Principal Investigator

 

Dr. Jie Zheng

 

Research Scientists

 

Dr. Mengxiao Yu

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Dr. Jinbin Liu

 

Graduate Students

 

Mr. Xuhui Ning 

 

Ms. Shasha Sun

 

Mr. Rodrigo Vinluan

 

Ms. Jing Xu

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Mr. Jonathan Wang

 

Mr. Greg Zhang 

 

Ms. Melissa Gannaway 

 

Mr. Stephen McMahon

 

Mr. Justin Sullins 

 

Former Group Members

 

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)

 

Shengyang Yang

 

Postdoctoral Fellow

 

 

Office: NSERL 2.440

 

E-mail: sxy112030@utdallas.edu

 

Mailing Address:

 

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

 
 

Education Background

 

Ph.D. State Key Laboratory of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Technology, China, 2011

 

B.S.  Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Technology, China, 2006

Research Area

 

Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites.

 

Selected Publications

 

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

 

2. S. Yang, C. F. Wang and S. Chen, “Interface-Directed Assembly of One-Dimensional Ordered Architecture from Quantum Dots Guest and Polymer Host”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 8412–8415 (2011).

 

3. S. Yang, C. F. Wang and S. Chen, “A Release-Induced Response for the Rapid Recognition of Latent Fingerprints and Formation of Inkjet-Printed Patterns”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 50, 3706–3709 (2011).

 

4. L. Wang, S. Yang, J. Wang, C. F. Wang and L. Chen, “Fabrication of Superhydrophobic TPU Film for Oil-Water Separation Based on Electrospinning Route”, Mater. Lett, 65, 869–872 (2011).

 

5. S. Yang, L. Wang, C. F. Wang, L. Chen and S. Chen, “Superhydrophobic Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films with Transparent/Fluorescent Performance”, Langmuir, 26, 18454-18458 (2010).

 

6. S. Yang, C. F. Wang, L. Chen and S. Chen, “Facile Dicyandiamide-Mediated Fabrication of Well-Defined CuO Hollow Microspheres and Their Catalytic Application”, Mater. Chem. Phys., 120, 296-301 (2010).

 

7. S. Yang, Q. Li, L. Chen and S. Chen, “Controllable Synthesis of Quantum Dot–Polymer Networks with Enhanced Luminescence via the Catalytic Chain Transfer Polymerization (CCTP) Technique”, J. Mater. Chem., 18, 5599-5603 (2008).

 

8. S. Yang, S. Chen, Y. Tian, C. Feng and L. Chen, “Facile Transformation of a Native Polystyrene (PS) Film into a Stable Superhydrophobic Surface via Sol-Gel Process”, Chem. Mater., 20, 1233-1235 (2008).

[Contact us]

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