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Department of Chemical Engineering
Huanting Wang

Huanting Wang

ARC Future Fellow, Professor
Huanting.Wang@monash.edu
Phone:
+61 3 990 53449
Office:
Room 250, Building 82, Clayton Campus

B.Eng. (Inorganic Materials), East China University of Science and Technology, 1988
M.S. (Polymer Chemistry), University of Science and Technology of China, 1994
Ph.D. (Materials Chemistry), University of Science and Technology of China, 1997

Professional Appointments

2012-present: Professor and ARC Future Fellow, Deputy Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, Monash University
2010-2011: Professor and ARC Future Fellow (June 2011-), Department of Chemical Engineering, Associate Dean (International)(2010-2011), Faculty of Engineering, Monash University
2007-2009: Reader, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University
2005-2006: Senior Lecturer and ARC QEII Fellow (2005-2008), Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University
2004-2005: ARC QEII Fellow, Australian Key Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, Electron Microscope Unit, The University of Sydney
2002-2004: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
2000-2002: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside
1998-2000: Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
1994-1995: Lecturer, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Anhui Institute of Architecture and Industry, China
1988-1991: Process Engineer, Hefei Glass General Factory, China

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, The Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Senior Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Current Research and Professional Interests

Nanomaterials and Membranes Laboratory

1. Nanomaterials

  • Zeolites, Metal organic frameworks (MOF), and Nanoporous carbons
  • Nanocomposites, Nanofibers, and Nanostructured ceramics

2. Membranes and catalysts

  • Ceramic membranes, Polymer membranes, Nanoporous (zeolite, MOF, carbon) membranes, and Composite membranes
  • Electrode catalysts, and Nanocatalysts

3. Separation and fuel cells

  • Gas separation, wastewater treatment and desalination
  • Proton exchange membranes and anion exchange membranes for fuel cells
  • Nanoporous electrodes for solid oxide fuel cells and low temperature fuel cells

4. Green chemical technology

  • Energy-efficient separation
  • Biofuel powered fuel cells

Teaching Commitments:

  • CHE4172
  • CHE4180

Publications:

