Faculty

Jin Dayong
Chair professor
jindy@sustech.edu.cn

Dayong Jin is a chair professor at Southern University of Science and Technology (2019-present). He did his PhD in 2007 at Macquarie University. He moved to the University of Technology Sydney in 2015 to direct the Institute for Biomedical Materials & Devices (IBMD) and was promoted to Distinguished Professor in 2017. His research has been in the physical, engineering and interdisciplinary sciences, with expertise covering biomedical optics, nanotechnology, microscopy, diagnostics and automation devices. Prof Jin is the winner of the Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Interdisciplinary Scientific Research in 2015, the Australian Academy of Science John Booker Medalist in 2017, and the Prime Minister’s Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year 2017.

 

Education Background
2007-2008 PostDoc.  Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
2003-2007 PhD, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
1998–2002, B.S. Liaoning Normal University, Dalian,China

 

Work Experiences
2019-now Chair Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
2017-2022:University of Technology Sydney,Distinguished Professor, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences; Director, Institute for Biomedical Materials & Devices (IBMD); Director, ARC Research Hub for Integrated Device for End-user Analysis at Low-levels (IDEAL Hub),
2015-2017 University of Technology Sydney,Professor,School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences; Director, Institute for Biomedical Materials & Devices (IBMD); Director, ARC Research Hub for Integrated Device for End-user Analysis at Low-levels (IDEAL Hub)
2014-2015 Macquarie University,Associate Professor,Australian Research Council Centre for Nanoscale Bio-Photonics chief scientist
2013-2014 Macquarie University, Senior Assistant Professor,Australian Research Council Future Fellowship
2010-2013 Macquarie University, Assistant Professor, ARC Future Fellow, in biophotonics, nanotechnology & medical biotechnology 2009-2010 Macquarie University,Lecturer
2008-2009 Macquarie University, researcher

 

Research Interests
physical, engineering and interdisciplinary sciences, with expertise covering biomedical optics, nanotechnology, microscopy, diagnostics and automation devices

 

National Honors and Awards
2017   the Prime Minister’s Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year
2017    the Australian nominee for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education 2017 (by The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO and the Australian Academy of Science)
2017    John Booker Medallist (by the Australian Academy of Science). The John Booker Medal in engineering science is awarded annually by the Australian Academy of Science to recognise outstanding research in the sciences that underpin chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical or materials engineering, and their associated disciplines.
2016   Listed by the Knowledge Society and the Office of the Chief Scientist in conjunction with The Australian newspaper as one of Australia's "Knowledge Nation 100", described as "visionaries, intellects, founders and game changers building the industries and institutions that will underwrite the nation’s future prosperity"
2015  Led the SuperDots team, along with Prof. Tanya Monro from the University of South Australia and Prof Bradley Walsh from Minomic International Ltd, and won the UNSW Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research - one of Australia’s most prestigious science awards.

 

Representative Publications

1. Nature Communications (2018) – Chen C, Wang F, Wen S, Su Q, Wu M, Liu Y, Wang B, Li D, Shan X, Kianinia M, Aharonovich I, Toth M, Jackson S, Xi P, Jin D, “Multi-photon near-infrared emission saturation nanoscopy using upconversion nanoparticles”, 9(1), 3290.
2. Nature Photonics (2018) – Zhou J, Wen S, Liao J, Clarke C, Tawfik SA, Ren W, Mi C, Wang F, Jin D, “Activation of the surface dark-layer to enhance upconversion in a thermal field”, 12(3), 154–158.
3. Light: Science & Applications (2018) – Wang F, Wen S, He H, Wang B, Zhou Z, Shimoni O, Jin D, “Microscopic inspection and tracking of single upconversion nanoparticles in living cells”, 7 (4), 18007. Cover article. The method in this paper was named as the recommended imaging tool in Nature Methods (“Tracking nanoparticles by eye”, 15, 164 (2018))
4. Nature Methods (2018) – Jin D, Xi P, Wang B, Zhang L, Enderlein J, van Oijen J, “Nanoparticles for super-resolution microscopy and single-molecule tracking”, 15(6), 415–423.
5. Nature Communications (2018) –Wen S, Zhou J, Zheng K, Bednarkiewicz A, Liu X, Jin D, “Advances in highly doped upconversion nanoparticles”, 9(1), 2415.
6. Nature (2017) – Liu Y, Lu Y, Yang X, Zheng X, Wen S, Wang F, Vidal X, Zhao J, Liu D, Zhou Z, Ma C, Zhou J, Piper J, Xi P, Jin D, “Amplified stimulated emission in upconversion nanoparticles for super resolution nanoscopy”, Nature, 543(7644), 229–233.
7.Nature Communications (2016) – Liu D, Xu X, Du Y, Qin X, Zhang Y, Ma C, Wen S, Ren W, Goldys E, Piper J, Dou S, Liu X, Jin D, “Three-dimensional controlled growth of monodisperse sub-50 nm heterogeneous nanocrystals”, 7, 1–8.
8. Nature Nanotechnology (2015) – Zhou B, Shi B, Jin D, and Liu X, “Controlling upconversion nanocrystals for emerging applications”, 10(11), 924-936.
9. Nature Photonics (2014) – Lu Y, Zhao J, Zhang R, Liu Y, Liu D, Goldys E, Yang X, Xi P, Sunna A, Lu J, Shi Y, Leif R, Huo Y, Shen J, Piper J, Robinson J, Jin D, “Tunable lifetime multiplexing using luminescent nanocrystals”, 8(1), 32–36. Highlighted by a News & Views article (Optical multiplexing: Tunable lifetime nanocrystals, Nature Photonics 8, 10–12, 2014).
10.Nature Nanotechnology (2013) – Zhao J, Jin D, Schartner E, Lu Y, Liu Y, Zhang L, Zvyagin A, Dawes J, Xi P, Piper J, Goldys E, Monro T, “Single nanocrystal sensitivity achieved by enhanced upconversion luminescence”, 8(10), 729-734. This work was featured in Nature highlights “NANOTECHNOLOGY: Super-bright nanocrystals” and Nature Nanotechnology “Nanocrystals: Shining a light on upconversion” 8, 702–703 (2013)