Publications
  1. Yuan, H. Y.; Tao, J. F.; Li, N. X.; Karmakar, A.; Tang, C. H.; Cai, H.*; Pennycook, S. J.; Singh, N.; Zhao, D.* On-chip tailorability of capacitive gas sensors integrated with metal-organic framework films, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201906222.   FULL TEXT
  2. Dong, J. Q.; Qiao, Z. W.; Pan, Y. T.; Peh, S. B.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhai, L. Z.; Yuan, H. Y.; Cheng, Y. D.; Liang, H.; Liu, B.*; Zhao, D.* Encapsulation and protection of ultrathin two-dimensional porous organic nanosheets within biocompatible metal-organic frameworks for live-cell imaging, Chem. Mater., 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01642.   FULL TEXT
  3. Lim, G. J. H.; Wu, Y.*; Shah, B. B.; Koh, J. J.; Liu, C. K.; Zhao, D.; Cheetham, A. K.; Wang, J.*; Ding, J.* 3D-printing of pure metal-organic framework monoliths, ACS Materials Lett., 2019, 1, 147-153.   FULL TEXT
  4. Zhao, D.*; Thallapally, P. K.*; Petit, C.*; Gascon, J.* Advanced porous materials: design, synthesis, and applications in sustainability, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 7997-7998.   FULL TEXT
  5. Qian, Y. H.; Liu, Q. T.; Sarnello, E.; Tang, C. H.; Chng, M. L.; Shui, J. L.; Li, T.; Pennycook, S. J.; Han, M.; Zhao, D.* MOF-derived carbon networks with atomically dispersed Fe-Nx sites for oxygen reduction reaction catalysis in acidic media, ACS Materials Lett., 2019, 1, 37-43.   FULL TEXT
  6. Wang, Y. X.; Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.* Alternatives to cryogenic distillation: advanced porous materials in adsorptive light olefin/paraffin separations, Small, 2019, 190058.   FULL TEXT
  7. Ying, Y. P.; Cheng, Y. D.; Peh, S. B.; Liu, G. L.; Shah, B. B.; Zhai, L. Z.; Zhao, D.* Plasticization resistance-enhanced CO2 separation at elevated pressures by mixed matrix membranes containing flexible metal-organic framework fillers, J. Membr. Sci., 2019, 582, 103-110.   FULL TEXT
  8. Zhang, J.; Peh, S. B.; Wang, J.; Du, Y. H.; Xi, S. B.; Dong, J. Q.; Karmakar, A.; Wang, Y. X.; Ying, Y. P.; Zhao, D.* Hybrid MOF-808-Tb nanospheres for highly sensitive and selective detection of acetone vapor and Fe3+ in aqueous solution, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 4727-4730.   FULL TEXT
  9. Kundu, T.; Wahiduzzaman, M.; Shah, B. B.; Maurin, G.; Zhao, D.* Solvent induced control over breathing behavior in flexible metal-organic frameworks for natural gas delivery, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 8073-8077.   FULL TEXT
  10. Kundu, T.; Shah, B. B.; Bolinois, L.; Zhao, D.* Functionalization induced breathing control in metal-organic frameworks for methane storage with high deliverable capacity, Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 2842-2847.   FULL TEXT
  11. Wang, Y. X.; Yuan, S.; Hu, Z. G.; Kundu, T.; Zhang, J.; Peh, S. B.; Cheng, Y. D.; Dong, J. Q.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhou, H. C.; Zhao, D.* Pore size reduction in zirconium metal-organic frameworks for ethylene/ethane separation, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 7118-7126.   FULL TEXT
  12. Li, H.; Wang, K. C.; Hu, Z. G.; Chen, Y. P.; Verdegaal, W.; Zhao, D.*; Zhou, H. C.* Harnessing solvent effect to integrate alkylamine into metal-organic frameworks for exceptionally high CO2 uptake, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 7867-7874.   FULL TEXT
  13. Peh, S. B.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhang, J.; Wang, Y. X.; Chan, G. H.; Wang, J.; Zhao, D.* Cluster nuclearity control and modulated hydrothermal synthesis of functionalized Zr12 metal-organic frameworks, Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 7069-7073. (Back Cover)  FULL TEXT
  14. Qian, Y. H.; An, T.; Sarnello, E.; Liu, Z. L.; Li, T.; Zhao, D.* Janus electrocatalysts containing MOF-derived carbon networks and NiFe-LDH nanoplates for rechargeable Zn-air batteries, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2019, 2, 1784-1792.   FULL TEXT
  15. Cheng, Y. D.; Zhai, L. Z.; Ying, Y. P.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, G. L.; Dong, J. Q.; Ng, D. Z. L.; Khan, S. A.; Zhao, D.* Highly efficient CO2 capture by mixed matrix membranes containing three-dimensional covalent organic framework fillers, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 4549-4560.   FULL TEXT
  16. Yuan, H. Y.; Aljneibi, S. A. A. A.; Yuan, J. R.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, H.; Fang, J.; Tang, C. H.; Yan, X. H.; Cai, H.; Gu, Y. D.; Pennycook, S. J.; Tao, J. F.*; Zhao, D.* ZnO nanosheets abundant in oxygen vacancies derived from metal-organic frameworks for ppb-level gas sensing, Adv. Mater., 2019, 31, 1807161. (Inside Front Cover)   FULL TEXT
