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BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS
(Note: An asterisk (*) denotes that the author is a corresponding author.)

          Prior to Joining the Faculty at SDSM&T

  1. Hao Fong and Darrell H. Reneker*. In Structure Formation in Polymeric Fibers: Chapter 6, Electrospinning and Formation of Nanofibers, David R. Salem, Editor, Hanser Gardner Publications (ISBN: 1-56990-306-9), Carl Hanser Verlag (ISBN: 3-446-18203-9), 2001, pp. 225-246.
  2. Derek M. Lincoln, Hao Fong, and Richard A. Vaia*. In Defense Applications of Nanomaterials: Chapter 6, Nanocomposites for Extreme Environments, Andrzej W. Miziolek, Shashi P. Karna, Matthew J. Mauro, Richard A. Vaia, Editors, American Chemical Society Publishers (ISBN: 9-780841-238060), Washington, DC, 2005, pp. 82-101.

    After Joining the Faculty at SDSM&T

  3. Darrell H. Reneker* and Hao Fong*. In Polymeric Nanofibers: Chapter 1: Polymeric Nanofibers: Introduction, Darrell H. Reneker and Hao Fong, Editors, American Chemical Society Publishers (ISBN-13: 978-0-8412-3919-7, ISBN-10: 0-8412-3919-3), Washington, DC, 2006, pp. 1-6.
  4. Hao Fong* and Darrell H. Reneker*. In Polymeric Nanofibers: Chapter 20: Investigation of the Formation of Carbon and Graphite Nanofiber from Mesophase Pitch Nanofiber Precursor, Darrell H. Reneker and Hao Fong, Editors, American Chemical Society Publishers (ISBN-13: 978-0-8412-3919-7, ISBN-10: 0-8412-3919-3), Washington, DC, 2006, pp. 285-299.
  5. Hao Fong*. In Polymeric Nanostructures and Their Applications, Volume 2: Applications: Chapter 11, Electrospun Polymer, Ceramic, Carbon/Graphite Nanofibers and Their Applications, Hari S. Nalwa Editor, American Scientific Publishers (ISBN: 1-58883-070-5), 2007, pp. 451-474.
  6. David M. Cowles, Yi Gao, Sriramaraju Sagi, Lifeng Zhang, Yiliang Liao, and Hao Fong*. In Glass Materials Research Progress: Chapter 2: Electrospun Nano-Scaled Glass Fibers and Their Reinforced Dental Composites, Jonas C. Wolf and Luke Lange, Editors, Nova Science Publishers (ISBN: 978-1-60456-578-2), 2008, pp. 39-59.
  7. Todd J. Menkhaus*, Lifeng Zhang, and Hao Fong*. In Handbook of Membrane Research: Properties, Performance and Applications: Chapter 3: Applications of Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes for Bioseparations, Stephan V. Gorley, Editor, Nova Science Publishers (ISBN: 978-1-60741-638-8), 2009, pp.105-135.
  8. Todd J. Menkhaus, Lifeng Zhang, and Hao Fong. Applications of Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes for Bioseparations. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, NY (ISBN: 978-1-60876-782-3), 2010.
  9. Matthew J. Little and Hao Fong. Dental Composites with Nano-Scaled Fillers.Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, NY (ISBN: 978-1-61761-299-2), 2010.
  10. Matthew J. Little and Hao Fong*. In Dental Composites: Chapter 3: Dental Composites with Nano-Scaled Fillers, Frederick C. Calhoun, Editor, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, NY (ISBN: 978-1-61728-933-0), 2011, pp. 85-114.
  11. Lifeng Zhang*, Ajit Kelkar, Zhengtao Zhu, Hao Fong*. In Nanofibers: Synthesis, Properties and Applications: Chapter X: Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Nanofibers Surface-Functionalized with Amidoxime Groups and Their Applications, Frank Columbus, Editor, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, NY, (ISBN: 978-1-62257-085-0), 2012, pp. 91-110.
  12. Qi Chen, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*. In Nanotechnology (Series) Volume 2: Synthesis and Characterization: Chapter 18: Hybrid Multi-scale Epoxy Composites Reinforced by Conventional Microfiber Fabrics and Electrospun Nanofibers, Shishir Sinha, and Naveen K. Navani, Editors, Studium Press LLC, Houston, TX (ISBN: 1-62699-002-6), 2013, pp. 523-556.
  13. Ganji Zhong*, Lei Zhu, and Hao Fong.  In Nanodroplets, Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology (Series), Volume 18: Chapter 2: Nanodroplet Formations in Electrospun Fibers of Immiscible Polymer Blends and Their Effects on Fractionated Crystallization, Zhiming M. Wang, Editor, Springer, New York, NY (ISBN 978-1-4614-9471-3), 2013, pp. 25-50.
  14. Lifeng Zhang* and Hao Fong*.  In Supercapacitors: Electrochemical Properties, Applications and Technologies (in the series of Chemical Engineering Methods and Technology), Chapter 2: Sustainable Electrode Materials Made from Electrospun Alkali Lignin-Based Carbon Nanofibers for High Performance Supercapacitors, Cindy D. Mullan, Editor, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, NY (ISBN: 978-1-63321-020-2), 2014, pp. 33-55.
  15. Lifeng Zhang* and Hao Fong*.  In Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications, Chapter 12: Multiscale Galss Fiber-Reinforced Composite Developed from Epoxy Resin Containing Electrospun Glass Nanofibers, Ajit D. Kelkar, Daniel J.C. Herr, and James G. Ryan, Editors, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL (ISBN-13: 978-1-4822-3119-9), 2014, pp. 201-223.
  16. Yong Zhao, Xiaojing Ma, Zhao Wang, Tao Xu, Weidong Wu, and Hao Fong*.  In Electrospun Nanofibers: Chapter 18: Electrospun TiC/C Composite Nanofibrous Felt and Its Energy-Related Applications. Mehdi Afshari, Editor, in press.
  17. Xiaojing Ma, Fan Zheng, Yong Zhao, Xiaoxu Wang, Zhengtao Zhu*, and Hao Fong*.  In Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications: Chapter XX: Nanocomposite Structures Related to Electrospun Nanofibers for Highly Efficient and Cost-Effective Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.  Zhanhu Guo, Editor, in press.

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
(Note: An asterisk (*) denotes that the author is a corresponding author.)

