Prof. Dehua HE,

 

Business Adress:

Dept. of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084 China

 Email: hedeh@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

 

 Educations and Professional Experiences:

B.S., East China University of Science and Technology (Dept. of Petrochemical Engineering), 1982.

M.S., Okayama University (Dept. of Synthetic Chemistry), Japan, 1987.

Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology (Dept. of Environmental and Chemical Engineering), Japan, 1990.

1991-1994, Sagami Chemical Research Center, Japan, Research fellow.

1995-present, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Teacher.

1999-2000, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth, Japan, Visiting Researcher.

2003-2004, The University of Virginia, USA, Visiting Scholar. 

 

Teaching Courses:

Catalytic Kinetics

 

Research Interests:

Heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis, mainly on catalysts and catalytic processes in C1 chemistry,

clean fuel synthesis, CO2 utilization and  bio-mass conversion to chemicals. 

 

Current Research Subjects:

Catalysts for converting glycerol and CO2 to glycerol carbonate

Catalysts for synthesis of dimethyl carbonate from CO2 and methanol

Catalysts for CO2 reforming of methane to syngas.

 

Past Researches:

Catalysts for hydrogenolysis of glycerol to propanediols

Catalysts for partial oxidation of methane to syngas

Catalysts for isobutene synthesis from syngas

Catalysts for the synthesis of C2-C4 alcohols from syngas

Hydroformylation of mixed octenes to C9-aldehydes

Immobilization of Rh homogeneous catalysts for olefin hydroformylation

Amorphous Co-B catalysts for olefin hydroformylation

 

Principal research grants (Project Leader):

National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 21573120, 21073104, 20973098, 20673064, 20410202074, 20373031)

National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program, for clean and efficient conversion of coal, 2011CB201400) (Fifth Sub-Project, Grant No. 2011CB201405)

National High-tech R&D Program of China (863 Program, Special topics for clean coal technology) (Grant No. 2007AA05Z332)

Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China (Grant No. 20973098, 2007003108)

International cooperation project (China-South Korea)



Selected publications:

Weiwei Yang, Dehua He*, Role of poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) in Ni   dispersion for highly-dispersed Ni/SBA-15 catalyst and its catalytic   performance in carbon dioxide reforming of methane, Applied Catalysis A, 524: 94-104, 2016

Weiwei Yang, Huimin Liu, Yuming   Li, Dehua He*, Interaction   Mechanism of   Ni(NO3)2·6H2O and P123 in Preparing   Highly-Dispersed Ni/SBA-15 Catalytic Materials,   Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 228:   174-181, 2016

Weiwei Yang, Huimin Liu, Yuming   Li, Hao Wu, Dehua He*, CO2 reforming of methane to syngas over   highly-stable Ni/SBA-15 catalysts prepared by P123-assisted method, International   Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41: 1513-1523, 2016

Weiwei Yang, Huimin Liu, Yuming   Li, Juan Zhang, Hao Wu, Dehua He*, Properties of yolk–shell   structured Ni@SiO2 nanocatalyst and its catalytic   performance in carbon dioxide reforming of methane to syngas, Catalysis   Today, 259: 438-445, 2016

Hao Wu, Huimin Liu, Weiwei   Yang, Dehua He*, Synergetic effect of Ni and Co in Ni-Co/SBA-15-CD catalysts   and their catalytic performance in carbon dioxide reforming of methane to   syngas, Catalysis Science & Technology, 14: 5631- 5646, 2016

Jiaxiong Liu, Yuming Li, Juan   Zhang, Dehua He*, Glycerol carbonylation with CO2 to glycerol carbonate over   CeO2 catalyst and the influence of CeO2 preparation   methods and reaction parameters, Applied Catalysis A: 513: 9-18, 2016

Yuming Li, Huimin Liu, Lan Ma,   Dehua He*, Influence of Pd precursors and Cl addition on performance of Pd-Re   catalysts in glycerol hydrogenolysis to propanediols, Applied   Catalysis A, 522: 13-20, 2016

Yuming Li, Huimin Liu, Lan Ma,   Dehua He*, Synergistic effect between Pd and Re on Pd-Re/SBA-15 catalysts and   their catalytic behavior in glycerol hydrogenolysis, RSC   Advances, 45: 38680-38689, 2016

Juan Zhang, Dehua He,*   Synthesis of glycerol carbonate and monoacetin from glycerol and carbon   dioxide over Cu catalysts: the role of supports, Journal of Chemical Technology   and Biotechnology, 90: 1077-1085, 2015

