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Prof. Qian MIAO

Professor

location Room 361 Science Centre
Phone No. (852) 3943 8127
Email miaoqian@cuhk.edu.hk


Education

2005 Ph.D. Columbia University
2004 M.Ph. Columbia University
2000 B.Sc. University of Science and Technology of China

Position

Since 2019 Outstanding Fellow of the Faculty of Science,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Since 2016 Professor, Department of Chemistry,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2012 to 2016 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2006 to 2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2005 to 2006 Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry,
University of California, Los Angeles

Honours and Awards

2018
Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, 
Croucher Foundation 
2017
Research Excellence Award, 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
2012
Young Researcher Award 2011, 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
2008
Science Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award 2007, 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2005
The Hammet Award, 
by the Department of Chemistry, 
Columbia University

Research Interests

Design and synthesis of novel polycyclic aromatic molecules with interesting structures and useful applications, and development of high-performance organic semiconductor materials and devices using tools from organic synthesis, supramolecular chemistry and surface chemistry.

Research Group Website


Representative Publications

  1. "Synthesis of Armchair and Chiral Carbon Nanobelts", Cheung, K. Y.; Gui, S.; Deng, C.; Liang, H.; Xia, Z.; Liu, Z.; Chi, L.*; Miao, Q.* Chem, 2019, 5, 838–847.

  2. "A Dipleiadiene-Embedded Aromatic Saddle Consisting of 86 Carbon Atoms", Pun, S. H.; Chan, C. K.; Luo, J.; Liu, Z.; Miao, Q.* Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2018, 57, 1851–1856.

  3. "Halogenated Tetraazapentacenes with Electron Mobility as High as 27.8 cm2 V−1 s−1 in Solution-Processed N-channel Organic Thin Film Transistors", Chu, M.; Fan, J.-X.; Yang, S.; Liu, D.; Ng, C. F.; Dong, H.; Ren, A.-M.*; Miao, Q.* Advanced Materials, 2018 , 30, 1803467

  4. "A Twisted Nanographene Consisting of 96 Carbon Atoms", Cheung, K. Y.; Chan, C. K.; Liu, Z.; Miao, Q.* Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017, 56, 9003–9007

  5. "Electron Mobility Exceeding 10 cm2V−1s−1 and Band-like Charge Transport in Solution-processed N-channel Organic Thin Film Transistors", Xu, X.; Yao, Y.; Shan, B.; Gu, X.; Liu, D.; Liu, J.; Xu, J.; Zhao, N.; Hu, W.; Miao, Q.*, Advanced Materials, 2016 , 28, 5276–5283.

  6. "Aromatic Saddles Containing Two Heptagons", Cheung, K. Y.; Xu, X.; Miao, Q.* Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137, 3910–3914.

  7. "Self-Assembled Monolayers of Cyclohexyl-Terminated Phosphonic Acids as a General Dielectric Surface for High-Performance Organic Thin-Film Transistors", Liu, D.; He, Z.; Su, Y.; Diao, Y.; Mannsfeld, S. C. B.; Bao, Z.; Xu, J. Miao, Q.* Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 7190–7196.

  8. "Heptagon-Embedded Pentacene: Synthesis, Structures and Thin Film Transistors of Dibenzo[d,d']benzo[1,2-a:4,5-a']dicycloheptenes", Yang, X.; Liu, D.; Miao, Q.* ,Angewandte Chemie International Edition,, 2014, ,53,, 6786–6790.

  9. "Curved Polycyclic Aromatic Molecules that Are π-Isoelectronic to Hexabenzocoronene" Luo, J.; Xu, X.; Mao, R. Miao, Q.* Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 13796–13803.

  10. "Soluble and Stable N-Heteropentacenes with High Field Effect Mobility" Liang, Z.; Tang, Q.; Xu, J.; Miao, Q.* Advanced Materials, 2011, 23, 1535–1539.