Dr. Qiang Zhang   (Chinese)


Associate Professor

Beijing Key Laboratory of Green Reaction Engineering and Technology (FLOTU)

Department of Chemical Engineering

Tsinghua University



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   Large scale growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays (Figure a,b).

   Mass production of vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays in fluidized bed (Figure c).

   Spinning carbon nanotube yarn from array obtained by floating catalysis process.

   High yield growth of double walled carbon nanotubes on designed catalyst.

   Fluffy carbon nanotubes for carbon nanotube pulp, paper, film, cushioning (Figure d).

   Energy-absorbing hybrid composites based on alternate carbon nanotube and inorganic layers (Figure e-g).

   Methanol synthesis on carbon intercrossed Cu based catalyst.







Selected Publications:


l  Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Zhao MQ, Qian WZ, Wei F. Carbon nanotube mass production: Principles and processes. ChemSusChem 2011, 4(7): 864-889. (Invited Review) [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhao MQ, Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Wei F. Hierarchical nanocomposites derived from nanocarbons and layered double hydroxides - Properties, synthesis, and applications Advanced Funcational Materials 2011, 10.1002/adfm.201102222. (Invited Review)

l  Rinaldi A, Tessonnier JP, Schuster ME, Blume R, Girgsdies F, Zhang Q, Jacob T, Abd-Hamid SB, Su DS, Schlögl R. Dissolved carbon controls the initial stage of nanocarbon growth. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50(14): 3313-3317. [Publisher PDF]

l  Lv RT, Cui TX, Jun MS, Zhang Q, Cao AY, Su DS, Zhang ZJ, Yoon SH, Miyawaki J, Mochida I, Kang FY. N-doped carbon nanotube-graphene hybrid nanosctructure using as support material for fuel cell catalyst. Advanced Functional Materials. 2011, 21(5): 999-1006. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang RF, Wen Q, Qian WZ, Su DS, Zhang Q, Wei F. Super-strong ultralong carbon nanotubes for mechanical energy storage Advanced Materials 2011, 23(30): 3387-3391. [Publisher PDF]

l  Jia XL, Yan CZ, Chen Z, Wang RR, Zhang Q, Guo L, Wei F, Lu YF. Direct growth of flexible LiMn2O4/CNTs lithium-ion cathodes. Chemical Communications, 2011, 47(34):9669-9671. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhu, W.C.; Wang, X.L.; Zhang, X.; Zhang, H.; Zhang, Q. Hierarchical laminar superstructures of rhombic priceite (Ca4B10O19·7H2O): Facile hydrothermal synthesis, shape evolution, optical and thermal decomposition properties. Crystal Growth & Design 2011, 11(7):2935-2941. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang Q, Zhao MQ, Tang DM, Li F, Huang JQ, Liu BL, Zhu WC, Zhang YH, Wei F. Carbon nanotube double helix. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 2010, 49(21):3642-3645; Angewandte Chemie 2010, 122(21):3724-3727. [Publisher PDF]
Highten by
Angewandte Chemie International Edition Hotpaper: http://www.wiley-vch.de/publish/dt/ journals/bySubject/2001/news/13528/?sID=5lqrkh6d4res5hk5h0f439s713
Nature China: http://www.nature.com/nchina/2010/100428/full/nchina.2010.60.html
Nature Asia Materials: http://www.natureasia.com/asia-materials/highlight.php?id=717
Inorganic materials with double-helix structures. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50(21):4747

l  Zhang Q, Zhao MQ, Huang JQ, Nie JQ, Wei F. Mass production of aligned carbon nanotube arrays grown on clay by fluidized bed catalytic chemical vapor deposition. Carbon 2010, 48(4):1196-1209. [Publisher PDF]

l  Yu DS#, Zhang Q#, Dai LM. Highly-efficient metal-free growth of nitrogen-doped single-walled carbon nanotubes on plasma-etched substrates for oxygen reduction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2010, 132(43):15127-15129. (# equal contribution) [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhao MQ, Zhang Q, Zhang W, Huang JQ, Zhang YH, SU DS, Wei F. Embedded high density metal nanoparticles with extraordinary thermal stability derived from guest-host mediated layered double hydroxides. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2010, 132(42): 1473914741. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhao MQ, Zhang Q, Jia XL, Huang JQ, Zhang YH, Wei F. Hierarchical composites of single/double walled carbon nanotubes intercrossed flakes from directly carbon deposition on layered double hydroxides. Advanced Functional Materials 2010, 20(4):677-685. (Featured on cover) [Publisher PDF]

