HE, Le


He, Le

Education and Professional Experience

Post-Doc (2013-2015), University of Toronto

Ph.D. (2013), University of California Riverside

B.S. (2008), Nanjing University


Research Interests

We are interested in the development of functional nanostructured materials for various demanding applications, especially heterogeneous CO2 photocatalysis.


Publications after joining FUNSOM:

1     Cai, M.?; Wu, Z.?; Li, Z.?; Wang, L.; Sun, W.; Tountas, A. A.; Li, C.; Wang, S.; Feng, K.; Xu, A. B.; Peng, M.; Liu, W.; Helmy, A. S.; He, L.*; Ozin, G.*; Zhang, X.*, Greenhouse Inspired Supra-Photothermal CO2 Catalysis, in revision. (?equal contribution)

2     Fang, Y.?; Lv, K.?; Li, Z.; Kong, N.; Wang, S.; Xu, A.B.; Wu, Z.; Jiang, F.; Li, C.*; Ozin, G.*; He, L.*, Solution-Liquid-Solid Growth and Catalytic Applications of Silica Nanorod Arrays, in revision. (?equal contribution)

3    Cai, M; Li, C.*; He, L.*, Enhancing Photothermal CO2 Catalysis by Thermal Insulating Substrates, Rare Met. 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s12598-020-01431-3.

4     Feng, K.?; Wang, S.?; Zhang, D.?; Wang, L.; Yu, Y.; Feng, K.; Li, Z.; Zhu, Z.; Li, C.; Cai, M.; Wu, Z.; Kong, N.; Yan, B.; Zhong, J.*; Zhang, X.*; Ozin, G.*; He, L.*, Cobalt Plasmonic Superstructures Enable Almost 100% Broadband Photon Efficient CO2 Photocatalysis, Adv. Mater. 2020, DOI: 10.1002/adma.202000014. (?equal contribution)

5    Huang, S.; Zhang, B.*; Shao, Z.; He, L.; Zhang, Q.; Jie, J.*; Zhang, X.*, Ultraminiaturized Stretchable Strain Sensors Based on Single Silicon Nanowire, Nano Lett. 2020, 20, 2478-2485.

6    Kong, N.; Han, B.; Li, Z.; Fang, Y.; Feng, K.; Wu, Z.; Wang, S.; Xu, A. B.; Yu, Y.; Li, C.*; Lin, Z.*; He, L.*, Ruthenium Nanoparticles Supported on Mg(OH)2 Microflowers as Catalysts for Photothermal Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation, ACS Appl. Nano Mater.20203, 3028-3033.

7    Li, C.?; Zhang, J.?; Wang, S.;, Zhu, Z.; Li, H.*; Xu, A. B.; Yu, Y.; Wang, X.; Yao, J.; Wang, L.*; Solovev, A. A.; He, L.*, Silica Nanocapsules with Unusual Shapes Accessed by Simultaneous Growth of the Template and Silica Nanostructure, Chem. Mater. 202032, 575-581. (?equal contribution)

8    Han, N. ?; Ding, P?He, L.; Li, Y.*; Li, Y.*, Promises of Main Group Metal-Based Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction to Formate. Adv. Energy Mater202010, 1902338. (?equal contribution)

9   Wang, S.; Yu, Y.; He, L.; Zhang, D.; Ye, M.*, Design of magnetic nanoparticles with high magnetic separation efficiencies and durability for Cu2+ adsorption, Nanotechnology 202031, 085710

10   Li, C.?; Yu, Y.?; Wang, L.*; Zhang, S.; Liu, J.; Zhang, J.; Xu, A.B.; Wu, Z.; Tong, J.; Wang, S; Xiao, M.; Fang, Y.; Yao, J.; Solovev, A. A.; Dong, B.; He, L.*, A step-by-step strategy for controlled preparations of complex heterostructured colloids, Chem. Mater. 201931, 9513-9521. (?equal contribution)

11  Liu, J.?; Xiao, M.?; Li, C.*; Li, H.; Wu, Z.; Zhu, Q.; Tang, R.; Xu, A.B.; He, L.*, Rugby-ball-like photonic crystal supraparticles with non-close-packed structures and multiple magneto-optical responses, J. Mater. Chem. C 20197, 15042-15048. (?equal contribution)

12  Zhang, B.; Jie, J.*; Shao. Z.; Huang, S.; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*, One-step growth of large-area silicon nanowire fabrics for high performance multifunctional wearable sensors, Nano Res.201912, 2723-2728.

13  Naeem, S.; Naeem, F.; Liu, J.; Qui?ones, V.; Zhang, J.*; He, L.; Huang, G.; Solovev, A.*; Mei, Y., Oxygen Microbubble Generator Enabled by Tunable Catalytic Microtubes, Chem. Asian J. 201914, 2431-2434.