  • Book Chapters
  • Y. S. Yan and H. T. Wang, Nanostructured zeolite films, in "Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology", Ed. H. S. Nalwa, American Scientific Publishers, Volume 7:763-781 (2004).
  • K. Wang, Y. B. Cheng, H. T.Wang, Fabrication of silicon-based ceramic synthesized from mesoporous carbon-silica nanocomposites, in "Processing of Nanoparticle Structures and Composites in Processing of Nanoparticle Structures and Composites", Ed. T. Hinklin and K. Lu, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 71-78 (2009).
  • D. Li, H. T. Wang, Thin film nanocomposite membranes for water desalination, in "Nanotechnology for Water Treatment: From Nanostructured Materials to Membranes", Wiley, in press (2011).
  • J. F. Yao, D. Li, H. T. Wang, Metal organic framework materials for CO2 capture, in "Eco- and Renewable Energy Materials" Nova Science Publishers, in press (2011)
  • D. Li, J. F. Yao, H. T. Wang, CO2 selective separation membranes, in "Eco- and Renewable Energy Materials" Nova Science Publishers, in press (2011).
  • Journal Articles
  • 2012-
  • A. Razmjou, G. P. Simon, H. T. Wang, Effect of particle size on the performance of forward osmosis desalination by stimuli-responsive polymer hydrogels as a draw agent, Chemical Engineering Journal, in press.
  • Y. Zeng, L. Qiu, K. Wang, J. F. Yao, D. Li, G. P. Simon, R. Wang, H. T. Wang, Significantly enhanced water flux in forward osmosis desalination with polymer-graphene composite hydrogels as a draw agent, RSC Advances, DOI:10.1039/C2RA22173J.
  • Y. Du, R. Z. Chen, J. F. Yao, H. T. Wang, Facile fabrication of porous ZnO by thermal treatment of zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 and its photocatalytic activity, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 551,125130(2013).
  • L. X. Li, J. F. Yao, R. Z. Chen, L. He, K. Wang, H. T. Wang, Infiltration of precursors into a porous alumina support for ZIF-8 membrane synthesis, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 168, 1518 (2013).
  • B. A. Horri, C. Selomulya, H. T. Wang,Electrochemical characteristics and performance of anode-supported SOFCs fabricated using carbon microspheres as a pore-former, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.10.005.
  • D. Li, X. Y. Zhang, G. P. Simon, H. T. Wang, Forward osmosis desalination using polymer hydrogels as a draw agent: Influence of draw agent, feed solution and membrane on process performance, Water Research,47, 209-215 (2013).
  • J. F. Yao, D. Li, K. Wang, L. He, G. S. Xu, H. T. Wang, Alumina hollow fiber supported ZIF-7 membranes: synthesis and characterization, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2012, doi:10.1166/jnn.2012.5991.
  • B. A. Horri, C. Selomulya, H. T. Wang, Characteristics of Ni/YSZ ceramic anode prepared using carbon microspheres as a pore former, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 15311-15319 (2012).
  • Y. Z. Wu, C. Su, W. Wang, H. T. Wang, Z. P. Shao, Effect of fabrication method on properties and performance of bimetallic Ni0.75Fe0.25 anode catalyst for solid oxide fuel cells, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 9287- 9297 (2012).
  • J. Y. Yao, K. Wang, M. R. Ren, J. Z. Liu, H. T. Wang,Phase inversion spinning of ultrafine hollow fiber membranes through a single orifice spinneret, Journal of Membrane Science, 421422,814 (2012).
  • H. Fang, J.F. Gao, H.T. Wang, C.S. Chen,Hydrophobic porous alumina hollow fiber for water desalination via membrane distillation process, Journal of Membrane Science,403-404, 41-46 (2012).
  • J. F. Yao, R. Z. Chen, K. Wang, H. T. Wang, Direct synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate framework-8/chitosan composites in chitosan hydrogels, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 165, 200-204 (2013).
  • Y. Z. Liu, Z. X. Wu, X. Chen, Z. Z. Shao, H. T. Wang, D. Y. Zhao, A hierarchical adsorption material by incorporating mesoporous carbon into macroporous chitosan membranes, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 11908-11911 (2012).
  • R. Cai,S. M. Jiang, X. Yu, B. T. Zhao, H. T. Wang, Z. P. Shao, A novel method to enhance rate performance of an Al-doped Li4Ti5O12 electrode by post-synthesis treatment in liquid formaldehyde at room temperature, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 8013- 8021 (2012).
