Lab Fellow, Associate Director
Institute for Integrated Catalysis
Lab Fellow, Associate Director
Institute for Integrated Catalysis


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. In 2022, Dr. Wang received the distinguished title of Regents Professor, a recognition awarded to only 30 faculty members at WSU at any given time. 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 >400 peer reviewed publications in Science, Nature, Nature group journals, JACS, Angewandt, etc. with H index=92 and >38,000 citations, co-edited 2 books and 5 special journal issues, and given more than 200 invited presentations. He is the inventor on > 282 issued patents including 110 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 the 2021 ACS E.V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2019 AIChE Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Practice Award, 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, director to the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division of AIChE, and currently serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Applied Catalysis B and Executive Editor of Chemical Engineering Journal and is on the editorial board of 7 catalysis and energy related journals, including Catalysis Today and JACS Au.


  • 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

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2023-present)
  • Founding Executive Editor of the Catalysis Section, Chemical Engineering Journal (2022-present)
  • Editor, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2022)
  • Editorial board, JACS Au (2020-present)
  • Editorial board, ACS Catalysis (2010-2021)
  • Editorial board, Catalysis Today (2006-present)
  • Editor of Journal of Energy Chemistry (2012-present)
  • Editorial board, Journal of Nanomaterials (2005-2020)
  • 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 (2015-2017).
  • 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)
  • The 2021 American Chemical Society E.V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (2020)
  • The American Institute of Chemical Engineers Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division Practice Award (2019)
  • 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




  • Garcia-Vargas C.E., G.B. Collinge, D. Yun, M. Lee, V. Muravev, Y. Su, and X. Pereira Hernandez, et al. 2022. "Activation of Lattice and Adatom Oxygen by Highly Stable Ceria-supported Cu Single Atoms." ACS Catalysis 12, no. 21:13649-13662. PNNL-SA-169472. doi:10.1021/acscatal.2c04001
  • Pham H., A. DelaRiva, E.J. Peterson, R. Alcala, K. Khivantsev, J. Szanyi, and X.S. Li, et al. 2022. "Designing Ceria/Alumina for Efficient Trapping of Platinum Single Atoms." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 10, no. 23:7603-7612. PNNL-SA-173717. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.2c01380
  • Song I., K. Khivantsev, Y. Wang, and J. Szanyi. 2022. "Elucidating the role of CO in NO storage mechanism on Pd/SSZ-13 with in situ DRIFTS." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 126, no. 3:1439-1449. PNNL-SA-168814. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c10163
  • Winkelman A.D., V. Dagle, T.L. Lemmon, L. Kovarik, Y. Wang, and R.A. Dagle. 2022. "Effect of Alkali Metal Addition on Catalytic Performance of Ag/ZrO2/SBA-16 Catalyst for Single-Step Conversion of Ethanol to Butadiene." Catalysis Science & Technology 13, no. 4:975-983. PNNL-SA-180968. doi:10.1039/d2cy01722a


