Publications/Patents

  • Zhou G, MC Li, C Liu, Q Wu, and C Mei. 2021. 3D Printed Ti3C2Tx MXene/Cellulose Nanofiber Architectures for Solid-State Supercapacitors: Ink Rheology, 3D Printability, and Electrochemical Performance. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2021, 2109593

  • Koo, MS, Q Wu, and M. A. Hubbe. 2021. Rheological Properties of Lignocellulosic Nanomaterial Aqueous Suspensions as Influenced by Water-Soluble Biopolymer Additives. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2021, 9, 50, 17049–17060.

  • Lu, Y; Yue, Y; Ding, Q; Mei, C; Xu, X; Wu, Q; Xiao, H; Han, J.  2021. Self-recovery, fatigue-resistant and multi-functional sensor assembled by a nanocellulose/carbon nanotube nanocomplexes-mediated hydrogel. ACS ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 50281−50297.

  • Xu W; C Liu; S Ren; D Lee; J Gwon; John C. Flake; T Lei; N Baisakh; Q Wu. 2021. Cellulose Nanofibers-Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Based on Co-Electrolyte System for Solid-State Zinc Ion Batteries to Operate at Extremely Cold Temperatures. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021, 9, 25651–25662.

  • Liu C, W Xu, C Mei, W-Y Kim, S-Y Lee and Q Wu. 2021. A Chemically Self-Charging Flexible Solid-state Zinc Ion Battery based on VO2 Cathode and Polyacrylamide-Chitin Nanofiber Hydrogel Electrolyte. Advanced Energy Materials. doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202003902.

  • Li MC, Q Wu, R J Moon, MA. Hubbe, and MJ. Bortner. 2021. Rheological Aspects of Cellulose Nanomaterials: Governing Factors and Emerging Applications. Advanced Materials. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202006052.

  • Liu S, Q Wu, X Sun, Y Yue, B Tubana, R Yang, H.N. Cheng. 2021. Novel alginate-cellulose nanofiber-poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrogels for carrying and delivering nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium chemicals. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules,172 (2021): 330-340.

  • Sun X, Q Wu, DH. Picha, M Helen Ferguson, I E. Ndukwe, and P Azadi, 2021. Comparative Performance of Bio-based Coatings Formulated with Cellulose, Chitin, and Chitosan Nanomaterials Suitable for Fruit Preservation. Carbohydrate Polymers, 259, 11776.

  • Li, MC, Wu, Q., Han J, Mei C, Lei T, Lee S., J Gwon.  2020. Overcoming Salt Contamination of Bentonite Water-based Drilling Fluids Using Dual-Functionalized Cellulose Nanocrystals. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2020, 8, 11569−11578. 

  • Li, MC, Wu Q., Lei, T, C Mei, X Xu, S Lee, and J. Gwon. 2020. Thermo- Thickening Drilling Fluids Containing Bentonite and Dual-Functionalized Cellulose Nanocrystals. ACS Energy and Fuels, 34(7):8206-8215.

  • Liu C, Li M, Mei C, Chen W, Han J, Yue Y, French AD, Aita GM, Eggleston G, Wu Q. 2020. Cellulosic nanofibers from rapidly microwave-delignified energy cane bagasse fiber and their application in drilling fluids. Industrial Crops and Products. 150:112378

  • Xu W, C Liu, Q Wu, W Xie, W-Y Kim, S-Y Lee and J. Gwon. 2020 Mg2+-pillared Layered V2O5∙1.0H2O as Cathode for Superfast and Stable Rechargeable Zinc-ion Batteries. J. Material Chemistry A, 8, 18327–18337.

  • Han J, H Wang, Y Yue, C Mei, J Chen, C Huang, Q Wu, X Xu. 2019 A self-healable and highly flexible supercapacitor integrated by dynamically cross-linked electro-conductive hydrogels based on nanocellulose-templated carbon nanotubes embedded in a viscoelastic polymer network. Carbon 140(1-18).

  • Zhang J, M Li, X Zhang, X Zhang, S Ren, L Dong, S. Lee, H.N. Cheng, T Lei, and Q Wu. 2019. Surface Modified Cellulose Nanocrystals for Tailoring Interfacial Miscibility and Microphase Separation of Polymer Nanocomposites. Cellulose 26 (7), 4301-4312

  • Wu Q, and Li, M. Modified cellulose nanocrystals and their use in drilling fluids. US Patent 11,028,307 B2. Issued on June 8, 2021.

  • Wu Q. Thermoplastic Cellulosic Fiber Granules Useful as Infill Materials for Artificial Turf.

  • US Patent 10,822,752 B2. Issued on Nov 3, 2020.

  • Wu Q. Thermoplastic Cellulosic Fiber Blends as Lost Circulation Materials. US Patent No: 9,453,156 B2. Issued on September 27, 2016. 

  • Wu Q. Engineering Plastic/inorganic Fiber Blends as Lost Circulation Materials. US Patent No: 9,366,098 B2. Issued on June 14, 2016. 

  • Lian K, and Wu Q.  Carbon-encased metal nanoparticles and sponges as wood/plant preservatives or strengthening fillers. US Patent No 8828485. Issued on September 9, 2014.