Xiaohong Zhang

Academic History:

Dr. Xiao-Hong Zhang is currently a full Professor of the College of Nano Science and Technology and Vice-President of Soochow University. He received his BASc and MASc degrees from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1989 and 1992, and Ph.D. degree from Beijing University of Technology in 1996. He then worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Photographic Chemistry of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) during 1996-1998, and a senior visiting scholar at City University of Hong Kong during 1998-2000. He became a full Professor at the Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry of CAS in 2000, and worked in Cavendish Laboratory of Cambridge University as a senior visiting scholar during 2003-2004. In 2014, he joined Soochow University as a full Professor.


Research Areas

Organic Optoelectronic Materials and Devices

Semiconductor Nano-Materials and Devices


Research Accomplishments:

Published over 300 peer-reviewed papers in professional journals, such as Nature Commun., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., and Adv. Mater., over 40 international conference proceedings. Applied for over 40 U.S. and Chinese patents, and contributed to 2 professional books.


Awards include:

"973" Project Chief Scientist

NSFC "Distinguished Young Scholars" 

Distinguished Professor of Chang Jiang Scholars Program

Team Leader of Innovation Teams in Priority Areas of the Ministry of Science and Technology

the Second Class Prize of the State Natural Science Award (the First Achiever)

the First Class Prize of Beijing Science and Technology Award (the First Achiever)


Key Publications:

1) H. Wang, J. T. Wang, Z. X. Cao, W. J. Zhang, C. S. Lee*, S. T. Lee*, X. H. Zhang*, "A Surface Curvature Oscillation Model for Vapour-Liquid-Solid Growth of Periodic One-Dimensional Nanostructures", Nature Commun., 2015, 6, 6412.

2) X. J. Zhang, J. S. Jie*, W. Deng, Q. X. Shang, J. C. Wang, H. Wang, X. F. Chen, X. H. Zhang*, "Alignment and Patterning of Ordered Small-molecule Organic Semiconductor Micro/nanocrystals for Device Applications", Adv. Mater., 2016, 28(13), 2475-2503.

3) X. J. Zhang, Z. B. Shao, X. H. Zhang*, et al., "Surface Charge Transfer Doping of Low-Dimensional Nanostructures toward High-Performance Nanodevices", Adv. Mater., 2016, 28(47), 10409-10442.

4) W. Deng, X. J. Zhang*, L. Wang, J. C. Wang, Q. X. Shang, X. H. Zhang*, et al., "Wafer-Scale Precise Patterning of Organic Single-Crystal Nanowire Arrays via a Photolithography-Assisted Spin-Coating Method", Adv. Mater., 2015, 27(45), 7305-7312.

5) X. K. Liu, Z. Chen, J. Qing, W. J. Zhang, X. H. Zhang*, et al., "Re-Management of Singlet and Triplet Excitons in Single-Emissive-Layer Hybrid White Organic Light-Emitting Devices Using Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescent Blue Exciplex", Adv. Mater., 2015, 27(44), 7079-7085.

6) X. K. Liu, Z. Chen, C. J. Zheng*, C. L. Liu, C. S. Lee*, F. Li, X. M. Ou, X. H. Zhang*, "Prediction and Design of Efficient Exciplex Emitters for High-Efficiency TADF Organic Light-Emitting Diodes", Adv. Mater., 2015, 27(14), 2378-2383.

7) X. K. Liu, Z. Chen, C. J. Zheng*, M. Chen, W. Liu, X. H. Zhang*, et al., "Nearly 100% Triplet Harvesting in Conventional Fluorescent Dopant-Based Organic Light-Emitting Devices Through Energy Transfer from Exciplex", Adv. Mater., 2015, 27(12), 2025-2030.

8) C. J. Zheng, J. Wang, J. Ye, M. F. Lo, X. K. Liu, M. K. Fung, X. H. Zhang*, et al., "Novel Efficient Blue Fluorophors with Small Singlet-Triplet Splitting: Hosts for Highly Efficient Fluorescence and Phosphorescence Hybrid WOLEDs with Simplified Structure", Adv. Mater., 2013, 25(15), 2205-2211.

9) J. Ye, C. J. Zheng, X. M. Ou, X. H. Zhang*, et al., "Management of Singlet and Triplet Excitons in A Single Emission Layer: A Simple Approach for a High-Efficiency Fluorescence/Phosphorescence Hybrid White Organic Light-Emitting Device", Adv. Mater., 2012, 24(25), 3410-3414.

10) T. Yang, H. Wang, X. M. Ou, C. S. Lee, X. H. Zhang*, "Iodine-Doped- Poly(3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene)-Modified Si Nanowire 1D Core-Shell Arrays as An Efficient Photocatalyst for Solar Hydrogen Generation", Adv. Mater., 2012, 24(46), 6199-6203.