Associate Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (86)27-87543032

Email: mfuming@aliyun.com

Academic Areas: Environmental Catalysis

Mei Fuming is an Associate Professor at School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in Huazhong University of Science & Technology(HUST).His research focuses on the Catalytic Chemistry and Green Chemistry. He has finished many scientific research projects such as “the research and development on the catalytic system on automobile car”, “The Chinese 863 high development project, the key catalytic materials for oil and chemical engineering processes”, “the important industrial test project, the catalytic synthesis of dimethyl carbonate”. “The Chinese 863 high development project, the key techniques for the production of biomass fuel from catalytic thermally dissociation of biomass materials”. He is widely published in the leading scholarly journals in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and his work has been featured in a variety of media including Journal of Molecular Catalysis, Applied Catalysis A: General, Appl. Organometal. Chem. Dr. Mei teaches Physical Chemistry for undergraduate students and The Thermodynamics of Chemical Engineering for graduate students.He received the Distinguished Teaching Award at HUST.

 

Academic Degrees

PhD in Biological Engineering in Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China, 2001;

Master Degree in Physical Chemistry in Wuhan University, China, 1989;

BA Science in Wuhan University, 1986. 

Professional Experience

Since 1989. Dr Mei has been a teacher at HUST.2004-2005, He was a visiting scholar to Marburg University, Germany, 2006-2007, a Guest Professor at Marburg University. He is now the vice Director for the Institute of Physical Chemistry & Industrial Catalysis in HUST.

Selected Publications

[1] The relationship of philosophical thought and the basic concepts in Phsical Chemistry. Unversity Chemistry, 2012,27(5):83-85.
[2] The education of green chemistry in Physical chemistry experiment. Chemistry Education, 2003,12,42-43.
[3] The computer measurement system for basic electrochemistry experiment, University Chemistry, 2004,19(6),41-43.
 [4] A study on the heterobinuclear site of Co(salen)/TiO2-SiO2 catalysts in the oxidative carbonylation of aniline. Appl. Organometal. Chem. 2010, 24, 86-91.
[5] The effective and recoverable homogeneous catalyst for the transesterification of dimethyl carbonate with ethanol: lanthanide triflates. Kinet. Catal. 2009, 50, 693-697.
[6] Lanthanum nitrate as an efficient and recoverable homogeneous catalyst for the transesterification of dimethyl carbonate with ethanol. React. Kinet. Catal. Lett. 2009, 96, 27-33.
[7] Co (II) Schiff base complexes on silica by sol-gel method as heterogeneous catalysts for oxidative carbonylation of aniline. Catal. Commun. 2009,10, 981-985.
[8] A recoverable catalyst Co(salen) in zeolite Y for the synthesis of methyl N-phenylcarbamate by oxidative carbonylation of aniline Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 2008, 346, 134-139. 
[9] Oxidative carbonylation of aniline to N,N’-diphenyl urea catalyzed by cobalt(II)–Schiff base complex/pyridine catalytic system. Catal. Commun. 2008, 9, 658-663. 
[10] Mg-Al-O-t-Bu hydrotalcite as an efficient catalyst for the transesterification of dimethyl carbonate with ethanol. React. Kinet. Catal. Lett. 2008, 93, 101-108.
[11] The transesterification of dimethyl carbonate with phenol over Mg-Al-hydrotalcite catalyst. Org. Process Res. Dev. 2004, 8, 372-375.
[12] A novel catalyst for the synthesis of diphenyl carbonate by transesterification of dimethyl carbonate with phenol:samarium trifluoromethanesulfonate. J. of Mol. Catal. A 2002, 184, 465-468. 
[13] A novel synthesis of substituted phenylpyruvic acid by double carbonylations using cobalt pyridine-2-carboxylate catalysts.  Synth. Commun. 2000, 30, 3585-3588.

 

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