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Deng, Xu



Office phone:+86-28-83204100

positional Professor Email dengxu(at)
phone +86-28-83204100


2013  Max Planck Institute   Ph.D

Work Experience

2015- present       University of Electronic Science and Technology of China        Professor

2014-2015           UC Berkeley/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory                 Post-doctor

2013-2014           Max Planck Institute         Post-doctor

Research Interest

Colloids and Interface ChemistrySurface Modification、Smart Polymer


[1]A droplet-based electricity generator with high instantaneous power density Nature, (2020) 578, 392–396

[2] Resolving the apparent line tension of sessile droplets and understanding its sign change at a critical wetting angle Physical Review Letters, (2019) 123, 094501

[3]Surface charge printing for programmed droplet transport Nature Materials, (2019) 18, 236, Highlighted by Nature.

[4]Reconfiguring surface functions using visible-lightcontrolled metal-ligand coordination. Nature Communications, (2018) 9:3842

[5] Controlling the Localization of Liquid Droplets in Polymer Matrices byEvaporative Lithography Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2016), 55, 1 – 6

[6]Superamphiphobic particles – how small can we go? Physical Review Letters (2014), 112, 016101

[7]Candle Soot as a Template for a Transparent Robust Superamphiphobic Coating. Science (2012),335,67