• Publication - Full List

    2022

    196. Xian Li, Liping Wei, Chia Wei Lim, Jialing Chen, Peng Chu, Wojciech Lipiński, Ning Yan, Yanjun Dai*, Chi-Hwa Wang*

    Experimental and numerical study on thermal performance of an indirectly irradiated solar reactor with a clapboard-type internally circulating fluidized bed

    Applied Energy, 2022, 305, 117976.

    2021

    195. Surachet Hongkailers, Yaxuan Jing, Yanqin Wang, Napida Hinchiranan*, Ning Yan*

    Recovery of Arenes from Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) over a Co/TiO2 Catalyst

    ChemSusChem, 2021, 14, 4330-4339.

     

    194. Jie Fu Jeff Zhou, Yiying Xiao, Vincent Fung Kin Yuen, Gökalp Gözaydın, Xiaoqiang Ma, Smaranika Panda, Thuy Trang Pham, Ning Yan*, Kang Zhou*

    An Integrated Process for L‑Tyrosine Production from Sugarcane Bagasse

    ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2021, 9, 11758-11768.

     

    193. Yu Zhou, Jianlin Zhang, Lei Wang, Xili Cui, Xiaoling Liu, Sie Shing Wong, Hua An, Ning Yan*, Jingyan Xie, Cong Yu, Peixin Zhang, Yonghua Du, Shibo Xi, Lirong Zheng, Xingzhong Cao, Yajing Wu, Yingxia Wang, Chongqing Wang, Haimeng Wen, Lei Chen, Huabin Xing*, Jun Wang*

    Self-assembled iron-containing mordenite monolith for carbon dioxide sieving
    Science, 2021, 373, 315-320.

     

    192. Jinquan Wang, Xinpu Fu, Ning Yan, Yugen Zhang*

    Molecular design of 3D porous carbon framework via one-step organic synthesis
    ChemSusChem, 2021, 14, 3806-3809.

     

    191. Xinbin Ma, Shouying Huang, Maoshuai Li, Rafael Luque, Ning Yan

    Editorial: Catalytic conversion of low carbon and sustainable resources

    Catalysis Today, 2021, 368, 1-1.

     

    190. Shipeng Ding, Max Huelsey, Hua An, Qian He, Hiroyuki Asakura*, Min Gao*, Jun-ya Hasegawa, Tanaka Tsunehiro, Ning Yan*

    Ionic Liquid-stabilized Single-atom Rh Catalyst against Leaching

    CCS Chemistry, 2021, 3, 1814–1822.

     

    189. Xinpu Fu, Peijie Han, Yunzhu Wang, Shuai Wang*, Ning Yan*

    Insight into the Roles of Ammonia during Direct Alcohol Amination over Supported Ru Catalysts

    Journal of Catalysis, 2021, 399, 121-131.

     

    188. Lu Chen, Antoine P. van Muyden, Xinjiang Cui, Zhaofu Fei, Ning Yan, Gabor Laurenczy*, Paul J. Dyson*

    Lignin First: Confirming the Role of the Metal Catalyst in Reductive Fractionation

    JACS Au, 2021, 1, 729-733.

     

    187. Xin-Pu Fu, Laurent Peres, Jérôme Esvan, Catherine Amiens, Karine Philippot*, Ning Yan*

    An air-stable, reusable Ni@Ni(OH)2 nanocatalyst for CO2/bicarbonates hydrogenation to formate

    Nanoscale, 2021, 13, 8931-8939.

     

    186. Jianjun Chen, Sikai Wang, Laurent Peres, Vincent Collière, Karine Philippot, Pierre Lecante, Yaoqiang Chen*, Ning Yan*

    Oxidation of Methane to Methanol over Pd@Pt Nanoparticles under Mild Conditions in Water

    Catalysis Science & Technology, 2021, 11, 3493-3500.

     

    185. Qi Yu*, Jianchao Jiang, Liyun Jiang, Qingqing Yang, Ning Yan

    Advances in green synthesis and applications of graphene

    Nano Research, 2021, 14, 3724-3743.

     

    184. Chia Wei Lim, Max J. Hülsey (co-first author), Ning Yan*

    Non-Faradaic promotion of ethylene hydrogenation under oscillating potentials

    JACS Au, 2021, 1, 536-542.

     

    183. Max J. Hülsey, Chia Wei Lim (co-first author), Sie Shing Wong, Ning Yan*

    Coverage-dependent formic acid oxidation reaction kinetics determined by oscillating potentials

    Molecular Catalysis, 2021, 504, 111482.

     

    182. Xi Chen, Song Song, Haoyue Li, Gökalp Gözaydın, Ning Yan*

    Expanding the Boundary of Biorefinery: Organonitrogen Chemicals from Biomass

    Account of Chemical Research, 2021, 54, 1711-1722.

     

    181. Jingwei Wu, Man Qi, Gökalp Gözaydın, Ning Yan, Yongjun Gao, Xi Chen*

    Selectivity-switchable Conversion of Chitin Derived N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine into Commodity Organic Acids at Room Temperature

    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2021, 60, 3239-3248.

     

    180. Jie Yang See, Song Song, Yiying Xiao, Thuy Trang Pham, Yu Zhao, Alexei Lapkin, Ning Yan*

    Transformation of Corn Lignin to Sun Cream Ingredients

    ChemSusChem, 2021, 14, 1586-1594.

     

    179. Jiawei Zhong, Javier Perez-Ramirez*, Ning Yan*

    Biomass valorisation over polyoxometalate-based catalysts

    Green Chemistry, 2021, 23, 18-36.

     

    178. Yaxuan Jing, Yanqin Wang*, Shinya Furukawa, Jie Xia, Chengyang Sun, Max J. Hülsey, Haifeng Wang, Yong Guo, Xiaohui Liu, Ning Yan*

    Towards the circular economy: converting aromatic plastic waste back to arenes over Ru/Nb2O5 catalyst

    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2021, 60, 5527-5535.

     

    177. Max J. Hülsey, Geng Sun, Philippe Sautet, Ning Yan*

    Observing single-atom catalytic sites during reactions with electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2021, 60, 4764-4773.

     

    176. Fanghua Li, Max J. Hülsey, Ning Yan, Yanjun Dai, Chi-Hwa Wang*

    Co-transesterification of waste cooking oil, algal oil and dimethyl carbonate over sustainable nanoparticle catalysts

    Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 405, 127036.

     

    175. Shipeng Ding, Hsi-An Chen, Okorn Mekasuwandumrong, Max J. Hülsey, Xinpu Fu, Qian He, Joongjai Panpranot*, Chia-Min Yang*, Ning Yan*

    High-temperature Flame Spray Pyrolysis Induced Stabilization of Pt Single-Atom Catalysts

    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2021, 281, 119471 (special issue in memory of Prof. Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos).

    2020

    174. Qiming Sun, Zhenhua Zhang, Ning Yan
    CO2 Hydrogenation to Oxygenated Chemicals Over Supported Nanoparticle Catalysts: Opportunities and Challenges
    Chapter 11 in the book "Nanoparticles in Catalysis"
    Eds: Karine Philippot, Alain Roucoux, Wiley, 2020.

