Dr Pengtang Wang

ARC Grant-Funded Researcher B

School of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD, but is currently at capacity - email supervisor to discuss availability.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Zheng, M., Zhang, J., Wang, P., Jin, H., Zheng, Y., & Qiao, S. Z. (2024). Recent Advances in Electrocatalytic Hydrogenation Reactions on Copper-Based Catalysts. Advanced Materials, 36(14), 41 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2
    2024 Gao, X., Zhang, S., Wang, P., Jaroniec, M., Zheng, Y., & Qiao, S. -Z. (2024). Urea catalytic oxidation for energy and environmental applications. Chemical Society Reviews, 53(3), 1552-1591.
    DOI Scopus9
    2024 Chen, C., Jin, H., Wang, P., Sun, X., Jaroniec, M., Zheng, Y., & Qiao, S. Z. (2024). Local reaction environment in electrocatalysis. Chemical Society Reviews, 53(4), 2022-2055.
    DOI Scopus5
    2023 Gao, X., Bai, X., Wang, P., Jiao, Y., Davey, K., Zheng, Y., & Qiao, S. -Z. (2023). Boosting urea electrooxidation on oxyanion-engineered nickel sites via inhibited water oxidation. Nature Communications, 14(1), 5842-1-5842-10.
    DOI Scopus31
    2023 Lyu, Y., Yuwono, J., Wang, P., Wang, Y., Yang, F., Liu, S., . . . Guo, Z. (2023). Organic pH Buffer for Dendrite-Free and Shuttle-Free Zn-I₂ Batteries.. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 62(21), e202303011-1-e202303011-10.
    DOI Scopus74 WoS18 Europe PMC10
    2023 Wang, P., Bai, X., Jin, H., Gao, X., Davey, K., Zheng, Y., . . . Qiao, S. Z. (2023). Directed Urea-to-Nitrite Electrooxidation via Tuning Intermediate Adsorption on Co, Ge Co-Doped Ni Sites. Advanced Functional Materials, 33(25), 1-10.
    DOI Scopus29 WoS3
    2023 Huang, L., Wang, P., Jiang, Y., Davey, K., Zheng, Y., & Qiao, S. -Z. (2023). Ethylene Electrooxidation to 2-Chloroethanol in Acidic Seawater with Natural Chloride Participation.. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 145(28), 15565-15571.
    DOI Scopus10 Europe PMC4
    2023 Sun, X., Wang, P., Davey, K., Zheng, Y., & Qiao, S. -Z. (2023). Mild Methane Electrochemical Oxidation Boosted via Plasma Pre-Activation. Small, 19(45), 2303428-1-2303428-7.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    2022 Jin, Y., Zhang, Z., Yang, H., Wang, P., Shen, C., Cheng, T., . . . Shao, Q. (2022). Boosting hydrogen production with ultralow working voltage by selenium vacancy-enhanced ultrafine platinum–nickel nanowires. SmartMat, 3(1), 130-141.
    DOI Scopus30 WoS22
    2022 Yao, D., Tang, C., Wang, P., Cheng, H., Jin, H., Ding, L. -X., & Qiao, S. -Z. (2022). Electrocatalytic green ammonia production beyond ambient aqueous nitrogen reduction. Chemical Engineering Science, 257, 15 pages.
    DOI Scopus44 WoS28
    2022 Wang, P., Yang, H., Tang, C., Wu, Y., Zheng, Y., Cheng, T., . . . Qiao, S. -Z. (2022). Boosting electrocatalytic CO₂–to–ethanol production via asymmetric C–C coupling. Nature Communications, 13(1), 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus169 WoS77 Europe PMC20
    2022 Zheng, M., Wang, P., Zhi, X., Yang, K., Jiao, Y., Duan, J., . . . Qiao, S. -Z. (2022). Electrocatalytic CO₂-to-C₂₊ with Ampere-Level Current on Heteroatom-Engineered Copper via Tuning *CO Intermediate Coverage. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 144(32), 14936-14944.
