Building G907, HIT campus (518055)
Dr, Wang is currently a professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at HIT (Shenzhen). His research focuses on intelligent and biomimetic materials, synthesis and applications of low-dimensional materials (mostly colloids), and the environmental and biomedical applications of these materials. He has published over 20 peer reviewed research articles in top research journals including PNAS, JACS, Angewandte, ACS Nano, PRL, etc., which have been cited over 700 times (Jan., 2017 data, Google Scholar)

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2014.2-present||Associate Professor, Shenzhen graduate school, Harbin Institute of Technology
PhD, Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University
Advisor: Thomas E. Mallouk
B. Sc. Department of Applied Chemistry, Harbin Institute of Technology
Associate Professor, Shenzhen graduate school, Harbin Institute of Technology
1. Dekai Zhou, Yuguang C. Li, Pengtao Xu, Nicholas S. McCool, Longqiu Li, Wei Wang and Thomas E. Mallouk, Visible-light controlled catalytic Cu2O–Au micromotors, Nanoscale, 2017,9, 75-78
2. Chao Zhou, Wei Wang and Hepeng Zhang, Individual behaviors and dynamic self-assembly of active colloids (活性胶体的个体行为与动态自组装, published in Chinese), Chinese Science Bulletin, Accepted
3. Zeheng Li, Lanjun Bai, Chao Zhou, Xiaohui Yan, Lamar Mair, Anning Zhang, Li Zhang and Wei Wang, Highly Acid-resistant, Magnetically Steerable Acoustic Micromotors Prepared by Coating Gold Microrods with Fe3O4 Nanoparticles via pH Adjustment, Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, in press
4. Bumjin Jang, Wei Wang, Samuel Wiget, Andrew J. Petruska, Xiangzhong Chen, Chengzhi Hu, Ayoung Hong, David Folio, Antoine Ferreira, Salvador Pané, and Bradley J. Nelson, Catalytic locomotion of core-shell nanowire motors, ACS Nano, 2016, 10(11), 9983-9991
5. Chang Liu, Chao Zhou, Wei Wang and Hepeng Zhang, Bimetallic Microswimmers Speed Up in Confining Channels, Physical Review Letters, 2016, 117, 198001
6. Suzanne Ahmed, Wei Wang, Lanjun Bai, Dillon T. Gentekos, Mauricio Hoyos, and Thomas E. Mallouk, Density and Shape Effects in the Acoustic Propulsion of Bimetallic Nanorod Motors, ACS Nano, 2016, 10(4), 4763-4769
7. Yupei Han, Minda Zou, Weiqiang Lv, Yiwu Mao, Wei Wang, Weidong He, Three-dimensional ionic conduction in the strained electrolytes of solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Applied Physics, 2016, 119, 174904
8. W Lv, Y Niu, X Jian, KHL Zhang, W Wang, J Zhao, Z Wang, W Yang, W He, Space matters: Li+ conduction versus strain effect at FePO4/LiFePO4 interface, Applied Physics Letters, 2016, 108(8), 083901
9. Chao Zhou, Hua Zhang, Zeheng Li, and Wei Wang, Chemistry Pumps: A Review of Chemically Powered Micropumps, Lab-on-a-Chip, 2016,16, 1797-1811
10. E. L. Jewell; W. Wang; and T. E. Mallouk, Catalytically driven assembly of trisegmented metallic nanorods and polystyrene tracer particles, Soft Matter, 2016, 12(9), 2501-2504.
11. Duan, W.; Wang, W.; Das, S.; Yadav, V.; Mallouk, T. E.; Sen, A., Synthetic Nano- and Micromachines in Analytical Chemistry: Sensing, Migration, Capture, Delivery, and Separation, Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry 2015, 8 (1), 311-333.
12. Dong-Dong Qin, Ying-Pu Bi, Xin-Jian Feng, Wei Wang, Greg D Barber, Ting Wang, Yu-Min Song, Xiao-Quan Lu, Thomas E Mallouk, Hydrothermal growth and photoelectrochemistry of highly oriented, crystalline anatase TiO2 nanorods on transparent conducting electrodes, Chemistry of Materials, 2015, 27 (12), 4180-4183
13. Wang, W.; Duan, W.; Ahmed, S.; Sen, A.; Mallouk, T. E., From One to Many: Dynamic Assembly and Collective Behavior of Self-Propelled Colloidal Motors, Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48 (7), 1938-1946.
