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CCTV13 reported our lab

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Our lab (energy and environmental catalysis laboratory) has advanced equipment, excellent scientific research, which is reported on CCTV13 as the representative of the school.


UOP visited our lab

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On March 28th, James E. Rekoske, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in UOP Corporation, Danhua Wei, Director of China Honeywell Technology Division Characteristics of Materials and Technology China R & D Center, Technical Engineer Benjing Xu came to visit our lab. Professor Yi-fan Han and Professor Jing Xu accompanied the UOP guests to visit the facilities in the lab. In addition, an extension of cooperation agreement was discussed as well. loading


Prof. Bert M. Weckhuysen from Utrecht University visited our lab

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May 17th, 2016, invited by prof. Yifan Han, Prof. Bert M. Weckhuysen from Utrecht University visited our group. He gave a lecture titled "Catalytic materials studied at the level of single particles, molecules and atoms". loading


The 8th Sino-US Joint Conference of Chemical Engineering

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Chemical industry, which provides basic necessities of life for us, is the pillar of our national economy. On October 13th, 2015, the 8th Sino-US Joint Conference of Chemical Engineering, with “new era of chemical engineering” as the topic, was held in ECUST. The keyword of this conference is "green development". During the conference, 500 experts and scholars came together to have deep academic communication. Prof. Yifan Han from ECUST, one of the organizers of the conference, said: "In situations of challenges from energy, resources, environments and other aspects, this conference mainly stressed that chemical engineering played a key role not only in implementing clean production and achieving sustainable development but also in exploring the frontier theories."

In this conference, the graduate students from Prof. Han’ group prepared conference proceedings and participated in organization work. During the conference, Prof. Varma Arvind from Purdue University and Prof. Kate Alex from UC Berkeley visited the "985" platform, and exchanged ideas with Prof. Han, Prof. Xu and Zhang Yulong. After the conference, the president of ECUST spoke highly of the volunteers and conference chair, Xuhong Qian, took photos with the volunteers in our group. In addition, the PhD. Student, Tuo yongxiao was awarded the best poster prize.

So far, nearly 20 media including "People's Daily", "China Science News", "China Chemical Engineering News", "China News", "ScienceNet" and so on reported the conference. About ten media including Xinhuanet, NetEase and so on reproduced it. loading


Prof. Yi-Fan Han visited Ben-Gurion University

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At the invitation of Prof. Moti Herskowitz, the former vice president of Ben-Gurion University and dean of Blechner Center for Industrial Catalysis and Process Development, Prof. Yifan Han and Prof. Jing Xu visited Ben-Gurion University to discuss a joint international cooperation project titled “CO2 hydrogenation to higher hydrocarbons on zeolite-supported Fe-based catalysts” from August 9th to 13th. During the visit, the two sides had deep discussions for the research project and preliminary progress. Then they determined the research plan for next period and explored possible research areas for further studies. Besides, Prof. Han and Prof. Xu also met Ms. Rivka Carmi, the president of Ben-Gurion University, and then visited Prof. Micha Asscher’s group at the College of Chemistry of Hebrew University of Jerusalem on August 12th. loading


Prof. Rafiqul Gani visited our lab

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April 25th, Prof. Rafiqul Gani from Technical University of Denmark came to visit our lab. During the visit, Prof. Gani gave two lectures titled “Models, modelling and Process Systems Engineering - What Next?” and “A Process Systems Engineering approach for managing the complexity in product-process design”. loading


Exxon Mobil visited our lab

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February 2nd, Kenneth J Del Rossi, the Process Technology Manager of Exxon Mobil, came to visit our lab, accompanied by Xuejun Xiao, who is the General Manager of the SEG Technology Division of Sinopec.


BASF company visited our lab

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January 7th, 2015, Dr. Ulrich Mueller, the Senior Vice President of Heterogeneous Catalysis in BASF SE, came to visit our lab, accompanied by Dr. Lian Ma, the Head of Science Relations & Innovation Management in BASF China, and his colleagues.


Prof. Yifan Han attended IAP 2014 in Netherland

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May 26th to 28th, Prof. Yifan Han was invited to Leeuwarden, Netherland to attend the 8th International Conference on Interfaces against Pollution (IAP). The topic of the conference is “Interfaces in Water and Environmental Science”. During the conference, Prof. Han gave a keynote lecture titled “Free Radicals Generation from Catalytic Decomposition of H2O2: New Strategies and Applications”, and acted as the chair of the branch venue with the topic of “Adsorption in environmental processes: analytical methods & organic chemistry”.


