En-Tang KANG

Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(65) 6516 2189

E5 03-01

cheket@nus.edu.sg

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Education

  • PhD (Chem. Eng.) SUNY, 1983
  • MSc (Chem. Eng.) SUNY, 1980
  • BSc (Chem. Eng.) Wis., 1978
  • BA (Chem.) Nebr., 1976

Awards and Honours

  • Assoc. Editor, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Polymer
  • National Science Award (1996)
  • Staff Achievement Award, NUS (1997)
  • National Young Scientist and Engineer Award (1989)

Research Interests

  • Surface Functionalization via Molecular Design and Engineering
  • Polymers in Nanoscience and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Molecular and Polymer Electronics
  • Polymers for Marine and Environmentally-Benign Applications

Selected Publications

“Polymer Brush Coatings for Combating Marine Biofouling”, Prog. Polym. Sci. 2014, 39, 1017-1042

“Surface-Functionalized and Surface-Functionalizable Fluoropolymer Membranes”, In Handbook of Fluoropolymer Science and Technology, Wiley InterScience, N.Y., 2013, Ch 8

Graphene and its Derivatives: Switching ON and OFF”, Chem Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 4688-4707

“Polymeric Hollow Nanostrucutres – Synthesis, Morphology and Function”, Prog. Polym Sci. 2011, 36, 127-167

“Barnacles Help Battle Biofilms”, Research Highlights, Nature 2011, 475, 9

“Bioactive Surfaces and Biomaterials via Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”. Prog. Polym. Sci. 2009, 34, 719-761

“Polymer Electronic Memories: Materials, Devices and Mechanisms”, Prog. Polym. Sci. 2008, 33, 917-978