Wen-Yueh Yu Associate Professor

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游文岳 副教授
Wen-Yueh Yu
phone:(02)3366-1691
fax:(02)2362-3040
email:wenyueh@ntu.edu.tw
office:Tseng Jiang Hall(N)N504
Lab Info

Tseng Jiang Hall(N)N511
(02)3366-3025
  • Education Background

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering University of Texas at Austin 2015
M.S. in Chemical Engineering National Taiwan University 2004
B.S. in Chemical Engineering National Taiwan University 2002

Postdoctoral Researcher ETH Zurich 2015-2017
Research Associate Academia Sinica 2005-2009

  • Research Topic

Catalyst Chemistry and Surface Science

Catalyst development is essential to sustainable processes and energy technologies as suitable catalysts allow associated chemical reactions to proceed with reduced energy consumption and waste production, thus promoting efficient conversion between materials and energy. Our research group will engage in developing catalytic materials for green chemistry processes and alternative energy technologies. We will utilize renewable resources and earth-abundant elements as precursors via atom/energy-efficient and cost-effective processes to synthesize catalysts for efficiently converting renewable resources (e.g., CO2 and biomass) into chemicals and alternative fuels. We will integrate surface science, catalyst chemistry, and reaction engineering approaches to investigate catalysis mechanisms and determine the relationship between synthesis conditions, physicochemical properties and catalytic performance, by which rationally synthesize new-generation catalysts to improve current processes and energy technologies with an attempt to facilitate sustainable development of our society.

  • Recent Research Topic
  1. Surface engineering of supported metal catalysts for catalytic transfer hydrogenation
    催化轉移氫化金屬擔體觸媒的表面工程
    MOST 109-2221-E-002-103-MY3 (2020/08/01 – 2023/07/31)
  2. Metallo-supramolecular polymers as catalysts for catalytic transfer hydrogenation
    以金屬超分子聚合物作為觸媒用於催化轉移氫化反應
    MOST 110-2923-E-002-005-MY2 (2021/04/01 – 2023/03/31)
  3. Development of heterogeneous catalysts for chemical recycling of polyester fibers
    應用聚酯纖維化學回收的異相觸媒開發
    MOST 110-2622-E-002-022- (2021/06/01 – 2022/05/31)
  4. Investigations on reaction mechanism and water/ sulfur tolerance of commercial low-temperature SCR catalysts
    商用SCR中低溫觸媒反應機制與耐水抗硫關鍵因子解析
    CSC RE109624 (2020.10.01 – 2021.07.31)
  5. Green synthesis of carbonate esters from carbon dioxide and alcohols: development of multifunctional acid-base mixed-metal-oxide catalysts
    以二氧化碳及醇類作為原料的碳酸酯綠色化學製程:多功能酸鹼混合金屬氧化物觸媒的研發
    MOST 107-2218-E-002-029-MY3 (2018/01/01 – 2020/12/31)
  6. Investigation on stability mechanism of selective catalytic reduction (deNOx) catalysts made by China Steel Corporation
    中鋼自製選擇性催化還原脫硝觸媒耐用性機制探討
    CSC RE108613 (2019.09.01 – 2020.06.30)
  • Honor
  1. 台灣觸媒學會傑出論文獎(2021)
  2. 指導學生杜芳毅同學,獲得台大化工系碩博士生畢業論文展長興材料公司及台灣中油公司傑出論文獎(2021)
  3. 指導學生陳柏瑋同學,獲得台大化工系碩博士生畢業論文展中鼎工程公司傑出論文獎(2021)
  4. 台灣化工學會化工傑作獎(2020)
  5. 指導學生杜芳毅同學,獲得台灣化學工程學會67週年年會壁報論文競賽觸媒及反應工程組優勝(2020)
  6. 指導學生龔子傑和古浩銓同學,獲得台灣化學工程學會67週年年會壁報論文競賽觸媒及反應工程組優勝(2020)
  7. 指導學生陳祐祥同學,獲得第38屆台灣觸媒與反應工程研討會暨科技部專題研究計畫成果發表會壁報論文競賽優勝(2020)
  8. 指導學生鐘慶修同學,獲得第38屆台灣觸媒與反應工程研討會暨科技部專題研究計畫成果發表會壁報論文競賽佳作(2020)
  9. 指導學生周彥築同學,獲得第38屆台灣觸媒與反應工程研討會暨科技部專題研究計畫成果發表會壁報論文競賽佳作(2020)
  10. 指導學生古浩銓同學,獲得科技部108學年度大專學生研究計畫研究創作獎(2020)
  11. 指導學生林夢蝶同學,獲得科技部109學年度大專學生專題研究計畫(2020)
  12. 指導學生龔子傑同學,獲得台灣化學工程學會66週年年會英文口頭發表競賽觸媒及反應工程組優勝(2019)
  13. 指導學生龔子傑同學,獲得台灣化學工程學會66週年年會壁報論文競賽觸媒及反應工程組優勝(2019)
  14. 指導學生周彥築同學,獲得台灣化學工程學會66週年年會壁報論文競賽觸媒及反應工程組優勝(2019)
  15. 指導學生王鈺翔同學,獲得台灣化學工程學會66週年年會壁報論文競賽觸媒及反應工程組佳作(2019)
  16. 指導學生尤躍誠同學,獲得台灣化學工程學會66週年年會壁報論文競賽觸媒及反應工程組佳作(2019)
  17. Best Poster Presentation Award (Wen-Yueh Yu), 8th Asia-Pacific Congress in Catalysis (2019)
  18. 指導學生周彥築同學,獲得第37屆台灣觸媒與反應工程研討會暨科技部專題研究計畫成果發表會壁報論文競賽優勝(2019)
  19. 指導學生古浩銓同學,獲得科技部108學年度大專學生專題研究計畫(2019)
  20. Outstanding Research Award (Zi-Jie Gong), Osaka-Kansai International Symposium on Catalysis (2018)
  21. 指導學生尤躍誠同學,獲得科技部107學年度大專學生專題研究計畫(2018)
  22. 科技部延攬特殊優秀人才獎勵(2018-2020)
  1. E. J. Evans, H. Li, W. Y. Yu, G. M. Mullen, G. Henkelman and C. B. Mullins, “Mechanistic insights on ethanol dehydrogenation on Pd-Au model catalysts: a combined experimental and DFT study”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19(45), 30578-30589, 2017, (SCI), (IF: 3.567)
  2. J. Jagielski, S. Kumar, W. Y. Yu and C. J. Shih, “Layer-controlled two-dimensional perovskites: synthesis and optoelectronics”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5(23), 5610-5627, 2017, (SCI), (IF: 6.641)
  3. 尤躍誠, 杜芳毅, 龔子傑, 李祐任 and 游文岳, “二氧化碳與甲醇直接合成碳酸二甲酯:異相觸媒、除水系統與催化機制”, 化工會刊, 66(4), 59-82, 2019.
  4. C. W. Chang, Z. J. Gong, N. C. Huang, C. Y. Wang and W. Y. Yu*, “MgO nanoparticles confined in ZIF-8 as acid-base bifunctional catalysts for enhanced glycerol carbonate production from transesterification of glycerol and dimethyl carbonate”, Catalysis Today 2020, 351, 21-29. (SCI, 5-yr IF: 5.266)
  5. Z. J. Gong, Y. R. Li, H. L. Wu, S. D. Lin and W. Y. Yu*, “Direct copolymerization of carbon dioxide and 1,4-butanediol enhanced by ceria nanorod catalyst”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 265, 118524. (SCI, 5-yr IF: 14.443)
  6. T. C Chou, C. C. Chang, H. L. Yu, W. Y. Yu, C. L. Dong, J. Velasco-Velez, C. H. Chuang, L. C. Chen, J. F. Lee, J. M. Chen and H. L. Wu*, “Controlling the oxidation state of the Cu electrode and reaction intermediates for electrochemical CO2 reduction to ethylene”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2020, 142, 2857-2867. (SCI, 5-yr IF: 14.549)
  7. Y. H. Wang, C. H. Chuang, T. A. Chiu, C. W. Kung*, and W. Y. Yu*, “Size-tunable synthesis of palladium nanoparticles confined within topologically distinct metal–organic frameworks for catalytic dehydrogenation of methanol” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2020, 124, 12521-12530. (SCI, 5-yr IF: 4.404)
  8. Y. J. Chou, H. C. Ku, C. C. Chien, C. Hu*, and W. Y. Yu*, “Palladium nanoparticles supported on nanosheet-like graphitic carbon nitride for catalytic transfer hydrogenation reaction” Catalysis Science & Technology 2020, 10, 7883-7893. (SCI, 5-yr IF: 5.863)
  9. Y. C. Yu, T. Y. Wang, L. H. Chang, P. J. Wu, B. Y. Yu*, and W. Y. Yu*, “Conceptual design, environmental, and economic evaluation of direct copolymerization process of carbon dioxide and 1,4-butanediol” Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 2020, 116, 36-42. (SCI, 5-yr IF: 4.446)