清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

 

NameZhao, Ming
DivisionDivision of Solid Waste Management
PositionAssociate Professor
AddressSchool of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Tel/Fax+86 10 6278 4701
E-mailming.zhao@tsinghua.edu.cn


Education background

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia (2010)

M.Eng. in Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, China (2006)

B.Sc. in Environmental Chemistry, Nankai University, China (2001)

Experience

Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, China (2014-present)

Research Fellow, Imperial College London, UK (2013-2014)

Research Fellow, Leeds University, UK (2012-2013)

Research Associate, The University of Sydney, Australia (2010-2012)

Teaching

Low-carbon Technology & Management (40050752, Year-3 undergraduate, 32 class hour)

World Environmental & Cultural Practice (30050302, Year-1 undergraduate,32 class hour)

Carbon Dioxide Capture & Storage (China-France Mater Program in Energy, 16 class hour)

Concurrent Academic

Regular reviewer for: Energy & Environmental Science, Environmental Science & Technology, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Energy & Fuels, RSC Advances, Applied Surface Science, J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng., Recent Patents on Chemical Engineering

Symposium organizer of Division of Environmental Chemistry (ENVR) in ACS National Meetings

Member of Recruitment Program of Global Experts (known as “the Thousand Talents Plan)

Board member of Chinese Society for Environment Science

Board member of China Energy Environmental Protection High-tech Industry Association

Chartered Member of Engineers Australia (Membership No.: 3921770)

Associate Member of IChemE (Membership No.: 99958499)

Member of UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC)

Member of High Temperature Solid Looping Cycles Network (IEAGHG)

Member of American Chemistry Society (Membership No.: 30104666)

Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineer (Membership: 9900048397)

Member of Australian Institute of Energy (Membership No.: 3448)

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

 

1. Conversion of biomass wastes to energy via thermo-chemical processes, including pyrolysis, sorption-enhanced catalytic steam reforming, chemical looping steam reforming, auto-thermal gasification, etc.

2. Pollution control for waste-to-energy processes

3. Development of sustainable CO2 capture technologies via absorption, adsorption or combined sorption towards rapid commercialization.

4. Utilization or conversion of CO2 such as algae CO2 sequestration, CO2 dry reforming of fuels or biomass, algal energy, etc.

 (Master, PhD and post-doctoral projects are available. Both Chinese and international candidates are welcome to apply for the full scholarship. Please send your cover letter and CV to Dr Ming ZHAO at ming.zhao@tsinghua.edu.cn)

Group Members

1. Dr Xiao Zhao, Post-doctoral Fellow. He got his PhD of environmental engineering in Auburn University, USA. Now his research is focused on advanced materials for high-efficiency conversion of biomass waste to energy;

2. Dr Guozhao Ji, Post-doctoral Fellow. He got this PhD of chemical engineering in University of Queensland, Australia. He is now focused on gas separation technologies in biomass conversion and CCS processes;

3. Ms. Xiaomin Cui, Research Assistant. Xiaomin got her master’s degree of environmental engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University;

4. Mr. Zaki Memon, PhD candidate. Zaki is from Pakistan. His project is about sorption-enhanced catalytic steam reforming of biomass for low-carbon syn-gas;

5. Mr. Vineet Sikarwar, PhD candidate. Vineet is from India. His project is focused on both theoretical and experimental studies for chemical looping reforming (CLR) of biomass;

6. Mr. Arun Vuppaladadiyam, PhD candidate. Arun is from India. He is to research how to reutilize the particular waste biomass for remediation of contaminated sites;

7. Mr. Yinqiang Song (James), master student. Yinqiang got his bachelor of environmental engineering from Wuhan University. His master project is about sustainable CO2 capture technologies;

8. Ms. Fang Wang (Amy), PhD candidate;

9. Ms. Xu He (Fred), master candidate;

10. Ms. Haoran Zhuo (Jaran), undergraduate research student;

11. Mr. Hang Yang (Peter), undergraduate research student;

12. Ms. Xiaoyin Xu (Shirley), undergraduate research student.

Academic Achievement

Refereed Papers(* Corresponding author)

1、 Feng Yan, Jianguo Jiang*, Ming Zhao, Sicong Tian, Kaiming Li, Tianran Li. A green and scalable synthesis of highly stable Ca-based sorbents for CO2 capture. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, (2015) 3, 7966-7973; (IF=7.443)

