Wei, Jinquan

Associate Professor

School of Materials Science and Engineering

Tel: +86-10-62781065

E-mail: jqwei@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education background

2004, Ph. D., Tsinghua University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering  

1999, M. S., Tsinghua University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Experience

2007-     Tsinghua University, Associate Professor 

2012-2013  University of Exeter, UK, Honorary University Fellow

2010-2011  Rice University, USA, Visiting scholar 

2006-2007  Tsinghua University, Assistant Professor 

2004-2006  Tsinghua University, Postdoctoral Fellow

Concurrent Academic

Editorial board of Journal of Nanomaterials, ACS Member

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Fabrication of high quality carbon nanotubes for commercial applications

Third generation thin film solar cells basing on nanotechnology

Water purification using nanomaterials

High performance nanocomposites

Research Status

National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2007-2009; 2005-2007; 2011-2013; 2012-2015

Major Project for Nanomaterials of Beijing Commission of Science and Technology, 2012-2013

Tsinghua University Initiative Scientific Research Program, 2011-2014

Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University, 2009

National High-tech R&D Program of China, 863 Program, 2009-2011

Innovation China UK, 2008-2009

Honors And Awards

New Century Excellent Talents in University (2009)

Beijing Nova (2008)

The Best Doctoral Dissertation Award of P.R. China (2007)

2nd-Class National Natural Science Award of China (2006)

1st Class Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education (2005)

Academic Achievement

1. Wei JQ, Zhang XF, Wang KL, Carbon Nanotube Macrostructure, Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2006 (in Chinese) (book)

2. Bai Xi, Wei JQ, Jia Y, et al. The influence of gas absorption on the efficiency of carbon nanotube/Si solar cells, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 143105, 2013

3. Wei JQ, Lv RT, Guo N, et al., Preparation of highly oxidized nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes, Nanotechnology, 23(15):155601, 2012

4. Guo N, Wei JQ, Shu QK, Jia Y, Song S, Xu Y, Wang HG, Li PX, Zhu HW, Wang KL, Wu DH, High-efficiency core–shell solar cell array from Si wafer, J. Appl. Phys. A, 2012

5. Bai X, Wang HG, Wei JQ, Jia Y, Zhu HW, Wang KL, Wu DH, Carbon nanotube–silicon hybrid solar cells with hydrogen peroxide doping, Chem. Phys. Lett., 533: 70-73, 2012

6. Zhao Y, Wei JQ, Vajtai R, et al., Iodine doped carbon nanotube cables exceeding specific electrical conductivity of metals. Scientific Reports, 1: 83, 2011

7. Jia Y, Cao AY, Bai X, Li Z, Zhang LH, Guo N, Wei JQ, et al., Achieving High Efficiency Silicon-Carbon Nanotube Heterojunction Solar Cells by Acid Doping. Nano Lett., 11(5): 1901-1905, 2011

8. Guo N, Wei JQ, Shu QK, et al., Fabrication of silicon microwire arrays for photovoltaic applications. Appl. Phys. A, 102(1): 109-114, 2011

9. Shu QK, Wei JQ, Wang KL, et al., Efficient energy conversion of nanotube/nanowire-based solar cells, Chem. Commun., 46 (30): 5533-5535, 2010

10. Li Z, Jia Y, Wei JQ, Wang KL, Shu QK, Gui XC, Zhu HW, Cao AY, Wu DH. Large area, highly transparent carbon nanotube spiderwebs for energy harvesting, J. Mater. Chem., 20 (34): 7236-7240, 2010

11. Shu QK, Wei JQ, Wang KL, et al., Hybrid heterojunction and photoelectrochemistry solar cell based on silicon nanowires and double-walled carbon nanotubes, Nano Lett., 9(12):4338, 2009

12. Gui XC, Wei JQ, Wang KL, et al., Carbon nanotube sponges, Adv. Mater., 21, 1, 2009

13. Jia Y, Wei JQ, Wang KL, et al., Nanotube-silicon hetero-junction solar cells, Adv. Mater., 20(23): 4594, 2008

14. Wei JQ, Jia Y, Shu QK, et al., Double-walled carbon nanotube solar cells, Nano Lett. 7 (8): 2317, 2007

15. Wei JQ, Zhu HW, Jia Y, et al., The effect of sulfur on the number of layers in a carbon nanotube, Carbon 45 (11): 2152, 2007

16. Ci L, Punbusayakul N, Wei JQ, et al., Multifunctional macro-architectures of double-walled carbon nanotube fibers, Adv. Mater. 19 (13): 1719, 2007

17. Gong T, Zhang Y, Liu WJ, Wei JQ, et al., Connection of macro-sized double-walled carbon nanotube strands by bandaging with double-walled carbon nanotube films, Carbon 45 (11): 2235, 2007

18. Wang WX, Wang KL, Lv RT, Wei JQ, et al., Synthesis of Fe-filled thin-walled carbon nanotubes with high filling ratio by using dichlorobenzene as precursor, Carbon 45 (5): 1127, 2007

19. Wei JQ, Zhu HW, Li YH, et al., Ultrathin single-layered membranes from double-walled carbon nanotubes, Adv. Mater. 18 (13): 1695, 2006

20. Wei JQ, Sun JL, Zhu JL, et al., Carbon nanotube macrobundles for light sensing, Small 2 (8-9): 988, 2006

21. Sun JL, Wei JQ, Zhu JL, Wu DH, Photo-induced currents in carbon nanotube/metal hetero-junctions, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 (13): Art. No. 131107, 2006

22. Gu ZY, Wang KL, Wei JQ, et al., Tensile properties of ultrathin double-walled carbon nanotube membranes, Carbon 44 (15): 3315, 2006

23. Li YJ, Wang KL, Wei JQ, Wu DH, Improving tensile properties of double-walled carbon nanotube strands by intercalation of epoxy resin, Carbon 44 (1): 176, 2006

24. Li YJ, Wang KL, Wei JQ, et al., Tensile properties of long aligned double-walled carbon nanotube strands, Carbon 43 (1): 31, 2005

25. Wei JQ, Jiang B, Wu DH, Wei BQ, Large-scale synthesis of long double-walled carbon nanotubes, J. Phys. Chem. B 108 (26): 8844-8847, 2004

26. Wei JQ, Zhu HW, Wu DH, Wei BQ, Carbon nanotube filaments in household light bulbs, Appl. Phys. Lett. 84 (24): 4869-4871, 2004

27. Wei JQ, Zhu HW, Jiang B, et al., Electronic properties of double-walled carbon nanotube films, Carbon 41 (13): 2495-2500, 2003

28. Wei JQ, Jiang B, Zhang XF, et al., Raman study on double-walled carbon nanotubes, Chem. Phys. Lett. 376 (5-6): 753-757, 2003

29. Li YH, Wang SG, Zhang XF, Wei JQ, et al., Removal of fluoride from water by carbon nanotube supported alumina, Environ. Technol. 24 (3): 391, 2003

30. Li YH, Wang SG, Wei JQ, et al., Lead adsorption on carbon nanotubes, Chem. Phys. Lett. 357 (3-4): 263, 2002