  • Chu Y., U. Sanyal, X.S. Li, Y. Qiu, M. Song, M.H. Engelhard, and S.D. Davidson, et al. 2021. "Tuning proton transfer and catalytic properties in triple junction nanostructured catalyts." Nano Energy 86. PNNL-SA-156457. doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2021.106046
  • Cui Y., J. Zhuchen, B. Peng, L. Kovarik, A. Devaraj, Z. Li, and M. Tao, et al. 2021. "Onset of high methane combustion rates over supported palladium catalysts: from isolated Pd cations to PdO nanoparticles." JACS Au 1, no. 4:369-408. PNNL-SA-153415. doi:10.1021/jacsau.0c00109
  • Hensley A., G.B. Collinge, Y. Wang, and J. McEwen. 2021. "Guiding the design of oxidation-resistant Fe-based single atom alloy catalysts with insights from configurational space." Journal of Chemical Physics 154, no. 17:Article No. 174709. PNNL-SA-163113. doi:10.1063/5.0048698
  • Jaegers N.R., Y. Wang, J.Z. Hu, and I. Wachs. 2021. "Impact of Hydration on Supported V2O5/TiO2 Catalysts as Explored by Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 125, no. 30:16766-16775. PNNL-SA-157476. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c04150
  • Khivantsev K., C. Garcia Vargas, J. Tian, L. Kovarik, N.R. Jaegers, J. Szanyi, and Y. Wang. 2021. "Economizing on Precious Metals in Three-Way Catalysts: Thermally Stable and Highly Active Single-Atom Rhodium on Cera for NO Abatement under Dry and Industrially Relevant Conditions." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 60, no. 1:391-398. PNNL-SA-157428. doi:10.1002/anie.202010815
  • Khivantsev K., N.R. Jaegers, L. Kovarik, M. Wang, J.Z. Hu, Y. Wang, and M.A. Derewinski, et al. 2021. "The Superior Hydrothermal Stability of Pd/SSZ-39 in Low Temperature Passive NOx Adsorption (PNA) and Methane Combustion." Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 280. PNNL-SA-151139. doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119449
  • Li H., D. Guo, N.Z. Ulumuddin, N.R. Jaegers, J. Sun, B. Peng, and J. McEwen, et al. 2021. "Elucidating the Cooperative Roles of Water and Lewis Acid-Base Pairs in Cascade C-C Coupling and Self-Deoxygenation Reactions." JACS Au 1, no. 9:1471-1487. PNNL-SA-164561. doi:10.1021/jacsau.1c00218
  • Lin F., T. Andana, Y. Wu, J. Szanyi, Y. Wang, and F. Gao. 2021. "Catalytic Site Requirements for N2O Decomposition on Cu-, Co-, and Fe-SSZ-13 Zeolites." Journal of Catalysis 401. PNNL-SA-159162. doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2021.07.012
  • Lu Y., Z. Zhang, H. Wang, and Y. Wang. 2021. "Toward efficient single-atom catalysts for renewable fuels and chemicals production from biomass and CO2." Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 292. PNNL-SA-160817. doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2021.120162
  • Petrik N.G., Y. Wang, B. Wen, Y. Wu, R. Ma, A.P. Dahal, and F. Gao, et al. 2021. "Conversion of Formic Acid on Single- and Nano-Crystalline Anatase TiO2(101)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 125, no. 14:7686-7700. PNNL-SA-159116. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c00571
  • Wang A., Y. Chen, E.D. Walter, N.M. Washton, T. Varga, Y. Wang, and J. Szanyi, et al. 2021. "Remarkable self-degradation of Cu/SAPO-34 selective catalytic reduction catalysts during storage at ambient conditions." Catalysis Today 360. PNNL-SA-148098. doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2020.01.034
  • Xiong H., D. Kunwar, D. Jiang, C.E. Garcia-Vargas, H. Li, C. Du, and G. Canning, et al. 2021. "Engineering catalyst supports to stabilize PdOx two-dimensional rafts for water-tolerant methane oxidation." Nature Catalysis 4, no. 10:830 - 839. PNNL-SA-168267. doi:10.1038/s41929-021-00680-4


