Yu Han, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​​​Professor of Chemical Science

Selected Publications

  • Beyond Creation of Mesoporosity: The Advantages of Polymer-Based Dual-Function Templates for Fabricating Hierarchic... 
    Q.W. Tian, Z.H. Liu, Y.H. Zhu, X.L. Dong, Y. Saih, J.M. Basset, M. Sun, W. Xu, L.K. Zhu, D...
    Volume 26, Issue 12, 1881-1891, (2016)
  • Investigating the Influence of Mesoporosity in Zeolite Beta on Its Catalytic Performance for the Conversion of Meth... 
    Z. Liu, X. Dong, Y. Zhu, A.-H. Emwas, D. Zhang, Q. Tian, Y. Han
    ACS Catalysis, 5, 5837-5845 , (2016)
  • Highly mesoporous single-crystalline zeolite beta synthesized using a nonsurfactant cationic polymer as a dual-func... 
    J. Zhu, Y. Zhu, L. Zhu, M. Rigutto, A. Van Der Made, X. Meng, D. Zhang, Y. Han, J. Li, Y....
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, 2503-2510 , (2016)


  • ​Ph.D., Jilin University, 2003
  • B.S., Jilin University, 1998​​​​​


  • ​Thomson Reuters Research Fronts Award, 2008
  • Young Scientist Award of Singapore, 2006​
  • Highly cited researcher, 2019


KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​Advanced Membranes and  Porous Materials Center (AMPMC)​​​
  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Synthesis of nanoporous and nanostructured materials resolution of their structures and the development of novel applications for these materials in catalysis separation adsorption sensing and lasers