  17. Peh, S. B.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Scalable and sustainable synthesis of advanced porous materials, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 3647-3670. (Invited Review in the Thematic Issue: Advanced Porous Materials: Design, Synthesis and Application in Sustainability)   FULL TEXT
  18. Ibrahim, S.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.*; Nadeem, M. A.* A new insight for photocatalytic hydrogen production by a Cu/Ni based cyanide bridged polymer as a co-catalyst on titania support in glycerol water mixture, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2019, 44, 2508-2518.   FULL TEXT
  19. Cheng, Y. D.; Zhai, L. Z.; Tong, M. M.; Kundu, T.; Liu, G. L.; Ying, Y. P.; Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Selective gas permeation in mixed matrix membranes accelerated by hollow ionic covalent organic polymers, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 1564-1573.   FULL TEXT
  20. Dong, J. Q.; Li, X.; Peh, S. B.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Ji, D. X.; Peng, S. J.; Liu, G. L.; Ying, S. M.; Yuan, D. Q.; Jiang, J. W.; Ramakrishna, S.; Zhao, D.* Restriction of molecular rotors in ultrathin two-dimensional covalent organic framework nanosheets for sensing signal amplification, Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 146-160.   FULL TEXT
  21. Wang, J.; Zhang, J.; Peh, S. B.; Zhai, L. Z.; Ying, Y. P.; Liu, G. L.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Dimensional impact of metal-organic frameworks in catalyzing photo-induced hydrogen evolution and cyanosilylation reactions, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2019, 2, 298-304.   FULL TEXT
  22. Ibrahim, S.; Majeed, I.; Hussain, E.; Badshah, A.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhao, D.*; Turner, D. R.*; Nadeem, M. A.* Novel photo-functional material based on homo-metallic cyanide bridged nickel coordination polymer and titania for hydrogen generation, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2019, 486, 684-693.   FULL TEXT
  23. Cheng, Y. D.; Ying, Y. P.; Zhai, L. Z.; Liu, G. L.; Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Christopher, M. P.; Long, S. C.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes containing MOF@COF hybrid fillers for efficient CO2/CH4 separation, J. Membr. Sci., 2019, 573, 97-106.   FULL TEXT
  24. Hu, Z. G.*; Wang, Y. X.; Shah, B. B.; Zhao, D.* CO2 capture in metal-organic framework adsorbents: an engineering perspective, Adv. Sustainable Syst., 2019, 3, 1800080. (Inside Back Cover, Highlighted on AdvancedScienceNews.com)   FULL TEXT
  25. Liu, Y. H.; Wang, Y. X.; Huang, J. X.; Zhou, Z. X.*; Zhao, D.; Jiang, L. M.; Shen, Y. Q. Encapsulation and controlled release of fragrances from functionalized porous metal-organic frameworks, AIChE J., 2019, 65, 491-499.   FULL TEXT
  26. Guan, C.*; Sumboja, A.; Zang, W. J.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhang, H.; Liu, X. M.; Liu, Z. L.*; Zhao, D.; Pennycook, S. J.; Wang, J.* Decorating Co/CoNx nanoparticles in nitrogen-doped carbon nanoarrays for flexible and rechargeable zinc-air batteries, Energy Storage Mater., 2019, 16, 243-250.   FULL TEXT
  1. Cheng, Y. D.; Tavares, S. R.; Doherty, C. M.; Ying, Y. P.; Sarnello, E.; Maurin, G.; Hill, M. R.; Li, T.; Zhao, D.* Enhanced polymer crystallinity in mixed matrix membranes induced by metal-organic framework nanosheets for efficient CO2 capture, ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 2018, 10, 43095-43103.   FULL TEXT
  2. Zhang, J.; Wang, J.; Long, S. C.; Peh, S. B.; Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Karmakar, A.; Yuan, Y. D.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Luminescent metal-organic frameworks for the detection and discrimination of o-xylene from xylene isomers, Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 13631-13639.   FULL TEXT
  3. Zhai, L. Z.; Qian, Y. H.; Wang, Y. X.; Cheng, Y. D.; Dong, J. Q.; Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.* In-situ formation of micropore-rich titanium dioxide from metal-organic framework templates, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 36933-36940.   FULL TEXT
  4. Liu, X. M.; Zang, W. J.; Guan, C.; Zhang, L.; Qian, Y. H.; Elshahawy, A. M.; Zhao, D.; Pennycook, S. J.; Wang, J.* Ni-doped cobalt-cobalt nitride heterostructure arrays for high-power supercapacitors, ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3, 2462-2469.   FULL TEXT
  5. Kundu, T.; Wang, J.; Cheng, Y. D.; Du, Y. H.; Qian, Y. H.; Liu, G. L.; Zhao, D.* Hydrazone-based covalent organic frameworks for Lewis acid catalysis, Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 13824-13829.   FULL TEXT
