Prof. Limin Wu



"Cheung Kong" Professor of Department of Materials Science and State Key Laboratory of Molecular Engineering of Polymers, Director of the Advanced Coatings Research Center of Ministry of Education of China, Fudan University

Tel: 86-21-6564-3795


Address: 220 Handan Rd., postcode: 200433



1988-1991  Zhejiang University, PhD Major in Polymeric Materials

1985-1988  Hubei University, Master Major in Polymeric Materials

1981-1985  Hubei University, Bachelor Major in Chemistry



2000-present  Professor (2000), Director of Coatings Research Center of Ministry of Education of China (2001), Dean of Department of Materials Science (2006.6-2015.1), "Cheung Kong" Distinguished Professor appointed by Ministry of Education of China (2008), Fudan University.

1998-1999  Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science of Fudan University

1994-1998   Visiting Scholar, Department of Materials Science and Engineering of the Pennsylvania State University

1991-1994   Assistant Professor, then Associate Professor in Macromolecular Science Institute of Zhongshan University



Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Colloidal Spheres; Functional resins and Coatings




·         1. Sci. & Tech. Invention Silver Award in 2009 Honored by People's Republic of China. "High-Solid Acrylic Resin and Its Application"

·         2. Sci. & Tech. Invention Golden Award in 2008 Honored by Ministry of Education of China. "Novel Preparation Technology of Organic-Inorganic Nano Hybrid Acrylic Resins and Their Coatings"

·         3. "Cheung Kong" Professor in 2008 Honored by Ministry of Education of China.

·         4. Sci. &Tech. Golden Award in 2008 Honored by Shanghai municipality. "High-Solid Acrylic Resin and Its Application"

·         5. Sci. &Tech. Golden Award in 2008 Honored by Chinese Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association. "High-Solid Acrylic Resin and Its Industrialization"

·         6. Sci. & Tech. Invention Golden Award in 2005 Honored by Shanghai municipality. "Novel Preparation Technology of Nano Structure Functional Coatings"

·         7. Top 10 Sci. & Tech. Elites of Shanghai in 2013

·         8. Hundred Talents Project National Candidates in 2013

·       Natrual Science Golden Award in 2014 Honored by Shanghai municipality. "Preparation, Assembly and Properties of Polymer/Inorganic Hybrid Colloidal Spheres"


Selected Publications (IF>10)


26. Wu Y, Zhou SX, You B, Wu LM*, “Bioinspired Design of Three-Dimensional Ordered Tribrachia-Post Arrays with Re-Entrant Geometry for Omniphobic and Slippery Surfaces”, ACS Nano.,2017,

25. Cong Y, Li QJ, Chen M, Wu LM*, “Synthesis of Dual Stimuli-Responsive Microcapsules with Two Payloads in Different Storerooms for Preprogrammable Release”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 3552 –3556 (2017); Angew. Chem.126, 3606 –3610 (2017) 

24. Zhu HE, Zhou SX, Chen M, Wu LM*, “Polymer Colloidal Sphere-Based Hybrid Solid Immersion Lens for Optical Super-Resolution Imaging”, ACS Nano, 10 (10), 9755–9761(2016)

23. Fan W, Yan B, Wang ZB*, Wu LM*, “Three-Dimensional All-Dielectric Metamaterial Solid Immersion Lens for Subwavelength Imaging at Visible Frequencies”, Science Advances, 2, e1600901 (2016)

22. Zhao Y, Hu LF, Zhao SY, Wu LM*, “Heterogrowth of MnCo2O4@Ni(OH)2 Core-shell Hierarchical Structures as Electrode Materials with Ultrahigh Specific Capacitance for Asymmetric Supercapacitors”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016/2/29, in press

21. Chen KL, Zhou SX*, Wu LM*, “Fabrication of Self-Healing Underwater Superoleophobic and Anti-biofouling Coatings Based on the Assembly of Hierarchical Microgel Spheres”, ACS Nano., 10, 1386−1394 (2016)

20. Sun YY, Chen M, Zhou SX, Hu J, Wu LM*, “Controllable Synthesis and Surface Wettability of Flower-shaped Ag Nanocube-Organosilica Hybrid Colloidal Nanoparticles”, ACS Nano, 9, 12513-12520 (2015)

