A. Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

89. Yang R., Fan Y, Hu J., Chen Z., Shin H.S., Voiry D., Wang Q., Lu Q.*, Yu J., Zeng Z., Photocatalysis with atomically thin sheets, Chemical Society Review, 2023. 

88. Wang Z., Tian H., Liu J., Wang J., Lu Q., Xie L., Facet-dependent Adsorption of Heavy Metal Ions on Janus Clay Nanosheets, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2023, 132548. 

87. Wang X.-Y., Hassan M.M., Lu Q., et al., Thymol-loaded polylactic acid electrospun fibrous membranes with synergistic biocidal and anti-bacterial adhesion properties via morphology control, Colloids and surfaces A: physicochemical and engineering aspects, 2023, 667, 132360.

86. He X., Yang R., Xu C., Zhao Z., Cheng Y.F., Egberts P., Zeng H., Lu Q., Blowing-Inspired Ex-Situ Preparation of Ultrathin Hydrogel Coatings for Visibly Monitoring Humidity and Alkaline Gas, Nanoscale, 2023, DOI: 10.1039/D3NR02821F (Outside front cover).

85. Ren Y., Zhou R., Dong T.G., Lu Q., Wood-inspired Polypyrrole/Cellulose Aerogel with Vertically Aligned Channels Prepared by Facile Freeze-casting for Efficient Interfacial Solar Evaporation, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2023, 11, 17748.

84. Wang Z., Tian H., Liu J., Wang J., Lu Q., Xie, L., Cd(II) adsorption on earth-abundant serpentine in aqueous environment: Role of interfacial ion specificity, Environmental Pollution, 2023, 331, 121845.

83. Zhou R., Mohamedali M., Ren Y., Lu Q., Mahinpey N., La–Ce binary oxide catalysts for low-temperature dry reforming, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2023, DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2023.05.281. 

82. Zhou R., Ren Y., Lu Q., Mahinpey N., Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of Ru/CeO2 catalyst for efficient and stable low-temperature dry reforming of methane, Fuel, 2023, 346, 128366.

81. Varamesh A.,  Abraham B.D., Wang H., Berton P., Zhao H., Gourlay K., Minhas G., Lu Q., Bryant S.L., Hu J., Multifunctional fully biobased aerogels for water remediation: Applications for dye and heavy metal adsorption and oil/water separation, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2023, 457, 131824. 

80. Hassan M.M., Bristi A.A., He X., Trifkovic M., Bobrov G., Lu Q., Novel nanoarchitecture of 3D ion transfer channel containing nanocomposite solid polymer electrolyte membrane based on holey graphene oxide and chitosan biopolymer, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023, 466, 143159.

79. Chen N., He X., Lu Q., Highly Stretchable, Repairable and Tough Nanocomposite Hydrogel Physically Cross-linked by Hydrophobic Interactions and Reinforced by Surface-Grafted Hydrophobized Cellulose Nanocrystals, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2023, DOI:10.1002/marc.202300053.

78. Li Z., K H., Guo C., Shin J., He X., Lu Q., Bai H., Kim K., Hu J., Development of Anti-freezing, Printable, Adhesive, Tough, Biocompatible, High Water Content Hydrogel for Versatile Applications, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2023.

77. Li Z., He X., Kumar H., Shin J., Guo C., Abraham B., Shayesteh A., Kibria M., Lu Q., Bai H., Kim K., Hu J., Visible light laser direct-writing of high-resolution, biocompatible, super-multifunctional and tough hydrogels without photoinitiators in 30 s, Biomaterials Advances, 2023, 147, 213318.

76. Li Z., LeBlanc J., Kumar H., Zhang H., Yang W., He X., Lu Q., Van Humbeck J., Kim K., Hu J., Super-anti-freezing, tough and adhesive titanium carbide and L-ornithine-enhanced hydrogels, Journal of Bioresources and Bioproduct, 2023.

