Prof. Dr. Jin Xie

Jin Xie (谢 劲)




Jin was born in Chongqing, China, in 1985. He received his Bachelor degree from Northeast Forestry University in 2008.   In the same year, he went to Nanjing University and obtained his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 2013 under  the direction of Prof. Chengjian Zhu. After a short stay in the same group, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the group of Prof. A. Stephen K. Hashmi at Heidelberg University since 2014. In July 2017, Jin was awarded Nanjing University Dengfeng Talents Plan and joined School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at NJU as an associate professor to start his independent career.



  • 2017/07 - Present    Associate Professor

       School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University

  • 2014/03 - 2017/03   Postdoctoral research associate

       Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Heidelberg University (With Prof.  A. Stephen K. Hashmi)

  • 2013/06 - 2014/02   Research associate

      School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University (With Prof. Chengjian Zhu)

  • 2011/06 - 2013/06  PhD

       School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University (Supervisor: Prof. Chengjian Zhu)

  • 2008/09 - 2011/05   Master study (without degree)

       School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University (Supervisor: Prof. Zhizhen Huang)

  • 2004/09 - 2008/09   Bachelor

      Material Science & Engineering College, Northeast Forestry University


Awards & Honors

  •  Thieme Chemistry Journals Award (2019)
  • Outstanding Reviewer for ChemComm (2018)
  • 1000-Yonth Talents Plan of China (2017) 
  • Nanjing University Dengfeng Talents Plan (Level B)(2017)
  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, Jiangsu Province (2014)
  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, Nanjing University (2014)
  • College Student of The Year Award, Jiangsu Province (2013)
  • The National Scholarship for Doctoral Students (2013)
  • Scholarship Award for Excellent Doctor Student, Ministry of Education of China (2012)
  • Youth Pioneer Award for Excellent Students, Jiangsu Province (2012)


Professional Activities

Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Synthetic Chemistry (2019-)

Editorial Board of Heteroatom Chemistry (Wiley,2018-) 

Member of ACS National Award Selection Committee (2017-)
Reviewer for Chem. Rev., Chem. Soc. Rev., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., J. Am. Chem. Soc., ACS Catal., Chem. Commun.,  Org. Lett., Org. Biomol. Chem., J. Org. Chem., Catal. Sci. Technol., ChemCatChem, Gold Bulletin, RSC Adv., Adv. Synth. Catal., Org. Chem. Front., Chin. J. Chem. etc.








Organic Chemistry Experiment 


Scientific Presentations

 A) Research Interest:
• C-H bond functionalization
• Gold catalysis
• Fluorine chemistry
• Controllable radical reactions
• Photoredox catalysis
• Synergistic catalysis


B) Presentations & Invited Lectures:
1. 2018年8月,第十七届青年催化会议邀请报告,兰州

2. 2018年10月,第十六届江淮论坛口头报告,苏州

3. 2018年10月,兰州化物所苏州研究院邀请报告 (Host professor: Lipeng Wu

4. 2018年10月,南京工业大学先进化学制造研究院邀请报告(Host professor:Zhiliang Shen

5. 2018年11月,中国化学会第二十届全国金属有机化学学术讨论会邀请报告,南京

6. 2018年11月,2018年华东地区催化学术研讨会邀请报告,上海

7. 2018年11月,2018年国际有机光化学合成论坛(International Synthetic Photochemistry Forum 2018)邀请报告,武汉

8. 2018年12月,东北林业大学邀请报告(Host Professor:Wenshuai Chen)

9. 2018年12月,哈尔滨工业大学邀请报告(Host professor:Dafa Chen

10. 2018年12月,黑龙江大学邀请报告(Host professor:Guanghui An

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