Dr. Xiao Feng
Associate Professor
School of Chemistry
Beijing Institute of Technology
5 South Zhongguancun Street , Haidian District, Beijing, 100081, P.R. China
E-mail: fengxiao86@bit.edu.cn
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Xiao_Feng4/contributions

1. Introduction

Dr. Xiao Feng is an associate professor at Beijing Institute of Technology. He received his B.S. degree in material chemistry in 2008 and Ph.D. degree with Professor Yuping Dong in material science in 2013 from Beijing Institute of Technology. He carried out a joint Ph.D. research program supported by CSC under the guidance of Professor Donglin Jiang at Institute for Molecular Science, Japan (2009-2012). He has worked in the field of aggregation induced emission and covalent organic framework during his Ph.D. study, and has published over 60 papers on these topics in the past 5 years on Chem. Soc. Rev., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., J.Am. Chem. Soc.,Chem. Sci., Adv. Mater., Nat. Commun., and Chem. Commun., etc. His current research interests include functional porous materials and photo-electric functional materials.

2. Education Experience

2004-2008          Beijing Institute of Technology          School of Materials and Engineering             B.S.
2008-2013          Beijing Institute of Technology          School of Materials and Engineering             Ph.D.
2009-2012          National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan        Joint Student Program

3. Professional Experience

2013-Present      Beijing Institute of Technology           School of Chemistry                          Assistant Professor

4. Publications



68   Nan Ding, Haiwei Li, Xiao Feng*, Qianyou Wang, Shan Wang, Li Ma, Junwen Zhou, Bo Wang*, Partitioning MOF-5 into Confined and Hydrophobic Compartments for Carbon Capture under Humid Conditions, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (32), 10100–10103.

67   Xiao Feng,a Xuesong Ding,a Long Chen, Yang Wu, Lili Liu, Matthew Addicoat, Stephan Irle, Yuping Dong, Donglin Jiang,* Two-dimensional artificial light-harvesting antennae with predesigned high-order structure and robust photosensitising activity, Sci. Rep., 2016, Accepted. (a, equal contribution)

66   Li Ma, Shan Wang, Xiao Feng*, Bo Wang*, Recent advances of covalent organic frameworks in electronic and optical applicationsChinese Chem. Lett., 2016, DOI:10.1016/j.cclet.2016.06.046.

65   Yifa Chen, Xianqiang Huang, Shenghan Zhang, Siqing Li, Sijia Cao, Xiaokun Pei, Junwen Zhou, Xiao Feng, Bo Wang*, Shaping of Metal–Organic Frameworks: From Fluid to Shaped Bodies and Robust Foams, J. Am. Chem. Soc., DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b06959

64   Yifa Chen, Siqing Li, Xiaokun Pei, Junwen Zhou, Xiao Feng, Shenghan Zhang, Yuanyuan Cheng, Haiwei Li, Ruodan Han, Bo Wang*, A Solvent-Free Hot-Pressing Method for Preparing Metal–Organic-Framework Coatings, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2016, 55, 3419-3423.

63   Q. Wang, X. Feng, S. Wang, N. Song, Y. Chen, W. Tong, Y. Han, L. Yang*, B. Wang*, Metal-organic framework templated synthesis of copper azide as the primary explosive with low electrostatic sensitivity and excellent initiation ability, Adv. Mater., 2016, 28, 5837–5843.

62   Y. Zhang, S. Yuan, X. Feng, H. Li, J. Zhou, and B. Wang*, Preparation of Nanofibrous Metal-Organic Framework Filters for Efficient Air Pollution Control, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 5785–5788.

61   Wenguang Leng, Yongsheng Peng, Jianqiang Zhang, Hui Lu, Xiao Feng, Rile Ge, Bin Dong, Bo Wang, Xiangping Hu, Yanan Gao*, Sophisticated Design of Covalent Organic Frameworks with Controllable Bimetallic Docking for a Cascade Reaction, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 9087–9091.

60   S. Li, X. Fu, J. Zhou,* Y. Han, P. Qi, X. Gao, X. Feng and B. Wang,* An effective approach to improve the electrochemical performance of LiNi0.6Co0.2Mn0.2O2 cathode by MOF-derived coating, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 5823-5827.

59   Yuwei Zhang, Xiaochen Shen, Xiao Feng, Hong Xia, Ying Mu*, Xiaoming Liu*, Covalent organic frameworks as pH responsive signaling scaffolds, Chem. Commun., 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05748A

58   J. Zhao, Y. Wang, J. Zhou,* P. Qi, S. Li, K. Zhang, X. Feng, B. Wang* and C. Hu*, A copper(II)-based MOF film for highly efficientvisible-light-driven hydrogen production, J. Mater. Chem. A,2016,419, 7174-7177.