          Prior to Joining the Faculty at SDSM&T

  1. Hao Fong, Iksoo Chun, and Darrell H. Reneker*. “Beaded Nanofibers Formed During Electrospinning”, Polymer 40, 4585-4592, 1999.  (Note:  One of the top 10 “Most Cited” papers in the history of the journal; according to Google Scholar, this paper has been cited for 1907 times by September 9, 2016.)
  2. Iksoo Chun, Darrell H. Reneker*, Hao Fong, et. al. "Carbon Nanofibers from Polyacrylonitrile and Mesophase Pitch", Journal of Advanced Materials, 31 (1), 36-41, 1999.
  3. Hao Fong and Darrell H. Reneker*. “Elastomeric Nanofibers of SBS Triblock Copolymer”, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 37, 3488-3493, 1999.  (Note:  This paper has been featured as the Front Cover of this journal in the entire year of 2000.)
  4. Darrell H. Reneker*, Alex L. Yarin*, Hao Fong, and Sureeporn Koombhongse. “Bending Instability of Electrically Charged Liquid Jets of Polymer Solutions in Electrospinning”, Journal of Applied Physics, 87(9), 4531-4547, 2000.  (Note:  According to Google Scholar, this paper has been cited for 1992 times by September 9, 2016.)
  5. Zhihao Chen, Mark D. Foster*, Wensheng Zhou, Hao Fong, and Darrell H. Reneker. "Structure of Foly(ferrocenyldimethylsilane) in Electrospun Nanofibers", Macromolecules, 34 (18), 6156-6158, 2001.
  6. Hao Fong, Richard A. Vaia*, et. al. "Formation of Self Generating Inorganic Passivation Layer on Nylon 6/Layered Silicate Nanocomposite", Chemistry of Materials, 13, 4123-4129, 2001.
  7. Hao Fong, Weidong Liu, Chyi-Shan Wang, and Richard A. Vaia*. "Generation of Electrospun Fibers of Nylon 6 and Nylon 6-Montmorillonite Nanocomposite", Polymer, 43, 775-780, 2002.
  8. Zhichuan Wu*, Tingxian Tao, Xueqian Wang, Xu Cao, Songmei Bi, and Hao Fong. “Synthesis of Polyvinyl Acetate Complexes with Fe (III), Co (II), and Ni (II) Ions”, Chinese Journal of Applied Chemistry, 21(4), 352-356, 2004.
  9. Hao Fong, Xinhong Wu, Desheng Xu, and Dayin Hou*. “Nanotechnology and High Performance Fibers”. Journal of Anhui University of Science and Technology, 19(4), 1-5, 2004.
  10. Zhichuan Wu*, Xueqian Wang, Tingxian Tao, Songhai Bi, and Hao Fong. “Preparation and Properties of the Polyacrylonitrile Nanofibers Chelated with Metal Ions”, Journal of Textile Research, 25(6), 36-38, 2004.

    After Joining the Faculty at SDSM&T

  11. Hao Fong*. "Electrospun Nylon6 Nanofiber Reinforced Bis-GMA/TEGDMA Dental Restorative Composite Resins", Polymer, 45, 2427-2432, 2004.
  12. Hao Fong*. "Investigation of the Influence of Water in the Dental Restorative Composites", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 94, 492-502, 2004.
  13. Hao Fong*, Sabine H. Dickens, and Glenn M. Flaim. "Evaluation of Dental Restorative Composites Containing Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Methacrylate", Dental Materials, 21, 520-529, 2005.
  14. Zhichuan Wu*, Xueqian Wang, Tingxian Tao, Yudong Zhang, Yi Liu, and Hao Fong*. "Synthesis and Luminescence Studies of Poly (Vinyl Acetate)- Eu (III) Coordination Compound", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 103, 3617-3622, 2007.
  15. Ming Tian, Yi Gao, Yi Liu, Yiliang Liao, Riwen Xu, Nyle E. Hedin, and Hao Fong*. "BIS-GMA/TEGDMA Dental Composites Reinforced with Electrospun Nylon 6 Nanocomposite Nanofibers Containing highly Aligned Fibrillar Silicate Single Crystals", Polymer, 48, 2720-2728, 2007.
  16. Yi Liu, Li Cui, Fangxiao Guan, Yi Gao, Nyle E. Hedin, Lei Zhu*, and Hao Fong*. "Crystalline Morphology and Polymorphic Phase Transitions in Electrospun Nylon-6 Nanofibers", Macromolecules, 40, 6283-6290, 2007.
  17. Xiu-Ying Zhao, Ping Xiang, Ming Tian, Hao Fong*, Riguang Jin, and Li-Qun Zhang*. "Nitrile Butadiene Rubber/Hindered Phenol Nanocomposites with Improved Strength and High Damping Performance", Polymer, 48, 6056-6063, 2007.
  18. Ming Tian, Yi Gao, Yi Liu, Yiliang Liao, Nyle E. Hedin, and Hao Fong*. "Fabrication and Evaluation of BIS-GMA/TEGDMA Dental Resins/Composites Containing Nano-Fibrillar Silicate", Dental Materials, 24, 235-243, 2008.
  19. Yi Liu, Sriramaraju Sagi, Ramya Chandrasekar, Lifeng Zhang, Nyle E. Hedin, and Hao Fong*. "Preparation and Characterization of Electrospun SiO2 Nanofibers". Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8, 1528-1536, 2008.
  20. Lifeng Zhang, Todd J. Menkhaus*, and Hao Fong*. "Fabrication and Bioseparation Studies of Innovative Adsorptive Nanofelts Made from Electrospun Cellulose Acetate Nanofibers", Journal of Membrane Science, 319, 176-184, 2008.
  21. Yi Liu, Nyle E. Hedin, and Hao Fong*. "Polycarbonate/Poly (methyl methacrylate) Nanofiber Composites with Improved Impact Strength". Journal of Advanced Materials, 40 (3), 33-42, 2008.
  22. Yi Gao, Sriramaraju Sagi, Lifeng Zhang, Yiliang Liao, David M. Cowles and Hao Fong*. "Electrospun Nano-Scaled Glass Fiber Reinforcement of Bis-GMA/TEGDMA Dental Composites". Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 110, 2063-2070, 2008.
  23. Yiliang Liao, Lifeng Zhang, Yi Gao, Zheng-Tao Zhu*, and Hao Fong*. "Preparation, Characterization, and Encapsulation/Release Studies of a Composite Nanofiber Mat Electrospun from an Emulsion Containing Poly (Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid)". Polymer, 49, 5294-5299, 2008.
