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National University of Singapore
Donglin Jiang received his PhD degree (1998) from The University of Tokyo. In 1998 he took an assistant professorship at The University of Tokyo followed by a group leader in JST ERATO project and in 2005 moved to Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), National Institutes of Nature Sciences (NINS) as an associate professor, where he started his independent laboratory and studied on two-dimensional polymers and covalent organic frameworks. In January 2016, he moved to Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology as a full professor. From 2018, he was appointed the strategic hiring professor at the National University of Singapore and was Provost’ Chair Professor from 2022. He received the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award 2021, the 34th Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Works 2017 and 2018-2022 the world’s most highly cited researcher in the field of Chemistry by Clarivate Analytics.