Ning Zhang, male, Ph.D., associate professor, currently works in the department of material chemistry, school of materials science and engineering, central south university. Enrolled in the "Shenghua Lieying Plan" of Central South University. In 2006 and 2009, he obtained bachelor's degree and master's degree respectively in the department of inorganic materials, school of resource processing and biological engineering, central south university. In September 2012, he received his Ph. D in chemistry from Hokkaido University. From October 2009 to September 2012, he worked as a Junior Researcher at the national institute of materials sciences (NIMS), Japan. From October 2012 to March 2014, he was a postdoctoral Researcher at RIKEN, Japan. His research includes photocatalytic materials, electrocatalytic materials, mineral materials.