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Dr. Zhehao Huang graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P. R. China, in 2009 with a B.Sc. in Chemistry, and received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the same university in 2014. He is currently a group leader at Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University. His current research interests include 1) development of electron diffraction methods, high resolution electron microscopy imaging methods, and their application in nanoporous materials. 2) Reveling structure-property relationships, and develop novel nanoporous materials, in view of applications in electrochemistry, photocatalysis and heterogeneous catalysis.



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57. Z. Hemmat, A. Ahmadiparidari, S. Wang, K. Kumar, C. Zhang, S. Rastegar, L. Majidi, L. A. Curtiss, K. Thornton, J. Cabana*, Z. Huang*, A. Salehi-Khojin*, Unprecedented Multifunctionality in One-Dimensional Transition Metal Trichalcogenide Alloys, under review

56. P. Chen, M. Xie, Y. Zhai, Y. Wang, Z. Huang, T. Yang, W. Sun, Y. Wang*, J. Sun*, Stabilization of Extra-Large-Pore Zeolite by Boron Substitution, under review.

55. A. Ahmadiparidari , Z. Hemmat , S. Manna , S. Wang , S. Srinivasan , K. Kumar , L. Majidi , Y. Liu , J. Cabana , N. Guisinger , Z. Huang, S. Sankaranarayanan*, A. Salehi-Khojin*, Two-Dimensional Layered High-Entropy Alloys; Road to Superior Thermal and Electrical Characteristics of Transition Metal Chalcogenides, under review.

54. L. Majidi, A. Ahmadiparidari, N. Shan, S. K. Singh, Z. Huang, S. Rastegar, K. Kumar, Z. Hemmat, A. T. Ngo, P. Zapol, J. Cabana, A. Subramanian, L. A. C, A. Salehi-Khojin, Conductive Metal Organic Frameworks for Sustainable Low Charge Overpotentials in Li-Air Batteries, under review.

53. M. Ge, T. Yang, Y. Wang, F. Carraro, W. Liang, C. Doonan, P. Falcaro, H. Zheng, X. Zou, Z. Huang*, On the Completeness of Three-Dimensional Electron Diffraction Data for Structural Analysis of Metal-Organic Frameworks, Faraday Discuss. DOI: 10.1039/D1FD00020A.

52. Y. Wang, H. Lv, E. S. Grape, C. A. Gaggioli, A. Tayal, A. Dharanipragada, T. Willhammar, A. Ken Inge, X. Zou, B. Liu* and Z. Huang*, A Tunable Multivariate Metal-Organic Framework as A Platform for Designing Photocatalysts,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 17, 6333–6338.

51. M. Ge, X. Zou, Z. Huang*, Three-Dimensional Electron Diffraction for Structural Analysis of Beam-Sensitive Metal-Organic Frameworks, Crystals, 2021, 11, 263.

50. M. Ge, Y. Wang, F. Carraro, W. Liang, M. Roostaeinia, S. Siahrostami, D. M. Proserpio, C. Doonan, P. Falcaro, H. Zheng,* X. Zou, Z. Huang*, High-Throughput Electron Diffraction Reveals a Hidden Novel Metal-Organic Framework for Electrocatalysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 11391–11397.

49. L. Yang, P. Cai, L. Zhang, X. Xu, A. A. Yakovenko, Q. Wang, J. Pang, S. Yuan, X. Zou, N. Huang*, Z. Huang*, H.-C. Zhou*, Ligand-Directed Conformational Control over Porphyrinic Zr-MOFs for Size-Selective Catalysis, in revision.

48. Z. Huang*, T. Willhammar*, X. Zou* Three-Dimensional Electron Diffraction for Porous Crystalline Materials: Structure Determination and Beyond, Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 1206-1219.

47. H. Lv, D. Xu, C. Kong, Z. Liang, H. Zheng, Z. Huang*, and B. Liu*, Synthesis and Crystal-Phase Engineering of Mesoporous Palladium-Boron Alloy Nanoparticles, ACS Cent. Sci. 2020, 6, 2347–2353.

46. S. Yuan, B. Cai, J. Peng, Z. Huang, A. T. Garcia-Esparza, D. Sokaras, Y. Zhang, L. Giordano, K. Akkiraju, Y. Zhu, R. Hübner, X. Zou, Y. Román-Leshkov*, Y. Shao-Horn*, Tunable Metal-Hydroxide-Organic Frameworks for Catalyzing Oxygen Evolution, in revision.

