Name: Xiao-Qi Yu

Country: China


Chang Jiang Chair Professor College of Chemistry Sichuan University.

Phone no: 86-28-8541-5886

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College of Chemistry Sichuan University Chengdu,

Sichuan 610064,


Research Interests:

  • Biomedical Materials Chemistry
  • Biocatalysis.


Awards and Honors:

  • 2001: Excellent teacher award by College of Chem, Sichuan University 
  • 2003: Outstanding young scientist award by Sichuan Province 
  • 2003: New century excellent talent award by Ministry of Education of China 
  • 2004: Excellent teacher award by Sichuan University 
  • 2006: Scholar Leadership awarded by Sichuan Province 2007: Distinguished Young Scholars Awarded by National Science Foundation of China 
  • 2009: Chang Jiang Chair Professor by Ministry of Education of China.


  1. Hou, J.-T., Ren, W. X., Li, K., Seo, J., Sharma, A., Yu, X.-Q.*, Kim, J. S.*, Fluorescent bioimaging of pH: from design to applications, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2017, 46, 2076-2090 
  2. Wang, S., Chen, S.-Y.*, Yu, X.-Q.*, C–H functionalization by high-valent Cp*Co(III) catalysis, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 3165-3180. 
  3. Zhang, W., Wang, N.,* Liu, Y.-H., Jiao, S.-Y., Zhang, W.-W., Pu, X.-M., Yu, X.-Q.*, 1,4-Dihydropyridines: discovery of minimal AIEEgens and their mitochondrial imaging applications, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, 5, 464-469. 
  4. Wang, H.-J., He, X., Luo, T.-Y., Zhang, J.,* Liu, Y.-H., Yu, X.-Q.*, Amphiphilic carbon dots as versatile vectors for nucleic acid and drug delivery, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 5935-5947. 
  5. Hu, L., Yu, S.,* Wang, Y., Yu, X.,* Pu, L.*, Enhanced Fluorescence of 3,3′-Diformyl BINOL by Functional Secondary Amines, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 3779-3782. 
  6. Liu, B.-Y., Wu, W.-X., Liu, Y.-H., Jia, C., Yang, X.-L., Li, J., Wang, N.*, Yu, X.-Q.*, Water-soluble mitochondria-targeting polymeric prodrug micelles for fluorescence monitoring and high intracellular anticancer efficiency, Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 5982-5987. 
  7. Wang, B., Chen, P., Zhang, J.,* Chen, X.-C., Liu, Y.-H., Huang, Z., Yu, Q.-Y., Zhang, J.-H., Zhang, W., Wei, X.*, Yu, X.-Q.*, Self-assemb led core–shell-corona multifunctional non-viral vector with AIE property for efficient hepatocyte-targeting gene delivery, Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 7486-7498. 
  8. Zhang, W.-W., Yang, H.-X., Liu, W.-Y., Wang, N.,* Yu, X.-Q.,* Improved Performance of Magnetic Cross-Linked Lipase Aggregates by Interfacial Activation: A Robust and Magnetically Recyclable Biocatalyst for Transesterification of Jatropha Oil, Molecules 2017, 22, 2157; doi:10.3390/molecules22122157. 
  9. Jia, J.-Q., Zhang, W.-W., Yang, Z.-J, Yang, X.-L., Wang, N.,* Yu, X.-Q.,* Novel Magnetic Cross-Linked Cellulase Aggregates with a Potential Application in Lignocellulosic Biomass Bioconversion, Molecules, 2017, 22, 269; doi:10.3390/molecules22020269. 
  10. Luan, C.-R., Liu, Y.-H., Zhang, J.*, Yu, Q.-Y., Huang, Z., Wang, B., Yu, X.-Q.*, Low Molecular Weight Oligomers with Aromatic Backbone as Efficient Nonviral Gene Vectors, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 10743−10751.