Name: Yanping Ma 

Supervisor for M.S.      ICCAS: Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences
Address:No2 North 1st Street ZhongGuanCun, Haidian District, Beijing
Postal Code: 100190

Research Areas

Specialized in transition metal complex (TMC) catalyzed reaction mechanism & properties of polymers and TMC.


2001.9-2007.2 M. S. & Ph. D.  In Chemistry, Academy of Sciences - Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences - China, Specialized in Computational Chemistry & Physical Organic Chemistry

1997.9-2001.6  B. E. , in Department of Chemistry, Hebei Normal University.


2010.01-now        Associate research fellow,

2009.09-2009.12     Assistant research fellow,


Previous research project:

Presiding at one Project Named ‘DFT study on the polymerization reaction mechanism of CO2 and epoxides catalyzed by metal complexes’ and Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 21004067).

Participating in 973 project, researching on ‘Molecular Designing on the Transparent Polyimides Materials by Theoretical Methods’.


2007.4-2009.8    Post-D.  

Specialized in Computational Chemistry & Cluster Chemistry,

Title of Thesis “Theoretical Studies on Structures and Reactivities of Clusters”, Cooperated with Prof. Sheng-Gui He



1)  Xianfeng Liang, Luxi Tan*, Zitong Liu,  Yanping Ma*, Guanxin Zhang, Lin Wang, Shayu Li, Lichun Dong, Jing Li* and Wei Chen, Poly(naphthalene diimide) vinylene: solid state red emission and semiconducting properties for transistors, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4934-4937.

2)      Zhiwei Jiang, Yan Fang, Yan-Ping Ma, Maili Liu, Ruigang Liu, Hongxia Guo, Ang Lu, , Lina ZhangDissolution and Metastable Solution of Cellulose in NaOH/Thiourea at 8 °C for Construction of Nanofibers. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2017, 121(8): 1793-1801.

3)      Hongyi Suo, Irina V. Oleynik, Chuanbing Huang, Ivan I. Oleynik, Gregory A. Solan, Yanping Ma, Tongling Liang, and Wen-Hua Sun, ortho-Cycloalkyl substituted N,N'-diaryliminoacenaphthene-Ni(II) catalysts for polyethylene elastomers; exploring ring size and temperature effects, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 15684 – 15697.

4)      Yanning Zeng, Qifeng Xing, Yanping Ma, Wen-Hua, Sun, Dinuclear nickel(II) chlorides bearing N4,N4‘-bis(5,6,7-trihydroquinolin-8-ylidene)-[1,1’-biphenyl]- 4,4‘-diamines: Synthesis and ethylene polymerization, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, 2017DOI:10.1007/s10118-018-2054-6

5)      Chuanbing Huang, Youfu Zhang, Gregory A. Solan, Yanping Ma, Xinquan Hu, Yang Sun and Wen-Hua Sun, Vinyl-polyethylene waxes with narrow dispersity using a thermally robust bis(imino)trihydroquinolyl-chromium catalyst, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2017, 4158-4166. doi: 10.1002/ejic.201700837

6)      Zheng Wang, Youfu Zhang, Yanping Ma, Xinquan Hu, Gregory A. Solan, Yang Sun, and Wen-Hua Sun, Molecular Weight Control of Polyethylene Waxes using a Constrained Imino-Cyclopenta[b]pyridyl-Nickel Catalyst, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 55, 3494-3505. DOI: 10.1002/pola.20170389

7)      Zheng Wang, Yong Li, Qing-bin Liu, Gregory A. Solan, Yanping Ma, Wen-Hua Sun, Direct Hydrogenation of a Broad Range of Amides under Base-free Conditions using an Efficient and Selective PNN-Ru(II) catalyst, ChemCatChem, 2017, doi: org/10.1002/cctc.201700952

