Research Interests

​Biomimetic and bioinspired materials, hybrid materials (including nanoparticles, capsules, monoliths, etc.) and Metal-Organic framework (MOF)


Selected Publications

  • Coordination-Enabled One-Step Assembly of Ultrathin Hybrid Microcapsules with Weak pH-Response
    Y. Chen, H. Wu, X. Yang, J. Shi, X. Wang, S. Zhang, and Z. Jiang
    ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 7, 9178 , ((2015). )
  • Preparation of Dopamine/Titania Hybrid Nanoparticles through Biomimetic Mineralization and Titanium(IV)-Catecholate...
    Y. Chen, H. Wu, J. Shi, X. Wang, J. Xie, and Z. Jiang
    Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 53, 12665, (2014)
  • Polydopamine Microcapsules with Different Wall Structures Prepared by a Template-Mediated Method for Enzyme Immobil...
    J. Shi, Y. Chen, S. Zhang, , X. Wang, Z. Jiang, W. Zhang, X. Song, Q. Ai and C. Tian
    ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 5, 9991 , (2013)
  • Enzymatic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide
    J. Shi, Y. Jiang, Z. Jiang, X. Wang, X. Wang, S. Zhang, P. Han and Y. Chen
    Chem. Soc. Rev., 44, 5981 , (2015)

Education Profile

  • 2008-2012: Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China
  • 2012-2015: Master in Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China

Professional Profile

  • 2016-present: Visiting Student, Solar and Photovoltaics Engineering Research Center & Division of Physical Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal 23955-6900, KSA

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)