Research Interests

​Heterogeneous catalysis, Carbon dioxide utilization, Formic acid production.


Selected Publications

  • Self-Assembly of Hierarchically Porous ZSM-5/SBA-16 with Different Morphologies and Its High Isomerization Performa...
    X. L. Wang, J. L. Mei, Z. Zhao, P. Zheng, Z. T. Chen, D. W. Gao, J. Y. Fu, J. Y. Fan, A. J...
    ACS Catalysis, 8, 1891-1902, (2018)
  • Synthesis of NiMo catalysts supported on mesoporous Al2O3 with different crystal forms and the superior catalytic p...
    X. L. Wang, Z. Zhao, P. Zheng, Z. T. Chen, A. J. Duan*, C. M. Xu*, J. Q. Jiao, H. L. Zhang...
    Journal of Catalysis, 344, 680-691, (2016)
  • Synthesis of NiMo catalysts supported on mesoporous silica FDU-12 with different morphologies and their catalytic p...
    X. L. Wang, P. Du, K. B. Chi, Z. A. J. Duan*, C. M. Xu*, Z. Zhao, Z. T. Chen, H. L. Zhang
    Catalysis Today, 291, 146-152, (2017)
  • Controllable Synthesis of Spherical Al-SBA-16 Mesoporous Materials with Different Crystal Sizes and Its High Isomer...
    X. L. Wang, J. L. Mei, Z. Zhao, Z. T. Chen, P. Zheng, J. Y. Fu, H. D. Li, J. Y. Fan, A. J....
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 57, 2498-2507, (2018)
  • Restrictive Diffusion in the Hydrodesulfurization over Ni-MoS2/Al2O3 with different crystal forms
    X. L. Wang, J. L. Mei, Z. Zhao, P. Zheng, Z. T. Chen, J. M. Li, J. Y. Fan, A. J. Duan*, C....
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 10018-10027, (2017)
  • Optimal Synthesis of Hierarchical Porous Composite ZSM-5/SBA-16 for Ultradeep Hydrodesulfurization of Dibenzothioph...
    X. L. Wang, Y. Y. Li, K. B. Chi, Z. Zhao, P. Du, J. L. Mei, P. Zheng, J. Y. Fan, A. J. Dua...
    Energy & Fuels, 32, 6204-6212, (2018)
  • 7) Optimal Synthesis of Hierarchical Porous Composite ZSM-5/SBA-16 for Ultradeep Hydrodesulfurization of Dibenzothi...
    X. L. Wang, P. Du, Z. Zhao, J. L. Mei, Z. T. Chen, Y. Y. Li, P. Zheng, J. Y. Fan, A. J. Du...
    Energy & Fuels, 32, 7800-7809, , (2018)
  • Effect of synthesis temperature on structure-activity-relationship over NiMo/γ-Al2O3 catalysts for the hydrodesulfu...
    X. L. Wang, Z. Zhao, Z. T. Chen, J. M. Li, A. J. Duan*, C. M. Xu*, D. W. Gao, Z. K. Cao, P...
    Fuel Processing Technology, 161, 52-61, (2017)
  • Hydro-upgrading Performance of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Diesel over Different Crystal Forms of Alumina-Supported Co...
    X. L. Wang, J. Y. Fan, Z. Zhao, Z. T. Chen, P. Zheng, J. M. Li, Y. Y. Li, L. N. Han, A. J....
    Energy & Fuels, 37, 7456-7463, (2017)
  • Effect of promoters on the HDS activity of alumina-supported Co-Mo sulfide catalysts
    X. L. Wang, H. Fang, Z. Zhao, A. J. Duan*, C. M. Xu*, Z. T. Chen, M. H. Zhang, P. Du, S. T...
    RSC Advances, 5, 99706-99711, (2015)

Education Profile

  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering and Technology, China University of Petroleum-Beijing, China, 2013
  • M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, China University of Petroleum-Beijing, China, 2016
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering and Technology, China University of Petroleum-Beijing, China, 2019

Professional Profile

  • 2019-..: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Awards

  • ​National Scholarship for PhD Student, Ministry of Education of China, 2018
  • CPCIF-Clariant Youth Innovation Award for Sustainable Development, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, 2018
  • National Scholarship for Master Student, Ministry of Education of China, 2015

KAUST Affiliations

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