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Xuan Xue

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Dr. Xuan Xue is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Xian jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China. She received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Nottingham (UK) with full Oversea Research Scholarship. After her Ph.D., she has achieved valuable experience in both academia and industry RD. Her research interests cover a wide range of interdisciplinary research areas from materials science, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry, 3D-bioprinting to tissue engineering, cell biology and microbiology. Current projects and PhD vacancies:She is involved in the National Key Research and Development Program led by Prof. Yuwen Cui (Nanjing Tech University, Scientific Head of AI Materials Design Platform), focusing on the AI design of 3D bio-printed organoids-on-chip project, which is now open for a fully-funded PhD to join the international collaboration team. She is working closely with collaborators from virology and immunology on the discovery of polymer materials using high throughput screening methodology, and the development of novel protection materials. A fully-funded PhD position is now available to apply under this project. Please feel free to contact her (, should you have any inquiry.

Research interests

Controlled Radical Polymerization

Surface-Initiated Polymerization

Antimicrobial Coating

Advanced Drug Delivery

Biomaterials for 3D Bioprinting

Phase Change Materials for PV


Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry - Xian jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2022 - present

Research Fellow, School of Pharmacy - University of Nottingham, 2019-2022

Senior Research Scientist, Research Development - OxSyBio Ltd., 2018-2019

Research Fellow, School of Pharmacy - University of Nottingham, 2014-2017

Research Fellow, School of Chemistry - University of Sheffield, 2013-2014

Research Associate, School of Pharmacy - University of Nottingham, 2012-2013


CHE 310 Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry

CHE 406 Research Project I

CHE 405 Topics in Advanced Organic Chemistry

Awards and honours

Excellent staff member 1st class award, University of Nottingham, spring 2022

Oversea Research Scholarship (ORS), University of Nottingham, UK 2008 - 2011

Tianjin University Graduate School Full Scholarship, 2006 - 2008

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Nottingham - 2013

MSc, Tianjin University -2008

BSc, Tianjin Medical University - 2006

Person Types

  • Staff


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