Western University visited our lab

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May 23rd, Dr. Julie McMulin, associate vice president of Western University, came to visit our lab, accompanied by Prof. Jesse Zhu, who is the Canada Research Chair in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering as well as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.


Eastman Chemical Company visited our lab

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May 12th, at the invitation of state key laboratory of chemical engineering (SKLoChE), Mr. Mike Humby, vice president & general manager of Eastman Chemical Company, came to visit our lab, accompanied by Mr. Mingluo Li, business director (Asia Pacific) and Mr. Bill Woo, commercial manager of Eastman Chemical Company (Shanghai).


Prof. Rui Si visited our lab

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April 17th, at the invitation of Prof. Yi-fan Han, Prof. Rui Si, from Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, made an academic visit to SKLOCHE. During the visit, he gave a lecture entitled" in situ XRD characterization technology and research for structure-performance relationships in catalysts".


Phillip R. Westmoreland visited our lab

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Oct. 9th, Prof. Phillip R. Westmoreland, president of AIChE, came to visit our group.


T David Waite visited our lab

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Oct. 1st, Prof. T David Waite, the head of School of Civil & Environmental Engineering of the University of New South Wales, came to visit our group.


Prof. Raphael Semiat from the Israel Institute of Technology visited our lab

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At the invitation of Prof. Yifan Han from the State Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering (SKLOCHE), Prof. Raphael Semiat, the Dean of the Wolfson Department of Chemical Engineering of Technion, made an academic visit to ECUST during September 10th to 13th. loading


NTU visited our lab

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March 27th, Assoc. Prof. Wang Dongan, Assoc. Prof. Yang Yanhui, Asst. Prof. Lau Wai Man, Raymond and Asst. Prof. Liu Bing from Nanyang Technological University were invited to visit our laboratory. Asst. Prof. Song Hao. Dr. Song Hao and Dr. Liu Bing made two excellent reports: "Engineering extracellular electron transfer pathways and electroactive biofilms: synthetic biology meets environments and energy" and "Titanium dioxide nanostructures for solar energy harvesting".


Chief editor of AIChE Journal visited our lab

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January 14th, Michael P. Harold - the chief editor of AIChE Journal and department chairman of chemical engineering of University of Huston was invited to visit our laboratory. He made two excellent reports:“ Catalytic Solutions to Reduce Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides”?“How to publish in AIChE Journal: A Editor-in-Chief Perspective” loading loading


Prof.R.J.Behm visited our lab

Behm came to visit

During Nov.20th to Nov.25th, Prof.R.J.Behm, a professor from Ulm University (Universität Ulm), was invited by Pro.Han to East China university of science and technology and gave some excellent lectures:
1 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Low-temperature Fuel Cell Research
2 Surface Analysis of Bimetallic Surfaces and Electrodes – A Key for the Understanding of their (Electro-) Chemical Functionality
3 Oxidation reactions on oxide supported Au catalysts - The crucial role of reaction conditions and catalyst support
4 Surface Species and Product Distribution in the Electrooxidation of Small Organic Molecules

The lectures attracted students and teachers from different schools of ECUST. After the lectures, people presented expressed that their understanding about heterogeneous catalysis had been improved greatly.
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E. Ehrenberger visited our lab

Ehrenberger came to visit

October 31, E. Ehrenberger, the vice-president of Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München), visit our lab.


Springborg visited our lab

Springborg came to visit

September 19, Prof.Dr.Michael Springborg and Dr. Yi Dong who work on physical and theoretical chemistry from UNIVERSITAT DES SAARLANDES, visit our lab.


DSM came to visit

DSM came to visit

June 8, 2012, the Competence Manager of Process Intensification Raf Reintjens from DSM came to visit.


TJU came to visit

tju came to visit

On March 21st, with the company of Yang Xianjin (Secretary of East China University of Science and Technology), Liu Jianping-Secretary of Tianjin University came to our lab for inspection and instruction.


Celanese came to visit

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Mar.9th, the global R&D director Dr.Ralph D.Gillespie from Celanese came to visit.


Bayer came to visit

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Feb.27th, the Vice President Prof.Dr. Leslaw Mleczko and the head of Process Technology, Hans-Joachim Leimkuehler from Bayer Technology Service came to our lab for a visit.


