Welcome to Wang Lab!

NUS Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


Unprecedented motivations in pursuit of net zero carbon emission have been emerged globally in recent years. However, it is also an unprecedented challenge, as the world have to eliminate tens of gigatons of carbon emission every single year. As scientists and engineers, we must develop alternative energy technologies that are economically competitive to relieve our dependence on carbon based fossil fuels.

Deleted: Many great research have been done on harvesting energy from renewable and clean sources, e.g. solar, wind and thermal. The Wang laboratory focuses on developing catalytic processes that can store these clean energies into the form of chemicals with high energy densities, as well as the reverse processes that can efficiently extract the clean energy out of these chemicals. Efficient electricity-to-chemical and chemical-to-electricity conversions are the core of our research. By designing new catalyst materials, processes, and reactors, we aim to develop in-depth understandings of the interfacial chemistry, and to identify the levers that control the overall system performance (selectivity, activity, and durability). The scientific insights we gain will enable us to design technologies that can help change the energy landscape, and eventually contribute to the carbon emission reduction.