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Cheng Wang

cheng-wang@northwestern.edu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hometown: China

Joined group: 2008

Left group: 2012


Education:

BS: 2003 Wuhan University
PhD: 2008 Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Publications:

1. Cheng Wang, Deqing Zhang, Daoben Zhu, A low-molecular-mass gelator with an electroactive tetrathiafulvalene group: Tuning the gel formation by charge-transfer interaction and oxidation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 1637216373.
2. Cheng Wang, Zhuo Wang, Deqing Zhang, Daoben Zhu, Thermal modulation of the monomer/excimer fluorescence for bispyrene molecules through the gel-solution transition of an organogel: A thermo-driven molecular fluorescence switch. Chem. Phy. Lett. 2006, 428, 130133.
3. Cheng Wang, Deqing Zhang, Daoben Zhu, A chiral low-molecular-weight gelator based on binaphthalene with two urea moieties: Modulation of the CD spectrum after gel formation. Langmuir 2007, 23, 14781482.
4. Cheng Wang, Deqing Zhang, Junfeng Xiang, Daoben Zhu, New organogels based on an anthracene derivative with one urea group and its photodimer: fluorescence enhancement after gelation. Langmuir 2007, 23, 91959200.
5. Cheng Wang, Lingyun Zhu, Junfeng Xiang, Yanxin Yu, Deqing Zhang, Zhigang Shuai, Daoben Zhu, Chiral molecular switches based on binaphthalene molecules with anthracene moieties: CD signal due to interchromophoric exciton coupling and modulation of the CD spectrum. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 43064312.
6. Cheng Wang, Deqing Zhang, Guanxing, Zhang, Junfeng Xiang, Daoben Zhu, An Hg2+-gated chiral molecular switch created by using binaphthalene molecules with two anthracene units and two 1,3-dithiole-2-thione (1,3-dithiole-2-one) units, Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 5680-5686.

Message:

First of all, I'm gay. I was born and raised in Hubei Province, The People's Republic of China. I completed my B.S. in Wuhan University, which has the most beautiful campus in China. From 2003, I started my PhD in the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, under the direction of Prof. Deqing Zhang and Academician Prof. Daoben Zhu. I worked on functional materials, including tunable organogels, molecular swiches and logic gates. After graduation, I joined the Stoddart Research Group in October 2008. I am sure that it will be a great time in my life. Apart from work, I enjoy my life with my wife, traveling, watching movies and I like playing soccer. Hopefully, My wife and I want to traveling around Europe in future.

 

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