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Research Interests



Ph. D., Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2014; B. S., Department of Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China 2009


2009 Presidential Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 2008 National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education; 2007 National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education

Selected publications

Chen O, Riedemann L, Etoc F, Herrmann H, Coppey M, Barch M, Farrar CT, Zhao J, Bruns OT, Wei H, Guo P, Cui J, Jensen R, Chen Y, Harris DK, Cordero JM, Wang Z, Jasanoff A, Fukumura D, Reimer R, Dahan M, Jain RK, Bawendi MG. Magneto-fluorescent core-shell supernanoparticles. Nature Communications. 2014, 5, 5093.

Wei H, Bruns OT, Chen O, Bawendi MG. Compact zwitterion-coated iron oxide nanoparticles for in vitro and in vivo imaging. Integrative Biology. 2013, 5, 108-114.

Chen O, Zhao J, Chauhan VP, Cui J, Wong C, Harris DK, Wei H, Han H-S, Fukumura D, Jain RK, Bawendi MG. Compact high-quality CdSe-CdS core-shell nanocrystals with narrow emission linewidths and suppressed blinking. Nature Materials. 2013, 12, 445-451.

Chen O, Wei H, Maurice A, Bawendi MG, Reiss P. Pure colors from core-shell quantum dots. MRS Bulletin. 2013, 38, 696-702.

Wei H, Insin N, Lee J, Han H-S, Cordero JM, Liu W, Bawendi MG. Compact Zwitterion-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Biological Applications. Nano Letters. 2012, 12, 22-25.