Civil Engineering

Hai-Dong Wang


Email: haidong.wang@chee.queensu.ca

Hometown: Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

Education: Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (University of Saskatchewan) 2011

Research Group: A Novel Chemical Approach to Modify Cellulose with ATRP to Create a New Polymer

Co-Supervisor: Dr. Michael Cunningham

Research Projects: Surface modification of Nanocrystalline Cellulose for synthesis of polymer composites (Dr. M. Cunningham and Dr. P. Champagne).

Awards: Dr. Victor A. Pollak and Mirka B. Pollak Scholarship (2010) and University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship (2008-2011)


Wang H.D., Niu C.H., Yang Q., Badea I. Study on protein conformation and adsorption behaviors in nanodiamond particle-protein complexes, Nanotechnology, 2011, 22: 145703.

Wang H.D., Yang Q., Niu C.H., Badea I. Protein-modified nanodiamond particles for Layer-by-Layer assembly. Diamond and Related Materials, 2011(20): 1193-1198.

Wang H.D., Yang Q., Niu C.H. Functionalization of nanodiamond particles with N,O-carboxymethyl chitosan. Diamond and Related Materials, 2010(19): 441-444.

Wang H.D., Xie R., Niu C.H., Song H., Yang M., Liu S., Chu L.Y. Chitosan porous membranes for the sorption resolution of amino acid enantiomers. Chemical Engineering Science, 2009, 64(7): 1462-1473.

Wang H.D., Chu L.Y., Song H., Yang J.P., Xie R., Yang M. Preparation and enantiomer separation characteristics of chitosan/β-cyclodextrin composite membranes, Journal of Membrane Science, 2007, 297(1-2): 262-270.

Wang H.D., Chu L.Y., Yu X.Q., Xie R., Yang M., Xu D., Zhang J., Hu L. Thermo-sensitive affinity behavior of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogels with β-cyclodextrin moieties, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2007, 46(5): 1511-1518.

Wang H.D., Yang Q., Niu C.H. Preparation of films of nanodiamonds by step-by-step deposition approach through hydrogen bonding, Diamond and Related Materials (Manuscript accepted Jan 31, 2012)

Wang H.D., Yang Q., Niu C.H., Badea I. Adsorption of Azo Dye onto Nanodiamond Surface. (Revision submitted)

Yang M., Chu L.Y., Wang H.D., Xie R., Song H., Niu C.H. A novel thermo-responsive membrane for chiral resolution, Advanced Functional Materials, 2008, 18(4): 652-663.

Xie R., Zhang S.B., Wang H.D., Yang M., Li P.F., Zhu X.L., Chu L.Y. Temperature-dependent molecular-recognizable membranes based on poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) and β-cyclodextrin, Journal of Membrane Science, 2009, 326(2): 618-626.

Cheng C.J., Chu L.Y., Zhang J., Wang H.D., Wei G. Effect of freeze-drying and rehydrating treatment on the thermoresponsive characteristics of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) microspheres, Colloid and Polymer Science, 2008, 286(5): 571-577.

Chu L.Y., Li Y., Zhu J.H., Wang H.D., Liang Y.J. Control of pore size and permeability of a glucose-responsive gating membrane for insulin delivery, Journal of Controlled Release, 2004, 97(1): 43-53.

Hu L., Chu L.Y., Yang M., Wang H.D., Niu C.H. Preparation and characterization of novel cationic pH-responsive poly(N,N'-dimethylamino ethyl methacrylate) microgels, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2007, 311(1): 110-117.

Li Y., Chu L.Y., Zhu J.H., Wang H.D., Xia S.L., Chen W.M. Thermoresponsive gating characteristics of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-grafted porous poly(vinylidene fluoride) membranes, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2004, 43(11): 2643-2649.

Hu L., Chu L.Y., Yang M., Yu J., Wang H.D. A composite thermo-responsive membrane system for improved controlled-release, Chemical Engineering and Technology, 2007, 30(4): 523-529.