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Wei Wang

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry
  • E-mailWei.Wang@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 33 55
  • Visitor Address
    Allégaten 41
    5020 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN
  • Drug formulation (nano-drug delivery system), drug diffusion
  • Hydrogels 
    • Synthesis and structure (low molecular weight hydrogel, polymeric hydrogel)
    • Applications in drug formulations
    • Applications in the energy transformation 
  • Polymers & Surfactants
    • Synthesis (ATRP)
    • Polymer chain dynamics
    • Polymer-clay/polymer-graphene composition
    • Polymer-surfactant interaction
    • Applications in cosmetics, fiber protection, detergent formulation, etc.
  • Wastewater treatment
    • water-oil separation, 
    • photocatalytic decomposition with TiO2 nanocomposites
  • Photo- and electro-catalysts 
    • TiO2 nanocomposites (Graphene-TiO2)
    • Hydrogen production
    • Water splitting
  • Supercapacitor (materials)
  • Nobel metallic nanoparticles (five-fold twinned nanoparticles)

FARM211 Physical Chemistry for Pharmacy 

FARM295 Pharmaceutical technology, Formulation

KJEM319 Experimental Techniques in Physical Chemistry

  • 2020. TAT-modified gold nanoparticles enhance the antitumor activity of PAD4 inhibitors. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 6659-6671.
  • 2020. Synthesis of Penta-fold Twinned Pd-Au-Pd Segmental Nanorods for in situ Monitoring Catalytic Reaction. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 1254903.
  • 2020. Photocatalytic TiO2/rGO/CuO Composite for Wastewater Treatment of Cr(VI) Under Visible Light. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 223.
  • 2020. MOF based sheet-assembled flowers CdS-MoS2 composite for enhanced visible-light hydrogen production. Applied Surface Science. 145355.
  • 2020. Interface optimization of hole-conductor free perovskite solar cells using porous carbon materials derived from biomass soybean dregs as a cathode. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 1-9.
  • 2020. Effects of Strain and Kinetics on the H2O2‑Assisted Reconstruction of Ag−Au−Ag Nanorods. Langmuir. 9770-9779.
  • 2020. CdS nanoparticles modified Ni@NiO spheres as photocatalyst for oxygen production in water oxidation system and hydrogen production in water reduction system. Chemical Engineering Journal. 125068.
  • 2020. Bamboo-like nitrogen-doped porous carbon nanofibers encapsulated nickel–cobalt alloy nanoparticles composite material derived from the electrospun fiber of a bimetal–organic framework as efficient bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts. Nanoscale. 5942-5952.
  • 2020. 2-Methylimidazole as a nitrogen source assisted synthesis of a nanorod shaped Fe/FeN@N-C catalyst with plentiful FeN active sites and enhanced ORR activity. Applied Surface Science. 147481.
  • 2019. TiO2/Fe2O3 heterostructures with enhanced photocatalytic reduction of Cr(VI) under visible light irradiation. RSC Advances. 22764-22771.
  • 2019. Real time rheological study of first network effects on the in situ polymerized semi-interpenetrating hydrogels. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 111-117.
  • 2019. Oxygen Vacancies of Cr-Doped CeO2 Nanorods That Efficiently Enhance the Performance of Electrocatalytic N2 Fixation to NH3 under Ambient Conditions. Inorganic Chemistry. 5423-5427.
  • 2019. Metallogels: Availability, applicability, and advanceability. Advanced Materials. 1-23.
  • 2019. Flower-like nickel-cobalt layered hydroxide nanostructures for super long-life asymmetrical supercapacitors. Electrochimica Acta. 134711.
  • 2019. Conversion of low molecular weight hydrogel to nitrogen-doped carbon materials and its application as supercapacitor. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 255-261.
  • 2019. Co-Hydrogelation of Dendritic Surfactant and Amino Acids in Their Common Naturally-Occurring Forms: A Study of Morphology and Mechanisms. Colloid Journal of the Russian Academy of Science. 253-260.
  • 2018. Underwater superoleophobic polyurethane-coated mesh with excellent stability for oil/water separation. RSC Advances. 39657-39666.
  • 2018. Salinity gradient energy from expansion and contraction of poly(allylamine hydrochloride) hydrogels. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 22218-22225.
  • 2018. MCM-41-Accelerated PWA Catalysis of Friedel-Crafts Reaction of Indoles and Isatins. Journal of Chemistry.
  • 2018. Highly stretchable and compressible shape memory hydrogels based on polyurethane network and supramolecular interaction. Materials Today Communications. 246-251.
  • 2018. Green synthesis of amphipathic graphene aerogel constructed by using the framework of polymer-surfactant complex for water remediation. Applied Surface Science. 399-406.
  • 2018. Determining the scaling of gel mesh size with changing crosslinker concentration using dynamic swelling, rheometry, and PGSE NMR spectroscopy. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 1-10.
  • 2018. Composition and structure evolution characteristics of product from segmenting pyrolysis of Xinjiang Hefeng coal. Meitan Xuebao. 846-854.
  • 2018. Au nanoparticle-doped Co3O4–CoFe2O4@SiO2 as a catalyst for visible-light-driven water oxidation. New Journal of Chemistry. 14757-14765.
