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1.    Lyu, X.*; Sullivan, P.*; Li, W.; Fu, H.; Jacobsa, R.; Chen, C-J.; Morgan, D; Jin, S.; Feng, D. “'Modular dimerization of organic radicals for stable and dense flow battery catholyte',” Nature Energy. 2023, DOI:

2.    Sullivan, P.*; Liu, H.:  Lyu, X.; Li, W.; Jin, S.; Feng, D. “Viologen Hydrothermal Synthesis and Structure–Property Relationships for Redox Flow Battery Optimization” Advanced Energy Materials . 2023, DOI: 10.1022/aenm.202203919

3.   Rodriguez-Garcia, G; Fu, H-C.; Sullivan, P.; Chen, C-J.; Song, Z.; Chen, J.; Yan, Y.; Feng, D.; Jin, S.; Celik. I. “Environmental performance of integrated solar flow battery systems.” J. Clean. Prod. 2023, 397, 136533.  

4.    Lv, X.-L.;* Sullivan, P.;* Fu, H.-C.; Hu, X.; Liu, H.; Jin, S.; Li, W.; Feng, D. “Dextrosil-Viologen: A Robust and Sustainable Anolyte for Aqueous Organic Redox Flow Batteries.” ACS Energy Letters. 2022, 2428–2434. 

5.    Lv, X.-L; Sullivan, P.; Feng, D. “MOFs the Movie: Molecule to Nuclei Evolution during Metal-Organic Framework Formation.” Matter 2022, 5 (1), 11–13.  

6.   Ross, R. D.; Sheng, H; Ding, Y; Janes, A. N.; Feng, D; Schmidt, J. R.; Segre, C. U.; and Song Jin, S. “Operando Elucidation of Electrocatalytic and Redox Mechanisms on a 2D Metal Organic Framework Catalyst for Efficient Electrosynthesis of Hydrogen Peroxide in Neutral Media”. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 34, 15485-15854.

7.   Lukatskaya, M. R.*; Feng, D.*; Bak, S.-M., To, J.; Yang, X.-Q.; Cui, Y.,; Feldblyum, J.; Bao, Z., “Understanding the Mechanism of High Capacitance in Nickel Hexaaminobenzene-Based Conductive Metal–Organic Frameworks in Aqueous Electrolytes”, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 15919-15925. 

8.   Cichocka, M. O; Liang, Z.; Feng, D.; Back, S.; Siahrostami, S.; Wang, X.; Samperisi, L.; Sun, Y.; Xu, H.; Hedin, N.; Zheng, H.; Zou, X.; Zhou, H.-C.; Huang, Z., “A Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal–Organic Framework for Oxygen Reduction Reaction: Tailoring the Spacing between Active-Sites through Chain-Based Inorganic Building Units”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 15386-15395.

9.   Yu, Z.; Mackanic, D.G.; Michaels, W.; Lee, M.; Pei, A.; Feng, D.; Zhang, Q.; Tsao, Y.; Amanchukwu, C. V.; Yan, X.; Wang, H.; Chen, S.; Liu, K.; Kang, J.; Qin, J.; Cui, Y.; Bao, Z.; “A dynamic, electrolyte-blocking, and single-ion-conductive network for stable lithium-metal anodes”. Joule, 2019, 11, 2761-2776.

Before joining UW-Madison

1. Synthetic Routes for a 2D Semiconductive Copper Hexahydroxybenzene Metal–Organic Framework

J. Park, A. C. Hinckley, Z. Huang, D. Feng, A. A. Yakovenko, M. Lee, S. Chen, X. Zou, Z. Bao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 14533.


2. Crosslinked Poly (tetrahydrofuran) as a Loosely Coordinating Polymer Electrolyte

D. G. Mackanic, W. Michaels, M. Lee, D. Feng, J. Lopez, J. Qin, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, Adv. Energy Mater.2018, 1800703


3. Highly Tunable and Facile Synthesis of Uniform Carbon Flower Particles

S. Chen, D. M. Koshy, Y. Tsao, R. Pfattner, X. Yan, D. Feng, Z. Bao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 10297


4. Stabilization of Hexaaminobenzene in a 2D Conductive Metal–Organic Framework for High Power Sodium Storage

J. Park,* M. Lee,* D. Feng, Z. Huang, A. C. Hinckley, A. Yakovenko, X. Zou, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 , 10315


5. Robust and Conductive Two-dimensional Metal−organic Frameworks with Exceptionally High Volumetric and Areal Capacitance

D. Feng, * T. Lei, * M. R. Lukatskaya, * J. Park, Z. Huang, M. Lee, L. Shaw, S. Chen, A. A. Yakovenko, A. Kulkarni, J. Xiao, K. Fredrickson, J. B. Tok, X. Zou, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, Nature Energy, 2018, 3, 30


