Assist. Prof. Yan-Chun Li

State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry
Jilin University

Liu Tiao Road 2#
Changchun, 130021
E: [email protected]

Research and Education Experience:

  • Assistant Professor in Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, 2011–Now
  • Visiting Scholars in Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, 2016–2017
  • Postdoc in Department of Physics, Jilin University, 2011–2015
  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry in Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, 2006–2011
  • B.Sc. Applied Chemistry in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering College, Liaoning Normal University, 2002-2006

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Scientific Awards and Recognition:

Project supported by the Young Scientists Fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2017

Coordination of Research Projects:

Received principal research funding from National Science Foundation of China and Jilin Province, with ca. 50,000 Yuan per year since 2011.


  1. Shu-Jia Li, Shi-Jie Xie, Yan-Chun Li*, Hu-Jun Qian, Zhong-Yuan Lu*, Influence of Molecular-weight Polydispersity on the Glass Transition of Polymers, Physical Review E, 2016, 93(1): 012613.
  2. Yang Li, You-Liang Zhu, Yan-Chun Li*, Hu-Jun Qian*, Chia-Chung Sun, Self-assembly of Two-patch Particles in solution: A Brownian Dynamics Simulation Study, Molecular Simulation, 2014, 40(6): 449-457.
  3. Yan-Chun Li, Hong Liu*, Xu-Ri Huang*, Chia-Chung Sun, Evaporation- and Surface-induced Morphology of Symmetric Diblock Copolymer Thin Films: A Multibody Dissipative Particle Dynamics Study, Molecular Simulation, 2011, 37(10): 875-883.
  4. Yi-Jing Liu, Yan-Chun Li, Jie He, Kaleb J. Duelge, Zhong-Yuan Lu*, Zhi-Hong Nie*, Entropy-Driven Pattern Formation of Hybrid Vesicular Assemblies Made from Molecular and Nanoparticle Amphiphiles, Journal of theAmerican Chemical Society, 2014, 136(6): 2602-2610.
  5. Zhen-Nan Wu, Yan-Chun Li, Jia-Le Liu, Zhong-Yuan Lu, Hao Zhang*, Bai Yang, Colloidal Self-Assembly of Catalytic Copper Nanoclusters into Ultrathin Ribbons, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53(45): 12196-12200.
  6. Ming-Li Yue, Yan-Chun Li, Ying Hou, Wen-Xin Cao, Jia-Qi Zhu, Jie-Cai Han*, Zhong-Yuan Lu*, Ming Yang*, Hydrogen Bonding Stabilized Self-Assembly of Inorganic Nanoparticles: Mechanism and Collective Properties, ACS Nano, 2015, 9(6): 5807-5817.
  7. Jie He, Xing-Lu Huang, Yan-Chun Li, Yi-Jing Liu, Taarika Babu, Maria A. Aronova, Shou-Ju Wang, Zhong-Yuan Lu*, Xiao-Yuan Chen*, Zhi-Hong Nie*, Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Plasmonic Micelle-LikeNanoparticles in Selective Solvents, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135(21): 7974-7984.
  8. Zhen-Nan Wu, Chun-Wei Dong, Yan-Chun Li, Hong-Xia Hao, Hao Zhang*, Lu, Zhong-Yuan*, Yang, Bai, Self-Assembly of Au-15 into Single-Cluster-Thick Sheets at the Interface of Two Miscible High-Boiling Solvents, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52(38): 9952-9955.
  9. Yan-Chun Li*, Yang Li, Computer Simulation Study on the Molecular Design and the Self-Assembly Process of Au-Nanoparticle and Polymer Composite System, Progress in Chemistry, 2015, 27(7): 848-852.
  10. Yan-Chun Li, Yong-Lei Wang, Zhan-Wei Li, Hong Liu, Zhong-Yuan Lu*, Towards Larger Spatiotemporal Scales in Polymer Simulations, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2013, 58(30): 3595-3599.
  11. Yang Li, Yan-Chun Li*, Brownian Dynamics Simulation Study on the Hierarchical Self-assembly of ACB Triblock Patchy Particles, Chemical Journalof Chinese Universities, 2014, 35(5): 1037-1043.
  12. Zhen-Nan Wu, Jia-Le Liu, Yan-Chun Li, Zi-Yi Cheng, Ting-Ting Li, Hao Zhang*, Zhong-Yuan Lu, Bai Yang, Self-Assembly of Nanoclusters into Mono-, Few-, and Multilayered Sheets via Dipole-Induced Asymmetric van der Waals Attraction, ACS Nano, 2015, 9(6): 6315-6323.
  13. Wei Wang, Yan-Chun Li, Zhong-Yuan Lu*, Coil to Globule Transition of Homo- and Block-copolymer with Different Topological Constraint and Chain Stiffness, Science China Chemistry, 2015, 58(9): 1471-1477.
  14. Lin Ai, Yan-Chun Li, Zhen-Nan Wu, Jia-Le Liu, Yu Gao, Yi Liu, Zhong-Yuan Lu, Hao Zhang*, Bai Yang, Photoinduced Conversion of Cu Nanoclusters Self-Assembly Architectures from Ribbons to Spheres, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120(42):24427-24436.