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2014

  • On January 8, 2014, all the group members attended the Annual Summary and Academic Report for the Institute of Polymer Physics and Chemistry of the Department of Chemistry. The conference was organized by our group, and Anchao Feng and Chunmei Jian acted as the meeting host. Jun Guo and Hailong Che made presentations on behalf of the research group with the report title as "Hybrid nanoparticles with CO2-responsive shells and fluorescence-labelled magnetic cores" and "Smart nanofibrous membrane with CO2-switchable wettability: application for gas controlled oil / water separation", respectively.

  • During January, 2014, Qiquan Ye was awarded first prize for 24th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as “Development of  reversible addition chain transfer polymerization student experiment"; Liao Peng, Zilin Wang and  Hong Wang were awarded second prize for 24th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as " Voltage stimuli-responsive assembly based on biocompatible homopolymers "; Hailong Che, Meng Huo and Liao Peng were awarded first prize for 24th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction, with the project name as "Preparation of CO2 stimuli-responsive nanofibers and its application in  controlled oil-water separation"; Jun Guo, Niejun Wang and Qiquan Ye was awarded first prize for 24th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction, with the project name as "Preparation of CO2 stimuli-responsive fluorescently labeled magnetic nanoparticles and its applications in reversible adsorption and desorption of proteins."

2013

  • On December 30, 2013, Hong Wang won the first prize for SRT outstanding project in Tsinghua University, with the project name as "Dynamic oxime bond in the construction of hydrogel."

  • On December 30, 2013, graduate Yan Kang from the Department of Chemistry in University of Warwick came back to visit us, attended academic lectures and had a discussion with the group members.

  • On December 7, 2013, graduate Hang Zhou from the Department of Chemistry in University of Toronto came back to Tsinghua and gathered together with everyone.

  • On November 22, 2013, the research group students to Shun King Springs to enjoy the warm spring in cold winter, and relaxed themselves. After that, the group members had a great meal of seafood hot pot at Flinders.

  • On November 18, 2013, postdoctoral Qiang Yan in the Department of Chemistry of Univ. De Sherbrooke in Canada came back to Tsinghua, attended the group meeting and had a discussion about the work and life in abroad.

  • During October, 2013, postdoctoral Bowen Liu obtained the Second level of fund in China Postdoctoral Science Foundation. The title of her project was "Construction of CO2-switch controllable smart hydrogel based on carbon nanomaterial”.

  • During October12-16, 2013, Professor Jinying Yuan along with Bowen Liu, Chunmei Jian and Hailong Che went to Shanghai Expo Center to attend the 2013 National Polymer Academic report. Professor Jinying Yuan gave a lecture named "Build and function of CO2 stimuli responsive polymer system" as the invited report in branch, and gave another lecture named "New classification method for copolymer chain reactions" as an oral report in the branch of polymer education. Bowen Liu, Chunmei Jian and Hailong Che gave poster presentation and all awarded the “Outstanding Poster Prize”.

  • In September, 2013, the PhD thesis of the group member Qiang Yan with the title as "Construction and controlled self-assembly of polymers with novel stimuli mode " was selected into the Springer Theses Series. This time, these was a total of four thesis selected into the German Springer grid Press Springer Theses Series, which brought together the world's outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of natural sciences. It can expand the impact in the world-wide of outstanding research achievements of the doctoral graduates from our school, and can lay the foundation for the school doctoral to become the future scholars.

  • In September, 2013, the PhD thesis of the group member Qiang Yan with the title as "Construction and controlled self-assembly of polymers with novel stimuli mode " was selected as the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Beijing in 2013.

  • In the beginning of the September in 2013, graduate students Sitong Zhou from Wuhan University joined our research group, and attended the work on CO2 stimuli-responsive polymer.

  • In the end of the August in 2013, Qiquan Ye, Meng Huo as PhD students, and Liao Peng as a graduate student came to the school to register, and became full members of the research group.

  • During August 25-28, 2013, Anchao Feng, Chunmei Jian attended the Sixth International Symposium on Engineering Polymers (EP2013) held in Xiamen, and made poster presentations.

  • During July 1 to August 31, 2013, Hong Wang went to the research group of Professor Zhenan Bao in Stanford University to conduct scientific research training for two months. He successfully completed the program and reported his results in group meeting.