Huimin Liu, Yuming Li, Hao Wu,   Jiaxiong Liu, Dehua He*, Effects of alpha- and gamma-cyclodextrin-modified   impregnation method on physicochemical properties of Ni/SBA-15 and its   catalytic performance in CO2 reforming of methane, Chinese   Journal of Catalysis, 36: 283-289, 2015

Qinghui Cheng, Weiwei Yang, Zejun Li, Qiufeng Zhu, Taiwei Chu, Dehua He, Chao Fang, Adsorption of gaseous radioactive iodine by   Ag/13X zeolite at high temperatures. Journal   of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 303: 1883-1889, 2015

Yuming Li, Lan Ma, Huimin Liu, Dehua   He*, Influence of HZSM5 on the Activity of Ru Catalysts and Product   Selectivity During the Hydrogenolysis of Glycerol, Applied Catalysis A,   469: 45-51, 2014

Yuming Li, Huimin Liu, Lan Ma, Dehua   He*, Glycerol Hydrogenolysis to Propanediols over Supported Pd-Re,   Catalysts, RSC Advances, 11: 5503-5512, 2014

Huimin Liu, Hao Wu, Dehua He*, Methane   Conversion to Syngas over Ni/Y2O3 Catalysts Effects of   Calcination Temperatures of Y2O3 on Physicochemical   Properties and Catalytic Performance, Fuel   Processing Technology, 119: 81-86, 2014

Juan Zhang, Dehua He*, Surface   properties of Cu/La2O3 and its catalytic performance in   the synthesis of glycerol carbonate and monoacetin from glycerol and carbon   dioxide, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 419: 31-38, 2014

Juan Zhang, Dehua He*, Lanthanum-based mixed   oxides for the synthesis of glycerol carbonate from glycerol and urea, Reaction   Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis, DOI: 10.1007/s11144-014-0739-6,   2014

Yuming Li, Lan Ma, Huimin Liu, Dehua   He*, Influence of pretreatment on the catalytic performance of Ru/SBA-15   catalysts for glycerol hydrogenolysis, Chinese Journal of Catalysis,   35: 677-683, 2014

Huimin Liu, Yuming Li, Wwiwei Yang, Hao   Wu, Dehua He*, Effects of Nd, Ce and La Modification on the Catalytic   Performance of Ni/SBA-15 Catalyst in CO2 Reforming of Methane, Chinese   Journal of Catalysis, 35: 1520-1528, 2014

Huimin Liu, Yuming Li, Hao Wu, Takanori   Miyake, Dehua He*, CO2 Reforming of Methane over Ni/SBA-15 Prepared   with β-Cyclodextrin — Role of β-Cyclodextrin in Ni Dispersion and   Performance, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38:15200-15209,   2013

Huimin Liu, Yuming Li, Hao Wu, Hiroya Takayama,   Takanori Miyake, Dehua He*, Effects of Beta-cyclodextrin Modification on   Properties of Ni/SBA-15 and Its Catalytic Performance in Carbon Dioxide   Reforming of Methane, Catalysis Communications, 28: 168-173,   2012

Huimin Liu, Dehua He*, Recent Progress on   Ni-Based Catalysts in Partial Oxidation of Methane to Syngas, Catalysis   Survedys from Asia, 16:53-61, 2012

Rongjun Zhang, Huimin Liu, Dehua He*, Pure   Monoclinic ZrO2 Prepared by Hydrothermal Method for Isosynthesis, Catalysis   Communications, 26, 244–247, 2012

Qiufeng Zhu, Rongjun Zhang, Dehua He*,   Effect of CaO    Modification on Performance of CuZnAlZr Catalyst in   Synthesis of Higher Alcohols from Synthesis Gas, ACTA PHYSICO-CHIMICA SINICA,   28:1461-1466, 2012

Rongjun Zhang, Dehua He*, Effect of   alcohol solvents treated ZrO(OH)2 hydrogel on properties of ZrO2   and its catalytic performance in isosynthesis, Journal of Natural Gas   Chemistry, 21:1-6, 2012

Yingyi Pan, Deyun Ma, Huimin Liu, Hao Wu,   Dehua He and Yingwei Li, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22,   10834-10839, 2012

Yinan Wu, Fengting Li, Huimin   Liu, Wei Zhu, Minmin Teng, Yin Jiang, Weina Li, Dan Xu, Dehua He,   Phillip Hannam and Guangtao Li, Journal of Materials Chemistry,   22, 16971-16978, 2012

