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Daoud Research Group



Ao K, Yue X, Zhang X, Zhao H, Liu J, Shi J, Daoud WA, Li H. (2024), NP covalent bond regulation of mesoporous carbon-based catalyst for lowered oxygen reduction overpotential and enhanced zinc-air battery performance, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Wang X. (2024), Effect of the Photoreduction Process on the Self-Cleaning and Antibacterial Activity of Au-Doped TiO2 Colloids on Cotton Fabric, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 16 (9), 25221-25235.

Uyanga KA, Li W, Daoud WA, (2024), Exploiting cellulose-based hydrogels for sustainable, intelligent wearables in pandemic preparedness and control, European Polymer Journal, 212, 113041.

Lo JSC, Chen X, Chen S, Miao Y, Daoud WA, Tso CY Firdous I, Deka BJ, Lin CSK, (2024), Fabrication of biodegradable PLA-PHBV medical textiles via electrospinning for healthcare apparel and personal protective equipment. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 39, 101536. 

Suo J, Liu Y, Wang J, Chen M, Wang K, Yang X, Yao K, Roy VA, Yu X, Daoud WA, Liu N, Wang J, Wang Z, Li WJ (2024), AI‐Enabled Soft Sensing Array for Simultaneous Detection of Muscle Deformation and Mechanomyography for Metaverse Somatosensory Interaction, Advanced Science, 11, p.2305025.

Feng Y, Wu C, Chen M, Sun H, Vellaisamy ALR, Daoud WA, Yu X, Zhang G, Li WJ (2024), Amoeba‐Inspired Self‐Healing Electronic Slime for Adaptable, Durable Epidermal Wearable Electronics. Advanced Functional Materials, p.2402393.  

Zhao L, Guo X, Pan Y, Jia S, Liu L, Daoud WA, Poechmueller P, Yang X (2024), Triboelectric gait sensing analysis system for self‐powered IoT‐based human motion monitoring. InfoMat, p.e12520.

Liu F, Valencia A, Zhu Y, Zhang X, Li W, Daoud WA (2024), Melatonin treatment as an anti-aging therapy for UV-related degradation of perovskite solar cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 12, 11986.

Ao K, Zhang X, Nazmutdinov RR, Wang D, Shi J, Yue X, Sun J, Schmickler W, Daoud WA (2024), Hierarchical CoFe@ N‐Doped Carbon Decorated Wood Carbon as Bifunctional Cathode in Wearable Zn‐Air Battery, Energy & Environmental Materials, 7(1), p.e12499.

Bo X, Li, W, Valencia A, Zhao H, Budisuharto A, Daoud WA. (2024), Tribopositive biomass toward enhanced stretchability and ionic Conductivity of Energy Harvesters and Sensors, Nano Energy, 119, 109085.


Bo X, Wang L, Zhao H, Almardi JM, Li W, Daoud WA. (2023), A Stretchable Solid Ionic Electrode‐Based Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Biomechanical Energy Harvesting and Self‐Powered Sensors, Small, 2303415.

Zhang X, Ye X, Valencia A, Liu F, Ao K, Yue X, Shi J, Daoud WA, Zhou X (2023), Asymmetric Chemical Potential Activated Nanointerfacial Electric Field for Efficient Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries, ACS nano, 17(21), pp.21799-21812.

Zhao H, Bo X, Wang X, Ren Y, Wei Z, Daoud, WA (2023), Recent Advances and Perspectives in Single-Ion COF-Based Solid Electrolytes, Batteries, 9(9), 432.

Firdous I, Fahim M, Mushtaq F, Daoud WA. (2023), Electrostatically triggered autonomous self-healable and mechanically robust hydrogel in harsh environments for wearable electronics, Nano Energy, 108817.


Zhang X, Valencia A, Li W, Ao K, Shi J, Yue X, Zhang R, Daoud WA (2023), Decoupling Activation and Transport by Electron‐Regulated Atomic‐Bi Harnessed Surface‐To‐Pore Interface for Vanadium Redox Flow Battery, Advanced Materials, 2305415.


