Yunfeng Lu

Yunfeng Lu


5532-E Boelter Hall

Phone: (310) 794-7238
Fax: (310) 206-4107


  • Nanostructured Materials and Devices
  • Molecular Design and Self-Assembly
  • Energy Storage and Conversion
  • Biomimetic materials and system
  • Fu, Q.; Rao, G. V. R.; Ward, T. L.; Lu, Y.; Lopez, G. P. “Thermoresponsive Transport through Ordered Mesoporous Silica/PNIPAAm Copolymer Membranes and Microspheres”, Langmuir, 2007, 23 (1), 170-174.
  • Hu, Q.; Kou, R.; Pang, J.; Ward, T. L.; Cai, M.; Yang, Z.; Lu, Y. and Tang, J. “Mesoporous Carbon/Silica Nanocomposite through Multi-component Assembly”, Chem. Comm., 2007. 601-603.
  • Li, H.; Chen, J.; Wan, Y.; Chai, W.; Zhang, F. and Lu, Y., “Aqueous Medium Ullmann Reaction over a Novel Pd/Ph–Al-MCM-41 as a New Route of Clean Organic Synthesis”, Green Chemistry, 2007.
  • Lu, Y., “Surfactant-Templated Mesoporous Materials: From Inorganic, Hybrid, to Organic”, Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2006, 45 (46), 7664 – 7667.
  • Zheng, T.; Zhan, J.; Pang, J.; Tan, G. S.; He, J.; McPherson, G. L.; Lu, Y.; John, V. T., “Mesoporous Carbon Nanocapsules from Enzymatically Polymerized Poly(4-ethylphenol) Confined in Silica Aerosol Particles”, Advanced Materials, 2006, 18 (20), 2735-2738.
  • Li, H.; Zhang, F.; Wan, Y.; Lu, Y., “Homoallylic Alcohol Isomerization in Water over an Immobilized Ru(II) Organometallic Catalyst with Mesoporous Structure”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2006, 110 (45), 22942-22946.
  • Yang, M.; Ma, J.; Ding, S.; Meng, Z.; Liu, J.; Zhao, T.; Mao, L.; Shi, Y.; Jin, X.; Lu, Y.; Yang, Z., “Phenolic resin and derived carbon hollow spheres”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2006, 207 (18), 1633-1639.
  • Fu, J.; Lu, Y.; Campbell, C. B.; Papadopoulos, K. D., “Temperature and Acid Droplet Size Effects in Acid Neutralization of Marine Cylinder Lubricants”, Tribology Letters, 2006, 22 (3), 221-225.
  • Lee, C. H.; Lu, Y. and Shen, A. Q., “Evaporation Induced Self-assembly and Rheology Change during Sol-Gel Coating”, Physical Fluid, 2006, 18 (5), 052105/1-052105/11
  • Wang, D.; Kou, R. and Lu, Y., “Metal and Semiconductor Nanowire Network Thin Films with Hierarchical Pore Structures”, Chemistry Materials, 2006, 18 (18), 4231-4237.
  • B.S. Jilin University, 1991
  • M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1994
  • Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 1998
  • Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (2004)
  • DOE Defense Programs Early Career Scientist and Engineer Award (2004)
  • Unilever award (2005)