Professor Shizhang Qiao

Chair of Nanotechnology
Professor Shizhang Qiao
  Org Unit School of Chemical Engineering
  Telephone +61 8 8313 6443
  Location Floor/Room 2 19 ,  Engineering North ,   North Terrace

Dr Qiao joined the School of Chemical Engineering of the University of Adelaide (UoA) in March 2012 as a professor (the inaugural Chair of Nanotechnology). He is an Australian Laureate Fellow. His research expertise is in nanomaterials and nanoporous materials for drug/gene/RNA delivery and new energy technologies (electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, batteries, fule cell, supercapacitors). He has co-authored more than 300 papers in refereed journals, including Nature, Nature Energy, Nature Communications, Angew Chem Int Ed, J. Am. Chem. Soc, Advanced Materials with him as a corresponding or joint corresponding author (over 23,000 citation times, h-index: 77). He has filed three patents on novel nanomaterials and attracted more than 11 million dollars in research grants from industrial partners and Australian Research Council (ARC).

In recognition of his achievements in research, he was honoured with a prestigious ExxonMobil Award (2016), ARC Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA, 2013), a Emerging Researcher Award (2013, ENFL Division of the American Chemical Society) and a UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award (2008). He has also been awarded an ARC ARF Fellowship, an ARC APD Fellowship and an inaugural UQ Mid-Career Research Fellowship.

Dr Qiao is currently an Honorary Professor at The University of Queensland and is appointed to ARC College of Experts. He is an Associate Editor of Journal of Materials Chemistry A, a Fellow of Institution of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE), Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and Royal Australian Chemical Institute Chartered Chemist (FRACI CChem). Dr Qiao is a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Scientist. 

ResearcherID: A-6057-2010

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BEng (Tianjin), MEng (Tianjin), PhD (HKUST)


Associate Editor, Journal of Materials Chemistry A (RSC)

Editorial Board, ChemBioEng Review (Wiley)

Editorial Board, Energy Storage Materials (Elsevier)

Advisory Board, ChemNanoMat (Wiley)

Advisory Board, Journal of Materials Science & Technology (Elsevier)

Advisory Board, Advanced Materials Technologies (Wiley)

Scientific Advisory Board, Small Methods (Wiley)

International Advisory Board, Advanced Sustainable Systems (Wiley)

Dr Qiao's research interests include synthesis and characterisation of nanoporous materials and nanoparticles as well as their applications in catalysis, drug and gene delivery, energy storage and conversion (fuel cell, lithium ion battery, supercapacitor and photocatalysis)

Student projects (with Scholarships) available

Nanostructured Non-precious Metal and Metal-free Catalysts for Sustainable Clean Energy Generation

Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials for High Performance Lithium Ion Batteries and Supercapacitors

Preparation of Nanostructured Materials for Photocatalysis

Synthesis and Functionalisation of Nanomaterials for Drug/si-RNA Delivery

Startup funding from The University of Adelaide (2012-2014)

ARC Dicovery project (2017-2019), DP170104464, Design of Photocatalysts for Solar Hydrogen Production, $410,500

ARC Linkage project (2016-2018), LP160100927, Reinforcement of Rubber Products using Nanostructured Carbon Materials, $400,000+$300,000

ARC Discovery project (2016-2020), DP160104866, Nanostructrued Electrocatalysts for Clean Fuels Production, $720,000

ARC Discovery project (2014-2016), DP140104062, Development of Functional Dendrimer-like Inorganic Nanomaterials with Hierarchical Pores for Biological Applications. A$930,000 (including DORA)

ARC Discovery project (2013-2015), DP130104459, Nanostructured Non-precious Metal and Metal-free Ctalysts for Sustainable Clean Energy Generation. A$410,000

ARC Discovery project (2010-2012), DP1095861, Multifuctional Porous Nanospheres Engineered Composite Membrances for Hydrogen and Methanol Fuel Cells. A$250,000

ARC Discovery project (2009-2013), DP0987969, Synthesis of Unique Mesoporous Graphitic Carbons and their Application to Fundamental Problems in Adsorption Science. A$353,575

ARC Linkage project (2008-2010), LP0882681, Porous Silica-Based Nanocapsules for Targeted and Controlled Release of Biocides. A$528,181

ARC Discovery project (2007-2009), DP0773490, New Pillared Nanoporous Materials for Hydrogen Production by Photoinduced Water Splitting. A$180,000

ARC Discovery project (2004-2006), DP0452461, Selective Adsorption through Molecular Imprinting in Nanoporous Silica. A$230,000

ARC LIEF (2014), LE140100040, Advanced Electron Microscope Facility for Nanomaterials, Functional Materials and Minerals. A$1,375,000

ARC LIEF (2014), LE140100122, Mocrodiffraction: Advanced Capabilities for Spatial Resolution, Trace Phase Detection and Solid Object Analysis. A$375,000

ARC LIEF (2013), LE130100119, Materials Characterisation Facility for a Sustainable Future. A$420,000

ARC LIEF (2013), LE130100038, Scanning Auger Microscope Facility for Elemental Imaging and Characterisation of Surfaces and Interfaces. A$450,000


Selected papers published in referred journals


Ran J.R., Gao G.P., Li F.T., Ma T.Y., Du A.J., Qiao S.Z., Ti3C2 MXene Co-catalyst on Metal sulfide Photo-absorbers for Enhanced Visible-light Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production, Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 13907. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13907.

Zhu Y.P., Guo C.X., Zheng Y., Qiao S.Z., Rational Design of Efficient Electrocatalysts with Promising Synergistic Activity, Account of Chemical Research, 2017, 50, 915-923.

Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Zhu Y.H., Cai Q., Vasileff A., Li L.H., Han Y., Chen Y., Qiao S.Z., Molecule-level g-C3N4 Coordinated Transition Metals as a New Class of Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Electrode Reactions, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 3336-3339.

Guo C.X., Zheng Y., Ran J.R., Xie F.X., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Engineering High-Energy Interfacial Structures for High Performance Oxygen-Involving Electrocatalysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, accepted DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701531.

Zhu Y.P., Ma T.Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Hollow Co3O4 Hierarchical Microtube Arrays: Template-Mediated Synthesis and High-Efficiency Water Electrolysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 1324-1328. [Front Cover, VIP]

Xie F.X., Zhang L., Su D.W., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Na2Ti3O7@N-doped Carbon Hollow Spheres for Sodium-ion Batteries with Excellent Rate Performance, Advanced Materials, 2017, 29, 1700989. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201700989.

Su D.W., McDonagh A., Qiao S.Z., Wang G.X., High Capacity Aqueous Potassium-ion Batteries for Large Scale Energy Storage, Advanved Materials, 2017, 29(1), 1604007.

