Liang Ningning

Personal profile

Name: Ningning Liang

Gender: female

Degrees: Ph.D

Title: Associate Professor


Research Areas

1. organic photovoltaic devices and mechanism;

2. organic microcavity light-emitting diode devices;

3. organic laser materials and microcavity laser devices.


1. National scholarship for doctoral students (2017)

2. USTC Merit Student (2016)

3. Excellent Youth Science Award of Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2016)

4. Outstanding Graduate of Shandong Province (2014)

5. Outstanding Student Cadre of Shandong Province (2011)


1. Ningning Liang, Dong Meng, Zhaohui Wang*, Giant Rylene Imide-Based Electron Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaics. Acc. Chem. Res., 2021, 54, 961.

2. Fei Tang, Danlei Zhu, Ningning Liang*, Jianhui Hou, Zhaohui Wang*, Terrylene Diimide-Based Middle-Low Bandgap Electron Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaics. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2020, 8, 4441.

3. Ningning Liang, Xixiang Zhu, Zhong Zheng, Dong Meng, Guogang Liu, Jianqi Zhang, Sunsun Li, Yan Li, Jianhui Hou*, Bin Hu*, Zhaohui Wang*, Tuning Charge Generation Process of Rylene Imide-Based Solar Cells via Chalcogen-Atom-Annulation. Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 3636.

4. Ningning Liang, Kai Sun, Jianjing Feng, Yu Chen, Dong Meng, Wei Jiang, Yan Li, Jianhui Hou*, Zhaohui Wang*, Near-Infrared Electron Acceptors Based on Terrylene Diimides for Organic Solar Cells. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 18808.

5. Ningning Liang, Dong Meng, Zetong Ma, Bin Kan, Xiangyi Meng, Zhong Zheng, Wei Jiang, Yan Li, Xiangjian Wan, Jianhui Hou*, Wei Ma*, Yongsheng Chen*, Zhaohui Wang*, Triperylene Hexaimides Based All-Small-Molecule Solar Cells with an Efficiency Over 6% and Open Circuit Voltage of 1.04 V. Adv. Energ. Mater., 2017, 7, 1601664.

6. Ningning Liang, Wei Jiang*, Jianhui Hou and Zhaohui Wang. New Developments in Non-Fullerene Small Molecule Acceptors for Polymer Solar Cells. Mater. Chem. Front., 2017, 1, 1291.

7. Ningning Liang, Kai Sun, Zhong Zheng, Huifeng Yao, Guangpeng Gao, Xiangyi Meng, Zhaohui Wang*, Wei Ma*, Jianhui Hou*, Perylene Diimide Trimers Based Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells with Efficiency Over 7%. Adv. Energ. Mater., 2016, 6, 1600060.

8. Wei Fan, Ningning Liang (Co-first author), Dong Meng, Jiajing Feng, Yan Li*, Jianhui Hou, Zhaohui Wang, A High Performance Three-Dimensional Thiophene-Annulated Perylene Dye as An Acceptor for Organic Solar Cells. Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 11500.

Personal statement

Ningning Liang, born in 1989, received her doctoral degree from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in July 2018. Later, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University. In recent years, she has been engaged in the research of photoelectric properties, mechanism and device application of organic semiconductor materials. In December 2020, she has joined Prof. Zhai's team, to carry out research work in organic microcavity photovoltaic, light-emitting diode and laser devices.