Department of Chemical Technology

PhD from The China University of Petroleum-Beijing(China)

1.        Chemistry and processing technology of heavy petroleum
2.        Hydrotreating of heavy petroleum
3.        Adsorption and diffusion of model compounds or petroleum
Chemical Reaction Engineering; Petroleum Refining
Previous Teaching/working Experience
2000-2002, Assistant engineer, Sinopec Qingdao Petrochemical Corporation
2008- 2009, Visiting Scholar, University of British Columbia
2010-2012, Postdoc., China University of Petroleum (Beijing)
2012-Present, Lecturer, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)
Program supervised for
Chemical Engineering & Technology; Petroleum Chemistry; Chemical Reaction Engineering; Petroleum Processing Technology
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Address of Office: 18 Fu Xue Road, Changping, Beijing, 102249, P. R. China
National Natural Science Foundation of China. 2012, director
National Natural Science Foundation of China. 2015, director
China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, 2011, director
1.       Zhentao Chen, Jinsen Gao, Suoqi Zhao, Zhiming Xu, Chunming Xu. Effect of composition and configuration on hindered diffusion of residue fractions through polycarbonate membranes. AIChE Journal, 2013, 59(4): 1369-1377
2.       Zhentao Chen, Chunming Xu, Jinsen Gao, Suoqi Zhao, Zhiming Xu. Hindered diffusion of residue narrow cuts through polycarbonate membranes. AIChE Journal, 2010, 56(8): 2030-2038.
3.       Zhentao Chen, Suoqi Zhao, Zhiming Xu, Jinsen Gao, Chunming Xu. Molecular size and size distribution of Athabasca tar sand bitmen vacuum residue. Energy & Fuels, 2011, 25(5): 2109-2114.
4.       Zhentao Chen, Chunming Xu, Hao Zhou, Zhi ming Xu. Gang Wang, Jinsen Gao. Hindered diffusion of vacuum residue cuts through porous membranes. Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering, 2009, 60(12): 3042-3051. (In Chinese)
5.       Zhentao Chen, Chunming Xu, Jinsen Gao, Suoqi Zhao, Zhi ming Xu. Diffusion of residue fractions and their subfractions through membranes. The 5th International Heavy oil Symposium. 2009, 306-313.
6.       Gang Wang, Zhentao Chen, Xingying Lan, Wei Wang, Chunming Xu, Jinsen Gao. Restricted diffusion of residual molecules in catalyst pores under reactive conditions. Chemical Engineering Science, 2011, 66: 1200-1211.