Shuming Nie

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Shuming Nie
ResidenceUnited States
Alma materNankai University
Northwestern University
Known forQuantum dots
Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
AwardsMerck Award (2007)
Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering (2006)
Cheung Kong Professorship (The Ministry of Education of China, 2006)
the Rank Prize in Opto-electronics (London, UK, 2005)
the Georgia Distinguished Cancer Scholar Award (Georgia Cancer Coalition, 2002-2007)
the Beckman Young Investigator Award[1]
the National Collegiate Inventors Award
the NSFC Overseas Young Scholar Award
Scientific career
FieldsBiomedical Engineering, Nanotechnology
InstitutionsEmory University
Doctoral advisorRichard P. van Duyne
Other academic advisorsRichard Zare

Shuming Nie (Chinese: 聂书明) is a Chinese-American chemist. He is the Grainger Distinguished Chair in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was the Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Faculty Chair in Biomedical Engineering at Emory University.[2] In 2012, Nie was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).[3]

He is a pioneer of single-molecular SERS.[4] He is one of the pioneers of quantum dots for biomedical imaging.[5][6]

Recent publications[edit]

  • Wang, Jianquan; Lee, Gee Young; Lu, Qian; Peng, Xianghong; Wu, Jiangxiao; Wu, Siyuan; Kairdolf, Brad A.; Nie, Shuming; Wang, Yiqing; Lane, Lucas A. (3 May 2017). "Quantitative Examination of the Active Targeting Effect: The Key Factor for Maximal Tumor Accumulation and Retention of Short-Circulated Biopolymeric Nanocarriers". Bioconjugate Chemistry. 28 (5): 1351–1355. doi:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00138.
  • Keating, Jane J.; Runge, Jeffrey J.; Singhal, Sunil; Nims, Sarah; Venegas, Ollin; Durham, Amy C.; Swain, Gary; Nie, Shuming; Low, Philip S.; Holt, David E. (15 May 2017). "Intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging targeting folate receptors identifies lung cancer in a large-animal model". Cancer. 123 (6): 1051–1060. doi:10.1002/cncr.30419.
  • Lee, John Y. K.; Pierce, John T.; Thawani, Jayesh P.; Zeh, Ryan; Nie, Shuming; Martinez-Lage, Maria; Singhal, Sunil (7 April 2017). "Near-infrared fluorescent image-guided surgery for intracranial meningioma". Journal of Neurosurgery: 1–11. doi:10.3171/2016.10.JNS161636.
  • Warren C. W. Chan, Shuming Nie. Quantum Dot Bioconjugates for Ultrasensitive Nonisotopic Detection. Science 1998. 281(5385): 2016-2018.
  • Shuming Nie, Steven R. Emory. Probing Single Molecules and Single Nanoparticles by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. Science 1997. 275(5303): 1102-1106.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Shuming Nie". Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Shuming Nie". Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "Fellows". Retrieved June 17, 2017.
  4. ^ Nie, Shuming; Emory, Steven R. (1997-02-21). "Probing Single Molecules and Single Nanoparticles by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering". Science. 275 (5303): 1102–1106. doi:10.1126/science.275.5303.1102. ISSN 0036-8075. PMID 9027306.
  5. ^ Chan, Warren C. W.; Nie, Shuming (1998-09-25). "Quantum Dot Bioconjugates for Ultrasensitive Nonisotopic Detection". Science. 281 (5385): 2016–2018. doi:10.1126/science.281.5385.2016. ISSN 0036-8075. PMID 9748158.
  6. ^ Bruchez, Marcel; Moronne, Mario; Gin, Peter; Weiss, Shimon; Alivisatos, A. Paul (1998-09-25). "Semiconductor Nanocrystals as Fluorescent Biological Labels". Science. 281 (5385): 2013–2016. doi:10.1126/science.281.5385.2013. ISSN 0036-8075. PMID 9748157.