Weiming Lu


Weiming LuWeiming Lu
Adjunct Professor 
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo (2000)

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: IMS-111
Phone: (860) 486-4620
Email:  weiming.lu@uconn.edu


Research Interests

  • Carbon materials processing
  • Carbon fiber/matrix interface design and development
  • Applications of carbon fiber in polymer matrix composite (PMC), carbon/carbon composite and SiC matrix composite (CMC)
  • Application of carbon in energy storage
  • Application of carbon in environmental protection
  • Material characterization for high temperature composites

 Awards & Honors

2018 Fellow of United Technologies Corp (UTC)
2016 Executive Committee Member of American Carbon Society


Selected Publications

Weiming Lu and D.D.L Chung. “Effect of Pitch-based carbon anode on irreversible capacity of Li-ion secondary battery”. Carbon, 41, p. 945(2003)

Weiming Lu and D.D.L Chung. “Oxidation protection of Carbon Materials by Acid Phosphate Impregnation.” Carbon, 40, p. 1249 (2002)

Weiming Lu and D.D.L Chung. “A comparative Study of Carbons for Use as an Electrically Conducting Additive in the manganese Dioxide Cathode of an Electrochemical Cell”. Carbon, 40, p. 447 (2002)

Weiming Lu and D.D.L Chung. “Preparation of Conductive Carbons with High Surface Area”. Carbon, 39, p. 39. (2001)

Chen and David T. Shaw, X. D. Bai and E.G. Wang, C. Lund, Weiming Lu and D.D.L. Chung. “Hydrogen storage in aligned carbon nanotubes”. Applied Physics Letters, 78(15),p. 2128 (2001)

Weiming Lu, and D.D.L Chung. Anodic performance of vapor-derived carbon filaments in lithium-ion secondary battery. Carbon, 39, p. 493,(2001)

Xuli Fu, Weiming Lu, D.D.L. Chung “Ozone treatment of carbon fiber for reinforcing cement”. Carbon, 36(9), 1337-1345 (1998)

Weiming Lu and D.D.L. Chung, “Effect of Rust on the Wettability of Steel by Water,” Cem.Concr.Res. 28(4), 477-480 (1998)

Xuli Fu, Weiming Lu, D.D.L. Chung “Improving the strain-sensing ability of carbon fiber-reinforced cement by ozone treatment of the fibers”, Cem.Concr.Res. 28(2), 183-187(1998)

Weiming Lu and D.D.L Chung. “Mesoporous activated carbon filaments”. Carbon, 35, p. 427 (1997)