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Yong Wang

Yong Wang

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 371-6273


Dr. Wang joined PNNL in 1994 and was promoted to Laboratory Fellow in 2005. He led the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Team from 2000 to 2007, and has served as the Associate Director of the Institute for Integrated Catalysis since 2008. In 2009, Dr. Wang assumed a joint position at Washington State University and PNNL. In this unique position, he continues to be a Laboratory Fellow and associate director of IIC at PNNL and is the Voiland Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering at WSU, an endowed full professorship with tenure. Dr. Wang is best known for his leadership in the development of novel catalytic materials and reaction engineering for the conversion of fossil and biomass feedstocks to fuels and chemicals. Dr. Wang has authored >260 peer reviewed publications with H index=61 and >17,000 citations, co-edited 2 books and 5 special journal issues, and given more than 100 invited presentations. He is the inventor on > 260 issued patents including 107 issued U.S. patents (>90% of his patents are licensed to industries). His discoveries in microchannel reaction technologies led to the formation of Velocys, trading under the London Stock Exchange (VLS). He is a fellow of NAI (National Academy of Inventors), a member of WSAS (Washington State Academy of Science), and a fellow of 4 major professional societies: AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers), ACS (American Society of Chemistry), RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry), and AAAS (American Association of the Advancement of Science). He has won numerous awards including 2017 American Chemical Society I&EC Division Fellow Award, 2006 Asian American Engineer of the Year Award, Presidential Green Chemistry Award, 3 R&D 100 Awards, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from Chemical Engineering at WSU, 2 PNNL Inventor of the Year Awards, Battelle Distinguished Inventor Award, and the first recipient of PNNL Laboratory Director's Award for Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award. He is the past chair of the Energy & Fuel Division of the American Chemical Society, and currently serves editorial board of 7 catalysis and energy related journals including ACS Catalysis and Catalysis Today.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Washington State University, 1993
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Washington State University, 1992
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Chengdu University of Science and Technology, China, 1987
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Chengdu University of Scienceand Technology, China, 1984

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Editorial board, ACS Catalysis (2010-present)
  • Editorial board, Catalysis Today (2006-present)
  • Editor of Journal of Energy Chemistry (2012-present)
  • Editorial board, Journal of Nanomaterials (2005-present)
  • Editorial board, Energy Focus (2012-present)
  • Editorial board, Biofuel Research Journal (2014-present)
  • Editorial board, Chinese Journal of Catalysis (2014-present)
  • Honorary Chairman of Trends in Renewable Energy (Future Energy Service and Publishing), (2015-present).
  • Director to the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division of AIChE (since 2015).
  • Chair elect, ACS Petroleum Division (2011)
  • Co-Chair, ACS Energy & Fuel Division (2012)
  • Scientific advisory board, Center for Environmental Beneficial Catalysis Center, University of Kansas (2011)
  • Chair, Program Committee of the ACS Petroleum division (2006-2008)
  • Secretary of Pacific Coast Catalysis Society (2006-2009)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Fellow of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) (2015)
  • Fellow of AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) (2013)
  • Fellow of RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) (2013)
  • Fellow of ACS (The American Chemical Society) (2010)
  • Fellow of AAAS (The American Association for the Advancement of Science) (2008)
  • Member of Washington State Academy of Science (2015)
  • R&D 100 Award, Fischer-Tropsch fuels using Velocys microchannel technology (2008)
  • R&D 100 Award, full-scale vaporizer for automotive fuel cell fuel processor (1999)
  • R&D 100 Award, production of chemicals from biologically derived succinic acid (1997)
  • Presidential Green Chemistry Award, use of biomass to produce useful chemicals (1999)
  • American Chemical Society I&EC Division Fellow Award (2017)
  • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, Dept of Chem. Eng., Washington State University (2008)
  • Asian American Engineer of the Year Award (2006)
  • PNNL Inventor of the Year (2006)
  • PNNL Inventor of the Year (2004)
  • Distinguished Battelle Inventor (2004)
  • PNNL Laboratory Director's Award for Exceptional Scientific Achievement (2005)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Washington State University (1993)
  • Guest Professor of Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Sichuan University (China), Tianjin University, and Dalian University of Technology
  • National Academy of Engineering 2005 Japan-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Japan, 2005
  • 10th National Academy of Engineering Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering, Irvine, CA, September 9–11, 2004
  • Award for Distinguished Oversea Chinese Young Scholars, National Natural Science Foundation of China, hosted by Tsinghua University (2008)

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications


  • Wang A, Y Wang, ED Walter, RK Kukkadapu, Y Guo, G Lu, RS Weber, Y Wang, CHF Peden, and F Gao. 2018. "Catalytic N2O decomposition and reduction by NH3 over Fe/Beta and Fe/SSZ-13 catalysts." Journal of Catalysis 358:199-210.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2017.12.011


