Yanjun Ding, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellows


Research Interest

  • ​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)