14   Wang, H.*;  Jia, J.; Wang, L.; Butler, K.; Song, R.; Casillas, G.; He, L.;  Kherani, P. N.; Perovic, D. D.;  Jing, L.;  Walsh, A.; Dittmeyer, R.; Ozin, A. G.*, Heterostructure Engineering of a Reverse Water Gas Shift PhotocatalystAdv. Sci.20196, 1902170

15   Li, H.?; Li, C.?; Sun, W.; Wang, Y.; Hua, W.; Liu, J.; Zhang, S.; Chen, Z.; Wang, S.; Wu, Z.; Zhu, Q.; Tang, R.; Yu, J.; He, L.*; Ozin, A. G.*; Zhang, X.*, Single-Stimulus-Induced Modulation of Multiple Optical Properties, Adv. Mater. 201931, 1900388. (?equal contribution)

16  Li, C.?; Yao, J.?; Huang, Y.; Xu, C.; Lou, D.; Wu, Z.; Sun, W.; Zhang, S.; Li, Y.; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*, Salt-Templated Growth of Monodisperse Hollow Nanostructures, J. Mater. Chem. A 20197, 1404-1409. (?equal contribution)

17  Deng, W.?; Zhang, X.?; Dong, H.?; Jie, J.*; Xu, X.; Liu, J.; He, L.; Xu, L.; Hu, W.*; Zhang, X.*, Channel-restricted Meniscus Self-assembly for Uniformly Aligned Growth of Single Crystal Arrays of Organic Semiconductors, Mater. Today 201924, 17-25. (?equal contribution)

18  Cao, M.?; Liu, Q.?; Chen, M.; Chen, L.; Yang, D.; Hu, H.; He, L.; Zhang, G.*; Zhang, Q.*, Fully Alloying AuAg Nanorods in a Photothermal Nano-Oven: Superior Plasmonic Property and Enhanced Chemical Stability, ACS Omega 20183, 18623-18629. (?equal contribution)

19  Wang, S.; Li, C.; Chen, Z.; Zhu, Z.; Zhu, Q.; Tang, R.; Sun, W.; He, L.*;  Zhang, X.*, Anomalous effect of the aging degree on the ionic permeability of silica shells, RSC Adv. 20188, 38499-38505.

20  Wang, H. ?*; Wang, L.?; Wang, Q.; Ye, S.; Sun, W.; Shao, Y.; Jiang, Z.; Qiao, Q.;  Zhu, Y.; Song, P.;  Li, D.; He, L.; Zhang, X.; Yuan, J. *; Wu, T.; Ozin, G.*,  Ambient Electrosynthesis of Ammonia-Electrode Porosity and Composition Engineering, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201857, 12360-12364. (?equal contribution)

21  Zhang, S.?; Li, C.?; Zhang, J.; Yu, Y.; Zhou, H.; Tang, R.; Li, Y.; Yu, J.; Du, X.; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*, A general and mild route to highly dispersible anisotropic magnetic colloids for sensing weak magnetic fields, J. Mater. Chem. C 20186, 5528-5535. (?equal contribution)

22     Wang, L.?; Ghoussoub, M.?; Wang, H.; Dong, Y.; Shao, Y.; Tountas, A.; Wood, T.; Li, H.; Sun, W.; Xia, M.; Li, Y.; Wang, S.; Jia, J.; Qiu, C.; Qian, C.; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*; Ozin, G.*, Photocatalytic Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide with High Selectivity to Methanol at Atmospheric Pressure, Joule 20182, 1369-1381. (?equal contribution)

23    Li, C.; Zhang, S.; Zhang, B.; Liu, J.; Zhou, H.; Solovev, A.; Tang, R.; Bao, F.; Yu, J.; Zhang, Q.; Lifshitz, Y.*; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*, Local-Curvature-Controlled Non-Epitaxial Growth of Hierarchical Nanostructures, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201857, 3772-3776.

24  Wang, L.?; Cai, M.?; Sun, W.*; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*, Promoting Charge Separation in Semiconductor Nanocrystal Superstructures for Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 20185, 1701694. (?equal contribution)

25  Zhu, Z.?; Zhang, S.?; Li, C.; Zhang, J.; Yu, J.; Du, X.; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*, A Mechanistic Study of Silica-Etching by Hot Water, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 201820, 1440-1446. (?equal contribution)

26  Dong, Y.?; Ghuman, G.?; Popescu, R.; Duchesne, P.; Zhou, W.; Loh, J.; Jelle, A.; Jia, J.; Wang, D.; Mu, X.; Kübel, C.; Wang, L.; He, L.; Ghoussoub, M.; Wang, Q.; Wood, T.; Reyes, L.; Zhang, P.; Kherani, N.; Singh, C.; Ozin, G., Tailoring Surface Frustrated Lewis Pairs of In2O3?x(OH)y for Gas-Phase Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 by Isomorphous Substitution of In3+ with Bi3+Adv. Sci. 20185, 1700732. (?equal contribution)

27  Song, M.; Liu, N.; He, L.; Liu, G.; Ling, D.; Su, X.; Sun, X.*, Porous Hollow Palladium Nanoplatform for Imaging-Guided Trimodal Chemo-, Photothermal-, and Radiotherapy, Nano Res. 201811, 2796–2808.