Meng C., Ling T., Ma T.Y., Wang H., Hu Z.P., Zhou Y., Mao J., Du X.W., Qiao S.Z., Atomically and Electronically Coped Pt and Co Hybrid Nanocatalysts for Enhanced Electrocatalytic Performance, Advanced Materials, 2017, 29(9), 1604607. 

Zheng Y., Qiao S.Z., Direct Growth of Well-Aligned MOF Arrays onto Various Substracts, Chem, 2017, 2, 751-752. 

Qu K.G., Zheng Y., Zhang X.X., Davey K.R., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Promotion of Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanosheets with Secondary Heteroatoms, ACS Nano, 2017, 11

Rahman M.Z., Davey K.R., Qiao S.Z., Advent of 2D Rhenium Disulfide (ReS2): Fundamentals to Applications, Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, 27(10), 1606129.

Ye C., Zhang L., Guo C.X., Li D.D., Vasileff A., Wang H.H., Qiao S.Z., A Three-dimensional Hybrid of Chemically Coupled Nickel Sulfide and Hollow Carbon Spheres for High Performance Lithium-sulfur Batteries, Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, 27, 

Qu K.G., Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Zhang X.X., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Polydopamine-inspired, Dual Heteroatom-doped Carbon Nanotubes for Highly Efficient Overall Water Splitting, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7(9), 1602068.

Shrestha A., Batmunkh M., Shearer C.J., Yin Y.T., Andersson G.G., Shapter J.G., Qiao S.Z., Dai S., Nitrogen-doped CNx/CNTs Hetero-electrocatalysts for Highly Efficient Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7(8), 1602276. 

Zhu Y.P., Jing Y., Vasileff A., Heine T., Qiao S.Z., Three-dimensional Synergistically Active Carbon Nanofibers for Improved Oxygen Evolution, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7, 1602928. DOI: 10.1002/aenm201602928.

Liu J. L., Zhu D.D., Guo C.X., Vasileff A., Qiao S.Z., Design Strategies toward Advanced MOF-Derived Electrocatalysts for Energy Conversion Reactions, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7, 1700518. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700518

Vasileff A., Zheng Y., Qiao S.Z., Carbon Solving Carbon's Problems: Recent Progress of Nanostructured Carbon-based Catalysts for the Electrochemical Reduction of CO2, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7, 1700759. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700759.

Rahman M.Z., Davey K., Qiao S.Z., Counteracting Blue-shift Optical Absorption and Maximizing Photon-Harvest in Carbon Nitride Nanosheets Photocatalyst, Small, 2017, 13, 1700376. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201700376

Bayatsarmadi B., Zheng Y., Vasileff A., Qiao S.Z., Recent Advances in Atomic Metal Doping of Carbon-based Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion, Small, 2017, 13 (21), 1700191.

Du X., Zhao C.X., Zhou M.Y., Ma T.Y., Huang H.W., Jaroniec M., Zhang X.J., Qiao S.Z., Hollow Carbon Nanospheres with Tunable Hierarchical Pores for Drug, Gene and Photothermal Synergistic Treatment, Small, 2017, 13(6), 1602592.

Shrestha A., Yin Y.T., Anderson G.G., Spooner N.A., Qiao S.Z., Dai S., Versatile PbS Quantum Dot Ligand Exchange Systems in the Presence of Pb-Thiolates, Small, 2017, 13(5), 1602956.

Liu J.L., Guo C.X., Vasileff A., Qiao S.Z., Nanostructured 2D Materials: A Rising Star for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction, Small Methods, 2017, 1, 1600006.

Dong C.K., Fu J.Y., Liu H., Ling T., Yang J., Qiao S.Z., Du X.W., Tuning Selectivity and Activity of Au Catalysts for Carbon Dioxide Electro Reduction via Grain Boundary Engineering, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 7184-7190.

Song J.P., Yin P.F., Mao J., Qiao S.Z., Du X.W., Catalytically Active and Chemically Inert CdIn2S4 Coating on CdS Photoanode for Efficient and Stable Water Splitting, Nanoscales, 2017, 9, 6296-6301.

Rahman M.Z., Zhang J., Tang Y.H., Davey K., Qiao S.Z., Graphene Oxide Coupled Carbon Nitride Homo-Heterojuction Photocatalyst for Enhanced Hydrogen Production, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2017, 1, 562-571. 


Jiao Y., Zheng Y., Davey K., Qiao S.Z., Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution on Heteroatom Doped Carbons: Activity Trends and Catalysts Design Principle, Nature Energy, 2016, 1(10): 16130. DOI: 10.1038/nenergy.2016.130

Ling T., Yan D.Y., Jiao Y., Wang H., Zheng Y., Zheng X.L., Mao J., Du X.W., Hu Z. P., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Engineering Surface Atomic Structure of Single-Crystal Cobalt(II) Oxide Nanorods for Superior Electrocatalysis, Nature Communications, 2016, 7: 12876. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12876.

Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Zhu Y.H., Li L.H., Han Y., Chen Y., Jaroniec M, Qiao S.Z., High Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity of an Anomalous Ruthenium Catalyst, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138, 16174-16181.

Ma T.Y., Cao J.L., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Interacting Carbon Nitride and Titanium Carbide Nanosheets for High-performance Oxygen Evolution, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 1138-1142. 

Chen S., Duan J.J., Vasileff A., Qiao S.Z., Size Fractionation of Two-dimensional Sub-nanometer-thick Manganese Dioxide Crystals toward Superior Urea Electrocatalytic Conversion, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 3804-3808.

Zhu D.D., Liu J.L., Qiao S.Z., Recent Advances in Inorganic Heterogenous Electrocatalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction, Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 3423-3452.

Zheng X. L., Song J.P, Ling T., Hu Z. Yin P.F., Davey K., Du X.W., Qiao S.Z., Strongly-coupled Nafion Molecules and Ordered-porous CdS Networks for Enhanced Visible-Light Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Evolution, Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 4935-4942.[Back Inside Cover]

Chen G.F., Ma T.Y., Liu Z.Q., Li N., Su Y.Z., Davey K., Qiao S.Z., Effecient and Stable Bifunctional Electrocatalysts Ni/NixMy (M=P,S) for Overall Water Splitting, Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 3314-3323.

Ma T.Y., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Self-supported electrocatalysts for advanced energy conversion processes, Materials Today, 2016, 19, 265-273. [Invited Review]

Qu K.G., Zheng Y., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Graphene Oxide-Polydopamine Derived N,S-codoped Carbon Nanosheets as Superior Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Evolution, Nano Energy,  2016, 19, 373-381.

Zhou T.H., Du Y.H., Yin S.M., Tian X.Z., Yang H.B., Wang X., Liu B., Zheng H.M., Qiao S.Z., Xu R., Nitrogen-Doped Cobalt Phosphate @ Nanocarbon Hybrids for Efficient Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction, Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, 9, 2563-2570.

