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Research Areas research areas

Overview

  • The unifying theme of Prof. Teng's research team is the fundamental investigation of chemical and physical properties of functional nanomaterials, using X-ray, electron, neutron and electrochemical tools, for applications in the fields of energy technologies, catalysis and materials science. The current projects in Prof. Teng's research team include aqueous electrochemical energy storage, direct ethanol fuel cell reaction and aqueous-phase heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2019 Conversion of Ethanol via C-C Splitting on Noble Metal Surfaces in Room-Temperature Liquid-Phase.Journal of the American Chemical Society.  141:9444-9447. 2019
    2018 Biphase Cobalt-Manganese Oxide with High Capacity and Rate Performance for Aqueous Sodium-Ion Electrochemical Energy StorageAdvanced Functional Materials Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics.  28:1703266-1703266. 2018
    2017 Structural water engaged disordered vanadium oxide nanosheets for high capacity aqueous potassium-ion storage.Nature Communications.  8:15520. 2017
    2016 Bivalence Mn5O8 with hydroxylated interphase for high-voltage aqueous sodium-ion storage.Nature Communications.  7:13370. 2016
    2014 Platinum-tin oxide core-shell catalysts for efficient electro-oxidation of ethanol.Journal of the American Chemical Society.  136:10862-10865. 2014
    2013 Storage of potassium ions in layered vanadium pentoxide nanofiber electrodes for aqueous pseudocapacitors.Annali di Chimica ChemSusChem.  6:2231-2235. 2013
    2013 Pseudocapacitive hausmannite nanoparticles with (101) facets: synthesis, characterization, and charge-transfer mechanism.Annali di Chimica ChemSusChem.  6:1983-1992. 2013
    2011 Low-energy magnetic excitations in Co/CoO core/shell nanoparticlesPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics.  83:174414. 2011
    2009 Electronic and magnetic properties of ultrathin Au/Pt nanowires.Nano Letters.  9:3177-3184. 2009
    2008 Formation of Pd/Au nanostructures from Pd nanowires via galvanic replacement reaction.Journal of the American Chemical Society.  130:1093-1101. 2008
    2008 Synthesis of ultrathin palladium and platinum nanowires and a study of their magnetic properties.Angewandte Chemie Angewandte Chemie - International Edition.  47:2055-2058. 2008
    2007 Iron oxide shell as the oxidation-resistant layer in SmCo5 @ Fe2O3 core-shell magnetic nanoparticles.Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  7:356-361. 2007
    2006 Planar tripods of platinum: formation and self-assembly.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.  8:4660-4663. 2006
    2006 Energy transfer between colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals in an optical microcavityApplied Physics Letters.  89:061104-061104. 2006
    2006 Synthesis of porous platinum nanoparticles.Small.  2:249-253. 2006
    2005 Synthesis of magnetic nanocomposites and alloys from platinum-iron oxide core-shell nanoparticles.Nanotechnology.  16:S554-S561. 2005
    2005 Synthesis of platinum multipods: an induced anisotropic growth.Nano Letters.  5:885-891. 2005
    2003 Synthesis of face-centered tetragonal FePt nanoparticles and granular films from Pt@Fe2O3 core-shell nanoparticles.Journal of the American Chemical Society.  125:14559-14563. 2003
    2003 Patterned langmuir-blodgett films of monodisperse nanoparticles of iron oxide using soft lithography.Journal of the American Chemical Society.  125:630-631. 2003
    Spin Waves and Switching: The Dynamics of Exchange - Biased Co Core - CoO Shell Nanoparticles

    Principal Investigator On

  • Understanding the Interplay Between Electrode and Aqueous Electrolyte on the Electrochemical Storage of Na-ion and K-ion  awarded by US DOE, Department of Energy 2018 - 2020
  • EPRI: Collaborative Research: Hydrogen Production via Electrochemical Reforming of Ethanol in a Proton Exchange Membrane Cell  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2017 - 2020
  • PFI-TT: Scale-Up and Prototype Development of Aqueous Stationary Electrochemical Storage Device  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2018 - 2020
  • Improving Energy Density of Aqueous Electro-Chemical Capacitor During the Fast Redox Processes  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2015 - 2019
  • Transition Metal Oxides Spinel Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Reactions  awarded by US DOE, Department of Energy 2013 - 2018
  • Iridium-Based Alloy as an Alternative Catalyst for Ethanol Oxidation Fuel Cell Reaction: Experimental and First Principles-Based Investigation  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2012 - 2016
  • Palladium-Based Anode Catalysts for the Highly Efficient Ethanol Oxidation Reaction in Alkaline Fuel Cell  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2012 - 2016
  • NH IRC: Conductive Compounds - Silver Nano-Particle Synthesis and Process Design for Printable Conductive Media  awarded by Conductive Compounds Inc 2011 - 2012
  • GRFP: The Effects of Pseudo-Capacitive Metal Oxide Deposition on the Capacitance and Cyclability of Activated Carbon Electrodes  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • In Situ x-Ray and Neutron Study of Potassium ion Storage Mechanism of Layered Metal Oxides for Aqueous Supercapacitor  awarded by Dreyfus Foundation
  • Teaching Activities

  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2018
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2018
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Nuclear Engineering Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Nuclear Engineering Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Nuclear Engineering Taught course 2018
  • Seminar Taught course 2018
  • Chemical Engineering Kinetics Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Energy and Environment Taught course 2017
  • Chemical Engineering Project Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2017
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2017
  • Rsrch Exp/Chemical Engineering Taught course 2017
  • Seminar Taught course 2017
  • Chemical Engineering Kinetics Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics&Unit Operatns Taught course 2016
  • Seminar Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Intro to Nuclear Engineering Taught course 2016
  • Intro to Nuclear Engineering Taught course 2016
  • Seminar Taught course 2016
  • Chemical Engineering Kinetics Taught course 2015
  • Seminar Taught course 2015
  • Adv Chem Engineering Kinetics Taught course 2015
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2015
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2015
  • Seminar Taught course 2015
  • Chemical Engineering Kinetics Taught course 2014
  • Seminar Taught course 2014
  • Adv Chem Engineering Kinetics Taught course 2014
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2014
  • Electrochemical Methods Taught course 2014
  • Rsrch Exp/Chemical Enineering Taught course 2014
  • Seminar Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Xiaowei Teng
  • Mailing Address

  • W317 Kingsbury Hall

    Chemical Engineering

    33 Academic Way

    Durham, NH  03824

    United States