Contact Information
  Location (Office) E12-1033
  (Lab)  N23-6003 (Energy Storage Materials and Systems)
  Phone   (853) 8822-4097
  Fax   (853) 8822-2454
  E-mail   hshao
  Curriculum Vitae



***Openings of PhD and postdoc positions under the “UM Macao Talent Program” are available all the time! The requirements and Scholarship details can be found here UM Macao Talent Program. Please send me (hshao) your CV including education information and publication record if you are interested.

Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, Peking University, China, 2005.
B.S. Materials Chemistry, Peking University, China, 2000.


Aug 2016 – present Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
May 2011 – Jul 2016 Assistant Professor in International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (WPI-I2CNER), Kyushu University, Japan 
Apr 2009 – Apr 2011 Postdoc in Department of Heterogeneous Catalysis, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany
Jul 2005 – Mar 2009 Postdoc in Energy Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan


 Research Interests

    •   Battery Electrode Materials (Li/Na/Mg ion batteries, all-solid-state batteries)
    •   Nanosize and Nano Processing
    •   Kinetics and Thermodynamics
    •   Hydrogen Energy

   Research Group


    Undergraduate Courses

  1. Chemistry and Modern Society (CHEM 111 and GEST014)
  2. Green Energy for Global Society (GEGA21)

    Ph.D. Courses


  1. Minghong Huang, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Jiangwen Liu, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao* and Min Zhu, Enhanced hydrogen generation by hydrolysis of Mg doped with flower-like MoS2 for fuel cell applications, Journal of Power Sources, 365 (2017) 273-281. (impact factor: 6.395)
  2. Meichun Wang, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Chenghong Peng, Xiaoke Zhu, Weiheng Zhu, Huaiyu Shao* and Min Zhu, Synthesis and hydrolysis of NaZn(BH4)3 and its ammoniates, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) 17012-17020. (impact factor: 8.867)
  3. Daifeng Wu, Liuzhang Ouyang*,  Jiangwen Liu, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao* and Min Zhu, Hydrogen generation properties and hydrolysis mechanism of Zr(BH4)4•8NH3, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) 16630-16635. (impact factor: 8.867)
  4. Miaolian Ma, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Jiangwen Liu, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao*, and Min Zhu, Air-stable hydrogen generation materials and enhanced hydrolysis performance of MgH2-LiNH2 composites, Journal of Power Sources, 359 (2017) 427–434. (impact factor: 6.395)
  5. Minghong Huang, Liuzhang Ouyang*, Jianshan Ye, Jiangwen Liu, Xiangdong Yao, Hui Wang, Huaiyu Shao* and Min Zhu, Hydrogen generation via hydrolysis of Magnesium with seawater using Mo, MoO2, MoO3 and MoS2 as catalysts, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) 8566-8575. (impact factor: 8.867)
  6. Huaiyu Shao*, Gongbiao Xin, Jie Zheng, Xingguo Li*, Etsuo Akiba, Nanotechnology in Mg-based Materials for Hydrogen Storage, Nano Energy, 1 (2012) 590-601. (impact factor: 12.343)
  7. (56 journal papers. Total times cited: 954, h-index: 19, data from Web of Science by Thomson Reuters; Scopus Citation 1022, h-index: 19; Google Scholar Citation 1218, h-index: 21, up to May 17, 2018)


2007 JSPS Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan
2005  First Place Award, GE Foundation Edison Cup Technology Innovation Competition, China Scholarship Council, China/Institute of International Education, USA


2013 – present Conference organizing experience:

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting 2013 Fall (Indianapolis, USA)
  • U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM2014, East Lansing, USA)
  • The 1st International Young Scientists Fusion Forum (2013, Chengdu, China)
  • 2016 International Conference on Small Science (Prague, Czech)
  • 2016 Macau Summit on Carbon and Energy Materials (Macau, China)
  • 2017 International Conference on Environmental and Energy Engineering (Suzhou, China)
  • 2018 International Conference on Nanoscience & Technology (New York, USA)
  • 2nd International Conference on Environmental and Energy Engineering (Xiamen, China, March 2018)
  • 3rd World Nanotechnology Summit (Bengaluru, India, Dec. 2017) etc.
2011 – 2018 Editorial Board Journal of Nanomaterials (impact factor: 1.871)
2017 – present
Editorial Board

  • Current Nanomaterials
  • The Open Fuels & Energy Science Journal
  • The Open Access Journal of Science and Technology

Lead guest editor

 Special issue of “Next-Generation Energy Storage Materials Explored by Advanced Scanning Techniques” for SCI journal of Scanning (Impact Factor: 1.345, Wiley-Hindawi).

2005 – present Reviewer for

  • Nature Communications
  • Nano Energy
  • Energy Storage Materials
  • ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry A
  • Chemical Communications
  • Chemical Engineering Journal
  • Nanotechnology
  • Journal of Power Sources
  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, etc. over 30 Journals.
2011 – present Grant proposal reviewer for Romanian National Research Council
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Japan Institute of Metals and Materials (JIM)
  • Physical Society of Macau (PSM)


 The Prof. Shao’s Group webpage launched!