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Fengru Fan
Name:   Fengru Fan
Year of Birth: 1984
Address: Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361005, P. R. China
E-mail: frfan@xmu.edu.cn
Research group:


  • 2013.09- Present iChEM Fellow, Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials
  • 2008.09-2012.01 Joint Ph.D., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • 2006.09-2013.06 Ph.D, Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University,China
  • 2002.09-2006.06 B.S., Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University,China


  • Nanogenerator and Self-powered system, Energy Harvesting and Conversion, Nanomaterial Chemistry


  • 2002.04 Second Grade National Scholarship
  • 2003.10 Excellent Merit Student in Xiamen University
  • 2004.04 The First Prize Scholarship in National Science Talent Base
  • 2004.10 First Grade National Scholarship
  • 2006.06 Outstanding Graduates in Xiamen University
  • 2010.10 The First Academic Awards for Ph. D. candidates, Ministry of Education


  1. Fengru Fan, Long Lin, Guang Zhu, Wenzhuo Wu, Rui Zhang, Zhong Lin Wang*, Transparent Triboelectric Nanogenerators and Self-Powered Pressure Sensors Based on Micropatterned Plastic Films, Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 3109–3114. (Cited:38)
  2. Fengru Fan, Zhongqun Tian, Zhong Lin Wang*, Flexible triboelectric generator,Nano Energy 2012 1, 328–334. (Cited:52)
  3. Fengru Fan, Yong Ding, Zhongqun Tian*, Zhong Lin Wang*, Facet-Selective Epitaxial Growth of Heterogeneous Nanostructures of Semiconductor and Metal: ZnO Nanorods on Ag Nanocrystals, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 12036-12037. (Cited:51)
  4. Fengru Fan, Adel Attia, Ujjal Kumar Sur, Jianbin Chen, Zhaoxiong Xie, Jianfeng Li, Bin Ren, Zhongqun Tian*, An Effective Strategy for Room-Temperature Synthesis of Single-Crystalline Palladium Nanocubes and Nanodendrites in Aqueous Solution, Cryst. Growth Des., 2009, 9, 2335-2340. (Cited:25)
  5. Fengru Fan, Deyu Liu, Yuanfei Wu, Zhaoxiong Xie*, Zhiyuan Jiang, Zhongqun Tian*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 6949-6951. (Cited:234)


  1. Z.L. Wang, F.R. Fan, L. Lin, G. Zhu, C.F. Pan, Y.S. Zhou “Triboelectric generator”, US patent pending, Sept. 2012