Xianqin Wang

Contact Info

Title: Associate Professor
Email: xianqin.wang@njit.edu
Office: Tier 360
Phone: 973-596-5707
Dept: Chemical Engineering
Webpage: http://web.njit.edu/~xianqin/index.html
About: 

Professional Activities

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineer (AIChE)
  • North American Catalysis Society (NACS)

Education

  • Virginia Tech Ph.D. 2002
  • Tianjin University, China M.S.
  • Shandong University, China B.S.

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Performance Award (OPA), PNNL, 2007
  • Excellence Certificate, BNL, 2004

Work Experience

  • Scientist, Chemical and Biological Processes Development Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), 2005-2007
  • Research Associate, Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), 2003-2005
  • Post-doctorate, Chemical Engineering Department, NC State University, 2002

Website

http://web.njit.edu/~xianqin/index.html
Research: 

Research Interests

Synthesis and characterizations of the advanced functional nanomaterials for environmental protection, clean energy production, biology and pharmaceutical engineering.

Publications: 

Peer Reviewed Papers

János Szanyi, Ja Hun Kwak, Do Heui Kim, Xianqin Wang, Jonathan Hanson, Ricardo J. Chimentao and Charles H.F. Peden, “Water-induced morphology changes in BaO/γ-Al2O3 NOx storage materials: an FTIR, TPD, and time-resolved synchrotron XRD study” J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 4678-87, 2007

José A. Rodriguez, Xianqin Wang, Ping Liu, Wen Wen, Jonathan Hanson, Jan Hrbek, M. Perez and J. Evans, “ Gold Nanoparticles on Ceria: Importance of O Vacancies in the Activation of Gold”, Topics in Catalysis, 2007, Vol. 44 Issue 1/2, p73-81

Jenna Pike, Siu-Wai Chan, Feng Zhang, Xianqin Wang, Jonathan Hanson, “Formation of Stable Cu2O from Reduction of CuO Nanoparticles”, APPLIED CATALYSIS A-GENERAL 303 (2): 273-277 APR 28 2006.

Xianqin Wang, José A. Rodriguez, Jonathan C. Hanson, Daniel Gamarra, Arturo Martínez-Arias, and Marcos Fernández-García, “In Situ Studies of the Active Sites for the Water Gas Shift Reaction over Cu-CeO2 Catalysts: Complex Interaction between Metallic Copper and Oxygen Vacancies of Ceria”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 428-434

X. Wang, J. A. Rodriguez, J. C. Hanson, M. Pérez, and J. Evans, In situ time-resolved characterization of Au–CeO2 and AuOx–CeO2 catalysts during the water-gas shift reaction: Presence of Au and O vacancies in the active phase, J. Chem. Phys. 123, 221101 (2005)

Xianqin Wang, José A. Rodriguez, Jonathan C. Hanson, Daniel Gamarra, Arturo Martínez-Arias, and Marcos Fernández-García, “Unusual Physical and Structural Properties of Cu in CuxCe1-xO2 Nanoparticles”. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2005, 109,19595.

Marcos Fernández-García, Xianqin Wang, Carolina Belver, A. Iglesias-Juez, Jonathan C. Hanson, and José A. Rodriguez, “Ca-doping of nanosize Ce-Zr and Ce-Tb solid solutions: Structural and Electronic Effects”, Chem. Materials. 2005, 17, 4181.

Xianqin Wang, Jonathan C. Hanson, José A. Rodriguez, Carolina Belver, and Marcos Fernández-García, “ The structural and electronic properties of nanostructured Ce1- x- yZrxTbyO2 ternary oxides: Unusual concentration of Tb3+ and metal↔oxygen↔metal interactions”. J. Chem. Phys. 2005, 122, 154711.

J.A. Rodriguez, X. Wang, G. Liu, J. Hanson, J. Hrbek, C.H.F. Peden, A. Iglesias-Juez and M. Fernández-García, “Physical and Chemical Properties of Ce1-xZrxO2 Nanoparticles and Ce1-xZrxO2(111) Surfaces: Synchrotron-based Studies”, J. Mol. Catal. A:Chemical , 228, 2005.
 

Book Chapters

X. Wang, and JA Rodriguez, “H2 Production and Fuel Cells.” In Synthesis, Properties and Application of Oxide Nanoparticles. PNNL-SA-50255, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2007