  • J. Zhong, S. Q. Liang, J. Zhao, W. D. Wu, W. J. Liu, H. T. Wang, X. D. Chen, Y. B. Cheng, Formation of novel mesoporous TiC microspheres through a sol-gel and carbothermal reduction process, Journal of the European Ceramic Society,32 (12)3407-3414 (2012).
  • D. H. Dong, J. F. Yao, C. Z. Li, H. T. Wang, Poly(furfuryl alcohol)-assisted pyrolysis synthesis of ceramic nanoparticles for solid oxide fuel cells, Materials Research Bulletin, 47 (7), 1661-1665 (2012).
  • L. He, D. Li, D. H. Dong, J. F. Yao, Y. Huang, H. T. Wang, Effects of polymerization conditions on the properties of poly(furfuryl alcohol) composite membranes, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124 (4), 3383-3391 (2012).
  • D. Li, L. He, D. H. Dong, M. Forsyth, H. T. Wang,Preparation of silicalite-polyamide composite membranes for desalination, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 7 (3) 434-441 (2012).
  • K. Wang, Y. Zeng, L. He, J. F. Yao, A. K. Suresh, J. Bellare, T. Sridhar, H. T. Wang, Evaluation of quaternary phosphonium-based polymer membranes for desalination application,Desalination, 292, 119-123 (2012).
  • D. Li, L. Qiu, K. Wang, Y. Zeng,D. Li, T. Williams,Y. Huang,M. Tsapatsis, H. T. Wang, Growth of zeolite crystals with graphene oxide nanosheets, Chemical Communications, 48, 2249-2251 (2012).
  • B. A. Horri, C. Selomulya, H. T. Wang, Modeling the influence of carbon spheres on the porosity of SOFC anode materials, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.05037.x.
  • B. T. Zhao, X. Yu, R. Cai, R. Ran, H. T. Wang, Z. P. Shao, Solution combustion synthesis of high-rate performance carbon-coated lithium iron phosphate from inexpensive iron (III) raw material, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 2900-2907 (2012).
  • A. Ananth, G. Arthanareeswaran, H. T. Wang, The influence of tetraethylorthosilicate and polyethyleneimine on the performance of polyethersulfone membranes, Desalination,doi:10.1016/j.desal.2011.11.030.
  • J. Zhong, S. Q. Liang, C. Xu, H. T. Wang, Y. B. Cheng, Meso/micro-porosity and phase separation in TiO2/SiO2/C nanocomposites, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials,150, 2531 (2012).
  • S. Adnan, M. Hoang, H. T. Wang, Z. L. Xie, Commercial PTFE membranes for membrane distillation application: Effect of microstructure and support material, Desalination, 284,297-308 (2012).
  • 2011
  • L. He, D. Li, K. Wang, A. K. Suresh, J. Bellare, T. Sridhar, H. T. Wang, Synthesis of silicalite-poly(furfuryl alcohol) composite membranes for oxygen enrichment from air, Nanoscale Research Letters, 6:637 (2011).
  • G. S. Xu, J. F. Yao, K. Wang, L. He, P. A. Webley, C. S. Chen, H. T. Wang, Preparation of ZIF-8 membranes supported on ceramic hollow fibers from a concentrated synthesis gel, Journal of Membrane Science, 385-386,187-193 (2011)
  • D. Li, X. Y. Zhang, J. F. Yao, Y. Zeng, G. P. Simon, H. T. Wang, Composite polymer hydrogels as draw agents in forward osmosis and solar dewatering, Soft Matter,7,10048-10056(2011).
  • Y. Liu, Y. M. Guo, W. Wang, C. Su, R. Ran, H. T. Wang, Z. P.Shao, Study on proton-conducting solid oxide fuel cells with a conventional nickel cermet anode operating on dimethyl ether, Journal of Power Sources, 196, 9246-9253 (2011).
  • L. He, D. Li, D. H. Dong, J. Y. Yao, Y. Huang, H. T. Wang, Effects of polymerization conditions on the properties of poly (furfuryl alcohol) composite membranes, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124,33833391 (2012).
  • J. Zhong, S. Q. Liang, K. Wang, H. T. Wang, T. Williams, H. Huang, Y. B. Cheng, Synthesis of mesoporous carbon-bonded TiC/SiC composites by direct carbothermal reduction of sol-gel derived monolithic precursor, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94 (11) 4025-4031 (2011).
  • Y. Z. Wu, D. H. Dong, R. Ran, Y. Zeng, K. Wang, Z. P. Shao, H. T. Wang, Synthesis of flake-shaped NiO-YSZ particles for high-porosity anode of solid oxide fuel cell, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94 (11),3666-3670 (2011).
  • Y. Zeng, J. F. Yao, B. A. Horri, K. Wang, Y. Z. Wu, D. Li, H. T. Wang, Solar evaporation enhancement using floating light-absorbing magnetic particles, Energy & Environmental Science, 4, 4074-4078 (2011).
  • D. H. Dong, J. F. Yao, Y. Z. Wu, X. Y. Zhang, G. S. Xu, C.Z. Li, H. T. Wang, A 3D fibrous cathode with high interconnectivity for solid oxide fuel cells, Electrochemistry Communications, 13, 1038-1041(2011).
