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Xidong Wang
Ph.D., Professor
Department of Energy and Resources Engineering
Collegeof Engineering, Peking University
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Education Background

1998-2001: Doctor’s degree, Departemnt of Materials and Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden

1983-1986: Master’s degree, Departemnt of Physical Chemistry, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

1978-1983: Bachelor’s degree, Departemnt of Physical Chemistry, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

Professional Experiences

2006-2009: Professor, Chairman of the Department, Department of Energy and Resources Engineering, College of Engineering Peking University

2003-2006: Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

2001-2003: Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

1986-1997: Lecturer and Associate Professor (1995-). East China Institute of Metallurgy


Thermodynamics and Its Application

Principle of Energy and Resources Engineering

Advanced Energy Materials

Physical Chemistry of Metallurgy

Research Areas and Interests

Comprehensive utilization of multi-element-natural resources and waste

Energy and environmental materials

Selected Publications

[1]        Studies on the PEG-Assisted Hydrothermal Synthesis and Growth Mechanism of ZnO Microrod and Mesoporous Microsphere Arrays on the Substrate, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN  2010,  10(4): 1500-1507

[2]        Effects of pretreatment of substrates on the preparation of large scale ZnO nanotube arrays, RARE METALS    2010,  29(1) : 21-25  

[3]        Controllable Synthesis of High-purity beta-SiAlON Powder, JOURNAL OF INORGANIC MATERIALS    2009, 24(6 ): 1163-1167   

[4]        Preparation and Characterization of TiO2 Nanorod Arrays via Hydrothermal Approach, RARE METAL MATERIALS AND ENGINEERING, 2009,  38: 1060-1063

[5]        Thermodynamic study and syntheses of ?-SiAlON ceramics, Science in China Series E, 2009, 52(11):3122-3127

[6]        Copper extraction from copper ore by electro-reduction in molten CaCl2-NaCl, ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA, 2009, vol. 54(18): 4397-4402

[7]        Activity of VO1.5 in CaO-SiO2-MgO-Al2O3 Slags at Low Vanadium Contents and Low Oxygen Pressures, STEEL RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL ,   2009, Vol.80( 4):251-255

[8]        A Simple Two-Parameter Correlation Model for Aqueous Electrolyte Solutions across a Wide Range of Temperatures, JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING DATA, 2009, vol.54( 2): 179-186

[9]        Thermodynamic Activity of Chromium Oxide in CaO-SiO2-MgO-Al2O3-CrOx Melts, STEEL RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, 2009, vol. 80( 3): 202-208

[10]       Hydrothermal synthesis of SnO2 nanoflower arrays and their optical properties, SCRIPTA MATERIALIA , 2009  vol.61(3) : 234-236

[11]       The Effect of the Texture and the Density of ZnO Seed Layer on the Orientation of ZnO Nanorod Arrays , JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY,  2009 , vol.9(10): 5920-5926

[12]       Hydrothermal Preparation and Characterization of Nanocrystalline Porous Tin Dioxide Thin Films, JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 2009, vol. 9 (10): 5770-5775  

[13]       Hydrothermal synthesis and characterization of TiO2 nanorod arrays on glass substrates, MATERIALS RESEARCH BULLETIN , 2009, vol.44( 6): 1232-1237

[14]       Preparation and properties of a nano TiO2/Fe3O4 composite superparamagnetic photocatalyst, RARE METALS, 2009, Vol. 28(5): 423-427

[15]       Estimation of Freezing Point Depression, Boiling Point Elevation, and Vaporization Enthalpies of Electrolyte Solutions, INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 2009, vol. 48( 4): 2229-2235

[16]       Template-free hydrothermal synthesis of single-crystalline SnO2 nanocauliflowers and their optical properties, RARE METALS, 2009, Vol. 28(5): 449-254

[17]       Thermal Expansion of Magnesium Aluminum Oxynitride , HIGH TEMPERATURE MATERIALS AND PROCESSES, 2008, vol.27 ( 2): 97-101

[18]       Effects of PVP on the preparation and growth mechanism of monodispersed Ni nanoparticles, RARE METALS, 2008, vol. 27( 6): 642-647

[19]       The Preparation and Characterization of β-SiAlON Nanostructure Whiskers, J of Nanomaterials, vol. 2008, Article ID 282187

[20]       Extension of the Three-Particle-Interaction Model for Electrolyte Solutions, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 23: 737—742,  2008

[21]       Correlation and Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties of Some Complex Aqueous Electrolytes by the Modified Three-Characteristic-Parameter Correlation Model,  J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2008, 53, 950—958

[22]       Correlation and Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties of Nonaqueous Electrolytes by the Modified TCPC Model,  J. Chem. Eng. Data 2008, 53, 149—159

[23]       Effects of preparing conditions on the electrodeposition of well-aligned ZnO nanorod arrays, Electrochimica Acta, 2008, 53(14): 4633-4641

