Carnegie Mellon University

Rui Yuan

Rui Yuan

Graduate Student

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


Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
July 2015
B.S. in Chemistry


  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, Oct 2014 – May 2015
    Undergraduate researcher with Dr. Yiyong Mai
    Project: Synthesis & Hierarchical Self-Assembly of A Novel Type of Polyphenylene-Based “Rod - Coil” Brush Polymers
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269, Jun-Aug 2014
    REU Student with Prof. Douglas Adamson
    Project: Introduction of Solvent Interface Trapping Method to Produce Barium Titanate-Based Polymeric Thin Films and Composites


  1. R. Yuan, M. Kopeć,  E. Gottlieb, C. Abreu, Y. Song, Z. Wang, J. Coelho, K. Matyjaszewski, T. Kowalewski, Macromolecules201750 (7), 2759–2767
  2. R. Yuan, M. Kopeć, G. Xie, E. Gottlieb, J. Mohin, Z. Wang, M. Lamson, T. Kowalewski, K. Matyjaszewski, Polymer, 2017
  3. M. Kopeć, P. Krys, R. Yuan, K. Matyjaszewski, Macromolecules201649 (16), 5877–5883
  4. Y. Song, G. Ye, Z. Wang, M. Kopeć, G. Xie, R. Yuan, J. Chen, T. Kowalewski, J. Wang, K. Matyjaszewski, Macromolecules201649 (23), 8943–8950
  5. R. Yuan, Y. Huang, F. Xu, Y. Mai, X. Feng, D. Yan, Polym. Chem., 2016, 7(6), 1234-1238


  • 2015 Distinguished Graduate, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 2014 National Scholarship, Ministry of Education of China
  • 2013 Samsung Scholarship
  • 2010 First Prize, National Chemistry Olympiad of China