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WU Hui

Associate Professor   
Address:School of Materials Science and Engineering 2510 Yifu Building
Tsinghua University,Beijing 100084, China

Education Background

Tsinghua University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Ph.Din Materials Science and Engineering, July 2009

Doctoral Advisor: Prof. Wei Pan

Tsinghua University, Department ofChemical Engineering

Bachelor in Polymer Science, July 2004

Work Resume

Stanford University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Postdoctoral Research Scholar, August 2009-2013,

Tsinghua University, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Associate Professor, 2013-now

Part-time Academic Job

Peer reviewer of journals including Nano Letters, JACS, Adv. Mater., Chem. Mater., J. Mater. Sci. & Eng. B, Nanotechnology, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., J. Colloid Science, …

Member of Material Research Society, American Chemical Society

Research Field

Mateirals for Energy Storagy: high capacity anode materials for Li-ion battery; separator materials for Li-ion battery; supercapacitors.

New Materials for Energy Conversion: transparent electrodes for solar cells; high performance organic solar cells.

Advanced Ceramic Materials: 2D inorganic materials, chemical synthesis and physical properties of functional oxide nanofibers.

Printed Electronics: flexible and stretchableelectronics for device applications; touch screens, and displays.

Bio-related materials: materials and technology for DNA sequencing.

Bio-mimic materials: patterned low dimensional nanostructures for controlled wetting.

Awards And Honors

National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (2011)

Beijing Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (2010)

Outstanding Graduate Award, Tsinghua University(2009)

First Prize of Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Tsinghua University (2009)

Academic Star Award, Tsinghua University (2009)

Best Paper Award, 1st and 2nd Univ. Tokyo-Tsinghua Univ.-Soul National Univ. StudentWorkshop on Advanced Materials (2005, 2006)

Corning, Mitsubishi,Suzhou Industrial Park, and Yong-Long Scholarships, Tsinghua University (2005-2009, awarded to students with outstanding academic records)

Academic Achievements


• Published more than 50 papers in Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Chemistry, Nature Communications, JACS, Nano Letters, et al.

• Cited by 2280 times, H index 27.

[1] Huang S, Wu H,*Ruan Z, Yu Z, and Pan W.*, A Flexible and Transparent Ceramic Nanobelt Network for Soft Electronics, NPG Asia Materials, in press.

[2] Wang C,*Wu H,* Bao Z, Cui Y, A Sealf-healing Electrode for L-ion Battery, Nature Chemistry, in press. (Highlighted by Stanford News, Science News Daily)


[3] WuH, Kong D, Ruan Z, Carney T, Fan S H, Cui Y, et. al. A transparent electrode based on metal nanotrogh network, Nature Nanotechnology, 8, 421-425, (2013). (Highlighted by US Department of Eenergy (DOE) Office of Science. )


[4] WuH,Yu G, Pan L, Bao Z, Cui Y, Li-ion Battery Anodes by In-situ Polymerization of Conducting Hydrogel to Conformally Coat Silicon Nanoparticles. Nature Communications, 4,1943, (2013). (Highlighted by Stanford News.)


[5] WuH,Chan J, Jang C, Yao Y, Cui Y. Stable cycling of double-walled silicon nanotube battery anodes through solid-electrolyte interphase control. Nature Nanotechnology7, 309-314, (2012). (Highlighted by SLAC News. Cited 162 times)

[6] WuH , Cui, Y. Designing nanostructured Si anodes for high energy lithium ion batteries. Nano Today7, 414-429, (2012).

[7] WuH, Zheng G, Cui Y, Engineering Empty Space between Si Nanoparticles for Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes. Nano Letters 12, 904-909, (2012).

[8] Wu, H*, Liu, N*, McDowell, M. T., Yao, Y., Wang, C., Cui, Y, A Yolk-Shell. Design for Stabilized and Scalable Li-Ion Battery Alloy Anodes. Nano Letters12, 3315-3321, (2012)

[9] Wu H*, Hu L*, Gao YF*, Cao AY, Cui Y, Silicon/CNT sponge as Li-ion battery anodes with High Area Capacity, Adv. Energy Mater. 1, 523-527, (2011).