28  Zhang, B.; Wang, H.*; He, L.; Zheng, C.; Jie, J.; Lifshitz, Y.; Lee, S.T.*; Zhang, X.*, Centimeter-Long Single-Crystalline Si Nanowires, Nano Lett. 201717, 7323–7329.

29  Du, X.*; Wang, J.; Cui, H; Zhao, Q.; Chen, H.; He, L.; Wang, Y., Breath-Taking Patterns: Discontinuous Hydrophilic Regions for Photonic Crystal Beads Assembly and Patterns Revisualization, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 20179, 38117–38124.

30  Wu, L.; Yu, Q.; Chen, L.; Yang, D.; Zhang, S.; Han, L. Ban, M.; He, L.; Xu, Y.; Zhang, Q.*, A General and Facile Approach to Disperse Hydrophobic Nanocrystals in Water with Enhanced Long-Term Stability, J. Mater. Chem. C20175, 3065-3071.

31  Cao, M.?; Liu, Q.?; Chen, M.?; Yang, P.; Xu, Y.; Wu, H.; Yu, J.; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*; Zhang, Q.*, Dispersing Hydrophilic Nanoparticles in Nonaqueous Solvents with Superior Long-Term Stability, RSC Adv.20177, 25535-25541. (?equal contribution)

32  Yang, P.?; Li, H.?; Zhang, S.; Chen, L.; Zhou, H.; Tang, R.; Zhou, T.; Bao, F.; Zhang, Q.*; He, L.*; Zhang, X.*, Gram-Scale Synthesis of Superparamagnetic Fe3O4 Nanocrystal Clusters with Long-Term Charge Stability for Highly Stable Magnetically Responsive Photonic Crystals, Nanoscale 20168, 19036-19042. (?equal contribution)

33  Sun, W.?; Qian, C.?He, L.*; Ghuman, K.; Wong, A.; Jia, J.; O'Brien, P.; Reyes, L.; Wood, T.; Helmy, A.; Mims, C.; Singh, C.; Ozin, G.*, Heterogeneous Reduction of Carbon Dioxide by Hydride-Terminated Silicon Nanocrystals, Nat. Commun. 20167, 12553. (?equal contribution)

34  He, L.*; Wood, T.; Wu, B.; Dong, Y.; Hoch, L.; Reyes, L.; Wang, D.; Kübel, C.; Qian, C.; Jia, J.; Liao, K.; O'Brien, P.; Sandhel, A.; Loh, J.; Szymanski, P.; Kherani, N.; Sum, T.; Mims, C.; and Ozin, G.*, Spatial Separation of Charge Carriers in In2O3-x(OH)y Nanocrystal Superstructures for Enhanced Gas Phase Photocatalytic Activity, ACS Nano 201610, 5578-5586.

35  Hoch, L.; He, L.; Qiao, Q.; Liao, K.; Reyes, L.; Zhu, Y.; Ozin, G.*, “Effect of Precursor Selection on the Photocatalytic Performance of Indium Oxide Nanomaterials for Gas-Phase CO2 Reduction”, Chem. Mater. 201628, 4160-4168.

36  Fu, J.; He, L.; Xu, W.; Zhuang, J.; Yang, X.; Zhang, X.; Wu, M.; Yin, Y.*, Formation of colloidal nanocrystal clusters of iron oxide by controlled ligand stripping, Chem. Comm2016, 52, 128-131.

37 Zhang, B.; Wang, H.*; He, L.; Duan, C.; Li, F.; Ou, X.; Sun, B.; Zhang. X.*, The Diameter-Dependent Photoelectrochemical Performance of Silicon Nanowires, Chem. Comm201652, 1369-1372.

38   Hoch, L.; Szymanski, P.; Ghuman, K.; He, L.; Liao, K.; Qiao, Q.; Reyes, L.; Zhu, Y.’; El-Sayed, M.; Singh, C.*; Ozin, G.*, “Carrier Dynamics and the Role of Surface Defects: Designing a Photocatalyst for Gas-Phase CO2 Reduction”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2016113E8011-E8020.

39  Jia, J.?; O’Brien, P.?He, L.; Fei, T.; Reyes, L.; Qiao, Q.; Burrow, T.; Dong, Y.; Liao, K.; Varela, M.; Pennycook, S.; Hmadeh, M.;  Helmy, A.; Kherani, N.; Perovic, D.; Ozin, G.*, Near-Infrared Photothermal Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Gaseous CO2 over Nanostructured Pd@Nb2O5Adv. Sci. 20163, 1600189. (?equal contribution)

40  Ye, M.*; Qian, C.; Sun, W.; He, L.; Jia, J.; Dong, Y.; Zhou, W., Dye Colour Switching by Hydride-Terminated Silicon Particles and Its Application as an Oxygen Indicator, J. Mater. Chem. C 20164, 4577-4583.

41  Li, J.; Sun, S.; Qian, C.; He, L.; Chen, K.; Zhang, T.; Chen, Z.; Ye, M.*, The Role of Adsorption in Photocatalytic Degradation of Ibuprofen under Visible Irradiation by BiOBr Microspheres, Chem. Eng. J. 2016, 297, 139-147.


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