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Professor at Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry


Fushi Building, Room 617

Available to act as adviser for international graduate student: No



B.S. Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 1996

M.S. Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 2002

Ph. D. Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2005

Visiting Scholar,University of California, Los Angeles, 2011

Research Interests

Micro-/nano- functional materials:

1) Designed, synthesized and property investigated of nonspherical particles

2) Self-assembly, structure controlled and application of polyaniline and TiO2 functional materials

Published Research (English only)

1. Peng Wang, ChaohaoPeng, Mu Yang*, Ag decorated 3D urchin-like TiO2 microstructures synthesized via a one-step solvothermal method and their photocatalytic activity, J. Alloys Compounds, 2015, 648, 22-28.

2. Jie Li, Zeting Huang, Mu Yang*, Li Tan, Xiaowei Zhang, HongyiGao, Yinhai Tang, Qianqian Ma, Ge Wang*, Oriented immobilization of Au nanoparticles on C@P4VP core-shell microspheres and their catalytic performance, New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 2949-2955.

3. Jingjing Wang, Shuang Fan, Yi Luan, Jia Tang, Zhaokui Jin, Mu Yang*, Yunfeng Lu*, Ultrathin mesoporous NiCo2O4 nanosheets as an efficient and reusable catalyst for benzylic oxidation, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 2405-2410.

4. Mu Yang, YangguangGuo, Qiang Wu, Yi Luan, Ge Wang, Synthesis and properties of amphiphilicnonspherical SPS/PS composite particles by multi-step seeded swelling polymerization, Polymer, 2014, 55, 1948. 

5. Mu Yang, Lijing Cao, Li Tan, Synthesis of sea urchin-like polystyrene/polyaniline microspheres by seeded swelling polymerization and their catalytic application, Colloid Surface A, 2014, 441, 678.

6. Jinzhang Tao, Mu Yang*, HongyiGao, Jie Yu, Ge Wang, Synthesis and assembly of oligoaniline for hierarchical structures within stable and mild acid system, Colloid Surface A, 2014, 451,117.

7. Mu Yang, Zhaojun Xiang, Ge Wang, A novel orchid-like polyaniline superstructure by solvent for hierarchical, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 2012, 367, 49.

8. Mu Yang, Ge Wang, Hongtu Ma, An Efficient Approach for Production of Polystyrene/Poly(4-vinylpridine) Particles with Various Morphologies Based on Dynamic Control, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 911. 

9. Xiubing Huang, Mu Yang, Ge Wang, Xinxin Zhang, Effect of surface properties of SBA-15 on confined Ag nanomaterials via double solvent technique, Micropor. Mesopor.Mater., 2011, 144, 171.

10. Lijing Cao, Mu Yang, Ge Wang, Yen Wei, Dongbai Sun, A Green Epoxidation System with Poly(4-vinylpyridine) Microsphere Supported Molybdenum Catalyst, J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem., 2010, 48, 558.

11. Mu Yang, Ge Wang, Synthesis of hierarchical porous carbon particles by hollow polymer microsphere template, Colloid Surface A, 2009, 345, 121-126. 

12. Mu Yang, XingXiong Yao, Ge Wang, Hangjun Ding, A simple method to synthesize sea urchin-like polyaniline hollow spheres, Colloid Surface A, 2008, 324, 113. 

13. Mu Yang, Ge Wang, Zhenzhong Yang, Synthesis of hollow spheres with mesoporous silica nanoparticles shell, Mater. Chem. Phys., 2008, 111, 5.

14. Mu Yang, Jin Ma, ZhongweiNiu, Xia Dong, HuifangXu, ZhaokaiMeng, Zhaoguo Jin, Yunfeng Lu, Zhibin Hu, Zhenzhong Yang, Synthesis of spheres with complex structures using hollow latex cages as templates, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2005, 15, 1523.

15. Mu Yang, Jin Ma, Chengliang Zhang, Zhenzhong Yang, Yunfeng Lu, General synthetic route toward functional hollow spheres with double-shelled structures, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 6727.