Yuan Group

Former group at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany in 2016

Former group at Clarkson University, Potsdam, USA in 2017

Former PhD students

Dr. Sebastian Soll, "Structural properties and functional materials of vinylimidazolium-type poly(ionic liquid)s", University of Potsdam, Apr. 2013 ("Best PhD thesis prize" at Max Planck institute of Colloids and Interfaces in 2013, currently in BASF). (co-supervision with Professor Markus Antonietti)

Dr. Yongjun Men, "Poly(ionic liquid)s for thermoresponsive materials and carbon production", University of Potsdam, Germany, Feb. 2014, currently CTO at Novioponics B.V., Netherland. (co-supervision with Professor Markus Antonietti)

Dr. Simon Prescher, "Poly(ionic liquid)s: synthesis and function as nanoparticles and liquid bulk materials", University of Potsdam, Germany, Oct. 2014, currently R&D Manager at WEBAC-Chemie GmbH in Germany. (co-supervision with Professor Markus Antonietti)

Dr. Konrad Grygiel, "Poly(ionic liquid) stabilizers and new synthetic approaches", University of Potsdam, Germany, Jun. 2015, currently Project Coordinator at RB company, Germany. (co-supervision with Professor Markus Antonietti)

Dr. Martina Ambrogi, "Poly(ionic liquid)-derived porous functional carbons", University of Potsdam, Germany, Dec. 2015, currently R&D Chemist at Poly Terra Innovation in Germany. (co-supervision with Professor Markus Antonietti)

Dr. Karoline Taeuber, "Porous Membranes from Imidazolium- and Pyridinium-based Poly(ionic liquid)s with Targeted Properties", University of Potsdam, Germany, Apr. 2016. (co-supervision with Professor Markus Antonietti)

Dr. Weiyi Zhang, "Functional Poly(ionic liquid) Materials based on Poly(1,2,4-triazolium)s", University of Potsdam, Germany, May 2017. ("Best PhD thesis prize" at Max Planck institute of Colloids and Interfaces in 2017, currenlty postdoc researcher at Clarkson University). (co-supervision with Professor Markus Antonietti)

Dr. Huijuan Lin, "Acceleration and Amplification of Biomimetic Actuation: The Empty Pore Matters", University of Potsdam Germany, Aug. 2017, currently associate professor at Nanjing Tech University.(co-supervision with Professor John Dunlop)

Former Master students

Mr. Marten van der Werff, "Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Poly(Ionic Liquid) Homo- and Block (co)polymers", Master of Polymer Science Program, University of Potsdam, Jan. 2012

Mr. Michael Regan, "An Exploration of Synthetic Routes for 1,2,4-Triazolide Anion based Poly(ionic liquid)s", Master of Science- Basic Science, Clarkson University, USA. Jun. 2018

Former Bachelor students

Mr. Maximilium Woff, "Synthesis of Chiral Poly(Ionic Liquid)", University of Potsdam, Germany, Sep. 2016.

Former Postdocs

Dr, Alessandro Dani (4.2016-3.2017). (currently in Evonik)

Dr, Jianke Sun (12.2015-2017, currently postdoc researcher at UNIST in South Korea).

Dr. Jiang Gong (7.2015-7.2017). (Professor, Huazhou University of Science and Technology)

Dr. Ryan Gutermann (10.2015 -1.2016, currenlty group leader at Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces).

Dr. Juan Balach (2.2012-1.2013, researher at Tu Dresden, Germany).

Dr. Danuta Kuzmicz (7.2012-9.2013, currently R&D Associate at Reckitt Benckiser Global R&D GmbH, Germany).

Dr. Yan Yang (8.2010-5.2013). (associate professor in QingDao Ocean University, China)

Dr. Qiang Zhao (3.2013-5.2014). ). (Professor, Huazhou University of Science and Technology)

Professor Jungsoo Lee (9.2014-2.2015, currently professor at Chosun University, Korea).

Former visitors

Prof. Haojie Song (2014-2015), Jiang Su University, China.

Prof. Baohang Han (Jul, 2015), Beijing National Center for Nanoscience & -technology

AvH Postdoc Fellow Dr. Jianke Sun (2015-2017) from National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan.

Dr. Yuki Kohno (1 week, 2012), Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

Dr. Mudraboyina Bhanu (10 days, 2013), University of Lyon 1, France

Dr. Girodano Vendraminetto (1 month 2015), University of Bordeaux, France

Professor Pengfei Zhang (3 months, 2012), Zhejiang University, China

Professor Shengyi Dong (3 months, 2012), Zhejiang University, China Mr.

Dr. Zibing Zhang (3 months, 2013), Zhejiang University, China

Dr. Jie Yang (6 months, 2014-2015), Zhejiang University, China

Dr. Erica Zeglio (2 weeks, 2013), Linkoeping University, Sweden

Dr. Alessandro Dani (4 months, 2015), University of Turin, Italy

Dr. Ana Margarida Conde (3 months, 2015), the University of the Basque country, Spain

Dr. Congxiao Cao (6 months, 2015), Beijing National institute of Nanoscience and -technology, China.

Dr. Christoph Willa (2 month, 2015), ETH-Zuerich, Switzerland

Dr. Xianjing Zhou (3 months, 2018), Zhejiang University, China

Ms. Avneet Kaur Ghuman (3 months, 2014), Pierre and Marie Curie University, France.

Ms. Jingyang Yu (3 months, 2014), University of Potsdam, Germany