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

  •  Outstanding Reviewer for ChemComm (2018)
  • 1000-Yonth Talents Plan of China (2018) 
  • 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

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








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:

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