Department of Chemistry
 

 

 

     
 
 
 
(September, 2020)
     
 

Dr. Ma, Dr. Zhang, Steve, Yanpei, Xueying, Dr. Gong, Dr. Ye, Junyu, Dr. Jiang, Dr. Chen (left to right).

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
     
  Research Scientists, Postdoctoral Research Associates, Graduate Students, Visting Scholars and Students, Group Alumni  

 

Principal Investigator: Dr. Shengqian Ma, Full Professor, Robert A Welch Chair in Chemistry
       

 

  Contact Information
   
  Shengqian Ma (CV)
  Department of Chemistry
  University of North Texas
  CHEM 305D, 1508 W Mulberry St
  Denton, Texas 76201
   
  Phone: 940-369-7137
  Fax: 940-565-4318
  E-mail: Shengqian.Ma@unt.edu
 
  Selected Awards & Honors
   
  2020 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher
  Author Profile of Angewandte Chemie, 10/2019
  Gordon Lectureship, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Miami University, 09/2019
  2019 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher
  2018 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher
  Outstanding Faculty Award, USF, 03/2018
  2017 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher
  2016 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 'Emerging Investigator', 2016

  2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award, USF, 07/2015
  • IUPAC-2015 Young Chemist Travel Award, 03/2015
  2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2014
  ChemComm 'Emerging Investigator', 2014

Faculty Research & Development Award, University of South Florida, 01/2011, 05/2013

 

• 2009 IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists from IUPAC, 04/2009

 

Young Investigator Award from ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry, 04/2008

   

Director's Postdoctoral Fellowship of Argonne National Laboratory, 07/2008 - 07/2010

   

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad of Year 2007, 04/2008

 

Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research Award from Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, 04/2007 - 04/2008

 

 

 
           
           
           

 

Research Scientists (up)  
         
         
 
   
         
 
 

 

Postdoctoral Research Associates (up)  
         
 
 
 
Dr. Weijie Zhang
Dr. Yin Zhang
Dr. Yao Jiang
 
 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
 
June 2019 - present
November 2019 - present
November 2019 - present
 
 
PhD, Jiangnan University, China
PhD, Peking University, China
PhD, Nanjing Tech University, China
 
 
Weijie.Zhang@unt.edu
Yin.Zhang@@unt.edu
Yao.Jiang@@unt.edu
 
         
         
         
 
 
 
Dr. Yingxiang Ye
Dr. Chengxia Chen
Dr. Lingshan Gong
 
 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
 
January 2020 - present
August 2020 - present
August 2020 - present
 
 
PhD, Fujian Normal University, China
PhD, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
PhD, South China University of Technology, China
 
 
Yingxiang.Ye@unt.edu
Chengxia.Chen@unt.edu
Lingshan.Gong@unt.edu
 
         
         
         
 
 
 
Dr. Gaurav Verma
Dr. Bin Wang
Dr. Bin Liang
 
 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
 
January 2021 - present
January 2021 - present
January 2021 - present
 
 
PhD, University of South Florida
PhD, Beijing University of Technology
PhD, Beijing University of Chemical Technology
 
 
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Graduate Students (up)  
         
 
 
 
Xiaoliang Wang
Zach Magnuson
Yanpei Song
 
 
PhD Candidate at USF, January 2017 - present
PhD Candidate at USF, August 2017 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
 
 
BS, Shantou University, China
BS, University of Central Florida
BS, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
 
 
wangx2@mail.usf.edu
zmagnuson@mail.usf.edu
YanpeiSong@@my.unt.edu
 
         
         
         
 
 
 
Junyu Ren
Steve Lan
Xueying Ge
 
 
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
PhD Candidate, January 2018 - present
 
 
BS, Harbin Institute of Technology (Weihai), China
BS, University of California, Berkeley
BS, Wuhan University, China
 
 
JunyuRen@@my.unt.edu
SteveLan@@my.unt.edu
XueyingGe@my.unt.edu
 
 
 
         
         
 
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Visting Scholars and Students (up)
 
         
         
         
         
         
       
   
   
   
   
   
   
       
         
         
         
         
  Group Alumni (up)      
         
         
    Graduate Students    
         
 

Harsh Vardhan (PhD, Fall 2020)

Gaurav Verma (PhD, Fall 2020)

Current: Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of North Texas

 
         
 

Meng Chen (PhD, Fall 2020)

Chuan Shan (Fall 2020)

Briana Aguila (PhD, Summer 2019)

Current: Assistant Professor at Francis Marion University

 
         
 

Bhagya Gunatilleke (MS, Fall 2018)

Current: PhD candidatein Department of Physics at USF

Chavis Stackhouse (PhD, Spring 2018)

Current: Postdoctoral associate at SUNY-Stony Brook

Kia Williams (PhD, Fall 2017)

