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Hu, John

Statler Chair in Engineering for Natural Gas Utilization

Bachelor’s in Chemistry, Tsinghua University - 1986

MBA – Washington State University – 2002

PhD - Tsinghua University, China – 1991

Research Interests

Microwave plasma catalysis for natural gas conversion and ammonia synthesis
Shale gas utilization
Catalytic materials
Coal gasification and syngas conversion
Biomass conversion to fuel and chemicals

Teaching Interests
Reaction Engineering
Refining Processes

Professional Societies
North American Catalysis Society
American Society for Engineering Education.

Special Interests
Shale gas conversion and separation via modular design
Catalyst and reactor integration
Process intensification and modularity
CO2 conversion to value-added chemicals