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Zhang Xinxing

Subject: Physical Chemistry

Address:901 Collaborative Building, 94 Weijin Road, TianJin, China, 300071


E-Mail: zhangxx@nankai.edu.cn


Research Interest:
Chemical Dynamics, Spectroscopy, Interfacial Chemistry

2005-2009 Fudan University, Undergraduate
2009-2015 Johns Hopkins University, PhD
2015-2016 Johns Hopkins University, Postdoctoral Scholar
2016-2018 California Institute of Technology, Postdoctoral Scholar
2018-present College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Professor

Honors and Awards:

Selected publications:
Until 2018, Professor Zhang has published 50 SCI papers, 35 of which are first-author or corresponding-author papers.

Selected Publications (* denotes corresponding author, # denotes equal contribution):
1."Subtle Changes in Lipid Environment Have Profound Effects on Membrane Oxidation Chemistry" X. Zhang*, K. M. Barraza, K. T. Upton, J. L. Beauchamp*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 17492-17498 (2018)

2."Realization of an Al≡Al Triple Bond in the Gas‐Phase Na3Al2‐ Cluster via Double Electronic Transmutation" X. Zhang*, I. A. Popov, K. A. Lundell, H. Wang, C. Mu, W. Wang, H. Schnockel, A. I. Boldyrev* and K. H. Bowen*., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 14060-14064 (2018).

3."Cholesterol provides nonsacrificial protection of membrane lipids from chemical damage at air–water interface", X. Zhang, K. Barraza, J. L. Beauchamp*, PNAS, 115, 3255-3260, (2018).

4."The Existence of a Designer Al=Al Double Bond in the LiAl2H4- Cluster Formed by Electronic Transmutation", K. A. Lundell#, X. Zhang#, A. I. Boldyrev*; K. H. Bowen*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 16593-16596 (2017).

5."Stabilizing otherwise Unstable Anions with Halogen Bonding" X. Zhang*, Gaoxiang Liu, Sandra Ciborowski and K. Bowen*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 9897-9900, (2017).

6."CO2 Activation and Hydrogenation by PtHn- Cluster Anions", X. Zhang, G. Liu, K. Meiwes-Broer, G. Gantefoer, K. Bowen*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 9644 (2016).

7."On the Existence of Designer Magnetic Superatoms ", X. Zhang, Y. Wang, H. Wang, A. Lim, G. Gantefoer, K.H. Bowen*, J. U. Reveles, and S. N. Khanna*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 4856-4861 (2013).

8."PtZnH5-, a σ-aromatic cluster", X. Zhang, G. Liu, G. Gantefoer, K. H. Bowen, and A. N. Alexandrova, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 5, 1596 (2014).

9. "Identifying the Hydrogenated Planar Tetracoordinate Carbon: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study of CAl4H and CAl4H- ", J. Xu#, X. Zhang#, S. Yu, Y. Ding and K. Bowen, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, 2263-2267 (2017).