• Dondelinger, Matthew, Joel Swanson, Golibsho Nasymov, Christopher Jahnke, Qiquan Qiao, James Wu, Christian Widener, Abu Md Numan-Al-Mobin, and Alevtina Smirnova. "Electrochemical Stability of Lithium Halide Electrolyte with Antiperovskite Crystal Structure." Electrochimica Acta (2019). [Download]

  • Ma, Xiaojing, Alevtina L. Smirnova, and Hao Fong. "Flexible lignin-derived carbon nanofiber substrates functionalized with iron (III) oxide nanoparticles as lithium-ion battery anodes." Materials Science and Engineering: B (2019). [Download]

  • Ke Chen, Rajesh Pathak, Ashim Gurung, Ezaldeen A. Adhamash, Behzad Bahrami, Qingquan He, Hui Qiao, Alevtina L. Smirnova, James J. Wu, Qiquan Qiao*, Yue Zhou*. "Flower-Shaped Lithium Nitride as a Protective Layer via Facile Plasma Activation for Stable Lithium Metal Anodes." Energy Storage Materials, 18, 389-396, 2019. [Download]


  • Sheng Liu, Wanwan Lei, Yan Liu, Qiquan Qiao*, and Wen-Hua Zhang*. "Hierarchical Nanosheet-Based MS2 (M= Re, Mo, W) Nanotubes Prepared by Templating Sacrificial Te Nanowires with Superior Lithium and Sodium Storage Capacity." ACS applied materials & interfaces 10, no. 43 (2018): 37445-37452. [Download]

  • Ashim Gurung, Qiquan Qiao*, Solar Charging Batteries: Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities, Joule, 2 (7), 1217-1230, 2018. [Download]

  • Rajesh Pathak, Ashim Gurung, Hytham Elbohy, Ke Chen, Khan Mamun Reza, Behzad Bahrami, Sally Mabrouk, Raju Ghimire, Matthew Hummel, Zhengrong Gu, Xiaoming Wang,* Yucheng Wu,* Yue Zhou* and Qiquan Qiao*, Self-recovery in Li-metal hybrid lithium-ion batteries via WO3 reduction, Nanoscale, 10, 15956-15966, 2018.  [Download]

  • Sun, C. Z.; Cheng, L. J.; Qiao, Y.; Zhang, L. Y.; Chen, Z. N.; Dai, F. R.; Lin, W.; Wang, Z., Stimuli-responsive metal-organic supercontainers as synthetic proton receptors. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47 (30), 10256-10263. [Download]


  • Ma, Xiaojing, Praveen Kolla, Ruidong Yang, Zhao Wang, Yong Zhao, Alevtina L. Smirnova, and Hao Fong. "Electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibrous membranes with varied fiber diameters and different membrane porosities as lithium-ion battery separators." Electrochimica Acta 236 (2017): 417-423. [Download]

  • Roya Naderi, Ashim Gurung, Zhengping Zhou, Geetha Varnekar, Ke Chen, Jiantao Zai*, Xuefeng Qian*, Qiquan Qiao*, Activation of passive nano-fillers in composite polymer electrolyte for higher performance lithium ion batteries, Advanced Sustainable Systems, 1. 8, 1700043, 2017. [Download]

  • Shelton J. P. Varapragasam, Choumini Balasanthiran, Ashim Gurung, Qiquan Qiao, Robert M. Rioux, James D. Hoefelmeyer, Kirkendall Growth of Hollow Mn3O4 Nanoparticles Upon Galvanic Reaction of MnO with Cu2+ and Evaluation as Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121 (21), 11089-11099. [Download]

  • Zhengping Zhou, Hua Zhang, Yan Zhou, Hui Qiao, Ashim Gurung, Roya Naderi , Hytham Elbohy, Alevtina L. Smirnova, Huitian Lu, Shuiliang Chen, and Qiquan Qiao*, Binder Free Hierarchical Mesoporous Carbon Foam for High Performance Lithium Ion Battery, Scientific Reports, 7, 1440, 2017. [Download]

  • Ashim Gurung, Ke Chen, Geetha Varnekar, Reza Khan, Salem Saad Abdulkarim, Rajesh Pathak, Roya Naderi, Qiquan Qiao*, Highly Efficient Perovskite Solar Cell Photo-Charging of Lithium Ion Battery using DC-DC Booster, Advanced Energy Materials, 1602105 (1-8), 2017. [Download]