Prof. Hans J. W. Niemantsverdriet came to visit

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During Feb.23th to Feb 24th, Prof. Hans Niemantsverdriet, a professor from Eindhoven University of Technology, was invited to ECUST. He gave 4 excellent lectures to students and staff of ECUST :
1.Fundamentals of heterogeneous catalysis;
2.Characterization of catalysts;
3.Kinetics and reaction rate theory of surface reactions;
4.How to get your paper published in the Journal of Catalysis.
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Hans Hans Niemantsverdriet is Professor Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Director of the Schuit Institute of Catalysis and Dean of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry. Education: Master of Physics at the Free University of Amsterdam (1978) and Ph.D. Technical Sciences from Delft University of Technology (1983) on a project on iron and iron-alloy Fischer Tropsch catalysts.

Hans Niemantsverdriet is (co)author of about 185 scientific papers and of the books Spectroscopy in Catalysis, which appeared in 1993 and 2000 (VCH-Wiley), Chemical Kinetics and Catalysis (Plenum, New York, 1995), together with Rutger van Santen. A new book, Modern Concepts in Kinetics and Catalysis together with Ib Chorkendorff appeared with Wiley-VCH in October 2003 (see also www.catalysis.nl). Hans has been Editor of the Journal of Catalysis since 1996, and served as Managing Editor of CaTTech between 1996 and 2001. He is member of the Editorial Boards of Applied Surface Science, and Physical Chemistry - Chemical Physics. Hans served as Chairman of the Netherlands Vacuum Society NEVAC (1997-2000) and as President of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies, EFCATS (1999-2001).


BASF came to visit

BASF

Senior Vice President of Heterogeneous catalysis in BASF SE, Dr. Friedbert Nees, President of Process Reserch & Chemical Engineering in BASF SE, Dr. Friedrich Seitz and Vice President of Environmental Catalysis Research, Dr. Klaus Harth came to visit our laboratory.


Dr.Chen Wei came to visit

From Nov.7th to Nov.8th , Dr. Chen wei, a professor from Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, was invited by Pro.Han to East China university of science and technology and gave two excellent lectures:
1. Molecular-scale interface engineering for organic and graphene electronics ;
2. Rational Design of Two-Dimensional Molecular Nanostructure arrays with Superior Multi-Functionalities.

The students in the lab exchanged ideas on research with Dr. Chen Wei , thus attaining great help with our work.


Asso. Prof. Yanhui YANG came to visit

Yang-Yanhui

From Oct.30th to Oct.31th , Asso. Prof. Yanhui YANG who came from School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, was invited by Prof.Han to East China university of science and technology and gave a excellent lectures: Supported noble metallic nanoparticles as efficient catalysts for organic transformation.

Students came for the lecture discussed with Asso. Prof. Yanhui YANG on his work, he also introduce Nanyang Technological University and Singapore briefly to us.


Professor Han was invited to the 6th Asia Pacific Chemical Reaction Engineering Symposium

During September 18-21, 2011, the 6th Asia Pacific Chemical Reaction Engineering Symposium was held in Beijing. The scientific theme of APCRE encompasses a wide spectrum of topics, including not only the traditional areas but also the emerging fields of chemical reaction engineering.

Professor Han, Qian-qian Song, Like-Ouyang took part in the meeting , and exchanged ideas with experts in the area of chemical engineering.


Prof. Dr. Jerry Spivey came to visit

Spivey

During June.19th to June 17th of 2011,Prof. James Spivey, a professor from Cain department of chemical engineering of Louisiana State University, was invited by Pro.Han to East China university of science and technology and gave three excellent lectures:
1.CO hydrogenation to higher oxygenates;
2.Catalytic reforming of liquid fuels for hydrogen production;
3. Synthesis of Au nanocluster catalysts using microfluidic techniques.

Prof. Spivey has worked on the research of catalytic hydrogenation for the synthesis of C2+ oxygenate for a long time, which is the study area of Zhen Yang, during the days, they had great discussion on the device as well as catalysts in the reaction.


Prof. Tim White came to visit

Tim White

During Jan.7th to Jan.13th,Prof. Tim White, a professor from Australia's national university, was invited by Pro.Han to East China university of science and technology and gave some excellent lectures:
1.Crystallography for Electron Microscopy;
2.Crystal Chemistry in Electron Microscopy;
3.Electron Diffraction;
4.High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy;
5.Case studies in TEM;
6.Analytical Transmission Electron Microscopy.

The lectures attracted students and teachers from different schools of ECUST. After the lectures, people presented expressed that their understanding about TEM had been improved greatly.
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