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Xuan Wang Ph.D.

Visiting Professor

Xuan Wang  Ph.D.
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Chemistry (CHEM) 224


PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from Texas A&M University

B.S. in Chemistry from Oklahoma Christian University

Research Interests

Research Interest: nanomaterial, porous material, coordination network, polymer, photocatalysis, toxin sensor, drug delivery, gas storage and separation, toxicology


Wang, X.; L. W.; G, Z.-Y.; Zhang, W.; Zhou, H.-C. “Topology-Guided Design of An Anionic bor-Network for Photocatalytic [Ru(bpy)3]2+ Encapsulation” Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 1926-1929.

Liu. D.H. *; Wang, X.* (equally contribution); Chen, Y.-P.; Yuan, S.; Zhou, H.-C. “Nitrogen-Rich Porphyrinic Metal-Organic Frameworks Synthesized by Postsynthetic Metathesis Method: From Inert Material to Active Catalyst”, Science China Chemistry, 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s11426-016-0060-3.

Wang, X.; Fordham, S.; Zhou, H.-C. Metal-organic Frameworks for Methane Storage. In Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy, ACS : 2015; Vol. 1213, pp 173-191.

Fordham, S. *; Wang, X. *(equally contribution); Bosch, M.; Zhou, H.-C. An Introduction: Synthesis, Properties and Potential Applications of Metal-organic Frameworks, Springer Berlin Heidelberg: 2015, 163, 1-27.

Wang, X.; Makal, T. A.; Zhou, H.-C. “Protein Immobilization in Metal-Organic Frameworks by Covalent Binding” Aust. J. Chem. 2014, 67, 1139.

Yuan, S.; Sun, X.; Pang, J.; Lollar, C.; Qin, J.-S.; Perry, Z.; Joseph, E.; Wang, X.; Fang, Y.; Bosch, M.; Sun, D.; Liu, D.; Zhou, H.-C. “PCN-250 under Pressure: Sequential Phase Transformation and the Implications for MOF Densification” Joule 2017, 1, 1-10.

Zhang, Y.; Yuan, S.; Day, G.; Wang, X.; Yang, X.; Zhou, H.-C. “Luminescent Sensors Based on Metal-Organic Framework” Coordination Chemistry Review. 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2017.06.007.

Yuan, S.; Zou, L.; Qin, J.-S.; Li, J.; Huang, L.; Feng, L.; Wang, X.; Bosch, M.; Alsalme, A.; Cagin, T.; Zhou, H.-C. “Construction of Hierarchincally Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks Through Linker Labilization” Nat. Commun. 2017, 8,  doi:10.1038/ncomms15356.

Zou, L.; Sun, Y.; Che, S.; Yang, X.; Wang, X.; Bosch, M.; Wang, Q; Li, H.; Smith, M.; Yuan, S.; Perry, Z.; Zhou, H.-C. “Porous Organic Polymers for Carbon Capture” Adv. Mat. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201700229.

Lian, X.; Yu, F.; Elizabeth, J.; Wang, Q.; Li, J.; Sayan, B.; Lollar, C.; Wang, X.; Zhou, H.-C. “Enzyme-MOF (Metal-Organic Framework) Composite”, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, DOI 10.1039/C7CS00058H.

Yuan, S.; Chen, Y.-P.; Qin, J.-S.; Lu, W.; Zou, L.; Zhang, Q.; Wang, X.; Sun, X.; Zhou, H.-C., “Linker Installation: Engineering Pore Environment with Precisely Placed Functionalities in Zirconium MOFs” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b04501.

Yuan, S.; Qin, J.-S.; Zou, L.; Chen, Y.-P.; Wang, X.; Zhou, H.-C., “Thermodynamically Guided Synthesis of Mixed-Linker Zr-MOFs with Enhanced Tunability” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b03263.

Bosch, M.; Sun, X.; Yuan, S.; Chen, Y.-P.; Wang, Q.; Wang, X.; Zhou, H.-C., “Modulated Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks through Tuning of the Initial Oxidation State of the Metal” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2016, DOI: 10.1002.ejic.201600211.

Feng, D.; Liu, T.-F.; Su, J.; Bosch, M.; Wei, Z.; Wan, W.; Chen, Y.-P.; Wang, X.; Wang, K.; Lian, X.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Park, J.; Yuan, D.; Zou, X.; Zhou, H.-C. “Stable Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing Single-Molecule Traps for Enzyme Encapsulation” Nat. Comm. 2015, 6, 5979.

Yuan, S.; Lu, W.; Chen, Y.-P.; Zhang, Q.; Liu, T.-F.; Feng, D.; Wang, X.; Qin, J.; Zhou, H.-C. “Sequential Linker Installation: Precise Placement of Functional Groups in Multivariate Metal–Organic Frameworks” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (9), 3177–3180.

Yuan, S .; Chen, Y.-P.; Qin, J.-S.; Lu, W.; Wang, X.; Zhang, Q.; Bosch, M.; Zhou, H.-C. “Cooperative Cluster Metalation and Ligand Migration in Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks”, Anew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201505625.

Lian, X., Feng, D.; Chen, Y.-P.; Liu, T.F.; Wang, X.; Zhou, H.-C. “The Preparation of An Ultrastable Mesoporous Cr(III)-MOF via Reductive Labilization”, Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 7044-7048.

Zou, L.; Feng, D.; Liu, T.-F.; Chen, Y.-P.; Yuan, S.; Wang, K.; Wang, X.; Fordham,; Zhou, H.-C. “A Versatile Synthetic Route for the Preparation of Titanium Metal-Organic Framework”, Chem. Sci., 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03620H.

Liu, T.-F.; Zou, L.; Feng, D.; Chen, Y.-P.; Fordham, S.; Wang, X.; Liu, Y.; Zhou, H.-C. “Stepwise Synthesis of Robust Metal-Organic Frameworks via Post-Synthetic Metathesis and Oxidation of Metal Nodes in a Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Transformation” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 36, 7813–7816.

Bosch, M.; Zhang, M.; Feng, D.; Yuan, S.; Wang, X.; Chen, Y-P.; Zhou, H-C. "Lithium Inclusion in Indium Metal-Organic Frameworks Showing Increased Surface Area and Hydrogen Adsorption" APL Materials, 2014, 2, 124103.

Makal, T. A.; Wang, X.; Zhou, H.-C. “Tuning the Moisture and Thermal Stability of Metal-Organic Frameworks through Incorporation of Pendant Hydrophobic Groups” Cryst. Growth Des., 2013, 13, 4760−4768.




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