Dr. Yongchao Zhang

Title: 
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office Location: 
Dixon Research Center 107
Phone: 
(443) 885-1670
Email: 
Yongchao.Zhang@morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2003
M.S. State University of New York at Albany, 1996
B.S. Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1991

Education:

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2003
M.S. State University of New York at Albany, 1996
B.S. Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1991

Research Interests:

Electroanalytical chemistry, biosensors, and bioelectronics, electrocatalysis. The main focus of my research is (1) to develop electrochemical sensors for biologically and environmentally important molecules and species; (2) to develop electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction.

Google Scholar:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_works&gmla=AJsN-F6mVqghNXsohIo8tn9Smt7wo81gxFahJFS4deSngvIiPsjifgh2ZRJd50Yva9NEaDxVtCPCkoOf4o5Wy_6CJ5DsXYUY1DftUPgH1oC0Ur22mIQTC8M&user=s5xD84AAAAAJ

Selected Publications (h-index 21, i10-index 23, citations 2542):

  • P.T. Wilder, D.J. Weber, A. Winstead, S. Parnell, T. V. Hinton, M. Stevenson, D. Giri, S. Azemati, P. Olczak, B. V. Powell, T. Odebode, S. Tadesse, Y. Zhang, S.K. Pramanik, J.M. Wachira, S. Ghimire, P. McCarthy, A. Barfield, H.N. Banerjee, C. Chen, J.A. Golen, A.L. Rheingold, J.A. Krause, D.M. Ho, P.Y. Zavalij, R. Shaw, S.K. Mandal, Unprecedented anticancer activities of organorhenium sulfonato and carboxylato complexes against hormone-dependent MCF-7 and hormone-independent triple-negative MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells, Mol. Cell. Biochem. 441 (2018) 151-163. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11010-017-3181-z.
  • A Heller, N Mano, HH Kim, Y Zhang, F Mao, T Chen, SC Barton. Miniature biological fuel cell that is operational under physiological conditions, and associated devices and methods. US Patent 8,759,055 (2014).
  • Y. Zhang, Y. Thomas, E. Kim, G.F. Payne, PH- and voltage-responsive chitosan hydrogel through covalent cross-linking with catechol, J. Phys. Chem. B. 116 (2012) 1579-1585. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp210043w.
  • Y.M. Hijji, B. Barare, Y. Zhang, Lawsone (2-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone) as a sensitive cyanide and acetate sensor, Sensors Actuators, B Chem. 169 (2012) 106-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2012.03.067.
  • Y. Zhang, C. Ji, Electro-induced covalent cross-linking of chitosan and formation of chitosan hydrogel films: Its application as an enzyme immobilization matrix for use in a phenol sensor, Anal. Chem. 82 (2010) 5275-5281.
  • A.J. Winstead, R. Williams, Y. Zhang, C. McLean, S. Oyaghire, Microwave synthesis of cyanine dyes., J. Microw. Power Electromagn. Energy. 44 (2010) 207-212. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21721469.