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Xiaosong Wang

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: Synthesis and self-assembly of organometallic compounds and polymers for functional nanomaterials, and exploration of hydrophobic effects for aqueous supramolecular chemistry


Professor Xiaosong Wang graduated from East China University of Science and Technology in 1998 with a PhD degree in Polymer Materials and Science. After working in the University of Sussex and the University of Toronto as a postdoctoral research fellow, he received the Roberts Academic Award/RCUK Research Fellowship working at the University of Leeds in 2006. He is currently at the University of Waterloo, working in the Department of Chemistry as well as the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology as a Professor. His research expertise spans from living polymerization, water-soluble polymers, and metallopolymers to supramolecular chemistry and functional nanomaterials.


  • PhD, Polymer Chemistry, East China University of Science and Technology, 1998
  • MSc,Polymer Chemistry, Zhejiang University, 1994
  • BSc, Chemistry, Hangzhou University, 1990

Xiaosong Wang

    University of Waterloo