Peer-reviewed articles


  1. Preparation of isocyanate microcapsules as functional crosslinking agent by minimalist interfacial polymerization
    Ma, Y.; Lu, P.; Chen, W.; Zhang, Y. and Gu, J.
    Advanced Powder Technology, 2019, 10, 1995-2002.
  2. Crystal-to-crystal transition and the structure development of electrospun poly(ethylene 2,6 naphthalate) (PEN) nanofibers from solution
    Yaman, M.; Lu, P. and Vasanthan, N.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2019, 27, 5954-5961.
  3. Lightweight, flexible, thermally-stable, and thermally-insulating aerogels derived from cotton nanofibrillated cellulose
    Qi, J.; Xie, Y.; Liang, H.; Wang, Y.; Ge, T.; Song, Y.; Wang, M.; Li, Q.; Yu, H.; Fan, Z.; Liu, S.; Wang, Q.; Liu, Y.; Li, J.; Lu, P.* and Chen, W.
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, 10, 9202-9210.


  4. The physical chemistry and materials science behind sinter-resistant catalysts
    Dai, Y.; Lu, P.; Cao, Z.; Campbell, C. T. and Xia, Y.
    Chemical Society Reviews, 2018, 12, 4314-4331.
  5. Robust nanofibrillated cellulose hydro/aerogels from benign solution/solvent exchange treatment
    Fan, J.; Ifuku, S.; Wang, M.; Uetani, K.; Liang, H.; Yu, H.; Song, Y.; Li, X.; Qi, J.; Zheng, Y.; Wang, H.; Shen, J.; Zhang, X.; Li, Q.; Liu, S.; Liu, Y.; Wang, Q.; Li, J.; Lu, P.*; Fan, Z. and Chen, W.
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2018, 5, 6624-6634.
  6. Thermally triggered nanocapillary encapsulation of lauric acid in polystyrene hollow fibers for efficient thermal energy storage
    Lu, P.*; Chen, W.; Fan, J.; Ghaban, R. and Zhu, M.
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2018, 6, 2656-2666.



  7. Bacteriophages immobilized on electrospun cellulose microfibers by non-specific adsorption, protein–ligand binding, and electrostatic interactions
    Vonasek, E.; Lu, P.; Hsieh, Y.-L. and Nitin, N.
    Cellulose, 2017, 10, 4581-4589.
  8. Embedding lauric acid into polystyrene nanofibers to make high-capacity membranes for efficient thermal energy storage
    Lu, P.*; Chen, W.; Zhu, M. and Murray, S.
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2017, 5, 7249–7259
  9. A photochemical, room-temperature, and aqueous route to the synthesis of Pd nanocubes enriched with atomic steps and terraces on the side faces
    Vara, M.; Lu, P.; Yang, X.; Lee, C.-T. and Xia, Y.
    Chemistry of Materials, 2017, 10, 4563-4571.
  10. Multifunctional bionanocomposite foams with a chitosan matrix reinforced by nanofibrillated cellulose
    Wang, Y.; Uetani, K.; Liu, S.; Zhang, X.; Wang, Y.; Lu, P.; Wei, T.; Fan, Z.; Shen, J.; Yu, H.; Li, S.; Zhang, Q.; Li, Q.; Fan, J.; Yang, N.; Wang, Q.; Liu, Y.; Cao, J.; Li, J. and Chen, W.
    ChemNanoMat, 2017, 2, 98-108 .



  11. Sustainable carbon aerogels derived from nanofibrillated cellulose as high-performance absorption materials
    Chen, W.; Zhang, Q.; Uetani, K.; Li, Q.; Lu, P.; Cao, J.; Wang, Q.; Liu, Y.; Li, J.; Quan, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, S.; Meng, Z. and Yu, H.
    Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2016, 10, 1600004 .



  12. Photochemical deposition of highly dispersed Pt nanoparticles on porous CeO2 nanofibers for the water-gas shift reaction
    Lu, P.; Qiao, B.; Lu, N.; Hyun, D. C.; Wang, J.; Kim, M. J.; Liu, J. and Xia, Y.
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2015, 26, 4153-4162.


  13. Seed-mediated synthesis of gold tetrahedra in high purity and with tunable, well-controlled sizes
    Zheng, Y.; Liu, W.; Lv, T.; Luo, M.; Hu, H.; Lu, P.; Choi, S.-I.; Zhang, C.; Tao, J.; Zhu, Y.; Li, Z.-Y. and Xia, Y.
    Chemistry – An Asian Journal, 2014, 9, 2635-2640.
  14. Site-selective sulfurization of bromide-capped palladium nanocubes by polysulfide and the underlying mechanism
    Lu, P.; Lu, N.; Wang, J.; Kim, M. J. and Xia, Y.
    Nanotechnology, 2014, 1, 014003/1-014003/9.P23



