Peng-Fei Zhang, (2021-2023)

Masters Students


Research Interests

Anionic ring-opening polymerization of cyclic monomers

Selected Publications

  • Noncovalent Protection for Direct Synthesis of α-Amino-ω-hydroxyl Poly(ethylene oxide). Ye Chen, Pengfei Zhang, Shan Liu, David Pahovnik, Ema Žagar, Junpeng ZhaoGuangzhao Zhang. ACS Macro Lett. 10, 737-743, (2021).


  • 2016-2020: B.S. in materials science. International School of Advanced Materials, South China University of Technology (SCUT).
  • 2021-2023: M.S. in Chemical Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, KSA.


  • 2020: University Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis (Top 2%, by SCUT).
  • 2019: Asia and Pacific Mathematical Contest in Modelling, Third Price (by APMCM Committee).
  • 2018: University Second-Class Scholarship (Top 8%, by SCUT).
  • 2017: SCUT Undergraduate Physicists’ Tournament, Second Prize (Top 3%, by SCUT).
  • 2017: Sheng-Yi Enterprise Scholarship (Top 5%, by SCUT & Sheng-Yi Technology Co., Ltd).

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST  Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering Division (PSE)