  6. Wang, Y. X.; Hu, Z. G.; Kundu, T.; Cheng, Y. D.; Dong, J. Q.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhai, L. Z.; Zhao, D.* Metal-organic frameworks with reduced hydrophilicity for postcombustion CO2 capture from wet flue gas, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2018, 6, 11904-11912.   FULL TEXT
  7. Cheng, Y. D.; Ying, Y. P.; Japip, S.; Jiang, S. D.; Chung, T. S.*; Zhang, S.*; Zhao, D.* Advanced porous materials in mixed matrix membranes, Adv. Mater., 2018, 30, 1802401. (Invited Review in the Special Issue: Multidisciplinary Materials Science at the National University of Singapore, Inside Front Cover)   FULL TEXT
  8. Ibrahim, S.; Majeed, I.; Qian, Y. H.; Iqbal, A.; Zhao, D.*; Turner, D. R.*; Nadeem, M. A.* Novel hetero-bimetallic coordination polymer as a single source of highly dispersed Cu/Ni nanoparticles for efficient photocatalytic water splitting, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, 5, 1816-1827.   FULL TEXT
  9. Liu, G. L.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, J.; Cheng, Y. D.; Peh, S. B.; Wang, Y. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Dong, J. Q.; Yuan, D. Q.*; Zhao, D.* Process-tracing study on the postassembly modification of highly stable zirconium metal-organic cages, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 6231-6234.   FULL TEXT
  10. Hu, Z. G.; Wang, Y. X.; Wang, X. R.; Zhai, L. Z.; Zhao, D.* Solution-reprocessable microporous polymeric adsorbents for carbon dioxide capture, AIChE J., 2018, 64, 3376-3389.   FULL TEXT
  11. Hu, F.; Mao, D.; Kenry; Wang, Y. X.; Wu, W. B.; Zhao, D.; Kong, D. L.; Liu, B.* Metal-organic framework as a simple and general inert nanocarrier for photosensitizers to implement activatable photodynamic therapy, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2018, 28, 1707519.   FULL TEXT
  12. Qian, Y. H.; An, T.; Birgersson, K. E.; Liu, Z. L.; Zhao, D.* Web-like interconnected carbon networks from NaCl-assisted pyrolysis of ZIF-8 for highly efficient oxygen reduction catalysis, Small, 2018, 14, 1704169. (Inside Front Cover)   FULL TEXT
  13. Cheng, Y. D.; Wang, Z. H.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes for natural gas upgrading: current status and opportunities, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57, 4139-4169. (Supplementary Cover)  FULL TEXT
  14. Zhang, Y.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, L.*; Wei, N.; Gao, M. L.; Zhao, D.; Han, Z. B.* Robust bifunctional lanthanide cluster based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for tandem deacetalization-knoevenagel reaction, Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 2193-2198.   FULL TEXT
  15. Dong, J. Q.; Li, X.; Zhang, K.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhai, L. Z.; Liu, G. L.; Yuan, D. Q.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Confinement of aggregation induced emission (AIE) molecular rotors in ultrathin two-dimensional porous organic nanosheets for enhanced molecular recognition, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 4035-4046.   FULL TEXT
  1. Dong, J. Q.; Zhang, K.; Li, X.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhu, H.; Yuan, D. Q.; Xu, Q. H.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Ultrathin two-dimensional porous organic nanosheets with molecular rotors for chemical sensing, Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 1142.   FULL TEXT
  2. Hu, Z. G.; Gami, A.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* A triphasic modulated hydrothermal approach for the synthesis of multivariate metal-organic frameworks with hydrophobic moieties for highly-efficient moisture-resistant CO2 capture, Adv. Sustainable Syst., 2017, 1, 1700092. (Inside Front Cover)  FULL TEXT
  3. Wang, X. R.; Zhai, L. Z.; Wang, Y. X.; Li, R. T.; Gu, X. H.; Yuan, Y. D.; Qian, Y. H.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Improving water-treatment performance of zirconium metal-organic framework membranes by post-synthetic defect healing, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 37848-37855.   FULL TEXT
  4. Cheng, Y. D.; Ravi, S. K.; Wang, Y. X.; Tao, J. F.; Gu, Y. D.; Tan, S. C.; Zhao, D.* Covalent organic nanosheets with large lateral size and high aspect ratio synthesized by Langmuir-Blodgett method, Chin. Chem. Lett., 2017, 29, 869-872. (Invited Contribution in Special Issue: Functional Open Framework Materials)  FULL TEXT
  5. Sun, Y.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.*; Zeng, K. Y.* Mechanical properties of microcrystalline metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) measured by bimodal amplitude modulated-frequency modulated atomic force microscopy, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 32202-32210.   FULL TEXT
