Associate professor

Email : wangfu@sjtu.edu.cn

Office address : 316 Wenxuan Bldg. (Minhang)


Wang Fu holds an AB from Inner Mongolia University, and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from The Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Dr. Fu is the Associate Professor of the school of Biomedical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His primary research interests are in the development of novel superresolution methods for imaging living biological samples ranging from cells and tissues to small animals, and design of new probes and techniques to improve the performance of the optical imaging and therapy. 

Education background

2006/9-2011/7   PhD. Physical Chemistry, The Technical Institute of Physics and

Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Supervisor:   Prof. Chunyan Liu

2009/1-2010/1   Exchange Student Max Planck Institute For Polymer Research

Supervisor:   Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll

2002/9-2006/7   B.S. Chemistry, Inner Mongolia University

Work Experience

2018/5 – present   Shanghai Jiao Tong University 

2015/4 – 2018/4   Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2013/1 – 2015/3   Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Freiburg

Director:      Prof. Dr. Bernd Fakler

2011/9 – 2013/1   Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical


Director:      Prof. Stefan Hell (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014)

Areas of Research Interests

1. Developing light microscopes with resolved spatial and temporal resolution for imaging cells and tissue of a living organism;

2. Synthesizing novel probes to improve the performance of the optical imaging and therapy.

Honors And Awards


Science and Technology Progress Award by Ministry of Education, First Class-Theory of Heuristic Search (1987);

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


Member of Technical Advisory Board, Microsoft Research Asia (1997-present);



Principles of Pharmacogenomics - BIOMEDIN 224, GENE 224 (Aut, Win, Spr)

