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Organic Chemistry



Professor:  Lijuan Zhang

Office:  Dianjiao Building 113

Tel: 13717916378



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 Bielefeld University of Germany

 Dongguk University of South Korea

 Nanjing University

Visiting Scholar

Post Doctor



 Northeast Normal University



 Northeast Normal University



Research Experience


2010.11- Now

Beijing University of Chemical Technology

associate professor


Beijing University of Chemical Technology



Research Interests:


Ø Synthesis, Structures and properties of Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)

Ø Synthesis, Structure and properties of polyoxometalates (POMs)




Ø Fabrication and optical nonlinearities of composite  films derived from the water-soluble Keplerate-type polyoxometalate and the chloroform-soluble porphyrin, Zonghai Shi, Yunshan Zhou,* Lijuan Zhang,* Di Yang, Cuncun Mu, Haizhou Ren, Farooq Khurum Shehzad and Jiaqi Li, Dalton, 2015, 44, 4102-4107.

Ø Two series of reactants' ratio-dependent lanthanide organic frameworks derived from nicotinic acid N-oxide and oxalate: Synthesis, crystal structures and luminescence properties, Yanyan Yu, Lijuan Zhang*, Yunshan Zhou* and Zareen Zuhra, Dalton, 2015, 44, 4601-4612.

Ø  Synthesis, structures and photoluminescence of a series of 3-D lanthanide-organic coordination polymers constructed from versatile 2,2'-bipyridine-3,3'-dicarboxylic acid 1,1'-dioxide and oxalic acid, Lijuan Zhang, Hongwei Zhu, Qing Yue, Yunshan Zhou*, Yan Guo and Zonghai Shi, CrystEngComm. 2015, 17, 4150-4160.

Ø 3-D Silver(I)-lanthanide(III) Heterometallic-organic Frameworks Constructed from 2,2'-Bipyridine-3,3'-dicarboxylic acid: Synthesis, Structure, Photoluminescence and their Remarkable Thermostability, Yunshan Zhou*, Xiaomin Li, Lijuan Zhang*, Yan Guo,  Zonghai Shi, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53(7), 3362-3370.

Ø Solution Properties and Effect of the Anions on the Third-Order Optical Nonlinearity of Porphyrin-Heteropolyoxometalate Hybrid System, Zonghai Shi, Yunshan Zhou*, Lijuan Zhang*, Sadaf ul Hanssan, Ningning Qu, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2014, 118(12), 6413–6422.

Ø  Towards applications in catalysis: Investigation on photocatalytic activities of a derivative family of the Kepelerate type molybdenum-oxide based polyoxometalates, Yunshan Zhou,* Libo Qin, Chao Yu, Tian Xiong, Lijuan Zhang,* Waqar Ahmad and Hao Han, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 54928-54935.

Ø  New Supramolecular Compounds Based on Porphyrin and Polyoxometalate: Synthesis, Characterization and Nonlinear Optical and Optical Limiting Properties, Zonghai Shi, Yunshan Zhou,* Lijuan Zhang,* Cuncun Mu, Haizhou Ren, Daf ul Hassan and Hafiz Muhammad Asif, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 50277-50284.

Ø  2D lanthanide organic network constructed from 6,7-dihydropyrido(2,3-d)pyridazine-5,8-dione: Synthesis, characterization and photoluminescence for sensing small molecules, Waqar Ahmad, Lijuan Zhang*, Yunshan Zhou*, CrystEngComm., 2014, 16, 3521-3531.

Ø  Photoluminescent 3D lanthanide-organic frameworks based on 2, 5-dioxo-1,  4-piperazinyl-bis(methylphosphonic) acid formed via in situ cyclodehydration of glyphosates Yunshan Zhou,* Yan Guo, Sheng Xu, Lijuan Zhang,* and Waqar Ahmad, Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 6338-6345.

Ø  A general synthesis approach in action: Preparation and characterization of polyoxomolybdenum(VI) organophosphonates through oxidative Mo-Mo bond cleavage in {MoV2O4}, Lijuan Zhang, Jingmei Sun, Yunshan Zhou,* Sadaf ul Hassan, Enbo Wang and Zonghai Shi, CrystEngComm, 2012, 14(14), 4826-4833.

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