About The Section
Publishes original research articles, letters, case reports, reviews/mini-reviews and guest edited thematic issues on various topics related to Applied Materials. Articles may be focused largely, but not exclusively, on contributions from China.
The Applied Materials section of the journal Current Chinese Science publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews and guest-edited thematic issues in all areas of applied materials. Articles may focus largely, but not exclusively, on contributions from China.
This section is not limited to a specific aspect of the field but is instead devoted to a wide range of sub-fields in the area. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Submissions in the following applied material areas are of special interest to the readers of this journal:• Applications of polymer, composite, and coating materials
• Biological and medical applications of materials and interfaces
• Energy, environmental, and catalysis applications
• Functional inorganic materials and devices
• Functional nanostructured materials
• Organic electronic materials, and devices
• Surfaces, interfaces, and applications
Dr. Qiangying Yi received her PhD from the University of London Queen Mary and Westfield College, United Kingdom in 2013. She is currently a Full Professor at the National Engineering Research Center for Biomaterials, Sichuan University, P. R. China. Her research interest mainly focuses on construction of magnetic functional composites for the identification and enrichment of disease-related markers, and design and preparation of intelligent drug carriers for tumor therapy. She has published more than 30 journal publications with the h-index of 16.
Dr. Wen-Yong Lai is a full professor at Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications. He received his PhD from Fudan University in 2007. He then joined the Key Laboratory for Organic Electronics & Information Displays, Institute of Advanced Materials (IAM), Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications. His research mainly focuses on the design, synthesis, and application of organic polymer optoelectronic materials for organic/flexible electronics, including organic semiconductor lasers, organic light-emitting diodes, et al. He is also interested in the exploration of novel materials and processes for printed electronics. He has published more than 170 refereed journal publications with SCI citations over 5,000 and h-index of 33.
Dr. Kinjal J. Shah is currently working as an Associate Professor in College of Urban Construction, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China. He received a Ph.D. in Applied Science from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. He has 10 years of research experience in the field of applied science and material science to achieve sustainability in the environment. In that aspect he has received the Leading Young Scientist award from The Society of Polymer Science Japan (SPSJ) and Mayor award from Taiwan. During his last 10 years of research career, he has published more than 30 SCI papers and 5 book chapters to International accredited journals.
Dr. Jun Zhu has been working as a Professor at the Academy of Opto-Electric Technology, Hefei University of Technology, China since 2017. He received his PhD degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2005. In present, his research interests focus on the new generation solar cells and perovskite/quantum dot light-emitting diodes. He has published more than 50 scientific papers in well-reputed peer-reviewed journals.
Dr Bai Yiming received a PhD Degree from the Key Laboratory of Materials, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Renewable Energy School, North China Electric Power University, China. His research interests include Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Solar Cell Materials & Solar Cells Nanomaterials and Their Application in Photo-electronic Devices Novel Photo-electronic Materials and Devices. Besides, he has published 15 research papers in distinguished journals and has granted 5 patents as well.
Dr Fuzhi Wang received a PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from the Peking University in 2008. Currently, he is a Lecturer at the State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electrical Power System with Renewable Energy Sources, North China Electric Power University. His research interests include Quantum Dot/ Carbon Quantum Dot /Perovskite Light-Emitting Materials and Devices, and Organic / Perovskite Photovoltaic Materials and Devices. He has published more than 30 SCI papers in distinguished journals.
Dr Erjing Wang is currently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of School of Materials Science and Technology, Hubei University. He received PhD in Organic Chemistry from the Laboratory of Organic Solids, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. His research of interests include (i) Organic field-effect transistors; (ii) Organic light-emitting diodes; (iii) Aggregation-induced emission; and (iv) thermally activated delayed fluorescence. He has published several papers in SCI journals.
Dr Kun Wang is currently working as an Associate Professor at the College of Material Science and Technology, Beijing Forestry University, China. Dr Wang likes to explore new integration pretreatment processes for improving bioconversion efficiency (enzymatic hydrolysis and yeast fermentation), as well as biocompatible materials from lignocellulosic carbohydrates and woody polysaccharide. Moreover, he has published several articles in distinguished journals.
