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Name: Wanwan LI

Title: Professor

Office: Room 435,Material Building D

Tel: +86-21-3420-2956

Fax: +86-21-3420-2743

Email: wwli@sjtu.edu.cn


Platform: Institute of Composite Materials


Research Interests
     Fabrication of inorganic nanocrystals (including quantum dots, magnetic nanoparticles), organic-inorganic hierarchical assemblies, and their applications on biomedical diagnosis & therapy and light emitting diodes.

Biographical Information

Dr. Li obtained his Ph. D. in 2004 from Shanghai University of China. In 2005, he joined School of Materials Science and Engineering & State Key Lab of Metal Matrix Composites of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where he was promoted to Professor in 2013. During 2012 to 2013, he joined the Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering as a visiting scholar.

Research Interests

Fabrication of functional nanocrystals (including quantum dots, magnetic nanoparticles and metal nanopartices), organic-inorganic/metal hierarchical assemblies, and their applications on biomedical diagnosis & therapy and electronic devices.


Selected Publications

[1] Yuankui Leng, Kang Sun*, Xiaoyuan Chen* and Wanwan Li*, Suspension arrays based on nanoparticle-encoded microspheres for high-throughput multiplexed detection, Chemical Society Reviews, 44, 5552-5595, 2015.
 [2] Bingxia Zhao, Yulian Yao, Mengyu Gao, Kang Sun,* Jianhua Zhang and Wanwan Li*, Doped quantum dot@silica nanocomposites for white light-emitting diodes, Nanoscale, 7, 17231-17236, 2015(highlighted in the back cover).
 [3] Wanwan Li*,Pengfei Rong, Kai Yang, Peng Huang, Kang Sun, Xiaoyuan Chen*, Semimetal nanomaterials of antimony as highly efficient agent for photoacoustic imaging and photothermal therapy, Biomaterials, 45,18-26, 2015.
 [4] Wanwan Li & Xiaoyuan Chen*, Gold nanoparticles for photoacoustic imaging,Nanomedicine (Lond.), 10: 299-320, 2015.
 [5] Bingxia Zhao, Yulian Yao, Kai Yang, Pengfei Rong, Peng Huang, Kang Sun,* Xiao An, Zhiming Li, Xiaoyuan Chen and Wanwan Li*, Mercaptopropionic acid-capped Mn2+:ZnSe/ZnO quantum dots with both downconversion and upconversion emissions for bioimaging applications, Nanoscale, 6, 12345-12349, 2014.
 [6] Peng Huang, Pengfei Rong, Jing Lin,Wanwan Li, Xuefeng Yan, Molly Gu Zhang, Liming Nie, Gang Niu, Jie Lu, Wei Wang, and Xiaoyuan Chen*, Triphase Interface Synthesis of Plasmonic Gold Bellflowers as Near-Infrared Light Mediated Acoustic and Thermal Theranostics, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,136, 8307-8313, 2014.
 [7] Peng Huang, Jing Lin,Wanwan Li, Pengfei Rong, Zhe Wang, Shouju Wang, Xiaoping Wang, Xiaolian Sun, Maria Aronova, Gang Niu, Richard D. Leapman, Zhihong Nie, and Xiaoyuan Chen*, Biodegradable Gold Nanovesicles with an Ultrastrong Plasmonic Coupling Effect for Photoacoustic Imaging and Photothermal Therapy, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, 13958-13964, 2013.
 [8] Xiebing Wang, Gang Wang,Wanwan Li*, Bingxia Zhao, Bin Xing, Yuankui Leng, Hongjing Dou, Kang Sun*, Lisong Shen, Xiangliang Yuan, Jiyu Li, Kun Sun, Junsong Han, Huasheng Xiao, Yue Li, Peng Huang, Xiaoyuan Chen*, Near-infrared Emitting Quantum Dots Encoded Microbeads Through Membrane Emulsification Route For Multiplexed Immunoassays, Small, 9, 3327-3335, 2013(highlighted in the back cover).
 [9] Xiebing Wang, Xiaosong Yan,Wanwan Li*,Kang Sun*, Doped quantum dots for white light-emitting-diodes without re-absorption of multi-phased phosphors, Advanced Materials, 24, 2742-2747, 2012.
 [10] Xiebing Wang,Wanwan Li*, Sang Sun*, Stable Efficient CdSe/CdS/ZnS Core/Multi-Shell Nanophosphors Fabricated Through Phosphine-free Route for a White Light-Emitting-Diodes with High Color Rendering Properties, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 8558-8565, 2011(highlighted in the back cover).

Research Projects

 National Natural Science Foundation of China
 PhD Programs Foundation of Ministry of Education of China
 Science and Technology Committee of Shanghai
 Open Fund of the State Key Lab of Metal Matrix Composites

Honors & Awards

 2015 Pujiang Talents Fund of Science and Technology Committee of Shanghai
 2009 First Class Award of SMC New Talents Fund of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
 2008, 2010 First Class Award of Faculty Evaluation of Shanghai Jiao Tong University


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