Yanglong Hou 


School of Materials Science and Engineering, Peking University

Beijing 100871, China


Beijing Key Laboratory for Magnetoelectric Materials and Devices (BKLMMD)



Educational Experience:

1998.09–2000.10,Ph.D., Department of Applied Chemistry, Harbin Institute of Technology

1996.09–1998.07,M.S., Department of Applied Chemistry, Harbin Institute of Technology

Professional Experience:

2021.01–Now,Professor,School of Materials Science and Engineering ,Peking University

2007.12–2020.12,Professor,College of Engineering,Peking University

2005.10–2007.11,Postdoc,Department of Chemistry,Brown University,Postdoc

2002.10–2005.10,JSPS Foreigner Researcher,Department of Chemistry,University of Tokyo

2000.10–2002.10,Postdoc,College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering,Peking University

Research Interests:

Magnetic nanomaterials have extensive applications in the interdisciplinary fields. Our research involves many fields including materials science, chemistry, nanotechnology, and nanomedicine. We focus on: (1) Low-dimensional material design and synthesis: chemical synthesis of dimension controllable (heterogeneous) nanomaterials and their magnetic and electromagnetic absorbing properties; (2) Smart biomedical materials: the functionalization of magnetic nanoparticles and their applications in medical imaging and disease treatment; (3) Next generation of energy materials: design and construction of advanced nanostructures for efficient energy storage and conversion.

Awards and Honors

Fellow of the Chinese Chemical Society(FCCS)(2022)

The 2nd National Innovation Competition Award(2020)

Fellow of International Association of Advanced Materials(IAAM Fellow)(2020)

Second Prize of the State Natural Science Awards:Construction and Multifunctional Regulation of Magnetic Nanostructure (2019)

Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)(2019)

First prize of Natural Science Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research of Colleges and Universities(2018)

Second Prize of Beijing Science and Technology Award (Basic Research)(2018)

Young Scientist Award of Chinese Society for Biomaterials2018)

Highly Cited Scientists in the World(2018-Now)

Chief Scientist of National Key R&D Program of China(2017)

“Graphene Award” by the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES)(2016)

Ten Thousand People Plan for Leading Talents in Scientific and Technological Innovation(2016)

National Oustanding Scientist of China(2016)

Chang Jiang Chair Professor (MOE)(2014)

Leading Talent of Young Scientist (MOST)(2014)

Young Scientist Award of CCS-RSC(the Fourth session)(2013)

Green Biological Medicine Distinguished Young Scholar Award(2012)

National Outstanding Young Scientist Award supported by NSFC(2011)

Mao Yisheng Science and Technology Award for Young Talents in Beijing(2011)

New Century Outstanding Talent, the Ministry of Education in China(2009)

Outstanding Young Scholar Award supported by Yok Ying Tung Foundation(2009)

Beijing Outstanding Talent Award(2008)

Beijing New Star of Science and Technology award(2008)

JSPS Fellowship (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)(2003)

Professional Affiliation

2022–Now,Chinese Chemical Society(CCS)Director、Deputy Secretary-General

2021–Now,Chinese Materials Research Society(CMRS)Vice Chairman of Nanomaterials and Devices Branch

2018–Now,Chinese Society of Biomaterials(CSBM)Chairman-elect of the Imaging Materials and Technology Branch

2016–NowChinese Materials Research Society(CMRS)Executive Director

2013–NowChinese Chemical Society(CCS)Member of the Nanochemistry Professional Committee

2012–NowChinese Society of Biomaterials(CSBM)Director

2022–Now,International Advisory Board:Adv. Healthcare Mater., Adv. Therapeutics

2021–Now,Member of the Editorial Board:Natl. Sci. Rev.

2020–Now,Advisory Board:Aggregate

2017–Now,Associate Editor:Rare Metals

2014–Now,Executive Advisory Board/ Member of the Editorial Board:Adv. Sci., Sci. China Mater.

Selected Publications:

1. Z. Zhao, Z. Fang, X. Han, S. Yang, C. Zhou, Y. Zeng, B. Zhang, W. Li, Z. Wang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhou, J. Zhou, Y. Ye, X. Hou, X. Zhao*, S. Gao, Y. Hou*, A general thermodynamics-triggered competitive growth model to guide the synthesis of two-dimensional nonlayered materials. Nat Commun 14, 958 (2023).

2. Q. Wang, Y. Zeng, K. Yuan, Q. Zeng, P. Gu, X. Xu, H. Wang, Z. Han, K. Nomura, W. Wang, E. Liu*, Y. Hou*, and Y. Ye*, High-efficiency magnetism modulation in a Weyl ferromagnet by current-assisted domain wall motion. Nat. Electron. 6, 119-125 (2023).

3. S. Wang, Z. Wang, Z. Li, X. Zhang, H. Zhang, T. Zhang, X. Meng, F. Sheng, Y. Hou*, Amelioration of systemic antitumor immune responses in cocktail therapy by immunomodulatory nanozymes. Sci. Adv. 8, eabn3883 (2022).

4. S. Wang, J. Xu, W. Li, S. Sun, S. Gao, Y. Hou*, Magnetic nanostructures: rational design and fabrication strategies toward diverse applications. Chem. Rev. 122, 5411−5475 (2022). (Journal Cover)

5. J. Wang, Z. Sun, S. Wang, C. Zhao, J. Xu, S. Gao, M. Yang, F. Sheng, S Gao, Y. Hou*, Biodegradable Ferrous Sulfide-Based Nanocomposites for Tumor Theranostics through Specific Intratumoral Acidosis-Induced Metabolic Symbiosis Disruption. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 144, 19884−19895 (2022). (Journal Cover)

6. B. Zhang, C. Yun, H. Wu, Z. Zhao, Y. Zeng, D. Liang, T. Shen, J. Zhang, X. Huang, J. Song, J. Xu, Q. Zhang, P. Tan, S Gao, Y. Hou*, Two-Dimensional Wedge-Shaped Magnetic EuS: Insight on the Substrate Step-Guided Epitaxial Synthesis on Sapphire. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 144, 19758−19769 (2022).

7. Y. Zeng, P. Gu, Z. Zhao, B. Zhang, Z. Lin, Y. Peng, W. Li, W. Zhao, Y. Leng, P. Tan, T. Yang, Z. Zhang, Y. Song, J. Yang, Y. Ye, K. Tian*, Y. Hou*, 2D FeOCl: A highly in-plane anisotropic antiferromagnetic semiconductor synthesized via temperature-oscillation chemical vapor transport. Adv. Mater. 34, 2108847 (2022).

8. M. Bian, L. Zhu, X. Wang, J. Choi, S. Wei, L. Wu, C. Huai, A. Marga, Q. Yang, F, Yao, T. Yu, S. A. Crooker, X. Cheng, R. F. Sabirianov, S. Zhang, J. Lin*, Y. Hou*, H. Zeng*, Dative epitaxy of commensurate monocrystalline covalent-van der Waals moiré Supercrystal. Adv. Mater. 34, 2200117 (2022).

9. W. Li, X. Qiu, B. Lv, B, Zhang, J. Tang, J. Xu, K. Tian, Z. Zhao, Y. Zeng, X. Huang, H. Du, Y. Hou*, Free-standing 2D ironene with magnetic vortex structure at room temperature. Matter 5, 291−301 (2022).

10. Z. Yang, H. Zhang, J. Xu, R. Ma, T. Sasaki, Y. Zeng, S. Ruan, Y. Hou*, Anisotropic fluoride nanocrystals modulated by facet-specific passivation and their disordered surfaces. Natl. Sci. Rev. 7, 841–848 (2020).