BAI Rongxian

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (86)27-87543732

Email: bairx@126.com

Academic Areas: Catalysis, organic synthesis

Bai Rongxian is the associate professor of catalysis at Chemistry & Chemistry Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology. His research interests focuses on acid, base catalysis concerning the utilization of biomass and green chemistry-oriented organic synthesis.

Academic Degrees


PhD in Physical Chemistry, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy Sciences.

Professional Experience

Courses Taught

1.Physical Chemistry

2.Industrial Catalysis

3.Chemical Engineering Kinetics

Awards and Honors

Selected Projects Funded

Selected Publications

[1]R. Bai, P. Liu, J. Yang, C. Liu, Y. Gu*, Facile synthesis of 2‑aminothiophenes using NaAlO2 as an eco-effective and recyclable catalyst. ACS Sus.Chem. Eng, 2015, doi: 10.1021/sc500763q.

[2]S. Sun, R. Bai*, Y. Gu*, From waste biomass to solid support: lignosulfonate as a cost-effective and renewable supporting material for catalysis, Chem. –Eur. J., 2014, 20, 549-558.

[3]R. Bai, H. Zhang, F. Mei, S. Wang, T. Li, Y. Gu* and G. Li,* One-pot synthesis of glycidol from glycerol and dimethyl carbonate over a highly efficient and easily available solid catalyst NaAlO2, Green Chem., 2013, 15, 2929-2934.

[4]R.Bai, Y.Wang, S.Wang, F.Mei, T.Li, G. Li *, Synthesis of glycerol carbonate from glycerol and dimethyl carbonate catalyzed by NaOH/γ-Al2O3, Fuel. Process. Tech. 2013, 106:209-2141.

[5]R.Bai, S.Wang, F.Mei, T.Li, G. Li * Synthesis of glycerol carbonate from glycerol and dimethyl carbonate catalyzed by KF modified hydroxyapatite, J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 2011,17: 777-781.

Granted patents

[1]R. Bai,G.Li, S.Wang, F.Mei. Hydroxyapatite supported KF and metal oxide catalyst for synthesizing glycerol carbonate and its preparation method. ZL201010182214.7
R. Bai,G.Li, S.Wang. F.Mei. One-step method for preparation of diaryl carbonate and dimethyl ether. ZL200810047030.2

[2]R. Bai,G.Li, S.Wang, D.Zhu.Catalyst for biodiesel production and its preparation method. ZL 200610125077.7.

[3]R. Bai,G.Li,D.Zhu,S.Wang.Method for purifing diphenyl carbonate by using solvent-out crystallization. ZL 200510019967.5.

[4]G.Li, R. Bai, S.Wang, H,Xiong, F.Mei, W.Mo. Method and equipment for synthesizing diaryl carbonates through catalytic rectification. ZL 200410012904.4.

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