Hongji Li (李宏基)

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Hongji Li (李宏基)

B.S. in Chemistry (2014)
Graduated from Zhengzhou University

Ph.D. Research

Catalytic conversion of lignin:

  • Pretreatment, chemical transformation and products isolation

  • Selective oxidation strategy to give diverse aromatic chemicals from lignin

  • Design subtle catalysts for corresponding transformation.


  1. Hongji Li, Elena Subbotina, Anon Bunrit, Feng Wang*, Joseph S. M. Samec*. Functionalized spirolactones by photoinduced dearomatization of biaryl compounds. Chem. Sci., 2019, doi:10.1039/C8SC05476B.

  2. Hongji Li, Min Wang, Huifang Liu, Nengchao Luo, Jianmin Lu, Chaofeng Zhang, Feng Wang*. NH2OH-mediated lignin conversion to isoxazole and nitrile. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2018, 6(3), 3748-3753.