Prof. Lina Zhang

About The Author

Prof. Lina Zhang is an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and distinguished professor at the college of chemistry and molecular sciences in Wuhan University. She has established the Natural Polymers and Polymer Physics group since 1993. She pioneered the development of low temperature technologies to dissolve cellulose and chitin in water-based solvents, and has created new pathways for producing various functional materials and hybrid composites from cellulose and/or chitin solutions. 6 books and 510 papers in the international journals have been published, with over 10 000 cited times. She became the first Chinese scientist received Anselme Payen Award of American Chemical Society in 2011.

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