MEI Donghai 梅东海

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School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Tiangong University

Tianjin, 300387, P.R. China

Phone: +86 18202613407


Research Interests

  • Multi-scale heterogeneous computational modeling for catalytic kinetics

  • Novel multi-functional porous materials - synthesis, mechanisms, catalytic and separation applications  

  • Multi-scale unified predictive modeling of reaction-transport at the interfaces in condensed phases


Ph. D.        1996   Chemical Engineering, University of Petroleum, Beijing, China  

Master       1993   Chemical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China

Bachelor    1986   Chemical Engineering, Northwest University, Xian, China

Research and Work Experience

2019 –

Professor,  School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tiangong University, Tianjin, China

2018 – 2019

Professor, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Tiangong University (now as Tiangong University), Tianjin, China

2006 – 2018

Scientist, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate, Pacific Northwest

National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 99352, USA

1999 – 2006

Research Scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia,

Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA

1997 – 1998

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University,

Beijing, China

1986 – 1990

Assistant Engineer, Shaanxi Xianyang Coking Chemical Plant, Xianyang,  

Shaanxi, China

Publications (Web of Science Research ID: A-3251-2011; H-index: 47; Total Citations: 7128)

(Google Scholar: H-index: 53; Total Citations: 9018; Total SCI Publications: 150)

Recent Key Publications


Kwak, J.H., Hu, J.Z., Mei, D., Yi, C.W., Kim, D.H., Peden, C.H.F.*, Allard, L.F. and Szanyi, J.* “Coordinatively Unsaturated Al3+ Centers as Binding Sites for Active Catalyst Phases of Platinum on γ-Al2O3, Science, 325, 1670-1673. (2009)


Mei, D.*, Karim, A.M. and Wang, Y.“On the Reaction Mechanism of Acetaldehyde              Decomposition on Mo(110)”, ACS Catalysis,2, 468-478. (2012)


Mei, D.*, Lebarbier, V.M., Rousseau, R., Glezakou, V.A., Albrecht, K.O., Kovarik, L.,               Flake, M. and Dagle, R.A.* “Comparative Investigation of Benzene Steam Reforming over Spinel Supported Rh and Ir Catalysts”, ACS Catalysis,3, 1133-1143. (2013)  (Cover article)


Li, W.Z., Kovarik, L., Mei, D., Liu, J., Wang, Y. and Peden, C.H.F.* “Stable Platinum

Nanoparticles on Specific MgAl2O4 Spinel Facets at High Temperatures in Oxidizing Atmospheres”, Nature Communications, 4, 2481. (2013)


Yoon, Y., Rousseau, R.*, Weber, R.S., Mei, D.* and Lercher, J.A.* “First-Principles Study of Phenol Hydrogenation on Pt and Ni Catalysts in Aqueous Phase, Journal of the American Chemical Society,136, 10287-10298.  (2014)


Lu, X. C.*, Li, G.S., Kim, J. Y.*, Mei, D., Lemmon, J. P., Sprenkle, V.L. and Liu, J.  “Liquid-metal Electrode to Enable Ultra-low Temperature Sodium–beta Alumina Batteries for Renewable Energy Storage”, Nature Communications, 5, 4578. (2014)


Wang, Y.G., Mei, D., Glezakou, V.A., Li, J.* and Rousseau, R.* Dynamic Formation of Single-atom Catalytic Active Sites on Ceria-supported Gold Nanoparticles, Nature Communications, 6, 6511. (2015)


Cai, Q. X., Wang, J. G.*, Wang, Y.G. and Mei, D.* Mechanistic Insights into the Structure Dependent Selectivity of Catalytic Furfural Conversion on Platinum Catalysts”, AIChE Journal, 61, 3812-3824. (2015)


Mei, D.*, Dagle, V.L., Xing, R., Albrecht, K.O. and Dagle, R.A.* “Steam Reforming of Ethylene Glycol over MgAl2O4 Supported Rh, Ni, and Co Catalysts”, ACS Catalysis, 6, 315-325. (2016)


Mei, D.* and Lercher, J.A. “Mechanistic Insights into Aqueous Phase Propanol Dehydration in H-ZSM-5 Zeolite”, AIChE Journal, 63, 172-184. (2017)


Zheng, J., Engelhard, M.H., Mei, D., Jiao, B., Zhang, J.G.* and Xu, W.* Electrolyte Additive Enabled Fast Charging and Stable Cycling Lithium Metal Batteries”Nature Energy, 2, 17012. (2017)


Liu, Y., Vjunov, A., Shi, H., Eckstein, S., Camaioni, D.M., Mei, D., Barath, E. and Lercher, J.A.* Enhancing the Catalytic Activity of Hydronium Ions through Constrained Environments”, Nature Communications,8, 14113. (2017)


Gao, F.*, Mei, D.*, Wang, Y., Szanyi, J. and Peden, C.H.F. “Selective Catalytic Reduction over Cu/SSZ-13: Linking Homo- and Heterogeneous Catalysis”,Journal of the American Chemical Society,139, 4935-4942. (2017)


Nie, L.,Mei, D., Xiong, H.F., Peng, B., Ren, Z. B., Hernandez, X.I.P., DeLaRiva, A., Wang, M, Engelhard, M.H., Kovarik, L., Datye, A.K.* and Wang, Y.*  Activation of Surface Lattice Oxygen in Single Atom Pt/Ceria for Low Temperature CO Oxidation”, Science, 358, 1419-1423. (2017)


Cai, Q.X., Lopez-Ruiz, J., Cooper, A., Wang, J.G.*, Albrecht, K.O.* and Mei, D.*“Aqueous Phase Acetic Acid Ketonization over Monoclinic Zirconia”, ACS Catalysis, 8, 499-502. (2018) 


Jiao, S., Ren, X., Cao, R., Engelhard, M.H., Liu, Y., Hu, D., Mei, D., Zheng, J., Zhao, W., Li, Q., Liu, N., Adams, B.D., Ma, C., Liu, J., Zhang, J.G.* and Xu, W.* “Stable Cycling of High-Voltage Lithium Metal Batteries in Ether Electrolytes”, Nature Energy, 3, 739-746.(2018)  


Wang, A.Y., Chen, Y., Walter, E.D.*, Washton, N.M., Mei, D.*, Varga, T., Wang, Y.L., Szanyi, J., Wang, Y., Peden, C.H.F. and Gao, F.*“Unraveling the Mysterious Failure of Cu/SAPO-34 Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Catalysts”,Nature Communications,10, 1137. (2019)


Niu, C., Pan, L. Xu, W., Xiao, J., Zhang, J.G., Luo, L., Wang, C.M., Mei, D., Meng, J.S., Wang, X.P., Liu, Z., Mai, L. Q. and J. Liu* “Self-smoothing Anode for Achieving High-energy Lithium Metal Batteries under Realistic Conditions”,Nature Nanotechnology, 14, 594-601. (2019)


Wang, M., Zhao, Y.T., Mei, D.*, Bullock, M., Gutierrez, O.Y., Camaioni, D.M. and Lercher, J.A.* “The Critical Role of Reductive Steps in the Nickel-Catalyzed Hydrogenolysis and Hydrolysis of Aryl Ether C-O Bonds”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition,59, 1445-1449.  (2020)


Li, J., Liu, P., Tang, Y., Huang, H.L.*, Cui, H., Mei, D.* and Zhong, C.L.* “Single-Atom Pt-N3 Sites on the Stable Covalent Triazine Framework Nanosheets for Photocatalytic N2 Fixation”, ACS Catalysis, 10, 2431-2442. (2020)