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Department of Chemistry


CHEN, Hao Ming

CHEN, Hao Ming
Room A422, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8671
Research Interest

  • In situ/Operando methodology development.

  • (Photo)electrochemistry for artificial photosynthesis.

  • Synthesis and applications of Inorganic materials

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 2002, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • M.S., 2004, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • Ph.D., 2008, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2012, Department of Chemistry and Physics, National Taiwan University.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2013, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley.

  • Assistant Professor, 2013-2018, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • Associate Professor, 2018-2021, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • Adjunct Research Fellow, 2021-present, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center

  • Professor, 2021-present, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

Honors and Awards

  • 2020- NSRRC Outstanding Paper Award, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center

  • 2020- Highly Cited Researchers, Clarivate

  • 2019- Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • 2019- Lectureship Award for Asian and Oceanian Photochemist Sponsored by Eikohsha, The Japanese Photochemistry Association, Japan

  • 2018- JACS Young Investigators, ACS (American Chemical Society) virtual issue

  • 2018- Young Scholar Innovation Award, Foundation of the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan

  • 2018- Excellent Teaching Award, National Taiwan University

  • 2018- The Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators, Academia Sinica

  • 2018- The Excellent Paper Award, Catalysis Society of Taiwan

  • 2017- Dr. Ta-You Wu Memorial Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • 2017- Outstanding Young Chemist Award, Chinese Chemical Society Located in Taipei

Research Images
Selected Publications

  1. Lichen Bai, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Duncan T.L. Alexander, Hao Ming Chen*, Xile Hu*, “Double-atom catalysts provide a molecular platform for heterogeneous oxygen evolution electrocatalysis” Nat. Energy 2021,

  2. Jiali Wang, Hui-Ying Tan, Yanping Zhu, Hang Chu, Hao Ming Chen*, “Linking dynamic chemical state of catalysts with product profile of electrocatalytic CO2 reduction” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 17254. (Invited minireview)

  3. Yanping Zhu, Tsung-Rong Kuo, Yue-Hua Li, Ming-Yu Qi, Gao Chen, Jiali Wang, Yi-Jun Xu*, Hao Ming Chen*, “Emerging dynamic structure of electrocatalysts unveiled by in situ X-ray diffraction/absorption spectroscopy” Energy Environ. Sci., 2021, 14, 1928.

  4. Chia-Jui Chang, Sheng-Chih Lin, Hsiao-Chien Chen, Jiali Wang, Kai Jen Zheng, Yanping Zhu, Hao Ming Chen*, “Dynamic Reoxidation/reduction-Driven Atomic Interdiffusion for Highly Selective CO2 Reduction toward Methane” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 12119. (Cover highlight)

  5. Sheng-Chih Lin, Chun-Chih Chang, Shih-Yun Chiu, Hsiao-Tien Pai, Tzu-Yu Liao, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Wei-Hung Chiang, Ming-Kang Tsai*, Hao Ming Chen*, “Operando Time-resolved X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy to Unravel the Chemical Nature Enabling Highly Selective CO2 Reduction” Nature Commun. 2020, 11, 3525. (Research highlights in Nat. Catalysis 2020, 3, 608)

  6. Yanping Zhu, Jiali Wang, Hang Chu, You-Chiuan Chu, Hao Ming Chen*, “In Situ/Operando Studies for Designing Next-generation Electrocatalysts” ACS Energy Lett. 2020, 5, 1281. (Invited Perspective)

  7. Chia-Jui Chang, Sung-Fu Hung, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Hsiao-Chien Chen, Sheng-Chih Lin, Yen-Fa Liao, Hao Ming Chen*, “Quantitatively Unraveling the Redox Shuttle of Spontaneous Oxidation/Electroreduction of CuOx on Silver Nanowires Using in Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy” ACS Cent. Sci. 2019, 5, 1998-2009. (Cover highlight)

  8. Lichen Bai, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Duncan T. L. Alexander, Hao Ming Chen*, Xile Hu*, “A Cobalt-Iron Double-Atom Catalyst for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction​” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 14190.

  9. Jun Gu, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Lichen Bai, Hao Ming Chen*, Xile Hu*, “Atomically dispersed Fe3+ sites catalyze efficient CO2 electroreduction to CO” Science 2019, 364, 1091-1094.

  10. Yanping Zhu, Hsiao-Chien Chen, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Ting-Sheng Lin, Chia-Jui Chang, Sung-Chun Chang, Li-Duan Tsai, Hao Ming Chen*, “Operando Unraveling of the Structural and Chemical Stability of P‑Substituted CoSe2 Electrocatalysts toward Hydrogen and Oxygen Evolution Reactions in Alkaline Electrolyte” ACS Energy Lett. 2019, 4, 987-994.(Cover highlight)

  11. Sung-Fu Hung, Yu-Te Chan, Chun-Chih Chang, Ming-Kang Tsai*, Yen-Fa Liao, Nozomu Hiraoka, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Hao Ming Chen*, “Identification of Stabilizing High-Valent Active Sites by Operando High-Energy Resolution Fluorescence-Detected X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy for High-Efficiency Water Oxidation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 17263-17270.

  12. Sheng-Chih Lin, Chia-Shuo Hsu, Shih-Yun Chiu, Tzu-Yu Liao, Hao Ming Chen*, "Edgeless Ag-Pt Bimetallic Nanocages : In Situ Monitor Plasmon-induced Suppression of Hydrogen Peroxide Formation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 2224-2233. (Featured in the 2018 JACS Young Investigators Issue)

  13. Nian-Tzu Suen, Sung-Fu Hung, Quan Quan, Nan Zhang, Yi-Jun Xu*, Hao Ming Chen*, “Electrocatalysis for oxygen evolution reaction: recent development and future perspective” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 337-365. (Cover highlight)

  14. Hsin-Yi Wang, Sung-Fu Hung, Han-Yi Chen, Ting-Shan Chan, Hao Ming Chen*, Bin Liu*, “In Operando Identification of Geometrical-Site-Dependent Water Oxidation Activity of Spinel Co3O4J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 36-39.

  15. Ching-Wei Tung, Ying-Ya Hsu, Yen-Ping Shen, Yixin Zheng, Ting-Shan Chan, Hwo-Shuenn Sheu, Yuan-Chung Cheng, Hao Ming Chen*, “Reversible Adapting Layer Produces Robust Single-crystal Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Evolution”, Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 8106.

Update: 2022-01-25