Wei Wu

Director and Associate Professor


Dr. Wei Wu is the Director and Associate Professor of the Laboratory of Printable Functional Nanomaterials and Printed Electronics, School of Printing and Packaging, Wuhan University.He received his PhD degree in 2011 under the supervision of Prof. Changzhong Jiang in Department of Physics, Wuhan University, China. He then joined the group of Prof. Daiwen Pang at Wuhan University (2011) and Prof. V. A. L. Roy at City University of Hong Kong (2014) as a postdoctoral fellow.He has published, as an author and co-author, more than 70 publications in various reputed international journals and his papers have been cited more than 1200 times.. He has many publications in international scientific journals with high impact factor.


Area of Interest

1.The synthesis and application of functional nanomaterials.
2.Printed electronics and sensors.

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1.Wei Wu*, Shuanglei Yang, Lingling Sun, Qingyong Tian, Mei Lei, Xiangheng Xiao, Changzhong Jiang*, Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance of Hollow GdF3/SnO2 Core-Shell Heterostructures under Visible Light Irradiation, 2016.

2. Jun Liu, Wei Wu*, Qingyong Tian, Zhigao Dai, Zhaohui Wu, Xiangheng Xiao*, Changzhong Jiang*, Anchoring of Ag6Si2O7 Nanoparticles on α-Fe2O3 Short Nanotubes as Z-Scheme Photocatalyst for Improving Their Photocatalytic Performance, 2016.

3. Qingyong Tian, Wei Wu*, Shuanglei Yang, Jun Liu, Xiangheng Xiao, Feng Ren, Changzhong Jiang*, Zinc Oxide Coating Effect for the Dye Removal and Photocatalytic Mechanisms of Flower-Like MoS2 Nanoparticles, 2016.

4. Jun Liu, Zhaohui Wu, Qingyong Tian, Wei Wu*, Xiangheng Xiao*, Shape-Controlled Iron Oxide Nanocrystals: Synthesis, Magnetic Properties and Energy Conversion Applications, 2016.

5. Shuyuan Cui, Zhigao Dai, Qingyong Tian, Jun Liu, Xiangheng Xiao, Changzhong Jiang, Wei Wu*, Vellaisamy A. L. Roy*, Wetting Properties and SERS Applications of ZnO/Ag Nanowire Arrays Patterned by Screen-Printing Method, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2016.

6. Weijing Yao, Qingyong Tian, Jun Liu, Zhaohui Wu, Shuyuan Cui, Jin Ding, Zhigao Dai, Wei Wu*, Large-scale Synthesis and Screen Printing of Upconversion Hexagonal-phase NaYF4: Yb3+, Tm3+/Er3+/Eu3+ Plates for Security Application, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2016.

7. Zhaohui Wu, Shuanglei Yang, Wei Wu*, Shape control of inorganic nanoparticles from solution, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 1237 - 1259.

8. Lingling Sun, Wei Wu*, Qingyong Tian, Mei Lei, Jun Liu, Xiangheng Xiao, Xudong Zheng, Feng Ren, Changzhong Jiang*, In situ Oxidation and Self-Assembly Synthesis of Dumbbell-Like α-Fe2O3/Ag/AgX(X = Cl, Br, I) Heterostructures with Enhanced Photocatalytic Properties, ACS Sustainable Chemistry& Engineering,2016, 4, 1521-1530.

9. Lingling Sun, Wei Wu*, Shuanglei Yang, Qingyong Tian, Mei Lei, Zhigao Dai, Xiangheng Xiao, Feng Ren, Changzhong Jiang*, Carbon and Silica Interlayer Influence for the PhotocatalyticPerformances of Spindle-like α-Fe2O3/Bi2O3 p-n Heterostructures, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 2016, 41, 411-419.

10. Mei Lei, Wei Wu*, Shuanglei Yang, Xiangheng Xiao*, Xingang Zhang, Zhuo Xing, Feng Ren, Changzhong Jiang*, Design of Enhanced Catalysts by Coupling of Noble Metals of Au, Ag and Semiconductor SnO2 for Catalytic Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 2016, 33(4), 212-220.

11. Zhaohui Wu, Shuanglei Yang, Wei Wu*, Application of temperature cycling for crystal quality controlling in crystallization, CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 2222-2238.

12. J. L. Wang, Q. Yao, C. W. Huang, X. M. Zou, L. Liao*, S. S. Chen, Z. Y. Fan, K. Zhang, W. Wu, X. H. Xiao, C. Z. Jiang, W. W. Wu, High Mobility MoS2 Transistors with Low Schottky Barrier Contact by using Atomic Thick h-BN as a Tunneling Layer, Advanced Materials.

13. W. Q. Li, X. H. Xiao*, Z. G. Dai*, W. Wu, L. Cheng, F. Mei, X. G. Zhang, C. Z. Jiang*, Fabrication of Highly Homogeneous Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Substrates Using Ag Ion Implantation, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 2016, 28, 254003.

14. W. Q. Li, X. Q. Liu, Y. Q. Wang, Z. G. Dai, W. Wu, L. Cheng, Y. P. Zhang, Q. Liu*, X. H. Xiao*, C. Z. Jiang, Design of High-performance Memristor Cell Using W-implanted SiO2 Films, Applied Physics Letters, 2016, 108, 153501.

