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Prof. Zhang Weina


Prof. Zhang Weina

Vice-head of Division of Nano Optoelectronic Materials



Address: 5 Xin Mo Fan Road, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing 210009, China

Research Interests

Functional metal-organic frameworks /selective catalysis/biochemistry/energy storage

Biographical Information

2011-2014: PhD degree; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU).

2014-2015: Post-Doc.; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU).

2015-    : Professor; Institute of Advanced Materials, Nanjing Tech University.

Academic Achievements

Prof. Weina Zhang acquired her PhD from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and then worked there as a Research Fellow. Her research focuses on developing functional porous coordination polymers hybrid materials and exploring their applications in selective catalysis, biochemistry and energy storage. She has published over 20 SCI papers on Advanced Materials, Chemical Communication, Chemistry of Materials, ACS Nano, Small, Nanoscale, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, etc, with over 200 citations.


1.    Zhang, W.; Lu, G.; Cui, C.; Liu, Y.; Li, S.; Yan, W.; Xing, C.; Chi, Y. R.; Yang, Y.; Huo, F., A Family of Metal-Organic Frameworks Exhibiting Size-Selective Catalysis with Encapsulated Noble-Metal Nanoparticles. Advanced Materials 2014, 26 (24), 4056-4060.

2.    Zhang, W.; Liu, Y.; Lu, G.; Wang, Y.; Li, S.; Cui, C.; Wu, J.; Xu, Z.; Tian, D.; Huang, W.; DuCheneu, J. S.; Wei, W. D.; Chen, H.; Yang, Y.; Huo, F., Mesoporous Metal-Organic Frameworks with Size-, Shape-, and Space-Distribution-Controlled Pore Structure. Advanced Materials2015, 27 (18), 2923-2929.

3.    Zhang, W.; Lu, G.; Li, S.; Liu, Y.; Xu, H.; Cui, C.; Yan, W.; Yang, Y.; Huo, F., Controlled Incorporation of Nanoparticles in Metal-Organic Framework Hybrid Thin Films. Chemical Communications 2014, 50 (33), 4296-4298.

4.    Zhang, W.; He, W.; Jing, X., Preparation of a Stable Graphene Dispersion with High Concentration by Ultrasound. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2010, 114 (32), 10368-10373.

5.    Zhang, W.; He, W.; Jing, X., Progress in Synthesis, Property and Application of Graphene. New Chemical Materials 2010, 38(4), 15-18.

6.    Liu, Y*.; Zhang, W*.; Li, S.; Cui, C.; Wu, J.; Chen, H.; Huo, F., Designable Yolk-Shell Nanoparticle@MOF Petalous Heterostructures.Chemistry of Materials 2014, 26 (2), 1119-1125.

7.    He, W.; Zhang, W.; Li, Y.; Jing, X., A High Concentration Graphene Dispersion Stabilized by Polyaniline Nanofibers. Synthetic Metals 2012,162 (13), 1107-1113. 

8.    Lu, G.; Farha, O. K.; Zhang, W.; Huo, F.; Hupp, J. T., Engineering ZIF-8 Thin Films for Hybrid MOF-Based Devices. Advanced Materials2012, 24 (29), 3970-3974.

9.     Lu, G.; Cui, C.; Zhang, W.; Liu, Y.; Huo, F., Synthesis and self-assembly of monodispersed metal-organic framework microcrystals.Chemistry An Asian Journal 2013, 8, 69-72.

10.    Cui, C.; Liu, Y.; Xu, H.; Li, S.; Zhang, W.; Cui, P.; Huo, F., Self-Assembled Metal-Organic Frameworks Crystals for Chemical Vapor Sensing. Small 2014, 10 (18), 3672-3676.

11.    Wu, J.; Zan, X.; Li, S.; Liu, Y.; Cui, C.; Zou, B.; Zhang, W.; Xu, H.; Duan, H.; Tian, D., In situ synthesis of large-area single sub-10 nm nanoparticle arrays by polymer pen lithography. Nanoscale 2014, 6 (2), 749-752.

12.    Huang, X.; Zheng, B.; Liu, Z.; Tan, C.; Liu, J.; Chen, B.; Li, H.; Chen, J.; Zhang, X.; Fan, Z.; Zhang, W.; Guo, Z.; Huo, F.; Yang, Y.; Xie, L.-H.; Huang, W.; Zhang, H., Coating Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials with Metal-Organic Frameworks. ACS Nano 2014, 8 (8), 8695-8701.

13.    Li, S., Zhang, W. & Huo, F. The structural and catalytic properties of nanoparticles@MOF composites: A case study of Au@ZIF-8 hybrid crystals. Physica E-Low-Dimensional Systems & Nanostructures 2015, 69, 56-60.

14.    Li, S., Zhang, W., Zhu, Y., Zhao, Q. & Huo, F. Synthesis of MOFs and Their Composite Structures through Sacrificial-Template Strategy.Crystal Growth & Design 2015, 15, 1017-1021.

15.    C. Sun, J. Yang, X. Rui, W. Zhang, Q. Yan, P. Chen, F. Huo, W. Huang and X. Dong, MOF-directed templating synthesis of a porous multicomponent dodecahedron with hollow interiors for enhanced lithium-ion battery anodes. J Mater Chem A, 2015, 3, 8483-8488.

16.    J. Wu, C.-h. Yu, S. Li, B. Zou, Y. Liu, X. Zhu, Y. Guo, H. Xu, W. Zhang, L. Zhang, B. Liu, D. Tian, W. Huang, M. P. Sheetz and F. Huo, Parallel Near-Field Photolithography with Metal-Coated Elastomeric Masks.  Langmuir, 2015, 31, 1210-1217.

17.    W. Zhou, B. Zou, W. Zhang, D. Tian, W. Huang and F. Huo, Synthesis of stable heterogeneous catalysts by supporting carbon-stabilized palladium nanoparticles on MOFs. Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 8720-8724.

18.    Z. Xu, W. Zhang, J. Weng, W. Huang, D. Tian and F. Huo, Encapsulation of metal layers within metal-organic frameworks as hybrid thin films for selective catalysis. Nano Research., 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0967-8, 1-7.


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