A/Prof. Wenrong Yang

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env. Sciences

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

wenrong.yang@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72932

Research interests

1. Nano Bioelectronics
2. Electrochemistry of Carbon Nanomaterials
3.Chemistry of Self-Assembled Systems

Units taught

SLE155 - Chemistry for the Professional Sciences
SLE706 - Frontier Techniques in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology

Expertise

My major scientific expertise have focused on molecular-level modification of surfaces to impart desired functionality to the surfaces for use in nanoscale bioelectronics and biosensors.

Research groups

Student supervision

I am fortunate to have an excellent group of PhD and Honours students past and present. The PhD programs are listed below.

Current PhD students

1.Motilal Mathesh Shanmugam

Opening lids: Modulation of Lipase Immobilization by Graphene Oxides

2.Kirsteen Rachael Smith

Investigation of novel carbon fibre synthesis and peptide interactions

3. Zhen Liu

Surface Chemistry of Graphene Oxides

4. Na Kong

Real-Time Electrochemical Monitoring Covalent Bond Formation in Solution via Nanoparticle-Electrode Collisions

5. TEJASWINI RAMA B RAMAKRISH

Effect of support hydrophobicity on the activity of lipase

6. Wang Yin

Smart engineering of RNA aptamers for enhanced targeted cancer therapy

7. Qiuyu Xia

Preparation and Stabilisation of Omega-3 Concentrates

8. Lifen Chen

Multiplexed Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassays

 Completed

1. Dr. SUSHMA KALMODIA

Funtionalized gold nanoparticles for retinoblastoma cancer diagnosis and therapy

2. Dr. Xiaowei Dong

Development of Hierarchical Porous NiO-YSZ with Improved Mechanical Properties

3. MAHESH VAKA

Synthesis and characterisation of graphene hybrid nanoarchitechures for potential sensing applications

Publications

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2020

Improving the rate capability of ultrathin NiCo-LDH nanoflakes and FeOOH nanosheets on surface electrochemically modified graphite fibers for flexible asymmetric supercapacitors

B Yue, D Jia, J Tang, A Zhang, F Liu, T Chen, C Barrow, W Yang, J Liu

(2020), Vol. 560, pp. 237-246, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Homogeneous nickel metal-organic framework microspheres on reduced graphene oxide as novel electrode material for supercapacitors with outstanding performance

Yuxue Zhong, Xueying Cao, Liu Ying, Liang Cui, Colin Barrow, Wenrong Yang, Jingquan Liu

(2020), Vol. 561, pp. 265-274, Journal of colloid and interface science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Cobalt/nickel ions-assisted synthesis of laminated CuO nanospheres based on Cu(OH)2 nanorod arrays for high-performance supercapacitors

Aitang Zhang, Lijun Yue, Dedong Jia, Liang Cui, Di Wei, Weiguo Huang, Rui Liu, Ying Liu, Wenrong Yang, Jingquan Liu

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 2591-2600, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Flexible coaxial fiber-shaped asymmetric supercapacitors based on manganese, nickel co-substituted cobalt carbonate hydroxides

X Cao, Y Liu, Y Zhong, L Cui, A Zhang, J Razal, W Yang, J Liu

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 1837-1848, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

A self-enhanced and recyclable catalytic system constructed from magnetic bi-nano-bionic enzymes for real-time control of RAFT polymerization

M Liu, T Chen, J Cai, A Zhang, Y Liu, G Yan, C Barrow, W Yang, J Xu, J Liu

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 1301-1308, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Soft nanoarchitectonics for enantioselective biosensing

Jing Liu, Hong Zhou, Wenrong Yang, Katsuhiko Ariga

(2020), pp. 1-10, Accounts of Chemical Research, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Additive-Free MXene Liquid Crystals and Fibers

J Zhang, S Uzun, S Seyedin, P Lynch, B Akuzum, Z Wang, S Qin, M Alhabeb, C Shuck, W Lei, E Kumbur, W Yang, X Wang, G Dion, J Razal, Y Gogotsi

