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Professor Hongfei Lin's Group Catalysis for Sustainability Research

Selected Publications

2020

  • Shaoqu Xie, Wanli Zhang, Xingying Lan, Hongfei Lin*. “CO2 Reduction to Methanol in the Liquid Phase: A Review.” ChemSusChem13(23), 6141-6159 (2020) DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202002087
  • Shaoqu Xie, Chuhua Jia, Ziling Wang, Scott Sergio Go Ong, Mei-jun Zhu, Hongfei Lin*. “Mechanistic insight to selective deoxygenation of L-lysine to produce biobased amines.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 8(31), pp.11805-11817 (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c04052
  • Shaoqu Xie, Wanli Zhang, Chuhua Jia, Scott Sergio Go Ong, Cheng Zhang, Shicheng Zhang, Hongfei Lin*. “Eliminating carbon dioxide emissions at the source by the integration of carbon dioxide capture and utilization over noble metals in the liquid phase.” Journal of Catalysis, 389, pp.247-258 (2020) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2020.06.001
  • Shaoqu Xie, Chuhua Jia, Scott Sergio Go Ong, Ziling Wang, Mei-jun Zhu, Qiaojuan Wang, Yanhui Yang, Hongfei Lin*. “A shortcut route to close nitrogen cycle: bio-based amines production via selective deoxygenation of chitin monomers over Ru/C in acidic solutions.” iScience, p.101096  (2020) DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101096
  • Shaoqu Xie, Trong H Huynh, Peiyong Qin, Tianwei Tan, Hongfei Lin*. “Facile biphasic catalytic process for conversion of monoterpenoids to tricyclic hydrocarbon biofuels.” Journal of Energy Chemistry, 49, pp.42-50 (2020) DOI: 10.1016/j.jechem.2020.01.032

2019

  • Tianjin Li, Hongfei Lin, Xinping Ouyang*, Xueqing Qiu*, Zechen Wan. “In Situ Preparation of Ru@N-Doped Carbon Catalyst for the Hydrogenolysis of Lignin To Produce Aromatic Monomers.” ACS Catalysis, 9(7), pp.5828-5836 (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b01452
  • Shaoqu Xie, Chuhua Jia, Arushi Prakash, Mackenzie Irene Palafox, Jim Pfaendtner, Hongfei Lin*. “A generic biphasic catalytic approach for producing renewable diesel from fatty acids and vegetable oils.” ACS Catalysis, 9(4), pp.3753-3763 (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b00215
  • Cheng Zhang, Chuhua Jia, Yang Cao, Yao Yao, Shaoqu Xie, Shicheng Zhang*, Hongfei Lin*. “Water-assisted selective hydrodeoxygenation of phenol to benzene over Ru composite catalyst in biphasic process.” Green Chemistry, 21(7), pp.1668-1679 (2019) DOI: 10.1039/C8GC04017F