Zhang X, Valencia A, Deng Z, Shi J, Ao K, Daoud WA (2023), Three-phase interface engineering enables both activation and transport of electrochlorination for textile organic wastewater degradation, Chem Catalysis, 3, 5.

Yang Y, Lyu H, Wang Q, Mushtaq F, Xie X, Liu F, Bo X, Li W, Daoud WA (2023), Impact of hydrogel microstructure and mechanics on zinc dendrite growth toward long-life flexible battery, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 11, 12373-12383.

Zhang X, Ao K, Daoud WA (2023), Nano-sphere RuO2 embedded in MOF-derived carbon arrays as a dual-matrix anode for cost-effective electrochemical wastewater treatment, Science of The Total Environment, 865, 161126.

Yue X, Wang Q, Ao K, Shi J, Zhang X, Zhao H, Uyanga K, Yang Y. Daoud WA (2023), A novel 3D bacterial cellulose network as cathodic scaffold and hydrogel electrolyte for zinc-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 557, 232553.

Shi J, Ao K, Firdous I, Zhang X, Fahim M, Wang L, Daoud WA (2023), Dynamic Quantification of the Overall Effect of Dielectric Polarization, Nano Energy, 105, 108029.

Xie X, Mushtaq F, Wang Q, Daoud WA (2023), The Renaissance of the Zn-Ce Flow Battery: Dual-Membrane Configuration Enables Unprecedentedly High Efficiency, ACS Energy Letters, 7, 3484-3491.

Zhao H, Ren Y, Bo X, Si L, Wei Z, Daoud WA (2023), A novel study on COF-based semi-solid electrolyte for spinel LiNi0. 5Mn1. 5O4 targeting transition metals migration, Scripta Materialia, 223, 115101.




Bo X, Uyanga KA, Wang L, Firdous I, Shi J, Li W, Almardi JM, Fahim M, Liu F, Lyu H, Daoud WA (2022), High power-output and highly stretchable protein-based biomechanical energy harvester, Chemical Engineering Journal, 451, 138714.

Zhao H, Ashley L W Y, Ao K, Yue X, Ren Y, Si L, Wei Z, Wang J, Daoud WA (2022), Application Progress and Practical Evaluations of Nanofiber Nonwoven Fabrics for Flexible/wearable Batteries, Journal of The Electrochemical Society169, 120518. DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/acaacc


Suo J, Liu Y, Wu C, Chen M, Huang Q, Liu Y, Yao K, Chen Y, Pan Q, Chang X, Leung AY, Chan H, Zhang J, Yang Z, Daoud WA,

Li X, Roy AL, Shen J, Yu X, Wang J, Li W (2022), Wide‐Bandwidth Nanocomposite‐Sensor Integrated Smart Mask for Tracking Multiphase Respiratory Activities, Advanced Science, 9, 2203565.


Wang L, Wang Y, Bo X, Wang H, Yang S, Tao X, Zi Y, Yu WW, Li W, Daoud WA (2022), High‐Performance Biomechanical Energy Harvester Enabled by Switching Interfacial Adhesion via Hydrogen Bonding and Phase Separation, Advanced Functional Materials, 32, 2204304.

Zhao H, Lam WY, Wang L, Xu H, Daoud WA, He X (2022), The significance of detecting imperceptible physical/chemical changes/reactions in lithium-ion batteries: a perspective, Energy & Environmental Science, 15, 2329-2355.

Fahim M, Firdous I, Tsang SW, Daoud WA (2022), Engineering intrinsic flexibility in polycrystalline perovskite film by grain boundary stitching for high mechanical endurance, Nano Energy, 96, 107058.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Varley RJ, Wang X (2022), Antibacterial textile and the effect of incident light wavelength on its photocatalytic self-cleaning activity, Materials Letters, 318, 132223.

Ao K, Shi J, Zhang X, Daoud WA (2022), Tuning oxygen vacancies in spinel nanosheets for binder-free oxygen cathodes with superior catalytic activity in zinc-air batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 521, 230918.


Wang L, Bian Y, Lim C, Niu Z, Lee P, Chen C, Zhang L, Zi Y, Daoud WA (2022), Solvent-Free Adhesive Ionic Elastomer for Multifunctional Stretchable Electronics, Nano Energy, 91, 106611.