Rahman M., Kwong C.W., Davey K., Qiao S.Z., 2D Phosphorene as a Water Splitting Photocatalyst: A Review of Fundamentals to Applications. Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, 9, 709-728 [Review].

Duan J.J., Chen S., Vasileff A., Qiao S.Z., Anion and Cation Modulation in Metal Compounds for Biofuctional Overall Water Splitting, ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 8738-8745.

Du X., Li X.Y., Xiong L., Zhang X.J., Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles with Orgao-bridged Silsesquioxane Framework as Innovative Platforms for Bioimaging and Therapeutic Agent Delivery, Biomaterials, 2016, 91, 90-127.   

Zhu R.F., Zheng Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Determination of Electron Transfer Number for Oxygen Reduction Reaction: from Theory to Experiment, ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 4720-4728. 

Xiong L., Bi J.X., Tang Y.H., Qiao S.Z., Magnetic Core-Shell Silica Nanoparticles with Large Radial Mesopores for siRNA Delivery, Small, 2016, 12, 4735-4742.

Bayatsarmadi B, Zheng Y., Tang Y.H., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Significant Enhancement of Water Splitting Activity of N-carbon Electrocatalyst by Trace Level Co Doping, Small, 2016, 12, 3703-3711.

Xia L., Wang S.Q., Liu G.X., Ding L.X., Li D.D., Wang H.H., Qiao S.Z., Flexible SnO2/N-doped Carbon Nanofiber Films as Integrated Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries with Superior Rate Capacity and Long Cycle Life, Small, 2016, 12, 853-859.

Bayatsarmadi B., Zheng Y., Casari C.S., Rosso V., Qiao S.Z., Pulsed Laser Deposition of Porous N-carbon Supported Cobalt (Oxide) Thin Films for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution, Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 11947-11950.

Rahman M., Ran J.R., Tang Y.H., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Surface Acrived Carbon Nitride Nanosheets with Optimized Electro-optical Properties for Highly Efficient Photocayalytic Hydrogen Production, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 2445-2452.

Chen X.M., Mao J.J., Zhou Y.Z., Yang J., Du X.W., Qiao S.Z., Laser-driven Ab/desorption of Catalysts for producing Nanowire Arrays in Solution, Journal of Materials Chemistry A., 2016 4, 379-381.

Vasileff A., Chen S., Qiao S.Z., Three Dimensional Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Hydrogels with in-situ Deposited Cobalt Phosphate Nanoclusters for Efficient Oxygen Evolution in Neutral Electrolyte, Nanoscale Horizons, 2016, 1, 41-44. (Front Cover)

Liu L., Tang Y.H., Dai S. Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Smart Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Traceable Drug Delivery System, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 12803-12811.

Xiong L., Qiao S.Z., Mesoporous Organosilica Nano-bowl with High DNA Loading Capacity - a Potential Gene Delivery Carrier, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 17446-17450.

Bayatsarmadi B., Zheng Y., Rosso V., Ge L., Casari C.S., Qiao S.Z., Highly Active Nickel-Cobalt/Nanocarbon Thin Films as Efficient Water Splitting Electrodes, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 18507-18515.

Shrestha A., Spooner N.A., Qiao S.Z., Dai S., Mechanistic Insight into the Nucleation and Growth of Olleic Acid Capped Lead Sulphide Quantum Dots, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18, 14055-14062. 

Shrestha A., Jin B., Kee T., Qiao S.Z., Dai S., A Robust Strategy for "Living" Growth of Lead Sulphide Quantum Dots, ChemNanoMat, 2016, 2, 49-53.


Jiao Y., Zheng Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Design of Electrocatalysts for Oxygen and Hydrogen-Involving Energy Conversion Reactions, Chemical Society Reviews, 2015, 44, 2060-2086. [Inside Front Cover]

Liu J., Wickramaratne N., Qiao S.Z., Jaroniec M., Molecular-based Design and Emerging Applications of Nanoporous Carbon Spheres, Nature Materials, 2015, 14, 763-774.

Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Advancing electrochemistry of hydrogen evolution reaction through combining experiment and theory, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 52-65.

Ma T.Y., Ran J.R., Dai S., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Phosphorus-Doped Graphitic Carbon Nitrides in Situ Grown on Carbon Fiber Paper: Flexible and Reversible Oxygen Electrodes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 4646-4650. [Hot Paper]

Qiao S.Z., Author Profile, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 4426.

Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Qiao S.Z., Engineering of Carbon-based Electrocatalysts for Emerging Energy Conversion: from Fundamentality to Functionality, Advanced Materials, 2015, 27, 5372-5378.

Duan J.J., Chen S., Chamber B.A., Andersson G.A., Qiao S.Z., Theree-Dimensional WS2 Nanolayers@Heteroatoms-Doped Graphene File as Hydrogen Evolution Catalyst Electrodes, Advanced Materials, 2015, 27, 4234-4241.

Yin P.F., Ling T., Lu Y.R., Xu Z.W., Qiao S.Z., Du X.W., CdS Nanoflake Arrays for Highly Efficient Light Trapping, Advanced Materials, 2015, 27, 740-745. [Back Cover]

Duan J.J., Chen S., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Porous C3N4 nanolayers@N-graphene films as catalyst electrodes for highly efficient hydrogen evolution, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 931-940.

Chen S., Duan J.J., Bian P.J., Tang Y.H., Zheng R.K., Qiao S.Z., Three-dimensional Smart Catalyst Electrode for Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Advanced Energy Materials, 2015, 5(18), 1500936. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500936.

Liu H., Zheng Y., Wang G.X., Qiao S.Z., A Three-Component Nanocomposite with Synergistic Reactivity for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Solution, Advanced Energy Materials, 2015, 5 (3), 1401186. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201401186

Chen S., Duan J.J., Qiao S.Z., Paper-based N-doped carbon films for enhanced oxygen evolution electrocatalysis, Advanced Science, 2015, 2 (1-2), 1400015. DOI: 10.1002/advs.201400015

Ran J.R., Ma T.Y., Gao G.P., Du X.W., Qiao S.Z., Porous P-doped g-C3N4 Nanosheet for Sunergistrically Enhanced Visible-light Photocatalytic H2 Production, Energy & Environmental Science, 2015, 8, 3708-3717.

Chen S., Duan J.J., Tang Y.H., Qiao S.Z., Molybdenum Sulfide Clusters-Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Hybrid Hydrogel Film as an Efficient Three-Dimensional Hydrogen Evolution Electrocatalyst, Nano Energy, 2015, 11, 11-18.

Du X., Qiao S.Z., Dendritic Silica Particles with Center-Radial Pore Channels: Promising Platforms for Catalysis and Biomedicine Applications, Small, 2015, 11, 392-413. [review]

Xiong L. Du X., Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Cancer Cell Specific Nuclear-Targeted Drug Delivery by Dual Ligands Modified Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, Small, 2015, 11, 5919-5926.