15. Jun Liu, Shuanglei Yang, Wei Wu*, Qingyong Tian, Shuyuan Cui, Zhigao Dai, Feng Ren, Xiangheng Xiao*, Changzhong Jiang*, 3D Flower-Like α-Fe2O3@TiO2 Core-Shell Nanostructures: General Synthesis and Enhanced Photocatalytic Performances, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering,2015, 3 (11), 2975-2984.

16. Jun Liu, Wei Wu*, Qingyong Tian, Shuanglei Yang, Lingling Sun, Mei Lei, Xiangheng Xiao*, Feng Ren, Changzhong Jiang, Vellaisamy A.L. Roy*, Tube-like α-Fe2O3@Ag/AgCl Heterostructure: Controllable Synthesis and Enhanced Plasmonic Photocatalytic Activity, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 61239-61248.

17. Mei Lei, Wei Wu*, Lingling Sun, Qingyong Tian, Changzhong Jiang, Xiangheng Xiao*, Controlled Preparation of Hollow SnO2@M (M = Au, Ag) Heterostructures through Template-Assist Method for Enhanced Photocatalysis, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2015, 482, 276-282.

18. Shuanglei Yang, Banghong Zhou, Mei Lei, Lanping Huang, Jun Pan, Wei Wu*, Hongbo Zhang*, Sub-100 nm Hollow SnO2@C Nanoparticles as Anode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries and Significantly Enhanced Cycling Performances, Chinese Chemical Letters, 2015, 26(10): 1293-1297.

19. Shuyuan Cui ( 崔淑媛), Jun Liu ( 刘军), Wei Wu ( 吴伟)*, Preparation of Metal Nanoparticles-Based Conductive Inks and Their Applications in Printed Electronics (金属纳 米颗粒导电墨水的制备及其在印刷电子方面的应用), Progress in Chemistry (化学进展), 2015, 27(10): 1509-1522.

20. Wei Wu*, Li Liu, Zhigao Dai, Juhua Liu, Shuanglei Yang, Li Zhou, Xiangheng Xiao, Changzhong Jiang, Vellaisamy A.L. Roy*, Low-Cost, Disposable, Flexible and Highly Reproducible Screen Printed SERS Substrates for Various Chemicals Determination, Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 10208.

21. Shuanglei Yang, Banghong Zhou, Zhengping Ding, He Zheng, Lanping Huang, Jun Pan, Wei Wu*, Hongbo Zhang*, Tetragonal Hematite Single Crystals as Anode Materials for High Performance Lithium Ion Batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 2015, 286, 124-129.

22. Wei Wu*#, Zhaohui Wu#, Taekyung Yu, Changzhong Jiang*, Woo-Sik Kim*, Recent Progress on Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Surface Functional Strategies and Biomedical Applications, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 2015, 16, 023501.

23. Li Liu, Xiaoxia Wan, Lingling Sun, Shuanglei Yang, Zhigao Dai, Qingyong Tian, Mei Lei, Xiangheng Xiao, Changzhong Jiang and Wei Wu*, Anions-Mediated Synthesis of Monodisperse Silver Nanoparticles and Useful for Screen Printing of High-Conductivity Patterns on Flexible Substrates for Printed Electronics, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 9783-9791.

24. Wei Wu*, Mei Lei, Shuanglei Yang, Li Zhou, Xiangheng Xiao, Changzhong Jiang, Vellaisamy A.L. Roy*, A one-pot route to the synthesis of alloyed Cu/Ag bimetallic nanoparticles with different mass ratios for catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 3450-3455.

25. Wei Wu*, Changzhong Jiang, Vellaisamy A. L. Roy*, Recent Progress on Magnetic Iron Oxide-Semiconductors Composite Nanomaterials as Promising Type of Photocatalyst, Nanoscale, 2015, 7(1): 38-58. (ESI)

26. Yun Wu*, Jianjun Zhou, Shuai Huo, Haiyan Lu, Yuechan Kong, Tangsheng Chen, Wei Wu*, Jingxia Xu, Benzocyclobutene (BCB) Polymer as amphibious buffer layer for graphene field-effect transistor, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2015, 15, 5706-5710.

27. Zhigao Dai, Xiangheng Xiao, Wei Wu, Yupeng Zhang, Lei Liao, Shishang Guo, Jianjian Ying, Chongxin Shan, Mengtao Sun, and Changzhong Jiang, Plasmon-Driven Reaction Controlled by the Number of Graphene Layers and Localized Surface Plasmon Distribution During Optical Excitation, Light: Science & Applications, 2015, 4, e342.

28. Banghong Zhou, Shuanglei Yang, Laidi Wu, Wei Wu, Weifeng Wei, Libao Chen, Hongbo Zhang, Jun Pan and Xiang Xiong, Amorphous carbon framework stabilized SnO2 porous nanowires as high performance Li-ion battery anode materials, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 49926-49932.

29. Zhigao Dai, Fei Mei, Xiangheng Xiao, Lei Liao, Wei Wu, Yupeng Zhang, Jianjian Ying, Lingbo Wang, Feng Ren, Changzhong Jiang, Monolayer Graphene on Nanostructured Ag for Enhancement of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Stable Platform, Nanotechnology, 2015, 26, 125603.

30. Su-Ting Han, Ye Zhou, Li Zhou, Yan Yan, Long-Biao Huang, Wei Wu, V. A. L. Roy*, Packed CdSe/ZnS Core-Shell Quantum Dots as Charge Trapping Layer for Flexible Photonic Memory, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2015, 3, 3173-3180.