Yolanda Wang

Yolanda Wang

  • Graduate Assistant
Her research focuses on the synthesis of organometallic materials and polymer chemistry. Her works include the construction of a flow reactor system, catalytic deconstruction of polymers under elevated temperature and pressure, and sample characterization method development. In her leisure time, she loves to watch basketball games.


Contact Info

2438 Pammel Dr


  • B.S. - National Central University, Taiwan (2013-2017)


  1. Kanbur, U.; Paterson, A. L.; Rodriguez, J.; Kocen, A. L.; Yappert, R.; Hackler, R. A.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Peters, B.; Delferro, M.; LaPointe, A. M.; Coates, G. W.; Perras, F. A.; Sadow, A. D. Zirconium-Catalyzed C–H Alumination of Polyolefins, Paraffins, and Methane. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 2901-2910. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c11056
  2. Chen, S.; Tennakoon, A.; You, K.-E.; Paterson, A. L.; Yappert, R.; Alayoglu, S.; Fang, L.; Wu, X.; Zhao, T. Y.; Lapak, M. P.; Saravanan, M.; Hackler, R. A.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Qi, L.; Delferro, M.; Li, T.; Lee, B.; Peters, B.; Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Ammal, S. C.; Bowers, C. R.; Perras, F. A.; Heyden, A.; Sadow, A. D.; Huang, W. Ultrasmall Amorphous Zirconia Nanoparticles Catalyse Polyolefin Hydrogenolysis. Nat. Catal. 2023, 6, 161-173. DOI: 10.1038/s41929-023-00910-x
  3. McCullough, K. E.; Peczak, I. L.; Kennedy, R. M.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Lin, J.; Wu, X.; Paterson, A. L.; Perras, F. A.; Hall, J.; Kropf, A. J.; Hackler, R. A.; Shin, Y.; Niklas, J.; Poluektov, O. G.; Wen, J.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Delferro, M.; Ferrandon, M. S. Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles on Strontium Titanate Nanocuboids via Surface Organometallic Grafting for the Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Plastic Waste. J. Mater. Chem. A 2023, 11, 1216-1231. DOI: 10.1039/D2TA08133D
  4. Wang, Y.-Y.; Tennakoon, A.; Wu, X.; Sahasrabudhe, C.; Qi, L.; Peters, B. G.; Sadow, A. D.; Huang, W. Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Polyethylene Under Reactive Separation. ACS Catal. 2024, 2084-2094. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.3c04987
  5. Kim, C. A.; Sahasrabudhe, C. A.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Yappert, R.; Heyden, A.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Peters, B. Population Balance Equations for Reactive Separation in Polymer Upcycling. Langmuir 2024, 40, 4096-4107. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c03004