Independent Career


Liu, K.; Levy, A.; Liu, C; Olivier, J.-H.* “Tuning Structure–Function Properties of π-Conjugated Superstructures by Redox-Assisted Self-Assembly” Chem. Mater., 2018, 30, 2143-2150


Liu, K.; Mukhopadhyay, A.; Ashcraft, A.; Liu, C.; Levy, A.; Blackwelder, P. Olivier, J.-H.* “Reconfiguration of π-conjugated superstructures enabled by redox-assisted assembly” Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 5603-5606


Ashcraft, A.; Liu, K.; Mukhopadhyay, A.; Paulino, V.; Liu, C.; Bernard, B.; Husainy, D.; Phan, T.; Olivier Olivier, J.-H. “A Molecular Strategy to Lock-in the Conformation of a Perylene Bisimide-Derived Supramolecular Polymer” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2019, Just Accepted


Liu, C.; Liu, K.; Klutke J.; Ashcraft, A.; Steefel, S.; Olivier, J.-H.* “Deciphering the potentiometric properties of (porphinato)​zinc(II)​-​derived supramolecular polymers and related superstructures” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, 6,11980-11991. This article is part of the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry C Emerging Investigators


Mukhopadhyay, A.; Bernard, B.; Liu, K.; Paulino, V.; Liu, C.; Donley, C.; Olivier, J. -H. “Molecular Strategies to Modulate the Electrochemical Properties of P-Type Si(111) Surfaces Covalently Functionalized with Ferrocene and Naphthalene Diimide” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2019, 123, 11026-11041 

Graduate and Postdoctoral Research


Olivier, J.-H.; Camerel, F.; Ziessel R.; Retailleau, P.; Amadou, J.; Pham-Huu, C. "Microwave-Promoted Hydrogenation and Alkynyation Reactions with Palladium-Loaded Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes" New. J. Chem., 2008, 32, 920-924


Olivier, J-H.; Camerel, F.; Barbera, J.; Ziessel, R. "Ionic Liquid Crystals Formed by Self-Assembly Around an Anionic Anthracene Core" Chem. Eur. J., 2009,15, 8163-8174


Nastasi, F.; Puntoriero, F.; Campagna, S.; Olivier, J.-H.; Ziessel, R. "Hybrid Complexes: Pt(II)-terpyridine linked to various acetylide-Bodipy subunits" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 12, 7392-7402


Ziessel, R.; Ulrich, G.; Olivier, J.-H.; Bura, T.; Sutter, A. "Carborane-Bodipy Scaffolds for Through Space Energy Transfer" Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 7978-7980


Olivier, J.-H.; Harrowfield, J.; Ziessel, R. "3-Substituted-2,4-pentanedionates: Ligands for Photoactive Supramolecular Assemblies" Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 11176-11188


Olivier, J.-H.; Camerel, F.; Ziessel R. "Lanthanide Ion Extraction by Trifluoromethyl-1,3-Diketonate-Functionalised Ionic Liquids Adsorbed on Silica" Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 9113-9122


Spaenig, F.; Olivier, J.-H.; Prusakova, V.;, Retailleau, P.; Ziessel, R.; Castellano, F. N. "Excited-State Properties of Heteroleptic Iridium(III) Complexes Bearing Aromatic Hydrocarbons with Extended Cores" Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 10859-10871


Alamiry, M. A. H.; Bahaidarah, E.; Harriman, A.; Olivier, J.-H.; Ziessel, R. "Influence of Applied Pressure on the Probability of Electronic Energy Transfer Across a Molecular Dyad" Pure and Applied Chem., 2013, 85, 1349-1365


Olivier, J.-H.; Deria, P.; Park, J.; Kumbhar, A. S.; Andrian-Albescu, A.; Therien, M. J. "Ionic Self-Assembly Provides Dense Arrays of Individualized, Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 13080-13085 (VIP)


 Park, J.; Deria, P.; Olivier J.-H.; Therien, M. J. "Fluence-Dependent Singlet Exciton Dynamics in Length-Sorted Chirality-Enriched Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes" Nano Lett., 2014, 14, 504-511


Olivier, J.-H.; Park, J.; Deria, P.; Rawson, J.; Bai, Y.; Kumbhar, A. S.; Therien, M. J. "Unambiguous Diagnosis of Photoinduced Charged Carrier Signatures in a Stoichiometrically Controlled Semiconducting Polymer-Wrapped Carbon Nanotube Assembly" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 1-7


Depotter; G; Olivier, J. -H; Glesner, M. G.; Deria, P.; Therien, M. J.; Clays, K. " First-Order Hyperpolarizabilities of Chiral, Polymer-Wrapped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes" Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 12206-12209


