Liu Yu

Liu Yu
Doctor degree Professor
Liu Yu,Doctor degree,Professor,Department of Chemistry,graduated from Himeji Institute of Technology.
Special Talent:Cheung Kong Scholar Distinguished Professor, Winner of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
Address:College of Chemistry, Nankai University, 94 Weijin Road, Tianjin 300071, China
Research Interest:

Molecular Recognition of Synthetic Receptors

Molecular Assembly of Synthetic Receptors and Construction of Nano-sized Supramolecular Aggregates

Application of Supramolecular Technology in Molecular Pharmaceutics

Thermodynamics of Molecular Recognition and Assembly


1974 to 1977 University of Science and Technology of China, Department of

Modern Chemistry

1977 to 1986 Research assistant, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

1986 to 1991 Hemiji Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Chemistry

1991 to 1992 Post-doctoral research,Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

1993 Professor, Department of Chemistry, Nankai University

Honors and Awards

1. Sheng-Hua Li, Heng-Yi Zhang, Xiufang Xu, and Yu Liu*

Mechanically Selflocked Chiral Gemini-Catenanes

Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 7590.

2. Yong Chen and Yu Liu*

Construction and Functions of Cyclodextrin-Based 1D Supramolecular Strands and their Secondary Assemblies

Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 5403–5409

3. He-Lue Sun, Yong Chen, Jin Zhao, and Yu Liu*

Photocontrolled Reversible Conversion of Nanotube and Nanoparticle Mediated by b-Cyclodextrin Dimers

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 9376-9380.

4. Yi-Xuan Wang, Ying-Ming Zhang, and Yu Liu*

Photolysis of an Amphiphilic Assembly by Calixarene-Induced Aggregation

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 4543-4549.

5. Dong-Sheng Guo, and Yu Liu*

Supramolecular Chemistry of p-Sulfonatocalix[n]arenes and its Biological Applications

Acc. Chem. Res., 2014, 47, 1925-1934.

6. Bang-Ping Jiang, Dong-Sheng Guo, Yan-Cen Liu, Kun-*********, and Yu Liu*

Photomodulated Fluorescence of Supramolecular Assemblies of Sulfonatocalixarenes and Tetraphenylethene

ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 1609-1618.

7. Hong-Bo Cheng, Heng-Yi Zhang, and Yu Liu*

Dual Stimulus Luminescent Lanthanide Molecular Switch Based on Unsymmetrical Perfluorocyclopentene Diarylethene

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 10190-10193

8. Dong-Sheng Guo, and Yu Liu*

Calixarene-based Supramolecular Polymerization in Solution

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 41, 5907-5921.

9. Dong-Sheng Guo, Kui Wang, Yi-Xuan Wang, and Yu Liu*

A Cholinesterase-Responsive Supramolecular Vesicle

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 10244-10250.

10. Zhi-*********, Heng-Yi Zhang, Hui Wang, and Yu Liu*

A Twin-Axial Hetero[7]rotaxane

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 10834–10838.

Scientific Achievements & Selected Publications
Total publications >100, including Nat. Chem., Acc. Chem. Res., Chem. Soc. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Adv. Mater., Chem. Sci. and so on; more than 4000 total citations, h-index 35.
Professional Cultivation
Postdoctoral 6, Doctor 60, master 42