Yujie Xiong is the Cheung Kong Chair Professor of Chemistry at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). He received his B.S. degree in chemical physics (Special Class for the Gifted Young) in 2000 and Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry in 2004, both from the USTC. From 2004 to 2009, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle and as a Research Associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, respectively. He was the Principal Scientist of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NSF-NNIN) site at Washington University in St. Louis in 2009-2011, and joined the USTC faculty as a Professor of Chemistry in 2011. He currently serves as the Associate Editor of ACS Materials Letters.

Prof. Xiong's research aims to discover and engineer the nature's catalytic processes, achieving artificial cycles of elements and energy toward ecosystem reconstruction. He has published more than 260 scientific papers with over 33,000 total citations (H-index 94), and is among the Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics and the Most Cited Chinese Researchers by Elsevier. He has received a number of prestigious awards, including the 2019 Chem Soc Rev Pioneering Investigator Lectureship Award by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the 2018 Distinguished Lectureship Award by the Chemical Society of Japan, and the 2015 Biomatik Distinguished Faculty Award by the Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association. He is the Foreign Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (FAAET(F)), the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), the Fellow of the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry (FSNIC) and the recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, China.

Research ID: G-3203-2010


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Prof. Yujie Xiong

School of Chemistry and Materials Science

University of Science and Technology of China

96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui 230026, P.R. China

Tel: 86-551-63606657