     

    173. George Huber*, Alexei Lapkin*, Ning Yan*

    Introduction to green chemistry and reaction engineering

    Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, 00, 1–3.

     

    172. Haoyue Li, Ning Yan*

    Unlocking the Potential of Photocatalysts in Biomass Refinery

    Chem, 2020, 6, 2871-2873.

     

    171. Sikai Wang, Ning Yan*

    X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: An Indispensable Tool to Study Single-Atom Catalysts

    Synchrotron Radiation News, 2020, 33, 18-26.

     

    170. Song Song, Jiafu Qu, Peijie Han, Max J. Hülsey, Guping Zhang, Yunzhu Wang, Shuai Wang*, Dongyun Chen, Jianmei Lu*, Ning Yan*

    Visible-Light-Driven Amino Acids Production from Biomass-based Feedstocks over Ultrathin CdS Nanosheets

    Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 4899.

     

    169. Qiming Sun, Benjamin W.J. Chen, Ning Wang, Qian He, Albert Chang, Chia-Min Yang, Hiroyuki Asakura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Max J. Hülsey, Chi-Hwa Wang, Jihong Yu*, Ning Yan*

    Zeolite-Encaged Pd-Mn Nanocatalysts for CO2 Hydrogenation and Formic Acid Dehydrogenation

    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2020, 59, 20183-20191.

     

    168. Song Song, Vincent Fung Kin Yuen, Lu Di, Qiming Sun, Kang Zhou*, Ning Yan*

    Integrating Biomass into Organonitrogen Chemical Supply Chain: Production of Pyrrole and D-Proline from Furfural

    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2020, 59, 19846-19850.

     

    167. Gökalp Gözaydın, Song Song, Ning Yan*
    Chitin Hydrolysis in Acidified Molten Salt Hydrates
    Green Chemistry, 2020, 22, 5096-5104.

     

    166. Sie Shing Wong, Riyang Shu, Jiaguang Zhang, Haichao Liu*, Ning Yan*
    Downstream processing of lignin derived feedstock into end products
    Chemical Society Reviews, 2020, 49, 5510-5560.

     

    165. Cecilia Mondelli*, Gökalp Gözaydın, Ning Yan*, Javier Pérez-Ramírez*

    Biomass valorisation over metal-based solid catalysts from nanoparticles to single atoms
    Chemical Society Reviews, 2020, 49, 3764-3782.

     

    164. Goutham Rangarajan, Ning Yan*, Ramin Farnood*

    High-performance photocatalysts for the selective oxidation of alcohols to carbonyl compounds
    Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2020, 98, 2259-2293.

     

    163. Xiaoqiang Ma, Gökalp Gözaydın, Huiying Yang, Wenbo Ning, Xi Han, Nga Yu Poon, Hong Liang, Ning Yan*, Kang Zhou*
    Upcycling Chitin-containing Waste into Organonitrogen Chemicals via an Integrated Process
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2020, 117, 7719-7728.

     

    162. Yang Fu, Shipeng Ding*, Hongbing Song, Ning Yan*
    Single-atom Pd Dispersed on Nanoscale Anatase TiO2 for the Selective Hydrogenation of Phenylacetylene
    Science China Materials, 2020, 63(6), 982-992.

     

    161. Thuy Trang Pham, Xi Chen, Tilo Söhnel, Ning Yan, Jonathan Sperry*
    Haber-Independent, Diversity-Oriented Synthesis of Nitrogen Compounds from Biorenewable Chitin
    Green Chemistry, 2020, 22, 1978-1984.

     

    160. Max J. Hülsey, Chia Wei Lim, Ning Yan*
    Promoting Heterogeneous Catalysis Beyond Catalyst Design
    Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 1456-1468.

     

    159. Xi Chen*, Ning Yan
    A Brief Overview of Renewable Plastics
    Materials Today Sustainability, 2020, 7-8, 100031.

     

    158. Yunzhu Wang, Shinya Furukawa, Song Song, Qian He, Hiroyuki Asakura, Ning Yan*
    Catalytic Production of Alanine from Waste Glycerol
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2020, 59, 2289-2293.

     

    157. Yunzhu Wang, Shinya Furukawa, Xinpu Fu, Ning Yan*
    Organonitrogen Chemicals from Oxygen-Containing Feedstock over Heterogeneous Catalysts
    ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10, 311-335.

     

    156. Song Song, Jiaguang Zhang*, Ning Yan*
    Support Effects in the De-Methoxylation of Lignin Monomer 4-Propylguaiacol over Molybdenum-Based Catalysts
    Fuel Processing Technology, 2020, 199, 106224.

    2019

    155. Xi Chen, Ning Yan
    Conversion of Chitin to Nitrogen‐Containing Chemicals
    A chapter in the book "Chemical Catalysts for Biomass Upgrading"
    Eds: Mark Crocker, Eduardo Santillan‐Jimenez, Wiley, 2019, pp. 569–590.

     

    154. Zhen Guo, Ning Yan*, Alexei A. Lapkin*
    Towards Circular Economy: Integration of Bio-Waste into Chemical Supply Chain
    Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2019, 26, 148-156.

     

    153. Shipeng Ding, Yalin Guo, Max J. Hülsey, Bin Zhang, Hiroyuki Asakura*, Lingmei Liu, Yu Han, Min Gao*, Jun-ya Hasegawa, Botao Qiao*, Tao Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Electrostatic Stabilization of Single-Atom Catalysts by Ionic Liquids
    Chem, 2019, 12, 3207-3219.

     

    152. Shipeng Ding, Max J. Hülsey, Javier Pérez-Ramírez*, Ning Yan*
    Transforming Energy with Single-Atom Catalysts
    Joule, 2019, 3, 2897-2929.

     

    151. Can Wang, Xi Chen*, Man Qi, Jianeng Wu, Gökalp Gözaydın, Ning Yan, Heng Zhong, Fangming Jin*
    Room Temperature, Near-Quantitative Conversion of Glucose into Formic Acid
    Green Chemistry, 2019, 21, 6089-6096.

     

    150. Thuy Trang Pham, Ashley C. Lindsay, Shi‐Wei Kim, Laly Persello, Xi Chen, Ning Yan, Jonathan Sperry*
    Two‐Step Preparation of Diverse 3‐Amidofurans from Chitin
    ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4(34), 10097-10099.

     

    149. Qiming Sun*, Xinpu Fu, Rui Si, Chi-Hwa Wang, Ning Yan*
    Mesoporous Silica-Encaged Ultrafine Bimetallic Nanocatalysts for CO2 Hydrogenation to Formates
    ChemCatChem, 2019, 11, 5093-5097.

     

    148. Ning Yan*, Shipeng Ding
    Chemical Breakthrough Converts Cellulose into Ethanol
    Trends in Chemistry, 2019, 1, 457-458.

     

    147. Zhenhua Zhang, Liyuan Zhang, Siyu Yao, Xiaozhe Song, Weixin Huang, Max J. Hülsey*, Ning Yan*
    Support-Dependent Rate-Determining Step of CO2 Hydrogenation to Formic Acid on Metal Oxide Supported Pd Catalysts
    Journal of Catalysis, 2019, 376, 57-67.

