Xiaodan Gu

Assistant Professor Polymer Science

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2017-Assistant Professor, Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi
2014-2016Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
2014-2016Postdoctoral Fellow, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory 

Ph.D. Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA

2011-2014Doctoral Fellowship in Residence, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab  
2011- 2014Visiting Researcher, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab 
2004–2008B.S. Chemistry, Nanjing University, China  













Printed organic electronics, flexible electronic, scalable manufacture, polymer physics, block copolymer lithography,  X-ray diffraction/scattering,  X-ray spectroscopy.


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Gu, X.; Zhou, Y.; Gu, K.; Kurosawa, T.; Guo, Y.; Li, Y.; Lin, H.; Schroeder, B. C.; Yan, H.; Molina-Lopez, F.; Tassone, C. J.; Wang, C.; Mannsfeld, S. C. B.; Yan, H.; Zhao, D.; Toney, M. F.; Bao, Z. Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 26, 1602742–13.

Xu, J.; Wang, S.; Wang, G.-J. N.; Zhu, C.; Luo, S.; Jin, L.; Gu, X.; Chen, S.; Feig, V. R.; To, J. W. F.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Park, J.; Schroeder, B. C.; Lu, C.; Oh, J. Y.; Wang, Y.; Kim, Y.-H.; Yan, H.; Sinclair, R.; Zhou, D.; Xue, G.; Murmann, B.; Linder, C.; Cai, W.; Tok, J. B. H.; Chung, J. W.; Bao, Z. Science 2017, 355 (6320), 59–64.

Gu, X.; Yan, H.; Kurosawa, T.; Schroeder, B. C.; Gu, K. L.; Zhou, Y.; To, J. W. F.; Oosterhout, S. D.; Savikhin, V.; Molina-Lopez, F.; et al. Comparison of the Morphology Development of Polymer–Fullerene and Polymer–Polymer Solar Cells During Solution‐Shearing Blade Coating. Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 6 (22).

Gu, X.; Reinspach, J.; Worfolk, B. J.; Diao, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Yan, H.; Gu, K.; Mannsfeld, S.; Toney, M. F.; Bao, Z. Compact Roll-to-Roll Coater for in Situ X-Ray Diffraction Characterization of Organic Electronics Printing. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8 (3), 1687–1694.

Gu, X.; Gunkel, I.; Hexemer, A.; Russell, T. P. Controlling Domain Spacing and Grain Size in Cylindrical Block Copolymer Thin Films by Means of Thermal and Solvent Vapor Annealing. Macromolecules 2016, 49 (9), 3373–3381

Gu, X.; Gunkel, I.; Hexemer, A.; Russell, T. P. Solvent Vapor Annealing of Block Copolymer Thin Films: Removal of Processing History. Colloid and Polymer Science 2014, 292 (8), 1795–1802.

Gu, X.; Gunkel, I.; Russell, T. P. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 2013, 371 (2000), 20120306–20120306.

Gu, X.; Gunkel, I.; Hexemer, A.; Gu, W.; Russell, T. P. An in Situ Grazing Incidence X-Ray Scattering Study of Block Copolymer Thin Films During Solvent Vapor Annealing. Adv. Mater. 2013, 26 (2), 273–281.