Professor of Chemistry ,Deputy director of the Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry

Phone: (86)27-87543432-712


Academic Areas: Corrosion and protection

Dr. Dong is the Professor of School of Chemistry & Chemistry engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). He is also a member of Chinese Society of Corrosion and Protection (CSCP), NACE, and the member of corrosion electrochemistry committee, corrosion inhibitors committee under CSCP. His research spreads corrosion & protection of oil & gas field, concrete infrastructures, electrochemical methods and in-situ corrosion monitoring techniques. He is also an engineering specialist of corrosion monitoring and cathodic protection. Dr. Dong teaches many chemistry courses, including material chemistry, electrochemical measurement, corrosion metallurgy, etc. he is a winner of the Distinguished Teaching Award of HUST. By far, he has hosted 2 national natural science funds of china, an “863” high scientific project, 1 national key scientific and technological project, and many projects from Sinopec, CNPC, State Grid of China, etc. He has published more than 60 papers in the leading scholarly journals in corrosion and electrochemistry, in which 30 papers was SCI indexed. 

Academic Degrees

PhD in Material Science, 2001, School of material Science and engineering of HUST;

Master degree of applied chemistry, 1994, Dept. of Chemistry, HUST;

BA of Applied chemistry, 1991, Dept. of Chemistry, HUST.

Professional Experience

Professor (2011-present); School of Chemistry & Chemistry engineering, HUST;

Associate Professor (2001-2011); School of Chemistry & Chemistry engineering, HUST;

Visiting Scientist (2002~2003), Corrosion and protection center, UMIST, UK;

Lecturer (1996-2001); Dept. of Chemistry, HUST;

Assistant Professor (1994-1996), Dept. of Chemistry, HUST.

Selected Publications

1.F. Zhang, F. Xiao, Z.H. Dong, W. Shi, Synthesis of polypyrrole wrapped graphene hydrogels composites as supercapacitor electrodes, Electrochim. Acta, 114 (2013) 125-132.
2.W. Shi, Z.H. Dong, D.J. Kong, X.P. Guo, Application of wire beam electrode technique to investigate initiation and propagation of rebar corrosion, Cem. Concr. Res., 48 (2013) 25-33.
3.Y.L. Wei, Z.H. Dong, R.J. Yang, Investigation on the capacity degradation of Polypyrrole electrode as supercapacitor, Acta Polymerica Sinica, (2012) 410-417.
4.H. Huang, X. Guo, G. Zhang, Z. Dong, Effect of direct current electric field on atmospheric corrosion behaviour of copper under thin electrolyte layer, Corros. Sci., 53 (2011) 3446-3449.
5.H. Huang, X. Guo, G. Zhang, Z. Dong, The effects of temperature and electric field on atmospheric corrosion behaviour of PCB-Cu under absorbed thin electrolyte layer, Corros. Sci., 53 (2011) 1700-1707.
6.Z.H. Dong, T. Zhu, W. Shi, X.P. Guo, Inhibition of Ethyleneamine on the Pitting Corrosion of Rebar in a Synthetic Carbonated Concrete Pore Solution, Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica, 27 (2011) 905-912.
7.Z.H. Dong, W. Shi, G.A. Zhang, X.P. Guo, The role of inhibitors on the repassivation of pitting corrosion of carbon steel in synthetic carbonated concrete pore solution, Electrochim. Acta, 56 (2011) 5890-5897.
8.Z.H. Dong, W. Shi, X.P. Guo, Initiation and repassivation of pitting corrosion of carbon steel in carbonated concrete pore solution, Corros. Sci., 53 (2011) 1322-1330.
9.Z.H. Dong, W. Shi, X.P. Guo, Localized corrosion inhibition of carbon steel in carbonated concrete pore solution using wire beam electrode, Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica, 27 (2011) 127-134.
10.Z.H. Dong, T. Liu, H.F. Liu, Influence of EPS isolated from thermophilic sulphate-reducing bacteria on carbon steel corrosion, Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 27 (2011) 487 - 495.
11.Z.H. Dong, W. Shi, H.M. Ruan, G.A. Zhang, Heterogeneous corrosion of mild steel under SRB-biofilm characterised by electrochemical mapping technique, Corros. Sci., 53 (2011) 2978-2987.
12.Q. Hu, X. Guo, G. Zhang, Z. Dong, The corrosion behavior of carbon steel in CO2-saturated NaCl crevice solution containing acetic acid, Mater. Corros., 63 (2012) 720-728.
13.Z.H. Dong, Y.l. Wei, Characterization of Doped Polypyrrole/manganese oxide nanocomposite for Supercapacitor electrodes, Mater. Chem. Phys., 131 (2011)529-534.


Awards and Honors

· Second Award in Distinguished Teaching of HUST,2010.

· Third Award in Metallurgy Industry Association of China, 2011.

Courses Taught

· Material Chemistry for graduate students

· Electrochemical Measurement Techniques for graduate students

· Engineering chemistry for undergraduate students


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