University of South Carolina Department of Chemsitry and Biochemistry

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Prof. Chuanbing Tang

Prof. Chuanbing Tang, Principal Investigator (Tang CV.pdf)

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor

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B. S. Polymer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, 1997
M. S. Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003 (with Kris Matyjaszewski / Tomasz Kowalewski)
Ph. D. Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006 (with Kris Matyjaszewski / Tomasz Kowalewski)
Postdoc, Materials Research Lab, University of California Santa Barbara 2006-2009 (with Edward Kramer / Craig Hawker)

Major Awards and Honor


Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2021

Polymer Chemistry Pioneering Investigator, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2020

Russell Research Award for the Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2020

Fellow, Division of Polymer Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 2018

Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, 2018

ACS Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year Award, 2018

Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), 2017

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2017

South Carolina Governor’s Young Scientist Award, 2016

Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, University of South Carolina, 2015

PMSE Young Investigator Award, American Chemical Society, 2014

Breakthrough Rising Star, University of South Carolina, 2013

Career Award, National Science Foundation, 2013

Thieme Chemistry Journal Award, 2013




Editor: Polymer, Link since 2019
Editorial Advisory Boards: Macromolecules, ACS Macro Letters, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Polymer, Green Materials.

Contact Details

Mailing Address: Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Uni. of South Carolina, 631 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208
Office Location: 541 Main Street, Horizon 1, Room 234, Columbia, SC 29208.
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Office: Horizon I, 239
Phone: 803-777-3628 (office) 803-777-3299 (HZN) 803-576-5694 (GSRC)
Fax: 803-777-8100
(HZN) 803-777-9521 (GSRC)



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