Haihui WANG

Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry

Beijing Key Laboratory for Membrane Materials and Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Tsinghua University

E-mail: cehhwang@tsinghua.edu.cn
Address: Qing-Hua Yuan, Hai-Dian District, Beijing, PR China 100084

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  • 2003  Ph.D in Physical Chemistry/Membrane separation; Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1998   B.S. in Analytical Chemistry; Anhui University of Technology

Working Experiences

    Department of Chemical Engineering
    Tsinghua University
2007.3 – 2020.10  
    Professor in School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology, China
2013. 1 - 2015. 1
    Vice Dean of School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology, China
2005. 8 - 2007.2
    Postdoct in Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany
2004. 2 - 2005. 7
    Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

Awards and Honors

2019  Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education (1st  class)
2018  The State Council special allowance by the Government
2017  Changjiang Chair professor
2016  Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry
2015  National Natural Science Award(2nd class)
2015  Youth Science and technology innovation leader (Ministry of science and technology, China)
2014  Natural Science Award of Guangdong Province (1st  class)
2014  Youth Science and technology innovation leader (Guangdong Province)
2014  Elsevier Most Cited Chinese Researchers(Chemical Engineering) 
2012  Distinguished Young Scientist Foundation, National Nature Science Foundation of China
2011  Pearl River Scholar for Distinguished Professors
2008  Award from Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation
2007  New Century Excellent Talents in University of China
2003  Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship
2003  Excellent Award of the President of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests

  • Inorganic membrane separation    
  • Membrane Reactor
  • Clean Energy and Device

Main Projects

  • 2018  NSFC-DFG joint project: Helium recovery from liquefied natural gas waste stream using nanoporous mxene materials, (Chief Investigator)
  • 2016  National Program on Key Basic Research Project of China: High efficient nano materials and devices for energy storage  (Chief Investigator)
  • 2015   National Natural Science Foundation of China (Key Program):Properties of hydrogen permeable membrane and the application of membrane reactors (Chief Investigator)
  • 2014  Innovative research group Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province:Advanced separation and catalysis for energy saving and emission reduction in petrochemical Engineering  (Chief Investigator)
  • 2013  Sino-German Joint Lab in the Sino-German Centre for Science Promotion in NSFC:Inorganic Membrane for Clean Energy and Clear Environment(Chief Investigator)
  • 2012   National Natural Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholar:Inorganic Membrane for Separation and Catalysis (Chief Investigator)
  • 2011  National Natural Science Foundation of China (General Program):Preparation and hydrogen permeation properties of hollow fiber hydrogen permeation membrane with an asymmetric structure (Chief Investigator)
  • 2011   Sino-German Cooperation Project in the Sino-German Centre for Science Promotion in NSFC:Novel CO2-stable oxygen separating membranes for oxyfuel concept with CO2 capture and for CO2  utilization in catalytic membrane reactors  (Chief Investigator)
  • 2008  Joint project of National Natural Science Foundation of China and Guangdong Province (Key Program):Membrane separation for hydrogen production by partial oxidation of bioethanol (Partern Investigator)
  • 2007  National Natural Science Foundation of China (Young Program):Preparation, characterization and application of a new type of mixed conducting perovskite hollow fiber membrane for oxygen separation(Chief Investigator)

Publications (* Corresponding author)

In years, I have published more than 220 peer-reviewed articles on a number of flagship journals such as Nature Energy, Science Advance, Nature Communications, AIChE Journal,Angwante Chemie International Edit,JACS, Advanced Materials. My publications have received more than 16400 citations with an H-index of 67.

10 selected publication in the last years

  1. Gao-Feng Chen, Yifei Yuan, Haifeng Jiang, Shi-Yu Ren, Liang-Xin Ding, Lu Ma, Tianpin Wu, Jun Lu* and Haihui Wang*, Electrochemical reduction of nitrate to ammonia via direct eight-electron transfer using a copper-molecular solid catalyst, Nat. Energy 5 (2020) 605-613.
  2. Li Ding, Libo Li, Yanchang Liu, Yi Wu, Zong Lu, Junjie Deng, Yanying Wei*, Jürgen Caro*, Haihui Wang*, Effective ion sieving with Ti3C2Tx MXene membranes for production of drinking water from seawater, Nat. Sustain. 3 (2020) 296-305.
  3. Yaru Luo, Gao-Feng Chen, Li Ding, Xinzhi Chen, Liang-Xin Ding*, Haihui Wang*, Efficient electrocatalytic N2 fixation with MXene under ambient conditions, Joule 3 (2019) 279-289.
  4. Sheng Zhou, Yanying Wei, Libo Li, Yifan Duan, Qianqian Hou, Lili Zhang, Liang-Xin Ding, Jian Xue, Haihui Wang*, Jürgen Caro, Paralyzed membrane: Current-driven synthesis of a metal-organic framework with sharpened propene/propane separation, Sci. Adv. 4 (2018) eaau1393.
  5. Qianqian Hou, Sheng Zhou, Yanying Wei,* Jürgen Caro,* Haihui Wang*, Balancing the grain boundary structure and the framework flexibility through bimetallic metal−organic framework (MOF) membranes for gas separation, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141 (2020) 9582-9586.
  6. Hui Cheng, Liang-Xin Ding,* Gao-Feng Chen, Lili Zhang, Jian Xue, and Haihui Wang*, Molybdenum carbide nanodots enable efficient electrocatalytic nitrogen fixation under ambient conditions, Adv. Mater. 30 (2018) 1803694.
  7. Lili Zhang, Liang-Xin Ding,* Gao-Feng Chen, Xianfeng Yang, Haihui Wang*, Ammonia synthesis under ambient conditions: selective electroreduction of dinitrogen to ammonia on black phosphorus nanosheets, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58 (2019) 2612-2616.
  8. Zhouyang Jiang, Suqing Wang*, Xinzhi Chen, Wenlong Yang, Xiang Yao, Xinchao Hu, Qingyue Han, Haihui Wang*, Tap-Casting Li0.34La0.56TiO3 ceramic electrolyte films permit high energy density of lithium-metal batteries, Adv. Mater. 32 (2020) 1906221.
  9. Xinzhi Chen, Wenjun He, Liang -Xin Ding, Suqing Wang, Haihui Wang*, Enhancing interfacial contact in all solid state batteries with a cathode-supported solid electrolyte membrane framework, Energy Environ. Sci. 12 (2019) 938-944.
  10. Lingfei Liu, Yisa Zhou, Jian Xue*, Haihui Wang*, Enhanced antipressure ability through graphene oxide membrane by intercalating g-C3N4 nanosheets for water purification, AlChE J. 65 (2019) e16699.