Carnegie Mellon University

Jianan Zhang

Jianan Zhang

Postdoctoral Associate

Address Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

 

Education

Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry, 2007 - 2011
Advisor: Prof. Xuewu Ge, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China

Research

(1) Polymer Nanocomposite Based on Miniemulsion Polymerization
(2) Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP)
(3) Polyurethane Materials

Projects

1. The National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 21044006): Hybrid hollow microspheres templated from multiple Pickering emulsions and their functional properties.

2. The National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51173001): Preparation of polymer/silica nanocomposites via double in situ miniemulsion polymerization and phase separation within minidroplets

Publications

[1]     Zhenhua Wang, Xiangcheng Pan, Jiajun Yan, Sajjad Dadashi-Silab, Guojun XieJianan ZhangZhanhua WangHesheng Xia, and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski. Temporal Control in Mechanically Controlled Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Using Low ppm of Cu Catalyst. ACS Macro Letters2017, 6, 546.

[2]     Jiajun Yan, Xiangcheng Pan, Zongyu WangZhao LuYi Wang, Li Liu, Jianan ZhangChien HoMichael R. Bockstaller, and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski. A Fatty Acid-Inspired Tetherable Initiator for Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization. Chemistry of Materials2017, 29, 4963.

[3]     Jiajun YanXiangcheng Pan, Zongyu Wang, Jianan Zhang, and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski. Influence of Spacers in Tetherable Initiators on Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (SI-ATRP). Macromolecules2016, 49, 9283.

[4]     Michael Schmitt, Jianan Zhang, Jaejun Lee, Bongjoon Lee, Xin Ning, Ren Zhang, Alamgir Karim, Robert F. Davis, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Michael R. Bockstaller. Polymer Ligand–Induced Autonomous Sorting and Reversible Phase Separation in Binary Particle Blends. Science Advances, 2016, 2, e1601484.

[5]     Shen Tan,  Zhengquan Lu,  Jing Zhao,  Jianan Zhang,  Mingyuan Wu,  Qingyun Wu, and  Jianjun Yang, Synthesis and Multi-Responsiveness of Poly(N-Vinylcaprolactam-co-Acrylic Acid) Core–Shell Microgels via Miniemulsion Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry, 2016, 7, 4106.

[6]     Xiangcheng Pan, Malhotra Nikhil, Jianan Zhang, and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski. Photoinduced Fe-Based Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization in the Absence of Additional Ligands, Reducing Agents, and Radical Initiators. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 6948.

[7]     Jianan Zhang, Zhengquan Lu, Mingyuan Wu, Qingyun Wu, and Jianjun Yang, Facile Fabrication of Poly (Acrylic Acid) Hollow Nanogels via in Situ Pickering Miniemulsion Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 6125.

[8]     Jianan Zhang, Shuilai Qiu, Yulu Zhu, Zhengqi Huang, Beibei Yang, Wenlong Yang, Mingyuan Wu, Qingyun Wu, and Jianjun Yang. Facile Fabrication of Janus Magnetic Microcapsules via Double in Situ Miniemulsion Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry. 2013, 4, 1459.

[9]     Jianan Zhang, Qing Liu, Beibei Yang, Wenlong Yang, Bo Wu, Jizhi Lin, Mingyuan Wu, Qingyun Wu, and Jianjun Yang. Facile Fabrication of Double–Shelled Hollow Microspheres via Double in Situ Miniemulsion Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry, 2012, 3, 2720.

[10]  Jianan Zhang, Xuewu Ge, Mozhen Wang, Qingyun Wu, Jianjun Yang, and Mingyuan Wu. Facile Fabrication of Flower-Like Nanocomposite Microparticles via Seeded Miniemulsion Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry, 2012, 3, 2011.

[11]  Jianan Zhang, Xuewu Ge, Mozhen Wang, Jianjun Yang, Qingyun Wu, Mingyuan Wu, and Dandan Xu. Colloidal Silver Deposition onto Functionalized Polystyrene Microspheres. Polymer Chemistry, 2011, 2, 970.

[12]  Jianan Zhang, MozhenWang, Xuewu Ge, Mingyuan Wu, Qingyun Wu, Jianjun,Yang, Manyi Wang, Zhilai Jin, and Nannan Liu. Facile Fabrication of Free-Standing Colloidal-Crystal Films by Interfacial Self-Assembly. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2011, 353, 16.

[13]  Jianan Zhang, Nannan Liu, Mozhen Wang, Xuewu Ge, Mingyuan Wu, Jianjun Yang, Qingyun Wu, and Zhilai Jin. Preparation and Characterization of Polymer/Silica Nanocomposites via Double in Situ Miniemulsion Polymerization. Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2010, 48, 3128.

[14]  Jianan Zhang, Jianjun Yang, Qingyun Wu, Mingyuan Wu, Nannan Liu, Zhilai Jin, and Yinfei Wang. SiO2/Polymer Hybrid Hollow Microspheres via Double in Situ Miniemulsion Polymerization. Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 1188.

Jianan Zhang, Xuewu Ge, Mozhen Wang, Jianjun Yang, Qingyun Wu, Mingyuan Wu, Nannan Liu, and Zhilai Jin. Hybrid Hollow Microspheres Templated from Double Pickering Emulsions. Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 4318.

Book (Chapter)

Polyurethane: Properties, Structure and Applications, Hyperbranched Polyurethane: Synthesis, Properties and Applications; Editors: Luís Inácio Cavaco and Joana Almeida Melo. Nova Science Publishers, 2012

Polyurethane Medical Materials, Chemical Industry Press, 2008. (In Chinese)

Awards

1. The Second Award of Science and Technology Progress of Anhui Province in 2011, “Functional silicon/fluorine modified PU/acrylic hybrid emulsions for textile use by radiation polymerization method”.

2. The Third Award of Science and Technology Progress of Anhui Province in 2008, “Preparation of environmentally friendly coatings printing and dyeing adhesives by radiation polymerization method”.

3. The Third Award of Science and Technology Progress of Anhui Province in 2004, “Series of rare earth composite stabilizer for PVC resin”.

4. The Third award of Science and Technology Progress of Anhui Province in 2000, “Steaming and boiling resistant polyurethane adhesive”.