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JIANG Xingyu
Chair Professor
Department Head

Professor Xingyu Jiang received his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of Chicago in 1999 and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2004. In 2005, he began an independent career at the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (Chinese Academy of Sciences). In 2018, he was appointed as a Chair Professor at the Southern University of Science and Technology. Professor Xingyu Jiang was awarded the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2010. He was an Innovative Talent Scholar by the Ministry of Science and Technology, and serves as a Chief Scientist of the National Key Research and Development Plan of the Ministry of Science and Technology. He received a Scientific Exploration Award from the Tencent Foundation. He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) and American Society for Medical and Biological Engineering. He has published more than 400 papers, has over 200 invention patents. His main research areas include microfluidic chips and nanomedicine.


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Postdoctoral Research, Harvard University (2004-2005)

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Harvard University (2004)

B.S. in Chemistry, the University of Chicago (1999).


Work experience

Southern University of Science and Technology, 2018-Present.

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (Chinese Academy of Sciences), 2005-2018.


Research interests

Analytical Chemistry; Microfluidics; Nanomedicine.


Journal Editorial Roles

Editorial Board Member of Advanced Healthcare Materials and Lab on a Chip


Major Awards/Research Projects

Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2020.

Tencent "Science Exploration Award", 2019.

Chief Scientist, National Key Research and Development Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology, 2019.

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016.

National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars , 2010.

Young Investigator, Human Frontiers Science Foundation, 2007.


Representative paper

1. Multi-armed antibiotics for gram-positive bacteria, Jia YX, Chen WW, Tang RB, Zhang JJ, Liu XY, Dong RH, Hu FP, Jiang XY*, Cell Host & Microbe, 31, 1101-1110. (2023)

2. Stretchable surface electromyography electrode array patch for tendon location and muscle injury prevention,Yang SJ, Cheng JH, Shang J,Hang C,Qi J,Zhong LN,Rao QY,He L,Liu CQ, Ding L,Zhang MM, Samit Chakrabarty*, Jiang XY*,Nature Communications,14, 6494 (2023)

3. Multiplexed discrimination of SARS-CoV-2 variants via plasmonic-enhanced fluorescence in a portable and automated device,Liu Y, Yang Y, Wang GH,Wang D,  Jiang XY*,Nature Biomedical Engineering (2023)

4. Multilayered electronic transfer tattoo that can enable the crease amplification effect, Tang LX, Shang J, Jiang XY, Science Advances, 2021, 7, eabe3778. (2021)

5. Electronic Blood Vessel, Cheng SY, Hang C, Ding L, Jia LJ, Tang LX, Mou L, Qi J, Dong RH, Zheng WF, Zhang Y*, Jiang XY*, Matter, 3, 1–21. (2020)

6. Thermo-triggered release of CRISPR-Cas9 system by lipid-encapsulated gold nanoparticles for tumor therapy, Wang P, Zhang LM, Zheng WF, Cong LM, Guo ZR, Xie YZY, Wang L, Tang RB, Feng Q, Hamada Y, Gonda K, Hu ZJ, Wu XC, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 57, 1491-1496. (2018).

7. Skiving stacked sheets of paper into test paper for rapid and multiplexed assay, Yang MZ, Zhang W, Yang JC, Hu BF, Cao FJ, Zheng WS, Chen YP, Jiang XY, Science Advances, 3, eaao4862. (2017).

8. Self-adjusting, polymeric multilayered roll that can keep the shapes of the blood vessel scaffolds during biodegradation, Cheng SY, Jin Y, Wang NX, Cao F, Zhang W, Bai W, Zheng WF, Jiang XY, Adv Mater, 29(28), 1700171. (2017).

9. Gold nanoclusters-assisted delivery of NGF siRNA for effective treatment of pancreatic cancer, Lei YF, Tang LX, Xie YZY, Xianyu YL, Zhang LM, Wang P, Hamada Y, Jiang K, Zheng WF, Jiang XY, Nature Communications, 8, 15130. (2017).