  • Du L, L Luo, Z Feng, MH Engelhard, X Xie, B Han, J Sun, J Zhang, G Yin, C Wang, Y Wang, and Y Shao. 2017. "Nitrogen-doped graphitized carbon shell encapsulated NiFe nanoparticles: A highly durable oxygen evolution catalyst." Nano Energy 39:245-252.  doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.07.006
  • Hong Y, and Y Wang. 2017. "Elucidation of reaction mechanism for m-cresol hydrodeoxygenation over Fe based catalysts: A kinetic study." Catalysis Communications 100:43-47.  doi:10.1016/j.catcom.2017.06.028
  • Li W, L Nie, Y Chen, L Kovarik, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2017. "Surface Enrichment of Pt in Stable Pt-Ir Nano-alloy Particles on MgAl2O4 Spinel in oxidizing atmosphere." Catalysis Communications 93:57-61.  doi:10.1016/j.catcom.2017.01.012
  • Li W, L Kovarik, Y Cheng, L Nie, ME Bowden, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2017. "Stabilization and Transformation of Pt Nanocrystals Supported on ZnAl2O4 Spinel." RSC Advances 7(6):3282-3286.  doi:10.1039/C6RA26159K
  • Nie L, D Mei, H Xiong, B Peng, Z Ren, XI Pereira Hernandez, A DelaRiva, M Wang, MH Engelhard, L Kovarik, AK Datye, and Y Wang. 2017. "Activation of Surface Lattice Oxygen in Single-atom Pt/CeO2 for Low-temperature CO Oxidation." Science 358(6369):1419-1423.  doi:10.1126/science.aao2109
  • Prodinger S, MA Derewinski, Y Wang, NM Washton, ED Walter, J Szanyi, F Gao, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2017. "Sub-micron Cu/SSZ-13: synthesis and application as selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalysts." Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental 201:461-469.  doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.08.053
  • Song J, Y Wang, ED Walter, NM Washton, D Mei, L Kovarik, MH Engelhard, S Prodinger, Y Wang, CHF Peden, and F Gao. 2017. "Towards rational design of Cu/SSZ-13 selective catalytic reduction catalysts: Implications from atomic-level understanding of hydrothermal stability." ACS Catalysis 7(12):8214-8227.  doi:10.1021/acscatal.7b03020
  • Zheng Y, L Kovarik, MH Engelhard, Y Wang, Y Wang, F Gao, and J Szanyi. 2017. "Low-Temperature Pd/Zeolite Passive NOx Adsorbers: Structure, Performance and Adsorption Chemistry." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121(29):15793-15803.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b04312


  • Wang H, and Y Wang. 2016. "Characterization of deactivated bio-oil hydrotreating catalysts." Topics in Catalysis 59(1):65-72.  doi:10.1007/s11244-015-0506-6
  • Baylon RA, J Sun, and Y Wang. 2016. "Conversion of ethanol to 1,3-butadiene over Na doped ZnxZryOz mixed metal oxides." Catalysis Today 259(Part 2):446-452.  doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2015.04.010
  • Baylon RA, J Sun, KJ Martin, P Venkitasubramanian, and Y Wang. 2016. "Beyond Ketonization: Selective Conversion of Carboxylic Acids to Olefins over Balanced Lewis Acid-base Pairs." Chemical Communications 52(28):4975-4978.  doi:10.1039/C5CC10528E
  • Cai Q, J Wang, Y Wang, and D Mei. 2016. "First-principles Thermodynamics Study of the Spinel MgAl2O4 Surface Stability." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120(34):19087-19096.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02998
  • Du L, Y Shao, J Sun, G Yin, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2016. "Advanced catalyst supports for PEM fuel cell cathodes." Nano Energy 29:314-322.  doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.03.016
  • Gao F, J Szanyi, Y Wang, Y Wang, CHF Peden, K Howden, N Currier, K Kamasamudram, A Kumar, J Li, RJ Stafford, and A Yezerets. 2016. Final Report of a CRADA Between Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Cummins, Incorporated (CRADA No.PNNL/283): “Enhanced High and Low Temperature Performance of NOx Reduction Catalyst Materials”PNNL-25688, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hong Y, A Hensley, JS McEwen, and Y Wang. 2016. "Perspective on Catalytic Hydrodeoxygenation of Biomass Pyrolysis Oils: Essential Roles of Fe-based Catalysts." Catalysis Letters 146(9):1621-1633.  doi:10.1007/s10562-016-1770-1
  • Hu JZ, S Xu, JH Kwak, MY Hu, C Wan, Z Zhao, J Szanyi, X Bao, X Han, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2016. "High Field 27Al MAS NMR and TPD studies of active sites in ethanol dehydration using thermally treated transitional aluminas as catalysts ." Journal of Catalysis 336(1):85-93.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2016.01.006
  • Hu JZ, S Xu, JH Kwak, MY Hu, C Wan, Z Zhao, J Szanyi, X Bao, X Han, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2016. "High field 27Al MAS NMR and TPD studies of active sites in ethanol dehydration using thermally treated transitional aluminas as catalysts." Journal of Catalysis 336:85-93.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2016.01.006
  • Jones J, H Xiong, A DelaRiva, EJ Peterson, H Pham, SR Challa, G Qi, SH Oh, MH Wiebenga, XI Pereira Hernandez, Y Wang, and AK Datye. 2016. "Thermally stable single-atom platinum-on-ceria catalysts via atom trapping." Science 353(6295):150-154.  doi:10.1126/science.aaf8800
  • Liu C, J Sun, HM Brown, OG Marin-Flores, JT Bays, AM Karim, and Y Wang. 2016. "Aqueous phase hydrodeoxygenation of polyols over Pd/WO3-ZrO2: Role of Pd-WO3 interaction and hydrodeoxygenation pathway." Catalysis Today 269:103-109.  doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2015.10.034
  • Park SK, Y Shao, VV Viswanathan, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2016. "Electrochemical study of highly durable cathode with Pt supported on ITO-CNT composite for proton exchange membrane fuel cells." Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry 42:81-86.  doi:10.1016/j.jiec.2016.07.039
  • Ramasamy KK, MJ Gray, HM Job, CD Smith, and Y Wang. 2016. "Tunable catalytic properties of bi-functional mixed oxides in ethanol conversion to high value compounds." Catalysis Today 269:82-87.  doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2015.11.045
  • Ramasamy KK, MJ Gray, HM Job, DM Santosa, XS Li, A Devaraj, AJ Karkamkar, and Y Wang. 2016. "Role of Calcination Temperature on the Hydrotalcite Derived MgO-Al2O3 in Converting Ethanol to Butanol." Topics in Catalysis 59(1):46-54.  doi:10.1007/s11244-015-0504-8
  • Sun J, RA Baylon, C Liu, D Mei, KJ Martin, P Venkitasubramanian, and Y Wang. 2016. "Key Roles of Lewis Acid-base Pairs on ZnxZryOz in Direct Ethanol/Acetone to Isobutene Conversion." Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(2):507-517.  doi:10.1021/jacs.5b07401
  • Wan C, MY Hu, NR Jaegers, D Shi, H Wang, F Gao, Z Qin, Y Wang, and JZ Hu. 2016. "Investigating the Surface Structure of ?-Al2O3 Supported WOx Catalysts by High-Field 27Al MAS NMR and Electronic Structure Calculations." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120(40):23093-23103.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09060
  • Wang W, K Wu, P Liu, L Li, Y Yang, and Y Wang. 2016. "Hydrodeoxygenation of p-cresol over Pt/Al2O3 catalyst promoted by ZrO2, CeO2 and CeO2-ZrO2." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(28):7598-7603.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.6b00515
  • Yu N, H Zhang, S Davidson, J Sun, and Y Wang. 2016. "Effect of ZnO facet on ethanol steam reforming over Co/ZnO." Catalysis Communications 73:93-97.  doi:10.1016/j.catcom.2015.10.018


