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iR Compensation for Electrocatalysis Studies: Considerations and Recommendations
W. Zheng*
ACS Energy Letters, 2023, 8, 1952-1958

Beginner's Guide to Raman Spectroelectrochemistry for Electrocatalysis Study
W. Zheng*
Chemistry Methods, 2023, 3(2), e202200042
- Most Accessed Articles: November 2022 December 2022

Single-Atom Materials as Electrochemical Sensors: Sensitivity, Selectivity, and Stability
W. Zheng*
Analysis & Sensing, 2023, e202200070
- featured as the front cover of Analysis & Sensing
- Most Accessed Articles: October 2022


Observing Electrocatalytic Processes via In Situ Electrochemical Scanning Tunneling Microscopy: Latest Advances
W. Zheng,* L.Y.S. Lee*
Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 2022, e202200384

Beyond Sonication: Advanced Exfoliation Methods for Scalable Production of 2D Materials
W. Zheng,* L.Y.S. Lee*
Matter, 2022, 5, 515-545

Bismuth and Metal-Doped Bismuth Nanoparticles Produced by Laser Ablation for Electrochemical Glucose Sensing
W. Zheng, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee*
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2022, 357, 131334

(Book Chapter) Functionalized Covalent Organic Frameworks for Improved Energy Application
Y. Li, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee
Chapter 5 in "Covalent Organic Frameworks: Chemistry, Properties, and Energy Applications for Sustainable Future”, CRC Press, 2022

(Book Chapter) Earth-Abundant Metal-Based Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Water Splitting
W. Zheng, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee
Chapter 1 in "Functional Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications”, Wiley-VCH, 2022


Improving the Performance Stability of Direct Seawater Electrolysis: From Catalyst Design to Electrode Engineering
W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee,* K. Y. Wong*
Nanoscale, 2021, 13, 15177–15187

Metal-Organic Frameworks for Electrocatalysis: Catalyst or Precatalyst?
W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, 2838–2843
- most read paper of the month in ACS Energy Letters
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Interface Engineering of 2D-C3N4/NiFe-LDH Heterostructure for Highly Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution
J. Yan, X. Zhang, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 21, 24723

Stabilizer-Free Bismuth Nanoparticle for Selective Polyol Electrooxidation
W. Zheng, Y. Li, C.-S. Tsang, P.-K. So, L.Y.S. Lee*
iScience, 2021, 24, 102342
- part of the special issue: Emerging pathways to electrochemical synthesis

Few-Layer Tellurium: Cathodic Exfoliation and Doping for Collaborative Hydrogen Evolution
W. Zheng, Y. Li, M. Liu, L.Y.S. Lee*
Small, 2021, 17, 2007768
- featured as the front cover of Small
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Interface Engineered NiFe2O4-x/NiMoO4 Nanowire Arrays for Electrochemical Oxygen Evolution
J. Choi, D. Kim, W. Zheng, B. Yan, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee,* Y. Piao*
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2021, 286, 119857
- highly cited paper (top 1% of Chemistry), Web of Science, 2021

TiO2 Film Supported by Vertically Aligned Gold Nanorod Superlattice Array for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution
L. Hu, Y. Li, X. Peng, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee,* P.K. Chu,* K.-Y. Wong*
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 417, 127900


Best Practices in Using Foam-Type Electrodes for Electrocatalytic Performance Benchmark
W. Zheng, M. Liu, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Energy Letters, 2020, 5, 3260
- most read paper of the month in ACS Energy Letters
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Blue Order/Disorder Janus- Type TiO2 Nanoparticles for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation
L. Hu, Y. Li, W. Zheng, Y.-K. Peng, S.C.E. Tsang,* L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2020, 8, 22828

Laser-assisted Ultrafast Exfoliation of Black Phosphorus in Liquid with Tunable Thickness for Li-ion Batteries
W. Zheng,# J. Lee,# Z. Gao, Y. Li, S. Lin, S. P. Lau, L.Y.S. Lee*
Advanced Energy Materials, 2020, 10, 1903490
- featured as the front cover of Advanced Energy Materials
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Copper Phosphosulfides as a Highly Active and Stable Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction
X. Zhang,# K.-A Min,# W. Zheng, J. Hwang, B. Han,* L.Y.S. Lee*
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 273, 118927

Electrochemical Instability of Metal-Organic Frameworks: In Situ Spectroelectrochemical Investigation of the Real Active Sites
W. Zheng, M. Liu, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Catalysis, 2020, 20, 81–92
- highly cited paper (top 1% of Chemistry), Web of Science, 2021
- media covered by:
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Highly Efficient Stepwise Electrochemical Degradation of Antibiotics in Water by in situ Formed Cu(OH)2 Nanorods
W. Zheng, C.-S. Tsang, M. Liu, L.Y. So, L.-C. Leung, L.Y.S. Lee*
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 256, 117824

