Social Activities

  • Members of Chinese Chemical Society, American Chemical Society, American Physical Society and Royal Society of Chemistry.

  • Members of Polymer Subject Committee, of Computer Chemistry Committee and of Chemical Thermodynamic and Kinetics Committee, Chinese Chemical Society.

  • Member of IUPAC Polymer Division, Subcommittee on Structure and Properties of Commercial Polymers (and East-Asia Association).

  • Associate Editor for Acta Polymerica Sinica.

  • Member of Editorial Boards for Chinese Journal of Polymer SciencePolymer Crystallization, Chinese Functional Polymers, Molecular Simulation and Polymer International.

  • Guest Editor together with A. J. Mueller on the special issue of Polymer focusing on “Polymer crystallization”.

  • Guest Editor for Molecular Simulation focusing on Soft Matter.

  • Guest Editor together with Geert Vanden Poel on the special issue of Polymer International celebrating the retirement of Professor Vincent Mathot. Journal link

  • Guest Editor together with Feng Qiu and Lijia An on the special issue of Acta Polymerica Sinica (Chinese) focusing on “Macromolecular theory and simulations”, 8, 2016.

  • Guest Editor together with A. J. Mueller on the special issue of Progress in Polymer Science focusing on “The effects of confinement on polymeric thermal transitions and nanostructuring”, 54-55, 2016.

  • Guest Editor together with Shouke Yan on the special issue of Chinese Journal of Polymer Science focusing on “Polymer crystallization”, 32(9), 2014.

  • Organizer for the short course on advanced thermal analysis techniques at Nanjing, China, Nov. 30-Dec. 3rd, 2018.

  • Organizer for the 12th Rheology Meeting on Complex Fluids at Nanjing, China, August 20-23, 2018.  

  • Organizer for the short course on polymer rheology at Nanjing, China, August 18-20, 2018.       

  • Organizer for the short course on physical chemistry of soft matter at Nanjing, China, June 6-8, 2018.      


International Conference on the Hierarchical Structures in Complex Fluids July 4-8, 2011, Beijing

Summer School on Growth of Hierarchical Functional Materials in Complex Fluids, July 10-30, 2011, Beijing

International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization Aug. 1-5, 2011, Beijing


----Scientists summit at Shanghai in the field of polymer crystallization.Frontiers of Chemistry in China 4, 402(2009). Journal link

  • Co-organizer for European Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization at WaldauGermany, Oct. 3-6, 2007. 



  • Appointed reviewers for proposals in NNSFC, ACS Petroleum Research Fund and NSF.

  • Reviewer for one chapter of Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology.

  • Reviewers for  Account of Chemical Research, ACS Book ChaptersACS Macro LettersACS NanoACS Omega, Acta BioMaterialia, Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica, Acta Polymerica Sinica, Advanced Materials, Applied Surface Science, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Chemical Communication, Chemical Engineering Science, Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities, Chemical Society Review, Chinese Chemical Letters, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, Chinese Physics B, Colloid and Polymer Science, Composites Science and Technology, Computational Materials Science, Crystal Growth & Design, Crystals, European Polymer Journal, Frontiers of Chemical Engineering in China, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Journal of Crystal Growth, Journal of Materials Research, Journal of Polymer Research, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Langmuir, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Macromolecular Symposia, Macromolecular Theory and Simulations, Macromolecules, Materials, Materials Letters, Microsystem Technologies, Molecular Simulations, Nature Communication, Philosophical Magazine, PhysChemChemPhys, Physics Letters A, Polymer, Polymer Bulletin, Polymer International, Polymer Journal, Polymer Science, RSC Advance, Science in China, Science in China: Chemistry, Soft Matter, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, The European Physical Journal E, The European Physical Journal Applied Physics, The Journal of Chemical Physics, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, and Thermochimica Acta.

  • Invited speaker in the international conferences

61. 16th Pacific Polymer Conference (PPC16), Dec. 8-12, 2019, Singapore.

60. 4th Flash DSC Conference, Nov. 23-25, 2019, Zürich.

59. International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization, Oct. 20-23, 2019, San Sebastian.

58. 9th International Symposium on Engineering Plastics, EP'2019, Aug. 8-10, 2019, Yin'chuan.

57. The First International Conference of Polymeric and Organic Materials in Yamagata University, Jan. 24-26, 2019, Yonezawa.

56. Sino-German Symposium on Polymer and Interfaces, Nov. 7-9, 2018, Mainz.

55. Polymer Crystallization under Conditions Relevant to Processing, Sept. 3-5, 2018, Genoa.

54. 13th International Symposium on Polymer Physics, PP’2018, June 11-15, 2018, Xi'an.

53. DSM Symposium on Materials Sciences, March 19-22, 2018, Shanghai.

52. Outlook of Soft Matter Physics and Its Applications, Dec. 15-18, 2017, Beijing.

51. 15th Pacific Polymer Congress, Dec. 10-14, 2017, Xia'men.

50. 3rd Flash DSC Conference, Nov. 27-29, 2017, Greifensee.

49. International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization, Sept. 17-20, 2017, Wittenberg.

48. 8th International Symposium on Engineering Plastics, EP'2017, Aug. 8-11, 2017, Xi'an.

