Zhefu received B.Sc. in chemistry from Nankai University in Sep. 2016. At Nankai University, he worked with Prof. Tianying Yan on the molecular dynamics of ionic liquids. From Sep. 2015 to Mar. 2016, Zhefu worked with Prof. Mark Ratner at Northwestern University on dielectric performance of organic self-assembled monolayers(OSAM). Zhefu enrolled in the doctoral program at the University of Chicago and joined Voth group in the fall of 2016. He is currently working on reactive molecular dynamics.