  6. Sun, Y.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.*; Zeng, K. Y.* Probing nanoscale functionalities of metal-organic framework nanocrystals, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 12163-12169.   FULL TEXT
  7. Qian, Y. H.; Khan, I. A.; Zhao, D.* Electrocatalysts derived from metal-organic frameworks for oxygen reduction and evolution reactions in aqueous media, Small, 2017, 13, 1701143. (Journal's Top 20 Most Downloaded Recent Papers)   FULL TEXT
  8. Hu, Z. G.; Sun, Y.; Zeng, K. Y.*; Zhao, D.* Structural-failure resistance of metal-organic frameworks toward multiple-cycle CO2 sorption, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 8653-8656. (Inside Back Cover, HOT Article Featured On the Blog of Chem. Commun.)   FULL TEXT
  9. Khan, I. A.*; Badshah, A.; Khan, I.; Zhao, D.; Nadeem, M. A.* Soft-template carbonization approach of MOF-5 to mesoporous carbon nanospheres as excellent electrode materials for supercapacitor, Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 2017, 253, 169-176.   FULL TEXT
  10. Bolinois, L.; Kundu, T.; Wang, X. R.; Wang, Y. X.; Hu, Z. G.; Koh, K.; Zhao, D.* Breathing-induced new phase transition in an MIL-53(Al)-NH2 metal-organic framework under high methane pressures, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 8118-8121. (Inside Back Cover)  FULL TEXT
  11. Hu, Z. G.; Wang, Y. X.; Farooq, S.; Zhao, D.* A highly stable metal-organic framework with optimum aperture size for CO2 capture, AIChE J., 2017, 63, 4103-4114. (Session's Best Paper at 2016 AIChE Meeting)  FULL TEXT
  12. Cheng, Y. D.; Wang, X. R.; Jia, C. K.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhai, L. Z.; Wang, Q.; Zhao, D.* Ultrathin mixed matrix membranes containing two-dimensional metal-organic framework nanosheets for efficient CO2/CH4 separation, J. Membr. Sci., 2017, 539, 213-223.   FULL TEXT
  13. Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Beyond equilibrium: metal-organic frameworks for molecular sieving and kinetic gas separation, Cryst. Growth Des., 2017, 17, 2291-2308. (Invited Review in Virtual Special Issue: Crystal Engineering of Nanoporous Materials for Gas Storage and Separation)  FULL TEXT
  14. Hu, Z. G.; Mahdi, E. M.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhang, B.; Yan, N.; Yuan, D. Q.; Tan, J. C.; Zhao, D.* Kinetically controlled synthesis of two-dimensional Zr/Hf metal-organic framework nanosheets via a modulated hydrothermal approach, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 8954-8963. (Inside Back Cover)  FULL TEXT
  15. Wang, Y. X.; Hu, Z. G.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Silver-decorated hafnium metal-organic framework for ethylene/ethane separation, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56, 4508-4516.   FULL TEXT
  16. Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, G. L.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Isoreticular covalent organic frameworks for hydrocarbon uptake and separation: the important role of monomer planarity, CrystEngComm, 2017, 19, 4899-4904. (Back Cover, Invited Contribution in Special Issue: Covalent Organic Frameworks and Organic Cage Structures)   FULL TEXT
  17. Wang, C.-H.*; Zhao, D.*; Tsutsumi, A.*; You, S. M.* Sustainable energy technologies for energy saving and carbon emission reduction, Appl. Energy, 2017, 194, 223-224 (Editorial in the Special Section on "The 15th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies - SET 2016").   FULL TEXT
  18. Pareek, K.; Rohan, R.; Chen, Z. X.; Zhao, D.; Cheng, H. S.* Ambient temperature hydrogen storage in porous materials with exposed metal sites, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2017, 42, 6801-6809.   FULL TEXT
  19. Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Metal-organic frameworks with Lewis acidity: synthesis, characterization, and catalytic applications, CrystEngComm, 2017, 19, 4066-4081. (Inside Back Cover, Invited Review in Special Issue: Metal-Organic Framework Catalysis)   FULL TEXT
  20. Liu, J.; Chen, C.; Ji, S. L.; Liu, Q.*; Ding, D.*; Zhao, D.; Liu, B.* Long wavelength excitable near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles with aggregation-induced emission characteristics for image-guided tumor resection, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 2782-2789. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)   FULL TEXT
  21. Wang, X. R.; Chi, C. L.; Zhang, K.; Qian, Y. H.; Gupta, K. M.; Kang, Z. X.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Reversed thermo-switchable molecular sieving membranes composed of two-dimensional metal-organic nanosheets for gas separation, Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 14460. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)   FULL TEXT