  • 2017. Rational selection of halide ions for synthesizing highly active Au@Pd nanobipyramids. RSC Advances. 36867-36875.
  • 2017. PU/PMMA composites synthesized by reaction-induced phase separation: a general approach to achieve a shape memory effect. RSC Advances. 33701-33707.
  • 2017. Fast shape recovery by changing the grafting ratio in polyurethane/montmorillonite-poly(methyl methacrylate) composites. Polymer journal. 263-271.
  • 2017. Constructing porous carbon nanomaterials using redox-induced low molecular weight hydrogels and their application as supercapacitors. ChemistrySelect. 9330-9335.
  • 2017. A unique thermo-induced gel-to-gel transition in a pH-sensitive small-molecule hydrogel. Scientific Reports.
  • 2016. Selective co-deposition of anionic silica particles at hydrophobic surfaces from formulations of oppositely charged polymers and surfactants. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 213-219.
  • 2016. Multi-stimuli responsive shape memory polymers synthesized by using reaction-induced phase separation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
  • 2015. Synthesis of a nanocomposite of organo-montmorillonite/cellulose-g-poly(methyl methacrylate) by atom-transfer radical polymerization and its application in removal of 2,4-dichlorophenol. Cellulose. 3633-3643.
  • 2015. Synthesis of a montmorillonite-supported titania nanocomposite with grafted cellulose as a template and its application in photocatalytic degradation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
  • 2015. Organo-montmorillonite supported titania nanocomposite synthesized by using poly(methyl methacrylate) grafted cellulose as template and its application in photodegradation. Cellulose. 3189-3198.
  • 2015. Multi-head surfactant and its application in nano-fabrication.
  • 2015. Moderate the adsorption of cationic surfactant on gold surface by mixing with sparingly soluble anionic surfactant. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 16-22.
  • 2015. Bifunctional cellulose derivatives for the removal of heavy-metal ions and phenols: Synthesis and adsorption studies. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 9 pages.
  • 2015. A dynamic light scattering study of hydrogels with the addition of surfactant: a discussion of mesh size and correlation length. Polymer journal. 302-310.
  • 2014. Monitoring of macromolecular dynamics during a chemical cross-linking process of hydroxyethylcellulose derivatives by dynamic light scattering. European Polymer Journal. 52-59.
  • 2013. Kinetics of Re-equilibrium of Oppositely Charged Hydrogel–Surfactant System and Its Application in Controlled Release. Langmuir. 6697-6705.
  • 2013. A Multi-headed Surfactant as an Efficient Tool in Solubilization of Dimyristoylphosphatidycholine (DMPC) Vesicles. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 759-765.
  • 2012. Sustainable drug delivery formulation based on oppositely charged hydroxylethyl cellulose (HEC) hydrogel and SDS.
  • 2012. Effect of Charge Density Matching on the Temperature Response of PNIPAAM Block Copolymer-Gold Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 12844-12853.
  • 2012. Complex coacervate micelles formed by a C18-capped cationic triblock thermoresponsive copolymer interacting with SDS. Soft Matter. 11514-11525.
  • 2011. Complex coacervate micelles formed by interaction between SDS and oppositely charged tri-block thermo-responsive copolymer.
  • 2011. A Sustained Drug Delivery Formulation Based on Hydroxyethyl Cellulose Hydrogels.
  • 2009. AgCl and Ag/AgCl holospheres based on self-assemblies of a multi-amine head surfactant. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 270-275.
  • 2008. Precise size control of hydrophobic gold nanoparticles using cooperative effect of refluxing ripening and seeding growth. Nanotechnology. 175603.
  • 2008. One-step synthesis of gold nanowire netword capped by diacetylene molecules under ultrasonic irradiation. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 239-246.
  • 2008. Influence of pH on the aggregation morphology of a novel surfactant with single hydrocarbon chain and multi-amine headgroups. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 1409-1413.
  • 2006. Manipulating the Solubility of Gold Nanoparticles Reversibly and Preparation of Water-Soluble Sphere Nanostructure through Micellar-like Solubilization. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 16867-16873.
  • 2006. Influence of Generation 2–5 of PAMAM Dendrimer on the Inhibition of Tat Peptide/TAR RNA Binding in HIV-1 Transcription. Chemical Biology and Drug Design (CB&DD). 314-318.
  • 2005. Formation of polydiacetylene–NH2–gold hollow spheres and their ability in DNA immobilization. Nanotechnology. 2582-2586.
  • 2004. A Convenient and Practical Prepapation of Acetylphenyl Boronic Acids. Chemical Research in Chinese Universities. 734-737.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

  • Pharm. B. (Peking University, Pharmacy, 1999.08-2003.07)
  • Ph. D. (Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Colloid and Interface Science, 2003.09-2008.07)

Postdoc Experiences:

  • Lund University (Physical Chemistry) and Procter & Gamble (2008.09-2010.09)
  • University of Oslo (Pharmacy) (2010.11-2013.11)