Wei Wu, Ph.D.
Biography: Dr. Wei Wu is a staff material engineer/scientist at Idaho National Laboratory, specializing in development and scaling up of renewable energy conversion and storage technologies such as fuel cells, stream electrolysis and electrochemical upgrading of methane or ethane to high value chemicals. He has eight years’ industry and research institute technical expertise in the design, fabrication, and manufacturing of advanced materials and solid state devices. Prior to joining INL, he was postdoctoral research fellow in University of Maryland Energy Research Center, where his effort was focused on scale-up and commercialization of solid oxide fuel cells. Dr. Wu received his doctorate in material science at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is also an active reviewer for Nano Energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Fuel Cells and Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.
Ph.D. in Material Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
B.S. in Material Chemistry, Central South University.
Bian W, Wu W, Orme CJ, Ding H, Zhou M, Ding D. Dual 3D Ceramic Textile Electrodes: Fast Kinetics for Carbon Oxidation Reaction and Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Direct Carbon Fuel Cells at Reduced Temperatures. Advanced Functional Materials. (2020) :1910096.
Wang L-C, Zhang Y, Xu J, Diao W, Karakalos S, Liu B, et al. Non-oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane to ethylene over ZSM-5 zeolite supported iron catalysts. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 256 (2019):117816.
Yunfei Gao, Luke Neal, Dong Ding, Wei Wu, Chinmoy Baroi, Anne Gaffney, Fanxing Li. Recent Advances in Intensified Ethylene Production – A Review. ACS Catalysis. 9 (9), 8592-8621.
W. Wu, H. Ding, Y. Zhang, Y. Ding, Y, Katiyar, P. Majumdar, T. He, D. Ding*. 3D Self-Architectured Steam Electrode Enabled Efficient and Durable Hydrogen Production in A Proton Conducting Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell at Temperatures Lower than 600oC. Advanced Science, 11 (2018) 1870166. (IF=12.44).
Frontispiece Feature: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/advs.201870070D. Ding*, Y. Zhang, W. Wu, D. Chen, M.Liu, T. He*. A Novel Low-Thermal-Budget Approach for Co-Production of Ethylene and Hydrogen via Electrochemical Non-Oxidative Deprotonation of Ethane. Energy & Environmental Science, 11 (2018) 1710-1716. (IF=30.07). CoverFeature:http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/ee/c8ee90041h#!divAbstract.
W. Wu, Y. Zhang, D. Ding*, T. He*. A High-Performing Direct Carbon Fuel Cell (DCFC) with a 3D Architectured Anode Operated Below 600oC. Advanced Materials, 30 (2018) 1704745. (IF=21.95) Relevant technology has been also nominated for the 2018 R&D Award by INL. Cover Feature: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.201870022/full. Abstract Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_wOsvze2qI.
W. Wu, W. Guan, G. Wang, F. Wang, W. Wang. In-Situ Investigation of Quantitative Contributions of the Anode, Cathode, and Electrolyte to the Cell Performance in Anode-Supported Planar SOFCs. Advanced Energy Material 4, doi:10.1002/aenm.201400120 (2014). (IF=21.87).
L. Wang, Y. Zhang, J. Xu, W. Diao, S. Karakalos, B. Liu, X. Song, W. Wu, D. Ding. Non-oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane to ethylene over ZSM-5 zeolite supported iron catalysts. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2019;256:117816. (IF=11.7).
W. Wu, W. Guan, W. Wang. Contribution of properties of composite cathode and cathode/electrolyte interface to cell performance in a planar solid oxide fuel cell stack. J. Power Sources 279, 540-548, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.01.060 (2015). (IF=6.95).
W. Wu, W. Guan, G. Wang, W. Wang. Evaluation of Ni80Cr20/(La0.75Sr0.25)0.95MnO3 dual layer coating on SUS 430 stainless steel used as metallic interconnect for solid oxide fuel cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39, 996-1004, doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2013.10.094 (2014). (IF=4.23).
W. Wu, G. Wang, W. Guan, Y. Zheng, W. Wang. Effect of Contact Method between Interconnects and Electrodes on Area Specific Resistance in Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Fuel Cells, doi:10.1002/fuce.201300028 (2013). (IF=3.15).
Y. Zheng, Q. Li, T. Chen, W. Wu, C. Xu, W.Wang, Comparison of performance and degradation of large-scale solid oxide electrolysis cells in stack with different composite air electrodes. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 40, 2460-2472, doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.12.101 (2015). (IF=4.23).
G. Wang, W. Wu, W. Guan, L. Jin, W. Wang, Effect of conductivity and adhesive properties of cathode current-collecting layer on cell performance inside stack for planar solid oxide fuel cells. Ceramic International 40, 11023-11030, doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.03.117 (2014). (IF=3.06).
W. Guan, L. Jin, W. Wu, Y. Zheng, G. Wang, W. Wang, Effect and mechanism of Cr deposition in cathode current collecting layer on cell performance inside stack for planar solid oxide fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 245, 119-128, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.06.112 (2014). (IF=6.95).
Y. Zheng, Q. Li, W. Guan, W. Wu, W. Wang, Investigation of 30-cell solid oxide electrolyzer stack modules for hydrogen production. Ceramic International 40, 5801-5809, doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2013.11.020 (2014). (IF=3.06).
Y. Zheng, T. Chen, Q. Li, W. Wu, H. Miao, C. Xu, W. Wang, Achieving 360 NL h−1Hydrogen Production Rate Through 30-Cell Solid Oxide Electrolysis Stack with LSCF-GDC Composite Oxygen Electrode. Fuel Cells 14, 1066-1070, doi:10.1002/fuce.201400051 (2014). (IF=3.15).
H. Ding, D. Zhou, S. Liu, W. Wu, Y. Yang, Z. Tao. Electricity generation in dry methane by a durable ceramic fuel cell with high-performing and coking-resistant layered perovskite anode. Applied Energy. 2019;233-234:37-43. (IF=7.9).
H. Ding, S. Fang, Y. Yang, W. Wu, Z. Tao. High-performing and stable electricity generation by ceramic fuel cells operating in dry methane over 1000 hours. Journal of Power Sources. 2018;401:322-8. (IF=6.95).
Ding D, Wu W, Ding H, Hua B. Methods and systems for co-producing hydrocarbon products and ammonia, and related electrochemical cells. Google Patents; 2020.
Ding D, Ding H, Wu W, Jiang C, He T. Electrochemical cells for hydrogen gas production and electricity generation, and related structures, apparatuses, systems, and methods. Google Patents; 2020.
Wei Wu, Dong Ding, Ting He. Electrochemical cells comprising three-dimensional (3D) electrodes including a 3D architectured material, methods for forming the 3D architectured material and related methods of forming hydrogen. US Provisional (62/649,823), 2018.
Dong Ding, Wei Wu and Hanping Ding. Methods and Systems for Co-producing Hydrocarbon Products and Ammonia, and Related Electrochemical Cells. US Provisional (62/714,159) 2018.
Dong Ding, Hanping Ding, Wei Wu and Chao Jiang. Electrochemical cells for hydrogen gas production and electricity generation, and related structures, apparatuses, systems, and methods. US Provisional (62/751, 969), 2018.
Dong Ding, Hanping Ding, Wei Wu and Chaojiang. Electrochemical cells for hydrogen gas production and electricity generation, and related structures, apparatuses, systems, and methods. US Provisional (62/722, 151), 2018.
He Ting, Dong Ding, Wei Wu. Methods and systems for hydrogen gas production through water electrolysis, and related electrolysis cells. PCT Application (PCT/US18/16449), 2018.
He Ting, Dong Ding, Wei Wu, Yunya Zhang, Hanping Ding. Methods for producing hydrocarbon products and hydrogen gas through electrochemical activation of ethane and related systems and electrochemical cells. PCT Application (PCT/US18/22615), 2018.
Dong Ding, Ting He, Wei Wu, Yunya Zhang. Methods for producing hydrocarbon products and hydrogen gas through electrochemical activation of methane, and related systems and electrochemical cells. US Provisional (62/597,004).
Dong Ding, Ting He, Wei Wu. A high-performance low-temperature fuel cell with an architectured anode framework. US Provisional (62/534,452), 2017.
