XU Qinghua

XU Qinghua

XU Qinghua

Senior Investigator
Centre Director

chmxqh@nus.edu.sg
Educational Qualifications

1989-1993 Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University, B.S.

1993-1996 Department of Chemistry, Peking University, M.S.

1996-1997 Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, M.S.           

1998-2001 Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley, Ph.D.


Work Experience

2001-2002 Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Post-doctoral

2002-2005 Institute of Polymers and Organic Solids, UC Santa Barbara, Post-doctoral

2005-2010 Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Investigator

2011-Present Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Senior Investigator


Research Interests

1. Nanophotonics/Biophotonics/Nanoplasmonics

2. Photocatalysis for Energy and Environment

3. Ultrafast Spectroscopy/Nonlinear Optics/Single Particle Spectroscopy


Honor & Award

2008  Young Scientist Award

2015  Outstanding chemist Award


Representative Publications

[1] K. Li, L. Wang, Z. Chen, X. Yang, Y.X. Yu, W.D. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Shi, K.P. Loh, Q.H. Xu, “Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution: Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution under Ambient Conditions on Polymeric Carbon Nitride/Donor-p-Acceptor Organic Molecule Heterostructures”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020, 30 (43), 2070288

[2] Z.H. Chen, Q. Zhang, M. Zhu, X. Wang, Q. Wang, A.T.S. Wee, K.P. Loh, G. Eda, Q.-H. Xu, “Synthesis of (C4H9NH3)2PbI4 Two-Dimensional Perovskite by Inverse Temperature Crystallization and Studies of Exciton States by Two-Photon Excitation Spectroscopy”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, DOI: adfm.202002661

[3] Z.H. Chen, G. Gallo, V.A. Sawant, T. Zhang, M. Zhu, L. Liang, A. Chanthapally, G. Bolla, H.S. Quah, X. Liu, K.P. Loh, R.E. Dinnebier, Q.-H. Xu, J. J. Vittal, “Giant Enhancement of Second Harmonic Generation Accompanied by the Structural Transformation of 7-Fold to 8-Fold Interpenetrated Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs)”, Angew. Chemie., 2020, 59 (2), 833-838

[4] J. He, S. Li, D. Lyu, D.F. Zhang, X. Wu, Q.H. Xu, “Aggregation Induced Emission Enhancement by Plasmon Coupling of Noble Metal Nanoparticles”, Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, 3, 2421-2427.

[5] S. Li, X.Q. Shen, Q.-H. Xu, Y. Cao, “Gold Nanorods Enhanced Conjugated Polymer/Photosensitizer Composite Nanoparticles for Simultaneous Two-photon Excitation Fluorescence Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy”, Nanoscale 2019, 11 (41), 19551-19560

Other Investigators

CHEN Wei
CHEN Wei

Principal Investigator

chmcw@nus.edu.sg
LEE Heow Pueh
LEE Heow Pueh

Senior Investigator

mpeleehp@nus.edu.sg
LIN Man-Hua
LIN Man-Hua

Adjunct Principal Investigator

mandy.lin@nusri.cn
LU Li
LU Li

Principal Investigator

luli@nus.edu.sg
XIE Xianning
XIE Xianning

Senior Investigator

xn.xie@nusri.cn
XU Guo Qin
XU Guo Qin

Principal Investigator

guoqin.xu@nusri.cn
XU Dong
XU Dong

Investigator
Centre Research Director

erixd@nus.edu.sg
WU Jie
WU Jie

Investigator

chmjie@nus.edu.sg
WANG Qing
WANG Qing

Senior Investigator

qing.wang@nus.edu.sg
NG How Yong
NG How Yong

Principal Investigator

ceenghy@nus.edu.sg