Department of Chemical Engineering

PhD from Kobe University (Japan)
Masters from Nankai University
1.       Novel crystalline porous materials for energy utilization and environmental remediation
2.       Synthesis and application of metal nanoparticles-coated porous medias
3.       Coordination chemistry of multifunctional supramolecular compounds
The Principle of Chemical Engineering
Email:   TEL: +86-10-89723252 
1.       “Improved hydrogen release from ammonia borane with ZIF-8”, R. Zhong, R. Zou, T. Nakagawa, M. Janicke, T. A. Semelsberger, A. K. Burrell, and R. E. Del Sesto, Inorganic Chemistry2012, 51, 2728–2730.
2.       “Solvent-Induced Deviation in Square-Grid Layers of Microporous Cu(II) Isophthalates: Layer Stacking and Gas Adsorption Properties”, R. Zhong, R. Zou, Q. Xu, CrystEngComm 2011, 13, 577-584.
3.       “Metal-Organic Framework of Manganese(II) 4,4’-Biphenyldicarboxylates: Crystal Structures, Hydrogen Adsorption, and Magnetism Properties”, R. Zhong, R. Zou, M. Du, T. Yamada, G. Maruta, S. Takeda, J. Li, Q. Xu, CrystEngComm 2010, 12, 677-681.
4.       “Observation of Helical Water Chains Reversibly Inlayed in Magnesium Imidazole-4,5-Dicarboxylate”, R. Zhong, R. Zou, M. Du, N. Takeichi, Q. Xu, CrystEngComm2008, 10, 1175-1179.
5.       Controllable Preparation, Network Structures and Properties of Unusual Metal-Organic Frameworks Constructed from 4,4’-(Hexafluoroisopropylidene)-diphthalic Acid and 4,4’-Bipyridyl”, R. Zhong, R. Zou, M. Du, T. Yamada, G. Maruta, S. Takeda, Q. Xu, Dalton Transactions 2008, 2346-2354.
6.       Metal-Organic Coordination Architectures with 3-Pyridin-3-yl-Benzoate: Crystal Structures, Fluorescent Emission and Magnetic Properties”, R. Zhong, R. Zou, M. Du, L. Jiang, T. Yamada, G. Maruta, S. Takeda, Q. Xu, CrystEngComm 2008, 10, 605-613.
7.       Microporous Metal-Organic Framework Zinc(II) Imidazole-4,5-Dicarboxylate: Four-Fold Helical Structure and Strong Fluorescent Emission”, R. Zhong, R. Zou, Q. Xu, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials2007, 102, 122-127.