(2020), Vol. 6, pp. 254-265, ACS Central Science, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Hierarchical trimetallic sulfide FeCo2S4-NiCo2S4 nanosheet arrays supported on a Ti mesh: An efficient 3D bifunctional electrocatalyst for full water splitting

D Li, Z Liu, J Wang, B Liu, Y Qin, W Yang, J Liu

(2020), Vol. 340, pp. 1-9, Electrochimica Acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Facile fluorescence strategy for sensitive detection of microcystin-LR based on dsDNA-templated copper nanoclusters

Y Zhang, Y Lai, X Teng, S Pu, Z Yang, P Pang, H Wang, C Yang, W Yang, C Barrow

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1752-1758, Analytical Methods, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Scalable Manufacturing of Free?Standing, Strong Ti3C2Tx MXene Films with Outstanding Conductivity

Jizhen Zhang, Na Kong, Simge Uzun, Ariana Levitt, Shayan Seyedin, Peter Lynch, Si Qin, Meikang Han, Wenrong Yang, Jingquan Liu, Xungai Wang, Yury Gogotsi, Joselito Razal

(2020), pp. 1-9, Advanced Materials, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Defective carbon-doped boron nitride nanosheets for highly efficient electrocatalytic conversion of N2 to NH3

Z Liu, M Zhang, H Wang, D Cang, X Ji, B Liu, W Yang, D Li, J Liu

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 5278-5286, ACS sustainable chemistry and engineering, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Recent advancement of biosensor technology for the detection of microcystin-LR

P Pang, Y Lai, Y Zhang, H Wang, X Conlan, C Barrow, W Yang

(2020), Vol. 93, pp. 637-646, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, C1

journal article

Case studies on illegal production of ephedrine/pseudoephedrine within Fujian China

B Zhu, X Conlan, J Cao, L Meng, K Zheng, D Yang, W Yang

(2020), Vol. 312, pp. 1-8, Forensic science international, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Freezing titanium carbide aqueous dispersions for ultra-long-term storage

Jizhen Zhang, Na Kong, Dylan Hegh, Ken Usman, Guangwu Guan, Si Qin, Izabela Jurewicz, Wenrong Yang, Joselito Razal

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 34032-34040, ACS applied materials & interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article
2019

Anchovy oil microcapsule powders prepared using two-step complex coacervation between gelatin and sodium hexametaphosphate followed by spray drying

B Wang, B Adhikari, M Mathesh, W Yang, C Barrow

(2019), Vol. 358, pp. 68-78, Powder technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The TiO? (B) nano-belts with excellent performance prepared via alkaline stirring hydrothermal method and its application to remove 17?-ethynylestradiol

Lijun Luo, Lihong Xia, Wei Tan, Junhong Li, Colin Barrow, Wenrong Yang, Hongbin Wang, Li Shu

(2019), Vol. 26, pp. 34018-34026, Environmental science and pollution research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

The comparative study of two reusable phosphotungstic acid salts/reduced graphene oxides composites with enhanced photocatalytic activity

Junhong Li, Lijun Luo, Wei Tan, Hongbin Wang, Min Yang, Fengzhi Jiang, Wenrong Yang

(2019), Vol. 26, pp. 34248-34260, Environmental science and pollution research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Highly conductive Ti3 C2 Tx MXene hybrid fibers for flexible and elastic fiber-shaped supercapacitors

Jizhen Zhang, Shayan Seyedin, Si Qin, Zhiyu Wang, Sepehr Moradi, Fangli Yang, Peter Lynch, Wenrong Yang, Jingquan Liu, Xungai Wang, Joselito Razal

(2019), pp. 1-9, Small, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Boron radicals identified as the source of the unexpected catalysis by boron nitride nanosheets

Zhen Liu, Jingquan Liu, Srikanth Mateti, Chunmei Zhang, Yingxin Zhang, Lifen Chen, Jianmei Wang, Hongbin Wang, Egan Doeven, Paul Francis, Colin Barrow, Aijun Du, Ying Chen, Wenrong Yang

