Guoyan Zhang is a native of China and joined the Reichmanis group in Georgia Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral
fellow in the fall of 2015. He received his PhD degree from Jilin University in Polymer Chemistry and Physics in 2014.
Before joining Georgia Tech, he had a work experience at Peking University.
His research is focused on:
- Synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles mainly the quantum dots (such as carbon dots, Graphene nanoparticles, ZnS dots, Si dots, Fe3O4 etc.) and their applications in drug delivery, anti-fog coatings, optical, electrical, and magnetic devices
- Organic/inorganic hybrid materials: mainly embedding functional nanoparticles into polymer matrix to enhance or generate the properties (mainly the optical and electrical) of materials
- Synthesis of monomers with a high refractive index and fabrication of bulk optical resins with high refractive index, good transmittance, and excellent mechanical properties