Distinguished Professor Shi Xue DouProf S X Dou 2016

Contact Details

Institute for Superconducting & Electronic Materials
Australian Institute of Innovative Materials, University of Wollongong,
Innovation Campus, Squires Way,
North Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia

Office Location: 231 / Room 143
Phone: +61 2 4221 4558
Fax: +61 2 4221 5731

Current Position

Director: Institute for Superconducting & Electronic Materials

Shi Xue Dou is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM) at Australian Institute of Innovative Materials, University of Wollongong. He received his PhD in chemistry at Dalhousie University, Canada. He was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering in 1994. He was awarded a DSc by the University of New South Wales in 1998 and three Australian Professorial Fellowships by Australian Research Council in 1993, 2002 and 2007. He received the Australian Government’s Centenary Medal in 2003, the Engineering Excellence Award highly commended in 2006, finalist of Eurek Award for Science Leadership in 2010 and finalist of Eurek Award for mentoring, Vice-Chancellors Senior Excellence Award in 2008, Vice-Chancellor Outstanding Partnership Award in 2012. He is program leader for ongoing Automotive CRC 2020. He has supervised 81 PhD students to completion and more than 60 postdoctoral and visiting fellow who have been widely spread within five continents.


1998: DSc Published work on High Temperature Superconductors, University of New South Wales
1984: PhD High Temperature Chemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Employment History

2014- Distinguished Professor, University of Wollongong (UOW)
2007- 2012 ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, UOW
2002- 2006 ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, UOW
1994- Director, Professor, Institute for Superconducting & Electronic Materials, UOW
1993-97 ARC Professorial Research Fellow, UNSW and UoW
1989-93 MM Chair of Superconductivity, University of New South Wales
1986-88 Visiting Professor, UNSW
1984-87 Head of Department of Chemistry, Northeastern University, PRC

Publication Summary

1 Book, 10 book chapters, more than 600 refereed journal papers. Citations > 28,800, h-index = 76, i10 = 615 (Google Scholars). 21,500 citations, h-index = 65 (Web of Science in May 2016). 2 US patents, 1 Canadian and 2 Australian patents.

