Professor Zhengzhong Shao
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Professor of Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Fudan University Shanghai

Director of polymer Division, Shanghai Society of Chemistry and Chemical Industry

Tel: +86-21-65642866

       +86-21-51630207

Fax: +86-21-65640293

Email: zzshao@fudan.edu.cn

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Education

 1981-1985

B.S.degree in chemistry, Fudan University

 1985-1988

M.S degree in chemistry and Physics of Polymer,Fudan University

 1988-1991

Ph.D. degree chemistry and Physics of Polymer,Fudan University

Academia

1991-1993

Lecturer, Department of Material Science, Fudan University,China

1993-1995

Lecturer, Department of Macromolecular Science, Fudan University

1995-1996

Associate Professor, Institute of Biology, Arahus University, Denmark

1998-1999

Associate Professor, Department of Macromolecular Science, Fudan University

1   1999-now

L   Professor, Department of Macromolecular Science, Fudan University

Teaching Experience

   1992-now   Course of ¡°polymer Chemistry¡±,54hrs/year
   1994-now   Course of ¡°Biomacromolecules",50hrs/year
   1999-now   Course of ¡°Structure and Properties of Proteins", 50hrs/year

Research Interests

  • |      Relationships between structure and properties of natural polymers and natural inspired materials(e.g. biomninerals, peptides etc)

  • |     Fine structure, mechanics and spinning of animal silks and their proteins

Academic Awards and Honors:

  • |   Natural Science Award(First grade), Ministry of Education of China(2004)

  • |  'Distinguished Yong Scholar', National Science Foundation of China(2005)

  • |   'Chang Jiang' Scholar, Ministry of Education of China(2006)

  • |   'Peony' Award oo Natural Science, Municipal Government of Shanghai(2006)

  • |   'Zhuang Chang-gong' Special Project Reward, Shanghai Society of Chemistry and Chemical Industry(2006)

Selected Publications

 

Zhang, J. M., Hao, R. W., Huang, L., Yao, J. R., Chen, X., and Shao, Z. Z*. Self-assembly of a peptide amphiphile based on hydrolysed Bombyx mori silk fibroin, Chem Commun 2011, 47, 10296-10298.

Fu, C. J., Porter, D., Chen, X., Vollrath, F., and Shao, Z. Z*. Understanding the Mechanical Properties of Antheraea Pernyi Silk-From Primary Structure to Condensed Structure of the Protein, Adv Funct Mater 2011, 21, 729-737.

Yin, J. W., Chen, E. Q., Porter, D., and Shao, Z. Z*. Enhancing the Toughness of Regenerated Silk Fibroin Film through Uniaxial Extension, Biomacromolecules 2010, 11, 2890-2895.

Gong, ZG; Huang, L; Yang, YH, et al. Two distinct beta-sheet fibrils from silk protein. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 2009, 48: 7506-7508 

Fu, CJ; Shao, ZZ*; Fritz, V. Animal silks: their structures, properties and artificial production. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 2009, 43: 6515-6529     

Cheng Cheng, Zhengzhong Shao*, Fritz Vollrath. Silk Fibroin-Regulated Crystallization of Calcium Carbonate. Advanced Functional Materials.(2008):2172-2179

Leng BX, Chen X, Shao ZZ*, et al. Biomimetic synthesis of silica with chitosan-mediated morphology.SMALL(2008)4:755-758

Zhengbing Cao, Xin Chen, Jinrong Yao, Lei Huang and Zhengzhong Shao*. The preparation of regenerated silk fibroin microspheres. Soft Matter,2007,3:910-915

Chuncai Zhou,Boxun Leng,Jinrong Yao,Jie Qian,Xin Chen,Ping Zhou,David P. Knight, and   Zhengzhong Shao*,"Synthesis and Characterization of Multiblock Copolymers Based on Spider Dragline silk Proteins",Biomacromolecules,2006, 7, 2415-2419.

• Y. Liu, Z. Shao*, F. Vollrath, ¡°Relationships between supercontraction and mechanical properties of spider silk¡±, Nature Materials, 2005, 4(12), 901-905.

•  Y. Yang, X. Chen, Z. Shao*, P. Zhou, D. Porter, D. P. Knight and F. Vollrath, ¡°Toughness of spider silk at high and low temperatures¡±, Advanced Materials, 2005, 17(1), 84-88.

•  Y. Liu, Z. Shao*, F. Vollrath, ¡°Extended wet-spinning can modify spider silk properties¡±, Chem. Commun., 2005, 19, 2489¨C2491

 Synthesis and solid-state secondary structure investigation of silk-proteinlike multiblock polymers.Macromolecules,2003,36(20):7508-7512.

•  J. Yao, D. Xiao, X. Chen, P. Zhou, T. Yu, and Z. Shao*, ¡°Synthesis and Solid-State Secondary Structure Investigation of Silk-Proteinlike Multiblock Polymers¡±, Macromolecules, 2003, 36, 7508-7512

•  Z. Shao*, F. Vollrath.Surprising strength of silkworm silk. Nature,2002,418(6899):741-741.

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