Prof. Dr. Wanqin Jin


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsChemical and Thermal Process Engineering,Polymers and Biogenic Materials and their Composites
KeywordsComposite membrane, Separation Technology, membrane reactor, membrane fabrication, Novel membrane materials
Honours and awards

2019: Underwood Medal, The Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE, UK)

2018: Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry

2018: First prize of Natural Science Award, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China

2018: Hou Te-Pang Award for Innovation in Chemical Science and Technology, the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China

2017: Scholarly Distinction Award of China Innovation Alliance of the Grapheme Industry

2016: Outstanding scientific and technical talents of Jiangsu Province

2015: Talent Award, granted by the Membrane Industry Association of China

2013: Outstanding scientific and Technical Individual of National Petroleum and chemical Industry, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF)

2012: First Prize of the Science & Technology Invention Award, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF)

2011: Invitation Fellowship, granted by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Current contact address

CountryPeople's Republic of China
InstitutionNanjing Tech University
InstituteSchool of Chemical Engineering

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Bernd TiekeInstitut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität zu Köln, Köln
Start of initial sponsorship01/01/2002


2001Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme
2021Humboldt Research Award Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2020Mengchen Zhang, Yangyang Mao, Guozhen Liu, Gongping Liu*, Yiqun Fan, Wanqin Jin*: Molecular bridges stabilize graphene oxide membranes in water. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 1689-1695
2017Jiawei Zhu, Tianlei Wang, Zhe Song, Zhengkun Liu, Guangru Zhang and Wanqin Jin: Enhancing Oxygen Permeation Via Multiple Types of Oxygen Transport Paths in Hepta-Bore Perovskite Hollow Fibers. In: AIChE J., 2017, 4273-4277
2017Liang Chen, Guosheng Shi, Jie Shen, Bingquan Peng, Bowu Zhang, Yuzhu Wang, Fenggang Bian, Jiajun Wang, Deyuan Li, Zhe Qian, Gang Xu, Gongping Liu, Jianrong Zeng, Lijuan Zhang, Yizhou Yang, Guoquan Zhou, Minghong Wu, Wanqin Jin, Jingye Li and Haiping Fang. Ion sieving in graphene oxide membranes via cationic control of interlayer spacing. In: Nature, 2017, 380-383
2017Wanqin Jin, Gongping Liu, and Nanping Xu: Organic-Inorganic Composite Membranes for Molecular Separation. World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd 2017
2017Jiawei Zhu, Guangru Zhang, Gongping Liu, Zhengkun Liu, Wanqin Jin* and Nanping Xu. Perovskite Hollow Fibers with Precisely Controlled Cation Stoichiometry via One-Step Thermal Processing. In: Adv. Mater., 2017,
2017Kang Huang, Gongping Liu and Wanqin Jin: Vapor transport in graphene oxide laminates and their application in pervaporation. In: Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering., 2017, 56-64
2016Zhenyu Chu, Linlin Li, Gongping Liu and Wanqin Jin.: A novel membrane with heterogeneously functionalized nanocrystal layers performing blood separation and sensing synchronously. In: Chem. Commun., 2016, 12706-12709
2016Jie Shen, Gongping Liu, Kang Huang, Zhenyu Chu, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu. Subnanometer two-dimensional graphene oxide channels for ultrafast gas sieving. In: ACS Nano, 2016, 3398-3409
2016Jie Shen, Gongping Liu, Kang Huang, Qianqian Li, Kecheng Guan, Yukai Li, Wanqin Jin.: UiO-66-Polyether block amide mixed matrix membranes for CO2 separation. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2016, 155-165
2015Kang Huang, Gongping Liu, Jie Shen, Zhenyu Chu, Zhaoli Zhou, Xuehong Gu and Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu.: High-efficiency water-transport channels via synergistic effect of hydrophilic polymer and graphene oxide laminates. In: Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 5809-5815
2015Gongping Liu, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu. Graphene-based membranes. In: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 5016-5030
