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Xiwen Wang

Yugie Zhu







Visiting Ph.D Student from Central South University
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Room 4128 Chemistry Building
Building #090
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20740

Email: xwwang@umd.edu
Mobile phone: 240-360-8597



  • M.S in Applied Chemistry, Central South University, Changsha, 2012
  • B.S in Chemical Engineering and Technology, Central South University, Changsha, 2009

Research Interests

  • Li-Sulfur batteries & Na-ion batteries

Research Experience

  • Synthesis of graphene and its composites for supercapacitor. (2009-2012)
  • Graphene-based sulphur cathode materials for Li-S batteries. (2013-2014)
  • Hydrothermal synthesis of Metal sulphide nanostructures for Anode of Li-ion batteries.


Journal Articles

  1. Wang, X.W., Liu, S.Q., Wang, H.Y., Tu, F.Y., Fang, D., Li, Y.H. Facile and green synthesis of Co3O4 nanoplates/graphene nanosheets composite for supercapacitor. Journal of solid state electrochemistry, 16, (2012) 3593-3602.
  2. Wang, X.W., Zhang, Z.A., Qu, Y.H., Lai, Y.Q., Li, J. Nitrogen-doped graphene/sulfur composite as cathode material for high capacity lithium-sulfur batteries. Journal of Power Sources, 256, (2014), 361-368.
  3. Wang, X.W., Zhang, Z.A., Chen, Y.Q., Qu, Y.H., Lai, Y.Q., Li, J. Morphology-controlled synthesis of MoS2 nanostructures with different lithium storage properties. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 600, (2014) 84-90.
  4. Wang, X.W., Zhang, Z.A., Yan, X.L., Qu, Y.H., Lai, Y.Q., Li, J. Interface polymerization synthesis of conductive polymer/graphite oxide@sulfur composites for high-rate lithium-sulfur batteries. Electrochimica Acta, 155, (2015) 54-60.
  5. Zhang, Z.A., Yang, X., Wang, X.W., Li, Q., Zhang, Z.Y. TiO2-Se composites as cathode material for rechargeable lithium-selenium batteries. Solid State Ionics, 260, (2014) 101-106.
  6. Zhang, Z.A., Zhang, Z.Y., Wang, X.W., Li, J., Lai, Y.Q. Enhanced electrochemical performance of sulfur cathode by incorporation of a thin conductive adhesion layer between the current collector and the active material layer. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 44, (2014) 607-611.
  7. Qu, Y.H., Zhang, Z.A., Wang, X.W., Lai, Y.Q., Liu, Y.X., Li, J. A simple SDS-assisted self-assembly method for the synthesis of hollow carbon nanospheres to encapsulate sulfur for advanced lithium–sulfur batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, (2013) 14306-14310.
  8. Jiang, S.F., Zhang, Z.A., Wang, X.W., Qu, Y.H., Lai, Y.Q., Li, J. Synthesis of sulfur/activated carbon aerogels composite with a novel homogeneous precipitation method as cathode materials for lithium–sulfur batteries. RSC Advances, 3, (2013), 16318-16321.


Professional Affiliations

  • The Electrochemical Society

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