     

    146. Zhenhua Zhang, Liyuan Zhang, Max J. Hülsey, Ning Yan*
    Zirconia Phase Effect in Pd/ZrO2 Catalyzed CO2 Hydrogenation into Formate
    Molecular Catalysis, 2019, 475, 110461.

     

    145. Jinhang Dai, Gökalp Gözaydin, Changwei Hu*, Ning Yan*
    Catalytic Conversion of Chitosan to Glucosaminic Acid by Tandem Hydrolysis and Oxidation
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2019, 7, 12399-12407.

     

    144. Yunzhu Wang, Shinya Furukawa*, Ning Yan*
    Identification of an Active NiCu Catalyst for Nitrile Synthesis from Alcohol
    ACS Catalysis, 2019, 9, 6681-6691.

     

    143. Xi Chen, Ning Yan*
    Nanoparticle Design for the Catalytic Valorizarion of Lignocellulosic Biomass
    A chapter in the book "Nanoparticle Design and Characterization for Catalytic Applications in Sustainable Chemistry"
    Eds: Rafael Luque, Pepijn Prinsen, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019, pp. 184–206.

     

    142. Thuy Trang Pham, Ashley C. Lindsay, Xi Chen, Gökalp Gözaydin, Ning Yan, Jonathan Sperry*
    Transferring the Biorenewable Nitrogen Present in Chitin to Several N-Functional Groups
    Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 2019, 13, 100143.

     

    141. Bin Zhang, Geng Sun (co-first author), Shipeng Ding (co-first author), Hiroyuki Asakura, Jia Zhang, Philippe Sautet*, Ning Yan*
    Atomically Dispersed Pt1-Polyoxometalate Catalysts: How Does Metal-Support Interaction Affect Stability and Hydrogenation Activity?
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 8185-8197.

     

    140. Antoine P. van Muyden, Sviatlana Siankevich, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson*
    Discovery of a Highly Active Catalyst for Hydrogenolysis of C-O Bonds via Systematic, Multi-Metallic Catalyst Screening
    ChemCatChem, 2019, 11, 2743-2752.

     

    139. Ning Yan*, Yunzhu Wang
    Catalyst: Is the Amino Acid a New Frontier for Biorefineries?
    Chem, 2019, 5, 739-741.

     

    138. Max J. Hülsey, Bin Zhang (co-first author), Zhirui Ma, Hiroyuki Asakura, David A. Do, Wei Chen, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Peng Zhang, Zili Wu, Ning Yan*
    In situ Spectroscopy-Guided Engineering of Rhodium Single-Atom Catalysts for CO Oxidation
    Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 1330.

     

    137. Song Song, Jiaguang Zhang (co-first author), Gökalp Gözaydin, Ning Yan*
    Production of Terephthalic Acid from Corn Stover Lignin
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2019 (HOT Article), 58, 4934-4937.

     

    136. Huiying Yang, Gökalp Gözaydin (co-first author), Ricca Rahman Nasaruddin, Jie Ren Gerald Har, Xi Chen, Xiaonan Wang*, Ning Yan*
    Towards the Shell Biorefinery: Processing Crustacean Shell Waste Using Hot Water and Carbonic Acid
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2019, 7, 5532-5542.

     

    135. Abdelnaby M. Elshahawy, Cao Guan*, Wenjie Zang, Shipeng Ding, Zongkui Kou, Stephen J. Pennycook, Ning Yan, John Wang*
    Phospo-Oxynitride Layer Protected Cobalt Phosphonitride Nanowire Arrays for High-Rate and Stable Supercapacitators
    ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2019, 2, 616-626.

     

    134. Thuy Trang Pham, Gökalp Gözaydin, Tilo Söhnel, Ning Yan, Jon Sperry*
    Oxidative Ring-Expansion of a Chitin-Derived Platform Enables Access to Unexplored 2-Aminosugar Chemical Space
    European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2019, 6, 1355-1360.

     

    133. Yunzhu Wang, Shinya Furukawa, Zhang Zhang, Laura Torrente-Murciano, Saif A. A Khan, Ning Yan*
    Oxidant Free Conversion of Alcohols to Nitriles over Ni-Based Catalysts
    Catalysis Science and Technology, 2019, 9, 86-96.

    2018

    132. Ricca Rahman Nasaruddin, Qiaofeng Yao, Tiankai Chen, Max J. Hülsey, Ning Yan*, Jianping Xie*
    Hydride-Induced Ligand Dynamic and Structural Transformation of Gold Nanoclusters during Catalytic Reaction
    Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 23113-23121.

     

    131. Yu Zhou, Zhipan Ma (co-first author), Junjie Tang, Ning Yan*, Yonghua Du, Shibo Xi, Kai Wang, Wei Zhang, Haimeng Wen, Jun Wang*
    Immediate hydroxylation of arenes to phenols via V-containing all-silica ZSM-22 zeolite triggered non-radical mechanism
    Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 2931.

     

    130. Jiaguang Zhang, Loris Lombardo (co-first author), Gökalp Gözaydin, Paul J. Dyson, Ning Yan*
    Single-step conversion of lignon monomers to phenol: Bridging the gap between lignin and high-value chemicals
    Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2018, 39, 1445-1452.

     

    129. Safak Bulut, Sviatlana Valery Siankevich, Antoine Philippe van Muyden, Duncan Alexander, Georgios Savoglidis, Jiaguang Zhang, Vassily Hatzimanikatis, Ning Yan, Paul Dyson*
    Efficient cleavage of aryl ether C−O linkages by Rh-Ni and Ru-Ni nanoscale catalysts operating in water
    Chemical Science, 2018, 9, 5530-5535.

     

    128. Max J. Hülsey, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Harnessing the Wisdom in Colloidal Chemistry to Make Stable Single-Atom Catalysts
    Advanced Materials, 2018, 30, 1802304.

     

    127. Song Song, Yunzhu Wang, Ning Yan*
    A remarkable solvent effect on reductive amination of ketones
    Molecular Catalysis, 2018, 454, 87-93.

     

    126. Weiping Deng, Yunzhu Wang (co-first author), Sui Zhang, Krishna M. Gupta, Max J. Hülsey, Hiroyuki Asakura, Lingmei Liu, Yu Han, Eric M. Karp, Gregg T. Beckham, Paul J. Dyson, Jianwen Jiang, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Ye Wang and Ning Yan*
    Catalytic amino acid production from biomass-derived intermediates
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018, 115, 5093-5098.

     

    125. Ricca Rahman Nasaruddin, Tiankai Chen, Ning Yan*, Jianping Xie*
    Roles of thiolate ligands in the synthesis, properties and catalytic application of gold nanoclusters
    Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2018, 368, 60-79.

     

    124. Ning Yan*, Karine Philippot*
    Transformation of CO2 by using nanoscale metal catalysts: cases studies on the formation of formic acid and dimethylether
    Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2018, 20, 86-92.

