Researcher Portfolio

YAN Wen Jin (Dr)
Scientist I
6501 7722
Surface Technology

Dr Yan Wenjin has over 10 years of experience on material synthesis, process investigation and optimisation for various applications in environmental engineering, chemical engineering and sustainability area. He also has expertise in empirical modelling and analysis for process study. He received his PhD of Chemical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University.


Research Interest:
  • Separation process investigation, for example, wastewater treatment

  • Manufacturing of advanced adsorbent

  • Reuse of wastes for sustainability

  • Wet chemistry process investigation for advanced surface treatment/modification


BSc (Bio-pharmaceutics)

PhD (Chemical Engineering)


  1. W Yan, W K Ong, L Y W, S L Wijesinghe, Coatings 2019, 9, 52
  2. Y Liu, W Yan, TD, ICES/P/09430/00/SG, 2018
  3. W Yan, S Xi, Y Du, M K Schreyer, S X Tan, Y Liu, A Borgna, ChemCatChem 2018, 10, 3078-3085
  4. W Yan, Q Y Kouk, S X Tan, J Luo, Y Liu, Journal of CO2 Utilisation 2016, 15, 154-159
  5. W Yan, J Luo, Q Y. Kouk, J  E. Zheng, Z Zhong, Y Liu, A Borgna, Applied Catalysis A: General 2015, 508, 61-67
  6. W Yan, Q Y Kouk, J Luo, Y Liu, A Borgna, Catal Commun 2014, 46, 208-212
  7. W Yan, X Jia, T Chen, Y Yang, Journal of Energy Chemistry 2013, 22, 498-505
  8. W Yan, Z Guo, X Jia, V Kariwala, T Chen, Y Yang, Chem Eng  Sci 2012, 76, 26-36
  9. W Yan, S Hu, Y Yang, F Gao, T Chen, Chem Eng J 2011, 166, 1095-1103
  10. W Yan, Y Chen, Y Yang, T Chen, Catal Today 2011, 174, 127-134