Xiaofeng LI


ADDRESS: Institute of Marine Materials Science & Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, 201306, P. R. China

+86 21 38284804 (Office)

Current Research Interest

Ø  Research of phenolic thermal insulation material

Ø  Design and synthesis of photo/electro luminescent materials

Ø  Design, preparation and mechanical research of marine antifouling materials

Ø  Design, synthesis and structural analysis of inorganic/organic molecules


Academic Qualifications

9/2000-7/2003: Doctor of Philosophy, Inorganic Chemistry

College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University

9/1997-7/2000: Master of Science, Inorganic Chemistry

College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University

9/1990-7/1994: Bachelor of Engineering, Polymer Engineering

Department of Polymer Material Science and Engineering, Shenyang Institute of Chemical Engineering


Working Experience

9/2010-3/2011: Visiting scholar (Texas A&M University, USA)

7/2007-present: Associate professor (Shanghai Maritime University, China)

9/2005-3/2007: Research associate (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

9/2003-9/2005: Post-doctor (Sun Yat-Sen University, China)

7/1994-7/1997: Engineer (Shenyang Research Institute of Photosensitive Chemical Engineering, China)


Invited Reviewer

Ø  Journal of Composites Science and Technology (2007)

Ø  Composites Part B: Engineering (2010)

Ø  Chinese Journal of Structural Chemistry (2010, 2011)

Ø  Journal of Molecular Structure (2009, 2010)


Academic Honors and Awards

Ø  The candidate to be fostered as disciplinary leaders of Shanghai Maritime University, 9/2008.

Ø  Financial support from China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, 7/2004.

Ø  Most Outstanding Graduate of Lanzhou University, 4/2003.


Selected Publications

1.     Synthesis and Characterization of Europium Complex Nanowire

X.F. Li, W.S. Liu, W.H. Wang, X.Y. Guo Chem. Lett. 2002, 1178-1179.

2.     Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Lanthanide Nitrate Complexes with N,N-Bis(2-methoxyl)phenyl-3,6– Dioxaoctanediamide

W.H. Jiang, W.S. Liu, X.F. Li, Y.H. Wen, M.Y. Tan, K.B. Yu. J. Mol. Struct. 2002, 611, 33-37.

3.     Complex and Extraction Studies of Lanthanide Ions by 1,1-(3,6,9-Trioxaundecanedionyl)diphenothia

X.F. Li, Y.H. Wen, W.S. Liu, M.Y. Tan, K.B. Yu. J. Coord. Chem. 2003, 56(18), 1537-1547.

4.     Trinuclear to Dinuclear — A Radii Dependence Lanthanide(III) Self-Assembly Coordination Behavior of an Amide Type Tripodal Ligand

X.F. Li, W.S. Liu, Z.J. Guo, M.Y. Tan. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 8735-8738.

5.     N-(4-Ethoxyphenyl)-2-[(4-ethoxyphenylcarbamoyl)methoxy]acetamide Monohydrate, a Supramolecular Chain Structure Formed by Hydrogen Bonds

X.F. Li, W.S. Liu, M.Y. Tan. Acta Cryst. Section E 2003, 59, o435-o437.

6.     Design and Coordination Behavior of the First Selective Recognition Ligand of 147Pm(III)

W.S. Liu, X.F. Li, Y.H. Wen, M.Y. Tan Dalton Trans. 2004, 640-644.

7.     Hydrothermal Synthesis and Structural Studies of Lanthanide Coordination Polymers Involving in-situ Decarboxylation and Their Luminescence Properties

Z.B. Han, X.N. Cheng, X.F. Li, X.M. Chen Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2005, 631, 937-942.

8.     Studies on the Radii Dependent Lanthanide Self-Assembly Coordination Behaviors of a Flexible Dicarboxylate Ligand

X.F. Li*, Z.B. Han, X.N. Cheng, X.M. Chen. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2006, 9, 1091-1095.

9.     Poly{[diaquatris(μ-benzene-1,4-dioxydiacetato)dilanthanum(III)] dehydrate}

X.F. Li*, Z.B. Han. Acta Cryst. Section E 2006, E62, m1961-m1963.

10.  Nano-mechanical Properties of Coiled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Epoxy Composites

X.F. Li, K.T. Lau, Y.S. Yin Key Eng. Mater. 2007, 335, 673-676.

11.  Mechanical Properties of epoxy-based composites using coiled carbon nanotubes

X.F. Li, K.T. Lau, Y.S. Yin Compos. Sci. Technol. 2008, 68(14), 2876-2881.

14.  Luminescent and mechanical properties of the epoxy composites doped with europium complex

X.F. Li, K.T. Lau, Y. An, Y.S. Yin, T.T. Wong Mater Lett. 2008, 62(29), 4434-4436.

15.  Crystal structure and photo- and electroluminescent properties of a "sandglass" terbium cluster

H.B. Xu, X.F. Li, D. Yan Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2008, 11(10), 1187-1189.

16.  catena-Poly[[bis[(2-carboxybenzoato)silver(I)](Ag—Ag)]bis(l-isonicotinic acid)]

X.F. Li, Y. An, Y.S. Yin Acta Cryst. Section E 2008, 64, m779.

17.  Containing manganese DMSs nanostructures via a nonaqueous route

Y.L. Zhang, X.F. Li Adv. Mater. Res. 2009, 79-82, 533-536.

18.  Research and application on the phenolic foam thermal insulation material

   Y. Zhou, R. Tong, X.F. Li, S.S. Shen Fire Sci. Technol. 2009, 28, 774-776.

21.  Mn-doped ZnO nanonails and their magnetic properties

Y.L. Zhang, H. Zhang, X.F. Li, L.H. Dong, X.H. Zhong Nanotechnology 2010, 21(9), 095606.

22.  The broadened and red-shifted photoluminescence spectral emission of poly(N-vinylcarbazole) nanoparticles

   F. Kong, J. Liu, X.F. Li, Y. An, T. Qiu Dyes Pigments 2010, 84(2), 165-168.

23.  Enhanced Emission from Alq3 in PVK/Alq3 Blend Films Based on Resonance Energy Transfer

F. Kong, J. Liu, X.F. Li, Y. An, T. Qiu J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys. 2010, 47(18), 1772-1777.

24.  2-(2-Pyridylsulfanyl)acetic acid

X.F. Li, Y. An, H.G. Chen, L.H. Dong, W. Yan Acta Cryst. Section E 2010, E66, o234.

25.  Syntheses, structures and bioactivities of silver(I) complexes with dithioether ligands that contain a di- or triethlyene glycol chain and different terminal groups

Y. An, X.F. Li*, H.G. Chen, W.S. Liu, S.W. Ng, Y.L. Zhang, J.H. Wang Inorg. Chim. Acta 2011, 376(1), 230-237.

26.  Research Progress of Transition Metal Complexes for Marine Antifouling

Y. An, X.F. Li*, L.H. Dong, Y.S. Yin, W.G. Li, Y.L. Zhang J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 28(1), 10-16.

27.  Europium complex with functionalized carbon nanotubes: a new lanthanide photoluminescence nanomaterial

X.F. Li*, Y. An, K.T. Lau, W.G. Li, Y.S. Yin Adv. Mater. Res. 2012, 410, 129-132.

28.  Fabrication of the nanoparticles of the Cu(II), Zn(II) complexes with pyrithione derivative and their marine biological activities

W.G. Li, Y. An, X.F. Li*, Y.S. Yin, Y.H. Wen, Y.L. Zhang, Y.J. Zhang Adv. Mater. Res. 2012, 410, 382-385.