Research Interests

​Design and synthesis of nanostructured functional materials in wide and novel applications, such as selective catalysis, separation, sustainable energy, etc.


Selected Publications

  • High yield production and purification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural
    J. Wang, J. Ren, X. Liu, G. Lu, Y. Wang
    AIChE Journal, 59, 2558-2566, (2013)
  • 2. Recent advances in the catalytic production of glucose from lignocellulosic biomass
    J. Wang, J. Xi, Y. Wang
    Green Chemistry, 17, 737-751, (2015)

Education Profile

  • ​B.Sc., chemistry, ECUST, Shanghai, China, 2009
  • Ph.D., chemistry, ECUST, Shanghai, China, 2014

Professional Profile

  • 2014-2016: Assistant Research Fellow, SARI, CAS, Shanghai, China
  • 2016-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division Of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​