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 1394-1402, ACS nano, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Nanogold flower-inspired nanoarchitectonics enables enhanced light-to-heat conversion ability for rapid and targeted chemo-photothermal therapy of a tumor

Jing Liu, Fenfen Zhai, Hong Zhou, Wenrong Yang, Shusheng Zhang

(2019), Vol. 8, Advanced healthcare materials, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal article

Reverse synthesis of star anise-like cobalt doped Cu-MOF/Cu2+1O hybrid materials based on a Cu(OH)2 precursor for high performance supercapacitors

X Cao, L Cui, B Liu, Y Liu, D Jia, W Yang, J Razal, J Liu

(2019), Vol. 7, pp. 3815-3827, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Electrochemical selective detection of carnitine enantiomers coupling copper ion dependent DNAzyme with DNA assistant hybridization chain reaction

F Zhai, Q Yu, H Zhou, J Liu, W Yang, J You

(2019), Vol. 837, pp. 137-142, Journal of electroanalytical chemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Investigating the mechanism for the enhanced oxidation stability of microencapsulated omega-3 concentrates

Qiuyu Xia, Taiwo Akanbi, Bo Wang, Rui Li, Wenrong Yang, Colin Barrow

(2019), Vol. 17, Marine drugs, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Screen-printable films of graphene/CoS2/Ni3S4 composites for flexible and arbitrary-shaped all-solid-state hybrid supercapacitor device

D Jiang, H Liang, W Yang, Y Liu, X Cao, J Zhang, C Li, J Liu, J Gooding

(2019), Vol. 146, pp. 557-567, Carbon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Fabrication of cobaltosic oxide nanoparticle-doped 3?D MXene/Graphene hybrid porous aerogels for all-solid-state supercapacitors

Rui Liu, Aitang Zhang, Jianguo Tang, Jinmi Tian, Weiguo Huang, Jintao Cai, Colin Barrow, Wenrong Yang, Jingquan Liu

(2019), Vol. 25, pp. 5547-5554, Chemistry, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal article

Fast and scalable wet-spinning of highly conductive PEDOT:PSS fibers enables versatile applications

J Zhang, S Seyedin, S Qin, P Lynch, Z Wang, W Yang, X Wang, J Razal

(2019), Vol. 7, pp. 6401-6410, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Gold nanoparticles modulate the crosstalk between macrophages and periodontal ligament cells for periodontitis treatment

Can Ni, Jing Zhou, Na Kong, Tianying Bian, Yangheng Zhang, Xiaofeng Huang, Yin Xiao, Wenrong Yang, Fuhua Yan

(2019), Vol. 206, pp. 115-132, Biomaterials, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Benchmarking three ruthenium phosphide phases for electrocatalysis of the hydrogen evolution reaction: experimental and theoretical insights

Tingting Liu, Jianmei Wang, Changyin Zhong, Shiyu Lu, Wenrong Yang, Jian Liu, Weihua Hu, Chang Li

(2019), Vol. 25, pp. 7826-7830, Chemistry, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal article

The influence of 2D nanomaterials on electron transfer across molecular thin films

N Kong, S Zhang, J Liu, J Wang, Z Liu, H Wang, J Liu, W Yang

(2019), Vol. 4, pp. 431-436, Molecular systems design and engineering, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

MOF derived Ni-Co-S nanosheets on electrochemically activated carbon cloth via an etching/ion exchange method for wearable hybrid supercapacitors

W Zhao, Y Zheng, L Cui, D Jia, D Wei, R Zheng, C Barrow, W Yang, J Liu

(2019), Vol. 371, pp. 461-469, Chemical engineering journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Insight into catalytic mechanisms for the reduction of nitrophenol via heterojunctions of gold nanoclusters on 2D boron nitride nanosheets

