About the PI 
Ruibing WANG, PhD, FRSC

Interim Director of Global Affairs Office

Associate Professor, Programme Director (State Key Laboratory) 
SKL of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences

University of Macau
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau
Phone: +853-8822-4689




Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (2007) in Organic Chemistry, Queen’s University, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Donal H. Macartney, Professor of Chemistry
  • B.Sc. (2002) in Chemistry (Gifted Class), Jilin University, China
    Advisor: Prof. Bai Yang, Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science

Working Experience

  • Jan 2021-Present, Interim Director of Global Affairs Office,
    University of Macau, Taipa, Macau SAR, China
  • Aug 2019-Present, Associate Professor of Supramolecular Pharmaceutics and Nanomedicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences,
    University of Macau, Taipa, Macau SAR, China
  • Oct 2014-Aug 2019, Assistant Professor of Supramolecular Pharmaceutics and Nanomedicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences,
    University of Macau, Taipa, Macau SAR, China
  • Nov 2009-Oct 2014, Senior Scientist, BTG plc. (Canadian branch, formerly a part of Nordion Inc., now part of Boston Scientific), Ottawa, Canada
  • May 2008–Nov 2009, Associate Research Officer (started as a Research Associate) at Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences,
    National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Aug 2007-May 2008, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry at Queen’s University, Canada

Awards and Honors

2021                 Faculty-Level Outstanding Academic Staff Award, University of Macau
2020                 Macau Science and Technology Awards (3rd Prize, Technological Invention Award), Macau
2019                 2018-2019 Top 1% Reviewer in Cross-Fields by Publons
2019                 2018-2019 Top 1% Reviewer in Chemistry by Publons
2019                 Chinese Periodic Table of Young Chemist
2019                 UM Teaching Excellence Award (only 1 awardee each year at UM), Macau
2019                 China Macrocyclic Arenes and Supramolecular Chemistry Rising Star Award, China
2019                 Faculty-Level Best Teacher Award, Macau
2018                 Macau Science and Technology Awards (3rd Prize, Natural Science Award), Macau
2018                 Faculty-Level Academic Award, Macau
2016                 CNRS Visiting Professorship, Marseille, France
2013                 BTG Business Excellerator Stage Award, Ottawa, Canada
2011                 Nordion Business Excellerator Sprinter Award, Ottawa, Canada
2008                 Outstanding Thesis Award at Queen’s, Kingston, Canada
2003-2007       Queen’s Graduate Awards, Kingston, Canada
2004-2007       Queen’s Conference Travel Awards, Kingston, Canada
2005-2006       Graduate Dean’s Doctoral Field Travel Grant at Queen’s, Kingston, Canada
2002                 Outstanding Graduate of Jilin University, Changchun, China
1998-2002       Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship, Jilin University, Changchun, China
1998-2002       Excellent Student Leadership, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Representative Publication

