Chung, Cedric Po-Wen

Material, Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry

Chung, Cedric Po-Wen (鍾博文)

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Iowa State University; PhD; Chemistry;2003-2009;National Tsing Hua University; M.S.; Chemistry; 1997-1999;National Tsing Hua University; B.S.; Chemistry; 1993-1997;University of California, Berkeley;Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; Associate Project Scientist 2014-2015;University of California, Berkeley; Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering;Postdoctoral research associate 2010-2014;Iowa State University; Ames National Lab Postdoctoral research associate 2009-2010;
Research Interests

  • Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Enzyme-inspired Materials
  • Biomass Depolymerization and Biorenewable Chemical Production
  • Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry



Selected Publications
  1. Chung, P.-W.; Yabushita, M.; To, A. T.; Bae, Y. J.; Jankolovits, J.; Kobayashi, H.; Fukuoka, A.; Katz, A. Long-Chain Glucan Adsorption and Depolymerization in Zeolite-Templated Carbon Catalysts. ACS Catal. 2015, 5 (11), 6422.
  2. Chung, P.-W.; Charmot, A.; Click, T.; Lin, Y.; Bae, Y. J.; Chu, J.-W.; Katz, A. Importance of Internal Porosity for Glucan Adsorption in Mesoporous Carbon Materials. Langmuir 2015, 31, 7288.
  3. To, A. T.; Chung, P.-W.; Katz, A. Weak-Acid Sites Catalyze Crystalline-Cellulose Hydrolysis to Glucose in Water: Importance of Carbon Post-Synthetic Surface Functionalization. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11050. (Selected as a Frontispiece)
  4. Chung, P.-W.; Alexandre Charmot; Olayinka A. Olatunji-Ojo; Kathleen A. Durkin; Alexander Katz. Hydrolysis Catalysis of Miscanthus Xylan to Xylose Using Weak-Acid Surface Sites. ACS Catal. 2014, 4 (1), 302. (Selected as a Cover)
  5. Charmot, A.; Chung, P.-W.; Katz A. Catalytic Hydrolysis of Cellulose to Glucose Using Weak-Acid Surface Sites on Postsynthetically Modified Carbon. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2014, 2 (12), 2866.
  6. Chung, P.-W.; Charmot, A.; Gazit, Oz M.; Katz A. Glucan Adsorption on Mesoporous Carbon Nanoparticles: Effect of Chain Length and Internal Surface. Langmuir 2012, 28 (43), 15222.
  7. Kim, T.-W.; Slowing, I.; Chung, P.-W.; Lin, V. S.-Y. Ordered Mesoporous Polymer-Silica Hybrid Nanoparticles as Vehicles for Intracellular Controlled Release of Macromolecules. ACS Nano, 2011, 5 (1), 360.
  8. Kim, T.-W.; Chung, P.-W.; Lin, V. S.-Y. Facile Synthesis of Monodisperse Spherical MCM-48 Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles with Controlled Particle Size. Chem. Mater. 2010, 22 (17), 5093.
  9. Chung, P.-W.; Kumar, R.; Pruski, M.; Lin, V. S.-Y. Temperature Responsive Solution Partition of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-coated Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18(9), 1390.
  10. Kim, T.-W.; Chung, P.-W.; Slowing, I. I. ; Tsunoda, M.; Yeung, E. S.; Lin, V. S.-Y. Structurally Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Nanoparticles as Transmembrane Delivery Vehicle in Human Cancer Cells. Nano Letters 2008, 8(11), 3724.

Update: 2016-04-11

Journal Paper
  1. Po-Wen Chung, Alexandre Charmot, Timothy Click, Yuchun Lin, YounJue Bae, Jhih-Wei Chu,* Alexander Katz* Importance of Internal Porosity for Glucan Adsorption in Mesoporous Carbon Materials.. LANGMUIR 201531, 7288-7295..
  2. Po-Wen Chung, Mizuho Yabushita, Anh The To, YounJue Bae, Joseph Jankolovits, Hirokazu Kobayashi,* Atsushi Fukuoka,* Alexander Katz,*  Long-Chain Glucan Adsorption and Depolymerization in Zeolite-Templated Carbon. . ACS Catalysis 20155, 6422-6425.
  3. Anh The To, Po-Wen Chung, Alexander Katz* Weak-Acid Sites Catalyze Crystalline-Cellulose Hydrolysis to Glucose in Water: Importance of Carbon Post-Synthetic Surface Functionalization.. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION 201554, 11050-11053.
  4. Alexandre Charmot, Po-Wen Chung, Alexander Katz* Catalytic Hydrolysis of Cellulose to Glucose Using Weak-Acid Surface Sites on Postsynthetically Modified Carbon.. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 20142 (12), 2866-2872.
  5. Po-Wen Chung,* Alexandre Charmot, Olayinka A. Olatunji-Ojo, Kathleen A. Durkin, Alexander Katz* Hydrolysis Catalysis of Miscanthus Xylan to Xylose Using Weak-Acid Surface Sites.. ACS Catalysis 20144, 302-310..
  6. Po-Wen Chung,* Alexandre Charmot, Oz M. Gazit, Alexander Katz* Glucan Adsorption on Mesoporous Carbon Nanoparticles: Effect of Chain Length and Internal Surface.. LANGMUIR 201228, 15222-15232.