  • Holladay JD, and Y Wang. 2015. "3-D Model of a Radial Flow Sub-Watt Methanol Fuel Processor." Chemical Engineering Science 135:393-402.  doi:10.1016/j.ces.2015.02.012
  • Holladay JD, and Y Wang. 2015. "A review of recent advances of numerical simulations of microscale fuel processors for hydrogen production." Journal of Power Sources 282:602-621.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.01.079
  • Fang Z, Y Wang, and DA Dixon. 2015. "Computational Study of Ethanol Conversion on Al8O12 as a Model for ?-Al2O3." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119(41):23413-23421.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b05887
  • Hensley A, S Schneider, Y Wang, and JS McEwen. 2015. "Adsorption of aromatics on the (111) surface of PtM and PtM3 (M = Fe, Ni) alloys." RSC Advances 5(104):85705-85719.  doi:10.1039/C5RA13578H
  • Li WZ, F Gao, Y Li, ED Walter, J Liu, CHF Peden, and Y Wang. 2015. "Nanocrystalline Anatase Titania Supported Vanadia Catalysts: Facet-dependent Structure of Vanadia." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119(27):15094-15102.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b01486
  • Li Y, Z Wei, F Gao, L Kovarik, RA Baylon, CHF Peden, and Y Wang. 2015. "Effect of Oxygen Defects on the Catalytic Performance of VOx/CeO2 Catalysts for Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Methanol." ACS Catalysis 5(5):3006-3012.  doi:10.1021/cs502084g
  • Ramasamy KK, MJ Gray, HM Job, and Y Wang. 2015. "Direct Syngas Hydrogenation over a Co-Ni Bimetallic Catalyst: Process Parameter Optimization." Chemical Engineering Science 135:266-273.  doi:10.1016/j.ces.2015.03.064
  • Shao Y, Y Cheng, W Duan, W Wang, Y Lin, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2015. "Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells and Redox Flow Batteries: a Selected Review." ACS Catalysis 5(12):7288-7298.  doi:10.1021/acscatal.5b01737
  • Sun J, AM Karim, D Mei, MH Engelhard, X Bao, and Y Wang. 2015. "New Insights into Reaction Mechanisms of Ethanol Steam Reforming on Co-ZrO2." Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental 162:141-148.  doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.06.043
  • Sun J, H Zhang, N Yu, SD Davidson, and Y Wang. 2015. "Effect of Cobalt Particle Size on Acetone Steam Reforming." ChemCatChem 7(18):2932-2936.  doi:10.1002/cctc.201500336
  • Wei Z, AM Karim, Y Li, DL King, and Y Wang. 2015. "Elucidation of the Roles of Re in Steam Reforming of Glycerol over Pt-Re/C Catalysts." Journal of Catalysis 322:49-59.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2014.11.006
  • Xiong H, A DelaRiva, Y Wang, and A Dayte. 2015. "Low-temperature aqueous-phase reforming of ethanol on bimetallic PdZn catalysts." Catalysis Science & Technology 5(1):254-263.  doi:10.1039/c4cy00914b
  • Zhang H, J Sun, C Liu, and Y Wang. 2015. "Distinct water activation on polar/non-polar facets of ZnO nanoparticles." Journal of Catalysis 331:57-62.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2015.08.016


