Welcome to Yan Group @ Tsinghua University

Li-Tang Yan (燕立唐)

地址: 北京清华大学英士楼214
电话: +86 10 62797263
传真: +86 10 62784550
电子邮箱: ltyan@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Associate Professor, PH.D
Institute of Polymer Science & Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering
Tsinghua University

Room 214, Yingshi Building
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China
Phone: +86 10 62797263
Fax: +86 10 62784550
Email: ltyan@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Professional Experience:

2011 - Associate Professor, in Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
2010 - 2011 Postdoc Research Fellowship, in Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, USA (Prof. Anna C Balazs) "Using Simulations & Models to Design Polymer-Based Cells for Harvesting Solar Energy"
2007 - 2009 Humboldt Research Fellowship, in Department of Physical Chemistry II, University of Bayreuth, Germany (Prof. Alexander Böker and Prof. Andreas Fery) " Simulations of the Structures and Dynamics for the Assembles of Functinal Nanoparticles in Various Soft Matter systems"
2000 - 2002 CAE Engineer, Group Leader in C3P Center, Qingdao Haier Molds Co Ltd.


2004 - 2007 PH.D, in Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China (Prof. Xu-Ming Xie): "Numerical Simulations of Surface-Directed Phase Separation in Polymer Binary Mixtures".
2002 - 2004 M.S., in School of Materials Science and Technology, Tianjin University, China (Prof. Jing Sheng): "Image Analysis on the Phase Formation of Multi-component Polymer Blends".

Editorial Services:

  • Editorial Board Member: Scientific Reports (Nature).
  • Editor: Self-Assembling Systems: Theory and Simulation, Li-Tang Yan (Ed), John Wiley & Sons: Oxford, UK. 2016, In            Press (about 400 pages).

Honours and Awards:

  • Excellent Young Investigator Award, NSFC, 2014
  • 221 Talent Supporting Program, Tsinghua University, 2014
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, Germany
  • The 1st Feng Xinde Polymer Prize (The Nominator of the Best Paper), Elsevier
  • Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. Scholarship
  • First Prize of Scholoship in Tsinghua University


    Introduction to Soft Matter Physics
    32 Hours, 2 Credits.
    Fall Semester, Room 336, Gongwu Building.

Selected Publications:

  1. Jian Mao, Pengyu Chen, Junshi Liang, Ruohai Guo and Li-Tang Yan*, Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis of Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials Undergoes Flat Vesiculation and Occurs by Revolution and Self-Rotation, ACS Nano 2016, 10(1), 1493-1502.
  2. Chi Ma, Han Wu, Zihan Huang, Ruohai Guo, Min-Biao Hu, Christian Kübel*, Li-Tang Yan*, and Wei Wang*, A Filled-Honeycomb-Structured Crystal Formed by Self-Assembly of a Janus Polyoxometalate–Silsesquioxane (POM–POSS) Co-Cluster, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54(52), 15699-15704.
  3. Zhengyang Liu, Ruohai Guo, Guoxi Xu, Zihan Huang, and Li-Tang Yan*, Entropy-Mediated Mechanical Response of the Interfacial Nanoparticle Patterning, Nano Letters 2014, 14(12), 6910-6916.
  4. Jian Mao, Ruohai Guo, and Li-Tang Yan*, Simulation and Analysis of Cellular Internalization Pathways and Membrane Perturbation for Graphene Nanosheets, Biomaterials 2014, 35(23), 6069-6077.
  5. Li-Tang Yan*, Xu-Ming Xie, Computational Modeling and Simulation of Nanoparticle Self-Assembly in Polymeric Systems: Structures, Properties and External Field Effects, Progress In Polymer Science 2013, 38(2), 369-405.
  6. Ruohai Guo, Jian Mao, Li-Tang Yan*, Unique Dynamic Approach of Fully Wrapping Dendrimer-Like Soft Nanoparticles by Lipid Bilayer Membrane, ACS Nano 2013, 7(12), 10646-10653.
  7. Ruohai Guo, Jian Mao, Li-Tang Yan*, Computer Simulation of Cell entry of graphene nanosheet, Biomaterials 2013, 34, 4296-4301.
  8. Ruohai Guo, Zhengyang Liu, Xu-Ming Xie, and Li-Tang Yan*, Harnessing Dynamic Covalent Bonds in Patchy Nanoparticles: Creating Shape-Shifting Building Blocks for Rational and Responsive Self-Assembly, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2013, 4, 1221-1226.
  9. Li-Tang Yan*, Glaiser Popp, Suji-Kumar Ghosh, Alexander Böker*, Self-Assembly of Janus Nanoparticles in Diblock Copolymers, ACS Nano 2010, 4(2), 913-920.
  10. Li-Tang Yan*, Xiaobio Yu, Enhanced Permeability of Charged Dendrimers across Tense Lipid Bilayer Membranes, ACS Nano 2009, 3(8), 2171-2176.