~Welcome to Prof. Kevin Wu's Lab~

Selected Publications (Since 2008)
50. Saikat Dutta, Jeonghun Kim, Yusuke Ide, Jung Ho Kim, Md Shahriar A Hossain, Yoshio Bando, Yusuke Yamauchi,* Kevin C.-W. Wu.* 3D network of cellulose-based energy storage devices and related emerging applications. Materials Horizons. 2017. in press. (IF: 9.095) 
49. Yusuf Valentino Kaneti, Jing Tang, Rahul R Salunkhe, Xuchuan Jiang, Aibing Yu, Kevin C.‐W. Wu, Yusuke Yamauchi.* Nanoarchitectured Design of Porous Materials and Nanocomposites from Metal‐Organic Frameworks. Advanced Materials. 2016. (IF: 18.960)

48. Saikat Dutta, Shu-Yun Huang, Cephas Chen, Jeffrey E Chen, Zeid A Alothman, Yusuke Yamauchi, Chia-Hung Hou,* Kevin C.-W. Wu.* Cellulose framework directed construction of hierarchically porous carbons offering high-performance capacitive deionization of brackish water. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 20164(4), 1885-1893. (IF: 5.267)

47. Chia-I Yen, Szu-Mam Liu, Wei-Shang Lo, Jhe-Wei Wu, Yi-Hsin Liu, Rong-Jie Chein, Renqiang Yang, Kevin C.-W. Wu, Jih Ru Hwu, Nianhan Ma,* and Fa-Kuen Shieh.* Cytotoxicity of Postmodified Zeolitic-Imidazolate Framework-90 (ZIF-90) Nanocrystals: Correlation between Functionality and Toxicity. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2016. (IF: 5.731)

46. Chi Van Nguyen, Yu-Te Liao, Ting-Cih Kang, Jeffrey E. Chen, Takuya Yoshikawa, Yuta Nakasaka, Takao Masuda, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. A Metal-Free, High Nitrogen-Doped Nanoporous Graphitic Carbon Catalyst for an Effective Aerobic HMF-to-FDCA Conversion. Green Chemistry. 2016, 18, 5957-5961. (Selected as Front Cover). (IF: 8.506)

45. Yu-Heng Deng, Jung-Tsai Chen, Chia-Hao Chang, Kuo-Sung Liao, Kuo-Lun Tung,* William E. Price, Yusuke Yamauchi, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. A Drying-Free, Water-Based Process for Fabricating Mixed Matrix Membranes with Outstanding Pervaporation Performance. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 2016, 55, 12793-12796. (IF: 11.709)

44. Nei-Ling Liu, Saikat Dutta, Salunkhe R. Rahul, Tansir Ahamad, Saad M. Alshehri, Yusuke Yamauchi, Chia-Hung Hou,* and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. ZIF-8 Derived, Nitrogen-Doped Porous Electrodes of Carbon Polyhedron Particles: Framework Nitrogen and Hierarchical Porosity for High-Performance Electrosorption of Salt Ions. Scientific Reports. 2016, 6, 28847. (IF: 5.578)

43. Nanasaheb D. Thorat, Raghavendra A. Bohara, Victor Malgras, Syed A.M. TofailTansir Ahamad, Saad M. Alshehri,* Kevin C.-W. Wu* and Yusuke Yamauchi*. Multimodal Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles with Unusually Enhanced Specific Absorption Rate for Synergetic Cancer Therapeutics and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2016, 8, 14656-14664. (IF: 7.145)

42. Gitashree Darabdhara, Purna Kanta Boruah, Priyakshree Borthakur, Najrul Hussain, Manash R. Das*, Tansir Ahamad, Saad M. Alshehri, Victor Malgras, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* and Yusuke Yamauchi. Reduced graphene oxide nanosheets decorated with Au-Pd bimetallic alloy nanoparticles towards efficient photocatalytic degradation of phenolic compounds in water. Nanoscale. 2016, 8, 8276-8287. (IF: 7.394)

41. Yu-Te Liao, Jeffrey E. Chen, Yohei Isida, Tetsu Yonezawa,* Wei-Chen Chang, Saad M. Alshehri, Yusuke Yamauchi, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*De Novo Synthesis of Gold-Nanoparticle-Embedded, Nitrogen-Doped Nanoporous Carbon Nanoparticles (Au@NC) with Enhanced Reduction Ability. ChemCatChem. 2016, 8, 506-509. (Selected as Front Cover). (IF: 5.044)

40. Saikat Dutta, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* and Tatsuo Kimura*. Predictable shrinkage during the precise design of porous materials and nanomaterials. Chemistry of Materials. 2015, 27(20), 6918-6928. (IF: 8.354)

