• Associate Professor
  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy Appointment)
Shiren Wang

Educational Background

  • Doctoral of Philosophy, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering/Nanomaterials processing, 2003- 2006, Florida State University
  • Master of science, Manufacturing System & Technology, 2001-2002, Singapore-MIT Alliance
  • Master of Engineering, Materials Science/Polymers, 1995-1998, Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Materials Science/Polymers, 1991-1995, Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Research Interests

    • Biomedical manufacturing and drug delivery
    • Design & manufacturing of organic electronic materials and devices
    • NanoManufacturing and hierarchical nanostructures
    • Nanomaterial synthesis, processing and characterization
    • Nanotechnology-enhanced energy conversion and storage

Awards & Honors

  • Ed and Linda Whitacre Faculty Fellow, 2012-2015
  • NSF CAREER award, 2010-2015
  • AFOSR Summer Fellowship, 2010
  • 3M Untenured Faculty award, 2009,2010, 2011
  • NSF summer institute fellowship, 2008
  • Outstanding Paper Awards, 2006
  • Research excellence award, 2005
  • Member of Editorial board: Composites Part B Engineering, Journal of Nanomaterials

Selected Publications

  • K. Zhang, S. Wang*, Fabrication of two-dimensional PEDOT: PSS nanosheets through in-situ formed complex, Nano: Brief Reports and Reviews, 10, 15550011(2015) (Highlighted On the Cover Page)
  • L. Li, S. Wang*, D. Hui, J. Qiu, Ordered Multiphase Polymer Nanocomposites for High-Performance Solid-State Supercapacitors, Composites Part B, Engineering, 71, 40-44(2015)
  • S. Su, S. Wang*, J. Qiu*, Biofunctionalization of nanodiamond through facile cytochrome p450 catalysis, Science of Advanced Materials, 6, 203-208(2014)
  • K. Zhang, Y. Zhang, S. Wang*, “Enhancing thermoelectric properties of organic materials through hierarchical nanostructures”, Scientific Reports 3, 3448(2013)
  • L. Li, X. Zhang, J. Qiu, B. Weeks, S. Wang*, “Reduced graphene oxide-linked polymer forest for high energy density supercapacitor, Nano Energy, 2, 628-635(2013)
  • K. Zhang, Y. Zhang, S. Wang*, Effectively decoupling electric and thermal conductivity of polymer composites, Carbon, 65, 105-111(2013)
  • L. Ren, S. Wang*, M. Holtz, J. Qiu “Synergistic effect of nanocrystals integration and process optimization on solar cell efficiency”, Nanotechnology, 23, 075401(2012).
  • L. Li, K. Zhang, J. Qiu, S. Wang*, “ Solution assembly of vertically-aligned diamond nanotube array from diamond nanocrystals”, Diamond and Related Materials 29, 79-83(2012)
  • S. Wang*, M. Tambraparni, J. Qiu, J. Tipton, D. Dean, “Thermal expansion of graphene composites”, Macromolecules, 42, 5251-5255(2009).
  • S. Wang*, Y. Zhang, N. Abidi, L. Calor, “Wettability and surface free energy of graphene film”, Langmuir, 25, 11078-11081(2009).