Welcome to the Jiang Laboratory; we focus on exploring organic chemistry to develop synthetic macromolecules with predictable long-range structural orderings – covalent organic frameworks & 2D polymers.

Professor Donglin Jiang was elected a Fellow of The European Academy of  Sciences (EurASc)

Professor Donglin Jiang was awarded Provost’s Chair

Google Scholar Link for Professor Jiang


November 15, 2022
Donglin Jiang was warded The 2022 World’s Most Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Chemistry by Clarivate Analytics (NUS news; NUS Science News)

Crystalline, Porous Helicene Covalent Organic Frameworks
Qianqian Yan, Shanshan Tao, Ruoyang Liu, Yongfeng Zhi, and Donglin Jiang*
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Accepted. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202316092

Covalent Organic Frameworks: Reversible 3D Coalesce via Interlocked Skeleton–Pore Actions and Impacts on π Electronic Structures
Juan Li, Lili Liu, Xuan Tang, Xi Bai, Yukun Liu, Dongsheng Wang, Shanshan Tao, Ruoyang Liu, and Donglin Jiang*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. Accepted. DOI:10.1021/jacs.3c10280

Integrated Interfacial Design of Covalent Organic Framework Photocatalysts to Promote Hydrogen Evolution from Water
Ting He, Wenlong Zhen, Yongzhi Chen, Yuanyuan Guo, Zhuoer Li, Ning Huang, Zhongping Li, Ruoyang Liu, Yuan Liu, Xu Lian, Can Xue, Tze Chien Sum, Wei Chen, and Donglin Jiang*
Nature Communications 2023, 14, 329. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-35999-y

Exciton Diffusion and Annihilation in An sp2 Carbon-Conjugated Covalent Organic Framework
Xinzi Zhang, Keyu Geng, Donglin Jiang*, and Gregory D. Scholes*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 14416423–16432. DOI:10.1021/jacs.2c04742

Bottom-up Interfacial Design of Covalent Organic Frameworks for Highly Efficient and Selective Electrocatalysis of CO2
Ting He, Chenhuai Yang, Yongzhi Chen, Ning Huang, Shuming Duan, Zhicheng Zhang, Wenping Hu, and Donglin Jiang*
Adv. Mater. 2022, 34, 2205186. DOI:10.1002/adma.202205186

Module-Patterned Polymerization towards Crystalline 2D sp2-Carbon Covalent Organic Framework Semiconductors
Enquan Jin,+ Keyu Geng,+ Shuai Fu,+ Matthew A. Addicoat, Wenhao Zheng, Shuailei Xie, Jun-Shan Hu, Xudong Hou, Xiao Wu, Qiuhong Jiang, Qing-Hua Xu, Hai I. Wang,* and Donglin Jiang*
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e2021150. DOI:10.1002/anie.202115020

Water Cluster in Hydrophobic Crystalline Porous Covalent Organic Frameworks
Ke Tian Tan, Shanshan Tao, Ning Huang, and Donglin Jiang*
Nat. Commun. 2021, 12, 6747.
DOI: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-27128-4

Highlighted in phys.org; https://phys.org/news/2022-01-clusters-hydrophobic-crystalline-porous-covalent.html
Highlighted in Flipboard; https://flipboard.com/@science_x/phys.org-ti3o1bi9z/-/a-x-AC8aNJQgeJcerWvfVngQ%3Aa%3A2530880263-%2F0
Highlighted in Newsbreak; https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2440024493479/water-cluster-in-hydrophobic-crystalline-porous-covalent-organic-frameworks
Highlighted in Research News; FoS@NUS “Water clusters in hydrophobic crystalline porous covalent organic frameworks
Highlighted in ChemistryCommunity; https://chemistrycommunity.nature.com/

Exceptional Electron Conduction in Two-Dimensional Covalent Organic Frameworks
Enquan Jin, Keyu Geng, Shuai Fu, Sheng Yang, Narissa Kanlayakan, Matthew A. Addicoat, Nawee Kungwan, Johannes Geurs, Hong Xu, Mischa Bonn, Hai I. Wang, Jurgen Smet, Tim Kowalczyk, and Donglin Jiang*
Chem 2021, 7, 3309–3324. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chempr.2021.08.015

Editing Light Emission with Stable Crystalline Covalent Organic Frameworks via Wall Surface Perturbation
Zhongping Li, Keyu Geng, Ting He, Ke Tian Tan, Ning Huang, Qiuhong Jiang, Yuki Nagao, and Donglin Jiang*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 19419–19427. (Selected as Very Important Paper) DOI:10.1002/anie.202107179

Highlighted by AlphaGalileo “Tiny Tweaks to Sparkle: Editing Light-Emitting Organic Molecules Via Surface Modification” (July 06, 2021).
Highlighted by ChemistryViews “Covalent Organic Frameworks Light UP” (September 05, 2021).