  • Hui Qiao, Zhaokang Xia, Yanhua Liu, Rongrong Cui, Yaqian Fei, Yibing Cai, Qufu Wei, Qingxia Yao, Qiquan Qiao*, Sonochemical synthesis and high lithium storage properties of ordered Co/CMK-3 nanocomposites, Applied Surface Science, 400, 492-497, 2017. [Download]

  • Netzer, N. L.; Must, I.; Qiao, Y.; Zhang, S. L.; Wang, Z.; Zhang, Z., Biomimetic supercontainers for size-selective electrochemical sensing of molecular ions. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 45786. [Download]


  • Ma, Xiaojing, Praveen Kolla, Yong Zhao, Alevtina L. Smirnova, and Hao Fong. "Electrospun lignin-derived carbon nanofiber mats surface-decorated with MnO2 nanowhiskers as binder-free supercapacitor electrodes with high performance." Journal of Power Sources 325 (2016): 541-548. [Download]

  • McGraw, Mike, Praveen Kolla, Bin Yao, Robert Cook, Q. Quiao, J. Wu, and A. Smirnova. "One-step solid-state in-situ thermal polymerization of silicon-PEDOT nanocomposites for the application in lithium-ion battery anodes." Polymer 99 (2016): 488-495. [Download]

  • Ashim Gurung, Roya Naderi, Bjorn Vaagensmith, Geetha Vernakar, Zhengping Zhou, Hytham Elbohy, Qiquan Qiao*, Tin Selenide - Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Hybrid Anodes for Higher Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 211, 720-725, 2016. [Download]

  • Qiao, Y.; Zhang, L.; Li, J.; Lin, W.; Wang, Z., Switching on Supramolecular Catalysis via Cavity Mediation and Electrostatic Regulation. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 12778-12782. [Download]

  • Dai, F.-R.; Qiao, Y.; Wang, Z., Designing structurally tunable and functionally versatile synthetic supercontainers. Inorg. Chem. Front. 2016, 3, 243-249. [Download]


  • McGraw, Michael, Praveen Kolla, Alevtina Smirnova, Rob Cook, James Wu, and Vadim Lvovich. "COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THERMALLY TREATED SILICON ANODE NANOSTRUCTURES BASED ON POLYACRYLIC ACID AND POLYANILINE FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERY APPLICATION." In Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science, vol. 94. 2015. [Download]

  • Kolla, Praveen, and Alevtina Smirnova. "Methanol oxidation and oxygen reduction activity of PtIrCo-alloy nanocatalysts supercritically deposited within 3D carbon aerogel matrix." Electrochimica Acta 182 (2015): 20-30. [Download]


  • Kolla, Praveen, Chuilin Lai, Srujan Mishra, Hao Fong, Wendell Rhine, and Alevtina Smirnova. "CVD grown CNTs within iron modified and graphitized carbon aerogel as durable oxygen reduction catalysts in acidic medium." Carbon 79 (2014): 518-528. [Download]

  • Dai, F.-R.; Becht, D. C.; Wang, Z., Modulating guest binding in sulfonylcalixarene-based metal-organic supercontainers. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 5385-5387. [Download]

  • Dai, F.-R.; Sambasivam, U.; Hammerstrom, A. J.; Wang, Z., Synthetic Supercontainers Exhibit Distinct Solution versus Solid State Guest-Binding Behavior J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 7480-7491. [Download]

  • Netzer, N. L.; Dai, F.-R.; Wang, Z.; Jiang, C., pH-Modulated Molecular Assemblies and Surface Properties of Metal–Organic Supercontainers at the Air–Water Interface. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 10965-10969. [Download]

Prior to 2014

  • Bayrakçeken, Ayşe, Alevtina Smirnova, Usanee Kitkamthorn, Mark Aindow, Lemi Türker, İnc Eroğlu, and Can Erkey. "Vulcan-supported Pt electrocatalysts for PEMFCs prepared using supercritical carbon dioxide deposition." Chemical Engineering Communications 196, no. 1-2 (2008): 194-203. [Download]

  • Dai, F.-R.; Wang, Z., Modular Assembly of Metal–Organic Supercontainers Incorporating Sulfonylcalixarenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (19), 8002-8005. [Download]