Guijun Ma


Guijun Ma   Assistant Professor, PI
InstituteSchool of Physical Science and Technology
Research AreaSolar-light driven photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical water splitting

1998.9-2002.7 Bachelor of Applied Chemistry at Department of Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University, Gansu Province, P. R. China 

2002.9-2009.2 Ph. D. supervised by Prof. Can Li, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Liaoning Province, P. R. China

2009.4-2010.12 Post-doctoral Fellow in Professor Domen and Kubota Laboratory, Department of Chemical System Engineering, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Japan

2010.12-2012.4 Post-doctoral Fellow in Professor Kazuhiro Takanabe’s Laboratory, Catalysis Center (KCC), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

2012.6-2017.4 Senior Research Scientist in 1) Japan Technological Research Association of Artificial Photosynthetic Chemical Process (ARPChem); 2) Professor Domen and Minegishi Laboratory, Department of Chemical System Engineering, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Japan

2017.4-present Assistant Professor, PI, School of Physical Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University

Research Interests
Solar light-driven photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical water splitting including: 1) Development of new technology for synthesizing oxysulfide and oxynitride photocatalyst materials; 2) Construction of Z-scheme reaction system for overall water splitting. 

Selected Publications

1. G. Ma, Y. Kuang, D. H. K. Murthy, T. Hisatomi, J. Seo, S. Chen, H. Matsuzaki, Y. Suzuki, M. Katayama, T. Minegishi, K. Seki, A. Furube, K. Domen, “Plate-like Sm2Ti2S2O5 particles prepared by a flux-assisted one-step synthesis for the evolution of O2 from aqueous solutions by both photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical reactions, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 13492-13499.

2. Y. Kuang, Q. Jia, G. Ma, T. Hisatomi, T. Minegishi, H. Nishiyama, T. Yamada, A. Kudo, K. Domen, Ultrastable low-bias water spitting photoanodes via photocorrosion inhibition and in-situ catalyst regenerationNature Energy, 2016, 2, 16191.

3. G. Ma, S. Chen, Y. Kuang, S. Akiyama, T. Hisatomi, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, M. Katayama, T. Minegishi, K. Domen, Visible light-driven Z-scheme water splitting using oxysulfide H2 evolution photocatalystsJournal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2016, 7, 3892-6389.

4. G. Ma, Y. Suzuki, R. Singh, A. Iwanaga, Y. Moriya, T. Minegishi, J. Liu, T. Hisatomi, H. Nishiyama, M. Katayama, K. Seki, A. Furube, T. Yamada, K. Domen, Photoanodic and photocathodic behaviours of La5Ti2CuS5O7 electrodes in water splitting reactionChemical Science, 2015, 6, 4513-4518.

5. G. Ma, J. Liu, T. Hisatomi, T. Minegishi, Y. Moriya, M. Iwase, H. Nishiyama, M. Katayama, T. Yamada, K. Domen, Site-selective photodeposition of Pt on a particulate Sc-La5Ti2CuS5O7 photocathode: evidence for one-dimensional charge transferChemical Communications, 2015, 51, 4302-4305.

6. G. Ma, T. Takata, M. Katayama, F. Zhang, Y. Moriya, K. Takanabe, J. Kubota, K. Domen, Semiconductor monolayer assemblies with oriented crystal facesCrystEngComm, 2012, 14, 59-62.

7. G. Ma, T. Minegishi, D. Yokoyama, J. Kubota and K. Domen, Photoelectrochemical hydrogen production on Cu2ZnSnS4/Mo-mesh thin-film electrodes prepared by electroplatingChemical Physics Letters, 2011, 501, 619-622.

8. G. Ma, H. Yan, J. Shi, X. Zong, Z. Lei and C. Li,Direct splitting of H2S into H2 and S on CdS-based photocatalyst under visible light irradiationJournal of Catalysis, 2008, 260, 134-140.