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

Selected Publications

  1. H. Yin, S. Chen, S.-H. Cheung, H.-W. Li, Y. Xie, S.-W. Tsang, X. Zhu, S.-K. So, “Porphyrin-Based Thick-Film Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells for Indoor Light Harvesting”, J. Mater. Chem. C, DOI: 10.1039/C8TC02838A (2018).
  2. X. Zhou, W. Tang, P. Bi, L. Yan, X. Wang, W.-K. Wong, X. Hao, B. S. Ong, X. Zhu, “Chemically driven supramolecular self-assembly of porphyrin donors for high-performance organic solar cells”, J. Mater. Chem. A, DOI: 10.1039/C8TA04499F (2018).
  3. H. Su, Y. Liao, F. Wu, X. Sun, H. Liu, K. Wang, X. Zhu, “Cetuximab-conjugated iodine doped carbon dots as a dual fluorescent/CT probe for targeted imaging of lung cancer cells”, Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces, 1, 194-200 (2018).
  4. F. Wu, H. Su, Y. Cai, W.-K. Wong, W. Jiang, X. Zhu, “Porphyrin-Implanted Carbon Nanodots for Photoacoustic Imaging and in Vivo Breast Cancer Ablation”, ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 1, 110–117 (2018).
  5. L. Xiao, S. Chen, X. Chen, X. Peng, Y. Cao, X. Zhu, “High-detectivity panchromatic photodetectors for the near infrared region based on a dimeric porphyrin small molecule”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 6, 3341-3345 (2018).
  6. Y. Lei, P. Deng, Q. Zhang, Z. Xiong, Q. Li, J. Mai, X. Lu, X. Zhu, B. S. Ong, “Hydrocarbons-Driven Crystallization of Polymer Semiconductors for Low-Temperature Fabrication of High-Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors”, Adv. Func. Mater., 11, 1706372 (2018).
  7. Z. Zhang, H. Chang, B. Xue, S. Zhang, X. Li, W.-K. Wong, K. Li, X. Zhu, “Near-infrared and visible dual emissive transparent nanopaper based on Yb(III)–carbon quantum dots grafted oxidized nanofibrillated cellulose for anti-counterfeiting application”, Cellulose, 1, 377–389 (2018).
  8. S. Chen, L. Yan, L. Xiao, K. Gao, W. Tang, C. Wang, C. Zhu, X. Wang, F. Liu, X. Peng, W.-K. Wong, and X. Zhu, “Visible-Near-Infrared Absorbing A-π2-D-π1-D-π2-A Type Dimeric-Porphyrin Donor for High-Performance Organic Solar Cells”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 25460-25468 (2017).
  9. F. S. Wu, H. F. Su, K. Wang, W. K. Wong, X. Zhu, “Facile synthesis of N-rich carbon quantum dots from porphyrins as efficient probes for bioimaging and biosensing in living cells”, Int. J. Nanomed., 12, 7375–7391 (2017).
  10. Z. Zhang, H. Chang, B. L. Xue, Q. Han, X. Q. Lu, S. F. Zhang, X. P. Li, X. Zhu, W. K. Wong, K. C. Li, S. Chen, P. Liu, Y. Hua, Y. Y. Li, L. Kloo, X. Z. Wang, B. Ong, W. K. Wong, and X. Zhu, “Study of Arylamine-Substituted Porphyrins as Hole-Transporting Materials in High-Performance Perovskite Solar Cells”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 13231–13239 (2017).
  11. 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).
  12. X. Zhou, J. Jin, X. Zhu, J. Huang, J. G. 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).