Before joining the Rowan Group as a PhD student, Qiong received his BS in polymer science and engineering in 2009 and his MS in chemistry (advisor: Professor Gaoquan Shi), both from Tsinghua University in Beijing. Qiong's MS research was focused on electrochemical energy storage materials based on functionalized graphene nanocomposites.
Qiong's research is focused on the design, synthesis, and characterization of poly[n]catenane and related mechanically interlocked polymer materials.
Marissa M Tranquilli, Qiong Wu, Stuart J Rowan. Chemical Science, 12(25), 8722–8730.
Wu, Qiong, et al. "Poly [n] catenanes: Synthesis of molecular interlocked chains." Science 358.6369 (2017): 1434-1439.
Qiong Wu, Phillip M. Rauscher, Xiaolong Lang, Rudy J. Wojtecki, Juan J. de Pablo, Michael J. A. Hore, Stuart J. Rowan. Poly[n]catenanes: Synthesis of molecular interlocked chains. Science. 2017. Vol. 30 Nov.
Michael J. A. Hore, Xingchen Ye, Jamie Ford, Yuzhi Gao, Jiayang Fei, Qiong Wu, Stuart J. Rowan, Russell J. Composto, Christopher B. Murray, and Boualem Hammouda. Probing the Structure, Composition, and Spatial Distribution of Ligands on Gold Nanorods. Nano Letters. 2015. Vol. 15, Pg. 5730.