Xiu-Ping Yan is a Distinguished Professor of Chang Jiang Scholars Program, Nankai University, China. He received an M.S. degree in analytical chemistry at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Academy of Sciences of China (1987), and a Ph.D. degree in environmental chemistry at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Academy of Sciences of China (1993). He held postdoctoral positions at the Department of Chemistry at Peking University, China (1993-1994), at the Department of Applied Research at Bodenseewerk Perkin-Elmer GmbH, Germany (1995), at the Micro- and Trace Analysis Center at University of Antwerp (UIA), Belgium (1996), and at the Department of Geological Sciences at University of Saskatchewan, Canada (1997–1999). He was awarded the NSFC National Distinguished Young Scholars Foundation (2000) and CCS Shu-Quan Liang Prize for Fundamental Research in Analytical Chemistry (2006). He is the author or coauthor of about 130 publications in international journals and 9 patents. He is the Associate Editor of Analytical Methods and an Editorial (Advisory) Board Member of Talanta, Analytica Chimica Acta, Cancer Nanotechnology, Atomic Spectrometry Updates, The Open Spectroscopy Journal, Chinese Journal of Analytical Chemistry (in Chinese), Environmental Chemistry (in Chinese), Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis (in Chinese), Journal of Instrumental Analysis (in Chinese), Journal of Analytical Science (in Chinese), and Chinese Journal of Applied Chemistry (in Chinese). His research interests include analytical atomic (mass) spectrometry and its combination with flow injection and chromatography/capillary electrophoresis, green methodologies for sample pretreatment, and advanced functional materials for environmental analysis and bioanalysis.
Biography Updated on 1 April 2010