Qu Dan

Personal profile

Name: Qu Dan

Gender: Female

Degrees: Ph.D.

Title: Professor

E-mail: danqu@bjut.edu.cn

Current Professional Societies

  1. Member of Chinese Chemical Society

  2. Member of Chinese Society for Optical Engineering

  3. Member of Chinese Society of Astronautics

Research Areas

Optical functional materialsand their applications.


1.Young Talents Support Project, China Association for Science and Technology, 2020-2022

2.Natural Science Award in Jilin Province (with a second prize), Science and Technology Department of Jilin Province, 2020

3.High-level Talent Program, Beijing University of Technology, 2019

4.National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation in Optical Engineering, Chinese Society of Optical Engineering, 2019

5.Outstanding Graduate, Beijing Municipal Education Commission, 2017

6.Outstanding Graduate, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2017

7.Special Prize of President Scholarship for Postgraduates Students, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2016

8.Chinese Government Scholarship, China Scholarship Council, 2015

9.National Scholarship, Ministry of Education, 2015

10.National Scholarship, Ministry of Education, 2013


1.Wenshuai Jiang, Yajie Zhao, Xupeng Zong, Haodong Nie, Lijuan Niu, Li An, Dan Qu*, Xiayan Wang, Zhenhui Kang*, Zaicheng Sun*. All-in-one photocatalyst for high performance Hproduction: Ga doped polymeric carbon nitride. Angewandte Chemie International Edition,2021, doi.org/10.1002/ange.202015779.

2.Xupeng Zong, Lijuan Niu, Wenshuai Jiang, Yanmin Yu, Dan Qu*, Xiayan Wang, Zaicheng Sun*. Constructing creatinine-derived moiety as donor block for carbon nitride photocatalyst with extended absorption and spatial charge separation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2021.

3.Yukun Sun, Xupeng Zong, Dan Qu*, Ge Chen, Li An, Xiayan Wang, Zaicheng Sun*. Water management by hierarchical structures for highly efficient solar water evaporation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021,doi.org/10.1039/d1ta00113b.

4.Dandan Wu, Dan Qu*, Wenshuai Jiang, Ge Chen, Li An, Chunqiang Zhuang, Zaicheng Sun, Self-floating nanostructural Ni-NiOx/Ni foam for solar thermal water evaporation, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019, 7, 8485-8490.

5.Wenshuai Jiang, Dan Qu*, Li An, Xiang Gao, Yuanjing Wen, Jingxian Zhu, Bin Wang, Zaicheng Sun*, Purposely constructing direct Z-scheme photocatalyst by photodeposition technique, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019, 7, 18348-18356.

6.Dan Qu, Dongxue Yang, Yukun Sun, Xiayan Wang*, Zaicheng Sun*, White emissive carbon dots actuated by the H- / J-aggregates and Förster Resonance Energy Transfer,Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 10, 3849-3857.

7.Xiang Gao, Li An, Dan Qu*, Wenshuai Jiang, Yanxiao Chai, Yuanjing Wen, Zaicheng Sun, Enhanced photocatalytic Nfixation by promoting the Nadsorption with a cocatalyst, Science Bulletin, 2019, 64(13), 918-925.

8.Dan Qu, Juan Liu, Xiang Miao, Mumei Han, Haochen Zhang, Ze Cui, Shaorui Sun, Zhenhui Kang*, Hongyou Fan*, Zaicheng Sun*, Peering into water splitting mechanism of g-C3N4-carbon dots metal-free photocatalyst, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2018, 227: 418-424.

9.Shiliang Luan, Dan Qu*, Li An, Wenshuai Jiang, Xiang Gao, Shixin Hua, Xiang Miao, Yuanjing Wen, Zaicheng Sun*, Enhancing photocatalytic performance by constructing ultrafine TiOnanorods/g-C3Nnanosheets heterojunction for water treatment, Science Bulletin, 2018, 63(11): 683-690.

10.Dan Qu, Min Zheng, Jing Li, Zhigang Xie, Zaicheng Sun*, Tailoring color emissions from N-doped graphene quantum dots for bioimaging applications, Light-Science & Applications, 2015, 4: e364.

Personal Statement

Dr.Dan Quis a professor at Beijing University of Technology. Shereceived her B.S. degree from Jilin University in 2012 and a Ph.D. degree from Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2017. She has published more than 40 papers in international major journals indexed by SCI, withover 4,700 citationsand an H-index of 25. Her research interests includeoptical functional materialsand their applications.