Dr Xuebin Ke

Dr Xuebin Ke

Senior Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering

Summary

Dr Ke is a senior lecturer of chemical engineering whose research goals are to develop new separation and catalysis techniques as well as energy-efficient processes.

His career development in this direction is evidenced by continuous fellowships and grants awarded as well as a successful record of related teaching, supervision and knowledge exchange. Current research interests include but not limit:

- Biofuel manufacturing

- Plastic recycling

- Air pollution control

- CO2 conversion

- Nanomaterials fabrication and application

Dr Ke has published important research outcomes in the leading high impact journals for his field, including Advanced Materials, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, ACS Nano and Green Chemistry. His citation total is more than 3500 with an h-index of 27.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Potential photo-switching sorbents for CO2 capture – A review

Qiao, Y., Bailey, J. J., Huang, Q., Ke, X., & Wu, C. (2022). Potential photo-switching sorbents for CO2 capture – A review. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 158, Article 112079. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2022.112079

Transmission of butanol isomers in pervaporation based on series resistance model

Zuo, C., Hindley, J., Ding, X., Gronnow, M., Xing, W., & Ke, X. (2021). Transmission of butanol isomers in pervaporation based on series resistance model. Journal of membrane science, 638, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2021.119702

Amine or Azo functionalized hypercrosslinked polymers for highly efficient CO2 capture and selective CO2 capture

Qiao, Y., Zhan, Z., Yang, Y., Liu, M., Huang, Q., Tan, B., …Wu, C. (2021). Amine or Azo functionalized hypercrosslinked polymers for highly efficient CO2 capture and selective CO2 capture. Materials Today Communications, 27, Article 102338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2021.102338

Hydroxyl-group-modified polymeric carbon nitride with the highly selective hydrogenation of nitrobenzene toN-phenylhydroxylamine under visible light

Pei, L., Tan, H., Liu, M., Wang, R., Gu, X., Ke, X., …Zheng, Z. (2021). Hydroxyl-group-modified polymeric carbon nitride with the highly selective hydrogenation of nitrobenzene toN-phenylhydroxylamine under visible light. Green chemistry : an international journal and green chemistry resource : GC, 23(10), 3612-3622. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1gc00325a

Aqueous-Phase Cellulose Hydrolysis over Zeolite HY Nanocrystals Grafted on Anatase Titania Nanofibers

Shan, L., Yan, J., Wang, Y., Ke, X., Cai, J., Yu, S., …Zhang, X. (2021). Aqueous-Phase Cellulose Hydrolysis over Zeolite HY Nanocrystals Grafted on Anatase Titania Nanofibers. Catalysis Letters, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10562-020-03402-w

Postgraduate supervision

Current research interests include but not limit:

- Biofuel manufacturing

- Plastic recycling

- Air pollution control

- CO2 conversion

- Nanomaterials fabrication and application

You have to sort out the financial support but I am happy to host the competitive scholarship application. Previously successful cases include Commonwealth Scholarships and China Scholarship Council.

Research assessment service

College member of EPSRC

2019