Chair Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering

Chair Professor Jiang Xingyu obtained his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Chicago in 1999 and his Ph.D. degree from Harvard University in 2004. His Ph.D. supervisor was professor George Whitesides. In 2005, he began to work at the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 2018, he became a chair professor at the Southern University of Science and Technology. Xingyu won the “National Distinguished Youth Science Fund” in 2010. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) and American Institude of Medical and Biological Engneering. He has published more than 300 papers. His research interests include microfluidic chips and nanobiomedicine.

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2004-2005 Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University, USA 
1999-2004 Ph.D. Study Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, USA 
1997-1999 Undergraduate Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, USA

Work experience
2018-present: Southern University of Science and Technology
2005-2018: The National Center for Nanoscience and Technology / University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
(researcher/professor doctoral tutor)

Research interests
Analytical Chemistry; Microfluidics; Biomedical Engineering; Nanomedicine

Journal editorial board
2018-present Editorial Board of Advanced Healthcare Materials



Analytical Chemistry; Microfluidics; Biomedical Engineering;Nano/bio medicine


Introduction to Nano-Biomedicine

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Researcher Jiang Xingyu won the “National Outstanding Youth Science Fund” in 2010, the special government allowance from the State Council in 2014, and the “Innovative Talent Promotion Plan of the Ministry of Science and Technology”; The Chemistry Prize was selected into the "Hundred Talents Program" of the Academy of Sciences. Published more than 300 papers. His research interests include microfluidic chips and nanobiomedicine.

Representative papers:

22. 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).

21. 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).

20. 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).

19. 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).

18. 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).

17. 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).

16. 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).

15. 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).

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

12. 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).

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

10. A Strategy for the construction of controlled, three-dimensional, multilayered, tissue-like structures, Gong PY, Zheng WF, Huang Z, Zhang W, Xiao D, Jiang XY, Adv Funct Mater, 23(1), 42-46. (2013).

9. 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).

8. 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).

7. 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).

6. 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).

5. 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).

4. 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).

3. 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).

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

1. 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).

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