Principal Investigator

 

Dr. Jie Zheng

 

Research Scientists

 

Dr. Mengxiao Yu 

 

 

PhD Candidates

 

Ms. Shasha Sun

 

Mr. Rodrigo Vinluan

 

Graduate Students

 

Ms. Bujie Du

 

Ms. Jessica Jacobe

 

Mr. Xingya Jiang

 

Mr. Xuhui Ning

 

Mr. Chuanqi Peng

 

Ms. Jing Xu

 

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Mr. Jonathan Wang

 

Mr. Greg Zhang 

 

Ms. Melissa Gannaway 

 

Mr. Stephen McMahon

 

Mr. Justin Sullins 

 

Former Group Members

 

Dr. Jinbin Liu (Postdoc)

Dr. Shengyang Yang (Postdoc)

Dr. Jing Yu (Postdoc)

Dr. Zhanghua Zeng (Postdoc)

Dr. Liang Zhao (Postdoc)

 

Ms. Jennifer Chilek (Graduate)

Dr. Chen Zhou (Graduate)

 

Ms. Sheby Alexander (Undergraduate)

Mr. Chris Alameddin (Undergraduate)

Mr. Michael Anyirah (Undergraduate)

Mr. Sishan Chen (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Giovanni Contello (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Andrew Dean (Undergraduate) 

Ms. Julia Hankins (Undergraduate)

Ms. Grace Kong (Undergraduate)

Mr. Husain Mogri (Undergraduate)

Mr. Ali Mozayan (Undergraduate)

 

Ms. Chelsea Carson (High School)

Ms. Karen Chen (High School)

Ms. Clare Jensen (High School)

Ms. Rebecca John (High School)

Ms. Amy Xia (High School)

Mr. Robert Yao (High School)

 

Chen Zhou, Ph.D.

 

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO.

 

Office: NSERL 2.440

 

E-mail: cxz084000@utdallas.edu

 

Mailing Address:

 

BE26, The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W Campbell Rd. Richardson, TX 75080

 
 

Education Background

 

Ph.D. Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2008-2013.

 

B.S.  College of Pharmacy, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, 2007.

Research Area

 

Luminescent Metal Nanoparticles, Cancer Imaging and Biosensing.

 

Honors and Awards

 

ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Travel Award, American Chemical Society, 2013.

 

Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship, University of Texas at Dallas, 2013.

 

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, 2012.

 

Outstanding Poster Award Podium Presentation, UT Metroplex Day, 2012.

 

Ph.D Research Small Grants Program, University of Texas at Dallas, 2011.

 

2nd Place Graduate Student Presentation, 43rd ACS "Meeting in Miniature", 2010.

 

Best Poster in Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery, UT Metroplex Day, 2010.

 

Selected Publications

 

1. C. Zhou, S. Yang, J. Liu, M. Yu, and J. Zheng, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: A New Class of Nanoprobes for Biomedical Imaging”, Exp. Bio. Med., 2013, accepted.

 

2. C. Zhou, G. Hao, T. Patrick, J. Liu, M. Yu, S. Sun, O. Oz, X. Sun, and J. Zheng, “Near Infrared Emitting Radioactive Gold Nanoparticles with Molecular Pharmacokinetics”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51(40): 10118-10122.

 

3. C. Zhou, J. Yu, Y. Qin, J. Zheng, “Grain Size Effects in Polycrystalline Gold Nanoparticles”, Nanoscale, 2012, 4(14): 4228-4233.

 

4. M. Yu, C. Zhou, J. Liu, J. D. Hankins, J. Zheng, “Luminscent Gold Nanoparticles with pH De-pendent Membrane Adsorption”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133(29): 11014-11017. ( Equal contribution)

 

5. C. Zhou, M. Long, Y. Qin, X. Sun, J. Zheng, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with Efficient Renal Clearance”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2011, 50(14): 3168-3172.

 

6. C. Zhou, C. Sun, M. Yu, Y. Qin, J. Wang, M. Kim, J. Zheng, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with Mixed Valence States Generated from Dissociation of Polymeric Au (I) Thiolate”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114(17): 7727-7732.

 

7.  J. Liu, M. Yu, C. Zhou, S. Yang, X. Ning, and J. Zheng, “Passive Tumor Targeting of Renal Clearable Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: Long Tumor Retention and Fast Normal Tissue Clearance”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135(13): 4978-4981.

 

8. S. Yang, C. Zhou, J. Liu, M. Yu, J. Zheng, “One-step Interfacial Synthesis and Assembly of Fluorescent Ultrathin Au@Silica Membrane”, Adv. Mater., 2012, 24(24):3218-3222.

 

9. J. Zheng, C. Zhou, M. Yu, J. Liu, “Different Sized Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles”, Nanoscale, 2012, 4(14), 4073-4083.

 

10. A. Rahy, C. Zhou, J. Zheng, S. Y. Park, K. Moon, I. Jang, S. J. Cho, D. J. Yang, “Photo-luminescent Carbon Nanoparticles Produced by Confined Combustion of Aromatic Compounds”, Carbon, 2012, 50(3): 1298-1302.

[Contact us]

2.440 NSERL Building, The University of Texas at Dallas
Tel: 972-883-5768 (Dr. Zheng), 972-883-5769 (Lab)