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Yang Yang
Polymer Chemistry and Physics
Controllable synthesis of colloids
Colloidal liquid crystal
Colloidal nucleating agent

Contact Information
Email    yangchem@jlu.edu.cn
Office     A402 Tangao Qing Building
Lab        A418 Tangao Qing Building
Short Biography
Yang Yang obtained her B. Sc. In Material Chemistry in 2007, and her PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Physics in 2012 (Supervisor: Prof. Lixin Wu). From 2013 to 2018, she had worked with Prof. Zhihong Nie’s group in University of Maryland as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2019, she went back to the State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials at Jilin University.
Research Interest
1. Controllable synthesis of colloids
2. Colloidal liquid crystal
3. Colloidal nucleating agent
Honors & Awards
2021 Excellent young scientist foundation of NSFC
2013 International Postdoctoral Exchange Program Fellowship

1. Chenggong Yang, Xingfu Tao, Yang Yang*, and Kun Liu, Patterning of polyoxometalate rings on gold nanorods, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 1677--1680
2. Yang Yang, Guangdong Chen, Kun Liu*, and Zhihong Nie*, Synthesis and assembly of colloidal cuboids with tunable shape biaxiality, Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 4513.
3. Yang Yang, Hanwen Pei, Guangdong Chen, Kyle Webb, Luz J. Martinez-Miranda, Isabel K. Lloyd, Zhongyuan Lu*, Kun Liu*, and Zhihong Nie*, Phase behaviors of colloidal analogs of bent-core liquid crystals, Sci. Adv. 2018, 4, eaas8829.
4. Yang Yang, Guangdong Chen, Luz J. Martinez-Miranda, Hua Yu, Kun Liu*, and Zhihong Nie*, Synthesis and Liquid-Crystal Behavior of Bent Colloidal Silica Rods, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 68.
5. Yang Yang, Bin Zhang, Yizhan Wang, Liang Yue, Wen Li*, and Lixin Wu*, A Photo-driven Polyoxometalate Complex Shuttle and Its Homogeneous Catalysis and Heterogeneous Separation, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14500.

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