  • On June 24, 2013, the group meeting was held in the form of a tea party, in order to welcome exchange students Ziwei Huang in Taiwan Transportation University to go back and also to welcome postdoctoral Xiaofeng Sui in Netherlands to return to home.

  • During June in 2013, Liao Peng, Qiquan Ye and Chengbo Zhang all passed the undergraduate thesis successfully. Liao Peng would pursue a master's degree; Qiquan Ye would pursue a doctoral degree in our group, while Chengbo Zhang would go to USA in August to pursue a doctoral degree.

  • In May, 2013, Qiang Yan's work on "Bionic breathing polymer nano reactor" was published on Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52 (19), 5070 -5073), and was selected as the Inside Back Cover. The website Materials Views China.com which belongs to Wiley-VCH reproduced the report on the website of the Department of Chemistry, (http://www.materialsviewschina.com/2013/05/will-breathe-bionic-macromolecules-nanoreactor/). The website Nature China which belongs to Nature Publishing group also published highlight reports on this work on June 5, (http://www.naturechina.com.cn/nchina/2013/130605/full/nchina.2013.49.html).

  • On May 26, 2013, Xi Chen, Jinzhao Ji and their team won the second prize for their outstanding creativity and astute eloquence in the talent festival finals held by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology and Materials in Tsinghua University in 2013.

  • On the night of May 25, 2013, the "Ether Love" student party of the Department of Chemistry in Tsinghua University was held in the Great Hall. Liao Peng, Chunmei Jian and Chengbo Zhan all attended the party show and showed a wide range of talent.

  • During May18-19, 2013, all the group members attended the cooperative group meeting held with the research group of Professor Yen Wei. Chengbo Zhan from senior and Xi Chen from junior gave presentations on behalf of our group, with the report title as “Micelles with dual responsive ability to CO2 and temperature " and " Applications of stimuli-responsive polymer in nano-film", respectively. After the meeting, we experienced the pottery, batik, kite-making, harvesting and other activities, and had a profound experience of the wide application of polymers in life. Professor Yuan and some students also participated in the drum, rope climbing and other activities.

  • During May 11-12, 2013, Anchao Feng attended the Forum for Doctoral of the Department of Chemistry in 2013, giving an academic report entitled "Electrochemical responsive micelles based on comb supramolecular block copolymer."

  • On April 27, 2013, the group members went to Chaoyang Park for spring outing, experienced the real CS fierce confrontation, and relaxed themselves in their spare time.

  • On April 26, 2013, Jun Guo, Yan Xin and Chunmei Jian all passed their opening report for postgraduate successfully. The titles of their reports were “Functional magnetic materials with stimuli-responsive ability ", " Unconventional construction and properties of branched polymers " and "Construction of polymers based on cellulose / chitosan through the host-guest interaction ", respectively.

  • On April 25, 2013, Qiquan Ye, Liao Peng, Ziwei Huang and Chengbo Zhan all passed the mid- term examination for the 2013 undergraduate thesis successfully.

  • On April 22, 2013, Niejun Wang from PhD 12 of the Department of Chemistry came to our group to cooperate, and conducted research program focused on application of polymers as detectors.

  • On April 12, 2013, invited by the Department of Chemical Engineering of Tsinghua University, Professor Jinying Yuan gave a lecture entitled "Controlled Synthesis and functional regulation of novel stimuli-responsive polymers" as the sixth lesson of the "Frontier lectures in polymer of Tsinghua 2013 ".

  • On March 21, 2013, Qiang Yan graduate from our group would go to Univ. de Sherbrooke in Canada to conduct postdoctoral research。

  • On March 4, 2013, Weitong Liu from sophomore of the Department of Materials joined our group to conduct research about” Ship water primer coating of new concept”.

  • On February 21, 2013, Huang Ziwei, a senior undergraduate in Taiwan Jiaotong University, came to Tsinghua University as an exchange student for a four-month-exchange. He joined our group and carried out researches on CO2-responsive supramolecular polymers.

  • On January 29, 2013, part of the group members attended the cooperative meeting with the group of Professor Yen Wei. Postdoctor Bowen Liu and Hong Wang made presentations on behalf of our group. The titles of their reports were “ Carbon nanomaterials with responsiveness to CO2 stimuli”and “Dynamic oxime bond in the construction of hydrogel.。

  • During January 20-23, 2013, Professor Jinying Yuan visited the Department of Polymer Materials in Shanghai University, the School of Materials Science and the Department of Chemistry in Tongji University, and carried out academic exchanges.

