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Peng Jiang, Ph.D.

Peng Jiang


Areas of Interest

Smart Shape Memory Polymers and Hydrogels
Self-Assembled Photonic Crystals for Integrated Nanooptics
Biomimetic Broadband Antireflection Coatings for High-Efficiency Optoelectronic Devices
Smart Window Coatings for Energy-Efficient Buildings
Chromogenic and Plasmonic Chemical and Biological Sensors
Scalable Bottom-Up Nanomanufacturing
Our group develops new chemical, physical, engineering, and biological applications related to nanostructured materials.


SPIE NOVA Award, 2014
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2008


Ph.D., 2001, Rice University

Courses Taught

ECH 4824 - Materials of Chemical Engineering
ECH 4224L - Unit Operation Lab
ECH 3264 - Energy Transport Phenomena
ECH 3023 - Material and Energy Balances
ECH 6905 - Material Self-Assembly Over All Length Scales

Selected Publications

  • Leo, S. Y.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y. F.; Ni, Y. L.; Jiang, H.; Jones, C.; Jiang, P.*; Basile, V.; Taylor, C.* Chromogenic Photonic Crystal Sensors Enabled by Multistimuli-Responsive Shape Memory Polymers. Small, 1703515, 2018.
  • Leo, S. Y.; Ni, Y. L.; Xu, C.; Zhang, Y. F.; Dai, Y. Q.; Qi, P. X.; Xie, A. T.; Basile, V.; Taylor, C.; Jiang, P.* Programmable Macroporous Photonic Crystals Enabled by Swelling-Induced All-Room-Temperature Shape Memory Effects. Advanced Functional Materials, 1703522, 2017.
  • Fang, Y.; Leo, S. Y.; Ni, Y. L.; Wang, J. Y.; Wang, B. C.; Yu, L.; Dong, Z.; Dai, Y. Q.; Basile, V.; Taylor, C.; Jiang, P.* Reconfigurable Photonic Crystals Enabled by Multistimuli-Responsive Shape Memory Polymers Possessing Room Temperature Shape Processability. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 5457-5467, 2017.
  • Kothary, P.; Dou, X.; Fang, Y.; Gu, Z. X.; Leo, S. Y.; Jiang, P.* Superhydrophobic Hierarchical Arrays Fabricated by a Scalable Colloidal Lithography Approach. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 48, 484-492, 2017.
  • Fang, Y.; Ni, Y. L.; Leo, S. Y.; Taylor, C.; Basile, V.; Jiang, P.* Reconfigurable Photonic Crystals Enabled by Pressure-Responsive Shape-Memory Polymers. Nature Communications, 6, 7416, 2015.
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