Ying Zheng

Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario (1999)

My Research Group

Prof. Zheng is a professor and a Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Chemical Reaction and Intensification with the Department of Chemical Engineering, Western University. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, the Engineering Institute of Canada, and the Chemical Institute of Canada as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of chemistry (UK) and the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK). Her research interests lie in the field of catalysis and catalytic processes for clean energy innovations. New catalytic materials along with catalytic processes are developed for application in CO2 utilization, N2 fixation, H2 production and clean/biofuel upgrading. 

She is an enthusiastic teacher and have trained many graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Professor Zheng also actively serves the Chemical Engineering Society, serving as the Chair of the Catalysis Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada (2018-2020), as a member of journal editorial boards and grant selection committees, and as editors and guest editors of various scientific journals. She has received numerous awards, including the 2018 Applied Catalysis Awards (the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK), the Award in Design and Industrial Practice in 2018, and the 2010 Syncrude Canada Innovation Award.