Members

Principal Investigator | Research Staff | Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student | Visiting Scholar | Visiting Student | Group Alumni


Principal Investigator

Dr. Dan ZHAO

Dean’s Chair Associate Professor

PhD (Inorganic Chemistry), Texas A&M University, USA, 2010
MS (Polymer Chemistry and Physics), Zhejiang University, China, 2006
BS (Polymer Materials and Engineering), Zhejiang University, China, 2003

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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
National University of Singapore
4 Engineering Drive 4, E5-02-16, 117585, Singapore
Tel: (+65) 6516 4679
Email: chezhao@nus.edu.sg


Dr. Zhao obtained his PhD degree in Inorganic Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Hong-Cai Joe Zhou at Texas A&M University in 2010. After finishing his postdoctoral training at Argonne National Laboratory, he joined the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at National University of Singapore in July 2012 as an Assistant Professor, and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in July 2018. He started to serve as an Associate Editor of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research in June 2021. His research interests include advanced porous materials and hybrid membranes with the applications in clean energy and environmental sustainability.


Research Staff

Dr. Chengjun KANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Polymer Science), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2016

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Dr. Zhaoqiang ZHANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Chemical Engineering), Zhejiang University, China, 2019

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Dr. Hao YANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Chemical Engineering and Technology), Tianjin University, China, 2019

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Dr. Xiansong SHI

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Chemical Engineering), Nanjing Tech University, China, 2019

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Dr. Junghoon CHOI

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Chemical Engineering), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Republic of Korea, 2021

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Dr. Ting CHEN

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Chemical Engineering), The University of Edinburgh, UK, 2021

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Dr. He LI

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Physical Chemistry), East China University of Science and Technology, China, 2021

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Dr. Shiqiang WANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Coordination Chemistry), University of Limerick, Ireland, 2020

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Dr. Junyu REN

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Chemistry), University of North Texas, USA, 2022

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Dr. Nengxiu ZHU

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Inorganic Chemistry), Sun Yat-Sen University, China, 2020

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Graduate Student

Shing Bo PEH

PhD Student

Solely-Supervised

BE (Chemical Engineering), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2017

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Yun ZHAO

PhD Student

Co-Supervised

ME (Materials Science), Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2016

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Ziqi YANG

PhD Student

Solely-Supervised

ME (Chemical Engineering), Tianjin University, China, 2018

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Yunchuan PU

PhD Student

Co-Supervised

ME (Chemical Energy), Xiamen University, China, 2019

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Dongchen SHI

PhD Student

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BE (Environmental Engineering), Sun Yat-sen University, China, 2019

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Yidan DUAN

PhD Student

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BE (Materials Science and Engineering), Xiamen University, China, 2021

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Qixing LIU

PhD Student

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BE (Materials Science and Engineering), Zhejiang University, China, 2021

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Haoyuan ZHANG

PhD Student

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BE (Chemical Engineering), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2022

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Kexin YU

MEng Student

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BE (Polymer Materials and Engineering), Sichuan University, China, 2020

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Akhil DILIPKUMAR

MEng Student

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BTech (Chemical Engineering), Anna University, India, 2020

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Undergraduate Student


Visiting Student


Fengxia YANG

PhD Student

Chongqing University

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Dan ZHANG

PhD Student

Shanghai University

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Peng HU

PhD Student

Sun Yat-sen University

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Xiaozhi XU

PhD Student

Beijing University of Chemical Technology

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Group Alumni

  1. Dechao WANG | Visiting Student (2021.01 – 2022.01) | Lecturer at Xi’an University of Science and Technology, China
  2. Jing ZHAO | Visiting Student (2019.08 – 2021.08) | Lecturer at Harbin Engineering University, China
  3. Yunpan YING | Postdoctoral Fellow (2017.08 – 2021.12) | Associate Professor at Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
  4. Yi Di YUAN | PhD Student & Postdoctoral Fellow (2016.05 – 2022.04) | Researcher at Home Team Science and Technology Agency (HTX), Singapore
  5. Xin YU | Postdoctoral Fellow (2019.09 – 2022.04) | Researcher at Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth, Inorganic Membranes Research Center, Japan
  6. Weidong FAN | Postdoctoral Fellow (2019.09 – 2021.09) | Associate Professor at China University of Petroleum (East China), China
  7. Hongye YUAN | Postdoctoral Fellow (2018.01 – 2021.08) | Associate Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
  8. Yuxiang WANG | PhD Student & Postdoctoral Fellow (2015.07 – 2021.07) | Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  9. Kungang CHAI | Visiting Scholar (2020.01 – 2021.01) | Associate Professor at Guangxi University, China
  10. Zhiqiang LIANG | Visiting Scholar (2020.01 – 2020.04) | Associate Professor at Jilin University, China
  11. Avishek KARMAKAR | Postdoctoral Fellow (2017.10 – 2020.06) | Postdoctoral Fellow at Drexel University, USA
  12. Jian WANG | Visiting Scholar (2017.09 – 2018.09) | Associate Professor at Jiangsu Normal University, China
  13. Jian ZHANG | Postdoctoral Fellow (2017.08 – 2019.02) | Associate Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, China
  14. Sichang LONG | Research Engineer (2017.08 – 2019.01) | Software Consultant at Yonyou (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  15. Zhihong WANG | Visiting Scholar (2017.08 – 2018.08) | Associate Professor at Southwest Petroleum University, China
  16. Bhuvan SHAH | Master Student (2017.07 – 2018.12) | Founder and CEO at SpaceBlack Adsorbents, India
  17. Guoliang Liu| Postdoctoral Fellow (2016.11 – 2019.09) | Lecturer at Nanjing Tech University, China
  18. Linzhi ZHAI | Visiting Scholar (2016.09 – 2018.10) | Associate Professor at Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, China
  19. Tanay KUNDU | Postdoctoral Fellow (2016.07 – 2018.08) | Assistant Professor at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India
  20. Hongsheng LU | Visiting Scholar (2016.03 – 2017.02) | Professor at Southwest Petroleum University, China
  21. Shaoming YING | Visiting Scholar (2015.08 – 2016.07) | Professor at Ningde Normal University, China
  22. Youdong CHENG | PhD Student (2015.07 – 2019.12) | Postdoctoral Fellow at KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  23. Linius BOLINOIS | Master Student (2015.07 – 2016.12) | Marketing Assistant at Arkema K.K., Japan
  24. Xuerui WANG | Postdoctoral Fellow (2015.04 – 2017.05) | Professor at Nanjing Tech University, China
  25. Jinqiao DONG | Postdoctoral Fellow (2015.03 – 2019.03) | Associate Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  26. Chenglong CHI | Reseach Engineer (2015.03 – 2016.08) | PhD student at The University of Manchester, UK
  27. Yuhong QIAN | PhD Student (2014.07 – 2018.11) | Senior Engineer at Micron Technology, Singapore
  28. Yongwu PENG | Postdoctoral Fellow (2014.04 – 2016.03) | Professor at Zhejiang University of Technology, China
  29. Zixi KANG | Postdoctoral Fellow (2014.03 – 2015.03) | Associate Professor at China University of Petroleum (East China), China
  30. Qing XU | Visiting Scholar (2013.12 – 2014.03) | Associate Professor at Ningbo University, China
  31. Zhengang GUO | Postdoctoral Fellow (2013.06 – 2014.06) | Lecturer at Fujian Jiangxia University, China
  32. Mei ZHANG | Research Engineer (2013.04 – 2014.07) | Lecturer at Shanghai High School, China
  33. Zhigang HU | PhD Student (2012.07 – 2016.04) | Associate Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China