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Dongdong Xu Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
Self-assembly, novel surfactants, noble metals, porous nanomaterials, structural control, electrocatalysis

Educational Background
PhD, Applied Chemistry, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2009-2014)
B.S., Chemistry, Nankai University (2005-2009)


Research Interests:

Precise control of dimension, structure and composition  of inorganic nanomaterials based on self-assembly of novel surfactants and their catalytic applications.

Research Projects:

  1. National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 21501095)
  2. Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (No. BK20150969)
  3. Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China (No. 15KJB150014). 

Journal Articles:

  1. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Dongdong Xu*, Yanhang Ma, Ben Liu*, When Ternary PdCuP Alloys Meet Ultrathin Nanowires: Synergic Boosting of Catalytic Performance in Ethanol Electrooxidation, Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.04.066.
  2. Hao Lv†, Dongdong Xu†, Lizhi Sun, Joel Henzie, Aaron Lopes, Qingyu Gu, Yusuke Yamauchi, and Ben Liu*, Asymmetric Multimetallic Mesoporous Nanospheres, Nano Lett. 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b01223.
  3. Dongdong Xu, Hao Lv, Haibao Jin, Ying Liu, Yanhang Ma, Min Han, Jianchun Bao*, Ben Liu*. Crystalline Facet-Directed Generation Engineering of Ultrathin Platinum Nanodendrites. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 663-671.
  4. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Lu Zou, Dongdong Xu*, Huiqin Yao, Ben Liu*. Size-dependent synthesis and catalytic activities of trimetallic PdAgCu mesoporous nanospheres in ethanol electrooxidation. Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 1986-1993.
  5. Hao Lv, Yang Wang, Aaron Lopes, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. Ultrathin PdAg Single-Crystalline Nanowires Enhance Ethanol Oxidation Electrocatalysis. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2019, 249, 116-125.
  6. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Xin Chen, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. One-step fabrication of trimetallic core-shell Au@PdAuCu mesoporous nanospheres for ethanol electrooxidation. Green Chem. 2019, 21, 2043-2051.
  7. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Dongdong Xu*, Steven L Suib, and Ben Liu*. One-Pot Aqueous Synthesis of Ultrathin Trimetallic PdPtCu Nanosheets. Green Chem. 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00741E. 
  8. Hao Lv, Aaron Lopes, Dongdong Xu*, Ben Liu*. Multimetallic Hollow Mesoporous Nanospheres with Synergistically Structural and Compositional Effects for Highly Efficient Ethanol Electrooxidation. ACS Central Sci. 2018, 4, 1412-1419.
  9. Dongdong Xu, Xiaoli Liu, Hao Lv, Ying Liu, Shulin Zhao, Min Han, Jianchun Bao*, Jie He*, Ben Liu*. Ultrathin palladium nanosheets with selectively controlled surface facets. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 4451-4455.
  10. Hao Lv, Xin Chen, Dongdong Xu*, Yichen Hu, Haoquan Zheng, Steven L. Suib*, Ben Liu*. Ultrathin PdPt bimetallic nanowires with enhanced electrocatalytic performance for hydrogen evolution reaction. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2018, 238, 525-532.
  11. Dongdong Xu, Hao Lv, Ben Liu*. Encapsulation of Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts within Mesoporous Zeolites and Their Enhanced Catalytic Performances: A Review. Front. Chem. 2018, 6, 550.
  12. Dongdong Xu,* Ying Liu, Shulin Zhao, Yanan Lu, Min Han and Jianchun Bao*, Novel surfactant-directed synthesis of ultra-thin palladium nanosheets as efficient electrocatalysts for glycerol oxidation, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 1642-1645;
  13. Dongdong Xu,* Xiaoli Liu, Min Han and Jianchun Bao*,Facile synthesis of ultrathin single-crystalline palladium nanowires with enhanced electrocatalytic activities,Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 12996-12999;
  14. Dongdong Xu, Shunai Che* and Osamu Terasakic,A design concept of amphiphilic molecules for directing hierarchical porous zeolite,New J. Chem., 2016, 40, 3982-3992;
  15. Xiaoli Liu, Dongdong Xu*, Jianchun Bao*,One-step synthesis of hollow-like porous palladium sphere with enhanced electrocatalytic performance,Mater. Lett., 2016, 185, 468-471;
  16. Dongdong Xu, Yanhang Ma, Zhifeng Jing, Lu Han, Bhupendra Singh, Ji Feng, Xuefeng Shen, Fenglei Cao, Peter Oleynikov, Huai Sun, Osamu Terasaki, Shunai Che*. π–π interaction of aromatic groups in amphiphilic molecules directing for single-crystalline mesostructured zeolite nanosheets. Nat. Commun., 2014, 5. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5262 ;
  17. Dongdong Xu, Zhifeng Jing, Fenglei Cao, Huai Sun*, Shunai Che*. Surfactants with Aromatic-Group Tail and Single Quaternary Ammonium Head for Directing Single-Crystalline Mesostructured Zeolite Nanosheets. Chem. Mater., 2014, 26 (15), 4612-4619;
  18. Dongdong Xu, Ji Feng, Shunai Che*.  An insight into the role of the surfactant CTAB in the formation of microporous molecular sieves. Dalton Trans., 2014, 43(9): 3612-3617.
  19. Bhupendra K. Singh, Dongdong Xu, Lu Han, Jian Ding, Yimeng Wang* and Shunai Che*. Synthesis of Single Crystalline Mesoporous ZSM-5 with Three Dimensional Pore System by Self-Assembling of Designed Three Branched Cationic Surfactant. Chem. Mater., 2014, 26(24): 7183-7188.