2018

  • Chunmei Zhou, Jun Zhao, Haolin Sun, Yu Song, Xiaoyue Wan, Hongfei Lin*, Yanhui Yang*. “One-Step Approach to 2,5-Diformylfuran from Fructose over Molybdenum Oxides Supported on Carbon Spheres.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7 (1), pp 315–323 (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b03470
  • Teng Li, Scott Sergio Go Ong, Jianghao Zhang, Chuhua Jia, Junming Sun, Yong Wang, Hongfei Lin*. “One-pot Conversion of Carbohydrates into Furan Derivatives in Biphasic Tandem Catalytic Process.” Catalysis Today 339, pp.296-304 (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2018.11.052
  • Mi Lu, Jianghao Zhang, Yao Yao, Junming Sun, Yong Wang, Hongfei Lin*. “Renewable energy storage via efficient reversible hydrogenation of piperidine captured CO2.” Green Chemistry, 20, pp. 4292-4298 (2018) DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00954F
  • Shaoqu Xie, Xiao Zhang, Michael P. Walcott, Hongfei Lin*. “Applications of Cellulose Nanocrystals: A Review.” Engineered Science, 2, pp. 4-16 (2018) DOI: 10.30919/es.1803302
  • Xiaokun Yang, M. Helal Uddin, Xinpei Zhou, Bishnu Neupane, Glenn C. Miller, Charles J. Coronella, Simon R. Poulson, Hongfei Lin*. “Production of High-Density Renewable Aviation Fuel from Arid Land Crop.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6 (8), pp. 10108–10119 (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01433
  • Guodong Ding, Ji Su, Cheng Zhang, Kan Tang, Lisha Yang, Hongfei Lin*. “Coupling Glucose Dehydrogenation with CO2 Hydrogenation by Hydrogen Transfer in Aqueous Media at Room Temperature.” ChemSusChem, 11(13), pp. 2029-2034 (2018) (Feature Article on Front Cover) DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201800570
  • kan Tang, Shaoqu Xie, Gabriel R Cofield, Xiaokun yang, Emmy Tian, Hongfei Lin*. “Catalytic transfer hydrogenation of furfural for the production of ethyl levulinate: Interplay of Lewis and Brønsted acidities.” Energy Technology, 6(9), pp. 1826-1831 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/ente.201700973
  • Xiaokun Yang, Marcus V Pereira, Bishnu Neupane, Glenn C Miller, Simon R Poulson, Hongfei Lin*. “Upgrading biocrude of Grindelia squarrosa to jet fuel precursors by aqueous phase hydrodeoxygenation.” Energy Technology, 6(9), pp. 1832-1843 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/ente.201700977

2017

  • Wenlong Xiang, Yueping Zhang, Hongfei Lin*, Chang-jun Liu*. “Metal–Organic Framework Composites for Catalytic Applications.” Molecules, 22, pp. 2103 (2017) DOI: 10.3390/molecules22122103
  • Hongfei Lin, Elizabeth J. Biddinger. “Challenges and Opportunities for Carbon Dioxide Utilization.” Energy Technology,  5(6), pp. 771-772 (2017) DOI: 10.1002/ente.201700336
  • Xiaokun Yang, Teng Li, Kan Tang, Xinpei Zhou, Mi Lu, Whalmany L. Ounkham, Stephen M. Spain, Brian J. Frost, Hongfei Lin*. “Highly Efficient Conversion of Terpenoid Biomass to Jet-fuel Range Cycloalkanes in a Biphasic Tandem Catalytic Process.” Green Chemistry, 19, pp. 3566-3573 (2017) DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00710H
  • Bishnu P. Neupane, David Shintani, Hongfei Lin*, Charles J. Coronella, Glenn C. Miller. “Grindelia squarrosa: A Potential Arid Lands Biofuel Plan.” ACS Sustainability Chemistry & Engineering, 5, pp. 995-1001 (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02315

2016

  • Xiaokun Yang, Lisha Yang, Wei Fan, Hongfei Lin*. Effect of Redox Properties of LaCoO3 Perovskites on Production of Lactic Acid from Cellulosic Biomass in Aqueous Solutions. Catalysis Today, 269, pp. 56-64 (2016) (Invited) DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2015.12.003
  • M. Toufiq Reza*, Ally Freitas, Xiaokun Yang, Sage Hiibel, Hongfei Lin, Charles J. Coronella. Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) of Cow Manure: Carbon and nitrogen distributions in HTC products. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 35, pp. 1002-1011 (2016) DOI: 10.1002/ep.12312
  • Qingliang He, Tingting Yuan, Yiran Wang, Abhishant Guleria, Suying Wei, Guoqi Zhang, Luyi Sun, Jingjing Liu, Jingfang Yu, David P. Young, Hongfei Lin, Airat Khasanov and Zhanhu Guo*. Manipulating Dimensional Assembly Pattern and Crystalline Structure of Iron Oxide Nanostructures with Functional Polyolefin. Nanoscale, 8, pp. 1915-1920 (2016) DOI: 10.1039/C5NR07213A
  • M. Toufiq Reza*, Xiaokun Yang, Charles J. Coronella, Hongfei Lin, Upul Hathwaik, David Shintani, Bishnu P. Neupane, Glenn C. Miller. Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) of Two Arid Land Plants Bagasse for Energy Densification. ACS Sustainability Chemistry & Engineering, 4, pp. 1106-1114 (2016) DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.5b01176
  • Lisha Yang, Xiaokun Yang, Elli Tian, Hongfei Lin*. Direct Conversion of Cellulose into Ethyl Lactate in Supercritical Ethanol-Water Solutions. ChemSusChem, 9, pp. 36-41 (2016) DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201500855
  • Lisha Yang, Xiaokun Yang, Elli Tian, Vivek Vattipalli, Wei Fan, Hongfei Lin*. Mechanistic Insights into the Production of Methyl Lactate by Catalytic Conversion of Carbohydrates on Mesoporous Zr-SBA-15. Journal of Catalysis, 333, pp. 207-216 (2016) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2015.10.013