  22. Tao, J. F.; Wang, X. R.; Sun, T.; Cai, H.; Wang, Y. X.; Lin, T.; Fu, D. L.; Ting, L. L. Y.; Gu, Y. D.*; Zhao, D.* Hybrid photonic cavity with metal-organic framework coatings for the ultra-sensitive detection of volatile organic compounds with high immunity to humidity, Sci. Rep., 2017, 7, 41640.   FULL TEXT
  23. Liu, W.; Luo, X.; Bao, Y.; Liu, Y. P.; Ning, G. H.; Abdelwahab, I.; Li, L. J.; Nai, C. T.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.; Liu, B.; Quek, S. Y.*; Loh, K. P.* A two-dimensional conjugated aromatic polymer via C-C coupling reaction, Nat. Chem., 2017, 9, 563-570. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)   FULL TEXT
  24. Qian, Y. H.; Hu, Z. G.; Ge, X. M.; Yang, S. L.; Peng, Y. W.; Kang, Z. X.; Liu, Z. L.; Lee, J. Y.; Zhao, D.* A metal-free ORR/OER bifunctional electrocatalyst derived from metal-organic frameworks for rechargeable Zn-Air batteries, Carbon, 2017, 111, 641-650. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)   FULL TEXT
  1. Dong, J. Q.; Tummanapelli, A. K.; Li, X.; Ying, S. M.; Hirao, H.*; Zhao, D.* Fluorescent porous organic frameworks containing molecular rotors for size-selective recognition, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 7889-7897.   FULL TEXT
  2. Khan, I. A.; Qian, Y. H.; Badshah, A.; Zhao, D.*; Nadeem, M. A.* Fabrication of highly stable and efficient PtCu alloy nanoparticles on highly porous carbon for direct methanol fuel cells, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 20793-20801.   FULL TEXT
  3. Peng, Y. W.; Wong, W. K.; Hu, Z. G.; Cheng, Y. D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Khan, S. A.*; Zhao, D.* Room temperature batch and continuous flow synthesis of water-stable covalent organic frameworks (COFs), Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 5095-5101. (Top Download in August 2016)   FULL TEXT
  4. Peng, Y. W.; Xu, G. D.; Hu, Z. G.; Cheng, Y. D.; Chi, C. L.; Yuan, D. Q.; Cheng, H. S.*; Zhao, D.* Mechanoassisted synthesis of sulfonated covalent organic frameworks with high intrinsic proton conductivity, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 18505-18512.   FULL TEXT
  5. Zhao, T. T.; Goswami, N.; Li, J. G.; Yao, Q. F.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, J.; Zhao, D.; Xie, J. P.* Probing the microporous structure of silica shell via aggregation-induced emission in Au(I)-thiolate@SiO2 nanoparticle, Small, 2016, 12, 6537-6541.   FULL TEXT
  6. Khan, I. A.; Qian, Y. H.; Badshah, A.; Nadeem, M. A.*; Zhao, D.* Highly porous carbon derived from MOF-5 as a support of ORR electrocatalysts for fuel cells, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 17268-17275.   FULL TEXT
  7. Qian, Y. H.; Cavanaugh, J.; Khan, I. A.; Wang, X. R.; Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Fe/Fe3C/N-doped carbon materials from metal-organic framework composites as highly efficient oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts, ChemPlusChem, 2016, 81, 718-723. (Back Cover, Invited Contribution in Special Issue: Coordination Polymers/MOFs)  FULL TEXT
  8. Wang, X. R.; Chi, C. L.; Tao, J. F.; Peng, Y. W.; Ying, S. M.; Qian, Y. H.; Dong, J. Q.; Hu, Z. G.; Gu, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Improving the hydrogen selectivity of graphene oxide membranes by reducing non-selective pores with intergrown ZIF-8 crystals, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 8087-8090. (Back Cover)   FULL TEXT
  9. Chi, C. L.; Wang, X. R.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Hu, Z. G.; Dong, J. Q.; Zhao, D.* Facile preparation of graphene oxide membranes for gas separation, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 2921-2927.   FULL TEXT
  10. Hu, Z. G.; Peng, Y. W.; Gao, Y. J.; Qian, Y. H.; Ying, S. M.; Yuan, D. Q.; Horike, S.; Ogiwara, N.; Babarao, R.; Wang, Y. X.; Yan, N.; Zhao, D.* Direct synthesis of hierarchically porous metal-organic frameworks with high stability and strong Brønsted acidity: the decisive role of hafnium in efficient and selective fructose dehydration, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 2659-2667.   FULL TEXT
  11. Hu, Z. G.; Lin, J. J.; Ogiwara, N.; Rodriguez, A.; Peng, Y. W.; Wang, Y. X.; Horike, S.*; Zhao, D.* A pH-responsive phase transformation of a sulfonated metal-organic framework from amorphous to crystalline for efficient CO2 capture, CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 2803-2807. (Back Cover)  FULL TEXT
