Researcher

Dr Lei Lei

Fields of Research (FoR)

Functional Materials, Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified, Polymers, Synthesis of Macromolecules, Synthesis of Materials, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication, Growth and Self Assembly

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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