Shu Zhang

Let's make stimuli-responsive liquid crystal polymer communicating


Research Profile

Wanshu Zhang is a postdoctoral researcher in the Stimuli-responsive Functional Material and Devices group under the supervision of prof. Dirk. J Broer. Wanshu works on responsive liquid crystal polymers, specially for on-demand liquid secretion materials. This material may have many potential applications including drug delivery, antifouling coatings, marine industry and personal care.

Academic Background

Wanshu Zhang received her doctoral degree in Engineering in January, 2018 at the University of Science and Technology Beijing in China. Her PhD study of cholesteric liquid crystal materials was conducted at Peking University, College of Engineering in China based on a cooperation research. In 2018 she joined Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry in Netherlands working as a postdoc in on-demand liquid secretion materials within theĀ 4TU. High-Tech Materials research programme 'New Horizons in Designer Materials'.

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