Editorial Board

27 Editors in 11 Countries/Region

China (12)
France (4)
Belgium (3)
Saudi Arabia (1)
Canada (1)
Italy (1)
Japan (1)
Poland (1)
Brunei Darussalam (1)
Germany (1)
Australia (1)


Bao-Lian Su


Laboratory of Inorganic Materials Chemistry (CMI), University of Namur, Namur, Belgium; State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: the synthesis, the property study and the molecular engineering of zeolites, highly organized and hierarchically porous materials, bio-integrated living and bio-inspired materials for catalysis, photocatalysis, artificial photosynthesis, nanotechnology, biotechnology, energy storage and conversion and cell therapy.


Smart materials

Amazing circularly polarized luminescence in inorganic materials

Selenium confined in ZIF-8 derived porous carbon@MWCNTs 3D networks: tailoring reaction kinetics for high performance lithium-selenium batteries

Boosting VOCs elimination by coupling different techniques

New journal: Chemical Synthesis

Special Issue:

50 Years Selenium Organic Chemistry

Honorary Editors-in-Chief

Alain Krief

Chemistry Department, University of Namur, Namur, Belgium; HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.

Research Interests: synthesis of inorganic- and organo-selenium reagents, bioorganic chemistry, synthesis of biologically active compounds, chemical knowlege transfer.


Schizophrenic behavior of 2,3-oxidosqualene sterol cyclase from pig liver towards 2,3-oxidosqualene analogs

Clément Sanchez

Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, UMR 7574, Collège de France, CNRS, UMPC Université Paris 06, Sorbonne University, PSL Research University, Paris, France.

Research Interests: soft chemistry based routes to nanostructured materials, sol-gel chemistry, templated synthesis, designed construction of hybrid organic-inorganic materials, optical, electrical and mechanical properties of hybrid materials, bio-inspired approaches to hierarchically structured inorganic and hybrid organic-inorganic materials, hybrid biomaterials, applications of hybrids.

Section Editors

Abdullah M. Asiri

Editor in Multi-Functional and Smart Materials
Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR), King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interests: color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic, thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology polymers and plastics.

Laurent Billon

Editor in Polymeric Chemistry
Institut des Sciences Analytiques et de Physicochimie pour l'Environnement et les Matériaux (IPREM), Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour (UPPA), Pau, France.

Research Interests: functional building blocks self-assembly, gels & microgels, valorization of bioresources, biomimicry & bio-inspired process/materials.

Jean-Luc Blin

Editor in Materials Chemistry
Institut Jean Barriol (IJB), Molecular Physics and Chemistry Scientific Centre, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France.

Research Interests: the silicate materials synthesis using structuring surfactants, the encapsulation of enzymes or active agents in porous silicate materials for applications in enzymatic catalysis or in drug delivery, the design, synthesis and characterization of mesostructured titanium, zirconium and aluminum oxides for (photo)catalysis applications.

Aicheng Chen

Editor in Electrochemistry
Department of Chemistry, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada.

Research Interests: electrochemistry, photoelectrochemistry, green chemistry, biorefining, materials science and nanoscience.

Tong-Xiang Fan

Editor in Biomimetic Chemistry
State Key Lab of Metal Matrix Composites, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: functional metal matrix composites, smart meta-materials and superstructures, bio-inspired and biomimetic materials.

Yann Garcia

Editor in Inorganic Chemistry
Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Research Interests: photo- and thermoswitchable coordination compounds, coordination polymers and metal organic frameworks, spin crossover phenomena, molecular (photo) magnetism, dynamic phenomena and phase transitions in the solid state, chemical applications of moessbauer spectroscopy, hybrid inorganic-organic materials, smart sensors, cleaning water technologies, antibacterial agents.

Special Issue:

Molecular Based Magnetic Materials

Giuliano Giambastiani

Editor in Heterogeneous Catalysis
Institute of Chemistry of Organometallic Compounds, ICCOM-CNR, Florence, Italy.

Research Interests: homogeneous catalysis, heterogeneous catalysis, organometallic chemistry, carbon nanomaterials, electrocatalysis.

Qian-Jun He

Editor in Biomaterials and Nanomedicines
School of Biomedical Engineering, Health Science Center, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, Guangdong; Center of Hydrogen Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: engineering and development of intelligent biomaterials, nanomedicines for gas therapy of cancer, inflammation-related diseases, synthesis of functional nanomaterials.


Gas probes and their application in gas therapy

Ren-Hua Jin

Editor in Hybrid Materials
Department of Material & Life Chemistry, Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Japan.

Research Interests: polymer chemistry (synthesis, self-assembly, functionality), biomimetic mineralization (hybrid materials, metallic materials), chiral materials (catalyst, sensor, enantiomer recognition).


A versatile messenger for chirality communication: asymmetric silica framework

Recent advances in circularly polarized luminescence generated by inorganic materials

Paweł J. Kulesza

Editor in Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry and Electrochemistry
Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.

Research Interests: electrochemistry, materials chemistry, analytical chemistry.