Du X., Xiong L., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Gamma-PGA Coated Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles with Covalently Attached Prodrugs for Enhanced Cellular Uptake and Intracellular GSH-Responsive Release, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2015, 4, 771-781.

Duan J.J., Chen S., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Heteroatom-doped Graphene-based Materials for Energy-relevant Electrocatalytic Processes, ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 5207-5234.

Zhou R.F., Qiao S.Z., Fe/N Co-doped Graphitic Carbon Bulb for High-performance Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 7516-7519.

Yang T.Y., Zhou R.F., Wang D.W., Jiang S.P., Yusuke Y., Qiao S.Z., Monteiro M., Liu J., Hierarchical Mesoporous Yolk-shell Structured Carbonaceous Nanospheres for High Performance Electrochemical Capacitive Energy Storage, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 2518-2521. [Back Cover]

Chen G.F., Su Y.Z., Kuang P.Y., Liu Z.Q., Chen D.Y., Wu X., Li N., Qiao S.Z., Polypyrrole Shell@3D-Ni Metal Core Structured Electrodes for High-Performance Supercapacitor, Chemistry- A European Journal, 2015, 21, 4614-4621 [Hot paper, Inside Front Cover].

Kuang P.Y., Ran J.R., Liu Z.Q., Wang H. J., Li N., Su Y.Z., Jin Y.G., Qiao S.Z., Enhanced Photoelectrocatalytic Activity of BiOI nanoplate-Zinc Oxide Nanorod p-n heterojuction, Chemistry- A European Journal, 2015, 21,  15360-15368.

Bayatsarmadi B., Zheng Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Soft-templating Synthesis of N-doped Mesoporous Carbon Nanospheres for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Chemistry- an Asian Journal, 2015, 10, 1546-1553. 

Chen S., Liu G,X., Yadegari H., Wang H.H., Qiao S.Z., Three-dimensional MnO2 Ultrathin Nanosheet Aerogel for High-Performance Li-O2 Batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 2559-2563.

Jiao Y., Du A., Smith S.C., Zhu Z.H., Qiao S.Z., H2 Purification by Functionalized Graphdiyne-Role of Nitrogen Doping, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 6767-6771.

Xiong L., Du X., Shi B.Y., Bi J., Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Tunable Stellate Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Intracellular Drug Delivery, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 1712-1721.

Zhou R.F., Jaroniec, Qiao S.Z., Nitrogen Doped Carbon Electrocatalysts Decorated with Transition Metals for Oxygen Reduction Reaction, ChemCatChem, 2015, 7, 3808-3817.

Xu R.N., Zhang R.D., Liu N., Chen B.H., Qiao S.Z., New Template Design and Economical Strategy on Synthesis of SSZ-13 (CHA-type) Zeolize as Excellent Catalysts for Selective Catalytic Reaction of NOx by NH3, ChemCatChem, 2015, 7, 3842-3847.

Dai X.P., Liang J., Ma D., Zhang X., Zhao H.B., Zhao B., Guo Z.G., Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Large-pore Mesoporous RuNi-doped TiO2-Al2O3 Nanocomposites for Highly Efficient Selective CO Methanation in Hydrogen-rich Reformate Gases, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2015, 165, 752-762.

Qu K.G., Zheng Y., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Polydopamine-Graphene Oxide Derived Mesoporous Carbon Nanosheets for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 12598-12605. 

Li F.T., Wang Q., Ran J.R., Hao Y.J., Wang X.J., Li B., Zhao D.,  Qiao S.Z., Ionic liquids self-combustion synthesis of BiOBr/Bi24O31Br10 heterojuctions with exceptional visible-light photocatalytic performances, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 1116-1126.

Li F.T., Ran J.R., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Solution Combustion Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanomaterials for Energy Storage and Conversion, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 17590-17610.

Li B.B., Liang Y.Q., Yang X.J., Cui Z.D., Qiao S.Z., Zhu S.L., Li Z.Y., YinK., MoO2-CoO Coupled with a Macroporous Carbon Hybrid Electrocatalyst for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 16704-16714.

Li B.B., Qiao S.Z., Zheng X.R., Yang X.J., Cui Z.D., Zhu S. L., Li Z.Y., Liang Y.Q., Pd Coated MoS2 Nanoflowers for Highly Efficent Hydrogen Evolution Reaction under Irradiation, Journal of Power Sources, 2015, 284, 68-76.

Chen S., Duan J.J., Zheng Y., Chen X.M., Du X.W., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Ionic liquid-assisted synthesis of nitrogen, sulfur-double doped graphene microwires for Oxygen evolution and Zn -air Batteries, Energy Storage Materials, 2015, 1, 17-24. 


Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Zhu Y.H., Li L.H., Han Y., Chen Y., Du A.J., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Hydrogen evolution by a metal-free electrocatalyst, Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 3783. DOI:10.1038/ncomms4783.

Ran J.R., Zhang J., Yu J.G., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Earth-abundant cocatalysts for semiconductor-based photocatalytic water splitting, Chemical Society Review, 2014, 43,7787-7812.

Ma T.Y., Dai S., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Metal-Organic Framework-Derived Hybrid Co3O4-Carbon Porous Nanowire Arrays as Reversible Oxygen Evolution Electrodes, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136,13925-13931.

Jiao Y., Zheng Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Origin of the electrocatalytic oxygen reduction activity of graphene-based catalysts: a roadmap to achieve the best performance, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 4394-4403.

Ma T.Y., Ran J.R., Dai S., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Ultrathin Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanosheet-Carbon Nanotube Three-Dimensional Porous Composites as High-Performance Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysts, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 7281-7285.

Chen S., Duan J., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Metal-Free Carbon-Based Hydrogel Film Electrocatalyst for Highly Efficient Water Oxidation Reaction, Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 2925-2930.

Liang J., Zhou R.F., Chen X.M., Tang Y.H., Qiao S.Z., Fe-N Decorated Hybrid of CNTs Grown on Hierarchically Porous Carbon for High Performance Oxygen Reduction, Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 6074–6079.

Du X., Xiong L., Tang Y.H., Dai S., Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Intracellular Microenvironment-Responsive Dendrimer-like Mesoporous Nanohybrids for Traceable, Effective and Safe Gene Delivery, Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24, 7627-7637.

Duan J.J., Chen S., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Shape Control of Mn3O4 Nanoparticles on Nitrogen-doped Graphene for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Activity, Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24, 2072-2078.

Zhang J., Qi L.F., Ran J.R., Yu J.G., Qiao S.Z., Ternary NiS/ZnxCd1-xS/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites for Enhanced Solar Photocatalytic H2-production Activity, Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 4(10), 1301925.

Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Li L.H., Tan X., Chen Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Toward design of synergistically active carbon-based catalysts for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution, ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 5290-5296.

Zhou R.F., Qiao S.Z., Silver/Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Interaction and its Effect on Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction, Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26, 5868-5873.

