Assistant Professor Xin Wang

Division of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore 637722

Tel: (65) 6316 8866
Fax: (65) 6794 7553


BEng (Chemical Engineering) – Zhe Jiang University

MEng (Chemical Engineering) – Zhe Jiang University

PhD (Chemical Engineering) – Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Research focus:
  • Nanoscale electrocatalyst development for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) and direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs) .
  • High efficiency carbon nanotube based electrode development for PEMFC .
  • In-situ diagnostics of fuel cell using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy technique and other electrochemical methods
  • Development of composite membranes with low methanol crossover or suitable for high temperature operation.
  • The mechanistic investigation of electrode and membrane performance degradation .
Selected publications:
  • X. Wang, I. M. Hsing, Y. J. Leng, P. L. Yue, Model Interpretation of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy and Polarization Behavior of H2/CO Oxidation in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, Electrochim. Acta, 46 (2001), 4397
  • I. M. Hsing, X. Wang, Y. J. Leng, Electrochemical Impedance Studies of Methanol Electro-oxidation on Pt/C Thin Film Electrode, J. of the Electrochem. Soc., 149 (2002), A615
  • X. Wang, I. M. Hsing, Preparation of Surfactant-Stabilized Pt Colloids for the Synthesis of Electrocatalyst in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, Electrochim. Acta, 47 (2002), 2979.
  • S. Li, X. Wang, Y.S. Yan, Ion Sieving in Nanoporous b-Oriented Pure-Silica-Zeolite MFI Monocrystal Film, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 126 (2004), 4122.
  • X. Wang, M. Waje, Y.S. Yan, Methanol Resistant Cathodic Catalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, J. of the Electrochem. Soc., 151 (2004), A2183.
  • X, Wang, M. Waje, Y.S. Yan Carbon Nanotube Based Electrodes with High Efficiency for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Electrochem. Solid State Letter, 8 (2005) A42.

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