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Xianwen Mao

Xianwen Mao
Post-doctoral Associate

Chemical Engineering, MIT
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 66-325
Cambridge, MA 02139-4703

E-mail: xmao@mit.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, MIT (2013)
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University (2008)

Research Summary

Rational design of electrochemical interfaces with focus on (i) modulation of electrode electronic structure, (ii) molecular engineering of electrolytes, (iii) incorporation of interfacial functionalities, and (iv) elucidation of electron transfer/charge transport mechanisms.

Publications

1. Mao, X.; Yang, X. Q.; Wu, J.; Tian, W.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Microwave-Assisted Oxidation of Turbostratic Carbon Nanofibers for Tailoring Energy Storage Capabilities. Chem. Mater. 2015, in press.

2. Tian, W.; Mao, X.; Brown, P.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Electrochemically Nanostructured Polyvinylferrocene / Polypyrrole Hybrids with Synergy for Energy Storage. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, in press.

3. Mao, X.; Hatton, T. A., Recent Advances in Metal-Free Electrocatalysts for CO2 Reduction. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54 (16), 4033–4042.

4. Mao, X.; Tian, W.; Wu, J.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Electrochemically Responsive Heterogeneous Catalysis for Controlling Reaction Kinetics. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (3),1348–1355

5. Mao, X.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Nanocarbon-Based Electrochemical Systems for Sensing, Electrocatalysis, and Energy storage. Nano Today 2014, 9 (4), 405-432.

6. Wu, J.; Yang, X. Q.; He, Z.; Mao, X.; Hatton, T. A.; Jamison, T. F., Continuous Flow Synthesis of Ketones from Carbon Dioxide and Organolithium or Grignard Reagents. Angew. Chem. Int. Edit. 2014, 53 (32), 8416-8420.

7. Mao, X.; Yang, X. Q.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Ultra-Wide-Range Electrochemical Sensing Using Continuous Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers with High Densities of States. ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 2014, 6 (5), 3394-3405.

8. Yang, X. Q.; Wu, J.; Mao, X.; Jamison, T. F.; Hatton, T. A., Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates from Olefins with Sodium Bicarbonates as the C1 Source. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50 (24), 3245-3248.

9. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Achilleos, D. S.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Metallocene/Carbon Hybrids Prepared by A Solution Process for Supercapacitor Applications. J. Mater. Chem. A 2013, 1 (42), 13120-13127.

10. Mao, X.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Polyvinylferrocene for Noncovalent Dispersion and Redox-Controlled precipitation of carbon nanotubes in nonaqueous media. Langmuir 2013, 29 (31), 9626-34.

11. Mao, X.; Hatton, T. A.; Rutledge, G. C., A Review of Electrospun Carbon Fibers as Electrode Materials for Energy Storage. Curr. Org. Chem. 2013, 17 (13), 1390-1401.

12. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Webs with Controlled Density of States for Sensor Applications. Adv. Mater. 2013, 25 (9), 1309-1314.

Selected Presentations

1. Mao, X.; Brown, P.; Gomez, M.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Surfactant ionic liquids with unusually high capacitances for high-temperature flexible supercapacitors”, ACS National Meeting, August 2015, accepted.

2. Mao, X.; Guo, F.; Yan, Esther H.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Unusually high heterogeneous electron transfer activity of carbon nanotube-supported reduced graphene oxide”, ACS National Meeting, August 2015, accepted.

3. Mao, X.; Tian, W.; Wu, J.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Redox Polymer/Carbon Fiber Hybrids for Electrochemically Responsive Heterogeneous Catalysis”, ACS National Meeting, August 2015, accepted.

4. Mao, X.; Tian, W.; Su, X.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Poster Presentation, “Redox Polymer/Carbon Hybrid Structures with Controlled Electrochemical Properties”, MIT PPST Polymer Day, March 2015.

5. Mao, X.; Tian, W.; Su, X.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Poster Presenataion, “Redox Polymer-Based Porous Materials for Electrochemically Responsive Organics/Water Separation and Capacitive Deionization”, MIT Water Night, March 2015.

6. Mao, X.; Guo, F.; Yan, E. H.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Reduced Graphene Oxide/Carbon Nanotube Hybrids with Tunable Electronic Structure for Sensing Applications”, MRS Fall Meeting, December 2014.

7. Mao, X.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Poster Presenataion, “Microwave-Assisted Oxidation of Electrospun Turbostratic Carbon Nanofibers for Tailoring Energy Storage Capabilities”, MITEI Annual Research Conference, November 2014.

8. Mao, X.; Tian, W.; Wu, J.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Electrochemically Responsive Heterogeneous Catalysis for Controlling Reaction Kinetics”, AIChE Annual Meeting, November 2014.

9. Mao, X.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Invited Oral Presentation, “Polymer-Derived Electrospun Turbostratic Carbon Nanofibers with Controlled Electrochemical Activities for Sensing and Energy Applications”, ACS National Meeting, August 2014.

10. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Achilleos, D. S.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Poster Presenataion, “Redox Polymer/Carbon Hybrids with Controlled Electrochemical Properties for Pseudo-Capacitive Deionization”, MIT Water Night. March 2014.

11. Mao, X.; Yang, X. Q.; Wu, J.; Tian, W.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Poster Presentation, “Microwave-Assisted Oxidation of Turbostratic Carbon Nanofibers for Tailoring Energy Storage Capabilities”, MRS Fall Meeting, December 2013.

12. Mao, X.; Yang, X. Q.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Ultrawide-Range Electrochemical Biosensing Using Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers with High Density of States”, AIChE Annual Meeting, November 2013.

13. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Achilleos, D. S.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Poster Presentation, “Metallocene/Carbon Hybrids Prepared by A Solution Process for Supercapacitor Applications”, MIT PPST Polymer Day, March 2013.

14. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Achilleos, D. S.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Redox Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Hybrids with Tunable Nanostructures and Electrocapacitive Performance”, MRS Fall Meeting, December 2012.

15. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Invited Oral Presentation, “Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Webs with Controlled Density of States for Sensor Applications”, Fiber Society Fall Conference, November 2012.

16. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Achilleos, D. S.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “The Electrocapacitive Properties of Organometallic Polymer/Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Hybrids”, AIChE Annual Meeting, November 2012.

17. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Electrochemical Activity and Biosensitivity of Free-Standing Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Webs”, IUPAC World Polymer Congress, June 2012.

18. Mao, X.; Simeon, F.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Poster Presentation, “Free-Standing Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Webs for Electrochemical Sensing Applications”, MIT PPST Polymer Day, March 2012.

19. Mao, X.; Akhoury, A.; Rutledge, G. C.; Hatton, T. A., Oral Presentation, “Redox-Responsive Polymeric Gels for Electrochemically Mediated Organics-Water Separation”, MIT DMA Annual Meeting, May 2011.

 

 

 

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