2015

  • Ji Su, Mi Lu, Hongfei Lin*. High Yield Production of Formate by Hydrogenating CO2Derived Ammonium Carbamate / Carbonate at Room Temperature. Green Chemistry, 17, pp. 2769-2773 (2015) DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00397K
  • Lisha Yang, Mi Lu, Sarah Carl, Jesse Mayer, John C. Cushman, Elli Tian, Hongfei Lin*. Biomass Characterization of Agave and Opuntia: The Drought-tolerant Bioenergy Crops. Biomass and Bioenergy, 76, pp. 43-53 (2015) DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.03.004
  • Ji Su, Lisha Yang, Mi Lu, Hongfei Lin*. Highly Efficient Hydrogen Storage System Based on Ammonium Bicarbonate/Formate Redox Equilibrium over Palladium Nano-catalyst. ChemSusChem, 8, pp. 813-816 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201403251
  • Ji Su, Lisha Yang, Xiaokun Yang, Hongfei Lin*. Simultaneously Converting Carbonate / Bicarbonate and Biomass to Value-added Carboxylic Acid Salts by Aqueous-phase Hydrogen Transfer. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 3, pp. 195–203 (2015) (Feature Article on Front Cover) DOI: 10.1021/sc5007158
  • Lisha Yang, Ji Su, Sarah Carl, Joan G. Lynam, Xiaokun Yang, Hongfei Lin*. Catalytic Conversion of Hemicellulosic Biomass to Lactic Acid in pH Neutral Aqueous Phase Media. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 162, pp. 149–157 (2015) DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.06.025
  • Yiran Wang, Qingliang He, Jiang Guo, Huige Wei, Hongfei Lin*, Xiaohua Huang, Zhiping Luo, T. D. Shen, Suying Wei*, and Zhanhu Guo*. Carboxyl Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Stabilized Palladium Nanocatalysts toward Improved Methanol Oxidation Reaction. ChemElectroChem, 2, pp. 559–570 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/celc.201402378
  • Huige Wei, Yiran Wang, Jiang Guo, Nancy Z. Shen, Dawei Jiang, Xi Zhang, Xingru Yan, Jiahua Zhu, Qiang Wang, Lu Shao, Hongfei Lin, Suying Wei and Zhanhu Guo. Advanced micro/nanocapsules for self-healing smart anticorrosion coatings. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, pp. 469-480 (2015) DOI: 10.1039/C4TA04791E

