Dr. Weigang Lu

Dr. Weigang Lu  is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Baylor University and is originally from China. Dr. Lu completed his Bachelor’s and PhD degrees at Lanzhou University, China in 1996 and 2001, respectively. From 2001 to 2002, Dr. Lu held a postdoctoral associate position at the Institute of Physics in the University of Basel, Switzerland. He held a postdoctoral scientist position at the Advanced Materials Research Institute of the University of New Orleans from 2002 to 2006. He was a visiting scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA from 2005 to 2007. Dr. Lu then became a research associate at Baylor University in 2010 and joined the Solouki group in November of 2013.

Publications:
1. Lu, W., Brune, B.,  Casillas-Garcia, G., Rosales, S., Zhang, Z., Jose-Yacaman, M., Farmer, P. J.,  “Direct Oxygen Imaging at Rutile Twines Boundaries using HAADF-STEM”, Nanotechnology, 2013, 23, 33.
2. Lu, W.,  Bruner, B., Casillas-Garcia, G., He, J., Jose-Yacaman, M., Farmer, P. J., “Large Scale Synthesis of V-shaped Rutile Twinned Nanorods”,  CrystEngComm, 2012, 14, 3120-3124.
3. Fang, Y., Loc, W. S., Lu, W., Fang, J., “Synthesis of In2O3@SiO2 Core–Shell Nanoparticles with Enhanced Deeper Energy Level Emissions of In2O3”, Langmuir, 2011, 2714091–14095.
4. Lu, W., Liu, Q., Fang, J., “Super Crystal Structures of Octahedral c-In2O3 Nanocrystals”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 6983-6991.
5. Guan, B., Lu, W., Cole, R., Fang, J., “Characterization of Titanium Oxide Nanoclusters by MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry”, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spect., 2007, 18, 517-524.
6. Wang, D., Liu, J., Huo, Q., Nie, Z., Lu, W., Williford, R. E., Jiang, Y., “Surface-Mediated Growth of Transparent, Oriented, and Well-Defined Nanocrystalline Anatase Titania Films”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 13670-13671.
7. Darbandia, M., Lu, W., Fang, J., Nann, T. “Silica Encapsulation of Hydrophobically Ligated PbSe Nanocrystals”, Langmuir, 2006, 22, 4371-4375.
8. Jian, W., Lu, W., Fang, J., Chiang, S. J., Lan, M. D., Wu, C. Y., Wu, Z. Y., Chen, F. R., Kai, J. J., “Orbital Susceptibilities of PbSe Quantum Dots”, J. Chem. Phys, 2006, 124, 064711.
9. Jian, W. B., Lu, W., Fang, J., Lan, M. D., Lin, J. J., “Spontaneous Magnetization and Ferromagnetism in PbSe Quantum Dots”, J. Appl. Phys., 2006, 99, 08N708. 
10. Lu, W., Fang, J., Lin, J., Zhang, J., Sun, Z., Stokes, K. L. “Syntheses of Ag, PbSe  and PbTe Nanocrystals and Their Binary Self-Assembly Exploration at Low Size-ratio”, J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2006, 6, 1662.
11. Lu, W., Ding, Y., Wang, Z., Fang, J., “PbSe Nanocrystals in One Pot Synthesis: From Nanostars to Nanocubes”  J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109, 19219.
Lu, W., Ding, Y., Wang, Z., Fang, J., “Bismuth Tellurium Hexagonal Nanoplatelets”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 10112-10116.
12. Liu, Q., Lu, W., Ma, A., Tang, J., Lin, J., Fang, J., “Study of Quasi-Monodisperse In2O3 Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Optical Determination”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 5276-5277.
13. Lu, W., Fang, J., Stokes, K. L., Lin, J., “Shape-Evolution and Self-Assembly of Monodisperse PbTe Nanocrystals”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 11798-11799.
14. Liu, Z., Zhang, D., Han, S., Li, C., Lei, B., Lu, W., Fang, J., Zhou, J. C., “Single Crystalline Magnetite Nanotubes”. J  Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 6-7.
15. Lu, W., Gao, P., Jian, W. B., Wang, Z. L., Fang, J., “Perfect Orientation Ordered in-situ One-Dimensional-Self-Assembly of Mn-doped PbSe Nanocrystals”,  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 14816-14821.
16. Sunderland, K., Brunetti, P., Spinu, L., Fang, J., Wang, Z., Lu, W., “Synthesis of γ-Fe2O3/Polypyrrole Nanocomposite Materials”, Mater. Lett., 2004, 58, 3136-3140.
17. Yang, D., Xiong, Y., Lu, W., Guo, Y., Da, D., “AFM Study on Silver/HOPG Interface Sputtered by Low-energy Argon Ions”, Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, 4086 (Thin Film Physics and Applications), 2000, 364-367. 
18. Lu, W., Hao, W. U., Yuqing, X., Yun, G., Dequan, Y., Hulin, L., “Study on Nucleation and Growth of Ag Nanoparticles Prepared by Radio-Frequency Sputtering on HOPG and Amorphous Carbon”, J. Vac., Sci., Tech.  B, 2000, 18, 1156-1159.
19. Yang, A., Xiong, Y., Guo, Y., Lu, W., “Sizes Correction on AFM Images of Nanometer Spherical Particles”, J. Mat., Sci., 2000, 36, 263-267.
20. Yang, D., Lu, W., Sun, Y.,Xiong, Y., Wang, R., Li, G., Guo, Y., Da, D., Li, H., “Structural Characterization of BDN-SOH LB Films using Small Angle XRD and Fourier Transform IR Spectroscopy”, J. Mat. Sci., 1999, 34, 5569~5574.
21. Lu, W., Yang, D., Sun, Y., Guo, Y., Hulin, S. X., “Li Preparation and Structural Characterization of Nanostructured Iron Oxide Thin Films”, Appl. Sur. Sci., 1999, 147, 39-43.
22. Yuqing, X., Liming, L., Lu, W., Yang D., Da D., “Atomic Force Microscopy and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy study on Nanostructured Silver Thin Films irradiated by atomic oxygen”,  Mat. Sci., Eng., 2001, 79, 68–70.
23. Li, X., Zhang, X., Sun, Q., Lu, W., Li H., “Electrochemical Deposition of Polypyrrole on Patterned Self-assembled Monolayers”, J. Electroanalytical Chem., 2000, 492, 23–30.
24. Lu, W., Yang, D., Guo, Y., Xiong, Y., Li, H., “Evolution and Quantitative Correction of the Distortions in Atomic Force Microscopy Image”, Physics, 2000, 29 ,4.
25. Lu, W., Yang, D., Li, H., “AFM study on Surfactants’ Effect on Fe2O3 Nanostructured Films”, J. of Functional Mat., 2000, 3149.
26. Wu, H., Lu, W., Xiong, Y., Guo, Y., Yang, D., Da D., Li, H., “Development on Silver Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Thin Films”, Vac. and Cryo., 2001, 3, 231.

Poster Presentations
1. Lu, W.; Zekavat, B.; Olaitan, A. D.; Brantley, M.; Erdogan, D. A.; Ozensoy, E.; Solouki, T. “A Cryofocuser/Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Coupled to a Catalysis Unit for Detection of Nitrogen Oxide Catalysis Products” Proceedings of the 63rd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics  2015, St. Louis, MO.

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