Name: Wei-Xue Li (W. X. Li, 李微雪)
Born:  Dec. 1970, Henan, China
Address:Department of Chemical Physics,University of Science and Technology of ChinaJinzhai Road 96, Baohe District, Hefei 230026, China
 2015.06-PresentProfessor, University of Science and Technology of China
 2004.07-2015.06Professor, State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
 2002.08-2004.06Postdoctoral, Aarhus University, Denmark
 1999.01-2002.07Postdoctoral, Fritz-Haber-Institute detr MPG, Berlin, Germany
 1995.09-1998.12Ph. D. Candidate, Institute of Mechanics (Beijing)
 1992.09-1995.06Master Candidate, China Institute of Atomic Energy (Beijing)
 1988.09-1992.06Bachelor, Department of Physics, Wuhan University (Wuhan)
1)Theoretical and Computational Study for Heterogeneous Catalysis
2)Structural Sensitivity: phase, morphology, size and interface effects
3)Selectivity: syngas and methanol chemistry; C-O bond activation, C-C bond formation
4)Stability of Catalysts: structural evolution and dynamics under reaction condition

2015 Initiative Project of USTC

2014 CAS Innovation Project

2013 973 Project

2012 National Outstanding Youth
1)Crystallographic Dependence of CO Activation on Cobalt Catalysts: HCP versus FCC J. X. Liu, H. Y. Su, D. P. Sun, B. Y. Zhang, W. X. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (2013) 16284–16287
2)Carbon Chain Growth via Formyl Insertion on Rh and Co Catalysts in Syngas Conversion; Y. H. Zhao, K. J. Sun, X. F. Ma, J. X. Liu, D. P. Sun, H. Y. Su, andW. X. Li; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed 50 (2011) 5335-5338
3)Atomistic Theory of Ostwald Ripening and Disintegration of Supported Metal Particles under Reaction Conditions, R. H. Ouyang, J. X. Liu, W. X. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (2013) 1760-177
4)Platinum-modulated Cobalt NanoCatalysts for Low Temperature Aqueous Phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, H. Wang, W. Zhou, J. X. Liu, R. Si , G. Sun, M. Q. Zhong , H. Y. Su, H. B. Zhao, J. A. Rodriguez , S. J. Pennycook , J. C. Idrobo, W. X. Li, Y. Kou, D. Ma, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (2013) 4149-4158
5)Interface confined ferrous centers for catalytic oxidation; Q. Fu+, W. X. Li+, Y. X Yao, H. Y. Liu, H. Y. Su, D. Ma, X. K. Gu, L. M. Chen, Z. Wang, H. Zhang, B. Wang, X. H. Bao; (+ contributed equally) Science 328 (2010) 1141-1144
6)Crystal Plane Controlled Selectivity of Cu2O Catalysts in Propylene Oxidation with Molecular Oxygen Q. Hua, T. Cao, X. K. Gu, J. Q. Lu, Z. Q. Jiang, X. R. Pan, L. F. Luo, W. X. Li and W. X. Huang* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53 (2014) 4856
7)Mechanistic Studies of Water Electrolysis and Hydrogen Electro-Oxidation on High Temperature Ceria-Based Solid Oxide Electrochemical Cells, C. J. Zhang, M. Grass, Y. Yu, C. Dejoie, W. C. Ding, K. Gaskell, N. Jabeen, Y. P. Hong, A. Shavorskiy, H. Bluhm, W. X. Li, G. Jackson, Z. Hussain, Z. Liu*, B. Eichhorn*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (2013) 11572–11579
8)In-situ Oxidation Study of Pt(110) and its Interaction with CO ; D. R. Butcher, M. E. Grass, Z. H. Zeng, F. Aksoy, H. Bluhm, W. X. Li, B. S. Mun, G. A. Somorjai, Z. Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (2011) 20319-20325
9)Size-selective carbon nano-clusters as precursors to the growth of epitaxial graphene; B. Wang, X. F. Ma, M. Caffio, R. Schaub, and W. X. Li; Nano Lett. 11 (2011) 424-430
10)In Situ UV Raman Spectroscopic Study on the Synthesis Mechanism of AlPO-5; F. T Fan, Z. C. Feng, K. J. Sun, M. L. Guo, Q. Guo, Y. Song, W. X. Li, and C. Li*; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48, (2009) 8743-8747
11)Experimental observation of quantum oscillation of surface chemical reactivities ; X. Ma, P. Jiang, Y. Qi, J.F. Jia, Y. Yang, W.H. Duan, W. X. Li, X.H. Bao, S. B. Zhang, and Q.K. Xue*; PNAS 104 (2007) 9204
12)Role of surface elastic relaxations in an O-induced nanopattern on Pt(110)-(1x2); S. Helveg, W. X. Li, N. C. Bartelt, S. Horch, E. Laegsgaard, B. Hammer and F.Besenbacher*; Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 115501
13)One-dimensional PtO2 Oxide at Pt Steps: formation and reaction with CO; J.G. Wang, W. X. Li, M. Borg, J. Gustafson, A. Mikkelsen, T. M. Pedersen, E. Lundgren, J.Weissenrieder, J. Klikovits, M. Schmid, B. Hammer, and J. N. Andersen*; Phys. Rev. Lett.. 95(2005) 256102
14)Two-step reaction on a strained, nanoscale segmented surface ; C. Africh, F. Esch, W. X. Li, M. Corso, B. Hammer, R. Rosei, and G. Comelli*; Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 126104
15)Oxidation of Pt(110) ; W. X. Li, L. Osterlund, E. K. Vestergaard, R.T. Vang, J. Matthiesen, T.M. Pedersen, E. Lægsgaard, B. Hammer, and F. Besenbacher*; Phys. Rev. Lett.. 93 (2004) 146104
16)Why is a noble metal catalytically active? The role of the O-Ag interaction in the function of silver as an oxidation catalyst; W. X. Li, C. Stampfl and M. Scheffler*; Phys. Rev. Lett..90 (2003) 256102
17)The role of sub-surface oxygen in oxide formation at transition metal surfaces; M. Todorova, W. X. Li, M.V. Ganduglia-Pirovano, C. Stampfl, K. Reuter, and M. Scheffler*; Phys. Rev. Lett. 89 (2002) 096103

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