Research assistant professor

Liu-Pan Yang is currently a research assistant professor at Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). He received his PhD de-gree in 2014 at Beijing Institute of Technology with Prof. Jia-Rong Li and worked as a postdoctoral fellow (2014−2017) at SUSTech with Prof. Wei Jiang. His current research focuses on supramolecular materials based on novel macrocyclic hosts.

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Supramolecular Chemistry, Supramolecular Assembly.

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[1] Liu-Pan Yang , Li Zhang, Mao Quan, Jas S. Ward, Yan-Long Ma, Hang Zhou, Kari Rissanen & Wei Jiang*, A supramolecular system that strictly follows the binding mechanism of conformational selection. Nature Commun. 2020, 11, 2740.

[2] Liu-Pan Yang and Wei Jiang*, Prismarene: An Emerging Naphthol‐Based Macrocyclic Arene. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, in press. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202003423 (highlight)

[3] Liu-Pan Yang, Xiao-Ping Wang, Huan Yao and Wei Jiang*, Naphthotubes: Macrocyclic Hosts with a Biomimetic Cavity Feature. Acc. Chem. Res. 2020, 53, 198-208.

[4] Song-Bo Lu,‡ Hongxin Chai,‡ Jas S. Ward, Mao Quan, Jin Zhang, Kari Rissanen, Ray Luo, Liu-Pan Yang* and Wei Jiang*, 2,3-Dialkoxynaphthalene-Based Naphthocage. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 888-891.

[5] Hua Ke, Liu-Pan Yang, Mo Xie, Zhao Chen, Huan Yao and Wei Jiang*, Shear-induced Assembly of a Transient yet Highly Stretchable Hydrogel Based on Pseudopolyrotaxanes. Nat. Chem. 2019, 11, 470-477.

[6] Liu-Pan Yang, Fei Jia, Fang-Fang Pan, Zhi-Sheng Pan, Kari Rissanen and Wei Jiang*, Effects of Side Chains of Oxatub[4]arene on Its Conformational Interconversion, Molecular Recognition and Macroscopic Self-Assembly, Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 12572-12575.

[7] Liu-Pan Yang, Fei Jia, Jie-Shun Cui, Song-Bo Lu and Wei Jiang*, Light-Controlled Switching of a Non-Photoresponsive Molecular Shuttle, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2945-2948.

[8] Liu-Pan Yang, Hao Liu, Song-Bo Lu, Fei Jia Wei Jiang*, H2S‑Responsive Lower Critical Solution Temperature of the Host−Guest Complex Based on Oxatub[4]arene with Tri(ethylene oxide) Moieties, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 1212-1215.

[9] Liu-Pan Yang, Fei Jia, Qing-Hai Zhou, Fangfang Pan, Jiao-Nan Sun, Kari Rissanen, Lung Wa Chung* and Wei Jiang*, Guest-Induced Folding and Self-Assembly of Conformationally Adaptive Macrocycles into Nanosheets and Nanotubes, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 1516-1520.

[10] Liu-Pan Yang, Wei-Er Liu and Wei Jiang*, Naphthol-Based Macrocyclic Receptors, Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 3978-3985.

[11] Liu-Pan Yang, Song-Bo Lu, Arto Valkonen, Fangfang Pan, Kari Rissanen and Wei Jiang*, A Conformationally Adaptive Macrocycle: Conformational Complexity and Host-Guest Chemistry of Zorb[4]arene. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 1570-1577.

[12] Liupan Yang, Daxin Shi, Shu Chen, Hongxin Chai, Danfei Huang, Qi Zhang and Jiarong Li*, Microwave-assisted Synthesis of 2,3-dihydropyrido[2,3-d]-pyrimidin-4(1H)-ones catalyzed by DBU in aqueous medium, Green Chem. 2012, 14, 945-951.

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