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2019/09

Our paper “High Temperature Shockwave Stabilized Single Atoms, Nature nanotechnology, 2019, 14, 851-857.” is reported in the following media: SciTechDaily, UIC today, PHYS ORG, news wise, abstream, and many others.

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2019/05

Our paper “A Radiative Cooling Structural Material, (Science, 2019, 364, 760-763)” is reported in the following media: MIT Technology Review, C&en Chemical & Engineering News, PHYSORG, EXPRESS TECH, TECH TIMES, CGTN, XINGHUANET, Chemistry Views, abs NEWS, INSIDE SCIENCE, news wise, LONG ROOM, and many others.

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2019/11

Dr. Hu is leading a workshop on advanced wood nanotechnology at University of Maryland College Park. For details, please visit: https://advwoodworkshop.weebly.com.

2019/05

Our paper “A Printed, Recyclable, Ultra-Strong, and Ultra-Tough Graphite Structural Material.” is reported in the following media: materialstoday, and many others.

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2019/04

Our paper “Bioinspired solar-heated carbon absorbent for efficient clean-up of highly viscous crude oil” is reported in the ADVANCED SCIENCE NEWS.

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2019/03

Our paper “Dense, Self‐Formed Char Layer Enables a Fire‐Retardant Wood Structural Material.” is reported in the Chemistry World.

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2019/03

Our paper “Cellulose Ionic Conductors with High Differential Thermal Voltage for Low-Grade Heat Harvesting. Nature Materials 2019, 18, 608–613.” is reported in the following media: CHESS CORNELL HIGH ENERGY SYNCHROTRON SOURCE, ElectronicDesign, materialstoday, MY HEART CARE, BEFORE IT’S NEWS, and and many others.

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2018/03

Our paper “Carbothermal Shock Synthesis of High-Entropy-Alloy Nanoparticles. (Science 2018, 359, 1489–1494.)” is selected as the cover image for Science, introduced by a special perspective and the editor, and highlighted in the following media:

2018/02

Our paper “Processing bulk natural wood into a high-performance structural material” is reported in the following media: BNN, VOA news, MSN, MIT Technology Review, New York Post, Yahoo! News, CBS Denver, Chemical & Engineering News, Science Daily, Xinhua Net, Word News, China. Org. Cn, Eurekalert!, Discover Magazine, Science News, Scientific American, Chemistry Views, UMD Right Now, and many others.

2018/02

Our paper "Thermoelectric properties and performance of flexible reduced graphene oxide films up to 3,000 K Nature Energy” highlighted in the following media:

2018/01

Our research on desalination “Holzfilter macht Salzwasser zu Trinkwasser” is reported in sciencecentral.org‎.

2018/01

Our papers on “Heating boosts graphene’s conductivity” is reported in materialstoday.

2017/11

Our paper “Three-Dimensional Printed Thermal Regulation Textiles” is reported in the following media: PHYSORG, 3ders.org, Gears of biz, nanotechweb, 3dgrenzenlos Germany, and many others.

2017/10

Our papers on solar steam generation “Highly Flexible and Efficient Solar Steam Generation Device”, and “Plasmonic Wood for High-Efficiency Solar Steam Generation”, “Tree-Inspired Design for High-Efficiency Water Extraction” are reported in the following media: Nanowerk, ChemistryViews, the ChemicalEngineer, ScienceDaily and many others.

2017/05

Our paper “3D-Printed, All-in-One Evaporator for High-Efficiency Solar Steam Generation under 1 Sun Illumination” is highlighted in Nature.

2017/09

Our paper “Inverted Battery Design as Ion Generator for Interfacing with Biosystems” is reported in TERP magazine.

2017/04

Our paper “All-wood, low tortuosity, aqueous, biodegradable supercapacitors with ultra-high capacitance” is reported in the following media: Frontiers in Energy Research, VOA news. 

2017/04

Our paper “High-capacity, low-tortuosity, and channel-guided lithium metal anode” is reported in the following media: VOA news, Science & Technology News, and many others. 

