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Min-Hui Li

Min-Hui Li
Professor, Part-time Principal Investigator 
Ph.D., 1993, Polymer Chemistry and Physical Chemistry, Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) at Saclay and University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France.
M.S., 1988, Polymer Materials, Tsinghua University, Beijing
B.S., 1986, Polymer Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 
Specializations: Material science
Research focuses:
  ●  Stimuli-responsive smart polymer materials (soft actuators)
  ●  Biomimetic polymer materials (artificial muscles, mechanochromic materials)
  ●  Liquid crystal polymers and elastomers
  ●  Polymer materials with aggregation-induced-emission (AIE) properties
  ●  Nanotechnology for drug delivery and bioimaging
  ●  Polymer self-assembly
  ●  Controlled/living polymerization
Recent Publications:
  ●  Zhou L., Zhang D., Hocine S., Pilone A., Trépout S., Marco S., Thomas C., Guo J., Li M.-H.“Transition from smecticnanofibers to smectic vesicles in the self-assemblies of PEG-b-liquid crystal polycarbonates”,Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 4776 - 4780. DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01131H.
  ●  Zou T., Dembele F., Beugnet A., Sengmanivong L., Trepout S., Marco S., de Marco A., Li M.-H. “Nanobody-functionalized PEG-b-PCLpolymersomes and their targeting study” J. Biotech. 2015, 214, 147-155. 
  ●  Deng Y., Zou T., Tao X., Semetey V., Trepout S., Marco S., Ling J., Li M.-H. “Poly(ε-caprolactone)-block-polysarcosine by Ring-Opening Polymerization of Sarcosine N?Thiocarboxyanhydride: Synthesis and Thermoresponsive Self-Assembly”, Biomacromolecules 2015, 6 (10), 3265–3274. 
  ●  Ferji K., Nouvel C., Babin J., Li M.-H., Gaillard C., Nicol E., Chassenieux C., Six J.-L. “Polymersomes from amphiphilic glycopolymers containing polymeric liquid crystal grafts.” ACS Macro Lett. 2015, 4,1119-1122. 
  ●  Jia L., Cui D., Bignon J., Di-Cicco A., Wdzieczak-Bakala J., Liu J., Li M.-H. “Reduction-Responsive Cholesterol-Based Block Copolymer Vesicles for Drug Delivery”, Biomacromolecules 2014, 15, 2206–2217. 
  ●  Sun J., Jia L., Emond M., Li M.-H., Marie E., Jullien L., Tribet C., “Photo-Controlled Ionization in the Corona of Rod-Like Assemblies of Diblock Copolymers”, Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 1684–1692.
  ●  Jia L., Li M.-H. “Liquid crystalline polymer vesicles: thermotropic phases in lyotropic structures” Liquid Crystals 2014, 41, 368-384.
Office Location: 
Chemical Engineering Bld.,  rm. B501