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Dr Zheng Zijian promoted to Professor rank
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Dr Zheng Zijian has been promoted to Professor rank, effective 1 July 2017.

Prof. Zheng received his B.Eng. with Honors from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Tsinghua University in 2003 and his PhD from the Department of Chemistry and Nanoscience Centre at the University of Cambridge in 2007.

Prof. Zheng has been with ITC since 2009. His research interests are surface science, self-assembly, nanolithography, polymer science, and bendable / stretchable / wearable / graphene materials and electronic devices. The research approaches are multidisciplinary and involve expertise and knowledge in chemistry, materials science, physics, electrical engineering, biochemistry and textiles.

He has published over 70 papers in high-impact international scientific journals such as Science, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Journal of the American Chemical Society, and Angewandte Chemie. He has also filed 16 international and China patents. Prof. Zheng serves as guest editor for Advanced Materials and Small. He is the recipient of over 10 academic awards, such as the Geneva Innovation Award, Future Leaders Programme, and Early Career Awards.

Congratulations to Prof. Zheng. For more information on his research projects, please refer to the web site of his research group.