Shirui Guo

Contact information

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7000 East Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
phone: 925 423 7516


Ph.D University of California,   Riverside (2013)
M.S. University of Science and Technology of China (2008)
B.S. Liao Cheng University (2005)


1. Graphene, carbon nanotube synthesis;
1D and 2D carbonaceous material synthesis via bottom-up (CVD) or top down (wet chemistry) method.

2. Energy generation/storage devices;
Graphene/quantum dots hybrid for photoelectrochemical anode; Transition metal oxide nanomaterial for psudosupercapacitor, carbonaceous material for EDLC, graphene/carbon nanotube for lithium ion battery anode.

3. Field effect transistors for gas and bio-sensors;
Graphene based field effect transistors for chemical vapor and bio-sensor.

4. Nanomaterial  synthesis including nanoparticles, nanowires.
Smart inorganic nanomaterial synthesis with wet-chemistry method; self-assembly and biomimetic approach for nanomaterial synthesis.

Recent publications

Guo, S. R.; Gong, J. Y.; Jiang, P.; Wu, M.; Lu, Y.; Yu, S. H.: Biocompatible, Luminescent Silver@ Phenol Formaldehyde Resin Core/Shell Nanospheres: Large‐Scale Synthesis and Application for In Vivo Bioimaging. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18, 872-879.

Hu, M.-J.; Lu, Y.; Zhang, S.; Guo, S.-R.; Lin, B.; Zhang, M.; Yu, S.-H.: High yield synthesis of bracelet-like hydrophilic Ni− Co magnetic alloy flux-closure nanorings. J.  Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 11606-11607.

Gong, J.-Y.; Guo, S.-R.; Qian, H.-S.; Xu, W.-H.; Yu, S.-H.: A general approach for synthesis of a family of functional inorganic nanotubes using highly active carbonaceous nanofibres as templates. J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 1037-1042.

Zhang, Q.; Hu, Y. X.; Guo, S. R.; Goebl, J.; Yin, Y. D.: Seeded Growth of Uniform Ag Nanoplates with High Aspect Ratio and Widely Tunable Surface Plasmon Bands. Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 5037-5042.

Guo, S.-R.; Lin, J.; Penchev, M.; Yengel, E.; Ghazinejad, M.; Ozkan, C. S.; Ozkan, M.: Label free DNA detection using large area graphene based field effect transistor biosensors. J Nanosci. Nanotech. 2011, 11, 5258-5263.

Guo, S.; Ghazinejad, M.; Qin, X.; Sun, H.; Wang, W.; Zaera, F.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Tuning Electron Transport in Graphene‐Based Field‐Effect Devices using Block Co‐polymers. Small 2012, 8, 1073-1080

Ghazinejad, M.#; Kyle, J. R.#; Guo, S.; Pleskot, D.; Bao, D.; Vullev, V. I.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Non‐Invasive High‐Throughput Metrology of Functionalized Graphene Sheets. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2012, 22, 4519-4525.

Guo, S.; Bao, D.; Upadhyayula, S.; Wang, W.; Guvenc, A. B.; Kyle, J. R.; Hosseinibay, H.; Bozhilov, K. N.; Vullev, V. I.; Ozkan, C. S.: Photoinduced Electron Transfer Between Pyridine Coated Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots and Single Sheet Graphene. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23, 5199-5211.

Guo, S.; Wang, W.; Guvenc, A. B.; Kyle, J. R.; Ozkan, C.; Ozkan, M.: Graphene-Quantum Dots Composite for Photovoltaic Devices. ECS Transactions 2013, 50, 41-52.

Guo, S.; Wang, W.; Ozkan, C. S.; Ozkan, M.: Assembled graphene oxide and single-walled carbon nanotube ink for stable supercapacitors. J. Mater. Res. 2013, 28, 918-926.

Guo, S.#; Ghazinejad, M.#; Wang, W.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Synchronous chemical vapor deposition of large-area hybrid graphene–carbon nanotube architectures. J. Mater. Res. 2013, 28, 958-968.

Wang, W.; Guo, S.; Bozhilov, K. N.; Yan, D.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Intertwined Nanocarbon and Manganese Oxide Hybrid Foam for High‐Energy Supercapacitors. Small 2013, 9, 3714-3721.

Wang, W.; Guo, S.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Chrysanthemum like carbon nanofiber foam architectures for supercapacitors. J. Mater. Res. 2013, 28, 912-917.

Wang, W.; Guo, S.; Penchev, M.; Ruiz, I.; Bozhilov, K. N.; Yan, D.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Three dimensional few layer graphene and carbon nanotube foam architectures for high fidelity supercapacitors. Nano Energy 2013, 2, 294-303.

Wang, W.; Guo, S.; Lee, I.; Ahmed, K.; Zhong, J.; Favors, Z.; Zaera, F.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Hydrous Ruthenium Oxide Nanoparticles Anchored to Graphene and Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Foam for Supercapacitors. Scientific reports 2014, 4.

Wang, W.; Ruiz, I.; Guo, S.; Favors, Z.; Bay, H. H.; Ozkan, M.; Ozkan, C. S.: Hybrid carbon nanotube and graphene nanostructures for lithium ion battery anodes. Nano Energy 2014, 3, 113-118.