  • On the afternoon of January 18, 2013, the research group held dinner and party. Many people sang great songs in the party and showed great talent.

  • On January 18, 2013, Yanyan Hu (Newton International Fellow and Marie Curie Fellow) from the Department of Chemistry in the University of Cambridge came back to Tsinghua University and gave a lecture entitled “Studies of Rechargeable Battery Electrode Materials by Solid State NMR”. Yanyan Hu conducted her undergraduate researches in our group in 2005-2006.

  • On January 9, 2013, all the group members attended the Annual Summary and Academic Report for the Institute of Polymer Physics and Chemistry of the Department of Chemistry. Anchao Feng and Xin Yan made presentations on behalf of the research group with the report title as “Voltage responsiveness of the micelles based on comb-supramolecular block polymer” and ”Slippable Supramolecular polymer brushed based on cyclodextrin polyrotaxane”.

  • On January 1, 2013, Yan Kang, who was studying for a doctorate in Warwick University in US came back to visit group members and old friends, shared her research experience and insights on life. Yan Kang joined our group and started to conduct SRT from sophomore, and continued to conduct the undergraduate thesis and obtain her master's degree in July of 2011.

2012

  • During December 26, 2014, Yan Xin、Hong Wang、Anchao Feng were awarded second prize for 23th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as “Construction of stimuli-responsive systems using Schiff dynamic linker"; Chunmei Jian and Xi Chen were awarded third prize for 23th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as “Controllable synthesis and application of multi-functional comb-copolymer based on cellulose”.

  • On December 25, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan attended Seminar for Advance of SRT in Tsinghua University as invited, and gave speech about how to develop the research ability and scientific spirit of exploration of the students.

  • During December, 2012, Liao Peng was awarded the second prize for excellent SRT program in Tsinghua University, with the project as “Synthesis and properties of multi-controlled hydrogel with voltage responsiveness”.

  • On December 12, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan gave an academic lecture entitled “Controllable synthesis and functional regulation of novel stimuli-responsive polymer materials” in the Institute of Materials Science and Engineering of Peking University as invited.

  • During November, 2012, graduate Yan Xin of our group won the Second Guanghua Scholarship of Tsinghua University.

  • On November 1, 2012, Xia Li, who conducted his undergraduate thesis in our group in the spring of 2010, would go to Cambridge University to pursue his Doctor’s Degree.

  • On October 27, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan went back to her mother school, the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), and attended the symposium of the Department of Chemistry in Tsinghua University and the Department of Polymer in USTC, giving a report entitled "Application of linker chemistry in synthesizing stimuli-responsive polymers".

  • During October16-19, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan, Dr. Huijuan Zhang and graduate student Chunmei Jian participated in the 2012 National Polymer Materials Science and Engineering Symposium, which was held in Wuhan, Hubei Province. Professor Yuan gave a report entitled "Researches of polymer modification and functionalization of magnetic nanoparticles" as an invited report, and Huijuan Zhang gave a report entitled "Preparation and properties of supramolecular hydrogels with electrochemical activity based on the host-guest interaction between cyclodextrin and ferrocene" as an oral report. Chunmei Jian also made ​​an oral report entitled "Controlled synthesis and properties of multifunction comb copolymers based on cellulose." Professor Mi Zhou, who earned his master degree in our group and was working in Zhejiang University of Technology, also gave a report named “The effect of poly(ionic liquid) on the crystallization behavior of polylactic acid”.

  • On September 22, 2012, Professor Mi Zhou, who had obtained Doctor’s Degree in our group and was working in Zhejiang University of Technology came back to visit our group. We gathered together and enjoy the tea and moon cake to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival in advance.

  • On September 22, 2012, the research group students went out for fall camp, experienced the "Pottery" as a type of "assembly” in macro scope. The work of some students even reached the expert level.

  • On September 14, 2012, Dr. Bowen Liu joined our research team, becoming the fourth post doctors in our research group. Bowen received her Ph.D. in July 2012 in the Department of Chemistry of Tianjin University.

