Liu, Yun


NameLiu, Yun


AddressNo.15 Beisanhuan East Road, Chaoyang District,  Beijing 100029 China

Education background:

1998-2001, Graduate student of Central South University of Forestry and Technology 
2001-2004, PhD student of Jiangnan University 

Work experience :

2004-2006  Postdoc. Researcher of Zhejiang University

2008-2012  Associate professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology

2013-2014  Visiting scholars of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2013-now  Professor of Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Academic title: Professor, Doctoral supervisor

Research areas:

1. Biomass biorefinery, including biomass pretreatment, lignin valorization, and biocatalysis.

2. Food science, including bioactive compounds, interaction mechani** between low molecular weight compounds and protein, and function food.

Honors and awards:

Research projects:

1. Molecular mechani** of a novel lignin biodegradation pathway by Enterobater sp. Microorgani** (NSFC, 21476016)

2. Molecular mechani** of regulating lignin depolymerization and condensation (NSFC, 21776009)

3. Key technology of whole components biorefinery of Miscanthus Biomass (2019NK2031)

Representative works:

[1] Hua Zhou, Huanghui Xu, Yun Liu*. Aerobic Oxidation of 5‑Hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid Using Co/Mn-Lignin Coordination Complexes-Derived Catalysts. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 244: 965-973 (*Corresponding author)

[2] Hua Zhou, ong Hong, Hao Zhang, Yongting Chen, uanghui Xu, Xueke Wang, Zheng Jiang, Shengli Chen, and Yun Liu*. Toward biomass-based single-atom catalysts and plastics: Highly active single-atom Co on N-doped carbon for oxidative esterification of primary alcohols. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 256: doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.117767 (*Corresponding author)

[3] Hua Zhou, Huanghui Xu, Xueke Wang, Yun Liu*. Convergent production of 2,5-furan- dicarboxylic acid from biomass and CO2Green Chemistry, 2019, 21, 2923-2927 (*Corresponding author)

[4] Hua Zhou, Renli Zhang, Wang Zhan, Liuyang Wang, Lijun Guo, Yun Liu*. High biomass loadings of 40 wt.% for efficient fractionation to meet biorefinery in solvent aqueous system without adding adscititious catalyst. Green Chemistry, 2016, 18, 6108-6114 (*Corresponding author)

[5] Yun Liu*, Hua Zhou, Liuyang Wang, Shihui Wang, Lihai Fan. Improving Saccharomyces cerevisiae growth against lignocellulose- derived inhibitors as well as maximizing ethanol production by a combination proposal of γ-irradiation pretreatment with in situ detoxification. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016, 287: 302-312 (*Corresponding author)

[6] Huan Zhou, Liuyang Wang and Yun Liu*. Physico-chemical oxidative cleavage strategy facilitates the degradation of recalcitrant crystalline cellulose by cellulases hydrolysis [J]. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 2018, 11: 16, doi: 10.1186/s13068-018-1016-0 (*corresponding author)

[7] Yun Liu*, Lijun Guo, Liuyang Wang, Wang Zhan, Hua Zhou. Irradiation pretreatment facilitates the achievement of high total sugars concentration from lignocellulose biomass. Bioresource Technology, 2017, 232: 270-277. (*corresponding author)

[8]Renli Zhang & Yun Liu*. High energy oxidation and organosolv solubilization for high yield isolation of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) from Eucalyptus hardwood. Scientific Reports, 2018, 8:16505, doi:10.1038/s41598- 018-34667-2. (*corresponding author)

[9]Yun Liu*, Chong Li, Shihui Wang, Weiyi Chen. Solid-supported microorgani** of Burkholderia cenocepacia cultured via solid state fermentation for biodiesel production: Optimization and kinetics. Applied Energy, 113, 713-721. (*corresponding author)

[10] Xianghe Meng, Qin Ye, Qiuyue Pan, Yang Ding, MinWei, Yun Liu*, F.R. van de Voort*. Total Phospholipids in Edible Oils By In-Vial Solvent Extraction Coupled With FTIR Analysis. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2014, 62: 3101-3107 (*corresponding author)

Admission requirements:

Anyone has great passion in scientific research.