     

    123. Max J. Hülsey, Huiying Yang, Ning Yan*
    Sustainable Routes for the Synthesis of Renewable Heteroatom-Containing Chemicals
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2018, 6, 5694-5707.

     

    122. Thuy Trang Pham, Xi Chen, Ning Yan, Jonathan Sperry*
    A novel dihydrodifuropyridine scaffold derived from ketones and the chitin-derived heterocycle 3-acetamido-5-acetylfuran
    Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly, 2018, 149, 857-861.

     

    121. Sudipta De, Maria V. Babak, Max J. Hülsey, Wee Han Ang*, Ning Yan*
    Designed precursor for the controlled synthesis of highly active atomic and sub-nanometric platinum catalysts on mesoporous silica
    Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 2018, 13, 1053-1059.

     

    120. Alejandro D. Sadiq, Xi Chen, Ning Yan, Jonathan Sperry*
    Towards the Shell Biorefinery: Sustainable Synthesis of the Anti-Cancer Alkaloid Proximicin A from Chitin
    ChemSusChem, 2018, 11, 532.

     

    119. Ricca Rahman Nasaruddin, Tiankai Chen, Jingguo Li, Nirmal Goswami, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*, Jianping Xie*
    Ligands modulate reaction pathway in 4-nitrophenol hydrogenation catalyzed by gold nanoclusters
    ChemCatChem, 2018, 10, 395-402.

     

    118. George Margoutidis, Valerie H. Parsons, Christina S. Bottaro, Ning Yan, Francesca M. Kerton*
    Mechanochemical Amorphization of α-Chitin and Conversion into Oligomers of N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2018, 6, 1662-1669.

     

    117. Sviatlana Siankevich, Simone Mozzettini, Felix D. Bobbink, Shipeng Ding, Zhaofu Fei, Ning Yan*, Paul J. Dyson*
    Influence of the anion on the oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural using platinum nanoparticle-ionic polymer supported catalysts
    ChemPlusChem, 2018, 83, 19-23.

    2017

    116. Audrey Moores*, Ning Yan*
    Novel Catalytic Materials for Energy and Environment (Editorial of the themed issue for "Novel Catalytic Materials for Energy and the Environment")
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2017, 5, 11124-11124.

     

    115. Xi Chen, Huiying Yang, Max J. Hülsey, Ning Yan*
    One-step synthesis of N-heterocyclic compounds from carbohydrates over tungsten-based catalysts
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2017, 5, 11096-11104.

     

    114. Jingyan Xie, Wenxia Zhuang, Ning Yan, Yonghua Du, Shibo Xi, Wei Zhang, Junjie Tang, Yu Zhou*, Jun Wang*
    Directly synthesized V-containing BEA zeolite: Acid-oxidation bifunctional catalyst enhancing C-alkylation selectivity in liquid-phase methylation of phenol
    Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 328, 1031–1042.

     

    113. Zailei Zhang, Yihan Zhu, Hiroyuki Asakura, Bin Zhang, Jiaguang Zhang, Maoxiang Zhou, Yu Han, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Aiqin Wang, Tao Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Thermally stable single atom Pt/m-Al2O3 for the selective hydrogenation and CO oxidation
    Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 16100.

     

    112. Francesca M. Kerton (Editor), Ning Yan (Editor)
    Book: Fuels, Chemicals and Materials from the Oceans and Aquatic Sources
    John Wiley & Sons, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-119-11716-2.

     

    111. Saif A. Khan, Ning Yan, Swee Kun Yap, Yuan Yuan
    Triphasic Flow Millireactors
    US Patent 2017, Patent Number 20, 170, 101, 358.

     

    110. Zhigang Hu, Ezwan Mahmoud Mahdi, Yongwu Peng, Yuhong Qian, Bin Zhang, Ning Yan, Daqiang Yuan, Jin-Chong Tan, Dan Zhao*
    Kinetically controlled synthesis of two-dimensional Zr/Hf metal–organic framework nanosheets via a modulated hydrothermal approach
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 8954–8963.

     

    109. Bin Zhang, Hiroyuki Asakura, Ning Yan*
    Atomically Dispersed Rhodium on Self-Assembled Phosphotungstic Acid: Structural Features and Catalytic CO Oxidation Properties
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2017, 56, 3578–3587. (Themed Issue "2017 Class of Influential Researchers")

     

    108. Yangqing Liu, Yu Zhou*, Jing Li, Qian Wang, Qin Qin, Wei Zhang, Hiroyuki Asakura, Ning Yan*, Jun Wang*
    Direct aerobic oxidative homocoupling of benzene to biphenyl over functional porous organic polymer supported atomically dispersed palladium catalyst
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2017, 209, 679–688.

     

    107. Jingyan Xie, Wenxia Zhuang, Wei Zhang, Ning Yan, Yu Zhou*, Jun Wang*
    Construction of Acid–Base Synergetic Sites on Mg‐bearing BEA Zeolites Triggers the Unexpected Low‐Temperature Alkylation of Phenol
    ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 1076–1083.

     

    106. Guanfeng Liang, Aiqin Wang*, Lin Li, Gang Xu, Ning Yan, Tao Zhang*
    Production of Primary Amines by Reductive Amination of Biomass‐Derived Aldehydes/Ketones
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017, 56, 3050–3054.

     

    105. Xi Chen, Huiying Yang, Ziyi Zhong, Ning Yan*
    Base-catalysed, One-step Mechanochemical Conversion of Chitin and Shrimp Shells into Low Molecular Weight Chitosan
    Green Chemistry, 2017, 19, 2783–2792.

     

    104. Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Production of Glucosamine from Chitin via Co-Solvent Promoted Hydrolysis and Deacetylation
    ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 2790–2796.

    2016

    103. Srinidhi Narayanan, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan
    Tailoring Biomass Conversions using Ionic Liquid Immobilized Metal Nanoparticles
    A chapter in the book "Nanocatalysis in Ionic Liquids"
    Eds: Martin H. G. Prechtl, Wiley, 2016, pp. 233–247.

     

    102. Zailei Zhang, Ji Chul Jung, Ning Yan*
    Designed synthesis of MOx (M = Zn, Fe, Sn, Ni, Mn, Co, Ce, Mg, Ag), Pt, and Au nanoparticles supported on hierarchical CuO hollow structures
    Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 19684–19695.

     

    101. Ning Yan*
    Editorial for the special issue "Novel materials for catalysis"
    Catalysis Today, 2016, 278, 185–186.

     

    100. Weiping Deng, Ye Wang*, Ning Yan*
    Production of organic acids from biomass resources
    Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 2016, 2, 54–58.

     

    99. Sudipta De, Jiaguang Zhang, Rafael Luque, Ning Yan*
    Ni-based bimetallic heterogeneous catalysts for energy and environmental applications
    Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, 9, 3314–3347.

     

    98. Gihoon Lee, Ji Yeon Kang, Ning Yan, Young-Woong Suh, Ji Chul Jung*
    Simple preparation method for Mg–Al hydrotalcites as base catalysts
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2016, 423, 347–355.