6. High-performance Sodium–organic Battery by Realizing Four-sodium Storage in Disodium Rhodizonate

M. Lee, J. Hong, J. Lopez, Y. Sun, D. Feng, K. Lim, W. C. Chueh, M. F. Toney, Yi Cui, Z. Bao, Nature Energy, 2017, 2, 861


7. Incorporation of Alkylamine into Metal–Organic Frameworks through a Brønsted Acid–Base Reaction for CO2 Capture

H. Li,  K. Wang,  D. Feng,  Y-P. Chen, W. Verdegaal, H-C. Zhou, ChemSusChem, 2016, 9, 2832


8. Controlled Generation of Singlet Oxygen in Living Cells with Tunable Ratios of the Photochromic Switch in Metal–organic Frameworks

J. Park, Q. Jiang, D. Feng, H-C. Zhou, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016,128, 7304


9. An In Situ One-Pot Synthetic Approach towards Multivariate Zirconium MOFs

Y. Sun, L. Sun, D. Feng, H-C. Zhou, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 6471


10. Highly Stable Zr (IV)-based Metal–organic Frameworks for the Detection and Removal of Antibiotics and Organic Explosives in Water

B. Wang, X-L. Lv, D. Feng, L-H. Xie, J. Zhang, M. Li, Y. Xie, J.-R. Li, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 6204


11. Seed-mediated Synthesis of Metal–organic Frameworks

H-Q. Xu,* K, Wang,* M. Ding, D. Feng, H-L. Jiang, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 5316


12. Size-controlled Synthesis of Porphyrinic Metal–organic Framework and Functionalization for Targeted Photodynamic Therapy

J. Park, Q. Jiang, D. Feng, L. Mao, H-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 3518


13. Pyrazolate-based Porphyrinic Metal–organic Framework with Extraordinary Base-resistance

K. Wang, X.-L. Lv, D. Feng, J. Li, S. Chen, J. Sun, L. Song, Y. Xie, J.-R. Li, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 914


14. A Versatile Synthetic Route for the Preparation of Titanium Metal–organic Frameworks

L. Zou, D. Feng, T.-F. Liu, Y.-P. Chen, S. Yuan, K. Wang, X. Wang, S. Fordham, H.-C. Zhou, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 1063


15. Topology Guided Design and Syntheses of Highly Stable Mesoporous Porphyrinic Zirconium MOFs with Ultrahigh Surface Area

T-F. Liu, * D. Feng,*  Y.-P. Chen, L. Zou, M. Bosch, S. Yuan, Z. Wei, S. Fordham, K. Wang, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 413


16. A Highly Stable Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework with Novel shp-a Topology

D. Feng,* Z.-Y. Gu,*; Y.-P. Chen,* J. Park, Z. Wei, Y. Sun, M. Bosch, S. Yuan, H-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 17714.


17. Exceptionally Stable Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing Single-Molecule Traps for Enzyme Encapsulation

D. Feng, * T.-F. Liu, *  J. Su, M. Bosch, Z. Wei, W. Wan, D. Yuan, Y.-P Chen, X. Wang, K. Wang, X. Lian, X.; Z.-Y. Gu, P. Park, X. Zou, H.-C, Zhou. Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 5979.


18. A Highly Stable Zeotype Mesoporous Zirconium Metal-organic Framework with Ultralarge Pores

D. Feng, * K. Wang, J. Su, T.-F. Liu, J. Park, Z. Wei, M. Bosch, A. A. Yakovenko, X. Zou, H.-C. Zhou.,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 149.


19. A series of Highly Stable Mesoporous Metalloporphyrin Fe-MOFs

 K. Wang, * D. Feng, * T.-F. Liu, J. Su, S. Yuan, Y.-P. Chen, M. Bosch, X. Zou, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 13983.


20. Kinetically Tuned Dimensional Augmentation as a Versatile Synthetic Route towards Robust Metal–organic Frameworks

D. Feng, K. Wang, Z. Wei, Y.-P, Chen, C. M. Simon, C. R. K. Arvapally, R. L. Martin, M. Bosch, T.-F. Liu, S. Fordham, D. Yuan, M. A. Omary, M. Haranczyk, B.  Smit, B. H.-C. Zhou. Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 5723.


21. Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on Previously Unknown Zr8/Hf8 Cubic Clusters

D. Feng, * H.-L. Jiang, *; Y. -P Chen, Z.-Y. Gu, Z. Z. Wei, H.-C, Zhou, Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 12661


22. Construction of Ultrastable Porphyrin Zr Metal-Organic Frameworks through Linker Elimination

D. Feng, W.-C. Chung, Z. Wei, Z.-Y. Gu, Y.-P. Chen, D. Darensbourg, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013,135,17105


23. An Exceptionally Stable, Porphyrinic Zr Metal-Organic Framework Exhibiting pH-Dependent Fluorescence

H.-L. Jiang, *; D. Feng, *; K. Wang, Z.-Y. Gu, Z. Wei, Y.-P. Chen, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 13934


24. Zirconium-Metalloporphyrin PCN-222: Mesoporous Metal-Organic Frameworks with Ultrahigh Stability as Biomimetic Catalysts

D. Feng, *; Z.-Y. Gu, *; J.-R. Li, H.-L. Jiang, Wei, Z.; Zhou, H.-C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10307


25. The Preparation of An Ultrastable Mesoporous Cr(III)-MOF via Reductive Labilization

X. Lian, D. Feng, Y.-P. Chen, T.-. Liu. X. Wang, H.-C. Zhou, Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 7044


26. Dual Exchange in PCN-333: A Facile Strategy to Chemically Robust Mesoporous Chromium Metal-Organic Framework with Functional Groups

J. Park, D. Feng, H.-C. Zhou., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 11801.


27. Piezofluorochromic Metal–Organic Framework: A Microscissor Lift

Q. Zhang, J. Su, D. Feng, Z. Wei, X. Zou, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 10064


28. A Reversible Crystallinity-Preserving Phase Transition in Metal–Organic Frameworks: Discovery, Mechanistic Studies, and Potential Applications

D. Liu, T.-F. Liu, Y.-P. Chen, L. Zou, D. Feng, K. Wang, Q. Zhang, S. Yuan, C. Zhong, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 7740


29. A Single Crystalline Porphyrinic Titanium Metal−Organic Framework

 S. Yuan, T.-F. Liu, D. Feng, J. Tian, K. Wang, J. Qin, Q. Zhang, Y.-P. Chen, M. Bosch, L. Zou, S. Teat, S. Dalgarno, H.-C. Zhou, Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 3926


30. Facile fabrication of cost-effective porous polymer networks for highly selective CO2 capture

 L.-B. Sun, A.-G. Li, X.-D. Liu, X.-Q. Liu, D. Feng, W. Lu, D. Yuan, H.-C. Zhou, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 3252


31. Sequential Linker Installation: Precise Placement of Functional Groups in Multivariate Metal–Organic Frameworks

S. Yuan, W. Lu, Y.-P. Chen, Q. Zhang, T.-F. Liu, D. Feng, X. Wang, J. Qin, H.-C. Zhou., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 3177


32. Facile One-pot Synthesis of Porphyrin Based Porous Polymer Networks (PPNs) as Biomimetic Catalysts 

L. Zou, D. Feng, T.-F. Liu, Y.-P. Chen, S. Fordham, S. Yuan, J. Tian, H.-C. Zhou, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 4005


33. Photochromic Metal-organic framework as a switchable solid photosensitizer

J. Park, D. Feng, S. Yuan, H.-C. Zhou, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 430


34. Structure-Assisted Functional Anchor Implantation in Robust Metal‒Organic Frameworks with Ultralarge Pores

J. Park, D. Feng, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1663


35. Symmetry-Guided Synthesis of Highly Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks with Fluorite Topology

M. Zhang, Y.-P. Chen, M. Bosch, T. Gentle, K. Wang, D. Feng, Z.U. Wang, H.-C. Zhou, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 815


36. Stepwise Synthesis of Robust Metal-Organic Frameworks via Post-Synthetic Metathesis and Oxidation of Metal Nodes in a Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Transformation      

T.-F. Liu, L. Zou, D. Feng, Y.-P. Chen, S. Fordham, X. Wang, Y. Liu, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 7813


37. Rigidifying Fluorescent Linkers by Metal-Organic Framework Formation for Fluorescence Blue Shift and Quantum Yield Enhancement

Z. Wei, Z.-Y. Gu, R. Arvapally, Y.-P. Chen, R. McDougald, A. Yakovenko, D. Feng, M. Omary, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 8269


38. Lithium Inclusion in Indium Metal-Organic Frameworks Showing Increased Surface Area and Hydrogen Adsorption

M. Bosch, M.  Zhang, D. Feng, S. Yuan, X. Wang, Y.-P. Chen, H.-C. Zhou, APL Materials. 2014, 2, 12410.


39. Pore Surface Engineering with Controlled Loadings of Functional Groups via Click Chemistry in Highly Stable Metal-Organic Frameworks

H.-L. Jiang, D. Feng, T.-F. Liu, J.-R. Li, H.-C. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14690

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