Yanqin WANG

Yanqin WANG


Professor, PI 

Contact Information

Address: #229, Researching Building 8, Research Institute of Industrial Catalysis, School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China.

Website: https://www.x-mol.com/groups/wangyanqin?lang=en

E-mail: wangyanqin@ecust.edu.cn  

Tel: +86 21 64253824

Work Experience

Ø  2004—present  Professor     East China University of Science and Technology, China

Ø  2002—2004      Postdoc          Max-Planck Institute of Coal Research, Germany

Ø  2000—2002      Postdoc          Max-Planck Institute of Colloid and Interface Science, Germany

Ø  1999—2000      Postdoc          Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Ø  1990—1996      Lecturer          Shandong Norma University, China


Ø  1983-1987       BS              Physical Chemistry   Shandong University

Ø  1987-1990       MS               Physical Chemistry   Shandong University

Ø  1996-1999       PhD             Physical Chemistry   Peking University

 Research Interests

Ø  Catalytic conversion of biomass, plastic and C1

Ø  Synthesis and application of niobium-based catalysts

Ø  C-O/C-C bonds activation

Ø  Design of nano/mesoporous materials

Ø  Catalytic production of hydrogen

Awards, Recognitions and Research Funding

Ø  Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of Ministry of Education of China

Ø  Outstanding Academic Leader from Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality

Ø  Shanghai Leading Talent

Ø  Shanghai Pujiang Program

Ø  Thedawning scholar from the Commission of Education in Shanghai

Ø  11th and 12th member of Shanghai Political Consultative Committee

Ø  Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education of China (Second Prize)

Ø  Natural Science Award of Shanghai (Second Prize)

Ø  NSFC (General Program, Major Project and Key Project)

Ø  The Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities

Ø  Sub-project of Major Project of Chinese National Programs for Fundamental Research and Development (973 program)

Ø  Projects from Sinopec, the China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation

Ø  Project from Boeing

Professional Service

Ø  Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Catalysis

Ø  Editorial Advisory Board of Chem Catalysis

Ø  Guest editor of ChemSusChem

Ø  Guest editor of Frontier in Chemical Engineering

Selected Publications

Authored more than 200 publications (>10000 citations) and 20 patents.

1.      Jing Yaxuan^; Guo Yong^;  Xia Qineng; Liu Xiaohui; and Wang Yanqin*. Catalytic production of value-added chemicals amd liquid fuels from lignocellulosic biomass.Chem. 2019, 5, 2520-2546.

2.      Dong Lin^; Lin Longfei^; Han Xue; Si Xiaoqin; Liu Xiaohui; Guo Yong.; Lu Fang.; Rudić Svemir.; Parker Stewart F.; Yang Sihai.;and Wang Yanqin*. Breaking the limit of lignin monomer production via cleavage of interunit carbon-carbon linkages. Chem2019, 5, 1521-1536. 

3.      Li Didi^, Li Yi^, Liu Xiaohui, Guo Yong, Pao Chih-Wen, Chen Jeng-Lung, Hu Yongfeng, and Wang Yanqin*. NiAl2O4 spinel supported Pt Catalyst:high performance and origin in aqueous-phase reforming of methanol. ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 9671-9682.

4.       Xin Yu, Dong Lin, Guo Yong, Liu Xiaohui, Hu Yongfeng, and Wang Yanqin*. Correlation of the catalytic performance with Nb2Osurface properties in the hydrodeoxygenation of lignin model compound. J. Catal. 2019, 375, 202-212.

5.      Jing Yaxuan, Dong Lin, Guo Yong, Liu Xiaohui, and Wang Yanqin* Chemicals from lignin: a review of the catalytic conversion involving hydrogen. ChemSusChem. 2019, DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201903174.  

6.      Jing Yaxuan^, Zhang Yayun^, Lv Qing, Guo Yong, Liu Xiaohui, and Wang Yanqin*. Boosting the utilization efficient of glucose via a favored C-C coupling reaction. Green Chem. 2019, 21, 6236-6240.

7.      Tong Tao, Guo Wanjun, Liu Xiaohui, Guo Yong, Pao Chih-Wen, Chen Jeng-Lung, Hu Yongfeng, and Wang Yanqin* Dual functions of CoOx decoration in PtCo/CeO2 catalysts for the hydrogen-borrowing amination of alcohols to primary amines. J. Catal. 2019, 378, 392-401.

