Hui Huang Prof. Ph.D.
Telephone: 86-10-69671736 
Address:  Office 203, Research Building 2, UCAS, Huairou District, Beijing, China
Postcode:  101407

Research Areas

1. Synthetic methodology of conjugated materials

a. Develop new methodologies to synthesize conjugated materials and probe the mechanisms.
b. Design and synthesize novel catalysts. 

2. Low dimension materials (organic conjugated materials, inorganic two dimensional materials etc) for opto-electronic, biology etc. applications 
a. Develop novel low dimension materials for solar cells, TFTs, and sensors etc.
b. Understand fundamental photophysics mechanisms in solid state materials and devices.


2003.08--2008.08 Dartmouth College, Ph.D.
2000.09--2003.07 Institute of Chemistry, CAS, M.S. 
1996.09--2000.07 Beijing Normal University, BA


Work Experience

Nov. 2013-present Professor, College of Materials Science and Opto-electronic Technology, UCAS, Beijing

Oct. 2010 – Oct. 2013 Research Scientist in Alternative Energy Group, R&D Center, ConocoPhillips and Phillips66 Company, Bartlesville, OK 
Sept. 2008 – Oct. 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University,  Evanston, IL




44. Wang, X.;Lv, L.; Gu, W. Wang, X.; Dong, T.; Yang, Z.*; Cao, H.*; Huang, H.* Novel Triphenylamine-based Copolymers for All Polymer Solar Cells, Dyes and Pigments, 2017, 150, 141-149.

43. Wang, X.; Deng, W.; Chen, Y.; Wang, X.; Ye, P.; Wu, X.; Yan, C.; Zhan, X.; Liu, F.;* Huang, H.*Fine Tuning Solid State Packing and Significant Improving Photovoltaic Performance of Conjugated Polymers Through Side Chain Engineering via Random Polymerization, submitted.

42. Lv, L.; Wang, X.; Dong, T.; Wang, X.; Wu, X.; Yang, L.; Huang, H.* Significantly Improving Efficiency of PSCs through Incorporation of Noncovalent Conformational Locks, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, accepted.

41. Gu,W.;Yang,L.;Chen, Y.;Wang, X.;Zhang, H.;Hou, J.;Zhu Z.;*Huang, H.*Ternary Blend Polymer Solar Cells with Two Non-fullerene Acceptors as Electron Cascade Materials, accepted.

40. Huang, H.*; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.* Organic and Polymeric Semiconductors with Noncovalent Conformational Locks, Chem. Rev. (invited), submitted.

39. Dong, T.; Lv, L.; Feng, L.; Deng, W.; Ye, P.; Yang, B.; Facchetti, A.;* Dong, H.*; Huang, H.* Noncovalent SeO Conformational Locks for Constructing High Performing Opto-electronic Conjugated Polymers, submitted.

38. Jiang, X.; Huang, H.;* Chai, Y.; Lohr, T.; Yu, S.-Y.;* Lai, W.*; Pan, Y.;* Delferro, M.;* Marks, T. J.* Facile Hydrolytic Cleavage of Both CS2 Carbon-Sulfur Bonds Mediated by Multinuclear Pd(II) Complexes at Room Temperature, Nature Chemistry,2017, 9, 188-193.

37. Chen, Y.; Ye, P.; Zhu, Z.; Wang, X.; Yang, L.; Xu, X.; Wu, X.; Dong, T.; Zhang, H.; Hou, J.; Liu, F.;* Huang, H.;*Achieving High-Performance Ternary Organic Solar Cells Through Tuning Acceptor Alloy, Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma. 201603154.


36. Lv. L.; Wang, X.; Wang, X.; Dong, T.; Yang, L. Yang, Z.; Huang, H.* Tellurophene-based N-type Copolymers for High Performance All Polymer Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials&Interfaces, 2016, 8, 34620-34629.

35. Wang, X.; Lv, L.; Li, L.; Chen, Y.; Zhang, K.; Chen, H.;  Shen, G.;* Huang, J.;* Yang, Z.;* Huang, H.*  High-Performance All Polymer Photoresponse Devices Based on Novel A-A Conjugated Polymers, Advanced FunctionalMaterials, 2016, 26, 6306-6315.
Yang, L.; Chen, Y.; Chen, S.; Dong, T.; Deng,W.; Lv, L.; Yang, S.; Yan, H.; Huang, H.* Achieving High Performance Non-fullerene Organic Solar Cells throughTuning the Electron Deficient Building Blocks, Journal of Power Sources, 2016, 324, 538-546.
33.  Xing, W.; Chen, Y.; Wang, X.; Lv, L.;  Ouyang, X.; Ge, Z.; Huang, H.* MoS2Quantum Dots with Tunable Work Functions for High-performance Organic Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials&Interfaces, 2016, 8, 26916-26923.