B Liu, S Yan, A Zhang, Z Song, Q Sun, B Huo, W Yang, C Barrow, J Liu

(2019), Vol. 5, pp. 784-791, ChemNanoMat, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Enzyme-free fluorescent detection of microcystin-LR using hairpin DNA-templated copper nanoclusters as signal indicator

Yanli Zhang, Zhenyu Zhu, Xia Teng, Yanqiong Lai, Shaofu Pu, Pengfei Pang, Hongbin Wang, Chun Yang, Colin Barrow, Wenrong Yang

(2019), Vol. 202, pp. 279-284, Talanta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Lipase-catalysed synthesis of palm oil-omega-3 structured lipids

Q Xia, T Akanbi, R Li, B Wang, W Yang, C Barrow

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 3142-3149, Food and function, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Immobilisation of microperoxidase-11 into layered MoO3 for applications of enzymatic conversion

Y Wang, S Zhang, E Haque, B Zhang, J Ou, J Liu, Z Liu, Y Li, W Gao, F Haque, K Xu, H Wang, D Cahill, L Kong, W Yang

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 185-192, Applied materials today, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Zn-Ni-Co trimetallic carbonate hydroxide nanothorns branched on Cu(OH)2 nanorods array based on Cu foam for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors

Y Liu, X Cao, L Cui, Y Zhong, R Zheng, D Wei, C Barrow, J Razal, W Yang, J Liu

(2019), Vol. 437, pp. 1-9, Journal of power sources, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Double stranded DNA-templated copper nanoclusters as a novel fluorescent probe for label-free detection of rutin

Y Lai, X Teng, Y Zhang, H Wang, P Pang, C Yang, C Barrow, W Yang

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 3584-3589, Analytical methods, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

The comparative study of two kinds of ?-Bi2O3/TiO2 binary composite and their removal of 17?-ethynylestradiol

Miao Shi, Lijun Luo, Jianhui Dai, Lihong Xia, Junhong Long, Wenrong Yang, Hongbin Wang, Li Shu

(2019), pp. 1-10, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article
2018

Biocompatibility of boron nitride nanosheets

S Mateti, C Wong, Z Liu, W Yang, Y Li, L Li, Y Chen

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 334-342, Nano research, Beijing, China, C1

journal article

Hierarchical coral-like NiMoS nanohybrids as highly efficient bifunctional electrocatalysts for overall urea electrolysis

X Wang, J Wang, X Sun, S Wei, L Cui, W Yang, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 988-996, Nano research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Monitoring acid-base, precipitation, complexation and redox titrations by a capacitively coupled contactless conductivity detector

X Zhang, M Huang, J Zhao, J Liu, W Yang, K Qu

(2018), Vol. 116, pp. 458-463, Measurement, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Superelastic and arbitrary-shaped graphene aerogels with sacrificial skeleton of melamine foam for varied applications

C Li, D Jiang, H Liang, B Huo, C Liu, W Yang, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 28, pp. 1-9, Advanced functional materials, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Design of enzyme micelles with controllable concavo-convex micromorphologies for highly enhanced stability and catalytical activity

T Chen, Y Xu, W Yang, A Li, Y Wang, J Sun, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-9, Macromolecular bioscience, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

A bunch-like copper oxide nanowire array as an efficient, durable, and economical catalyst for the methanolysis of ammonia borane

L Cui, X Cao, X Sun, W Yang, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 710-715, Chemcatchem, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Human ?-defensin 3-combined gold nanoparticles for enhancement of osteogenic differentiation of human periodontal ligament cells in inflammatory microenvironments

J Zhou, Y Zhang, L Li, H Fu, W Yang, F Yan

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 555-567, International journal of nanomedicine, Macclesfield, Eng., C1

journal article

Monitoring the dynamic process of formation of plasmonic molecular junctions during single nanoparticle collisions

J Guo, J Pan, S Chang, X Wang, N Kong, W Yang, J He

(2018), Vol. 14, pp. 1-8, Small, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