Past Papers

  • Ji Su, Lisha Yang, Reed N Liu, Hongfei Lin*. Low-temperature Oxidation of Guaiacol to Maleic Acid over TS-1 Catalyst in Alkaline Aqueous H2O2 Solutions. Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 35, pp. 622–630. (2014) Invited peer-reviewed paper DOI: 10.1016/S1872-2067(14)60039-5
  • Jiahua Zhu; Sameer Pallavkar; Minjiao Chen; Narendranath Yerra; Zhiping Luo; Henry A. Colorado; Hongfei Lin; Neel Haldolaarachchige; Airat Khasanov; Thomas C. Ho; David P. Young; Suying Wei; Zhanhu Guo. Magnetic carbon nanostructures: Microwave energy-assisted pyrolysis vs. conventional pyrolysis. Chemical Communications, 49, pp. 258-260. (2013) DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36810B
  • Hongfei Lin*, Jason Strull; Ying Liu; Zachary Karmiol; Kelsey Plank; Glenn Miller; Zhanhu Guo; Lisha Yang. High Yield Production of Levulinic Acid by Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Cellulose in Aqueous Media. Energy & Environmental Science, 5, pp. 9773-9777. (2012) (IF=29.52) DOI: 10.1039/C2EE23225A
  • Suying Wei; Qiang Wang; Jiahua Zhu; Luyi Sun; Hongfei Lin; Zhanhu Guo. Multifunctional Composite Core–shell Nanoparticles. Nanoscale, 3, pp. 4474-4502. (2011) (Most Read Nanoscale Article in 2012) DOI: 10.1039/C1NR11000D
  • Jiahua Zhu; Suying Wei; Yunfeng Li; Sameer Pallavkar; Hongfei Lin; Neel Haldolaarachchige; Zhiping Luo; David P. Young; Zhanhu Guo. Comprehensive and Sustainable Recycling of Polymer Nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, pp. 16239–16246. (2011) DOI: 10.1039/C1JM13044G
  • Jung-Nam Park; Arnold Forman; Wei Tang; Jihong Cheng; Yong-Sheng Hu; Hongfei Lin; Eric W. McFarland. Highly Active and Sinter-Resistant Pd-Nanoparticle Catalysts Encapsulated in Silica. Small, 4 (10), pp. 1694-1697. (2008) DOI: 10.1002/smll.200800895
  • Hongfei Lin; Jeffery Gerbec; Michael Sushchikh; Eric W McFarland. Synthesis of SiC Nanoparticles in a Low Pressure Microwave Plasma Reactor. Nanotechnology, 19, pp. 325601-325609. (2008) DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/19/32/325601
  • Hongfei Lin; Wei Tang; Alan Kleinman; Eric W McFarland. Oxygen Electroreduction on Bifunctional Gold-Cobalt Oxide Nanocluster Catalysts. Journal of Electrochemistry Society, 155 (2), pp. B200-B206. (2008) DOI: 10.1149/1.2818786
  • Wei Tang; Hongfei Lin; Alan Kleinman; Galen D. Stucky, Eric W. McFarland. Size-Dependent Activity of Gold Nanoparticles for Oxygen Electroreduction in Alkaline Electrolyte. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112 (28), pp. 10515–10519. (2008) DOI: 10.1021/jp710929n
  • Zhanhu Guo; Hongfei Lin, Amar B. Karki; Suyin Wei; David P. Young; Sung Park; John Willis; Thomas Hahn. Facile monomer stabilization approach to fabricate iron/vinyl ester resin nanocomposites. Composites science and technology, 68 (12), pp. 2551-2556. (2008) DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2008.05.017
  • Zhanhu Guo; Thomas Hahn; Hongfei Lin, Amar B. Karki; David P. Young. Magnetic and Magnetoresistance Behaviors of Particulate Iron/Vinyl Ester Resin Nanocomposites. Journal of Applied Physics, 104 (1), pp. 0143141-0143145. (2008) DOI: 10.1063/1.2952047