  24. Jie Liu*, Peixun Zhou, Lifeng Zhang, Zhaokun Ma, Jieying Liang, and Hao Fong*. "Thermo-Chemical Reactions Occurring during the Oxidative Stabilization of Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Precursor Nanofibers and the Resulting Structural Conversions". Carbon, 47 (4), 1087-1095, 2009.
  25. Lifeng Zhang, Jane Y. Howe, Yan Zhang, and Hao Fong*. "Synthesis and Characterization of Zirconium Tungstate Ultra-Thin Fibers". Crystal Growth and Design, 9 (2), 667-670, 2009.
  26. Jie Liu, Zhongren Yue, and Hao Fong*. "Continuous Nano-Scaled Carbon Fibers with Superior Mechanical Strength". Small, 5 (5), 536-542, 2009.
  27. Zhengtao Zhu*, Lifeng Zhang, Jane Howe, Yiliang Liao, Jordan Speidel, Steve Smith, and Hao Fong*. "Aligned Electrospun ZnO Nanofibers for Simple and Sensitive Ultraviolet Nanosensors". Chemical Communications, 18, 2568-2570, 2009.
  28. Ramya Chandrasekar, Jane Y. Howe, Lifeng Zhang and Hao Fong*. "Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun Titania Nanofibers". Journal of Materials Science, 44 (5), 1198-1205, 2009.
  29. Lifeng Zhang, Ramya Chandrasekar, Jane Y. Howe, Michael K. West, Nyle E. Hedin, William J. Arbegast*, and Hao Fong*. "TiO2 Nanoparticle Reinforced Aluminum 1100 Alloy Prepared from Electrospun TiO2 Nanofibers via Friction Stir Processing". ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 1 (5), 987-991, 2009.
  30. Zhengping Zhou, Chuilin Lai, Lifeng Zhang, Yong Qian, Haoqing Hou*, Darrell H. Reneker, Hao Fong*. "Development of Carbon Nanofibers from Aligned Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Nanofiber Bundles and Characterization of their Microstructural, Electrical, and Mechanical Properties". Polymer, 50 (13), 2999-3006, 2009.
  31. Zhengbing Cao, Xinbo Sun, Hao Fong*, and Yuyu Sun*. "Polymeric Silver Sulfadiazines as Non-leaching and Rechargeable Biocidal Polymers". Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 24, 350-367, 2009.
  32. Zhengtao Zhu*, Lifeng Zhang, Steve J. Smith, Hao Fong*, Yugang Sun, and David Gosztola "Fluorescence Studies of Electrospun MEH-PPV/PEO Nanofibers". Synthetic Metals, 159, 1454-1459, 2009.
  33. Lifeng Zhang, Perry Kopperstad, Michael West, Nyle Hedin, and Hao Fong*. "Generation of Polymer Ultrafine Fibers through Solution (Air-) Blowing". Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 114, 3479-3486, 2009.
  34. Yu Xie, Prakash Joshi, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, Youngjae You*, and Qiquan Qiao*. "Structural Effects of Core-Modified Porphyrins in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells". Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 13, 1-7, 2009.
  35. Xiaoqiang Li, Yan Su, Chuanglong He, Hongsheng Wang, Hao Fong, and Xiumei Mo*. "Sorbitan Monooleate and Poly(L-lactide-co-e -caprolactone) Electrospun Nanofibers for Endothelial Cell Interactions". Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, 91A (3), 878-885, 2009.
  36. Lifeng Zhang, Yi Gao, Qi Chen, Ming Tian*, and Hao Fong*. "Bis-GMA/TEGDMA Dental Composites Reinforced with Nano-Scaled Single Crystals of Fibrillar Silicate". Journal of Materials Science, 45, 2521-2524, 2010.
  37. Xiaoping Zhang, Shipeng Wen, Shui Hu, Qi Chen, Hao Fong, Liqun Zhang*, and Li Liu* "Luminescence Properties of Eu (III) Complex/ Polyvinylpyrrolidone Electrospun Nanofibers", Journal of Physical Chemistry, C, 114, 3898-3903, 2010.
  38. Xinbo Sun, Lifeng Zhang, Zhengbing Cao, Ying Deng, Li Liu, Hao Fong*, and Yuyu Sun*. "Electrospun Composite Nanofiber Fabrics Containing Uniformly Dispersed Antimicrobial Agents as an Innovative Type of Polymeric Materials with Superior Anti-Infective Efficacy". ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2 (4), 952-956, 2010.
  39. Zhengping Zhou, Kunming Liu, Chuilin Lai, Lifeng Zhang, Juanhua Li, Haoqing Hou*, Darrell H. Reneker, and Hao Fong*. "Graphitic Carbon Nanofibers Developed from Bundles of Aligned Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Nanofibers Containing Phosphoric Acid", Polymer, 51 (11), 2360-2367, 2010.
  40. Jie Liu*, Yuli Tian, Yujia Chen, Jieying Liang, Lifeng Zhang, and Hao Fong*. "A Surface Treatment Technique of Electrochemical Oxidation to Simultaneously Improve the Interfacial Bonding Strength and the Tensile Strength of PAN-Based Carbon Fibers". Materials Chemistry and Physics, 122 (2-3), 548-555, 2010.
  41. Todd J. Menkhaus*, Hemanthram Varadaraju, Lifeng Zhang, Steven Schneiderman, Stephany Bjustrom, Li Liu, and Hao Fong*. "Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes Surface Functionalized with 3D Nanolayers as an Innovative Type of Adsorption Medium with Ultra-High Capacity and Throughput", Chemical Communications, 46 (21), 3720-3722, 2010
  42. Shipeng Wen, Li Liu*, Lifeng Zhang, Qi Chen, Liqun Zhang, and Hao Fong*. "Hierarchical Electrospun SiO2 Nanofibers Containing SiO2 Nanoparticles with Controllable Surface-Roughness and/or Porosity", Materials Letters, 64 (13), 1517-1520, 2010.
  43. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Daren Davoux, Li Liu, David Galipeau, Hao Fong*, and Qiquan Qiao*.“Nanofiber/Nanoparticle Composites for Highly Efficient Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”, Energy & Environmental Science, 3,1507-1510,2010.
  44. Lifeng Zhang, Jianjun Hu,* Andrey A. Voevodin, and Hao Fong*. “Synthesis and Characterization of Continuous TiC Nanofibers and/or Nanoribbons through Electrospinning”, Nanoscale, 2, 1670-1673, 2010.
  45. Zhi-Chuan Wu*, Yong Zhang, Ting-Xian Tao, Lifeng Zhang, and Hao Fong*. “Silver Nanoparticles on Amidoxime Fibers for Photo-Catalytic Degradation of Organic Dyes in Waste Water”, Applied Surface Science, 257, 1092-1097, 2010.