  • B. A. Horri, D. H. Dong, C. Selomulya, H. T. Wang, Rheological behaviour of NiO/YSZ slurries for drying-free casting, Powder Technology, doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2011.06.015 (2011).
  • Y Huang,J. F. Yao, X. Y.Zhang, C. H. Kong, H. Y. Chen,D. X. Liu, M. Tsapatsis, M. R. Hill,A. J. Hill,H. T. Wang, Role of ethanol in sodalite crystallization in an ethanol-Na2O-Al2O3-SiO2-H2O system, CrystEngComm,13, 4714-4722(2011).
  • J. F. Yao, L. Yu, L. X. Zhang, H. T. Wang, Influence of glycerol cosolvent on the synthesis of size controllable zeolite A, Materials Letters,65, 2304-2306 (2011).
  • B. A Horri, P. Ranganathan, C. Selomulya, H. T. Wang, A new empirical viscosity model for ceramic suspensions, Chemical Engineering Science, 66, 2798-2806 (2011).
  • D. Li, L. He, D. H. Dong, M. Forsyth, H. T. Wang, Preparation of silicalite-polyamide composite membranes for desalination, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, DOI:10.1002/apj.588 (2011).
  • X. Y. Zhang, J. Lv, L. Bourgeois, J. W. Cui, Y. C. Wu, H. T. Wang, P. A. Webley, Formation and photocatalytic properties of bismuth ferrite submicrocrystals with tunable morphologies, New Journal of Chemistry, 35, 937-941 (2011).
  • D. Li, X. Y. Zhang, J. F. Yao, G. P. Simon, H. T. Wang, Stimuli-responsive polymer hydrogels as a new class of draw agent for forward osmosis desalination, Chemical Communications, 47, 1710-1712 (2011).
  • J. F. Yao, D. H. Dong, D. Li, L. He, G. S. Xu,H. T. Wang, Contra-diffusion synthesis of ZIF-8 films on a polymer substrate, Chemical Communications, 47, 2559-2561 (2011).
  • D. H. Dong, Y. Z Wu, X. Y. Zhang, J. F. Yao,Y. Huang, D. Li, C. Z. Li,H. T. Wang, Eggshell membrane-templated synthesis of highly crystalline perovskite ceramics for solid oxide fuel cell, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 1028-1032 (2011).
  • 2010
  • X. Y. Zhang, W. Lu, J. Y. Dai, L. Bourgeois, N. Hao, H. T. Wang, D. Y. Zhao, P. A. Webley, Ordered hierarchical porous platinum membranes with tailored mesostructures, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 49, 10101-10105 (2010).
  • Z. L. Chai, C. Wang, H. J. Zhang, C. M. Doherty, B. P. Ladewig, A. J. Hill, H. T. Wang, Nafion-carbon nanocomposite membranes prepared using hydrothermal carbonization for proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Advanced Functional Materials, 20, 4394-4399 (2010).
  • Y. Huang, D. H. Dong, J. F. Yao, L. He, J. Ho, C. H. Kong, A. J. Hill, H. T. Wang, In situ crystallization of macroporous monoliths with hollow NaP zeolite structure, Chemistry of Materials, 22, 52715278 (2010).
  • J. F. Yao, Y. Huang, H. T. Wang, Controlling zeolite structures and morphologies using polymer networks, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20, 9827-9831 (2010).
  • D. H. Dong, C.-Z. Li, H. T. Wang, Combustion synthesis of ceramic nanoparticles for solid oxide fuel cells, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 5, 593-598 (2010).
  • S. Adnan, M. Hoang, H. T. Wang, B. Bolto, Z. L. Xie, Recent trends in research, development and application of membrane technology in the pulp and paper industry, APPITA Journal, 63, 235-241 (2010).
  • N. Hao, H. T. Wang, P.A. Webley, D. Y. Zhao, Synthesis of uniform periodic mesoporous organosilica hollow spheres with large-pore size and efficient encapsulation capacity for toluene and the large biomolecule bovine serum albumin, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 132,543-551 (2010).
  • Z. L. Chai, D. H. Dong, C. Wang, H. J. Zhang, P. A. Webley, D. Y. Zhao, H. T. Wang, Nanoporous niobium phosphate electrolyte membrane for low temperature fuel cell, Journal of Membrane Science, 356,147-153 (2010).
  • D. Li, H. T. Wang, Recent developments in reverse osmosis desalination membranes, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20, 4551-4566 (2010).
  • B. Zhu, L. D. Zou, C. M. Doherty, A. J. Hill, Y. S. Lin, X. R. Hu, H. T. Wang, M. Duke, Investigation of the effects of ion and water interaction on structure and chemistry of silicalite MFI type zeolite for its potential use as a seawater desalination membrane, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20, 4675-4683(2010).
  • N. Hao, L. Han, Y. X. Yang, H. T. Wang, P. A. Webley, D. Y. Zhao, A metal-ion-assisted assembly approach to synthesize disulfide-bridged periodical mesoporous organosilicas with high sulfide contents and efficient adsorption, Applied Surface Science, 256,5334-5342 (2010).
