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10 People of the Year

Zhihui Dai

dai_zhi_hui_.pngZhihui Dai is professor and Ph. D supervisor of School of Chemistry and Materials Science, awardee of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2016. She pursues her research on new method of chemistry, combining the structure regulation of surface and interface and the functionalization of sensing surface and interface so as to gaining ideal detection results in several systems. Now she works as the editor of Chemistry(HuaxueTongbao) and Scientific Reports, joint chairman of the 5thInternational Conference on DNA Nanotechnology, evaluation expert of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the awardee of National Science& Technology Awards. She has directed 4 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and was elected to the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in Universities of the Ministry of Education of China, the Six Talent Peak Project of Jiangsu province and the “333 High- level Talents Cultivation Project” of Jiangsu province. In the last 5 years, she has published 70 SCI papers as the corresponding author, 40 of which got over 5.0 Impact Factor (IF). Some of those papers were published in famous journals such J. Am. Chem. Soc.(3 papers), Nat. Commun.(1 paper),Adv. Mater.(1 paper) and ACS Nano (1 paper). Her papers have been cited for over 3,000 times in total and the highest number of citation for a single paper is 230 times. She also obtains 6 authorized patents of invention.