Research Interests

​Development of functional porous organic materials, including poly(ionic liquid)s, ionic polymers, and covalent organic frameworks, for catalysis, adsorption, and separation.


Selected Publications

  • Hypercrosslinked mesoporous poly(ionic liquid)s with high density of ion pairs: Efficient adsorbents for Cr(VI) rem...
    Y. Q. Xie, J. Lin, J. Liang, M. H. Li, Y. W. Fu, H. T. Wang, S. Tu, J. Li
    Chem. Eng. J., (2019)
  • Poly(ionic liquid)s with high density of nucleophile /electrophile for CO2 fixation to cyclic carbonates at mild co...
    Y. Q. Xie, J. Liang, Y. W. Fu, J. Lin, H. T. Wang, S. Tu, J. Li
    J. CO2 Utilization, (2019)
  • Hypercrosslinked mesoporous poly(ionic liquid)s with high ionic density for efficient CO2 capture and conversion in...
    Y. Q. Xie, J. Liang, Y. W. Fu, M. T. Huang, X. Xu, H. T. Wang, S. Tu, J. Li
    J. Mater. Chem. A, (2018)
  • Sponge-like quaternary ammonium-based poly(ionic liquid)s for high CO2 capture and efficient cycloaddition under mi...
    Y. Q. Xie, Q. Sun, Y. W. Fu, L. Song, J. Liang, X. Xu, H. T. Wang, J. H. Li, S. Tu, X. Lu,...
    J. Mater. Chem. A, (2017)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Chemical engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, 2018
  • M. Sc., Chemical engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, 2014
  • B. Sc., Chemical engineering and technology, Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun, China, 2011



Professional Profile

  • ​2018-: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Catalysis Center
  • Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE)