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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    20052020

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    Personal profile

    General

    Dr Jiawei Wang joined Aston University in July 2014. Wang had his Bachelor and Master degrees in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University in China. He then studied his PhD degree in Chemistry with Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff in the University of Nottingham, working on material processing in supercritical fluids. After that, he worked in the University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham China campus and University of Manchester. His main research interests are applying heterogeneous catalysis in energy and environment related areas.

    Research Interests

    Heterogeneous catalysis for environmental and sustainable energy applications: biomass thermal conversion, plastic-to fuel

    Nanotechnology: nanoparticles for antimicrobial applications. 

    Teaching Activity

    CE11EM Chemical Engineering Mathematics

    CE2009 Process Control and Instrumentation

    CE3104 Process and Pollution Control

    CE3003 Advanced Process Design

    CE4011 Research Project

    CE4029 Advanced Process Control

    Employment

    Senior Lecturer, Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Aston University, Birmingham, UK, July 2014-present

    Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, Jan-June 2014

    Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Ningbo, China, 2011-2013

    Research Fellow, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 2006-2011

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    IChemE, RSC

    Contact Details

    Phone number: 0121 204 3634 
    Email: j.wang23@aston.ac.uk 
    Room Number: MB124A

    Scholarship and fellowship

    I am looking for PhD students to work on various projects. Applications should be interested in plastic-to-fuel, biomass thermal conversion or nanoparticle for medical applications. Please get in touch if you are interested in any projects listed in my profile.

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD

    20022006

    MSc

    19992002

    BSc

    19951999

    External positions

    Chair

    20152018

    Keywords

    • TP Chemical technology
    • Biomass
    • Solid waste

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    Research Output

    • 32 Article
    • 1 Conference contribution
    • 1 Conference article
    • 1 Literature review

    Computational and experimental studies on the CO2 adsorption of layered double hydroxide intercalated by anionic surfactant

    Liu, Q., Zhao, Y., Jiang, Z., Cui, Y., Wang, J. & Ai, N., 14 Mar 2020, In : Applied Clay Science. 190, 105556.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Development of an integrated and continuous slow pyrolysis and activation process for the production of activated carbon from waste biomass

    Rego, F., Wang, J., Yang, Y. & Bridgwater, A. V., 30 May 2019, In : European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. p. 1076-1079 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

  • Experimental and theoretical study of microwave enhanced catalytic hydrodesulfurization of thiophene in a continuous-flow reactor

    Shang, H., Ye, P., Yue, Y., Wang, T., Zhang, W., Omar, S. & Wang, J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering. 13, 4, p. 744-758 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Linking the SO2 emission of cement plants to the sulfur characteristics of their limestones: A study of 80 NSP cement lines in China

    Zhang, T., Wu, C., Li, B., Wang, J., Ravat, R., Chen, X., Wei, J. & Yu, Q., 20 May 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 220, p. 200-211 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Activities

    • 6 Publication peer-review
    • 2 Organising a conference, workshop, seminar or course

    2nd OpenLab Session - GreenCarbon project

    Jorge López Ordovás (Participant), Filipe Rego (Organiser), Katie Chong (Invited speaker), Jiawei Wang (Invited speaker)
    22 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, seminar or course

    1st OpenLab session - GreenCarbon Project

    Jorge López Ordovás (Participant), Filipe Rego (Organiser), Katie Chong (Invited speaker), Jiawei Wang (Invited speaker)
    17 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, seminar or course

    Chemical Engineering and Processing (Journal)

    Jiawei Wang (Peer reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Chemical Science (Journal)

    Jiawei Wang (Peer reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (Journal)

    Jiawei Wang (Peer reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review