Current: Scientist at Methrohm USA

 
         
 

Wenyang Gao (PhD, Fall 2016)

Current: Postdoctoral associate at Texas A&M University

Matthew Chrzanowski (Spring 2015)

Tran Hoang (MA, Spring 2015)

 
         
 

Lacy Lux (MA, Spring 2015)

Yao Chen (PhD, Summer 2014)

Current: Professor at Nankai University, China

Le Meng (MS, Spring 2012)

   
         
         
 
Postdoctoral Research Associates
 
         
     

Dr. Zheng Niu (Mar. 2015 - Dec. 2019)

Current: Professor at Soochow University, China

 
         
 

Dr. Qi Sun (May 2015 - Sep. 2019)

Current: Professor at Zhejiang University, China

Dr. Xili Cui (Jan. 2018 - Jan. 2019)

Current: Professor at Zhejiang University, China

Dr. Sanjay Kumar (Dec. 2014 - Mar. 2016)

Current: Assistant Professor at M.M. Modi College, India

 
         
 

Dr. Wendy Liu (Apr. 2015 - Nov. 2015)

Current: Research Scientist, Merck-Taiwan

Dr. Baiyan Li (Oct. 2012 - Jul. 2015)

Current: Professor at Nankai University, China

Dr. Xi-Sen Wang (Jan. 2011 - Jun. 2014)

 
         
         
   
Research Scientists/Scholars
   
         
 

 

 

Dr. Hui Yang (Sep. 2016 - Dec. 2019)

Current: Associate Professor at North China Electric Power University

 
         
 

Dr. Ziqi Yang (Jan. 2018 - Jun. 2018)

 

Dr. Jason Perman (Jul. 2016 - Jul. 2018)

Current: Scientist at Anton Paar

Dr. Yiming Zhang (Oct. 2012 - Jul. 2015)

 

   
         
       
   
Visting Scholars and Students
   
         
     

Fanchen Meng (Dec. 2019 - Dec. 2020)

 

 
         
 

Lei Zhang (Nov. 2019 - Nov. 2020)

 

Qingxing Guan (Nov. 2019 - Nov. 2020)

 

Qingzhi Liu (Nov. 2019 - Nov. 2020)

 

 
         
 

Jialu Li (Oct. 2019 - Oct. 2020)

 

Sai Wang (Oct. 2019 - Oct. 2020)

 

Xinyan Dong (Apr. 2019 - Aug. 2020)

 

 
         
 

Xianqiang Huang (Aug. 2019 - Aug. 2020)

 

Weina Wu (Mar. 2019 - July 2020)

 

Yuan Wang (Mar. 2019 - July 2020)

 

 
         
 

Wenwen He (May 2019 - May 2020)

 

Qi Wang (Apr. 2019 - Apr. 2020)

 

Xiaolong Han (Apr. 2019 - Apr. 2019)

 

 
         
 

Lei Zhang (Nov. 2019 - Feb. 2020)

Yanming Zhao (Oct. 2017 - Oct. 2019)

Yajie Yang (Sep. 2019 - Dec. 2019)

 

 
         
 

Dr. Wu Zhang (Dec. 2018 - Dec. 2019)

 

Dr. Yanyan Ji (Dec. 2018 - Dec. 2019)

 

Xiaorui Li (Sep. 2017 - Sep. 2019)

 

 
         
 

Kulandaivel Sivasankar (Apr. 2019 - Jul. 2019)

 

Dr. Sisi Feng (Aug. 2018 - Aug. 2019)

 

Linxiao Hou (Feb. 2018 - Feb. 2019)

 

 
         
 

Xun Wang (Sep. 2016- Sep. 2018)

 

Boxuan Yu (Jan. 2018 - Sep. 2018)

 

Yi Chen (Aug. 2018 - Sep. 2018)

 

 
         
 

Dr. Yuxiu Sun (Sep. 2016- Sep. 2017)

 

Dr. Feng Guo (Oct. 2015 - Aug. 2017)

 

Chung-Wei Fu (Oct. 2015 - Apr. 2017)

 

 
         
 

Dr. Jie Sun (Mar. 2016 - Mar. 2017)

 

Dr. Lisheng Wang (Mar. 2016 - Aug. 2016)

 

Hongming He (Jun. 2015 - Jun. 2016)

 

 
         
 

Weijie Zhang (Dec. 2014 - Jan. 2016)

 

Dr. Yuchuan Cheng (Mar. 2015 - Apr. 2016)

 

Chen-Yen Tsai (Sep. 2015 - Apr. 2016)

 

 
         
 

Dr. Yang Wang (Jul. 2014 - Jun. 2015)

 

Dr. Xiuli Wang (Nov. 2013 - Jan. 2014)

 

Thomas Bougattaya (Apr. 2011 - Aug. 2011)