aboutus

Principal Investigator

Prof. Xuefeng Guo
Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, China
Phone & Fax: +86-10-62757789
Email: guoxf@pku.edu.cn
Course: Organic Chemistry B

Employment

(1) 2011 - present, Joint professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, P. R. China

(2) 2014 - present, Research professor with tenure, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, P. R. China

(3) 2008 - 2013, Research professor under “Peking 100-talent program”, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, P. R. China


Education

  • 2004.08 - 2007.12, Columbia University, New York, NY
    Postdoctoral Research Scientist
    Advisors: Professor Colin Nuckolls in Chemistry Department and Professor Philip Kim in Physics Department
  • 2001.09 - 2004.07, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS), Beijing 100080, P. R. China
    Ph. D. in Chemistry, CCS Graduate Fellow
    Advisors: Professor Daoben Zhu and Professor Deqing Zhang
  • 1998.09 - 2001.07, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, P. R. China
    M. S. in Chemistry
    Advisor: Professor Chuanming Qi
  • 1994.09 - 1998.07, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, P. R. China
    B. S. in Chemistry

Awards and Honors

  • Award for Excellent Graduate Advisors, Peking University, 2014
  • The Distinguished Lectureship Award, The Chemical Society of Japan, 2014
  • NSFC Distinguished Young Scholar, 2012
  • K.C.Wong Education Foundation Award, 2012
  • Award for Excellent Graduate Advisors, Peking University, 2011
  • Peking University Teaching Award, 2011
  • The Youth Prize in Chemistry, the Chinese Chemical Society, 2010
  • The Distinguished Lectureship Award, The Chemical Society of Japan, 2009
  • The Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation Award, 2009
  • Beijing Scientific New Star Award, 2009
  • The National Top 100 Excellent Ph. D. Thesis Award in China, 2006
  • The Top 50 Excellent Ph. D. Thesis Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2005

Personal activities and affiliation

1994 - present   
Member, the Chinese Chemical Society
2007 - 2010  
Molecular-based ordered Materials Area Coordinator for Pacifichem 2010
2008 - present   
Chief Scientist and Co-founder of Adesso Biosciences, LLC
2009 - present   
Member, the Chinese Materials Research Society
2009 - present   
Editorial Board Member, Nano Reviews
2011- 2012  
Co-organizer of PKU NanoChem-2012 Symposium
2012   
Co-Reviewer of “PKU Chemistry Star” Scholarships and Fellowships Selection Committee
2012   
Co-organizer of the Nanochemistry Branch of the 28th annual chemical conference of China
2013   
Organizer of the 4th PKU-CU bilateral Nanotechonolgy Symposium
2013   
Organizer of the 10+10 PKU-UC Davis bilateral conference
2013 - present   
Editorial Board Member, AIMS Materials Science
2013 - present   
Editor, Journal of Chemistry & Applied Biochemistry
2014 - present   
International Advisory Board, ChemNanoMat
2014 - present   
International Advisory Board, The Chemical Record


Representive publications

(1) Chuancheng Jia, Agostino Migliore, Na Xin, Shaoyun Huang, Jinying Wang, Qi Yang, Shuopei Wang, Hongliang Chen, Duoming Wang, Boyong Feng, Zhirong Liu, Guangyu Zhang, Da-Hui Qu, He Tian, Mark A. Ratner, H. Q. Xu*, Abraham Nitzan* and Xuefeng Guo*, Covalently-bonded Single Molecule Junctions with Stable and Reversible Photoswitched Conductivity, Science 2016, 352, 1443. Highlighted by Science (a perspective article; Science 2016, 352, 1394) in the same issue, Chemical & Engineering News, and Chemistry World.

(2) Dong Xiang, XIaolong Wang, Chuancheng Jia, Takhee Lee* and Xuefeng Guo*, Molecular-Scale Electronics: From Concept to Function, Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 4318.

(3) Chuancheng Jia, Bangjun Ma, Na Xin, and Xuefeng Guo*, Carbon Electrode-Molecule Junctions: A Reliable Platform for Molecular Electronics, Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 2565. (Cover of this issue)

(4) Chuancheng Jia and Xuefeng Guo*, Molecule-Electrode Interfaces in Molecular Electronic Devices, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42. 5642. (Cover of this issue)

(5) Xuefeng Guo*, Single-Molecule Electrical Biosensors Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 3397. (Cover of this issue)

(6) Chuancheng Jia, Jinying Wang, Chang-Jiang Yao, Yang Cao, Yu-Wu Zhong, Zhirong Liu, Zhongfan Liu* and Xuefeng Guo*, Conductance Switching and Mechanisms in Single-Molecule Junctions, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 8666. Selected as a “hot paper”; Highlighted by Nature.

(7) Yang Cao, Shaohua Dong, Song Liu, Li He, Lin Gan, Xiaoming Yu, Michael L. Steigerwald, Xiaosong Wu, Zhongfan Liu and Xuefeng Guo*, Building High-Throughput Molecular Junctions Using Indented Graphene Point Contacts, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 12228.

(8) Song Liu, Xinyue Zhang, Wangxi Luo, Zhenxing Wang, Xuefeng Guo*, Michael L. Steigerwald, and Xiaohong Fang*, Single-Molecule Detection of Proteins Using Aptamer-Functionalized Molecular Electronic Devices, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 2496. (Frontispiece of this issue) Highlighted by NPG Asia Mater.

(9) Alina Feldmen, Michael L. Steigerwald, Xuefeng Guo*, and Colin Nuckolls*, Molecular Electronic Devices Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Electrodes, Acc. Chem. Res., 2008, 41, 1731.

(10) Xuefeng Guo, Joshua P. Small, Jennifer E. Klare, Yiliang Wang, Iris Tam, Meninder S. Purewal, Byung Hee Hong, Robert Caldwell, Limin Huang, Stephen O’Brien, Jiaming Yan, Ronald Breslow, Shalom J. Wind, James Hone, Philip Kim*, Colin Nuckolls*, Covalently Bridging Gaps in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Conducting Molecules, Science, 2006, 311, 356. “Nanotube Hookup”, highlighted by Scientific American, April, 2006.