Xiaowei Teng

Xiaowei Teng

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2006
  • B.S. & M. S., Biochemical Engineering, East China University of Science & Technology, Shangha, 2001

Research Interests

Nanomaterials, Fuel Cells, Catalysis

Courses Taught

  • CHE 604:  Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • CHE 707:  Chemical Engineering Kinetics
  • CHE 712/812:  Introduction to Nuclear Engineering
  • CHE 900: Seminar
  • CHE 932:  Advanced Chemical Engineering Kinetics

Recent Publications

  • M. P. Yeager, W. X. Du, R. Si, D. Su, N. S. Marinkovic, X. W. Teng, "Highly-Efficient K0.15MnO2 Birnessite Nanosheets for Stable Pseudocapacitive Cathodes," Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2012, In Press.
  • M. P. Yeager, D. Su, N. S. Marinkovic, X. W. Teng, "Pseudocapacitive NiO Fine Nanoparticles for Supercapacitor Reactions," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2012, 159, A1598-A1603.
  • W. X. Du, N. A. Deskins, D. Su, X. W. Teng, "Iridium-Ruthenium Alloyed Nanoparticles for the Ethanol Oxidation Fuel Cell Reactions," ACS Catalysis 2012, 2, 1226-1231.
  • W. X. Du, K. E. Mackenzie, D. Milano, N. A. Deskins, S. Su, X. W. Teng, "Palladium-Tin Alloyed Catalysts on the Ethanol Oxidation Reaction in Alkaline Medium," ACS Catalysis 2012, 2, 287-297.
  • M. Feygenson, X. Teng, S. E. Inderhees, Y. Yiu, W. Du, W. Han, J. Wen, Z. Xu, A. A. Podlesnyak, J. L. Niedziela, M. Hagen, Y. Qiu, C. M. Brown, L. Zhang, M. C. Aronson, “Low-energy magnetic excitations in Co/CoO core/shell nanoparticles,” Phys. Rev. B. 2011, 83, 174414.
  • W. X. Du, D. Su, Q. Wang, A. I. Frenkel, X. W. Teng, “Promotional Effects of Bismuth on the Formation of Platinum-Bismuth Nanowires Network and the Electrocatalytic Activity toward Ethanol Oxidation,” Crystal Growth & Design 2011, 11, (2), 594-599.
  • X. W. Teng, W. Han, W. Ku, M. Hücker, "Synthesis of ultrathin palladium and platinum nanowires and their magnetic properties," Angew. Chem.–Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 2055–2058.
  • X. W. Teng, Q. Wang, P. Liu, W. Han, A. I. Frenkel, W. Wen, N. Marinkovic, J. C. Hanson, J. A. Rodriguez, "Formation of Pd/Au nanostructures from Pd nanowire via galvanic replacement reaction," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 1093–1101.
  • S. Maksimuk, X. W. Teng, H. Yang, "Roles of twin defects in the formation of platinum multipod nanocrystals," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 14312–14319.
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