Dr Yeshui Zhang
Dr Yeshui Zhang

Dr Yeshui Zhang

Lecturer

Accepting PhDs

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Old Aberdeen Campus
Elphinstone Road
AB24 3UE

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Biography

Yeshui joined in School of Engineering at University of Aberdeen, UK as a Lecturer in Dec 2021. She was a Faraday Institution Research Fellow at University College London, UK since January 2018 .She has completed her BSc. from University of Birmingham in 2012 and MSc. (Engineering) from The University of Sheffield in 2013. She finished her PhD in September 2017 at University of Leeds. Her research interests cover broad area of chemical engineering, including energy storage materials, lithium-ion battery manufacturing, pyrolysis-catalysis of waste, high temperature quartz crystal microbalance, carbon nanotubes synthesis and circular economy of plastics.

Qualifications

  • BSc. Environmental Management 
    2012 - University of Birmingham 
  • MSc.(Engineering) Energy and Environmental Engineering 
    2013 - University of Sheffield 
  • PhD. Chemical and Process Engineering 
    2017 - University of Leeds 

External Memberships

  • Associate fellow of Higher Education of Academy PR181319;
  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Membership No. 550333;
  • Associate member of IChemE. Membership No. 100196549;
  • Guest editor for the special issue of Process Safety and Environmental Production and Catalysts about “Plastics Recycling”; special issue of Catalysts about “Catalytic Recycling of Waste”; Special issue of Biomass and Bioenergy about Sustainable Upcycling of Biomass Waste; Special issue of Biomass & Bioenergy about “Biomass Waste Management for a Sustainable Future”.
  • Reviewer of Catalysis Today, Renewable energy, Journal of Analytical and Applied catalysis, Energy Conversion and management, Energy Science and Engineering, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Waste and Biomass Vaporization, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering.
  • Editorial board of Carbon Capture Science and Technology.
  • Review editor and editorial board of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage (specialty section of Frontiers in Energy Research).

Latest Publications

  • Multi-scale Designed Co Mn3–O4 Spinels: Smart Pre-Catalysts towards High-Efficiency Pyrolysis-Catalysis Recycling of Waste Plastics

    Liu, X., Xu, D., Ding, H., Widenmeyer, M., Xie, W., Mellin, M., Qu, F., Chen, G., Zhang, Y. S., Zhang, Z., Rashid, A., Molina-Luna, L., Hofmann, J. P., Riedel, R., Brett, D. J., Weidenkaff, A.
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 122271
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Multi-scale Designed CoxMn3–xO4 Spinels: Smart Pre-Catalysts towards High-Efficiency Pyrolysis-Catalysis Recycling of Waste Plastics

    Zhang, Y.
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Roadmap on Li-ion battery manufacturing research

    Grant, P. S., Greenwood, D., Pardikar, K., Smith, R., Entwistle, T., Middlemiss, L. A., Murray, G., Cussen, S. A., Lain, M. J., Capener, M. J., Copley, M., Reynolds, C. D., Hare, S. D., Simmons, M. J., Kendrick, E., Zankowski, S. P., Wheeler, S., Zhu, P., Slater, P. R., Zhang, Y. S., Morrison, A. R., Dawson, W., Li, J., Shearing, P. R., Brett, D. J., Matthews, G., Ge, R., Drummond, R., Tredenick, E. C., Cheng, C., Duncan, S. R., Boyce, A. M., Faraji-Niri, M., Marco, J., Roman-Ramirez, L. A., Harper, C., Blackmore, P., Shelley, T., Mohsseni, A., Cumming, D. J.
    JPhys Energy , vol. 4, no. 4, 042006
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Insights into in-situ catalytic degradation of plastic wastes over zeolite-based catalyst from perspective of three-dimensional pore structure evolution

    Xu, D., Lu, X., Zhang, Y., Shearing, P. R., Zhang, S., Brett, D. J., Wang, S.
    Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 450, no. 4, 138402
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Towards integrated gasification and fuel cell operation with carbon capture: Impact of fuel gas on anode materials

    Long, X., Boldrin, P., Zhang, Y., Brandon, N., Paterson, N., Millan, M.
    Fuel, vol. 318, 123561
    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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Prizes and Awards

  • Frontier Lab Young Scientist Award at 22nd International Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis-Pyro 2018;
  • Telford Premium Award (Journal Prize for best paper) from Institution of Civil Engineers publishing (05/06/2017).
Research

Research Overview

My research interests cover broad area of chemical engineering, including energy storage materials, lithium-ion battery manufacturing, pyrolysis-catalysis of waste, high temperature quartz crystal microbalance, carbon nanotubes synthesis and circular economy of plastics.

Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Engineering.


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Engineering

Accepting PhDs

Research Specialisms

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Ultrasound

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

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