Assoc. Prof. Tang Donglin
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Name: Tang Donglin

Research direction: Renewable polymer materials; biodegradable polymer materials

Contact number020-22236372



Undergraduate: ‘Molecular Design for Polymers’; ‘Polymer Physics Experiments’‘Literature Retrieval’

Graduate: ‘Advanced Polymer Chemistry’ (in English); ‘Polymer Synthetic Chemistry’; ‘Progress in Polymer Materials Science and Engineering ’.

Professional Experience

Sep. 2015 till now,

 Associate ProfessorSouth China University of Technology, Department of PMSE.

Feb. 2014 to Aug. 2015,

LecturerSouth China University of Technology, Department of PMSE.

Jan. 2012 to Jan. 2014,

Postdoctoral Associate, University of MinnesotaDepartment of Chemistry.

(Advisors: Prof. Marc A. Hillmyer & Prof. Christopher W. Macosko)


Oct. 2007 to Dec. 2011,

Eindhoven University of Technology, PhD   

(Advisors: Prof. Cor E. Koning & Dr. Bart A. J. Noordover).

Sep. 2004 to Jul. 2007,

Nankai University, MSc  (Advisor: Prof. Tianying Guo).

Sep. 2000 to Jul. 2004,

Beijing Normal University, BSc.

Research Projects

1.        National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) project.

       Controlled Anionic Polymerization Catalyzed by Organic Compounds.


2.        National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) project.

        Chemical Attachment of Antifoulants onto Polymers with Low Surface Energy for Marine Anti-biofouling.


3.        National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) project.

Synthesis and property studies of biobased and biodegradable poly(urea ester)s with high performance.


4.        State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering project.

Modification of cellulose for the application in the synthesis of biobased polyurethanes.


5.        Project of Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities

Research and developments on novel urea-based high-performance polymer materials.


Journal articles

1.         Zijian Chen, Donglin Tang*, Guangzhao Zhang, “Polyisocyanuratoesters: Renewable Linear Polyesters with High Flame Retardancy”, Journal of Renewable Materials, Accepted.

2.         Zijian Chen, Weiqiang Zhong, Donglin Tang*, Guangzhao Zhang, “Preparation of Organic Nanoacid Catalyst for Urethane Formation”, Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics2017, 30, 339-342.

3.        Donglin Tang*, Zijian Chen, Felipe Correa-Netto, Christopher W. Macosko, Marc A. Hillmyer, Guangzhao Zhang, “Poly(urea ester): a new family of biodegradable polymers with higher melting temperature”, submitted to the Journal of  Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry.

4.        Junzhe Song, Jinbao Xu, Donglin Tang*, “Rapid Living Cationic Polymerization of Vinyl Ethers by a Single-Molecular Initiating System”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2016, 54, 1373-1377.

5.        Donglin Tang, Christopher W. Macosko*, Marc A. Hillmyer*, “Thermoplastic polyurethanes from bio-based poly(delta-decalactone) diols”, Polymer Chemistry 2014, 5, 3231-3237.

6.        Donglin Tang, Shanmugam Thiyagarajan, Bart A. J. Noordover*, Daan S. van ES, Jacco van Haveren, Cor E. Koning, “Thermoplastic poly(urethane urea) elastomers from bio-based diisocyanates”, Journal of Renewable Materials 20131, 222-229.

7.        Donglin Tang, Bart A. J. Noordover*, Cor E. Koning, “Thermoplastic poly(urethane urea)s from noval, bio-based amorphous polyester diols”. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2012213, 2541-2549.

8.        Donglin Tang, Dirk-Jan Mulder, Bart A. J. Noordover*, Cor E. Koning,“Well-defined bio-based segmented polyureas via a TBD-catalyzed isocyanate-free route”. Marcomolecular Rapid Communications 2011, 32, 1379-1385.

9.        Donglin Tang, Bart A. J. Noordover*, Rafael J. Sablong, Cor E. Koning, “Metal-free synthesis of novel bio-based dihydroxyl-terminated aliphatic polyesters as building blocks for thermoplastic polyurethanes”. Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2011, 49, 2959-2968.

10.    Tianying Guo*, Donglin Tang, Moudao Song, Banghua Zhang. “Copolymerization of methacrylate and fluorinated methacrylate via RAFT miniemulsion polymerization”. Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2007, 45, 5067-5075.

11.    Tianying Guo*, Donglin Tang, Jingwei Zhu, Moudao Song, Banghua Zhang. “RAFT miniemulsion polymerization of MMA with cumyl dithiobenzoate as chain transfer agent”. Chinese Chemical Letters 2006, 17, 1247-1250.

Conference proceedings

1.        Bart A. J. Noordover*, Donglin Tang, Lidia Jasinska-Walc, Yingyuan Li, Rafael J. Sablong, Cor E. Koning,  “Polycondensates from biomass: new monomers, new routes, new synthetic challenges”, Polymer Preprint 2012 , 53(2), 282-283.

2.        D. Tang, B. A. J. Noordover, R. J. Sablong, C. E. Koning, S. Thiyagarajan, D. van Es, J. van Haveren, proceedings of Polycondensation 2010 Conference, Kerkrade, the Netherlands, September 2010, 166-167.