  • Akhade S.A., A.D. Winkelman, V. Dagle, L. Kovarik, S.F. Yuk, M. Lee, and J. Zhang, et al. 2020. "Influence of Ag metal dispersion on the thermal conversion of ethanol to butadiene over Ag-ZrO2/SiO2 catalysts." Journal of Catalysis 386. PNNL-SA-143386. doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2020.03.030
  • Cui Y., Y. Wang, E.D. Walter, J. Szanyi, Y. Wang, and F. Gao. 2020. "Influences of Na+ co-cation on the structure and performance of Cu/SSZ-13 selective catalytic reduction catalysts." Catalysis Today 339. PNNL-SA-138691. doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2019.02.037
  • Jaegers N.R., K.T. Mueller, Y. Wang, and J.Z. Hu. 2020. "Variable Temperature and Pressure Operando MAS NMR for Catalysis Science and Related Materials." Accounts of Chemical Research 53, no. 3:611-619. PNNL-SA-148734. doi:10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00557
  • Jaegers N.R., W. Hu, Y. Wang, and J.Z. Hu. 2020. "High-Temperature and High-Pressure In Situ Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy." Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). PNNL-SA-153912. doi:10.3791/61794
  • Jaegers N.R., Y. Wang, and J.Z. Hu. 2020. "Thermal perturbation of NMR properties in small polar and non-polar molecules." Scientific Reports 10, no. 1:Article No. 6097. PNNL-SA-148427. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63174-6
  • Jiang D., G. Wan, C.E. Garcia-Vargas, L. Li, X.I. Pereira Hernandez, C. Wang, and Y. Wang. 2020. "Elucidation of the Active Sites in Single-Atom Pd1/CeO2 Catalysts for Low-Temperature CO Oxidation." ACS Catalysis 10, no. 19:11356-11364. PNNL-SA-155490. doi:10.1021/acscatal.0c02480
  • Khivantsev K., N.R. Jaegers, I.Z. Koleva, H.A. Aleksandrov, L. Kovarik, M.H. Engelhard, and F. Gao, et al. 2020. "Stabilization of Super Electrophilic Pd+2 Cations in Small-Pore SSZ-13 Zeolite." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, no. 1:309-321. PNNL-SA-148282. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b06760
  • Khivantsev K., N.R. Jaegers, L. Kovarik, J.Z. Hu, F. Gao, Y. Wang, and J. Szanyi. 2020. "Palladium/Zeolite Low Temperature Passive NOx Adsorbers (PNA): Structure-Adsorption Property Relationships for Hydrothermally Aged PNA Materials." Emission Control Science and Technology 6. PNNL-SA-141069. doi:10.1007/s40825-019-00139-w
  • Lu Y., Z. Zhang, F. Lin, H. Wang, and Y. Wang. 2020. "Single-atom automobile exhaust catalysts." ChemNanoMat 6, no. 12:1659-1682. PNNL-SA-155759. doi:10.1002/cnma.202000407
  • Zhang J., J. Sun, L. Kovarik, M.H. Engelhard, L. Du, B. Sudduth, and H. Li, et al. 2020. "Surface Engineering of Earth-abundant Fe Catalysts for Selective Hydrodeoxygenation of Phenolics in Liquid Phase." Chemical Science 11, no. 23:5874-5880. PNNL-SA-149539. doi:10.1039/d0sc00983k
  • Zhang Y., Y. Peng, J. Li, K.J. Groden, J. Mcewen, E.D. Walter, and Y. Chen, et al. 2020. "Probing Active-Site Relocation in Cu/SSZ-13 SCR Catalysts during Hydrothermal Aging by in situ EPR Spectroscopy, Kinetic Studies, and DFT Calculations." ACS Catalysis 10, no. 16:9410-9419. PNNL-SA-152624. doi:10.1021/acscatal.0c01590
  • Zhang Y., Y. Wu, Y. Peng, J. Li, E.D. Walter, Y. Chen, and N.M. Washton, et al. 2020. "Quantitative Cu counting methodologies for Cu/SSZ-13 selective catalytic reduction catalysts by electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, no. 51:28061-28073. PNNL-SA-156011. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c07971


  • Cui Y., Y. Wang, D. Mei, E.D. Walter, N.M. Washton, J.D. Holladay, and Y. Wang, et al. 2019. "Revisiting effects of alkali metal and alkaline earth co-cation additives to Cu/SSZ-13 selective catalytic reduction catalysts." Journal of Catalysis 378. PNNL-SA-141699. doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2019.08.028
  • Hensley A., Y. Wang, and J. Mcewen. 2019. "The partial reduction of clean and doped a-Fe2O3(0001) from first principles." Applied Catalysis A: General 582. PNNL-SA-147349. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2019.02.019
  • Jaegers N.R., J. Lai, Y. He, E.D. Walter, D.A. Dixon, M. Vasiliu, and Y. Chen, et al. 2019. "Mechanism by which Tungsten Oxide Promotes the Activity of Supported V2O5/TiO2 Catalysts for NOX Abatement: Structural Effects Revealed by 51V MAS NMR Spectroscopy." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58, no. 36:12609-12616. PNNL-SA-141251. doi:10.1002/anie.201904503
  • Jaegers N.R., K. Khivantsev, L. Kovarik, D.W. Klas, J.Z. Hu, Y. Wang, and J. Szanyi. 2019. "Catalytic activation of ethylene C-H bonds on uniform d8 Ir(I) and Ni(II) cations in zeolites: toward molecular level understanding of ethylene polymerization on heterogeneous catalysts." Catalysis Science & Technology 9, no. 23:6570-6576. PNNL-SA-148436. doi:10.1039/C9CY01442J
  • Khivantsev K., N.R. Jaegers, L. Kovarik, S. Prodinger, M.A. Derewinski, Y. Wang, and F. Gao, et al. 2019. "Palladium/Beta Zeolite Passive NOx Adsorbers (PNA): Clarification of PNA Chemistry and the Effects of CO and Zeolite Crystallite Size on PNA Performance." Applied Catalysis A: General 569. PNNL-SA-137831. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2018.10.021
  • Kunwar D., S. Zhou, A. DelaRiva, E.J. Peterson, H. Xiong, X.I. Pereira Hernandez, and S.C. Purdy, et al. 2019. "Stabilizing High Metal Loadings of Thermally Stable Platinum Single Atoms on an Industrial Catalyst Support." ACS Catalysis 9, no. 5:3978-3990. PNNL-SA-141231. doi:10.1021/acscatal.8b04885
  • Mei D., F. Gao, J. Szanyi, and Y. Wang. 2019. "Mechanistic insight into the passive NOx�adsorption in the highly dispersed Pd/HBEA zeolite." Applied Catalysis A: General 569. PNNL-SA-154539. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2018.10.037
  • Pereira Hernandez X.I., A. DelaRiva, V. Muravev, D. Kunwar, H. Xiong, B.J. Sudduth, and M.H. Engelhard, et al. 2019. "Tuning Pt/CeO2 Interactions By High-temperature Vapor-phase Synthesis For Improved Reducibility of Lattice Oxygen." Nature Communications 10, no. 1:Article number 1358. PNNL-SA-132985. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-09308-5
  • Wang A., Y. Chen, E.D. Walter, N.M. Washton, D. Mei, T. Varga, and Y. Wang, et al. 2019. "Unraveling the mysterious failure of Cu/SAPO-34 selective catalytic reduction catalysts." Nature Communications 10, no. 1:Article No. 1137. PNNL-SA-138654. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-09021-3
  • Wong B.M., G.B. Collinge, A. Hensley, Y. Wang, and J. Mcewen. 2019. "Benchmarking the accuracy of coverage-dependent models: adsorption and desorption of benzene on Pt (111) and Pt3Sn (111) from first principles." Progress in Surface Science 94, no. 2:Article No. 100538. PNNL-SA-147348. doi:10.1016/j.progsurf.2019.04.001
  • Yu N., M.M. Rahman, J. Chen, J. Sun, M.H. Engelhard, X.I. Pereira Hernandez, and Y. Wang. 2019. "Steam reforming of simulated bio-oil on K-Ni-Cu-Mg-Ce-O/Al2O3: The effect of K." Catalysis Today 323. PNNL-SA-135619. doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2018.04.010


