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Modern Chemistry Institute


Professor Xiaodong Lei

Office: Room 415-416, Wuji Building, 15th East Beisanhuan Road, Beijing 100029, P. R. China

Tel: +) 86 10 64455357

Fax: +) 86 10 64425385


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Beijing University of Chemical Technology



Beijing University of Chemical Technology



Hubei University of Technology


Research Experience


2014.12- Now

Beijing University of Chemical Technology



Beijing University of Chemical Technology

associate professor


Beijing University of Chemical Technology



University College London (UCL)

Visiting scholar

Research Interests:


Ø Fabrication and application of layered inorganic powder and film materials

Ø Science and engineering of water treatment and environment protection

Ø Science and technology of green energy

Ø Science and technology of photocatalysis and adsorption



Ø X. Liu, W. Tian, X. Kong, M. Jiang, X. Sun, X. Lei*. Selective removal of thiosulfate from thiocyanate-containing water by a three-dimensional structured adsorbent-calcined NiAllayered double hydroxide film. RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 87948–87955.

Ø P. Zhao, X. Liu, W. Tian, D. Yan, X. Sun, X. Lei*. Adsolubilization of 2,4,6–trichlorophenol from Aqueous Solution by Surfactant Intercalated ZnAl Layered Double Hydroxides. Chem. Eng. J., 2015, 279: 597-604.

Ø B. Wang, G. R. Williams, Z. Chang, M. Jiang, J. Liu, X. Lei*, X. Sun. Hierarchical NiAl layered double hydroxide/multiwall carbon nanotube/nickel foam electrodes with excellent pseudocapacitive properties. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6:1630416311.

Ø X. Lei*, B. Wang, J. Liu, Z. Ye, Z. Chang, M. Jiang, X. Sun. Three–dimensional NiAl–mixed metal oxide film: preparation and capacitive deionization performances. RSC Adv., 2014, 4: 41642–41648.

Ø X. Lei*, M. Jin, G. R. Williams. Layered double hydroxides in the remediation and prevention of water pollution. Energy Environ. Focus., 2014, 3: 4-22.

Ø Y. Gu, Z. Lu, Z. Chang, J. Liu, X. Lei*, Y. Li, X. Sun. NiTi layered double hydroxide thin films for advanced pseudocapacitor electrodes. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1 (36): 10655 - 10661.

Ø C. Geng, T. Xu, Y. Li, Z. Chang, X. Sun, X. Lei*. Effect of synthesis method on selective adsorption of thiosulfate by calcined MgAl–layered double hydroxides. Chem. Eng. J., 2013, 232: 510-518.

Ø X. Lei*, L. Wang, X. Zhao, Z. Chang, M. Jiang, D. Yan, X. Sun. Oriented CuZnAl ternary layered double hydroxide films: In situ hydrothermal growth and anticorrosion properties. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2013, 52: 17934−17940.

Ø Q. Zhao, Z. Chang, X. Lei*, X. Sun. Adsorption behavior of thiophene from aqueous solution on carbonate- and dodecylsulfate-intercalated ZnAl layered double hydroxides. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2011, 50: 10253–10258.

Ø X. Yu, Z. Chang, X. Sun, X. Lei*, D. G. Evans, S. Xu, F. Zhang. Co-production of high quality NH4SCN and sulfur slow release agent from industrial effluent using calcined MgAl–hydrotalcite. Chem. Eng. J., 2011, 169: 151-156.

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