.12.-), Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University
  • Scientific Visits
    •  University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K. (1985.4.-1985.5., 1987.4.-1987.5.)
    • University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada (1988.12.-1989.8., 1992,5.-1992.8., 1994.11.- 1995.2., 2001.7.-2001.9.)
    •  Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong (1996.1.-1996.6.), (Croucher Foundation Visiting Fellow)
    •  Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, (1998.7.-1998.9.)
  • Professional and Honorary Societies
    • President of Chinese Electrochemical Society, 2011-
    • Fellow of International Society of Electrochemistry (FISE), 2007-
    • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), 2005 -
    • Standing Council member of Chinese Chemical Society, 2010 -
    • Member of the Executive Committee of Chinese Society of Micro and Nano technology, 2005 -
    • Deputy chair of Chinese Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2007-
    • Council member of Chinese Society of Surface and Interface Physics, 1999-
  • Awards
    • “Brian Conway” Prize (2010), International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)
    •  Award of distinguished Achievement in electrochemistry (2009), Chinese society of electrochemistry(CSE)
    • 1st Degree Award in Natural Science (2008), Ministry of Education, China
    • Award of Distinguished Professorship in Higher Education (2006), China
    • 1st Degree Award of State Excellence in Education (2001),  China
  • Editorial Boards
    • Editorial Board Member: J.Electroanal.Chem.; Funtional Materials Letters;  Int.J.Anal.Chem.; Appl.Chem.
    • Associate Editor: Electrochim.Acta; Acta Phys.-Chim. Sin.; Spec.& Spectral Anal.
    • Editor-in-Chief: J. of Electrochemistry


Research Interests
  • Surface electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, Spectroelectrochemistry, Electrode kinetics, Chemical power source, Organic electrochemistry.


Representative Publications
  1. Na Tian, Zhi-You Zhou, Shi-Gang Sun*, Yong Ding, Zhong Lin Wang*, Synthesis of Tetrahexahedral Platinum Nanocrystals with High-Index Facets and High Electro-Oxidation Activity, Science, 2007, 316: 732-735.
  2. Jun-Tao Li, Zhi-You  Zhou, Ian Broadwell, and Shi-Gang Sun*, In-Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Studies of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, Acc.  Chem. Res., 2012, 45(4): 485–494.
  3. Hong-Gang Liao, Yan-Xia Jiang*, Zhi-You Zhou, Sheng-Pei Chen, Shi-Gang Sun*, Shape-controlled synthesis of gold nanoparticles in deep eutectic solvents for studies of structure-functionality relationships in electrocatalysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47: 9100-9103.
  4. Na Tian, Zhi-You Zhou, Shi-Gang Sun*, Platinum Metal Catalysts of High-Index Surfaces: From Single-Crystal Planes to Electrochemically Shape-Controlled Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C, Feauture Article, 2008, 112 (50): 19801-19817.
  5. Na Tian, Zhi-You Zhou and Shi-Gang Sun*, Electrochemical preparation of Pd nanorods with high-index facets, Chemical Communications, 2009, 1502 – 1504.
  6. Ling Huang*, Xiao-Mei Zheng, Yun-Shi Wu, Lian-Jie Xue, Fu-Sheng Ke, Guo-Zheng Wei, Shi-Gang Sun*, Electrodeposition and lithium storage performance of novel three-dimensional porous Fe–Sb–P amorphous alloy electrode, Electrochemistry Communications,2009,11:585-588.
  7. Yong-Jun Li, Wei-Jun Huang, and Shi-Gang Sun*, A Universal Approach for the Self-Assembly of Hydrophilic Nanoparticles into Ordered Monolayer Films at a Toluene/Water Interface, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 118, 2599–2601.
  8. Na Tian, Zhi-You Zhou, Shi-Gang Sun*, Li Cui, Bin Ren and Zhong-Qun Tian,Electrochemical preparation of platinum nanothorn assemblies with high surface enhanced Raman scattering activity, Chem. Commun., 2006, 4090-4092.