  • Baylon RA, J Sun, L Kovarik, MH Engelhard, H Li, AD Winkelman, KJ Martin, and Y Wang. 2018. "Structural Identification of ZnxZryOz Catalysts for Cascade Aldolization and Self-Deoxygenation Reactions." Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental 234:337-346.  doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.04.051
  • Hensley AJ, Y Wang, D Mei, and JS McEwen. 2018. "Mechanistic Effects of Water on the Fe-Catalyzed Hydrodeoxygenation of Phenol. The Role of Br�nsted Acid Sites." ACS Catalysis 8(3):2200-2208.  doi:10.1021/acscatal.7b02576
  • Hensley AJ, C Wockel, C Gleichweit, K Gotterbarm, C Papp, HP Steinrueck, Y Wang, R Denecke, and JS McEwen. 2018. "Identifying the Thermal Decomposition Mechanism of Guaiacol on Pt(111): An Integrated X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory Study." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122(8):4261-4273. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b10006
  • Shi D, H Wang, L Kovarik, F Gao, C Wan, JZ Hu, and Y Wang. 2018. "WOx supported on ?-Al2O3 with different morphologies as model catalysts for alkanol dehydration." Journal of Catalysis 363:1-8.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2018.04.004
  • 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
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  • Hu JZ, JH Kwak, Y Wang, CHF Peden, H Zheng, D Ma, and X Bao. 2009. "Studies of the Active Sites for Methane Dehydroaromatization Using Ultrahigh-Field Solid-State Mo95 NMR Spectroscopy." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(7):2936-2942.  doi:10.1021/jp8107914
  • Hyman MP, VMC Lebarbier, Y Wang, AK Datye, and JM Vohs. 2009. "A Comparison of the Reactivity of Pd Supported on ZnO(10(1)over-bar0) and ZnO(0001) ." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(17):7251-7259. 
  • Kou R, Y Shao, D Wang, MH Engelhard, JH Kwak, J Wang, VV Viswanathan, CM Wang, Y Lin, Y Wang, IA Aksay, and J Liu. 2009. "Enhanced Activity and Stability of Pt catalysts on Functionalized Graphene Sheets for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction ." Electrochemistry Communications 11(5):954-957. 
  • lee JY, DW Lee, KY Lee, and Y Wang. 2009. "Cr-free Fe-based metal oxide catalysts for high temperature water gas shift reaction of fuel processor using LPG." Catalysis Today 146(1-2):260-264.  doi:doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2009.01.041
  • Li L, DL King, J Liu, Q Huo, K Zhu, CM Wang, MA Gerber, DJ Stevens, and Y Wang. 2009. "Stabilization of Metal Nanoparticles in Cubic Mesostructured Silica and Its Application in Regenerable Deep Desulfurization of Warm Syngas." Chemistry of Materials 21(22):5358-5364. 
  • Liu W, DL King, J Liu, BR Johnson , Y Wang, and Z Yang. 2009. "Critical Material and Process Issues for CO2 Separation from Coal-Powered Plants." JOM. The Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 61(4):36-44. 
  • She X, M Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, CM Wang, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2009. "SO2-induced stability of Ag-alumina catalysts in the SCR of NO with methane." Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental 88(1-2):98-105. 
  • Wang Y, and W Liu. 2009. "Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis on Ceramic Monolith-Structured Catalysts." Catalysis Today 140(3-3):142-148. 
  • Zhu K, JZ Hu, X She, J Liu, Z Nie, Y Wang, CHF Peden, and JH Kwak. 2009. "Characterization of Dispersed Heteropoly Acid on Mesoporous Zeolite Using Solid-State P-31 NMR Spin-Lattice Relaxation." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131(28):9715-9721.  doi:10.1021/ja901317r