2015Jiawei Zhu, Zhengkun Liu, Shaobin Guo, Wanqin Jin.: Influence of permeation modes on oxygen permeability of the multichannel mixed-conducting hollow fibre membrane. In: Chem. Eng. Sci., 2015, 614-621
2015Jie Shen, Gongping Liu, Kang Huang, Wanqin Jin, Kueir-Rarn Lee, and Nanping Xu. Membranes with Fast and Selective Gas-Transport Channels of Laminar Graphene Oxide for Efficient CO2 Capture. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 578-582
2014Kang Huang, Gongping Liu, Yueyun. Lou, Ziye Dong, Jie Shen, Wanqin Jin. A graphene oxide membrane with super-selective molecular separation of aqueous organic solution . In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 6929-6932
2014Kai Zhang, Guangru Zhang, Zhengkun Liu, Jiawei Zhu, Na Zhu, Wanqin Jin.: Enhanced stability of membrane reactor for thermal decomposition of CO2 via porous-dense-porous triple-layer composite membrane. In: J. Membr. Sci, 2014, 9-15
2014Lei Shi, Zhenyu Chu, Yu Liu, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu.: In situ fabrication of three-dimensional graphene films on gold substrates with controllable pore structures for high-performance electrochemical sensing. In: Adv. Funct. Mater., 2014, 7032-7041
2014Jiawei Zhu, Ziye Dong, Zhengkun Liu, Kai Zhang, Guangru Zhang, Wanqin Jin.: Multichannel mixed-conducting hollow fiber membranes for oxygen separation. In: AlChE J., 2014, 1969-1976
2013Na Zhu, Guangru Zhang, Zhengkun Liu, Xueliang Dong, Wanqin Jin, Shaomin Liu. A Comparative Study of the Performance of SrCo0.76Fe0. 19Al0.1Ox and (SrCo0. 8Fe0.2O3??)0.95(SrAl2O4)0.05 Mixed-Conducting Membranes. In: J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 2013, 1285-1291
2013Wei Jiang, Guangru Zhang, Zhengkun Liu, Kai Zhang, Wanqin Jin.: A novel porous-dense dual-layer composite membrane reactor with long-term stability. In: AlChE J., 2013, 4355-4363
2013Lie Meng, Hongze Guo, Ziye Dong, Hong Jiang, Weihong Xing, Wanqin Jin.: Ceramic hollow fiber membrane distributor for heterogeneous catalysis: effects of membrane structure and operating conditions. In: Chem. Eng. J., 2013, 356-363
2013Kang Huang, Ziye Dong, Qianqian Lia and Wanqin Jin.: Growth of a ZIF-8 membrane on the inner-surface of a ceramic hollow fiber via cycling precursors. In: Chem. Commun., 2013, 10326-10328
2013Sainan Liu, Gongping Liu, Xuhong Zhao, Wanqin Jin. Hydrophobic-ZIF-71 filled PEBA mixed matrix membranes for recovery of biobutanol via pervaporation. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2013, 181-188
2013Wanqin Jin, and Nanping Xu: Mixed conducting oxygen permeable membrane-Design, preparation and application. Science Press, 2013
2013Wanqin Jin, and Shengui Ju: The Experiments of Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering. Chemical Industry Press, 2013
2012Wenjin Wang, Xueliang Dong, Jiangpu Nan, Wanqin Jin, Zhongqiao Hu, Yifei Chen, Jianwen Jiang.: A homochiral metal-organic framework membrane for enantioselective separation. In: Chem. Commun., 2012, 6989-7104
2012Guangru Zhang, Zhengkun Liu, Na Zhu, Wei Jiang, Xueliang Dong, Wanqin Jin.: A novel Nb2O5-doped SrCo0.8Fe0.2O3?? oxide with high permeability and stability for oxygen separation. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2012, 300-309
2012Xueliang Dong, Wanqin Jin: Mixed conducting ceramic membranes for high efficiency power generation with CO2 capture. In: Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng, 2012, 163-170
2012Bida Lv, Gongping Liu, Xueliang Dong, Wang Wei and Wanqin Jin: Novel Reactive Distillation-Pervaporation Coupled Process for Ethyl Acetate Production with Water Removal from Reboiler and Acetic Acid Recycle. In: Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2012, 8079-8086
2011Gongping Liu, Fenjuan Xiang li, Wang Wei, Sainan Liu, Wanqin Jin: Improved performance of PDMS/ceramic composite pervaporation membranes by ZSM-5 homogeneously dispersed in PDMS via a surface graft/coating approach. In: Chem. Eng. J., 2011, 495-503
2011Yaoxin Hu, Xueliang Dong, Jiangpu Nan, Wanqin Jin, Xiaoming Ren, Nanping Xu, and Young Moo Lee: Metal-Organic Framework Membranes Fabricated via Reactive Seeding. In: Chem. Commun., 2011, 737-739
2011Jiangpu Nan, Xueliang Dong, Wenjin Wang, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu: Step-by-Step Seeding Procedure for Preparing HKUST-1 Membrane on Porous r-Alumina Support. In: Langmuir, 2011, 4309-4312