Ma T.Y., Qiao S.Z., Acid-Base Bifunctional Periodic Mesoporous Metal Phosphonate Materials for Synergistically and Heterogeneously Catalyzing CO2 Conversion, ACS Catalysis, 2014, 4, 3847-3855.

Shi B.Y., Zhang H., Dai S., Du X., Bi J.X., Qiao S.Z., Intracellular Microenvironment Responsive Polymer: A Multiple-stage Transport Platform for High-performance Gene Delivery, Small, 2014, 10, 871-877.

Ma T.Y., Tang Y.H., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Proton-functionalized Two-dimensional Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanosheet: An Excellent Metal-/Label-free Biosensing Platform, Small, 2014, 10, 2382-2389.

Ran J.R., Zhang J., Yu J.G., Qiao S.Z., Enhanced visible-light photocatalytic H2 production of ZnxCd1-xS modified with earth-abundant Ni-based cocatalysts, ChemSusChem, 2014, 7, 3426-3434.

Chen S., Duan J.J., Han W., Qiao S.Z., Graphene-MnO2 framework as a new generation of three-dimensional oxygen evolution cocatalyst, Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 207-209.

Du X., Shi B.Y., Tang Y.H., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Label-free dendrimer-like silica nanohybrids for traceable and controlled gene delivery, Biomaterials, 2014, 35, 5580-5590.

Ma T.Y., Dai S., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Synthesis of Highly Active and Stable Spinel-Type Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysts by a Rapid Inorganic-Self-Templating Method, Chemistry- A European Journal, 2014, 20, 12669–12676.

Li X.J., Xing W., Zhou J., Wang G.Q., Zhuo S.P., Yan Z.F., Xue Q.Z., Qiao S.Z., Excellent capacitive performance of three-dimensional hierarchical porous graphene/carbon composite with superhigh surface area, Chemistry- A European Journal, 2014, 20, 13314-13320.

Ma T.Y., Zheng Y., Dai S., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Mesoporous MnCo2O4 with Abundant Oxygen Vacancy Defects as High-performance Oxygen Reduction Catalysts, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 8676-8682.

Zhu Z.L., Cui L., Ling T., Qiao S.Z., Du X.W., CdTe nanoflake arrays on conductive substrate: template synthesis and photoresponse property, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 957-961.

Su Y.Z., Xiao K., Li N., Liu Z.Q., Qiao S.Z., Amorphous Ni(OH)2 @ three-dimensional Ni core-shell nanostructures for high capacitance pseudocapacitors and asymmetric supercapacitors, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 13845-13853.

Yang T.Y., Liu J., Zhou R.F., Chen Z.G., Xu H.Y., Qiao S.Z., Monteiro M., N-Doped Mesoporous Carbon Spheres as the Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalysts, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 18139-18146.

Budi Hartono S., Nghia T.P., Yu M.H., Jia Z.F., Monteiro M., Qiao S.Z., Yu C.Z., Functionalized Large Pore Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Gene Delivery featuring Time-dependent Release and Co-delivery, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2, 718-726.

Wang J.J., Ling T., Qiao S.Z., Du X.W., Double open-circuit voltage of three dimensional ZnO/CdTe solar cells by balancing depletion layer, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6, 14718-14723.

Budi Hartono S., Yu M.H., Gu W.Y., Yang J., Strounina E., Wang X. L., Qiao S.Z., Yu C.Z., Synthesis of Multi-functional Large-pore Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Gene Carriers, Nanotechnology, 2014, 25, 055701(12pp).

Mahony D., Cavallaro A.S., Mody K.T., Xiong L., Mahony T.J, Qiao S.Z., Mitter N., In vivo Delivery of Bovine Viral Diahorrea Virus, E2 Protein using Hollow Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 6617-6626.

Li, X., Liu H., Yang J., Qiao S.Z., Du X.W., Pure gold nanocages by galvanic replacement reaction of magnesium nanoparticles, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 1185-1188.


Liu J., Yang T.Y., Wang D.W., Lu G.Q., Zhao D.Y., Qiao S.Z., A Facile Soft-template Synthesis of Mesoporous Polymeric and Carbonaceous Nanospheres, Nature Communications, 2013, 4: 2798. Published 17 Dec 2013.

Chen S., Duan J.J., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Three-dimensional N-doped Graphene Hydrogel/NiCo Double Hydroxide Electrocatalysts for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 13567-13570. 

Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Ge L., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Two-Step Boron and Nitrogen Doping in Graphene for an Enhanced Synergistic Catalysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 3110-3116. [Frontispiece Paper]

Guillet-Nicolas R., Popat A., Bridot J.C., Monteith G., Qiao S.Z., Kleitz F., pH-Responsive Nutraceutical-Mesoporous Silica Nanoconjugates with Enhanced Colloidal Stability, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 2318-2322. [Hot Paper]

Liang J., Du X., Gibson C., Du X.W., Qiao S.Z., N-doped Graphene Natively Rotted on Hierarchical Ordered Porous Carbon for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction, Advanced Materials, 2013, 25, 6226-6231. [Insider Front Cover]

Du X., Shi B.Y., Liang J., Bi J., Dai S., Qiao S.Z., Developing Functionalized Dendrimer-like Silica Nanoparticles with Hierarchical Pores as Advanced Delivery Nanocarriers, Advanced Materials, 2013, 25, 5981-5985.

Mahony D., Cavallaro A.S., Stahr F., Mahony T.J., Qiao S.Z., Mitter N., Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Act as a Self-adjuvant for Ovalbumin Model Antigen in Mice, Small, 2013, 9, 3138-3146.

Chen S., Qiao S.Z., Hierarchically Porous Nitrogen-doped Graphene-NiCo2O4 Hybrid Paper as New Generation of Electrocatalytic Water Splitting Material, ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 10190-10196.

Chen S., Duan J.J., Ran J.R., Jaroniec M, Qiao S.Z., N-doped Graphene Film Confined Nickel Nanopartilces as Efficient Three-dimensional Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysts, Energy & Environmental Science, 2013, 6, 3693-3699.

Li H.G., Cheng N., Zheng Y., Zhang X., Lv H.F., He D.P., Pan M., Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Mu S.C., Oxidation Stability of Nano-graphite Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, 2013, 3, 1176-1179.

Duan J.J., Zheng Y., Chen S., Tang Y., Jaroniec M, Qiao S.Z., Mesopoeous Hybrid Materials of Mn3O4 Nanoparticles on Nitrogen-doped Graphene for Highly Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 7705-7707. 

Zhang J., Xu Q., Qiao S.Z., Yu J.G., Enhanced Visible-light H2 Production Activity of Copper Modified ZnxCd1-xS, ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 2009-2015.

