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HOU Jianguo, Professor, Academician Atomic and Molecular Sciences
Name:  J.G. HOU(HOU Jianguo,候建国)
Born:   Oct 29, 1959, Fujian, P. R. China
Address: Hefei National Laboratory for the Physical Sciences at the Microscale,
University of Science and Technology of China, 230026 Hefei, P. R. China
Tel: 86-551-63600456
Fax: 86-551-63606266
E-mail: jghou@ustc.edu.cn
 
CURRENT POSITION
  President, University of Sciences & Technology of China
  Deputy director, Hefei National Laboratory for the Physical Sciences at Microscale
 
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  1983 B.S. University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
  1986 M.S. University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
  1989 Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics, Center for Structure and Compositional Analysis, USTC
  1988 Visiting Scientist, Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Institute of Crystallography, USSR Academy of Sciences
  1989-1991 Post-Doctor in FuJian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, CAS
  1991-1993 Post-doctor, Material Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley
  1993-1995 Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, USA
  1995 Professor in University of Science and Technology of China
  1999 Vice President of University of Science and Technology of China
  2008 President of University of Science and Technology of China
 
AWARDS and HONORS
  1995 National Distinguishing Young Scholar Research Foundation Award
  1995 President Research Foundation Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  1997 Natural Science Award (first-class), Chinese Academy of Sciences
  1999 Distinguishing Young Scholar in Physics Award, “QiuShi” Fundation (Hong Kong)
  2001 Distinguishing Research Award, China Association for Instrumental Analysis
  2002 Achievement in Asia Award (AAA) of the Overseas Chinese Physics Association (OCPA)
  2003 Academician of Chinese Academy of Science
  2003 Natural Science Award (first-class) of Anhui Province
  2004 Fellow of The Third World Academy of Science (TWAS)
  2005 Excellent Post-Doctor Award in China
  2005 National Natural Science Award (second-class) of China
  2007 The Holeung Ho Lee Advancement Prize
  2008 TAN KAH KEE Science Award (Chemistry)
  2013 Distinguishing Research Award, China Association for Instrumental Analysis
 
 ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
  2003 Member of Council of Chinese Materials Research Society (CMRS)
  2002 Member of Executive Council of Chinese Physical Society (CPS)
  2003 Member of Peer Review Colleges of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK
  2004 President, Chinese Vacuum Society (CVS)
  2004 Member of China National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (CNAL)
  2006 Member of China Association for Science and Technology
  2007 Titular Member of the IUPAC Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division Committee
  2007 Member of International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA)

EDITORIAL POSITIONS
  2001 Member of Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics
  2002 Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, American Scientific Pub
  2002 Managing Editors of International Journal of Nanoscience, World Scientific Pub
  2003 Managing Editors of Science in China, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  2003 Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Nanotechnology, Inderscience Pub
  2007 Member of Editorial Board of Progress in Surface Science, Elsevier
  2008 Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Chemical Physics, American Institute of Physics
  2010 Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Surface Science, Elsevier
  2011 Member of Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Nano, American Chemical Society
  2012 Associate Editor of Nano Letters, American Chemical Society
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
1) Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and nanostructures
2) Physical and chemical properties of single molecules and their assemblies
3) Study of nanomaterials and nanostructures with scanning probes (STM, AFM)
4) Quantum phenomena in confined structures like nano-particles and single molecules
 
