SU Fengyu
Research Associate Professor


1997 Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ph.D.

1993 Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, M.S.

1990 Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, B.S.

Work Experience

2017-now SUSTech Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Southern University of Science and Technology, Associate Research Professor

2009-2017 The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, Associate Research Scientist

2003-2009 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Postdoctoral Research Associate then Acting Assistant Professor

2002-2003 Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Research Scientist

2000-2002  RIKEN Institute, Japan, Postdoctoral Research Associate

1998-1999  Sagami Chemical Research Center, Japan, Research Associate

1997-1998  Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Research Associate

Research Area

Research fields of Dr. Fengyu Su include organic and polymeric electrochromic materials and devices, and organic and polymeric fluorescent probes as biosensors. Dr. Su has the interdisciplinary research backgrounds in materials science and engineering, electronic studies of materials and devices and biomedical applications.


(1) Su, Fengyu#; Agarwal, Shubhangi#; Pan, Tingting#; Qiao, Yuan; Zhang, Liqiang; Shi, Zhengwei; Kong, Xiangxing; Day, Kevin; Chen, Meiwan; Meldrum, Deirdre; Kodibagkar, Vikram D.; Tian, Yanqing, Multifunctional PHPMA-derived polymer for ratiometric pH sensing, fluorescence imaging, and magnetic resonance imaging, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 10(2): 1556~1565

(2) Zhang, Liqiang#; Su, Fengyu#; Kong, Xiangxing; Lee, Fred; Day, Kevin; Gao, Weimin; Vecera, Mary E.; Sohr, Jeremy M.; Buizer, Sean; Tian, Yanqing; Meldrum, Deirdre R., Ratiometric fluorescent pH-sensitive polymers for high-throughput monitoring of extracellular pH, RSC ADVANCES, 2016, 6(52): 46134~46142

(3) Kong, Xiangxing#; Su, Fengyu#; Zhang, Liqiang#; Yaron, Jordan; Lee, Fred; Shi, Zhengwei; Tian, Yanqing; Meldrum, Deirdre R., A Highly selective mitochondria-targeting fluorescent K+ sensor, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2015, 54(41): 12053~12057

(4) Su, Fengyu; Alam, Ruhaniyah; Mei, Qian; Tian, Yanqing; Youngbull, Cody; Johnson, Roger H.; Meldrum, Deirdre R., Nanostructured oxygen sensor - using micelles to incorporate a hydrophobic platinum porphyrin, PLoS ONE, 2012, 7(3): e33390

(5) Zhou, Xianfeng# ; Su, Fengyu#; Tian, Yanqing; Youngbull, Cody; Johnson, Roger H.; Meldrum, Deirdre R., A new highly selective fluorescent K+ sensor, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133(46): 18530~18533