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Shen Zhiquan

Professor, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Phone: +86 571 8795 1059
Fax: +86 571 8795 1773
Email: zhiquan_shen@163.com
Office: The Polymer Building, Room 524

Zhejiang University (Yuquan Campus)
38 Zheda Road
Hangzhou 310027, China


Other Appointments

Consultant member£¨ Science China Chemistry” and Several other journals.


Professional Activities

Councilor, Academy Degree Committee State Council (1992-96)
Evaluation member, National Natural Science Foundation (1988-93; 1999-2003)



Visiting Associate Professor of Akron University ,U.S.A.( 1982-1983); Visiting
Professor of RWTH Aachen, Germany (1989).
B.S. – Shanghai University, 1952

Working Experience

1984 - , Professor, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University
1987 - 1992, Director of The Institute of Polymer Science & Materials, Zhejiang University
1984 - 1987, Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University
1962-1979, Research Associate, Director of laboratory, Institute of Changchun Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
1952 - 1962, Lecturer, Suzhou University

Awards and Honors

National Science Technology Progress Special Prize (1985)
National Natural Science Prize (1982, 1993)


Research Interests

Exploitation and development of new catalysts especially rare earth catalysts and methodologies in polymer synthesis.
Main areas of research include:
(1) New catalysts for olefin and diene polymerization;
(2) New catalysts for cyclic and polar monomer polymerization;
(3) New synthetic methodologies for biodegradable polymer
(4) Synthesis of polymeric membrane.


Publication List

Selected Publications
The characteristics of lanthanide catalysts and the cis-polydienes prepared therewith J.P.S.Part A.polym.Chem. 3345.,1980.
Copolymerization of carbon dioxide and propylene oxide by rare earth catalysts Macromolecules 24,5305,1991
Polymerization of acetylenes with rare earth coordination catalysts, Macromolecular Symposia, 1994, 84, 5
Synthesis and characterization of highly random copolymer of ε–caprolactone and D,L-lactide using rare earth catalyst. J.p.s. Part A polym. Chem. 1996, 34, 1799.
Characteristic and mechanism ofε–capro- lactone polymerization by rare earth halide systems Macromolecules, 1996, 29, 3441
Novel rare earth catalysts for living polymerization and block copolymerization of ε–caprolactone, Macromolecules, 1996, 29, 8289
Exploitation of rare earth catalysts in polymer syntheses Frontiers of Chemistry in China
Higher Educationer Press & Springer Vol.1 (3) 247-259,2006

Full Publications

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