  1. Shuwen Guo, Qiaoxian Huang, Yuan Chen, Jianwen Wei, Jun Zheng, Leyong Wang, Yitao Wang and Ruibing Wang,* “Synthesis and Bioactivity of Guanidinium‐Functionalized Pillar[5]arene as a Biofilm Disruptor,” Angewandte Chemie, 2021, 60, 618-623 (hot paper and frontipiece highlight).
  2. Xue Yang, Qian Cheng Valerie Monnier, Laurence Charles, Hakim Karoui, Olivier Ouari, Didier Gigmes, Ruibing Wang,* Anthony Kermagoret,* and David Bardelang,* “Guest exchange by a partial energy ratchet in water,” Angewandte Chemie, 2021, 60, 6617–6623.
  3. Kuikun Yang, Guocan Yu, Rui Tian, Zijian Zhou, Hongzhang Deng*, Ling Li, Zhen Yang, Guofeng Zhang, Dahai Liu, Jianwen Wei, Ludan Yue, Ruibing Wang,* and Xiaoyuan Chen,* “Oxygen-Evolving Manganese Ferrite Nanovesicles for Hypoxia-Responsive Drug Delivery and Enhanced Cancer Chemoimmunotherapy,” Advanced Functional Materials, 2021, 31, 2008078.
  4. Hang Yin, David Bardelang* and Ruibing Wang,* “Macrocycles and Related  Hosts as supramolecular antidotes,” Trends in Chemistry, 2021, 3, 1-4.
  5. Ludan Yue, Kuikun Yang, Xin-Yue Lou, Ying-Wei Yang* and Ruibing Wang,* “Versatile roles of macrocycles in organic-inorganic hybrid materials for biomedical applications,” Matter, 2020, 3, 1557–1588.
  6. Chen Sun, Ziyi Wang, Ludan Yue, Qiaoxian Huang, Qian Cheng and Ruibing Wang,* “Supramolecular Induction of Mitochondrial Aggregation and Fusion,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 16523–16527 (featured as a Supplementary Cover Article).
  7. Qiaoxian Huang, Hong Zhao, Mingju Shui, Dong-Sheng Guo* and Ruibing Wang,* “Heparin Reversal by an Oligoethylene Glycol Functionalized Guanidinocalixarene,” Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 9623-9629.
  8. Cheng Gao, Qian Cheng, Jianwen Wei, Chen Sun, Siyu Lu, Cheryl H.T. Kwong, Simon M.Y. Lee, Zhiyuan Zhong* and Ruibing Wang,* “Bioorthogonal supramolecular cell-conjugation for targeted hitchhiking drug delivery,” Materials Today, 2020, 40, 9-17 (selected as an Inside Cover Feature Article).
  9. Xue Yang, Ruibing Wang,* Anthony Kermagoret,* and David Bardelang,* “Oligomeric Cucurbituril Complexes: from Peculiar Assemblies to Emerging Applications,” Angewandte Chemie, 2020, 132, 21464–21476.
  10. Cheng Gao, Qiaoxian Huang, Conghui Liu, Cheryl H.T Kwong, Ludan Yue, Jian-Bo Wan, Simon M. Y. Lee* and Ruibing Wang,* “Treatment of atherosclerosis by macrophage-biomimetic nanoparticles via targeted pharmacotherapy and sequestration of proinflammatory cytokines,” Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 2622. Highlighted by Nature Review Cardiology, 2020.
  11. Chen Sun, Ludan Yue, Qian Cheng, Ziyi Wang and Ruibing Wang,* “Macrocycle-Based Polymer Nanocapsules for Hypoxia-Responsive Payload Delivery,” ACS Materials Letters, 2020, 2, 266-271.
  12. Chenwen Li, Yang Zhao, Juan Cheng, Jiawei Guo, Qixiong Zhang, Xiangjun Zhang, Jiong Ren, Fengchao Wang, Jun Huang, Houyuan Hu, Ruibing Wang,* and Jianxiang Zhang,* “A Proresolving Peptide Nanotherapy for Site-Specific Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Regulating Proinflammatory Microenvironment and Gut Microbiota,” Advanced Science, 2019, 6, 1900610.
  13. Sébastien Combes, Khoa Truong Tran, Mehmet Menaf Ayhan, Hakim Karoui, Antal Rockenbauer, Alain Tonetto, Valérie Monnier, Laurence Charles, Roselyne Rosas, Stéphane Viel, Didier Siri, Paul Tordo, Sylvain Clair, Ruibing Wang,* David Bardelang,* and Olivier Ouari,* “Triangular regulation of cucurbit[8]uril 1:1 complexes,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 5897-5907 (selected as a Supplementary Cover Article).
  14. Cheng Gao, Qiaoxian Huang, Qingping Lan, Yu Feng, Fan Tang, Maggie P.M. Hoi, Jianxiang Zhang, Simon M. Y. Lee,* and Ruibing Wang,* “A user-friendly herbicide derived from photo-responsive supramolecular vesicles,” Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 2967.
  15. Songling Han, Siyu Chen, Lanlan Li, Jin Li, Huijie An, Hui Tao, Yi Jia, Shan Lu, Ruibing Wang,* and Jianxiang Zhang,* “Multiscale and Multifunctional Emulsions by Host-Guest Interaction-Mediated Self-Assembly,” ACS Central Science, 2018, 4, 600-605 (banner highlight).

Community Services

University and Faculty Services

Committee Member, UM Scholarship Committee, Nov. 2018-Present
Fellow, Chao Kuang Piu College, University of Macau, Oct. 2014-Present
Deputy Director, Editorial Office of Chinese Medicine, ISCM and University of Macau, Nov. 2016-Present
Coordinator, Social and Academic Affairs, Academic Staff Association at University of Macau, March, 2016-2018

External Services

Editorial Advisory Board Member, ACS Applied Bio Materials, Jan. 2020-Present
Editor, Journal of Nanomaterials, February 2012-Present
Editorial Board Member, Chinese Journal of Chemical Education (Chinese Core journal), Jan 2017-Present
Examiner for National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Examiner for French National Research Agency (ANR)
Examiner for Czech Science Foundation (GACR)

Funding Agencies