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Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

Nanjing University Materials Chemistry B.S., 1993

Nanjing University Polymer Chemistry and Physics Ph.D., 1998


Research Interests

Research/Scholarly Activities

Recent Publications


Paul Clemens, Xin Wei, Bobby L. Wilson, and Renard L. Thomas, Anatase Titanium Dioxide Coated Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Manufactured by Sonochemical-Hydrothermal Technique, Open Journal of Composite Materials, 3, 21 (2013)

Isis E. Mejias Carpio, Catherine M. Santos, Xin Wei, and Debora F. Rodrigues, Toxicity of a Polymer-Graphene Oxide Composite against Bacterial Planktonic Cells, Biofilms, and Mammalian Cells, Nanoscale, 4, 4746 (2012).

Jian You, Ruping Shao, Xin Wei, Sanjay Gupta, and Chun Li, Near-Infrared Light Triggers Release of Paclitaxel from Biodegradable Microspheres: Photothermal Effect and Enhanced Antitumor Activity, Small, 6, 1022 (2010).

Merlyn X. Pulikkathara, Oleksandr V. Kuznetsov, Ivana R. G. Peralta, Xin Wei, and Valery N. Khabashesku, Medium Density Polyethylene Composites with Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes, Nanotechnology, 20, 195602 (2009).

Hassan Mahfuz, Mohammad Hasan, Vinod Dhanak, Graham Beamson, Justin Stewart, Vijaya Rangari, Xin Wei, Valery Khabashesku and Shaik Jeelani, Reinforcement of Nylon 6 with Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles for Enhanced Tensile Strength and Modulus, Nanotechnology, 19, 445702 (2008).


Research Support

Fabrication and Characterization of Advanced Nanocomposite Materials (PI: Dr. Bobby L. Wilson, Co-PIs: Drs. Xin Wei and Renard L. Thomas, Air Force Research Laboratory/Universal Technology Corporation/Clarkson Aerospace Minority Leaders Program, 2005-2013, Total: 1,250,000approx.).

Urban Transportation Environmental Networks (Subproject Co-PI: Lei Yu, Faculty Investigators: Xin Wei, Fengxiang Qiao, and Yi Qi, NSF-CREST, 2011-2016, Subproject Total: $ 1,250,000 approx.).

MRI Consortium: Acquisition of a Small Angle X-ray Scattering System for Materials Characterization (PI: Dr. Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Co-PIs: Drs. Matteo Pasquali, Gila E. Stein, Xin Wei, and Michael Wang, NSF-MRI Program, 2010-2011, Total: $412,772).