Xingxing Chen, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Research Interest

My interests are focused on design and synthesis of organic optoelectronic materials and their corresponding applications, such as PSCs, OECTs, photocatalytic hydrogen evolution, photodetectors, etc.

Selected Publications

  • Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based Conjugated Polymers Bearing Branched Oligo(Ethylene Glycol) Side Chains for Photovoltaic... 
    X. Chen, Z. Zhang, Z. Ding, J. Liu, L. Wang
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl., (2016)
  • A polymer electron donor based on isoindigo units bearing branched oligo (ethylene glycol) side chains for polymer ... 
    X Chen, Z Zhang, J Liu, L Wang
    Polym. Chem. 8, 5496, (2017), (2017)
  • Replacing Alkyl with Oligo(ethylene glycol) as Side Chains of Conjugated Polymers for Close π–π Stacking 
    B. Meng, H. Song, X. Chen, Z. Xie, J. Liu, L. Wang
    Macromolecules, 2015, 48 (13), pp 43574363, (2015)

Professional Profile

​2018-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

orgainc optoelectronic materials polymer solar cells solar energy