Xin Wang, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Alumni and Former Staff

Research Interests

​Ring-opening polymerization, Polyhomologation, Living/Controlled polymerization, Complex Macromolecular Architecture 

Selected Publications

  • Organocatalyzed Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerizations of N Sulfonyl Aziridines with Organic Superbases 
    X. Wang, Y. Liu, Z. Li, H. Wang, H. Gebru, S. Chen, H. Zhu, F. Wei, K. Guo
    ACS Macro Letters. 6, 13311336, (2017)
  • A base–conjugate-acid pair for living/controlled ring-opening polymerization of trimethylene carbonate through hydr... 
    X. Wang, S. Cui, Z. Li, S. Kan, Q. Zhang, C. Zhao, H. Wu, J. Liu, W. Wu, K. Guo
    Polymer Chemistry 5, 6051-6059, (2014)
  • Traceless switch organocatalysis enables multiblock ring-opening copolymerizations of lactones, carbonates, and lac... 
    X. Wang, J. Liu, S. Xu, J.Xu, X. Pan, J. Liu, S. Cui, Z. Li , K. Guo
    Polymer Chemistry 7, 6297-6308, (2016)


  • 2012 - 2018: PhD, Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, China 

Professional Profile

  • 2018 - current: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

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


Research Interests Keywords

​Ring-opening polymerization Polyhomologation Living/Controlled polymerization Complex Macromolecular Architecture