Huiqiao Li

Editor in Energy Material Chemistry
State Key Laboratory of Materials Processing and Die and Mould Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: energy storage materials and devices for lithium/sodium ion batteries, solid state batteries, aqueous Zn-based batteries, flexible supercapacitors, synthesis and development of wooden biomaterials for energy and environment application.


Crystalline phase-dependent cations migration in core-shell lanthanide-doped upconversion nanoparticles

Wei Li

Editor in Materials Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Advanced Materials, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, and State Key Laboratory of Molecular Engineering of Polymers, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: synthesis chemistry, mesoporous materials, self-assembly, energy applications.

Special Issue:

Self-Assembled Nanostructures and Materials

Sivakumar Manickam

Editor in Nanotechnology
Petroleum and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineeeing, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Gadong, Brunei Darussalam.

Research Interests: cavitation, advanced oxidation, ultrasound, mechanical properties, sisal, coir, graphene oxide, graphite, tissue engineering.

Sanjay Mathur

Editor in Nanochemistry
Institute of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.

Research Interests: the various facets of chemical nanotechnologies with thrust on molecular routes to functional nanostructures for diversified applications ranging from biocompatible materials, nanotoxicology studies, engineered surfaces and new materials and devices for energy applications.

Feng Shi

Editor in Asymmetric Catalysis and Organic Synthesis
School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Research Interests: asymmetric organocatalysis, asymmetric catalysis, asymmetric synthesis, chiral indole chemistry, chiral heterocyclic chemitry.


A breakthrough in 2-indolylmethanol-involved organocatalytic asymmetric reactions

Organocatalytic Nazarov-type cyclization of 3-alkynyl-2-indolylmethanols: construction of axially chiral cyclopenta[b]indole scaffolds

Special Issue:

Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Changzhou University - Applications and Future Prospects of Asymmetric Organocatalysis

Stephane Siffert

Editor in Environmental Chemistry
11 Unité de Chimie Environnementale et Interactions sur le Vivant, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Dunkerque, France.

Research Interests: heterogeneous catalysis, the catalytic treatment of atmospheric pollutants, purification and recovery of CO2 catalytic treatment of atmospheric pollutants.


Mn-Ce catalysts for highly efficient C-H activation

Boosting VOCs elimination by coupling different techniques

Yi Tang

Editor in Materials Synthesis and Sustainable Catalysis
Department of Chemistry, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Laboratory of Advanced Materials and Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials (iCHEM), Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: molecular sieves, heterogeneous catalysis, synthesis of functional nanomaterials, biomaterials.

Ying Wan

Editor in Green Catalysis
Key Laboratory of Resource Chemistry of Ministry of Education, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Rare Earth Functional Materials, and Department of Chemistry, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: carbon-supported metal catalyst, electronic structure regulation, green organic synthesis and energy chemistry, nanometer-confined catalytic system, coupling reaction of chlorobenzene compounds, selective oxidation of alcohols in aqueous media.

Jin Xie

Editor in Organic Synthesis
State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Advanced Organic Materials, Chemistry and Biomedicine Innovation Center (ChemBIC), School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Research Interests: dinuclear metal catalysis, gold catalysis, photocatalysis, radical chemistry.

Jun Xu

Editor in Advanced Characterization Techniques
National Centre for Magnetic Resonance in Wuhan, State Key Laboratory of Magnetic Resonance and Atomic and Molecular Physics, Innovation Academy for Precision Measurement Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China.

Research Interests: solid-state NMR method, in-situ technique, hyperpolarization-enhanced NMR spectroscopy, structural characterization of zeolites and zeotype materials, reaction mechanism over zeolites, catalytic conversion of light alkanes, alcohols and biomass.

Special Issue:

Advanced Characterization Techniques and Applications for Catalytic Materials

Hai-Bo Yang

Editor in Supramolecular Chemistry
Shanghai Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry and Chemical Processes, School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: supramolecular chemistry, coordination-driven self-assembly of functionalized supramolecular metallacycles, construction of stimuli-responsive materials through hierarchical self-assembly involving coordination, construction of higher-order mechanically interlocked supramolecular dendrimers.


Recent advances on the construction of diarylethene-based supramolecular metallacycles and metallacages via coordination-driven self-assembly

Special Issue:

Self-Assembled Nanostructures and Materials

Xiang-Dong Yao

Editor in Energy Materials
School of Environment and Science, Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

Research Interests: energy materials, electrochemistry, defect engineering, atomically dispersed catalyst, hydrogen production/storage, fuel cells.


Boosting lithium-selenium batteries

Molecular chemisorption: a new conceptual paradigm for hydrogen storage

Special Issue:

Carbon-Based Materials for Electrocatalytic Energy Conversion and Storage: from Understanding to Designing

Da-Gang Yu

Editor in CO2 and Organic Chemistry
Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry & Technology of Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

Research Interests: CO2 utilization, organic synthesis, photocatalysis, transition metal catalysis, radical chemistry.


Advances in radical phosphorylation from 2016 to 2021

Guangshan Zhu

Editor in Coordination Chemistry
Key Laboratory of Polyoxometalate and Reticular Material Chemistry of Ministry of Education and Faculty of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, Jilin, China.

Research Interests: synthesis and properties of new porous materials (MOFs and PAFs).

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