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Yibin Bu

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Dr Yibin Bu obtained her Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry of Surfaces at Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands. Her Ph.D. project was mainly focused on the application of Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance (LSPR), XPS and MS in CO-related Heterogenous Catalysis. Her main work has been published in ACS Catalysis and Journal of Catalysis.


Present Employment

Research fellow



2012/09-2017/06: Ph.D., Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

2009/09-2012/07: M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, Dalian University of Technology

2005/09-2009/07: B.Sc., Environmental Engineering, Shenyang Agricultural University


Professional Experience

2018/01-present: research fellow, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology



Netherlands Institute for Catalysis Research (NIOK) qualified researcher

Research Interests

1) In situ Characterization
Application of in situ characterization in the study of heterogeneous catalysis on catalyst surface and interface
2) Green Catalysis
Catalytic oxidation of Volatile Organic Compounds, e.g. HCHO

1. Bu, Y.; Er, S; Niemantsverdriet, J.W.; Fredriksson, H.O.A. Preferential Oxidation of CO in H2 on Cu and Cu/CeOx Catalysts Studied by DFT, in situ UV-vis and Mass Spectrometry, J. Catal., 2018, 357, 176-187. (IF:6.921)
2. Bu, Y.; Niemantsverdriet, J.W.; Fredriksson, H.O.A. Cu Model Catalyst Dynamics and CO Oxidation Kinetics Studied by Simultaneous in Situ UV−Vis and Mass Spectroscopy, ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 2867-2876. (IF:10.614)
3. Bu, Y.; Weststrate, C.J.; Niemantsverdriet, J.W.; Fredriksson, H.O.A. Role of ZnO and CeOx in Cu-Based Model Catalysts in Activation of H2O and CO2 Dynamics Studied by in Situ Ultraviolet−Visible and X‑ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 7994-8003. (IF:10.614)
4. Qu, Z.*(supervisor); Bu, Y.; Qin, Y.; Wang, Y.; Fu, Q. The improved reactivity of manganese catalysts by Ag in catalytic oxidation of toluene, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 2013, 27, 353-362. (IF:9.446)
5. Zhou, H.; Qu, Y.; Bu, Y.; Li, X.; Kong, C.; Ma, Q.; Zhang, Q.; Zhang, X.; Zhou, J. Molecular-Simulation-Assisted Immobilization and Catalytic Performance of C-C Hydrolase MfphA on SBA-15 Mesoporous Silica, ChemPlusChem, 2012, 77, 293-300. (IF:3.00)
6. Qu, Z.* (supervisor); Bu, Y.; Qin, Y.; Wang, Y.; Fu, Q. The effects of alkali metal on structure of manganese oxide supported on SBA-15 for application in the toluene catalytic oxidation, Chem. Eng. J. 2012, 209, 163-169. (IF:6.34)