Researcher

Dr Lei Lei

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

 

Lei is a Research Fellow (FSI project) in Dr. Boyer's group at the School of Chemical Engineering. Lei’s research interests particularly focus on the development and application of stimuli-responsive polymers, functional coatings, emulsion templated materials, nano-particles fabrication & self-assembling, and fire-retardant materials.


My Awards

Awards received during doctoral study 

 

Lei is a Research Fellow (FSI project) in Dr. Boyer's group at the School of Chemical Engineering. Lei’s research interests particularly focus on the development and application of stimuli-responsive polymers, functional coatings, emulsion templated materials, nano-particles fabrication & self-assembling, and fire-retardant materials.


My Awards

Awards received during doctoral study 

  • 2015 International Excellence Award
  • 2015 Shell Canada Graduate Research Fellowships for research excellence
  • 2016 International Excellence Award

My Research Activities

Lei's research interests including 

  • Stimuli-responsive polymers (Stimulus: O2 & CO2, thermal, pH, magnetic)
  • Bio-based functional polyurethane & epoxy coatings (Anti-smudge, anti-fouling and anti-icing)
  • Emulsion (Pickering emulsion, HIPE) templated materials (Membranes, colloidosome, hollow/porous particles)
  • Nano-particles fabrication & self-assembling (Microgels, latex, AuNPs and MOFs)
  • Living controlled polymerization (ATRP, RAFT and living anionic polymerization)
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