Oct. 13-17, 2014, Caixia Qi, “Au-Cu composite catalysts for preferential oxidation of CO in hydrogen-rich gas”, oral presentation, the 17th National Conference on Catalysis of China, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.


Sept.23-25,”2014 Taishan Academic Forum—Gold Emerging Technology and Application” was held successfully at Yantai Dongshan Hotel. All our members of the lab prepared and attended in the forum. Prof. Caixia Qi, Lidun An and Dr. Qingquan Lin gave oral presentations entitled “Switching of reactions between hydrogenation and epoxidation of propene over Au/Ti-based oxides in the presence of H2 and O2”, “Research and Development of Gold-containing Catalysts for CO Oxidation at Low Temperature”, and “Preparation of La-doped Alumina Supported Au Nanoparticles for Preferential Oxidation of CO in H2-Rich Gas” respectively.        



Sept. 10-12, 2014, co-hosted by the World Gold Council and China Gold Association, the China Gold Congress addresses the entire gold value chain. Prof. Qi attended the congress and gave a report on “The commercialization of gold nanotechnology in China”.



June 15-18, Prof. Qi attended the World Innovation Conference held atWashington, USA and a report entitled “Application of alumina-based nanogold catalysts in gas mask and CO2 laser”.

Sept. 26-27, 2013, Caixia Qi, “Catalytic cracking of light diesel over Au-HZSM-5 catalyst for increasing propylene yield”, oral presentation, Kickoff workshop for Au Catalysis Research Centre of DICP, Dalian ,China.

Sept. 26-27, 2013, Caixia Qi, “Catalytic cracking of light diesel over Au-HZSM-5 catalyst for increasing propylene yield”, oral presentation, Kickoff workshop for Au Catalysis Research Centre of DICP, Dalian ,China.

Sept.12, 2013, Professor Yunxia Hu from Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, CAS, ( recipient of “Thousand Young Talents Program” of the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, recipient of “Taishan Scholars” Program)  visited  Au-SDARC and delivered a talk titled” polymer nanomaterials and their application”. 

Aug. 15-17, 2013, Professor Caixia Qi, Lecturer Yuhua Zheng, and Assisant Huijuan Su attended to 2nd Taishan Scholar Salon which was proposed by the Department of Education of Shandong Province and hosted by Yantai University. Prof. Qi served as one of section chairs and presented a talk as “analysis of the life-force of the “industry-academia-research” platform.

July 12, 2013, Professor Conghua Liu from Lanzhou Petrochemical Research Centre, PetroChina Co.Ltd. Visited Au-SDARC and presented a lecture titled as “The opportunity for Catalytic Cracking in the low carbon era”. 

Jan. 11, 2013 Professor Masatake Haruta from Tokyo Metropolitan University visited Au-SDARC and gave us very valuable instruction in our R & D projects.

Dec. 2, 2012, Professor Wanzhong Ren and Professor Caixia Qi attended the opening ceremony for Strategic Union for Technology Innovation of Gold Industry “ which is composed of 25 gold industries and related university. Yantai University is one of vice-chairman units. Professor Qi serves as a scientific committee member.

Sept. 5-8, 2012, Gold2012, Professor Qi and Professor Haruta bridged an interview between Tanaka Kikinzoku Group Company, Japan with China National Gold Group Corporation and Shandong Zhaojin Group Co. Ltd.; Prof. Qi served as a member of scientific committee, section chair and assisted vice–president of Zhaojin Group to attend the meeting of organization committee.

July, 8-9, 2012, Professor Caixia Qi attended to the first Taishan Scholar Salon which was proposed by the Department of Education of Shandong Province and hosted by Shandong Agricultural University, presented a talk as “Good usages of Gold---Gold & Nanotechnology in innovation era”.

Dec. 2011, “Research Centre of Chinese-Hungary for Gold Industrial Application” was approved by the Department of Science and technology in Shandong province.

Aug. 25-27, 2011, Gold Festival in Zhaoyuan, Yantai City which was hosted by Chinese Gold Council and Shandong Zhaojin Group Co. Ltd. On behalf of Chinese Gold Council, Prof. Qi invited Dr. Trevol Keel (WGC), Dr. Richard M. Moutloali (MinTek/AuTek, South Africa) and Prof. T. Pradeep (Indian Institute of Technology Madras) to attend the symposium of “Gold Application in Industry and High-technology” in Gold Festival to give wonderful lectures in gold nanotechnology. Prof. Qi also delivered a presentation as “Current & Future Applications of Gold Catalysts”. About 150 people from National top-100 gold industry joined the symposium.

Aug. 24, 2011, Prof. T. Pradeep from Indian Institute of Technology Madras visited Qi’s Lab and presented a talk as ‘”luminescent molecular clusters of noble metals”

April 19, 2011, the opening ceremony and academic symposium for Shandong Applied Research Centre of Nanogold Technology (Au-SDARC).  Professor Masatake Haruta (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan), Chinese Academician Yitai Qian (Shandong University), and Professor Tao Zhang (Director of DICP, CAS) as well as 13 experts presented exciting lectures in Au nanotechnologies. The representatives from World Gold Council, Chinese Gold Council, Yantai Government, the Department of Science & Technology of Yantai City, as well as leaders from Yantai Gold Bureau, Yantai University and Shandong Zhaojin Group Co. Ltd, as well as teachers and students joined this event. After the symposium, the participants visited Shandong Zhaojin Group Co. Ltd.

Feb. 23, 2011, Dr. Trevor Keel, Project manager from WGC, visited Qi’s Lab and Shandong Zhaojin Group Co. Ltd.

Aug. 24-25, 2009, Professor Masatake Haruta visited Qi’s Lab and delivered an one-hour lecture titled as “Preparation of Gold Catalysts” in the symposium of “Gold Catalysis & Industrial Application”.  Then after, accompanying with leaders of Yantai Gold Bureau, Prof. Haruta, Prof. Lindun An, Prof Yi Ding and Prof. Qi visited Shandong Zhaojin Group Co. Ltd. A proposal of cooperation between Yantai University and Gold Industry was firstly discussed by the leaders of the University and Yantai Gold Bureau and the people involved in this trip.

July 29, 2009, invited by Professor A. Stephen K. Hashimi (Heidelberg University, Germany), Prof. Qi served as a member of Catalysis Technical Committee in the 5th international conference on gold science, technology and its applications (Gold 2009), Heidelberg, Germany.

Feb. 9-10, 2009, Head of technology sector of World Gold Council, Dr. Richard Holliday visited Qi’s Lab and checked the project “Improvement in Long-term Durability of Gold Catalysts for Applications in Ambient Air Purification”, which was firstly supported in China Mainland by WGC. Dr. Holliday also delivered a talk as “Emerging Uses for Gold Nanotechnology”.

2008, invited by Dr. Thompson (senior consultant, WGC), Prof. Qi completed personnel “People Profile” (Gold Bulletin2008, 41(1) and the introduction to Au catalysts developed by Yantai University (Gold Bulletin, 2008 41(2) and its advertisement. She also finished the introduction to the Research of Gold Catalysis in China (Gold Bulletin2008, 41(4)).

Aug. 6, 2008
In the receiving seminar of Prof. Haruta’s Lab for Prof. Shaoming Jiang from National Sun Yat-sen University (Taiwan), Prof. Qi presented a talk as Long-term Durability of gold catalysts in ambient air purification”.

July 13-18, 2008, 14th International Congress on Catalysis (Seoul, Korea), Prof. Qi, performed an exhibition together with the representatives from WGC, Nanostellar Inc. (USA)NOVAX  Materials & technology Inc. (Taiwan).



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