Assoc. Prof. Boyu Zhang (张博宇)

State Key Laboratory of Catalysis

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

Zhongshan Road 457, Dalian 116023, China

Tel.: +86-411-84379317


Education Background

2006.09 – 2013.07 Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2002.09 – 2006.07 B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Technology, Northwest Normal University.

Working Experiences

2021.06 – Present Visiting Scholar, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

2018.09 – Present  Associate Professor, College of Medical Laboratory, Dalian Medical University, China

2016.07 – 2018.08 Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macau, China

2013.07 –2016.05  Assistant professor, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Research Interests

1. Molecular and nano probes for gasotransmitter.

2. Molecular imaging and nanotheranostics for hydrogen therapy.


1. Zhang, B. Y., Wang, F., Zhou, H., Gao, D., Yuan, Z., Wu, C.*, Zhang, X.*

Polymer Dots Compartmentalized in Liposomes as a Photocatalyst for In Situ Hydrogen Therapy

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2019, 58, 2744-2748

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201813066

2. Gao, D.#, Zhang B. Y.#(co-first author), Liu, Y., Hu, D., Sheng, Z.*, Zhang, X.*, Yuan, Z. *

Molecular Engineering of Near-Infrared Light-Responsive BODIPY-Based Nanoparticles with Enhanced Photothermal and Photoacoustic Efficiencies for Cancer

Theranostics, 2019, 9(18),5315-5331

DOI: 10.7150/thno.34418

3. Zhang, B. Y., Wang, S. C., Tan, J. Y., Zhang, X. J.*

Unique fluorescence of boronic acid derived salicylidenehydrazone complexes with two perpendicular ICT: Solvent effect on PET process

Dyes and Pigments, 2018, 155, 186-193

DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2018.03.046

4. Zhang, B. Y., Feng, G., Wang, S. C., Zhang, X. J.*

Boronic acid derived salicylidenehydrazone complexes for wash-free fluorescence imaging of cellular organelles

Dyes and Pigments, 2018, 149, 356-362

DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2017.10.027

5. Zhang, B. Y., Jiang, Z., Zhou, X., Lu, S., Li, J., Liu, Y.*, Li, C.*

The synthesis of chiral isotetronic acids with amphiphilic imidazole/pyrrolidine catalysts assembled in oil-in-water emulsion droplets

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2012, 51, 13159-13162.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201206438