Jing Li Lab - News & Events

March 2020


March 3, 2020: Our JACS paper has been featured in ACS Spotlights on Recent JACS Publications: “Charged Chains Are a Bright Idea”.


February 2020


February 12, 2020: Congratulations to Xiuze for his paper "Blending Ionic and Coordinate Bonds in Hybrid Semiconductor Materials: A General Approach toward Robust and Solution-Processable Covalent/Coordinate Network Structures" being accepted by JACS and selected for contributing an Inside Front Cover.


January 2020


January 10, 2020: Congratulations to Bill for contributing to the first paper of our group published in 2020!  Rational Design of a High-Efficiency, Multivariate Metal-Organic Framework Phosphor for White LEDs just accepted by Chem. Sci. !


December 2019


December 19, 2019: Welcome Guoyu Zhang to our group as a doctoral student.


November 2019


November 19, 2019: Prof. Jing Li is named as one of the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers. The Highly Cited Researchers 2019 global list recognizes the world's most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science.


November 12, 2019: Dr. Shikai Xian joining the group.


August 2019 


August 23, 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Xiaoyuan Liu again for his another paper "Three Models to Encapsulate Multi-component Dyes into Nanocrystal Pores: A New Strategy for Generating High Quality White Light" being accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc. and selected for contributing a Supplementary Cover.


August 8, 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Xiaoyuan Liu for the paper "Encapsulation of yellow phosphors into nanocrystalline metal–organic frameworks for blue-excitable white light emission" just accepted by Chem. Comm. and selected for contributing a Front inside cover!


July 2019


July 31, 2019:  Congratulations to Professor Li for being in the top 5% of highly cited authors in RSC General chemistry portfolio of journals.


July 22, 2019: Welcome to our new post-doctoral associate Dr. Xing Huang!


May 2019


May 15, 2019:  Congratulations to Liangying Li for the paper "A Robust Squarate-Based Metal–Organic Framework Demonstrates Record-High Affinity and Selectivity for Xenon over Krypton" just accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc.!


May 1, 2019: Congratulations to Dr. William Lustig for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis, and earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology.


April 2019


April 17, 2019: Congratulations to Yang Fang for the paper "Highly Efficient and Very Robust Blue-Excitable Yellow Phosphors Built on Multiple-Stranded One-Dimensional Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Chains" just accepted by Chemical Science!


March 2019


March 23, 2019: Congratulations to Nate Rudd for another paper "Luminescent Metal–Organic Framework for Lithium Harvesting Applications" just accepted by ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering!


March 18, 2019: Congratulations to Hao Wang for another paper "Microporous Metal–Organic Frameworks for Adsorptive Separation of C5–C6 Alkane Isomers" just accepted by Accounts of chemical research!


January 2019


January 15, 2019:  Congratulations to Dr. Yang Fang for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis, and earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology.


January 10, 2019: Congratulations to Bill Lustig for being seleted for a Reid Award! 


December 2018


December 21, 2018: Welcome our new graduate student Xiang Zeng! 


October 2018

October 15, 2018: Congratulations to Hao for yet another high-impact paper "Tailor‐Made Microporous Metal–Organic Frameworks for the Full Separation of Propane from Propylene Through Selective Size Exclusion" just accepted by Advanced Materials !


September 2018


September 25, 2018: Rutgers' department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology welcomed Nobel Laureate Professor Roald Hoffman to give the inaugural Waters Lecture “Two New Games for Carbon, We Hope”. Professor Hoffmann, who was Professor Li's Ph.D. advisor, also visited our group following his talk.


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September 4. 2018: Welcome to two new group members: Dr. Falu Hu(post-doctoral associate) and Dr. Pengcheng Huang(Visiting scholar).


August 2018


August 29, 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Nathan Rudd for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis, and earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology.


August 17, 2018: Our review "Luminescent metal–organic frameworks and coordination polymers as alternative phosphors for energy efficient lighting devices" (Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2018, 373, 116–147.)has been published online. Congratulations to Bill!


July 2018


July 12, 2018: Congratulations to Nate for being offered a Postdoctoral Fellow position in the Analytical Sciences Division of Merck!


July 11, 2018: Our lab moved to the new Chemistry and Chemical Biology Building!


May 2018


May 12, 2018: Rutgers Graduate School held its 2018 commencement ceremony today. Congratulations to Ben Deibert, Wei Liu, and Hao Wang for receiving their Ph.D. degree! All of us are proud of you and wish you a continued success in your future career!


April 2018


April 24, 2018: Congratulatations to Qining for receiving a Bruce Garth Award (for General Academic Excellence & Research)!


March 2018


March 26, 2018: Congratulations to Hao for yet another high-impact paper "One-of-A-Kind: A Microporous Metal-Organic Framework Capable of Adsorptive Separation of Linear, Mono- and Di-branched Alkane Isomers via Temperature- and Adsorbate-Dependent Molecular Sieving" just accepted by Energy & Environmental Science. ! This work has been featured by Cailiaoniu


March 9, 2018: Our invited review "Sensing and Capture of Toxic and Hazardous Gases and Vapors by Metal-Organic Frameworks" has just been accepted by Chem. Soc. Rev. ! Congratulations to Hao and Bill! 


February 2018


February 19, 2018: Our invited “Frontier” article "General strategies for effective capture and separation of noble gases by metal–organic frameworks"  (Dalton Transac., 2018, Adv. Article (Frontier), DOI: 10.1039/C8DT00030A)has just been pubilished online. Congratulations to Hao!


January 2018


January 09, 2018: Our invited feature ariticle “Copper Iodide Hybrid Phosphors for Energy-Efficient General Lighting Technologies" ( Adv. Funct. Mater.,  2018, 1705593) has been published online. Congratulations to Wei.


December 2017


December 12, 2017:  Our work “Capture of Radioactive Organic Iodides from Nuclear Waste by Metal-Organic Framework Based Molecule Traps” (Nat. Comm.2017, 8:485) has been highlighted by Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Department of Energy (DOE) as "Molecular Mousetraps Capture More Nuclear Waste".


December 17, 2017: Our work “All-in-one: Achieving Robust, Strongly Luminescent and Highly Dispersible Hybrid Materials by Combining Ionic and Coordinate Bonds in Molecular Crystals” (J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017139, 9281-9290) has been featured by X-MOL.


December 20, 2017: Congratulations to Nate Rudd for receiving a Rieman Teaching Award!


November 2017


November 22, 2017: Our invited feature article “Copper Iodide Hybrid Phosphors for Energy-Efficient General Lighting Technologies” has been accepted by Adv. Func. Mater.


October 2017


October 31, 2017:  Our work “Capture of Radioactive Organic Iodides from Nuclear Waste by Metal-Organic Framework Based Molecule Traps” (Nat. Comm., 2017, 8:485) has been highlighted by Rutgers Today.