Bizhen Yuan, Deyun Ma, Xi Wang, Zhong   Li, Yingwei Li, Huimin Liu, Dehua He, A microporous, moisture-stable, and   amine-functionalized metal-organic framework for highly selective separation   of CO2 from CH4, Chemical. Communications, 48,   1135–1137, 2012

Huimin Liu, Dehua He*, Properties of   Ni/Y2O3 and Its Catalytic Performance in Methane   Conversion to Syngas, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,   36: 14447-14454, 2011

Lan Ma, Yuming Li, Dehua He*, Glycerol Hydrogenolysis to Propanediols   over Ru-Re/SiO2: Acidic Property of Catalyst and Role of Re   Component, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 32: 872-876, 2011

Jinjin Li, Lan Ma, Dehua He*, Guangxing Li,   Hydroformylation of 1-Octene over Amorphous Co-P-B Catalysts, Chemical   Journal of Chinese Universities-Chinese, 32(12): 2844-2848, 2011

Weixia Wang, Yingwei Li, Rongjun Zhang,   Dehua He, Hongli Liu, Liao, Shijun Liao, Metal-organic framework as a host   for synthesis of nanoscale Co3O4 as an active catalyst   for CO oxidation, Catalysis Communications, 12: 875-879, 2011

Yingyi Pan, Bizhen Yuan , Yingwei Li, Dehua He,   Multifunctional catalysis by Pd@MIL-101: one-step synthesis of methyl   isobutyl ketone over palladium nanoparticles deposited on a metal-organic   framework, Chemical Communications, 46: 2280-2282,   2010

Huimin Liu, Dehua He*, Physicochemical   Properties of Ni/gamma-Al2O3-AlN and Effects of AlN on   Catalytic Performance of Ni/gamma- Al2O3-AlN in Partial   Oxidation of Methane, Journal of Physical Chemistry C,   114(32): 13716-13721, 2010.

Wei Zhou, Yuming Li, Dehua He*,   Substrate influences on activity and stability of SBA-15–Pr-anchored Rh–P   complex catalysts for olefin hydroformylation, Applied Catalysis A: General 377: 114–120, 2010

Lan Ma, Dehua He*, Influence of catalyst   pretreatment on catalytic properties and performances of Ru–Re/SiO2   in glycerol hydrogenolysis to propanediols, Catalysis Today   149: 148–156, 2010

Yongge Bai, Dehua He*, Shaohui Ge,   Huimin Liu, Jinyao Liu, Wei Huang, Influences of preparation methods of ZrO2   support and treatment conditions of Cu/ZrO2 catalysts on synthesis   of methanol via CO hydrogenation, Catalysis Today 149: 111–116,   2010

Wei Zhou, Dehua He*, A   facile method for promoting activities of ordered mesoporous silica-anchored   Rh-P complex catalysts in 1-octene hydroformylation, Green Chemistry, 11: 1146-1154, 2009.

Lan Ma, Dehua He*, Hydrogenolysis of Glycerol to   Propanediols Over Highly Active Ru-Re Bimetallic Catalysts, Topics in   Catalysis, 52: 834-844, 2009.

Lan Ma, Qingrong Peng, Dehua He*, Catalytic   Behaviors of Amorphous Co-B Catalysts in Hydroformylation of 1-Octene, Catalysis   Letters, 130: 137-146, 2009.

Wei Zhou, Dehua   He*, Anchoring RhCl(CO)(PPh3)2   to -PrPPh2 Modified MCM-41 as Effective Catalyst for 1-Octene   Hydroformylation, Catalysis Letters, 127: 437-443, 2009.

Yueqin Song, Huimin Liu, Shuqiang Liu,   Dehua He*, Partial Oxidation of Methane to Syngas over Ni/Al2O3   Catalysts Prepared by a Modified Sol-Gel Method, Energy & Fuels,   23: 1925-1930, 2009.

Lan Ma, Dehua He*, Effect of Rhenium Component and   Preparation Methods of ZrO2 Support on Catalytic Performance of   Ru-Re/ZrO2 for Glycerol Hydrogenolysis, Chinese Journal of   Catalysis, 30: 471-478, 2009

Shuqiang Liu, Yueqin Song, Dehua He*,   Zhanping Li, Partial Oxidation of Methane to Syngas over Cr2O3   Catalysts, Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities-Chinese,   30: 106-112, 2009.

Lan Ma, Dehua He*, Zhanping Li, Promoting   effect of rhenium on catalytic performance of Ru catalysts in hydrogenolysis   of glycerol to propanediol, Catalysis Communications, 9:   2489-2495, 2008.