An efficient solvent- and catalyst-free synthesis of bicyclic pyridones with high molecular diversity via cascade reaction

H Fu, H Wang, L Yang, W Yang, C Huang

(2018), Vol. 96, pp. 311-323, Heterocycles, Tokyo, Japan, C1

journal article

Switching off the interactions between graphene oxide and doxorubicin using vitamin C: combining simplicity and efficiency in drug delivery

Z Liu, J Liu, T Wang, Q Li, P Francis, C Barrow, W Duan, W Yang

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 1251-1259, Journal of materials chemistry B, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Controlling enzyme function through immobilisation on graphene, graphene derivatives and other two dimensional nanomaterials

T Bangalore Ramakrishna, T Nalder, W Yang, S Marshall, C Barrow

(2018), Vol. 2018, pp. 3200-3218, Journal of materials chemistry b, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Ultrasensitive enzyme-free electrochemical immunosensor for microcystin-LR using molybdenum disulfide/gold nanoclusters nanocomposites as platform and Au@Pt core-shell nanoparticles as signal enhancer

P Pang, X Teng, M Chen, Y Zhang, H Wang, C Yang, W Yang, C Barrow

(2018), Vol. 266, pp. 400-407, Sensors and actuators B: chemical, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Simultaneously 'pushing' and 'pulling' graphene oxide into low-polar solvents through a designed interface

Z Liu, J Liu, Y Wang, J Razal, P Francis, M Biggs, C Barrow, W Yang

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 1-9, Nanotechnology, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

One-step electrochemical strategy for in-situ synthesis of S,N-codoped graphene as metal-free catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction

F Liu, F Niu, T Chen, J Han, Z Liu, W Yang, Y Xu, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 134, pp. 316-325, Carbon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

In situ generation of CoS1.097 nanoparticles on S/N co-doped graphene/carbonized foam for mechanically tough and flexible all solid-state supercapacitors

D Jiang, H Liang, Y Liu, Y Zheng, C Li, W Yang, C Barrow, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 11966-11977, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Nickel-borate/reduced graphene oxide nanohybrid: a robust and efficient electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution reaction in alkaline and near neutral media

X Cao, L Cui, X Wang, W Yang, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 2826-2832, Chemcatchem, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Quantifying graphene oxide reduction using spectroscopic techniques: a chemometric analysis

Tejaswini Ramakrishna, Daniel Killeen, Tim Nalder, Susan Marshall, Wenrong Yang, Colin Barrow

(2018), Vol. 72, pp. 1764-1773, Applied spectroscopy, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Study on the adsorption/degradation of Rhodamine B by Fenton-like reagent based on carbon nanotubes

T Zhao, M Yang, M Bai, C Barrow, W Yang, W Tan, H Wang

(2018), Vol. 127, pp. 313-324, Desalination and water treatment, Hopkinton, Mass., C1

journal article

A sensitive electrochemical assay for T4 polynucleotide kinase activity based on titanium dioxide nanotubes and a rolling circle amplification strategy

Y Zhang, X Fang, Z Zhu, Y Lai, C Xu, P Pang, H Wang, C Yang, C Barrow, W Yang

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 38436-38444, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

One-side non-covalent modification of CVD graphene sheet using pyrene-terminated PNIPAAm generated via RAFT polymerization for the fabrication of thermo-responsive actuators

D Jiang, H Zhu, W Yang, L Cui, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 239, pp. 193-202, Sensors and actuators B: chemical, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Monolithically integrated CoP nanowire array: an on/off switch for effective on-demand hydrogen generation via hydrolysis of NaBH4 and NH3BH3

L Cui, Y Xu, L Niu, W Yang, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 595-604, Nano research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Graphene-oxide-based enzyme nanoarchitectonics for substrate channeling

M Mathesh Shanmugam, J Liu, C Barrow, W Yang

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 304-311, Chemistry - a European journal, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A novel method to decorate Au clusters onto graphene via a mild co-reduction process for ultrahigh catalytic activity

