Zhiwen Qi

 

Professor of Chemical Engineering

Ph.D. in Chemical Technology, East China University of Science and Technology (Prof. Zunhong Yu)

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology (Prof. Ruisheng Zhang)

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, East China University of Chemical and Technology

Huanggang Middle School

1996-1999

1993-1996

1987-1991

1984-1987

Education

Professional Experience

2012.1-2015.12

since 2010.1

2011.9-2014.8

since 2008.9

2005.11-2008.8

2002.9-2005.10

1999.9-2002.8

Publication Record

       81 SCI-index papers, 5 book chapters, 1 book; 8 granted Chinese patents.

       Selected papers are as follows:

  1. Lei Qin, Jiangsheng Li, Hongye Cheng, Lifang Chen, Zhiwen Qi*, Weikang Yuan. Association extraction for vitamin E recovery from deodorizer distillate by in situ formation of deep eutectic solvent. AIChE Journal, 2017, 63(6):2212-2220.

  2. Jianan Zhang, Daili Peng, Zhen Song, Hongye Cheng, Lifang Chen, and Zhiwen Qi*. COSMO-descriptor based computer-aided ionic liquid design for separation processes. Part I: Modified group contribution methodology for predicting surface charge density profile of ionic liquids. Chemical Engineering Science, 2017, 162:355-363.

  3. Jianan Zhang, Lei Qin, Daili Peng, Hongye Cheng, Lifang Chen, and Zhiwen Qi*. COSMO-descriptor based computer-aided ionic liquid design for separation processes. Part II: Task-specific design for extraction process. Chemical Engineering Science, 2017, 162:364-374.

  4. Daili Peng, Jianan Zhang, Hongye Cheng, Lifang Chen*, and Zhiwen Qi*. Computer-aided ionic liquid design for separation processes based on group contribution method and COSMO-SAC model. Chemical Engineering Science, 2017, 159:58-68.

  5. Zhen Song, Teng Zhou, Jianan Zhang, Lifang Chen, and Zhiwen Qi*. Screening of ionic liquids for solvent-sensitive extraction - with deep desulfurization as an example. Chemical Engineering Science, 2015, 129:69-77.

  6. Zhaoxian Lyu, Teng Zhou, Lifang Chen, Yinmei Ye, Kai Sundmacher, Zhiwen Qi*. Ionic liquid screening for benzene-cyclohexane extractive separation by a multi-scale simulation approach. Chemical Engineering Science, 2014, 113:45-53.

  7. Liwei Tong, Lifang Chen, Yinmei Ye, Zhiwen Qi*, Analysis of intensification mechanism of auxiliary reaction on reactive distillation: methyl acetate hydrolysis process as example, Chemical Engineering Science, 2014, 106:190-197.

  8. Teng Zhou, Lifang Chen, Yinmei Ye, Zhiwen Qi*, Hannsjörg Freund and Kai Sundmacher, An overview of mutual solubility of ionic liquids and water predicted by COSMO-RS model. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012, 51(17), 6256-6264.

  9. Jun Li, Yinmei Ye, Lifang Chen, Zhiwen Qi*, Solubilities of CO2 in poly ethylene glycols from 303.15 K to 333.15 K, Journal of Chemical Engineering Data, 2012, 57(2), 610-616.

  10. Jun Li, Chenjia You, Lifang Chen, Yinmei Ye, Zhiwen Qi,* Kai Sundmacher. Dynamics of CO2 absorption and desorption processes in alkanolamine with co-solvent polyethylene glycol, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012, 51, 12081-12088.

Chief Scientist, National High Technology Research and Development project “Comprehensive utilization technology and demonstration of brine lake resources recovery”

Head of the Max Planck Partner Group at the State Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering, ECUST

Adjunct Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Full Professor of Chemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), Shanghai, China

Research Associate, University of Waterloo, Canada (Collaboration supervisor: Prof. Flora Ng)

Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany

Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany (Collaboration supervisor: Prof. Kai Sundmacher)

Committee and Board Memberships

  • Chemical Engineering Science – Associate Editor (since 2017)

  • Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification – Guest Managing Editor (2017)

Research Interests

  • Computer-aided molecular design

  • Innovative solvent intensified processes 

  • Integrated reaction and separation processes 

  • Modeling and simulation of complex systems

Funding and Projects for Fundamental Research

  1. Max Planck Society (Germany), Innovative solvent intensified chemical processes (2010.1 - 2014.12)

  2. Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (MOST), Multiplicity and controllability of complex chemical processes (973 Program 2012CB720502, 2012.1-2015.12)

  3. National High Technology Research and Development (MOST), Direct recovery of lithium from the brine lake (863 Program 2012AA061601, 2012.1-2015.12)

  4. National High Technology Research and Development (MOST), Reactive distillation technology development of olefin conversion (863 Program 2012AA040306, 2012.1-2014.12)

  5. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Reactive distillation process directly and indirectly intensified by auxiliary chemical reaction (21076074, 2011.1-2013.12)

  6. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), A multi-scale simulation approach for screening ionic liquids for extraction of low content aromatic from aliphatic hydrocarbons (U1462123, 2015.1-2017.12)

  7. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Analysis of vapor side-reactor intensified reactive distillation process for synthesis of DMC from CO2 and methanol (21576081, 2016.1-2019.12)

  8. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Design of bifunctional ionic liquid solvent for reactive extraction process for long-chain ester formation (21776074, 2018.1-2021.12)

  9. Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (MOE), Solvent enhanced clean conversion and separation process of cyclohexane oxidation (SRFDP 20120074110008, 2013.1-2015.12)

  10. Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (MOE), Innovative process intensification approaches and application (WA1013013, 2011.1-2014.12)

  11. Shanghai Scientific and Technological Commission, Process optimization of the plant wide coal based process (09DZ1120200, 2009.9 - 2011.8)

  12. Shanghai Pujiang Talents Program, Reactive distillation process intensified by auxiliary chemical reaction (10PJ1402400, 2010.7-2012.6)

  13. Shanghai Magnolia Talent Foundation, Low carbon process intensified by advanced solvents (2010B021, 2010.1-2010.12)

Academic Awards

  • Jiangsu Provincial Innovative and Entrepreneurial Team (2016)

  • Jiangsu Provincial Science and Technology Award (Second Class, 2014)

  • Jiangsu Provincial Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talent (2013)

  • Shanghai Pujiang Talent (2010)

  • Max Planck Partner Group (2010)

Contact Info

Office: +86- 21-64250935

Fax: +86- 21-64253528

Address: PO Box 369, Meilong Road 130, Shanghai 200237, China

Email: zwqi@ecust.edu.cn

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