Principal Assistant of the University President, Dean of the Graduate School,Tianjin Polytechnic University
1981-1985 Bachelor of Engineering
Majored in Polymer Chemical Engineering in Tianjin University, China
1985-1988 Master of Engineering
Majored in Materials Science and Engineering in Tianjin University, China
Majored in Biopolymer Science in Hokkaido University,Japan
Tianjin Polytechnic University, China
1995-1996 Visiting Fellow in Division of Biological Sciences,
Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University,Japan
1999-2000 Research Associate Professor
Division of Biological Sciences, GraduateSchool of Science,
Hokkaido University, Japan
2000-2001 Research Associate Professor
Professor (2001 - now )
in Tianjin Polytechnic University, China
Current research interests
♣ Biopolymer materials
♣ Intelligent materials
♣ Polymer membranes
♣ Polymer hydrogels
♣ Polymer chemistry
♣ Intelligent materials
♣ Membrane separation technology
♣ Progress in Materials Science
Main Research Projects
♣ National Natural Science Foundation of China: 4 projects（finished）
♣ The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China(863 Program): 1 project（finished）
♣ Tianjin Municipal Natural Science Foundation: 3 projects（finished）
♣ The Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry: 1 project（finished）
♣ Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education，State Education Ministry: 1project（finished）
♣ Tianjin City High School Science & Technology Fund Planning Project: 3 projects（finished）
♣ National Natural Science Foundation of China: 2 projects(ongoing)
♣ Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education，State Education Ministry: 1 project (ongoing)
Scientific Research Achievements
♣Published more than 100 scientific research papers indexed by SCI
♣Have applied for one international patent and 25 national patents, among which 12 have been authorized
♣Finished 2 monographs as chief editor
♣Awarded the second place twice by Chinese Textile Industry Federation for the Science and Technology Prize in 2007 and 2012
♣Awarded third place by Tianjin Science and Technology Committee for the Technological Invention Prize once in 2007
♣Awarded first place by Hongkong Sangma Foundation for the Textiles Technology Prize in 2008
1.Xiang Shen, Yiping Zhao and Li Chen, The construction of a zwitterionic PVDF membrane surface to improve biofouling resistance, Biofouling, 2013, 29(8): 991–1003.
2.N. Yang, M.K. Yang, S.X. Bi, L. Chen, Z.Y. Zhu, Y.T. Gao, Z. Du, Cells behaviors and genotoxicity on topological surface, Materials Science and Engineering C, 2013, 33: 3465–3473.
3.Xiang Shen, Yiping Zhao, Xia Feng, Sixin Bi, Wenbin Ding and Li Chen, Improved antifouling properties of PVDF membranes modified with oppositely charged copolymer，Biofouling, 2013,29(3): 331–343.
4.Fanyong Yan, Donglei Cao, Ning Yang, Qiuhua Yu, Meng Wang, Li Chen. A selective turn-on fluorescent chemosensor based on rhodamine for Hg2+ and its application in live cell imaging. Sensors and Actuators B-CHEMICAL, 2012, 162(1): 313-320.
5.Ning Yang, Li Chen, Miao-kun Yang, Si-xin Bi, Xiao-ling He, Zheng-yan Zhu, Mei-li Yu. In vitro study of the internations of galactosylated thermo-responsive hydrogels. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2012, 88(2):509-516.
6.Jin-yan Wang, Fei Xiao, Yi-ping Zhao, Li Chen, Rui Zhang, Gang Guo. Cell proliferation and the thermally induced cell detchment of galactosylated thermo-responsive hydrogels.Carbohydrate Polymers, 2010, 82(3): 578–584.
7.Xiao-Ling He, Ping-Ping Nie, Yan-Kai Sun, Li Chen. Immobilization of galactose ligands on thermoresponsive culture surface and its influence on cell adhesion/detachment. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2010,350(2):471-479.
8.Jing Dong, Li Chen, Yamei Ding, Weijun Han, “Swelling and Mechanical Properties of Temperature-sensitive Dextran Hydrogel and Its Bioseparation Applications”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2005, 206:1973-1980.
9.Li Chen, Jianping Gong, Yoshihito Osada, “Novel Thermosensitive IPN Hydrogel having a phase transition without volume change”, Macromolecular Rapid Communications,2002, 23:171-174.
10.Li Chen, Byoung Suhk Kim, Masahiko Nishino, Jian Ping Gong, and Yoshihito Osada, Environmental Responses of Polythiophene Hydrogel, Macromolecules,2000, 33: 1232-1236.