Jianhua Han

Postdoctoral Fellows


Research Interests

Organic synthesis, organic semiconductor synthesis, organometallic macromolecule/polymer synthesis, and related solution-processable organic materials for electronic devices.

Selected Publications

A Universal Method to Enhance Flexibility and Stability of Organic Solar Cells by Constructing Insulating Matrices in Active Layers. J. H. Han, F. Bao, D. Huang, X. C. Wang, C. M. Yang, R. Q. Yang, X. G. Jian, J. Y. Wang, X. C. Bao, and J. H. Chu, Advanced Functional Materials 30, 2003654, (2020).

Identifying Tunneling Effects of Poly(Aryl Ether) Matrices and Boosting the Efficiency, Stability, and Stretchability of Organic Solar Cells. J. H. Han, F. Bao, D. Huang, X. C. Wang, C. M. Yang, R. Q. Yang, X. G. Jian, J. Y. Wang, X. C. Bao, and J. H. Chu, Cell Reports Physical Science, DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100408, (2021).

Functional Transformation of Four-Bladed Rylene Propellers Utilizing Non-Metal and d8 Metal Core Shifting Strategy: Significant Impact on Photovoltaic Performance and Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity. J. Han, W. Shi, X. Wang, J. Cai, X. Hao, J. Shi, X. Bao, and R. Yang, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 8, 3918-3932, (2020).

Employing Asymmetrical Thieno[3,4-d]pyridazin-1(2H)-one Block Enables Efficient Ternary Polymer Solar Cells with Improved Light-Harvesting and Morphological Properties. J. Han, X. Wang, D. Huang, C. Yang, R. Yang, and X. Bao, Macromolecules 53, 6619-6629, (2020).

Over 15% Efficiency All-Small-Molecule Organic Solar Cells Enabled by a C-Shaped Small Molecule Donor with Tailorable Asymmetric Backbone. X. Wang, J. Wang, J. Han, D. Huang, P. Wang, L. Zhou, C. Yang, X. Bao, and R. Yang, Nano Energy 81, 105612, (2021).


  • Ph.D., Polymer materials, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, 2018
  • B.S., Polymer materials and engineering, East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, China, 2012

Professional Profile

  • 2018-2021, Postdoctoral fellow, Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Qingdao, China


  • National Scholarship by Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China
  • Outstanding Doctoral Graduate in Liaoning Province
  • Outstanding Graduate in Dalian University of Technology

KAUST Affiliations

  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) 

Research Interests Keywords

Organic Synthesis Organic Semiconductor Organic Solar Cells Electronic Devices