B.Sc., 1990, Peking Univ.; M.Sc., 1993, Peking Univ.; Ph.D., 1998,
Postdoctoral Fellow, 1998-2000, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and
Associate Professor, 2000, College of Chemistry, Peking University
Professor, 2004, College of Chemistry, Peking University
Awards & Honors:
Award for National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of China (2000)
Outstanding Young Chemist Award of Chinese Chemical Society (2003)
National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2003)
The First Rank Award for Excellent Young Teachers in Universities by Fok Ying
Tong Education Foundation (2004)
Beijing "May 4th" Medal (2006)
Advisory Board Member of Advanced Functional Materials (2005-)
Advisory Board Member of
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Editorial Board Member of Chinese Science Bulletin (2005-).
Editorial Board Member of Chinese Journal of Chemistry (2007-).
Teaching Courses: Physical Chemistry (B), Colloid Chemistry.
Research Fields and Interests£º
Our research work is focused on the controlled synthesis and
hierarchical assembly of inorganic/organic micro- and nanostructures by
colloidal chemical methods as well as bio-inspired routes, which is aimed to
explore facile, effective, and environmentally benign routes to novel functional
materials with specific size, morphology, and architectures. Current research
1. Colloidal chemical approaches to morphology-controlled inorganic micro- and
2. Controlled synthesis and hierarchical assembly of specific nanoscale building
3. Biomineralization and biomimetic materials chemistry.
4. Application of inorganic micro- and nanomaterials in energy conversion.
Ag hierarchical cages
3DOM CaCO3 single crystals
Ye, Wen Liu, Jinguang Cai, Shuai Chen, Xiaowei Zhao, Henghui
Zhou, and Limin Qi,* ¡°Nanoporous anatase TiO2
mesocrystals: additive-free synthesis, remarkable
crystalline-phase stability, and improved lithium insertion
behavior¡±, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133,
Zhang, Yurong Ma,* Kai Chen, Martin Kunz, Nobumichi Tamura,
Ming Qiang, Jun Xu, and Limin Qi,* ¡°Structure and mechanical
properties of a pteropod shell consisting of interlocked
helical aragonite nanofibers¡±, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2011, 50, 10361.
Qi, ¡°Colloidal chemical approaches to inorganic micro- and
nanostructures with controlled morphologies and patterns¡±,
Coord. Chem. Rev. 2010, 254, 1054.
Qiang Zhao, Junyan Xiao, and Limin Qi,* ¡°Controllable
self-assembly of PbS nanostars into ordered structures:
close-packed arrays and patterned arrays¡±, ACS Nano
2010, 4, 4707.
Li and Limin Qi,* ¡°Colloidal-crystal-assisted patterning of
crystalline materials¡±, Adv. Mater. 2010,
Cheng Li and Limin Qi,* ¡°Bio-inspired
fabrication of 3D ordered macroporous single crystals of
calcite via a transient amorphous phase¡±, Angew. Chem.
Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2388. (VIP)
Nana Zhao and Limin Qi,* ¡°Low-temperature synthesis of
star-shaped PbS nanocrystals in aqueous solutions of mixed
cationic-anionic surfactants¡±, Adv. Mater. 2006,
- Conghua Lu, Limin Qi,* Jinhu Yang, Xiaoyu Wang, Dayong Zhang, Jinglin Xie and Jiming Ma,
¡°One-pot synthesis of octahedral Cu2O nanocages by a catalytic solution route¡±, Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 2562.
- Jinhu Yang, Limin Qi,* Conghua Lu, Jiming Ma and Humin Cheng,
¡°Morphosynthesis of rhombododecahedral silver cages by self-assembly coupled with precursor crystal templating¡±, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 598.
- Hongtao Shi, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma and Humin Cheng,
¡°Polymer-directed synthesis of penniform BaWO4 nanostructures in reverse micelles¡±, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 3450.
(last updated 12/18/2011)