Dr. Weiqian Tian

Project title

Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage


Assistant Prof. Mahiar Max Hamedi

Prof. Lars Wågberg


Wallenberg wood science center (WWSC)


1. Weiqian Tian, Qiuming Gao,* Yanli Tan, Zeyu Li. Unusual interconnected graphitized carbon nanosheets as the electrode of high-rate ionic liquid-based supercapacitor. Carbon. 2017; 119: 287–295.

2. Weiqian Tian, Qiuming Gao,* Weiwei Qian. Interlinked porous carbon nanoflakes derived from hydrolyzate residue during cellulosic bioethanol production for ultrahigh-rate supercapacitors in non-aqueous electrolytes. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2017; 5: 1297–1305.

3. Weiqian Tian, Qiuming Gao,* Liming Zhang, Chunxiao Yang, Zeyu Li, Yanli Tan, Weiwei Qian, Hang Zhang. Renewable graphene-like nitrogen-doped carbon nanosheets as supercapacitor electrodes with integrated high energy–power property. Journal of Materials Chemistry A.2016; 4: 8690–8699.

4. Weiqian Tian, Qiuming Gao,* Yanli Tan, Kai Yang, Lihua Zhu, Chunxiao Yang, Hang Zhang. Bio-inspired beehive-like hierarchical nanoporous carbon derived from bamboo-based industrial by-product as a high performance supercapacitor electrode material. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2015; 3: 5656–5664. ( Highly Cited Paper from Essential Science Indicators℠)

5. Weiqian Tian, Qiuming Gao,* Yanli Tan, Yunlu Zhang, Jiandong Xu, Zeyu Li, Kai Yang, Lihua Zhu, Zhengping Liu. Three-dimensional functionalized graphenes with systematical control over the interconnected pores and surface functional groups for high energy performance supercapacitors. Carbon. 2015; 85: 351–362.

6. Weiqian Tian, Qiuming Gao.* Ionic liquid-based supercapacitors based on 2D nanocarbon electrodes. Aeronautical Science & Technology. 2017; 28: 68-74. (In Chinese)

7. Weiqian Tian, Jing Liu, Can Liu, Kai Fan, Rong Long.* Hydrotreatment of jatropha oil over CoMoS / γ-Al2O3 catalyst. Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology. 2013; 41: 207-213. (In Chinese)

8. Qiuming Gao,* Weiqian Tian. A scalable method for fabricating 3D functionalized graphenes-based supercapacitor electrode materials.China Patent No. CN 104299794 B: July 21, 2017. ​

9. Qiang Zhang, Qiuming Gao,* Weiwei Qian, Hang Zhang, Zeyu Li, Yanli Tan, Weiqian Tian. Porous A‐SnO2/rGO nanocomposite via annealing treatment with stable high-capacity as anode of lithium‐ion battery. ChemistrySelect 2018; 3: 4303-4309.

10. Zeyu Li, Qiuming Gao,* Weiwei Qian, Weiqian Tian, Hang Zhang, Qiang Zhang, Zhengping Liu.* Ultrahigh Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalytic Activity and Stability over Hierarchical Nanoporous N-doped Carbon. Scientific reports 2018, 8, 2863.

11. Zeyu Li, Qiuming Gao,* Hang Zhang, Weiqian Tian, Yanli Tan, Weiwei Qian, Zhengping Liu*, Low content Pt nanoparticles anchored on N-doped reduced graphene oxide with high and stable electrocatalytic activity for oxygen reduction reaction, Scientific Reports. 2017; 7: 43352.

12. Weiwei Qian , Qiuming Gao,* Hang Zhang, Weiqian Tian, Zeyu Li, Yanli Tan. Crosslinked Polypyrrole Grafted Reduced Graphene Oxide-Sulfur Nanocomposite Cathode for High Performance Li-S Battery. Electrochimica Acta. 2017; 235: 32-41.

13. Weiwei Qian , Qiuming Gao,* Weiqian Tian, Hang Zhang, Yanli Tan, Zeyu Li. One-pot in situ chemical reduction of graphene oxide and recombination of sulphur as a cathode material for a Li-S battery. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2016; 4: 15140-15147.

14. Kai Yang, Qiuming Gao,* Yanli Tan, Weiqian Tian, Weiwei Qian, Lihua Zhu, Chunxiao Yang. Biomass-derived porous carbon with micropores and small mesopores for high–performance lithium–sulfur batteries. Chemistry–A European Journal. 2016; 22: 3239-3244.

15. Weiwei Qian, Qiuming Gao,* Kai Yang, Weiqian Tian, Yanli Tan, Chunxiao Yang, Hang Zhang, Zeyu Li, Lihua Zhu. 3D hierarchically interconnected porous graphene containing sulfur for stable high rate Li–S batteries. Energy Technology. 2016; 4: 625-632.

