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Dan Wang

Senior Scientist for Advanced Materials Synthesis
Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research
183 Mill Street Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.331.4401

Dan Wang's past research focused on solution manipulation of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and their applications in electrochemistry. His current research focuses on nanostructured nickel hydroxide for hydrogen energy production from urea electrolysis and graphene synthesis from coal.

Research Interests: nanoscience, nanotechnology, electrochemistry, low-dimensional nanomaterials syntheses and applications in catalysis, sensors, and batteries

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, 2009; M.E., Applied Chemistry, 2004; B.E., Electrochemical Engineering, 1999


  • Wang, Dan; Yan, Wei; Santosh Vijapur; Botte, Gerardine G. Enhanced electrocatalytic oxidation of urea based on nickel hydroxide nanoribbons. Journal of Power Sources (2012), 217, 498 -502
  • Wang, Dan; Yan, Wei; Botte, Gerardine G. Exfoliated nickel hydroxide nanosheets for urea electrolysis. Electrochemistry Communications (2011), 13(10), 1135-1138.
  • Wang, Dan; Chen, Liwei. Temperature and pH-Responsive Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Dispersions. Nano Letters (2007), 7(6), 1480-1484.
  • Wang, Dan; Li, Zi-Chen; Chen, Liwei. Templated Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube and Metal Nanoparticle Assemblies in Solution. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2006), 128(47), 15078-15079.
  • Wang, Dan; Ji, Wen-Xi; Li, Zi-Chen; Chen, Liwei. A Biomimetic "Polysoap" for Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Dispersion. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2006), 128(20), 6556-6557.

Journal Article, Professional Journal (1)

  • Yang, W., Wang, D., Botte, G. (2015). Template-Assisted Synthesis of Ni–Co Bimetallic Nanowires for Urea Electrocatalytic Oxidation. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry; 45: 1217-1222.