Aiqin Wang  


Doctoral advisor

Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Telephone: +86-931-4968118  
Address: No. 668 Nanchang Road, Lanzhou, Gansu province
Postcode: 730000

Research Areas

(1) Study on the organic/inorganic composite superadsorbents;

(2) Study on the modification and application of clay;  

(3) Study on the chitin, chisosan and its derivatives; 

(4) Study on the adsorption functional materials;

(5) Study on clay-based functional materials.


1982.09-1986.07   Lanzhou university   Bachelor's Degree

1986.09-1989.12   Lanzhou university   Master's Degree

1996.09-1999.06   Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences   Doctor's Degree

2001.03-2001.06   Institute of Advanced Industries, Osaka, Japan   JSPS Senior Visiting Scholar


1989.12-at present   Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Honors & Distinctions

Several awards have been awarded, including Jiangsu innovative and entrepreneurial talent, Gansu 555 innovative talent engineering first level candidate, the second prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award (2010), the first prize of  Jiangsu Science and Technology Award (2015), the first prize of Gansu Technological invention Award (2017),​ etc.


He has published more than 480 papers, of which more than 300 papers was indexed by SCI. In addition, he has published two monographs of “Application Research on Attapulgite” and “Disassociation of Attapulgite Crystal Bundles and Its Functional Nanocomposites” on 2007 and 2014, respectively. He has applied for 82 patents, of which authorized 35.


Representative papers:

(25) Xiaowen Wang, Bin Mu, Aiping Hui, Qin Wang, Aiqin Wang*, Low-cost bismuth yellow hybrid pigments derived from attapulgite. Dyes and Pigments, 2018, 149, 521-530.

(24) Jie Tang, Bin Mu, Li Zong, Aiqin Wang*, One-step synthesis of magnetic attapulgite/carbon supported NiFe-LDHs by hydrothermal process of spent bleaching earth for pollutants removal, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, 172, 673-685. 

(23) Jie Tang, Bin Mu, Li Zong, Maosong Zheng, Aiqin Wang*, Facile and green fabrication of magnetically recyclable carboxyl-functionalized attapulgite/carbon nanocomposites derived from spent bleaching earth for wastewater treatment,Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 322, 102-114.

(22) Yongfeng Zhu, Wenbo Wang, Huifang Zhang, Xiushen Ye, Zhijian Wu, Aiqin Wang*, Fast and high-capacity adsorption of Rb+ and Cs+ onto recyclable magnetic porous spheres, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 327,982-991.

(21) Jixiang Xu, Wenbo Wang, Jianyang Gao, Aiqin Wang*, Fabrication of stable glycine/palygorskite nanohybrid via high-pressure homogenization as high-efficient adsorbent for Cs(I) and Methyl violet, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2017, 80, 997-1005.

