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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

Surfactants, Polymers and Colloidal Systems

  • Lipids and Surfactants: Synthesis and Self-Assembly (e.g., Cubosomes and LNPs)
  • Hydrogels: Synthesis and Applications in Drug Formulation and Energy Conversion
  • Polymer-Surfactant Interactions, Chain Dynamics, and Fine Chemical Engineering
  • Polymer Compositions for Water-Oil Separation and Photocatalysis
  • Inorganic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Hydrogen Production, Water Splitting, and Supercapacitors

KJEM210 Chemical Thermodynamics

FARM211 Physical Chemistry for Pharmacy 

FARM295 Pharmaceutical technology, Formulation

KJEM319 Experimental Techniques in Physical Chemistry

  • Show author(s) (2023). UV and chemical aging alter the adsorption behavior of microplastics for tetracycline. Environmental Pollution. 120859.
  • Show author(s) (2023). The ruthenium complex assists in nuclear targeting and selective killing of tumor cells. Nanoscale. 11529.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Partially carbonized wastepaper with excellent mechanical strength for oil-water and emulsion separation. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. 104816.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Oriented self-assembly of anisotropic layered double hydroxides (LDHs) with 2D-on-3D hierarchical structure. Chemical Engineering Journal. 144872.
  • Show author(s) (2023). One-step preparation of robust elastic plastic polyvinyl chloride sponges with a layered structure for highly efficient separation of water-in-oil emulsions. Chemical Engineering Journal. 144752.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Oil absorption stability of modified cellulose porous materials with super compressive strength in the complex environment. Cellulose. 7745-7762.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Molecular oxygen-assisted in defect-rich ZnO for catalytic depolymerization of polyethylene terephthalate. iScience. 107492.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Low Molecular Weight Hydrogel for Wound Healing. Pharmaceutics. 1119.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Desorption of sulfamethoxazole from polyamide 6 microplastics: Environmental factors, simulated gastrointestinal fluids, and desorption mechanisms. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Comparing the adsorption of methyl orange and malachite green on similar yet distinct polyamide microplastics: Uncovering hydrogen bond interactions. Chemosphere. 139806.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Colorless to black switching with high contrast ratio via the electrochemical process of a hybrid organic–inorganic perovskite. Carbon energy.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Adsorption–desorption behavior of malachite green by potassium permanganate pre-oxidation polyvinyl chloride microplastics. Environmental Technology & Innovation. 103138.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Adsorption of Diclofenac Sodium by Aged Degradable and Non-Degradable Microplastics: Environmental Effects, Adsorption Mechanisms. Toxics. 24.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Adsorption behavior of UV aged microplastics on the heavy metals Pb(II) and Cu(II) in aqueous solutions. Chemosphere.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Adsorption Behavior of Diclofenac on Polystyrene and Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) Microplastics: Influencing Factors and Adsorption Mechanism. Langmuir. 12216-12225.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Accelerated aging of polyvinyl chloride microplastics by UV irradiation: Aging characteristics, filtrate analysis, and adsorption behavior. Environmental Technology & Innovation. 103405.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of Smart Waterborne Polyurethanes.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Spherical shell CdS@NiO Z-scheme composites for solar-driven overall water splitting and carbon dioxide reduction. Materials Today Energy. 101044.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Ruthenium-based antitumor drugs and delivery systems from monotherapy to combination therapy. Nanoscale. 16339-16375.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Reversing tumor to “Hot”: A NIR light-triggered carrier-free nanoplatform for enhanced tumor penetration and photo-induced immunotherapy. Chemical Engineering Journal. 136322.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Pseudocapacitive Materials. . In:
    • Show author(s) (2022). Handbook of Energy Materials .
  • Show author(s) (2022). Mechanism of the Significant Acceleration of Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycolysis by Defective Ultrathin ZnO Nanosheets with Heteroatom Doping. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 5476-5488.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Fast photodegradation of antibiotics and dyes by an anionic surfactant-aided CdS/ZnO nanodispersion. New Journal of Chemistry. 11303-11314.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Determination of nitrofuran metabolites in meat products by UHPLC-fluorescence with ultrasonic-assisted derivatization. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 104375.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Degradation of tetracycline by visible light over ZnO nanophotocatalyst. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. 104422.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Competition adsorption of malachite green and rhodamine B on polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride microplastics in aqueous environment. Water Science and Technology. 894-908.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Cellulose‐g‐tetraethylenepentamine dual‐function imprinted polymers selectively and effectively adsorb and remove 4‐nitrophenol and Cr(VI). Cellulose. 3389-3406.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Carbon Aerogels for Supercapacitor Applications .
  • Show author(s) (2022). Application of Antisolvent Precipitation Method for Formulating Excipient-Free Nanoparticles of Psychotropic Drugs. Pharmaceutics. 819.
  • Show author(s) (2022). An NMR study on hydration and molecular interaction of phytantriol‐based liquid crystals. Pharmaceutics. 13 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Ultra-fast degradation of phenolics and dyes by Cu2O/Cu catalysts: Synthesis and degradation kinetics. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 105505.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Surface lattice engineering for fine-tuned spatial configuration of nanocrystals. Nature Communications. 5661.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Recovered Energy from Salinity Gradients Utilizing Various Poly(Acrylic Acid)-Based Hydrogels. Polymers. 1-16.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Porous MoWN/MoWC@NAC Nano-octahedrons synthesized via confined carburization and vapor deposition in MOFs as efficient trifunctional electrocatalysts for oxygen reversible catalysis and hydrogen production in the same electrolyte. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 626-639.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Osmotic engine converting energy from salinity difference to a hydraulic accumulator by utilizing polyelectrolyte hydrogels. Energy. 1-7.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Oriented Assembly of Anisotropic Nanosheets into Ultrathin Flowerlike Superstructures for Energy Storage. ACS Nano. 2707-2718.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Ni-doped CdS porous cubes prepared from prussian blue nanoarchitectonics with enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen evolution performance. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 3752-3761.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Formulation Development and Evaluation of Hydroxyurea Dry Syrup for the Management of Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in Tanzania. East and Central African Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 111-120.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Energy Lost in a Hydrogel Osmotic Engine Due to a Pressure Drop. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 13348-13357.