16. Yanli Tan, Qiuming Gao,* Zeyu Li, Weiqian Tian, Weiwei Qian, Chunxiao Yang, Hang Zhang. Unique 1D Co3O4 crystallized nanofibers with (220) oriented facets as high-performance lithium ion battery anode material. Scientific Reports. 2016; 6: 26460.

17. Lihua Zhu, Qiuming Gao,* Yanli Tan, Weiqian Tian, Jiandong Xu, Kai Yang, Chunxiao Yang. Nitrogen and oxygen co-doped microporous carbons derived from the leaves of Euonymus japonicas as high performance supercapacitor electrode material. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials.2015; 210: 1-9.

18. Kai Yang, Qiuming Gao,* Yanli Tan, Weiqian Tian, Lihua Zhu, Chunxiao Yang. Microporous carbon derived from apricot shell as cathode material for lithium–sulfur battery. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials.2015; 204: 235-241.

19. Hang Zhang, Qiuming Gao,* Kai Yang, Yanli Tan, Weiqian Tian, Lihua Zhu, Zeyu Li, Chunxiao Yang. Solvothermal-induced ɑ-Fe2O3/graphene nanocomposite with ultrahigh capacitance and excellent rate capability for supercapacitor.Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2015; 3: 22005-22011.

20. Yanli Tan, Qiuming Gao,* Chunxiao Yang, Kai Yang, Weiqian Tian,Lihua Zhu. One-dimensional porous nanofibers of Co3O4 on the carbon matrix from human hair with superior lithium ion storage performance. Scientific Reports.2015; 5:12382.

21. Chunxiao Yang, Qiuing Gao,* Weiqian Tian, Yanli Tan, Tao Zhang, Kai Yang, Lihua Zhua. Superlow load of nanosized MnO on a porous carbon matrix from wood fibre with superior lithium ion storage performance. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2014; 2: 19975-19982.

22. Yanli Tan, Qiuming Gao,* Weiqian Tian, Yunlu Zhang, Jiandong Xu. Preparation, characterization and electrochemical properties of porous NiO/NPC composite nanosheets. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 2014; 200: 92-100.

23. Jiandong Xu, Qiuming Gao,* Yunlu Zhang, Yanli Tan, Weiqian Tian, Lihua Zhu, Lei Jiang. Preparing two-dimensional microporous carbon from Pistachio nutshell with high areal capacitance as supercapacitor materials. Scientific Reports. 2014; 4: 5545.

24. Yunlu Zhang, Qiuming Gao,* Zhi Lin, Tao Zhang, Jiandong Xu, Yanli Tan, Weiqian Tian, Lei Jiang. Constructing Free Standing Metal Organic Framework MIL-53 Membrane Based on Anodized Aluminum Oxide Precursor.Scientific Reports.2014, 4: 4947-4952.

25. Can Liu, Jing Liu, Gang Zhou, Weiqian Tian, Long Rong. Transformation of jatropha oil into green diesel over a new heteropolyacid catalyst. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy. 2013; 32: 1240-1246.

26. Can Liu, Jing Liu, Gang Zhou, Weiqian Tian, Long Rong. A cleaner process for hydrocracking of jatropha oil into green diesel.Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. 2013; 44:221-227.

27. Jing Liu, Kai Fan, Tian Weiqian, Can Liu, Long Rong. Hydroprocessing of jatropha oil over NiMoCe/Al2O3 catalyst. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2012; 37: 17731-17737.

28. Shuai Li, Yuan Gao, Lu Bai, Weiqian Tian, Liping Zhang. Research on the porous structures and properties of composite membranes of polysulfone and nanocrystalline cellulose. Materials Science Forum. 2011; 675-677: 391-394.

 Academic Background

Postdoc, Fibre Technology Group, Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology, KTH Royal Technological Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Aug 2017– present

Ph.D., Materials Physics and Chemistry, Beihang University, Beijing, China​. Sep 2013– July 2017

• Supervisor: Prof. Qiuming Gao

• Thesis: Nano-porous carbons and their composites for high-efficiency electrochemical energy storage and conversion

M.S.,Biomass energy Technology, Beihang University, Beijing, China​. Sep 2010 – Jan 2013

• Thesis: Catalytic cracking of Jatropha curcas oil

 B.S., Chemical Engineering for Forest Product, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China. Sep 2006 – July 2010

• Thesis: Nanocellulose/PVA-based membranes for the purification of the bioethanol​


Born in 1988, Gansu, PR China. Graduated from Huining 2nd High School, Gansu, PR China, 2006

Page responsible:Oruç Köklükaya
Belongs to: Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology
Last changed: May 15, 2018