Lei Fu

Group Leader of LAN, Professor of Wuhan University

Lei received his bachelor degree in chemistry from Wuhan University in 2001. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2006. He worked as a director's postdoctoral fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory (2006–2007) and became an associate professor at Peking University. After a stint in Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) and Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW) as a visiting professor (2011), he joined the faculty of Wuhan University in 2012, where he currently holds a Professorship at the College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Institute for Advanced Studies, Renmin Hospital.

Selected Awards

President's Especial Excellence Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2005)

Chu-Tian Distinguished Professor, Hubei Province (2011)

Outstanding Young Scientists Award, Chinese Chemical Society (2012)

Talents Program, Hubei Province (2013)

Excellent Young Investigator, National Natural Science Foundation (2013)

Distinguished Young Scholars, Hubei Province (2014)

Outstanding Young Scientists Award, Wuhan City (2014)

Excellent Instructor of the 14th National Challenge Cup Competition (2015)

My Favorite Professor, Wuhan City (2015)

Chang Jiang Scholars, Ministry of Education of China (2016)

Ten Almighty Tutors of China, Scientific Chinese (2016)

Best Editorial Board Member, Chinese Science Bulletin (2016)

Youth Medal, Wuhan University (2017)

Youth Medal, Hubei Province (2017)

Cutting-Edge Technology Figures of China (2018)

Best Editorial Board Member, Science China Materials (2019)

Outstanding Young Investigator Award, National Natural Science Foundation (2020)

Best Editorial Board Member, Chemical Research in Chinese Universities (2020)

Highly Cited Researchers, Elsevier (2020)

Nano Research Young Innovators Award, Springer (2021)

Highly Cited Researchers, Elsevier (2022)

First Prize of the Natural Science Award, Hubei Province (2022)

Memberships and Fellowships

Chinese Chemical Society

Nano Chemistry Professional Committee, Chinese Chemical Society

Committee of Young Chemists, Chinese Chemical Society

Editorial Boards

Editorial Board, National Science Review

Editorial Board, 2D Materials

Editorial Board, Chemical Research in Chinese Universities

Editorial Board, Science China Materials

Editorial Board, Chinese Journal of Chemistry

Editorial Board, Chinese Science Bulletin

Research Interests

Atomic Fabrication; Liquid Metal; Energy Conversion; Biomaterials