Teaching Staff
ZHU, Xunjin - Assistant Professor

Educational Background
  • B.Sc., Wuhan Institute of Technology
  • M.Sc., Wuhan University
  • Ph.D., HKBU
  • Postdoctoral: The University of Texas at Austin, Georgia Institute of Technology

Current Research Interests
Organic/Inorganic hybrid materials for energy conversion and biological applications.
Current Research activity

Office: Room T1301
Tel: (852)3411-5159
E-mail: xjzhu@hkbu.edu.hk
website: http://chem.hkbu.edu.hk/xjzhu

Selected Publications

  1. H. Wang, L. Xiao, L. Yan, S. Chen, X. Zhu, X. Peng, X. Wang, W. K. Wong, W. Y. Wong, “Structural Engineering of Porphyrin-based Small Molecules as Donors for Efficient Organic Solar Cells”, Chem. Sci., 7, 4301–4307 (2016).
  2. X. Zhou,, J. Jin, X. Zhu, J. Huang, J. Yu, W. Y. Wong, W. K. Wong, “New Co(OH)2/CdS Nanowires for Efficient Visible Light Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production”. J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 5282–5287 (2016).
  3. S. Chen, L.G. Xiao, X. Zhu, X. B. Peng, W. K. Wong, W. Y. Wong, “Solution-processed New Porphyrin-based Small Molecules as Electron Donors for Highly Efficient Organic Photovoltaics”, Chem. Commun., 51, 14439–14442 (2015).
  4. H. He, D. W. Li, L. Y. Yang, L. Fu, X. Zhu, W. K. Wong, F. L. Jiang, Y. Liu, “A Novel Bifunctional Mitochondria-targeted Anticancer Agent with High Selectivity for Cancer Cells”. Sci. Rep., 5, 13543 (2015).
  5. G. Wang, X. Zhu, J. Yu, “Bilayer Hollow/Spindle-like Anatase TiO2 Photoanode for High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells”, J. Power Sources, 278, 344–351(2015).
  6. L. G. Xiao, H. D. Wang, K. Gao, L. S. Li, C. Liu, X. B. Peng, W. Y. Wong, W. K. Wong, X. Zhu, “A-D-A Type Small Molecules Based on Boron Dipyrromethene for Solution-Processed Organic Solar Cells”, Chem.-Asian J., 10, 1513–1518 (2015).
  7. G. Y. Mu, S. Q. Zhuang, W. Z. Zhang, Y. X. Wang, B. Wang, L. Wang, X. Zhu, “Efficient Blue Organic Light-emitting Diodes Based on Triphenylimidazole Substituted Anthracene Derivatives”, Org. Electron., 21, 9–18 (2015).
  8. F. Wu, J. Li, H. Tong, X. Zhu, “Phosphorescent Cu(I) Complexes Based on Bis(pyrazol-1-yl-methyl)-pyridine Derivatives for Organic Light-emitting Diodes”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 1138–146 (2015).
  9. Y. Hua, J. He, C. Zhang, C. Qin, L. Han, J. Zhao, T. Chen, W. Y. Wong, W. K. Wong, X. Zhu, “Effects of Various Pi-conjugated Spacers in Thiadiazole[3,4-c]pyridine-cored Panchromatic Organic Dyes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 3, 138–146 (2015).
  10. G. Mu, W. Zhang, P. Xu, H. Wang, Y. Wang, L. Wang, S. Zhuang, X. Zhu, “Constructing New n-Type, Ambipolar, and p-Type Aggregation-Induced Blue Luminogens by Gradually Tuning the Proportion of Tetrahphenylethene and Diphenylphophine Oxide”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 8610–8616 (2014).
  11. Y. Hua, S. Chang, H. Wang, T. Chen, X. Xiao, W. Y. Wong, W. K. Wong, X. J. Zhu, “Very Simple Phenothiazine Based Dyes for Highly Efficient DSSCs: The Influence of Different N-alkyl Chains on Cell Performances”, Chem. Mater., 25, 2146-2153 (2013).
  12. T. Zhang, X. J. Zhu, W. K. Wong, H. L. Tam, W. Y. Wong, “Light-Harvesting Ytterbium–Porphyrinate–BODIPY Conjugates: Synthesis, Excitation-Energy Transfer, and Two-Photon-Induced Near-Infrared-Emission Studies”, Chem. Eur. J., 19, 739-748 (2012).