  • X. Y. Zhang, D. Li, D. H. Dong, H. T. Wang, P. A. Webley, One-step fabrication of ordered Pt-Cu alloy nanotube arrays for ethanol electrooxidation, Materials Letters, 64,1169-1172 (2010).
  • N. Hao, Y. X. Yang, H. T. Wang, P. A. Webley, D. Y. Zhao, Synthesis of large-pore phenyl-bridged mesoporous organosilica with thick walls by evaporation-induced self-assembly for efficient benzene adsorption, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 346, 429-435 (2010).
  • L. He, D. Li, G. Y. Zhang, P. A. Webley, D. Y. Zhao, H. T. Wang,Synthesis of carbonaceous poly(furfuryl alcohol) membrane for water desalination, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49, 4175-4180 (2010).
  • J. Ho, Y. Huang, M. K. Danquah, H. T. Wang, G. M. Forde, Synthesis of biodegradable polymer-mesoporous silica composite microspheres for DNA prime-protein boost vaccination, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences,39, 412-420 (2010).
  • D. H. Dong, D. Li, X. Y. Zhang, Z. L. Chai, K. Wang, C. Z. Li, D.Y. Zhao, H. T. Wang, Thermosetting polymer templated nanoporous sinter-active layer for low temperature solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry,20, 1122-1126 (2010).
  • K. Wang, H. T. Wang, Y. B. Cheng, Synthesis of nanostructured silicon carbide spheres from mesoporous C-SiO2 nanocomposites, Chemical Communications, 46, 303 - 305 (2010).
  • Y. Huang, K. Wang, D. H. Dong, D. Li, M. R. Hill, A. J. Hill, H. T. Wang, Synthesis of hierarchical porous zeolite NaY particles with controllable particle sizes, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 127, 167-175 (2010).
  • 2000-2009
  • D. H. Dong, Z. L. Chai, C. Z. Li, H. T. Wang, Polymer hydrogel assisted combustion synthesis of highly crystalline ceramic nanoparticles for SOFC electrolyte films, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 118, 148-152 (2009).
  • D. H. Dong, Y. Huang, X. Y. Zhang, L. He, C. Z. Li, H. T. Wang, Shape forming of ceramics with controllable microstructure by drying-free colloidal casting, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19, 7070-7074 (2009).
  • Z. L. Chai, C. Wang, R. K. Zheng, P. A. Webley, H. T. Wang, Synthesis of Mesoporous LnPO4 Nanostructures with Controllable Morphologies, New Journal of Chemistry, 33, 1657-1662 (2009).
  • D. Li, H. Y. Zhu, K. R. Ratinac, S. P. Ringer, H. T. Wang, Synthesis and characterization of sodalite-polyimide nanocomposite membranes, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 126, 14-19 (2009).
  • C. X. Zhao, Y. X. Yang, W. Chen, H. T. Wang, D. Y. Zhao, P. A. Webley, Hydrothermal synthesis of novel AlPO4-5 brooms and nanofibers and their templated carbon structures, CrystEngComm, 11, 739 - 742 (2009).
  • Y. C. Pan, J. F. Yao, L. X. Zhang, J. X. Ju, H. T. Wang, N. P. Xu, Rapid crystallization of silicalite nanocrystals in a capillary microreactor, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 32, 732-737 (2009).
  • X. Y. Zhang, D. H. Dong, D. Li, T. Williams, H. T. Wang and P. A. Webley, Direct electrodeposition of Pt nanotube arrays and their enhanced electrocatalytic activities, Electrochemistry Communications, 11, 190-193 (2009).
  • X. Y. Zhang, D. Li, L. Bourgeois, H. T. Wang, P. A. Webley, Direct electrodeposition of porous gold nanowire arrays for biosensing applications, ChemPhysChem, 10, 436-441 (2009).
  • Y. Huang, J. Ho, Z. Wang, P. Nakashima, A.J. Hill, H.T. Wang, Mesoporous carbon confined conversion of silica nanoparticles into zeolite nanocrystals, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials,117, 490-496 (2009).
  • J.F. Yao, D. Li, X. Zhang, C.H. Kong, W.B. Yue, W.Z. Zhou, H.T. Wang, Cubes of zeolite A with an amorphous core, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 47, 8397-8399 (2008).
  • L.X. Zhang, C. Zeng, X. Cheng, H.T. Wang, N.P. Xu, Preparation and gas permeation of nano-sized zeolite NaA-filled carbon membranes, Separation and Purification Technology,63, 628V633 (2008).
  • J. Ho, H.T. Wang and G.M. Forde, Process considerations related to the microencapsulation of plasmid DNA via ultrasonicatomization, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 101, 172-181 (2008).
  • Y. Huang, H.Q. Cai, D. Feng, D. Gu, Y.H. Deng, B. Tu, H.T. Wang, P. A. Webley and D.Y. Zhao, One-step hydrothermal synthesis of ordered mesostructured carbonaceous monoliths with hierarchical porosities, Chemical Communications, 2641 - 2643 (2008).