75. Yang R., Fan Y., Zhang Y., Mei L., Zhu R., Qin J., Hu J., Chen Z., Ng Y.H., Voiry D., Li S., Lu Q., Wang Q., Yu J.C., Zeng Z., 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for Photocatalysis, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2023, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202218016. 

74. Ren Y., Zhou R., Yang R., Dong T.G, Lu Q., Systematic Review of Material and Structural Design in Interfacial Solar Evaporators for Clean Water Production, Solar RRL, 2023, 2201014, DOI:10.1002/solr.202201014. 

73. Yang R. , Fan Y., Mei L., Shin H.S., Voiry D., Lu Q., Li J., Zeng Z., Synthesis of atomically thin sheets by the intercalation-based exfoliation of layered materials, Nature Synthesis, 2023, 2, 101–118, DOI:10.1038/s44160-022-00232-z.

72. Xu T., Mao J., Yang X., Zhang Y., Sun Y., Lin C., Zhang Q., Lu Q., Effect of the number of hydroxyl groups of CO2-triggered surfactants on capability and performance in CO2-stimulated response, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engieering Aspects, 2023, 658, 130761. 

71. He X., Lu Q., Design and fabrication strategies of cellulose nanocrystal-based hydrogel and its highlighted application using 3D printing: A review, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2022, 301, 120351.

70. Li Z., Yu C., Kumar H., He X., Lu Q., Bai H., Kim K., Hu J., The Effect of Crosslinking Degree of Hydrogels on Hydrogel Adhesion, Gels, 2022, 8(10), 682.  

69. Liang R., Han L., Wang Y., Wang H., Xiang L., Chen S., Lu Q., Yan B., Novel Ti-Coordination polydopamine nanocomposite with a combination of adsorption, reduction, and ion exchange for rapid Cr(VI) removal, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 2022, 61, 27, 9717.

68. Qi J., He X., Lu Q., Novel chelating polyacrylonitrile membrane for efficient capture of Cu2+, Pb2+ and Fe3+, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022,

67. Zhou R., Mohamedali M., Ren Y., Lu Q., Mahinpey N., Facile synthesis of multi-layered nanostructured Ni/CeO2 catalyst plus in-situ pre-treatment for efficient dry reforming of methane, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2022, 316, 121696.  

66. He X., Liu J., Li Z., Samchek M., Gates I., Hu J., Lu Q., Aqueous condition-tolerated high internal phase oil-in-water Pickering emulsion as building block for engineering 3D functional materials, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022, 446, 137162,

65. Fan Y., Yang R., Zhu R., Zhao H., Lu Q., Chen Z., Hu J., CdS-based artificial leaf for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution and simultaneous degradation of biological wastewater, Chemosphere, 2022, 301, 134713, doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.134713.

64. Mishra D., Zhou R., Hassan M., Hu J., Gates I., Mahinpey N., Lu Q., Bitumen and asphaltene derived nanoporous carbon and nickel oxide/carbon composites for supercapacitor electrodes, Scientific Reports, 2022, 12(1), 1-12.

63. Varamesh A., Prathapan R., Telmadarreie A., Li J., Gourlay K., Minhas G., Lu Q., Byant S.L., Hu J., Surfactant-free cellulose filaments stabilized oil in water emulsions, Cellulose, 2022, 29(2), 985-1001.

62. He X., Kim H., Dong T.G., Gates I., Lu Q., Green synthesis of Ag/lignin nanoparticle-loaded cellulose aerogel for catalytic degradation and antibacterial applications, Cellulose, 2022, 29, 9341.

61. Li M., Zhang H., Sun H., Mohammed A., Liu Y., Lu Q., Effect of phosphate and ammonium concentrations, total suspended solids and alkalinity on lignin-induced struvite precipitation, Scientific Reports. 2022, 12(1), 2901.

60. Ren Y., Hersch S.J., He X., Dong T.G., Lu Q., A lightweight, mechanically strong, and shapeable copper-benzenedicarboxylate/cellulose aerogel for dye degradation and antibacterial applications, Separation and Purification Technology, 2022, 283, 120229.

