Lecturer

Phone: (027) 87557934

Email: lwei@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Materials Science and Engineering

Lu Wei is the Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Her research is focused on the synthesis of innovative nanostructured materials for energy storage applications, such as supercapacitors and Li-ion batteries. The aim of the project is to produce high performance supercapacitors and Li-ion batteries, and improving their applications in consumer electronics, electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles, smart grid, industrial fields, etc. Research interests include:

  • Electric double-layer capacitors and pseudocapacitors
  • Micro on-chip supercapacitors
  • All solid Li-ion batteries

Academic Degrees

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, 2013, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China;

Joint-educated PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, 2008~2012, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA;

BE, 2005, Zhengzhou University, China.

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor (2013-present), Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Selected Publications

·Wei, Lu; Nitta, N.; Yushin, G.*, Lithographically Patterned Thin Activated Carbon Films as a New Technology Platform for On-Chip Devices, ACS Nano, 7, 6498-6506, 2013.

·Wei, Lu; Sevilla, M.; Fuertes, A. B.; Mokaya, R.; Yushin, G.*, Polypyrrole-Derived Activated Carbons for High-Performance Electrical Double-Layer Capacitors with Ionic Liquid Electrolyte, Advanced Functional Materials, 22, 827-834, 2012.

·Wei, Lu; Yushin, G.*, Nanostructured Activated Carbons from Natural Precursors for Electrical Double Layer Capacitors, Nano Energy, 1, 552-565, 2012.

·Wei, Lu; Sevilla, M.; Fuertes, A. B.; Mokaya, R.; Yushin, G.*, Hydrothermal Carbonization of Abundant Renewable Natural Organic Chemicals for High-Performance Supercapacitor Electrodes, Advanced Energy Materials, 1, 356-361, 2011.

·Wei, Lu; Yushin, G.*, Electrical Double Layer Capacitors with Activated Sucrose-Derived Carbon Electrodes, Carbon, 49, 4830-4838, 2011.

·Wei, Lu; Yushin, G.*, Electrical Double Layer Capacitors With Sucrose Derived Carbon Electrodes in Ionic Liquid Electrolytes, Journal of Power Sources, 196, 4072-4079, 2011.

Book Chapter

·Lu Wei and Gleb Yushin, The World Scientific Handbook of Energy (Chapter 17. Capacitive Electric Storage), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd, USA, 373-404, 2013.

Courses Taught

·Engineering Chemistry

·Electronic Materials

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