PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, 2017
MSc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, 2013
BEng, Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, 2012
Professor Lu's group focuses on reactor and material engineering for electrochemical CO2 conversion and long-term energy storage. He is also interested in hydrogen fuel cell, seawater electrolysis, and in-situ flow/material characterizations.
Abdul Malek, Yanrong Xue, Xu Lu*. Dynamically Restructuring NixCryO Electrocatalyst for Stable Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Real Seawater. Angewandte Chemie. (2023) https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202309854
Liang Huang, Ge Gao, Chaobo Yang, Xiao-Yan Li, Rui Kai Miao, Yanrong Xue, Ke Xie, Pengfei Ou, Cafer T. Yavuz, Yu Han, Gaetano Magnotti*, David Sinton*, Edward H. Sargent*, Xu Lu*. "Pressure dependence in aqueous-based electrochemical CO2 reduction." Nature Communications 14, (2023) 2958
Qiong Lei, Liang Huang, Jun Yin*, Bambar Davaasuren, Youyou Yuan, Xinglong Dong, Zhi-Peng Wu, Xiaoqian Wang, Ke Xin Yao, Xu Lu*, and YuHan*. "Structural evolution and strain generation of derived-Cu catalysts during CO2 electroreduction." Nature Communications 13 (2022) 4857.
Xu Lu, Chongqin Zhu, Zishan Wu, Jin Xuan, Joseph S. Francisco*, and Hailiang Wang*. "In Situ Observation of the pH Gradient near the Gas Diffusion Electrode of CO2 Reduction in Alkaline Electrolyte." Journal of the American Chemical Society 142.36 (2020) 15438-15444. Selected as the "Front Cover".
Pengsong Li, Xu Lu*, Zishan Wu, Yueshen Wu, Richard Malpass-Evans, Neil B. McKeown, Xiaoming Sun*, and Hailiang Wang*. "Acid-base interaction enhancing oxygen tolerance in electrocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 59.27 (2020) 10918-10923.
Xu Lu, Yueshen Wu, Xiaolei Yuan, and Hailiang Wang*. "An integrated CO2 electrolyzer and formate fuel cell enabled by a reversibly restructuring Pb‐Pd bimetallic catalyst." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58.12 (2019) 4031-4035.
Yueshen Wu, Zhan Jiang, Xu Lu, Yongye Liang*, and Hailiang Wang*. "Domino electroreduction of CO2 to methanol on a molecular catalyst." Nature 575.7784 (2019) 639-642.
Xu Lu, Yueshen Wu, Xiaolei Yuan, Ling Huang, Zishan Wu, Jin Xuan, Yifei Wang, and Hailiang Wang*. "High-performance electrochemical CO2 reduction cells based on non-noble metal catalysts." ACS Energy Letters 3.10 (2018): 2527-2532.