Dr Pengtang Wang

ARC Grant-Funded Researcher A

School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - 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, 117735-1-117735-15.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2022 Wang, P., Yang, H., Tang, C., Wu, Y., Zheng, Y., Cheng, T., . . . Qiao, S. Z. (2022). Boosting electrocatalytic CO<inf>2</inf>–to–ethanol production via asymmetric C–C coupling. Nature Communications, 13(1), 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus1 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 Scopus4 WoS3
    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 Scopus3 WoS3
    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 Scopus7 WoS7
    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 Scopus11 WoS10
    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 Scopus5 WoS5
    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 Scopus65 WoS58 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 Scopus14 WoS10 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 Scopus20 WoS19 Europe PMC2
    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 Scopus31 WoS31
    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 Scopus21 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, 59(7), 2649-2653.
    DOI Scopus74 WoS80 Europe PMC2
    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 Scopus90 WoS89
    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 Scopus256 WoS245 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 Scopus18 WoS18
    2019 Tong, W., Huang, B., Wang, P., Li, L., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2019). Crystal-Phase-Engineered PdCu Electrocatalyst for Enhanced Ammonia Synthesis. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 132(7), 2671-2675.
    DOI Scopus5
    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 Scopus25 WoS26
    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 Scopus13 WoS13
    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 Scopus258 WoS274 Europe PMC12
    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 Scopus138 WoS127
    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 Scopus56 WoS56 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 Scopus51 WoS47
    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 Scopus11 WoS11
    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 Scopus31 WoS26
    2018 Wang, P., Shao, Q., & Huang, X. (2018). Updating Pt-Based Electrocatalysts for Practical Fuel Cells. Joule, 2(12), 2511-2518.
    DOI Scopus17 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 Scopus79 WoS74 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 Scopus224 WoS223
    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 Scopus187 WoS179 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 Scopus521 WoS522 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 Scopus234 WoS229 Europe PMC31
    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 Scopus243 WoS240 Europe PMC28
    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 Scopus240 WoS248 Europe PMC22
    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 Scopus79 WoS79 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
  • Position: ARC Grant-Funded Researcher A
  • Email: pengtang.wang@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Helen Mayo North, floor 6
  • Org Unit: School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

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