Xiangfeng Duan was awarded the 2012 Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship for his contributions to the field of materials chemistry. This Lectureship is an annual award that honors a younger scientist who has made a significant contribution to the field.
Information about the JMC Lectureship is available at this site.
In addition, Xiangfeng is one of nine faculty members to receive a DuPont Young Professor Award. "The DuPont Young Professor grants fund highly original research early in a professor's research career ... This program is an excellent way for DuPont to create lasting relationships with emerging research leaders around the world who are attacking some of the world's greatest challenges."
Information about the DuPont Young Professors program is available at this site.