(20) Anjie Zhang, Bin Mu, Zhihe Luo, Aiqin Wang*, Bright blue halloysite/CoAl2O4 hybrid pigments: Preparation, characterization and application in water-based painting. Dyes and Pigments, 2017, 139, 473-481. 
(19) Wenbo Wang, Guangyan Tian, Dandan Wang, Zhifang Zhang, Yuru Kang, Li Zong, Aiqin Wang*, All-into-one strategy to synthesize mesoporous hybrid silicate microspheres from naturally rich red palygorskite clay as high-efficient adsorbents. Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 39599. 
(18) Yujie Zhang, Junping Zhang, Aiqin Wang*. From Maya Blue to biomimetic pigments: Durable biomimetic pigments with self-cleaning property. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 901-907. 
(17) Yongfeng Zhu, Yian Zheng, Feng Wang, Aiqin Wang*. Monolithic supermacroporous hydrogel prepared from high internal phase emulsions (HIPEs) for fast removal of Cu2+ and Pb2+. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016, 284, 422-430. 
(16) Wenbo Wang, Aiqin Wang*. Recent progress in dispersion of palygorskite crystal bundles for nanocomposites. Applied Clay Science, 2016, 119, 18-30. 
(15) Yian Zheng, Aiqin Wang. Superadsorbent with three-dimensional networks: From bulk hydrogel to granular hydrogel. European Polymer Journal, 2015, 72, 661-686. 
(14) Bin Mu, Aiqin Wang*. One-pot fabrication of multifunctional superparamagnetic attapulgite/Fe3O4/polyaniline nanocomposites served as adsorbent and catalyst support. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 281-289. 
(13) Wenbo Wang, Guangyan Tian, Zhifang Zhang, Aiqin Wang*. A simple hydrothermal approach to modify palygorskite for high-efficient adsorption of Methylene blue and Cu(II) ions. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2015, 265, 228-238. 
(12) Bin Mu, Wenbo Zhang, Shijun Shao, Aiqin Wang*. Glycol assisted synthesis of graphene/MnO2/ polyaniline ternary composites for high performance supercapacitor electrodes. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2014, 16, 7872-7880. 
(11) Wenbo Wang, Fangfang Wang, Yuru Kang, Aiqin Wang*. Au nanoparticles decorated Kapok fiber by a facile noncovalent approach for efficient catalytic decoloration of Congo Red and hydrogen production.Chemical Engineering Journal, 2014, 237, 336-343. 
(10) Bin Mu, Yuru Kang, Aiqin Wang*. Preparation of a polyelectrolyte-coated magnetic attapulgite composite for the adsorption of precious metals. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 4804-4811. 
(9) Yian Zheng, Yuntao Xie, Aiqin Wang*. Rapid and wide pH-independent ammonium-nitrogen removal using a composite hydrogel with three-dimensional networks. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2012, 179, 90-98. 
(8) Jixiang Xu, Junping Zhang, Qin Wang, Aiqin Wang*. Disaggregation of palygorskite crystal bundles via high-pressure homogenization. Applied Clay Science
, 2011, 54, 118-123. 
(7) Wenbo Wang, Aiqin Wang*. Synthesis and swelling properties of pH-sensitive semi-IPN superabsorbent hydrogels based on sodium alginate-g-poly(sodium acrylate) and polyvinylpyrrolidone. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2010, 80(4), 1028-1036. 
(6) Xiaohuan Wang, Yian Zheng, Aiqin Wang*. Fast removal of copper ions from aqueous solution by chitosan-g-poly(acrylic acid)/attapulgite composites. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2009, 168, 970-977. 
(5) Junping Zhang, Aiqin Wang*. pH- and thermo-responsive dispersion of single-walled carbon nanotubes modified with poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-acrylic acid). Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 2009, 334, 212-216. 
(4) Hao Chen, Aiqin Wang*. Adsorption characteristics of copper(II) ions from aqueous solution onto poly(acrylamide)/attapulgite composite. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2009, 165, 223-231. 
(3) Li Wang, Aiqin Wang*. Adsorption properties of Congo red from aqueous solution onto surfactant-modified montmorillonite. Journal of Hazardous Materials
, 2008, 160, 173-180. 
(2) Hao Chen, Aiqin Wang*. Kinetic and isothermal studies of lead ions adsorption onto palygorskite clay.Journal of Colloid And Interface Science, 2007, 307, 309-316. 
(1) Aiqin Wang, Wenbo Wang*. Superabsorbent materials. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 2009, DOI:10.1002/0471238961.supewang.a01.





一种多孔泡沫体重金属吸附材料的制备方法,王爱勤,朱永峰,宗莉,康玉茹,王文波,专利号:ZL 201510113599.4

凹凸棒石/累托石/氧化锌霉菌毒素吸附剂的制备方法,王爱勤,康玉茹,黄正君,黄锴,牟斌,专利号:ZL 201410644108.4

水热法制备米白色凹凸棒石的方法,王爱勤,张志芳,王文波,牟斌,康玉茹,汪琴, 专利号:ZL201410489287.9









Research Interests

(1) Organic/inorganic composite superadsorbents;

(2) Modification and application of clay minerals;  

(3) Adsorption functional materials;

(4) Clay mineral hybridization pigments;

(5) Clay-based inorganic antibacterial materials;

(6) Clay-based mycotoxin adsorbent;

(7) Environment rehabilitation materials.


Thematic session [Palygorskite: From Fundamental Research to Functional Materials] at the 2018 Annual Meeting of The Clay Minerals Society (CMS), ​University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) , June 11-14, 2018.


1. The W clay industries sdn bhd, Malaysia, Development of the recycling process of Malaysian palm oil spent bleaching earth

2. Doc. Luyi Sun, Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science and Department of Chemical & Biomolecular EngineeringUniversity of Connecticut



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