19. Si YS, Chen M*, Wu LM*, “Syntheseis and Biomedical Applications of Hollow Microspheres with Large-through-holes”, Chem. Soc. Rev.,45, 690 – 714(2016)

18. Zhao Y, Hu LF, Gao SP, Liao MY, Sang LW, Wu LM*, “One-step Self-assembly Fabrication of High Quality NixMg1-xO Bowl-shaped Array Film and Its Enhanced Photocurrent by Mg2+ Doping”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 25, 3256-3263 (2015)

17. Chen KL, Zhou SX*, Yang Shu, Wu LM*, “Fabrication of All-Water-Based Self-Repairing Superhydrophobic Coatings Based on UV-Responsive Microcapsules”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 25, 1035-1041 (2015) (back cover picture).

16. Chen H, Hu LF, Chen M, Yan Y, Wu LM*, Novel and Facile Preparation of Nickel-Cobalt Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets for High performance Supercapacitors”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 24, 934-942 (2014)

15. Chen M, Zhou SX, Wu LM*, “Recent Advances in Applications and Performance of Inorganic Hollow Spheres in Some Devices”, Adv. Mater., 25, 5343-5351 (2013)

14. Chen H, Hu LF, Yan Y, Che RC, Chen M, Wu LM*, “One-step Fabrication of Ultrathin Porous Nickel Hydroxide-Manganese Dioxide Hybrid Nanosheets for Supercapacitor Electrodes with Excellent Capacitive Performances”, Adv. Energy Mater., 3, 1636–1646 (2013)

13. Hu LF, Chen M, Shan WZ, Zhan TR, Liao MY, Fang XS,Hu XH, Wu LM,* “Stacking order dependent optoelectronic properties of bilayer nanofilm photodetectors from ZnS and ZnO hollow microspheres”, Adv. Mater., 24, 58725877 (2012)

12. Tang ZW, Chen H, Chen XW, Wu LM*, Yu XB*, “Graphene Oxide-based Recyclable Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane within a Hybrid Nanostructure”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 5464-5467 (2012)

11. Hu J, Zhou SX, Sun YY, Fang XS, Wu LM*, “Fabrication, Properties and Applications of Janus Particles”, Chem. Soc. Rev. 41, 4356-4378 (2012)

10. Hu LF, Chen M, Fang XS,* Wu LM,* “Oil-water interfacial self-assembly: a novel and facile strategy for nanofilm and nanodevice fabrication”, Chem. Soc. Rev., 41, 1350 – 1362 (2012) 

9. Chen H, Hu LF, Fang XS, Wu LM*, “General Fabrication of Monolayer SnO2 Nanonet for High-Performance Ultraviolet Photodetector”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 22, 1229-1235 (2012)

8. Hu LF, Wu LM*, Liao MY, Hu XH, Fang XS*, “Quasi-Topotatic Synthesis and Electrical Transport Properties of Large-sized Individual NiCo2O4 Nanoplatelets”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 22, 998-1004 (2012)

7. Hu J, Chen M, Fang XS, Wu LM*, Fabrication and Application of Inorganic Hollow Spheres”, Chem. Soc. Rev. 40, 5472-5491 (2011)

6. Fang XS*, Zhai TY*, Gautam UK*, Li L*, Wu LM*, Bando Y, Golberg D, “ZnS nanostructures: From synthesis to applications”, Prog. in Mater. Sci., 56, 175-287 (2011) 

5. Fan XS*,Wu LM*, Hu LF, "ZnS Nanostructure Arrays: A Developing Material Star", Adv. Mater., 23 (5), 585-598 (2011)

4. Hu LF, Wu LM*, Fang XS*, "Ultrafast Response from NiCo2O4 Nanofilm Photodetectors Fabricated by an Interfacial Assembly Strategy", Adv. Mater., 23, 1988-1992 (2011)

3. Wang ZX, Wu LM*, Chen M, Zhou SX, "Superparamagnetic and Fluorescent Hollow Nanospheres as Drug Vector",J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 11276-11277 (2009)

2. Wang ZX, Zhou SX, Wu LM*, “Preparation of WO3.H2O Nanotubes under mild conditions”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 17, 1790-1794 (2007)

1. Chen M, Wu LM*, Zhou SX, You B, “A Method for the Fabrication of Monodisperse Hollow Silica Spheres”, Adv. Mater., 18, 801-806(2006)

(More papers can be seen in "Achievement" column)