Selected Publications

Publications List  

  • Y. Shen, W. Zhang, S.L. Chou, S. X. Dou, Comment on “Cycling Li-O2 batteries via LiOH formation and decomposition” Science, 352 (6286) 667 2016. (IF=33.611)
  • D.M. Liu, X. X. Xu, Y. Du, X. Qin, Y. H. Zhang, C.S. Ma, S. H. Wen, W. Ren, E. M. Goldys and J. A. Piper, “Three-dimensional controlled growth of monodisperse sub-50 nm heterogeneous nanocrystals” Nature Communications 7, 10254 (2016); (IF=11.47)
  • R. Rajagopalan, L. Zhang, S. X. Dou and H. K. Liu, “Lyophilized 3D Lithium Vanadium Phosphate/Reduced Graphene Oxide Electrodes for Super Stable Lithium Ion Batteries” Advanced Energy Materials 6, 1 (2016); (IF=16.146)
  • T. Z. Yuan, Y. Z. Jiang, W. P. Sun, B. Xiang, Y. Li, M. Yan, B. Xu and S. X. Dou, “Ever-Increasing Pseudocapacitance in RGO-MnO-RGO Sandwich Nanostructures for Ultrahigh-Rate Lithium Storage” Advanced Functional Materials 26, 13, 2198-2206 (2016); (IF=11.805)
  • L. Zhang, R. Rajagopalan, H. P. Guo, X. L. Hu, S. X. Dou and H. K. Liu, “A Green and Facile Way to Prepare Granadilla-Like Silicon-Based Anode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries” Advanced Functional Materials 26, 3, 440-446 (2016); (IF=11.805) 
  • Y.X. Wang, J.P. Yang, S.L. Chou, H.K. Liu, W.X. Zhang, D.Y. Zhao & S.X. Dou, “Uniform yolk-shell FeS@C nanospheres for superior sodium/iron sulphide batteries with ultrahigh energy density”, Nature Commun., 6, DOI :10.1038/ncomms9689 (2015) (IF = 11.470)
  • I.Y. Jeon, M. J. Ju, J.T. Xu, H. J. Choi, J. M. Seo, M. J. Kim, I. T. Choi, H. M. Kim, J. C. Kim, J. J. Lee, H. K. Liu, H. K. Kim, S.X. Dou, L. M. Dai, J.B. Baek, “Edge-Fluorinated Graphene Nanoplatelets as High Performance Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Lithium IonBatteries” Advanced Functional Materials 25,8,1170-1179 (2015) (IF = 11.805)
  • W.J .Li, S.L. Chou, J.Z. Wang, J.L. Wang, Q.F. Gu, H.K. Liu and S.X. Dou, “Multifunctional conducing polymer coated Na1+xMnFe(CN)(6) cathode for sodium-ion batteries with superior performance via a facile and one-step chemistry approach” Nano Energy 13,200-207,(2015) (IF= 10.325)
  • X. Liang, M.G. Zhang, M.R. Kaiser, X. W. Gao, K. Konstantinov, R. Tandiono, Z.X. Wang, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou and J.Z. Wang, “Split-half-tubular polypyrrole@sulfur@polypyrrole composite with a novel three-layer-3D structure as cathode for lithium/sulfur batteries” Nano Energy 11,587-599 (2015) (10.325)
  • J. J. Lin, L. Zhao, Y.U. Heo, L.Z Wang, F.H. Bijarbooneh, A.J Mozer, A. Nattestad, Y. Yamauchi, S.X. Dou, and J. H. Kim, “Mesoporous anatase single crystals for efficient Co(2+/3+)-based dye-sensitized solar cells” Nano Energy 11,557-567 (2015) (IF = 10.325) 
  • J. Liu, Q. Zhao, J.L. Liu, Y.S. Wu, Y. Cheng, M.W. Ji, H. M. Qian, W.C, Hao, L.J. Zhang, X.J. Wei, S.G. Wang, J.T. Zhang, Y. Du, S.X. Dou, H.S Zhu, “Heterovalent-Doping-Enabled Efficient Dopant Luminescence and Controllable Electronic Impurity Via a New Strategy of Preparing II-VI Nanocrystals” Advanced Materials 27,17,2753+(2015) (IF= 17.793)
  • R. R Salunkhe, J.J. Lin, V. Malgras, S.X. Dou, J. H .Kim and Y. Yamauchi, “Large-scale synthesis of coaxial carbon nanotube/Ni(OH)(2) composites for asymmetric supercapacitor application” Nano Energy 11,211-218(2015) (IF = 10.325)
  • D.W Su, S.X Dou, and G. X. Wang, “Ultrathin MoS2 Nanosheets as Anode Materials for Sodium-Ion Batteries with Superior Performance” Advanced Energy Materials 5, 6, 1401205(2015) (IF= 16.146)
  • D. W. Su, S.X. Dou and G.X. Wang, “Bismuth: A new anode for the Na-ion battery” Nano Energy 12,88-95 (2015) (IF = 10.325)
  • D.W. Su, S. X. Dou and G.X Wang, “Gold nanocrystals with variable index facets as highly effective cathode catalysts for lithium-oxygen batteries” NPG Asia Materials 7, E155 (2015) (IF= 10.118) 
  • J.T Xu, M. Wang, N.P. Wickramaratne, M. Jaroniec, S.X Dou and L.M. Dai “High-Performance Sodium Ion Batteries Based on a 3D Anode from Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Foams” Advanced Materials 27,12,2042-2048 (2015)(IF= 17.793)
  • M. Cao, J. Ju, K. Li, S. X. Dou, K. Liu, L. Jiang, “Facile and large-scale fabrication of a cactus-inspired continuous fog collector”, Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 10.1002, 2014; Cover (IF=11.805)
  • Y. Du, J. C. Zhuang, H. S. Liu, X. Xu, S. Eilers, K. H. Wu, P. Cheng, J. J. Zhao, X. D. Pi, K. W. See, G. Peleckis, X. L. Wang, S. X. Dou, “Tuning the Band Gap in Silicene by Oxidation”, ACS Nano, 8, 10, 10019-10025; (2014); (IF= 12.033)