Wei Zhou, Dehua   He*, Lengthening alkyl   spacers to increase SBA-15-anchored Rh-P complex activities in 1-octene   hydroformylation, Chemical Communications, 44: 5839-5841, 2008.      

Shaohui Ge, Dehua He*, Zhanping Li, A   Mesoporous Ce0.5Zr0.5O2 Solid Solution   Catalyst for CO Hydrogenation to iso-C4 Hydrocarbons, Catalysis   Letters, 126: 193-199, 2008.

Yingwei   Li, Dehua He*, Shaohui Ge, Rongjun Zhang, Qiming Zhu, Effects of CO2   on Synthesis of Isobutene and Isobutane from CO2/CO/H2   Reactant Mixtures over Zirconia-based Catalysts, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 80: 72–80, 2008.                

Yueqin Song, Dehua He*, Boqing Xu, Effects of Preparation   Methods of ZrO2 Support on Catalytic Performances of Ni/ZrO2   Catalysts in Methane Partial Oxidation to Syngas, Applied Catalysis A: General, 337:19-28, 2008.

Zhihui   Zhu, Dehua He*, CO Hydrogenation to iso-C4   Hydrocarbons over CeO2-TiO2 Catalysts, Fuel, 870: 2229–2235, 2008.

Yingwei   Li, Dehua He*, Zhihui Zhu, Qiming Zhu, Properties of Sm2O3-ZrO2   Composite Oxides and Their Catalytic Performance in Isosynthesis, Applied Catalysis A: General, 319: 119~127, 2007.

Qingrong   Peng, DehuaHe*, Hydroformylation of mixed octenes over immobilized Co-Ph3PO/PDMS/SiO2   catalyst, Catalysis   Letters, 115(1-2):   19-22, 2007.

Lei   Shi, Guoli Dong, Dehua He*, Influence of preparation parameters on catalytic   performance of samaria in isosynthesis, Catalysis Communications, 8(3):359-365,   2007.

X. Zhang, Dehua He*, Qijian Zhang, Boqing Xu, Qiming Zhu, Comparative studies on   direct conversion of methane to methanol/ formaldehyde over La–Co–O and ZrO2   supported molybdenum oxide catalysts, Topics in Catalysis, 32(3-4):   215 – 223, 2005.

Yingwei Li, Dehua He*, Qiming Zhu, Xin   Zhang, Boqing Xu, Effects of redox and acid-base properties on the   isosynthesis over ZrO2 based catalysts, Journal of Catalysis,   221:2:584-593,   2004.

Xin Zhang,   Dehua He*, Qijian Zhang, Qing Ye, Boqing Xu, Qiming Zhu, Methanol from   oxidation of methane over MoOx/ La-Co-oxide catalysts, Stud. Surf. Sci.   Catal., 147: 541-546, 2004.

Xin Zhang, Dehua He*, Qijian   Zhang, Qing Ye, Boqing Xu, Qiming Zhu, Selective oxidation of methane to   formaldehyde over Mo/ZrO2 catalysts, Applied Catalysis A: General, 249(1): 107, 2003.

Yingwei Li, Dehua He*, Qijian Zhang,   Qiming Zhu, Influence of reactor materials on i-C4 synthesis from   CO hydrogenation over ZrO2 based catalysts, Fuel Processing   Technology, 83(1-3): 39-48, 2003

Qijian Zhang,   Dehua He*, Xin Zhang, Qiming Zhu, Shuiliang Yao, Direct Partial Oxidation of   Methane to Methanol in a Specially Designed Reactor, ACS Sym. Ser.   852: Utilization of Greenhouse Gases, pp280-290, American Chemical   Society Press: Washington DC, 2003.

Qijian Zhang, Dehua He*,   Qiming Zhu, Recent Progress in Direct Partial Oxidation of Methane to   Methanol, J.Nat.Cas.Chem., 12(2), P81-89, 2003.

Qijian Zhang, Dehua He*, Jinlu Li, Boqing Xu, Yu Liang, Qiming   Zhu, Comparatively high yield methanol production from gas phase partial   oxidation of methane, Applied Catalysis A: General, 224 (1-2): 201, 2002      

Qijian   Zhang, Dehua He*, Zhansheng Han, Boqing Xu, Qiming Zhu, Controlled Partial   Oxidation of Methane to Methanol /formaldehyde over Mo-V-Cr-Bi-Si Oxide   catalysts, Fuel, 81: 1599, 2002.

