Xueqin Bai (Bruce)

PhD Students (PhD)

PhD Student


Research Interests

Heterogeneous catalysis, catalyst synthesis, characterizations, kinetics and mechanism.

Selected Publications

  • Xueqin Bai, Shujin Chai, Cheng Liu, et al. Insight into Copper Oxide-Tin Oxide Catalysts for the Catalytic Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide: Identification of Active Copper Species and a Reaction Mechanism, ChemCatChem, 9, 2017, 3226-3235.
  • Shujin Chai1, Xueqin Bai1, Jing Li, Cheng Liu, Tong Ding, Ye Tian, Chang Liu, Hui Xian, Wenbo Mi, Xingang Li, Effect of phase interaction on catalytic CO oxidation over the SnO2/Al2O3 model catalyst, Appl. Surf. Sci. 402, 2017, 12-20. (co-first author).


  • BSc, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University of Technology, China, 2014
  • MSc, Industrial Catalysis, Tianjin University, China, 2017

Professional Profile

  • 2018.5-2018.12: Research Assistant, Southern University of Science and Technology(SUSTech), China
  • 2019.8-2020.12: Visiting student, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academic of Science, China.

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

C-H activation Gas-solid reactors Catalyst synthesis