Biography

Yujie Xiong 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 University of Science and Technology of China (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. He joined the USTC faculty as a Professor of Chemistry in 2011, and started his roles as the Head of Department of Applied Chemistry at the USTC as well as the Director of Division of Nanocatalysis and Energy Conversion at the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale in 2018.

Prof. Xiong's research interests include inorganic materials and devices for carbon dioxide reduction, nitrogen fixation, methane conversion, water splitting and chemical production. He has published more than 170 scientific papers with over 18,000 total citations (H-index 66), and is among the Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics (2018) and the Most Cited Chinese Researchers by Elsevier (2014-2018).

Prof. Xiong 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 is the recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, China. He 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), and the Outstanding Young Scholar Award by the Hong Kong Qiushi Science and Technology Foundation (2014).

 

 

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

Email: yjxiong@ustc.edu.cn