32.Zhang, J.; Zhang, X.; Xiao, H.; Li, G.; Liu, Y.; Li, C.;* Huang, H.; Chen, X.;*, Bo, Z.;* 1,8-Naphthalimide-based Planar Small Molecular Acceptor for Organic Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials&Interfaces,2016,8, 5475–5483.

31. Xiao, Z.; Dong, Q.; Tian, W.; Huang, H.;* Huang* J.; Efficiency Enhancement in Polymer Solar Cells with a Polar Small Molecule at Both Interface and in the Bulk Heterojunction Layer, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2015, 5, 1408-1413.

30. Huang, H.; Chen, Z.; Ponce Ortiz, R.; Zhang, S.; Guo, X. Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.* Alkoxy-Functionalized Thienyl-Vinylene Polymers for Field-Effect Transistors and All-Polymer Solar Cells. Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24, 2782-2793.

Before UCAS
1. Zhou, N.; Lin, H.; Lou, S.; Yu, X.; Guo, P. Loser, S.; Hartnett, P.; Huang, H.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Chen, L. X.; Chang, R. P. H.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T. J. Morphology-Performance Relationships in High-Efficiency All-Polymer Solar Cells, Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 4, 1300785/1-1300785/8. 
2. Youn, J.; Kewalramani, S.; Emery, J.; Shi, Y.; Zhang, S.; Chang, H.-C.; Liang, Y.-j.; Yeh, C.-M.; Feng, C.-Y.; Huang, H.; Stern, C.; Chen, L.-H.; Chen, M.-C.; Bedzyk, M.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.*. Fused Thiophene Semiconductors: Crystal Structure-Film Microstructure-Transistor Performance Correlations, Advanced Functional Materials, 2013, 23, 3850-3865. 
3. Youn, J.; Dholakia, G.R.; Huang, H.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.* Influence of Thiol Treatment on Bottom Contact Field Effect Transistor based on n-Type Organic Semiconductor, Advanced Functional Materials, 2012, 1, 1856-1869.
4. Huang, H.; Chen, Z.; Ponce Ortiz, R.; Youn, J.; Newman, C.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.* A Thienyl-vinylene Building Block with Intramolecular Locks for High Mobility and Ambient Stable Polymeric Semiconductors. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 10966-10973.
5. Usta, H.; Kim C.; Wang, Z.; Lu, S.; Huang, H.; Facchetti A.*; Marks, T. J.* Anthracenedicarboximide-based semiconductors for air-stable, n-channel organic thin-film transistors: materials design, synthesis, and structural characterization. J. Mate. Chem. 2012, 22, 4459-4472.
6. Youn, J., Huang, P.-Y.; Huang, Y.-W.; Chen, M.-C.; Lin, Y.-J.; Huang, H.; Ponce Ortiz, R.; Stern, C.; Chung, M.-C.; Feng, C.-Y.; Chen, L.-H.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T.J.* Versatile α,ω-Disubstituted Tetrathienoacene Semiconductors for High Performance Organic Thin-Film Transistors, Advanced Functional Materials, 2012, 1, 48-60.
7. Huang, H.; Youn, J.; Ponce Ortiz, R.; Zheng, Y.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.* Very Large Silacylic Substituent Effects on Response in Silole-Based Polymer Transistors. Chemistry of Materials, 2011, 23, 2185-2200.
8. Huang, H.; Hughes, R. P.*; Rheingold, A. L. Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Group 6 Transition Metal Complexes with Terminal Fluoromethylidyne (CF) Ligands; a DFT/NBO/NRT Comparison of Bonding Characteristics of Terminal NO, CF and CH Ligands. Dalton Transaction, 2010, 40, 47-55.
9. Youn, J.; Chen, M.*; Liang, Y.; Huang, H.; Ponce Ortiz, R.; Kim, C.; Stern, C.; Hu, T.; Chen, L.; Yan, J.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T.* Novel Semiconductors Based on Functionalized Benzo[d,d′]thieno[3,2-b;4,5-b′]dithiophenes (BTDTs) and the Effects of Thin Film Growth Conditions on Organic Field Effect Transistor Performance, Chemistry of Materials, 2010, 22, 5031-5041.
10. Huang, H.; Rheingold, A. L.; Hughes, R. P.* Synthesis and X-ray Structure of a Diamagnetic Oxo-Bridged Trifluoromethyl-Chromium(V) Complex: Structural and Computational Comparisons between CF3 and CH3 Ligands in Two Different Oxidation States of Chromium. Organometallics, 2010, 29, 3672-3675.
11. Ponce Ortiz, R.; Blanco, R.; Herrera, H.; Huang, H.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.*; Zheng, Y.; Segura, J. L.* Organic n-Channel Field Effect Transistors Based on Arylenedimide-thiophene Derivatives, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 8440–8452.
