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Dr. ZHOU Hui

Scientist II


Soft Materials (SOF) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634

Research Details

    Materials with Aggregation Induced Emission.

    Functional polymers.

  • Organic and Inorganic synthesis
  • Nucleic acid synthesis and characterization
  • peptides synthesis and application
  • HPLC, Fluorescence, UV-Vis and CD analysis

1, Donor-Acceptor Type Molecules and Conjugated Polymers for Energy Conversion Applications

2, Improved Sealant and Adhesive Properties and Processes

3, Synthesis of Hydroxyproline Oligomers for Skin Care

  • May 2012 – May 2017 Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)
  • May 2017 – To date Scientist II, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)

  • Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry), Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany, 2011

Member of the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry

1, “Aggregation induced emission based fluorescence pH-sensors: probing polymer interactions in poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide-co-tetra(phenyl)ethene)/poly(methacrylic acid) interpenetrating polymer network”, Hui Zhou, Feng Liu, Xiaobai Wang, Hong Yan, Jing Song, Qun Ye, Ben Zhong Tang, Jianwei Xu, Journal of Materials Chemistry C: 2015, 3, 5490-5498.

2, “Pyrrolophthalazine dione (PPD)-based donor-acceptor polymers as high performance electrochromic materials, Qun Ye, Wei Teng Neo, Tingting Lin, Jing Song, Hong Yan, Hui Zhou, Kwok Wei Shah, Soo Jin Chua, Jianwei Xu. Polymer Chemistry: 2015, 6, 1487-1494.

3, Synthesis of ultra-highly electron-deficient pyrrolo[3,4-d]pyridazine-5,7-dione by inverse electron demand Diels-Alder reaction and its application as electrochromic materials, Qun Ye, Wei Teng Neo, Ching Mui Cho, Shuo Wang Yang, Tingting Lin, Hui Zhou, Hong Yan, Xuehong Lu, Chunyan Chi, Jianwei Xu, Organic Letters: 2014, 16, 6386-6389.

4, “Electrospun AIE active POSS-based porous polymer films for detection of explosives, Hui Zhou, Qun Ye, Wei Teng Neo, Jing Song, Hong Yan, Yun Zong, Ben Zhong Tang, T. S. Andy Hor, Jianwei Xu. Chemical Communications: 2014, 50, 13785.

5, “Self-assembled supramolecular nanoparticles mediated by host–guest interactions for photodynamic therapy, Hong Yan, Xiaoyong Pan, Ming Hui Chua, Xiaobai Wang, Jing Song, Qun Ye, Hui Zhou, Angeline Tan Yan Xuan, Ye Liu, Jianwei Xu. RSC Advance: 2014, 4, 10708-10717.

6, Poly(acrylate) with tetraphenylethene pendant with aggregation-induced emission (AIE) characteristics: Highly stable AIE-active polymer nanoparticles for effective detection of nitro compounds, Hui Zhou, Jiesheng Li, Ming Hui Chua, Hong Yan, Beng Zhong Tang, Jianwei Xu. Polymer Chemistry: 2014, 5, 5628-5637.

7, “A carbazole–benzothiadiazole-based conjugated copolymer: synthesis, electrochromism, electrofluorochromism and cyanide anion detection”, Guoqiang Ding, Hui Zhou, Jianwei Xu, Xuehong Lu. Chemical Communications: 2014, 50, 655.

1, Title “Durable superhydrophobic coatings”, Hong Yan, Jian Wei Xu, Qun Ye, Hui Zhou. ETPL ref: IMR/Z/08602.

2, Title “Palmitic acid esters as thickeners in grease lubricant and method to prepare the same”, Qun Ye, Jian Wei Xu, Hong Yan, Hui Zhou. ETPL ref: IMR/Z/08948.

Last updated on : 08 Apr 2019 09:02 AM