Z Song, W Li, F Niu, Y Xu, L Niu, W Yang, Y Wang, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 230-239, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Electrochemical biosensor for silver ions based on amplification of DNA-Au bio-bar codes and silver enhancement

Y Zhang, H Li, J Xie, M Chen, D Zhang, P Pang, H Wang, Z Wu, W Yang

(2017), Vol. 785, pp. 117-124, Journal of electroanalytical chemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Self-supported Cu(OH)?@Co?CO?(OH)? core-shell nanowire array as a robust catalyst for ammonia-borane hydrolysis

J Wang, X Ma, W Yang, X Sun, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 28, pp. 1-7, Nanotechnology, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

Direct transfer of graphene and application in low-voltage hybrid transistors

H Zhu, A Liu, F Shan, W Yang, C Barrow, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 2172-2179, RSC advances, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A molybdenum disulfide/gold nanorod composite-based electrochemical immunosensor for sensitive and quantitative detection of microcystin-LR in environmental samples

Y Zhang, M Chen, H Li, F Yan, P Pang, H Wang, Z Wu, W Yang

(2017), Vol. 244, pp. 606-615, Sensors and actuators B: chemical, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Wafer-scale fabrication of a Cu/graphene double-nanocap array for surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates

H Zhu, A Liu, D Li, Y Zhang, X Wang, W Yang, J Gooding, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 53, pp. 3273-3276, Chemical communications, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Size-dependent effects of gold nanoparticles on osteogenic differentiation of human periodontal ligament progenitor cells

Y Zhang, N Kong, Y Zhang, W Yang, F Yan

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1214-1224, Theranostics, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Electrochemical evidences of chiral molecule recognition using L/D-cysteine modified gold electrodes

F Yang, N Kong, X Conlan, H Wang, C Barrow, F Yan, J Guo, W Yang

(2017), Vol. 237, pp. 22-28, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Simple and cost-effective determination of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride by electrical micro-titration

X Zhang, M Huang, Q Yang, D Ding, J Zhao, W Yang, K Qu

(2017), Vol. 28, pp. 1406-1412, Chinese chemical letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The influence of inflammatory cytokines on the proliferation and osteoblastic differentiation of MSCs

J Liu, B Chen, F Yan, W Yang

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 401-408, Current stem cell research & therapy, Beijing, China, C1

journal article

Co-reactant electrogenerated chemiluminescence of iridium(III) complexes containing an acetylacetonate ligand

L Chen, E Doeven, D Wilson, E Kerr, D Hayne, C Hogan, W Yang, T Pham, P Francis

(2017), Vol. 4, pp. 1797-1808, Chemelectrochem, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Ultrasensitive electrochemical biosensor for silver ion based on magnetic nanoparticles labeling with hybridization chain reaction amplification strategy

Y Zhang, H Li, M Chen, X Fang, P Pang, H Wang, Z Wu, W Yang

(2017), Vol. 249, pp. 431-438, Sensors and actuators, b: chemical, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

TiO2@ phenyl-functionalized mesoporous silica for removal of bisphenol A from water

L Luo, W Tan, H Xong, C Barrow, P He, W Yang, H Wang

(2017), Vol. 72, pp. 182-189, Desalination and water treatment, Hopkinton, Mass., C1

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CoS? nanoneedle array on Ti mesh: a stable and efficient bifunctional electrocatalyst for urea-assisted electrolytic hydrogen production

S Wei, X Wang, J Wang, X Sun, L Cui, W Yang, Y Zheng, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 246, pp. 776-782, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Microencapsulation of lipase produced omega-3 concentrates resulted in complex coacervates with unexpectedly high oxidative stability

Q Xia, B Wang, T Akanbi, R Li, W Yang, B Adhikari, C Barrow

(2017), Vol. 35, pp. 499-506, Journal of functional foods, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Fabrication of an arbitrary-shaped and nitrogen-doped graphene aerogel for highly compressible all solid-state supercapacitors