Ao K, Zhang X, Nazmutdinov RR, Wang D, Shi J, Yue X, Sun J, Schmickler W, Daoud WA (2022), Hierarchical CoFe@ N‐Doped Carbon Decorated Wood Carbon as Bifunctional Cathode in Wearable Zn‐Air Battery, Energy & Environmental Materials, e12499.




Xie X, Chan C, Daoud WA (2021), NiMoO4 nanorods with rich catalytic sites as superb electrocatalyst for cerium-based flow battery, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, 24943–24954.


Qin Z, Mou J,  Daoud WA, Lin C, et al. (2021),  Biotechnology of Plastic Waste Degradation, Recycling, and Valorization: Current Advances and Future Perspectives, ChemSusChem, 14,  4103-4114

Firdous I, Fahim M, Wang L, Li WJ, Zi Y, Daoud WA (2021), Boosting current output of triboelectric nanogenerator by two orders of magnitude via hindering interfacial charge recombination, Nano Energy, 89, 106315

Ao K, Daoud WA (2021), Facile controlled formation of CoNi alloy and CoO embedded in N-doped carbon as advanced electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution and zinc-air battery, Electrochimica Acta, 395, 139204.

Fahim M, Firdous I, Zhang W, Daoud WA (2021), Bifunctional interfacial engineering for piezo-phototronic enhanced photovoltaic performance of wearable perovskite solar cells, Nano Energy, 86, 106127.

Sazonov E, Daoud WA (2021), Grand Challenges in Wearable Electronics, Frontiers in Electronics, 2, 668619.

Uyanga K, Daoud WA (2021), Green and sustainable carboxymethyl cellulose-chitosan composite hydrogels: Effect of crosslinker on microstructure, Cellulose, 28, 5493-5512.

Uyanga K, Daoud WA (2021), Carboxymethyl cellulose-chitosan composite hydrogel: Modelling and experimental study of the effect of composition on microstructure and swelling response, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 181, 1010-1022.

Wang L, Bian Y, Lim CKNiu Z, Lee KHP, Chen C, Zhang L, Daoud WA, Zi Y (2021), Tribo-Charge Enhanced Hybrid Air Filter Masks for Efficient Particulate Matter Capture with Greatly Extended Service Life, Nano Energy, 85, 106015.

Uyanga K, Iamphaojeena Y, Daoud WA (2021), Effect of zinc ion concentration on crosslinking of carboxymethyl cellulose sodium-fumaric acid composite hydrogel, Polymer, 225, 123788.


Zhang W, Xiong J, Li J, Daoud WA (2021), Organic Dye Passivation for High-Performance All-Inorganic CsPbI1.5 Br1.5 Perovskite Solar Cells with Efficiency over 14%, Advanced Energy Materials, 11, 2003585. Hot Topic: Solar cell (Wiley-VCH)


Firdous I, Fahim M, Daoud WA (2021), Performance Enhancement of Triboelectric Nanogenerator through Hole and Electron Blocking Layers-Based Interfacial Design, Nano Energy, 82, 105694.

Schmickler W, Nazmutdinov RR, Wang Q, Daoud WA (2021), Electrochemistry of Ce(IV)/Ce((III) redox couples in mixed solutions for aqueous flow battery: experimental and molecular modelling study, Electrochimica Acta, 368, 137601.




Wu Y, Luo Y, Qu J, Daoud WA, Qi T (2020), Nanogap and Environmentally Stable Triboelectric Nanogenerators Based on Surface Self-Modified Sustainable Films, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12, 55444-55452.


Xie X, Xiang Y, Daoud WA (2020), MoO3-Deposited Graphite Felt for High-Performance Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, 10463-10476.


Wang L, Wang Y, Han W, Xu G,  Döring A, Daoud WA, XU J, Rogach AL, Xi Y, Zi Y (2020), Carbon Dot Based Composite Films for Simultaneously Harvesting Raindrop Energy and Boosting Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency in Hybrid Cells, ACS Nano, 14, 10359-10369.