Hydroxide Anion Transport in Covalent Organic Frameworks
Shanshan Tao, Hong Xu, Qing Xu, Yuh Hijikata, Qiuhong Jiang, Stephan Irle, and Donglin Jiang*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 8970–8975. DOI:10.1021/jacs.1c03268

Ultrafast and Stable Proton Conduction in Polybenzimidazole Covalent Organic Frameworks via Confinement and Activation
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 12918–12923.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.202101400

A Stable and Conductive Metallophthalocyanine Framework for Electrocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction in Water
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 202059, 16587–16593. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202005274

Topology-Templated Synthesis of Crystalline Porous Covalent Organic Frameworks
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 202059, 12162–12169. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202004278 (Very Important Paper)

Covalent Organic Frameworks for Heterogeneous Catalysis: Principle, Current Status, and Challenges
ACS Central Science 2020, 6, 869–879 (Invited Outlook). DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.0c00463

Confining H3PO4 Network in Covalent Organic Frameworks Enables Proton Super Flow
Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 1981 . DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-15918-1

Designing Covalent Organic Frameworks with Tailored Ionic Interface for Ion Transportation across One-Dimensional Channels
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 4557–4563. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201915234

High Precision Size Recognition and Separation in Synthetic 1D Nanochannels
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 15922–15927. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201909851

Engineering Covalent Organic Frameworks for Light-Driven Hydrogen Production from Water
ACS. Mater. Lett. 2019, 1, 203–208 (Invited Perspective). DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.9b00153

2D sp2 Carbon-Conjugated Covalent Organic Frameworks for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Water
Chem 20195, 1632–1647. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2019.04.015
Highlighted by Phys. Org. October 9, 2019

Designed Synthesis of Stable Light-Emitting Two-Dimensional sp2 Carbon-Conjugated Covalent Organic Frameworks
Nature Commun. 2018, 9, 4143. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06719-8

Light-Emitting Covalent Organic Frameworks: Fluorescence Improving via Pinpoint Surgery and Selective Switch-On Sensing of Anions
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 12374–12373. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08380

Ion Conduction in Polyelectrolyte Covalent Organic Frameworks
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 7429–7432. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b03814

Exceptional Iodine Capture in 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks
Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1801991. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201801991

Template Conversion of Covalent Organic Frameworks into 2D Conducting Nanocarbons for Catalyzing Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1706330. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201706330

Two-Dimensional sp2 Carbon-Conjugated Covalent Organic Frameworks
Science 2017, 357, 673–676. DOI: 10.1126/science.aan0202


Covalent Organic Frameworks
Ke Tian Tan, Samrat Ghosh, Fuxiang Wen, David Rodríguez-San-Miguel, Feng Jie, Ning Huang, Wei Wang, Felix Zamora, Xinliang Feng, Arne Thomas, and Donglin Jiang*
Nature Reviews Methods Primers 2023, 3, 1. DOI:10.1038/s43586-022-00181-z

Covalent Organic Frameworks: Chemistry of Pore Interface and Wall Surface Perturbation and Impact on Functions
Acc. Mater. Res. 2022, 3, 879–893. DOI:10.1021/accountsmr.2c00108 (Invited)

Covalent Organic Frameworks: An Ideal Platform for Designing Ordered Materials and Advanced Applications
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2021, 50, 120-242. 
DOI: 10.1039/DoCS00620C (Invited)

Covalent Organic Frameworks for Energy Conversions: Current Status, Challenges, and Perspectives
CCS Chem. 2020, 2, 2003–2024. DOI: 10.31635/ccschem.020.202000491 Invited)

Covalent Organic Frameworks: An Amazing Chemistry Platform for Designing Polymers
Chem. 20206, 2461–2483. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2020.08.024

Covalent Organic Frameworks: Pore Design and Interface Engineering
Acc. Chem. Res. 202053, 1672–1685. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.0c00386

Covalent Organic Frameworks: Polymer Chemistry and Functional Design
Prog. Poly. Sci. 2020108,101288. DOI: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2020.101288

Covalent Organic Frameworks: Design, Synthesis, and  Functions
Chem. Rev. 2020, 120, 8814–8933. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.9b00550

Covalent Organic Frameworks: Chemical Approaches to Designer Structures and Built-in Functions
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 5050–5091. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201904291

Covalent Organic Frameworks: A Materials Platform for Structural and Functional Designs
Ning Huang, Ping Wang, and Donglin Jiang*
Nature Reviews Materials 2016, 1, 16068. DOI: 10.1038/natrevmats.2016.68 (Front Cover Page) or author share via Springer Nature Sharedlt (Invited)

Conjugated Microporous Polymers: Design, Synthesis and Application
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 8012–8031. (Front Cover Page) DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60160A

Covalent Organic Frameworks
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 6010–6022DOI: 10.1039/C2CS35157A