14. Rao, K. J.; Li, F.; Meng, L.; Zheng, H.; Cai, F.; Wang, W., A Force to Be Reckoned With: A Review of Synthetic Microswimmers Powered by Ultrasound, Small 2015, 11(24), 2836-2846
15. W. Wang; W. Duan; Z. Zhang; M. Sun; A. Sen; T. E. Mallouk, A tale of two forces: simultaneous chemical and acoustic propulsion of bimetallic micromotors, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 1020-1023
16. W. He; X. Wang; L. Ye; Y. Pan; Y. Song; A. Liu; W. Wang; H. Zhang; H. Qi; M. Zhou; Z. Wang; K. H. L. Zhang; J. H. Dickerson, Out-of-Cell Oxygen Diffusivity Evaluation in Lithium–Air Batteries, ChemElectroChem 2014, 1(12), 2052-2057
17. Balk, A. L.; Mair, L. O.; Mathai, P. P.; Patrone, P. N.; Wang, W.; Ahmed, S.; Mallouk, T. E.; Liddle, J. A.; Stavis, S. M., Kilohertz Rotation of Nanorods Propelled by Ultrasound, Traced by Microvortex Advection of Nanoparticles, ACS Nano 2014, 8(8), 8300-8309
18. Lv, W.; Yang, X.; Wang, W.; Niu, Y.; Liu, Z.; He , W., An Energy Investigation into 1D/2D Oriented-Attachment Assemblies of 1D Ag Nanocrystals, Chemphyschem 2014, 15(13), 2688-2691
19. W. Wang, S. Li, L. Mair, S. Ahmed, T. J. Huang, and T. E. Mallouk, Acoustic propulsion of nanorod motors inside living cells, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53(12), 3201-3204.
20. S. Ahmed, W. Wang, L. O. Mair, R. D. Fraleigh, S. Li, L. A. Castro, M. Hoyos, T. J. Huang, and T. E. Mallouk, Steering Acoustically Propelled Nanowire Motors towards Cells in a Biologically Compatible Environment using Magnetic Fields, Langmuir 2013, 29(52), 16113-16118
21. W. Wang, W. Duan, T.E. Mallouk, and A. Sen, Catalytically-powered dynamic assembly of rod-shaped nanomotors and passive tracer particles, PNAS 2013, 110(44), 17744-17749
22. Y. Chen, X. Ding, S.-C. S. Lin, S. Yang, P.-H. Huang, N. Nama, Y. Zhao, A. A. Nawaz, F. Guo, W. Wang, T. E. Mallouk, and T. J. Huang, Tunable nanowire patterning using standing surface acoustic waves (SSAW), ACS Nano 2013, 7(4), 3306-3314
23. W. Wang, W. Duan, S. Ahmed, T.E. Mallouk, and A. Sen, Small power: autonomous nano- and micromotors propelled by self-generated gradients, Nano Today 2013, 8, 531-534 (ESI Highly Cited Papers)
24. W. Wang, T.-Y. Chiang, D. Velegol, and T. E. Mallouk, Understanding the efficiency of autonomous nano- and microscale motors, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2013, 135(28), 10557-65.
25. Wang, W., Castro, L. A., Hoyos, M., Mallouk, T. E, Autonomous motion of metallic microrods propelled by ultrasound, ACS Nano 2012, 6(7), 6122-6132 (ESI Highly Cited Papers)
26. E. A. Hernandez-Pagan, W. Wang, and T. E. Mallouk, Template Electrodeposition of Single-Phase p- and n-Type Copper Indium Diselenide (CuInSe2) Nanowire Arrays, ACS Nano 2011, 5(4), 3237-3241
27. Li, J.; Hao, S.; Fu, D.; Wang, W.; Ma, T.; Wang, C. Modification of Ag-doped BaTiO3 powders through La gaseous penetration route, Journal of Rare Earths 2010, 28(1), 154-157.
• Wei Wang, Self-powered Colloids: A Potential Biomedical Platform, The First International Conference on Nanoenergy and Nanosystems (NENS 2014), December 2014, Beijing, China
• Wei Wang, Nanomotors: Towards an Intelligent Biomedical Platform, EMN Open Access Week, September 2014, Chengdu, China
• Wei Wang, Nano- and Micromotors: Chemically and Acoustically Propelled Autonomous Colloidal Particles, CSRC Workshop on “Statistical Physics of Active Matter”, June 2014, Beijing, China
• Wei Wang, Luz Angelica Castro, Mauricio Hoyos and Thomas Mallouk, Two propulsion mechanisms for autonomous nanowire motors in fluids: Catalytic motors and acoustic motors, ACS fall meeting, August 2012, Philadelphia, USA
• Wei Wang, Luz Angelica Castro, Mauricio Hoyos and Thomas Mallouk, Autonomous micromotors driven by chemical fuel and ultrasound, 2012 PINO conference, June 2012, Cleveland, USA
• Wei Wang and Thomas Mallouk, Nano/micromotor research, NIST, June 2012, Maryland, USA