Qing Kang


Temple University
Departments of Chemistry

Beury Hall
1901 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: (215) 204-3736

Qing Kang received her Ph.D in Chemistry from Hunan University in 2011. She was a postdoc at the National Institute for Materials Science in Japan from 2011 to 2014. In 2015 she joined Temple University as an Assistant  Professor of Chemistry. 

Her work is mostly focused on fabrication of functional nanomaterials especially anodic TiO2 nanotube arrays and their applicaiton in photoelectrochemical water splitting, photocatalysis for CO2 reduction and biosenor. Dr. Kang has published 16 papers and has been cited by over 300 times.

Research Interests
Nanomatrials and heterostructures, Photocatalysis, Biosensor

Honors & Awards

  • 2010 Received First Rank Award, FPI-Analysis, Measurement Technology Innovation National Scholarship
  • 2010 Received Outstanding Graduate in Hunan University
  • 2010 Received Second Rank Award, Luoda Zhuang Scholarship

5 most relevant publications

  • Q. Kang, T. Wang, P. Li, L.Q. Liu, K. Chang, M. Li, and J.H. Ye. Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide by hydrous hydrazine over Au-Cu Alloy Nanoparticles Supported on SrTiO3/TiO2 Coaxial Nanotube Arrays, Angew. Chem. 127, 855 (2015)
  • Q. Kang, Z.W. Mei, L.Q. Liu, and J.H. Ye. Efficient Photochemical Oxygen Generation from Water by a Phosphorus-doped H2MoO5, Chem. Commun. 50, 12185 (2014)
  • Q. Kang, J.Y. Cao, Y.J. Zhang, L.Q. Liu, H. Xu, and J.H. Ye.  Reduced TiO2 Nanotube Arrays for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, J. Mater. Chem. A 1, 5766 (2013)
  • Q. Kang, L.X. Yang, Y.F. Chen, S.L. Luo, L.F. Wen, Q.Y. Cai, and S.Z. Yao. Photoelectrochemical detection of pentachlorophenol with a multiple hybrid CdSexTe1-x/TiO2 nanotube structure-based label-free immunosensor, Anal. Chem. 82, 9749 (2010)
  • Q. Kang, S.H. Liu, L.X. Yang, and Q.Y. Cai. A ternary hybrid CdS/Pt-TiO2 nanotube structure for photoelectrocatalytic bactericidal effect on Escherichia Coli, Biomaterials 31, 3317 (2010)