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Hu, John

Statler Chair in Engineering for Natural Gas Utilization

Education

  • 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

Catalysis
Reaction Engineering
Refining Processes

Professional Societies

ACS
AIChE
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
CO 2 conversion to value-added chemicals

Research

Collage of John Hu's students performing research

Recent Publications