Ph. D., Professor
B.S., Jilin University, 1998
Ph.D., Nanjing University, 2003
2004-2005 Virginia Tech. Synthesized inorganic/organic phosphate materials to develop novel supports for heterogeneous catalyses
2005-2007 University of Nottingham. Incorporate C60 into carbon nano-tubes
2007-2009 University of Siegen. Synthesis of polymer via reversible covalent bonds.
2009-2013 University of California Santa Barbara. Organic solar cells and OFETs
Design and syntheses of organic semiconductors and their application in organic solar cells, OFETs and OLEDs
Published over 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Adv. Mater., J. Mater. Chem.., etc with H index
of 31. Achievement in science has been recognized with several prestigious fellowships including McNair Postdoctoral Fellowship and Alexander von
 Jian Fan, Jonathan D. Yuen, Weibin Cui, Jason Seifter, Ali Reza Mohebbi, Mingfeng Wang, Huiqiong Zhou, Alan Heeger and Fred Wudl, High Hole Mobility Field-Effect Transistors based on Co-Benzobisthiadiazole-Quaterthiophene, Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 6164.
 Jian Fan, Manik Lal Saha, Bo Song, Holger Sch?nherr, and Michael Schmittel, Preparation of a Poly-nanocage Dynamer: Correlating the Growth of Polymer Strands Using Constitutional Dynamic Chemistry and Heteroleptic Aggregation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 150.
 Jian Fan, Jonathan D. Yuen, Mingfeng Wang, Jason Seifter, Jung-Hwa Seo, Ali Reza Mohebbi, Dante Zakhidov, Alan Heeger and Fred Wudl，High-Performance Ambipolar Transistors and Inverters from an Ultralow Bandgap Polymer. Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 2186.
 Jian Fan, Yu Wang, Alexander J. Blake, Claire Wilson, E. Stephen Davies, Andrei N. Khlobystov, Martin Schr?der. Controlled Assembly of Silver(I)-Pyridylfullerene Networks. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 8013.
 Jonathan D. Yuen, Jian Fan, Jason Seifer, Bogyu Lim, Ryan Hufschmid, Alan J. Heeger and Fred Wudl，High Performance Weak Donor–Acceptor Polymers in Thin Film Transistors: Effect of the Acceptor on Electronic Properties, Ambipolar Conductivity, Mobility, and Thermal Stability J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 20799.
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