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) Biomimetic architecturation
    (2) Function-led design & organization


  • Ice-Assisted Assembly of Liquid Crystalline Cellulose Nanocrystals for Preparing Anisotropic Aerogels with Ordered Structures

    Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 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, 1582. G.N. Li, H.B. Huang, B.W. Yu, Y. Wang, J.W. Tao, Y...

    A bioscaffolding strategy for hierarchicalzeolites with a nanotube-trimodal network
  • Hierarchical TiO2/C nanocomposite monoliths with a robust scaffolding architecture, mesopore-macropore network and TiO2-C heterostructure for high-performance lithium ion batteries

    Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 10928 ( Back cover article ). H.B. Huang, Y. Yang, L.H. ...

    Hierarchical TiO2/C nanocomposite monoliths with a robust scaffolding architecture, mesopore-m ...
  • Chiral fluorescent films of gold nanocluster and photonic cellulose with modulated fluorescence emission

    J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 1764 ( Hot paper ). D. Qu, G. Chu, H.J. Jiang, C...

    Chiral fluorescent films of gold nanocluster and photonic cellulose with modulated fluorescenc ...
  • 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 ...
  • Free-standing optically switchable chiral plasmonic photonic crystal based on self-assembled cellulose nanorods and gold nanoparticles

    ACS Appl. Mater. Interf, 2015, 7, 21797. G. Chu, X.S. Wang, H.J. Jiang, T.R....

    Free-standing optically switchable chiral plasmonic photonic crystal based on self-assembled c ...

  • China Patent ZL201410535813.0, Yan Xu, Guannan Li, Haibo Huang, Shougui Li

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

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