12. Huang, H.; Hughes, R. P.*; Rheingold, A. L. Synthesis and Structural Characterization of New Perfluoroacyl and Perfluoroalkyl Group 6 Transition Metal Compounds. Organometallics, 2010, 29, 1948-1955.
13. Kim, C.; Chen, M.-C.*; Chiang, Y.-J.; Guo, Y.-J.; Youn, J.; Huang, H.; Liang, Y.-J.; Lin, Y.-J.; Huang, Y.-W.; b, Hub, T.-S.; Lee, G-H.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.* Functionalized Dithieno[2,3-b:30,20-d]thiophenes (DTTs) for Organic Thin-film Transistors, Organic Electronics, 2010, 11, 801-813.
14. Bagnis, D.; Beverina, L.; Huang, H.; Silvestri, F.; Zheng, Y.; Pagani, G.A.; Marks, T.J.*; Facchetti, A.* Alkenyl vs. Alkyl Substituent Effects in Squaraine-Based Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 4074-4075.
15. Usta, H.; Risko, C.; Wang, Z.; Huang, H.; Deliomeroglu, M. K.; Zhukhovitskiy, A.; Facchetti, A.*; Marks, T. J.* Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Ladder-Type Molecules and Polymers. Air-Stable, Solution-Processable n-Channel Semiconductors for Thin-Film Transistors via Experiment and Theory. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 5586-5608.
16. Huang, H.; Hughes, R. P.*; Rheingold, A. L. Serendipitous Discovery of a Simple Compound with an Unsupported Ir-Ir Bond. Organometallics, 2009, 28, 1575-1578.
17. Huang, H.; Hughes, R. P.*; Rheingold, A. L. Octahedral Perfluoroalkyl Complexes of Ir(III) Formed by Oxidative Addition of Perfluoroalkyl Iodides to Ir(acac)(CO)2. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2009, 87, 151-160.
18. Huang, H.; Hughes, R. P.*; Rheingold, A. L. Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Coordinatively Unsaturated Ruthenium Complex, Cp*Ru(Ph2nacnac), and its CO Adduct. Polyhedron, 2008, 27, 734-738.
19. Bourgeois, C. J.; Huang, H. (Prime Author); Laritchev, R.; Zakharov, L. N.; Rheingold, A. L. Hughes, R. P.* Variable-Temperature NMR Determination of the Barriers to Rotation about the Ir-C σ-Bond in a Series of Primary Perfluoroalkyl Iridium Complexes [IrCp*{(CF2)nCF3}(PMe3)2]+X- [n = 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11; X = I, OTf]. Organometallics, 2007, 26, 264-271.
20. Huang, H.; Hughes, R. P.*; Landis, C. R.; Rheingold, A. L. The Simplest Binary Fluorocarbon as a Ligand. Synthetic, Spectroscopic, Crystallographic, and Computational Studies of a Molybdenum Complex of Terminally Ligated Carbon Monofluoride (Fluoromethylidyne). Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 7454-7455.
21. Yu, S.-Y.*; Li, S.-Y.; Huang, H.-P.; Zhang, Z.-X.; Jiao, Q.; Huang, H. Molecular Self-Assembly with Modularization and Directionality: Vector-Manipulation at Metal Centers, Current Organic Chemistry, 2005, 9, 555-563.
22. Li, S.-H.; Huang, H.-P.; Yu, S.-Y.*; Li, Y.; Huang, H.; Sei Y.; Yamaguchi, K. Self-assembly of Coordination Molecular Baskets as Inorganic Analogues of Cyclotriveratrylenes (CTV). Dalton Transactions, 2005, 2346-2348.
23. Huang, H.; Yu, S.-Y.*; Liu, H.-B.; Shi, M. Neutral Coordination Frameworks with Host-guest Properties Constructed by Dicopper(II) Units and 4,7- Phenanthroline. Polyhedron, 2004, 23, 55-58.
24. Yu, S.-Y.*; Huang, H.-P; Li S.-H.; Zhang Z.-X.; Meng, T.; Jiao, Q.; Li, H.; Huang, H. Molecular Nanotechnology and Organometallic Molecular Nanosystems, Polymer Bulletin (China), 2004, 2, 6-22.
25. Zhang, Z.-X.; Huang, H.; Yu, S.-Y.* Synthesis and Structure of a Dipyrazol-bridged Macrocyclic Palladium (II) Complex Wuji Huaxue Xuebao, 2004, 7, 849-852.
26. Yu, S.-Y.*; Huang, H.(prime author); Liu, H.-B.; Chen, Z.-N.; Zhang, R.-B.; Fujita, M. Modular Cavity-tunable Self-assembly of Molecular Bowls and Crowns as Structural Analogues of Calix[3]arenes. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2003, 42, 686-690.
27. Liu, H.-B.; Yu, S.-Y.* Huang, H.; Zhang, Z-X. Enclathrating benzene in a neutral dicopper(II) coordination framework, Australian Journal of Chemistry, 2003, 56, 671-674.
28. Huang, H.; Jin, Q.-H.; Yu, S.-Y.*; Ma, H.-W.; Li, S.-H.; Huang, H.-P.; Yu, K.-B. Crystal Structure of Catena-poly{[tetra[m-(benzoato-O,O’)]dicopper(II)]-m-2-N,N’-(4,4’’-bi-3,5-dimethylpyrazolate)} hydrate, [Cu2(O2CC6H5)4(C10N4H14)]F9•H2O, Zeitschrift fuer Kristallographie - New Crystal Structures, 2003, 218, 443-444.
29. Huang, H.; Yu, S.-Y.* Synthesis and Crystal Struture of [Cis-1, 10-phenanthroline-palladium (II)(THF)2]dinitrate (THF = tetrahydrofuran), Chinese Journal of Structural Chemistry, 2003, 22, 547-549.


