Xiaowei Teng

PROFESSOR
of Chemical Engineering
Phone: (603) 862-4245
Office: Chemical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W317, Durham, NH 03824
Xiaowei Teng

The unifying theme of Prof. Teng's research team is the fundamental investigation of chemical and physical properties of functional nanomaterials, using X-ray, electron, neutron and electrochemical tools, for applications in the fields of energy technologies, catalysis and materials science. The current projects in Prof. Teng's research team include aqueous electrochemical energy storage, direct ethanol fuel cell reaction and aqueous-phase heterogeneous catalysis.

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester
  • M.S., Biochemical Engineerin, East China University of Science and Technology
  • B.S., East China University of Science and Technology

Research Interests

  • Batteries
  • Catalysis/Kinetics
  • Direct Energy Conversion
  • Energy Storage Systems
  • Fuel Cells

Courses Taught

  • CHE 410: Energy and Environment
  • CHE 601: Fluid Mechanics&Unit Operatns
  • CHE 695: Chemical Engineering Project
  • CHE 706: Electrochemical Methods
  • CHE 707: Chemical Engineering Kinetics
  • CHE 712: Intro to Nuclear Engineering
  • CHE 812: Intro to Nuclear Engineering
  • CHE 900: Seminar
  • CHE 932: Adv Chem Engineering Kinetics
  • CHE 999: Doctoral Research
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Chemical Engineering

Selected Publications

Charles, D. S., Feygenson, M., Page, K., Neuefeind, J., Xu, W., & Teng, X. (2017). Structural water engaged disordered vanadium oxide nanosheets for high capacity aqueous potassium-ion storage. Nature Communications, 8, 15520. doi:10.1038/ncomms15520

Shan, X., Charles, D. S., Lei, Y., Qiao, R., Wang, G., Yang, W., . . . Teng, X. (2016). Bivalence Mn5O8 with hydroxylated interphase for high-voltage aqueous sodium-ion storage. Nature Communications, 7, 13370. doi:10.1038/ncomms13370

Du, W., Yang, G., Wong, E., Deskins, N. A., Frenkel, A. I., Su, D., & Teng, X. (2014). Platinum-Tin Oxide Core–Shell Catalysts for Efficient Electro-Oxidation of Ethanol. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(31), 10862-10865. doi:10.1021/ja505456w