Prof. Weishen Yang works on the rational design and molecular-level engineering of functional nanomaterials for applications in catalysis and separation (e.g., inorganic membranes). He has published ~360 referred journal papers (SCI citations > 15,000), 4 book chapters, 2 books and 50 patents.
(2) The 1st prize in Guangdong Province Science and Technology Award in 2014 on “Fundamental Research on Separation and Reaction Based on Membrane and Adsorbent”
(3)The 1st prize in Liaoning Province Nature Science Award in 2006 on “Inorganic Membrane and Membrane Catalysis”.
1. Y. Peng, Y. S. Li, Y. J. Ban, W. S. Yang, Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Framework Nanosheets for Membrane-Based Gas Separation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56(2017) 9757 – 9761
2. W. P. Li, X. F. Zhu, S. G. Chen, W. S. Yang, Integration of Nine Steps into One Membrane Reactor To Produce Synthesis Gases for Ammonia and Liquid Fuel, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55(2016) 8566 – 8570
3. T. W. Yu, W. L. Chu, R. Cai, Y. C. Liu, W. S. Yang, In？Situ Electrochemical Synthesis of Oriented and Defect-Free AEL Molecular-Sieve Films Using Ionic Liquids, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 54(2015) 13032 – 13035
4. Y. Peng, Y. S. Li, Y. J. Ban, H. Jin, W. M. Jiao, X. L. Liu, W. S. Yang, Metal-organic framework nanosheets as building blocks for molecular sieving membranes, Science, 346(2014)1356 – 1359
5. Y. Liu, X. F. Zhu, M. R. Li, H.Y. Liu, Y. Cong, W. S. Yang, Stabilization of Low-Temperature Degradation in Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conducting Perovskite Oxygen Permeation Membranes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52(2013) 3232 – 3236