  • Hongfei Lin; Kalliat T. Valsaraj. An Optical Fiber Monolith Reactor for Photocatalytic Wastewater Treatment. AIChE Journal, 52(6), pp. 2271-2280. (2006) DOI: 10.1002/aic.10823
  • Hongfei Lin; Kalliat T. Valsaraj. Development of an Optical Fiber Monolith Reactor for Photocatalytic Wastewater Treatment. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 35 (7), pp. 699-708. (2005) Invited peer reviewed paper DOI: 10.1007/s10800-005-1364-x
  • Hongfei Lin; Kalliat T. Valsaraj. A Titania Thin Film Annular Photocatalytic Reactor for the Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Dilute Water Streams. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 99 (2), pp. 203-219. (2003) DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3894(03)00060-8
  • Hongfei Lin; R. Ravikrishna; Kalliat T. Valsaraj. Reusable Adsorbents for Dilute Solution Separation. 6. Batch and Continuous Reactors for the Adsorption and Degradation of 1, 2-Dichlorobenzene from Dilute Wastewater Streams using Titania as a Photocatalyst. Separation and Purification Technology, 28 (2), pp. 87-102. (2002) DOI: 10.1016/S1383-5866(02)00017-5
  • Minghan Han; Hongfei Lin; Jinfu Wang; Dezheng Wang; Yong Jin. Fluid Dynamics of a Novel Reactive Distillation Reactor. Separation and Purification Technology, 34 (1-3), pp. 247-253. (2004) DOI: 10.1016/S1383-5866(03)00197-7
  • Minghan Han; Hongfei Lin; Yanhui Yuan; Dezheng Wang; Yong Jin. Pressure Drop for Two Phase Counter-current Flow in a Packed Column with a Novel Internal. Chemical Engineering Journal (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 94 (3), pp. 179-187. (2003) DOI: 10.1016/S1385-8947(03)00059-7
  • Hongfei Lin; Minghan Han; Jinfu Wang; Zhanwen Wang; Yong Jin. Study on a Catalytic Distillation Column with a Novel Internal. Chemical Engineering Communications, 189 (11), pp. 1498-1516. (2002) DOI: 10.1080/00986440214996
  • Minghan Han; Hongfei Lin; Jinfu Wang; Yong Jin. Liquid Holdup for Two-Phase Countercurrent Flow in the Packed Column with a Novel Internal. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 41 (17), pp. 4435-4438. (2002) DOI: 10.1021/ie010858c
  • Minghan Han; Hongfei Lin; Lunwei Wang; Yong Jin. Characteristics of the Reactive Distillation Column with a Novel Internal. Chemical Engineering Science, 57 (9), pp. 1551-1555. (2002) DOI: 10.1016/S0009-2509(02)00029-5
  • Hongfei Lin; Minghan Han; Zhanwen Wang; Yong Jin. New Internal Structure used in Catalytic Distillation Reactor. II. Synthesis of Cumene. Petrochemical Technology, 29 (11), pp. 849-852. (2000)
  • Minghan Han; Hongfei Lin; Wang Zhanwen Wang; Yong Jin. New Internal Structure used in Catalytic Distillation Reactor I. Internal Structure. Petrochemical Technology, 29 (9), pp. 674-677. (2000)
  • Fei Wei; Hongfei Lin; Yi Cheng; Zhanwen Wang; Yong Jin. Profiles of Particle Velocity and Solids Fraction in a High-density Riser. Powder Technology, 100 (2-3), pp. 183-189. (1998) DOI: 10.1016/S0032-5910(98)00139-9