Liu H., Chen S., Wang G.X., Qiao S.Z., Ordered Mesoporous Core/Shell Structured SnO2/C Nanocomposite as a High Capacity Anode Materials for Lithium Ion Battery, Chemistry- A European Journal, 2013, 19, 16897-16901.

Chen S., Duan J.J., Tang Y.H., Qiao S.Z., Hybrid Hydrogels of Porous Graphene and Nickel Hydroxide as Advanced Supercapacitor Materials, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2013, 19, 7118-7124.

Yang T.Y., Liu J., Zheng Y., Monteiro M., Qiao S.Z., Facile Frabrication of Core-Shell Structured Ag@Carborn and Mesoporous Yolk-shell Structured Ag@Carbon@Silica by an Extended Stober Method, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2013, 19, 6942-6945. [VIP paper, Cover]

Zhou R.F., Zheng Y., Hulicova-Jurcakova D., Qiao S.Z., Enhanced Electrochemical Catalytic Activity by Copper Oxide Grown on Nitrogen-doped Reduced Graphene Oxide, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 13179-13185.

Chen S., Xing W., Duan J.J., Hu X., Qiao S.Z., Nanostructured Morphology Control for Efficient Supercapacitor Electrodes, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 2941-2954. [Feacture Article] 

Chen S., Duan J.J., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Hierarchically Porous Graphene-based Hybrid Electrodes with Excellent Electrochemical Performance, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 9409-9413.

Zhang J., Qiao S.Z., Qi L.F., Yu J.G., Fabrication of NiS Modified CdS Nanorod o-n Junction Photocatalyst with Enhanced Visible-light Photocatalytic H2-Production Activity, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2013, 15, 12088-12094.

Zhang Z.S., Zhou J., Xing W., Xue Q., Yan Z., Zhuo S.P., Qiao S.Z., Critical Role of Small Micropores in High CO2 Uptake, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2013, 15, 2523-2529.

Zhao Z.Y., Liu J., Hahn M., Qiao S.Z., Middelberg A.P.J., He L.Z., Encapsulation of Lipase in Mesoporous Silica Yolk-shell Spheres with Enhanced Enzyme Stability, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 22008-22013.


Liang J., Zheng Y., Chen J., Liu J., Hulicova-Jurcakova D., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Facile Oxygen Reduction on Three-Dimensionally Ordered Macroporous graphitic-C3N4/Carbon Composite Electrocatalyst, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 3892–3896.

Liang J., Jiao Y., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Sulfur and Nitrogen Dual-doped Mesoporous Graphene Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction with Synergistically Enhanced Performances, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 11496-11500. [Back Cover, Hot Paper]

Popat A., Ross B.P., Liu J., Jambhrunkar S., Kleitz F., Qiao S.Z., Enzyme-Responsive Contolled Release of Covalently Bound Prodrug from Functional Mesoporous Silica Nanospheres, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 12486-12489.

Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Jaroniec M., Jin Y.G., Qiao S.Z., Nanostructured Metal-free Electrochemical Catalysts for Highly Efficient Oxygen Reduction, Small, 2012, 8, 3550-3566.[Review Article]

Budi Hartono S., Gu W. Y., Kleitz F., Liu J., He L.Z., Middelberg A., Yu C.Z., Lu G.Q.M., Qiao S.Z., Poly-L-lysine Functionalised Large Pore Cubic Mesostructured Silica Nanoparticles as Biocompatible Carriers for Gene Delivery, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 2104-2117.

Zheng Y., Liu J., Liang J., Jaroniec M., Qiao S.Z., Graphitic Carbon Nitride Materials: Controllable Synthesis and Applications in Fuel Cells and Photocatalysis, Energy & Environmental Science, 2012, 5, 6717-6731. [Perspective Paper] 

Xing W., Liu C., Zhou Z.Y., Zhang L., Zhou J.,  Zhuo S.P., Yan Z.F., Gao H., Wang G.Q., Qiao S.Z., Superior CO2 Uptake on N-doped Activated Carbon through Hydrogen-Bonding Interaction, Energy & Environmental Science, 2012, 5, 7323-7327.

Liu J., Wang B., Budi Hartono S., Liu T.T., Kantharidis P., Middelberg A.P.J., Lu G.Q.M., He L.Z., Qiao S.Z., Magnetic Silica Spheres with Large Nanopores for Nucleic Acid Adsorption and Cellular Uptake, Biomaterials, 2012, 33, 970-978. 

Liu J., Yang H.Q., Kleitz F., Chen Z.G., Yang T., Strounina E., Lu G.Q.M., Qiao S.Z., Yolk-Shell Hybrid Materials with a Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas (PMO) Shell: Ideal Nanoreactors for Selective Alcohol Oxidation, Advanced Functional Materials, 2012, 22, 591-599. [Back Cover]

Liu H., Su D.W., Zhou R.F., Sun B., Wang G.X., Qiao S.Z., Highly Ordered Mesoporous MoS2 with Expanded Spacing of the (002) Crystal Plane for Ultrafast Lithium Ion Storage, Advanced Energy Materials, 2012, 2, 970-975.

Liu H., Du X.W., Xing X.R., Wang G.X., Qiao S.Z., Highly Ordered Mesoporous Cr2O3 Materials with Enhanced Performance for Gas Sensors and Lithium Ion Batteries, Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 865-867.

Li J.J., Lu R., Dou B., Ma C. Y., Hu Q.H., Liang Y., Wu F., Qiao S.Z., Hao Z. P., Porous Graphitized Carbon for Adsorptive Removal of Benzene and the Electrothermal Regeneration, Environmental Science & Technology, 2012, 46, 12648-12654.

Liu H., Su D.W., Wang G.X., Qiao S.Z., An Ordered Mesoporous WS2 Anode Material with Superior Electrochemical Performance for Lithium Ion Battery, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 17437-17440.

Popat A., Liu J., Lu G.Q.M., Qiao S.Z., A pH-responsive Drug Delivery System Based on Chitosan Coated Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 11173-11178.

Wu X.Z., Zhou J., Xing W., Wang G., Cui H., Zhuo S.P., Xue Q., Yan Z.F., Qiao S.Z., High-rate Capacitive Performance of Graphene Aergogel with a Superhigh C/O Molar Ratio, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 23186-23193.

Popat A., Liu J., Hu Q.H., Kennedy M., Peters B., Lu G.Q.M., Qiao S.Z., Adsorption and Release of Biocides with Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 970-975.

Bastami T.B., Entezari M.H., Hu Q.H., Budi Hartono S., Qiao S.Z., Role of Polymeric Surfactants on the Growth of Manganese Ferrite Nanoparticles, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2012, 210, 157-165.

Liu H., Li J.J., Kulinich S.A., Li X., Qiao S.Z., Du X.W., Interface-dominated Galvanic Replacement Reactions in the Zn/Cu2+ System, Nonotechnology, 2012, 23, 365601 (8pp).