  • Ramasamy KK, and Y Wang. 2014. "Ethanol Conversion to Hydrocarbons on HZSM-5: Effect of Reaction Conditions and Si/Al Ratio on the Product Distributions." Catalysis Today 237:89-99.  doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2014.02.044
  • Ramasamy KK, H Zhang, J Sun, and Y Wang. 2014. "Conversion of Ethanol to Hydrocarbons on Hierarchical HZSM-5 Zeolites." Catalysis Today 238:103-110.  doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2014.01.037
  • Ramasamy KK, MA Gerber, MD Flake, H Zhang, and Y Wang. 2014. "Conversion of Biomass-Derived Small Oxygenates over HZSM-5 and its Deactivation Mechanism." Green Chemistry 16(2):748-760.  doi:10.1039/c3gc41369a
  • Davidson S, H Zhang, J Sun, and Y Wang. 2014. "Supported metal catalysts for alcohol/sugar alcohol steam reforming." Dalton Transactions 43(31):11782-11802.  doi:10.1039/c4dt00521j
  • Davidson S, J Sun, Y Hong, AM Karim, AK Datye, and Y Wang. 2014. "The Effect Of ZnO Addition On Co/C Catalyst For Vapor And Aqueous Phase Reforming Of Ethanol." Catalysis Today 233:38-45.  doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2013.12.044
  • Hensley A, Y Wang, and JS McEwen. 2014. "Adsorption of phenol on Fe (110) and Pd (111) from first principles ." Surface Science 630:244-253.  doi:10.1016/j.susc.2014.08.003
  • Hensley A, Y Hong, R Zhang, H Zhang, J Sun, Y Wang, and JS McEwen. 2014. "Enhanced Fe2O3 Reducibility via Surface Modification with Pd: Characterizing the Synergy within Pd/Fe Catalysts for Hydrodeoxygenation Reactions." ACS Catalysis 4(10):3381-3392.  doi:10.1021/cs500565e
  • Hong Y, H Zhang, J Sun, AM Karim, A Hensley, M Gu, MH Engelhard, JS McEwen, and Y Wang. 2014. "Synergistic Catalysis between Pd and Fe in Gas Phase Hydrodeoxygenation of m-Cresol." ACS Catalysis 4(10):3335-3345.  doi:10.1021/cs500578g
  • Kwak JH, RA Dagle, GC Tustin, JR Zoeller, LF Allard, and Y Wang. 2014. "Molecular Active Sites in Heterogeneous Ir-La/C Catalyzed Carbonylation of Methanol to Acetates." Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 5(3):566-572.  doi:10.1021/jz402728e
  • Lebarbier Dagel VM, J Li, CE Taylor, JR, Y Wang, RA Dagle, CA Deshmane, and X Bao. 2014. Task 3.3: Warm Syngas Cleanup and Catalytic Processes for Syngas Conversion to Fuels Subtask 3: Advanced Syngas Conversion to Fuels PNNL-23207, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Lebarbier VMC, RA Dagle, L Kovarik, KO Albrecht, XS Li, L Li, CE Taylor, X Bao, and Y Wang. 2014. "Sorption-Enhanced Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) Production from Syngas: A Novel Process Combining CO Methanation, Water-Gas Shift, and CO2 Capture." Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental 144:223-232.  doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2013.06.034
  • Lercher JA, AM Appel, T Autrey, RM Bullock, DM Camaioni, HM Cho, DA Dixon, Z Dohnalek, F Gao, VA Glezakou, MA Henderson, JZ Hu, E Iglesia, AJ Karkamkar, BD Kay, GA Kimmel, JC Linehan, J Liu, I Lyubinetsky, D Mei, CHF Peden, RJ Rousseau, GK Schenter, WJ Shaw, J Szanyi, H Wang, Y Wang, and RS Weber. 2014. "Multifunctional Catalysts to Synthesize and Utilize Energy Carriers." In Frontiers at the Interface between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis, II, pp. 207-219.  U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Washington, DC. 
  • Li WZ, L Kovarik, D Mei, MH Engelhard, F Gao, J Liu, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2014. "A general mechanism for stabilizing the small sizes of precious metal nanoparticles on oxide supports." Chemistry of Materials 26(19):5475-5481.  doi:10.1021/cm5013203
  • Li Y, Z Wei, F Gao, L Kovarik, CHF Peden, and Y Wang. 2014. "Effects of CeO2 Support Facets on VOx/CeO2 Catalysts in Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Methanol." Journal of Catalysis 315(1):15-24.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2014.04.013
  • Liu C, H Wang, AM Karim, J Sun, and Y Wang. 2014. "Catalytic fast pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass." Chemical Society Reviews 43(22):7594-7623.  doi:10.1039/c3cs60414d
  • Marin-Flores OG, AM Karim, and Y Wang. 2014. "ROLE OF TUNGSTEN IN THE AQUEOUS PHASE HYDRODEOXYGENATION OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL ON TUNGSTATED ZIRCONIA SUPPORTED PALLADIUM." Catalysis Today 237:118-124.  doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2014.03.068
  • Shao Y, NN Rajput, JZ Hu, MY Hu, TL Liu, Z Wei, M Gu, X Deng, S Xu, KS Han, J Wang, Z Nie, G Li, K Zavadil, J Xiao, CM Wang, WA Henderson, J Zhang, Y Wang, KT Mueller, KA Persson, and J Liu. 2014. "Nanocomposite polymer electrolyte for rechargeable magnesium batteries." Nano Energy 2015(12):750-759.  doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2014.12.028
  • Sun J, and Y Wang. 2014. "Recent Advances in Catalytic Conversion of Ethanol to Chemicals." ACS Catalysis 4(4):1078-1090.  doi:10.1021/cs4011343