Surface Engineering of MoS2 via Laser-induced Exfoliation in Protic Solvents
Z. Gao, M. Liu, W. Zheng, X. Zhang, L.Y.S. Lee*
Small, 2019, 15, 1903791

Highly Enhanced Pseudocapacitive Performance of Vanadium-doped MXenes in Neutral Electrolytes
Z. Gao, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee*
Small, 2019, 15, 1902649

Insights into the Transition Metal Ion-mediated Electrooxidation of Glucose in Alkaline Electrolyte
W. Zheng, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee*
Electrochimica Acta, 2019, 308, 9–19

Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Framework and Covalent-Organic Framework: Synthesis and their Energy-Related Applications
W. Zheng, C.-S. Tsang, L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
Materials Today Chemistry, 2019, 12, 34—60

Use of Carbon Supports with Copper Ion as a Highly Sensitive Non-Enzymatic Glucose Sensor
W. Zheng, Y. Li, L. Hu, L.Y.S. Lee*
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2019, 282, 187–196

Overall Water Splitting Electrocatalysts based on 2D CoNi Metal-Organic Frameworks and Its Derivative
M. Liu, W. Zheng, S. Ran, S.T. Boles, L.Y.S. Lee*
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2018, 5, 1800849
- featured as the back cover of Advanced Materials Interfaces

Ni/Co-Based Nanosheet Arrays for Efficient Oxygen Evolution Reaction
Y. Li, L. Hu, W. Zheng, X. Peng, M. Liu, P. K. Chu,* L. Y. S. Lee*
Nano Energy, 2018, 52, 360—368

Cu2+-doped Carbon Nitride/MWCNT as an Electrochemical Glucose Sensor
W. Zheng, Y. Li, M. Liu, C.-S. Tsang, L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
Electroanalysis, 2018, 30, 1446—1454

CuII-mediated Ultra-efficient Electrooxidation of Glucose
W. Zheng, Y. Li, C.-S. Tsang, L. Hu, M. Liu, B. Huang, L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
ChemElectroChem, 2017, 4, 2788—2792

Electroreduction of Carbon Dioxide to Formic Acid and Methanol over a Palladium/Polyaniline Catalyst in Acidic Solution: A Study of the Palladium Size Effect
W. Zheng, H.W. Man, L. Ye,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Energy Technology, 2017, 5, 937—944

Quantitative Differences in Sulfur Poisoning Phenomena over Ruthenium and Palladium: An Attempt to Deconvolute Geometric and Electronic Poisoning Effects Using Model Catalysts
A. Kolpin, G. Jones, S. Jones, W. Zheng, J. Cookson, A. PE York, P. J Collier, S.C.E. Tsang*
ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 592—605

A Tunable Metal-polyaniline Interface for Efficient Carbon Dioxide Electro-Reduction to Formic Acid and Methanol in Aqueous Solution
W. Zheng, S. Nayak, W. Yuan, Z. Zeng, X. Hong, K.A. Vincent, S.C.E. Tsang*
Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 13901—13904

Copper Nanoparticles/Polyaniline/Graphene Composite as a Highly Sensitive Electrochemical Glucose Sensor
W. Zheng, L. Hu, L.Y.S. Lee, K.-Y. Wong*
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2016, 781, 155—160

Probing the Size and Shape Effects of Cubic- and Spherical-Shaped Palladium Nanoparticles in the Electrooxidation of Formic Acid
W. Zheng, J. Qu, X. Hong, K. Tedsree, S.C.E. Tsang*
ChemCatChem, 2015, 7, 3826—3831

Dual Doping Effects (Site Blockage and Electronic Promotion) Imposed by Adatoms on Pd Nanocrystals for Catalytic Hydrogen Production
S. Jones, S.M. Fairclough, M. Gordon-Brown, W. Zheng, A. Kolpin, B. Pang, W.C.H. Kuo, J.M. Smith, S.C.E. Tsang*
Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 46—49

Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution from Water by Niobate Single Molecular Sheets and Ensembles
K. Nakagawa, T. Jia, W. Zheng, S. M. Fairclough, M. Katoh, S. Sugiyama, S.C.E. Tsang*
Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 13702—13705

Photo and Electronic Excitation for Low Temperature Catalysis Over Metal Nanoparticles Using an Organic Semiconductor
W. Zheng, S. Jones, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 47488—47496

Palladium on Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: the Morphological Effect of the Support in Glycerol Hydrogenolysis
J. Ge, Z. Zeng, F. Liao, W. Zheng, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Green Chemistry, 2013, 15, 2064—2069

Morphology-dependent Interactions of ZnO with Cu Nanoparticles at the Materials’ Interface in Selective Hydrogenation of CO2 to CH3OH
F. Liao, Y. Huang, J. Ge, W. Zheng, K. Tedsree, P. Collier, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 2162—2165

Temperature and Solvent- dependent Morphological Sol-Gel Transformation: an In-Situ Microscopic Observation
Y. Huang, F. Liao, W. Zheng, X. Liu, X. Wu, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Langmuir, 2010, 26, 3106—3114

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