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Bai Yang
Chemistry / Polymer Chemistry and Physics
olymeric Micro- & Nanostrucutres and Functionalization

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Office     A503 Inorganic and Supramolecular Hall, Jilin University, Changchun, China 130012

               Tel: 0431-85168478               
Lab        B503 Inorganic and Supramolecular Hall

               Tel: 0431-85168498

Short Biography

Ph.D.    Polymer Chemistry  and Physics, 1991, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China.
M.S.      Polymer Chemistry and Physics, 1987, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China
B.S.      Polymer Chemistry, 1984, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Work experience

2008-2012        Dean, College of Chemistry, Jilin University, China

2007-2014        Director, State Key Lab of  Supramolecular Structure and Materials, China

2004-2007        Director, Key Lab for Supramolecular Structure and Materials of the Ministry of Education, China

2001-2004        Vice Dean, College of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China
1999-2004        Cheung Kong Distinguished Professor (appointed by the Ministry of Education of China),

                             Jilin University, Changchun, China
1997-2001        Vice Director, Institute of Chemical Synthesis and Catalysis, Jilin University, Changchun, China
1996-2001        Vice Director and Director, Division of Polymer Chemistry, Department of Chemistry,

                             Jilin University, Changchun, China
1994-                Professor, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China
1992-1994         Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China
1989-1992         Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China
1987-1989         Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Editorial or Scientific Advisory Board Membership
2008-2012  Advisory Board for Journal of Materials Chemistry
2009-2013  Editorial Board for Nano Research
2010-         Editorial Advisory Board for ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
2012-         Editorial Board Members for Microelectronic Engineering (MEE)
2012-         Associate Editor-in-Chief (AEiC) for Chinese Chemical Letters
2014-         Advisory Board for Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
2014-         Editorial Board Members for Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science(AMPCS)
2015-         Editor-in-Chief (EiC) for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-Asia


Research Interest

(1) Polymeric carbon nanodots: syntheses, nanostructure and Properties

(2) Polymeric nano-hybridization and photo-electronic materials and devices via aqueous approaches

(3) High performance polymeric hybrid optical materials

(4) Ordered fabrication of polymeric microstructures with multi-scale and photonic responsive materials.


Honors & Awards

2010   Second Prize of The State Natural Science Award of China, The Syntheses And Fabrication of Composite Polymer Materials with Nano & Microstructure and Optical Functionility

2008   First Prize, Science and Technology Award of Jilin Province

2006   Supervisor of a Top-100 Ph.D. Thesis in China

1999   “Cheung Kong” Scholar, Chinese Ministry of Education

1999   Recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, National Science Fundation of China (NSFC)

1997   Cross Century Excellent Talents in Universities, Chinese Ministry of Education

1997   Recipient of the Second Korea-China Youth Academic Award



PUBLICATIONS and CITATIONS (form Web of Science by 2017-07-27)

Total SCI publications: more than 500

Sum of times cited: more than 16000  

H-index: 63  


[ Selected Recent Publications ]





Yunfeng Li, Junhu Zhang, Shoujun Zhu, Heping Dong, Fei Jia, Zhanhua Wang, Zhiqiang Sun, Liang Zhang, Yang Li, Haibo Li, Weiqing Xu, Bai Yang*, Biomimetic Surfaces for High-Performance Optics, Adv. Mater., 2009, 21, 4731-4734.



Junhu Zhang, Yunfeng Li, Xuemin Zhang, Bai Yang*, Colloidal Self-Assembly Meets Nanofabrication: From Two-Dimensional Colloidal Crystals to Nanostructure Arrays, Adv. Mater., 2010, 22, 4249-4269.




Weili Yu, Hao Zhang, Zhanxi Fan, Junhu Zhang, Haotong Wei, Ding Zhou, Bin Xu, Fenghong Li, Wenjing Tian and Bai Yang*, Efficient polymer/nanocrystal hybrid solar cells fabricated from aqueous materials, Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 2831-2834.




Zhaolai Chen,Hao Zhang, Xiaohang Du, Xiao Cheng, Xigao Chen, Yingying Jiang, Bai Yang*, From planar-heterojunction to n-i structure: an efficient strategy to improve short-circuit current and power conversion efficiency of aqueous-solution- processed hybrid solar cells, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6, 1597-1603.




Shoujun Zhu, Junhu Zhang, Chunyan Qiao, Shijia Tang, Yunfeng Li, Wenjing Yuan, Bo Li, Lu Tian, Fang Liu, Rui Hu, Hainan Gao, Haotong Wei, Hao Zhang, Hongchen Sun and Bai Yang*, Strongly green-photoluminescent graphene quantum dots for bioimaging applications, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 6858–6860.




Shoujun Zhu , Junhu Zhang , Shijia Tang , Chunyan Qiao , Lei Wang , Haiyu Wang ,Xue Liu , Bo Li , Yunfeng Li , Weili Yu , Xingfeng Wang , Hongchen Sun , and Bai Yang*, Surface Chemistry Routes to Modulate the Photoluminescence of Graphene Quantum Dots: From Fluorescence Mechanism to Up-Conversion Bioimaging Applications, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2012, 22, 4732–4740.




Shoujun Zhu, Qingnan Meng, Lei Wang, Junhu Zhang, Yubin Song, Han Jin, Kai Zhang, HongchenSun, Haiyu Wang, Bai Yang*, Highly Photoluminescent Carbon Dots for Multicolor Patterning, Sensors, and Bioimaging, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2013, 52, 3953-3957.




Haotong Wei, Gan Jin, Lei Wang, Li Hao, Tianyi Na, Yan Wang, Wenjing Tian, Haizhu Sun, Hongxing Zhang, Haiyu Wang, Hao Zhang, Bai Yang*, Synthesis of a Water-Soluble Conjugated Polymer Based on Thiophene for an Aqueous-Processed Hybrid Photovoltaic and Photodetector Device, Adv. Mater., 26(22)(2014), 3655-3661.




Shoujun Zhu, Yubin Song, Jieren Shao, Xiaohuan Zhao, and Bai Yang*, Non-Conjugated Polymer Dots with Crosslink Enhanced Emission in the Absence of Fluorophore Units, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015,54, 14626-14637.




Siyu Lu, Laizhi Sui, Junjun Liu, Shoujun Zhu, Anmin Chen, Mingxing Jin, and Bai Yang*, Near-Infrared Photoluminescent Polymer–Carbon Nanodots with Two-Photon Fluorescence, Adv. Mater. 2017, 29(15), 1603443.

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