Skip to Content
Xiang (Michael) Gao

Xiang (Michael) Gao

Postdoctoral Research Scholar, LightWorks®

xiang.gao.10@asu.edu

LightWorks®
Arizona State University
PO Box 875402
Tempe, AZ 85287-5402

Titles

  • Postdoctoral Research Scholar, LightWorks®

Biography

Xiang (Michael) Gao is a postdoctoral research scholar in ASU LightWorks®. He acquired his PhD from Australian National University in 2019 with his research focused on metal oxides for solar thermochemical H2O/CO2 splitting. His current projects continue the research on renewable fuel production via solar thermochemical processes, with particular interests in synthesis of novel energy materials and design of thermochemical reactors.

Education

  • PhD, Australian National University, 2019

Journal Articles

2020

Hamidi, M., V. M. Wheeler, X. Gao, J. Pye, K. Catchpole and A. W. Weimer. 2020. Reduction of iron–manganese oxide particles in a lab-scale packed-bed reactor for thermochemical energy storage. Chemical Engineering Science 221(Aug):115700. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2020.115700. (link )

2019

Cai, X., K. Chen, X. Gao, C. Xu, M. Sun, G. Liu, X. Guo, Y. Cai, B. Huang, J. Deng, J. Zhe Liu, A. Tricoli, N. Wang, C. Dwyer and Y. Zhu. 2019. Revealing atomic structure and oxidation states of dopants in charge-ordered nanoparticles for migration-promoted oxygen-exchange capacity. Chemistry of Materials 31(15):5769-5777. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01785. (link )

Gao, X., I. Di Bernardo, P. Kreider, T. Tran-Phu, X. Cai, N. Wang, Y. Zhu, M. Brahmadesham Venkataraman, J. Lipton-Duffin, A. Bayon, W. Lipinski and A. Tricoli. 2019. Lattice expansion in optimally doped manganese oxide: An effective structural parameter for enhanced thermochemical water splitting. ACS Catalysis 9(11):9880-9890. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b03205. (link )

2018

Gao, X., G. Liu, Y. Zhu, P. Kreider, A. Bayon, T. Gengenbach, T. Lu, Y. Liu, J. Hinkley, W. Lipinski and A. Tricoli. 2018. Earth-abundant transition metal oxides with extraordinary reversible oxygen exchange capacity for efficient thermochemical synthesis of solar fuels. Nano Energy 50(Aug):347-358. DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.05.045. (link )

Wong, W. S., T. Gengenbach, H. Nguyen, X. Gao, V. S. Craig and A. Tricoli. 2018. Dynamically gas-phase switchable super(de)wetting states by reversible amphiphilic functionalization: A powerful approach for smart fluid gating membranes. Advanced Functional Materials 28(2):1704423. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201704423. (link )

2016

Gao, X., A. Vidal, A. Bayon, R. Bader, J. Hinkley, W. Lipinski and A. Tricoli. 2016. Efficient ceria nanostructures for enhanced solar fuel production via high-temperature thermochemical redox cycles. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4:9614-9624. DOI: 10.1039/C6TA02187E. (link )