     

    97. Jingguo Li, Ricca Rahman Nasaruddin, Yan Feng, Jun Yang, Ning Yan*, Jianping Xie*
    Tuning the Accessibility and Activity of Au25(SR)18 Nanocluster Catalysts through Ligand Engineering
    Chemistry A European Journal, 2016, 22, 14816–14820.

     

    96. Xi Chen, Huiying Yang, Ning Yan*
    Shell Biorefinery: Dream or Reality?
    Chemistry A European Journal, 2016, 22, 13402–13421.

     

    95. Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Formic acid-mediated liquefaction of chitin
    Green Chemistry, 2016, 18, 5050–5058.

     

    94. Jun Fang, Bin Zhang, Qiaofeng Yao, Yang Yang, Jianping Xie, Ning Yan*
    Recent advances in the synthesis and catalytic applications of ligand-protected, atomically precise metal nanoclusters
    Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2016, 322, 1–29.

     

    93. Xiaoyun Gao, Xi Chen, Jiaguang Zhang, Weimin Guo, Fangming Jin, Ning Yan*
    Transformation of chitin and waster shrimp shells into acetic acid and pyrrole
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2016, 4, 3912–3920. (Editor's Choice)

     

    92. Sviatlana Siankevich, Zhaofu Fei, Rosario Scopelliti, Philip Jessop, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*, Paul J. Dyson*
    Direct conversion of mono- and polysaccharides into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural using ionic liquid mixtures
    ChemSusChem, 2016, 9, 2089–2096.

     

    91. Bin Zhang, Hiroyuki Asakura, Jia Zhang, Jiaguang Zhang, Sudipta De, Ning Yan*
    Stabilizing a Platinum1 Single-Atom Catalyst on Supported Phosphomolybdic Acid without Compromising Hydrogenation Activity
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 8319–8323.

     

    90. Yunzhu Wang, Sudipta De, Ning Yan*
    Rational control of nano-scale metal-catalysts for biomass conversion
    Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 6210–6224.

     

    89. Zhigang Hu, Yongwu Peng, Yongjun Gao, Yuhong Qian, Shaoming Ying, Daqiang Yuan, Satoshi Horike, Naoki Ogiwara, Ravichandar Babarao, Yuxiang Wang, Ning Yan, Dan Zhao
    Direct Synthesis of Hierarchically Porous Metal–Organic Frameworks with High Stability and Strong Brønsted Acidity: The Decisive Role of Hafnium in Efficient and Selective Fructose Dehydration
    Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 2659–2667.

     

    88. Yeojin Jeong, Ilho Kim, Ji Yeon Kang, Ning Yan, Heondo Jeong, Jong Ki Park, Jong Ho Park, Ji Chul Jung
    Effect of the aging time of the precipitate on the activity of Cu/ZnO catalysts for alcohol-assisted low temperature methanol synthesis
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2016, 418, 168–174.

     

    87. Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*
    NiAg Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenolysis of Lignin C–O Bond
    Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, 2016, 33, 610–619.

     

    86. Jiaguang Zhang, Mahmoud Ibrahim, Vincent Collière, Hiroyuki Asakura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Kentaro Teramura, Karine Philippot*, Ning Yan*
    Rh Nanoparticles with NiOx Surface Decoration for Selective Hydrogenolysis of C–O Bond over Arene Hydrogenation
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2016, 422, 188–197.

     

    85. Yongjun Gao, Pei Tang, Hu Zhou, Wei Zhang, Hanjun Yang, Ning Yan, Gang Hu, Donghai Mei, Jianguo Wang, Ding Ma
    Graphene Oxide Catalyzed C-H Bond Activation: The Importance of Oxygen Functional Groups for Biaryl Construction
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 3124–3128.

     

    84. Bin Zhang, Jun Fang, Jingguo Li, Jun Jie Lau, Davide Mattia, Ziyi Zhong, Jianping Xie*, Ning Yan*
    Soft, oxidative stripping of alkyl thiolate ligands from hydroxyapatite supported gold nanoclusters for oxidation reactions
    Chemistry An Asian Journal, 2016, 11, 532–539.

    2015

    83. Ning Yan*
    The Nature of Metal Catalysts in Ionic Liquids: Homogeneous vs Heterogeneous Reactions
    A chapter in the book "Ionic Liquids (ILs) in Organometallic Catalysis"
    Eds: Jairton Dupont, Laszlo Kollar, Springer, 2015, pp. 1–15.

     

    82. Sviatlana Siankevich, Zhaofu Fei, Ning Yan*, Paul J. Dyson*
    Application of Ionic Liquids in the Downstream Processing of Lignocellulosic Biomass
    Chimia, 2015, 69, 592–596.

     

    81. Xi Chen, Yongjun Gao, Lan Wang, Hongzhang Chen, Ning Yan*
    Effect of Treatment Methods on Chitin Structure and Its Transformation into N-containing Chemicals
    ChemPlusChem, 2015, 80, 1565–1572.

     

    80. Ning Yan*, Xi Chen
    Sustainability: Don't Waste Seafood Waste
    Nature, 2015, 524, 155–157.

     

    79. Yongjun Gao, Xi Chen, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Chitin Derived Mesoporous, Nitrogen-containing Carbon for Heavy Metal Removal and Styrene Epoxidation
    ChemPlusChem, 2015, 80, 1556–1564.

     

    78. Yongwu Peng, Zhigang Hu, Yongjun Gao, Daqiang Yuan, Zixi Kang, Yuhong Qian, Ning Yan, Dan Zhao
    De novo Synthesis of a Sulfonated Two-Dimensional Covalent Organic Framework as an Efficient Solid Acid Catalyst for Bio-based Chemical Conversion
    ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 3208–3212.

     

    77. Wenjing Li, Yongjun Gao, Siyu Yao, Ding Ma*, Ning Yan*
    Effective deoxygenation of fatty acids over Ni(OAc)2 in the absence of H2 and solvent
    Green Chemistry, 2015, 17, 4198–4205.

     

    76. Yongjun Gao, Xi Chen, Jiaguang Zhang, Hiroyuki Asakura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Kentaro Teramura, Ding Ma*, Ning Yan*
    Popping of Graphite Oxide: Application in Preparing Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts
    Advanced Materials, 2015, 27, 4688–4694.

     

    75. Wenxin Niu, Yongjun Gao, Weiqing Zhang, Ning Yan*, Xianmao Lu*
    Pd−Pb Alloy Nanocrystals with Tailored Composition for Semihydrogenation: Taking Advantage of Catalyst Poisoning
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2015, 54, 8271–8274.

     

    74. Jun Fang, Jingguo Li, Bin Zhang, Xun Yuan, Hiroyuki Asakura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Kentaro Teramura, Jianping Xie*, Ning Yan*
    Support Effect on the Size and Catalytic Activity of Thiolated Au25 Nanoclusters as Precatalyst
    Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 6325–6333. (HOT Article)

     

    73. Xi Chen, Yi Liu, Francesca M. Kerton*, Ning Yan*
    Conversion of Chitin and N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine into a N-containing Furan Derivative in Ionic Liquids
    RSC Advance, 2015, 5, 20073–20080.