  • L. Han, J.F. Yao, L. Dan, J. Ho, X. Zhang, Z. M. Zong, X.Y. Weix and H.T. Wang, Hollow zeolite structures formed by crystallization in polyacrylamide hydrogels, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, 3337V3341 (2008).
  • J.F. Yao, L.X. Zhang and H.T. Wang, Synthesis of nanocrystalline sodalite with organic additives, Materials Letters, 62, 4028V4030 (2008).
  • D. Li, Y. Huang, K. R. Ratinac, S. P. Ringer and H.T. Wang, Zeolite crystallization in crosslinked chitosan hydrogels: Crystal size control and chitosan removal, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 116, 416V423 (2008).
  • X. B. Ke; Z. F. Zheng, H. W. Liu, H. Y. Zhu, X. P. Gao, L. X. Zhang, N. P. Xu, H. T. Wang, H. J. Zhao, J. Shi and K. R. Ratinac, High-flux ceramic membranes with a nanomesh of metal oxide nanofibers, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112, 5000-5006 (2008).
  • J.H. Hong, D. Li and H.T. Wang, Weak-base anion exchange membranes by amination of chlorinated polypropylene with polyethyleneimine at low temperatures, Journal of Membrane Science, 318, 441V444 (2008).
  • K. Wang, J.F. Yao, H.T. Wang and Y.B. Cheng, Effect of seeding on formation of silicon carbide nanostructures from mesoporous silicaVcarbon nanocomposites, Nanotechnology, 19,175605-175613 (2008).
  • J. Ho, M.K. Danquah, H.T. Wang and G. M. Forde, Protein loaded mesoporous silica spheres as a controlled delivery platform, Journal Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 83:351V358 (2008).
  • X.Y. Zhang, H.T. Wang, L. Bourgeois, R.J. Pan, D.Y. Zhao and P.A. Webley, Direct electrodeposition of gold nanotube arrays for sensing applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, 463-467 (2008).
  • Q.G. Wang, R.R. Peng, C.R. Xia, W. Zhu and H.T. Wang, Characteristics of YSZ synthesized with a glycine-nitrate process, Ceramics International, 34, 1773V1778 (2008) .
  • X.Y. Zhang, J.Y. Dai, C.H. Lam, H.T. Wang, P.A. Webley, Q. Li and H.C. Ong, Zinc/ZnO coreVshell hexagonal nanodisk dendrites and their photoluminescence, Acta Materialia 55, 5039V5044 ((2007).
  • W. Zhu, F. Zhao, J.F. Yao, X.Y. Zhang, H.T. Wang, C.R. Xia and C.Z. Li, Humic acids as a complexible fuel for combustion synthesis of ceramic nanoparticles, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 90, 4012-4014 (2007).
  • J.F. Yao and H.T. Wang, Preparation of crystalline mesoporous titania using furfuryl alcohol as polymerizable solvent, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 46, 6264-6268 (2007).
  • Y.H. Deng, C. Liu, T. Yu, F. Liu, F.Q. Zhang, Y. Wan, L.J. Zhang, C.C. Wang, B. Tu, P.A. Webley, H.T. Wang and D.Y. Zhao, Facile synthesis of hierarchically porous carbons from dual colloidal crystal/block copolymer template approach, Chemistry of Materials, 19, 3271-3277 (2007).
  • X.Y. Zhang, L. Bourgeois, J.F. Yao, H.T. Wang and P. A. Webley, Tuning the morphology of bismuth ferrite nano- and microcrystals: From sheets to fibers, Small, 3, 1523-1528 (2007).
  • J.W. Ren, J. Ding, K.Y. Chan and H.T. Wang, Dual-porosity carbon templated from monosize mesoporous silica nanoparticles, Chemistry of Materials, 19, 2786-2795 (2007).
  • W.W. Liu, C.F. Zeng, L.X. Zhang, H.T. Wang and N.P. Xu, Facile and versatile preparation of silicalite-1 hollow structures using cotton threads as templates, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 103, 508-514 (2007).
  • D. Li, J.F. Yao, H.T. Wang, N. Hao, D.Y. Zhao, K.R. Ratinac and S.P. Ringer, Organic-functionalized sodalite nanocrystals and their dispersion in solvents, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 106, 262-267 (2007).
  • J.P. Wei, J.F. Yao, X. Zhang, W. Zhu, H.T. Wang and M.J. Rhodes, Hydrothermal growth of titania nanostructures with tunable phase and shape, Materials Letters, 61, 4610-4613 (2007).
  • J. Ho, W. Zhu, H.T. Wang and G.M. Forde, Mesoporous silica spheres from colloids, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 308, 374V380 (2007).
  • J.F. Yao, H.T. Wang, X. Zhang, W. Zhu, J.P. Wei and Y.B. Cheng, Role of pores in the carbothermal reduction of carbon-silica nanocomposites into silicon carbide nanostructures, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 636-641 (2007).
  • Z. Xie, C.R. Xia, M.G. Zhang, W. Zhu and H.T. Wang, Ni1xCux alloy-based anodes for low-temperature solid oxide fuel cells with biomass-produced gas as fuel, Journal of Power Sources, 161, 1056-1061 (2006).
