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Prof Dr. Gang Chen, Cellulose-based material, Best Researcher Award

Professor at South China University of Technology, China


Prof. Dr. Gang Chen is a leading expert in papermaking technologies and special paper, with extensive research contributions and innovations in the field. He serves as the Chief Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor at South China University of Technology, where he leads the Special Paper Research Team. Dr. Chen has been instrumental in advancing new papermaking technologies and developing special paper materials, with over 100 published papers and 36 patents to his name. His collaborative efforts with prominent institutions and active involvement in national and provincial research projects underscore his commitment to innovation and excellence in the papermaking industry.

Professional Profile:


Dr. Gang Chen holds a Ph.D. in Pulp and Paper Making from South China University of Technology.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Gang Chen is a distinguished Chief Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor leading the Special Paper Research Team at South China University of Technology. With a profound expertise in new papermaking technologies and special paper, he has been at the forefront of research and innovation in his field. Over the course of his career, Dr. Chen has successfully led and participated in over 80 research projects, amassing a total funding of 41 million RMB. His prolific academic output includes over 100 published papers, with 58 indexed in major academic databases, alongside authoring a monograph and securing 36 invention patents. Additionally, he has been actively involved in consultancy and industry projects, contributing significantly to advancements in papermaking technologies.

Research and Innovations:

Dr. Chen’s research focuses on special paper-based materials, nanofiber composite materials, and cellulose-based hygroscopic materials. He is dedicated to exploring specialty paper technologies, paper-based functional materials, paper coating technology, fiber mixing and forming mechanisms, and the preparation and application of nanocellulose. His work extends to national key research and development programs, green manufacturing system integration projects, and various foundation and high-tech achievement incubation projects.

Publications Top Noted: 

Enantioselective C(sp3)‒H Bond Activation by Chiral Transition Metal Catalysts

  • Authors: T.G. Saint-Denis, R.Y. Zhu, G. Chen, Q.F. Wu, J.Q. Yu
  • Journal: Science
  • Volume: 359, Issue 6377
  • Year: 2018
  • DOI: 10.1126/science.aao4798
  • Citations: 628

All-Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells with Improved Grain Surface Passivation

  • Authors: R. Lin, J. Xu, M. Wei, Y. Wang, Z. Qin, Z. Liu, J. Wu, K. Xiao, B. Chen, S.M. Park, et al.
  • Journal: Nature
  • Volume: 603, Issue 7899
  • Year: 2022
  • DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04174-w
  • Citations: 618

Applied Integer Programming: Modeling and Solution

  • Authors: D.S. Chen, R.G. Batson, Y. Dang
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Year: 2011
  • ISBN: 9780470373064
  • Citations: 589

Novel Nanostructured Paper with Ultrahigh Transparency and Ultrahigh Haze for Solar Cells

  • Authors: Z. Fang, H. Zhu, Y. Yuan, D. Ha, S. Zhu, C. Preston, Q. Chen, Y. Li, X. Han, et al.
  • Journal: Nano Letters
  • Volume: 14, Issue 2
  • Year: 2014
  • DOI: 10.1021/nl404101p
  • Citations: 495

Successful Recovery of COVID‐19 Pneumonia in a Renal Transplant Recipient with Long‐Term Immunosuppression

  • Authors: L. Zhu, X. Xu, K.E. Ma, J. Yang, H. Guan, S. Chen, Z. Chen, G. Chen
  • Journal: American Journal of Transplantation
  • Volume: 20, Issue 7
  • Year: 2020
  • DOI: 10.1111/ajt.15905
  • Citations: 405
Gang Chen | Cellulose-based material | Best Researcher Award

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