DONG Zehua

Professor of Chemistry

Email: zhdong@hust.edu.cn

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 3 national natural science funds of china, an “863” high scientific project, 2 national key scientific and technological projects, and many projects from Sinopec, CNPC, State Grid of China, etc. He has published more than 100 papers in the leading scholarly journals in corrosion and electrochemistry, in which more than 70 papers was SCI indexed.

Academic Degrees


PhD in Material Science, Huazhong University of Science & Technology


ME in applied chemistry, Huazhong University of Science & Technology


BS in Applied Chemistry, Huazhong University of Science & Technology

Professional Experience


Professor, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, HUST


Associate Professor, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, HUST


Visiting Scholar, Corrosion and protection center, UMIST, UK


Lecturer, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, HUST


Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, HUST

Courses Taught

1.Nanomaterial and coating for Ph. D students

2.Material Chemistry for graduate students

3.Electrochemical Measurement Techniques for undergraduate students

4.Engineering chemistry for undergraduate students

Awards and Honors


Second award of technological progress of China society of corrosion & protection (SCP)


Second award of technological progress of Guangdong Province of China


Third Award in Metallurgy Industry Association of China

Selected Projects Funded

1.National Science Foundation of China.

2.National key research and development program of China on CO2 flooding and industrial application technology of storage in Jilin oilfield.

Selected Publications

[1]       Cai G., Xiao S., Deng C., Jiang D., Zhang X., Dong Z., CeO2 grafted carbon nanotube via polydopamine wrapping to enhance corrosion barrier of polyurethane coating. Corrosion Science, 2021. 178: p. 109014.      

[2]       Zhang X., Peng Z., Lu X., Lv Y., Cai G., Yang L., Dong Z., Microstructural evolution and biological performance of Cu-incorporated TiO2 coating fabricated through one-step micro-arc oxidation. Applied Surface Science, 2020. 508: p. 144766.

[3]       Wan S., Ma X.-Z., Miao C.-H., Zhang X.-X., Dong Z.-H., Inhibition of 2-phenyl imidazoline on chloride-induced initial atmospheric corrosion of copper by quartz crystal microbalance and electrochemical impedance. Corrosion Science, 2020: p. 108692.

[4]       Peng Z., Wang H., Xia X., Zhang X., Dong Z., Integration of CoFe alloy and Fe/Fe3C nanoparticles into N-doped carbon nanosheets as dual catalytic active sites to promote the oxygen electrocatalysis of Zn-air battery. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2020.

[5]       Wan S., Hou J., Zhang Z.-F., Zhang X.-x., Dong Z.-H., Monitoring of atmospheric corrosion and dewing process by interlacing copper electrode sensor. Corrosion Science, 2019. 150: p. 246-257.

[6]       Jiang D., Xia X., Hou J., Cai G., Zhang X., Dong Z., A novel coating system with self-reparable slippery surface and active corrosion inhibition for reliable protection of Mg alloy. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019. 373: p. 285-297.

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