  • H.T. Wang and J.F Yao, Use of Poly(furfuryl alcohol) in the fabrication of nanostructured carbons and nanocomposites (REVIEW ARTICLE), Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, 6393-6404 (2006).
  • J.F Yao, H.T. Wang, K.R. Ratinac and S.P. Ringer, Formation of colloidal hydroxy-sodalite nanocrystals by the direct transformation of silicalite nanocrystals, Chemistry of Materials, 18,1394-1396 (2006).
  • J. Liu, J.F. Yao, H.T. Wang and K.Y. Chan, Fabrication of porous polymer particles with high anion exchange capacity by amination reaction in aqueous medium, Green Chemistry, 8, 386-389 (2006).
  • K.Y. Tsang, T.C. Lee, J.W. Ren, K.Y. Chan, H.Z. Wang and H.T. Wang, Platinum tungsten oxide (PtVWO3) nanoparticles: their preparation in glycol and electrocatalytic properties, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 1, 113V123 (2006).
  • J.F. Yao, H.T. Wang, S.P. Ringer, K.Y. Chan, L.X. Zhang and X.N. Xu, Growth of SAPO-34 in polymer hydrogels through vapor phase transport, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 85, 267-272 (2005).
  • H.Q. Lu, L.X. Zhang, W.H. Xing, H.T. Wang and N.P. Xu, Preparation of TiO2 hollow fibers using poly(vinylidene fluoride) hollow fiber microfiltration membrane as a template, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 94, 322-327 (2005).
  • J. F. Yao, H.T. Wang, K.Y. Chan, L.X. Zhang and N.P. Xu, Incorporating organic polymer into silica walls: A novel strategy for synthesis of mesoporous silica with tunable pore structure, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 82, 183-189 (2005).
  • J. Liu and H.T. Wang, Preparation of microporous carbons by using alpha-cyclodextrin as molecular porogen, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 351, 936-940 (2005).
  • J. F. Yao, H.T. Wang, J. Liu, K.Y. Chan, L.X. Zhang and N.P. Xu, Preparation of microporous carbon spheres from furfuryl alcohol, Carbon, 43, 1709-1715 (2005).
  • J. Liu, H. T. Wang, S.A. Cheng and K.Y. Chan, Nafion-polyfurfuryl alcohol nanocomposite membranes for direct methanol fuel cells, Journal of Membrane Science, 246, 95-101(2005).
  • J. Liu, H. T. Wang and L.X. Zhang, Highly dispersible molecular sieve carbon nanoparticles, Chemistry of Materials, 16, 4205-4207 (2004).
  • C. F. Zeng, L.X. Zhang, H.T. Wang and N.P. Xu, Synthesis of ZnAPO-34 films by vapor-phase transport method, Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities-Chinese, 25, 204-207 (2004).
  • J. Liu, H.T. Wang, S.A. Cheng and K.Y. Chan, Nafion-polyfurfuryl alcohol nanocomposite membranes with low methanol permeation, Chemical Communications, 728-729 (2004).
  • A. Mitra, T.G. Cao, H.T. Wang, Z.B. Wang, H.L. Huang, S. Li, Z.J. Li and Y.S. Yan, Synthesis and evaluation of pure-silica-zeolite BEA as low dielectric constant material for microprocessors, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43, 2946-2949 (2004).
  • B.A. Holmberg, H.T. Wang and Y.S. Yan, High silica zeolite Y nanocrystals by dealumination and direct synthesis, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 74, 189-198 (2004).
  • H.T. Wang, B.A. Holmberg and Y.S. Yan, Synthesis of template-free zeolite nanocrystals by using thermoreversible polymer hydrogels, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, 9928-9929 (2003).
  • B.A. Holmberg, H.T. Wang, J.M. Norbeck and Y. S. Yan, Controlling size and yield of zeolite Y nanocrystals using tetramethylammonium bromide, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 59, 13-28 (2003).
  • L.M. Huang, H.T. Wang, J.X. Chen, Z.B. Wang, J.Y. Sun, D.Y. Zhao and Y.S. Yan, Synthesis, morphology control, and properties of porous metal-organic coordination polymers, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 58, 105-114 (2003).
  • L.M. Huang, H.T. Wang, C.Y. Hayashi, B.Z. Tian, D.Y. Zhao and Y.S. Yan, Single-strand spider silk templating for the formation of hierarchically ordered mesoporous silica hollow fibers, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 13, 666-668 (2003).
  • L.X. Zhang and H.T. Wang, Preparation of ZnAPO-34 films on alumina substrates, Journal of Materials Science, 38, 1439-1445 (2003).
  • H.T. Wang, B.A. Holmberg, Y.S. Yan, Homogenous polymer-zeolite nanocomposite membranes by incorporating dispersible template-removed zeolite nanocrystals, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 12, 3640-3643 (2002).
  • H.T. Wang, L.M. Huang, B.A. Holmberg and Y.S. Yan, Nanostructured zeolite 4A molecular sieving air separation membranes, Chemical Communications, 1708-1709 (2002).