39. Victor Malgras, Hamed Ataee-Esfahani, Hongjing Wang, Bo Jiang, Cuiling Li, Kevin C.-W. Wu, Jung Ho Kim, and Yusuke Yamauchi*. Nanoarchitectures for Mesoporous Metals. Advanced Materials. 2015, 28(6), 993-1010. (IF: 15.409)

38. Fa-Kuen Shieh,* Shao-Chun Wang, Chia-I Yen, Chang-Cheng Wu, Saikat Dutta, Lien-Yang Chou, Joseph V. Morabito, Pan Hu, Ming-Hua Hsu, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* and Chia-Kuang Tsung*. Imparting Functionality to Biocatalysts via Embedding Enzymes into Nanoporous Materials by a de novo Approach: Size-Selective Sheltering of Catalase in Metal-Organic Framework Microcrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2015, 137(13), 4276-4279. (IF: 11.444)

37. Hsin-Wei Chen, Chen-Yu Hong, Chung-Wei Kung, Chung-Yuan Mou,* Kevin C.-W. Wu,* Kuo-Chuan Ho.* A gold surface plasmon enhanced mesoporous titanium dioxide photoelectrode for the plastic-based flexible dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Power Sources. 2015, 288, 221-228. (IF: 6.217)

36. Pavuluri Srinivasu,* Dupati Venkanna, Mannepalli Lakshmi Kantam, Jing Tang, Suresh K. Bhargava, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* and Yusuke Yamauchi*. Ordered Hexagonal Mesoporous Aluminosilicates and Their Application in Ligand-Free Synthesis of Secondary Amines. ChemCatChem. 2015, 7(5), 747-751. (IF: 5.044) Selected as Back Cover.

35. Ya-Dong Chiang, Saikat Dutta, Ching-Tien Chen, Yu-Tzu Huang, Kuen-Song Lin, Jeffrey C. S. Wu, Norihiro Suzuki, Yusuke Yamauchi, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. Triazabicyclodecene-Functionalized Fe3O4@Silica Core-Shell Nanoparticles as an Efficient Microalgae Harvester and Catalyst for Biodiesel Production. ChemSusChem. 2015, 8, 789-794. (IF: 7.475) Selected as Inside Front Cover.

34. Pavuluri Srinivasu,* Dupati Venkanna, Mannepalli Lakshmi Kantam, Jing Tang, Suresh K. Bhargava, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* and Yusuke Yamauchi*. Ordered Hexagonal Mesoporous Aluminosilicates and Their Application in Ligand-Free Synthesis of Secondary Amines. ChemCatChem. 2015, 7(5), 747-751. (IF: 5.044) Selected as Back Cover.

33. Shao-Hui Hsu, Chun-Ting Li, Heng-Ta Chien, Rahul R. Salunkhe, Norihiro Suzuki, Yusuke Yamauchi, Kuo-Chuan Ho, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. Platinum-Free Counter Electrode Comprised of Metal-Organic-Framework (MOF)-Derived Cobalt Sulfide Nanoparticles for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs). Scientific Reports. 2014, 4, 6983-6988. (IF: 5.078)

32. Yi-Chun Lee, Saikat Dutta, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. An Integrated Enzyme Cascading Chemocatalytic Cellulose Conversion Using Mesoporous-Silica-Nanoparticle-Based Catalysts. ChemSusChem. 2014, 7, 3421-3426 (IF: 7.475). Selected as Front Cover.

31. Saikat Dutta and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. Enzymatic Breakdown of Biomass: Enzyme Active Sites, Immobilization, and Biofuel Production. Green Chemistry.  2014, 16, 4615-4626 (IF: 6.852). Selected as Front Cover. 

30. Saikat Dutta,* Asim Bhaumik,* and Kevin C.-W. Wu,* Hierarchically Porous Carbon Derived from Polymers and Biomass: Effect of Interconnected Pores on Energy Applications. Energy & Environmental Science. 2014, 7 (11), 3574 - 3592 (IF: 11.653) Selected as Front Cover.

29. Rahul R. Salunkhe, Shao-Hui Hsu, Kevin C.-W. Wu, and Yusuke Yamauchi*, Large-Scale Synthesis of Reduced Graphene Oxides with Uniformly Coated Polyaniline for Supercapacitor Applications. ChemSusChem.  2014, 7(6), 1551-1556. (IF: 7.475)

28. Yu-Chain Sue, Jhe-Wei Wu, Shao-En Chung, Chao-Hsiang Kang, Kuo-Lun Tung, Kevin C.-W. Wu*, Fa-Kuen Shieh*, Synthesis of Hierarchical Micro/Mesoporous Structures via Solid-Aqueous Interface Growth: Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-8 (ZIF-8) on Siliceous Mesocellular Foams (MCF) for Enhanced Pervaporation of Water/Ethanol Mixtures. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2014, 6(7), 5192-5198. (IF: 5.008)

