Wu, Junliang

Position:Associate Professor




Professional History

  • 2016.9-2017.9Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, U.S.A.Visiting scholar

  • 2014.9- presentCollege of Environment and Energy, SCUTAssociate Professor

  • 2008.9-2008.12Department of Civil Engineering, Lamar University, U.S.A.Visiting scholar

  • 2005.12-2014.8College of Environmental Science and Engineering, SCUTLecturer

  • 2002.7-2005.11Department of Environmental Engineering, SCUTAssistant Professor

Academic Background

  • 2014.6Materials and Technique of Energy and Environment, SCUT Ph.D.

  • 2002.6Environmental Engineering, Sichuan UniversityM.E.

  • 1999.6Environmental Engineering, Sichuan UniversityB.E.

Research Interests

  • Adsorption and catalysis materials: Hydrophobic activated carbon, H2S purification activated carbon, Molecular sieve encapsulation of noble metal, hypercrosslinked polymeric adsorbent

  • Catalytic oxidation technology: Nonthermal plasma catalysis, Ozone catalytic oxidation, Regenerative catalytic oxidation


  • Morphology and size impact of transition metal oxides on VOCs oxidation in plasma, The National Natural Science Fund of Guangdong2020-2022

  • Synergy effect of nonthermal plasma and sliver loaded and manganese doped metal-organic frameworks for VOCs oxidation, The National Natural Science Fund of China2017-2020

  • VOCs Process Control Technology and application demonstration of the industry of Packaging and Printing (2016YFC0204200), sub-project, national key research and development program 2016-2021

  • Innovation Platform of Air pollution prevention and control in Fujian, Science and Technology Program of Foshan2016-2018

  • Purification of Organic waste gas in low concentration using metal organic frameworks combined with ozone, Science and Technology Program of Guangdong2016-2018

  • Adsorption-cycling discharge for industrial VOCs oxidation with metal organic frameworks, the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, SCUT2015-2017

  • Application methods of Non-thermal plasma for industrial VOCs pollutants removal, Science and Technology Program of Guangzhou2015-2017

  • Adsorption-cycling discharge for typical industrial VOCs oxidation, Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong2015-2017

  • Industry standards: Regenerative catalytic oxidation for industrial organic waste gas treatment (JBCPZT0816-2014), Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of P.R.C.2014-2015

  • Combination of cartridge filter and adsorption/catalysis for PM2.5 and VOCs, the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China2013-2015

  • Plasma catalysis system with Ag-Ni catalyst for VOCs oxidation, the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, SCUT2013-2014

Academic achievements

Journal Publications

  1. Duan Chongxiong, Yi Yu, Xiao Jing, lian Zhang, Libo Li, fei Yang, Junliang Wu*, Hongxia Xi*, Water-based Routes for Metal–Organic Frameworks Synthesis: A Review, Science China-Materials, 2020, 63(5), 667-685

  2. Xueqing Wang, Junliang Wu*, Jialing Wang, Hailin Xiao, Bingxu Chen, Ruosi Peng, Mingli Fu, Limin Chen, Daiqi Ye, William Wen, Methanol plasma-catalytic oxidation over CeO2 catalysts: effect of ceria morphology and reaction mechanism, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019, 369, 233–244

  3. Hailin Xiao, Junliang Wu*, Xueqing Wang, Jialing Wang, Shengpeng Mo, Mingli Fu, Limin Chen, Daiqi Ye*, Ozone-enhanced deep catalytic oxidation of toluene over a platinum-ceria supported BEA zeolite catalyst, Molecular Catalysis, 2018, 460: 7–15

  4. Junliang Wu, Qibin Xia, Jing Xiao, Zhong Li*, Chromium-based metal-organic framework MIL-101 as a highly effective catalyst in plasma for toluene removal, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2017, 50: 475202(10pp)

  5. Junliang Wu, Qibin Xia, Haihui Wang, Zhong Li*, Catalytic performance of plasma catalysis system with nickel oxide catalysts on different supports for toluene removal: Effect of water vapor, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2014, 156-157: 265–272

  6. Junliang Wu, Yixia Huang, Qibin Xia, Zhong Li*, Decomposition of toluene in a plasma catalysis system with NiO, MnO2, CeO2, Fe2O3, and CuO catalysts, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 2013, 33(6): 1073–1082

Two Chinese Patents

Three Chinese industrial standards