Weibin Lin, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

​Construct novel chiral helicene derivatives, other functional organic molecules and helicene-based supramolecular coordination complexes, and explore their chiroptical properties, self-assembled behavior, application in chiral recognition and asymmetric catalysis.

Selected Publications

  • Metal-free construction of contiguous quaternary stereocentres with a polycyclic framework 
    Lin W-B, Mou Y, Lu H-Y, Hu Z-Q, Chen C-F
    Chem. Commun., (2019)
  • Helicene-based illusory chiral supramolecular expression of the Penrose Stairs: chiroptical property and narcissist... 
    Lin W-B, Wang Y-F, Lu H-Y, Chen C-F. Eur. J. Inorg
    Chem., (2019)
  • Recent progress on multidimensional construction of helicenes 
    Lin W-B, Li M, Fang L, Chen C-F. Chin
    Chem. Lett., (2018)
  • Synthesis, structures, resolution, and chiroptical properties of 1,16-diaryl-substituted benzo[5]helicene derivativ... 
    Lin W-B, Li M, Fang L, Shen Y, Chen C-F
    Chem. Asian. J., (2017)


  • ​Ph.D., Chemistry, UCAS, Beijing, China, 2019
  • B.Sc., Molecuar science and engineering, Nankai university, Tianjin, China, 2014
  • B.Eng., Molecuar science and engineering, Tianjin university, Tianjin, China, 2014

Professional Profile

​2019: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


  • ​2016 Named Scholarship for Doctoral Students, ICCAS
  • 2016 Excellent Student, UCAS
  • 2012 First-Grade National Grant, Nankai University (Top 3%)
  • 2011 National Encouragement Scholarship, Nankai University (Top 3%)
  • 2010 First-Grade National Grant, Nankai University (Top 3%)

Research Interests Keywords

​Self-assembly1 Chiroptical properties