Jianfeng Zhao

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

​Exploring the photophysical properties of photoactive materials using 4D Scanning ultrafast electron microscopy.

Selected Publications

  • Effects of N-1 substituent on the phototoxicity of fluoroquinolone antibiotics: comparison of pefloxacin and diflox... 
    Jianfeng Zhao, Yancheng Liu, Yulie Xu, Wenfeng Wang
    nuclear science and techniques 31 (7), 66, (2020)
  • Ultrafast electron imaging of surface charge carrier dynamics at low voltage 
    Jianfeng Zhao, Osman M Bakr and Omar F Mohammed
    Structural Dynamics 7 (2), 021001, (2020)
  • Photophysical properties controlled by the substituents with lone-paired electrons on the ortho- or para- position ... 
    Jianfeng Zhao, # Xiting Zhang, # Ruixue Zhu,* Tao Su, and David Lee Phillips*
    J. Phys. Chem. B, 123, 15, 3156-3162, (2019)
  • Graphene oxide: A potential bodyguard protecting proteins from photosensitive damage 
    Jianfeng Zhao, # Bowu Zhang, # Chuhong Yu, Yancheng Liu, Wenfeng Wang,* Jingye Li.
    Carbon, 109, 487-494, (2016)
  • Photo-enhanced oxidizability of tetrazolium salts and its impact onto superoxide assay 
    Jianfeng Zhao, Bowu Zhang,* Jingye Li, Yancheng Liu and Wenfeng Wang*
    Chem. Commun., 52, 11595-11598, (2016)
  • Effect of C-5 position on the photochemical properties and phototoxicity of antofloxacin and levofloxacin: A stable... 
    Jianfeng Zhao, Yancheng Liu, Xingxing Jiang, Ping Guo, Yulie Xu, Peng Zhang, Tianyi Ji, Zh...
    J. Photochem. Photobio. B., 155, 122129, (2016)


  • ​Ph.D., Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2017
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Huazhong Agriculture University, China, 2011

Professional Profile

  • ​2019-now: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017-2019: Research Associate, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China

Scientific and Professional Membership

Chinese Chemical Society


​National scholarship for graduate students, China, 2016

Research Interests Keywords

​4D SEM ultrafast photophysics Charge carrier dynamics