59. He X., Li Z., Li J., Mishra D., Ren Y., Gates I., Hu J., Lu Q., Ultra-stretchable hydrogel with long-lasting adhesion and antimicrobial activity toward engineering of strong 1D macroscopic hydrogel fibers, Small, 2021, DOI: 10.1002/smll.202103521.

58. Yang F., He X., Tan W., Liu G., Yi T., Lu Q., Wei X., Xie H., Long Q., Wang G., Guo C., Pensini E., Lu Z., Liu Q., Xu Z. Adhesion-Shielding Based Synthesis of Interfacially Active Magnetic Janus Nanoparticles, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2021,

57. He X., Binks B., Hu, J., Gates I., Lu Q., Lipase-immobilized cellulosic capsules with water absorbency for enhanced pickering interfacial biocatalysis, Langmuir, 2021, 37, 810–819 (IF 3.557).

56. Yu M., Fan C., Ge F., Lu Q., Wang X., Cui Z., Anticorrosion behavior of organic offshore coating systems in UV, salt spray and low temperature alternation simulated Arctic offshore environment, Materials Today Communications, 2021, 28, 102545 (IF 2.678) .

55. Wang Y., He X., Lu Q., Dendrimer functionalized nanocrystalline cellulose for CO2 adsorption, Cellulose, 2021, 27, 2173 (IF 5.271).

54. Zhang L., Mishra D., Zhang K., Perdicakis B., Pernitsky D., Lu Q., Impact of influent deviations on polymer coagulant dose in warm lime softening of synthetic SAGD produced water, Water Research, 2021, 200, 117202 (IF 11.236).

53. Yu M., Mishra D., Cui Z., Wang X., Lu Q., Recycling papermill waste lignin into recyclable and flowerlike composites for effective oil/water separation, Composites Part B Engineering, 2021, 216, 108884 (IF 9.078).

52. Feng X.-J., He X., Lai L., Lu Q., Cheng L., Wu J., Polydopamine-anchored polyether on Fe3O4 as magnetic recyclable nanoparticle-demulsifiers, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2021, 617, 126142 (IF 4.539).

51. Zhang K., Pernitsky D., Jafari M., Lu Q., Effect of MgO hydration on silica removal during warm lime softening of SAGD produced water, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 2021, 60, 1839 (IF 3.573).

50. Liu X., He X. Yang B., Lai L., Chen N., Hu J., Lu Q., Dual physically cross-linked hydrogels incorporating hydrophobic interactions with promising repairability and ultrahigh elongation. Advanced Functional Materials, 2021, 31, 2008187 (IF 18.808).

49. Zhang L., Mishra D., Zhang K., Perdicakis B., Pernitsky D., Lu Q., Electrokinetic study of calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide particles in lime softening. Water Research, 2020, 186, 116415 (IF 11.236).

48. Li M., Sun H., Zhang H., Mohammed A., Liu Y., Lu Q., Phosphorus recovery from synthetic biosolid digestion supernatant through lignin-induced struvite precipitation, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, 276, 124235 (IF 9.297).

47. Yu M., Fan C., Han S., Cui Z., Ge F., Lu Q., Wang X., Anticorrosion behavior of superhydrophobic particles reinforced epoxy coatings for long-time in the high salinity liquid, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2020, 147, 105867 (IF 5.161).

46. Wang J., Xie L., Lu Q., Wang X., Wang J., Zeng H., Electrochemical investigation of the interactions of organic and inorganic depressants on basal and edge planes of molybdenite, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2020, 570,  350–361 (IF 8.128).

45. Xie L., Lu Q., Mao X., Wang J., Han L., Hu J., Lu Q., Wang Y., Zeng H., Probing the intermolecular interaction mechanisms between humic acid and different substrates with implications for its adsorption and removal in water treatment, Water Research, 2020, 176, 115766 (IF 11.236).

