2004-2008 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University, BS degree;
2008-2014 Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS, PhD Degree;
2014- Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics.
☆ Synthesis of transition metal based Me-N-C materials and their catalytic performance.
☆ Selective production of lower olefins and higher alcohols from syngas.
Selection of recent publications:
1. Wengang Liu, Leilei Zhang, Wensheng Yan, Xiaoyan Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Shu Miao, Wentao Wang, Aiqin Wang, Tao Zhang. Structure identification and catalytic performance of self-supporting Co-N-C catalysts with single-atom dispersion. Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 5758–5764.
2. Leilei Zhang, Aiqin Wang, Wentao Wang, Yanqiang Huang, Xiaoyan Liu, Shu Miao, Jingyue Liu, Tao Zhang. Co-N-C catalyst for C-C coupling reactions: on the catalytic performance and active sites. ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 6563-6572.
3. Leilei Zhang, Aiqin Wang, Jeffrey T. Miller, Xiaoyan Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Wentao Wang, Lin Li, Yanqiang Huang, Chung-Yuan Mou, Tao Zhang. Efficient and Durable Au Alloyed Pd Single-atom Catalyst for Ullmann Reaction of Aryl Chlorides in Water. ACS Catal., 2014, 4, 1546-1553.
4. Leilei Zhang, Wentao Wang, Aiqin Wang, Yitao Cui, Xiaofeng Yang, Yanqiang Huang, Xiaoyan Liu, Wengang Liu, Jin-Young Son, Hiroshi Oji, Tao Zhang. Aerobic oxidative coupling of alcohols and amines over Au–Pd/resin in water: Au/Pd molar ratios switch the reaction pathways to amides or imines. Green Chem., 2013, 15, 2680-2684.