Selected Publications
  1. J. Lan, B. Feng, X. Wu, L. Yang, J. Liu, G. Shi, F. Wang*, Aptamer-Modified Silver Nanoclusters for Fluorescence Detection of Intracellular 8-Hydroxydeoxyguanosine, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2020, 3, 2, 1332–1338. 
  2. B. Feng, Y. Xing, J. Lan, Z. Su, F. Wang*, Synthesis of MUC1 aptamer-stabilized gold nanoclusters for cell-specific imaging, Talanta, 2020, 212, 120796.
  3. X. Xue, F. Yu, J. Li, G. Bai, H. Yuan, J. Hou, F. Wang*, C. Wang, Polyoxometalate intercalated NiFe layered double hydroxides for advanced water oxidation, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2020, 45, 1802-1809.
  4. L. Yang, J. Liu, L. Yang, M. Zhang, H. Zhu, F. Wang*, J Yin, Co3O4 imbedded g-C3N4 heterojunction photocatalysts for visible-light-driven hydrogen evolution, Renewable Energy, 2020, 145, 691-698.
  5. J. Lan, L. Luo, M. Wang, F. Li, X. Wu, F Wang*, One pot gram-scale synthesis of CsPbBr3 nanocrystals and their application in green LED, Journal of Luminescence, 2019, 210, 464-471.
  6. Y. Ma, B. Feng, J. Lang, F. Wang*, YH Hu, Synthesis of Semimetallic Tungsten Trioxide for Infrared Light Photoelectrocatalytic Water Splitting, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2019, 123, 25833-25843.
  7. X. Wu, L. Yang, L. Luo, G. Shi, X. Wei, F. Wang*, Engineered g-C3N4 quantum dots for tunable two-photon imaging and photodynamic therapy, ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 2019, 2, 1998-2005.
  8. X. Wu, J. Shu, B. Feng, L. Yang, J. Lan, F. Li, F. Wang*, One-step synthesis of novel phosphorus nitride dots for two-photon imaging in living cells, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 4719-4722.
  9. J. Liu, J. Yin, B. Feng, F. Li, F. Wang*, One-pot synthesis of unprotected PtPd nanoclusters with enhanced catalytic activity, durability, and methanol-tolerance for oxygen reduction reaction, Applied Surface Science, 2019, 473, 318-325.
  10. G. Dong, L. Zhao, X. Wu, M. Zhu, F. Wang*, Photocatalysis removing of NO based on modified carbon nitride: The effect of celestite mineral particles, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 245, 459-468.
  11. X. Wu, J. Liu, L. Yang, F. Wang*, Photothermally controlled drug release system with high dose loading for synergistic chemo-photothermal therapy of multidrug resistance cancer, Colloids Surf., B, 2019, 175, 239-247.
  12. J. Lan, X. Wu, L. Luo, J. Liu, L. Yang, F. Wang*, Fluorescent Ag clusters conjugated with anterior gradient-2 antigen aptamer for specific detection of cancer cells, Talanta, 2019, 197, 86-91.
  13. J. Liu, X. Wu, L. Yang, F. Wang*, J. Yin, Unprotected Pt nanoclusters anchored on ordered mesoporous carbon as an efficient and stable catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction, Electrochim. Acta, 2019, 297, 539-544.
  14. J. Liu, J. Lan, L. Yang, F. Wang*, J. Yin, Unprotected PtM (M = Fe, Co, Ni) bimetallic nanoclusters as active methanol tolerant and stable electrocatalysts toward oxygen reduction reaction, ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 6541-6549.
  15. L. Luo, P. Wang, Y.H. Wang, F. Wang*,pH assisted selective detection of Hg(II) and Ag(I) based on nitrogen-rich carbon dots,Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2018, 173, 1640-1647.
  16. Y.Y. Duan, J.M. Luo, S.C. Zhou, X.Y. Mao, M. Shah, F. Wang*, Z.H. Chen, C.Y. Wang, TiO2-supported Ag nanoclusters with enhanced visible light activity for the photocatalytic removal of NO, Appl. Catal. B Environ., 2018, 234, 206-212.
  17. Y.Y. Duan, S.C. Zhou, Z.H. Chen, J.M. Luo, M. Zhang, F. Wang*, T. Xu, C.Y. Wang, Hierarchical TiO2 nanowire/microflower photoanode modified with Au nanoparticles for efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting, Catal. Sci. & Tech., 2018, 8, 1395-1403.
  18. L.L. Xiao, R.Y. Xu, F. Wang*, Facile synthesis of CoxP decorated porous carbon microspheres for ultrasensitive detection of 4-nitrophenol, Talanta, 2018, 179, 448-455.
  19. R.Y. Xu, L.L. Xiao, L. Luo, H.Z. Jia, C.Y. Wang, F. Wang*, High electrochemical performance for Pb(II) detection based on N,S co-doped porous honeycomb carbon modified electrodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2017,164, B382-B389.
