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Prof. Dr. De-Yi Wang

Fields of Work

Prof. Dr. De-Yi Wang is the head of the High Performance Polymer Nanocomposites (HPPN) Group in Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials (IMDEA Materials Institute) and holds an adjunct Professor at the Department of Material Science at the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Since August 2014 Prof. Dr. De-Yi Wang has been appointed as the external scientific member ("IPF Fellow") of Leibniz-Institute fuer Polymerforschung Dresden e. V. and led the fire retardant study on polymers in the department of  Processing at the Institute of Polymer Materials at IPF.

  • Multifunctional nanomaterials
  • High performance fire retardant polymer materials and nanocomposites
  • Fire behaviors and fire retarding mechanisms of polymeric materials
  • Radiation-induced modification of high performance fire retardant polymers via electron beam treatment

Key qualifications

  • Aug 2014-Present, External Scientific Member (“IPF Fellow) of Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany
  • May 2012-Present, Senior Researcher and Head of High Performance Polymer Nanocomposites Group, IMDEA Materials, Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 2012-Present, PhD supervisor in Carlos III University (C3U) of Madrid, Spain
  • Oct 2013-Present, PhD supervisor in Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM),Spain
  • Feb 2012 Academic Consultant of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • Sep 2013 Ramón y Cajal Grant, Spain
  • May 2012 FP7-Marie Curie Career Integration Grant, EU
  • June 2010 DuPont Young Professor Awards. USA
  • July 2009 Humboldt Research Fellowship from Alexander Foundation (AvH), Germany
  • July 2009 Associate Professor in Sichuan University of China
  • June 2006 Visiting Research Fellowship of University of Bolton, Manchester, UK
  • Associate Editor of Nanomaterials and Energy

Personal Data

Co-supervised Student in IPF

PhD student
Mr. Dan Xiao (Email)
Mr. Pengcheng Zhao (Email)

Diploma student
Ms. Yvonne Spoerer (Email)