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.
Prof. Bao-Lian Su is a Member of the European Academy of Sciences, a Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Clare Hall Life Member, University of Cambridge, Prof. Su held “Belgian Francqui Chair” in 2012-2013.

He obtained his doctor degree from the University Pierre and Marie Curie, France in 1992. He joined the faculty of the University of Namur in Sept. 1995 and created the Laboratory of Inorganic Materials Chemistry. He was exceptionally promoted to the grade of Professor on 2002 and again exceptionally to the grade of “Professeur Ordinaire” on 2004. He has received “First Class Invention Award of Sinopec” in 1992, the “China Patent Excellence Award” in 1994, the “Adolphe Wetrems Prize” of the Royal Academy of Belgium in 2007, the “Distinguished Award for Novel Materials and their Synthesis” by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) in 2011, the Chinese government friendship Award in 2019, the Darsh Wasan Award of surface and colloid chemistry in 2020 and the first class Award of natural sciences, Hubei province, China in 2020.

He has published 540 SCI papers with more than 20000 citations and an H index of 77 and is a coordinator and a principle leader of more than 70 research and collaborative projects. He is a highly cited scientist.

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

A 3D ordered hierarchical crystalline porous organic salt for large-sized enzyme immobilization

New journal: Chemical Synthesis

Special Issue:

50 Years Selenium Organic Chemistry

Chemical Synthesis
ISSN 2769-5247 (Online)


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