2、 Ming Zhao*, Jeffrey Shi, Xia Zhong, Sicong Tian, John Blamey, Jianguo Jiang*, and Paul S. Fennell*. Novel Calcium Looping Absorbent Incorporated with Polymorphic Spacers for CO2 Capture and Hydrogen Production. Energy & Environmental Science, (2014) 7, 3291-3295 (IF=20.523);

3、 Ming Zhao*, Bilton M, Brown AP, Cunliffe AM, Dupont VA, Comyn TP and Milne SJ. Durability of CaO-CaZrO3 adsorbents prepared by a wet chemical method. Energy & Fuels, (2014) 28, 1275-1283 (IF=2.790);

4、 Ming Zhao*, Minett AI and Harris AT*. A review of techno-economic models for the retrofitting of conventional pulverized-coal power plants for post-combustion capture (PCC) of CO2. Energy & Environmental Science, (2013) 6, 25-40 (IF=20.523);

5、 Das A, Choucair M, Southon PD, Mason JA, Ming Zhao, Kepert CJ, Harris AD, D'Alessandro DM. Application of the Piperazine Grafted CuBTTri Metal-Organic Framework in Postcombustion Carbon Dioxide Capture. Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, (2013) 174, 74-80, (IF=3.453);

6、 Yang X, Yuan L, Peterson V, Minett AI, Ming Zhao, Kirby N, Mudie S and Harris AT. Pre-treatment Control of Carbon Nanotube Array Growth for Gas Separation: Alignment and Growth Studied Using Microscopy and Small Angle X-ray Scattering. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, (2013) 5, 3063-70, (IF=6.723);

7、 Ming Zhao*, Yang, X, Church TL and Harris AT. Novel CaO-SiO2 sorbent and bifunctional Ni/Co-CaO/SiO2 complex for selective H2 synthesis from cellulose, Environmental Science & Technology, (2012) 46, 2976-2983 (IF=5.330);

8、 Ming Zhao*, Florin NH, Fennell PS and Harris AT. Synthesis of CaO-scaffold adsorbent with superior stability for high-temperature CO2 Capture, 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting Proceedings;

9、 Das A, Southon PD, Ming Zhao, Kepert CJ, Harris AT and D'Alessandro DM. CO2 adsorption using physisorption and chemisorption Interactions in piperazine-grafted Ni2(1,4-dioxido-2,5-benzenedicarboxylate). Dalton Transactions, (2012) 41, 11739-11744 (IF=4.197);

10、 Church TL, Fallani S, Liu J, Ming Zhao and Harris AT. Novel biomorphic Ni/SiC catalysts that enhance cellulose conversion to hydrogen, Catalysis Today, (2012) 190, 98-106 (IF=3.893);

11、 Widyaningrum RN, Church TL, Ming Zhao and Harris AT. Mesocellular foam silica-supported Ni catalyst to enhance H2 production from cellulose pyrolysis. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2012) 37, 9590-960 (IF=3.313);

12、 Ming Zhao*, Church TL and Harris AT. SBA-15 supported Ni-Co bimetallic catalysts for enhanced hydrogen production during cellulose decomposition, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, (2011) 101, 522-530 (IF=7.435);

13、 Ming Zhao*, Yang X, Church TL and Harris AT. Interaction between a bimetallic Ni-Co catalyst and micrometer-sized CaO for enhanced H2 production during cellulose decomposition, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2011) 36, 421-431, (IF=3.313);

14、 Ming Zhao* and Harris AT. Novel SiO2 supported CaO sorbent and bifunctional Ni/Co-CaO/SiO2 complex for sorption-and-catalysis-enhanced H2 production from biomass. 241st National Meeting & Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society, (2011) 241, 34-Fuel;

15、 Ming Zhao, Florin NH and Harris AT. Mesoporous supported cobalt catalysts for enhanced H2 production during cellulose decomposition, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, (2010) 97, 142-150, (IF=7.435);

16、 Yang Z, Ming Zhao, Florin NH and Harris AT. Synthesis and characterization of CaO nanopods for high temperature CO2 capture, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, (2009) 48, 10765-10770 (IF=2.587);

17、 Ming Zhao, Florin NH and Harris AT. The influence of supported Ni catalysts on the product gas distribution and H2 yield during cellulose pyrolysis, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, (2009) 92, 185-193 (IF=7.435);

18、 Zhao M, Li J, Yu K, Zhu F, Wen X. Measurement of pyrolysis contamination during crushing of waste printed circuit boards. Journal of Tsinghua University, (2006) 46, 1995-1998.