September 2014 – July 2019 (expected)
Carnegie Mellon University
September 2011 - Jun 2014
September 2007 - Jun 2011
Zhejiang University of Technology
- Polymer bio-conjugates
- Rechargeable Polymer lithium batteries
 S. Li, J. Han, A. Tang and C. Gao, “Water-Soluble and Clickable Segmented Hyperbranched Polymers for Multifunctionalization and Novel Architecture Construction,” Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 4966. (Joint 1st author)
 S. Li, J. Han and C. Gao, “High-Density and Hetero-Functional Group Engineering of Segmented Hyperbranched Polymers via Click Chemistry,” Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, 1774. (Front cover article)
 S. Li and C. Gao, “Dendritic Molecular Brushes: Synthesis via Sequential RAFT Polymerization and Cage Effect for Fluorophores,” Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, 4450.
 J. Han, Y. Zheng, S. Zheng, S. Li, T. Hu, A. Tang, C. Gao, “Water Soluble Octa-Functionalized POSS: All-Click Chemistry Synthesis and Efficient Host–Guest Encapsulation,” Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 8712.
 J. Han, Y. Zheng, B. Zhao, S. Li, Y. Zhang, C. Gao, “Sequentially Hetero-functional, Topological Polymers by Step-growth Thiol-yne Approach,” Sci. Rep., 2014, 4, 4387.
 S. Li, Y. Zheng, Z. Zhu, C. Gao, “Hyperbranched Polymers: Advances from Synthesis to Applications,” Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 4091. (Joint 1st author)
 H. He, S. Averick, P. Mandal, H. Ding, S. Li, J. Gelb, N. Kotwal, A. Merkle, S. Lister, K. Matyjaszewski, “HMultifunctional Hydrogels with Reversible 3D Ordered Macroporous Structures,” Adv. Sci., 2015, 2, 1500069.
 S. Li, H. S. Chuang, A. S, Z. Wang, S. Park, L. Fu, D. Cohen-Karni, S. Averick, K. Matyjaszewski, “Biocompatible Polymeric Analogues of DMSO Prepared by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Biomacromolecules, 2017, ASAP.
Honors and Awards (selected)
- 2013 Chu Ko Cheng Scholarship, Zhejiang University
- 2012 Best Young Researcher, APME 2013, ACS
- 2009 National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education