International Collaborative Partner (ICP)

Name Prof. Federico Rosei
Qualification 2001 Ph.D. (Materials Physics) University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Rome, Italy
1996 Laurea (Physics) University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Rome, Italy

Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Université du Québec, Quebec, Canada

UTAR Contact Person Ir Dr Lim Boon Han,

  • Professor-Centre EMT, INRS,Varennes, Canada-06/2009-Present
  • UNESCO Chair-2014 – 2021
  • Canada Research Chair (Tier I) -Centre EMT, INRS-2016 – 2023
  • Canada Research Chair (Tier II)-Centre EMT, INRS-2003-2013
  • Visiting Professor -University of Western Australia
  • Visiting Professor-Nanyang Technological University
  • Visiting Professor-ISSP, University of Tokyo
  • Visiting Professor-CQCT, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Post–Doctoral Fellow-University of Aarhus-Denmark
Publications & Presentations
  • Y. Luo, Q. Wang, J. Li, F. Xu, L. Sun*, Y. Bu, Y. Zou, H.-B. Kraatz, F. Rosei, Tunable Hierarchical Surfaces of Copper Oxide Derived from Metal-Organic Frameworks for Non-Enzymatic Glucose Sensing, Inorg. Chem. Front., in press (2020).
  • M. Mohammadnezhad, M. Liu, G.S. Selopal†, F. Navarro Pardo, Z.M. Wang, B. Stansfield, H. Zhao, C.-Y. Lai, D.R. Radu,F. Ros, Synthesis of Highly Efficient Cu2ZnSnSxSe4-x (CZTSSe) Nanosheet Electrocatalyst for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells,
    Electroch. Acta, in press (2020).
  • D. Cui, D.F. Perepichka, J.M. MacLeod, F. Rosei*, Surface-confined single-layer covalent organic frameworks: design, synthesis and application, Chem. Soc. Rev., in press (2020).
  • M. Mohammadnezhad, G.S. Selopal, Z. Wang, B. Stansfield, H. Zhao, F. Rosei, Role of Carbon Nanotubes to Enhance the Long-term Stability of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, ACS Photonics 340, 135954 (2020).
  • S. Yao, F. He, Z. Cao, Z. Sun, Y. Chen, H. Zhao, X. Yu, X. Wang, Y. Yang, F. Rosei, L. Wang*, Mesenchymal Stem Cells Laden Hydrogel Microfibers for Promoting Nerve Fiber Regeneration in Long-distance Spinal Cord Transection Injury, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 6, 1165–1175 (2020).
  • Y. Zhou, X. Tong, D. Benetti*, Z.M. Wang, D. Ma, H. Zhao, F. Rosei, Electron transfer in semiconductor heterostructure interface through electrophoretic deposition and linker-assisted method, Cryst. Eng. Comm. 22, 1664–1673 (2020).
  • F. Navarro-Pardo†, J. Liu, O. Abdelkarim, G.S. Selopal†, A. Yurtsever, A.C. Tavares, H. Zhao, Z.M. Wang*, F. Rosei, 1D/2D Cobalt-based Nanohybrids as Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Generation, Adv. Func. Mater., in press (2020).
  • L. Fan, P. Wang, S. Yang, L. Yang, F. Wang, X. Liu, M. Wei, H. Liu, Y. Sui, F. Rosei, J. Yang, Constructing hillocks-like random-textured absorber for efficient planar perovskite solar cells, Chem. Eng. J. 387, 124091 (2020).
  • J. Li, X. Hong, Y. Wang, Y. Zou, P. Huang, B. Li, K. Zhang, Y. Luo, Y. Xia, H. Chu, L. Sun, F. Xu, F. Rosei, S.P. Verevkin,
    A.A. Pimerzin, Encapsulated Cobalt Nanoparticles as A Recoverable Catalyst for the Hydrolysis of Sodium Borohydride, Energy Storage Materials 27, 187–197 (2020).
  • G.S. Selopal, H. Zhao, Z.M. Wang, F. Rosei, Core/Shell Quantum Dots Solar Cells, Adv. Func. Mater., 1908762 (2020).
  • H.H. Zamal, D. Barba, B. Aissa, E. Haddad, F. Rosei, Recovery of electro-mechanical properties inside self-healing composites through microencapsulation of carbon nanotubes, Sci. Rep. 10, 2973 (2020).
  • X. Liu, B. Luo, J. Liu, D. Jing, D. Benetti, F. Rosei, Eco-friendly quantum dots for liquid luminescent solar concentrators, J. Mater. Chem. A 8, 1787–1798 (2020)
  • H.G. Zhao, C. Wang, G. Liu, D. Barba, F. Vidal, G. Han, F. Rosei, Efficient and Stable Hydrogen Evolution Based on Earth- Abundant SnSe Nanocrystals, Appl. Cat. B 264, 118526 (2020).
  • N. Komba, G. Zhang, Z. Pu, M. Wu, F. Rosei, S. Sun, MoS2-supported on free-standing TiO2-nanotubes for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 45, 4468–4480 (2020).
  • T. Yang, Y. Sun, T. Qian, J. Liu, X. Liu, F. Rosei, C. Yan, Lithium Dendrite Inhibition via 3D Porous Lithium Metal Anode Accompanied by Inherent SEI Layer, Energy Storage Materials 26, 385–390 (2020).
  • R. Akilimali, G.S. Selopal, D. Benetti, M. Mohammadnezhad, H. Zhao, Z.M. Wang, B. Stansfield, F. Rosei, Graphene Nanoribbon-TiO2-quantum Dots Hybrid Photoanode to Boost the Performance of Photoelectrochemical for Hydrogen Generation, Catalysis Today 340,161-169 (2020).
  • L. Shi, D. Benetti*, F. Li, Q. Wei, F. Rosei, Phase-junction design of MOF-derived TiO2 photoanodes sensitized with Quantum Dots for efficient hydrogen generation, Appl. Cat. B 263, 118317 (2020).
  • F. Wang, M. Yang, Y. Zhang, L. Yang, J. Yang, F. Rosei, Iodine-assisted Antisolvent Engineering for Stable Perovskite Solar Cells with Efficiency 21.3 %, Nano Energy 67, 104224 (2020)
  • X. Ge, X. Qu, L. He, Y. Sun, X. Guan, Z. Pang, C. Wang, L. Yang, F. Wang, F. Rosei, 3D low toxicity Cu-Pb binary perovskite films and their photoluminescent/photovoltaic performance, J. Mater. Chem. A 7, 27225–27235 (2019).
Awards & Honours
  • Planet INRS Award for Education INRS (2019)
  • Blaise Pascal Medal Materials Division, European Academy of Sciences (2019)
  • John Wheatley Award American Physical Society (2019)
  • Gold Medal IEEE Montreal (2018)
  • Distinguished Fellow International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI) (2018)
  • Changbai Mountain Friendship Award Province of Jilin, China (2018)
  • Foreign Member Academia Europaea (2018)
  • Foreign Fellow Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (2018)
  • ACerS Global Ambassador Fellow American Ceramic Society (2018)
  • Associate Fellow African Academy of Sciences (2017)
  • Distinguished Award on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (2017) XIIIth IUPAC Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis
  • Premio Venezia (Academic/Scientific category) Academician Italian Chamber of Commerce, Montreal (2017)
  • Senior Member INRS (2017)
  • Planet INRS Award for Research Foreign (Corresponding) Member IEEE Canada (2017)