l  Fan ZJ, Yan J, Zhi LJ, Zhang Q, Wei T, Feng J, Zhang ML, Qian WZ, Wei F. Three-dimensional carbon nanotube/graphene sandwich and its application as electrode in supercapacitors. Advanced Materials 2010, 22(33):37233728. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhao MQ, Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Nie JQ, Wei F. Advanced materials from natural resources : Facile synthesis aligned carbon nanotubes on wollastonites ChemSusChem 2010, 2010,3(4):453-459. [Publisher PDF]

l  Xu GH, Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Zhao MQ, Zhou WP, Wei F. A two-step shearing strategy to disperse long carbon nanotubes from vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays for transparent conductive films Langmuir 2010, 26(4):2798-2804. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhao MQ, Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Wei F. Layered double hydroxides as catalysts for the efficient growth of high quality single walled carbon nanotubes in a fluidized bed reactor. Carbon 2010, 48(11):3260-3270. [Publisher PDF]

l  Huang JQ, Zhang Q, Zhao MQ, Xu GH, Wei F. Patterning of hydrophobic three-dimensional carbon nanotube architectures by a pattern transfer approach. Nanoscale 2010, 2(8):1401-1404. (Featured on cover) [Publisher PDF]

l  Wen Q, Qian WZ, Nie JQ, Cao AY, Ning GQ, Wang Y, Hu L, Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Wei F. 100 mm long, semiconducting, triple-walled carbon nanotubes. Advanced Materials 2010, 22(16):1867-1871. (Featured on cover) [Publisher PDF]

   Highten by
Nature Asia Materials: http://www.natureasia.com/asia-materials/highlight.php?id=664


l  Zhu WC, Zhang GL, Li J, Zhang Q, Piao XL, Zhu SL. Mesoporous SrCO3 hierachical submicron spheres derived from reaction-limited aggregation induced rod-to-dumbbell-to-sphere self-orgniazation. CrystEngComm 2010,12(6):1795-1802. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang Q, Zhao MQ, Liu Y, Cao AY, Qian WZ, Lu YF, Wei F, Energy-Absorbing Hybrid Composites Based on Alternate Carbon Nanotube and Inorganic Layers. Advanced Materials 2009, 21(28):2876-2880. (Selected as Advances in Advance) [Publisher PDF]

Highten by Chinese Science Bulletin 2009, 54(2): 1794.
Nature China http://www.nature.com/nchina/2009/090812/full/nchina.2009.163.html
Materials Reviews:

l  Zhang Q, Zhao MQ, Liu Y, Wang Y, Qian WZ, Wei F. Vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays grown on a lamellar catalyst by fluidized bed catalytic chemical vapor deposition. Carbon 2009, 47(11):2600-10. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang Q, Xu GH, Huang JQ, Zhou WP, Zhao MQ, Wang Y, Qian WZ, Wei F. Fluffy carbon nanotubes produced by shearing vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays. Carbon 2009, 47(2): 538-541. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang Q, Zuo YZ, Han MH, Wang JF, Jin Y, Wei F. Long carbon nanotubes intercrossed Cu/Zn/Al/Zr catalyst for CO/CO2 hydrogenation to methanol/ dimethyl ether. Catalysis Today  2010, 150(1-2):55-60.[Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang Q, Huang C, Jiang D, Wei XB, Qian Z, Wei F. Particle measurement sensor for in situ determination of phase structure of fluidized bed. Particuology 2009, 7(3): 175-182. [Publisher PDF]

l  Huang JQ, Zhang Q, Zhao MQ, Wei F. Process Intensification by CO2 for High quality carbon nanotube forest growth: Double walled carbon nanotube convexity or single walled carbon nanotube bowl? Nano Research 2009, 2(11):872-881.

l  Shu Q, Zhang Q, Xu GH, Wang JF. Preparation of biodiesel using s-MWCNT catalysts and the coupling of reaction and separation. Food and Byproducts Processing. 2009, 87(3): 164-170.

l  Zuo YZ, Zhang Q, Han MH, Wang JF, Wang TF, Wang DZ, Jin Y. The sintering of a Cu-based methanol synthesis catalyst Chinese Journal of Catalysis 2009, 30(7):624-630.

l  Liu Y, Qian WZ, Zhang Q, Ning GQ, Wen Q, Luo GH, Wei F. The confined growth of double-walled carbon nanotubes in porous catalysts by chemical vapor deposition Carbon 2008, 46(14): 1860-1868.

l  Liu Y, Qian WZ, Zhang Q, Cao AY, Li ZF, Zhou WP, Ma Y, Wei F. Hierarchical agglomerates of carbon nanotubes as high-pressure cushions. Nano Letters 2008, 8(5): 1323-1327.

