[1] Working Group Service

I have served in two working groups for MIT and the UN. These include:


- "Learning Outcomes" subgroup member, 2022 - Present

- "Off-campus Connections" subgroup member, 2022 - Present


- "Energy Transition" subgroup member, 2021 [Link] [Report]

[2] Editorial and Referee Service

Guest Editor:


Editorial Board Member:


Referee service:

I have provided >130 peer reviews for 13 journals. See the verified record from my Web of Science profile here.

  • Energies (2022 - Present)

  • Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2022 - Present)

  • Advances in Applied Energy (2022 - Present)

  • Results in Engineering (2022 - Present)

  • Biosensors and Bioelectronics (2021 - Present)

  • Renewable Energy (2020 - Present)

  • Journal of Molecular Liquids (2020 - Present)

  • Engineering Reports (2020 - Present)

  • Journal of Cleaner Production (2019 - Present)

  • Energy Conversion and Management (2019 - Present)

  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2019 - Present)

  • Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B (2019 - Present)

  • International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering (2019 - Present)

[3] Selected Panel Service

I have served as the moderator/panelist in several conferences. These include, but are limited to the following:


- Co-chair, Session S11: Energy systems modelling and optimization 2

- Co-chair, Session S16: Hydrogen and fuel cells


  • CEN2022 Applied Energy Symposium 2022: Clean Energy towards Carbon Neutrality, Virtual, Apr. 2022.

- Panelist & Speaker, Negative Emission Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation [Link] [Youtube]


  • Post-COVID Summit, Virtual, Apr. 2022.

- Moderator & Speaker, The Innovation Potential of the Energy Sector [Link] [Video]


  • UN DESA's Global Policy Dialogue for Climate Action, Virtual, Apr. 2021.

- Panelist, Imagining the Carbon-neutral Future: Transformations in Energy and Transport [Link]


  • Illinois China Summit & Michigan China Forum, Virtual, Mar. 2020.

- Panelist, Entrepreneurship, Start-up, and Youth Leadership [Link 1] [Link 2] [Video]


  • Forbes Ignite, Virtual, Mar. 2020.

- Panelist, Cognitive Diversity Virtual Ideation [Link]


  • 9th annual New York State Biotech Symposium, Syracuse, NY, May 2017

- Panelist, Science Communication & Public Understanding [Link 1] [Link 2]

[4] Leadership Service

I have served in leadership roles in a couple of organizations. These include:


  • Chinese Entrepreneur Association at Cornell (CEAC)

- Vice President, Aug. 2018 - Aug. 2021 [Link]


  • Cornell Chinese Visiting Scholars/Students Association (CVSA)

- Vice President and Treasurer, Sep. 2017 - Aug. 2021


  • Xi’an Jiaotong University Online Overseas Education Forum (XJTU BBS GoAbroad Forum)

- Web Manager and Book Editor, Apr. 2016 - Present [Link]

- Chief editor for the 136-page graduate school application guide - "A Story of 16 Fall XJTUers" (in Chinese) [Link]