Long Zhang

Long Zhang

Long Zhang

Ph.D. Candidate in Polymer Science

E-mail: long.zhang@zips.uakron.edu

Mailing Address:
Goodyear Polymer Center, RM 803
170 University Ave.,
Akron, OH 44325-3909


  • B.S., East China University of Science and Technology (2008 – 2012)
  • M.S. in Polymer Science, The University of Akron (2011 to 2013)


Long joined the research group in 2011 and completed Master’s degree under the guidance of Prof. Chuang. He was then admitted into the Ph.D. program of Polymer Science and continued his research in the group since Summer 2013.

Long’s research activities are mostly related to spectroscopy techniques.


Long’s Research Overview


  • 2016, ORCS Student Award
  • 2016, DPS Student Travel Award


  • Asymmetric Hydrogenation of α-Amino Ester Probed by FTIR Spectroscopy
    Zhang, L., Lohrasbi, M., Tumuluri U. and Chuang, S. S. C.
    Organic Process Research & Development, 2016, 20 (9), pp 1668–1676. 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00222
  • Highly electrically conductive polyethylenedioxythiophene thin films for thermoelectric applications
    Yi, C., Zhang, L., Hu, R., Chuang, S. S. C., Zheng, J. and Gong, X.
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 12730-12738. 10.1039/C6TA04122A
  • Perovskites and Related Mixed Oxides for SOFC Applications
    Chuang, S. S. C. and Zhang, L.
    in Perovskites and Related Mixed Oxides, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA: 2016; pp 863-880.  10.1002/9783527686605.ch38
  • Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): Poly(styrenesulfonate) by Binary Secondary Dopants
    Yi, C., Wilhite, A., Zhang, L., Hu, R. D., Chuang, S. S. C., Zheng, J., and Gong, X.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015. 7(17): p. 8984-8989. 10.1021/acsami.5b01960

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