Feng Jiao

Feng Jiao

Pronouns: He/him/his

Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

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PhD, chemistry, University of St Andrews, 2008
BS, chemistry, Fudan University, 2001

Research areas


Researches electrocatalysis and carbon dioxide utilization


The Jiao research group is dedicated to developing innovative electrochemical devices to address critical energy storage and sustainability challenges. Professor Jiao has published over 100 research papers, which have collectively received more than 16,000 citations. His contributions have been recognized with several awards and honors, including his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the receipt of the NSF CAREER Award, and recognitions as a 2020 Emerging Investigator by the Journal of Materials Chemistry A and a 2020 Scialog Fellow for the Negative Emission Science (NES) initiative.


Professor Feng Jiao holds a BS in chemistry from Fudan University in China and a PhD in chemistry from the University of St Andrews in the United Kingdom. Following the completion of his postdoctoral training at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, he joined the faculty at the University of Delaware in 2010. He was promoted to full professor in 2021 and served as the Director of the Center for Catalytic Science & Technology. In August 2023, Professor Jiao joined the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. He also serves as the director of the Center for Carbon Management.