Vice Dean of IESD, in charge of Education Affairs

Director of Environmental Management and Planning Institute, College of Environmental Science and Engineering

Tel: 021-65983146

Fax: 021-65987790

Email: yingwang@tongji.edu.cn

Graduated from Wuhan University and gained her B.S. in 2007. She then earned her Ph.D. from Tsinghua University in 2012. During this time she also worked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, WA from 2009 to 2011. She finished her postdoctoral fellowship at School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China University of Science & Technology from 2012 to 2014 in Shanghai. She also worked as an analytical technician for two years at Shanghai Tobacco Group. Then she moved to Tongji University in 2015 as an Associate Professor, working at UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD).

Professional Career

  • MSc (with honours) from Wuhan University, China

  • PhD from the Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University,China

  • Visiting Scholar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), WA, U.S.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow at East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, China

Academic Summary

  • Published over 30 peer-refereed research papers, including >15 SCI (Science Citation Index) papers with impact factor over 5.0.

  • 12 of the papers are cited >50 times, with 8 cited >150 times each, and two cited >500 times, with total citations over 3000 times.

  • According to ISI’s Essential Science Indicators, responsible for 5 scientific publications in the top 0.1% of all the publications included in the ISI database.


  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 21305046), PI

  • China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (No. 2013M531137), PI

  • Key Program of Shanghai Postdoctoral Science Foundation (13R21421400), PI

  • Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Biosensing and Imaging, sponsored by Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest Site Office, 2009-2011, main participant

  • The National Institutes of Health Counter ACT program through the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (award no. NS058161-01), 2009-2011, main participant


  • 2015 – National Nature & Science Award, (the second prize). This award is the top science and technology award in China.

  • 2013 - Dimitris N. Chorafas Young Investigator Award. This award recognizes exceptional performance in a doctoral program and honours innovative research in the field of advanced data processing technology, life sciences and/or sustainability, with a particular emphasis on applied research.

  • 2012 - Eli Lilly Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award, which is an annual award sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company. The award aims to promote and recognize the best graduate students in China who have made significant contributions in the field of chemistry related to life sciences.

  • 2012 - The First Prize in natural science, Ministry of Education of China, the highest reward of Ministry of Education of China for the best achievements about scientific research.

  • 2011 - 100 most Influential International Research Papers in China.

  • 2010 – The First Prize of China Association of Instrumental Analysis (CAIA).


  1. Ying Wang, Yuehe Lin, Ilhan A. Aksay, Jinghong Li. “Biofunctionalization of Graphene for Biosensing and Imaging”, The 241th ACS meeting (ACS Spring 2011 National Meeting & Exposition), invited talk, Anaheim, CA, Mar. 27-31, 2011.

  2. Ying Wang, Zhaohui Li, Jun Wang, Yuehe Lin. “Graphene Sensing Platform for mRNA Detection in Living Cells and Its Applications in Cancer Diagnostic”, The DOE (Department of Energy) Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) meeting, oral talk, Richland, WA, Nov. 15-17, 2010.

  3. Ying Wang , Longhua Tang , Zhaohui Li , Yuehe Lin, Jinghong Li.In situ simultaneous monitoring of ATP and GTP using a graphene oxide nanosheet–based sensing platform in living cells,Nature Protocols,2014, 9, 1944. (IF: 10.032; 引用:63次)

  4. Ying Wang, Dan Du, Zhaohui Li, Jun Wang, Jun Liu, Yuehe Lin. “Graphene and Graphene Oxide for Biosensing and Imaging”, the National Institutes of Health Counter ACT program through the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Washington D.C., Apr. 27-30, 2011.


    1. Ying Wang , Longhua Tang , Zhaohui Li , Yuehe Lin, Jinghong Li. Nature Protocols, 2014, 9, 1944-1955. (times cited: 7)

    2. Ying Wang, Zhaohui Li, Dehong Hu, Chiann-Tso Lin, Jinghong Li* and Yuehe Lin*. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 9274-9276. (times cited: 432)

    3. Ying Wang, Yuyan Shao, Dean W. Matson, Jinghong Li*, and Yuehe Lin*. ACS Nano, 2010, 4, 1790-1798. (times cited: 643)

    4. Ying Wang, Jin Lu, Longhua Tang, Haixin Chang and Jinghong Li*. Anal. Chem., 2009, 81, 9710-9715. (times cited: 211)

    5. Ying Wang, Zhaohui Li, Thomas J. Weber, Dehong Hu, Chiann-Tso Lin, Jinghong Li* and Yuehe Lin*. Anal. Chem., 2013, 85, 6775-6782. (times 

    6. Ying Wang, Yueming Li, Longhua Tang, Jin Lu and Jinghong Li*. Electrochem. Commun., 2009, 11, 889-892. (times cited: 531)

    7. Ying Wang, Zhaohui Li, Jun Wang, Jinghong Li* and Yuehe Lin*. Trends Biotechnol., 2011, 29, 205-212. (times cited: 337)

    8. Ying Wang, Sheng Zhang, Dan Du, Yuyan Shao, Zhaohui Li, Jun Wang, Mark H. Engelhard, Jinghong Li* and Yuehe Lin*. J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 5319-5325. (times cited: 91)

    9. Ying Wang, Haixin Chang*, Hongkai Wu* and Honglai Liu, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2013, 1, 3521-3534. (times cited: 10)

    10. Ying Wang, and Jinghong Li*. Anal. Chim. Acta, 2009, 650, 49-53.

    11. Qianqian Tian, Ying Wang,  Ruijie Deng, Lei Lin, Yang Liu and Jinghong Li. Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 987-993.

    12. Sen Wang, Ying Wang, Lihui Zhou∗, Jinxia Li, Shaolei Wang, Honglai Liu. Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 132, 7-14.

    13. Longhua Tang, Ying Wang, Yang Liu, and Jinghong Li*. ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 3817-3822.

    14. Longhua Tang, Ying Wang, Yueming Li, Hongbin Feng, Jin Lu and Jinghong Li*. Adv. Funct. Mater., 2009, 19, 2782-2789.

    15. Yanli Zhang,Ying Wang, Haibo Wang, Jianhui Jiang*, Guoli Shen, Ruqin Yu and Jinghong Li*. Anal. Chem., 2009, 81, 1982-1987.

    16. Zhaohui Li, Ying Wang, Zhiwen Tang, Joel G. Pounds and Yuehe Lin*. Anal. Chem., 2010, 82, 7008-7014.

    17. Haixin Chang, Ying Wang, and Jinghong Li*. Curr. Org. Chem., 2011, 15, 506-517.

    18. Haixin Chang, Longhua Tang, Ying Wang, and Jinghong Li*. Anal. Chem., 2010, 82, 2341-2346.

    19. Hao Zhang, Xiaojun Lv, Yueming Li, Ying Wang, and Jinghong Li*. ACS Nano, 2011, 4, 380-386.

    20. Hao Zhang, Da Chen, Xiaojun Lv, Ying Wang, Haixin Chang and Jinghong Li*. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2010, 44, 1107-1111.

    21. Ruijie Deng, Longhua Tang, Qianqian Tian, Ying Wang, Lei Lin, and Jinghong Li*. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2389 –2393.