  9. Qi-Hui Wu, Nan-Hai Li, and Shi-Gang Sun*, Manipulation of Electrocatalytic Reaction Pathways through Surface Chemistry: In Situ Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopic Studies of 1,3-Butanediol Oxidation on a Pt Surface Modified with Sb and S Adatoms,J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110, 11383-11390.
  10. You-Jun Fan, Chun-Jie Fan,Chun-Hua Zhen, Shi-Gang Sun*, Electrochemical characterization of kinked Pt(751) surface in acidic media, Electrochim. Acta, 2006, 52: 945-950.
  11. Zhi-You Zhou,Shui-Chao Lin, Sheng-Pei Chen, Shi-Gang Sun*, In situ step-scan time-resolved microscope FTIR spectroscopy working with a thin-layer cell, Electrochem. Commun., 2005, 7: 490-495.
  12. Han-Chun Wang, Shi-Gang Sun*, Jia-Wei Yan, Hong-Zhou Yang, Zhi-You Zhou, In Situ STM Studies of Electrochemical Growth of Nanostructured Ni Films and Their Anomalous IR Properties, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005,109: 4309-4316.
  13. Yan-Xia Jiang, Wei-Zheng Weng, Di Si, Shi-Gang Sun*, FTIR Studies of Zeolite Matrix Effects on the Properties of Palladium Clusters Confined in the Supercages of NaX and NaY, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109,7637-7642.
  14. Yan-Xia Jiang, Shi-Gang Sun*, Anomalous IR optical properties of aggregates of Pd nanoparticles induced through electrochemical cyclic voltammetry, Electrochim. Acta, 2005, 50: 3093-3099.
  15. Zuo-Feng Chen, Yan-Xia Jiang*, Ye Wang, Jin-Mei Xu, Lan-Ying Jin, Shi-Gang Sun*, Electrocatalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide and methanol at Pt nanoparticles confined in SBA-15: voltammetric and in situ infrared spectroscopic studies, J. Solid State Electrochem., 2005,9(5): 363-370.
  16. Zhi-You Zhou, Shi-Gang Sun*, In situ step-scan time-resolved microscope FTIR spectroscopy applied in irreversible electrochemical reactions, Electrochim. Acta, 2005, 50: 5163-5171.
  17. Chun-Hua Zhen, Shi-Gang Sun*, Chun-Jie Fan, Sheng-Pei Chen, Bing-Wei Mao, You-Jun Fan, In situ FTIRS and EQCM Studies of Glycine Adsorption and Oxidation on Au(111) Electrode in Alkaline Solutions, Electrochim. Acta, 2004, 49(8): 1249-1255.
  18. Yan-Xia Jiang, Nan Ding, Shi-Gang Sun* Enhanced IR adsorption of CO adsorbed on Pd nanoparticles embedded in mesoporous molecular sieve SBA-15, J. Electroanal. chem. , 2004, 563(1): 15-21.
  19. You-Jun Fan, Zhi-You Zhou, Chun-Hua Zhen, Shi-Gang Sun*, Chun-Jie Fan, Kinetics of dissociative adsorption of ethylene glycol on Pt(100) electrode surface in sulfuric acid solutions, Electrochim. Acta, 2004, 49: 4659-4666.
  20. Hui Gong, Shi-Gang Sun*, You-Jiang Chen, Sheng-Pei Chen, In situ Microscope FTIRS studies of CO adsorption on an individually addressable array of nanostructured Pt microelectrodes -- An approach of combinatorial analysis of anomalous IR properties, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004 108: 11575-11584.
  21. Zhi-You Zhou, Na Tian, You-Jiang Chen, Sheng-Pei Chen, Shi-Gang Sun*, In situ Rapid-Scan time-resolved microscope FTIR spectrochemistry: Study of the dynamic processes of methanol oxidation on a nanostructured Pt electrode, J. Electroanal. Chem. , 2004, 573: 111-119.