Lei Yu

  • 964 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
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Research interests

Research Expertise: 
Electrochemistry | Electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices  | Spectroscopy | Surface Characterization | Nanomaterials Characterization | Conductive polymers

My three major research projects are: (1) ionic liquids solutions of lithium ion and acids as advanced electrolyte solutions of lithium ion batteries and fuel cells; (2) electrochemical preparation of carbide-derived carbon and its application in supercapacitors, sensors, and biomedical devices; (3) quantities measurement and characterization of nanoparticles in complicated systems. Other projects include the development of biosensors and synthesis of soluble conducting polymers.

Member of:
American Chemical Society (www.acs.org)
The Electrochemical Society (www.electrochem.org)

Recent Academic Projects:
(1) Ionic liquid solutions’ properties and applications as electrolytes; (2) electrochemical oxidation of metal carbides; (3) effects of nanoparticles on human and cancer cells.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science, Bachelor, Jilin University

Master of Science, Master, Jilin University

Doctor of Philosophy, doctorate

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Projects 2014 2018

Research Output 1998 2018

  • 964 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 34 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article
4 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical oxidation of metal carbides in aqueous solutions

Messner, M., Walczyk, D. J., Benjamin, G. P., Norris, Z. A., Taylor, G., Carroll, J., Pham, T. X., Hettinger, J. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 165, 4, p. H3107-H3114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrochemical oxidation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Conductivity, viscosity, and thermodynamic properties of propylene carbonate solutions in ionic liquids

Lam, P. H., Tran, A. T., Walczyk, D. J., Miller, A. M. & Yu, L., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 246, p. 215-220 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids

Electrochemical oxidation of niobium and tantalum carbides in aqueous solutions

Walczyk, D. J., Mason, D. F., Palazzo, B. G., Norris, Z. A., McRae, N., Tran, A. T., Hettinger, J. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2017, Selected Proceedings from the 231st ECS Meeting New Orleans, LA - Spring 2017. 11 ed. Electrochemical Society Inc., Vol. 77. p. 1599-1606 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tantalum carbide
Electrochemical oxidation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Proton transfer and esterification reactions in EMIMOAc-based acidic ionic liquids

Tran, A. T., Lam, P. H., Miller, A. M., Walczyk, D. J., Tomlin, J., Vaden, T. D. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2017, In : RSC Advances. 7, 30, p. 18333-18339 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Proton transfer
Ionic liquids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Silver oxide coatings with high silver-ion elution rates and characterization of bactericidal activity

Goderecci, S. S., Kaiser, E., Yanakas, M., Norris, Z., Scaturro, J., Oszust, R., Medina, C. D., Waechter, F., Heon, M., Krchnavek, R. R., Yu, L., Lofland, S. E., Demarest, R. M., Caputo, G. A. & Hettinger, J. D., Sep 2017, In : Molecules. 22, 9, 1487.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

silver oxides
Staphylococcus aureus