MCATM Seminar: Liangti Qu, Beijing Institute of Technology "Assembly of Graphene for Energy-related Applications"

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Event Details

14 December 2016 at 11:00 am – 14 December 2016 at 12:00 pm
S13 Lecture Theatre, Building 29, 11 Rainforest Walk
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Graphene materials have been attracting significant research interest owing to its huge specific surface area, large room-temperature electron mobility, excellent mechanical flexibility, exceptionally high thermal conductivity and environmental stability. As a result, graphene is identified as a beneficial additive or an effective responsive component by itself to improve the conductivity, flexibility, mechanical strength and/or the overall responsive performance of smart devices and systems.

In this regard, we have demonstrated the versatile assembly of graphene into a variety of flexible structures and their energy-related devices in response to external stimulations, such as environmental variation. These smart stimulus responsive graphene energy systems are believed to have great theoretical and practical interests to a wide range of applications.

About the speaker

Prof. Liangti Qu graduated from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) with a PhD degree in Chemistry in 2004. After he worked in University of Dayton in Ohio, USA as a research staff for 5 years, he joined Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) in 2009 and became a leader of nanocarbon research group. Dr. Qu’s research mainly focuses on the synthesis, functionalization, and application of conjugated carbon-carbon nanostructures including conducting polymers, carbon nanotubes and graphenes.

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