45. Y. Wang, B. Wang, H. Yuan, Z. Liang, Z. Huang, Y. Zhou, W. Zhang, H. Zheng*, R. Cao*, Inherent mass transfer engineering of a Co, N co-doped carbon material towards oxygen reduction reaction, J. Energy Chem. 2021, 58, 391-396.

44. Z. Huang*, E. S. Grape, J. Li, A. K. Inge, X. Zou*, Electron Diffraction as an Important Technique for Structure Elucidation of Metal-Organic Frameworks and Covalent Organic Frameworks, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2021, 213583.

43. J. Park, A. C. Hinckley, Z. Huang*, G. Chen, A. A. Yakovenko, X. Zou, Z. Bao*, High Thermopower in a Zn-based 3D Semiconductive Metal–Organic Framework, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 20531–20535.

42. G. Chen, L. B. Gee, W. Xu, Y. Zhu, J. S. Lezama-Pacheco, Z. Huang, Z. Li, J. T. Babicz, S. Choudhury, T. -H. Chang, E. Reed, E. I. Solomon, Z. Bao*, Valence-Dependent Electrical Conductivity in a 3D Tetrahydroxyquinone Based Metal−Organic Framework, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 51, 21243–21248.

41. L. Majidi, A. Ahmadiparidari, N. Shan, S. Mical, K. Kumar, Z. Huang, S. Rastegar, Z. Hemmat, X. Zou, P. Zapol, J. Cabana, L. A. Curtiss*, A. Salehi-Khojin*, 2D Copper Tetrahydroxyquinone Conductive Metal–Organic Framework for Selective CO2 Electrocatalysis at Low Overpotentials, Adv. Mater. 2021, 33, 2004393.

40. S. Liang, C. Zhao, T. Yang, Z. Huang,* A. Zheng, L. Wang, Y. Bi, M. Xie, Y. Wang, X. Zou, X. Mu,* and X. Shu, A 12-Ring Silicaluminophosphate molecular sieve RZM-4, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. in review.

39. M. O. Cichocka, Z. Liang, D. Feng, S. Back, S. Siahrostami, X. Wang, Y. Sun, H. Xu, N. Hedin, H. Zheng,* H.-C. Zhou,* X. Zou and Z. Huang*, A Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework for Oxygen Reduction Reaction: Tailoring the Spacing between Active-Sites through Chain-based Inorganic Building Units, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 15386–15395.

38. T. He, Z. Huang, S. Yuan, X.-L. Lv, X.-J. Kong, X. Zou, H.-C. Zhou, and J.-R. Li*, Kinetically Controlled Reticular Assembly of a Chemically Stable Mesoporous Ni(II)-Pyrazolate Metal−Organic Framework, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 13491–13499.

37. Z. Huangǂ, S. Seoǂ, J. Shin, B. Wang, R. G. Bell, S. B. Hong*, and X. Zou*, 3D-3D Topotactic Transformation and Its Implication in New Zeolite Structure Generation, Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 3762.

36. Z. Huang*, M. Ge, F. Carraro, C. Doonan, P. Falcaro, X. Zou*, Can 3D Electron Diffraction Provide Accurate Atomic Structures of Metal-Organic Frameworks? Faraday Discuss. 2021, 225, 118-132.

35. F. Carraro, M. de J. Velasquez-Hernandez, E. Astria, W. Liang, L. Twight, C. Parise, M. Ge, Z. Huang, R. Ricco, X. Zou, L. Villanova, C. Oliver Kappe, C. Doonan*, P. Falcaro*, Phase Dependent Encapsulation and Release Profile of ZIF-Based Biocomposites, Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 3397-3404.

34. S. Yuan, L. Huang, Z. Huang, D. Sun, J.-S. Qin, L. Feng, J. Li, X. Zou, T. Cagin, H.-C. Zhou, Continuous Variation of Lattice Dimensions and Pore Sizes in Metal–Organic Framework Solid Solutions, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 10, 4732-4738.

33. S.-H. Lo, L. Feng, K. Tan, Z. Huang, S. Yuan, K.-Y. Wang, B.-H. Li, W.-L. Liu, G. S. Day, C.-C. Yang, T.-T. Luo, C.-H. Lin*, S.-L. Wang*, K.-L. Lu*, Y. J. Chabal*, X. Zou, and H.-C. Zhou*, Rapid desolvation-triggered domino lattice rearrangement in a metal–organic framework, Nat Chem. 2020, 12, 90–97.

