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Youliang Zhao


College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Soochow University, 199 Ren-Ai Rd.,

Suzhou, 215123, P. R. China

Tel/Fax: +86-512-65882045



Ph.D.: Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (September 2000 – July 2003)

M. Sc.: Xiangtan University (September 1997 – July 2000)

B. Sc.: Xiangtan University (September 1993 – July 1997)

Working Experience

2013.7–2013.9  JSPS Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan (Prof. Takashi Ishizone), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

2007.8–now  Soochow University, Jiangsu Province, P. R. China

2005.11–2007.8  Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Prof. Sébastien Perrier), University of Leeds, UK

2003.11–2005.11  JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow (Prof. Akira Hirao), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Research Interests

1. Polymer Synthesis: Synthesis and properties of functional polymers with complex architectures such as cyclic, block, star, graft and hyperbranched polymers via ionic polymerization, controlled radical polymerization, ring-opening polymerization and highly efficient coupling reaction

2. Smart Hybrid and Complex Materials: Preparation, modification, characterization and application of hybrid and complex materials especially based on solid supports such as silica particles, synthetic resin, cellulose, peptide, graphene, metal and metal oxide nanoparticles

3. Functional Biomaterials and Nanomaterials: Synthesis, properties and applications of stimuli-responsive polymers, peptide-polymer bioconjugates, hydrogels, self-healing and self-mendable materials


Excellent Master Degree Thesis in Hunan Province, 2002

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2003-2005


1. National Natural Science Foundation (20844001), Preparation and Properties of Functional Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials, 2008.1~2008.12

2. National Natural Science Foundation (20874067), Synthesis and Properties of Functional Inorganic-Polymer Hybrid Materials Grafted with Complex Macromolecular Architectures, 2009.1~2011.12

3. National Natural Science Foundation (21074081), Synthesis and Properties of Multicomponent Star and Graft Copolymers, 2011.1~2013.12

4. National Natural Science Foundation (21274096), Rapid Synthesis, Topological Transformation and Properties of Star and Dendritic Polymers with a Branched Core, 2013.1~2016.12

5. National Natural Science Foundation (21474070), Controlled Synthesis and Properties of Sequence-Defined Graft Copolymers and Their Derivatives, 2015.1~2018.12

6. National Natural Science Foundation (21774085), Controlled Synthesis, Topological Transition and Properties of Cyclic Polymers and Their Derivatives, 2018.1~2021.12