Wei Wang, Ph.D


Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter (FJIRSM)

Chinese Academy of Sciences


Research Areas

•  Metal-oxide nano-cluster chemistry

•  Application of metal oxide in energy storage and environmental remediation

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Work Experience

Professor, FJIRSM, Chinese Academy of Science                      Jan. 2021 +

Associate Professor, FJIRSM, Chinese Academy of Science        Jan. 2016 – Dec. 2020

Assistant Professor, FJIRSM, Chinese Academy of Science        Sep. 2014 – Dec. 2015



Journal Papers:

1.      Guo, Ji; Chang, Qing; Liu, Zhiwei; Wang, Yangming; Liu, Chuanhong; Wang, Mou; Huang, Danmeng; Chen, Guanying; Zhao, Hongmei; Wang, Wei*; Fang, Xikui*; How to not build a cage: endohedral functionalization of polyoxometalate-based metal–organic polyhedral; Chemical Science, 2021,12, 7361-7368.

2.      Liu, Zhiwei; Chang, Qing; Wu, Weijie; Yin, Weiye; Chu, Yongle; Wang,Wei*; Fang, Xikui*; Bridging Polyoxometalate-Based Mn4 Cubane Clusters with Inorganic Phosphates: Structural Transformation and Magnetic Properties; Inorganic Chemistry, 2021, 60, 219−224.

3.      Liu, Yongchuan; Miao, Xiaofei; Zhang, Xiangxin; Chen, Sujing; Chen, Yuanqiang; Lin, Junhong; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; High performance flexible quasi-solid-state zinc-ion hybrid supercapacitors enable by electrode potential adjustment; Journal of Power Sources ,495 (2021), 229789.

4.      Ye, Xin; Chen, Minquan; Wang, Wei*; Shen, Junhuang; Wu, Junbin; Huang, Wei; Xiao Lishan; Lin, Xiangyu; Ye, Zhi-Long; Chen, Shaohua*; Dissolving the high-cost with acidity: A happy encounter between fluidized struvite crystallization and wastewater from activated carbon manufacture, Water Research, 2021, 188(1), 116521.

5.      Li, Xin; Feng, Wendou; Zhang, Xiangxin Lin, Songyue; Chen, Yuanqiang; Chen, Chengwei Chen, Sujing; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; Facile fabrication of laser-scribed-graphene humidity sensors by a commercial DVD drive, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 321 (2020), 128483.

6.      Liu, Yongchuan; Lin, Junhong; Miao, Xiaofei; Chen, Yuanqiang; Zhang, Xiangxin; Chen, Sujing; Chen, Chengwei; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; A Simple Aqueous Battery with Potential for Scalable Energy Storage Based on MnO2 deposition Cathode and Quinoid-Modified Activated Carbon Anode, ChemElectroChem, 2020, 7(13), 2869-2876.

7.      Feng, Wendou; Li, Xin; Lin, Songyue; Miao, Xiaofei; Wang,Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; Enhancing the Efficiency of Graphene Oxide Reduction in Low-Power DVD Drives by a Simple Precursor Heat Treatment, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, 11(51) 48162-48171.

8.      Wang, Wei*; Amiri, Mehran; Huang, Tao; Zakharov, Lev N.; Zhang, Yining*; Nyman, May*; Stabilizing Reactive Fe(III) Clusters by Freeze-Dry/Solvent-Exchange To Benchmark Iron Hydrolysis Pathways; Inorganic Chemistry, 2019, 58, 5555−5560.

9.      Wang, Wei*; Amiri, Mehran; Kozma, Karoly; Lu, Jian; Zakharov, Lev N.; Nyman, May Nyman*; Reaction Pathway to the Only Open-Shell Transition-Metal Keggin Ion without Organic Ligation; European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2018, 4638–4642.

10.  Wang, Wei; Fullmer, Lauren B.; Bandeira, Nuno A.G.; Goberna-Ferron, Sara; Zakharov, Lev N.; Bo, Carles; Keszler, Douglas A.; Nyman, May*; Crystallizing Elusive Chromium Polycations; Chem (Cell Press.), 2016.12.8, 1: 887~901.