  46. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Qiliang Chen, David Galipeau, Hao Fong*, and Qiquan Qiao*. “Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers as Low-Cost Counter Electrode for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2(12), 3572-3577, 2010.
  47. Kezhen Yin, Lifeng Zhang, Chuilin Lai, Lanlan Zhong, Steve Smith, Hao Fong*, and Zhengtao Zhu*. “Photoluminescence Anisotropy of Uni-axially Aligned Electrospun Conjugated Polymer Nanofibers of MEH-PPV and P3HT”.  Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 444-448, 2011.
  48. Chuilin Lai, Ganji Zhong, Zhongren Yue, Gui Chen, Lifeng Zhang, Ahmad Vakili, Ying Wang, Lei Zhu*, Jie Liu*, and Hao Fong*.  “Investigation of Post-Spinning Stretching Process on Morphological, Structural, and Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Copolymer Nanofibers”. Polymer, 52, 519-528, 2011.
  49. Ming Tian, Lili Su, Shi Yin, Qi Chen, Hao Fong*, and Liqun Zhang*.  Mechanical Properties and Reinforcement Mechanisms of Hydrogenated Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber Composites Containing Fibrillar Silicate Nanofibers and Short Aramid Microfibers”.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120(3), 1439-1447, 2011.
  50. Lifeng Zhang, Jie Luo, Todd J. Menkhaus, Hemanthram Varadaraju, Yuyu Sun*, and Hao Fong*.  Antimicrobial Nano-fibrous Membranes Developed from Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Nanofibers”.  Journal of Membrane Science, 369, 499-505, 2011.
  51. Yibing Cai, Huizhen Ke, Ju Dong, Qufu Wei*, Jiulong Lin, Yong Zhao, Lei Song, Yuan Hu, Fenglin Huang*, Weidong Gao, and Hao Fong.  Effects of Nano-SiO2 on Morphology, Thermal Energy Storage, Thermal Stability, and Combustion Properties of Electrospun Lauric acid/PET Ultrafine Composite Fibers as Form-Stable Phase Change Materials”.  Applied Energy, 88, 2106-2112, 2011.
  52. Sang-Bok Lee, Oyoung Choi, Wonoh Lee, Jin-Woo Yi, Byung-Sun Kim, Joon-Hyung Byun*, Myung-Keun Yoon, Hao Fong, Erik T. Thostenson, and Tsu-Wei Chou.  “Processing and Characterization of Multi-Scale Hybrid Composites Reinforced with Nanoscale Carbon Reinforcements and Carbon Fibers”.  Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 42, 337-344, 2011.
  53. Xiaoxu Wang, Sudeep Karanjit, Lifeng Zhang, Prakash Joshi, Hao Fong, Qiquan Qiao*, and Zhengtao Zhu*.  Transient Photo-Current and Photo-Voltage Studies on Charge Transport in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Made from the Composites of TiO2 Nanofibers and Nanoparticles”. Applied Physics Letters, 98, 082114 (3 pages), 2011.
  54. Laura Koepsell, Lifeng Zhang, Daniel Neufeld, Hao Fong*, and Ying Deng* “Electrospun Polycaprolactone Nano-fibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering of Annulus Fibrosus”, Macromolecular Bioscience, 11(3), 391-399, 2011.
  55. Ganji Zhong, Lifeng Zhang, Run Su, Ke Wang, Hao Fong*, and Lei Zhu*. “Understanding Polymorphism Formation in Electrospun Fibers of Immiscible Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Blends”, Polymer, 52, 2228-2237, 2011.
  56. Volker Presser, Lifeng Zhang, Junjie Niu, John McDonough, Hao Fong*, and Yury Gogotsi*.  “Flexible Nano-Felts of Carbide-Derived Carbon with Ultra-High Power Handling Capability”.  Advanced Energy Materials, 1(3), 423-430, 2011. (Note:  This paper has been featured as the frontispiece of this issue of the journal.)
  57. Ming Tian, Qinghua Hu, Haiyan Wu, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Liqun Zhang*. “Formation and Morphological Sustainability of Polybutadiene Rubber Fibers Prepared through Combination of Electrospinning and in-situ Photo-Crosslinking”. Materials Letters, 65(19-20), 3076-3079, 2011.
  58. Nyle Hedin, Vladimir Sobolev*, Lifeng Zhang, Zhengtao Zhu, and Hao Fong*. “Electric Properties of Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers”. Journal of Materials Science, 46(19), 6453-6456, 2011.
  59. Qi Chen, Lifeng Zhang, Arifur Rahman, Zhengping Zhou, Xiang-Fa Wu*, and Hao Fong*.  Hybrid Multi-scale Epoxy Composite Made of Conventional Carbon Fiber Fabrics with Interlaminar Regions Containing Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Mats”.  Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 42(12), 2036-2042, 2011.
  60. Nathan L. Netzer, Chao Qiu, Yongyi Zhang, Cuikun Lin, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, and Chaoyang Jiang*.  “Gold-Silver Bimetallic Porous Nanowires for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering”.  Chemical Communications, 47, 9606-9608, 2011.
  61. Zhengping Zhou, Xiang-Fa Wu*, Xueqin Gao, Long Jiang, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.  “Parameter Dependence of Conic Angle of Nanofibers during Electrospinning”.  Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 44, 435401 (6 pages), 2011.
  62. Hemanthram Varadaraju, Steven Schneiderman, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, and Todd J. Menkhaus*.  “Process and Economic Evaluation for Monoclonal Antibody Purification Using a Membrane-only Process”.  Biotechnology Progress, 27(5), 1297-1305, 2011.
  63. Laura Koepsell, Tyler Remund, Jing Bao, Daniel Neufeld, Hao Fong*, and Ying Deng*.  “Tissue Engineering of Annulus Fibrosus Using Electrospun Fibrous Scaffolds with Aligned Polycaprolactone Fibers”.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, 99A(4), 564-575, 2011.
  64. Steven Schneiderman, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Todd J. Menkhaus*.  “Surface-functionalized Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Mats as an Innovative Type of Protein Adsorption/Purification Medium with Elevated Capacity and High Throughput”.  Journal of Chromatography A, 1218(50), 8989-8995, 2011.