  • L.X. Zhang and H.T. Wang, In-situ synthesis of AlPO4-14, CoAPO-44 and ZnAPO-34 films on alumina substrates, Journal of Materials Science, 37, 1491-1496 (2002).
  • A. Mitra, Z.B. Wang, C.W. Kirby, L.M. Huang, H.T. Wang, Y. Huang and Y.S. Yan, Synthesis of pure MTW powder and supported films, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 54, 175-186 (2002).
  • A. Mitra, Z.B. Wang, T.G. Cao, H.T. Wang, L.M. Huang and Y.S. Yan, Synthesis and corrosion resistance of high-silica zeolite MTW, BEA, and MFI coatings on steel and aluminum, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 149, B472-B478 (2002).
  • L.M. Huang, Z.B. Wang, H.T. Wang, A. Mitra, Y.S. Yan, Polyaniline nanowires by electropolymerization from liquid crystalline phases, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 12, 388-391 (2002).
  • L. M. Huang, H.T. Wang, Z.B. Wang, A. Mitra, D.Y. Zhao and Y.S. Yan, Cuprite nanowires by electrodeposition from lyotropic reverse hexagonal liquid crystalline phase, Chemistry of Materials, 14, 876-880 (2002).
  • H.T. Wang, B.A. Holmberg, Z.B. Wang, L.M. Huang, A. Mitra, J.M. Norbeck and Y S. Yan, Nafion-bifunctional silica composite proton conductive membranes, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 12, 834-837 (2002).
  • L.M. Huang, H.T. Wang, Z.B. Wang, A. Mitra, K.N. Bozhilov and Y.S. Yan, Nanowire and nanodisk arrays electrodeposited from liquid crystalline phases, Advanced Materials, 14, 61-64 (2002).
  • H.T. Wang, L.M. Huang, Z.B. Wang, A. Mitra and Y.S. Yan, Hierarchical zeolite structures with designed shapes by gelcasting of colloidal nanocrystal suspensions, Chemical Communications, 1364-1365 (2001).
  • Z.B. Wang, A. Mitra, H.T. Wang, L.M. Huang and Y.S. Yan, Pure silica zeolite films as low-k dielectrics by spin-on of nanoparticle suspension, Advanced Materials, 13, 1463-146 (2001).
  • H.T. Wang, Z.B. Wang, L.M. Huang, A. Mitra, B.A. Holmberg and Y.S. Yan, High-surface- area zeolitic silica with mesoporosity, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 11, 2307-2310 (2001).
  • H.T. Wang, Z.B. Wang, L.M. Huang, A. Mitra and Y.S. Yan, Surface patterned porous films by convection-assisted dynamic self-assembly of zeolite nanoparticles, Langmuir, 2572-2574 (2001).
  • H.T. Wang, Y.E. Fang and Y.S. Yan, Surface modification of chitosan membranes by alkane vapor plasma, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 11, 1374 V 1377 (2001).
  • L.M. Huang, Z.B. Wang, H.T. Wang, J.Y. Sun, Q. Z. Li, D.Y. Zhao and Y.S. Yan, Hierarchical porous structures by using zeolite nanocrystals as building blocks, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 48, 73-78 (2001).
  • Z.B. Wang, H.T. Wang, A. Mitra, L.M. Huang and Y.S. Yan, Pure silica zeolite low k thin films, Advanced Materials, 13, 746-749 (2001).
  • H.T. Wang, Z.B. Wang and Y. S. Yan, Colloidal suspension of template-removed zeolite nanocrystals, Chemical Communications, 2333-2334 (2000).
  • H.T. Wang and G.R. Gavalas, Mesoporous glass films on alumina, Journal of Membrane Science, 176, 75-85 (2000).
  • H.T. Wang, L.X. Zhang and G. R. Gavalas, Preparation of supported carbon membranes from furfuryl alcohol by vapor deposition polymerization, Journal of Membrane Science, 177, 25-31 (2000).
  • G.Y. Meng, H.T. Wang, W.J. Zheng and X.Q. Liu, Preparation of porous ceramics by gelcasting approach, Materials Letters, 45, 224-227 (2000).
  • Patents
  • H. T. Wang, D. H. Dong and C. Z. Li, A ceramic casting method for shape forming of a ceramic green body. PCT Patent Application PCT/AU2010/000991.
  • J. Liu, H.T. Wang, S.A. Cheng, K.Y. Chan, Polymer composite membrane and method of making the same , US Patent 7,459,487 (2008).
  • Y.S. Yan, Z.B. Wang and H.T. Wang, Silica zeolite low-k dielectric thin films and methods for their production, US Patent 6,573,131 (2003).
  • Y.S. Yan, Z.B. Wang and H.T. Wang, Silica zeolite low-k dielectric thin films, US Patent 6,630,696 (2003).
  • G.Y. Meng, H.T. Wang, D.K. Peng and X.Q. Liu, A method of using organic polymer for the preparation of mixed metal oxides powders, Chinese Patent ZL 98109146.6 (2003)
  • G.Y. Meng, D.K. Peng, H.T. Wang and Y.F. Gu, A polymer-assisted extrusion method for the fabrication of porous materials, Chinese Patent ZL 98109145.8 (2003).

Research Interests:

  • Functional (nano)materials
  • Membranes and catalysts
  • Fuel cells
  • Gas separation and water treatment
  • Green chemical technology