MO Wanling

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (86)027-87543732

Email: mowanling@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Physical Chemistry

As a teacher, Dr. Mo teaches in many courses, including Physical Chemistry, General Chemistry, Physical Chemistry Experiment etc. To stimulate student’s desire for knowledge, happy learning is her teaching philosophy. Dr. Mo is the Recipient of the Teaching Quality Award of HUST. For many years Dr. Mo engaged in the field of homogeneous catalytic carbonylation, typically include synthesis of catalyst and evaluation of catalytic properties. The related research work has been published in a variety of magazines, including Appl. Catal., J. Mol. Catal., ChemCatChem etc.

Research Interests

Homogeneous catalytic carbonylation and related mechanisms, typically include design catalytic system, preparation catalyst and evaluation catalytic properties of the catalyst, exploring the test technology of physical and chemical performance of lubricant, and developing efficient and environment friendly lubricating oil cleaning agent.

Academic Degrees


PhD in School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology.


MS in Department of Chemistry, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.


Bsc in Department of Chemistry, Central South University, China.

Professional Experience


Associate Professor of Chemistry, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.


Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Nanchang University, China.

Courses Taught

Awards and Honors

Selected Projects Funded

Selected Publications

[1]Wanling Mo, HuiXiong, Jianglin Hu, Youming Ni, Guangxing Li, The influence of halogen anions and N-ligands in CuXn/N-ligands on the catalytic performance in oxidative carbonylation of methanol, Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 24(2010) 576-580.

[2]Wanling Mo, Haitao Liu, Hui Xiong, Ming Li, Guangxing Li,Preparation of CuCl/1,10-phenanthroline immobilized on polystyrene and catalytic performance in oxidative carbonylation of methanol,Applied Catalysis A: General,333 (2007) 172–176

[3]Wanling Mo, Hui Xiong, Tao Li, Xiaochuan Guo, Guangxing Li,The catalytic performance and corrosion inhibition of CuCl/Schiff base system in homogeneous oxidative carbonylation of methanol,Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 247 (2006) 227–232

[4]Hui Xiong, Wanling Mo, Jianglin Hu, Rongxian Bai, Guangxing Li, CuCl/phen/NMI in homogeneous carbonylation for synthesis of diethyl carbonate: highly active catalyst and corrosion inhibitor, Ind.Eng.Chem. Res., 2009, 48(24), 10845-10849.

[5]Dajian Zhu, Fuming Mei, Lijuan Chen, Wanling Mo, Tao Li, Guangxing Li, An efficient catalyst Co(salophen) for synthesis of diethyl carbonate by oxidative carbonylation of ethanol, Fuel, 2011, 90, 2098–2102.

[6]Jianglin Hu, Yanlong Gu, Zhenhong Guan, Jinjin Li, Wanling Mo, Tao Li, and Guangxing Li, An efficient palladium catalyst system for oxidative carbonylation of glycerol to glycerol carbonate, ChemSusChem, 4(2011)1767-1772

[7]Hu, Jianglin; Zhang, Qi; Guan, Zhenhong; Gu, Yanlong; Mo, Wanling; Li, Tao; Li, Guangxing, Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylation of Chloroacetates to Afford Malonates: Controlling the Selectivity of the Product in a Buffer, ChemCatChem (2012), 4(11), 1776-1782.

[8]Mei, Hui; Han, Wenjia; Hu, Jianglin; Xiao, Se; Lei, Yizhu; Zhang, Rui; Mo, Wanling; Li, Guangxing, Palladium-catalyzed unstrained C(sp3)-bond activation: the synthesis of N,N-dimethylacetamide by carbonylation of trimethylamine, Applied Organometallic Chemistry (2013), 27(3), 177-183.

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