|Position: Polymer Chemistry and Physics|
Institution: Nankai University
Department: Institute of Polymer Chemistry
Address: Chemistry Building
94 Weijin Road
Tianjin City, 300071
Our research interests are the design and synthesis of biomimetic and intelligent polymers, with main focus on molecularly imprinted polymers and reactive photoresponsive liquid crystalline polymers. Based on our recently developed controlled/¡°living¡± radical polymerization techniques (Eur. Polym. J. 2013, 49: 579-600), we have been working on the controlled preparation of small organic analytes-imprinted hydrophilic micro- or nanoparticles that are of controlled sizes and low polydispersities and compatible with real, undiluted biological and food matrices (e.g., pure milks and serums) (Polymer 2014, 55: 699-714) and their applications in bioseparation, chemical sensing, and controlled drug delivery.