Dr. Ying Wang received his PhD in Physics Chemistry from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Currently, he is a Professor at the Key Laboratory of Photochemical Conversion and Optoelectronic Materials, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC), Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests include the design and synthesis of organic semiconductors, Organic devices physics, surface and interface of the organic film, and Photophysical and photochemical process of organic semiconductors. Moreover, he has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
Dr Aiwei Tang received PhD and MS from the Institute of Optoelectronic Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University in 2009 and 2006 respectively. Currently, he is a Professor in the School of Science, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing. His research interests include Optoelectronic devices based on cadmium-free semiconductor nanocrystals and photocatalytic hydrogen evolution of novel functional nanocrystals. He has published 15 scientific papers in distinguished journals. Besides, he has won several awards such as Youth Five Four Medal, Excellent annual evaluation, Joseph Wang Award 2015, Cognizure Press, etc from Beijing JiaoTong University.
Dr Baoliang Lv received PhD in Material Sciences from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009. He obtained BS in Applied Chemistry from the China University of Mining and Technology in 2004. Currently, he is a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests include Synthesis and growth behaviours of single-crystalline nanoparticles, Catalytic properties of various nanomaterials, Relationships between the properties and microstructures of nanomaterials, Synthesis and application of nanocomposites, and Computational and theoretical research in nanoscience. Due to his outstanding contribution, he received several awards and has published more than 50 articles in well-reputed journals.
Dr. Detao Liu obtained his Ph.D. in Pulp and Papermaking Engineering at South China University of Technology in 2008. He is an Associate Professor in the School of Light Industry and Engineering, South China University of Technology. With over 40 research grants, 30 contracts and 60 technical publications on Energy & Environmental Science, Advanced materials etc. Dr. Detao Liu is an active teacher and researcher in eco-friendly biocomposites, flexible electronics and clean energy device impact, he is also focusing on the design and preparation of wood-derived functional biocomposites, flexible electronics and energy & environment devices from nanometer to micrometer, with an emphasis on understanding acoustic, optical, electric, and thermal nanostructures by manipulating structures of wood by nanotechnology. Much of his research has been carried out for industry. Dr. Detao Liu has also worked academically for organizations such as Chinese Composite Materials Society, American Chemical Society (ACS), Tappi, Fellow of Vebleo, where he served as senior member.
Dr Zhike Liu received a PhD in the Department of Applied Physics from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2014. Currently, he is a Professor at the Shaanxi Normal University, China. His research interests include (1) Perovskite solar cells; (2) Organic solar cell; and (3) Graphene. Moreover, he has published more than 30 scientific papers in well-reputed journals.
Dr. HUI WANG received his Bachelor degree in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Lanzhou University in 1999, Master degree in Engineering Mechanics from Dalian University of Technology in 2004 and Doctoral degree in Solid Mechanics from Tianjin University in 2007. Then, he joined Henan University of Technology and was promoted to Professor in 2015. In 2010, he was awarded the Australia Endeavour Award. From 2016 to 2017, he joined Australian National University as Research Fellow. He joined Hainan University as a full professor in 2021. His research interests include auxetic materials, composites, computational mechanics and has authored four academic books and 65 papers indexed by SCI.
Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Ibrahim has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia. He has been awarded a degree of PhD from Wuhan University of Technology, China. He is mainly interested in the areas of Tribology, contact physics, material science, manufacturing Eng., Friction, Lubrication, Self-lubricating composites, Material science, Dry sliding, Solid lubricants, Traditional and non- traditional machining process. Dr. Ibrahim has got many excellence awards from China and Egypt as a distinct researcher. He has also contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
Dr. Birnur AKKAYA received her Masters and Doctorate degree in Chemistry from Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey, by supported Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey in 2005 and 2009, respectively . Her research work includes synthesis and characterization of polymeric and composite material especially affinity beads for protein purification and enzyme immobilization. She is interested in research areas such as glycopolymers, microbial enzyme production and characterization. She completed her postdoctoral research at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OHIO, USA in 2017. She has been awarded as International FASEB BioArt winner, 2017. She is working as a Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Science Faculty, Sivas, Turkey.
Dr. Jin Cheng is a member of the China Democratic League. He graduated from the Southeast University. Research in the Jin group focuses on the development of new reaction methods for organic synthesis, materials science. Two of his undergoing projects include: 1) Research and Development of Novel Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin. 2) Visible Light Photocatalysis. Dr. Cheng's research focuses on the transition-metal-free, visible-light induced cyclization of arylsulfonyl chlorides with o-azidoarylalkynes , acylation of indoles via photoredox catalysis: a route to 3-acetylindole, direct alkylheteroarylation of alkenes via photoredox mediated C H functionalization etc.