10. Surface modification of gold nanoparticles with small molecules for biochemical analysis, Chen YP, Xianyu YL, Jiang XY, Accounts Chem Res, 50(2), 310-319. (2017).

11. Microfluidic synthesis of rigid nanovesicles for hydrophilic reagents delivery, Zhang L, Feng Q, Wang JL, Sun JS, Shi XH, Jiang XY. Angew Chem Int Ed, 54(13), 3952-3956. (2015).

12. Tunable rigidity of (polymeric core)-(lipid shell) nanoparticles for regulated cellular uptake, Sun JS, Zhang L, Wang JD, Feng Q, Liu DB, Yin QF, Xu DY, Wei YJ, Ding BQ, Shi XH, Jiang XY, Adv Mater, 27(8), 1402-1407. (2015).

13. Tuning the composition of AuPt bimetallic nanoparticles for antibacterial application, Zhao Y, Ye C, Liu W, Chen R, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 53(31), 8127-8131. (2014). (Inside Cover)

14. Identification of bacteria in water by a fluorescent array, Chen WW, Li QZ, Zheng WS, Hu F, Zhang GX, Wang Z, Zhang DQ, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 53(50), 13734-13739. (2014).

15. Point-of-care biochemical assays using gold nanoparticle-implemented microfluidics, Sun JS, Xianyu YL, Jiang XY, Chem Soc Rev, 43(17), 6239-6253. (2014).

16. Synergy of non-antibiotic drugs and pyrimidinethiol on gold nanoparticles against superbugs, Zhao YY, Chen ZL, Chen YF, Xu J, Li JH, Jiang XY, J Am Chem Soc, 135(35), 12940-12943. (2013).

17. Nanomaterials for ultrasensitive protein detection, Zhang Y, Guo YM, Xianyu YL, Chen WW, Zhao YY, Jiang XY, Adv Mater, 25(28), 3802-3819. (2013).

18. Resettable, multi-readout logic gates based on controllably reversible aggregation of gold nanoparticles, Liu DB, Chen WW, Sun K, Deng K, Zhang W, Wang Z, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 50(18), 4103-4107. (2011).

19. Copper-mediated amplification allows readout of immunoassays by the naked eye, Qu WS, Liu YY, Liu DB, Wang Z, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 50(15), 3442-3445. (2011).

20. Small molecule-capped gold nanoparticles as potent antibacterial agents that target gram-negative bacteria, Zhao YY, Tian Y, Cui Y, Liu WW, Ma WS, Jiang XY, J Am Chem Soc, 132(35), 12349-12356. (2010).

21. Patterning mammalian cells for modeling three types of naturally occurring cell-cell interactions, Chen ZL, Li Y, Liu WW, Zhang DZ, Zhao YY, Yuan B, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 48(44), 8303-8305. (2009).

22. Using azobenzene-embedded self-assembled monolayers to photochemically control cell adhesion reversibly, Liu DB, Xie YY, Shao HW, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 48(24), 4406-4408. (2009).

23. Visual detection of copper(II) by azide- and alkyne-functionalized gold nanoparticles using click chemistry, Zhou Y, Wang SX, Zhang K, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 47(39), 7454-7456. (2008).

24. Electrospun nanofibrous membranes: a novel solid substrate for microfluidic immunoassays for HIV, Yang DY, Niu X, Liu YY, Wang Y, Gu X, Song LS, Zhao R, Ma LY, Shao YM, Jiang XY, Adv Mater, 20(24), 4770-4775. (2008).

25. Fabrication of aligned fibirous arrays by magnetic electrospinning, Yang DY, Lu B, Zhao Y, Jiang XY, Adv Mater, 19(21),3702-3706. (2007).

26. A method for patterning multiple types of cells by using electrochemical desorption of self-assembled monolayers within microfluidic channels, Li Y, Yuan B, Ji H, Han D, Chen SQ, Tian F, Jiang XY, Angew Chem Int Ed, 46(7), 1094-1096. (2007).