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Jessica
Claire
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Innovative scientist recognized for creating scale ups to the pilot lab for trials.

Qualifications

Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint,

  • XRD, TEM, XPS, ICP-MS, ICP-OES, GC, GC-MS, HPLC, UV-vis, FTIR, Raman, NMR, DLS, BET, TPD, TPR, XAS
Education
Peking University Beijing, Expected in 2007 PhD : Physical Chemistry - GPA : Physical Chemistry
, Expected in 2002 BS : Chemistry - GPA : Chemistry
Relevant Experience
  • Experienced chemist with expertise in synthesizing a variety of nanomaterials such as metal/metal oxide nanoparticles, graphene, metal nanoparticles/graphene composite, metal nanoparticles/carbon nanotube composite, mesoporous silica, metal-organic framework.
  • Skilled in most typical techniques for characterization of nanomaterials.
  • Hard working and good team player.
  • Track record of delivering:.
  • Synthesized metal nanoparticle/graphene composite that is able to catalyze the conversion of levulinic acid with 4 times higher activity and superior stability than conventional system.
  • Developed functionalized Ru nanoparticles that improved the activity of conversion of carbon monoxide by 35 times compared with conventional catalyst.

Created a high-tech product for a major manufacturing company that possessed substantial market value.

Experience
Texas A&M University - Postdoctoral Research Associate
College Station, TX, 01/2012 - Present
  • Designed and synthesized metal nanoparticle/mesoporous silica composites that is sinter- resistant at 550C.
  • Synthesized monodisperse intermetallic nanomaterials with superior activity, selectivity and stability during the hydrogenation of acetylene and dehydrogenation of propane.
  • Synthesized graphene/metal nanoparticles composite material and achieved 4 times better activity and superior stability compared with conventional catalyst for the hydrogenation of levulinic acid.
  • Developed a novel technology that enables the conversion of levulinic acid to hydrocarbons with unprecedented 90% yield, and successfully licensed this technology to an industry partner.
Louisiana State University Healthcare Network: New Orleans - Postdoctoral Researcher
Baton Rouge, , China 01/2007 - 01/2011
  • Prepared nickel nanoparticles and used them as an effective catalyst for the production of formic acid from carbon dioxide.
  • Designed an operando FTIR reactor and used it to study the reaction mechanism of aqueous-phase Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over ruthenium nanocluster catalysts.
  • Synthesized Rh based bimetallic nanoparticles and used them to catalyze the selective hydrogenation of carbon monoxide to produce ethanol.
Texas Christian University - Research Assistant
Fort Worth, , China 01/2002 - 01/2007
  • Synthesized ruthenium nanoparticles that improved the activity by 35 times for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis compared with conventional catalyst, and licensed this technology to a leading company.
  • Prepared platinum nanoparticles and used them as an effective catalyst for the hydrogenation of o-chloronitrobenzene.
Affiliations
American Chemical Society
Interests
C A method for conducting Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, and catalysts thereof (Licensed to Synfuels China Inc.) Chinese Patent CN101134163 B A method for synthesizing formate esters, and catalysts thereof Chinese Patent CN101385974 B A method for low temperature Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, and catalysts thereof Chinese Patent CN101497596 B A method for synthesizing 2-alkyl-dioxolanes
Publications
Authored 36 peer-reviewed papers. Selected list: Claire, C.; Goh, T.; Qi, Z.; Goes, S.; Brashler, K.; Perez, C.; Huang, W. Conversion of Levulinic Acid to *-Valerolactone over Few-Layer Graphene-Supported Ruthenium Catalysts, ACS Catal., 2015, 2016, 593-599. Claire, C.; Maligal-Ganesh, R.V.; Li, T.; Qi, Z.; Guo, Z.; Brashler, K.T.; Goes, S.; Li, X.; Goh, T.; Winans, R.E.; Huang, W. High-temperature stable and regenerable catalysts: Pt nanoparticles confined inside aligned mesoporous silica wells, ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 1915 - 1922. Claire, C.; Wang, L.-L.; Maligal-Ganesh, R.V.; Smetana, V.; Walen, H.; Thiel, P.A.; Miller, G.J.; Johnson, D.D.; Huang, W. Intermetallic NaAu2 as a heterogeneous catalyst for low temperature CO oxidation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 9592-9595. Claire, C.; Cai, Z-P.; Wang, T.; Kou, Y.; Yan, N. Aqueous-phase Fischer-Tropsch synthesis with a ruthenium nanocluster catalyst, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 746-749. Claire, C.; Wang, H.; Mu, X.; Kou, Y. Ionic-liquid-like copolymer stabilized nanocatalysts in ionic liquids I. Platinum catalyzed selective hydrogenation of o-chloronitrobenzene, J. Catal., 2007, 250, 25-32.
Additional Information
  • PATENTS US Patent (pending) Method of converting levulinic acid or a derivative thereof to hydrocarbons and hydrogen, and methods of the production of hydrocarbons and hydrogen Chinese Patent CN100493701 C A method for conducting Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, and catalysts thereof (Licensed to Synfuels China Inc.) Chinese Patent CN101134163 B A method for synthesizing formate esters, and catalysts thereof Chinese Patent CN101385974 B A method for low temperature Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, and catalysts thereof Chinese Patent CN101497596 B A method for synthesizing 2-alkyl-dioxolanes
Skills

acid, agency, C, conversion, FTIR, funds, GC, HPLC, ink, market, materials, Excel, Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, NMR, novel, platinum, proposal, publications, real time, research, sales, SOP, Teamwork, UV, composition

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School Attended

  • Peking University

Job Titles Held:

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Research Assistant

Degrees

  • PhD
  • BS

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