People

Principal Investigator

Dr. Feng Jiang

Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Sustainable Functional Biomaterials

Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 2011

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Dr. Hale Oguzlu-Baldelli

Ph.D. University of Alberta, 2016

Research Interest: Rheological properties of nanocellulose, 3D printing

Email: hale.oguzlu-baldelli(at)ubc.ca

Visiting Scholars

Yuan Chen

Dr. Yuan Chen

Visiting Scholar from Institute of Wood Industry, Chinese Academy of Forestry.

Ph.D. Beihang Univeristy

Research Interest: 3D printing using cellulose

Email: chenyuan(at)criwi.org.cn

Dr. Hengfei Qin

Visiting Scholar & Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Jiangsu University of Technology.

Ph.D. Fudan University

Research Interest: MOFs- cellulose aerogel composite functional materials; Lignin based carbon materials;

Email: jlgqinhf(at)jsut.edu.cn

Dr. Xueyong Ren

Visiting Scholar & Associate Professor, Department of Wood Science &Technoloy, Beijing Forestry University.

Ph.D. Beijing Forestry University & North Carolina State University

Research Interest: 3D printing using biomaterials, woody biomass pyrolysis conversion

Email: rxueyong(at)bjfu.edu.cn; xueyong.ren(at)ubc.ca

Graduate Students

Minyao Song

PhD student

Research Interest: Thermal insulation

Email: smybfu(at)mail.ubc.ca

Yuhang Ye

PhD student

M.S. Aalto Univeristy, 2018

B.S.

Research Interest: preparation of hydrogel based on cellulose

Email: yuhangye(at)mail.ubc.ca

Sibo Tian

Master Student

B.S. University of British Columbia,  2019

Research Interest: Cellulose Nanofibrils Gelation

Email: sibotian(at)mail.ubc.ca

Yi Zheng

Master Student

B.S. University of British Columbia,  2019

Research Interest: synthesize injectable nanocellulose ink

Email: zheng111(at)mail.ubc.ca

Visiting Graduate Students

Jungang Jiang

Visiting PhD student

Supervisor: Prof. Runcang Sun at Beijing Forestry University

Ph.D. candidate, Beijing Forestry University, expected 2020

B.S. Qilu University of Technology

Research Interest: Separation of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin

Email: jungang.jiang(at)gmail.com

Qinqin Zhang

Visiting PhD student

Supervisor: Prof. Junwen Pu at Beijing Forestry University

Ph.D. candidate, Beijing Forestry University, expected 2020

B.S. Qilu University of Technology

Research Interest: 3D printing, wood modification

Email: zqinqin0302(at)gmail.com

Penghui Zhu

Visiting PhD student

Supervisor: Prof. Gang Chen at South China University of Technology

Ph.D. candidate, South China University of Technology, expected 2020

B.S. Tianjin University of Science and Technology

Research Interest: Humidity sensitive materials

Email: zhupenghui0824(at)gmail.com

Jakub Grzybek

Visiting Master Student

B.S. University of Applied Sciences Salzburg (Austria)

Research Interest: biopolymers, wood adhesives, wood processing

Email: jgrzybek.htw-m2018(at)fh-salzburg.ac.at

Undergraduate Students

 

Weiye Song

Undergraduate, University of British Columbia, expected 2020

Research Interest:

Email: victoria.song1231(at)gmail.com

Zhengyang Yu

Undergraduate, University of British Columbia, expected 2020

Research Interest: Cellulose material 3D printing and film making

Email: yu.jason97(at)gmail.com

Yifan Zhang

Undergraduate, University of British Columbia, expected 2020

Research Interest: hydrogel based on cellulose

Email: ivanzhang0723(at)gmail.com

Alumni

    • Nancy Carolina Carrillo Enríquez,  Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2019
    • Xiaoshuai Han, Beijing Forestry University, 2019
    • Dr. Chen Xu, Nanjing Tech University, 2019