  • Dagle RA, J Hu, SB Jones, WA Wilcox, JG Frye, JF White, J Jiang, and Y Wang. 2013. "Carbon Dioxide Conversion to Valuable Chemical Products over Composite Catalytic Systems." Journal of Energy Chemistry 22(3):368-374.  doi:10.1016/S2095-4956(13)60047-9
  • Dagle RA, VM Lebarbier, KO Albrecht, J Li, CE Taylor, X Bao, and Y Wang. 2013. "Syngas Conversion to Hydrocarbon Fuels through Mixed Alcohol Intermediates." In 23rd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 2-7, 2013, Louisville, Kentucky, pp. Paper No. P-M-BRC-147.  North American Catalysis Society, N/A. 
  • Ramasamy KK, and Y Wang. 2013. "Catalyst Activity Comparison of Alcohols over Zeolites." Journal of Energy Chemistry 22(1):65-71. 
  • Ramasamy KK, and Y Wang. 2013. "Conversion of Methanol, Ethanol and Propanol over Zeolites." In 23rd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 2-7, 2013, Louisville, Kentucky, pp. Paper No. P-Tu-BRC-67.  North American Catalysis Society, N/A. 
  • Ramasamy KK, and Y Wang. 2013. "THERMOCHEMICAL CONVERSION OF FERMENTATION-DERIVED OXYGENATES TO FUELS." Chapter 17 in Biomass Processing, Conversion and Biorefinery, ed. B Zhang and Y Wang, pp. 289-300.  Nova Publishers, Hauppauge, NY. 
  • Wang H, and Y Wang. 2013. "BIOMASS TO BIO-OIL BY LIQUEFACTION." Chapter 8 in Biomass Processing, Conversion and Biorefinery, ed. B Zhang and Y Wang, pp. 153-166.  Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Huntington, NY. 
  • Wang H, JL Male, and Y Wang. 2013. "Recent advances in hydrotreating of pyrolysis bio-oil and its oxygen-containing model compounds." ACS Catalysis 3(5):1047-1070. 
  • Chase Z, JL Fulton, DM Camaioni, D Mei, M Balasubramanian, VT Pham, C Zhao, RS Weber, Y Wang, and JA Lercher. 2013. "State of Supported Pd during Catalysis in Water." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(34):17603-17612.  doi:10.1021/jp404772p
  • Dagle RA, VMC Lebarbier, JA Lizarazo Adarme, DL King, Y Zhu, MJ Gray, SB Jones, MJ Biddy, RT Hallen, Y Wang, JF White, JE Holladay, and DR Palo. 2013. Single-Step Syngas-to-Distillates (S2D) Synthesis via Methanol and Dimethyl Ether Intermediates: Final ReportPNNL-22984, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Davidson S, J Sun, and Y Wang. 2013. "Ethanol Steam Reforming on Co/CeO2: The Effect of ZnO Promoter." Topics in Catalysis 56(18-20):1651-1659.  doi:10.1007/s11244-013-0103-5
  • Li WZ, L Kovarik, D Mei, J Liu, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2013. "Stable platinum nanoparticles on specific MgAl2O4 spinel facets at high temperatures in oxidizing atmospheres." Nature Communications 4:Article No. 2481.  doi:10.1038/ncomms3481
  • Li Y, Z Wei, J Sun, F Gao, CHF Peden, and Y Wang. 2013. "Effect of Sodium on the Catalytic Properties of VOx/CeO2 Catalysts for Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Methanol." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(11):5722-5729.  doi:10.1021/jp310512m
  • Liu C, AM Karim, VMC Lebarbier, D Mei, and Y Wang. 2013. "Vapor phase ketonization of acetic acid on ceria based metal oxides." Topics in Catalysis 56(18-20):1782-1789.  doi:10.1007/s11244-013-0114-2
  • Liu C, J Sun, C Smith, and Y Wang. 2013. "A study of ZnxZryOz mixed oxides for direct conversion of ethanol to isobutene." Applied Catalysis. A, General 467:91-97.  doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2013.07.011
  • Shao Y, F Ding, J Xiao, J Zhang, W Xu, SK Park, J Zhang, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2013. "Making Li-air batteries rechargeable: material challenges." Advanced Functional Materials 23(8):987-1004.  doi:10.1002/adfm.201200688
  • Sun J, AM Karim, H Zhang, L Kovarik, XS Li, A Hensley, JS McEwen, and Y Wang. 2013. "Carbon-Supported bimetallic Pd-Fe catalysts for vapor-phase hydrodeoxygenation of guaiacol." Journal of Catalysis 306(1):47-57.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2013.05.020
  • Sun J, D Mei, AM Karim, AK Datye, and Y Wang. 2013. "Minimizing the formation of coke and methane on Co nanoparticles in steam reforming of biomass-derived oxygenates." ChemCatChem 5(6):1299-1303.  doi:10.1002/cctc.201300041


