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Yagang Zhang

Disciplines: Chemistry
Employment: Director at Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry,  2014 “One Thousand Talents” Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics & Chemistry,, “Tianshan Scholar” Distinguished Professor at Xinjiang Institute of Engineering, One Hundred Talents Professor at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor at Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry
Education: University of South Carolina
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Biography

Yagang Zhang, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics & Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Area

My research focus on design and development of Advanced Functional Materials, Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composites, Molecular Recognition and Molecularly imprinted Polymers, Chemical Sensors, green chemistry and clean process in coal and petroleum chemistry.

I am also interested in scientific editorial and advisory. I have been reviewer for J. Am. Chem. Soc., Chemical Communication, Green Chemistry, Macromolecules, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, ACS Micro Letters, Organic and Bimolecular Chemistry, The Journal of Organic Chemistry, RCS Advances, Soft Matter, Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, Journal of Molecular Recognition, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 118 journal articles have been reviewed for above journals.

Employment

Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (2014-03-01 to present)

Director in The Fine Chemical Engineering Technical Research Center,

Urumqi, Xinjiang

Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics & Chemistry, (2014-03-01 to present)

 2014 “One Thousand Talents” Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Urumqi, Xinjiang

Xinjiang Institute of Engineering (2014-01-09 to present)

“Tianshan Scholar” Distinguished Professor

Urumqi, Xinjiang

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2013-06-01 to present)

One Hundred Talents Professor in Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry

Urumqi, Xinjiang

Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (2013-05-30 to present)

Professor in Fine Chemicals Research Center

Urumqi, Xinjiang

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010-05-15 to 2013-05-15)

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chemistry

Urbana, IL

Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (2005-04-01 to 2005-08-12)

Associate Professor in Fine Chemicals Research Center

Urumqi, Xinjiang

Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (2003-06-30 to 2005-04-01)

Assistant Professor in Fine Chemicals Research Center

Urumqi, Xinjiang

Education

University of South Carolina, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2005-08-15 to 2010-05-08)

PhD

Columbia, SC

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chemistry (2000-09-01 to 2003-06-30)

MS

Beijing, Beijing

Lanzhou University, Department of Materials Science (1996-09-01 to 2000-06-30)

BS

Lanzhou, Gansu

Funding

National Natural Science Foundation of China

National Natural Science Foundation of China 21464015

2015-01 to 2018-12

National Natural Science Foundation of China

National Natural Science Foundation of China 21472235

2015-01 to 2018-12

The Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the People's Republic of China-Retured overseas scholars

2015-01 to 2017-12

Chinese Government

“One Thousand Talents” -Xinjiang Program

2014-03 to 2017-12

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese Academy of Sciences-Ke Ji Zhi Xin

2014-01 to 2015-12

Chinese Academy of Sciences

"One Hundred Talents" program

2013-06 to 2017-12

U.S. Department of Defense

A Handheld Optoelectronic Detector for Detecting Chemicals from Improvised Explosives

2012-06 to 2014-06

National Science Foundation

New Hydrogen Bonding Modules for Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry

2010-07 to 2013-06

Grant Number:  CHE-1012212

University of South Carolina

2010 Hiram and Lawanda Allen Award for Excellence in Chemistry and Biochemistry,

2010-05 to present

American Chemical Society

2009 Spring “Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium Awards”

2009-03 to present

Medical University of South Carolina

2009 Spring “Graduate Student Travel Awards”

2009-03 to present

National Science Foundation

New Strategies for Improved Molecuarly Imprinted Polymers

2008-08 to 2011-07

Grant Number:  CBET 0828897

National Institutes of Health

A VOC Dosimeter Based On A Colorimetric Sensor Array

2007-06 to 2012-12

Grant Number:  3U01ES016011-04S1, 5U01ES016011-04

South Carolina Research Foundation, University of South Carolina

2007 Spring “J. R. Durig Graduate Student Travel Awards”

2007-03 to present

South Carolina Research Foundation, University of South Carolina

2005-2006 “Joseph W. Bouknight Teaching Award”

2006-12 to present

National Science Foundation

Conformationally Programmable Molecular Receptors

2006-08 to 2009-07

Grant Number:  CHE 0616442

the Chinese Academy of Sciences

2003 “President Scholarship” for excellent graduate student

2004-05 to present

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese Academy of Sciences-President awardee start-up fund

2004-01 to 2005-08

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese Academy of Sciences-Xi Bu Zhi Guang

2003-06 to 2005-06

Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2000-2001 Outstanding scholarship of Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2001-06 to present

Lanzhou University

1997-1998 1st Grade Scholarship

1998-09 to present

Lanzhou University

1996-1997 1st Grade Scholarship

1997-09 to present