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Principle Investigator

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Dr.Pingwei Liu currently is a “hundred talents program” distinguished research fellow (tenure-tracked assistant professor) of Zhejiang University, China. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the group of Prof. Michael Strano during 2014-2018. He received his Ph.D. degree from Chemical Engineering of Zhejiang University in 2014. His research interests lie at the nexus of polymers and two-dimensional (2D) materials and the study of their applications in nanocomposites, microrobots, and nanocatalysis. He has published more than 30 articles in the journals of Science, Nature Materials, Nature Nanotechnology, and others. He has obtained one international invention patent authorization and two US invention patent applications and has contributed in the direction of layered and scrolled polymer nanocomposites with 2D materials, intelligent particles and synthetic cells based on 2D materials. Some of his results have been reported by major media including Nature Mater., MIT News, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Nano Today, Mater. Today. He was a recipient of the excellent paper award in the 8th Chemical Engineering Young Scholars Academic Exchange Seminar of China in 2018.  He serviced as the Chair at 2D Nanocomposites Session of AIChE Annual Meeting 2017 and 2018.

Postdoc Researchers:

Name :Song Wang
Identity :Postdoc
Research direction or Job content:Morphology control of covalent organic framework
Name:Haoran Zhang Identity:Postdoc
Research direction or Job content:Wrinkle fabrication and application

Ph.D. Students:

Name:Yuchen Zhang
Identity:Ph.D Candidate
Research direction or Job content:CO2-responsive polymer and smart
 catalysis system
Name:Jiaxu Li
Identity:Ph.D
Research direction or Job content:
Controllable biodegradable filmsn
Name:Lei Lai 
Identity:PhD
Research direction or Job content:
Bio nanocomposite
Name:Li Qiong Luo
Identity:PhD Student
Research direction or Job content:
Polyolefin Film for Solar Cells Encapsulant
Name:Ziyang Zhang
Identity:Ph.D Candidate
Research direction or Job content:
2D materials

Master Students:

Name:Donghui Bai
Identity:Postgraduate
Research direction or Job content:
Controlled preparation of high performance polyolefin materials
Name:XU GUIFA
Identity:Postgraduate
Research direction or Job content:
Metallocene catalyzed ethylene-propylene copolymerization
Name:Chi Zhang
Identity:Postgraduate
Research direction or Job content:
Controllable preparation and research of two-dimensional polymerssy
Name:Xiaodong Huang
Identity:Postgraduate
Research direction or Job content:
Carrying out scientific research activities

4. Research Assistants:

Name:Yuhao Yang
Identity:Assistant
Research direction or Job content:
Responsible for the experiment management of the research group
Name:Wei Deng
Identity:Assistant
Research direction or Job content:
Responsible for the daily work of the research group