44. Song P., Mao X., Ren Y., Hongbo Zeng H., Lu Q., Buckling effect of sole zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 nanoparticles adsorbed at the water/oil interface, Langmuir, 2020, 36, 2322–2329 (IF 3.557).

43. Song P., Lu Q., Porous clusters of metal-organic framework coated stainless steel mesh for highly efficient oil/water separation. Separation and Purification Technology, 2020, 238, 116454 (IF 7.312).

42. Yu M., Lu Q., Cui Z., Wang X., Ge F., Wang X., Siloxane-epoxy composite coatings for enhanced resistance to large temperature variations. Progress in Organic Coatings, 2020, 139, 105457 (IF 5.161).

41. Wang Y., Lu Q., Dendrimer functionalized nanocrystalline cellulose for Cu(II) removal. Cellulose, 2020, 27, 2173-2187 (IF 5.271).

40. Li Q., Dong L., Yang Y., Wu Z., Zhu H., Dong Y., Shen Y., Zhang L., Lu Q., Corrosion Behavior of AISI 1045 Carbon Steel in Metalworking Fluids Containing Pseudomonas xiamenensis. International  Journal of Electrochemical Science, 2020, 15, 470 (IF 1.573).

39. Huang J., Yan Y., Xie L., Liu H., Huang C., Lu Q., Qiu X., Zeng H., Probing the Self-Assembly and Nonlinear Friction Behavior of Confined Gold Nano-Particles. Langmuir, 2019, 35, 48, 15701-15709 (IF 3.557).

38. Xiang L., Gong L., Zhang J., Zhang L., Hu W., Wang W., Lu Q., Zeng H., Probing Molecular Interactions of PEGylated Chitosan in Aqueous Solutions Using Surface Forces Apparatus. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2019, 21, 20503-21168 (IF 3.676).

37. Yang B., Mao J., Zhao J., Shao Y., Zhang Y., Zhang Z., & Lu Q., Improving the thermal stability of hydrophobic associative polymer aqueous solution using a triple-protection strategy, Polymers 2019, 11, 949-963 (IF 4.329).

36. Tian Q., Lai L., Zhou Z., Mei P., Lu Q., Wang Y., Liu Y., The interaction mechanism of different surfactants with casein: a perspective on bulk and interfacial phase behavior, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2019, 22, 6336-6349 (IF 4.192).

35. Wu L., Lai L., Lu Q., Mei P., Wang Y., Cheng L., & Liu Y., Comparative studies on the surface/interface properties and aggregation behavior of mono-rhamnolipid and di-rhamnolipid, Colloids and surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2019, 181, 593-601 (IF 4.180).

34. Maan O., Song P., Chen N., & Lu Q.. An In Situ Procedure for the Preparation of Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework8 Polyacrylamide Hydrogel for Adsorption of Aqueous Pollutants.  Advanced Materials Interfaces 2019, 6(10) (IF 6.147 Cover Design).

33. Sessarego S., Rodrigues S., Xiao Y., Lu Q., Hill J. (2019). Phosphonium-Enhanced Chitosan for Cr(VI) Adsorption in Wastewater Treatment. Carbohydrate Polymer 2019, 211, 249-256 (IF 7.182).

32. Song P., Natale G., Wang J., Bond T., Hejazi H., Siegler H., Gates I., Lu Q., 2D and 3D metal-organic framework nanosheets at the oil/water interface: a case study of copper-benzenedicarboxylate. Advanced Materials Interfaces 2019, 6(2) (IF 6.147 Cover Design).

31. Wu D., Deng K., Hu B., Lu Q., Liu G., & Hong X. (2019). Plasmon-Assisted Photothermal Catalysis of Low-Pressure CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol over Pd/ZnO Catalyst. ChemCatChem 2019, 11, 1598-1601 (IF 4.495).

