Dr. Xia is the Brock Family Chair and Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Eminent Scholar in Nanomedicine in The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, with joint appointments in School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from Harvard University (with Professor George M. Whitesides) in 1996, his M.S. degree in inorganic chemistry from University of Pennsylvania (with the late Professor Alan G. MacDiarmid, a

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 2000) in 1993, and his B.S. degree in chemical physics from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 1987. He came to the United States of America in 1991. Dr. Xia has received a number of prestigious awards and has actively contributed to many journals. A full list of awards and journal work is listed below.

AWARDS

Highly Cited Researchers in Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Science, Clarivate Analytics, 2018

Special Creativity Award, National Science Foundation, 2018

MRS Medal, Materials Research Society, 2017

Inaugural Class of Hall of Fame, Advanced Materials, 2017

Highly Cited Researchers in Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Science, Clarivate Analytics, 2017

Outstanding Faculty Research Author Award, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017

Highly Cited Researchers in Chemistry and Materials Science, Thomson Reuters, 2016

Sigma Xi Best Faculty Paper Award, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016

Highly Cited Researchers in Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Science, Thomson Reuters, 2015

Fellow, American Chemical Society (ACS), 2014

Highly Cited Researchers in Chemistry and Materials Science, Thomson Reuters, 2014

Nano Today Award, Elsevier, 2013

National Award in the Chemistry of Materials, American Chemical Society (ACS), 2013

Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Nanoscience, Materials Research Society (MRS), 2013

Top 100 materials scientists (No. 4) and top 100 chemists (No. 35) in the world from 2000-2010 based on the number of citations per paper, see http://sciencewatch.com/dr/sci/misc/Top100Chemists2000-10/

Top 10 chemists (No. 5) in the world from 1999-2009 based on the number of citations per paper, for details, see http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storyCode=409418&sectioncode=26

The 2nd most cited scientist in the field of nanomedicine, see http://www.nano-biology.net/labs.php

Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2011

Fellow, Materials Research Society (MRS), 2009

NIH Director's Pioneer Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2006

Leo Hendrik Baekeland Award, the North Jersey Section of American Chemical Society (ACS), 2005

Camille Dreyfus Teacher Scholar, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, 2002

Fellow in Science and Engineering, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, 2000

Research Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2000

Faculty Early Career Development Award, National Science Foundation, 1999

Victor K. LaMer Award, American Chemical Society (ACS), 1999

Oversea Young Investigator Award, Chinese Natural Science Foundation, 1999

New Faculty Award, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, 1997

ICI Student Award Finalist, American Chemical Society (ACS), 1997

Stone Corporation Award for the Best Graduate Student, Graduate School of the University of Science and Technology of China, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1988

Guo-Mo-Rou Award for the Best Student (the highest honor), University of Science and Technology of China, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1986

EDITORIAL RESPONSABILITIES

Associate Editor, Nano Letters, 2002 –

Chairman (inaugural) of International Advisory Board, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2011 –

Member of Advisory Board, Chemical Reviews, 2019 –

Member of Advisory Board, Research, 2018 –

Member of Advisory Board, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2018 –

Member of International Advisory Board, Small Methods, 2017 –

Member of International Advisory Board, ChemNanoMat, 2015 –

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Chemical Physics Letters, 2014 –

Member of International Advisory Board, Chemistry: A European Journal, 2014 –

Member of International Advisory Board, Chinese Journal of Chemistry, 2014 –

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Cancer Nanotechnology, 2014 –

Member of International Advisory Board, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 2013 –

Member of International Advisory Board, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011 –

Member of International Advisory Board, Chemistry: An Asian Journal, 2010 –

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Accounts of Chemical Research, 2010 – 2016

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2010 – 2014

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Science of Advanced Materials, 2009 –

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Nano Research, 2008 –

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Nano Today, 2006 –

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir, 2005 – 2010, 2013 – 2015

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Chemistry of Materials, 2005 – 2007

Member of International Advisory Board, International Journal of Nanotechnology, 2003 –

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Nano Letters, 2002 – 2003

Member of International Advisory Board, Advanced Functional Materials, 2001 –

Younan XiaXia Group at the Georgia Institute of Technology

"TO STUDY WITHOUT THINKING IS USELESS, TO THINK WITHOUT STUDYING IS IDLE" - Confucius 

  • Facebook Clean
  • LinkedIn Clean

COPYRIGHT OF YOUNAN XIA, LAST UPDATE (11/18/2019)