Yan Xu

  • Full Professor
  • Tang Aoqing Professor
  • Provincial Discipline Leader
  • Full-time Expatriate
  • yanxu@jlu.edu.cn

Experience

  • Tang Aoqing Professor, Jilin University (2010-)
  • MD/Senior Scientist, Ecotechnology firm, Singapore (2002-2010)
  • Asst Prof, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (1995-2001)
  • Research Fellow, National University of Singapore (1992-1995)
  • PhD, Imperial College & The Royal Institution of Great Britain (1987-1991)

Research

    Bioinspired organized matter
    (1) Self-organization of chiral photonic materials
    (2) Smart nano-micro systems
    (3) Function-led organization of chiral photonic materials




  • Endowing zeolite LTA superballs with multifold light manipulation Ability

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202007064. J.W. Tao, B.Y. Li, ...

    Endowing zeolite LTA superballs with multifold light manipulation Ability
  • Optically Ambidextrous Reflection and Luminescence in Self-Organized Left-Handed Chiral Nematic Cellulose Nanocrystal Films

    CCS Chem 2020, 2, 932. J.W. Tao, C. Zou, H.J. Jiang, M. Li, D. Lu, S. Mann*,...

    Optically Ambidextrous Reflection and Luminescence in Self-Organized Left-Handed Chiral Nemati ...
  • Multifunctional flexible composite aerogels constructed through in-situ growth of metal-organic framework nanoparticles on bacterial cellulose

    Chem. Eng. J. 2019, 356, 227. X.T. Ma†, Y. Lou†, X.B. Chen, Z. Shi*, Y. Xu*

    Multifunctional flexible composite aerogels constructed through in-situ growth of metal-organi ...
  • Uncovering the Circular Polarization Potential of Chiral Photonic Cellulose Films for Photonic Applications

    Adv. Mater. 2018, 30(13), 1705948. H.Z. Zheng, W.R. Li, W. Li, X.J. Wang, Z....

    Uncovering the Circular Polarization Potential of Chiral Photonic Cellulose Films for Photonic ...
  • Ice-Assisted Assembly of Liquid Crystalline Cellulose Nanocrystals for Preparing Anisotropic Aerogels with Ordered Structures

    Chem. Mater. 2017, 29(9), 3980. G. Chu, D. Qu, E. Zussman*, Y. Xu*

    Ice-Assisted Assembly of Liquid Crystalline Cellulose Nanocrystals for Preparing Anisotropic A ...
  • A bioscaffolding strategy for hierarchicalzeolites with a nanotube-trimodal network

    Chem. Sci. 2016, 7(2), 1582. G.N. Li, H.B. Huang, B.W. Yu, Y. Wang, J.W. Tao...

    A bioscaffolding strategy for hierarchicalzeolites with a nanotube-trimodal network
  • ZnxCd1-xS/Bacterial cellulose bionanocomposite foams with hierarchical architecture and enhanced visible-light photocatalytic hydrogen evolution activity

    J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 1709. P.P. Wang, Z.B. Geng, J.X. Gao, R.F. Xuan, ...

    ZnxCd1-xS/Bacterial cellulose bionanocomposite foams with hierarchical architecture and enhanc ...

  • China Patent ZL 201610031170.5, Yan Xu, Guannan Li, Jiawei Tao, Shougui Li, ...

    A high-length diameter ratio hollow molecular sieve fiber and its preparation method.
  • China Patent ZL 201410535813.0, Yan Xu, Guannan Li, Haibo Huang, Shougui Li

    Zeolite aerogels with nanotube-trimodal network and method for their preparation

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