30. Maan O., Huang J., Zeng H., Lu Q., Probing Molecular Interactions between Humic Acid and Surface-grafted Polyacrylamide using Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation and Atomic Force Microscopy: Implication for Environmental Remediation. Environmental Chemistry 2018, 15, 336-350 (IF 3.500).

29. Feng J., Yang G., Mei Y., Cao X., Wang Y., Li H., Lu Q., Macroscopic Visual Detection of Phoxim by Calix[4]arene-based Host-Guest Chemistry. Sensors and Actuators, B 2018, 271, 264-270 (IF 7.34).

28. Lu Q., Huang J., Maan O., Liu Y., Zeng H., Probing molecular interaction mechanisms of organic fouling on polyamide membrane using a surface forces apparatus: implication for wastewater treatment. Science of the Total Environment 2018, 622-623, 644 (IF 7.963).

27. Yang H., Xiao J., Shi J., Shu T., Su L., Lu Q., Zhang X., A dual-cell device designed as an oxidase mimic and its use for the study of oxidase-like nanozymes. Chemical Communications 2018, 54, 818 (IF 6.290).

26. Deng K., Hu B., Lu Q., Hong X., Cu/g-C3N4 modified ZnO/Al2O3 catalyst: methanol yield improvement of CO2 hydrogenation. Catalysis Communications 2017, 100, 81 (IF 3.800).

25. Yu Y., Yang Q., Yu X., Lu Q., Hong X., Highly efficient metal-free visible light driven photocatalyst: graphen oxide/polythiophene composite. Chemistry Select 2017, 2, 5578 (IF 2.109).

24. Yang H., Xiao J., Su L., Feng T.F., Lu Q., Zhang X., Oxidase-mimicking activity of the nitrogen-doped Fe3C@C composites. Chemical Communications 2017, 53, 3882 (IF 6.290). 

23. Tian C., Lu Q., Liu Y., Zeng H., Zhao Y., Zhang J., Gupta R., Understanding of physicochemical properties and formation mechanisms of fine particular matter generated from Canadian coal combustion, Fuel 2016, 165, 224 (IF 5.578).

22. Zhang L., Shi C., Lu Q., Liu Q., Zeng H., Probing molecular interactions of asphaltenes in heptol using a surface forces apparatus: implications on stability of water-in-oil emulsions. Langmuir 2016, 32, 4886 (IF 3.789).

21. Liu Y., Tian C., Yan B., Lu Q., Xu Z., Zeng H., Nanocomposites of Graphene Oxide, Ag Nanoparticles, and Magnetic Ferrite Nanoparticles for Elemental Mercury Removal, RSC Advances 2015, 5, 15634 (3.36).

20. Yang B., Ayyadurai N., Yun H., Choi Y.S., Hwang B.H., Huang J., Lu Q., Zeng H., Cha H.J., In vivo residue-specific dopa-incorporated engineered mussel bioglue with enhanced adhesion and water resistance, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2014, 53, 13360 (IF 15.336).

19. Sun X., Lu Q., Boluk Y., Liu Y., The impact of cellulose nanocrystals on the aggregation and initial adhesion of Pseudomonas fluorescens bacteria, Soft Matter 2014, 10, 8923 (IF 3.889).

18. Lu Q., Oh D.X., Lee Y., Jho Y., Hwang D.S., Zeng H., Nanomechanics of cation-p interactions in aqueous solution, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 3944 (IF 15.336 Hot paper).

17. Ji Y., Lu Q., Liu Q., Zeng H., Effect of solution salinity on settling of mineral tailings by polymer flocculants, Colloids and Surfaces A 2013, 430, 29 (IF 4.539).

16. Lu Q., Danner E., Waite J.H., Israelachvili J.N., Zeng H., Hwang D.S., Adhesion of mussel foot proteins to different substrate surfaces, Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2012, 10, 20120759 (IF 4.118).

15. Wang J., Lu Q., SjÖblom J., Xu Z., Zeng H., Molecular Interactions of a Polyaromatic Surfactant C5Pe in Aqueous Solutions Studied by a Surface Forces Apparatus (SFA), Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2012, 116, 11187 (IF 3.146).