  • On September 12, 2012, Dr. Huijuan Zhang passed the post-doctoral work reports successfully, with her work entitled "Construction of beta-cyclodextrin-based stimuli-responsive polymer gel/ microgel". After that, Huijuan would work in the Beijing Technology and Business University.

  • During September 4-7, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the 2012 Taiwan and Mainland Tsinghua University Symposium held in the Golden Gate, giving an oral lecture entitled "Construction of systems of stimuli-responsive polymers based n novel stimulus mode".

  • In September of 2012, Dr. Hao Rui, who was an undergraduate in our research group, would go to Case Western Reserve University in USA to do postdoctoral research. Yongfeng Gao, who was an undergraduate in our research group, would go to University of Alberta in Canada for Doctor’s Degree.

  • During August 26-29, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan attended 2012 Taiwan and Mainland Symposium on liquid crystalline polymer and supramolecular ordered structure held in Xiangtan City. She gave an invited report entitled "Synthesis and self-assembly of CO2 stimuli-responsive polymers".

  • On August 21, 2012, Chunmei Jian and Hailong Che came to the school to register, and became full members of the research group.

  • On August 20, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan visited the Wm.Wrigley Jr. Company in Chicago of USA, and had a discussion with the researchers about the synthesis of novel block copolymers.

  • During August 12-16, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the IUPAC Polymer Networks 2012 conference held in U.S. Jackson Hole, and gave an invited report entitled "Stimuli-responsive Polymer Networks with Reversible Linkage Based on Linker Chemistry" as Keynote Speaker.

  • During June 2-5, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan and Dr. Huijuan Zhang participated in the Fifth International Symposium on Polymer Chemistry in 2012 (PC2012) held in Changchun, Jilin Province. Professor Yuan gave an oral report entitled "Electrochemical-Responsive Supramolecular Polymer" oral report, and poster of Dr. Huijuan Zhang named “Photo-Responsive Microgels via Thiol-Michael Addition Click Reaction” was awarded the outstanding poster prize.

  • During June in 2012, Hang Zhou and Chunmei Jian both passed the undergraduate thesis successfully. Chunmei Jian would pursue a master's degree in our group, while Hang Zhou would go to the University of Toronto in Canada in August to pursue a doctoral degree.

  • During May 26-30 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan attended The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2012) held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada by the Chemical Society of Canada in 2012, served as the club moderator and gave an invited report entitled "Based on Different Triggers” for 40 minutes.

  • On May 22, 2012, Lilin Zhou in our group passed the doctoral dissertation successfully, with the thesis entitled: "Synthesis and functionalization of polymer-modified iron oxide nanoparticles" Lilin Zhou would go to work in a foreign company in September.

  • On May 22, 2011, Qiang Yan in our group passed the doctoral dissertation successfully, with the thesis entitled: "Construction and controlled assembly of responsive polymers with new stimuli mode." Qiang Yan won the Tsinghua University Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award of 2012.

  • On April 14, 2012, group members went to Shenlong farm for outing. We barbecued by ourselves and had much fun.

  • During April 12-16, 2012, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the 28th Annual Meeting of China Chemical Society held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. She gave an oral lecture entitled "Build and function of several novel stimuli-responsive polymer systems" in 15th Brach (supramolecular assembly and soft matter Branch), and gave another invited report entitled" Course paper and training of high-quality personnel” in 16thBranch (Chemical Education Branch).

  • In January 15-16, 2012, the group held the annual summary meeting for 2012. Each group member summed up the gains and academic achievements in this year, and had enjoyable dinner and party after the meeting.

  • On January 12, 2012, all the group members attended the Annual Summary and Academic Report of 2011 for the Institute of Polymer Physics and Chemistry of the Department of Chemistry. Lilin Zhou made a presentation on behalf of the research group, with the report title as "Modification of magnetic nanoparticles and their application in the field of the separation of heparanase".

  • In January, 2012, Hang Zhou was awarded second prize for 22th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as “Design of multi-functional macro-monomer and its application in the biomedical field”; Lilin Zhou and Jun Guo were awarded third prize for 22th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as “One method for preparation of magnetic carrier for separation and fix of all kinds of maltose binding protein fusion enzymes”.

