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Xiaohong Xie

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Dr. Xiaohong Xie is currently a Post Doctorate Research Associate in the Electrochemical Materials and Systems Group at PNNL. His research focus is materials science and materials chemistry for electrochemical energy conversion and storage, including fuel cells and electrolysers.

Research Interests

  • Electrochemical catalysts used in Fuel Cell
  • Low Pt materials with rational modification
  • Non-precious metal for catalysis in Fuel Cell application
  • Electrocatalytic reaction mechanism of catalysts

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering and Technology, Chongqing University, PRC, 2017.
  • M.S., Materials Chemistry and Physics, Chongqing University, PRC, 2012.

PNNL Publications


  • Du L., L. Luo, Z. Feng, M.H. Engelhard, X. Xie, B. Han, and J. Sun, et al. 2017. "Nitrogen-doped graphitized carbon shell encapsulated NiFe nanoparticles: A highly durable oxygen evolution catalyst." Nano Energy 39. PNNL-SA-124686. doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.07.006
  • Xie X., M. Wei, L. Du, Y. Nie, X. Qi, Y. Shao, and Z. Wei. 2017. "Enhancement in Kinetics of the Oxygen Reduction on a Silver Catalyst by Introduction of Interlaces and Defect-Rich Facets." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5, no. 29:15390-15394. PNNL-SA-123249. doi:10.1039/C7TA03287K
  • Zhang H., S. Hwang, M. Wang, Z. Feng, S.G. Karakalos, L. Luo, and Z. Qiao, et al. 2017. "Single Atomic Iron Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction in Acidic Media: Particle Size Control and Thermal Activation." Journal of the American Chemical Society 139, no. 40:14143-14149. PNNL-SA-126535. doi:10.1021/jacs.7b06514

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