14. Hwang D.S., Harrington M.J., Lu Q., Masic A., Zeng H., Waite J.H., Mussel foot protein-1 (mcfp-1) interaction with titania surfaces, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 15530 (IF 6.626).

13. Liu G., Zeng H., Lu Q., Xu Z., Adsorption of Mercaptobenzoheterocyclic Compounds on Sulfide Mineral Surfaces: A Density Functional Theory Study of Structure-Reactivity Relations. Colloids and Surfaces A 2012, 409, 1 (IF 4.539).

12. Zhang L., Lu Q., Xu Z., Liu Q., Zeng H., Viscosity and Interfacial Properties of Kaolinite Clay Suspension with PCE Comb Polymer. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2012, 378, 222 (IF 8.128).

11. Hwang D.S., Zeng H., Lu Q., Israelachvili J., Waite J.H., Adhesion mechanism in a dopa-deficient foot protein from green mussels. Soft Matter 2012, 8, 5640 (IF 3.889).

10. Wang J., van der Tuuk Opedal N., Lu Q., Xu Z., Zeng H., Sjöblom J., Probing Molecular Interactions of an Asphaltene Model Compound in Organic Solvents Using a Surface Forces Apparatus (SFA). Energy Fuels 2012, 26, 2591 (IF 3.421).

9. Lerner R.N., Lu Q., Zeng H., Liu Y., The effects of biofilm on the transport of stabilized zerovalent iron nanoparticles in saturated porous media. Water Research 2012, 46, 975 (IF 11.236).

8. Lu Q., Hwang D.S., Liu Y., Zeng H., Molecular interactions of mussel protective coating protein, mcfp-1, from Mytilus californianus. Biomaterials 2012, 33, 1903 (IF 12.479).

7. Lu Q., Wang J., Faghihnejad A., Zeng H., Liu Y., Understanding the molecular interactions of lipopolysaccharides during E. coli initial adhesion with a surface forces apparatus. Soft Matter 2011, 7, 9366 (IF 3.889).

6. Liang J., Lu Q., Lerner R., Sun X., Zeng H., Liu Y., Agricultural wastes. Water Environment Research 2011, 83, 1439 (IF 1.15).

5. Yang B., Lu Q., Wang Y., Zhuang L., Lu J., Liu P., Simple and low-cost preparation method for highly dispersed PtRu/C catalysts. Chemistry of Materials 2003, 15, 3552 (IF 9.890).

4. Lu Q., Yang B., Zhuang L., Lu J., Anodic activation of PtRu/C catalysts for methanol oxidation. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2005, 109, 1715 (IF 3.146).

3. Lu Q., Yang B., Zhuang L., Lu J., Pattern recognition on the structure-activity relationship of nano Pt-Ru catalysts: Methodology and preliminary demonstration. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2005, 109, 8873 (IF 3.146).

2. Lu W., Lu Q., Wang C., Zhou X., Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of a porphyrin-dibenzimidazole dinucleating ligand and its cobalt-copper heterodinuclear complex as a cytochrome C oxidase active site model. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2003, 56, 1383 (IF 1.750).

1. Lu W., Wang C., Lu Q., Zhou X., Electrocatalytic reduction of dioxygen on the surface of glassy carbon electrodes modified with dicobalt diporphyrin complexes. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2003, 558, 59 (IF 3.012).

B. Patent

2. Lu Q., He X., Ultrastrong Hydrogel Fibers.

1. Lu Q., Maan, O., & Song, P., Metal organic framework (MOF) Composite materials, methods, and uses thereof.

C. Book/Book Chapters

1. Zeng H., Lu Q., Yan B., Huang J., Li L., Liao Z., Mussel adhesives, in Bioadhesion and Biomimetics: From Nature to Applications, Pan Stanford Publishing, 45-80, 2014.