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Wei Guo

Dr. Wei Guo
School of Physics
Associate Professor
Ph. D., Condensed Matter Physics.  Director: Prof. Hong-Jun Gao.
B. Sc., Modern Physics
Professional Experience
2015/3 − now,  School of Physics, Beijing Institute of Technology.
Associate Professor
2014/11 − 2015/2, Nano Research Group, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science.
International Visiting Scholar
2011/10 − 2014/10,Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, USA. Dion G. Vlachos group (US chemical engineering Top 10)
Postdoctoral Researcher
2008/10 − 2011/4, Center for Atomic-scale Materials Design, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark. Jens K. Norskov group
Postdoctoral Researcher
2007/8 − 2008/9,Theory Department, Fritz-Haber Institute of Max-Planck Society, Berlin. Matthias Scheffler group
 Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Interest

First-principles calculations of materials; multi-scale (kinetic Monte Carlo plus DFT) simulation and surface chemistry/physics; modeling of heterogeneous catalysis and reaction kinetics in application of energy materials; functional materials design from quantum to macroscopic level; Design and applications of core-shell nanoparticles and two-dimensional materials in photocatalysis, energy materials and environmental technology.
Until 2015, 17 papers have been published including Nature Communications, PRL,APL, JCP,ACS Catal., Surf. Sci., ChemCatChem.
1. Guo, W;, Vlachos, D. G., Patched bimetallic surfaces are active catalysts for ammonia decomposition. Nature Communications 2015, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9619 (IF: 11.47)
2. Jae, J.; Zheng, W.; Karim, A. M.; Guo, W.; Lobo, R. F.; Vlachos, D. G., The Role of Ru and RuO2 in the Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation of 5‐Hydroxymethylfurfural for the Production of 2, 5‐Dimethylfuran. ChemCatChem 2014, 6 (3), 848-856. (IF: 5.04)
3. Guo, W.; Vlachos, D. G., On Factors Controlling Activity of Submonolayer Bimetallic Catalysts: Nitrogen Desorption. The Journal of chemical physics 2014, 140 (1), 014703. (IF: 3.12)
4. Falsig, H.; Shen, J.; Khan, T. S.; Guo, W.; Jones, G.; Dahl, S.; Bligaard, T., On the structure sensitivity of direct NO decomposition over low-index transition metal facets. Topics in Catalysis 2014, 57 (1-4), 80-88. (IF: 2.22)
5. Guo, W.; Vlachos, D. G., Effect of local metal microstructure on adsorption on bimetallic surfaces: Atomic nitrogen on Ni/Pt (111). The Journal of chemical physics 2013, 138 (17), 174702. (IF: 3.12)
6. Guo, W.; Stamatakis, M.; Vlachos, D. G., Design principles of heteroepitaxial bimetallic catalysts. ACS Catalysis 2013, 3 (10), 2248-2255. (IF: 9.31)
7. Vojvodic, A.; Calle-Vallejo, F.; Guo, W.; Wang, S.; Toftelund, A.; Studt, F.; Martinez, J. I.; Shen, J.; Man, I. C.; Rossmeisl, J., On the behavior of Brønsted-Evans-Polanyi relations for transition metal oxides. The Journal of chemical physics 2011, 134 (24), 244509. (IF: 3.12)
8. Cheng, Z.; Du, S.; Jiang, N.; Zhang, Y.; Guo, W.; Hofer, W.; Gao, H.-J., High resolution scanning-tunneling-microscopy imaging of individual molecular orbitals by eliminating the effect of surface charge. Surface Science 2011, 605 (3), 415-418. (IF: 1.87)
9. Cheng, Z.; Du, S.; Guo, W.; Gao, L.; Deng, Z.; Jiang, N.; Guo, H.; Tang, H.; Gao, H.-J., Direct imaging of molecular orbitals of metal phthalocyanines on metal surfaces with an O 2-functionalized tip of a scanning tunneling microscope. Nano Research 2011, 4 (6), 523-530. (IF: 6.96)
10. Guo, W.; Hu, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Du, S.; Gao, H.-J., Transport properties of boron nanotubes investigated by ab initio calculation. Chinese Physics B 2009, 18 (6), 2502. (IF: 1.39)
11. Guo, W.; Du, S.; Zhang, Y.; Hofer, W.; Seidel, C.; Chi, L.; Fuchs, H.; Gao, H.-J., Electrostatic field effect on molecular structures at metal surfaces. Surface Science 2009, 603 (17), 2815-2819. (IF: 1.87)
12. Deng, Z.; Guo, H.; Guo, W.; Gao, L.; Cheng, Z.; Shi, D.; Gao, H.-J., Structural properties of tetra-tert-butyl zinc (II) phthalocyanine isomers on a Au (111) surface. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113 (26), 11223-11227. (IF: 4.84)
13. Cai, J. M.; Bao, L. H.; Guo, W.; Cai, L.; Huan, Q.; Lian, J. C.; Guo, H. M.; Wang, K. Z.; Shi, D. X; Pang, S. J.; and Gao, H.-J, Low-dimensional forest-like and desert-like fractal patterns formed in a DDAN molecular system. Chinese Physics Letters 2007, 24 (10), 2918. (IF: 0.92)
14. Gao, L.; Ji, W.; Hu, Y.; Cheng, Z.; Deng, Z.; Liu, Q.; Jiang, N.; Lin, X.; Guo, W.; Du, S., Site-specific Kondo effect at ambient temperatures in iron-based molecules. Physical review letters 2007, 99 (10), 106402. (IF: 7.73)
15. Lin, X.; He, X.; Yang, T.; Guo, W.; Shi, D.; Gao, H.-J.; Ma, D.; Lee, S.; Liu, F.; Xie, X., Intrinsic current-voltage properties of nanowires with four-probe scanning tunneling microscopy: A conductance transition of ZnO nanowire. Applied physics letters 2006, 89 (4), 043103. (IF: 3.52)
16. Ouyang, J.-M.; Guo, W.; Wang, L.; Shao, F.-Q., Numerical simulation of chemical processes in helium plasmas in atmosphere environment. Chinese Physics 2005, 14, 154-158. (IF: 1.29)
17. Ouyang, J.-M.; Guo, W.; Wang, L.; Shao, F.-Q., Numerical simulation of chemical processes in atmospheric plasmas. Chinese Physics 2004, 13 (12), 2174. (IF: 1.29)
Release date:2015-10-27