l  Huang JQ, Zhang Q, Xu GH, Qian WZ, Wei F. Substrate morphology induced self-organization into carbon nanotube arrays, ropes, and agglomerates. Nanotechnology 2008, 19(43): 435602

l  Zhu WC, Zhang Q, Xiang L, Wei F, Sun X, Piao X, Zhu SL. Flux-assisted thermal conversion route to pore-free high crystallinity magnesium borate nanowhiskers at a relatively low temperature. Crystal Growth and Design. 2008, 8(8): 2938-2945.

l  Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Zhao MQ, Wang Y, Qian WZ, Wei F. Radial growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays from ethylene on ceramic spheres. Carbon 2008, 46(8): 1152-1158. (Featured on cover) [Publisher PDF]

l  Wei F, Zhang Q, Qian WZ, Yu H, Wang Y, Luo GH, Xu GH, Wang DZ. The mass production of carbon nanotubes using a nano-agglomerate fluidized bed reactor: a multiscale space-time analysis Powder Technology 2008, 183(1): 10-20. (Invited Review) [Publisher PDF]

l  Huang JQ, Zhang Q, Wei F, Qian WZ, Wang DZ, Hu L. Liquefied petroleum gas containing sulfur as the carbon source for carbon nanotube forests. Carbon 2008, 45(2): 291-296.

l  Zhang Q, Zhou WP, Qian WZ, Xiang R, Huang JQ, Wang DZ, Wei F. Synchronous growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes with pristine stress in the heterogeneous catalysis process. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007, 111(40): 14638-14643. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang Q, Huang JQ, Wei F, Xu GH, Wang Y, Qian WZ, Wang DZ. Large scale production of carbon nanotube arrays on the sphere surface from liquefied petroleum gas at low cost. Chinese Science Bulletin 2007, 52(21): 2896-2902. (Featured on cover) [Publisher PDF]


l  Zhang Q, Qian WZ Wen Q, Liu Y, Wang DZ, Wei F. The effect of phase separation in Fe/Mg/Al/O catalysts on the synthesis of DWCNTs from methane. Carbon 2007, 45(8): 1645-1650. [Publisher PDF]

l  Zhang Q, Qian WZ, Yu H, Wei F, Wen Q. Highly selective synthesis of carbon nanotubes with totally hollow channel and/or with totally filled copper nanowires. Applied Physics A 2007, 86(2): 265-269.

l  Xiang R, Luo GH, Qian WZ, Zhang Q, Wang Y, Wei F, Li Q, Cao AY. Encapsulation, compensation, and substitution of catalyst particles during continuous growth of carbon nanotubes Advanced Materials 2007, 19(17): 2360-2363.

l  Yu H, Zhang Q, Zhang QF, Wang QX, Ning GQ, Luo GH, Wei F. Effect of the reaction atmosphere on the diameter of single-walled carbon nanotubes produced by chemical vapor deposition. Carbon 2006, 44(9): 1706-1712.





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1 Wei Fei, Zhang Qiang, Zhou Weiping, Xu Guanghui, Yang Zhou, Qian Weizhong, Luo Guohua. Synthesis and application of carbon nanotube aerogel. 200610089385.9

2 Wei Fei, Zhang Qiang, Zhou Weiping, Qian Weizhong. Synthesis and application of super long align carbon nanotube yarn/film. 200610114426.5

3 Wei Fei, Zhang Qiang, Qian Zhen, Jiang Dong, Huang Cang, Wei Xiaobo. An particle measurement sensor and the in situ measurement. 200610089384.4

4 Wei Fei, Zhang Qiang, Zhao Mengqiang, Qian Weizhong, Wang Yao, Luo Guohua. A carbon nanotube/layer compound composites and its synthesis. 200710118931.1

5 Wei Fei, Zhang Qiang, Huang Jiaqi, Qian Weizhong, Wang Yao, Luo Guohua. A way for carbon nanotube synthesis by chemical vapor deposition methods. 200710118930.7





Teaching Assistant Experience


2004.9-2005.1         Petrochemical Engineering Technology

Fluidization Reaction Engineering

2005.2-2007.2  Assistance of chemical engineering gradate

2005.9-2009.7  Assistance of high resolution scanning electron microscopy JSM 7401F

2005.9-2006.1  Petrochemical Engineering Technology

2006.9-2007.1  Petrochemical Engineering Technology

2007.3-2007.7  Chemical Engineering Technology and Design of Equipments

2007.9-2008.1    Petrochemical Engineering Technology

Reactor theory and analysis

2008.3-2008.7    Chemical Engineering Technology and Design of Equipments

2008.9-2009.1    Petrochemical Engineering Technology

2009.3-2009.7    Chemical Engineering Technology and Design of Equipments









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