Zhuo Chen

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow


Research Interest

Using carbon nanotube/conjugated polymer or graphene/conjugated polymer nanocomposites to improve mechanical, thermal and electrical properties of commercial polymers

Selected Publications

  • Zhuo Chen, Erik M. Grumstrup, Alexander T. Gilligan, John M. Papanikolas, Kirk S. Schanze, Light Harvesting Polymers. Ultrafast Energy Transfer in Polystyrene Based Arrays of π-Conjugated Chromophores, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2014, 118, 372
  • Erik M. Grumstrup, Zhuo Chen, Ryan P. Vary, Andrew M. Moran, Kirk S. Schanze, John M. Papanikolas, Frequency Modulated Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy of Ultrafast Energy Transfer in a Donor-Acceptor Co-Polymer, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Part B 2013, 117, 8245.


  • 01/2008-08/2013: PhD, University of Florida (USA)
  • 08/2006-12/2007: MS, University of Florida (USA)
  • 09/2002-06/2006: BS, Fudan University (China)

Professional Profile

  • 02/2014-08/2014: Post doctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • American ChemicalSociety, Division of Polymer Chemistry and Division of Organic Chemistry


  • 2012: Butler Polymer Research Award, University of Florida