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Can Li
Name:   Can Li
Address: State Key Laboratory of Catalysis
Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dalian 116023, China
Tel: 0411-84379070
Fax: 0411-84694447
E-mail: canli@dicp.ac.cn
Research group: http://canli.dicp.ac.cn/


EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
1986-1988 PhD degree from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics.
1989-1996 Post-doc fellow and visiting professor at:
Louvain-la-Neuve Catholique University (Belgium) ; Northwestern University (USA); The University of Liverpool (UK); JSPS Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan); Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI (France).
1993- Full professor, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics
1998-2015 Director, State Key Laboratory of Catalysis
2003- Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
2005- Member of the Academy of Sciences for Developing World (TWAS)
Fellow of Royal Chemical Society
2008-
2008-2012 President of the International Association of Catalysis Societies (IACS)
2013- Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Association of Catalysis Societies (APACS)
2005-2012 Chairman of the Catalysis Society of China
2011- Director, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Physical Chemistry, Environmental Catalysis, Chiral Catalysis, Photo(electro)catalysis, Biocatalysis, In-situ Characterization of Catalytic Reaction, Time-resolved Spectroscopy

HONORS AND AWARDS
International Catalysis Award (2004);
Hong Kong “Qiu-Shi Outstanding Young Scientist Award” (1997);
HoLeungHoLee Prize (2005);
National Award for Outstanding Young Scientists in China (1998);
Outstanding Science and Technology Acievement Prize of the CAS (2005);
Natural Science Award of China (2011);
National Catalysis Achievement Award of China (2014) etc.

ACADEMIC SERVICES
On the editor boards of more than 15 academic journals including:
- Chemical Communications (Associate Editor)
- Journal of Catalysis;
- Journal of Molecular Catalysis A;
- Journal of Physical Chemistry C;
- Chemistry: An Asian Journal;
- Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics; etc.
Distinguished Professor of Hong Kong Baptist University
Invited professor of Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, France
Honorary professor of the University of Queensland, Australia
Honorary professor at 15 universities in China including: Dalian University of Technology;
Lanzhou University; Shanxi University; University of Science and Technology of China;
Peking University; Tsinghua University; Hunan University; Nanjing University; etc.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
1. Direct imaging of highly anisotropic photogenerated charge separations on different facets of a single BiVO4 photocatalyst, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54,, 9111-9114.
2. Efficient visible-light-driven Z-Scheme overall water splitting using a MgTa2O6-xNy/TaON heterostructure photocatalyst for H2 evolution, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 127, 8618-8621.
3. Formal asymmetric catalytic thiolation with a bifunctional catalyst at a water-oil interface: synthesis of benzyl thiols, Angew. Chem. Int . Ed., 2015, 54, 4522-4526.
4. Terpyridine–Cu(II) targeting human telomeric DNA to produce highly stereospecific G-quadruplex DNA metalloenzyme, Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 5578-5585.
5. Achieving solar overall water splitting with hybrid photosystems of photosystem II and artificial photocatalysts, Nat. Commun., 2014, 5, 4647.