Bai, Y.; Olivier, J.-H.; Yoo, H.; Park, J.; Polizzi, N. F.; Rawson, J.; Therien, M. J. " Molecular Road Map to Tuning Ground State Absorption and Excited State Dynamics of Long-Wavelength Absorbers" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 16946-16958


Xiawei, H.; Kiril, V. A.; Bullard, G.; Bai, Y.; Olivier, J.-H.; Hartmann, N. F.; Gifford, B. J.; Kilina, S.; Tretiak, S.; Htoon, H.; Therien, M. J.; Doorn, S. K. "Solvent- and Wavelength-​Dependent Photoluminescence Relaxation Dynamics of Carbon Nanotube sp3 Defect States" ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 8060-8070


Olivier, J.-H.; Camerel, F.; Selb, J., Retailleau, P.; Ziessel, R. "Terpyridine-Functionalized        Imidazolium Ionic Liquids" Chem. Commun., 2009, 1133-1135


Olivier, J.-H.; Haefele, A.; Retailleau, P.; Ziessel, R. "Borondipyrromethene Dyes with Pentane-2,4-dione Anchors" Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 408-411


Olivier, J.-H.; Camerel, F.; Ulrich, G.; Barbera, J.; Ziessel, R. "Luminescent Ionic Liquid Crystals from Self-Assembled BODIPY Disulfonate and Imidazolium Frameworks" Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 7134-7142


Ziessel, R.; Bura, T.; Olivier, J.-H. "Elaborating Boron Dipyrromethene Dyes with Conjugated Polyaromatic Frameworks" Synlett, 2010, 15, 2304-2310


Janowska, I.; Chizari, K.; Olivier, J.-H.; Ziessel, R.; Ledoux, M. J.; Pham-Huu, C. "A New Recyclable Pd Catalyst Supported on Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Microwaves-Assisted Heck Reactions" Comptes Rendues Chimie, 2011, 14, 663-670


Olivier, J.-H.; Widmaier, J.; Ziessel, R. "Near-Infrared Fluorescent Nanoparticles Formed by Self-Assembly of Lipidic (Bodipy) Dyes" Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 11709-11714


Olivier, J.-H.; Barbera, J.; Bahaidarah, E.; Harriman, A.; Ziessel R. "Self-Assembly of Charged Bodipy Dyes to Form Cassetes that Display Intracomplex Electronic Energy Transfer and Accrete into Liquid Crystals" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 6100-6103


 Deria, P.; Von Bargen, C.; Olivier, J.-H.; Kumbhar A.; Saven, J. G.; Therien, M. J. "Single-Handed Helical Wrapping of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Chiral, Ionic, Semiconducting Polymers" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 16220-16234


 Nastasi, F.; Puntoriero, F.; Serroni, S.; Campagna, S.; Olivier, J.-H.; Ziessel R. "Photophysical Properties of an Unusual Bichromophoric Species Constructed from a Cyclometalated Pt(II) Chromophore and a Blue Bodipy-Acetylacetonate Species" Dalton Trans, 2014, 43, 17647-17658


Deria, P.; Olivier, J.-H.; Park, J.; Therien, M. J. "Potentiometric, Electronic, and Transient-Absorptive Spectroscopic Properties of Oxidized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Helically Wrapped by Ionic, Semiconducting Polymers in Aqueous and Organic Media" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 14193-14199


Olivier, J.-H.; Bai, Y.; Uh. Y; Therien, M. J.; Castellano, F. N. "Near Infrared-to-Visible Photon Upconversion Enabled by Highly Conjugated Sensitizers under Low-Power Noncoherent Illumination" J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 5642-5649


Bai, Y.; Rawson, J.; Roget, S. A.; Olivier, J.-H.; Lin, J.; Zhang, P.; Beratan, D.; Therien, M. J. "Controlling the excited-state dynamics of low band gap, near-infrared absorbers via proquinoidal unit electronic structural modulation" Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 5889-5901


Bai, Y.; Olivier, J.-H.; Bullard, G.; Liu, C.; Therien, M. J. "Dynamics of charged excitons in electronically and morphologically homogeneous single-walled carbon nanotubes" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 2017, Accepted, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1712971115

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Jean-Hubert Olivier | Assistant Professor

University of Miami | Cox Science Building 

Room 350

1301 Memorial Drive

Coral Gables,  FL 33124-0431

Tel: 305-284-3279

Student Office

University of Miami

Cox Science Building 

Room 352

1301 Memorial Drive

Coral Gables,  FL 33124-0431

Tel: 305-284-5929