[10] Wu H, Hu L B, Carney T, Ruan Z C, Yu Z F, Fan S H, Cui Y, Low Reflectivity and High Flexibility of ITO Nanofiber Transparent Electrodes, JACS 133, 27–29 (2011)

[11] Wu H, Hu L, Rowell M, McGehee M, Cui Y, Electrospun Metal Nanofiber Webs as High-Performance Transparent Electrode, Nano Letters 10, 4242-4248 (2010)

[12] Wu H*, Hu L*,  Cui Y, Laminated paper battery,ACS Nano 4, 5843-5848 (2010)

[13] Wu H, Han RB, Lin D, Pan W, Hierarchical Metal Nanotubes as High Performance SERS Substrate, Langmuir,26, 6865–6868 (2010)

[14] Wu H, Sun Y, Lin D, Zhang R, Pan W, GaN Nanofibers Based on Electrospinning, Adv. Mater.2, 227 (2009) (Highlighted by Nature Asia)

[15] Wu H, Zhang R, Lin D, Pan W, Downs P, Bio-mimetic Nanofiber Patterns with Controlled Wettability, Soft Matter 12, 2429 (2008) (Featured on cover. Highlighted by Chemical Technology and Chemistry World)

[16] Wu H,Lin DD, Zhang R and Pan W, ZnO FET Assembled by Electrospinning, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 91, 656 (2008)

[17] Wu H,Zhang R, Liu XX, Lin DD, Pan W, Electrospinning of Fe, Co, and Ni Nanofibers: Synthesis, Assembly, and Magnetic Properties. Chem. Mater. 19, 3506 (2007)

[18] Wu H,Lin DD, Zhang R, Pan W, Facile Synthesis and Assembly of Ag/NiO Nanofibers with High Electrical Conductivity.Chem. Mater.19, 1895 (2007)

[19] Wu H,Lin D, Pan W, Oriented Nanofibers by a Newly Modified Electrospinning Method. J. Am.Ceram. Soc.90, 632 (2007)

[20] Wu H,Lin D, Pan W, Fabrication, Assembly, and Electrical Characterization of CuO Nanofibers. Appl. Phys. Lett.89, 133125 (2006)

[21] Wu H,Pan W. Preparation of Zinc Oxide Nanofibers by Electrospinning. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 89, 699 (2006) †

[22] Hsu P.-C., Wang S., Wu H., Narasimhan V. K., Kong D., Lee H. R., and Cui Y., Performance enhancement of metal nanowire transparent conducting electrodes by mesoscale metal wires, Nature Communications 4,2522, (2013).

[23] Hu, L. B., Wu, H.& Cui, Y. Metal nanogrids, nanowires, and nanofibers for transparent electrodes. MRS Bull.36, 760-765, (2011)

[24] Pan C, Wu H,Wang C, Wang B, Zhang L, Cheng Z, Hu P, Pan W, Zhou Z, Yang X, Zhu J, Nanowire-Based High-Performance Micro Fuel Cells: One Nanowire, One Fuel Cell, Adv. Mater.,19, 1644 (2008)

[25] Lin D, Wu H, Pan W, Photoswitches and Memories Assembled by Electrospinning Aluminum-Doped Zinc Oxide Single Nanowires, Adv. Mater. 19, 3968 (2007) (Highlighted by Nature Asia)

[26] Yang Y, Jeung S, Hu L, Wu H, Lee S, Cui Y, Transparent Li-ion Batteries. PNAS, 108,  13013 (2011)

[27] Patent:Wu H, Cui Y,  Hu L, Nanofiber Transpraent Electrode, US patent, Nonprovisional STFD259P1 (2011)

[28] Patent:Wu H, Cui Y, Liu N, Zheng G, Yang Y, Engineering Empty Spaces in Si based Li-ion Battery Anodes, US patent 197110-2176 (2011)

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