  • Zhang L, AM Karim, MH Engelhard, Z Wei, DL King, and Y Wang. 2012. "Correlation of Pt-Re Surface Properties with Reaction Pathways for the Aqueous-Phase Reforming of Glycerol." Journal of Catalysis 287(1):37-43.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2011.11.015
  • Hu JZ, JA Sears, Jr, HS Mehta, JJ Ford, JH Kwak, K Zhu, Y Wang, J Liu, DW Hoyt, and CHF Peden. 2012. "A Large Sample Volume Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Probe for In-Situ Investigations with Constant Flow of Reactants." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 14(7):2137-2143.  doi:10.1039/c1cp22692d
  • Karim AM, CJ Howard, BQ Roberts, L Kovarik, L Zhang, DL King, and Y Wang. 2012. "In Situ X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Studies on the Effect of pH on Pt Electronic Density during Aqueous Phase Reforming of Glycerol." ACS Catalysis 2(11):2387-2394.  doi:10.1021/cs3005049
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  • Ye X, Y Lin, CM Wang, MH Engelhard, Y Wang, and CM Wai. 2004. "Supercritical Fluid Synthesis and Characterization of Catalytic Metal Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotubes." Journal of Materials Chemistry 14(5):908-913. 


  • Chin YH, Y Wang, RA Dagle, and XS Li. 2003. "Methanol steam reforming over Pd/ZnO: catalyst preparation and pretreatment studies." Fuel Processing Technology 83(1-3):193-201. 
  • Holladay JD, EO Jones, DR Palo, MR Phelps, YH Chin, RA Dagle, J Hu, Y Wang, and EG Baker. 2003. "Miniature Fuel Processors for Portable Fuel Cell Power Supplies." In Solid State Ionics--2002 : Symposium held December 2-5, 2002, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. / Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 756, ed. Philippe Knauth and Hubert A. Gasteiger, pp. 429-434.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Hu J, Y Wang, DP Vanderwiel, YH Chin, DR Palo, RT Rozmiarek, RA Dagle, C Cao, JD Holladay, and EG Baker. 2003. "Fuel Processing for Portable Power Applications." Chemical Engineering Journal 93(1):55-60. 


  • Palo DR, JD Holladay, RT Rozmiarek, CE Guzman-Leong, Y Wang, J Hu, YH Chin, RA Dagle, and EG Baker. 2002. "Development of a Soldier-Portable Fuel Cell Power System, Part I: A Bread-Board Methanol Fuel Processor." Journal of Power Sources 108(1-2):28-34. 
  • Palo DR, JD Holladay, RT Rozmiarek, CE Guzman-Leong, Y Wang, J Hu, YH Chin, RA Dagle, and EG Baker. 2002. "Fuel Processor Development for a Soldier-Portable Fuel Cell System." In Microreaction Technology, IMRET 5: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Microreaction Technology, ed. M. Matlosz, W. Ehrfeld, J.P. Baselt, pp. 359-367.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin, , GERMANY. 
  • Chin YH, RA Dagle, J Hu, A Dohnalkova, and Y Wang. 2002. "Steam Reforming of Methanol over Highly Active Pd/ZnO Catalyst ." Catalysis Today 77(1-2):79-88. 
  • Chin YH, RA Dagle, J Hu, A Dohnalkova, and Y Wang. 2002. "Steam Reforming of Methanol Over Highly Active Pd/ZnO Catalyst." Catalysis Today 77 (1-2)(DEC 1 2002):79-88. 


  • Wang Y, CHF Peden, and S Choi. 2001. "Preparation of Highly Dispersed Cs-Tungstophosphoric Acid Salt on MCM-41 Silica." Catalysis Letters 75(3-4):169-173. 


  • Choi S, Y Wang, Z Nie, D Khmbapati, J Liu, and CHF Peden. 2000. "Mesoporous Silica Supported Solid Acid Catalysts." In 12th International Congress on Catlysis, Studies in Surface Science Catalysis, vol. 130 pt B, ed. A. Corma, F.Melo, S. Mendioroz et al, pp. 965-970.  Elsevier, Amsterdam, , NETHERLANDS. 
  • Choi S, Y Wang, Z Nie, J Liu, and CHF Peden. 2000. "Cs-Substituted Tungstophosphoric Acid Salt Supported on Mesoporous Silica." Catalysis Today 55(1-2):117-124. 
  • Elliott DC, SW Fitzpatrick, JJ Bozell, JL Jarnefeld, RJ Bilski, L Moens, JG Frye, Y Wang, and GG Neuenschwander. 2000. "Production of Levulinic Acid and Use as a Platform Chemical for Derived Products." In Biomass, a Growth of Opportunity in Green Energy and Value-Added Products: Proceedings of the 4th Biomass Conference of the Americas, vol. 1, pp. 595-600.  Elsevier Science, Oxford, United Kingdom. 
  • Liu J, GE Fryxell, M Qian, LQ Wang, and Y Wang. 2000. "Interfacial Chemistry in Self-Assembled Nanoscale Materials with Structural Ordering." Pure and Applied Chemistry 72(1-2):269-279. 
  • Marco JL, AY Tonkovich, MJ Lamont, SP Fitzgerald, DP VanderWiel, Y Wang, and RS Wegeng. 2000. "Compact Microchannel Fuel Vaporizer for Automotive Applications." In IMRET 4: 4th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Topical Conference Proceedings. AIChE Spring National Meeting March 5-9, 2000 Atlanta, GA, pp. 301-307.  AIChE, New York, NY. 
  • Tonkovich AY, SP Fitzgerald, JL Zilka, MJ Lamont, Y Wang, DP VanderWiel, and RS Wegeng. 2000. "Microchannel Chemical Reactors for Fuel Processing Applications. II. Compact Fuel Vaporization." In Microreaction technology : industrial prospects : IMRET 3 : proceedings of the Third International Conference on Microreaction Technology, ed. Wolfgang Ehrfeld, pp. 364-371.  Springer, New York, NY. 
  • VanderWiel DP, JL Zilka, Y Wang, AY Tonkovich, and RS Wegeng. 2000. "Carbon Dioxide Conversions in Microreactors." In IMRET 4: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Topical Conference Proceedings, AIChE Spring National Meeting, March 5-9, 2000 Atlanta, GA., pp. 187-193  American Institute of Chemical Engineers, New York, NY. 
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  • Tonkovich AY, JL Zilka, MJ Lamont, Y Wang, and RS Wegeng. 1999. "Microchannel Reactors for Fuel Processing Applications. I. Water Gas Shift Reactor." Chemical Engineering Science 54(13-14):2947-2951. 