Ao K, Wei Q, Daoud WA (2020), MOF-Derived Sulfide-Based Electrocatalyst and Scaffold for Boosted Hydrogen Production, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12, 33595-33602

Wang Q, Daoud WA (2020), Aqueous Multi-electron Electrolyte for Hybrid Flow Batteries with High Energy and Power Densities, Journal of Power Sources Advances, 4, 100018.

Uyanga K, Okpozo O, Onyekwere O, Daoud WA (2020), Citric acid crosslinked natural bi-polymer-based composite hydrogels: Effect of polymer ratio and beta-cyclodextrin on hydrogel microstructure, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 154, 104682.

Wu Y, Luo Y, Qu J, Daoud WA, Qi T (2020), Sustainable and Shape-adaptable Liquid Single-electrode Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Biomechanical Energy Harvesting, Nano Energy, 75, 105027.

Zhang W, Xiong J, Li J, Daoud WA (2020), Seed-Assisted Growth for Low Temperature Processed All-Inorganic CsPbIBr2 Solar Cells with Efficiency Over 10%, Small, 16, 2001535

Zhang W, Xiong J, Li J, Daoud WA (2020), Guanidinium Passivation for Air Stable Rubidium Incorporated Cs(1-x)RbxPbI2Br Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells, Solar RRL, 4, 2000112.

Zhang W, Xiong J, Li J, Daoud WA (2020), Impact of Temperature Dependent Hydration Water on Perovskite Solar Cells, Solar RRL, 4, 1900370.


Smith S, Firdous IWang QEsmalla S, Daoud WA (2019), A two-dimensional model of the vanadium–cerium redox flow battery, Electrochimica Acta, 328, 135019.

Wang L, Daoud WA (2019), Hybrid conductive hydrogels for washable human motion energy harvester and self-powered temperature-stress dual sensor, Nano Energy, 66, 104080.

Zhang W, Xiong J, Li J, Daoud WA (2019), Impact of Temperature-Dependent Hydration Water on Perovskite Solar Cells, Solar RRL, 1900370

Wu YLuo Y, Qu J, Daoud WA, Qi T (2019), Liquid single-electrode triboelectric nanogenerator based on graphene oxide dispersion for wearable electronics, Nano Energy, 64, 103948.

Wang Q, Daoud WA (2019), Reaction kinetics of cerium on glassy carbon with in situ electrochemical treatment for cerium-based flow battery,  Electrochimica Acta, 315, 1-8.

Wu Y, Qu J, Daoud WA, Wang L, Qi T (2019), Flexible composite-nanofiber based piezo-triboelectric nanogenerators for wearable electronics, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7, 13347-13355.

Zhang W, Xiong J, Li J, Daoud WA (2019), Guanidinium induced phase separated perovskite layer for efficient and highly stable solar cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7, 9486-9496.

Zhang W, Xiong J, Li J, Daoud WA (2019), Mechanism of Water Effect on Enhancing the Photovoltaic Performance of Triple-Cation Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11, 12699-12708.

Xiang Y, Daoud WA (2019), Investigation of an advanced catalytic effect of cobalt oxide modification on graphite felt as the positive electrode of the vanadium redox flow battery, Journal of Power Sources, 416, 175-183.

Xiang Y, Daoud WA (2019), Binary NiCoO2-modified graphite felt as an advanced positive electrode for vanadium redox flow batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7, 5589-5600.

Wang L, Daoud WA (2019), Highly Flexible and Transparent Polyionic-Skin Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Biomechanical Motion Harvesting, Advanced Energy Materials, 9, 1803183.

Cai T, Li F, Jiang Y, Liu X, Xia X, Wang X, Peng J & 2 others (2019), In situ inclusion of thiocyanate for highly luminescent and stable CH3NH3PbBr3 perovskite nanocrystals, Nanoscale, 11, 1319-1325.

Wang LYang X, Daoud WA (2019)High power-output mechanical energy harvester based on flexible and transparent Au nanoparticle-embedded polymer matrix, Nano Energy, 55, 433-440.


Xiang Y, Daoud WA (2018), Cr2O3-modified graphite felt as a novel positive electrode for vanadium redox flow battery, 

Electrochimica Acta, 290, 176-184.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Seyedin S, Wang J, Razal JM, Sun L, Wang X (2018), Tunable photocatalytic selectivity of

TiO2/SiO2 nanocomposites: Effect of silica and isolation approach, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 552, 130.

