Dr. Chi-How Peng - Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Chi-How Peng

Address:
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: MI-810
Phone: (412) 268-4391

Education

National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

1999
B.S. Chemistry

National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
2001
M.S. Chemistry    
Areas of Concentration: Inorganic Chemistry

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
2009
Ph.D. Chemistry    
Areas of Concentration: Organometallic Chemistry

Research

  • Synthesis and characterization of organometallic complexes mediating controlled radical polymerization (CRP).
  • Mechanistic study of catalytic process for CRP, specifically to organometallic-mediated radical polymerization (OMRP) and atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP).
  • Synthesis and applications of functionalized homo- and block copolymers.
  • Design and characterization of coordination polymers (metal-organic frameworks) and supramolecules. 

Publications

Peer-reviewed papers

  1. Peng, C.-H.; Li, S.;Wayland, B. B. "Formation and Interconversion of Organo-Cobalt Complexes in Reactions of Cobalt(II) Porphyrins with Cyanoalkyl Radicals and Vinyl Olefins"Inorganic Chemistry,2009, 48, 5039-5046.
  2. Peng, C.-H.; Li, S.; Wayland, B. B. "Aspects of Living Radical Polymerization Mediated by Cobalt Porphyrin Complexes"Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society(Taipei),2009, 56(2), 219-233.
  3. Li, S.; de Bruin, B.; Peng,C.-H.; Fryd, M.; Wayland, B. B. "Exchange of Organic Radicals with Organo-Cobalt Complexes Formed in the Living Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate" Journal of the American Chemical Society,2008, 130, 13373-13381.
  4. Peng, C.-H.; Scricco, J.; Li, S.; Fryd, M.; Wayland, B. B. "Organo-Cobalt Mediated Living Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate" Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 2368-2373.
  5. Peng, C.-H.; Fryd, M.; Wayland, B. B. "Organocobalt Mediated Radical Polymerization of Acrylic Acid in Water" Macromolecules 2007, 40, 6814-6819.
  6. Wayland, B. B.; Peng, C.-H.; Fu, X.; Lu, Z.; Fryd, M. "Degenerative Transfer and Reversible Termination Mechanisms for Living Radical Polymerizations Mediated by Cobalt Porphyrins" Macromolecules 2006, 39, 8219-8222.
  7. Peng, C.-H.; Wang, C. -C.; Lee, H. -C.; Lo, W. -C.; Lee, G. -H.; Peng, S. -M. " Two Polymeric Linear Tri-nickel(II) Complexes: [Ni3(m3-dpa)4(C4O4Me)]n(BF4)n and [Ni3(m3-dpa)4(N3)]n(PF6)n Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Magnetic Properties " Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 2001, 48, 987-996.

Preprints and Symposium Proceedings

  1. Peng, C.-H.; Li, S.; Wayland, B. B. "Formation, Dissociation, and Radical Exchange of Organo-Cobalt Complexes in Mediating Living Radical Polymerization" ACS Symp. Ser. 2009, 1024, 115.
  2. Peng, C.-H.; Li, S.; Wayland, B. B. "Formation, Dissociation, and Radical Exchange of Organo-Cobalt Complexes in Mediating Living Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers" Polym. Prepr. (IUPAC MACRO 2008) 2008.
  3. Wayland, B. B.; Li, S.; Peng, C.-H.; Fryd, M. "Formation, Dissociation, and Radical Exchange of Organo-Cobalt Complexes in Mediating Living Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers" Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2008, 49, 123-124.
  4. Peng, C.-H.; Wayland, B. B. "Cobalt porphyrin mediated living radical polymerization of acrylic acid in water" Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2007, 48, 254.
  5. Peng, C.-H.; Scricco, J.; Fu, X.; Fryd, M.; Wayland, B. B. "Living radical polymerization of acrylic acid and vinyl acetate mediated by organo-cobalt porphyrin complexes" Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2006, 47, 543.
  6. Wayland, B. B.; Fu, X.; Peng, C.-H.; Lu, Z.; Fryd, M. "Living radical polymerizations mediated by metallo-radical and organo-transition metal complexes" ACS Symp. Ser. 2006, 944, 358.

Presentations

  • IUPAC MACRO 2008, Taipei, 2008.
  • The 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, 2009.
  • The 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, 2008.
  • The 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, 2008.
  • The 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, 2007.
  • The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, 2007.
  • The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, 2006.

Awards

2008 Travel Grant from Graduate Student Associations Council, University of Pennsylvania.
2007 Travel Grant from Graduate Student Associations Council, University of Pennsylvania.
2001 Award from Dean of College of Science, National Taiwan University (top 10% of the class).
1999 Presidential Award from the National Taiwan University (top 5% of the class).

Teaching Experience

2004-2005    Teaching Assistant in University of Pennsylvania: taught and graded two laboratory courses of general chemistry.

2003-2004    Teaching Assistant in National Taiwan University: Organized and taught two laboratory courses of organic chemistry; tutored and graded three elective courses of chemistry.

2001-2003    Second Lieutenant in Chung Cheng Armed Forces Preparatory School: Designed and operated the military training programs to promote the students to the higher military institutes.