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Ming Yang, Ph.D.

Jessica M. KellyAssistant Professor
Catalysis, Advanced Materials, Reaction Engineering for Energy and Environmental Applications
Phone: 864-656-3056
Office: 221 Earle Hall


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Tufts University, 2015
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, 2010
B.S., Chemistry, Nankai University, 2007
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, 2007

Selected Publications - Full List Google Scholar

Corresponding-Author Research Articles

“Possible negative influences of increasing content of cerium on activity and hydrothermal stability of Rh/ceria-zirconia three-way catalysts”, Journal of Rare Earths 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.jre.2020.04.003

“Enhancing oxygen reduction performance of oxide-CNT through in-situ generated nanoalloy bridging”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2020, 263: 118297.

“Surpassing the single-atom catalytic activity limit through paired Pt-O-Pt ensemble built from isolated Pt1 atoms”, Nature Communications 2019, 10: 3808.

“Single-site Pt/La-Al2O3 stabilized by barium as an active and stable catalyst in purifying CO and C3H6 emissions”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2019, 244, 327.

First-Author Research Articles

“Single-atom gold oxo-clusters prepared in alkaline solutions catalyse the heterogeneous methanol self-coupling reaction”, Nature Chemistry 2019, 11, 1098.

“A common single-site Pt(II)-O(OH)x- species stabilized by sodium on active and inert supports catalyzes the water-gas shift reaction”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015, 137, 3470.

“Catalytically active Au-O(OH)x- species stabilized by alkali ions on zeolites and mesoporous oxides”, Science 2014, 346, 1498.

“Atomically dispersed Au-(OH)x species bound on titania catalyze the low-temperature water-gas shift reaction”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 3768.

“Effects of CO2 and steam on Ba/Ce-based NOx storage reduction catalysts during lean aging”, Journal of Catalysis 2010, 271, 228.

“Pd-supported interaction-defined selective redox activities in Pd−Ce0.7Zr0.3O2−Al2O3 model three-way catalysts”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113, 12778.

Review Articles

“Aftertreatment protocols for catalyst characterization and performance evaluation: low temperature oxidation, storage, three-way, and NH3-SCR catalyst test protocols”, Emission Control Science and Technology 2019, 5, 183.

“Design of single-atom metal catalysts on various supports for the low-temperature water-gas shift reaction”, Catalysis Today 2017, 298, 216.

“Single gold atoms stabilized on nanoscale metal oxide supports are catalytic active centers for various reactions”, AIChE Journal 2016, 62, 429.