Chen Wang, Ph.D

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Queens College, City University of New York

 

Email: chen.wang@qc.cuny.edu

Office: Remsen 120B

Tel: 718-997-4194

Education

Dec. 2014, Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

June 2007, M.S. in Physical Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

June 2004,  B.S. in Applied Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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Research Experience

 

Feb. 2015 - Jul. 2018, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

-- Advisor: Prof. Emily A. Weiss, Department of Chemistry

-- Research project:

1) Spatial-Separated Resonance Energy Transfer and Quantum Cutting in Semiconductor Quantum Dots

2) Stereoselective [2+2] Cycloaddition Driven through Triplet-Triplet Energy transfer from Visible-Light-Absorbing Quantum Dots

3) Quantum Dot-Based Nanosensors for Protein Acetylation

 

Sept. 2008 - Dec. 2014 Graduate researcher at University of California, San Deigo, La Jolla, CA

-- Advisor: Prof. Michael J. Tauber, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

-- Thesis: Spectroscopic Studies of Triplet Excited States in Conjugated Organic Dyes, and the Singlet Fission Process

 

Sept. 2004 – Jun. 2007 Graduate researcher at Fudan University, Shanghai, China

-- Advisor: Prof. Weiming Hua, Department of Chemistry

-- Thesis: Layered Metal Phosphate Materials: Synthesis and Catalytic Application

 

Apr. 2003 – Jun. 2004 Research Assistant at Fudan University, Shanghai, China

-- Advisor: Prof. Zi Gao, Department of Chemistry

-- Research project:  Heterogeneous Catalysis and Microporous Layered Materials