  • Show author(s) (2021). DMAEMA-grafted cellulose as an imprinted adsorbent for the selective adsorption of 4-nitrophenol. Cellulose. 6481-6498.
  • Show author(s) (2021). A Tumor-Targeting Near-Infrared Heptamethine Cyanine Photosensitizer with Twisted Molecular Structure for Enhanced Imaging-Guided Cancer Phototherapy. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 20828-20836.
  • Show author(s) (2020). TAT-modified gold nanoparticles enhance the antitumor activity of PAD4 inhibitors. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 6659-6671.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Photocatalytic TiO2/rGO/CuO Composite for Wastewater Treatment of Cr(VI) Under Visible Light. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 223.
  • Show author(s) (2020). MOF based sheet-assembled flowers CdS-MoS2 composite for enhanced visible-light hydrogen production. Applied Surface Science. 145355.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Effects of Strain and Kinetics on the H2O2‑Assisted Reconstruction of Ag−Au−Ag Nanorods. Langmuir. 9770-9779.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2019). TiO2/Fe2O3 heterostructures with enhanced photocatalytic reduction of Cr(VI) under visible light irradiation. RSC Advances. 22764-22771.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Metallogels: Availability, applicability, and advanceability. Advanced Materials. 1-23.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Flower-like nickel-cobalt layered hydroxide nanostructures for super long-life asymmetrical supercapacitors. Electrochimica Acta. 134711.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Underwater superoleophobic polyurethane-coated mesh with excellent stability for oil/water separation. RSC Advances. 39657-39666.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Salinity gradient energy from expansion and contraction of poly(allylamine hydrochloride) hydrogels. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 22218-22225.
  • Show author(s) (2018). MCM-41-Accelerated PWA Catalysis of Friedel-Crafts Reaction of Indoles and Isatins. Journal of Chemistry. 1-6.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Highly stretchable and compressible shape memory hydrogels based on polyurethane network and supramolecular interaction. Materials Today Communications. 246-251.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Green synthesis of amphipathic graphene aerogel constructed by using the framework of polymer-surfactant complex for water remediation. Applied Surface Science. 399-406.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Composition and structure evolution characteristics of product from segmenting pyrolysis of Xinjiang Hefeng coal. Meitan Xuebao. 846-854.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Au nanoparticle-doped Co3O4–CoFe2O4@SiO2 as a catalyst for visible-light-driven water oxidation. New Journal of Chemistry. 14757-14765.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Rational selection of halide ions for synthesizing highly active Au@Pd nanobipyramids. RSC Advances. 36867-36875.
  • Show author(s) (2017). PU/PMMA composites synthesized by reaction-induced phase separation: a general approach to achieve a shape memory effect. RSC Advances. 33701-33707.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Fast shape recovery by changing the grafting ratio in polyurethane/montmorillonite-poly(methyl methacrylate) composites. Polymer journal. 263-271.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Constructing porous carbon nanomaterials using redox-induced low molecular weight hydrogels and their application as supercapacitors. ChemistrySelect. 9330-9335.
  • Show author(s) (2017). A unique thermo-induced gel-to-gel transition in a pH-sensitive small-molecule hydrogel. Scientific Reports. 8459.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Multi-stimuli responsive shape memory polymers synthesized by using reaction-induced phase separation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 43534.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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. 42627.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Organo-montmorillonite supported titania nanocomposite synthesized by using poly(methyl methacrylate) grafted cellulose as template and its application in photodegradation. Cellulose. 3189-3198.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Multi-head surfactant and its application in nano-fabrication.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Bifunctional cellulose derivatives for the removal of heavy-metal ions and phenols: Synthesis and adsorption studies. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 41830.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Monitoring of macromolecular dynamics during a chemical cross-linking process of hydroxyethylcellulose derivatives by dynamic light scattering. European Polymer Journal. 52-59.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Kinetics of Re-equilibrium of Oppositely Charged Hydrogel–Surfactant System and Its Application in Controlled Release. Langmuir. 6697-6705.
  • Show author(s) (2013). A Multi-headed Surfactant as an Efficient Tool in Solubilization of Dimyristoylphosphatidycholine (DMPC) Vesicles. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 759-765.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Sustainable drug delivery formulation based on oppositely charged hydroxylethyl cellulose (HEC) hydrogel and SDS.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Effect of Charge Density Matching on the Temperature Response of PNIPAAM Block Copolymer-Gold Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 12844-12853.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Complex coacervate micelles formed by a C18-capped cationic triblock thermoresponsive copolymer interacting with SDS. Soft Matter. 11514-11525.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Complex coacervate micelles formed by interaction between SDS and oppositely charged tri-block thermo-responsive copolymer.
  • Show author(s) (2011). A Sustained Drug Delivery Formulation Based on Hydroxyethyl Cellulose Hydrogels.
  • Show author(s) (2009). AgCl and Ag/AgCl holospheres based on self-assemblies of a multi-amine head surfactant. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 270-275.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Precise size control of hydrophobic gold nanoparticles using cooperative effect of refluxing ripening and seeding growth. Nanotechnology. 175603.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (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.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Formation of polydiacetylene–NH2–gold hollow spheres and their ability in DNA immobilization. Nanotechnology. 2582-2586.
  • Show author(s) (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)