Song J.G., Song X., Ling T., Du X.W., Qiao S.Z., Enhancing the Conversion Effeciency of Semiconductor Sensitized Solar Cells via the Co-sensitization of Dual-sized Quantum Dots, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012, 51, 10074-10078.


Zheng Y., Jiao Y., Chen J., Liu J., Liang J., Du A.J., Zhang W.M., Zhu Z.H., Smith S. C., Jaroniec M., Lu G.Q.M., Qiao S.Z., Nanoporous Graphitic-C3N4@Carbon Metal-free Electrocatalysts for Highly Efficient Oxygen Reduction, Journal of the American Chemical Society,  2011, 133, 20116-20119.

Liu J., Qiao S.Z., Liu H., Chen J., Orpe A., Zhao D.Y., Lu G.Q.M., Extension of Stöber Method for the Preparation of Monodisperse Resorcinol Formaldehyde Resin Polymer and Carbon Spheres, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 5947-51. [Inside Front Cover, VIP (Very Important Paper), highlighted by:  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 9023-9025]

 Liu J., Qiao S.Z., Hu Q.H., Lu G.Q.M., Magnetic Nanocomposites with Mesoporous Structures: Synthesis and Applications, Small, 2011, 7, 425-443. [Invited Review, Inside Front Cover]

Liu J., Qiao S.Z., Chen J.S., Lou X.W., Xing X.R., Lu G.Q.M., Yolk/shell Nanoparticles: New Platforms for Nanoreactors, Drug Delivery and Lithium-Ion Batteries, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 12578-12591. [Feature Article]

Wen C.Z., Jiang H.B., Qiao S.Z., Yang H.G., Lu G.Q.M., Synthesis of High-Reactive Facets Dominated Anatase TiO2, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 7052-7061. [Feature Article, Front Cover]

Chen J.S., Chen C.P., Liu J., Xu R., Qiao S.Z., Lou X.W., Ellipsoidal Hollow Nanostructures Assembled from Anatase TiO2 Nanosheets as Magnetically Separable Photocatalyst, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 2631-2633.

Wen C.Z, Zhou J.Z., Jiang H.B., Hu Q.H., Qiao S.Z., Yang H.G., Synthesis of Micro-Sized Titanium Dioxide Nanosheets Wholly Exposed with High-Energy {001} and {100} Facets, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 4400-4402. 

Wen C.Z., Hu Q.H., Guo Y.N., Gong X.Q., Qiao S.Z., Yang H.G., From Titanium Oxydifluoride (TiOF2) to Titania (TiO2): In Situ Phase Transition and Non-metal Doping with Enhanced Photocatalytic Water Splitting Properties, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 6138-6140. 

Fang W.Q., Zhou J.Z., Liu J., Chen Z.G., Yang C., Sun C.H., Qian G.R., Zou J., Qiao S.Z., Yang H.G., Hierarchical Structures of Single-Crystalline Anatase TiO2 Nanosheets Dominated with {001} Facets, Chemistry-A European Journal, 2011, 17, 1423-1427. 

Liu H., Wang G.X., Liu J., Qiao S.Z., Ahn H., Highly Ordered Mesoporous NiO for High Power Lithium Ion Batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 3046-3052. 

Liu J., Harrison R., Zhou J.Z., Liu T.T., Yu C.Z., Lu G.Q.M., Qiao S.Z., Xu Z.P., Synthesis of Nanorattles with Layered Double Hydroxide Core and Mesoporous Silica Shell as Delivery Vehicles, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 10641-10644 .

Popat A., Budi Hartono S., Stahr F., Liu J., Qiao S.Z., Lu G.Q.M., Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Bioadsorption, Enzyme Immobilisation, and Drug Carriers, Nanoscale, 2011, 3(7), 2801-2818. [Invited Review]

Xing W., Qiao S.Z., Xu X.Z., Gao X.L., Zhou J., Zhuo S. P., Budi Hartono S., Halticova-Jarcakova D., Lu G.Q., Exaggerated Capacitance Using Electrochemically Active Nickel Foam as Current Collector in Electrochemical Measurement, Journal of Power Sources, 2011, 196, 4123-4127.


Liu J., Qiao S.Z., Budi Hartono S., Lu G.Q.M., Monodisperse Yolk-Shell Nanoparticles with a Hierarchical Porous Structure for Delivery Vehicles and Nanoreactors, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 4981-4985 [Inside cover paper, highlighted by Nature Materials, 2010, 9, 534; Chemistry World, 2010, 7(7) 30; Chemistry in Australia, 2010, 77(9), 9].

Ma C. Y., Mu Z., Li J. J., Jin Y. G., Cheng J., Lu G. Q. M., Hao Z. P., Qiao S.Z., Mesoporous Co3O4  and Au/Co3O4 Catalysts for Low-temperature Oxidation of Trace Ethylene, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 2608-2613. [Highlighted by Chemistry in Australia, 2010, 77(5), 10]

Wang G.X., Liu H., Liu J., Qiao S.Z., Lu G.Q., Munroe P., Mesoporous LiFePO4/C Nanocomposite Cathode Materials for High Power Lithium Ion Batteries with Superior Performance, Advanced Materials, 2010, 22, 4944-4948.

Liu J., Budi Hartono S., Jin Y.G., Li Z., Lu G.Q.M., Qiao S.Z., A Facile Vesicle Template Route to Multi-shelled Mesoporous Silica Hollow Nanospheres, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2010, 20, 4595-4601 [Front cover paper].

Ma X.Y., Chen Z.G., Budi Hartono S., Jiang H.B., J. Zou, Qiao S.Z., Yang H.G., Fabrication of Uniform Anatase TiO2 Particles Mainly Exposed by {001} Facets, Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 6608-6610.

Chen J.S., Luan D., Li C. M., Boey F.Y.C., Qiao S.Z., Lou X. W., TiO2 and SnO2@TiO2 Hollow Spheres Assembled from Anatase TiO2 Nanosheets with Enhanced Lithium Storage Properties, Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 8252-8254.

Su Y.H., Qiao S.Z., Yang H.G., Yang C., Jin Y.G., Stahr F., Sheng J.Y., Cheng L., Ling C.Q., Lu G.Q.M., Titanate-Silica Mesostructured Nanocables: Synthesis, Structural Analysis and Bio-applications, Nanotechnology, 2010, 21, 065604 (7pp).   

Budi Hartono S., Qiao S. Z., Liu J., Jack K., Ladewig B. P., Hao Z. P., Lu G.Q.M., Functionalized Mesoporous Silica with Very Large Pore for Cellulase Immobilization, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114, 8353-8362.

Zhou J.Z., Wu Y.Y., Liu C., Xu Z.P., Orpe A., Qian G.R., Qiao S.Z., Rapid Self-Purification of Polynary Metal Electroplating Wastewater via Carbonation and Preparation of Layer Double Hydroxide Adsorbent, Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44, 8884-8890.

