M. Sc. Jiaxin Li

Topics of research

– Porous carbon synthesis

– Metal-air battery

– Metal-ion capacitors

Educational background

Doctoral degree


Working at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti, Dr. Mateusz Odziomek

Matriculated at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Supervisor: Prof. Philipp Adelhelm Thesis topic: Cesium-mediated porous carbons for electrochemical energy storage

 Master’s degree


Fudan University, Department of Macromolecular Science

Thesis topic: High-performance Li-CO2 battery

Supervisor: Prof. Huisheng Peng, Prof. Bingjie Wang

 Bachelor’s degree


Northwestern Polytechnical University, School of Nature and Applied Science

Major in polymer materials and engineering

Thesis topic:Microsupercapacitors Supervisor: Prof. Tingting Xu

Conferences & Visits

June, 2022: Outstanding Graduate in Shanghai

Semptember, 2021: National Scholarship for Graduate Student

June, 2018: Outstanding Graduate in Northwestern Polytechnical University

September, 2023: Warsaw, Poland

E-MRS 2023 Fall Meeting

Oral topic: Cesium-mediated porous carbon for electrochemical energy storage

May, 2023: Toulouse, France,

CIRIMAT UMR CNRS 5085, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III

Receiving side: Prof. Patrice Simon

Visiting Ph.D. student for EQCM measurements

October, 2022: Genoa, Italy

7th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterial

Poster topic: Cesium-Mediated Highly Porous Carbons for Na-ion and Zn-ion Capacitors

September, 2022: Berlin, Germany

Sodium Battery Symposium (SBS 3) 2022 Poster topic: Cesium-Mediated Highly Porous Carbons for Na-ion and Zn-ion Capacitors



J. Li, Y. Xu, P. Li, A. Völkel, F. I. Saldaña, M. Antonietti, N. López-Salas, M. Odziomek, Beyond Conventional Carbon Activation: Creating Porosity without Etching using Cesium Effect, Advanced Materials 2024, 202311655 (Accepted)


J. Li, J. Kossmann, K. Zeng, K. Zhang, B. Wang, C. Weinberger, M. Antonietti, M. Odziomek, N. López-Salas, When High-Temperature Cesium Chemistry Meets Self-Templating: Metal Acetates as Building Blocks of Unusual Highly Porous Carbons, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202217808


J. Li, K. Zhang, Y. Zhao, C. Wang, L. Wang, L. Wang, M. Liao, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, Y. Gao, B. Wang, H. Peng, High-Efficiency and Stable Li-CO2 Battery Enabled by Carbon Nanotube/Carbon Nitride Heterostructured Photocathode, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202114612

K. Zhang+, J. Li+, W. Zhai, C. Li, Z. Zhu, X. Kang, M. Liao, L. Ye, T. Kong, C. Wang, Y. Zhao, P. Chen, Y. Gao, B. Wang, H. Peng, Boosting Cycling Stability and Rate Capability of Li–CO2 Batteries via Synergistic Photoelectric Effect and Plasmonic Interaction, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202201718 (+ equal contribution)


J. Li, L. Wang, Y. Zhao, S. Li, X. Fu, B. Wang, H. Peng, Li-CO2 Batteries Efficiently Working at Ultra-Low Temperatures, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 30, 2001619

X. Fu+, J. Li+, C. Tang, B. Wang, H. Peng, Hydrogel Cryo-Microtomy Continuously Making Soft Electronics, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 31, 2008355 (+ equal contribution)