D Jiang, C Li, W Yang, J Zhang, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 18684-18690, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Transforming doxorubicin into a cancer stem cell killer via EpCAM aptamer-mediated delivery

D Xiang, S Shigdar, A Bean, M Bruce, W Yang, M Mathesh, T Wang, W Yin, P Tran, H Shamaileh, R Barrero, P Zhang, Y Li, L Kong, K Liu, S Zhou, Y Hou, A He, W Duan

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 4071-4086, Theranostics, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

A simple and large-scale method to prepare flexible hollow graphene fibers for a high-performance all-solid fiber supercapacitor

D Jiang, J Zhang, C Li, W Yang, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 11792-11799, New journal of chemistry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Effect of different binders on the electrochemical performance of metal oxide anode for lithium-ion batteries

R Wang, L Feng, W Yang, Y Zhang, Y Zhang, W Bai, B Liu, W Zhang, Y Chuan, Z Zheng, H Guan

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 1-11, Nanoscale research letters, Seacaucus, N.J., C1

journal article

MXene: a potential candidate for yarn supercapacitors

J Zhang, S Seyedin, Z Gu, W Yang, X Wang, J Razal

(2017), Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Recent advances in cobalt phosphide based materials for energy-related applications

J Wang, Z Liu, Y Zheng, L Cui, W Yang, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 22913-22932, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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DNAzyme based nanomachine for in situ detection of microRNA in living cells

J Liu, M Cui, H Zhou, W Yang

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 1847-1853, ACS sensors, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Characterization and molecular mechanism of peptide-conjugated gold nanoparticle inhibiting p53-HDM2 interaction in retinoblastoma

S Kalmodia, S Parameswaran, K Ganapathy, W Yang, C Barrow, J Kanwar, K Roy, M Vasudevan, K Kulkarni, S Elchuri, S Krishnakumar

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 349-364, Molecular therapy - nucleic acids, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2016

A Pb2+-ion electrochemical biosensor based on single-stranded DNAzyme catalytic beacon

Y Zhang, S Xiao, H Li, H Liu, P Pang, H Wang, Z Wu, W Yang

(2016), Vol. 222, pp. 1083-1089, Sensors and actuators B: chemical, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Preparation and adsorption of phosphorus by new heteropolyacid salt-lanthanum oxide composites

T Wei, L Guizhen, W Tianli, Y Min, P Jinhui, C Barrow, W Yang, H Wang

(2016), Vol. 57, pp. 7874-7880, Desalination and water treatment, London, Eng., C1

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A novel graphene nanodots inlaid porous gold electrode for electrochemically controlled drug release

J Wang, P Yang, M Cao, N Kong, W Yang, S Sun, Y Meng, J Liu

(2016), Vol. 147, pp. 184-192, Talanta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

On-site determination of Pb2+ and Cd2+ in seawater by double stripping voltammetry with bismuth-modified working electrodes

X Zhang, Y Zhang, D Ding, J Zhao, J Liu, W Yang, K Qu

(2016), Vol. 126, pp. 280-286, Microchemical journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

One-step preparation of graphene nanosheets via ball milling of graphite and the application in lithium-ion batteries

H Zhu, Y Cao, J Zhang, W Zhang, Y Xu, J Guo, W Yang, J Liu

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 3675-3683, Journal of materials science, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Bio-conjugation of antioxidant peptide on surface-modified gold nanoparticles: a novel approach to enhance the radical scavenging property in cancer cell

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Using molecular level modification to tune the conductivity of graphene papers

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Diatoms: Self assembled silica nanostructures, and templates for bio/chemical sensors and biomimetic membranes

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Graphene and related materials in electrochemical sensing

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Carbon nanomaterials in biosensors: Should you use nanotubes or graphene

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Step by step fabrication and characterization of Au (111) exposed single crystals

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Acetylene plasma polymerized surfaces for covalent immobilization of dense bioactive protein monolayers

