Faculty

YU Yang
Research Assistant Professor
yangyu@sustc.edu.cn

Study Experience

2010-2015, Ph.D. in Material Science, South China University of Technology, China

2006-2010, B.Eng. in Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, China

 

Work Experience

2018-now, Research Assistant Professor in SUSTech Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, China

2015-2018, Postdoc in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

 

Research Area

Mainly focus on constructing functional porous materials, self-healing materials, lithium metal anodes, and flexible/wearable/foldable/stretchable electrochemical materials and devices.

 

Publications

  1. Yi#, T. Lan#, Y. Yang#, et. al. A Robust Aqueous-Processable Polymer Binder for Long-Life, High-Performance Lithium Sulfur Battery. Energy Storage Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.ensm.2018.12.009. (# equal contribution)
  2. J. Li, G. Z. Zhang, Y. Yang*, et al. Glycinamide modified polyacrylic acid as high-performance binder for silicon anodes in lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources 2018, 406, 102-109.
  3. Z. Zhang#, Y. Yang#, et. al. A Quadruple‐Hydrogen‐Bonded Supramolecular Binder for High‐Performance Silicon Anodes in Lithium‐Ion Batteries. Small, 2018, 1801189.
  4. Yi#, T. Lan#, Y. Yang#, et. al. Aqueous-processable polymer binder with strong mechanical and polysulfide-trapping properties for high performance of lithium–sulfur batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2018, 6 (38), 18660-18668.
  5. H. Yao#, Y. Yang#, Y. H. Deng, C. Y. Wang, “Flexible polyimides through one-pot synthesis as water-soluble binders for silicon anodes in lithium ion batteries”, Journal of Power Sources 2018, 379, 26-32.
  6. Yang, Q. Y. Huang, L. Y. Niu, D. R. Wang, C. Yan, Y. Y. She, Z. J. Zheng, “Waterproof, ultrahigh areal-capacitance, wearable supercapacitor fabrics”, Advanced Materials 2017, 29,1606679.
  7. Yang, Z. J. Liu, Z. Tong, C. Y. Wang, “Multifunctional, robust sponges by a simple adsorption-combustion method”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2015, 3, 5875-5881.
  8. Yang, H. Yi, C. Y. Wang, “Oil Absorbents Based on Melamine/Lignin by a Dip Adsorbing Method”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2015, 3, 3012-3018.
  9. Yang, H. L. Liao, Z. Tong, C. Y. Wang, “Porous Ag/polymer composite microspheres for adsorption and catalytic degradation of organic dyes in aqueous solutions”, Composites Science and Technology 2015, 107, 137-144.
  10. Yang, Y. Hu, Q. Zhang, G. Z. Zhang, Z. J. Liu, C. Y. Wang, “MoS2 Armored Polystyrene Particles with a Narrow Size Distribution via Membrane-Assisted Pickering Emulsions for Monolayer-Shelled Liquid Marbles”, RSC Advances 2015, 5, 80424-80427.
  11. Yang, Z. Tong, T. Ngai, C. Y. Wang, “Nitrogen-Rich and Fire-Resistant Carbon Aerogels for the Removal of Oil Contaminants from Water”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2014, 6, 6351-6360.
  12. Yang, Y. H. Deng, Z. Tong, C. Y. Wang, “Multifunctional Foams Derived from Poly(Melamine Formaldehyde) as Recyclable Oil Absorbents”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2014, 2, 9994-9999. (Selected as Inside Back Cover; Highlighted in 2014 Journal of Materials Chemistry A Hot Papers)
  13. Yang, Y. H. Deng, Z. Tong, C. Y. Wang, “Renewable Lignin-Based Xerogels with Self-Cleaning Properties and Superhydrophobicity”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2014, 2, 1729-1733.
  14. Yang, Y. Ning, C. Y. Wang, Z. Tong, “Multiple Pickering Emulsions for Functional Materials”, RSC Book Series 2014.10.26 11. Y. Yang, Z. J. Wei, C. Y. Wang, Z. Tong, “Versatile Fabrication of Nanocomposite Microcapsules with Controlled Shell Thickness and Low Permeability”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013, 5, 2495-2502.
  15. Yang, Y. Ning, C. Y. Wang, Z. Tong, “Capsule Clusters Fabricated by Polymerization Based on Capsule-in-Water-in-Oil Pickering Emulsions”, Polymer Chemistry 2013, 4, 5407-5415. (Highlighted in Author of the Week)
  16. Yang, C. Y. Wang, Z. Tong, “Facile, Controlled, Large Scale Fabrication of Novel Capsule Clusters”, RSC Advances 2013, 3, 4514-4517.
  17. Yang, Z. J. Wei, C. Y. Wang, Z. Tong, “Lignin-based Pickering HIPEs for macroporous foams and their enhanced adsorption of copper(II) ions”, Chemical Communications 2013, 49, 7144-7146.