Yingwei Li, Dehua He*, Yubin Yuan, Zhenxing. Cheng, Qiming Zhu,   Influence of Acidic and Basic Properties of ZrO2 Based Catalysts   on Isosynthesis, Fuel, 81: 1611, 2002.

Dehua   He*, Dongcheng Pang, Yu Chen, Lan Wei, Tong-en Wang, Jinyao Liu, Yan Liu,   Qiming Zhu, Hydroformylation of C8 Olefins Catalyzed by   Rhodium-Inorganic Ammonium Salt Systems, Catalysis Communications,   3 (9): 429-433, 2002.

Yingwei Li, Dehua He*, Zhenxing Cheng,   Caili Su, JinluLi, Qiming Zhu, Effect of calcium salts on isoynthesis over   ZrO2 catalysts, J. Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical,   175(1-2): 267, 2001.

Dehua He*, Dongcheng Pang, Yu Chen, Tong-en Wang,   Yan Liu, Jinyao Liu, Qiming Zhu, Hydroformylation   of Mixture of Isomeric Octenes to C9-Aldehydes Catalyzed by   Rh-Phosphine Oxide Complexes, J. Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical,   174(1-2): 21, 2001.

Yingwei Li, Dehua He*, Yubin Yuan, Zhenxing Cheng, Qiming Zhu,   Selective Formation of Isobutene from CO Hydrogenation over Zirconium Dioxide   Based Catalysts, Energy and Fuels,   15: 1434, 2001.

Jinyao Liu, Jiangliu Shi, Dehua He,   Qijian Zhang, Xiaohui Wu, Yu Liang, Qiming Zhu, Surface active structure of   ultra-fine Cu/ZrO2 catalysts used for the CO2+H2   to methanol reaction, Applied Catalysis A: General, 218: 113, 2001

Dehua He*, Jinyao   Liu, Yan Liu, Tong-en Wang, Dongcheng Pang, Yu Chen, Yu Liang, Qiming Zhu,   Effects of Ammonium Salts as Additives in Rh-Ph3PO Catalytic   System on Hydroformylation of Mixed Octenes, Catalysis Letters,   73(2-4): 221, 2001.

Authorized Patents:

 
No.
Title
Country
Patent No.
Authorized Date
1
Zirconia catalyst and promoters for isobutene preparation from syngas.
China Patent
ZL 99121713.6
2003.5.21
2
Process for preparation of aldehydes from olefins, CO and hydrogen.
China Patent
ZL 00128279.4
2003.10.8
3
Mo-Co-La-oxide catalysts and their preparation methods for formaldehyde synthesis from methane oxidation.
China Patent
ZL02125911.9
2003.12.17
4
Mo-Zr-oxide catalysts and their preparation methods for formaldehydesynthesis from methane oxidation.
China Patent
ZL02125912.7
2003.12.17
5
Process and a specially designed reactor for methanol synthesis from gas phase oxidation of nature gas.
China Patent
ZL 01120438.9
2004.2.11
 
 
6
A process for preparation of iso-butene and iso-butane
China Patent
ZL200310115541.0  
2005.11.9
7
A process for preparation of iso-octane
China Patent
ZL200410009950.7
2006.6.7
8
Process for preparation of iso-nonyl aldehydes from mixed octenes and syngas
China Patent
ZL200410062259.5
2007.3.7
9
Preparation and application of Sm2O3 catalyst
China Patent
ZL200410012736.8
2007.8.22
10
A process for preparation of propanediols from hydrogenolysis of glycerol
China Patent
ZL200810103814.2
2009.1
 
11
A process for preparation of aldehydes from olefins and syngasChina Patent
China Patent
ZL 200810089634.3
2010.9.29
12
A method for the preparation of H2 and CO syngas by partial oxidation of methaneChina Patent
China Patent
ZL 200910088176.62011.6.29
13
A preparation method of Ni - based Catalyst for Partial Oxidation of Methane to SyngasChina Patent
China Patent
ZL200910236532.42011.9.14
14
A preparation method of zirconia catalysts for preparing C2 - C4 olefin from CO hydrogenationChina Patent
China Patent
ZL 201010205015.32012.5.16
15
A preparation method of catalysts for preparing mixed alcohols from synthesis gasChina Patent
China Patent
ZL 201010523366.92012.5.16
16
A preparation method of catalysts for carbon dioxide reforming of methaneto syngasChina Patent
China Patent
ZL201210156122.02014.7.23