2011

  • In December of 2011, teaching paper of Professor Jinying Yuan was awarded the Outstanding Paper of Tsinghua University Institute of Higher Education in 2011.

  • On December 22, 2011, undergraduate Hang Zhou and Chunmei Jian passed the undergraduate thesis opening report successfully.

  • On December 20 , 2011, Zhinan Cai, who obtained Master’s Degree in our group and worked as an teacher in the Tsinghua University Career Center was invited to have a discussion with the students in the Department of Chemistry about graduate career planning and development. Zhinan Cai introduced the contents and methods of the career planning from the professional point as professional planners.

  • On December 14, 2011, Yang Yang passed the Master's thesis successfully as engineering graduate in our research group.

  • On December 17, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the sixth meeting of the Polymer academic salon in Beijing and Tianjin District held in Changping, Beijing.

  • On December 10, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the "The 80th birthday of Mr. Hongzhi Zhang, Fumian Li and Kunyuan Qiu and Symposium of the frontier in polymer science." held in Peking University.

  • During November 23-24, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the Polymer Seminar for young scholars in the Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics and Tsinghua University, which was held in Huazhong University of Science and Technology. She gave an academic report entitled "Application of linker chemistry in the synthesis of polymer with a specific structure and function ".

  • In November of 2011, Professor Mi Zhou, who obtained his Doctor’s Degree in our group and was working in Zhejiang University of Technology, had a baby boy.

  • On November 11, the Award Ceremony of "Aoqing Tang Chemistry Scholarship" was held at Beijing Normal University. Qiang Yan, a Ph.D. student of 2008 in our group won the prize. “Aoqing Tang Chemistry Scholarship " is established by the Aoqing Tang Education Foundation in Jilin University for outstanding young chemistry students in the national key universities and research institutes, and aims to encourage the student to struggle on the road of science and by Mr. Aoqing Tang’s touching research spirit. This time, the scholarship awarded 40 students from 18 national key universities and research institutes.

  • On November 10, 2011, the project reported by Liao Peng with the title as "Synthesis and properties of multi-controlled hydrogel with voltage responsiveness" was allowed to become the fourth batch of projects of the "Scientific research and entrepreneurial action project of the university students in Beijing " , which would start immediately.

  • On October 24, 2011, group members participated in the 2nd Functional International Materials Seminar held in Tsinghua University by the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Unilever. Postdoctoral Huijuan Zhang, PhD Lin Zhou and PhD Yan Qiang presented their achievement through poster displays. Yan’s poster "New Orthogonal Homopolymer Self-Assembly (HOSA) Strategy for Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Assemblies" was awarded the outstanding poster prize.

  • In October, 2011, Lilin Zhou won the DuPont scholarship.

  • In October, 2011, Xiaofeng Sui, who earned his master's degree in our group and was studying for postdoctoral degree in University of Twente in the Netherlands, had a baby daughter.

  • In October, 2011, Chunmei Jian, who graduated in 2008, became formal member of our group. She gained admission to postgraduate qualification without examination and would conduct undergraduate thesis and study for Master’s Degree in our group

  • During September 24-28, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the 2011 National Polymer Academic Report held in Dalian, gave an oral report entitled "Exploration of novel stimuli mode in the field of stimuli-responsive polymers ".

  • On September 24, 2011, all the group members went to 798 for fall camp. Everyone was shocked by the dazzling modern art, and wanted to be more artistic and literary in the future.

  • On September 23, master's graduate student Yan Kang flew to the United Kingdom, Warwick University Department of Chemistry PhD.

  • 2011 In August, graduate freshmen came to school to register. Anchao Feng, graduated from China University of Science and Technology and Jun Guo, graduated from the Chinese People's University became full members of the research group, who would study for Doctor’s Degree and Master’s Degree, respectively.

  • In August of 2011, Xia Li, who finished his undergraduate thesis and was studying in the University of Southern California in USA came back to visit our group.

  • In July, 2011, Qiang Yan students won the “Award for Outstanding PhD of Academic Research" in 2011prize set up by the Ministry of Education.

  • In July, 2011, Yan Kang received Master's degree, while Yan Xin obtained bachelor's degree and remained in the research group for the Master’s Degree.