    DOI Scopus112 WoS52 Europe PMC8
    2022 Fang, M., Ji, Y., Pi, Y., Wang, P., Hu, Z., Lee, J. F., . . . Huang, X. (2022). Aluminum-Doped Mesoporous Copper Oxide Nanofibers Enabling High-Efficiency CO<inf>2</inf>Electroreduction to Multicarbon Products. Chemistry of Materials, 34(20), 9023-9030.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS2
    2021 Shen, C., Wang, P., Li, L., Huang, X., & Shao, Q. (2021). Phase and structure modulating of bimetallic Cu/In nanoparticles realizes efficient electrosynthesis of syngas with wide CO/H<inf>2</inf> ratios. Nano Research, 15(1), 528-534.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS9
    2021 Jin, Y., Wang, P., Mao, X., Liu, S., Li, L., Wang, L., . . . Huang, X. (2021). A Top-Down Strategy to Realize Surface Reconstruction of Small-Sized Platinum-Based Nanoparticles for Selective Hydrogenation. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 60(32), 17430-17434.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS10
    2021 Li, L., Wang, P., Cheng, Z., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2021). One-dimensional iridium-based nanowires for efficient water electrooxidation and beyond. Nano Research, 15(2), 1087-1093.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS18
    2021 Li, L., Bu, L., Huang, B., Wang, P., Shen, C., Bai, S., . . . Huang, X. (2021). Compensating Electronic Effect Enables Fast Site-to-Site Electron Transfer over Ultrathin RuMn Nanosheet Branches toward Highly Electroactive and Stable Water Splitting. Advanced Materials, 33(51), 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus73 WoS51 Europe PMC9
    2021 Shen, C., Ji, Y., Wang, P., Bai, S., Wang, M., Li, Y., . . . Shao, Q. (2021). Interface Confinement in Metal Nanosheet for High-Efficiency Semi-Hydrogenation of Alkynes. ACS Catalysis, 11(9), 5231-5239.
    DOI Scopus24 WoS18
    2021 Li, L., Wang, P., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2021). Recent Progress in Advanced Electrocatalyst Design for Acidic Oxygen Evolution Reaction. Advanced Materials, 33(50), e2004243.
    DOI Scopus310 WoS131 Europe PMC26
    2021 Tong, W., Huang, B., Wang, P., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2021). Exposed facet-controlled N2 electroreduction on distinct Pt3Fe nanostructures of nanocubes, nanorods and nanowires. National Science Review, 8(1), 1-10.
    DOI Scopus32 WoS27 Europe PMC2
    2021 Wang, P., Yang, H., Xu, Y., Huang, X., Wang, J., Zhong, M., . . . Shao, Q. (2021). Synergized Cu/Pb Core/Shell Electrocatalyst for High-Efficiency CO2 Reduction to C2+Liquids. ACS Nano, 15(1), 1039-1047.
    DOI Scopus60 WoS42 Europe PMC8
    2020 Tan, X., Geng, S., Ji, Y., Shao, Q., Zhu, T., Wang, P., . . . Huang, X. (2020). Closest Packing Polymorphism Interfaced Metastable Transition Metal for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution. Advanced Materials, 32(40), 1-7.
    DOI Scopus75 WoS56 Europe PMC3
    2020 Wang, P., Ji, Y., Shao, Q., Li, Y., & Huang, X. (2020). Core@shell structured Au@SnO₂ nanoparticles with improved N₂ adsorption/activation and electrical conductivity for efficient N₂ fixation. Science Bulletin, 65(5), 350-358.
    DOI Scopus38 WoS31
    2020 Tong, W., Huang, B., Wang, P., Li, L., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2020). Crystal-Phase-Engineered PdCu Electrocatalyst for Enhanced Ammonia Synthesis. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 59(7), 2649-2653.