57   L. Wang, Y. Wu, R. Cao, L. Ren, M. Cheng, X. Feng, J. Zhou, B. Wang,* Fe/Ni Metal Organic Frameworks and Their Binder-Free Thin Films for Efficient Oxygen Evolution with Low Overpotential, ACS Appl. Mater. 2016, 8, 16736–16743.

56   Didi Chen, Huan Wang, Lichao Dong, Pai Liu, Yahui Zhang, Jianbing Shi, Xiao Feng, Junge Zhi, Bin Tong*, Yuping Dong*, The fluorescent bioprobe with aggregation-induced emission features for monitoring to carbon dioxide generation rate in single living cell and early identification of cancer cells, Biomaterials, 2016, 103, 67–74.

55   Zhe Peng, Xiao Feng, Bin Tong*, Didi Chen, Jianbing Shi, Junge Zhi, Yuping Dong*, The selective detection of chloroform using an organic molecule with aggregation-induced emission properties in the solid state as a fluorescent sensor. Sensor. Actuat. B-Chem., 2016, 232, 264–268.

54   Kaichang Liang, Lichao Dong, Na Jin, Didi Chen, Xiao Feng, Jianbing Shi, Junge Zhi*, Bin Tong, Yuping Dong*, The synthesis of chiral triphenylpyrrole derivatives and their aggregation-induced emission enhancement, aggregation-induced circular dichroism and helical self-assembly, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 23420-23427.

53   X. Fu, D. Yu, J. Zhou,* S. Li, X. Gao, Y. Han, P. Qi, X. Feng and B. Wang*, Inorganic and organic hybrid solid electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries, CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 4236-4258.

52   Y. Zhang, X. Feng, S. Yuan, J. Zhou and B. Wang*, Challenges and Recent Advances in MOF-Polymer Composite Membranes for Gas Separation, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2016, 3, 896-909.

51   Lu Wang, Yuzhen Han, Xiao Feng, Junwen Zhou, Pengfei Qi, Bo Wang*, Metal–organic frameworks for energy storage: Batteries and supercapacitors, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2016, 307, 361-381.

50   S. Li, Y. Chen, X. Pei, S. Zhang, X. Feng, J. Zhou and B. Wang*, Water Purification: Adsorption over Metal-Orgnanic Frameworks, Chin. J. Chem., 2016, 34, 175-185.

49   X. Pei, Y. Chen, S. Li, S. Zhang, X. Feng, J. Zhou and B. Wang,* Metal-Organic Frameworks Derived Porous Carbons: Syntheses, Porosity and Gas Sorption Properties, Chin. J. Chem., 2016, 34, 157–174.



48   Yuanyuan Zhang, Xiao Feng,* Haiwei Li, Yifa Chen, Jingshu Zhao, Shan Wang, Lu Wang and Bo Wang,* Photoinduced Postsynthetic Polymerization of a Metal-Organic Framework toward a Flexible Stand-Alone Membrane, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 5414, 4259-4263.

47   Lu Wang,a Xiao Feng,a Lantian Ren, Qiuhan Piao, Jieqiang Zhong, Yuanbo Wang, Haiwei Li, Yifa Chen, Bo Wang,* Flexible Solid-State Supercapacitor Based on a Metal–Organic Framework Interwoven by Electrochemically-Deposited PANI, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 13715, 4920-4923. (a, equal contribution)

46   Jingshu Zhao, Haiwei Li, Yuzhen Han, Rui Li, Xuesong Ding, Xiao Feng,* Bo Wang,* Chirality from substitution: enantiomer separation via a modified metal-organic framework, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 323, 12145–12148.

45   Yifa Chen,a Xiao Feng,a Xianqiang Huang, Zhengguo Lin, Xiaokun Pei, Siqing Li, Jikun Li, Shan Wang, Rui Li and Bo Wang,* A Tale of Copper Coordination Frameworks: Controlled Single- Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Transformations and Their Catalytic C-H Bond Activation Properties, Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 2140, 13894–13899. (a, equal contribution)

44   Yuzhen Han, Pengfei Qi, Junwen Zhou, Xiao Feng, Siwu Li, Xiaotao Fu, Jingshu Zhao, Danni Yu, Bo Wang*, Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) as Sandwich Coating Cushion for Silicon Anode in Lithium Ion Batteries, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 748, 26608-26613.

43   Zhongping Li, Yongfeng Zhi, Xiao Feng, Xuesong Ding, Yongcun Zou, Xiaoming Liu, Ying Mu, An Azine-Linked Covalent Organic Framework: Synthesis, Characterization and Efficient Gas Storage, Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21(34), 12079-12084.