Patent

  1. “Production of organic materials using solid catalysts” H. Lin, L. Yang, US10252251, April 9th, 2019.

Presentations and conference abstracts

  1. Xiaokun Yang, Hongfei Lin*. Highly Efficient Conversion of Terpenoid Biomass to Jet-fuel Range Cycloalkanes. AIChE annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, Nov 14, 2016.
  2. Mi Lu, Hongfei Lin*. Highly Efficient Formate Production by Hydrogenation of Amine Captured CO2. AIChE annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, Nov 14, 2016.
  3. Mi Lu, Ji Su, Hongfei Lin*. Highly Efficient Formate Production by Hydrogenation of CO2 The 250th ACS Conference, San Diego, CA, March 14, 2016
  4. Lisha Yang, Mi Lu, Xiaokun Yang, Hongfei Lin*. Direct Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass to Alkyl Lactate on Mesoporous Zr-Silicates. AIChE annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov 10, 2015.
  5. Mi Lu, Ji Su, Hongfei Lin*. Low Temperature Hydrogenation of Amine Captured CO2. AIChE annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov 11, 2015.
  6. Xiaokun Yang, Mi Lu, Ji Su, Hongfei Lin*. Production of Bio-Diesel Additives from Dairy Manure in Supercritical Ethanol. AIChE annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov 12, 2015.
  7. Mi Lu, Ji Su, Lisha Yang, Hongfei Lin*. Highly Efficient Formate Production by Low Temperature Hydrogenation of Amine Captured CO2 over Pd Nano-catalyst. 2015 Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage, Gordon Research Conference, Stonehill College in Easton MA, May 31-Jun. 5, 2015.
  8. Ji Su, Lisha Yang, Mi Lu, Hongfei Lin*. Highly Efficient Hydrogen Storage-Evolution Process Based on Ammonium Bicarbonate/Formate Redox Equilibrium over Pd on Carbon Nano-catalyst. The 248th ACS Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 14, 2014.
  9. Hongfei Lin*. The Role of Aqueous Phase Hydrogenation on CO2 Capture and Conversion. Symposium Carbon Dioxide Management: Recent Advances in Carbon Dioxide Capture, Conversion, Utilization and Storage in 248th ACS Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 11, 2014.
  10. Hongfei Lin*. Simultaneous Conversion of Biomass and CO2 to Co-produce Carboxylic Acids by Aqueous-phase Hydrogen Transfer. Symposium Biofuels for Powering the World in 248th ACS Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 10, 2014.
  11. Ji Su, Lisha Yang, Xiaokun Yang, Hongfei Lin*. Selective Oxidation of Guaiacol to Produce Organic Acid over TS-1 with H2O2. The 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Franciso, CA, Nov 3-8, 2013.
  12. Lisha Yang, Ji Su, Hongfei Lin*. Catalytic Conversion of Hemicellulosic Biomass to Lactic Acid in Aqueous Phase Media. The 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Franciso, CA, Nov 3-8, 2013.
  13. Hongfei Lin*, Lisha Yang, Ying Liu, Ji Su. On the Origin of Catalytic Activity of Zirconia in Aqueous-Phase Partial Oxidation of Cellulose to Levulinic Acid. The 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Franciso, CA, Nov 3-8, 2013.
  14. Hongfei Lin*, Lisha Yang, Ying Liu, Jason Strull. Connecting Lignocellulosic Biomass and Advanced Biofuels with Catalytic Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation. The 2nd International Congress on Catalysis for Biorefineries, Dalian, Sept. 22-25, 2013.
  15. Hongfei Lin*. Bridging Cellulosic Biomass and Advanced Biofuels with Catalytic Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation”. Invited presentation at the 246th ACS National Meeting Symposium on Frontiers in Energy Conversion and Fuel Production, Indianapolis, IN, September 11, 2013.
  16. Hongfei Lin*, Ying Liu, Jason Strull. Green Carboxylic Acids by Direct Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass. The 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28- Nov 2, 2012.
