Jihong Yu - Biography#


Prof. Jihong Yu is from the State Key Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry, Jilin University, China and is the director of International Center of Future Science, Jilin University.

She received her BS (1989), MS (1992) and PhD (1995) from Jilin University, and worked as a postdoctoral fellow first at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and then at Tohoku University in Japan during 1996-1998. She has been a full Professor in the Chemistry Department, Jilin University since 1999. She was awarded the Cheung Kong Professorship in 2007 and elected as the member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2015 and the Fellow of TWAS in 2016.

Her main research interest is in the designed synthesis and application of zeolitic nanoporous materials in energy, environment and other emerging fields. She has co-authored over 320 research papers including Science, Nat. Commun., Sci. Adv., Chem, JACS, Angew Chem. Int. Ed., etc. (Total citations: 10986; H index: 53); obtained over 20 authorized Chinese Invention Patents; published 7 books. She has delivered over 60 Plenary/Keynote/Invited lectures in international conferences. From 2014 to 2018, she was recognized as the Elsevier Most Cited Chinese Researchers for Exceptional Research Performance in the Field of Chemistry. She was the winners of the National Prize for Natural Science, and the IUPAC 2017 Distinguished Women in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering Award, etc. Currently, she serves as the Associate Editor of Chemical Science, and Editorial Advisory Board Members of Materials Horizons, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, National Science Review, ACS Central Science, Chem, etc. She is the chair of Chinese Zeolite Association, and vice president of Chinese Chemical Society.

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