Faculty List

Full Name:

Prof. Xijun HU

Professor
PhD, University of Queensland (1993)

Phone:

(852) 2358 7134

Fax:

(852) 2358 0054

E-mail:

kexhu@ust.hk

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Research Area

Heterogeneous catalysis; Adsorption equilibrium and kinetics; Nanostructured materials; Wastewater treatment.

Research Interests

Environmental catalysis and reaction; nanomaterials; adsorption.

Current Research Activities

Development of heterogeneous nano-porous catalyst by chemical vapour deposition (CVD) and its application in wastewater treatment by catalytic wet oxidation, photo-oxidation; Nanocomposite particles of Fe/clay as catalyst for photo-Fenton reaction; Continuous wastewater treatment by catalytic wet oxidation using a trickle bed reactor; Modified MCM-41 materials for efficient storage and rapid release of hydrogen; Multicomponent adsorption equilibrium and kinetics in heterogeneous porous media; Characterization of microporous solids; fabrication of Meso-Structured Crystals for Electrical and Optical Applications.

Recent Publications

Chatterjee, Amrita; Hu, Xijun; Lam, Leung Yuk Frank "Catalytic activity of an economically sustainable fly-ash-metal-organic- framework composite towards biomass valorization", Catalysis Today, v. 314, September 2018, p. 137-146 (2018)

 

Chatterjee, Amrita; Hu, Xijun; Lam, Leung Yuk Frank "Towards a recyclable MOF catalyst for efficient production of furfural", Catalysis Today, v. 314, September 2018, p. 129-136 (2018)

 

Sabbaghi, Aghil; Lam, Frank Leung Yuk; Hu, Xijun "Non-precious Metal Catalysts Supported on High Zr Loaded-SBA-15 for Lean NO Reduction", Molecular Catalysis, v. 440, October 2017, p. 1-8 (2017)

 

Wong, Chiho; Lam, Frank Leung Yuk; Shen, Junying; He, Minquan; Hu, Xijun; Lortz, Rolf Walter "The role of the coherence length for the establishment of global phase coherence in arrays of ultra-thin superconducting nanowires", Superconductor Science and Technology, v. 30, (10), August 2017, article number 105004 (2017)

 

Zhang, Ying; Wong, Chi Ho; Shen, Junying; Sze, Sin Ting; Zhang, Bing; Zhang, Haijing; Dong, Yan; Xu, Hui; Yan, Zifeng; Li, Yingying; Hu, Xijun; Lortz, Rolf "Dramatic enhancement of superconductivity in single-crystalline nanowire arrays of Sn", Scientific Reports, v. 6, (32963), September 2016 (2016)

 

Zhang, Ying; Hu, Xijun; Yan, Zifeng "Fabrication and superconducting property study of 1D single crystalline metal nanowires", Madridge Journal of Nanotechnology & Nanoscience, v. 1, (1), November 2016, p. 11-25 (2016)

 

Jiale Huang, Mingyu Zhang, Jing Wang, Xijun Hu, Rafael Luquea and Frank L. Y. Lam "A comprehensive study on the effect of preparation methods for Au-core shell silica materials in room temperature oxidative amide formation", DOI: 10.1039/C4TA04574B (2015)

 

Frank Leung-Yuk Lam, Michael C.L. Li, Rock S.L. Chau, Rick A.D. Arancon, Xijun Hu and Rafael Luque "Catalysis at room temperature: perspectives for future green chemical processes", DOI: 10.1002/wene.141 (2015)

 

Sabbaghi, Aghil; Lam, Frank Leung Yuk; Hu, Xi-Jun "High Zr-loaded SBA-15 cobalt catalyst for efficient NOx reduction in lean-burn exhaust", Applied Catalysis A: General, v. 508, 1 November 2015, p. 25-36 (2015)

 

Sabbaghi, A.; Lam, F.L.Y.; Hu, X. "Zr-SBA-15 supported Ni catalysts for lean NOx reduction", Journal of molecular catalysis. A, Chemical, v. 409, 2015, p. 69-78 (2015)

 

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Program: Master Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration)
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Program: Master Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Nanotechnology Concentration)
Abstract Title: Nanowires fabrication via physical chemistry process

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