  12. Hu, Z. G.; Castano, I.; Wang, S. N.; Wang, Y. X.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Chi, C. L.; Wang, X. R.; Zhao, D.* Modulator effects on the water-based synthesis of Zr/Hf MOFs: quantitative relationship studies between modulator, synthetic condition, and performance, Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 16, 2295-2301.   FULL TEXT
  13. Xu, Q.; Guo, Z. G.; Zhang, M.; Hu, Z. G.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhao, D.* Highly efficient photocatalysts by pyrolyzing a Zn-Ti heterometallic metal-organic framework, CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 4046-4052.   FULL TEXT
  14. Kang, Z. X.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Yuan, D. Q.; Addicoat, M. A.; Heine, T.; Hu, Z. G.; Tee, L.; Guo, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes (MMMs) comprising exfoliated 2D covalent organic frameworks (COFs) for efficient CO2 separation, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 1277-1285. (Top Downloaded in February 2016, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  15. Hu, Z. G.; Kang, Z. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Peng, Y. W.; Wang, X. R.; Chi, C. L.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes containing UiO-66(Hf)-(OH)2 metal-organic framework nanoparticles for efficient H2/CO2 separation., Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55, 7933-7940. (Invited Contribution in Special Issue: International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization 2015)  FULL TEXT
  16. Hu, Z. G.; Nalaparaju, A.; Peng, Y. W.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Modulated hydrothermal synthesis of UiO-66(Hf)-type metal-organic frameworks for optimal carbon dioxide separation, Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 1134-1141.  FULL TEXT
  1. Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* De facto methodologies toward the synthesis and scale-up production of UiO-66-type metal-organic frameworks and membrane materials, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 19018-19040. (Invited Review, Inside Front Cover)  FULL TEXT
  2. Hu, Z. G.; Faucher, S.; Zhuo, Y. Y.; Sun, Y.; Wang, S. N.; Zhao, D.* Combination of optimization and metalated-ligand exchange: an effective approach to functionalize UiO-66(Zr) MOFs for CO2 separation, Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 17246-17255. (Frontispiece)  FULL TEXT
  3. Kang, Z. X.; Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Qian, Y. H.; Chi, C. L.; Yeo, L. Y.; Tee, L.; Zhan, D.* Mixed matrix membranes composed of two-dimensional metal-organic framework nanosheets for pre-combustion CO2 capture: a relationship study of filler morphology versus membrane performance, J. Mater. Chem. A., 2015, 3, 20801-20810.   FULL TEXT
  4. Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Gao, Y. J.; Yuan, D. Q.; Kang, Z. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Yan, N.; Zhao, D.* Synthesis of a sulfonated two-dimensional covalent organic framework as an efficient solid acid catalyst for biobased chemical conversion, ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 3208-3212. (Back Cover)  FULL TEXT
  5. Shui, J. L.; Chen, C.; Grabstanowicz, L.; Zhao, D.; Liu, D. J.* Highly efficient nonprecious metal catalyst prepared with metal-organic framework in a continuous carbon nanofibrous network, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2015, 112,10629-10634. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  6. Hu, Z. G.; Peng, Y. W.; Tan, K. M.; Zhao, D.* Enhanced catalytic activity of a hierarchical porous metal-organic framework CuBTC, CrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 7124-7129.   FULL TEXT
  7. Xu, G. D.; Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Yuan, D. Q.; Donnadieu, B.; Zhao, D.*; Cheng, H. S.* A 2D metal-organic framework composed of a bi-functional ligand with ultra-micropores for post-combustion CO2 capture, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 47384-47389.   FULL TEXT
  8. Veluswamy, H. P.; Ang, W. J.; Zhao, D.; Linga, P.* Influence of cationic and non-ionic surfactants on the kinetics of mixed hydrogen/tetrahydrofuran hydrates, Chem. Eng. Sci., 2015, 132, 186-199.   FULL TEXT
  9. Hu, Z. G.; Peng, Y. W.; Kang, Z. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhao, D.* A modulated hydrothermal MHT approach for the facile synthesis of UiO-66-type MOFs, Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 4862-4868.   FULL TEXT
  10. Rohan, R.; Pareek, K.; Cai, W. W.; Zhang, Y. F.; Xu, G. D.; Chen, Z. X.; Gao, Z. Q.; Zhao, D.; Cheng, H. S.* Melamine-terephthalaldehyde-lithium complex: a porous organic network based single ion electrolyte for lithium ion batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 5132-5139.   FULL TEXT
