Synthesis & Assembly of Nanomaterials

1. Rational design and synthesis of a diverse array of nanomaterials

2. Nanomaterial Interfaces

Semiconductor/Metal Interface

Au Nanostructure-Decorated TiO2 Nanowires Exhibiting Photoactivity Across Entire UV-Visible Region for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, Nano Lett., 13, 3817-3823 (2013)

Bio/inorganic Interface

Photo-enhanced Electrochemical Interaction between Shewanella and a Hematite Nanowire Photoanode, Nano Lett. 14, 3688-3693 (2014); Interpenetrated Bacteria-Carbon Nanotubes Films for Microbial Fuel Cells, Small Methods, 1800152 (2018)

3. Material assembly & integration

3D Printing

Efficient 3D Printed Pseudocapacitive Electrodes with Ultrahigh MnOLoading, Joule, 3, 459-470 (2019); 3D Printed Functional Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage, Nano Today15, 107-120 (2017); Supercapacitors Based on 3D Hierarchical Graphene Aerogels with Periodic Macropores, Nano Lett., 16, 3448-3456 (2016)

Filtration method

Flexible Transparent Molybdenum Trioxide Nanopaper for Energy Storage, Adv. Mater., 28, 6353-6358 (2016)