News: Lei

Graduate School Announces Rongge Zou as a Winner of Albrecht Scholarship

WSU Insider The graduate school announces that Rongge Zou is a winner of The Richard R. and Constance M. Albrecht Scholarship. This award is for all active doctoral graduate students in good standing who have successfully passed their preliminary examination. The winners had peer-reviewed publications/shows/recital. They also have successful grant proposals/awards while showing service to […]

Dr. Hanwu Lei Featured by USDA NIFA

June 12, 2019  |   NIFA Update A research group led by Washington State University (WSU) scientists has found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into jet fuel. In a new paper published in the journal Applied Energy, WSU’s Hanwu Lei and colleagues melted plastic waste at high temperature with activated carbon, a processed […]

WSU researchers creating catalyst to improve jet biofuel production

RICHLAND, Wash. – Efforts to create an environmentally friendly catalyst that will lower the cost and increase the efficiency in producing bio-based jet fuels has netted Washington State University researchers a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Institute of Food and Agriculture. WSU Tri-Cities professor Hanwu Lei and his research team aim […]

Highly Cited Research

Congratulations to Professor Hanwu Lei and his group members and co-authors who won “Highly Cited Research” from Biosystems Engineering. Dr. Hanwu Lei’s paper, “Thermal behaviour and kinetic study for woody biomass torrefaction and torrefied biomass pyrolysis by TGA”, published in 2013 is one of the most highly cited papers during 2014, 2015 and up until June […]

Student represents U.S. at sustainable chemistry school

October 4, 2016 | WSU News, by Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities is one of 15 worldwide, and the only U.S. student, selected to participate in a recent week-long school in Germany about developing safe, reliable chemicals in a sustainable way. “One of the biggest challenges […]

Bioresource Technology, Best Paper Award 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Hanwu Lei and his group members and co-authors who won “Best Paper Award 2015” from Bioresource Technology. The published paper “A review of catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of lignin-derived phenols from biomass pyrolysis” appears among the ten top cited papers contributing to the Bioresource Technology 2014 Impact Factor, receiving 31 citations (Web of Science) during […]

Early Career Award

Dr. Hanwu Lei, Professor of Biological Systems Engineering received the Early Career Award from the Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological, and Food Engineers (AOCABFE) in 2014. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding career achievement by a young AOC member in the profession of Agricultural, Biological and Food Engineering. The award is […]