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Academic Areas: Enviromental Science and Engineering

Research Interests: VOCs elimination and CO2 conversion based on heterocatalysis; soil remediation

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Materials Physics and Chemistry, 2010, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

B.E. in Materials Science and Engineering, 2005, Central South University.

Professional Experience

Full professor (2016-present): School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Research Associate (2012-2016): International Institute for Carbon Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University.

Visiting Scholar (2015): Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

JSPS Fellow (2010-2012): Department of Chemistry, Tohoku University.

Assistant Professor (2010): Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Selected Publications

1. Takeshi Daio*, Aleksandar Staykov, Limin Guo, Jianfeng Liu, Masaki Tanaka, Stephen Matthew Lyth, Kazunari Sasaki*, “Lattice strain mapping of platinum nanoparticles on carbon and SnO2 supports”, Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 13126-13126.

2. Limin Guo*, Shintaro Ida, Takeshi Daio, Hidehisa Hagiwara, Tatsumi Ishihara*, “In-situ carbonization of soft-template to directly access to crystalline mesoporous metal oxides with high surface area”, New Journal of Chemistry, 2014, 38, 5846-55.

3. Limin Guo*, Shintaro Ida, Akihide Takashiba, Takeshi Daio, Norio Teramae, Tatsumi Ishihara*, “Soft-templating method to synthesize crystalline mesoporous alpha-Fe2O3 film”, New Journal of Chemistry, 2014, 38, 1392-5.

4. Limin Guo*, Hidehisa Hagiwara, Shintaro Ida, Takeshi Daio, Tatsumi Ishihara*, “One-pot soft-templating method to synthesize crystalline mesoporous tantalum oxide and its photocatalytic activity for overall water splitting”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5, 11080-6.

5. Limin Guo*, Hiroyuki Arafune, Norio Teramae*, “Synthesis of mesoporous metal oxide by the thermal decomposition of oxalate precursor”, Langmuir, 2013, 29, 4404-12.

6. Limin Guo*, Yong Fan, Hiroyuki Arafune, Norio Teramae*, “Hierarchically structured periodic mesoporous silica by vapor phase synthesis”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2012, 162, 122-30.

7. Limin Guo*, Yong Fan, Norio Teramae*, “Vapor phase synthesis of mesoporous silica rods within porous alumina membrane”, New Journal of Chemistry, 2012, 36, 1301-3.

8. Limin Guo, Jiamin Zhang, Qianjun He, Lingxia Zhang, Jinjin Zhao, Ziyan Zhu, Wei Wu, Jing Zhang, Jianlin Shi*, “Preparation of millimeter-sized mesoporous carbon spheres as an effective bilirubin adsorbent and their blood compatibility”, Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 7127-9.(Hot Article and Highlights in Chemical Biology).

9. Jiangtian Li, Limin Guo and Jianlin Shi*, Stepwise in-situ Synthesis and Characterization of Metallophthalocyanines@Mesoporous Matrix SBA-15 Composites, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2010, 12, 5109-14.

10. Shaozhong Zeng, Limin Guo, Fangming Cui, Zhe Gao, Jian Zhou, Jianlin Shi*, In situ self-assembly of zigzag polyimide chains to crystalline branched supramolecular structures with high surface area, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2010, 211, 698-705.

11. Yu Chen, Hangrong Chen*, Limin Guo, Qianjun He, Feng Chen, Jian Zhou and Jianlin Shi*, “Hollow/Rattle-type Mesoporous Nanostructures by A Structural Difference Based Selective Etching Strategy”, ACS Nano, 2010, 4, 529-39.

12. Jian Zhou, Zile Hua, Jianlin Shi, Qianjun He, Limin Guo and Meiling Ruan, “Synthesis of hierarchical micro/mesoporous structure by steam-assisted post-crystallization”, Chemistry-A European Journal, 2009,15,12949-54.

13. Xiangzhi Cui, Limin Guo, Fangming Cui, Qianjun He and Jianlin Shi*, “Electrocatalytic activity and CO tolerance properties of mesostructured Pt/WO composite as an anode catalyst for PEMFCs”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009, 113, 4134-8.

14. Limin Guo, Lingxia Zhang, Jiamin Zhang, Jian Zhou, Qianjun He, Shaozhong Zeng, Xiangzhi Cui and Jianlin Shi*, “Hollow mesoporous carbon spheres – An excellent bilirubin adsorbent”, Chemical Communications, 2009, 40, 6071-3.

15. Limin Guo, Xiangzhi Cui, Yongsheng Li, Qianjun He, Lingxia Zhang, Wenbo Bu and Jianlin Shi*, “Hollow mesoporous carbon spheres with magnetic cores and their performance as separable bilirubin adsorbents”, Chemistry-An Ansian Journal, 2009, 4, 1480-5.

16. Limin Guo, Jiangtian Li, Lingxia Zhang, Jingbo Li, Yongsheng Li, Chichao Yu, Jianlin Shi*, Meiling Ruan and Jingwei Feng, “A facile route to synthesize magnetic particles within hollow mesoporous spheres and their performance as separable Hg2+ adsorbents”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2008, 18, 2733-8.

17. Chichao Yu, Xiaoping Dong, Limin Guo, Jiangtian Li, Fei Qin, Lingxia Zhang, Jianlin Shi* and Dongsheng Yan, “Template-free preparation of mesoporous Fe2O3 and its application as absorbents”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008, 112, 13378-82.

Courses Taught

Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry;

Environmental Monitoring;

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