●Understanding the nature of surface active sites of catalysts to develop low cost and highly effective catalysts.
●Heterogeneous catalysis in selective hydrogenation of unsaturated compounds like nitriles, benzene, aldehyde, etc.
●Investigating the reactivity of metal catalysts and some nonmetal catalysts like transition metal carbides, nitrides and phosphides.
Ph. D Thesis Title: Hydrogenation of Acetonitrile on Molybdenum Phosphide Catalysts
Supervisor: Prof. Can Li
Defense Date: May 20, 2008
Prof. Anjie Wang (chairman)
Prof. Zhibin Lei
Prof. Wenjie Shen
Prof. Qihua Yang
Prof. Zhijian Tian
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