    DOI Scopus111 WoS117 Europe PMC9
    2020 Zhang, J., Ji, Y., Wang, P., Shao, Q., Li, Y., & Huang, X. (2020). Adsorbing and Activating N2 on Heterogeneous Au–Fe3O4 Nanoparticles for N2 Fixation. Advanced Functional Materials, 30(4), 1906579.
    DOI Scopus133 WoS120
    2020 Li, L., Wang, P., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2020). Metallic nanostructures with low dimensionality for electrochemical water splitting. Chemical Society Reviews, 49(10), 3072-3106.
    DOI Scopus616 WoS468 Europe PMC40
    2020 Wang, P., Shao, Q., Guo, J., Bu, L., & Huang, X. (2020). Promoting Alkaline Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis on P-Decorated, Ni-Segregated Pt–Ni–P Nanowires via a Synergetic Cascade Route. Chemistry of Materials, 32(7), 3144-3149.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS31
    2019 Bai, S., Xu, Y., Wang, P., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2019). Activating and Converting CH4 to CH3OH via the CuPdO2/CuO Nanointerface. ACS Catalysis, 9(8), 6938-6944.
    DOI Scopus49 WoS41
    2019 Tong, W., Shao, Q., Wang, P., & Huang, X. (2019). Phase Modulating of Cu–Ni Nanowires Enables Active and Stable Electrocatalysts for the Methanol Oxidation Reaction. Chemistry - A European Journal, 25(29), 7218-7224.
    DOI Scopus20 WoS19
    2019 Li, F. L., Wang, P., Huang, X., Young, D. J., Wang, H. F., Braunstein, P., & Lang, J. P. (2019). Large-Scale, Bottom-Up Synthesis of Binary Metal–Organic Framework Nanosheets for Efficient Water Oxidation. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 58(21), 7051-7056.
    DOI Scopus420 WoS389 Europe PMC23
    2019 Shao, Q., Wang, P., & Huang, X. (2019). Opportunities and Challenges of Interface Engineering in Bimetallic Nanostructure for Enhanced Electrocatalysis. Advanced Functional Materials, 29(3), 1-23.
    DOI Scopus227 WoS180
    2019 Shao, Q., Wang, P., Liu, S., & Huang, X. (2019). Advanced engineering of core/shell nanostructures for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7(36), 20478-20493.
    DOI Scopus28 WoS23
    2019 Shao, Q., Wang, P., Zhu, T., & Huang, X. (2019). Low Dimensional Platinum-Based Bimetallic Nanostructures for Advanced Catalysis. Accounts of Chemical Research, 52(12), 3384-3396.
    DOI Scopus82 WoS74 Europe PMC5
    2018 Zhang, N., Shao, Q., Wang, P., Zhu, X., & Huang, X. (2018). Porous Pt-Ni Nanowires within In Situ Generated Metal-Organic Frameworks for Highly Chemoselective Cinnamaldehyde Hydrogenation. Small, 14(19), 1-7.
    DOI Scopus67 WoS62 Europe PMC2
    2018 Zhang, J., Shao, Q., Wang, P., Guo, J., & Huang, X. (2018). Catalytic Hydrogen Production by Janus CuAg Nanostructures. ChemNanoMat, 4(5), 477-481.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS12
    2018 Wang, P., Shao, Q., Cui, X., Zhu, X., & Huang, X. (2018). Hydroxide-Membrane-Coated Pt₃Ni Nanowires as Highly Efficient Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenation Reaction. Advanced Functional Materials, 28(5), 1-10.
    DOI Scopus45 WoS36
    2018 Wang, P., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2018). Updating Pt-Based Electrocatalysts for Practical Fuel Cells. Joule, 2(12), 2511-2518.
    DOI Scopus27 WoS22
    2018 Wang, P., Qiao, M., Shao, Q., Pi, Y., Zhu, X., Li, Y., & Huang, X. (2018). Phase and structure engineering of copper tin heterostructures for efficient electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1-10.
