Zhenhui Kang received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Department of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Jilin, China, in 1999 and 2005, respectively. He obtained his postdoc from City University of Hong Kong, Center of Super-Diamond and Advanced Films and Department of Biology and Chemistry, from 2006 till 2009. His research interests include polyoxometalate chemistry, nanomaterials chemistry, and nanocatalysis. His research experience and accomplishments are mainly focused on the controlled synthesis of carbon and silicon nanostructures using green chemical methods, and exploring of their applications in nanocatalysis and bioimaging. He has over 100 publications in top chemistry and materials journals (Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Adv. Mater. Chem. Commun., Journal of Materials Chemistry, Applied Physics Letters), some of which were highlighted in Science, Current Science, NPG Asia Materials and Nanotechweb.org, and so forth. Dr. Kang also received funds from the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) (no. 2012CB825800); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (no. 51132006, 21073127, 20801010); a Foundation for the Author of National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of P. R. China (FANEDD) (no. 200929). He also received a number of awards such as the National Top 100 Doctoral Dissertations Award (2008), Science and Technology Progress Award (First Prize) of Jilin Province (2007), and Youth Top Talent (2012).
Biography Updated on 2 January 2013