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Prof. Zuowei XIE

Interim Dean of Science

Choh-Ming Li Professor of Chemistry

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

location Room 363 Science Centre
Phone No. (852) 3943 6269
Fax No. (852) 2603 5057
Email zxie@cuhk.edu.hk


1983 B.Sc. Hangzhou University
1986 M.Sc.
Chinese Academy of Sciences
1990 Ph.D.
Chinese Academy of Sciences


Since 2018
Interim Dean of Science, 
Since 2013
Choh-Ming Li Professor of Chemistry, 
Professor of Chemistry, 
Associate Professor, 
Assistant Professor, 
Postdoctoral Fellow, 
Research Associate, 

Research Interests

Chemistry of boron, boron clusters, carboranes and metallacarboranes, homogenous catalysis, small molecule activation and organometallics.

Honours and Awards

2010 Chinese Chemical Society Yao-Zeng Huang Award in Organometallic Chemistry
2008 State Natural Science Award
2007 Research Excellent Award
2003 The Young Researcher Award
2002 K. C. Wong Education Foundation Lecturership
2002 Outstanding Young Investigator Award (oversea)
1997 State Natural Science Award (shared)
1995 Natural Science Award (shared) from the Chinese Academy of Sciences
1991 Chinese Chemical Society Award for Outstanding Young Chemist

Professional Activities

  • Member of Physical Sciences Panel, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong SAR (2005-2010)
  • Editorial Board Member: Organometallics (2008-2013), Dalton Transactions, Science China Chemistry (中國科學,化學) and Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers
  • Member of International Advisory Committee, International Conference on Boron Chemistry
  • Member of International Advisory Board, International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry
  • Member of International Advisory Board, International Conference on Organometallics and Catalysis

Research Group