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Xuzhou Yan


Department of:   Polymer Science and Engineering


Email:  xzyan@sjtu.edu.cn

Homepage: http://yanlab.sjtu.edu.cn/

09/2009-09/2014   PhD  Zhejiang University               Advisor: Prof. Feihe Huang
09/2005-06/2009   BS   Zhejiang Sci-Tech University   Advisor: Prof. Xuming Zheng

09/2018-current     Professor  Shanghai Jiao Tong University  
08/2016-08/2018   Postdoc   Stanford University  Advisor: Prof. Zhenan Bao
10/2014-07/2016   Postdoc   University of Utah    Advisor: Prof. Peter J. Stang

Honors and Awards
2017, Selected as the Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics 
2015, Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award from Zhejiang University 
2013, Chu Kochen Award of Zhejiang University 
2013, Qiushi Academic Star of Zhejiang University 
2012, National Scholarship
2012, Cen Ke-Fa Band One Scholarship of Zhejiang University

Selected Publications

1. Yan, X.*; Zhang, M.*; Huang, F.* "Aggregation-Induced Emission on Supramolecular Coordination Complexes Platforms2019chapter 7, 163-194. (Book chapter, Editors: Profs. Ben Zhong Tang and Youhong Tang)

Prior to SJTU:

1. Yan, X.#; Liu, Z.#; Zhang, Q.#; Lopez, J.; Wang, H.; Wu, H.-C.; Niu, S.; Yan, H.; Wang, S.; Lei, T.; Li, J.; Qi, D.; Huang, P.; Huang, J.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, Y.; Li, G.; Tok, J. B.-H.; Chen, X.*; Bao, Z.* “Quadruple H-bonding Crosslinked Supramolecular Polymeric Materials as Substrates for Stretchable, Anti-tearing, and Self-healable Thin Film Electrode” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018,1405280-5289. (#Equal contribution)
2. Saha, M. L.*; Yan, X.*; Stang, P. J.* “Photophysical Properties of Organoplatinum(II) Compounds and Derived Self-Assembled Metallacycles and Metallacages: Fluorescence and its Applications” Acc. Chem. Res. 2016492527-2539. (ESI Highly Cited Paper; Invited Review)
3. Yan, X.*; Wang, M.; Cook, T. R.; Zhang, M.; Saha, M. L.; Zhou, Z.; Li, X.; Huang, F.*; Stang, P. J.* “Light-Emitting Superstructures with Anion Effect: Coordination-Driven Self-Assembly of Pure Tetraphenylethylene Metallacycles and Metallacages” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138,4580-4588. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
4. Zhou, Z.; Yan, X.*; Saha, M. L.*; Zhang, M.; Wang, M.; Li, X.; Stang, P. J.* “Immobilizing Tetraphenylethylene into Fused Metallacyclic Polygons: Shape Effects on Fluorescence Emission” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 13131-13134.
5. Tian, Y.#Yan, X.#; Saha, M. L.; Niu, Z.*; Stang, P. J.* “Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Responsive Organoplatinum(II) Metallacycle-TMV Complexes with Turn-On Fluorescence” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 12033-12036. (#Equal Contribution)
6. Zhou, Z.; Yan, X.*; Cook, T. R.; Saha, M. L.; Stang, P. J.* “Engineering Functionalization in a Supramolecular Polymer: Hierarchical Self-Organization of Triply Orthogonal Non-Covalent Interactions on a Supramolecular Coordination Complex Platform” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2016,138806-809. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
7. Yan, X.*; Wang, H.; Hauke, C. E.; Cook, T. R.; Wang, M.; Saha, M. L.; Zhou, Z.; Zhang, M.; Li, X.; Huang, F.*; Stang, P. J.* “A Suite of Tetraphenylethylene-Based Discrete Organoplatinum(II) Metallacycles: Controllable Structure and Stoichiometry, Aggregation-Induced Emission, and Nitroaromatic Sensing” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 15276-15286.
8. Wei, P.; Yan, X.*; Huang, F.* “Supramolecular Polymers Constructed by Orthogonal Self-Assembly Based on Host-Guest and Metal-Ligand Interactions” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015,44, 815-832. (ESI Highly Cited Paper; Invited Review)
