Dr. Xiao-Song Xue 薛小松 (associate professor):

Xiao-Song Xue was born in 1983 in Chongqing, China. He received his PhD in organic chemistry from Nankai University in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Jin-Pei Cheng. In the same year, he joined Nankai University as an Assistant Professor. He was a visiting student in Prof. Zhi-Xiang Yu group at Peking University in 2010 and in Prof. Vernon D Parker group at Utah State University in 2012. His current research interests include: 1) understanding the nature and strength of the “key” chemical bonds in important functional molecules, materials, and bio-systems, 2) understanding the mechanisms of important and classical reactions, and 3) developing new methodology for predicting and understanding amazing new chemistry in ionic liquids.