Kevin C.-W. Wu, Chung-Yao Yang and Chao-Min Cheng.* Using Cell Structures to Develop Functional Nanomaterials and Nanostructures-Case Studies of Actin Filaments and Microtubules. Chemical Communications. 2014, 50, 4148-4157. Selected as Back Cover. (IF: 6.378)

26. Yusuke Yamauchi,* Norihiro Suzuki, and Kevin C. W. Wu*, Lithography-Assisted Alignment Control for Preparation of Mesoporous Silica Films with Uniaxially Oriented Mesochannels. Chemical Communications. 2014, 50, 2448-2450. (IF: 6.378)

25. Fa-Kuen Shieh,* Shao-Chun Wang, Sin-Yen Leo and Kevin C.-W. Wu.* Water-Based Synthesis of Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-90 (ZIF-90) with a Controllable Particle Size. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2013, In press. Selected as Back Cover. (IF: 5.831)

24. Yi-Chun Lee, Ching-Tien Chen, Yu-Ting Chiu and Kevin C.-W. Wu.* An Effective Cellulose-to-Glucose-to-Fructose Conversion Sequence Using Enzyme Immobilized, Fe3O4-Loaded Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Recyclable Biocatalysts. ChemCatChem. 2013, In press. Selected as Front Cover. (IF: 5.181)

23. Hou-Sheng HuangKuo-Hsin Chang, Norihiro Suzuki, Yusuke Yamauchi,* Chi-Chang Hu* and Kevin C.-W. Wu.* Evaporation-induced Coating of Hydrous Ruthenium Oxide on Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles to Develop High-performance Supercapacitors. Small. 2013, In press (IF: 7.823)

22. Hamed Ataee-Esfahani, Jian Liu, Ming Hu, Nobuyoshi Miyamoto, Satoshi Tominaka, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* and Yusuke Yamauchi.* Mesoporous Metallic Cells: Design of Uniformly Sized Hollow Mesoporous Pt-Ru Particles with Tunable Shell Thickness. Small. 2013, 9(7), 1047-1051. (IF: 7.823)

21. Norihiro Suzuki, Mohamed B. Zakaria, Nagy L. Torad, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* Yoshihiro Nemoto, Masataka Imura, Minoru Osada,* and Yusuke Yamauchi.* Synthesis of Highly Strained Mesostructured SrTiO3/BaTiO3 Composite Films with Robust Ferroelectricity. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2013, 19(14), 4446-4450. (IF: 5.831)

20. Bishnu Prasad Bastakoti, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* Masamichi Inoue, Shin-ichi Yusa, Kenichi Nakashima,* and Yusuke Yamauchi.* Multifunctional Core-Shell-Corona-Type Polymeric Micelles for Anticancer Drug-Delivery and Imaging. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2013, 19(15), 4812-4817.  (IF: 5.831)

19. Hsien-Ming Kao,* Yi-Wen Chen, Juti Rani Deka, and Kevin C. -W. Wu.* Highly Carboxylic Acid Functionalized Benzene-bridged Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas: Synthesis, Bifunctionalization and Remarkable Adsorption Performance. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2013, 19(20), 6358-6367. (IF: 5.831)

18. Wun-Huei Peng, Yin-Ying Lee, Connie Wu, and Kevin C.-W. Wu.* Acid-Base Bi-functionalized, Large-pored Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Cooperative Catalysis of One-Pot Cellulose-to-HMF Conversion. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 2012, 22, 23181-23185. (IF: 6.101) (Published in the special issue: Rising Stars, Young Nanoarchitects in Materials Science)

17. Nagy L. Torad, Hong-Yuan Lian, Kevin C.-W. Wu, Mohamed B. Zakaria, Norihiro Suzuki, Shinsuke Ishihara, Qingmin Ji, Mikiya Matsuura, Kazuhiko Maekawa, Katsuhiko Ariga, Tatsuo Kimura, and Yusuke Yamauchi.* Novel Block Copolymer Templates for Tuning Mesopore Connectivity in Cage-Type Mesoporous Silica Films. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 2012, 22, 20008-20016. (IF: 6.101)
16. Bishnu Prasad Bastakoti, Hou-Sheng Huang, Lin-Chi Chen*, Kevin C.-W. Wu*, and Yusuke Yamauchi*. Block Copolymer Assisted Synthesis for Porous α-Ni(OH)2 Microflowers with High Surface Areas as Electrochemical Pseudocapacitor Materials. Chemical Communications. 2012, 48, 9150-9152. (IF: 6.378)

15. Bishnu Prasad Bastakoti, Masamichi Inuoe, Shin-ichi Yusa, Shih-Hsiang Liao, Kevin C.-W. Wu*, Kenichi Nakashima* and Yusuke Yamauchi*. A Block Copolymer Micelle Template for Synthesis of Hollow Calcium Phosphate Nanospheres with Excellent Biocompatibility. Chemical Communications. 2012, 48, 6532-6534. (IF: 6.378)