Yang X, Daoud WA (2018), Design parameters impact on output characteristics of flexible hybrid energy harvesting generator: Experimental and theoretical simulation based on a parallel hybrid model, Nano Energy, 50, 794-806.

Wang LYang X, Daoud WA (2018), Mechanical energy harvester based on cashmere fibers,  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 11198-11204.

Yang XChan SWang L, Daoud WA (2018), Water tank triboelectric nanogenerator for efficient harvesting of water wave energy over a broad frequency range, Nano Energy, 44, 388-398.


Wang L, Daoud WA (2017), UV-Induced Photocatalytic Cashmere Fibers, Materials, 10, 1414.

Yang X, Daoud WA (2017), Synergetic Effects in Composite-based Flexible Hybrid Mechanical Energy Harvesting Generator, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 9113 - 9121.


Zhang W, Xiong J, Jiang L, Wang J, Mei T, Wang X, Gu H & 2 others (2017), ​Thermal Stability-Enhanced and High-Efficiency Planar Perovskite Solar Cells with Interface Passivation, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9, 38467-38476.

Hu YDaoud WA, Fei B, Chen L, Kwan TH, Lin CSK (2017), Efficient ZnO aqueous nanoparticle catalysed lactide synthesis for poly(lactic acid) fibre production from food waste, Journal of Cleaner Production, 165, 157-167.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Afrin T, Sun L, Wang X (2017), Enhanced antimicrobial coating on cotton and its impact on UV protection and physical characteristics, Cellulose, 24, 4003-4015.

Chai G, Luo S, Zhou H, Daoud WA (2017), CH3NH3PbI3 - xBrx perovskite solar cells via spray assisted two-step deposition: Impact of bromide on stability and cell performance, Materials and Design, 125, 222-229.

Huen P, Daoud WA (2017), Advances in hybrid solar photovoltaic and thermoelectric generators, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 72, 1295-1302.

Hu YKwan THDaoud WA, Lin CSK (2017),  Continuous ultrasonic-mediated solvent extraction of lactic acid from fermentation broths, Journal of Cleaner Production, 145, 142-150.

Xiang Y, Daoud WA (2017), Electrochemical enhancement of carbon paper by indium modification for the positive side of vanadium redox flow battery, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164, A2256-A2261.


Yang X, Daoud WA (2016), Triboelectric and Piezoelectric Effects in a Combined Tribo-Piezoelectric Nanogenerator Based on an Interfacial ZnO Nanostructure, Advanced Functional Materials, 26, 8194-8201.

Gali NK, Ning ZDaoud WA, Brimblecombe P (2016), Investigation on the mechanism of non-photocatalytically TiO2-induced reactive oxygen species and its significance on cell cycle and morphology, Journal of Applied Toxicology, 36, 1355-1363.

Wang Q, Daoud WA (2016), Temperature influence on the reaction kinetics of V(IV)/V(V) in methanesulfonic acid for all-vanadium redox flow battery, Electrochimica Acta, 214, 11-18.

Rivero CP, Hu YKwan TH, Webb C, Theodoropoulos C, Daoud W, Lin CSK (2016), 1 - Bioplastics From Solid WasteCurrent Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Solid Waste Management, 1-26.

Li L, Nikiforidis G, Leung MKH, Daoud WA (2016), Vanadium microfluidic fuel cell with novel multi-layer flow-through porous electrodes: Model, simulations and experiments, Applied Energy, 177, 729-739.

Luo S, You P, Cai G, Zhou H, Yan F, Daoud WA (2016), The influence of chloride on interdiffusion method for perovskite solar cells, Materials Letters, 169, 236-240.

Hu YDaoud WA, Cheuk KKL, Lin CSK (2016), Newly developed techniques on polycondensation, ring-opening polymerization and polymer modification: Focus on poly(lactic acid),  Materials, 9, 133.

LUO S, Daoud WA (2016), Crystal Structure Formation of CH3NH3PbI3-xClx Perovskite, Materials, 9, 123.


Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Afrin T, Sun L, Wang X (2015), Self-cleaning wool: effect of noble metals and silica on visible-light-induced functionalities of nano TiO2 colloid, Journal of the Textile Institute, 106, 1348-1361.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Wang X (2015), Assimilating the photo-induced functions of TiO2-based compounds in textiles: emphasis on the sol-gel process, Textile Research Journal, 85, 1404-1428.

Nikiforidis G, Daoud WA (2015), Indium modified graphite electrodes on highly zinc containing methanesulfonate electrolyte for zinc-cerium redox flow battery, Electrochimica Acta, 168, 394-402.

Luo S, Daoud WA (2015), Recent progress in organic-inorganic halide perovskite solar cells: mechanisms and material design, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 8992-9010.

Nikiforidis G, Xiang Y, Daoud WA (2015), Electrochemical behavior of carbon paper on cerium methanesulfonate electrolytes for zinc-cerium flow battery, Electrochimica Acta, 157,274-281.

Wong A, Daoud WA, Liang H, Szeto YS (2015), Application of rutile and anatase onto cotton fabric and their effect on the NIR reflection/surface temperature of the fabric, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 134, 425-437.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Sun L, Wang X (2015), Photostability of wool fabrics coated with pure and modified TiO2 colloids, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 440, 299-30.

Wang L, Daoud WA (2015), BiOI/TiO2-nanorod array heterojunction solar cell: Growth, charge transport kinetics and photoelectrochemical properties, Applied Surface Science, 324, 532-537.

Nikiforidis G, Daoud WA (2015), Thermally modified graphite electrodes for the positive side of the zinc-cerium redox flow battery,  Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 162, A809-A819.




Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Sun L, Wang X (2014), Visible and UV functionality of TiO2 ternary nanocomposites on cotton, Applied Surface Science, 321, 447-456.

Afzal S, Daoud WA, Langford SJ (2014), Superhydrophobic and photocatalytic self-cleaning cotton, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 18005-18011.

Nikiforidis G & Daoud WA (2014), Effect of mixed acid media on the positive side of the hybrid zinc-cerium redox flow

battery, Electrochimica Acta, 141, 255-262.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Sun L, Wang X (2014), Reprint of: Photostability of wool fabrics coated with pure and modified

TiO2 colloids, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 447, 191-201.

Afzal S, Daoud WA, Langford SJ (2014), Exploring the use of dye-sensitisation by visible-light as new approach to self-cleaning textiles, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 61, 757-762.

Bian J, Huang C, Wang L, Hung T, Daoud WA, Zhang R (2014), Carbon dot loading and TiO2 nanorod length dependence of photoelectrochemical properties in carbon dot/TiO2 nanorod array nanocomposites, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6, 4883-4890.

Wong A, Daoud WA, Liang H, Szeto YS (2014), The effect of aging and precursor concentration on room-temperature synthesis of nanocrystalline anatase TiO2, Materials Letters, 117, 82-85.


Tung W S, Daoud WA, Henrion G (2013), Enhancement of anatase functionalization and photocatalytic self-cleaning properties of keratins by microwave-generated plasma afterglow, Thin Solid Films, 545: 310-319.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA (2013), Self-cleaning cotton functionalized with TiO2/SiO2: focus on the role of silica, Journal of colloid and interface science, 401: 1-7.

Pakdel E, Daoud WA, Wang X (2013), Self-cleaning and superhydrophilic wool by TiO2/SiO2 nanocomposite, Applied surface science, 275: 397-402.

Afzal S, Daoud WA, Langford SJ (2013), Visible-light self-cleaning cotton by metalloporphyrin-sensitized photocatalysis, Applied surface science, 275: 36-42.

Afzal S, Daoud WA, Langford SJ (2013), Photostable self-cleaning cotton by a copper (II) porphyrin/TiO2 visible-light photocatalytic system, ACS applied materials & interfaces, 5(11): 4753-4759.

Lopez L, Daoud WA, Dutta D, et al (2013), Effect of substrate on surface morphology and photocatalysis of large-scale TiO2 films, Applied Surface Science, 265: 162-168.