     

    72. Xi Chen, Bin Zhang, Yunzhu Wang, Ning Yan*
    Valorization of Renewable Carbon Resources for Chemicals
    Chimia, 2015, 69, 120–124.

     

    71. Bin Zhang, Yuan Yuan, Karine Philippot, Ning Yan*
    Ag–Pd and CuO–Pd nanoparticles in a hydroxylgroup functionalized ionic liquid: synthesis, characterization and catalytic performance
    Catalysis Science & Technology, 2015, 5, 1683–1692.

     

    70. Hannelore Konnerth, Jiaguang Zhang, Ding Ma, Martin Prechtl*, Ning Yan*
    Base Promoted Hydrogenolysis of Lignin Model Compounds and Organosolv Lignin over Metal Catalysts in Water
    Chemical Engineering Science, 2015, 123, 155–163.

     

    69. Felix D. Bobbink, Jiaguang Zhang (co-first author), Yann Pierson, Xi Chen, Ning Yan*
    Conversion of Chitin Derived N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (NAG) into Polyols over Transition Metal Catalysts and Hydrogen in Water
    Green Chemistry, 2015, 17, 1024–1031.

     

    68. Safak Bulut, Zhaofu Fei, Sviatlana Siankevich, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    Aqueous-phase Hydrogenation of Alkenes and Arenes: The Growing Role of Nanoscale Catalysts
    Catalysis Today, 2015, 247, 96–103.

    2014

    67. Swee Kun Yap, Yuan Yuan, Lu Zheng, Wai Kuan Wong, Ning Yan, Saif A. Khan
    Triphasic Segmented Flow Millireactors for Rapid Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Gas-Liquid Reactions – Hydrodynamic Studies and Reactor Modeling
    Journal of Flow Chemistry, 2014, 4, 200–205.

     

    66. Swee Kun Yap, Yuan Yuan, Lu Zheng, Wai Kuan Wong, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*, Saif A. Khan*
    Rapid Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Hydrogenations in Triphasic Millireactors with Facile Catalyst Recovery
    Green Chemistry, 2014, 16, 4654–4658.

     

    65. Ernest Sze Ngee Lau, Yongjun Gao (co-first author), Xi Chen, Timothy Misso Lee, Zhigang Hu, Dan Zhao, Ning Yan*
    Sulfated, Mesoporous Niobium Oxide Catalyzed 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Formation from Sugars
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2014, 53, 14225–14233.

     

    64. Xi Chen, Ning Yan*
    Novel Catalytic Systems to Convert Chitin and Lignin into Valuable Chemicals
    Catalysis Surveys from Asia, 2014, 18, 164–176.

     

    63. Elena E. Zvereva, Stefan Grimme, Sergey A. Katsyuba, Vadim V. Ermolaev, Daria A. Arkhipova, Ning Yan, Vasiliy A. Miluykov, Oleg G. Sinyashin, Alexey Aleksandrov
    Solvation and Stabilization of Palladium Nanoparticles in Phosphonium-Based Ionic Liquids: a Combined Infrared Spectroscopic and Density Functional Theory Study
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2014, 16, 20672–20680.

     

    62. Zhentao Luo, Vairavan Nachammai, Bin Zhang, Ning Yan, David Leong, De-en Jiang, Jianping Xie
    Toward Understanding the Growth Mechanism: Tracing All Stable Intermediate Species from Reduction of Au(I)–Thiolate Complexes to Evolution of Au25 Nanoclusters
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 10577–10580.

     

    61. Yann Pierson, Xi Chen (co-first author), Felix D. Bobbink, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Acid-Catalyzed Chitin Liquefaction in Ethylene Glycol
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2014, 2, 2081–2089.

     

    60. Huizhen Liu, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    Acid-free regioselective aminocarbonylation of alkenes
    Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 7848–7851.

     

    59. Jiaguang Zhang, Jason Teo, Xi Chen, Hiroyuki Asakura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Kentaro Teramura, Ning Yan*
    A Series of NiM (M = Ru, Rh, and Pd) Bimetallic Catalysts for Effective Lignin Hydrogenolysis in Water
    ACS Catalysis, 2014, 4, 1574–1583.

     

    58. Sviatlana Siankevich, Georgios Savoglidis, Zhaofu Fei, Gabor Laurenczy, Duncan T. L. Alexander, Ning Yan*, Paul J. Dyson*
    A Novel Platinum Nanocatalyst for the Oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural into 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid under Mild Conditions
    Journal of Catalysis, 2014, 315, 67–74.

     

    57. Reddy Shetty Prakasham, Darmarapu Nagaiah, Kanaganahalli S Vinutha, Addepally Uma, Thulluri Chiranjeevi, Akula V Umakanth, Pinnamaneni Srinivasa Rao, Ning Yan
    Sorghum biomass: a novel renewable carbon source for industrial bioproducts
    Biofuels, 2014, 5, 159–174.

     

    56. Yongjun Gao, Jiaguang Zhang, Xi Chen, Ding Ma, Ning Yan*
    A Metal-free, Carbon Based Catalytic System for the Oxidation of Lignin Model Compounds and Lignin
    ChemPlusChem, 2014, 79, 825–834.

     

    55. Sviatlana Siankevich, Gabor Laurenczy, Zhaofu Fei, Sergei Katsyuba, Ning Yan*, Paul J. Dyson*
    Enhanced Conversion of Carbohydrates to the Platform Chemical 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Using Designer Ionic Liquids
    ChemSusChem, 2014, 7, 1647–1654.

     

    54. Xun Yuan, Bin Zhang, Zhentao Luo, Qiaofeng Yao, David Tai Leong, Ning Yan*, Jianping Xie*
    Balancing the Rate of Cluster Growth and Etching for Gram-Scale Synthesis of Thiolate-Protected Au25 Nanoclusters with Atomic Precision
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 126, 4623–4627.

     

    53. Jiaguang Zhang, Hiroyuki Asakura, Jeaphianne van Rijn, Jun Yang, Paul Duchesne, Bin Zhang, Xi Chen, P Zhang, Mark Saeys*, Ning Yan*
    Highly Efficient, NiAu-catalyzed Hydrogenolysis of Lignin into Phenolic Chemicals
    Green Chemistry, 2014, 16, 2432–2437.

     

    52. Zhaofu Fei, Dun-Ru Zhu, J. McIndoe, Ning Yan, Kenneth Seddon, Sergey Katsyuba, Gabor Laurenczy, Rosario Scopelliti, Danielle Chisholm, Paul J. Dyson
    Electrostatic and Non-covalent Interactions in Dicationic Imidazolium-sulfonium Salts with Mixed Anions
    Chemistry - A European Journal, 2014, 20, 4273–4283.

     

    51. Xi Chen, Shu Ling Chew, Francesca M Kerton, Ning Yan*
    Direct Conversion of Chitin into a N-containing Furan Derivative
    Green Chemistry, 2014, 16, 2204–2212.

