Group members



Office: RA 220 

Tel: 86-755-23519518 


Address: RA220, the School of Science and Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, No.2001 Longxiang Blvd., Longgang Dist., Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518172, China.


B.S., Xiamen University, 1996-2000

PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2003-2007)

Professional Experience

Research Associate, Hong Kong University (2007 - 2008)

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Uppsala University (2008 - 2010)

Associate Professor, Xiamen University ( 2010 - 2017 )

Professor, Xiamen University ( 2018 - 2023)

Professor, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen ( 2023 - )

Honors and Awards

New Century Excellent Talents in University (教育部新世纪优秀人才, 2013)

The Top-Notch Young Talents Program of China (中组部万人计划青年拔尖人才, 2014)

Research Interests

Physical Organic Chemistry: Investigate the structure and bonding, reaction mechanisms in organic/organometallic chemistry via quantum calculations and test our predictions via tight collaborations with top experimental groups.


Section Board Member of Symmetry.

Current Group Members

Administrative Secretary

Ms. Mingru Wu

Birthday: May 30, 1987
Bachelor: Hubei Minzu University, China
Hobby: Running


Dr. Muhammad Rouf Alvi

Birthday: October 15, 1980
PhD: Uppsala University, Sweden
Research Interest: Computational investigations of the structure, stability and aromaticity of silaaromatics.
Hobby: Running

PhD Students

Ms. Ke An

Birthday: December 24, 1989
Bachelor: Northwest University, China
Research Interest: The method to evaluate the aromaticity in ground and excited state;The evaluation of aromaticity of organometallalics in both ground and excited state.
Hobby: Running, swimming, reading, and singing

Ms. Jingjing Wu

Birthday: November 20, 1989
Bachelor: Huangshan University
Research Interest: Theoretical research of the clar structure of borazine and the interconversion of isometallabenzene.
Hobby: Volleyball, chess and singing

Ms. Dandan Chen

Birthday: March 20, 1994
Bachelor: Sun Yat-sen University, China
Research Interest: Reaction mechanisms in organic/organometallic chemistry via quantum calculations.
Hobby: Reading

Master Students

Tingting Sun
Birthday: September, 1993
Bachelor: Henan Normal University
Research Interest: Quantum Chemical calculation (including aromaticity and reaction mechanisms)
Hobby: Singing, volleyball, traveling

Ting Shen
Birthday: December 27, 1993
Bachelor: Fujian Normal University
Research Interest: Structure and bonding, Möbius aromaticity
Hobby: Climbing, walking and singing

Qiong Xie
Birthday: July 23, 1993
Bachelor: Fujian Normal University, China
Research Interest: Hyperconjugative aromaticity in organometallalics
Hobby: Running and reading

Undergraduate Students

Zeshu Wang
Birthday: June 23, 1993
Research Interest: Computational phosphorus chemistry and aromaticity
Hobby: Basketball and running

Feng Wang
Birthday: Dec 15,1995
Research Interest: Theoretical chemistry and aromaticity
Hobby: Basketball

Zengping Duan
Birthday: June 10, 1995
Research Interest: Quantum chemistry calculation on organometallalics.
Hobby: badminton, guqin, piano, reading
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Meihan Xia
Birthday: December 17, 1994
Research Interest: Computational organic chemistry
Hobby: Basketball and bicycle riding


Former Master Students

Ms. Jinglan Fan

Birthday: June 14, 1989
Bachelor: Northwest University, China
Research Interest: Theoretical and computational Organometallic chemistry, organometallic compounds synthesis, the reactivity of metallabicycles.
Hobby: Mountain climbing, swimming and reading

Ms. Ying Huang

Birthday: December 17, 1988
Bachelor: Applied Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Hainan Normal University, China
Research Interest: Quantum Chemistry calculation (including molecular simulation and reaction mechanisms), synthesis of organometallic compounds, organic precursors and Multi-Step Synthesis.
Hobby:  Writing, calligraphy, and yoga

Ms. Xuerui Wang

Birthday: November, 1990
Bachelor: Anhui Normal University
Research Interest:  Quantum Chemistry calculation on metallasilaaromatics, synthesis of organophosphorus compounds.
Hobby: Reading, badminton, traveling

Ms. Yulei Hao

Birthday: February 10, 1990
Bachelor: Hefei University of Technology
Research Interest: Aromaticity of three-membered transition metal alkylidene complexes
Hobby: Reading and walking

Former Visitors

Ms. Xiaoyan Xiao

Birthday: May 20,1989
Research Interest: Stability of silylene and metallasilacyclic
Hobby: Long-distance running and badminton