Dr Pengtang Wang

ARC Grant-Funded Researcher A

School of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor), but is currently at capacity - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Journals

    Year Citation
    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 Scopus10 WoS9
    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 Scopus13 WoS12 Europe PMC2
    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
    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 Scopus6 WoS5
    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 Scopus7 WoS5
    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 Scopus13 WoS13
    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 Scopus24 WoS23
    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 Scopus12 WoS11
    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 Scopus110 WoS89 Europe PMC2
    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 Scopus17 WoS13 Europe PMC1
    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 Scopus28 WoS27 Europe PMC4
    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 Scopus34 WoS33
    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 Scopus26 WoS22
    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 Scopus81 WoS90 Europe PMC6
    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 Scopus101 WoS98
    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 Scopus324 WoS301 Europe PMC9
    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 Scopus22 WoS20
    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, 132(7), 2671-2675.
    DOI Scopus12
    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 Scopus30 WoS29
    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 Scopus15 WoS14
    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 Scopus289 WoS306 Europe PMC14
    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 Scopus150 WoS141
    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 Scopus16 WoS16
    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 Scopus58 WoS59 Europe PMC4
    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 Scopus58 WoS53 Europe PMC1
    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 Scopus34 WoS27
    2018 Wang, P., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2018). Updating Pt-Based Electrocatalysts for Practical Fuel Cells. Joule, 2(12), 2511-2518.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS18
    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 Scopus91 WoS85 Europe PMC2
    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 Scopus244 WoS240
    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 Scopus196 WoS188 Europe PMC20
    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 Scopus560 WoS551 Europe PMC52
    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 Scopus246 WoS241 Europe PMC34
    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 Scopus257 WoS252 Europe PMC29
    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 Scopus245 WoS252 Europe PMC26
    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 Scopus83 WoS80 Europe PMC12
  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    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 Application of Two-dimensional Materials and Metal Catalysts in Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices and Electrocatalysis Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Zekang Wang
    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
  • Position: ARC Grant-Funded Researcher A
  • Email: pengtang.wang@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Helen Mayo North, floor 6
  • Org Unit: Materials Engineering

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