Hai-Feng (Frank) Ji, PhD
Affiliated faculty member of College of Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Chemistry
- PhD, Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1996
- Organic and Polymer Chemistry
- Drug discovery
- Phosphorus-based nanomaterials
- Plasma chemistry and it’s medical applications
Dr. Hai-Feng (Frank) Ji is a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Drexel University. In addition, Professor Ji is an affiliated faculty member of the College of Engineering's Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Professor Ji’s research interests focus on plasma chemistry, drug discovery, MEMS devices, nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications, nanopillars and phosphene for energy applications, and surface chemistry. He is a co-author of more than 200 peer-viewed journal articles and book chapters. He has an H-index of more than 40.
Topics chosen from >200 peer-reviewed publications:
- H. Ji, ACS Book: "Fundamentals and Applications of Phosphorous Nanomaterials" bk-2019-00271r.R1 2019. ISBN13: 9780841236585 eISBN: 9780841236554 https://pubs.acs.org/isbn/9780841236585
- P. E. M. Amaral, G. P. Nieman, G. R. Schwenk, H. Jing, R. Zhang, E. B. Cerkez, D. Strongin, H.-F. Ji, High Electron Mobility of Amorphous Red Phosphorus Thin Films. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 6766-6771.https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/anie.201902534
- J. B., Smith, D., Hagaman, D., DiGuiseppi, R., Schweitzer-Stenner, & H.-F. Ji, 2016, Ultra-Long Crystalline Red Phosphorus Nanowires from Amorphous Red Phosphorus Thin Films. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55, 11829-11833.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201605516/abstract
- H. Wang, X. Xu, N. Johnson, N. Kumar Reddy Dandala, and H.-F. Ji, 2011, High Proton Conductivity of Water Channels in a Highly Ordered Nanowire. Angew. Chem. Int. Chem., 50, 12538-12541.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201105118/abstract
- H. F. Ji, R. Majithia, X. Yang, X. Xu, K. More, 2008, Self-Assembly of Perylenediimide and Naphthalenediimide Nanostructures on Glass Substrates through Deposition from the Gas Phase. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 10056-10057. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja803079
- Donald Hall Jr, Hai-Feng Ji, A Search for Medications to Treat the 2019-nCoV via in silico Molecular Docking Models of the Spike Glycoprotein and the 2019-nCoV 3CL Protease. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2020, 35: 101646.
- A. Kojtari, V. Shah, C. Yang, H.-F. Ji, Structure-Based Design of Diphenyl -Aminoalkylphosphonates as Prostate-Specific Antigen Antagonists”. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2014, 54, 2967-2979
Plasma Chemistry and polymer chemistry
- Y. Li, R. Atif, K. Chen, J. Cheng, Q. Chen, Z. Qiao, G. Fridman, A. Fridman, H.-F. Ji, Polymerization of D-Ribose in Dielectric Barrier Discharge (DBD) Plasma. Plasma 2018, 1, 144-149. doi.org/10.3390/plasma1010013
- J. B. Smith, I. Adams, H.-F. Ji, Biomolecule Response to Nonthermal Plasma. J. Plasma Medicine, 2017, 7, 427-443.
- K. Drake, I. Mukherjee, K. Mirza, H.-F. Ji, J.-C. Bradley, Y. Wei, “Novel diacetylinic aryloxysilane polymers: A new thermally cross-linkable high temperature polymer system”, Macromol. 2013, 46, 4370-4377.
Development of Sensors
- X. Xu, N. Zhang, G. M. Brown, T. G. Thundat, H.-F. Ji. Ultrasensitive Detection of Cu2+ Using a Microcantilever Sensor Modified with L-Cysteine Self-Assembled Monolayer", Journal of Applied Biochemistry Biotechnology 2017, 183(2), 555-565. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12010-017-2511-7
- X. Huang, J. Xu, Hai-F. Ji, G. Li, H. Chen, Quartz crystal microbalance based biosensor for rapid and sensitive detection of Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus. Analytical Method, 2014, 6, 4530-4536. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/ay/c4ay00292j/unauth#!divAbstract
- H. F. Ji, B. Armon, “Approaches to Increasing Surface Stress for Improving Signal-to-Noise Ratio of Microcantilever Sensors”. Analytical Chemistry 2010, 82 1634-1642. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ac901955d
- L. Pinnaduwage, H.-F. Ji, X. Yan, and T. Thundat, “Moore’s Law in Homeland Defense: MEMS with Chemical Specificity”. Invited review paper IEEE sensors, 2005, 5, 774-785. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/1468137
- G. Wu, H.-F. Ji, K. Hansen, T. Thundat, R. Datar, R. Cote, M.F. Hagan, A.K. Chakraborty, and A. Majumdar “Origin of nanomechanical cantilever motion generated from biomolecular interactions.” Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, 2001, 98, 1560-1564.https://www.pnas.org/content/98/4/1560
Graduate Program Faculty Member
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