  • On June 22, 2011, group members participated in the 2011 Conference of Chinese Chemical Society and Asian conference for the 50th anniversary for the «Applied Chemistry», held by German and Chinese Chemical Society. Yan’s poster "Stimuli-Responsive Smart Macromolecular

  • On June 14, 2011, the "Fund News" section in the website of National Natural Science Foundation of China reported a series of progress in the field of novel stimuli-responsive polymers achieved by our group (http://www.nsfc.gov.cn/Portal0/InfoModule_375/32429.html). The title of the report is “Progress in the field of novel stimuli-responsive polymers achieved by Chinese scholars". The report said that "Stimuli-responsive polymers have important applications in the field of biomaterials for controlled drug release and nano-containers, so it is frontier research in the field of polymer. Under the support of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the group of Professor Jinying Yuan in Tsinghua University carried out systematic research on the polymer assembly with responsiveness to external electric field, specialty gases, metal ions and host molecules. They have obtained a series of new developments and attracted international attention and peer evaluation. "

  • On June 14, 2011, Yan Xin passed the undergraduate thesis successfully.

  • On May 29, 2011, Yonghong He came back to visit our group. He was working in a foreign company in Shanghai, has entered the middle-class status, and enjoyed family life of three people.

  • On May 26, 2011, Yan Kang passed her master thesis successfully

  • During May 22-25, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended in the 2011 Hangzhou International Polymer Forum (HIPF2011) held in Hangzhou, gave an oral report entitled "Synthesis of Functional Polymers with Reversible Linkage by Linker Chemistry". Professor Weizhong Yuan, who has been a postdoctoral in our group and was working in Tongji University, also gave an oral report entitled "Synthesis and Self-assembly of Chitosan Graft Copolymers by Click Chemistry".

  • During May 16-17, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the discussion of the cooperation project with the Bayer Company of German held in Nanchang, and visited the Jiangxi normal University of Science and Technology

  • During February 23-24, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the kick-off meeting held in Beijing for the project “Controlled self-assembly system and its functionalization” as the Major Research Foundation Plan for National Natural Science.

  • During January 4-9, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the 2nd Cross-Strait Seminar on Nano Technology held in Chungli, Taiwan, and gave an academic report entitled "Progress of linker chemistry: Reversible regulatory of nano-ordered macromolecular structure "as invited.

  • In January of 2011, Qiang Yan was awarded second prize for 21th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as ”Bionic polymer vesicles with ‘Breathing’ Feature”. Yan Kang, Lilin Zhou and Lingyun Zhou were awarded third prize for 21th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as “Establishment of a universal method for the fix of catalyst on nano-magnetic material”. Yan Xin, Hang Zhou, Shi Chen and Lingyun Zhou were awarded third prize for 21th Student Contribution Award for Laboratory Construction of Tsinghua University, with the project name as” Design of stimuli-responsive element and its application in the field of oligomer smart hydrogel”.

  • In January, 2011, Professor Jinying Yuan was elected as a member of the twenty-eighth Chinese Chemical Society Chemical Education Committee.

2010

  • In December, 2010, undergraduate Yan Xin won the first prize for SRT outstanding project in Tsinghua University, with the project name as "Construction and characterization of light stimuli responsive hydrogel network". Undergraduate Yaoyao Wang won the second prize for SRT outstanding project in Tsinghua University, with the project name as "Synthesis and properties of comb-copolymers"

  • On November 10, 2010, the research group was authorized a Chinese invention patent, with the title as “One preparation method for nano-cellulose materials by high-voltage electrostatic spray” and the patent No. as ZL2007 1 0120293.7. The inventors of the patent were Jinying Yuan, Xiaofeng Sui, Weizhong Yuan and Mi Zhou.

  • On November 8, 2010, group members participated in the "Unilever-RSC International Symposium on Functional Materials Science" held in Beijing. Qiang Yan and Yan Kang made poster presentations entitled "Gas-Responsive Vesicles Based on Amidine-Containing Block Copolymers" and "β-Cyclodextrin-modified Hybrid Magnetic Nanoparticles for Catalysis and Adsorption", respectively.

  • In October, 2010, PhD. Qiang Yan won the first level of Shiying Gao Scholarship in Tsinghua University while graduate Yan Kang won the second level of Donggang Scholarship.

  • During  October 26-29, 2010, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the 2010 National Polymer Materials Science and Engineering Symposium held in Nanchang, gave an academic report entitled " Controlled synthesis and properties of voltage-responsive polymers " as invited report of the Branch and acted as Branch moderator.

