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Professor Hongfei Lin's Group Catalysis for Sustainability Research

Teaching Experience

Washington State University

Associate Professor (2016-Current)

  • CHE 541 Chemical Engineering Analysis – Fall
  • CHE 529 Chemical Engineering Kinetics – Spring
  • CHE 211 Process Simulation – Spring

University of Nevada

Associate Professor (2010-2016)

  • Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering (Undergraduate Level), Spring 2016
  • Advanced Kinetics and Reactor Design (Graduate Level), Fall 2010, Fall 2012, Spring 2015
  • Transport Phenomena II (Junior Level), Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014
  • Process Control (Senior Level), Co-instructing, Spring 2014
  • Separation Processes (Senior Level), Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
  • Reaction Engineering (Senior Level), Fall 2015
  • Applications in Chemical Engineering (Sophomore Level), Spring 2016

Awards and Grants Related to Teaching

  • Project title: “Catalytic partial oxidation of lignin model compounds in aqueous media”, University of Nevada, Reno, Undergraduate Research Award (Student: Reed Liu), Amount: $1,500, June 2013 – August 2014.
  • Project title: “Production of lactic acid from hemicellulose over modified zirconia catalysts”, NSF EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Award (Student: Sarah Carl), Amount: $3,900, November 2012 – May 2013.
  • Project title: “Conversion of lignin into vanillin over bi-functional heterogeneous catalysts”, NSF EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Award (Student: Justin Donat), Amount: $3,900, November 2012 – May 2013.
  • Project title: “Kinetic study of the aqueous phase partial oxidation of cellulosic biomass”, University of Nevada, Reno, Undergraduate Research Award (Student: Nolan Nicholson), Amount: $1,500, September 2012 – May 2013.
  • Project title: “Catalytic depolymerization of hemicellulose”, NSF EPSCoR Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Award (Student: Emily Truong), Amount: $4,500, June 2012 – August 2012.
  • Project title: “Sustainable jet fuel from the energy crop on the arid lands”, University of Nevada, Reno, Undergraduate Research Award (Student: Zachary Karmiol), Amount: $1,200, June 2011 – May 2012.
  • Project title: “Catalytic depolymerization of cellulose over supported gold catalysts for biofuel production”, NSF EPSCoR Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Award (Student, Morgan Vonnahme), Amount: $4,500, June-August, 2011.