  • Shao Y, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2008. "Novel Catalyst Support Materials for PEM Fuel Cells: Current Status and Future Prospects." Journal of Materials Chemistry 19(1):46-59.  doi:10.1039/b808370c
  • Shao Y, R Kou, J Wang, JH Kwak, VV Viswanathan, Y Wang, J Liu, and Y Lin. 2008. "Fast test for the durability of PEM fuel cell catalysts." In Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells 8. ECS Transactions, vol. 16, no. 2, ed. T. Fuller, et al, pp. 361-366.  The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ.  doi:10.1149/1.2981870
  • Shao Y, R Kou, J Wang, VV Viswanathan, JH Kwak, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2008. "The influence of the electrochemical stressing (potential step and potential-static holding) on the degradation of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell electrocatalysts." Journal of Power Sources 185(1):280-286.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2008.07.008
  • Conant T, AM Karim, VMC Lebarbier, Y Wang, F Girgsdies, R Schlogl, and AK Datye. 2008. "Stability of bimetallic Pd-Zn catalysts for the steam reforming of methanol." Journal of Catalysis 257(1):64-70.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2008.04.018
  • Dagle RA, A Platon, AK Datye, JM Vohs, Y Wang, and DR Palo. 2008. "PdZnAl Catalysts for the Reactions of Water-Gas-Shift, Methanol Steam Reforming, and Reverse-Water-Gas-Shift." Applied Catalysis. A, General 342(1-2):63-68. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2008.03.005
  • Gates BC, G Huber, CL Marshall, PN Ross, J Siirola, and Y Wang. 2008. "Catalysts for Emerging Energy Applications." MRS Bulletin 33(4):429-435. 
  • Herrera JE, JH Kwak, JZ Hu, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2008. "Effects of novel supports on the physical and catalytic properties of tungstophosphoric acid for alcohol dehydration reactions." Topics in Catalysis 49(3-4):259-267. doi:10.1007/s11244-008-9081-4
  • King DL, JJ Strohm, X Wang, HS Roh, CM Wang, YH Chin, Y Wang, Y Lin, RT Rozmiarek, and P Singh. 2008. "Effect of Nickel Microstructure on Methane Steam-Reforming Activity of Ni-YSZ Cermet Anode Catalyst ." Journal of Catalysis 258(2):356-365.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2008.06.031
  • Lebarbier VMC, RA Dagle, T Conant, JM Vohs, AK Datye, and Y Wang. 2008. "CO/FTIR Spectroscopic Characterization of Pd/ZnO/Al2O3 Catalysts for Methanol Steam Reforming." Catalysis Letters 122(3-4):223-227.  doi:10.1007/s10562-008-9407-7
  • Roh HS, Y Wang, and DL King. 2008. "Selective Production of H2 from Ethanol at Low Temperatures over Rh/ZrO2-CeO2 Catalysts ." Topics in Catalysis 49(1-2):32-37. 
  • Zheng H, D Ma, X Bao, JZ Hu, JH Kwak, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2008. "Direct Observation of the Active Center for Methane Dehydroaromatization Using an Ultrahigh Field 95Mo NMR Spectroscopy." Journal of the American Chemical Society 130(12):3722-3723.  doi:10.1021/ja7110916