32. Y. Xu,ǂ Z.Huang,ǂ B.Wang, Z. Liang, C. Zhang, Y. Wang, W. Zhang, H. Zheng,* R. Cao,* A two-dimensional multi-shelled metal–organic framework and its derived bimetallic N-doped porous carbon for electrocatalytic oxygen reduction, Chem. Comm. 2019, 55, 14805-14808.

31. S. Royǂ, Z. Huangǂ, A. Bhunia, A. Castner, A. K. Gupta, X. Zou, S. Ott*, Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution from a Cobaloxime-based Metal-Organic Framework Thin Film, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 15942−15950.

30. M. I. H. Mohideen*, C. Lei, J. Tuček, O. Malina, F. Brivio, V. Kasneryk, Z. Huang, M. Mazur, X. Zou, P. Nachtigall, J. Čejka and R. E. Morris, Magneto-structural correlations of novel kag-MOFs, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2019, 7, 6692-6697.

29. Z. Huang* and X. Zou, Continuous-rotation electron diffraction: an approach for better understanding of beam-sensitive materials. Acta Cryst., 2018, A74, e308.

28. E. Barea*, F. Carmona, C. Maldonado, S. Ikemura, C. Romao, Z. Huang, X. Zou, S. Kitagawa, S. Furukawa, Metal–organic frameworks as platforms for biosignalling molecules, Acta Cryst., 2018, A74, e125.

27. B. Wang, T. Rhauderwiek, A. K. Inge, H. Xu, T. Yang, Z. Huang, N. Stock* and X. Zou*, A porous cobalt tetraphosphonate metal-organic framework: accurate structure and guest molecule location determined by continuous rotation electron diffraction. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 17429 – 17433.

26. J. Park, A. C. Hinckley, Z. Huang, D. Feng, A. Yakovenko, M. Lee, S. Chen, X. Zou, and Z. Bao*, Synthetic Routes for a 2D Semiconductive Copper Hexahydroxybenzene Metal–Organic Framework. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 14533−14537.

25. F. Carmona, C. Maldonado, S. Ikemura, C. Romao, Z. Huang, H. Xu, X. Zou*, S. Kitagawa, S. Furukawa*, E. Barea*, Coordination Modulation Method to Prepare New MOF-based CO-Releasing Materials. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 31158−31167

24. J. Park, M. Lee, D. Feng, Z. Huang, A. C. Hinckley, A. Yakovenko, X. Zou, Y. Cui, and Z. Bao*, Stabilization of Hexaaminobenzene in a 2D Conductive Metal–Organic Framework for High Power Sodium Storage. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 10315-10323

23. Z. Liang, Z. Huang, H. Yuan, Z. Yang, C. Zhang, Y. Xu, W. Zhang, H. Zheng* and R. Cao*, Quasi-single-crystalline CoO hexagrams with abundant defects for highly efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 6961-6968

22. N. Yuan, V. Pascanu, Z. Huang, N. Heidenreich, S. Leubner, A. K. Inge, J. Gaar, N. Stock, I. Persson*, B. Martin-Matute* and X. Zou*, Probing the active catalytic species generated from MOF-supported Pd in C-C coupling reactions: An operando X-ray absorption spectroscopy study. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 8206–8217.

21. Z. Liang, Z. Yang, Z. Huang, J. Qi, M. Chen, W. Zhang, J. Sun, H. Zheng, R. Cao, Novel insight into the epitaxial growth mechanism of six-fold symmetrical <beta>-Co(OH)2/Co(OH)F hierarchical hexagrams and their water oxidation activity. ‎Electrochim. Acta. 2018, 271, 526-536.

20. H. Zheng, H. Svengren, Z. Huang, Z. Yang, X. Zou*, and M. Johnsson*, Hollow titania spheres loaded with noble metal nanoparticles for photocatalytic water oxidation. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2018, 264, 147-150.

19. S. Yuan, J.-S. Q., H. Xu, J. Su, Da. Rossi, Y. Chen, L. Zhang, C. L., Q. Wang, H. Jiang*, D. H. Son, H. Xu, Z. Huang*, X. Zou, and H.-C. Zhou*, [Ti8Zr2O12(COO)16] Cluster: An Ideal Inorganic Building Unit for Photoactive Metal−Organic Frameworks. ACS Cent. Sci. 2018, 4, 105–111.