     

    50. Haohong Duan, Ning Yan, Rong Yu, Chun-Ran Chang, Gang Zhou, Han-Shi Hu, Hongpan Rong, Zhiqiang Niu, Junjie Mao, Hiroyuki Asakura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Paul J. Dyson, Jun Li, Yadong Li
    Ultrathin Rhodium Nanosheets
    Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 3093–3100.

     

    49. Huizhen Liu, Gabor Laurenczy, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    Amide Bond Formation via C(sp3)−H Activation and CO Insertion
    Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 341–343.

     

    48. Yann Pierson, Felix Bobbink, Ning Yan*
    Alcohol Mediated Liquefaction of Lignocellulosic Materials: A Mini Review
    Chemical Engineering & Process Techniques, 2014, 1, 1014–1018.

    2013

    47. Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    Solvents and Ionic Liquids
    A section in the book “Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering”
    Eds: Jan Reedijk, Elsevier, 2013

     

    46. Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    Biphasic Synthesis
    A section in the book “Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering”
    Eds: Jan Reedijk, Elsevier, 2013

     

    45. Mengnan Wang, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Transformation of Sodium Bicarbonate and CO2 into Sodium Formate over NiPd Nanoparticle Catalyst
    Frontiers in Chemistry, 2013, 1, 17–24.

     

    44. Sergey Katsyuba, Mikhail Vener, Elena Zvereva, Zhaofu Fei, Rosario Scopelliti, Gabor Laurenczy, Ning Yan, Emilia Paunescu, Paul J. Dyson
    How Strong is Hydrogen Bonding in Ionic Liquids? Combined X-ray Crystallographic, Infrared/Raman Spectroscopic, and Density Functional Theory Study
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2013, 117, 9094–9105.

     

    43. Ning Yan*, Yuan Yuan, Paul J. Dyson*
    Nanometallic Chemistry: Deciphering Nanoparticle Catalysis from the Perspective of Organometallic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis
    Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 13294–13304.

     

    42. Ning Yan*
    Editorial: When Nanotechnology Meets Catalysis
    Nanotechnology Reviews, 2013, 2(5), 485–486.

     

    41. Bin Zhang, Ning Yan*
    Towards Rational Design of Nanoparticle Catalysis in Ionic Liquids
    Catalysts, 2013, 3, 543–562.

     

    40. Saeideh Ghazali-Esfahani, Hongbing Song, Emilia Paunescu, Félix D. Bobbink, Huizhen Liu, Zhaofu Fei, Gabor Laurenczy, Mojtaba Bagherzadeh, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    Cycloaddition of CO2 to Epoxides Catalyzed by Imidazolium-based Polymeric Ionic Liquids
    Green Chemistry, 2013, 15, 1584–1589.

     

    39. Yong Yu, Xi Chen, Qiaofeng Yao, Yue Yu, Ning Yan*, Jianping Xie*
    Scalable and Precise Synthesis of Thiolated Au10-12, Au15, Au18, and Au25 Nanoclusters via pH Controlled CO Reduction
    Chemistry of Materials, 2013, 25, 946–952.

     

    38. Jiaguang Zhang, Yuan Yuan, Kelly J. Kilpin, Yuan Kou, Paul J. Dyson, Ning Yan*
    Thermally Responsive Gold Nanocatalysts Based on a Modified Poly-vinylpyrrolidone
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2013, 371, 29–35.

     

    37. Xiao Yuan, Geng Sun, Hiroyuki Asakura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Xi Chen, Yuan Yuan, Gabor Laurenczy, Yuan Kou, Paul J. Dyson, Ning Yan*
    Development of Palladium Surface-Enriched Heteronuclear Au–Pd Nanoparticle Dehalogenation Catalysts in an Ionic Liquid
    Chemistry – A European Journal, 2013, 19, 1227–1234.

     

    36. Ning Yan*
    The Nature of Metal Catalysts in Ionic Liquids: Homogeneous vs Heterogeneous Reactions
    A chapter in the book “Ionic Liquids (ILs) in Organometallic Catalysis"
    Eds: Jairton Dupont and Laszlo Kollar, Springer, 2013

     

    35. Ning Yan*, Paul J. Dyson*
    Selective Hydrogenolysis of C–O Bond in Biomass Utilization over Nanoscale Metal Catalyst
    Current Opinions in Chemical Engineering, 2013, 2, 178–183.

     

    34. Yuan Yuan, Siyu Yao, Mengnan Wang, Shujie Lou, Ning Yan*
    Recent Progress in Chemoselective Hydrogenation of α,β-Unsaturated Aldehyde to Unsaturated Alcohol Over Nanomaterials
    Current Organic Chemistry, 2013, 17, 400–413.

    2012

    33. Paul J. Dyson*, Ning Yan*
    Editorial for the special issue “Nanocatalysis: Synthesis, Characterization, Application and Mechanisms“
    Catalysis Today, 2012, 183, 1

     

    32. Ryan R. Dykeman, Yuan Yuan, Ning Yan, Hiroyuki Asakura, Kentaro Teramura, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Paul J. Dyson
    Rational Design of a Molecular Nanocatalyst-Stabilizer that Enhances both Catalytic Activity and Nanoparticle Stability
    ChemCatChem, 2012, 4, 1907 (Front cover article)

     

    31. Xiao Yuan, Ning Yan, Sergey A. Katsyuba, Elena E. Zvereva, Yuan Kou, Paul J. Dyson
    A Remarkable Anion Effect on Palladium Nanoparticle Formation and Stabilization in Hydroxyl-functionalized Ionic Liquids
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 6026

     

    30. Yuan Yuan, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    Advances in the Rational Design of Rhodium Nanoparticle Catalysts: Control via Manipulation of the Nanoparticle Core and Stabilizer
    ACS Catalysis, 2012, 2, 1057 (Invited Review)

     

    29. Siyu Yao, Yuan Yuan, Chaoxian Xiao, Weizhen Li, Yuan Kou, Paul J. Dyson, Ning Yan*, Hiroyuki Asakura, Kentaro Teramura, Tsunehiro Tanaka*
    Insights into the formation mechanism of Rhodium nanocubes
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2012, 116, 15076

     

    28. Sergey A. Katsyuba, Elena E. Zvereva, Ning Yan, Xiao Yuan, Yuan, Kou, Paul J. Dyson
    Rationalization of Solvation and Stabilization of Palladium Nanoparticles in Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids by DFT and Vibrational Spectroscopy
    ChemPhysChem, 2012, 13, 1781

     

    27. Hiroyuki Asakura, Kentaro Teramura, Tetsuya Shishido, Tsunehiro Tanaka, Ning Yan, Chaoxian Xiao, Siyu Yao, Yuan Kou
    In situ Time-resolved DXAFS Study of Rh Nanoparticles Formation Mechanism Inethylene Glycol at Elevated Temperature
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 2983

     

    26. Hongbing Song, Ning Yan, Zhaofu Fei, Kelly J Kilpin, Rosario Scopelliti, Xuehui Li, Paul J. Dyson
    Ionic Liquid Soluble ImidazoliumTetrachloropalladate Pre-catalyst for Suzuki Coupling Reactions: on Influence of the Substituted-imidazolium Cation
    Catalysis Today, 2012, 183, 172 (Invited Paper)

