Education and Work Experience

11.2012 ~ present    Associate Professor (tenure-track), Department of Chemistry, South University of Science and Technology of China, Shenzhen.

01.2011 ~ 09.2012    Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Scripps Research Institute (San Diego, USA) under the supervision of Prof. Julius Rebek, Jr.

(Worked on hydrogen bonded molecular capsules and cavitands)

09.2010 ~ 01.2011    Research Assistant in the group of Prof. Christoph A. Schalley.

(Worked on Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Divalent Pseudorotaxanes)

09.2007 ~ 09.2010    Ph. D. thesis with summa cum laude (outstanding) at Institut für Chemie und Biochemie of Freie Universität Berlin supervised by Prof.Christoph A. Schalley.

(Title: Supramolecular Synthesis via Integrative Self-Sorting)

09.2004 ~ 07.2007    Master thesis at the State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry of Nankai University (Tianjin, P. R. China) under the guidance of Prof. Yu Liu.

(Title: Molecular Logic Gates and Switches)

09.1999 ~ 07.2004    B. Sc. study at Department of Applied Chemistry of Xi’an Jiao Tong University (Xi’an, P. R. China).


  • 2015    Special Support for Technology Top-Notch Innovative Youth Talents of Guangdong Province (广东省特支计划“科技创新青年拔尖人才”)

  • 2015    Excellent Youth Teachers' Training Project of Guangdong Province (广东省“优秀青年教师培养计划”)

  • 2013    Peacock Plan Awardee-Category B (“孔雀计划”B类)/ Shenzhen Municipal Government

  • 2011    “Schering Prize” (2010) / Schering Foundation

  • 2010    Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad 2009 (国家优秀自费留学生奖学金2009) / China Scholarship Council

  • 2006    First-Class Scholarship / Nankai University

  • 2003    Scholarship of China Petroleum

  • 2003    First-Class Scholarship / Xi’an Jiao Tong University

  • 2000    Third-Class Scholarship / Xi’an Jiao Tong University

  • 1999     Second-Class Scholarship / Xi’an Jiao Tong University