11.  Wang, Wei*; Polynuclear Clusters: Bridging between Metal Ion and Metal Oxide, Chem, 2016.12.08, 1: 820~821.

12.  Wang, Wei; Liu, Weimin; Chang, I-Ya; Wills, Lindsay A.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Boettcher, Shannon W.; Cheong, Paul Ha-Yeon*; Fang, Chong*; Keszler, Douglas A*. ;Electrolytic synthesis of aqueous aluminum nanoclusters and in situ characterization by femtosecond Raman spectroscopy and computations; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2013.11.12, 110(46): 18397~18401;

13.  Wang, Wei; Chang, I-Ya; Zakharov, Lev; Cheong, Paul Ha-Yeon; Keszler, Douglas A.*;

[Sc2(m-OH)2(H2O)6(NO3)2](NO3)2: Aqueous Synthesis and Characterization; Inorganic Chemistry, 2013.2.18, 52(4): 1807~1811.

14.  Wang, Wei; Wentz, Katherine M.; Hayes, Sophia E.; Johnson, Darren W.; Keszler, Douglas A.*; Synthesis of the Hydroxide Cluster [Al13(m3-OH)6(m-OH)18(H2O)24]15+ from an Aqueous Solution; Inorganic Chemistry, 2011.6.6, 50(11): 4683~4685.

15.  Cheng, Jian; Zhang, Xiangxin; Miao, Xiaofei; Chen, Chengwei; Liu, Yongchuan; Chen, Yuanqiang; Lin, Junhong; Chen, Sujing; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; Interconnected hollow carbon spheres with tunable wall-thickness for improving the high-rate performance of energy storage devices; Electrochimica Acta, 312 (2019) 358-368.

16.  Fang, Jianhui; Miao, Xiaofei; Zhang, Xiangxin; Liu, Yongchuan; Chen, Sujing; Chen, Yuanqiang; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; Enhancing the capacity of activated carbon electrodes by a redox mediator pair for the fabrication of flexible asymmetric solid-state supercapacitors; Journal of Power Sources, 418 (2019) 24–32.

17.  Liu, Yongchuan; Miao, Xiaofei; Zhang, Xiangxin; Chen, Sujing; Chen, Yuanqiang; Cheng, Jian; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; Targeted interfacial anchoring and wrapping of Fe3O4 nanoparticles onto graphene by PPy-derived-carbon for stable lithium-ion battery anodes; Materials Research Bulletin, 111 (2019) 170–176.

18.  Fang, Jianhui; Zhang, Xiangxin; Miao, Xiaofei; Liu, Yongchuan; Chen, Sujing; Chen, Yuanqiang; Cheng, Jian; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; A phenylenediamine-mediated organic electrolyte for high performance graphene-hydrogel based supercapacitors, Electrochimica Acta, 273 (2018) 495-501.

19.  Lin, Songyue; Feng, Wendou; Miao, Xiaofei; Zhang, Xiangxin; Chen, Sujing; Chen, Yuanqiang; Wang, Wei*; Zhang, Yining*; A flexible and highly sensitive nonenzymatic glucose sensor based on DVD-laser scribed graphene substrate, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 110 (2018),  89-96.

20.  Liu, Yongchuan ; Miao, Xiaofei; Fang, Jianhui; Zhang, Xiangxin; Chen, Sujing; Li, Wei; Feng, Wendou; Chen, Yuanqiang; Wang, Wei*; Yining, Zhang*; Layered-MnO2 Nanosheet Grown on Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Template as a Composite Cathode for Flexible Solid-State Asymmetric Supercapacitor; ACS Applied Material & Interfaces, 2016.2.4, 8(8): 5251~5260 (ESI high cited paper).

21.  Anderson, Jeremy T.; Wang, Wei (Co-first author); Jiang, Kai; Gustafsson, Torgny; Xu, Can; Gafunkel, Eric L.; Keszler, Douglas A.*; Chemically Amplified Dehydration of Thin Oxide Films; ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2015.6, 3(6): 1081~1085;

22.  Mensinger, Zachary L.; Wang, Wei; Keszler, Douglas A.; Johnson, Darren W.*; Oligomeric group 13 hydroxide compounds-a rare but varied class of molecules; Chemical Society Reviews, 2012, 41(3): 1019~1030.

Papers Related to Safety Research:  

1.  Li, Zhihua; Wang, Wei*; Lesson Learned from an Explosion during Chemical Synthesis: Discussion and Preventative Strategies, ACS Chemical Health & Safety, 2020, 27, 5, 272–278.

2.  Wang, Wei; Li, Zhihua; Discussion on the Important Aspects of Safety Orientations for Foreign Researchers; China Occupational Safety & Health2019, 4, 48-49.