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

Tenured Associate Professor, Principal Investigator

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:

2017 - Tenured Associate Professor, Principal Investigator, in Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
2011 - 2017 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. GuoLong Zhu, Ziyang Xu, Ye Yang, Xiaobin Dai and Li-Tang Yan*, Hierarchical Crystals Formed from DNA-Functionalized Janus Nanoparticles, ACS Nano 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b01842.
  2. Zihan Huang, Pengyu Chen, Guolong Zhu, Ye Yang, Ziyang Xu and Li-Tang Yan*, Bacteria-Activated Janus Particles Driven by Chemotaxis, ACS Nano 2018, 12(7), 6725-6733.
  3. Guolong Zhu, Zihan Huang, Ziyang Xu and Li-Tang Yan*, Tailoring Interfacial Nanoparticle Organization through Entropy, Accounts of Chemical Research 2018, 51(4), 900-909.
  4. Xue-Sen Hou, Guo-Long Zhu, Li-Jun Ren, Zi-Han Huang, Rui-Bin Zhang, Goran Ungar*, Li-Tang Yan* and Wei Wang*, Mesoscale Graphene-like Honeycomb Mono- and Multilayers Constructed via Self-Assembly of Coclusters, Journal of American Chemical Society 2018, 140(1), 1805-1811.
  5. Guoxi Xu, Zihan Huang, Pengyu Chen, Tianqi Cui, Xinghua Zhang*, Bing Miao* and Li-Tang Yan*, Optimal Reactivity and Improved Self-Healing Capability of Structurally-Dynamic Polymers Grafted on Janus Nanoparticles Governed by Chain Stiffness and Spatial Organization Small 2017, 13(13), 1603155 (front cover)
  6. Pengyu Chen, Zihan Huang, Junshi Liang, Tianqi Cui, Xinghua Zhang, Bing Miao* and Li-Tang Yan*, Diffusion and Directionality of Charged Nanoparticles on Lipid Bilayer Membrane, ACS Nano 2016, 10(12), 11541-11547.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.