1. Marks, T. J.; Facchetti, A.; Huang, H.; Chen, Z.; Alkoxylethane Semiconducting Compounds and Device Incorporating Same, US 8598305.
2. Wang, S.; Shi, C.; Chen, R.; Zhang, J.; Wang, W.; Wu, Y.; Huang, H.; Palkar, A.; He, T. Synthesis Photovoltaic Conjugated Polymers, US 61/599419.
3. Huang, H. Process of Novel Donor Building Blocks for Organic Solar Cells, US 8895751.
4. Huang, H. Structure of Novel Donor Building Blocks for Organic Solar Cells, US 8703960.
5. Wang, W.: Shi, C.; Chen, R.; Yang, J.; Wu, Y.; Huang, H.; Woody, K.; Bullock, J.; Palkar, A.; He, T. Furan and Selenophene Derivatized Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’] Dithiophene-thienothiophene Based Conjugated Polymers For High-efficiency Organic Solar Cells, P66-00003, filed.
6. Woody, K.; Bullock, J.; Huang, H.; Palkar, A.; He, T.; Shi, C.; Chen, R.; Yang, J.; Daeffler, C.; Hawkins, J.; Wu, Y.; Wang, W. Anthracene Dithiophene Based Semiconducting Polymer for Photovoltaic Application. P66-00065, filed.
7. Shi, C.; Chen, R.; Yang, J.; Daeffler, C.; Hawkins, J.; Wu, Y.; Wang, W.; Woody, K.; Bullock, J.; Huang, H.; Palkar, A.; He, T.; Difluorothienothiophene Based Conjugated Polymer and Their Applications as Organic Semiconductors in Photovoltaic Cells, P66-00113 
8. Huang, H.; Woody, K.; He, T.; et al, Compsition and Synthesis of Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b]Dithiophene-thienothiophene Randomly Substituted Conjugated Polymers For Organic Solar Cells, P66-00121 
9. Woody, K.; Huang, H.; He, T.; et al, Application of Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b]Dithiophene-thienothiophene Randomly Substituted Conjugated Polymers For Organic Solar Cells, P66-00121 



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