Smart Hybrid Materials (SHMs)
مختبر شمس لعلوم النانو
Self-Assembled Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Sensing and Separation Applications


Yang Zhang

PhD Students
Ph.D. Student 

Research Interests

Biology and inorganic chemistry, synthesis of bifunctional nanomaterials, methods for surface functionalization and detection, cell culture, MRI, heavy metal ions and drug residue detecting.

Selected Publications

  • Liu, Y.; Yang, X.; Huang, Z.; Huang, P.; Zhang, Y.; Deng, L.; Wang, Z.; Zhou, Z.; Liu, Y.; Kalish, H.; Khachab, N. M.; Chen, X.; Nie, Z. Magneto-Plasmonic Janus Vesicles for Magnetic Field-Enhanced Photoacoustic and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Tumors. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15297–15300


  • 2015-present, Ph.D., Department of Chemical Sciences, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), KSA
  • 2012-2015, M.S., Shanghai Normal University, China
  • ​2008-2012, B.S., Henan University of Science and Technology, China 

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center(AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)