  11. Hu, Z. G.; Khurana, M.; Seah, Y. H.; Zhang, M.; Guo, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Ionized Zr-MOFs for highly efficient post-combustion CO2 capture, Chem. Eng. Sci., 2015, 124, 61-69. (Invited Contribution in Special Issue: Metal-Organic Frameworks for Emerging Chemical Technologies)  FULL TEXT
  12. Yao, Q. F.; Yu, Y.; Yuan, X.; Yu, Y.; Zhao, D.; Xie, J. P.*; Lee, J. Y.* Counterion-Assisted Shaping of Nanocluster Supracrystals, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 184-189.   FULL TEXT
  13. Mao, L.; Zhang, Y.; Hu, Y. T.; Ho, K. H.; Ke, Q. Q.; Liu, H. J.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.; Wang, J.* Activation of sucrose-derived carbon spheres for high-performance supercapacitor electrodes, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 9307-9313.   FULL TEXT
  1. Ngee, E. L. S.; Gao, Y. J.; Chen, X.; Lee, T. M.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.; Yan, N.* Sulfated mesoporous niobium oxide catalyzed 5-hydroxymethylfurfural formation from sugars, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2014, 53, 14225-14233.   FULL TEXT
  2. Hu, Z. G.; Zhang, K.; Zhang, M.; Guo, Z. G.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* A combinatorial approach towards water-stable metal-organic frameworks for highly efficient carbon dioxide separation, ChemSusChem, 2014, 7, 2791-2795. (Inside Back Cover)  FULL TEXT
  3. Guo, Z. G.; Cheng, J. K.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhang, M.; Xu, Q.; Kang, Z. X.; Zhao, D.* Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as precursors towards TiOx/C composites for photodegradation of organic dye, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 34221-34225.   FULL TEXT
  4. Zhang, M.; Feng, G. X.; Song, Z. G.; Zhou, Y. P.; Chao, H. Y.; Yuan, D. Q.; Tan, T. T. Y.; Guo, Z. G.; Hu, Z. G.; Tang, B. Z.*; Liu, B.*; Zhao, D.* Two-dimensional metal-organic framework with wide channels and responsive turn-on fluorescence for the chemical sensing of volatile organic compounds, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 7241-7244. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  5. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Grabstanowicz, L.; Chen, C.; Commet, S.; Xu, T.; Lu, J.; Liu, D. J.* Highly efficient non-precious metal electrocatalysts prepared from one-pot synthesized zeolitic imidazolate frameworks, Adv. Mater., 2014, 26, 1093-1097. (Frontispiece, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  6. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Grabstanowicz, L. R.; Liu, D. J.* A versatile preparation of highly active ZIF-based non-PGM catalysts through solid state synthesis, ECS Trans., 2014, 64, 253-260.   FULL TEXT
  1. Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Polymerization within confined nanchannels of porous metal-organic frameworks, J. Mol. Eng. Mater., 2013, 1, 1330001. (Invited Review, Front Cover)  FULL TEXT
  2. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Chen, C.; Comment, S.; Reprogle, B.; Liu, D. J.* Low-cost, high-efficiency non-PGM cathode catalysts using MOFs as precursors, ECS Trans., 2013, 50, 1861-1868.   FULL TEXT
  3. Shui, J. L.; Okasinski, J. S.; Kenesei, P.; Dobbs, H. A.; Zhao, D.; Almer, J. D.; Liu, D. J.* Reversibility of anodic lithium in rechargeable lithium-oxygen batteries, Nat. Commun., 2013, 4, 2255.   FULL TEXT
  4. Shui, J. L.; Okasinski, J.; Zhao, D.; Almer, J.; Liu, D. J.* Understanding of electrolyte stability and its impact to lifespan of Li-O2 battery, ECS Trans., 2013, 50, 37-45.   FULL TEXT
  5. Lopez, N.; Zhao, H. H.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.; Riebenspies, J. P.; Dunbar, K. R.* A porous Sm(III) coordination nanotube with hydrophobic and hydrophilic channels, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 54-57.   FULL TEXT
  6. Tan, S. W.; Yuan, F.; Zhao, D.*; Wang, H. J.; Tu, K. H.; Tsao, W.; Wang, L. Q.* Evaluation of strongly acidic ion-exchange catalysts and the desulfonation study in the isobutylene dimerization reaction, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2013, 127, 926-932.   FULL TEXT
  1. Shui, J. L.; Okasinski, J. S.; Zhao, D.; Almer, J. D.; Liu, D. J.* Microfocused X-ray study on precipitate formation in the separator region of nonaqueous Li-O2 batteries, ChemSusChem, 2012, 5, 2421-2426.   FULL TEXT
  2. Lin, C. K.; Zhao, D.; Gao, W. Y.; Yang, Z. Z.; Ye, J. Y.; Xu, T.; Ge, Q. F.; Ma, S. Q.*; Liu, D. J.* Tunability of band gaps in metal-organic frameworks, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 9039-9044.   FULL TEXT
  3. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Chen, C.; Chen, X. Q.; Reprogle, B. M.; Wang, D. P.; Liu, D. J.* Iron imidazolate framework as precursor for electrocatalysts in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 3200-3205.   FULL TEXT