  • C. Han, Q. Sun, Z. X. Cheng, J. L. Wang, Z. Li, G. Q. Lu, S. X. Dou, “Ambient Scalable Synthesis of Surfactant-Free Thermoelectric CuAgSe Nanoparticles with Reversible Metallic-n-p Conductivity Transition”, Journal of The American Chemical Society, 136, 50; (2014); (IF= 11.444)
  • S. M. Hwang, Y. G. Lim, J. G. Kim, Y. U. Heo, J. H. Lim, Y. Yamauchi, M. S. Park, Y. J. Kim, S. X. Dou, J. H. Kim, “A case study on fibrous porous SnO2 anode for robust, high-capacity lithium-ion batteries”, Nano Energy, 10, 53-62; (2014); (IF= 10.211)
  • G. Jeong, J. G. Kim, M. S. Park, M. Seo, S. M. Hwang, Y. U. Kim, Y. J. Kim, J. H. Kim and S. X. Dou, “Core-shell structured silicon nanoparticles@TiO2-x/carbon mesoporous microfiber composite as a safe and high-performance lithium-ion battery anode”, ACS Nano 8, 2977 (2014); (IF= 12.033)
  • X. Jin, B. Shi, L. Zheng, X. Pei, X. Zhang, Z. Sun, Y. Du, J. H. Kim, X. L. Wang, S. X. Dou, K. Liu, L. Jiang, “Bio-inspired multifunctional metallic foams through the fusion of different biological solutions. Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 2721-2 726, (2014). (Cover); (IF= 10.439)
  • W. J. Li, S. L. Chou, J. Z. Wang, J. H. Kim, H. K. Liu, S. X. Dou, “Sn4+xP3 @ Amorphous Sn-P Composites as Anodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries with Low Cost, High Capacity, Long Life, and Superior Rate Capability”, Advanced Materials, 26, 24; (2014); (IF= 15.409)
  • Z. Q. Sun, T. Liao, Y.H. Dou, S.M. Hwang, M-S. Park, L. Jiang and J.H. Kim, S.X. Dou, “Generalized self-assembly of scalable two-dimensional transition metal oxide nanosheets”, Nature Communications, 5, 3813, (2014); (IF= 10.742)
  • J. T. Xu, I.Y. Jeon, J. M. Seo, S. X. Dou, L. M. Dai, J. B. Baek, “Edge-Selectively Halogenated Graphene Nanoplatelets (XGnPs, X = Cl, Br, or I) Prepared by Ball-Milling and Used as Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries” Advanced Materials, 26, 43, (2014) ; (IF= 15.409)
  • J. T. Xu, J. L. Shui, J. L. Wang, M. Wang, H. K. Liu, S. X. Dou, I. Y. Jeon, J. M. Seo, J. B. Baek, L. M. Dai, “Sulfur-Graphene Nanostructured Cathodes via Ball-Milling for High-Performance LithiumSulfur Batteries”, ACS Nano, 8, 10, 10920-10930; (2014); (IF= 12.033)
  • Z. Li, S. X. Wang, Q. Sun, H. L. Zhao, H. Lei, M. B. Lan, Z. X. Cheng, X. L. Wang, S. X. Dou, and G. Q. Lu, "Ultrasmall Manganese Ferrite Nanoparticles as Positive Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging," Advanced Healthcare Materials 2 (7), 958-964 (2013). (IF = 10.043) 
  • W. J. Li, S. L. Chou, J. Z. Wang, H. K. Liu, and S. X. Dou, "Simply Mixed Commercial Red Phosphorus and Carbon Nanotube Composite with Exceptionally Reversible Sodium-Ion Storage," Nano Letters 13 (11), 5480-5484 (2013). (IF = 13.035)
  • J. L. Q. Liu, X. L. Wang, M. Jing, S. G. Zhang, S. Guo, G. Y. Zhang, S. X. Dou, G. Wang, “Broadband and Omnidirectional, Nearly zero reflective Photovoltaic Glass”, Advanced Materials 24, 6318-6322 (2012).( (IF: 13.877)
  • P. Jood, R. J. Mehta, Y. Zhang, G. Peleckis, X. L. Wang, R. W. Siegel, T. Borca-Tasciuc, S. X. Dou, and G. Ramanath, “Al-Doped zinc oxide nanocomposites with enhanced thermoelectric properties”, Nano Letters 11, 4337 (2011). (IF: 12.186)
  • J. H. Kim, S. Oh, H. Kumakura, A. Matsumoto, Y. U. Heo, K. S. Song, Y. M. Kang, M. Maeda , M. Rindfleisch , M. Tomsic, S. Choi, and S. X. Dou, “Tailored materials for high-performance MgB2 wire”, Advanced Materials 23, 4942 (2011). (IF: 13.877, inside cover page)
  • Z. Sun, J. H. Kim, Y. Zhao. F. Bijarbooneh, V. Malgras, Y. Lee, Y. M. Kang, S. X. Dou, “Rational design of 3D dendritic TiO2 nanostructures with favorable architectures”, Journal of the American Chemistry Society, accepted 2011.09.27, in press (2011). (IF: 9.019)
  • S. H. Aboutalebi, A. T. Chidembo, M. Salari, K. Konstantinov, D. Wexler, H. K. Liu, and S. X. Dou, “Comparison of GO, GO/MWCNTs composite and MWCNTs as potential electrode materials for supercapacitors”, Energy & Environmental Science 4, 1855 (2011). (IF: 9.446)
  • W. K. Yeoh, B. Gault, X. Y. Cui, C. Zhu, M. P. Moody, L. Li, R. K. Zheng, W. X. Li, X. L. Wang, S. X. Dou, G. L. Sun, C. T. Lin and S. P. Ringer, “Direct observation of local potassium variation and its correlation to electronic inhomogeneity in (Ba1-xKx)Fe2As2 pnictide”, Physical Review Letters 106, 247002 (2011). (IF: 7.621)
Last reviewed: 12 May, 2016

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