Contact Information

  • Name:Yunqing Zhu
  • Phone:13524258171
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Research Fields:

1. Biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications
2. Biorenewable and biodegradable polymers
3. Polymer self-assembly
4. Ring-opening polymerization


Current Courses:





1) Youth Science Fund, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (2020-2022)
2) Shanghai Pujiang Talent Plan (2019-2021)
3) Hundred Young Talents Program of Tongji University





1. Zhu, Y.; Poma, A.; Rizzello, L.; Gouveia, V. M.; Ruiz-Perez, L.; Battaglia, G.; Williams, C. K., Metabolically Active, Fully Hydrolysable Polymersomes. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 2019, 58 (14), 4581-4586.
2. Zhu, Y.; Radlauer, M. R.; Schneiderman, D. K.; Shaffer, M. S. P.; Hillmyer, M. A.; Williams, C. K., Multiblock Polyesters Demonstrating High Elasticity and Shape Memory Effects. Macromolecules 2018, 51 (7), 2466-2475.
3. Chen, T. T. D.; Zhu, Y.; Williams, C. K., Pentablock Copolymer from Tetracomponent Monomer Mixture Using a Switchable Dizinc Catalyst. Macromolecules 2018, 51 (14), 5346-5351.
4. Zhu, Y.; Yang, B.; Chen, S.; Du, J., Polymer Vesicles: Mechanism, Preparation, Application, and Responsive Behavior. Progress in Polymer Science 2017, 64, 1-22.
5. Zhu, Y.; Romain, C.; Williams, C. K., Sustainable Polymers from Renewable Resources. Nature 2016, 540 (7633), 354-362.
6. Sun, H.; Zhu, Y.; Yang, B.; Wang, F.; Wu, Y.; Du, J., Template-Free Fabrication of Nitrogen-Doped Hollow Carbon Spheres for High-Performance Supercapacitors Based on a Scalable Homopolymer Vesicle. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2016, 4 (31), 12088-12097.
7. Romain, C.; Zhu, Y.; Dingwall, P.; Paul, S.; Rzepa, H. S.; Buchard, A.; Williams, C. K., Chemoselective Polymerizations from Mixtures of Epoxide, Lactone, Anhydride, and Carbon Dioxide. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138 (12), 4120-4131.
8. Zhu, Y.; Romain, C.; Williams, C. K., Selective Polymerization Catalysis: Controlling the Metal Chain End Group to Prepare Block Copolyesters. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015, 137 (38), 12179-12182.
9. Zhu, Y.; Romain, C.; Poirier, V.; Williams, C. K., Influences of a Dizinc Catalyst and Bifunctional Chain Transfer Agents on the Polymer Architecture in the Ring-Opening Polymerization of epsilon-Caprolactone. Macromolecules 2015, 48 (8), 2407-2416.
10. Paul, S.; Zhu, Y.(co-first); Romain, C.; Brooks, R.; Saini, P. K.; Williams, C. K., Ring-Opening Copolymerization (ROCOP): Synthesis and Properties of Polyesters and Polycarbonates. Chemical Communications 2015, 51 (30), 6459-6479.
11. Zhu, Y.; Wang, F.; Zhang, C.; Du, J., Preparation and Mechanism Insight of Nuclear Envelope-Like Polymer Vesicles for Facile Loading of Biomacromolecules and Enhanced Biocatalytic Activity. Acs Nano 2014, 8 (7), 6644-6654.
12. Zhu, Y.; Fan, L.; Yang, B.; Du, J., Multifunctional Homopolymer Vesicles for Facile Immobilization of Gold Nanoparticles and Effective Water Remediation. Acs Nano 2014, 8 (5), 5022-5031.
13. Fu, X.; Zhu, Y.; Peng, Y.; Chen, Y.; Hu, Y.; Lu, H.; Yu, W.; Fang, Y.; Du, J.; Yao, M., Enzyme Activated Photodynamic Therapy for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection Both In Vitro and In Vivo. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B-Biology 2014, 136, 72-80.
14. Zhu, Y.; Liu, L.; Du, J., Probing into Homopolymer Self-Assembly: How Does Hydrogen Bonding Influence Morphology? Macromolecules 2013, 46 (1), 194-203.
15. Zhang, C.; Zhu, Y.; Zhou, C.; Yuan, W.; Du, J., Antibacterial Vesicles by Direct Dissolution of a Block Copolymer in Water. Polymer Chemistry 2013, 4 (2), 255-259.  


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