  65. Yibing Cai, Huizhen Ke, Tingting Zhang, Ju Dong, Hui Qiao, Honglei Wang, Zhangfei Xu, Qufu Wei*, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong* “Preparation, Morphology and Properties of Electrospun Lauric Acid/PET Form-Stable Phase Change Ultrafine Composite Fibres”.  Polymers & Polymer Composites, 19(9), 773-780, 2011.
  66. Ganji Zhong, Ke Wang, Lifeng Zhang, Zhong-Ming Li, Hao Fong*, and Lei Zhu*.  “Nanodroplet Formation and Exclusive Homogenously Nucleated Crystallization in Confined Electrospun Immiscible Polymer Blend Fibers of Polystyrene and Poly(ethylene oxide)”.  Polymer, 52(24), 5397-5402, 2011.
  67. Steven Schneiderman, Hemanthram Varadaraju, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, and Todd J. Menkhaus*.  Mathematical Model Using Non-Uniform Flow Distribution for Dynamic Protein Breakthrough with Membrane Adsorption Media”.  Journal of Chromatography A, 1218(51), 9121-9127, 2011.
  68. Yibing Cai, Xiaolin Xu, Qufu Wei, Huizhen Ke, Hui Qiao*, Chuilin Lai, Guangfei He, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.   Effects of FeCl3 on the Morphology, Wetting Behavior, and Stabilization/Carbonization of Polyacrylonitrile Nanofibers Prepared by Electrospinning”.  e-Polymers, no. 018, 2011.
  69. Lifeng Zhang, Xiaoxu Wang, Yong Zhao, Zhengtao Zhu*, and Hao Fong*.  Electrospun Carbon Nano-Felt Surface-Attached with Pd Nanoparticles for Hydrogen Sensing Application”.  Materials Letters, 68, 133-136, 2012.
  70. Yu Gao, Volker Presser. Lifeng Zhang, Jun J Niu, John McDonough, Carlos R. Pérez, Haibo Lin, Hao Fong*, and Yury Gogotsi*.  “High Power Supercapacitor Electrodes Based on Flexible TiC-CDC Nano-felts”.  Journal of Power Sources, 201, 368-375, 2012.
  71. Jie Liu*, Gui Chen, Hui Gao, Lifeng Zhang, Sai Ma, Jieying Liang, and Hao Fong.  “Structure and Thermo-chemical Properties of Continuous Bundles of Aligned and Stretched Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Precursor Nanofibers Collected in a Flowing Water Bath”.  Carbon, 50(3), 1262-1270, 2012.
  72. Qi Chen, Lifeng Zhang*, Myung-Keun Yoon, Xiang-Fa Wu, Ragib H. Arefin, and Hao Fong*.  Preparation and Evaluation of Nano-Epoxy Composite Resins Containing Electrospun Glass Nanofibers”.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124(1), 444-451, 2012.
  73. Zhengping Zhou, Xiang-Fa Wu*, and Hao Fong*.  Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers Surface-grafted with Carbon Nanotubes and Ni Nanoparticles as Hybrid Porous Electrodes in Supercapacitors”.  Applied Physics Letters, 100, 023115 (4 pages), 2012. (Note: This paper was selected for the January 30, 2012 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology. The Virtual Journal, which is published by the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society in cooperation with numerous other societies and publishers, is an edited compilation of links to articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research. It can be accessed at http://www.vjnano.org.)
  74. Qi Chen, Lifeng Zhang, Yong Zhao, Xiang-Fa Wu*, and Hao Fong*.  Hybrid Multi-Scale Composites Developed from Glass Microfiber Fabrics and Nano-Epoxy Resins Containing Electrospun Glass Nanofibers”.  Composites Part B: Engineering, 43, 309-316, 2012.
  75. Qinghua Hu, Haiyan Wu, Liqun Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Ming Tian*.  “Rubber Composite Fibers Containing Silver Nanoparticles Prepared by Electrospinning and in-situ Chemical Crosslinking”, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, 6(4), 258-265, 2012.
  76. Yibing Cai*, Huizhen Ke, Pingping Xie, Lei Song*, Yuan Hu, Yong Zhao, Guangfei He, Qufu Wei, Weidong Gao, and Hao Fong.  Influences of Gamma Irradiation on Structure, Thermal Stability and Thermal Energy Storage Properties of Form Stable Phase Change Materials ”.  Journal of the Energy Institute, 85(1), 44-49, 2012.
  77. Run Su, Ganji Zhong, Qiang Fu, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Lei Zhu*.  “Polarity-induced Ferroelectric Crystalline Phase in Electrospun Fibers of Poly(vinylidene fluoride)/Polyacrylonitrile Blends”.  Journal of Materials Research, 27(10), 1389-1398, 2012.
  78. Yibing Cai*, Chuntao Gao, Xiaolin Xu, Zhen Fu, Xiuzhu Fei, Yong Zhao, Qi Chen, Xinzhu Liu, Qufu Wei, Guangfei He, and Hao Fong*.  Electrospun Ultrafine Composite Fibers Consisting of Lauric Acid and Polyamide 6 as Form-stable Phase Change Materials for Storage and Retrieval of Solar Thermal Energy”.  Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 103, 53-61, 2012.
  79. Yu Chen, Donghua Han, Wen Ouyang, Shuiliang Chen, Haoqing Hou*, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.  Fabrication and Evaluation of Polyamide 6 Composites with Electrospun Polyimide Nanofibers as Skeletal Framework”.  Composites Part B: Engineering, 43, 2382-2388, 2012.
  80. Haiyan Wu, Qinghua Hu, Liqun Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Ming Tian*.  “Electrospun Composite Nanofibers of Polybutadiene Rubber Containing Uniformly Distributed Ag Nanoparticles”.  Materials Letters, 84, 5-8, 2012.
  81. Prashant Poudel, Lifeng Zhang, Prakash Joshi, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Hao Fong*, and Qiquan Qiao*.  “Enhanced Performance in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells via Carbon Nanofibers-Platinum Composite Counter Electrodes”.  Nanoscale, 4(15), 4726-4730, 2012.
  82. Yibing Cai*, Xiaolin Xu, Chuntao Gao, Li Wang, Qufu Wei, Lei Song, Yuan Hu, Hui Qiao, Yong Zhao, Qi Chen, and Hao Fong.  “Effects of Carbon Nanotubes on Morphological Structure, Thermal and Flammability Properties of Electrospun Composite Fibers Consisting of Lauric Acid and Polyamide 6 as Thermal Energy Storage Materials”.  Fibers and Polymers, 113(7), 837-845, 2012.