9. Yan, X.; Cook, T. R.; Wang, P.; Huang, F.*; Stang, P. J.* “Highly Emissive Platinum(II) Metallacages” Nature Chem. 20157, 342-348. (ESI Highly Cited Paper; The top ten most cited papers of 2015-2017 in Nature Chemistry. For highlights of this paper, please see: “Light-Emitting Matallacycles Put Themselves Together”, C&EN, 2015, 93, 9; “Hybrid cage complexes fluoresce in solution and as solids”, ACS Noteworthy Chemistry)
10. Yan, X.; Xu, J.-F.; Cook, T. R.; Huang, F.*; Yang, Q.-Z.*; Tung, C.-H.; Stang, P. J.* “Photoinduced Transformations of Stiff-Stilbene-Based Discrete Metallacycles to Metallosupramolecular Polymers” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2014111, 8717-8722.
11. Wei, P.; Xia, B.; Zhang, Y.; Yu, Y.; Yan, X.* “Responsive Supramolecular Polymer Formed by Orthogonal Metal-Coordination and Cryptand-Based Host-Guest Interaction” Chem. Commun. 201450, 3973-3975. (RSC Editors’ Choice)
12. Yan, X.; Cook, T. R.; Pollock, J. B.; Wei, P.; Zhang, Y.; Yu, Y.; Huang, F.*; Stang, P. J.* “Responsive Supramolecular Polymer Metallogel Constructed by Orthogonal Coordination-Driven Self-Assembly and Host-Guest Interactions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136, 4460-4463. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
13. Yan, X.; Jiang, B.; Cook, T. R.; Zhang, Y.; Li, J.; Yu, Y.; Huang, F.*; Yang, H.-B.*; Stang, P. J.* “Dendronized Organoplatinum(II) Metallacyclic Polymers Constructed by Hierarchical Coordination-Driven Self-Assembly and Hydrogen Bonding Interfaces” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013135, 16813-16816.
14. Yan, X.; Li, S.; Cook, T. R.; Ji, X.; Yao, Y.; Pollock, J. B.; Yu, G.; Li, J.; Huang, F.*; Stang, P. J.* “Hierarchical Self-Assembly: Well-Defined Supramolecular Nanostructures and Metallohydrogels via Amphiphilic Discrete Organoplatinum(II) Metallacycles” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 14036-14039. (Front cover. For a highlight of this paper, please see: “METAL-CONTAINING CORES YIELD NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS”, JACS Spotlight, 2013, 135, 14895.)
15. Yan, X.; Li, S.; Pollock, J. B.; Cook, T. R.; Chen, J.; Zhang, Y.; Ji, X.; Yu, Y.; Huang, F.*; Stang, P. J.* “Supramolecular Polymers with Tunable Topologies via Hierarchical Coordination-Driven Self-Assembly and Hydrogen Bonding Interfaces” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013,11015585-15590. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
16. Yan, X.; Xu, D.; Chen, J.; Zhang, M.; Hu, B.; Yu, Y.; Huang, F.* “A Self-Healing Supramolecular Polymer Gel with Stimuli-Responsiveness Constructed by Crown Ether-Based Molecular Recognition” Polym. Chem. 20134, 3312-3322. (Most accessed Polymer Chemistry articles (20 papers in all) of 2013)
17. Yan, X.; Zheng, B.; Huang, F.* “Integrated Motion of Molecular Machines in Supramolecular Polymeric Scaffolds” Polym. Chem. 20134, 2395-2399. (Minireview)
18. Yan, X.; Wang, F.; Zheng, B.; Huang, F.* “Stimuli-Responsive Supramolecular Polymeric Materials” Chem. Soc. Rev. 201241, 6042-6065. (ESI Highly Cited Paper; Front Cover, Invited Review Article, “Supramolecular Polymers” Special Issue)
19. Yan, X.; Xu, D.; Chi, X.; Chen, J.; Dong, S.; Ding, X.; Yu, Y.; Huang, F.* “A Multiple-Responsive, Shape-Persistent, and Elastic Supramolecular Polymer Network Gel Constructed by Orthogonal Self-Assembly” Adv. Mater. 201224362-369. (ESI Highly Cited Paper; The top ten most cited papers of 2012-2013 in Advanced Materials, Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 12-14.)

Open Positions
We are actively looking for self-motivated and creative postdoctoral fellows with backgrounds in Chemistry, Materials Science, and Organic Electronics. Positions at other levels are also available. You are warmly welcome and please shoot me an email at xzyan@sjtu.edu.cn.