Hu Xile

Assistant Professor, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

2000, BSc in Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing; 2004, PhD in Chemistry, University of California, San Diego; 2005-07, Postdoc., California Institute of Technology, US. Since 2007, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland; Director, Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Catalysis. Recipient of awards: Werner Prize, Swiss Chemical Society (2011); Thieme Chemistry Journal Award (2011); Starting Grant, European Research Council (ERC) (2010); Finalist, European Young Chemist Award, EuCheMS Congress (2010). Research interests: development of earth-abundant and sustainable catalysts for chemical synthesis and energy technology.