Pan, Xiangcheng

Tenure-track Professor
Principle investigator

     
    Experience
       
    Since 2017.7 Fudan University
      Department of Macromolecular Science
      Tenure-track Professor
    2014.5-2017.6 Carnegie Mellon University
      Department of Chemistry
      Postdoctoral Research Associate
      mentor: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
    2010.1-2014.4  University of Pittsburgh
      Department of Chemistry
      Research Assistant
      mentor: Dennis P. Curran
       
    Education
       
    2014 Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry
      University of Pittsburgh
  Carnegie Mellon University   2009 B.S. (Magna Cum Laude)
  4400 Fifth Avenue     in Chemistry and Biochemistry
  Pittsburgh, PA 15213     Eastern Washington University
  Email: panx@andrew.cmu.edu   2009 B.S. (dual degree) in Applied Chemistry
        Shanghai Normal University
         
         
  Selected Awards and Honors    
       
  2015 Top 10 Best Reviewer 2015 for Tetrahedron journals
  2012 Graduate Excellence Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
  2009 Provost’s Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
  2009 Outstanding Graduate Medal, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Eastern Washington University
       
     
  Selected Publications      
         
  1.  X. Pan, M. A. Tasdelen, J. Laun, T. Junkers, Y. Yagci, K. Matyjaszewski, Photomediated Controlled Radical Polymerization. Prog. Polym. Sci., 2016, 62, 73-125.
   
  2.  X. Pan, C. Fang, M. Fantin, N. Malhotra, W. Y. So, L. A. Peteanu, A. A. Isse, A.  Gennaro, P. Liu, K. Matyjaszewski, Mechanism of Photoinduced Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization: Experimental and Computational Studies. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2411–2425.
   
  3.  X. Pan, N. Malhotra, S. Antonina, Z. Wang, D. Konkolewicz, K. Matyjaszewski, Photoinduced Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization with ppm Cu Catalyst by Visible Light in Aqueous Media, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15430–15433.
   
  4.  X. Pan, A. Boussonnière, D. P. Curran, Molecular iodine initiates hydroborations of alkenes with N-heterocyclic carbene boranes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14433-14437.
   
  5.  X. Pan, A.-L. Vallet, S. Schweizer, K. Dahbi, B. Delpech, N. Blanchard, B. Graff, S. J.  Geib, D. P. Curran, J. Lalevée, E. Lacôte, Mechanistic and preparative studies of radical chain homolytic substitution reactions of N-heterocyclic carbene boranes and disulfides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10484-10491.
   
  6.  X. Pan, E. Lacôte, J. Lalevée, D. P. Curran, Polarity reversal catalysis in radical reductions of halides by N-heterocyclic carbene boranes.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5669-5674.
   
  7. X. Pan,+ S. Lathwal,+ S. Mack, J. Yan, S. R. Das, K. Matyjaszewski, Automated Synthesis of Well-Defined Polymers and Biohybrids by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Using a DNA Synthesizer. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 2740. (+ Equally contribution)
   
  8.  X. Pan, N. Malhotra, J. Zhang, K. Matyjaszewski, Photoinduced Fe-Based Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization in the Absence of Additional Ligands, Reducing Agents, and Radical Initiators. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 6948–6954.
   
  9.  X. Pan, M. Lamson, J. Yan, K. Matyjaszewski, Photoinduced Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Acrylonitrile. ACS Macro Lett., 2015, 4, 192–196.