[24]       Thermodynamic evaluation and hydrothermal preparation of KxNa-xNbO3, Rare Metals, 2008, 27(4): 371-377

[25]       A new three-particle-interaction model to predict the thermodynamic properties of different electrolytes, Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, v 39, n 4, April, 2007, p 602-612

[26]       Density-controlled hydrothermal growth of well-aligned ZnO nanorod arrays, Nanotechnology, v 18, n 3, Jan 24, 2007, p 035605

[27]       Correlation and prediction of activity and osmotic coefficients of aqueous electrolytes at 298.15 K by the modified TCPC model; Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data , v 52, n 2, 2007, p 538-547

[28]       Synthesis and characterization of MgAlON-BN composites, International Journal of Materials Research, v 98, n 1, January, 2007, p 64-71

[29]       Synthesis and microstructure of La-doped Ceria nanoparticles, J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, V.7 No.8, 2007, p2883-2888

[30]       Phase relationship of complex multi-component system chromate cleaner production, Progress in Natural Science, V17, No.7 2007, p838-844

[31]       Synthesis and thermodynamic analysis of Nan0-La2O3, Progress in Natural Science, V17, No.7 2007, p838-844

[32]       Complex impedance study on nano-CeO2 coating TiO2, MATERIALS & DESIGN, 2006, 27 (6): 489-493

[33]       Optimization of process parameters preparing hollow fibrous nickel plaque by web-based ANN-GA system, ACTA METALLURGICA SINICA, 2005, 41 (12): 1293-1297

[34]       Synthesis, evaluation and characterization of alumina ceramics with elongated grains, CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 2005, 31 (7): 953-958

[35]       Properties and structure of AlON-VN composites synthesized by hot-pressing technique, RARE METAL MATERIALS AND ENGINEERING, 2005, JUN. 34: 451-454

[36]       Preparation and ferroelectric properties of PZT fibers, Ceramics International, 2005(31): 281-286

[37]       Kinetic studies of oxidation of γ-AlON-TiN composites Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2005, 387(1-2):74-81

[38]       Study of the AlON-VN composite ceramics, Key Engineering Materials, Vols 280-283, 2005, 1139-1142

[39]       Manufacture and properties of AlON-TiN particulate composites, Key Engineering Materials, Vols 280-283, 2005, 1133-1138

[40]       Thermodynamic study of K2CrO4 -K2AlO2- KOH- H2O and Na2CrO4- Na2AlO2- NaOH- H2O systems, J. of Univ. Sci. Tech. Beijing, 2004,(6): 500-504.

[41]       Synthesis, Microstructures and Properties Of Aluminum Oxynitride, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2003, 245-250

[42]       Influence of different seeds on transformation of aluminum hydroxides and morphology of alumina grains by hot-pressing, MATERIALS & DESIGN, 2003, 24 (3): 209-214

[43]       Synthesis of TiN/AlON Composite Ceramics, J. Mineral, Metallurgy and Materials, 2003, 10 (1), 49-53

[44]       Models to estimate viscosities of ternary metallic melts and their comparisons, Science in China, 2003, (3): 280-289

[45]       Oxygen Swnsitivity nano-CeO2 coating TiO2 materials, Sensors and Actuators B, 2003, 92(1-2): 167-170

[46]       Silica Photonic Crystals with Quasi-full Band Gap in the Visible Region Prepared in Ethanol, Progress in Natural Science, 2003, (9): 717-720

[47]       High toughness alumina ceramics with elongated grains developed from seeds, Science in China Series E  2003, 46(5): 527-536

[48]       Kinetic studies of the oxidation of -aluminum oxynitride, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, V33B, April, 2002: 201~207

[49]       Estimation of viscosity of ternary-metallic melts, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, V33A, No.5, 2002: 201~207

[50]       Synthesis and characterisation of MgAlON, Z. Metallkde (International Journal of Materials Research and Advanced Techniques), V93, No.6, 2002, 540-544

[51]       Kinetic study of oxidation of MgAlON and a comparison of the oxidation behavior of AlON, MgAlON, O’SiAlON-ZrO2 and BN-ZCM ceramics, Z. Metallkd (International Journal of Materials Research and Advanced Techniques), V93, No.6, 2002, 545-553

[52]       Slag corrosion of gamma aluminum oxynitride, Steel Research, V73, No.3, 2002, 91~96

[53]       Preparation of nanostructured CeO2 Coated TiO2, Materials Science and Technology, V18, No.3, 2002, 345~348

[54]       Investigation of convertor sludge pellets for steel making, J. of University of Sci. and Tech. Beijing, No.3, 2002, 266~269

[55]       Experimental study and optimization of flame gunning parameters for steel making furnace s, Naihuo Cailiao , 2002 ,36 (6) : 318-321