  83. Praveen Kolla, Kimberly Kerce, Hao Fong, and Alevtina Smirnova*.  “Metal Oxides as Catalyst Promoters for Methanol Oxidation”.  MRS Proceedings, 1446, U09, 77-82, 2012.
  84. Qi Chen, Yong Zhao, Weidong Wu, Tao Xu, and Hao Fong*.  “Fabrication and Evaluation of Bis-GMA/TEGDMA Dental Resins/Composites Containing Halloysite Nanotubes”.  Dental Materials, 28(10), 1071-1079, 2012.
  85. Ganji Zhong, Run Su, Lifeng Zhang, Ke Wang, Zhongming Li, Hao Fong*, and Lei Zhu*.  “Evolution of Nanodroplets and Fractionated Crystallization in Thermally Annealed Electrospun Blend Fibers of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) and Polysulfone Polymer”.  Polymer, 53(20), 4472-4480, 2012.
  86. Yibing Cai*, Huizhen Ke, Liang Lin, Xiuzhu Fei, Qufu Wei, Lei Song, Yuan Hu, and Hao Fong*.  Preparation, Morphology and Thermal Properties of Electrospun Fatty Acid Eutectics/Polyethylene Terephthalate Form-Stable Phase Change Ultrafine Composite Fibers for Thermal Energy Storage”.  Energy Conversion and Management, 64, 245-255, 2012.
  87. Yong Zhao, Xiaoxu Wang, Chuilin Lai, Guangfei He, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Zhengtao Zhu*.  “Electrospun Carbon Nanofibrous Mats Surface-decorated with Pd Nanoparticles via the Supercritical CO2 Method for Sensing of H2”.  RSC Advances, 2, 10195-10199, 2012.
  88. Lifeng Zhang, Xiao Gong, Ying Bao, Yong Zhao, Min Xi, Chaoyang Jiang*, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrospun Nanofibrous Membranes Surface-Decorated with Silver Nanoparticles as Flexible and Active/Sensitive Substrates for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering”.  Langmuir, 28, 14433-14440, 2012.
  89. Praveen Kolla, Kimberly Kerce, Yahaya Normah, Joseph Houk, Wendell Rhine, David Dixon, Yong Zhao, Hao Fong, and Alevtina Smirnova*.  “3D-Graphitized and Iron Modified Carbon Aerogels for Sustainable Energy Applications”. ECS Transactions, 50(2), 1277-1286, 2012.
  90. Ying Bao, Quoc Anh N. Luu, Yong Zhao, Hao Fong, Stanley May, and Chaoyang Jiang*.  “Upconversion Polymeric Nanofibers Containing Lanthanide-Doped Nanoparticles via Electrospinning”. Nanoscale, 4, 7369-7375, 2012.  (Note:  This paper has been featured as the Front Cover of this issue of the journal.)
  91. Qi Chen, Yong Zhao, Zhengping Zhou, Arifur Rahman, Xiang-Fa Wu*, Weidong Wu, Tao Xu, and Hao Fong*.  Fabrication and Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Multi-Scale Epoxy Composites Reinforced with Conventional Carbon Fiber Fabrics Surface-Attached with Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Mats”.  Composites Part B: Engineering, 44, 1-7, 2013.
  92. Yibing Cai*, Xue Zong, Jingjing Zhang, Yiyuan Hu, Qufu Wei, Guangfei He, Xiaoxu Wang, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.  Electrospun Nanofibrous Mats Absorbed with Fatty Acid Eutectics as an Innovative Type of Form-stable Phase Change Materials for Storage and Retrieval of Thermal Energy”.  Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 109, 160-168, 2013.
  93. Shipeng Wen, Xiaoping Zhang, Lu Yao, Min Xi, Liqun Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Li Liu*.  “Luminescence Studies of Electrospun Core-Sheath Fibers with the Core Component Being a Rubber Nanocomposite Containing a Eu(III) Complex”.  Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1(8), 1613-1617, 2013.
  94. Xiaoxu Wang, Guangfei He, Hao Fong*, and Zhengtao Zhu*.  “Electron Transport and Recombination in Photoanode of Electrospun TiO2 Nanotubes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 1641-1646, 2013.
  95. Guangfei He, Yibing Cai*, Yong Zhao, Xiaoxu Wang, Chuilin Lai, Min Xi, Zhengtao Zhu, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrospun Anatase-Phase TiO2 Nanofibers with Different Morphological Structures and Specific Surface Areas”.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 398, 103-111, 2013.
  96. Huizhen Ke, Yibing Cai*, Qufu Wei, Yao Xiao, Ju Dong, Yuan Hu, Lei Song, Guangfei He, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrospun Ultrafine Composite Fibers of Binary Fatty Acid Eutectics and Polyethylene Terephthalate as Innovative Form-stable Phase Change Materials for Storage and Retrieval of Thermal Energy”.  International Journal of Energy Research, 37, 657-664, 2013.
  97. Hai-jing Liu, Feng Wang*, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.  Mechanically Resilient Electrospun TiC Nanofibrous Mats Surface-decorated with Pt Nanoparticles for Oxygen Reduction Reaction with Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activities”.  Nanoscale, 5, 3643-3647, 2013.
  98. Chuilin Lai, Xiaoxu Wang, Yong Zhao, Hao Fong*, and Zhengtao Zhu*.  “Effects of Humidity on the Ultraviolet Nanosensors of Aligned Electrospun ZnO Nanofibers”.  RSC Advances, 3, 6640-6645, 2013.
  99. Ying Bao, Chuilin Lai, Zhengtao Zhu, Hao Fong*, and Chaoyang Jiang*.  “SERS-Active Silver Nanoparticles on Electrospun Nanofibers Facilitated via Oxygen Plasma Etching”.  RSC Advances, 3, 8998-9004, 2013.
  100. Guangfei He, Xiaoxu Wang, Min Xi, Fan Zheng, Zhengtao Zhu*, and Hao Fong*.  Fabrication and Evaluation of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells with Photoanodes Based on Electrospun TiO2 Nanotubes”.  Materials Letters, 106, 115-118, 2013.
  101. Jie Liu*, Qiong Liu, Sai Ma, Jieying Liang, Xiaojing Ma, and Hao Fong*.  “Continuous Bundles of Aligned Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Copolymer Nanofibers Prepared via the Flowing Water Bath and Their Morphological, Structural, and Componential Variations during the Opposite-directional Diffusion Process”.  Polymer, 54(18), 4987-4996, 2013.
