Nan Yi

Associate Professor
of Chemical Engineering & Bioengineering
Phone: (603) 862-5445
Office: Chemical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W323, Durham, NH 03824
Professor Nan Yi


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Tufts University
  • M.S., Chemistry, Fudan University
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Qingdao University of Science and Technology

Research Interests

  • Catalysis/Kinetics
  • Energy
  • Science/Technology/Engineering/Math (STEM) Education

Courses Taught

  • CHE 602: Heat Transfer&Unit Operations
  • CHE 604: Chem Engnrng Thermodynamics
  • CHE 695: Chemical Engineering Project
  • CHE 696: Independent Study
  • CHE 705/805: Fossil Fuels Renewable Energy
  • CHE 752: Process Dynamics and Control
  • CHE 752/852: Process Dynamics and Control
  • CHE 932: Adv Chem Engineering Kinetics
  • CHE 999: Doctoral Research
  • INCO 790: Advanced Research Experience

Selected Publications

Dhillon, G. S., Cao, G., & Yi, N. (n.d.). The Role of Fe in Ni-Fe/TiO2 Catalysts for the Dry Reforming of Methane. Catalysts, 13(8), 1171. doi:10.3390/catal13081171

Cao, G., & Yi, N. (2022). Pretreatment effect on copper-titanium dioxide catalysts in CO oxidation. Catalysis Communications, 170, 106484. doi:10.1016/j.catcom.2022.106484

Cao, G., Deskins, N. A., & Yi, N. (2021). Carbon monoxide oxidation over copper and nitrogen modified titanium dioxide. APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, 285. doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119748

Cao, G., & Yi, N. (2020). Quantitative Analysis of Anatase-Rutile Mixtures by Raman Spectroscopy. CHEMISTRYSELECT, 5(37), 11530-11533. doi:10.1002/slct.202002931

Cao, G., & Yi, N. (2020). Nitrogen modified titanium dioxide (N-TiO2) promotes carbon monoxide oxidation over copper catalysts. NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 44(35), 14781-14785. doi:10.1039/d0nj03353g

Yi, N., Saltsburg, H., & Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, M. (2013). Hydrogen production by dehydrogenation of formic acid on atomically dispersed gold on ceria.. ChemSusChem, 6(5), 816-819. doi:10.1002/cssc.201200957

Yi, N., Si, R., Saltsburg, H., & Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, M. (2010). Steam reforming of methanol over ceria and gold-ceria nanoshapes. Applied Catalysis B Environmental, 95(1-2), 87-92. doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2009.12.012

Most Cited Publications