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Ionic Liquid-Assisted Synthesis of Polyaniline/Gold Nanocomposite and Its Biocatalytic Application

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Stepwise synthesis of Gly-Gly-His on gold surfaces modified with mixed Self-assembled monolayers

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Analysis of Self-Assembled Monolayer Interfaces by Electrospray Mass Spectrometry: A Gentle Approach

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Protein electrochemistry using aligned carbon nanotube arrays

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(2003), Vol. 15, pp. 81-96, Electroanalysis, C1-1

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Evidence for the direct interaction between methylene blue and guanine bases using DNA-modified carbon paste electrodes

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Biomimetic sensors for the detection of metal ions

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(2002), Vol. 69, pp. 8-10, Chemistry in Australia, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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W Yang, J Gooding, D Hibbert

(2001), Vol. 126, pp. 1573-1577, Analyst, C1-1

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Bioanalytical experiments for the undergraduate laboratory: Monitoring glucose in sports drinks

J Gooding, W Yang, M Situmorang

(2001), Vol. 78, pp. 788-790, Journal of Chemical Education, C1-1

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(2001), Vol. 17, pp. 3-9, Analytical Sciences, C1-1

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Australian Competitive Grants

Self-assembling nanoporous graphene with dialable pore sizes for green energy production

Prof Mark Biggs, A/Prof Wenrong Yang

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2015: $41,509
  • 2014: $42,269
  • 2013: $39,132

Thermal Conductive Boron Nitride Nanosheets

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Luhua Li, A/Prof Wenrong Yang

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2020: $128,032
  • 2019: $165,485

Industry and Other Funding

Understanding and improving lipase immobilisation - Na Kong

A/Prof Wenrong Yang

  • 2017: $60,000

New nanotechnology-based methods for the extraction, detection and purification of cannabisdiol.

A/Prof Wenrong Yang

  • 2019: $78,106

A new nanotechnology based method for water soluble cannabisdiol.

A/Prof Wenrong Yang

  • 2020: $15,000
  • 2019: $25,000

Other Funding Sources

Advanced Synthesis System for Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Luhua Li, Prof Dan Li, Dr Qiaoliang Bao, Prof Huanting Wang, A/Prof Wenlong Cheng, A/Prof Jung Ho Kim, Dr Danyang Wang, Prof Joselito Razal, A/Prof Wenrong Yang, Prof Arnan Mitchell

  • 2016: $437,900

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Na Kong

Thesis entitled: Single-molecule electrochemistry: from the design of nanostructured electrodes to the formation of chemical bonds

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2018

Zhen Liu

Thesis entitled: Probing the surface chemistry of two-dimensional nanomaterials

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2016

Motilal Mathesh Shanmugam

Thesis entitled: Enzyme Architectonics on Graphene Oxides

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2015

Mahesh Vaka

Thesis entitled: Synthesis and characterisation of graphene hybrid nanoarchitechures for potential sensing applications

Master of Science (Biology & Chemistry), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Sushma Kalmodia

Thesis entitled: Funtionalized gold nanoparticles for retinoblastoma cancer diagnosis and therapy

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2020

Hridika Talukder Barua

Thesis entitled: Development of a novel exosome-based liquid biopsy assay for early detection of pancreatic cancer

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2019

. Tejaswini Rama B Ramakrishna

Thesis entitled: Strategies to control lipase activity and selectivity

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Lifen Chen

Thesis entitled: Novel iridium(III) complexes for electrogenerated chemiluminescence labelling and detection

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2018

Qiuyu Xia

Thesis entitled: Preparation and Stabilisation of Omega-3 Concentrates

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Wang Yin

Thesis entitled: Novel strategies to overcome drug resistance in liver cancer

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2015

Xiaowei Dong

Thesis entitled: Development of Hierarchical Porous NiO-YSZ with Improved Mechanical Properties

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Dongxi Xiang

Thesis entitled: Developing RNA aptamer technology for targeting cancer stem cells

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine