Peer-reviewed journal publications



  • Han, X., Ye, Y., Lam, F., Pu, J., Jiang, F. “€œHydrogen-bonding-induced assembly of aligned cellulose nanofibers into ultrastrong and tough bulk materials.”€ Journal of Materials Chemistry A. DOI: 10.1039/C9TA11118B view it online

    • Wu, S., Ning, J., Jiang, F., Shi, J., Huang, F. “€œCeramic nanoparticle-decorated melt-electrospun PVDF nanofiber membrane with enhanced performance as a lithium-ion battery separator.”€ ACS Omega, 2019, 4(15), 16309-16317. view it online

  • Li, T., Zhang, X., Lacey, SD., Mi, R., Zhao, X., Jiang, F., Song, J., Liu, Z., Chen, G., Dai, J., Yao, Y., Das, S., Yang, R., Briber, RM., Hu, L. “€œCellulose ionic conductors with high differential thermal voltage for low-grade heat harvesting.”€ Nature Materials, 2019, 18, 608-613. view it online

  • Chen, Y., Fan, D., Lyu, S., Li, G., Jiang, F., Wang, S. “€œElasticity-enhanced and aligned structure nanocellulose foam like aerogel assembled with cooperation of chemical art and gradient freezing.”€ ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019 7(1), 1381-1388. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05085. view it online


    • Chen, Y., Fan, D., Han, Y., Lyu, S., Lu, Y., Li, G., Jiang, F., Wang, S. “€œEffect of high residual lignin on the properties of cellulose nanofibrils/films.”€ Cellulose, 2018, 25(11), 6421-6431. view it online

Before UBC


  • Kuang, Y., Chen, C., Cheng, J., Pastel, G., Li, T., Song, J., Jiang, F., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Jang, S., Chen, G., Li, T., Hu, L. “€œSelectively aligned cellulose nanofibers towards high-performance soft actuators.”€ Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2019, 29, 100463. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Yao, Y., Natarajan, B., Yang, C., Gao, T., Xie, H., Wang, Y., Xu, L., Chen, Y., Gilman, J., Cui, L., Hu, L. “€œUltrahigh-temperature conversion of biomass to highly conductive graphitic carbon.”€ Carbon, 2019, 144, 241-248. view it online


  • Jiang, F., Hu. S., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œAqueous synthesis of compressible and thermally stable cellulose nanofibrils-silica aerogel for CO2 absorption.”€ ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2018, 1(12), 6701-6710. view it online
  • Yao, Y., Jiang, F., Yang, C., Fu, K., Hayden, J., Lin, C., Xie, H., Jiao, M., Yang, C., Wang, Y., He, S., Xu, F., Hitz, E., Gao, T., Dai, J., Luo, W., Rubloff, G., Wang, C., Hu, L. “€œEpitaxial welding of carbon nanotube networks for aqueous battery current collectors.”€ ACS Nano, 2018, 12(6), 5266-5273. view it online
  • Xie, H., Yang, C., Fu, K., Yao, Y., Jiang, F., Hitz, E., Liu, B., Wang, S., Hu, L. “€œFlexible, scalable, and highly conductive garnet-polymer solid electrolyte template by bacterial cellulose.”€ Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 1703474. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œDual wet and dry resilient cellulose II fibrous aerogel for hydrocarbon”€“water separation and energy storage applications.”€ ACS Omega, 2018, 3(3), 3530-3539. view it online
  • Liu, H., Chen, C., Chen, G., Kuang, Y., Zhao, X., Song, J., Jia, C., Xu, X., Hitz, E., Xie, H., Wang, S., Jiang, F., Li, T., Li, Y., Gong, A., Yang, R., Das, S., Hu, L. “€œHigh-performance solar steam device with layered channels: artificial tree with a reversed design.”€ Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 8(8), 1701616. view it online
  • Li, T., Song, J., Zhao, X., Yang, Z., Pastel, G., Xu, S., Jia, C., Dai, J., Chen, C., Gong, A., Jiang, F., Yao, Y., Fan, T., Yang, B., Wagberg, L., Yang, R., Hu, L. “€œAnisotropic, lightweight, strong and super thermally insulating nanowood with naturally aligned nanocellulose.”€ Science Advances, 2018, 4(3), eaar3724. view it online
  • Jia, C., Jiang, F., Hu, P., Kuang, Y., He, S., Li, T., Chen, C., Murphy, A., Yang, C., Yao, Y., Dai, J., Rabu, C. B., Luo, X., Hu, L. “€œAnisotropic, mesoporous microfluidic framework with scalable, aligned cellulose nanofibers.”€ ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, 10(8), 7362-7370. view it online
  • Zhou, Y., Natarajan, B., Fan, Y., Xie, H., Yang, C., Xu, S., Yao, Y., Jiang, F., Zhang, Q., Gilman, J.W., Hu, L. “€œTuning high-temperature wetting behavior of metal toward ultrafine nanoparticles.”€ Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2018, 57(10), 2625-2629. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Li, T., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Gong, A., Dai, J., Hitz, E., Luo, W., Hu, L. “€œWood-based nanotechnologies toward sustainability.”€ Advanced Materials, 2018, 1703453. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Liu, H., Li, Y., Kuang, Y., Xu, X., Chen, C., Huang, H., Jia, C., Zhao, X., Hitz, E., Zhou, Y., Yang, R., Cui. L., Hu, L. “€œLightweight, mesoporous, and highly absorbative all-nanofibers aerogel for efficient solar steam generation.”€ ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, 10(1), 1104-1112. view it online



  • Jia, C., Li, Y., Yang, Z., Chen, G., Yao, Y., Jiang, F., Kuang, Y., Pastel, G., Xie, H., Yang, B., Das, S., Hu, L. “€œRich mesostructures derived from natural woods for solar steam generation.”€ Joule, 2017, 1(3), 588-599. view it online
  • Zhu, M., Li, Y., Chen, G., Jiang, F., Yang, Z., Luo, X., Wang, Y., Lacey, S., Dai, J., Wang, C., Jia, C., Wan, J., Yao, Y., Gong, A., Yang, B., Yu, Z., Das, S., Hu, L., “€œTree-inspired design for high-efficiency water extraction.”€ Advanced Materials, 2017, 29(44), 1704107. view it online
  • Wang, S., Jiang, F., Xu, X., Kuang, Y., Fu, K., Hitz, E., Hu, L., “€œSuper-strong, super-stiff macrofibers with aligned, long bacterial cellulose nanofibers.”€ Advanced Materials, 2017, 29(35), 1702498. view it online
  • Jia, C., Bian, H., Gao, T., Jiang, F., Kierzewski, I., Wang, Y., Yao, Y., Chen, L., Shao, Z., Zhu, J., Hu, L. “€œThermally stable cellulose nanocrystals towards high-performance 2D and 3D nanostructures.”€ ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, 9(34), 28922-28929. view it online
  • Xu, S., Chen, Y., Li, Y., Lu, A., Yao, Y., Dai, J., Wang, Y., Liu, B., Lacey, S., Pastel, G., Kuang, Y., Danner, V., Jiang, F., Fu, K., Hu, L. “€œUniversal, in situ transformation of bulky compounds into nanoscale catalyst by high-temperature pulse.”€ Nano Letters, 2017,17(9), 5817-5822. view it online
  • Song, J., Chen, C., Wang, C., Kuang, Y., Li, Y., Jiang, F., Li, Y., Hizt, E., Zhang, Y., Liu, B., Gong, A., Bian, H., Zhu, J., Zhang, J., Li, J., Hu, L. “€œSuperflexible Wood.”€ ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, 9(28), 23520-23527. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Qian, C., Esker, A. R., Roman, M. “€œEffect of non-ionic surfactants on hydrophobic and polar interactions in the adsorption of cellulases onto lignin.”€ Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2017, 121(41), 9607-9620. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Dinh, D., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œAdsorption of cationic dye malachite green using high specific surface cellulose nanofibrils aerogels.”€ Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017, 173, 286-294. view it online
  • Chen, C., Li, Y., Song, J., Yang, Z., Kuang, Y., Hitz, E., Jia, C., Gong, A., Jiang, F., Zhu, J., Yang, B., Xie, J., Hu, L. “€œHighly flexible and efficient solar steam generation device.”€ Advanced Materials, 2017, 29(30), 1701756. view it online
  • Yang, C., Liu, B., Jiang, F., Zhang, Y., Xie, H., Hu, L. “€œGarnet/polymer hybrid ion-conducting protective layer for stable lithium metal anode.”€ Nano Research, 2017, DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1498-2. view it online
  • Chen, F., Gong, A., Zhu, M., Chen, G., Lacey, S., Jiang, F., Li, Y., Wang, Y., Dai, J., Yao, Y., Song, J., Liu, B., Fu, K., Das, S., Hu, L. “€œMesoporous, three-dimensional wood membrane decorated with nanoparticles for highly efficient water treatment.”€ ACS Nano, 2017, 11(4), 4275-4282. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œCellulose nanofibril aerogels: synergistic improvement of hydrophobicity, strength, thermal stability via crosslinking with diisocyanate.”€ ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, 9(3), 2825-2834. view it online



  • Jiang, F., Kondo, T., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œRice straw cellulose nanofibrils via aqueous counter collision and differential centrifugation.”€ ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2016, 4(3), 1697-1706. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œSelf-assembling of TEMPO oxidized cellulose nanofibrils as affected by protonation of surface carboxyls and drying methods.”€ ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2016, 4(3), 1041-1049. view it online
  • Hu, S., Gu, J., Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œHolistic rice straw nanocellulose and hemicellulose/lignin composites films.”€ ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2016, 4(3), 728-737. view it online



  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œHolocellulose nanocrystals: amphiphilicity, oil/water emulsion and self-assembly.”€ Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(4), 1433-1441. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œCellulose nanocrystal isolation from tomato peels and assembled nanofibers.”€ Carbohydrate Polymers, 2015, 122, 60-68. view it online
  • Hu, S., Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œ1D lignin based solid acid catalysts for direct hydrolysis of crystalline cellulose.”€ ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2015, 3(1), 2566-2574. view it online
  • Huang, F., Xu, Y., Peng, B., Su, Y., Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. Wei, Q. “€œCo-axial electrospun cellulose-core fluoropolymer-shell fibrous membrane from recycled cigarette filter as high performance lithium-ion battery.”€ ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2015, 3(5), 932-940. view it online



  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œAssembling and redispersibility of rice straw nanocellulose: effect of tert-butanol.”€ ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2014, 22, 20075-20084. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œSynthesis of cellulose nanofibrils bound silver nanoprism for surface enhanced Raman scattering.”€ Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15, 3608-3616. view it online
  • Wang, M., Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L., Nitin, N. “€œCellulose nanofibrils improve dispersibility and stability of silver nanoparticles and induce production of bacterial extracellular polysaccharide.”€ Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2, 6226-6235. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œAmphiphilic superabsorbent cellulose nanofibril aerogels.”€ Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 6337-6342. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Jerry, L. Dallas, Ahn, Byung-Jun, Hsieh, Y.L. “€œ1D and 2D NMR of nanocellulose in aqueous colloidal suspensions.”€ Carbohydrate Polymers, 2014, 110, 360-366. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œSuper water absorbing and shape memory nanocellulose aerogels from TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibrils via cyclic freezing”€“thawing.”€ Journal of Material Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 350-359. view it online


2013 and before

  • Jiang, F., Han, S., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œControlled defibrillation of cellulose nanofibrils from rice straw cellulose and self-assembly into sub-micron fibrous materials.”€ RSC Advance, 2013, 3, 12366-12375. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œChemically and mechanically isolated nanocellulose and their self-assembled structures.”€ Carbohydrate Polymers, 2013, 95(1): 32-40. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Kittle, J.D., Tan, X.Y., Esker, A.R., & Roman, M. “€œEffects of sulfate groups on the adsorption and activity of cellulases on cellulose substrates.”€ Langmuir, 2013, 29(10): 3280-3291 view it online
  • Kittle, J.D., Wondraczek, H., Wang, C., Jiang, F., Roman, M., Heinzes, T., Esker, A. “€œEnhanced dewatering of polyelectrolyte nanocomposites by hydrophobic polyelectrolytes.”€ Langmuir, 2012, 28(30): 11086-11094. view it online
  • Kittle, J.D., Du, X., Jiang, F., Qian, C., Heinze, T., Roman, M., Esker, A. “€œEquilibrium water content of model cellulose substrates determined via solvent exchange and quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring.”€ Biomacromolecules, 2011, 12(8): 2881-2887. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Esker, A., Roman, M. “€œAcid-catalyzed and solvolytic desulfation of partially sulfated cellulose nanocrystals.”€ Langmuir, 2010, 26(23): 17919-17925. view it online
  • Qin, T., Jiang, F., Huang, L. “€œResearch on activation of wood power by aluminic acid ester.”€ China Plastic Industry, 2007, 35(z1): 364-366. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Qin, T. “€œResearch on toughening of wood-plastic composites.”€ China Plastic Industry, 2007, 35(z1): 137-140. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Qin, T. “€œToughening wood/polypropylene composites with polyethylene octene elastomer (POE).”€ Journal of Forestry Research, 2006, 17(4): 312-314. view it online

Book chapters

  • Duan X.F., Jiang, F., et al. “€œWood Discolorations and Their Prevention”€, 2005. view it online
  • Jiang, F., Hsieh, Y.-L. “€œRice straw nanocellulose: Process-linked structures, Properties and Self-assembling into ultra-fine fibers”€, in the ACS Symposium Series Vol. 1251 “€œNanocelluloses: Their Preparation, Properties, and Applications”€. 2017, chapter 7, 133-150. view it online
  • Jiang, F. “€œCellulose fibers”€, in “€œHandbooks of fibers as Advanced Materials”€ for the Wiley Group. Invited, in press, 2019.