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Biography
Dr. Xiaowei Zhou

Dr. Xiaowei Zhou

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Northwestern University, USA


Email: xiaowei.zhou@northwestern.edu


Qualifications

2012 Ph.D., Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, Chemical Engineering

2011 Visiting Researcher, Liverpool University, UK, Catalysis

2009 M.Sc., Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, Chemical Engineering

2007 B.Sc., Chang’an University, China, Chemical Engineering & Technology


Publications

  1. Zhou, X., Broadbelt, L. J., and Vinu, R., 2016, Mechanistic Understanding of Thermochemical Conversion of Synthetic Polymers and Lignocellulosic Biomass, In Guy B. Marin, Advances in Chemical Engineering. Volume 49. Thermochemical Process Engineering, Elsevier.
  2. Zhou, X., Li, W., Mabon, R., and Broadbelt, L. J., 2016, A Critical Review on Fast Pyrolysis of Hemicellulose, Energy Technology, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201600327. (Cover Art).
  3. Zhou, X., Nolte, M. W., Mayes, H. B., Shanks, B. H., and Broadbelt, L. J., 2016, Fast Pyrolysis of Glucose-Based Carbohydrates with Added NaCl Part 1: Experiments and Development of a Mechanistic Model, AIChE Journal, 2016, Vol. 62, pp. 766–777.
  4. Zhou, X., Nolte, M. W., Mayes, H. B., Shanks, B. H., and Broadbelt, L. J., 2016, Fast Pyrolysis of Glucose-Based Carbohydrates with Added NaCl Part 2: Validation and Evaluation of the Mechanistic Model, AIChE Journal, Vol. 62, pp. 778–791.
  5. Pan, Y., Yang, B., Zhou, X., 2015, Feedstock Molecular Reconstruction for Secondary Reactions of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Gasoline by Maximum Information Entropy Method, Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 281, pp. 945-952.
  6. Burnham, A. K., Zhou, X., and Broadbelt, L. J., 2015, Critical Review of the Global Chemical Kinetics of Cellulose Thermal Decomposition, Energy & Fuels, Vol. 29, pp. 2906–2918.
  7. Zhou, X., Nolte, M. W., Mayes, H. B., Shanks, B. H., and Broadbelt, L. J., 2014, Experimental and Mechanistic Modeling of Fast Pyrolysis of Neat Glucose-Based Carbohydrates. 1. Experiments and Development of a Detailed Mechanistic Model, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 53, pp. 13274–13289. (ACS Editors' Choice article).
  8. Zhou, X., Nolte, M. W., Shanks, B. H., and Broadbelt, L. J., 2014, Experimental and Mechanistic Modeling of Fast Pyrolysis of Neat Glucose-Based Carbohydrates. 2. Validation and Evaluation of the Mechanistic Model, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 53, pp. 13290–13301.
  9. Zhou, X., Wu, X., Yang, B., and Xiao, J., 2012, Varying the Ratio of Formic Acid to Triethylamine Impacts on Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, Vol. 357, pp. 133-140.
  10. Zhou, X., Chen, T., Yang, B., Zhang, H, and Wang, L., 2011, Kinetic Model Considering Reactant Oriented Selective Deactivation for Secondary Reactions of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Gasoline, Energy & Fuels, Vol. 25, pp. 2427-2437.
  11. Yuan, H., Yang, B., Zhang, H., and Zhou, X., 2011, Synthesis of Biodiesel Using Caster Oil under Microwave Radiation, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Vol. 9, pp. 1-11.
  12. Yang, B., Zhou, X., and Yuan, J., Research Progress in the Secondary Reactions of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Gasoline, In James C. Taylor, Advances in Chemistry Research, Volume 3, Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2010, pp. 1-120.
  13. Zhou, X., Yang, B., Yi, C., Yuan, J., and Wang, L., 2010, Prediction Model for Increasing Propylene from FCC Gasoline Secondary Reactions based on Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm Coupled with Support Vector Machines, Journal of Chemometrics, Vol. 24, pp. 574-583.
  14. Yang, B., Zhou, X., Yang, X., Chen, C., and Wang, L., 2009, Multi-Scale Study in the Secondary Reactions of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Gasoline, AIChE Journal, Vol. 55, pp. 2138-2149.
  15. Yang, B., Zhou, X., Chen, C., Yuan, J., and Wang, L., 2008, Molecule Simulation for the Secondary Reactions of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Gasoline by the Method of Structure Oriented Lumping Combined with Monte Carlo, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 47, pp. 4648–4657.