Dai Chengna

Name: Dai Chengna

Gender: Female

Degrees: Ph.D

Title: Associate professor

E-mail : daicn@bjut.edu.cn

Current Professional Societies

Associate editor ofChemical Papers(SCI)

Research Areas

1)Green separation and purification for environmental chemical processes: condensable volatile organic compounds (VOCs) capture with ionic liquid-based materials, separation mechanism and molecular dynamics simulation, design and synthesis of porous liquids, and environmental impact analysis using life cycle assessment (LCA)

2)Resource utilization of polymer solid wastes: pyrolysis of waste passenger car tires, and recycling of waste textiles


Second Prize of Natural Science of Ministry of Education


1.Gangqiang Yu, Ruinian Xu, Bin Wu, Ning Liu, Biaohua Chen, Chengna Dai*, Yu Kuang, Zhigang Lei. Molecular thermodynamic and dynamic insights into gas dehydration with imidazolium–based ionic liquids. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.129168

2.Bin Wu, Gangqiang Yu, Ning Liu, Ruinian Xu, Biaohua Chen, and Chengna Dai*. Deciphering the Sustainability of an Ionic Liquid-Based BTX Harvesting Process from Energetic, Environmental, and Economic Perspectives. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2021, 9, 2, 863-873

3.Gangqiang Yu, Mingli Mu, Juan Li, Bin Wu, Ruinian Xu, Ning Liu, Biaohua Chen, and Chengna Dai*. Imidazolium-based Ionic Liquids Introduced into π-electron Donors: Highly Efficient Toluene Capture. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, 8, 24, 9058-9069

4.Zhigang Lei, Qingzhen Zhang, Ning Liu, Chengna Dai*, Biaohua Chen. Experimental and modeling study on the hydrodynamics in multiphase monolith modules with different distributors. Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, 2020, 153, 107920.

5.Zhigang Lei, Yu Kuang, Gangqiang Yu,Chengna Dai*,Yanzhou Ding, Jianjiang Lu. Thermodynamic behavior of [OMIM]-based ionic liquid and H2O systems: Experimental, model prediction and mechanism insights. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2020, 301, 112493.

6.Bin Wu, Chengna Dai*, Biaohua Chen, Gangqiang Yu, Ning Liu, and Ruinian Xu. Ionic Liquid versus Traditional Volatile Organic Solvent in the Natural Gas Dehydration Process: A Comparison from a Life Cycle Perspective. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering,2019, 7(23), 19194-19201.

7.Mingli Mu, Jun Cheng, Chengna Dai*, Ning Liu, Zhigang Lei, Yanzhou Ding, Jianjiang Lu, Removal of gaseous acetic acid using ionic liquid [EMIM][BF4], Green Energy & Environment, 2019, 4(2): 190-197.

8.Gangqiang Yu, Xiaohui Sui and Zhigang Lei, Chengna Dai*, Biaohua Chen, Air-Drying with Ionic Liquids, AIChE Journal, 2019, 65(2): 479-482.

9.Zhigang Lei, Liying Liu, Chengna Dai*, Insight into the reaction mechanism and charge transfer analysis for the alkylation of benzene with propylene over H-beta zeolite, MOLECULAR CATALYSIS, 2018, 454: 1-11.

10.Wenxue Li, Bo Xu, Zhigang Lei, Chengna Dai*, Separation of benzene and cyclohexane by extractive distillation intensified with ionic liquid, Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification, 2018, 126, 81-89.

11.Chengna Dai, Xiaohui Sui, Zhigang Lei, Vapor pressure measurements and predictions for the binary systems containing ionic liquid [EMIM][BF4] and formic acid/acetic acid, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2018, 256: 471-479.

12.Zhigang Lei, Gangqiang Yu, Yue Su, Chengna Dai*, Vapor pressure measurements and predictions for the binary and ternary systems containing ionic liquid [EMIM][Tf2N], Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2017, 231: 272-280

13.Zhigang Lei, Yaru Guo, Yanan Guo, Xinxin Li, Chengna Dai*, H2solubility and mass transfer in anthraquinone working solution: experimental and modeling study,Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2017, 25(2): 143-148

14.Chengna Dai, Jie Zhang, Chongpin Huang*, Zhigang Lei*, Ionic Liquids in Selective Oxidation: Catalysts and Solvents, Chemical Reviews, 2017, 117(10), 6929-6983

15.Chengna Dai, Zhigang Lei*, Biaohua Chen, Gas Solubility in Long-Chain Imidazolim-Based Ionic Liquids, AIChE Journal, 2017, 63(6), 1792-1798

16.Chengna Dai, Liang Wu, Gangqiang Yu, Zhigang Lei*, Syngas Dehydration with Ionic Liquids, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2017, 56(49), 14642-14650

Personal Statement

Chengna Dai is the associate professor and Ph.D. supervisor of the Department of Environment and Life Sciences, Beijing University of Technology. She received her doctoral degree in 2013 from Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT). She has contributed more than 60 papers to international journals, such as Chemical Reviews, Chemical Engineering Journal, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, AIChE Journal.