Leiming Guo, Ph.D (2020-2021)

Postdoctoral Fellows

Alumni

Research Interest

  • Design of topographical patterns in polymers for developing functional applications.
  • Construction of polymeric films having well-ordered nanopore geometries by self-assembly for membrane separation, sensing and etc.

Selected Publications

  • Porous block copolymer separation membranes for 21st century sanitation and hygiene. L. Guo, Y. Wang, M. Steinhart. Chemical Society Reviews, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d0cs00500b.
  • Fast evaporation enabled ultrathin polymer coatings on nanoporous substrates for highly permeable membranes. X. Shi, L. Wang, N. Yan, Z. Wang, L. Guo, M. Steinhart, Y. Wang. The Innovation, 2, 100088-100093, (2021).
  • Substrate patterning using regular macroporous block copolymer monoliths as sacrificial templates and as capillary microstamps. L. Guo, M Philippi, M. Steinhart. Small, 14, 1801452-1801458, (2018).
  • Tailored pore gradient in phenolic membranes for adjustable permselectivity by leveraging different poloxamers. L. Guo, M. Steinhart, Y. Yang, L. Zhu. Separation and Purification Technology, 242, 116818-116826, (2020).
  • Single-step coating of polyethylenimine on gradient nanoporous phenolics for tight membranes with ultrahigh permeance. L. Guo, Y. Yang, Y. Wang. Journal of Membrane Science, 587, 117112-117118, (2019).

Education

  • 2012-2017: Master-doctor combined program graduate student (recommended postgraduate without exams) at College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, China.
  • 02/2014 - 03/2014: Exchange to Universität Osnabrück supported by Research Group Linkage Programme funded by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation.
  • 2008-2012: Undergraduate student at College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, China.

Professional Profile

  • 2020 – 2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA.
  • 2017–2020: postdoctoral researcher at Universität Osnabrück, Germany.

Awards

  • 2017 Outstanding graduate of Nanjing Tech University (Top 3%). Outstanding doctoral thesis at College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University (Top 10%).
  • 2016 National scholarship for graduate students (Top 2%, Chinese Ministry of Education). Jiusi scholarship at membrane center of Nanjing Tech University (Top 2%).
  • 2015 Best presenter at 8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies Shijun scholarship at College of Chemical Engineering of Nanjing Tech University (Top 3%). Jiusi scholarship (Top 2%). Jiusi scholarship at membrane center of Nanjing Tech University (Top 2%).
  • 2014 National scholarship for graduate students (Top 2%, Chinese Ministry of Education). Jiusi scholarship at membrane center of Nanjing Tech University (Top 2%).
  • 2013 Excellent report at 8th National Congress on Membranes and Membranes Progress.
  • 2008-2012 National Encouragement scholarship (Top 2%, Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education) three times. First grade scholarship (top 3%) three times. second grade scholarship (Top 5%) for two times. third grade scholarship (Top 8%) for two times. Pacemaker to Merit Student (top 2%) for one time. Pacemaker to Merit Student (top 4%) for two times. Advanced Class of Nanjing Tech University.