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​Associate Prof. Wanhua Wu

Associate Prof. Wanhua Wu 
Contact Information: 
Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry & Technology of Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, 29 Wangjiang Road, Chengdu 610064, P. R. of China;
Research Interests: 
Molecular Photochemistry and Photophysics; 
Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion; 
Education and Academic Experience: 
2019-Present   "Double Hundred Talent Project" Hundred Talents Program of Sichuan University
2016-Present   Associate Prof., College of Chemistry, Sichuan University
2014-2016      Lecturer, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University
2013-2013     Research Sssistant, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University
2008-2013      PhD, State Key Laboratory of Fine Chemicals, Dalian University of Technology
2004-2008     B.S., College of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology 
Research Projects:
Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 21971169
Projects of Sichuan Provincial Department of Science and Technology, 2019YJ0090
Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 21372165 
Youth Project of Sichuan Province Hundred Talents Program, Supramolecular Photochemistry
Projects of Sichuan Provincial Department of Science and Technology, 2017KJT0105-2017SZ0021
Representative Publication:
1. Mi, Y.;  Yao, J.;  Ma, J.;  Dai, L.;  Xiao, C.;  Wu, W*; Yang, C*, Fulleropillar[4]arene: The Synthesis and Complexation Properties. Org. Lett. 2020, 22 (6), 2118-2123.
2. Kanagaraj, K.;  Xiao, C.;  Rao, M.;  Fan, C.;  Borovkov, V*;  Cheng, G.;  Zhou, D.;  Zhong, Z.;  Su, D.;  Yu, X.;  Yao, J.;  Hao, T.;  Wu, W*;  Chruma, J. J.; Yang, C*, A Quinoline-Appended Cyclodextrin Derivative as a Highly Selective Receptor and Colorimetric Probe for Nucleotides. iScience. 2020, 23 (3), 100927.
3. Ji, J.;  Wu, W*;  Wei, X.;  Rao, M.;  Zhou, D.;  Cheng, G.;  Gong, Q.;  Luo, K*; Yang, C*, Synergetic effects in the enantiodifferentiating photocyclodimerization of 2-anthracenecarboxylic acid mediated by beta-cyclodextrin-pillar[5]arene-hybridized hosts. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56 (46), 6197-6200.
4. Ji, J.;  Li, Y.;  Xiao, C.;  Cheng, G.;  Luo, K.;  Gong, Q.;  Zhou, D.;  Chruma, J. J.;  Wu, W*; Yang, C*, Supramolecular enantiomeric and structural differentiation of amino acid derivatives with achiral pillar[5]arene homologs. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56 (1), 161-164.
5. Fan, C.;  Yao, J.;  Li, G.;  Guo, C.;  Wu, W*;  Su, D.;  Zhong, Z.;  Zhou, D.;  Wang, Y.;  Chruma, J. J.; Yang, C*, Precise Manipulation of Temperature-Driven Chirality Switching of Molecular Universal Joints through Solvent Mixing. Chemistry. 2019, 25 (54), 12526-12537.
6. Fan, C.;  Wei, L.;  Niu, T.;  Rao, M.;  Cheng, G.;  Chruma, J. J.;  Wu, W*; Yang, C*, Efficient Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion with an Anti-Stokes Shift of 1.08 eV Achieved by Chemically Tuning Sensitizers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141 (38), 15070-15077.
7. Xu, W.;  Liang, W.;  Wu, W*;  Fan, C.;  Rao, M.;  Su, D.;  Zhong, Z.; Yang, C*, Supramolecular Assembly-Improved Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in Aqueous Solution. Chemistry. 2018, 24 (62), 16677-16685.
8. Wu, J.;  Liang, W.;  Niu, T.;  Wu, W*;  Zhou, D.;  Fan, C.;  Ji, J.;  Gao, G*;  Men, J.;  Yang, Y.; Yang, C*, Induced chirality sensing through formation and aggregation of the chiral imines double winged with pyrenes or perylenes. Chem. Commun. 2018, 54 (66), 9206-9209.
9. Rao, M.;  Kanagaraj, K.;  Fan, C.;  Ji, J.;  Xiao, C.;  Wei, X.;  Wu, W*; Yang, C*, Photocatalytic Supramolecular Enantiodifferentiating Dimerization of 2-Anthracenecarboxylic Acid through Triplet-Triplet Annihilation. Org. Lett. 2018, 20 (6), 1680-1683.
10. Fan, C.;  Wu, W.;  Chruma, J. J.;  Zhao, J.; Yang, C*., Enhanced Triplet-Triplet Energy Transfer and Upconversion Fluorescence through Host-Guest Complexation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 (47), 15405-15412.

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