Department of Chemistry

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Jie Zheng
Assistant Professor
RL 2.412
972-883-5768


Jie Zheng , Ph.D.

Nanomaterial Synthesis, Single-Molecule Microscopy, Bioimaging

Research Webpage

Zheng Lab

Educational Experience

B.S., Inner Mongolian University (1994)

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology (2005)

Postdoctoral Associate, Harvard University (2005–08)

Research Description

Our research focuses on investigating fundamental structure-property relationships of noble metals on the nano scale and applying new functional nanoparticles in biomedical imaging and nanocatalysis.

Selected Publications

C. Zhou, G. Hao, P. Thomas, J. Liu, M. Yu, S. Sun, O.K. Öz, X. Sun* and J. Zheng*, “Near Infrared Emitting Radioactive Gold Nanoparticles with Small-molecule-like Pharmacokinetics”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.201203031, In press.

S. Yang, C. Zhou, J. Liu, M. Yu and J. Zheng*, One-Step Interfacial Synthesis and Assembly of Fluorescent Ultrathin Au@Silica Membrane”, Adv. Mater., 2012, 24(24): 3218-3222. (Highlighted by Materials 360)

C. Zhou, J. Yu, Y. Qin and J. Zheng*, “Grain Size Effects in Polycrystalline Gold Nanoparticles”, Nanoscale, 2012, 4(14): 4228-4233. (Highlighted as the inside front cover)

J. Zheng*, C. Zhou, M. Yu, J. Liu, “Different Sized Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles”, Nanoscale, 2012, 4(14): 4073-4083.

M. Yu†, C. Zhou†, J. Liu, D.J. Hankins and J. Zheng*, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with pH Dependent Membrane Adsorption”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133(29): 11014-11017. (†Equal contribution)

C. Zhou, M. Long, Y. Qin, X. Sun* and J. Zheng*, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with Efficient Renal Clearance”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50(14): 3168-3172.

C. Zhou, C. Sun, M. Yu, Y. Qin, J. Wang, M. Kim and J. Zheng*, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with Mixed Valence States Generated from Dissociation of Polymeric Au(I) Thiolates”, J. Phys. Chem. C,  2010, 114(17): 7727-7732.

  • Updated: December 10, 2012