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AMA 2019 Speakers

Prof. Yufei Song (Keynote Speaker)

Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China

Title of Speech: Layered double hydroxides based materials fabricated by topological transformation strategy and their application in catalysis

Abstract: Layered double hydroxides (LDHs) are a class of two-dimensional layered materials, with the general formula [M1-x2+Mx3+(OH)2]x+[Ax/n]n-∙mH2O, where the main layers are connected by octahedral metal oxide MO6 and the metal ions are highly dispersed in the layers. LDHs have unique structural characteristics such as controllable size and thickness, topological transformation in the process of structural transformation etc., which endow LDHs a variety of adjustable elements. By taking LDHs as precursors, heterostructured metal oxides or supported highly dispersed metal catalysts, with abundant heterostructures, high dispersion, controllable morphologies, can be prepared through topological transformation in air or reducing atmosphere. In this report, a series of Co-based LDHs were used as precursors to fabricate heterostructured catalysts by topological transformation. The structures of the heterostructured catalysts were carefully characterized, and more importantly, fine tuning of heterostructured interfaces can be achieved by adjusting the calcination temperatures. These heterostructured catalysts have been used in the oxygen evolution reaction, acceptorless dehydrogenative coupling reaction of alcohol and amine, and the photocatalytic activation reaction of methane.

Biography: Dr. Yu-Fei SONG received his PhD in 2002. After the postdoc research in Leiden University (2002-2004, The Netherlands), Max-Planck Institute of Bio-inorganic Chemistry (2004-2005, Germany), and The University of Glasgow (2005-2008, UK), he joined Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) in 2008. He is currently holding a full professor position in the State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering, BUCT. His research interests mainly focus on developing the polyoxometalates (POMs) and/or layered double hydroxides (LDHs)-based multifunctional materials. He has published over 150 SCI research papers in journals such as Nature Protocol., Nature Commun., Chem. Soc. Rev., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Energy. Environ. Sci., Chem. Sci. etc. He was awarded as Chang Jiang Scholars Program-Young Scholars, Ministry of Education (2015); and National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China (2016).

宋宇飞,教授,博士生导师。1997年和2002年毕业于山西大学获得理学学士和理学博士学位。作为博士后研究员,先后于2002-2004、2004-2005、2005-2008年在荷兰莱顿大学、德国马普生物无机所、英国格拉斯哥大学从事科学研究。2008年9月受聘到北京化工大学。主要的研究方向为功能导向的多酸分子组装化学。目前已在Nature Protocol., Chem. Soc. Rev., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., J. Am. Chem. Soc等刊物发表SCI收录学术论文120余篇。授权中国发明专利17项,参编专著3部。2009年入选教育部新世纪优秀人才计划。2012年获得国家自然科学基金委的“优秀青年科学基金”资助;2015年入选教育部“长江学者-青年项目”;2016年获国家自然科学基金杰出青年基金资助。