  20. L. Wang, H.S. Ta, C. Ullal, F. Wang*, C.Y. Wang, G.H. Dong, Aptamer functionalized silver clusters for STED microscopy, RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 11821-11826.
  21. S.C. Zhou, M. Zhang, F.Y. Yang, F. Wang*, C.Y. Wang, Facile synthesis of water soluble fluorescent metal (Pt, Au, Ag and Cu) quantum clusters for selective detection of Fe3+ ions as both fluorescent and colorimetric probe, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 2466-2473. 
  22. S.C. Zhou, Y.Y. Duan, F. Wang*, C.Y. Wang, Fluorescent Au Nanoclusters Stabilized by Silane: Facile Synthesis, Color-tunability and Their Photocatalytic Properties, Nanoscale, 9, 2017, 4981.
  23. L.L. Xiao, R.Y. Xu, Q.H. Yuan, F Wang*, Highly sensitive electrochemical sensor for chloramphenicol based on MOF derived exfoliated porous carbon, Talanta, 2017, 16, 39-43. 
  24. M. Zhang, Y.Y. Duan, H.Z. Jia, F. Wang*, L. Wang, Z. Su, C.Y. Wang, Defective Graphitic Carbon Nitride Synthesized by Controllable Co-polymerization with Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution, Catal. Sci. & Tech., 2017, 7, 452-458. 
  25. Y.Y. Duan, M. Zhang, L. Wang, F. Wang*, L.P. Yang, X.Y Li, C.Y. Wang, Plasmonic Ag-TiO2-x nanocomposites for the photocatalytic removal of NO under visible light with high selectivity: the role of oxygen vacancies, Appl. Catal. B Environ., 2017, 204, 67-77.
  26. K.C. Zhu, Y.Y. Duan, F. Wang, P. Gao, H.Z. Jia, C.Y. Ma, Silane-modified halloysite/Fe3O4 nanocomposites: Simultaneous removal of Cr(VI) and Sb(V) and positive effects of Cr(VI) on Sb(V) adsorption, Chem. Eng. J., 2017,311, 236-246.
  27. S.C. Zhou, Y.X. Li, F. Wang*, C.Y. Wang, One step synthesis of silane-capped copper clusters as a sensitive optical probe and efficient catalyst for reversible color switching, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 38897-38905. 
  28. G.H. Dong, L.P. Yang, F. Wang, L. Zang, C.Y. Wang, Removal of Nitric Oxide through Visible Light Photocatalysis by g-C3N4 Modified with Perylene Imides, ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 6511-6519. 
  29. H.Z. Jia, G. Nulaji, H.W. Gao, F. Wang, Y.Q. Zhu, C.Y. Wang, Formation and Stabilization of Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals Induced by the Interaction of Anthracene with Fe(III)-Modified Clays, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016, 50, 6310-6319. 
  30. F. Wang, Z. Xie, B. Zhang, Y. Liu, W.D. Y, C.Y. Liu, Down- and Up Conversion Luminescent Carbon Dots Fluid: Inkjet Printing and Gel Glasses Fabrication, Nanoscale, 2014, 6,3818-3823. 
  31. F. Wang, Z. Xie, C.Y. Liu, Mechanically Strong and Highly Luminescent Macroporous Monolith by Crosslinking of Carbon Nanodots, New J. Chem., 2014, 38, 1601-1605. 
  32. F. Wang, Z. Xie, H. Zhang, C.Y. Liu, Y.G. Zhang, Highly Luminescent Organo-silane Functionalized Carbon Dots, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2011, 21, 1027-1031.
  33. F. Wang, Y.H. Chen, C.Y. Liu, D.G. Ma, White Light-Emitting Devices Based on Carbon Dots Electroluminescence, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 3502-3504.
  34. F. Wang, S.P. Pang, L. Wang, Q. Li,M. Kreiter, C.Y. Liu, One Step Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Carbon Dots in Noncoordinating Solvents, Chem. Mater., 2010, 22, 4528-4531.
  35. F. Wang, M. Kreiter, B. He, C.Y. Liu, Synthesis of Carbogenic Quantum Dots with Direct White-Light Emitting, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 3309-3311.
  36. F. Wang, Y. Liu, C.Y. Liu, Hydrothermal synthesis of carbon/vanadium dioxide core–shell microspheres with good cycling performance in both organic and aqueous electrolytes, Electrochimica Acta, 2010, 55, 2062-2067.
  37. F. Wang, Y. Liu, C.Y. Liu, Molten salt synthesis and localized surface plasmon resonance study of vanadium dioxide nanopowders, J. Sol. State Chem., 2009, 182, 3249-3253. 
  38. T. Kim, F. Wang, P. McCormick, C. Brown, Q. Li, Salt Encapsulated Carbon Nanodots as a UV and Thermal Stable Fluorophore for Light-Emitting Diodes, J. Lumin., 2014, 154, 1-5. 
  39. Z. Xie, F. Wang, C.Y. Liu, Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Functional Carbon Dot Gel Glasses, Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 1716-1721.
  40. J. Li, F. Wang, C.Y. Liu, Tri-isocyanate reinforced graphene aerogel and its use for crude oil adsorption, J Colloid Inter. Sci., 2012, 382, 13-16.