14. Hong-Yuan Lian, Ming Hu, Chia-Hung Liu, Yusuke Yamauchi* and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. Highly Biocompatible, Hollow Coordination Polymer Nanoparticles as Cisplatin Carriers for Efficient Intracellular Drug Delivery. Chemical Communications. 2012, 48, 5151-5153. (IF: 6.378)

13. Yu-Te Liao, Chao-Wei Huang, Chi-Hung Liao, Jeffery C.-S. Wu*, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. Synthesis of Mesoporous Titania Thin Films (MTTFs) With Two Different Structures as Photocatalysts for Generating Hydrogen from Water Splitting. Applied Energy. 2012, 100, 75-80. (IF: 4.781)

12. Kevin C.-W. Wu and Yusuke Yamauchi*. Controlling physical features of mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) for emerging applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22(4), 1251-1256. (IF: 6.101) (Highlight Article)

11. Hsin-Wei Chen, Yu-Te Liao, Jian-Ging Chen, Kevin C.-W. Wu*, Kuo-Chuan Ho*. Fabrication and Characterization of Plastic-Based Flexible Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Consisting of Crystalline Mesoporous Titania Nanoparticles as Photoanodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21(43), 17511-17518. (IF: 6.101)

10. Renee Han-Yi Chang, Jen Jang, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. Cellulase Immobilized Mesoporous Silica Nanocatalysts for Efficient Cellulose-to-Glucose Conversion. Green Chemistry, 2011, 13(10), 2844-2850. (IF: 6.828)

9. Hsin-Wei Chen, Chih-Peng Liang, Hou-Sheng Huang, Jian-Ging Chen, R. Vittal, Chia-Yu Lin, Kevin C.-W. Wu*, Kuo-Chuan Ho*. Electrophoretic Deposition of Mesoporous TiO2 Nanoparticles Consisting of Primary Anatase Nanocrystallites on a Plastic Substrate for Flexible Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Chemical Communications, 2011, 47(29), 8346-8348. (IF: 6.378)

8. Kevin C.-W. Wu, Xiangfen Jiang, and Yusuke Yamauchi*. New Trend on Mesoporous Films: Precise Controls of One-Dimensional (1D) Mesochannels toward Innovative Applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 8934-8939.  (IF: 6.101) (Highlight Article)

7. Kevin C.-W. Wu*, Yusuke Yamauchi, Chen-Yu Hong, Ya-Huei Yang, Yung-He Liang, Takashi Funatsu, and Makoto Tsunoda. Biocompatible, Surface Functionalized Mesoporous Titania Nanoparticles for Intracellular Imaging and Anticancer Drug Delivery. Chemical Communications, 2011, 47(18), 5232-5234. (IF: 6.378)

6. Bor-Shiunn Lee, Li-Chun Huang, Chen-Yu Hung, Shy-Guey Wang, Wei-Hang Hsu, Yusuke Yamauchi, Juin-Yih Lai, and Kevin C.-W. Wu*. Synthesis of Metal Ion-Histidine Complex Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanocatalysts for Enhanced Light-Free Tooth Bleaching. Acta Biomaterialia, 2011, 7, 2276-2284. (IF: 5.093)

5. Satoshi Tominaka, Chia-Wen Wu*, Kazuyuki Kuroda, and Tetsuya Osaka*. Electrochemical Analysis of Perpendicular Mesoporous Pt Electrode Filled with Pure Water for Clarifying the Active Region in Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers. Journal of Power Sources, 2010, 195, 2236-2240. (IF: 4.675)

4. Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Igor I. Slowing, Chia-Wen Wu, Victor S.-Y. Lin*. Photoinduced Intracellular Controlled Release Drug Delivery in Human Cells by Gold-Capped Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 3462-3463. (IF: 10.677)

3. Igor I. Slowing, Chia-Wen Wu, Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Victor S.-Y. Lin*. Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Reducing Hemolytic Activity Towards Mammalian Red Blood Cells. Small, 2009, 5, 57-62. (IF: 7.823)

2. Satoshi Tominaka, Chia-Wen Wu, Toshiyukii Momma, Kazuyuki Kuroda, Tetsuya Osaka*. Perpendicular Mesoporous Pt Thin Films: Electrodeposition from Titania Nanopillars and Their Electrochemical Properties. Chemical Communications, 2008, 2888-2890. (IF: 6.378)

1. Igor I. Slowing, Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Chia-Wen Wu, Victor S.-Y. Lin*. Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Controlled Release Drug Delivery and Gene Transfection Carriers. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2008, 60, 1278-1288. (IF: 12.888)