Xudong Wang

Associate Professor

Materials Science & Engineering

College of Engineering

Xudong Wang’s research interests include nanomaterials fabrication and characterization, nanostructures for energy harvesting, and nanosensors and nano-optoelectronics. In 2007, he and colleagues invented the nanogenerator, which converts mechanical vibration into electricity.

  • Oxide nanomaterials growth and characterization
  • Piezoelectric nanostructures and nanodevices for mechanical energy harvesting
  • Semiconductor nanomaterials and devices for solar energy harvesting and energy storage
  • Nanoscale piezoelectric effect and piezotronics
  • Piezocatalysis and interface between piezoelectricity and electrochemistry