  102. Praveen Kolla, Kimberly Kerce, Yahaya Normah, Hao Fong, and Alevtina Smirnova*.  “Metal Oxides Modified Mesoporous Carbon Supports as Anode Catalysts in DMFC”.  Electrochemical Society (ECS) Transactions, 45(21), 35-45, 2013.
  103. Ying Bao, Hao Fong, and Chaoyang Jiang*.  “Manipulating the Collective Surface Plasmon Resonances of Aligned Gold Nanorods in Electrospun Composite Nanofibers”.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(41), 21490-21497, 2013.
  104. Amit Thapa, Yong Zhao, Prashant Poudel, Hytham Elbohy, Bjorn Vaagensmith, Zhiling Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Qiquan Qiao*.  “Evaluation of Counter Electrodes Composed by Carbon Nanofibers and Nanoparticles in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells”.  IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 60(11), 3883-3887, 2013.
  105. Yibing Cai*, Xue Zong, Heng Ban, Qian Liu, Hui Qiao, Qufu Wei*, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong.  “Fabrication, Structural Morphology and Thermal Energy Storage/Retrieval of Ultrafine Phase Change Fibres Consisting of Polyethylene Glycol and Polyamide 6 by Electrospinning”.  Polymers & Polymer Composites, 21(8), 525-532, 2013.
  106. Yong Zhao, Amit Thapa, Quan Feng, Min Xi, Qiquan Qiao*, and Hao Fong*.  Electrospun TiC/C Nano-felt Surface-decorated with Pt Nanoparticles as Highly Efficient and Cost-effective Counter Electrode for Dye-sensitized Solar Cell”.  Nanoscale, 5(23), 11742-11747, 2013.
  107. Chuilin Lai, Zhengping Zhou, Lifeng Zhang*, Xiaoxu Wang, Qixin Zhou, Yong Zhao, Yechun Wang, Xiang-Fa Wu, Zhengtao Zhu, and Hao Fong*.  “Free-standing and Mechanically Flexible Mats Consisting of Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers Made from a Natural Product of Alkali Lignin as Binder-free Electrodes for High-performance Supercapacitors”.  Journal of Power Sources, 247, 134-141, 2014.
  108. Qi Chen, Weidong Wu*, Yong Zhao, Min Xi, Tao Xu, and Hao Fong*.  “Nano-Epoxy Resins Containing Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers and the Resulting Hybrid Multi-scale Composites”.  Composites Part B: Engineering, 58, 43-53, 2014.
  109. Lifeng Zhang*, Alex Aboagye, Ajit Kelkar, Chuilin Lai, and Hao Fong*.  “A Review: Carbon Nanofibers from Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile and Their Applications”.  Journal of Materials Science, 49(2), 463-480, 2014.
  110. Yibing Cai*, Xue Zong, Jingjing Zhang, Jinmei Du, Zaidong Dong, Qufu Wei, Yong Zhao, Qi Chen, and Hao Fong.  “The Improvement of Thermal Stability and Conductivity via Incorporation of Carbon Nanofibers into Electrospun Ultrafine Composite Fibers of Lauric Acid/Polyamide 6 Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage”.  International Journal of Green Energy, 11(8), 861-875, 2014.
  111. Min Xi, Xiaoxu Wang, Yong Zhao, Quan Feng, Fan Zheng, Zhengtao Zhu*, and Hao Fong*.  “Mechanically Flexible Hybrid Mat Consisting of TiO2 and SiO2 Nanofibers Electrospun via Dual Spinnerets for Photo-detector”.  Materials Letters, 120, 219-223, 2014.
  112. Chuilin Lai, Praveen Kolla, Yong Zhao, Hao Fong*, and Alevtina L. Smirnova*.  “Lignin-derived Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Mats with Supercritically Deposited Ag Nanoparticles for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Fuel Cells”.  Electrochimica Acta, 130, 431-438, 2014.
  113. Yong Zhao, Lei Sun, Min Xi, Quan Feng, Chaoyang Jiang*, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrospun TiO2 Nano-Felt Surface-Decorated with Ag Nanoparticles as Sensitive and UV-Cleanable Substrate for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering”.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6(8), 5759-5767, 2014.
  114. Amit K. Gautam, Chuilin Lai, Hao Fong, and Todd J. Menkhaus*.  “Electrospun Polyimide Nanofiber Membranes for High Flux and Low Fouling Microfiltration Applications”.  Journal of Membrane Science, 466, 142-150, 2014.
  115. Min Xi, Xiaoxu Wang, Yong Zhao, Zhengtao Zhu*, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrospun ZnO/SiO2 Hybrid Nanofibrous Mat for Flexible Ultraviolet Sensor”.  Applied Physics Letters, 104, 133102 (4 pages), 2014.
  116. Weidong Wu, Qi Chen, Yong Zhao, Xiaojing Ma, Ming Tian*, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrophoretic Deposition of Different Carbon Nanoscale Reinforcements on Carbon Fiber Fabrics and Mechanical Properties of the Resulting Hybrid Multi-Scale Epoxy Composites”.  Polymer Composites, 35(7), 1229-1237, 2014.
  117. Sudhan Sigdel, Ashish Dubey, Hytham Elbohy, Alex Aboagye, David Galipeau, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, and Qiquan Qiao*.  Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Spray-coated Carbon Nanofibers/TiO2 Nanoparticles Composite Counter Electrodes”.  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(29), 11448-11453, 2014.
  118. Quan Feng, Yong Zhao, Anfang Wei, Changlong Li, Qufu Wei*, and Hao Fong*.  Immobilization of Catalase on Electrospun PVA/PA6-Cu(II) Nanofibrous Membrane for the Development of Efficient and Reusable Enzyme Membrane Reactor”.  Environmental Science & Technology, 48(17), 10390-10397, 2014.
  119. Praveen Kolla, Chuilin Lai, Srujan Mishra, Hao Fong, Wendell Rhine, and Alevtina Smirnova*.  CVD Grown CNTs within Iron Modified and Graphitized Carbon Aerogel as Durable Oxygen Reduction Catalysts in Acidic Medium”, Carbon, 79, 518-528, 2014.
  120. Xiaoxu Wang, Min Xi, Hao Fong*, and Zhengtao Zhu*.  “Flexible, Transferable, and Thermal-Durable Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Photoanode Consisting of TiO2 Nanoparticles and Electrospun TiO2/SiO2 Nanofibers”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6(18), 15925-15932, 2014.
  121. Xue Zong, Yibing Cai*, Guiyan Sun, Yong Zhao, Fenglin Huang, Lei Song, Yuan Hu, Hao Fong, and Qufu Wei*.  “Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun SiO2 Nanofibers Absorbed with Fatty Acid Eutectics for Thermal Energy Storage/Retrieval”.  Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 132, 183-190, 2015.