42   Yahui Zhang, Lingwei Kong, Jianbing Shi, Bin Tong, Junge Zhi, Xiao Feng, Yuping Dong, Aggregation-Induced Emission of Hexaphenyl-1,3-Butadiene, Chin. J. Chem., 2015, 337, 701-704.

41   Tianyu Han, Xiao Feng, Didi Chen, Yuping Dong, A diethylaminophenol functionalized Schiff base: crystallization-induced emission-enhancement, switchable fluorescence and application for security printing and data storage, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 328, 7446-7454.

40   Huan Wang, Didi Chen, Yahui Zhang, Pai Liu, Jianbing Shi, Xiao Feng, Bin Tong, Yuping Dong, A Fluorescent Probe with an Aggregation-Enhanced Emission Feature for Real-Time Monitoring Low Carbon Dioxide, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 329, 7621-7626.

39   Pengfei Qi, Yuzhen Han, Junwen Zhou, Xiaotao Fu, Siwu Li, Jingshu Zhao, Lu Wang, Xinxin Fan, Xiao Feng and Bo Wang,* MOF derived composites for cathode protection: coatings of LiCoO2 from UiO-66 and MIL-53 as ultra-stable cathodes, Chem. Commun., 2015, 5162, 12391-12394.

38   Lili Tan, Haiwei Li, Yue Zhou, Yuanyuan Zhang, Xiao Feng, Bo Wang, Yingwei Yang,* Zn2+-Triggered Drug Release from Biocompatible Zirconium MOFs Equipped with Supramolecular Gates, Small, 2015,  11, 31, 3807–3813.

37   Guogang Liu, Didi Chen, Lingwei Kong, Jianbing Shi,* Bin Tong, Junge Zhi, Xiao Feng, Yuping Dong,* Red fluorescent luminogen from pyrrole derivatives with aggregation-enhanced emission for cell membrane imaging, Chem. Commun., 2015, 5140, 8555-8558.

36   Yuzhen Han, Pengfei Qi, Xiao Feng, Siwu Li, Xiaotao Fu, Haiwei Li, Yifa Chen, Junwen Zhou, Xingguo Li and B. Wang,* In Situ Growth of MOFs on the Surface of Si Nanoparticles for Highly Efficient Lithium Storage: Si@MOF Nanocomposites as Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 74, 2178-2182.

35   Lin Wang, Zhongyuan Nie, Chuanbao Cao*, Muwei Ji, Li Zhou, Xiao Feng, Controllable synthesis of porous TiO2 with hierarchical nanostructure for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 37, 3710–3718.



34   Yuexin Guo, Xiao Feng,* Tianyu Han, Shan Wang, Zhengguo Lin, Yuping Dong, Bo Wang,* Tuning the luminescence of metal-organic frameworks for detection of energetic heterocyclic compounds, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 13644, 15485-15488.

33   Yuexin Guo, Shangzhi Gu, Xiao Feng,* Jiani Wang, Haiwei Li, Tianyu Han, Yuping Dong, Xin Jiang, Tony D. James, Bo Wang*, 3D Cross-Correlative Matrix Temperature Detection and Non-Invasive Thermal Mapping based on a Molecular Probe, Chem. Sci., 2014, 511, 4388–4393.

32   Yijia Zhang, Ting Han, Shangzhi Gu, Tianye Zhou, Chuanzhen Zhao, Yuexin Guo, Xiao Feng,* Bin Tong, Jianbing Shi, Junge Zhi, Yuping Dong,* Mechanochromic Behavior of Aryl-Substituted Buta-1,3-Diene Derivatives with Aggregation Enhanced Emission, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 2029, 8856–8861.

31   Haiwei Li, Xiao Feng,* Yuexin Guo, Didi Chen, Rui Li, Xiaoqian Ren, Xin Jiang, Yuping Dong and Bo Wang,* A malonitrile-functionalized metal-organic framework for hydrogen sulfide detection and selective amino acid molecular recognition, Sci. Rep. 2014, 4, 4366- 4370.

30   刘晓明,郭佳,冯霄,董建华,共价有机骨架材料与二维高分子前沿研究进展,中国科学基金2014, 5, 330-339.

29   Zhongping Li, Xiao Feng, Yongcun Zou, Yuwei Zhang, Hong Xia, Xiaoming Liu*, Ying Mu, A 2D azine-linked covalent organic framework for gas storage applications, Chem. Commun., 2014, 5089, 13825–13828.

