Nengchao Luo(罗能超)

title Associate Professor email ncluo[@]
degree Ph.D., Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

Nengchao Luo(罗能超)

Associate professor
Email: ncluo[@]
B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Technology
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Ph.D in Organic Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

Research interests

  1. Photocatalytic C-C bond coupling

  2. Photocatalytic H2 and methanol production from biomass

  3. Studies of photocatalytic reaction mechanism by advanced characterization techniques


  1. The Young Scientist Funding, NSFC

  2. Research Funding for Innovative Exploration, DICP-CAS


  1. Zhuyan Gao, Nengchao Luo*, Zhipeng Huang, Stuart H. Taylor, and Feng Wang*. Controlling radical intermediates in photocatalytic conversion of low-carbon-number alcohols. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2021, doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c01066

  2. Nengchao Luo, Tingting Hou, Shiyang Liu, Bin Zeng, Jianmin Lu, Jian Zhang, Hongji Li, Feng Wang*. Photocatalytic coproduction of deoxybenzoin and H2 through tandem redox reactions. ACS Catal., 2020, 10(1), 762-769.

  3. Nengchao Luo, Tiziano Montini, Jian Zhang, Paolo Fornasiero, Emiliano Fonda, Tingting Hou, Wei Nie, Jianmin Lu, Junxue Liu, Marc Heggen, Long Lin, Changtong Ma, Min Wang, Fengtao Fan, Shengye Jin, Feng Wang*. Visible-light-driven coproduction of diesel precursors and hydrogen from lignocellulose-derived methylfurans. Nat. Energy, 2019, 4, 575-584.

  4. Nengchao Luo, Min Wang, Hongji Li, Jian Zhang, Tingting Hou, Haijun Chen, Xiaochen Zhang, Jianmin Lu, Feng Wang*. Visible-light-driven self-hydrogen transfer hydrogenolysis of lignin models and extracts into phenolic products. ACS Catal., 2017, 7(7), 4571-4580.

  5. Nengchao Luo, Min Wang, Hongji Li, Jian Zhang, Huifang Liu, Feng Wang*. Photocatalytic oxidation-hydrogenolysis of lignin β-O-4 models via a dual light wavelength switching strategy. ACS Catal., 2016, 6(11), 7716–7721.