Group Leader

Prof. Dr. Xinhe BAO
Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP)
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
457 Zhongshan Road,116023 Dalian P.R. China
Email: xhbao@dicp.ac.cn
http://fruit.dicp.ac.cn
Tel : +86 411 8468 6637
Fax : +86 411 8469 4447

TITLES:

  • Professor and Group Leader in the State Key Laboratory of Catalysis
  • Chief Scientist of National Key Project of Fundamental Research "Catalytic basis on optimal utilization of natural gas and coal-based methane"
  • Principal Investigator of the BP-CAS "Clean Energy Facing the Future" Program
  • Head of Partner Group on "Nano-technology in Catalysis" between Fritz-Haber-Institut der MPG (Germany) and the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (CAS)
  • Dean of the department of Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China
  • Member of the Degree assessment committee of the State Council


EDUCATION:

1987 Ph.D. in Chemistry Chemistry Department, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
1982 B.S. in Chemistry Chemistry Department, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

Mar. 2009 - Present President of Shenyang Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Aug. 2000 - Mar. 2007 Director of Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China
July 1995 - Aug. 2000 Professor in the State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China
June 1991 - July 1995 Guest scientist at the Fritz-Haber- Institut der MPG, Berlin, Germany
Dec. 1989 - May 1991 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in the Fritz-Haber-Institut der MPG, Berlin, Germany
Aug. 1989 - Dec. 1989 Goethe Institute in Goettingen, Germany
Aug. 1987 - July 1989 Lecturer in the Chemistry Department, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

AWARDS AND HONORS:

Natural Science Award, National Education Committee ,1987  
Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 1989  
Distinguished Young Scientist Foundation, National Nature Science Foundation of China, 1995  
Guest Professor, Dalian University of Science and Technology, 1995  
Honorary Professor, Wuhan University , 1996  
Distinguished Young Scientist, QiuShi Foundation, Hong Kong , 1996  
Outstanding Expert of Dalian City, 2000  
Guest Professor of Fudan University, 2001  
Outstanding Expert of Liaoning Province , 2001  
Natural Science award of Liaoning Province, 2003  
National Natural Science Award(2nd class) , 2005  

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2009

 

Natural Science award of Liaoning Province(1st class), 2009

 
Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009  

OTHER DUTIES:

- Member of the 9th and 10th National People's Congress

- Executive Committee Member of the Chinese Society of Chemistry

- Editor-in-Chief (with Prof. A.T. Bell) of the Journal of Natural Gas Chemistry(Elsevier)

- Executive Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Science Bulletin

- Associate Editor-in-Chief of Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica

- Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Catalysis

- Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics


- Member of several editorial boards:

Surface Science (Elsevier)

Catech (Kluwer Academic)

Applied Catalysis A: General (Elsevier)

ChemCatChem (Wiley)

Energy & Environmental Science (RSC Publishing)

The Chemical Record (Wiley)

Frontiers of Chemistry in China (Springer)

Chinese Journal of Chemistry (English)

Basic Research in China (Chinese Ministry of Sci. & Tech.)

Nano Research(Qinghua & Springer)

Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Research activity focuses mainly on the surface chemistry and energy-related catalysis, including:

- Surface chemistry and model Catalysis

- Catalysis of nano-confined systems, e.g. nano particles and porous materials

- Activation and conversion of methane

- Selective oxidation of hydrocarbons

- Conversion of coal-based syngas (CO/H2)

- Catalytically selective oxidation of CO

- Fuel cell related catalysis


Publications