28   Yuzhen Han, Pengfei Qi, Siwu Li, Xiao Feng, Junwen Zhou, Haiwei Li, Shuangyue Su, Xingguo Li, and B. Wang,* A novel anode material derived from organic-coated ZIF-8 nanocomposites with high performance in lithium ion battery, Chem. Commun., 2014, 5059, 8057–8060.

27   R. Li, X. Ren, X. Feng, X. Li, C. Hu* and B. Wang,* A Highly stable Metal- and Nitrogen-doped Nanocomposite derived from Zn/Ni-ZIF-8 for CO2 capture and separation, Chem. Commun., 2014, 5052, 6894–6897.

26   Y. Chen, X. Huang, X. Feng, J. Li, Y. Huang, J. Zhao, Y. Guo, X. Dong, R. Han, P. Qi, Y. Han, H. Li, C. Hu* and B. Wang,* Facile Fabrication of Magnetically Recyclable Metal-Organic Framework Nanocomposites for Highly Efficient and Selective Catalytic Oxidation of Benzylic C-H Bonds, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50(61), 8374–8377.

25   X. Huang, X. Zhang, D. Zhang, S. Yang, X. Feng,  J. Li,  Z. Lin, J Cao, R. Pan, Y. Chi,* B. Wang* and C. Hu,* Binary Pd-Polyoxometalates and Isolation of a Ternary Pd-V-Polyoxomolybdates Active Species for Selective Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 209, 2557–2564.

24   R. Li, X. Ren, J. Zhao, X. Feng, X. Jiang, X.  Fan, Z.  Lin, X.  Li, C. Hu* and B. Wang,* Polyoxometallates trapped in a zeolitic imidazolate framework leading to high uptake and selectivity of bioactive molecules, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 27, 21682173.

23   R. Li, X. Ren, H. Ma, X. Feng, Z. Lin, X. Li, C. Hu* and B. Wang,* Nickel-Substituted Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks for Time-Resolved Alcohol Sensing and Photo Catalysis under Visible Light, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 216, 5724–5729.

22   X. Ren, R. Li, Y. Song, X. Feng and B. Wang,* 在温和条件下合成金属有机骨架与多酸复合材料及其性能研究, 中国科学, 201444,(10),1521-1527

21   Yifan Dong, Weilun Wang, Cewen Zhong, Jianbing Shi*, Bin Tong, Xiao Feng, Junge Zhi, Yuping Dong*, Investigating the effects of side chain length on the AIE properties of water-soluble TPE derivatives, Tetrahedron Lett., 558, 2014, 1496-1500.



20   Ting Han, Yijia Zhang, Xiao Feng*, Zhengguo Lin, Bin Tong, Jianbing Shi, Junge Zhi, Yuping Dong*, Reversible and Hydrogen Bonding-Assisted Piezochromic Luminescence for Solid-State Tetraaryl-buta-1,3-diene, Chem. Commun., 2013, 4963, 7049-7051.

19   Xiao Feng, Yuping Dong, Donglin Jiang*, Star-Shaped Two-Dimensional Covalent Organic Frameworks, CrystEngComm, 2013, 158, 1508-1511.

18   Shangbin Jin, Xuesong Ding, Xiao Feng, Mustafa Supur, Ko Furukawa, Seiya Takahashi, Matthew Addicoat, Mohamed E. El-Khouly, Toshikazu Nakamura, Stephan Irle, Shunichi Fukuzumi, Atsushi Nagai, Donglin Jiang*, Charge Dynamics in A Donor-Acceptor Covalent Organic Framework with Periodically Ordered Bicontinuous Heterojunctions. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2013, 52(7), 2017–2021.

17   Atsushi Nagai, Xiong Chen, Xiao Feng, Xuesong Ding, Zhaoqi Guo, Donglin Jiang*, A Squaraine-Linked Mesoporous Covalent Organic Framework. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2013, 5213, 3770–3774.

16   Tianyu Han, Xiao Feng, Jianbing Shi*, Bin Tong, Yifan Dong, Jacky W. Y. Lam, Yuping Dong*, Ben Zhong Tang*, DMF-Induced Emission of Aryl-Substituted Pyrrole Derivative: A Solid Thermo-Responsive Material to Detect Temperature at a Specific Range. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 145, 7534–7539.

15   Zhengguo Lin, Baokuan Chen, Xiao Feng, Bo Wang*, Yingnan Chi, Yanxuan Fan, Xinhang Yang, Xianqiang Huang and Changwen Hu*, Two Chiral Multinuclear Palladium(II) Complexes Comprising Alternately Arranged Isomerous Hexanuclear Clusters, CrystEngComm, 2013, 1533, 6461–6464.

