Since his PhD, Dr. Yu has conducted research and development with ECUST, mostly in fundamental research and engineering research & development of entrained flow gasification technology.
He has been instrumental in the successful development of the Opposed Multi-Burner (OMB) coal water slurry gasification technology with independent intellectual property rights.
Dr. Yu got his PhD in Chemical Engineering from ECUST.
He won the 11th China Youth Science and Technology Award, 1 second prize of National Science & Technology Progress Award and 2 special-class prize, 5 first prize and 3 second prize of provincial and ministerial level Scientific & Technology Progress Award in China.
He applied more than 70 China invention patents, more than 50 China design patents and 3 U.S. patents (2 authorized). He published more than 300 papers, among which SCI indexed more than 80 papers, and EI indexed more than 210 papers.