Xu Wang

Researcher ID: D-8524-2013

Google Scholar: Xu Wang

Phone: +49 (0)351 260-2186

Fax: +49 (0)351 260 12186

Email: wang.xu(at)hzdr.de


Institute for Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research
Bautzner Landstraße 400 
01328 Dresden, Germany

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

6.     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 continuous water purification under sunlight
Mater. Horiz. 2(5), 509-513 (2015)

5.     X. Ma, X. Wang, K. Hahn, S. Sánchez
Motion Control of Urea Powered Biocompatible Hollow Microcapsules
ACS nano 10(3), 3597-3605 (2015)

4.     Jin Ge, Yin-Dong Ye, Hong-Bin Yao, Xi Zhu, Xu Wang, Liang Wu, Jin-Long Wang, Hang Ding, Yong Ni, Ling-Hui He, and Shu-Hong Yu
Pumping through Porous Hydrophobic/Oleophilic Materials: An Alternative Technology for Oil Spill Remediation
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53(14), 3612-3616 (2014)

3.     L. Xu, H. W. Liang, H. H. Li, K. Wang, Y. Yang, L. T. Song, X. Wang, S. H. Yu
Understanding the Stability and Reactivity of Ultrathin Tellurium Nanowires in Solution: An Emerging Platform for Chemical Transformation and Material Design
Nano Res, 8(4), 1081-1097 (2014)

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)



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration
under grant agreement no 306277.