Xu Wang


Researcher ID: D-8524-2013

Google Scholar: Xu Wang

Short biography

Xu Wang studied Biological Sciences and received his Bachelor degree from Anhui Normal University. He got his master degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). Then he moved to Stuttgart and worked at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. Since November of 2016, he joined the "Intelligent Materials and Devices" research group, which is led by Dr. Denys Makarov at Helmholtz-Zentrum-Dresden-Rossendorf, as a PhD student.

Research interests

  • Flexible/stretchable/wearable electronics
  • Soft Robotics
  • Artificial Nano/Micromotors

Projects involved

1. ERC Starting Grant "SMaRT" (PI)
    Shapeable Magnetoelectronics in Research and Technology

Selected publications

8.     Jin Ge, Xu Wang, Michael Drack, Oleksii Volkov, Mo Liang, Gilbert Santiago Cañón Bermúdez, Rico Illing, Changan Wang, Shengqiang Zhou, Jürgen Fassbender, Martin Kaltenbrunner, Denys Makarov
A bimodal soft electronic skin for tactile and touchless interaction in real time
Nature Communications 10, 4405 (2019)

7.     Xu Wang, Larysa Baraban, Anh Nguyen, Vyacheslav R. Misko, Jacquez Tempere, Franco Nori, Petr Formanek, Tao Huang, Gianaurelio Cuniberti, Jürgen Fassbender, Denys Makarov
High-motility visible light-driven Ag/AgCl Janus micromotors
Small 1803613 (2018)

6.     Xu Wang, Larysa Baraban, Vyacheslav R. Misko, Franco Nori, Tao Huang, Gianaurelio Cuniberti, Jürgen Fassbender, Denys Makarov
Visible light actuated efficient exclusion between plasmonic Ag/AgCl micromotors and passive beads
Small 1802537 (2018)

5.     Xu Wang, Varun Sridhar, Surong Guo, Nahid Talebi, Albert Miguel-Lopez, Kersten Hahn, Peter van Aken, Samuel Sánchez
Fuel-free nano cap-like motors actuated under visible light
Advanced Functional Materials 28, 1705862 (2018)

4.     Xing Ma, Xu Wang, Kersten Hahn, Samuel Sánchez
Motion Control of Urea Powered Biocompatible Hollow Microcapsules
ACS Nano 10, 3597-3605 (2016)


Jin Ge, Xu Wang, Hong-Bin Yao, Hong-Wu Zhu, Yu-Can Peng, Shu-Hong Yu,
Durable Ag/AgCl nanowires assembled in a sponge for continuos water purification under sunlight
Material Horizons 2, 509 (2015)

2.     Jin Ge, Hong-Bin Yao, Xu Wang, Yin-Dong Ye, Jin-Long Wang, Zhen-Yu Wu, Jian-Wei Liu, Feng-Jia Fan, Huai-Ling Gao, Shu-Hong Yu
Stretchable Conductors Based on Silver Nanowires: Improved Performance through a Binary Network Design
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52(6), 1654-1659 (2013)

1.     Hong-Bin Yao, Jin Ge, Changfeng Wang, Xu Wang, Wei Hu, Zhijun Zheng, Yong Ni, Shu-Hong Yu
A Flexible and Highly Pressure-Sensitive Graphene–Polyurethane Sponge Based on Fractured Microstructure Design
Adv. Mater. 25(46), 6692-6698 (2013)