2017/10

Our papers on solar steam generation “Highly Flexible and Efficient Solar Steam Generation Device”, and “Plasmonic Wood for High-Efficiency Solar Steam Generation”, “Tree-Inspired Design for High-Efficiency Water Extraction” are reported in the following media: Nanowerk, ChemistryViews, the ChemicalEngineer, ScienceDaily and many others. 

2016/05

Our paper “Three-Dimensional Printable High-Temperature and High-Rate Heaters” is reported in the following media: nanowerk, 3dprint, xinhuanet, 3dprintingindustry, 3ders and many others.

2017/04

Our paper “Mesoporous, Three-Dimensional Wood Membrane Decorated with Nanoparticles for Highly Efficient Water Treatment” is reported in the following media: Phys.org, VOA news, newswise, and many others. 

2016/01

Phys.Org, You'll never be-leaf what makes up this battery, Maryland NanoCenter.

2015/07

Our paper “Self-Powered Human-Interactive Transparent Nanopaper Systems” is reported in the following media: Self-Power Paper Sensor, Nanowerk, C&E News, Nature Nanotechnology, and many others, The most popular Nanowerk Spotlight articles in 2015.

2015/07

Our paper “Anomalous scaling law of strength and toughness of cellulose nanopaper” is published in PNAS and is highlighted in the front page of www.umd.edu and receives other media coverage, including The Economics Times, R&D Magazine, Phys.org, etc.

2014/10

Our paper “Approaching the Limits of Transparency and Conductivity in Graphitic Materials through Lithium Intercalation” was highlighted in DOE EFRC website entitled “A Clear Future for Graphitic Electrodes” and reported by Nanowerk.

2013/06

Our paper "Tin Anode for Sodium-Ion Batteries Using Natural Wood Fibers" is the most read paper in Nano Lett and is reported in the following media: Forbes, NPR (Live), Science Daily, ChinaNews, The Times of India and many others in various languages.

2014/01

Journal publication “Novel Nanostructured Paper with Ultrahigh Transparency and Ultrahigh Haze for Solar Cells” was reported by Nature Photonics, highlighted in RSC Chemistry World and PhysOrg.

2014/09

Our paper“Lightweight, Conductive Hollow Fibers from Nature as Sustainable Electrode Materials for Microbial Energy Harvesting”was highlighted by Materials Today entitled “Kapok offers new concept in microbial fuel cells”.

2013/02

Our paper “Highly Transparent and Flexible Nanopaper Transistors” is reported by Chemical and Engineering News and nannowerk.

2013/04

Our paper “Highly Transparent and Flexible Nanopaper Transistors” is reported by Chemical and Engineering News and nannowerk

2011/12

Our paper “Enhancing the Supercapacitor Performance of Graphene/MnO2 Nanostructured Electrodes by Conductive Wrapping” was reported in MIT Technology Review and Nanotechweb.

2011

Our paper “Solution-Processed Graphene/MnO2 Nanostructured Textiles for High-Performance Electrochemical Capacitors” is reported as News in Nature.

2013/04

Our paper “Transparent Nanopaper with Tailored Optical Properties” is highlighted in Royal Society of Chemistry in Chemistry World.

2010

Our paper “Thin, Flexible Secondary Li- Ion Paper Batteries” was highlighted in C&E news and featured in ACSNano Podcast.

2009

Our paper “Infrared Transparent Carbon Nanotube Thin Films, Applied Physics Letters” was reported on Physorg, Laserfocusworld, and nanoforum. It was the most downloaded paper in Applied Physics Letters.

2007

Hu and Unidym Inc. were highlighted by New York Times

2010

Our paper “Stretchable, Porous, and Conductive Energy Textiles” was reported in CBS, BBC, MIT Technology Review, Onearth, MRS Bulletin, Stanford News. It was the most downloaded paper in Nano. Lett and ACS journals.

2008

Our paper “A Tunable Photosensor” was highlighted in Nature Chemistry.