Smart Hybrid Materials (SHMs)
مختبر شمس لعلوم النانو
Self-Assembled Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Sensing and Separation Applications


Yanjun Ding, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests

  • ​Two-dimensional Nanomaterials (organic 2D materials and hybrid 2D materials)
  • Design and Synthesis of Functional Porous Materials like MOFs and COFs
  • Electrochemistry and Photochemistry for Energy Conversion
  • Heterogeneous Organic Catalysis​

Selected Publications

1) Yanjun Ding, Ying-Pin Chen, Xinlei Zhang, Liang Chen, Zhaohui Dong, Hai-Long Jiang,* Hangxun Xu,* and Hong-Cai Zhou*. Controlled Intercalation and Chemical Exfoliation of Layered Metal–Organic Frameworks using A Chemically Labile Intercalating Agent. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 9236–9139 (2017). 

2) Yanjun Ding, Yuchen Niu, Jia Yang, Liang Ma, Jianguo Liu, Yujie Xiong, and Hangxun Xu.* A Metal–Amino Acid Complex-Derived Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalyst for Rechargeable Zinc–Air Batteries. Small, 12, 5414–5421 (2016).

 3) Yanjun Ding, Yan Li,* Sheng-Yu Dai, Quan Lan and Xi-Sheng Wang.* Pd(II)-catalyzed, controllable C–H mono-/diarylation of aryl tetrazoles: concise synthesis of Losartan. Org. Biomol. Chem., 13, 3198–3201 (2015). 

4) Yanjun Ding, Hangxun Xu.* General approach of the exfoliation for semiconductor CNx assisted by protonic acid. To be submitted to Adv. Mater.

5) Lei Wang, Yangyang Wan, Yanjun Ding, Sikai Wu, Ying Zhang, Xinlei Zhang, Guoqing Zhang, Yujie Xiong, Xiaojun Wu,* Jinlong Yang, and Hangxun Xu.* Conjugated Microporous Polymer Nanosheets for Overall Water Splitting using Visible Light. Adv. Mater. 29, 1702428 (2017).


  • ​Ph.D., Chemistry and Physics of Polymers, University of Science and Technology of China, Heifei, China (June 2013 – June 2017)​
  • M.S., Organic Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Heifei, China (September 2011 – June 2013)
  • B.S., Applied Chemistry, Anhui normal University, Wuhu, China (September 2007 – June 2011)