SLECTED PUBLICATIONS
1) J. G. Hou, Yang Jinlong, Wang Haiqian, Li Qunxiang, Zeng Changgan, Lin Hai, Bing Wang, D. M. Chen, and Zhu Qingshi, “Identifying molecular orientation of individual C60 on a Si(111)-(7×7) surface”, Physical Review Letters 83, 3001 (1999).
2) J. G. Hou, Yang Jinlong, Wang Haiqian, Li Qunxiang, Zeng Changgan, Yuan Lanfeng, Wang Bing, D. M. Chen, and Zhu Qingshi, “Topology of two-dimensional C60 domains”, Nature 409, 304 (2001)
3) J. G. Hou, B. Wang, J. L. Yang, X. R. Wang, H. Q. Wang, Q. S. Zhu, X. D. Xiao, “Nonclassical behavior in the capacitance of a nanojunction”, Physical Review Letters 86, 5321 (2001)
4) L. F. Yuan, J. L. Yang, H. Q. Wang, C. G. Zeng, Q. X. Li, B. Wang, J. G. Hou, Q. S. Zhu and D. M. Chen, “Low-temperature orientationally ordered structures of two-dimensional C60”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 125, 169 (2003)
5) J. G. Hou, B. Wang, J. L. Yang, K. D. Wang, W. Lu, Z. Y. Li, H. Q. Wang, D. M. Chen, and Q. S. Zhu,“Disorder and Suppression of Quantum Confinement Effects in Pd Nanoparticles”, Physical Review Letters 90, 246803 (2003)
6) K. D. Wang, J. Zhao, S. F. Yang, L. Chen, Q. X. Li, B. Wang, S. H. Yang, J. L. Yang, J. G. Hou, and Q. S. Zhu, “Unveiling Metal-Cage Hybrid States in a Single Endohedral Metallofullerene”, Physical Review Letters 91, 185504 (2003)
7) A. D. Zhao, Q. X. Li, L. Chen, H. J. Xiang, W. H. Wang, S. Pan, B. Wang, X. D. Xiao, J. L. Yang, J. G. Hou, and Q. S. Zhu, “Controlling the Kondo Effect of an Adsorbed Magnetic Ion Through Its Chemical Bonding”, Science 309, 1542 (2005)
8) J. Zhao, C. G. Zeng, X. Cheng, K. D. Wang, G. W. Wang, J. L. Yang, J. G. Hou, and Q. S. Zhu, “Single C59N Molecule as a Molecular Rectifier”, Physical Review Letters 95, 045502 (2005)
9) L. Chen, Z. P. Hu, A. D. Zhao, B. Wang, Y. Luo, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Mechanism for Negative Differential Resistance in Molecular Electronic Devices: Local Orbital Symmetry Matching”, Physical Review Letters 99, 146803 (2007)
10) T. Huang, Z. P. Hu, A. D. Zhao, H. Q. Wang, B. Wang, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Quasi Chiral Phase Separation in a Two-Dimensional Orientationally Disordered System: 6-Nitrospiropyran on Au(111)”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 129, 3857 (2007)
11) Y. Zhao, Z. Wang, X. F. Cui, T. Huang, B. Wang, Y. Luo, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “What are the adsorption sites for CO on the reduced TiO2(110)-1×1 surface?”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 131, 7958 (2009)
12) J. Zhang, B. Li, X. F. Cui, B. Wang, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Spontaneous Chiral Resolution in Supramolecular Assembly of 2,4,6-Tris(2-pyridyl)-1,3,5-triazine on Au(111)” Journal of the American Chemical Society 131, 5885 (2009)
13) S. Pan, Q. Fu, T. Huang, A. D. Zhao, B. Wang, Y. Luo, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Design and control of electron transport properties of single molecules”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106, 15259 (2009)
14) Z. C. Dong, X. L. Zhang, H. Y. Gao, Y. Luo, C. Zhang, L. G. Chen, R. Zhang, X. Tao, Y. Zhang, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Generation of molecular hot electroluminescence by resonant nanocavity plasmons”, Nature Photonics 4, 50 (2010)
15) S. J. Tan, Y. F. Ji, Y. Zhao, A. D. Zhao, B. Wang, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Molecular oxygen adsorption behaviors on the rutile TiO2(110)-1×1 surface: an in situ study with low-temperature scanning tunneling microscopy”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, 2002 (2011)
16) K. Zhang, Q. Fu, N. Pan, X. X. Yu, J. L. Liu, Y. Luo, X. P. Wang, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Direct writing of electronic devices on graphene oxide by catalytic scanning probe lithography”, Nature Communications 3, 1194 (2012)
17) S. J. Tan, H. Feng, Y. F. Ji, Y. Wang, J. Zhao, A. D. Zhao, B. Wang, Y. Luo, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Observation of photocatalytic dissociation of water on terminal Ti sites of TiO2(110)-1×1 surface”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 134, 9978 (2012)
18) R. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Z. C. Dong, S. Jiang, C. Zhang, L. G. Chen, L. Zhang, Y. Liao, J. Aizpurua, Y. Luo, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Chemical mapping of a single molecule by plasmon-enhanced Raman scattering”, Nature 498, 82 (2013)
19) Y. Wang, H. J. Sun, S. J. Tan, H. Feng, Z. W. Cheng, J. Zhao, A. D. Zhao, B. Wang, Y. Luo, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Role of point defects on the reactivity of reconstructed anatase titanium dioxide (001) surface”, Nature Communications 4, 2214 (2013)

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