HKIAS Senior Fellow

Professor Jihong Yu, a distinguished scholar in Chemistry, was appointed as HKIAS Senior Fellow in November 2020.

Professor Yu is the Director of the International Center of Future Science and works at the State Key Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry at Jilin University in China.

Her main research interest is in the designed synthesis and application of zeolitic nanoporous materials in catalysis, separation and other emerging fields. She has co-authored over 360 papers in international journals including Science, Nat. Commun., Sci. Adv., Chem., Matter., Chem. Rev., Acc. Chem. Res., Chem. Soc. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Chem. Sci., etc.; obtained 25 patents, published 7 books and 15 chapters, has an h-index of 60. She is the Elsevier most cited Chinese researchers for exceptional research performance in the field of chemistry in 2014-2019. Currently, she serves as Associate Editor of Chemical Science, Vice President of Chinese Chemical Association, and Chair of Chinese Zeolite Association.

She is the Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academician of the World Academy of Sciences, and Foreign Member of Academia Europaea.


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