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Selected Publications


  • C. Carrillo, H.F. Xiong, A.T DeLaRiva, D. Kunwar, E.J. Peterson, S.R. Challa, G.S. Qi, S. Oh, M.H.Wiebenga, X.I.P. Hernandez, Y. Wang, A.K. Datye, “Designing Catalysts for Meeting the DOE 150° Challenge for Exhaust Emissions”, Microsc. Microanal., 2017, 23, 2028-2029, DOI: 10.1017/S1431927617010807.
  • A.J. R. Hensley, C.Wöckel, C.Gleichweit, K.Gotterbarm, C.Papp,H.Steinrück, Y.Wang, R.Denecke, and J.S.McEwen, “Identifying the Thermal Decomposition Mechanism of Guaiacol on Pt(111): An Integrated X ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory Study”, J.Phy.Chem.C., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b10006.
  • B.Lin, Y.Guo, J.Lin, J.Ni, J.Lin, L.Jiang, Y.Wang, “Deactivation study of carbon-supported ruthenium catalyst with potassium promoter”, Appl.Catal.A: General, 2017, 541, 1-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2017.04.020.
  • F.Bossola, X.I.Pereira-Hernandez, C.Evangelisti, Y.Wang, and V.Dal Santo, ”Investigation of the promoting effect of Mn on a Pt/C catalyst for the steam and aquesous phase reforming of glycerol”, J.Catal., 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2017.03.002.
  • J.Chen, J.Sun, Y.Wang, “Catalysts for steam reforming of bio-oil: a review”, Ind.Eng.Chem.Res., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00600.
  • J.Tian, Y.Ke, G.Kong, M.Tan, Y.Wang, J.Lin, W.Zhou, S.Wan, “A novel structured PdZnAl/C fiber catalyst for methanol steam reforming in microreactor“, Renewable Energy, 2017, 113, 30-42, DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2017.04.070.
  • J.Zhang, B.An, Y.Hong, Y.Meng, X.Hu, C.Wang, J.Lin, W.Lin and Y.Wang, “Pyrolysis of metal–organic frameworks to hierarchical porous Cu/Zn-nanoparticle@carbon materials for efficient CO2 hydrogenation”, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7QM00328E.
  • L.Du, C.Du, G.Chen, F.Kong, G.Yin, Y.Wang, “Metal-organic coordination newworks: Prussian Blue and its synergy with Pt Nanoparticles to enhance oxygen reduction kinetics”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8(24), 15250-15257, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b02630.
  • L.Zhang, G.Kong, H.Yang, L.Zhang, S.Wan, J.Lin, and Y.Wang, “Direct coupling of thermo- and photo-catalytic conversion of CO2-H2O to fuels”, ChemSusChem, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201701472.
  • N.Jaeger, Y.Wang, J.Hu, “Development and application of in situ high temperature, high pressure magic-angle spinning NMR”, in Modern Magnetic Resonance, 2nd Ed., 2017, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-28275-6_93-1.
  • N.R.Jaegers, C.Wan, M.Y.Hu, M.Y.Hu, M.Vailiu, D.A.Dixon, E.Walter, I.E.Wachs, Y.Wang, J.Hu, “Investigation of silica-supported vanadium oxide catalysts by high field 51V magic-angle spinning NMR”, J.Phy.Chem.C., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b01658.
  • W.Hu, Y.Wan, L.Zhu, X.Cheng, S.Wan, J.Lin, and Y.Wang, “A Strategy for Simultaneous Synthesis of Methallyl Alcohol and Diethyl Acetal with Sn-2”, ChemSusChem, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201701435.
  • W.Li, L.Kovarik, Y.Cheng, L.Nie, M.Bowden, J.Liu, Y.Wang, “Stabilization and transformation of Pt nanocrystals supported on ZnAl2O4 spinel”, RSC Advances, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6RA26159K.
  • X.Wang, Z.Lan, Y.Liu, Y.Luo, J.Chen, L.Jiang, Y.Wang, “Facile fabrication of hollow tubular mixed oxides for selective catalytic reduction of NOx at low temperature: a combined experimental and theoretical study”, Chem.Comm., 2017, 53, 967-970, DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08137A.
  • Y.Hong, S.Zhang, F.Tao, Y.Wang, “Stabilization of iron-based catalysts against oxidation: an in situ ambient pressure XPS study”, ACS Catalysis, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b00636.
  • Y.Wan, M.Zhuang, S.Chen, W.Hu, J.Sun, J.Lin, S.Wan, Y.Wang, “One-pot production of lactic acid from acetol over dealuminated Sn-beta supported gold catalyst”, ACS Catalysis, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b01499.