     

    25. Dennis J. M. Snelders, Ning Yan, Weijia Gan, Gabor Laurenczy, Paul J. Dyson
    Tuning the Chemoselectivity of Rh Nanoparticle Catalysts by Site sSelective Poisoning with Phosphine Ligands: the Hydrogenation of Functionalized Aromatic Compounds
    ACS Catalysis, 2012, 2, 201

    2011

    24. Ning Yan*, Yuan Yuan, Paul J. Dyson*
    Rh Nanoparticle Catalysts Stabilized with a Polymer that Enhances Stability without Compromising Activity
    Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 2529 (Invited Paper, Highlighted by Synfacts)

     

    23. Yuan Yuan, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
    pH-Sensitive Gold Inorganic Nanoparticle Catalysts for the Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50, 11069

     

    22. Xinli Tong, Mengran Li, Ning Yan, Yang Ma, Paul J. Dyson, Yongdan Li
    Defunctionalization of Fructose and Sucrose: Iron-catalyzed Production of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural from Fructose and Sucrose
    Catalysis Today, 2011, 175, 524

     

    21. Ryan R. Dykeman, Ning Yan, Rosario Scopelliti, Paul J. Dyson
    Enhanced Rate of Arene Hydrogenation with Imidazolium Functionalized Bipyridine Stabilized Rhodium Nanoparticle Catalysts
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50, 717

    2010

    20. Ning Yan*, Jiaguang Zhang, Yuan Yuan, Guang-Tao Chen, Paul J. Dyson, Zichen Li*, Yuan Kou*
    Thermoresponsive Polymers Based Poly-vinylpyrrolidone: Applications in Nanoparticle Catalysis
    Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 1631

     

    19. Ning Yan, Yuan Yuan, Ryan Dykeman, Yuan Kou, Paul J. Dyson
    Hydrodeoxygenation of Lignin-derived Phenols into Alkanes by Using Nanoparticle Catalysts Combined with Bronsted Acidic Ionic Liquids
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2010, 49, 5549

     

    18. Ning Yan, Chaoxian Xiao, Yuan Kou
    Transition Metal Nanoparticle Catalysis in Green Solvents
    Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2010, 254, 1179 (Invited Review)

     

    17. Ning Yan, Zhaofu Fei, Rosario Scopelliti, Gàbor Laurenczy, Yuan Kou, Paul Dyson
    Metal Ionic Liquids Frameworks: Crystallization of Inorganic Saltscontaining 18-crown-6 from Ionic Liquids
    Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 504 (Invited Paper)

     

    16. Xiao Yuan, Ning Yan, Chaoxian Xiao, Changning Li, Zhaofu Fei, Zhipeng Cai, Yuan Kou, Paul J. Dyson
    Highly Selective Hydrogenation of Aromatic Chloronitro Compounds to Aromatic Chloroamines with Ionic-liquid-like Copolymer Stabilized Platinum Nanocatalysts in Ionic Liquids
    Green Chemistry, 2010, 12, 228 (Inside Cover Article)

     

    15. Guangtao Chen, Chunhao Wang, Jiaguang Zhang, Yang Wang, Rui Zhang, Fusheng Du, Ning Yan, Yuan Kou, Zichen Li
    Toward Functionalization of Thermoresponsive Poly (N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone)
    Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 9972

     

    14. Chaoxian Xiao, Ning Yan, Yuan Kou
    Quasi-homogeneous Catalysis: Towards Green and Efficiency
    Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2009, 30, 753

    2009

    13. Ning Yan, Jiaguang Zhang, Yinyin Tong, Siyu Yao, Chaoxian Xiao, Zichen Li, Yuan Kou
    Solubility Adjustable Nanoparticles Stabilized by a Novel PVP Based Family: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Properties
    Chemical Communications, 2009, 4423

     

    12. Ning Yan, Xue Yang, Zhaofu Fei, Yongdan Li, Yuan Kou, Paul J. Dyson
    Solvent-enhanced Coupling of Sterically Hindered Reagents and Chlorides Using Functionalized Ionic Liquids
    Organometallics, 2009, 28, 937

     

    11. Céline Fellay, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson, Gábor Laurenczy
    Selective Formic Acid Decomposition for High-pressure Hydrogen Generation: a Mechanistic Study
    Chemistry - A European Journal, 2009, 15, 3752

     

    10. Xiaobing Fan, Ning Yan, Zhiyuan Tao, David Evans, Chaoxian Xiao, Yuan Kou
    One-Step Synthesis of 2-Alkyl-dioxolanes from Ethylene Glycol and Syngas
    ChemSusChem, 2009, 2, 941

    2008

    9. Ning Yan, Chen Zhao, Paul J. Dyson, Chen Wang, Lingtao Liu, Yuan Kou
    Selective Degradation of Wood Lignin over Noble-metal Catalysts in a Two-step Process
    ChemSusChem, 2008, 1, 626 (Highlighted by New Scientist)

     

    8. Chaoxian Xiao, Zhipeng Cai, Tao Wang, Yuan Kou*, Ning Yan*
    Aqueous-phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis with a Ruthenium Nanocluster Catalyst
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2008, 47, 746 (Highlighted by Chemistry World and Synfacts)

     

    7. Xue Yang, Ning Yan, Zhaofu Fei, R. Micaela Crespo-Quesada, Gabor Laurenczy, Lioubov Kiwi-Minsker, Yuan Kou, Yongdan Li, Paul J. Dyson
    Biphasic Hydrogenation over PVP Stabilized Rh Nanoparticles in Hydroxyl Functionalized Ionic Liquids
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47, 7444

    2007

    6. Ming Zou, Xindong Mu, Ning Yan, Yuan Kou
    Selective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde by Ionic Copolymer-stabilized Pt Nanoparticles in Ionic Liquids
    Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2007, 28, 389

     

    5. Chen Zhao, Hanzhi Wang, Ning Yan, Chaoxian Xiao, Xindong Mu, Paul J. Dyson, Yuan Kou
    Ionic-liquid-like Copolymer Stabilized Nanocatalysts in Ionic Liquids: II. Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Arenes
    Journal of Catalysis, 2007, 250, 33

    2006

    4. Ning Yan, Chen Zhao, Weijia Gan, Yuan Kou
    Polyols: A New Generation of Energy Platform?
    Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2006, 27, 1159

     

    3. Ning Yan, Chen Zhao, Chen Luo, Paul J. Dyson, Haichao Liu, Yuan Kou
    One-step Conversion of Cellobiose to C-6-alcohols using a Ruthenium Nanocluster Catalyst
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 8714

     

    2. Chaoxian Xiao, Ning Yan, Ming Zou, Sicong Hou, Yuan Kou, Wenjian Liu, Shaowen Zhang
    NO2-catalyzed Deep Oxidation of Methanol: Experimental and Theoretical Studies
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2006, 252, 202

    2005

    1. Ming Zou, Ning Yan, Sicong Hou, Chaoxian Xiao, Yuan Kou
    Catalytic Activity of Metal Salts for Methane Conversion in Sulfuric Acid at Low Temperature
    Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2005, 26, 669