Zhang L., Geng W. C., Qiao S. Z., Zheng H. J., Lu G. Q., Bernhardt P. V., Yan Z. F., Fabrication and Bio-sensing of CNTs/Perpendicularly Aligned Mesostructured Silica Core Shell Nanowires, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 2, 2767-2772.

Chen J.S., Zhu T., Hu Q.H., Gao J.J. Su F.B., Qiao S.Z., Lou X.W., Shape-controlled Synthesis of Co3O4 Nanocubes, Nanodiscs and Nanoflowers and Their Comparative Lithium Storage Properties, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 2, 3628-3635.

Dou B.J, Li J.J., Hu Q., Ma C.Y., He C., Li P., Hu Q.H., Hao Z.P., Qiao S.Z., Hydrophobic Micro/Mesoporous Silica Spheres Assembled from Zeolite Precursors in Acidic Media for Aromatics Adsorption, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2010, 133, 115-123. 


Yang H.G., Liu G, Qiao S.Z., Sun C.H., Jin Y. G., Smith S.C., Zou J., Cheng H.M., Lu G.Q.M., Solvothermal Synthesis and Photoreactivity of Anatase TiO2 Nanosheets with Dominant {001} Facets, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 4078-4083. [Highlighted by Chemistry in Australia,2009, 76(5), 32]

Budi Hartono S., Qiao S. Z., Jack K., Ladewig B. P., Hao Z. P. Lu G. Q. M., Improving Adsorbent Properties of Cage-like Ordered Amine Functionalized Mesoporous Silica with Very Large Pore for Bio-adsorption,  Langmuir, 2009, 25, 6413-6424.

Qiao S.Z., Lin C. X., Jin Y.G., Li Z., Yan Z., Hao Z. P., Huang Y.N., Lu G. Q. M., Surface-Functionalized Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Hollow Spheres, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009, 113, 8673-8682.

Jin Y.G., Qiao S.Z., Xu Z.P., Diniz da Costa J.C., Lu G.Q., Porous Silica Nanospheres Functionalized with Phosphonic Acid as Intermediate Temperature Proton Conductors, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009, 113, 3157-3163.

Jin Y.G., Qiao S.Z., Xu Z.P., Yan Z.M., Diniz da Costa J.C., Huang Y.N., Lu G.Q., Phosphonic Acid Functionalized Silica Gels for Intermediate Temperature Proton Conduction, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2009, 19, 2363-2372.

Ma C.Y., Dou B.J., Li J. J., Cheng J., Hu Q., Hao Z.P., Qiao S.Z., Catalytic Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol on Au or Au-Pd Alloy Nanoparticles Confined in Mesoporous Silica, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2009, 92, 202-208.

Qiao S.Z., Hu Q. H., Haghseresht F., Hu X. J., Lu G. Q. M., An Investigation on the Adsorption of Acid Dyes on Bentonite Based Composite Adsorbent, Separation and Purification Technology, 2009, 67, 218-225.

Lin C. X., Qiao S.Z., Yu C.Z., Ismadji S., Lu G.Q.M., Periodic Mesoporous Silica and Organosilica with Controlled Morphologies as Carriers for Drug Release, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2009, 117, 213-219.

Lin C.X., Yuan P., Yu C.Z., Qiao S.Z., Lu G.Q.,Cooperative Self-Assembly of Silica-basedMesostructures Templated by Cationic Fluorocarbon/Hydrocarbon MixedSurfactants, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2009, 126, 253-261.

Li J. J., Hu Q., Tian H, Ma C.Y., Li L.D., Cheng J., Hao Z. P., Qiao S. Z., Expanding Mesoporosity of Triblock-Copolymer-Templated SilicaUnder Weak Synthesis Acidity, Journalof Colloid and Interface Science, 2009, 339, 160-167.

Li J. J., Mu Z., He C., Hu Q., Li L. D., Cheng J., Hao Z. P., Qiao S. Z., Promoted and Controllable Self-Assembly of Hydrolyzed Siloxane and Triblock Copolymer under Oganic Polyhydroxy Acids, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2009, 48, 6308-6314.


Yang H.G., Sun C.H., Qiao S.Z., Zou J., Liu G., Smith S.C., Cheng H.M., Lu G.Q., Anatase TiO2 Single Crystals with a Large Percentage of Reactive Facets, Nature, 2008, 453(7195), 638-641. [Highlighted by Chem. & Eng. News 2008, 86(22) 12; Chemistry World 2008, 5(7) 24; Nature Materials 2008, 7, 613; Nature Asia Materials, 2008]

Zhang L., Qiao S.Z., Jin Y.G., Chen Z.G., Gu H.C., Lu G.Q., Magnetic Hollow Spheres of Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica and Fe3O4 Nanocrystals: Fabrication and Structure Control, Advanced Materials, 2008, 20, 805-809.

Zhang L., Qiao S.Z., Jin Y.G., Yang H. G., Budihartono S., Stahr F., Yan Z.F., Wang X. L., Hao Z. P., Lu Q.G., Fabrication and Size-selective Bioseparation of Magnetic Silica Nanospheres with Highly Ordered Periodic Mesostructure, Advanced Functional Materials, 2008, 18, 3203-3212.

Zhang L., Qiao S.Z., Jin Y.G., Cheng L., Yan Z.F., Lu G.Q., Hydrophobic Functional Group Initiated Helical Mesostructured Slica for Controlled Drug Release, Advanced Functional Materials, 2008, 18, 3834-3842.

Zhang L., Qiao S.Z., Cheng L., Yan Z.F., Lu Q.G., Fabrication of a Magnetic Helical Mesostructured Silica Rod, Nanotechnology, 2008, 19(43), 435608.

Jin Y.G., Qiao S.Z., Zhang L., Xu Z.P., Smart S., Diniz da Costa J.C., Lu G.Q., Novel Nafion Composite Membranes with Mesoporous Silica Nanospheres as Inorganic Filler, Journal of Power Sources, 2008, 185, 664-669.

Li J.J., Mu Z., Xu X.Y., Tian H. Duan M.H., Li L.D., Hao Z.P., Qiao S.Z., Lu G.Q., A New and Generic Preparation Method of Mesoporous Clay Composites Containing Dispersed Metal Oxide Nanoparticles, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2008, 114, 214-221.

Mu Z., Li J.J., Hao Z.P., Qiao S.Z., Direct Synthesis of Lanthanide-containing SBA-15 under Weak Acidic Conditions and its Catalytic Study, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2008, 113, 72-80.

Mu Z., Li J. J., Tian H., Hao Z.P., Qiao S.Z., Synthesis of Mesoporous Co/Ce-SBA-15 Materials and their Catalytic Performance in the Catalytic Oxidation of Benzene, Materials Research Bulletin, 2008, 43, 2599-2606.  


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