  • Dagle RA, YH Chin, and Y Wang. 2007. "The Effects of PdZn Crystallite Size on Methanol Steam Reforming." Topics in Catalysis 46(3-4):358-362.  doi:10.1007/s11244-007-9009-4
  • Wang Y, KY Lee, S Choi, J Liu, LQ Wang, and CHF Peden. 2007. "Grafting Sulfated Zirconia on Mesoporous Silica." Green Chemistry 9(6):540-544.  doi:10.1039/b614928f
  • Cao C, DR Palo, AY Tonkovich, and Y Wang. 2007. "Catalyst Screening and Kinetic Studies Using Microchannel Reactors." Catalysis Today 125(1-2):29-33. 
  • Cao C, JF White, Y Wang, and JG Frye. 2007. "Selective Hydrogenolysis of Sugar Alcohols Over Stuctured Catalysts." In Catalysis of Organic Reactions (Chemical Industries Series), vol. 115, pp. 289-291.  CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Chimentao RJ, JL Herrera, JH Kwak, F Medina, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2007. "Oxidation of Ethanol to Acetaldehyde over Na-promoted vanadium oxide catalysts." Applied Catalysis. A, General 332(2):263-272.  doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2007.08.024
  • Dagle RA, Y Wang, G Xia, JJ Strohm, JD Holladay, and DR Palo. 2007. "Selective CO Methanation Catalysts for Fuel Processing Applications." Applied Catalysis. A, General 326(2):213-218. 
  • Dixon DA, Z Dohnalek, MS Gutowski, JZ Hu, E Iglesia, BD Kay, J Liu, CHF Peden, L Wang, Y Wang, JM White, OA Bondarchuk, JE Herrera, J Kim, JH Kwak, T Stuchinskaya, HJ Zhai, CN Chisolm, and J Macht. 2007. "Early Transition Metal Oxides as Catalysts: Crossing Scales from Clusters to Single Crystals to Functioning Materials." In Frontiers in Catalysis Science. Meeting of the Catalysis and Chemical Transformations Program Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy Rockville, MD May 23-26, 2004, pp. 389-392.  Department of Energy, Washington, DC. 
  • Hu J, Y Wang, C Cao, DC Elliott, DJ Stevens, and JF White. 2007. "Conversion of Biomass-Derived Syngas to Alcohols and C2 Oxygenates Using Supported Rh Catalysts in a Microchannel Reactor." Catalysis Today 120(1):90-95. doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2006.07.006
  • Jeroro E, VMC Lebarbier, A Datye, Y Wang, and JM Vohs. 2007. "Interaction of CO with Surface PdZn Alloys." Surface Science 601(23):5546-5554.  doi:10.1016/j.susc.2007.09.031
  • Johnson BR, NL Canfield, DN Tran, RA Dagle, XS Li, JD Holladay, and Y Wang. 2007. "Engineered SMR catalysts based on hydrothermally stable, porous, ceramic supports for microchannel reactors." Catalysis Today 120(1):54-62. 
  • Platon A, HS Roh, DL King, and Y Wang. 2007. "Deactivation Studies of Rh/Ce0.8Zr0.2O2 Catalysts in Low Temperature Ethanol Steam Reforming." Topics in Catalysis 46(3-4):374-379.  doi:10.1007/s11244-007-9007-6
  • Wang Y, and DL King. 2007. "Preface." Catalysis Today 120(1):1. 
  • Zhao H, JH Kwak, Y Wang, JA Franz, JM White, and JE Holladay. 2007. "Interactions between cellulose and N-Methylmorpholine-N-oxide." Carbohydrate Polymers 67(1):97-103.  doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2006.04.019