Lazar MA, Daoud WA (2013), Achieving selectivity in TiO2-based photocatalysis, RSC advances, 3(13): 4130-4140.


Tung WS, Daoud WA (2012), Nanostructured photocatalysts with enhanced visible-light activity by a low-temperature Sol-Gel process, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 95, 2330-2338.

Afzal S, Daoud WA, Langford SJ (2012), Self-cleaning cotton by porphyrin-sensitized visible-light photocatalysis, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 4083-4088.

Lazar MA, Daoud WA (2012), Selective adsorption and photocatalysis of low-temperature base-modified anatase nanocrystals, RSC Advances, 2, 447-452.


Khajehpour J, Daoud WA, Williams T, Bourgeois L (2011), Laser-induced reversible and irreversible changes in silicon nanostructures: One- and multi-phonon Raman scattering study, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 22131-22137.

Tung WS, Daoud WA (2011), Self-cleaning fibers via nanotechnology: A virtual reality, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 


Bingham S, Daoud WA (2011), Recent advances in making nano-sized TiO2 visible-light active through rare-earth metal doping, Journal of Materials Chemistry21, 2041-2050.



Tung WS, Daoud WA (2010), Self-cleaning surface functionalisation of keratins: Effect of heat treatment and formulation preparation time on photocatalysis and fibres mechanical properties, Surface Engineering, 26, 525-531.

Lopez L, Daoud WA, Dutta D (2010), Preparation of large scale photocatalytic TiO2 films by the sol-gel process, Surface and Coatings Technology, 205, 251-257.

Cheng SY, Yuen CWM, Kan CW, Cheuk KKL, Daoud WA, Lam PL & Tsoi WY (2010), Influence of atmospheric pressure plasma treatment on various fibrous materials: Performance properties and surface adhesion analysis, Vacuum, 84, 


Tung WS, Daoud WA (2010), Self-Cleaning Wool: Effect of Formulation Concentration on Low-Stress Mechanical and Surface Properties, Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, 14, 83-88.

Daoud WA, Ngan M, Cheuk K (2010), Biodegradable poly(l-lactic acid)-lavender nanocapsules: Synthesis, controlled release, and application in remedy of sleep disorder, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology10, 1255-1260.

Lazar MA, Tadvani JK, Tung WS, Lopez L & Daoud WA (2010), Nanostructured thin films as functional coatings, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 12, 12017.




Tung WS, Daoud WA (2009), New approach toward nanosized ferrous ferric oxide and Fe3O4-doped titanium dioxide photocatalysts, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 1, 2453-2461.

Tung WS, Daoud WA, Leung SK (2009), Understanding photocatalytic behavior on biomaterials: Insights from TiO2 concentration, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 339, 424-433.


Tung WS, Daoud W A (2009), Effect of wettability and silicone surface modification on the self-cleaning functionalization of wool, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 112, 235-243.


Tung WS, Daoud WA (2009), Photocatalytic self-cleaning keratins: A feasibility study, Acta Biomaterialia, 5, 50-56.




Tung WS, Daoud WA (2008), Photocatalytic formulations for protein fibers: Experimental analysis of the effect of preparation on compatibility and photocatalytic activities, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 326, 283-288.

Daoud WA, Leung SK, Tung WS, Xin JH, Cheuk K, Qi K (2008), Self-cleaning keratins, Chemistry of Materials. 20, 1242-


Daoud WA, Tung WS (2008), Self-cleaning fibers via nanotechnology - a virtual reality, 2008 8th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO, 1-24616991.



Qi K, Xin JH, Daoud WA, Mak CL (2007), Functionalizing polyester fiber with a self-cleaning property using anatase TiO2 and low-temperature plasma treatment, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 4, 554-563.

Zhang Y, Li Y, Li G, Huang H, Chan HLW, Daoud WA, Xin JH, Li L (2007), Polyimide-surface-modified silica tubes: Preparation and cryogenic properties, Chemistry of Materials, 19, 1939-1945.

Qi K, Chen X, Liu Y, Xin JH., Mak CL, Daoud WA (2007), Facile preparation of anatase/SiO2 spherical nanocomposites and their application in self-cleaning textiles, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 17, 3504-3508.

