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Design, Synthesis and Biological Applications of Functional Conjugated Organic Molecules

Monday, 2018, May 21 - 09:30
School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Nanjing Normal University
Shu Wang


Shu Wang


From 1990 to 1994, Shu Wang studied Chemistry as an undergraduate student at Hebei University. During 1994-1999, he pursued his study in School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University. From 1999 to 2001, he did postdoctoral research at Key Laboratory of Organic Solids, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Then from 2001 to 2004, he worked at University of California in Santa Barbara as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2004, he was selected in the 100 Talents Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His main research interests include design, synthesis and biological application of functional organic conjugated molecular systems. He has published more than 200 academic papers in journals such as J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Adv. Mater., Chem. Rev., Acc. Chem. Res., Chem. Soc. Rev., Nature Communications. Currently, he serves as the Deputy Editor of the Applied Bio Materials Journal of the American Chemical Society, and he was once Associate Editor of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces and later became its Executive Editor. He is also responsible for editorial jobs of ACS Omega, Langmuir, Scientific Reports, Colloids and Surfaces B: Editorial Board of Biointerfaces, Chinese Chemical Letters and Materials Horizons magazine editors. He received many awards including Tarrant Visiting Professorship of Organic Chemistry of University of Florida (2013), The 2nd Ewha Distinguished Lectureship in Chemistry and Nano Science, the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars(2007), and he became a member of Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2017.