  • Chin YHC, DL King, HS Roh, Y Wang, and S Heald. 2006. "Structure and Reactivity Investigations on Supported Bimetallic Au-Ni Catalysts Used for Hydrocarbon Steam Reforming." Journal of Catalysis 244(2):153-162. 
  • Herrera JE, JH Kwak, JZ Hu, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2006. "Synthesis of Nanodispersed Oxides of Vanadium, Titanium, Molybdenum, and Tungsten on Mesoporous Silica using Atomic Layer Deposition." Topics in Catalysis 39(3-4):245-255. doi:10.1007/s11244-006-0063-0
  • Herrera JE, JH Kwak, JZ Hu, Y Wang, CHF Peden, J Macht, and E Iglesia. 2006. "Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Function of Novel Highly Dispersed Tungsten Oxide Catalysts on Mesoporous Silica ." Journal of Catalysis 239(1):200-211. 
  • Hu J, G Xia, JF White, TH Peterson, and Y Wang. 2006. "Biphasic Catalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons Using Immobilized Homogeneous Catalyst in a Microchannel Reactor." Chapter 12 in Catalysis of Organic Reactions. Chemical Industry Series, vol. 115, ed. SR Schmidt, pp. 91-98.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Kwak JH, JE Herrera, JZ Hu, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2006. "A New Class of Highly Dispersed VOx Catalysts on Mesoporous Silica: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity in the Partial Oxidation of Ethanol." Applied Catalysis. A, General 300(2):109-119. 
  • Roh HS, A Platon, Y Wang, and DL King. 2006. "Catalyst Deactivation and Regeneration in Low Temperature Ethanol Steam Reforming with Rh/CeO2-ZrO2 Catalysts." Catalysis Letters 110(1-2):1-6. 
  • Roh HS, Y Wang, DL King, A Platon, and YH Chin. 2006. "Low Temperature and H2 Selective Catalysts for Ethanol Steam Reforming." Catalysis Letters 108(1-2):15-19.  doi:10.1007/s10562-006-0021-2
  • Zhao H, JH Kwak, Y Wang, JA Franz, JM White, and JE Holladay. 2006. "Effects of crystallinity on dilute acid hydrolysis of cellulose by cellulose ball-milling study." Energy and Fuels (20):807-811. 


  • Holladay JD, EO Jones, RA Dagle, G Xia, C Cao, and Y Wang. 2005. "Miniaturization of a Hydrogen Plant." Chapter 10 in Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification, ACS Symposium Series, vol. 914, ed. Yong Wang and Jamelyn D. Holladay, pp. 162-178.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 
  • Cao C, Y Wang, and RT Rozmiarek. 2005. "Heterogeneous Reactor Model for Steam Reforming of Methane in a Microchannel Reactor with Microstructured Catalysts." Catalysis Today 110(1-2):92-97. 
  • Cao C, and Y Wang. 2005. "Kinetic analysis of complex reactions using FEMLAB." Chemical Engineering and Technology 28(6):649-654.  doi:10.1002/ceat.200500027
  • Cao C, Y Wang, JD Holladay, EO Jones, and DR Palo. 2005. "Design of Micro-Scale Fuel Processors Assisted By Numerical Modeling." AIChE Journal 51(3):982-988. 
  • Cao C, Y Wang, SB Jones, J Hu, XS Li, DC Elliott, and DJ Stevens. 2005. "Microchannel Catalytic Processes for Converting Biomass-Derived Syngas to Transportation Fuels." Chapter 17 in Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification, ACS Symposium Series, vol. 914, ed. Yong Wang and Jamelyn D. Holladay, pp. 273-284.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 
  • Chin YH, J Hu, C Cao, Y Gao, and Y Wang. 2005. "Preparation of a novel structured catalyst based on aligned carbon nanotube arrays for a microchannel Fischer-Tropsch synthesis reactor ." Catalysis Today 110(1-2):47-52. 
  • Dixon DA, Z Dohnalek, MS Gutowski, JZ Hu, E Iglesia, BD Kay, J Liu, CHF Peden, LS Wang, Y Wang, JM White, OA Bondarchuk, H Fan, JE Herrera Perea, X Huang, J Kim, JH Kwak, T Stuchinskaya, HJ Zhai, CN Chisolm, and J Macht. 2005. "Early Transition Metal Oxides as Catalysts: Crossing Scales from Clusters to Single Crystals to Functioning Materials." In Frontiers in Catalysis Science: Proceedings of the 12th DOE/BES Heterogeneous Catalysis & Surface Science Meeting, pp. 389-392.  Frontiers in Catalysis Science, Upton, NY. 
  • Frye JG, AH Zacher, TA Werpy, and Y Wang. 2005. "Catalytic Preparation of Pyrrolidones from Renewable Resources." Chapter 17 in Catalysis of Organic Reactions, ed. John R. Sowa, Jr., pp. 145-154.  Taylor and Francis, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Frye JG, AH Zacher, TA Werpy, and Y Wang. 2005. "Catalytic Preparation of Pyrrolidones from Renewable Resources." In Twentieth Conference on the Catalysis of Organic Reactions 2004 : Hilton Head Island, S.C. Chemical industries, vol. 104, ed. John R. Sowa, Jr., pp. 145-154.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Hu J, Y Wang, C Cao, DC Elliott, DJ Stevens, and JF White. 2005. "Conversion of Biomass Syngas to DME Using a Microchannel Reactor." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 44(6):1722-1727. 
  • Hu JZ, JH Kwak, JE Herrera, Y Wang, and CHF Peden. 2005. "Line narrowing in H-1 MAS spectrum of mesoporous silica by removing adsorbed H2O using N-2 ." Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance 27(3):200-205. 
  • Jarosch KTP, AY Tonkovich, ST Perry, DJ Kuhlmann, and Y Wang. 2005. "Microchannel Reactors for Intensifying Gas-to-Liquid Technology." In Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification, ACS Symposium Series , vol. 914, ed. Yong Wang and Jamelyn D. Holladay, pp. 258-272.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 
  • Macht J, CD Baertsch, M May-Lozano, SL Soled, Y Wang, and E Iglesia. 2005. "Support Effects on Bronsted acid site densities and alcohol dehydration turnover rates on tungsten oxide domains." Journal of Catalysis 227:479-491. 
  • Tonkovich AY, and Y Wang. 2005. "Overview of Early-Stage Microchannel Reactor Development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory." In Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification, ACS Symposium Series, vol. 914, ed. Yong Wang and Jamelyn D. Holladay, pp. 47-65.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 
  • Wang Y, BR Johnson, C Cao, YH Chin, RT Rozmiarek, Y Gao, and AY Tonkovich. 2005. "Engineered Catalysts for Microchannel Reactor Applications." In Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification, ACS Symposium Series, vol. 914, ed. Yong Wang and Jamelyn D. Holladay, pp. 102-118.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 
  • Xia G, JD Holladay, RA Dagle, EO Jones, and Y Wang. 2005. "Development of Highly Active Pd-ZnO/Al2O3 Catalysts for Microscale Fuel Processor Applications." Chemical Engineering and Technology 28(4):515-519. 