8)      Xinxin Wang, Linlin Fan, Yanping Ma, Cun-Yue Guo, Gregory A. Solan, Yang Sun and Wen-Hua Sun, Elastomeric polyethylenes accessible via ethylene homo-polymerization using an unsymmetrical α-diimino-nickel catalyst, Polymer Chemistry, 2017,  8,  2785 – 2795. DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00434F

9)      Zheng Wang, Bing Pan, Qingbin Liu, Erlin Yue, Gregory A. Solan, Yanping Ma, and Wen-Hua Sun, Efficient Acceptorless Dehydrogenation of Secondary Alcohols to Ketones mediated by a PNN-Ru(II) Catalyst, Catalysis Science & Technology, 2017, 7, 1654 – 1661. DOI: 10.1039/C7CY00342K

10)  Ai-Ling Li, Yan-Ping Ma, Dong Qiu, "Formation of six-coordinated silicon in calcium phosphosilicate xerogels assisted by polyols at low temperature and pressure." Chinese Chem. Lett., 2015, 26: 768-772.

11)   Hui Tong,  Chenchen Hu,  Shiyong Yang,; Yanping Ma, Hongxia Guo, Lin Fan, "Preparation of fluorinated polyimides with bulky structure and their gas separation performance correlated with microstructure." Polymer, 2015, 69: 138-147.

12)   Yuting  Ouyang, Liang Hao,  Yanping  Ma, Hongxia Guo, "Dissipative particle dynamics thermostat: a novel thermostat for molecular dynamics simulation of liquid crystals with Gay-Berne potential." Science China Chemistry, 2015, 58: 694-707.

13)   Zhiwei Jiang, Yan Fang, Junfeng  Xiang, Yanping  Ma, Ang  Lu, Hongliang Kang,  Yong  Huang, Hongxia Guo,  Ruigang Liu, Lina Zhang, Intermolecular Interactions and 3D Structure in Cellulose-NaOH-Urea Aqueous System, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118,10250-10257.

14)  Yan-Ping Ma, Yan-Xia Zhao, Zi-Yu Li, Xun-Lei Ding, Sheng-Gui He, Classification of VxOyq Clusters by ∆=2y+q-5x, Chin. J. Chem. Phys., 2011, 24, 586-596.

15)  Yan-Ping Ma, Xun-Lei Ding, Yan-Xia Zhao, Sheng-Gui He, A theoretical study on reaction mechanism of C2H4 oxidation over neutral V3O8 cluster, ChemPhyChem, 2010, 11, 1718-1725.

16)  Yan-Ping Ma, Sheng-Gui He, Xun-Lei Ding, Zhe-Chen Wang, Wei Xue, Qiang Shi, DFT Study of Intermolecular Interactions in meso-Tetraphenylporphyrin Diacid Dimer (H4TPPCl2)2,Phys. Chem. Chem. Phy.200911, 2543-2552.

17)  Yan-Ping Ma, Wei Xue, Zhe-Chen Wang, Mao-Fa Ge, Sheng-Gui He. Acetylene cyclotrimerization catalyzed by TiO2 and VO2 in the gas phase: A DFT Study, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112, 3731-3741.


1.    马艳平,QAISER MAHMOOD,王新鑫,孙文华,用于制备超高分子量聚乙烯弹性体的含叔丁基不对称α-二亚胺镍配合物,制备方法及用途,申请日:2017428日,申请号:201710297385.6.

2.    马艳平,QAISER MAHMOOD,王新鑫,孙文华,用于制备超高分子量聚乙烯的含硝基不对称α-二亚胺镍配合物,中间体,制备方法及用途,申请日:2017428日,申请号:201710297382.2.

3. 王征,马艳平,孙文华,含柔性八元环的二芳基亚胺吡啶基配合物及其制备方法与应用,专利申请号:201711311581.0,申请日期:20171211日。

Research Interests

Structures and properties of the transition metal complexes;

Reaction mechanism catalyzed by the transition metal complex





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