Kai Wang

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow 2014-2019
Prof. Northwestern Polytechnical University



Al Kindi B5/L3- 3254-WS15 (Seaside)

Research Interests


​​Design and synthesis of novel organic semi-conductor materials and application in devices

Selected Publications

  • π-Bridge-Independent 2-(Benzo[c][1,2,5]thiadiazol-4- ylmethylene)malononitrile-Substituted Nonfullerene Acceptors f...
    Kai Wang, Yuliar Firdaus, Maxime Babics, Federico Cruciani, Qasim Saleem, Abdulrahman El L...
    Chem. Mater., 28, 2200-2208, (2016)
  • Structurally simple phenanthroimidazole-based bipolar hosts for high-performance green and red electroluminescent d...
    Kai Wang, Shipan Wang, Jinbei Wei, Yang Miao, Zhenyu Zhang, Zuolun Zhang,* Yu Liu,
    RSC Adv., 5, 73926-73934, (2015)
  • Organic Polymorphs: One-Compound-Based Crystals with Molecular-Conformation- and Packing-Dependent Luminescent Prop...
    Kai Wang, Hongyu Zhang,* Shanyong Chen, Guochun Yang, Jibo Zhang, Wenjing Tian,
    Adv. Mater., 26, 6168-6173, (2015)
  • High-performance Red, Green, and Blue Electroluminescent Devices Based on Blue Emitters with Small Singlet-Triplet ...
    Kai Wang, Fangchao Zhao, Chengguang Wang, Shanyong Chen, Dong Chen, Hongyu Zhang, Yu Liu, ...
    Adv. Funct. Mater., 23, 2672-2680, (2013)
  • Multicolor Fluorescence and Electroluminescence of an ICT-type Organic Solid Tuned by Modulating the Accepting Natu...
    Kai Wang, Shuo Huang, Yu Zhang, Hongyu Zhang*, Yue Wang
    Chem. Sci., 4, 3288-3293, (2013)
  • New multifunctional phenanthroimidazole–phosphine oxide hybrids for high-performance red, green and blue electrolum...
    Kai Wang, Shipan Wang, Jinbei Wei, Shanyong Chen, Dong Liu, Yu Liu*, Yue Wang
    J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 6817-6826, (2014)
  • Multifunctional Phenanthroimidazole Derivatives as Blue Emitters and Phosphors’ Hosts in High Performance Electrolu...
    Kai Wang, Shipan Wang, Jinbei Wei, Yang Miao, Yu Liu*, Yue Wang
    Org. Electron., 15, 3211-3220, (2014)


  • ​​Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Jilin University, 2014,
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Jilin University, 2009.

Professional Profile

  • ​​2014-: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​American Chemical Society (ACS)


  • ​2012-2013 National scholarship of graduate students
  • 2012-2013 Tang ao qing Chemistry Scholarship, Jilin University
  • 2012-2013 Jilin University-Evonik Scholarship, Jilin University

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​

Research Interests Keywords

Perovskite Solar Cells Novel Selective Contacts