  • Holladay JD, EO Jones, RA Dagle, G Xia, C Cao, and Y Wang. 2004. "High Efficiency and Low Carbon Monoxide Micro-scale Methanol Processors." Journal of Power Sources 131(1-2):69-72. 
  • Holladay JD, Y Wang, and EO Jones. 2004. "Review of Developments in Portable Hydrogen Production Using Microreactor Technology." Chemical Reviews 104(10):4767-4789. 
  • Cao C, G Xia, JD Holladay, EO Jones, and Y Wang. 2004. "Kinetic Studies of Methanol Steam Reforming Over Pd/ZnO Catalyst Using a Microchannel Reactor." Applied Catalysis. A, General 262(1):19-29. 
  • Tonkovich AL, S Perry, Y Wang, D Qiu, TJ LaPlante, and WA Rogers. 2004. "Microchannel Process Technology for Compact Methane Steam Reforming." Chemical Engineering Science 59(22-23):4819-4824. 
  • Wang Y, YH Chin, RT Rozmiarek, BR Johnson, Y Gao, JM Watson, AY Tonkovich, and DP Vanderwiel. 2004. "Highly Active and Stable Rh/MgO-AI2O3 Catalysts for Methane Steam Reforming." Catalysis Today 98(4):575-581. 
  • 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. 
  • Hu J, Y Wang, YH Chin, DR Palo, JD Holladay, RT Rozmiarek, RA Dagle, C Cao, and EG Baker. 2002. "Catalytic Hydrogen Production for Small Portable Power Applications." In ACS Annual Meeting, Fuel Chemistry Division Preprints, Boston, Massachusetts, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 725-726.  American Chemical Society, Washington DC. 


  • 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. 
  • Wang Y, AY Kim, XS Li, LQ Wang, CHF Peden, and BC Bunker. 2000. "Shape Selective Solid Acid Catalysts Based on Tungstophosphoric Acid Supported on Mesoporous Silica." In Shape-Selective Catalysis, vol. 738, ed. Chunshan Song, Juan M. Garces and Yoshihiro Sugi, pp. 353-368.  American Chemical Society, Washington , DC. 


  • 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. 


  • Tonkovich AY, JL Zilka, MJ Lamont, Y Wang, and RS Wegeng. 1998. "Microchannel Reactors for Fuel Processing Applications I. Water Gas Shift Reactor." In Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering, published in Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 54, pp. 2947-2951.  Pergamon, . 

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.

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