18. D. Feng, T. Lei, M. R. Lukatskaya, J. Park, Z. Huang, M. Lee, L. Shaw, S. Chen, A. A. Yakovenko, X. Zou, Y. Cui, Z. Bao*, Robust Conductive Two-Dimensional Metal−Organic Frameworks with Exceptional High Volumetric and Areal Capacitance. Nat. Energy. 2018, 3, 30–36.

17. H. N. Abdelhamid*, Z. Huang, A. M. El-Zhory, H. Zheng* and X. Zou*, A Fast and Scalable Approach for Synthesis of Hierarchical Porous Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks and One-Pot Encapsulation of Target Molecules. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 9139–9146.

16. Z. Huang, J. Shin and X. Zou*, Structure Determination of Synthetic Shlykovite by Using Rotation Electron Diffraction. Acta Cryst., 2016, A72, s263–s264.

15. L. Ma, Z. Huang*, Y. Duan, X. Shen and S. Che*, Optically Active Chiral Ag Nanowires, Sci China Mater., 2015, 58, 441–446.

14. Y. Duan, L. Han, J. Zhang, S. Asahina, Z. Huang, L. Shi, B. Wang, Y. Cao, Y. Yao, L. Ma, C. Wang, R. K. D., L. Sun, C. Jiang, Z. Tang, L. A. Nafie and S. Che*, Optically Active Nanostructured ZnO Films, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 15170 –15175.

13. C. Wang, S. Liu, Y. Duan, Z. Huang and S. Che*, Hard-Templating of Chiral TiO2 Nanofibres with Electron Transition-Based Optical Activity, Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater., 2015, 16, 054206.

12. B. Liu, Y. Cao, Z. Huang, Y. Duan and S. Che*, Silica Biomineralization via the Self-Assembly of Helical Biomolecules, Adv. Mater., 2015, 27, 479–497.

11. Z. Huang and S. Che*, Fabrication of Chiral Materials via Self-Assembly and Biomineralization of Peptides, Chem. Rec., 2015, 15, 665–674.

10. Z. Huang and S. Che*, Fabrication of Mesostructured Silica Materials through Co-Structure-Directing Route, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2015, 88, 617–632.

9. D. Xu, Z. Huang, L. Han, Y. Yao* and S. Che*, Amphiphilic ABC Triblock Terpolymer Templated Large Pore Mesoporous Silicas. Mater. Lett., 2015, 141, 176–179.

8. Z. Huang, Y. Yao, L. Han and S. Che*, Control of Chiral Nanostructures by Self-Assembly of Designed Amphiphilic Peptides and Silica Biomineralization, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 17068–17076.

7. Z. Huang, H. Jin and S. Che*, Structural Roles of Amphiphilic Peptide Tails on Silica Biomineralization, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 16169–16172.

6. Z. Huang, Y. Yao, and S. Che*, Design of Amphiphilic Peptide Geometry Towards Biomimetic Self-Assembly of Chiral Mesoporous Silica, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 3273–3276.

5. D. Xu, Z. Huang, R. Miao, B. Tian, J. Yang*, Y. Yao*, and S. Che*, Rigid Bolaform Surfactant Templated Mesoporous Silicon Nanofibre for Anode Material of Lithium-Ion Batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 19855–19860.

4. B. Sun, C. Guo, Y. Yao, Z. Huang, and S. Che*, Controllable Synthesis of Silica Hollow Spheres by Vesicle Templating of Silicone Surfactants, J. Mater. Sci., 2013, 48, 1890–1898.

3. H. Zheng, Z. Huang, and S. Che*, Mesostructured Chitosan–Silica Hybrid as a Biodegradable Carrier for a pH-responsive Drug Delivery System, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 5038–5044.

2. B. Sun, Y. Guo, L. Xu, Z. Huang, P. Wu*, and S. Che*, Synthesis of Zeolite/Mesoporous Silica Composite Microspheres by Microemulsion Method, Acta Chim. Sinica, 2012, 70, 2419–2424.

1. C. Ma, L. Han, Z. Jiang, Z. Huang, J. Feng, Y. Yao, and S. Che*, Growth of Mesoporous Silica Film with Vertical Channels on Substrate Using Gemini Surfactants, Chem. Mater., 2011, 23, 3583–3586.


1. S. Che, P. Wu, Y. Guo, Z. Huang, C. Li and L. Xu, Synthesis of Zeolite/Mesoporous Silica Composite Microspheres, CN Patent, 2014, CN102814190B.

Monday, April 12
14:00 Welcome and Introduction to the Course
14:10 Lecture 1: Introduction to 3DED (Prof. Xiaodong Zou)