14   Baokuan Chen, Zhengguo Lin, Bo Wang*, Xiao Feng, Linyuan Fan, Song Yang, Xianqiang Huang and Changwen Hu*, A New Synthetic Approach to Functionalize Oxomolybdenum Complexes, CrystEngComm, 2013, 1537, 7410–7413.

13   Didi Chen, Xiao Feng, Shangzhi Gu, Bin Tong, Jianbing Shi, Junge Zhi, Yuping Dong*, Effect of Bilayer Number on the Photoluminescent Property of TPE-based Self-Assembled Film, Chin. Sci. Bull., 2013, 5822, 2728–2732.



12.  Xiao Feng, Xuesong Ding, Donglin Jiang*, Covalent Organic Frameworks, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 4118, 6010–6022.

11.  Xiao Feng, Lili Liu, Yoshihito Honsho, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Stephan Irle, Yuping Dong, Atsushi Nagai, Donglin Jiang*, High-Rate Charge-Carrier Transport in Porphyrin Covalent Organic Frameworks: Switching from Hole to Electron to Ambipolar Conduction. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2012, 5111, 2618–2622.

10.  Xiao Feng,a Long Chen,a Yoshihito Honsho, Oraphan Saengsawang, Lili Liu, Lu Wang, Akinori Saeki, Stephan Irle, Shu Seki, Yuping Dong, Donglin Jiang*, An Ambipolar Conducting Covalent Organic Framework with Self-Sorted and Periodic Electron Donor-Acceptor Ordering. Adv. Mater., 2012, 2422, 3026–3031. (Highlighted by 日刊工业新闻日经产业、科学新闻、日经产业新闻)(a, equal contribution)

 9.  Tianyu Han, Xiao Feng, Bin Tong*, Jianbing Shi, Long Chen, Junge Zhi, Yuping Dong*, A Novel ‘‘Turn-on’’ Fluorescent Chemosensor for the Selective Detection of Al3+ Based on Aggregation-Induced Emission. Chem. Commun., 2012, 48(3), 416–418.    

8.    Xuesong Ding, Xiao Feng, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Atsushi Nagai, Donglin Jiang*, Conducting Metallophthalocyanine 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks: The Role of Central Metals in Controlling π-Electronic Functions. Chem. Commun., 2012, 4871, 8952–8954.

7.    Yang Liu, Xiao Feng, Jianbing Shi*, Junge Zhi, Bin Tong, Yuping Dong*, Aggregation-Induced Emission Enhancement in Poly(phenylene-ethynylene)s Bearing Aniline Groups. Chin. J. Polym. Sci., 2012, 303, 443–450.

6.    Xiaoyan Shi, Huan Wang, Tianyu Han, Xiao Feng, Bin Tong, Jianbing Shi, Junge Zhi, and Yuping Dong*, A Highly Sensitive, Single Selective, Real-Time and “Turn-On” Fluorescent Sensor for Al3+ Detection in Aqueous Media. J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 2236, 19296–19302.



5.     Xiao Feng, Long Chen, Yuping Dong, Donglin Jiang*, Porphyrin-Based Two-Dimensional Covalent Organic Frameworks: Synchronized Synthetic Control of Macroscopic Structures and Pore Parameters. Chem. Commun., 2011, 47(7), 1979–1981.

4.    Xuesong Ding, Jia Guo, Xiao Feng, Yoshihito Honsho, Jingdong Guo, Shu Seki, Phornphimon Maitarad, Akinori Saeki, Shigeru Nagase, Donglin Jiang*, Synthesis of Metallophthalocyanine Covalent Organic Frameworks That Exhibit High Carrier Mobility and Photoconductivity. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2011, 506, 1289–1293.

3.    Atsushi Nagai, Zhaoqi Guo, Xiao Feng, Shangbin Jin, Xiong Chen, Xuesong Ding, Donglin Jiang*, Pore Suface Engineering in Covalent Organic Frameworks. Nat. Commun., 2011, 2:536

2.    Xuesong Ding, Long Chen, Yoshihito Honsho, Xiao Feng, Oraphan Saengsawang, Jingdong Guo, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Stephan Irle, Shigeru Nagase, Vudhichai Parasuk, Donglin Jiang*, An n-Channel Two-Dimensinal Covalent Organic Framework. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 13337, 14510–14513.



1.    Xiao Feng, Bin Tong*, Jinbo Shen, Jianbing Shi, Tianyu Han, Long Chen, Junge Zhi, Ping Lu, Yuguang Ma, Yuping Dong*, Aggregation-Induced Emission Enhancement of Aryl-Substituted Pyrrole Derivatives. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 11450, 16731–16736.