DONGLIN JIANG

Professor, Ph. D

Dr. Donglin Jiang has been widely recognized as a distinguished scientist and pioneer in the field of 2D polymers and covalent organic frameworks (COFs). Since 2005, Dr. Jiang has been devoted to the design, synthesis, and functional exploration of 2D polymers and COFs when he set up an independent laboratory in Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), National Institutes for Natural Sciences (NINS), and SOKENDAI, Japan. Especially he has been a leading figure in establishing the basis of the field of COFs. He has explored the design principles of tetragonal, trigonal, Kagome and anisotropic COFs, the synthetic reactions including azine, phenazine, squaranine and C=C linkages, and the materials and their structure-originated functions. Dr. Jiang has developed the first examples, including the semiconducting COFs, light-emitting COFs, photoconductive COFs, energy-storage COFs, asymmetric catalytic COFs, photocatalytic COFs, ion-conducting COFs and spin-functional COFs, thus greatly developing and deepening the field.

Dr. Jiang has also pioneered the field of conjugated microporous polymers (CMPs) that are a class of amorphous yet conjugated organic networks. Dr. Jiang has focused on design, synthesis and functions of CMPs. Light-harvesting antennae effect, light-emitting materials, catalytic systems, supercapacitive energy storage, super absorbents and energy conversions have been developed in this laboratory. Dr. Jiang also developed the method based on electrochemistry for designed synthesis of thin films of CMPs on various substrates for developing devices.

Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/2134929/donglin-jiang/
Average citation per item: 137 (Web of Science @ March 2021)

Honors and Awards

2020: The world’s most highly cited researcher in the field of Chemistry by Clarivate Analytics

2019: The world’s most highly cited researcher in the field of Chemistry by Clarivate Analytics and highlighted by NUS news as the world’s most influential scientific minds.

2018: The world’s most highly cited researcher in the field of Chemistry by Clarivate Analytics and highlighted by NUS news.

2017: The 34th Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Works (日本化学会学術賞; 江 東林;press release Japanese version)

2009: Research Grant Award of JST PRESTO (2009-2013) (JST戦略的創造研究推進事業;「太陽光と光電変換機能」領域;さきがけ研究者, Link

2006: The Young Scientists’ Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (文部科学大臣表彰若手科学者賞)

2006: The SPSJ Science Award (Wiley Award), the Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ) for Creative Works(高分子学会学術賞;江 東林;press release Japanese version)

2005: Research Grant Award of JST PRESTO (2005-2009)(JST戦略的創造研究推進事業;「構造制御と機能」領域、さきがけ研究者, Link

2005: Young Lectureship Awards, Chemical Society of Japan(日本化学会若い世代講演賞)

2000: Lecture Award of Annual National Meeting, Chemical Society of Japan

1997: Young Scientist Fellowship, JSPS (1997-1998).(日本学術振興会特別研究員、DC2&博士研究員)

Education

1989 BS at Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University
1998 Ph. D & Postdoc at The AIDA Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Supervisor: Professor Takuzo AIDA.
Alma Mater
Zhejiang University
The University of Tokyo

Academic Career

1998-2000 Assistant Professor, The AIDA Laboratory, Department of Chemistry &Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
2000-2005 Group Leader, JST ERATO Aida Nanospace Project, Japan; project leader: Professor Takuzo Aida
2005-2015 Associate Professor, Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), National Institutes for Natural Sciences (NINS), & SOKENDAI, Japan
2016-2018 Professor, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
2018-present, Professor (Strategic Hire), National University of Singapore, Singapore

Journal Editorial Advisory Board Member

Editorial Advisory Board Member: CCS Chemistry
Editorial Board Member: Scientific Reports