Dong Ding, Wei Wu, Lu-Cun Wang. Promotion of Co-Production Ethylene and Hydrogen by Novel Electrocatalysts via Advanced Electrochemical Manufacturing Processes at Reduced Temperatures, 2019 ACS Annual Meeting & Expo, Orlando, FL, March 30-April 4 2019, Invited oral presentation.
Lu-Cun Wang, Wei Wu, Dong Ding, Iron Supported Over ZSM-5 Zeolite as Efficient and Stable Catalysts for Non-Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene, 3rd International Conference on Catalysis and Chemical Engineering, Houston, TX, February 25-27 2019, oral presentation.
Dong Ding, Wei Wu and Lucun Wang. Electrochemistry Enhanced Ethane Activation for Co-production of Ethylene and Hydrogen at Reduced Temperatures. The 3rd World Congress Series: World Electrochemistry Congress (WEC 2019). Keynote Presentation. Stockholm, Sweden, March 24-27, 2019.
Wei Wu, Lucun Wang, Dong Ding, Electrochemistry Enhanced Activation of Ethane for Co-Production of Ethylene and Hydrogen with Low-Thermal-Budget and Low-CO2-Emission. 236th ECS meeting, Atlanta, VA, October 12-17 2019, oral presentation.
Wei Wu, Wanbing Guan, Weiguo Wang, A novel coating for SOFC metallic interconnect. International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. November 9-12, 2011.
Wei Wu, Wanbing Guan, Weiguo Wang, In‐Situ Investigation of Quantitative Contributions of the Anode, Cathode, and Electrolyte to the Cell Performance in Anode‐Supported Planar SOFCs. 11th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Forum, Lucerne, Switzerland. July1-4, 2014.
Wei Wu, Dong Ding, Ting He. Development of high-performance intermediate temperature proton-conducting solid oxide electrolysis cells. Oral presentation, 232th ECS conference. National Harbor, MD USA, October 1-5, 2017 Served as session chair.
Wei Wu, Yunya Zhang, Ting He, Dong Ding. Co-Production of Ethylene and Hydrogen via Non-Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane below 400oC. Oral presentation, 233th ECS conference. Seattle, WA USA, May 13-17, 2018.
Hanping Ding, Wei Wu, Dong Ding. A Novel Triple Conducting Electrode for Fast Hydrogen Production in Protonic Ceramic Electrochemical Cells (H-SOECs). The 43rd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC 2019), Daytona Beach, FL, USA. Jan 27-Feb 1, 2019.
Dong Ding, Wei Wu, Hanping Ding, Ting He. Development of Proton-Conducting Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells at Intermediate Temperatures at Idaho National Laboratory. Oral presentation, 234th ECS conference (the American International Meeting on Electrochemistry and Solid State Science, AiMES). Cancun, Mexico, Sept 30-Oct 4, 2018.
Dong Ding, Ting He, Wei Wu, Lucun Wang, Hanping Ding. Electrochemical Manufacturing Processes. Poster, 2018 INL-EES&T Strategic Advisory Committee review meeting. Idaho Falls, ID USA. June 21, 2018.
Dong Ding, Yunya Zhang, Wei Wu, and Ting He. A Strategic Approach for Co-Production of Ethylene and Hydrogen via Electrochemical Non-Oxidative Deprotonation of Ethane. Oral presentation, 233th ECS conference. Seattle, WA USA, May 13-17, 2018.
Dong Ding, Yunya Zhang, Wei Wu, and Ting He. Co-Production of Ethylene and Hydrogen via Electrochemical Non-Oxidative Deprotonation of Ethane: A Low-Thermal-Budget and Low-Carbon-Footprint Approach. Oral presentation, the 2018 AIChE Spring meeting. Orlando, FL USA, April 21-26, 2018.
Ting He, Dong Ding, Yunya Zhang and Wei Wu. Electrochemical Activation of Natural Gas Liquids in Petrochemical Manufacturing. Oral presentation, 68th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Providence USA, August 27-September 1, 2017.
Dong Ding, Wei Wu, Maohong Fan and Ting He. A high performing direct carbon fuel cells (DCFCs) with 3D architectured anode operated below 600oC. Oral presentation, 15th international symposium on solid oxide fuel cells. Hollywood, FL USA, July 24-28, 2017.