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 is the Head of Department of Applied Chemistry at the USTC, and the Director of Division of Nanocatalysis and Energy Conversion at the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale.

Prof. Xiong 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 Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Younan Xia at the University of Washington in Seattle and as a Research Associate with Prof. John A. Rogers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, respectively.  Prior to joining the USTC faculty in 2011, Dr. Xiong was the Principal Scientist of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NSF-NNIN) site at Washington University in St. Louis. 

Prof. Xiong has published more than 160 papers in prestigious journals such as Science, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Chem. Soc. Rev. and Adv. Mater. with over 16,000 citations (H-index 61), and is among the Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Chemistry) by Elsevier (2014-2017).  He is the Editor of Journal of Materials Science (2018-), and is serving on the International Advisory Board of ChemNanoMat (2018-), and the Editorial Boards of Scientific Reports (2014-), Progress in Natural Science: Materials International (2014-), Chinese Chemical Letters (2014-), Chinese Journal of Catalysis (2017-), and Acta Chimica Sinica (2018-).

Prof. Xiong has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry since 2017, and has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Distinguished Lectureship Award by the Chemical Society of Japan (2018), the 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 Cutting-Edge Nanochemistry Researcher Award by the Chinese Chemical Society and the Small journal (2014), the Young Chemist Award by the Chinese Chemical Society (2013), and the National Natural Science Award (Second Class) by the Chinese government (2012).

Prof. Xiong is the recipient of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (2017), the Mid-career Science & Technology Innovation Leader by the Ministry of Science & Technology of China (2017), and the leader of Interdisciplinary Innovation Team by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2017).


Contact Information

Prof. Yujie Xiong

Department of Applied Chemistry

School of Chemistry and Materials Science

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

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

Tel/Fax: 86-551-63606657