8.      Li Lingxiao, Dong Lin, Liu Xiaohui, Guo Yong, and Wang Yanqin* Selective production of ethylbenzene from lignin oil over FeOx modified Ru/Nb2O5 catalyst. Appl. Catal. B 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.118143.

9.      Xin Yu^, Jing Yaxuan^, Dong Lin, Liu Xiaohui, Guo Yong, and Wang Yanqin* Selective production of indane and its derivatives from lignin over a modified niobium-based catalysts. Chem Commun. 2019, 55, 9391-9394.

10.   Dong Lin,  Xin Yu, Liu Xiaohui.; Guo Yong,  Bao Chih-wen,  Peng Jeng-lung and Wang Yanqin* Selective hydrodeoxygenation of lignin oil to valuable phenolics over Au/Nb2O5 in water  Green Chem., 2019, 21, 3081-3090.

11.   Wang Yanqin* Xia, Qineng., Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Steps into the Solar Era: Lower Olefins from Syngas. Chem2018, 4 (12), 2741-2743.

12.   Tong, Tao.; Liu, Xiaohui.; Guo, Yong.; Banis, Mohammad. Norouzi.; Hu, Yongfeng.; Wang Yanqin* The critical role of CeO2 crystal-plane in controlling Pt chemical states on the hydrogenolysis of furfuryl alcohol to 1,2-pentanediol. J. Catal2018, 365, 420-428.

13.   Sun, Mengqing.; Xia, Jie.; Wang, Haifeng.; Liu, Xiaohui.; Xia, Qineng.; Wang Yanqin* An efficient NixZryO catalyst for hydrogenation of bio-derived methyl levulinate to gamma-valerolactone in water under low hydrogen pressure. Appl. Catal. B Environ. 2018, 227, 488-498.

14.   Li, Xiangcheng.; Peng, Kaihao.; Xia, Qineng.; Liu, Xiaohui.; Wang Yanqin* Efficient conversion of cellulose into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural over niobia/carbon composites. Chem. Eng. J. 2018, 332, 528-536.

15.   Jing, Yaxuan.; Xia, Qineng.; Xie, Junjian.; Liu, Xiaohui.; Guo, Yong.; Zou, Jijun.; Wang Yanqin* Robinson Annulation-Directed Synthesis of Jet-Fuel-Ranged Alkylcyclohexanes from Biomass-Derived Chemicals. ACS Catal. 2018, 8 (4), 3280-3285.

16.   Guo, Tianye^.; Li, Xiangcheng^.; Liu, Xiaohui.; Guo, Yong.; Wang Yanqin* Catalytic Transformation of Lignocellulosic Biomass into Arenes, 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural, and Furfural. ChemSusChem 2018, 11 (16), 2758-2765.

17.   Shao Yi.; Xia Qineng.; Dong Lin.; Liu Xiaohui.; Han Xue.; Parker Stewart F .; Cheng Yongqiang.; Daemen Luke. L.; Ramirez-Cuesta, Anibal. J.; Yang Sihai.; Wang Yanqin*. Selective production of arenes via direct lignin upgrading over a niobium-based catalyst. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8.16104.

18.   Ma, Rongfang.; Wu, Xinping.; Tong, Tao.; Shao, Zhengjiang.; Wang Yanqin*. Liu, Xiaohui.; Xia, Qineng.; Gong, Xueqing., The Critical Role of Water in the Ring Opening of Furfural Alcohol to 1,2-Pentanediol. ACS Catal. 2017, 7 (1), 333-337

19.   Xia, Qineng^.; Chen Zhongjia^.; Shao Yi.; Gong Xueqing.; Wang Haifeng.; Liu Xiaohui.; Parker Stewart. F.; Han Xue.; Yang Sihai.; Wang Yanqin*. Direct hydrodeoxygenation of raw woody biomass into liquid alkanes. Nat. Commun. 2016, 7.11162 

20.   Xia Qineng; Cuan Qian; Liu, Xiaohui; Gong, Xueqing; Lu, Guanzhong; Wang Yanqin*. Pd/NbOPO4 multifunctional catalyst for the direct production of liquid alkanes from aldol adducts of furans. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9755–9760.

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