Academic Education and Professional Experience
B. Sc. Chemistry, 1994, Peking University
M. Sc. Polymer Chemistry, 1997, Peking University,
Advisor: Prof. Qi-Feng Zhou
Ph. D. Chemistry, 2002, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Advisor: Prof. Steven C. Zimmerman
Postdoc Associate, 2003-2005, Cornell University
Advisor: Prof. Geoffrey W. Coates
Associate Professor: September 2005 to July 2011
Professor: since August 2011
College of Chemistry, Peking University
1991- Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences
2002- Vice-Chairman, International Committee of Asian-Pacific Conference on Radiochemistry
2006- Director, Institute of Nanochemistry and Nanobiology, Shanghai University
2006- Vice-Chair, Expert Commission of China's High Level Radioactive Waste Disposal
2008- Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry
Organic/Polymer Functional Materials
Catalytic Olefin Polymerization
Honors and Awards
- First Prize in Teaching Competition of Young Faculty, PKU, 2013;
- Selected to be in "Program of Excellent Talents for New Century" of Ministry of Education, 2008;
- R. C. Fuson Memorial Travel Award, Department of Chemistry, UIUC, 2002;
- Pacifichem 2000 Outstanding Presentation Award, 2000 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, December 2000.
- Meng, X.; Qi, G.; Zhang, C.; Wang, K.; Zou, B.; Ma, Y. "Visible Mechanochromic Responses of Spiropyrans in Crystal via Pressure-Induced Isomerization" Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9320-9323.
- Yao, E.; Wang, J.; Chen, Z.; Ma, Y. "Homo- and Heteroligated Salicylaldiminato Titanium Complexes with Different Substituents Ortho to the Phenoxy Oxygens for Ethylene and Ethylene/1-Hexene (Co)polymerization" Macromolecules 2014, 47, 8164-8170.
- Peng, J.; Jiang, X.; Guo, X.; Zhao, D.; Ma, Y. "Sensitizer Design for Efficient Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion: Annihilator-Appended Tris-cyclometalated Ir(III) Complexes" Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 7828-7830.
- Yan, Q.; Luo, Z.; Cai, K.; Ma, Y.; Zhao, D. "Chemical Designs of Functional Photoactive Molecular Assemblies" Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 4199-4221.
- Ni, B.-B.; Wang, K.; Yan, Q.; Chen, H.; Ma, Y.; Zou, B. "Pressure Accelerated 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Azide and Alkyne Groups in Crystals" Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 10130-10132.
- Chen, H.; Ni, B.-B.; Gao, F.; Ma, Y. "Pressure-accelerated Copper-free Cycloaddition of Azide and Alkyne Groups Pre-organized in the Crystalline State at Room Temperature" Green Chem. 2012, 14, 2703-2705.
- Han, S.; Yao, E.; Qin, W.; Zhang, S.; Ma, Y. "Binuclear Heteroligated Titanium Catalyst Based on Phenoxyimine Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization, and Ethylene (Co)polymerization" Macromolecules 2012, 45, 4054-4059.
- Chen, S.-G.; Yu, Y.; Zhao, X.; Ma, Y.; Jiang, X.-K.; Li, Z.-T. "Highly Stable Chiral (A)6-B Supramolecular Copolymers: A Multivalency-Based Self-Assembly Process" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 11124-11127.