Prof. Yujie Xiong

Professor of Chemistry, University of Science

Dr. Yujie Xiong is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and PI of the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale. He was born in Jiangxi, China, in 1979. He received a B.S. degree in chemical physics (Special Class for the Gifted Young) in 2000, and a Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry under the tutelage of Prof. Yi Xie in 2004, both from the University of Science and Technology of China.  From 2004 to 2009, he worked as a Research Associate with Prof. Younan Xia at the University of Washington in Seattle and Prof. John A. Rogers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, respectively.  Prior to joining the USTC faculty, he was the Principal Scientist and Lab Manager of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NSF-NNIN) site at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Xiong has published more than 130 papers in prestigious journals such as Science, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Chem. Soc. Rev. and Adv. Mater. with a citation over 10,000 times (H-index 48).
Dr. Xiong has been selected to the “Recruitment Program of Global Experts” by the Chinese government and the “Hundred Talent Program” by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2011. He has received a number of prestigious awards, including the CAPA Biomatik Distinguished Faculty Award by the Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association (2015), the Outstanding Young Scholar Award by the Hong Kong Qiushi Science and Technology Foundation (2014), the Young Chemist Award by the Chinese Chemical Society (2013), and the National Natural Science Award (Second Class) by the Chinese government (2012).