Professor Sun's research in nanomaterials involves two related areas: (1) chemical synthesis and self-assembly of nanoparticles; (2) construction and elaboration of functional nanoparticles and their assemblies for applications in biomedicine, catalysis, and information storage.
Professor Sun received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Brown University in 1996. He was a postdoctoral fellow from 1996-1998 and a research staff member from 1998-2004 at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. He joined the Chemistry Department of Brown University as a tenured Associate Professor in 2005 and was promoted to full Professor in 2007. He serves as the Co-Director of Brown's Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation (IMNI) and as an associate editor to the journal "Nanoscale" (the Royal Society of Chemistry).
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