  • During October 17-20, 2010, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the 10th Japan-China Joint Symposium on Conduction and Photoconduction in Organic Solids and Related Phenomena held in Kyoto, Japan.

  • On September 30, 2010, Lilin Zhou went to Tokyo University in Japan to start exchange program for one year (Public university graduate of high level program of the State, doctor cooperative training program).

  • On August 25, 2010, the research group was authorized an Chinese invention patent, with the title as “One preparation method for comb-copolymer linked by cyclodextrins” and the patent No. as CN 2010 10034448.7 The inventors of the patent were Jinying Yuan, Yan Kang, Qiang Yan, Zhinan Cai, Lilin Zhou, Liyao Zheng and Yaoyao Wang.

  • During August 23-25, 2010, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the 2010 Cross-strait Polymer Liquid Crystalline and Supramolecular Ordered Structure Symposium held in Zhengzhou City, gave a branch report entitled "Investigation of reversible regulation of the ordered structure of supramolecules and polymers“ as invited.

  • During August 9-10, 2010, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the Application and Principles of Oganic Nano-materials in Display Devices Seminars held in Hohhot.

  • During July 23-25, 2010, group members and graduate Zhinan Cai, Yan Kang attended the 2010 International Symposium on Advanced Biological Engineering. Zhinan Cai made a poster presentation named "Synthesis and Characterization of Cancer Cell-targeted Fluorescence-Containing Comb-Copolymer" while Yan Kang gave an oral report entitled "Synthesis and Characterization of Cyclodextrin-Containing Hybrid Magnetic Nanoparticles".

  • On July, 2010, Dr. Huijuan Zhang joined our research team, becoming the third post doctors in our research group. Huijuan Zhang received her Ph.D. in Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

  • On June 24, 2010, Rong Zhou and Changkui Fu passed undergraduate thesis successfully. After graduation, Changkui Fu would study for doctor’s degree in the group of Professor Yen Wei, while Rong Zhou would go to Boston-Brandeis University in USA for master’s degree.

  • During June 19-23, 2010, Professor Jinying Yuan and PhD Qiang Yan attended "The 27th National Academic Reports of the Society of Chemistry". Yan Qiang gave a branch report entitled "Dual Response and Interactive nanosensor based on copolymers" and made a poster presentation named "Reversible regulation of dynamic self-assembly of polymers".

  • During June 2-5, 2010, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the Fourth International Symposium on Polymer Chemistry (ISPC-China) held in Suzhou.

  • On June 18, 2010, Zhinan Cai passed graduate thesis successfully, with the report title as “Preparation and properties of fluorescent comb copolymer based on ethyl cellulose”. He would go to work in the Career Center in Tsinghua University in July.

  • During June 10- July 30 of 2010, undergraduate Nathan Glover from the Arizona State Univ. in USA came to our group to conduct exchange program and attend the research work in the summer vacation .The unique experience and humor character of Nathan brought much fun to the group.

  • During June 2-5, 2010, Professor Jinying Yuan attended the Fourth International Symposium on Polymer Chemistry (ISPC-China) held in Suzhou.

  • In April, 2010, Yan Kang and Yang Yang passed open report for the Master Thesis successfully. Yan Kang’s report title was "Synthesis and properties of nano hybrid materials containing cyclodextrin" while Yang Yang’s report title was "Study of the modification and post processing of card materials”.

  • In April, 2010, the research group went for spring outing in Tianjin. We visited the residence of Qichao Liang and ice room, overlooked the city in the “the Eye of Tianjin ", tasted the famous Goubuli buns, the Erduoyan fried cake and the eighth Street cannabis, and wandered in the culture street.

  • During 2010 February-May, Xia Li, 2006 undergraduate from the School of Polymer Science and Engineering in Sichuan University, joined our research group to conduct undergraduate thesis. Xia Li not only participated in three study subjects, and also were popular in the group and outside, which greatly prospered the economy around the school.

  • On January 26, 2010, all the group members went to the United States Island Center to enjoy the annual summary meeting and dinner.

  • On January15, 2010, the last group meeting was held, in which all the group members made comprehensive review and summary report of 2009 and drew up plans for 2010.