Zhang YH, Xin JH, Daoud, WA, Hao X (2007), UV-blocking properties of silica/titania hybrid nanocomposites, Key Engineering Materials, 334-335, 1065-1068.


Daoud WA, Pang GKH (2006), Direct synthesis of nanowires with anatase and TiO2-B structures at near ambient

conditions, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, 25746-25750.

Daoud WA, Xin JH, Zhang YH, Mak, CL (2006), Pulsed laser deposition of superhydrophobic thin Teflon films on cellulosic fibers, Thin Solid Films, 515, 835-837.

Daoud WA, Xin JH, Tao X (2006), Synthesis and characterization of hydrophobic silica nanocomposites, Applied Surface Science, 252, 5368-5371.

Daoud WA, Turner ML (2006), Effect of interfacial properties and film thickness on device performance of bilayer TiO2-poly(1,4-phenylenevinylene) solar cells prepared by spin coating, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 66, 13-20.

Qi K, Daoud WA, Xin JH, Mak CL, Tang W, Cheung WP (2006), Self-cleaning cotton, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 16, 


Qi K, Daoud WA, Xin J, Mak CL (2006), Self-cleaning cotton fabrics, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings

920, 135-141.



Daoud WA, Xin JH, Zhang Y (2005), Surface functionalization of cellulose fibers with titanium dioxide nanoparticles and their combined bactericidal activities, Surface Science, 599, 69-75.

Daoud WA, Xin JH (2005), Synthesis of single-phase anatase nanocrystallites at near room temperatures, Chemical Communications, 16, 2110-2112.

Zhang Y, Dang Z, Xin JH, Daoud WA, Ji J, Liu Y, Fei B, Li Y, Yang S, Li LF (2005), Dielectric properties of polyimide-mica hybrid films, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 26, 1473-1477.

Daoud WA, Xin JH, Szeto YS (2005), Polyethylenedioxythiophene coatings for humidity, temperature and strain sensing polyamide fibers, Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 109, 329-333.

Zhang Y, Li Y, Fu S, Xin JH, Daoud WA, Li L (2005), Synthesis and cryogenic properties of polyimide-silica hybrid films by sol-gel process, Polymer, 46, 8373-8378.

Daoud WA, Xin JH, Zhang Y, Qi K (2005), Surface characterization of thin titania films prepared at low temperatures, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 351, 1486-1490.

Daoud WA, Turner ML (2005), Efficient synthesis of 1,4-dialkoxy and 1,4-dialkyl substituted 2,5-divinylbenzenes via the Stille reaction, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 78, 367-369.


Daoud WA, Xin JH (2005), Formation of nanocrystalline anatase coatings on cotton fabrics at low temperature, Ceramic Transactions, 159, 39-45.


Daoud WA, Xin JH, Pang GKH (2005), Microstructural evolution of titania nanocrystallites by a hydrothermal treatment: A HRTEM study, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 88, 443-446.

Daoud WA, Xin JH (2005), Photocatalytic titania coatings by a low-temparature sol-gel process, Ceramic Transactions, 

158, 29-35.

Daoud WA, Xin JH (2005), Surface characterization of low-temperature processed titania coatings produced on cotton fabrics, Ceramic Transactions, 158, 47-52.



Daoud WA, Xin JH (2004), Regioregular poly(3-alkylthiophenes): Synthesis, characterization, and application in conductive fabrics, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 93, 2131-2135.

Wang R, Xin JH, Tao X M, Daoud WA (2004), ZnO nanorods grown on cotton fabrics at low temperature, Chemical Physics Letters, 398, 250-255.

Daoud WA, Xin JH, Tao X (2004), Superhydrophobic silica nanocomposite coating by a low-temperature process, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 87, 1782-1784.

Daoud WA, Xin JH (2004), Nucleation and growth of anatase crystallites on cotton fabrics at low temperatures, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 87, 953-955.

Xin JH, Daoud WA, Kong YY (2004), A new approach to UV-blocking treatment for cotton fabrics, Textile Research

Journal, 74, 97-100.

Daoud WA, Xin JH (2004), Low Temperature Sol-Gel Processed Photocatalytic Titania Coating, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 29, 25-29.

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