Dr. Zhengtao Zhu

Department of Chemistry and
Applied Biological Sciences
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Laboratory of Advanced Materials
for Flexible Electronics & Sensors

  • ACS AMI

    ACS AMI

Our research seeks to understand and exploit interesting properties of multi-functional hybrid materials of conjugated polymer and inorganic nanostructure. Our group focuses on developing novel synthesis and fabrication methods, understanding the structure-property relations of the hybrid materials at the nanometer scale, and exploring the applications of these materials in flexible electronics and biomedical sensors. The research scope covers the multidisciplinary fields of chemistry, materials, applied physics, and nanotechnology. Current research projects include flexible/wearable electronic devices and sensors for human health monitoring and nanomaterials/device physics of dye-sensitized solar cells and photocatalytic environmental remediation.  Our research has been supported by NSF, NASA, ACS PRF, and Research Corporation Cottrell College Science Awards, etc.

Group News:
  • 4/13/2018 Yichun's paper on wearable pressure sensor for human motion monitoring is accepted in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • 4/2018 Yichun received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award.
  • 4/2//2018 Fan successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Well done, Dr. Zheng!

About Dr. Zhu
Dr. Zhengtao Zhu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences at SDSM&T. He received his PhD in Materials Chemistry from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2002. Prior to joining SDSM&T in 2006, Dr. Zhu was a postdoctoral associate at Cornell University (2002-2004) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2004-2006). 

Curriculum vitae;  Google Scholar Site

Contact Information:

Dr. Zhengtao Zhu
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, SD 57701

Email: Zhengtao.Zhu@sdsmt.edu
Phone:
605 394 2447