Professor Jin Xuan

Associate Dean (Research and Innovation)
+44 (0)1483 686582
Executive Assistant: Philip Morriss


University roles and responsibilities

  • Associate Dean (Research and Innovation) for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Professor of Sustainable Processes


    Research interests



    Recent representative publications

    1. Jiao K, Xuan J, Du Q, Bao Z, Xie B, Wang B, Zhao Y, Fan L, Wang H, Hou Z, Huo S, Brandon NP, Yin Y, Guiver MD, Designing the next-generation of proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Nature, 2021, 595, 361-369
    2. Niu Z, Pinfield VJ, Wu B, Wang H, Jiao K, Leung DYC, Xuan J*, Towards the digitalisation of porous energy materials: Evolution of digital approaches for microstructural design, Energy & Environmental Science, 2021, 14, 2549-2576. (Highlighted as journal front cover)
    3. Pan W, Zhao Y, Mao J, Wang Y, Zhao X, Leung KW, Luo S, Liu X, Wang H, Xuan J, Yang S, Chen Y, Leung DYC, High-energy single-walled carbon nanotube cathode for aqueous Al-ion battery boosted by multi-ion intercalation chemistry, Advanced Energy Materials, 2021, 11, 2101514. (Highlighted as journal back cover)
    4. Wang B, Zhang G, Wang H, Xuan J*, Jiao K, Multi-physics-resolved digital twining of proton exchange membrane fuel cells with a data-driven surrogate model, Energy and AI, 2020, 1, 100004.
    5. Lu X, Zhu C, Wu Z, Xuan J, Francisco JS, Wang H, In-situ observation of the pH gradient near the gas diffusion electrode of CO2 reduction in alkaline electrolyte, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 15438–15444. (Highlighted as journal front cover)
    6. Wang P, Zhang H, Wang H, Li D, Xuan J*, Zhang L, Hybrid manufacturing of three-dimensional hierarchical porous carbons for electrochemical storage, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2020, 5, 1901030. (Highlighted in the journal Frontispiece)
    7. Xu H, Ma J, Tan P, Chen B, Wu Z, Zhang Y, Xuan J*, Ni M, Towards online optimisation of solid oxide fuel cell performance: combining deep learning with multi-physics simulation, Energy and AI, 2020, 1, 100003.
    8. Lu X, Wu Y, Yuan X, Huang L, Wu Z, Xuan J, Wang Y, Wang H, High performance electrochemical CO2 reduction cells based on non-noble metal catalysts, ACS Energy Letters, 2018, 3, 2527–2532. (Most Read Article-July 2018)
    9. Zhakeyev A, Wang P, Zhang L, Shu W, Wang H, Xuan J*, Additive manufacturing: Unlocking the evolution of energy materials, Advanced Science, 2017, 4, 1700187. (Most Accessed Article in November 2017)
    10. Wang B, Prinsen P, Wang H, Bai Z, Wang H, Luque R, Xuan J*, Macroporous materials: microfluidic production, functionalization and application, Chemical Society Reviews, 2017, 46, 855-914.