  • J. Hu, J.Kwak, Y.Wang, C.H.F.Peden, H.Zheng, D.Ma, and X.Bao,”Studies of the Active Sites for Methane Dehydroaromatization Using Ultra High Field Solid State 95Mo NMR Spectroscopy”, J.Phy.Chem: C 113 (2009) 2936-2942
  • J. Hu, J.Kwak, Y.Wang, C.H.F.Peden, H.Zheng, D.Ma, and X.Bao,”Studies of the Active Sites for Methane Dehydroaromatization Using Ultra High Field Solid State 95Mo NMR Spectroscopy”, J.Phy.Chem: C 113 (2009) 2936-2942
  • J.Cao, J.Hu, S.Li, C.Chin, W.Wilcox, and Y.Wang “Intensified Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Process Using Microchannel Catalytic Reactors,” Catal.Today 140 (2009) 149-156.
  • J.D.Holladay, J.Hu, D.L.King, Y.Wang, “An overview of hydrogen production technologies”, Catal.Today 139 (2009) 244-260.
  • J.Hu, J.A. Sears, J.Kwak, D.W. Hoyt, Y.Wang and C.H. F. Peden, “An Isotropic Chemical Shift-Chemical Shift Anisotropic Correlation Experiment Using Discrete Magic Angle Turning”, J.Magn.Reson. doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2009.01.027
  • J.Lee, D.Lee, K.Y.Lee, and Y.Wang, “Cr-free Fe-based metal oxide catalysts for high temperature water gas shift reaction of fuel processor using LPG”, Catal.Today 146 (1-2) (2009) 260-264.
  • L.Li, d.L.King, J.Liu.Q.Hou, K.Zhu, C.Wang, M.Gerber, D.Stevens, Y.Wang, “Stabilization of Metal Nanoparticles in Cubic Mesostructure Silica and Its Application in Regenerable Deep Desulfurization of Warm Syngas”, Chem.Mater., (2009), DOI:10.1021/cm901227e
  • M.P.Hyman, V.Lebarbier, Y.Wang, A.Datye, J.M.Vohs, “A Comparison of the Reactivity of Pd Supported on ZnO (1010) and ZnO(0001)”, J.Phy.Chem.:C 131 (2009) 7251
  • R.Kou, Y.Shao, D.Wang, M.H. Engelhard, J.Kwak, J.Wang, V.V. Viswanathan, Y.Lin, Y.Wang, I.A. Aksay, J.Liu, “Functionalized Graphene Sheets Supported Pt Nanoparticles as Novel Cathode Electrocatalysts for Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, Electrochemistry Communications, 11(5) (2009) 954-957
  • W.Liu, J.Hu, and Y.Wang “Tailoring of Fischer-Tropsch Product Distributions Using a Monolithic Reactor”, Catalysis Today. 140 (2009) 142-148.
  • W.Liu, Y.Wang, W.Wilcox, S.Li, D.L.King, “Multi-scale structured Fixed Bed Catalytic Reactor for Gas to Liquid Conversion”, Chem.Eng.Sci. 131 (28) (2009) 9715-9721
  • W.Liu, Y.Wang, W.Wilcox, S.Li, D.L.King, “Multi-scale structured Fixed Bed Catalytic Reactor for Gas to Liquid Conversion”, Chem.Eng.Sci. 131 (28) (2009) 9715-9721
  • X.She, M.Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, C.Wang, Y.Wang, C.H.F.Peden, “SO2-induced stability of Ag-alumina catalysts in the SCR of NO with methane”, Appl.Catal.B: Environmental 88 (2009) 98-105
  • Y.Shao, J.Liu, Y.Wang, Y.Lin, “Novel Catalyst Support Materials for PEM Fuel Cells: Current Status and Future Prospects”, J.Mater.Chem. 19 (1) (2009) 46-59.
  • Y.Shao, J.Wang, R.Kou, J.Liu, Y.Wang, Y.Lin. “The durability dependence of Pt/CNT electrocatalysts on the nanostructures of carbon nanotubes: hollow- and bamboo-CNTs”, J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 9 (10) (2009) 5811-5815.
  • Y.Shao, J.Wang, R.Kou, M.Engelhard, J.Liu, Y.Wang, Y.Lin. “The corrosion of PEM fuel cell catalyst supports and its implications for developing durable catalysts”, Electrochimica Acta 54 (11) (2009) 3109-3114.
  • Y.Shao, S.Zhang, R.Kou, X.Wang, C.Wang, S.Dai, V.Viswanathan, J.Liu, Y.Wang, Y.Lin, “Extremely stable Pt/graphitized mesoporous carbon nanocomposites: facile synthesis and their application in oxygen reduction”, J.Power Sources, (2009), doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.10.036
  • Y.Wang and A.Gaffney, preface, Catalysis Today, 140 (2009) 117

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