Dongmei HE

dongmei_m

Lab: G2411,

Tel: 4447

dongmeihe2@student.cityu.edu.hk

 

 

Personal Data

  • Born: January 15, 1982. Xinjiang, PR China
  • Marital status: Married

Education

  • Bachelor in Chemistry, Shihezi University, Xinjiang, PR China, 2007.
  • Master in Biochemical Engineering, Shihezi University, Xinjiang, PR China, 2010.
  • Ph.D. student at City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R, China, 2010-present

Practices

  • Visiting Research Student, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, PR China, August 2008 – June 2010.
  • Research Assistant, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R, China, April 2012 – December 2012.

Current positions

Ph.D. student

Current Research Interests

  • Catalytic conversion of biomass-derived carbohydrates to biofuels.
  • Design and preparation of supported catalysts and their applications in heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Green solvents-mediated formation of renewable furan-based platform chemicals.

Publications

Papers

(1) Dong-Mei He, Imdad Kaleem, Chun Li, et al. Biosynthesis of glycyrrhetic acid 3-O-mono-ß-D-glucuronide catalyzed by ß-D-glucuronidase with enhanced bond selectivity in an ionic liquid/buffer biphasic system. Process Biochemistry 2010, 45 1916-1922. (doi:10.1016/j.procbio. 2010.03.015)

(2) Jin-Yan Chen, Imdad Kaleem, Dong-Mei He, Gui-Yan Liu, Chun Li. Efficient production of glycyrrhetic acid 3-O-mono-β-d-glucuronide by whole-cell biocatalysis in an ionic liquid/buffer biphasic system. Process Biochemistry.2012, 47(6): 908-913

(3) Dong-Mei He, Fang-Lin Li, Chun Li, et al. Synthesis of imidolium-based and pyridinium-based ionic liquids under ultrasonic irradiation. Journal of Shihezi University (Natural Science). 2010, 28(6): 745-749.

(4) Jin-Yan Chen, Shu-Ping Zou, Dong-Mei He, Chun Li, et al. Biosynthesis of glycyrrhetic acid 3-O-mono-β-D-glucuronide by whole cell in ionic liquid/water biphasic system. CIESC Journal. 2011, 62(11): 3136-3142.

(5) Hui-Hui Shen, Li-Juan Yi, Dong-Mei He, Chun Li. Studies on the Cell Suspension Culture of Cistanche Deserticola in the Absence of Exogenous Hormones. Journal of Shihezi University (Natural Science). 2008, 26(1): 45-48.

(6) Xi Zhao, Dongmei He, LászlóT. Mika, and István T. Horváth. Fluorous Hydrogenation. Topics in Current Chemistry (Fluorous Chemistry), 2012, 308, 233-246.

(7) Xi Zhao, Dongmei He, LászlóT. Mika, and István T. Horváth. Fluorous Hydroformylation. Topics in Current Chemistry (Fluorous Chemistry), 2012, 308, 275-290.

Posters

  • Dongmei He, Shuping Zou, Chun Li. Biotransformation of ß-D-mono-glucuronide -glycyrrhizin catalyzed by ß-D-glucuronidase in an ionic liquid-buffer biphasic system. The 5th Sino-US joint Conference of Chemical Engineering. October 13-16, 2009 Beijing, China. No. 08BIO-D-07 (ID-298).
  • Dongmei He, Shuping Zou, Chun Li. Imidazolium and pyridinium-based ionic liquids: ultrasonic synthesis, characterization, and their influence on the catalytic performace of ß-D-glucuronidase. International Symposium on Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 2009 (ISBBE 2009). August 3-6, Shanghai, China. No. OI-11.

Conference presentations

  • Dongmei He, Shuping Zou, Chun Li. Biotransformation of β-D-mono-glucuronide -glycyrrhizin catalyzed by β-D-glucuronidase in an ionic liquid-buffer biphasic system. The 5th Sino-US joint Conference of Chemical Engineering. October 13-16, 2009 Beijing, China. No. 08BIO-D-07 (ID-298).
  • Dongmei He, Shuping Zou, Chun Li. Imidazolium and pyridinium-based ionic liquids: ultrasonic synthesis, characterization, and their influence on the catalytic performace of β-D-glucuronidase. International Symposium on Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 2009 (ISBBE 2009). August 3-6, Shanghai, China. No. OI-11.

Teaching Assignments

  • Co-supervised two undergraduate students for Student Research Project (SRP) in Shihezi University, 2007 – 2008.
  • Co-supervised one undergraduate student for his final year project in Beijing Institute of Technology, 2009 – 2010.

Honors

  • Excellent Master Dissertations of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in 2011
  • Outstanding Master Graduates of Shihezi University in 2010
  • Top Ten Self-improvement Pacesetter of Shihezi University in 2005-2006

Computer skills

Origin, ChemDraw, Visual Basic Programming, etc.

Professional interests
Green Chemistry, Biocatalysis and Enzyme Engineering, Cell Biology.

Personal Interests

Reading novels, Jogging, Listening music, Cooking, etc.

Language

Mandarin (excellent), English (medium), Cantonese (beginner).