Xin Wang, Ph.D (​2018-2021)

Postdoctoral Fellows

Associate Professor, College of Chemistry, Soochow University, China


Research Interests

​Ring-opening polymerization, Polyhomologation, Living/Controlled polymerization, Complex Macromolecular Architecture

Selected Publications

  • ​Organocatalyzed Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerizations of N‑Sulfonyl Aziridines with Organic Superbases.
    X. Wang, Y. Liu, Z. Li, H. Wang, H. Gebru, S. Chen, H. Zhu, F. Wei, and K. Guo.
    ACS Macro Letters. 6, 1331−1336, (2017). 
  • A base–conjugate-acid pair for living/controlled ring-opening polymerization of trimethylene carbonate through hydrogen-bonding bifunctional synergistic catalysis.
    X. Wang, S. Cui, Z. Li, S. Kan, Q. Zhang, C. Zhao, H. Wu, J. Liu, W. Wu and K. Guo.
    Polymer Chemistry 5, 6051-6059, (2014).
  • Traceless switch organocatalysis enables multiblock ring-opening copolymerizations of lactones, carbonates, and lactides: by a one plus one approach in one pot.
    X. Wang, J. Liu, S. Xu, J.Xu, X. Pan, J. Liu, S. Cui, Z. Li and K. Guo.
    Polymer Chemistry 7, 6297-6308, (2016).


  • 2008-2012:  Bachelor, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University.
  • 2012-2018: PhD, Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University.

Professional Profile

  • ​2018-2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA

Non-KAUST Affiliations

  • College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University