  1. Lu, W. G.; Yuan, D. Q.; Sculley, J.; Zhao, D.; Krishna, R.; Zhou, H. C.* Sulfonate-grafted porous polymer networks for preferential CO2 adsorption at low pressure, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 18126-18129. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  2. Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.* Pressure-responsive curvature change of a "rigid" geodesic ligand in a (3, 24)-connected mesoporous metal-organic framework, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 10528-10530.   FULL TEXT
  3. Zhao, D.; Timmons, D. J.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhou, H. C.* Tuning the topology and functionality of metal-organic frameworks by ligand design, Acc. Chem. Res., 2010, 44, 123-133. (Invited Review, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  4. Zhao, D.; Tan, S. W.; Yuan, D. Q.; Lu, W. G.; Rezenom, Y. H.; Jiang, H. L.; Wang, L. Q.*; Zhou, H. C.* Surface functionalization of porous coordination nanocages via click chemistry and their application in drug delivery, Adv. Mater., 2011, 23, 90-93, (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  5. Tan, S. W.; Zhao, D.*; Yuan, D. Q.; Wang, H. J.; Tu, K. H.; Wang, L. Q.* Influence of indomethacin-loading on the micellization and drug release of thermosensitive dextran-graft-poly (N-isopropylacrylamide), React. Func. Polym., 2011, 71, 820-827.   FULL TEXT
  6. Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Timmons, D. J.; Zhou, H. C.* A stepwise transition from microporosity to mesoporosity in metal-organic frameworks by thermal treatment, Chem. Sci., 2011, 2, 103-106.   FULL TEXT
  7. Yuan, D. Q.; Lu, W. G.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.* Highly stable porous polymer networks with exceptionally high gas-uptake capacities, Adv. Mater., 2011, 23, 3723-3725. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  8. Zhao, D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Krishna, R.; van Baten, J. M.; Zhou, H. C.* Thermosensitive gating effect and selective gas adsorption in a porous coordination nanocage, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 7352-7354.   FULL TEXT
  9. Zhao, D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Yakovenko, A.; Zhou, H. C.* A NbO-type metal-organic framework derived from a polyyne-coupled di-isophthalate linker formed in situ, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 4196-4198.   FULL TEXT
  10. Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Sun, D. F.; Zhou, H. C.* An isoreticular series of metal-organic frameworks with dendritic hexacarboxylate ligands and exceptionally high gas-uptake capacity, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 5357-5361. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  11. Lu, W. G.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Schilling, C. I.; Plietzsch, O.; Muller, T.; Brase, S.; Guenther, J.; Blumel, J.; Krishna, R.; Li, Z.; Zhou, H. C.* Porous polymer networks: synthesis, porosity, and applications in gas storage/separation, Chem. Mater., 2010, 22, 5964-5972. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  12. Zhuang, W. J.; Ma, S. Q.; Wang, X. S.; Yuan, D. Q.; Li, J. R.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.* Introduction of cavities up to 4 nm into a hierarchically-assembled metal-organic framework using an angular, tetratopic ligand, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 5223-5225.   FULL TEXT
  13. Zhao, D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Sun, D. F.; Zhou, H. C.* Stabilization of metal-organic frameworks with high surface areas by the incorporation of mesocavities with microwindows, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 9186-9188. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  14. Kuppler, R. J.; Timmons, D. J.; Fang, Q. R.; Li, J. R.; Makal, T. A.; Young, M. D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Zhuang, W. J.; Zhou, H. C.* Potential applications of metal-organic frameworks, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2009, 253, 3042-3066. (Invited Review, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  15. Zhao, D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhou, H. C.* The current status of hydrogen storage in metal-organic frameworks, Energy Environ. Sci., 2008, 1, 222-235. (Invited Review, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Dec 2018)  FULL TEXT
  16. Zhao, D.; Wang, L. Q.*; Tu, K. H.; Tan, S. W. Study on thermosensitive micellization of dextran-g-PNIPAAm in aqueous solutions, Chin. Chem. Lett., 2006, 17, 837-840.