  17. Hongfei Lin*, Lisha Yang, Joan Lynam. Catalytic Conversion of Xylan to Value-Added Carboxylic Acids. The 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28- Nov 2, 2012.
  18. Hongfei Lin*. Integrating Research and Engineering Education: A Combination of Research on Biofuel Production with Teaching of Separation Processes. Poster Presentation. ASEE Chemical Engineering Division Summer School, University of Maine, Orono, ME, Jul. 21-26, 2012
  19. Hongfei Lin*. High Yield Production of Levulinic Acid by Catalytic Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation of Cellulosic Biomass. Poster Presentation. Biomass 2012, Washington, D.C. Jul. 10-11, 2012.
  20. Jason Strull, Ying Liu, Zachary Karmiol, Kelsey Plank, Glenn Miller, Hongfei Lin*. High Yield Production of Levulinic Acid by Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Cellulose in Aqueous Media. Poster Presentation. Gordon Research Conference, Catalysis, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, Jun. 24-29, 2012.
  21. Hongfei Lin*. High Yield Production of Levulinic Acid by Catalytic Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation. The 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25-29, 2012.
  22. Hongfei Lin*, Jason Strull. Catalytic Conversion of Biomass into Carboxylic Acids via Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation Process. The 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Oct 16-21, 2011.
  23. Hongfei Lin*, Jason Strull, Zarchary Karmiol, Morgan Vonnahme. Reaction Mechanism of Catalytic Oxidative Depolymerization of Cellulosic Biomass. The 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Oct 16-21, 2011.
  24. Hongfei Lin*, Jason Strull. Catalytic Conversion of Algal Biomass to Liquid Fuels and High Value Chemicals. The 1st Annual World Congress of Bioenergy-2011, Dalian, China, April 25-29, 2011.
  25. Zhanhu Guo, Amar B. Karki, Hongfei Lin, Thomas Hahn, David P. Young, Kimberly M. McGrath, Doug Carpenter, Kevin D. Maloney. Polymer Nanocomposite Fabrication for G-M-R Sensor Application. The 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 15-21, 2008.
  26. Hongfei Lin*, Jeff Gerbec, Eric W McFarland. Synthesis of SiC nanoparticles in the low-pressure microwave plasma reactor. The Fifth MC-CAM Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA, May 16-17, 2007.
  27. Hongfei Lin*, Wei Tang, Eric W McFarland. Oxygen Electroreduction on Bifunctional Gold-Cobalt Oxide Nanocluster Catalysts. The 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-16, 2006.
  28. Hongfei Lin*, Kalliat T. Valsaraj. Development of an optical fiber monolith reactor for photocatalytic wastewater treatment. (poster presentation) Third International Congress on Ultraviolet Technologies, Whistler, BC, Canada, May 24-27, 2005.
  29. Hongfei Lin*, Kalliat T. Valsaraj. A titania optical fiber monolith reactor for photo-degradation of organic contaminants in dilute wastewater. Second Symposium on Advanced Materials for Purification of Water with Systems, Atlanta, Georgia, April 13-15, 2005.
  30. Hongfei Lin*, Kalliat T. Valsaraj. Investigations into reactor designs for photocatalytic wastewater treatment. Presented at the Third Trivandrum International Symposium on Recent Trends in Photochemical Sciences, Trivandrum, India, January 5-7, 2004.
  31. Hongfei Lin, Kalliat T. Valsaraj., Monolith photocatalytic reactor for water treatment. 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003.
  32. Kalliat T. Valsaraj; R. Ravikrishna; Hongfei Lin; Qingzhong Yuan. Mineral oxides as reusable adsorbents for wastewater treatment. International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, Singapore, June 28-July 6, 2001.
  33. Qingzhong Yuan; Ravikrishna, R.; Hongfei Lin; Kalliat T. Valsaraj. Photodegradation of organic compounds on surfactant-modified titania, 94th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, Nashville, TN, June 24-28, 2001.

