Ran Ding


Temple University
Department of Chemistry
SERC room 630
1924 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: (215) 327-2836

Ran received his master’s degree in chemistry in 2012 in China. He has been attending Temple University (Chemistry department) since fall 2015 and joined the Zdilla group.

Research Interests
Design of new metal oxide catalysts for water oxidation reaction, investigation of the structure-activity relationship for birnessite-type catalysts

Awards and Achievements

  • 2014-2015 National Scholarship of P. R. China

  • 2016-2017 National Scholarship of P. R. China


  • Haowei Peng, Ian G. McKendry, Ran Ding, Akila C. Thenuwara, Qing Kang, Samantha L. Shumlas,  Strongin , Michael J. Zdilla , and John P. Perdew, PNAS, 2017, 114, 9523-9528.