Xu Dequan

Xu Dequan
Personal Particulars
Visiting PhD Student
NUS Environmental Research Institute,


Singapore, 138602.

Office: CREATE Tower, #15-02
Phone: (65) 8309 0414
Email: dequan_xu@u.nus.edu; dequan_xu@sjtu.edu.cn
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0001-4198-8006


Ph.D. Student, Power Engineering & Engineering Thermophysics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China, 2021-present

B.Eng., Energy and Power Engineering, Xian Jiaotong University (XJTU), China, 2017-2021

Research Interests

Solar biomass gasification; Waste to energy


[1] Xu, D., Wang, B., Li, X., Cheng, Y. W., Fu, W., Dai, Y.*, & Wang, C. H.* (2023). Solar-driven biomass chemical looping gasification using Fe3O4 for syngas and high-purity hydrogen production. Chemical Engineering Journal, 147901.

[2] Xu, D., Gu, X., & Dai, Y.* (2023). Concentrating solar assisted biomass-to-fuel conversion through gasification: A review. Frontiers in Energy Research, 10, 1029477.

[3] Zeng, Q., Xu, D., Wu, W., Wang, Y., & Ren, Q.* (2023). Nanopore-based electrokinetic purification of oil-in-water emulsions with temperature and pH modulation. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 56(42), 425503.

Conference Publications/ Presentations

Xu D., Wang B., Li X., Dai Y, Wang, C. H.* Solar-Driven Biomass Chemical Looping Gasification for Production of Syngas and H2: Thermodynamic Analysis and Proof-of-Concept Experiment. 2023 AIChE Annual Meeting. Hyatt Regency, Orlando, USA, November 5-10, 2023.

Cheng, Y. W.*, Fu, W., Xu, D., Wang, C. H., Lin, G. Elucidating Catalytic Pyrolysis of Representative Textile Wastes over Waste Glass-Derived Silica-Supported Transition Metal Catalysts. 2023 AIChE Annual Meeting. Hyatt Regency, Orlando, USA, November 5-10, 2023.


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