  122. Quan Feng, Dayin Hou, Yong Zhao, Tao Xu, Todd J. Menkhaus*, and Hao Fong*.  Electrospun Regenerated Cellulose Nanofibrous Membranes Surface-Grafted with Polymer Chains/Brushes via the Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Method for Catalase Immobilization”. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6(23), 20958-20967, 2014.
  123. Xiaoxu Wang, Min Xi, Fan Zheng, Bin Ding, Hao Fong*, and Zhengtao Zhu*.  “Reduction of Crack Formation in TiO2 Mesoporous Films Prepared from Binder-free Nanoparticle Pastes via Incorporation of Electrospun SiO2 or TiO2 Nanofibers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”.  Nano Energy, 12, 794-800, 2015.
  124. Jie Liu*, Lizhen He, Sai Ma, Jieying Liang, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.  “Effects of Chemical Composition and Post-Spinning Stretching Process on the Morphological, Structural, and Thermo-chemical Properties of Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Copolymer Precursor Nanofibers”.  Polymer, 61, 20-28, 2015.
  125. Yingyan Mao, Xin Zhi, Shui Hu, Xiaojing Ma, Shipeng Wen, Hao Fong*, and Li Liu*.  Preparation of Gd2O3 Nano-Flakes and Fabrication/Evaluation of Their X-ray Shielding Rubber Nanocomposites with Improved Mechanical Properties”.  Journal of Composite Materials, 49(16), 1989-1994, 2015.
  126. Yong Zhao, Tao Xu, Xiaojing Ma, Min Xi, David R. Salem*, and Hao Fong*.  “Hybrid Multi-scale Epoxy Composites Containing Conventional Glass Microfibers and Electrospun Glass Nanofibers with Improved Mechanical Properties”.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132(44), 42731 (8 Pages), 2015.
  127. Tao Xu, Jacob M. Miszuk, Yong Zhao, Hongli Sun*, and Hao Fong*.  Electrospun Polycaprolactone 3D Nanofibrous Scaffold with Interconnected and Hierarchically Structured Pores for Bone Tissue Engineering”.  Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4(15), 2238-2246, 2015.  (Note: This paper has been featured as the frontispiece of this issue of the journal.)
  128. Xiaoxu Wang, Min Xi, Xinhou Wang, Hao Fong*, and Zhengtao Zhu*.  “Flexible Composite Felt of Electrospun TiO2 and SiO2 Nanofibers Infused with TiO2 Nanoparticles for Lithium Ion Battery Anode”.  Electrochimica Acta, 190, 811-816, 2016.
  129. Zhao Wang, Yunhu Peng, Liqun Zhang*, Yong Zhao, Roman Vyzhimov, Tianwei Tan, and Hao Fong*.  “Investigation of Palm Oil as Green Plasticizer on the Processing and Mechanical Properties of Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Rubber”.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 55(10), 2784-2789, 2016.
  130. Xiaojing Ma, Hytham Elbohy, Sudhan Sigdel, Chuilin Lai, Qiquan Qiao*, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrospun Carbon Nano-felt Derived from Alkali Lignin for Cost-effective Counter Electrodes of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells”.  RSC Advances, 6(14), 11481-11487, 2016.
  131. Sai Ma, Jie Liu*, Qian Liu, Jieying Liang, Yong Zhao, and Hao Fong*.  “Investigation of Structural Conversion and Size Effect from Stretched Bundle of Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Copolymer Nanofibers during Oxidative Stabilization”.  Materials and Design, 95, 387-397, 2016.
  132. Xiuhong Li, Yong Liu*, Hao Peng, Xiaojing Ma, and Hao Fong*.  Effects of Hot Airflow on Macromolecular Orientation and Crystallinity of Melt Electrospun Poly(L-lactic acid) Fibers”.  Materials Letters, 176, 194-198, 2016.
  133. Zhao Wang, Xing Zhang, Liqun Zhang,* Tianwei Tan, and Hao Fong*.  “Nonisocyanate Biobased Poly(ether urethanes) with Tunable Properties Synthesized via an Environment-Friendly Route”.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4(5), 2762-2770, 2016.
  134. Xiaojing Ma, Praveen Kolla, Yong Zhao, Alevtina L. Smirnova*, and Hao Fong*.  “Electrospun Lignin-Derived Carbon Nanofiber Mats Surface-Decorated with MnO2 Nanowhiskers as Binder-Free Supercapacitor Electrodes with High Performance”.  Journal of Power Sources, 325, 541-548, 2016.
  135. Yichun Ding, Haoqing Hou*, Yong Zhao, Zhengtao Zhu, and Hao Fong*. “Electrospun Polyimide Nanofibers and Their Applications”.  Progress in Polymer Science, 61, 67-103, 2016.
  136. Sahadevan Rajesh, Yong Zhao, Hao Fong, and Todd J. Menkhaus*.  “Polyacrylonitrile Nanofiber Membranes Modified with Ionically Crosslinked Polyelectrolyte Multilayers for the Separation of Ionic Impurities”.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, submitted.
  137. Rika J. Beck, Yong Zhao, Hao Fong, and Todd J. Menkhaus*.  “Carbon Nanofiber Membranes for Water Treatment Applications”.  Environmental Science & Technology, submitted.
  138. Na Wang, Xiaoqi Li, Yang Si, Jianyong Yu, Hao Fong*, and Bin Ding*.  “Chemically Cross-linked Poly(vinyl alcohol) Nano-Fiber/Net Membrane Prepared via the Electro-Spinning/Netting Technique: Effects of Formic Acid as Solvent and Cross-linking Agent on Solution Properties and Membrane Morphological Structures”.  Polymer, submitted.
  139. Sahadevan Rajesh, Yong Zhao, Hao Fong, and Todd J. Menkhaus*.  “Multilayer Thin Film Nanocomposite Membranes Prepared by Molecular Layer-by-Layer Assembly on Electrospun Nanofiber Mats”. Nanoscale, submitted.
  140. Qingqing Yao, Jaqueline G.L. Cosme, Tao Xu, Jacob M. Miszuk, Paulo H.S. Picciani, Hao Fong*, and Hongli Sun*. “Three Dimensional Electrospun PCL/PLA Blend Nanofibrous Scaffolds with Significantly Improved Stem Cells Osteogenic Differentiation and Cranial Bone Formation”.  Biomaterials, submitted.

  


 
 
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