    DOI Scopus139 WoS112 Europe PMC7
    2018 Bai, S., Shao, Q., Wang, P., Dai, Q., Wang, X., & Huang, X. (2018). Highly Active and Selective Hydrogenation of CO<sub>2</sub> to Ethanol by Ordered Pd-Cu Nanoparticles (vol 139, pg 6827, 2017). JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 140(1), 524.
    2017 Wang, P., Zhang, X., Zhang, J., Wan, S., Guo, S., Lu, G., . . . Huang, X. (2017). Precise tuning in platinum-nickel/nickel sulfide interface nanowires for synergistic hydrogen evolution catalysis. Nature Communications, 8(1), 1-9.
    DOI Scopus696 WoS639 Europe PMC75
    2017 Pi, Y., Shao, Q., Wang, P., Guo, J., & Huang, X. (2017). General Formation of Monodisperse IrM (M = Ni, Co, Fe) Bimetallic Nanoclusters as Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Acidic Overall Water Splitting. Advanced Functional Materials, 27(27), 1-8.
    DOI Scopus314 WoS283
    2017 Pi, Y., Shao, Q., Wang, P., Lv, F., Guo, S., Guo, J., & Huang, X. (2017). Trimetallic Oxyhydroxide Coralloids for Efficient Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysis. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 56(16), 4502-4506.
    DOI Scopus230 WoS205 Europe PMC26
    2017 Bai, S., Shao, Q., Wang, P., Dai, Q., Wang, X., & Huang, X. (2017). Highly Active and Selective Hydrogenation of CO₂ to Ethanol by Ordered Pd-Cu Nanoparticles. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139(20), 6827-6830.
    DOI Scopus330 WoS288 Europe PMC41
    2016 Wang, P., Jiang, K., Wang, G., Yao, J., & Huang, X. (2016). Phase and Interface Engineering of Platinum–Nickel Nanowires for Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 55(41), 12859-12863.
    DOI Scopus310 WoS288 Europe PMC35
    2016 Jiang, K., Wang, P., Guo, S., Zhang, X., Shen, X., Lu, G., . . . Huang, X. (2016). Ordered PdCu-Based Nanoparticles as Bifunctional Oxygen-Reduction and Ethanol-Oxidation Electrocatalysts. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 55(31), 9030-9035.
    DOI Scopus285 WoS273 Europe PMC27
    2015 Jiang, K., Bu, L., Wang, P., Guo, S., & Huang, X. (2015). Trimetallic PtSnRh Wavy Nanowires as Efficient Nanoelectrocatalysts for Alcohol Electrooxidation. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7(27), 15061-15067.
    DOI Scopus90 WoS87 Europe PMC12
  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2024 Co-Supervisor A Novel Metal-based Catalyst for Highly Selective CO2 Electroreduction Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Qi Wei
    2023 Principal Supervisor A Novel High-Entropy ZIF for Electrocatalysts and Ion-Exchange Membranes in Seawater Electrolysis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Zekang Wang
    2023 Co-Supervisor Design of high-performance heterojunction electrocatalysts for green hydrogen evolution Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Deyu Bao
    2023 Principal Supervisor Design of novel catalysts for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction reaction. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Jing Yang
    2022 Co-Supervisor Multiscale Design of Nanomaterials for Efficient Chemicals Electrosynthesis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yingjie Gao
    2022 Co-Supervisor Design and development of high-performance electrocatalysts Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Linsen Huang
    2022 Co-Supervisor Nanomaterials for electrocatalytic refinary Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Xiaogang Sun
    2022 Co-Supervisor Developing Noble-Metal-Free Nanomaterials for Electrocatalytic Sustainable Production of Chemicals Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Junyu Zhang
    2022 Co-Supervisor Electrocatalytic Urea Oxidation and CO2 Reduction for Environmental Protection Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Chaojie Chen
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 - 2023 Co-Supervisor Synthesis of high entropy Metal Organic Frameworks by molecular cleavage engineering Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Zekang Wang
  • Position: ARC Grant-Funded Researcher B
  • Email: pengtang.wang@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Helen Mayo North, floor 6
  • Org Unit: Materials Engineering

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