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Dr Xuebin Ke

Dr Xuebin Ke

Senior Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of 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

Transmission of sodium chloride in PDMS membrane during Pervaporation based on polymer relaxation

Zuo, C., Xu, S., Ding, X., Jin, W., Xing, W., & Ke, X. (2022). Transmission of sodium chloride in PDMS membrane during Pervaporation based on polymer relaxation. Journal of membrane science, 659, Article 120812. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2022.120812

Bidentate ligand modification strategy on supported Ni nanoparticles for photocatalytic selective hydrogenation of alkynes

Wang, J., Wang, M., Li, X., Gu, X., Kong, P., Wang, R., …Zheng, Z. (2022). Bidentate ligand modification strategy on supported Ni nanoparticles for photocatalytic selective hydrogenation of alkynes. Applied catalysis. B, Environmental, 313, Article 121449. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2022.121449

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

Pyrolyzing soft template-containing poly(ionic liquid) into hierarchical N-doped porous carbon for electroreduction of carbon dioxide

Sun, M., Bian, Z., Cui, W., Zhao, X., Dong, S., Ke, X., …Wang, J. (2022). Pyrolyzing soft template-containing poly(ionic liquid) into hierarchical N-doped porous carbon for electroreduction of carbon dioxide. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 43, 192-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjche.2021.07.020

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, Article 119702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2021.119702

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

ECPE PPF: A demonstrate process to showcase the plastic conversion into fuels

Funder

EPSRC Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council

Grant

£15,000.00

Started

1 October 2019

Status

Complete

Project

THYME: Biofuel recovery through integrated membrane technology

Funder

Research England

Grant

£36,215.00

Started

1 July 2021

Status

Complete

Project

Pump Priming Collaboration for Next-Generation Biofuel Production

Funder

British Academy

Grant

£9,976.00

Started

23 January 2021

Status

Complete

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

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