Invited talks

  1. “The Role of Liquid-phase Catalysis in Production of Renewable Biofuels and Biobased Chemicals”, the School of Resources, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Nanchang University, Nanchang, China, March 16, 2018
  2. “The Role of Liquid-phase Catalysis in Production of Renewable Biofuels and Biobased Chemicals”, Tsinghua Forum of Industrial Biocatalysis, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, March 12, 2018
  3. “The Role of Liquid-phase Catalysis in Production of Renewable Biofuels and Biobased Chemicals”, Distinguished Seminar Series, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, October 15, 2017
  4. “Development of catalytic process for CO2 utilization”, Symposium Advances in Carbon Dioxide Utilization in 254th ACS Conference, Washington, DC, August 23, 2017.
  5. “Biphasic tandem catalytic process for renewable fuel production”, Symposium Catalytic Transformation of Renewable Plant Biomass to Enhance Global Economy in 254th ACS Conference, Washington, DC, August 20, 2017.
  6. “The Role of Liquid-phase Catalysis in Production of Renewable Biofuels and Biobased Chemicals”, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, June 13, 2017
  7. “The Role of Liquid-phase Catalysis in Production of Renewable Biofuels and Biobased Chemicals”, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, May 22, 2017
  8. “Biphasic tandem catalytic process for renewable fuel production”, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, May 17, 2017
  9. “Sustainable Production of Biofuels and Biobased Chemicals”, School of Physical Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, China, May 31, 2016
  10. “Mechanistic Insights into the Production of Alkyl Lactates by Catalytic Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass”, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, December 20, 2015.
  11. “Biofuels and Bio-products from Arid Land Plants”, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, July 15, 2015.
  12. “High efficient formate production by low temperature hydrogenation of amine captured CO2 over Pd catalyst”, Symposium C1 Chemistry in 249th ACS Conference, Denver, CO, March 25, 2015.
  13. “Simultaneously Converting Carbonate / Bicarbonate and Biomass to Value-added Carboxylic Acid Salts by Aqueous-phase Hydrogen Transfer”, Symposium Catalytic Materials and Technologies for Upgrading of COx and Natural Gas in 249th ACS Conference, Denver, CO, March 25, 2015.
  14. “The Role of Aqueous Phase Catalysis on CO2 Reduction and Hydrogen Storage”, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, December 26, 2014.
  15. “The Role of Aqueous Phase Catalysis on CO2 Reduction and Hydrogen Storage”, School of Environment and Energy, Peking University, December 22, 2014.
  16. “The Role of Aqueous Phase Hydrogenation on CO2 Capture and Conversion”, Symposium Carbon Dioxide Management: Recent Advances in Carbon Dioxide Capture, Conversion, Utilization and Storage in 248th ACS Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 11, 2014.
  17. “Simultaneous Conversion Of Biomass And CO2 to Co-produce Carboxylic Acids by Aqueous-phase Hydrogen Transfer”, Symposium Biofuels for Powering the World in 248th ACS Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 10, 2014.
  18. “The Role of Aqueous Phase Catalysis on CO2 Reduction and Hydrogen Storage”, 2014 ACS Sierra Nevada Section, Reno, NV, March 3, 2014.
  19. “From Petro-fuels to Biofuels: A Transition from ‘Hunter-gathers’ to ‘Agriculturists’”, School of Chemical, Environmental and Biological Science and Technology, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China, September 30, 2013.
  20. “From Petro-fuels to Biofuels: A Transition from ‘Hunter-gathers’ to ‘Agriculturists’”, School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao, China, September 28, 2013.
  21. “From Petro-fuels to Biofuels: A Transition from ‘Hunter-gathers’ to ‘Agriculturists’”, School of Chemical, Environmental and Biological Science and Technology, Dalian Institute of Technology, Dalian, China, September 26, 2013.
  22. “From Petro-fuels to Biofuels: A Transition from ‘Hunter-gathers’ to ‘Agriculturists’”, Department of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China, September 18, 2013.
  23. “Connecting Ligncellulosic Biomass and Advanced Biofuels with Catalytic Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation”, Materials Science & Engineering School, Beihang University, Beijing, China, September 17, 2013.
  24. “From Petro-fuels to Biofuels: A Transition from ‘Hunter-gathers’ to ‘Agriculturists’”, College of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, September 15, 2013.
  25. “Bridging Cellulosic Biomass and Advanced Biofuels with Catalytic Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation”, 246th ACS National Meeting Symposium on Frontiers in Energy Conversion and Fuel Production, Indianapolis, IN, September 11, 2013.
  26. “Advanced Biofuels Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, March 2013.
  27. “Connecting Lignocellulosic Biomass and Advanced Biofuels with Catalytic Aqueous Phase Partial Oxidation”, Department of Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, March 2012.

Book Chapters

  • Xiaokun Yang, Kan Tang, Akkrum Nasr, Hongfei Lin*. “The Applications of Nanocomposite Catalysts in Biofuels Production” in the book entitled “Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications” Z. Guo, Y. Chen, and N. Lu (editors), ISBN 978-3-527-34213-6 Wiley-VCH, 2018.
  • Lisha Yang, Ji Su, Xiaokun Yang, Hongfei Lin*. “Catalytic Oxidation Pathways for the Production of Carboxylic Acids from Biomass” in the book entitled “Reaction Pathways and Mechanisms in Thermocatalytic Biomass Conversion” M. Schlaf and C. Zhang (editors), ISBN 978-981-287-687-4 Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
  • Hongfei Lin*; Ji Su; Ying Liu; Lisha Yang. “Catalytic Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Value-Added Organic Acids in Aqueous Media” in the book entitled “Application of Hydrothermal Reactions to Biomass Conversion” F. Jin (editor), ISBN 978-3-642-54457-6, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp 109-138, 2014.
  • Kalliat T. Valsaraj; R. Ravikrishna; Hongfei Lin; Qingzhong Yuan. “Mineral oxides as reusable adsorbents for wastewater treatment”, in the book entitled “Advances in Environmental Materials Volume I Pollution Control Materials” T. White, D. Sun (editors), Materials Research Society, Singapore, pp. 125-137, 2001.