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刘育  教授  长江学者

Prof. Yu Liu(Y. Liu)

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1986-1991             Department of Chemistry, Himeji Institute of Technology,
Japan.Received Ph.D. degree in Feberary, 1991.

1974-1977             Department of Polyer Science, University of Science and
 of China
, Hefei, CHINA.Received B. Sc. Degree
December, 1977.


1993-Date              Professor, College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, CHINA.

1991-1992              Postdoctoral, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics,Chinese Academy of SciencesLanzhou, China.

1977-1986              Research assistantLanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics,Chinese  Academy of SciencesLanzhou, China. 


(1) Organic supramolecular chemistry

(2) Physical organic chemistry

(3) Host-guest chemistry



1996    Award for National Outstanding Young Scientist (National Natural Science Foundation of China)

2000   The Cheung Kong Scholars

2010   The Second-class Award of the State Natural Science Award



2011-    Associate Editors-in-Chiefof Chinese Chemical Letters.

2007-    Associate Editors-in-Chief of Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities.



  1. Tunable Nanosupramolecular Aggregates Mediated by Host–Guest Complexation, W. Zhang, Y.-M. Zhang, Sh.-H. Li, Y.-L.Cui, J. Yu, Y. Liu* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11452-11456.
  2. Construction and Functions of Cyclodextrin-Based 1D Supramolecular Strands and their Secondary Assemblies,Y.Chen, Y. Liu*Adv. Mater.2015, 27, 5403–5409.
  3. Mechanically selflocked chiral gemini-catenanes, S.-H. Li, H.-Y. Zhang, X.-F. Xu, Y. Liu*, Nat. Commun. 6:7590 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8590 (2015).
  4. Photocontrolled reversible conversion of nanotube and nanoparticle mediated by b-cyclodextrin dimers, H.-L. Sun, Y. Chen, J. Zhao, Y. Liu*, Angew. Chem. Int. Edit.2015,54, 9376-9380.
  5. Photolysis of an amphiphilic assembly by calixarene-induced aggregation, Y.-X. Wang, Y.-M. Zhang, Y. Liu*, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2015,137, 4543-4549.
  6. Supramolecular chemistry of p-sulfonatocalix[n]arenes and its biological applications, D.-S. Guo, Y. Liu*, Acc. Chem. Res.2014, 47, 1925-1934.
  7. Photomodulated fluorescence of supramolecular assemblies of sulfonatocalixarenes and tetraphenylethene, B.-P. Jiang, D.-S. Guo, Y.-C. Liu, K.-P. Wang, Y. Liu*, ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 1609-1618.
  8. Dual-stimulus luminescent lanthanide molecular switch based on an unsymmetrical diarylperfluorocyclopentene, H.-B. Cheng, H.-Y. Zhang, Y. Liu*,J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013, 135, 10190-10193.
  9. Calixarene-based supramolecular polymerization in solution, D.-S. Guo, Y. Liu*, Chem. Soc. Rev.2012, 41, 5907-5921.
  10. Cholinesterase-responsive supramolecular vesicle, D.-S. Guo, K. Wang, Y.-X. Wang, Y. Liu*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 10244-10250.
  11. A twin-axial hetero[7]rotaxane, Z.-J. Zhang, H.-Y. Zhang, H. Wang, Y. Liu*, Angew. Chem. Int. Edit. 2011, 50, 10834-10838.
  12. Cyclodextrin-based bioactive supramolecular assemblies, Y. Chen, Y. Liu*, Chem. Soc. Rev.2010, 39, 495-505.
  13. Construction and efficient radical cation stabilization of cyclodextrin/aniline polypseudorotaxane and its conjugate with carbon nanotubes, J. Shi, Y. Chen, Q.Wang, Y. Liu*, Adv. Mater.2010, 22, 2575-2578.
  14.  Supramolecular assembly of perylenebisimide with b-cyclodextrin grafts as a solid-state fluorescence sensor for vapor detection, Y. Liu*, K.-R. Wang, D.-S. Guo, B.-P. Jiang, Adv. Funct. Mater.2009, 19, 2230-2235.
  15. Complexation-induced transition of nanorod to network aggregates: alternate porphyrin and cyclodextrin arrays, Y. Liu*, C.-F. Ke, H.-Y. Zhang, J. Cui, F. Ding, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 600-605.
  16. Supramolecular architectures of b-cyclodextrin-modified chitosan and pyrene derivatives mediated by carbon nanotubes and their DNA condensation, Y. Liu*, Z.-L. Yu, Y.-M. Zhang, D.-S. Guo, Y.-P. Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 10431-10439.
  17. A polymeric pseudorotaxane constructed from cucurbituril and aniline, and stabilization of its radical cation, Y. Liu*, J. Shi, Y. Chen, C.-F. Ke, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2008, 47, 7293-7296.
  18. Construction and DNA condensation of cyclodextrin-based polypseudorotaxanes with anthryl grafts, Y. Liu*, L. Yu, Y. Chen, Y.-L. Zhao, H. Yang, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10656-10657.
  19. Cooperative binding and multiple recognition by bridged bis(b-cyclodextrin)s with functional linkers, Y. Liu*, Y. Chen, Acc. Chem. Res. 2006, 39, 681-691. 
  20. Supramolecular aggregates constructed from gold nanoparticles and L-Try-CD polypseudorotaxanes as captors for fullerenes, Y.Liu*, H. Wang, Y. Chen, C.-F. Ke, M. Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005,127, 657-666.