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41. Paul, N., Zhang, L., Lei, S., Huang, D., Wang, L., Cheng, Z., & Zeng, M. (2023). Ligand‐Directed Shape Reconfiguration in Inorganic Materials. Small, 2305460.

40. Arefin, N., Podolak, G., Lewis-Sandy, J., & Zeng, M. (2023). Printing and patterning of clay-based nanocomposites for healthcare and sustainable applications. MRS Communications, 1-14.

39. Shang, W., Zeng, M., Tanvir, A. N. M., Wang, K., Saeidi‐Javash, M., Dowling, A., ... & Zhang, Y. (2023). Hybrid Data‐driven Discovery of High‐performance Silver Selenide‐based Thermoelectric Composites. Advanced Materials, 2212230.

38. Zeng, M., Du, Y., Jiang, Q., Kempf, N., Wei, C., Bimrose, M. V., ... & Zhang, Y. (2023). High-throughput printing of combinatorial materials from aerosols. Nature, 617(7960), 292-298.

37. Abdelhafiz, A., Tanvir, A. N. M., Zeng, M., Wang, B., Ren, Z., Harutyunyan, A. R., ... & Li, J. (2023). Pulsed Light Synthesis of High Entropy Nanocatalysts with Enhanced Catalytic Activity and Prolonged Stability for Oxygen Evolution Reaction. Advanced Science, 2300426.

36. Wang, K., Zeng, M., Wang, J., Shang, W., Zhang, Y., Luo, T., and Dowling, A. (2023). "When physics-informed data analytics outperforms black-box machine learning: A case study in thickness control for additive manufacturing." Digital Chemical Engineering, 100076.

35. Saeidi-Javash, M., Wang, K., Zeng, M., Luo, T., Dowling, A.W. and Zhang, Y. (2022). Machine learning-assisted ultrafast flash sintering of high-performance and flexible silver–selenide thermoelectric devices. Energy & Environmental Science, 15, 5093-5104.

34. Zheng, Q., Chalise, D., Jia, M., Zeng, Y., Zeng, M., Saeidi-Javash, M., ... & Dames, C. (2022). Structured illumination with thermal imaging (SI-TI): A dynamically reconfigurable metrology for parallelized thermal transport characterization. Applied Physics Reviews, 9(2), 021411.

33. Ma, R., Zeng, M., Huang, D., & Wang, Q. (2022). Zwitterionic Graphene Quantum Dots to Stabilize Pickering Emulsions for Controlled-Release Applications. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 14, 7486–7492.

32. Zeng, M., Zavanelli, D, Chen, J., ... & Zhang, Y. (2021) "Printing thermoelectric inks toward next-generation energy and thermal devices." Chemical Society Reviews, 51, 485-512.

31. Zeng, M., Xie, H., Saeidi-Javash, M., Tanvir, A. N. M., Du, Y., Chen, J., ... & Kanatzidis, M. G. (2021). Scalable nanomanufacturing of chalcogenide inks: a case study on thermoelectric V–VI nanoplates. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, 22555-22562.

30. Du, Y., Wang, R., Zeng, M., Xu, S., Saeidi-Javash, M., Wu, W., & Zhang, Y. (2021). Hybrid printing of wearable piezoelectric sensors. Nano Energy, 90, 106522.

29. Turan, N., Saeidi-Javash, M., Chen, J., Zeng, M., Zhang, Y., & Go, D. B. (2021). Atmospheric Pressure and Ambient Temperature Plasma Jet Sintering of Aerosol Jet Printed Silver Nanoparticles. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13(39), 47244-47251.

28. Saeidi-Javash, M., Du, Y., Zeng, M., Wyatt, B. C., Zhang, B., Kempf, N., ... & Zhang, Y. (2021). All-Printed MXene–Graphene Nanosheet-Based Bimodal Sensors for Simultaneous Strain and Temperature Sensing. ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 3, 5, 2341–2348.

27. Lei, S., Huang, D., Liu, S., Chen, M., Ma, R., Zeng, M., ... & Cheng, Z. (2021). Templating Synthesis of Natural Cotton-based Hierarchically Structured Carbon Hollow Microfibers for High-performance Solar Vapor Generation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, 15346-15354.

26. Ma, R., Zeng, M., Huang, D., Wang, J., Cheng, Z., & Wang, Q. (2021). Amphiphilicity-adaptable graphene quantum dots to stabilize pH-responsive pickering emulsions at a very low concentration. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 601, 106-113.

25. Zeng, M., Kuang, W., Khan, I., …& Zhang, Y. (2020) Colloidal Nanosurfactants for 3D Conformal Printing of 2D van der Waals Materials. Advanced Materials, 32(39), 2003081.

24. Zeng, M., Chen, M., & Cheng, Z. (2020). Engineered two-dimensional nanomaterials: an emerging paradigm for water purification and monitoring. Materials Horizons. 8, 758-802.

*23. Zeng, M., King, D.,^ Huang, D., …& Cheng, Z. (2019) Iridescence in nematics: photonic liquid crystals of nanoplates in absence of long-range periodicity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116(37), 18322-18327.

22. Zeng, M., Zhang, Y. (2019). Colloidal Nanoparticle Inks for Printing Functional Devices: Emerging Trends and Future Prospects. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 7(41), 23301-23336.

21. Zeng, M., Yuan, S., Huang, D., & Cheng, Z. (2019). Accelerated Design of Catalytic Water-Cleaning Nanomotors via Machine Learning. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11, 43, 40099-40106.

20. Zeng, M., Huang, D., Wang, L., Shinde, A. & Cheng, Z. (2019) Autonomous Catalytic Nanomotor Based on 2D magnetic Nanoparticles [Cover Feature]. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2, 3, 1267-1273. 