47. 4th International Conference on Molecular Simulation, Oct. 23-26, 2016, Shanghai.

46. IUPAC International Symposium on Advanced Polymeric Materials, Oct. 4-7, 2016, Jeju.

45. 2016 International Meeting on Soft Matter, June 6-7, 2016, Tianjin.

44. 12th International Symposium on Polymer Physics, PP’2016, June 10-14, 2016, Guiyang.

43. International Workshop on Molecular Simulation, April 15-17, 2016, Xi’an.

42. Symposium on New Frontiers in Polymer Crystallization, Pacifichem 2015 Meeting, Dec. 18-20, 2015, Hawaii.

41. 2nd Flash DSC Conference, Dec. 7-9, 2015, Greifensee.

40. PMSE-CCS 2015 Joint Symposium on Polymers, Oct. 20, 2015, Suzhou.

39. EP2015 International Symposium on Engineering Plastics, Aug. 18-21, 2015, Xining.

38. Workshop on Frontiers of Molecular Simulation, January 4-5, 2015, BUCT, Beijing.

37. DSM Symposium on Materials Sciences, October 28-29, 2014, Shanghai.

36. International Workshop on Catalytic Olefin Polymerization and High Performance Polyolefins, October 22-25, 2014, Shanghai.

35. ISF2014 Satellite Meeting on Polymer Crystallization, October 2-3, 2014, Kyoto.

34. International Symposium on Fiber Science and Technology (ISF2014), September 28-October 1, 2014, Tokyo.

33. PP2014 International Symposium on Polymer Physics, June 8-12, 2014, Nanjing.

32. Workshop on Recent Advances in Polymer Crystallization, January 9-10, 2014, Beijing.

31. The 13th Pacific Polymer Conference (PPC 2013), November 17-22, 2013, Kaohsiung (Also invited to be Session Chair).

30. EP2013 International Symposium on Engineering Plastics, August 25-28, 2013, Xiamen.

29. 41th North America Thermal Analysis Society Annual Meeting, August 4-8, 2013, Bowling Green.

28. International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization, June 30-July 4, 2013, Kyoto.

27. SINO-FRENCH WORKSHOP-Nanostructured polymers and nanohybrids: towards properties and functions, June 2-5, 2013, Shanghai.

26. 40th North America Thermal Analysis Society Annual Meeting, August 12-15, 2012, Orlando.

25. Polymer crystallization under conditions relevant to processing, June 21-22, 2012, Genoa.

24. 12th Laehnwitzseminar on Calorimetry - Interplay between Nucleation, Crystallization, and the Glass Transition, June 11-14, 2012, Rostock.

23. PP2012 International Symposium on Polymer Physics, June 4-8, 2012, Chengdu.

22. RSC 1st Chemical Science Symposium, September 6, 2011, Nanjing.

21. 242th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, PMSE Session, Dynamics of Nanostructured Polymers. August 28-September 1, 2011, Denver.

20. International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization, August 1-5, 2011, Beijing.

19. Nanjing International Forum on Thermal Analytic Kinetics, September 12-14, 2010, Nanjing.

18. 10th European Symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, August 22-27, 2010, Rotterdam.

17. PP2010 International Symposium on Polymer Physics, June 7-10, 2010, Ji'nan.

16. PC2010 International Symposium on Polymer Chemistry, June 2-6, 2010, Suzhou.

15. Advanced Functional Polymers Symposium, January 22-23, 2010, Kaohsiung.

14. 4th International Symposium on Engineering Plastics, August 23-26, 2009, Dalian.

13. Faraday Discussion 143: Soft Nanotechnology, June 15-17, 2009, London.

12. 237th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, the symposium, Multiphase Polymer Materials: From Fundamentals to Applications, March 22-26, 2009, Salt Lake City.

11. 5th Singapore-China Collaborative and Cooperative Chemistry Symposium (SCCCCS) & 4th International Conference on Energy and Environment Materials, Nov. 15-17, 2008, Guangzhou.

10. 9th Frontier Science Symposium, Oct. 15-17, 2008, National University of SingaporeSingapore.

9. PP2008 International Symposium on Polymer Physics, June 8-12, 2008, Xia'men.

8. Workshop to kick-start the Kavli research program Nanoscale Interfacial Phenomena in Complex Fluids, May 19-23, 2008, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China (KITPC) at CAS, Beijing.

7. Workshop on Structure Formation and Evolution in Soft Matter/Complex Fluid Systems, Dec. 3-7, 2007, Peking University.

6. International Symposium on Polymer Crystallization (ISPC07), Sept. 22-24, 2007, Mishima. 

5. 234th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, the symposium 50 years of polymer single crystals - A look back, current discoveries, and future opportunities, Aug. 19-23, 2007, Boston. 

4. COST P12 Conference: Crystallization and Structure Formation of Polymers, Oct. 9-11, 2006, Mittlewihr

3. 3rd Singapore-China Collaborative and Cooperative Chemistry Symposium (SCCCCS), Jan. 5-6, 2006, National University of Singapore.

2. International Micro-conference on Recent Progress of Polymer Crystallization (RPPC-Nanjing), Nov. 1-5, 2005, Nanjing. 

1. Faraday Discussion 128: Self-Organizing Polymers, July 17-21, 2004, University of Leeds. 


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