  15. Aqueous-phase synthesis of single-crystal Pd seeds 3 nm in diameter and their use for the growth of Pd nanocrystals with different shapes
    Zhu, C.; Zeng, J.; Lu, P.; Liu, J.; Gu, Z. and Xia, Y.
    Chemistry – A European Journal, 2013, 16, 5127-5133.
  16. Novel nanostructures of rutile fabricated by templating against yarns of polystyrene nanofibrils and their catalytic applications
    Lu, P. and Xia, Y.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 13, 6391-6399.
  17. Maneuvering the internal porosity and surface morphology of electrospun polystyrene yarns by controlling the solvent and relative humidity
    Lu, P. and Xia, Y.
    Langmuir, 2013, 23, 7070-7078.
  18. A sinter-resistant catalytic system fabricated by maneuvering the selectivity of SiO2 deposition onto the TiO2 surface versus the Pt nanoparticle surface
    Lu, P.; Campbell, C. T. and Xia, Y.
    Nano Letters, 2013, 10, 4957-4962.
  19. Microscale polymer bottles corked with a phase-change material for temperature-controlled release
    Hyun, D. C.; Lu, P.; Choi, S.-I.; Jeong, U. and Xia, Y.
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 40, 10468-10471.P18



  20. A highly reactive and sinter-resistant catalytic system based on platinum nanoparticles embedded in the inner surfaces of CeO2 hollow fibers
    Yoon, K.; Yang, Y.; Lu, P.; Wan, D.; Peng, H.-C.; Stamm Masias, K.; Fanson, P. T.; Campbell, C. T. and Xia, Y.
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2012, 38, 9543-9546.
  21. Preparation and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals from rice straw
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Carbohydrate Polymers, 2012, 1, 564-573.
  22. Cellulose isolation and core-shell nanostructures of cellulose nanocrystals from chardonnay grape skins
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Carbohydrate Polymers, 2012, 4, 2546-2553.
  23. Highly pure amorphous silica nano-disks from rice straw
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Powder Technology, 2012, 149-155.P14



  24. Effects of polymer matrices to the formation of silicon carbide (SiC) nanoporous fibers and nanowires under carbothermal reduction
    Lu, P.; Huang, Q.; Mukherjee, A. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 4, 1005-1012.
  25. Synthesis of nickel nanoparticles supported on nanoporous silicon oxycarbide (SiCO) sheath-core fibers
    Lu, P.; Huang, Q.; Mukherjee, A. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 27, 11776-11782.P12



  26. SiCO-doped carbon fibers with unique dual superhydrophilicity/superoleophilicity and ductile and capacitance properties
    Lu, P.; Huang, Q.; Mukherjee, A. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 12, 3738-3744.
  27. Layer-by-layer self-assembly of cibacron blue F3GA and lipase on ultra-fine cellulose fibrous membrane
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Journal of Membrane Science, 2010, 1-2, 21-27.
  28. Preparation and properties of cellulose nanocrystals: Rods, spheres, and network
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Carbohydrate Polymers, 2010, 2, 329-336.
  29. Multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) reinforced cellulose fibers by electrospinning
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 8, 2413-2420.P8



  30. Macroporous silicon oxycarbide fibers with luffa-like superhydrophobic shells
    Lu, P.; Huang, Q.; Liu, B.; Bando, Y.; Hsieh, Y.-L. and Mukherjee, A. K.
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 30, 10346-10347.
  31. Highly dispersive carbon nanotube/alumina composites and their electrospun nanofibers
    Lu, P.; Huang, Q.; Jiang, D.; Ding, B.; Hsieh, Y.-L.; Ovid’ko, I. A. and Mukherjee, A.
    Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 2009, 11, 2583-2589.
  32. Lipase bound cellulose nanofibrous membrane via cibacron blue F3GA affinity ligand
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
     Journal of Membrane Science, 2009, 1+2, 288-296.
  33. Organic compatible polyacrylamide hydrogel fibers
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Polymer, 2009, 15, 3670-3679.
  34. Cellulose nanocrystal-filled poly(acrylic acid) nanocomposite fibrous membranes
    Lu, P. and Hsieh, Y.-L.
    Nanotechnology, 2009, 41, 415604/1-415604/9.P3


    Before 2008

  35. Applications of electrospun fibers
    Lu, P. and Ding, B.
    Recent Patents on Nanotechnology, 2008, 3, 169-182.
  36. Synthesis of novel calix[4]arenes containing one and two substituents on the “upper rim”
    Li, L.; Lu, P.; Xian, C. and Zheng, L.
    Indian Journal of Chemistry Section B-Organic Chemistry Including Medicinal Chemistry, 2006, 9, 2118-2122.

Book chapters

  1. Electrospun nanofibers for catalysts, in Electrospinning: Nanofabrication and Applications
    Lu, P.*; Murray, S. and Zhu, M.
    William Andrew Publishing: 2019.
  2. Electrospun polymer nanofibers, in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology
    Liu, W.; Lu, P.and Xia, Y.
    McGraw-Hill: New York, 2013.
  3. Modification of textile surfaces by other nanotechnology, in Surface Modification of Textiles
    Lu, P. and Ding, B.
    Woodhead Publishing: Cambridge, 2009.


  1. Platinum group metal (PGM)-containing catalysts for automotive emissions treatment
    A. Karpov, D. Preli, K. Wassermann, S.-I Choi, P. Lu and Y. Xia
    WO 2016/123534 A1.