*19. Shinde, A., Huang, D., Saldivar, M.,^ Xu, H., Zeng, M., Okeibunor, U.,^ ... & Cheng, Z. (2019). Growth of colloidal nanoplate liquid crystals using temperature gradients. ACS Nano, 13(11), 12461-12469.

18. Lin, P., Wei, Z., Yan, Q., Chen, Y., Wu, M., Xie, J., Zeng, M., Wang, W., Xu, J., and Cheng, Z., (2019) Blue Phase Liquid Crystal Microcapsules: Confined 3D Structure Inducing Fascinating Properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 7, 4822-4827.

17. Zhang, L., Lei, Q., Luo, J., Zeng, M., Wang, L., Huang, D., Wang, X., Mannan, S., Peng B., Cheng Z. (2019). Natural Halloysites-Based Janus Platelet Surfactants for the Formation of Pickering Emulsion and Enhanced Oil Recovery. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 163.

16. Krishnan, P., Al-Rabbat A., Zhang, B., Huang D., Zhang L., Zeng, M., Mannan, S., Cheng, Z. (2019). Improving the stability of high expansion foam used for LNG vapor risk mitigation using exfoliated zirconium phosphate nanoplates. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 123, 48-58.

15. Mo, S., Pan, T., Wu, F., Zeng, M., Huang, D., Zhang, L., ... & Cheng, Z. (2019). Facile one-step microwave-assisted modification of kaolinite and performance evaluation of Pickering emulsion stabilization for oil recovery application. Journal of Environmental Management, 238, 257-262.

14. Lei, S., Zeng, M., Huang, D., Wang, L., Zhang, L., Xi, B., ... & Cheng, Z. (2019). Synergistic High-flux Oil-saltwater Separation and Membrane Desalination with Carbon Quantum Dots Functionalized Membrane. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7, 16, 13708-13716.

*13. Zeng, M., Wang, P., Luo, J., ...& Cheng, Z. (2018). Hierarchical, Self-Healing and Superhydrophobic Zirconium Phosphate Hybrid Membrane Based on the Interfacial Crystal Growth of Lyotropic 2D Nanoplatelets. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 26, 22793-22800.

*12. Zeng, M., Echols, I.,^ Wang, P., Lei, S., Luo, J., Peng, B., ... & Wang, L. (2018). Highly Biocompatible, Underwater Superhydrophilic and Multifunctional Biopolymer Membrane for Efficient Oil–Water Separation and Aqueous Pollutant Removal. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6(3), 3879-3887.

11. Luo, J.,# Zeng, M.,# Peng, B., ... & Cheng, Z. (2018). Electrostatic‐driven Dynamic Jamming of 2D Nanoparticles at Interfaces for Controlled Molecular Diffusion. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 130, 11926. (+Equal contribution)

10. Huang, D., Zeng, M., Wang, L., Cheng, Z. (2018) Biomimetic Colloidal Photonic Crystals by Coassembly of Polystyrene Nanoparticles and Graphene Quantum Dots, RSC Advances, 8, 34839-34847.

9. Chen, M., Shinde, A., Wang, L., Ye, C., Zeng, M., Lin, P., Chen, Y., Cheng, Z. (2018) Rainbows in a vial:  Controlled assembly of 2D Colloids in two perpendicular external fields. 2D Materials, 6, 25031.

8. Yuan, T., Sun, Z., Mu, A. U., Zeng, M., Kalin, A. J., Cheng, Z. & Fang, L. (2018). Assembly and Chiral Memory Effect of Dynamic Macroscopic Supramolecular Helices. Chemistry–A European Journal, 24, 16553.

7. Zeng, M.,# Shah, S. A.,# Huang, D., Parviz, D., Yu, Y. H., Wang, X., ... & Cheng, Z. (2017). Aqueous exfoliation of graphite into graphene assisted by sulfonyl graphene quantum dots for photonic crystal applications. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(36), 30797-30804. 

6. Wang, X., Zeng, M., Yu, Y. H., Wang, H., Mannan, M. S., & Cheng, Z. (2017). Thermosensitive ZrP-PNIPAM Pickering emulsifier and the controlled-release behavior. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(8), 7852-7858.

5. Peng, B., Zhang, L., Luo, J., Wang, P., Ding, B., Zeng, M., & Cheng, Z. (2017). A review of nanomaterials for nanofluid enhanced oil recovery. RSC Advances, 7(51), 32246-32254. 

4. Zhang, L., Cheng, Z., Han L., Liu X., Zeng, M. A Systematic Study of Shear-Tolerant Micro-Emulsion Fracturing Fluid. International Journal of Petrochemistry and Research 1 (2017): 26-30. 

3. Yu, Y. H., Chen, Y. P., Zeng, M., & Cheng, Z. (2016). Microwave-assisted rapid synthesis of hexagonal α-zirconium phosphate nanodisks as a Pickering emulsion stabilizer. Materials Letters, 163, 158-161. 

2. Hodgson, D. M., Man, S., Powell, K. J., Perko, Z., Zeng, M., Moreno-Clavijo, E., ... & Moore, M. D. (2014). Intramolecular Oxonium Ylide Formation–[2, 3] Sigmatropic Rearrangement of Diazocarbonyl-Substituted Cyclic Unsaturated Acetals: A Formal Synthesis of Hyperolactone C. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 79(20), 9728-9734.

1. Liu, F., Wang, S., Guan, J., Wei, T., Zeng, M., & Yang, S. (2014). Putting a Terbium-Monometallic Cyanide Cluster into the C82 Fullerene Cage: TbCN@ C 2 (5)-C82. Inorganic Chemistry, 53(10), 5201-5205.