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Haitao LI
Date:2021-07-02   View:

Haitao Li, Professor, PhD supervisor

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Add.: Institute for Energy Research, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China


Ph.D. 2013 Institute of  Functional Nano & Soft Materials, Soochow University, Suzhou, China

Professional experience

2018-Present, Professor, Jiangsu University, China

2016-2018, USYD Vice-Chancellor Fellow, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2013-2016, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Research Interests

Carbon-based Functional Nano Materials

Nano sensing and catalysis

Clean Energy and Environmental Governance


1. Jiangsu Specially-Appointed Professor. PI

2. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Design of light-controlable acid catalysts based on sulfated carbon dots for organic ring-opening reaction (No. 52072152). PI

3. National Natural Science Foundation of China Youth Project, The design of high efficient multi-components photocatalyst based on carbon related quantum dots for CO2 reduction (No. 51802126). PI

4. Jiangsu University Jinshan Distinguished Professor FundB),PI

5. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Controllable synthesis, fluorescent property regulation and tumor targeted therapy imaging of carbon and silicon quantum dots (No. 51132006). Co-PI

6. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research on Controllable Assembly of Asymmetric Metal Nanoparticle Structure and Surface Plasmon Properties (No. B030503). Co-PI

7. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Metal modification of silicon nanostructures and its application in selective oxidation reactions (No. 21071104). Co-PI

8. USYD Vice-chancellor Scholarship, PI

9. USYD FEIT Early Career Researcher Funding, PI

10. USYD FEIT Major Equipment Funding,PI

Selected Papers

Google Scholar:

[1] Haitao Li, Xiaodie He, Zhenhui Kang*, Hui Huang, Yang Liu, Jinglin Liu*, Suoyuan Lian, Chi Him A. Tsang, Xiaobao Yang, Shuit-Tong Lee*. Water-Soluble Fluorescent Carbon Quantum Dots and Photocatalyst Design. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 4430 –4434.

[2] Haitao Li, Xinyi Zhang, Douglas MacFarlane*, Carbon Quantum Dots/Cu2O Heterostructures for Solar‐Light‐Driven Conversion of CO2 to Methanol. Adv. Energy. Mater, 2014, 5, 1401077.

[3] Haitao Li, Chenghua Sun, Muataz Ali, Fengling Zhou, Xinyi Zhang, Douglas R. MacFarlane*. Sulfated carbon quantum dots as efficient visible-light switchable acid catalysts for room-temperature ring opening reactions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 8420-8424.

[4] Haitao Li, Xiaodie He, Yang Liu*, Hui Huang, Suoyuan Lian, Shuit-Tong Lee, Zhenhui Kang*. One-step ultrasonic synthesis of water-soluble carbon nanoparticles with excellent photoluminescent properties. Carbon 2011, 49, 605 – 609.

[5] Haitao Li, Zhenhui Kang*, Yang Liu*, Shuit-Tong Lee*. Carbon nanodots: synthesis, properties and applications. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 24230–24253.

[6] Haitao Li, Ruihua Liu, Yang Liu*, Hui Huang, Hang Yu, Hai Ming, Suoyuan Lian, Shuit-Tong Lee, Zhenhui Kang*. Carbon quantum dots/Cu2O composites with protruding nanostructures and their highly efficient (near) infrared photocatalytic behavior. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 17470-17475.

[7] Haitao Li, Ruihua Liu, Suoyuan Lian, Yang Liu*, Hui Huang, Zhenhui Kang*. Infrared Light Controlled Photocatalytic Acitvity of Cabon Quantum Dots for Highly Selective Oxidation Reaction. Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 3289-3297.

[8] Haitao Li, Hai Ming, Yang Liu*, Hang Yu, Xiaodie He, Hui Huang, Keming Pan, Zhenhui Kang*, Shuit-Tong Lee. Fluorescent carbon nanoparticles: electrochemical synthesis and their pH sensitive photoluminescence properties. New J. Chem., 2011, 35, 2666-2670.

[9] Haitao Li, Ruihua Liu, Weiqian Kong, Juan Liu,Yang Liu*, Lei Zhou, Xing Zhang, Shuit-Tong Lee, Zhenhui Kang*. Carbon quantum dots with photo-generated proton property as efficient visible light controlled acid catalyst. Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 867-873.

[10] Haitao Li, Chenghua Sun, R. Vijayaraghavan, Fengling Zhou,Xinyi Zhang, Douglas MacFarlane*. Long Lifetime Photoluminescence in N, S co-doped Carbon Quantum Dots and Applications in Ultrasensitive Detection of Pesticides. 2016, 10433-39.


1. A preparation method of water-soluble carbon nanoparticle material with fluorescent properties, ZL201010604137.X

2. A method for mass preparation of water-soluble fluorescent carbon nanoparticles, ZL201010604108.3

3. A method for preparing magnetic fluorescent nano composite material, ZL201010604127.6

4. A method for preparing carbon nano particles with adjustable photoluminescence properties, ZL201010604128.0

5. Preparation method and application of ionic liquid modified carbon ball carried platinum nanoparticle catalyst, ZL201010604119.1


2017 Distinguished Professor of Jiangsu Province

2016 University of Sydney President's Research Fund

2014 Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Soochow University

2013 National Scholarship for Graduate Students of Soochow University

2010 Jinchuang New Student Scholarship

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