Synthesis of novel solid materials and liquid fuels from CO2
Hydrogen storage materials
Synthesis, structures and properties of nano-structured materials
Heterogeneous catalysis for energy and fuels
Predictions of material properties
Y. H. Hu, "Novel meso-superstructured solar cells (MSSCs) with a high efficiency exceeding
12%", Adv. Mater. 26, 2102(2014).
H. Wang, K. Sun, F. Tao, D. J. Stacchiola, Y. H. Hu, "3D honeycomb-like structured
graphene and its high efficiency as counter electrode catalysts for dye-sensitized
solar cells", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52, 9210(2013).
H. Wang, Y. H. Hu, "Graphene as a counter electrode material for dye-sensitized solar
cells", Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 8182(2012).
Y. H. Hu, "Highly efficient photocatalyst - hydrogenated black TiO2 for solar splitting
of water to hydrogen", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51, 12410 (2012).
Y. H. Hu, L. Zhang,“Hydrogen Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks”, Adv. Mater. 22,
Y. H. Hu, E. Ruckenstein,“Endohedral complexes of C60-based fullerene cages”, J. Amer.
Chem. Soc. 127, 11277(2005).
Y. H. Hu, “ER-BOC calculations of crystal bulk properties from smallest-cluster models”, J.
Amer. Chem. Soc. 125, 4388(2003).