2010Xueliang Dong, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu: A reduction-tolerant oxygen-permeable perovskite- type oxide Sr0.7Ba0.3Fe0.9Mo0.1O3-?. In: Chem. Mater., 2010, 3610-3618
2010Wang Wei, Shanshan Xia, Gongping Liu, Xuehong Gu, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu: Interfacial adhesion between polymer separation layer and ceramic support for composite membrane. In: AIChE J., 2010, 1584-1592
2010Yuexin Zhu, Shanshan Xia, Gongping Liu, Wanqin Jin: Preparation of ceramic-supported poly (vinyl alcohol)-chitosan composite membranes and their applications in pervaporation dehydration of organic/water mixtures. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2010, 341-348
2009Xueliang Dong, Guangru Zhang, Zhengkun Liu, Zhaoxiang Zhong, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu: CO2-tolerant mixed conducting oxide for catalytic membrane reactor. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2009, 141-147
2008Wanqin Jin, Chun Zhang, Xianfeng Chang, Yiqun Fan, Weihong Xing and Nanping Xu: Efficient Catalytic Decomposition of CO2 to CO and O2 over Pd/Mixed-conducting Oxide Catalyst in an Oxygen-permeable Membrane Reactor. In: Environ. Sci. Technol., 2008, 3064-3068
2008Fenjuan Xiangli, Wang Wei, Yiwei Chen, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu: Optimization of preparation conditions for polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS)/ceramic composite pervaporation membranes using response surface methodology. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2008, 23-33
2007Wanqin Jin, Xiaohua Lu and Nanping Xu Advances in Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering. Chemical Industry Press, 2007
2007Fenjuan Xiangli, Yiwei Chen, Wanqin Jin and Nanping Xu: PDMS/ceramic composite membrane with high flux for pervaporation of ethanol-water mixtures. In: Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 2007, 2224-2230
2007Yiwei Chen, Fenjuan Xiangli, Wanqin Jin, Nanping Xu: Streaming potential characterization of LBL membranes on porous ceramic supports. In: AIChE J., 2007, 969-977
2006Wanqin Jin, Chun zhang, Peng Zhang, Yiqun Fan and Nanping Xu: Thermal decomposition of carbon dioxide coupled with POM in a membrane reactor. In: AIChE J., 2006, 2545-2550
2005Wanqin Jin, Ali Toutianoush, Bernd Tieke: Size- and charge-selective transport of aromatic compounds across polyelectrolyte multilayer membranes. In: Appl. Surf. Sci., 2005, 444-450
2003Mario Pyrasch, Ali Toutianoush, Wanqin Jin, Bernd Tieke: Self-assembled Films of Prussian Blue and Analogues: Optical and Electrochemical Properties and Application as Ion-sieving Membranes. In: Chem. Mater. , 2003, 245-254
2003Wanqin Jin, Ali Toutianoush, Mario Pyrasch, Judit Schnepf, Helmut Gottschalk, Werner Rammensee, Bernd Tieke: Self-assembled Films of Prussian Blue and Analogues: Structure and Morphology, Elemental Composition, Film Growth and Nanosieving of Ions. In: J. Phys. Chem. B., 2003, 12062-12070
2003Wanqin Jin, Ali Toutianoush and Bernd Tieke: Use of polyelectrolyte layer-by-layer assemblies as nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes. In: Langmuir, 2003, 2550-2553
2003Wanqin Jin, Ali Toutianoush, Bernd Tieke: Use of polyelectrolyte layer-by-layer assemblies for nanofiltration and reverse osmosis of aqueous salt solutions. In: Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics., 2003, 63-63
2002Wanqin Jin, Isaac Robin Abothu, Rong Wang, Tai-Shung Chung: Sol-gel synthesis and characterization of SrFeCo0.5O3-? powder. In: Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 2002, 5432-5435
2001Wanqin Jin, Shiguang Li, Pei Huang, Nanping Xu and Jun Shi: Preparation of an asymmetric perovskite-type membrane and its oxygen permeability. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2001, 237-243
2000Wanqin Jin, Xuehong Gu, Shiguang Li, Pei Huang, Nanping Xu and Jun Shi: Experimental and simulation study on a catalyst packed tubular dense membrane reactor for partial oxidation of methane to syngas. In: Chem. Eng. Sci., 2000, 2617-2625
2000Wanqin Jin, Shiguang Li, Pei Huang, Nanping Xu and Jun Shi: Fabrication of La0.2Sr0.8Co0.8Fe0.2O3-? mesoporous membranes on porous supports from polymeric precursors. 2000, 9-17
2000Wanqin Jin, Shiguang Li, Pei Huang, Nanping Xu, Jun Shi, and Y.S. Lin: Tubular lanthanum cobaltite perovskite membrane reactors for partial oxidation of methane to syngas. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2000, 13-22