Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Tan, Susheng
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Tan, Susheng
Faculty
Research Associate Professor
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PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1999

MS in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1994

BS in Chemistry, Jiangxi Normal University, 1987

(1999) Excellence Prize of the President Scholarship, the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

(1998) Special Scholarship, Tokyo Institute of Polytechnics (Japan).

(1996) Research Award, State Laboratory of Polymer Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

(1986) Distinguished Student Award, Jiangxi Normal University.

(1985) First Prize of Excellence Scholarship, Jiangxi Normal University.

(1984) Distinguished Student Award, Jiangxi Normal University.

(1983) Distinguished Student Award, Jiangxi Normal University.

Luo, X., Weaver, C.L., Tan, S.S., and Cui, X.T., 2013, "Pure Graphene Oxide Doped Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite for Bio-interfacing," Journal of Materials Chemistry B, vol.1, pp. 1340-1348.

Topal, C.O., Tan, S.S., Navarro, A.R., Lu, H., Leventis, N., and Kalkan, A.K., 2012, "Photooxidation in Vanadium Oxyhydrate Nanowires above a Threshold Laser Intensity," Journal of Physical Chemistry, C, vol.116, pp. 10186-10192.

Garcia, C.I., Cho, K., Redkin, K., Deardo, A.J., Tan, S.S., Somani, M., and Karjalainen, L.P., 2011, "Influence of Critical Carbide Dissolution Temperature during Intercritical Annealing on Hardenability of Austenite and Mechanical Properties of DP-980 Steels," ISIJ International, vol.51, no.6, pp. 969-974.

Li, D., Jung, Y.S., Tan, S.S., Kim, H.K., and Geller, C., 2011, "Radiofrequency-radiation-to-thermal conversion in gold nanoparticle colloidal solutions," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol.358, no.1, pp. 47-53.

Luo, X., Matranga, C., Tan, S.S., Alba, N., and Cui, X.T., 2011, "Carbon nanotube nanoreservior for controlled release of anti-inflammatory dexamethasone," Biomaterials, vol.32, no.26, pp. 6316-6323.

Putla, R.K., Tan, S.S., and Kalkan, A.K., 2011, "Investigation of glass transition at a polymer surface by LSPR," SAMPE, Dallas, TX.

Bhatt, K., Tan, S.S., Karumuri, S., and Kalkan, A.K., 2010, "Charge-selective Raman scattering and fluorescence quenching by "nano-metal on semiconductor" substrates," Nano Letters, vol.10, no.10, pp. 3880-3887.

Chen, W., Tan, S.S., Zhou, Y., Ng, T.K., Ford, W.T., and Tong, P., 2009, "Attraction between weakly charged silica spheres at a water-air interface induced by surface-charge heterogeneity," Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, vol.79, no.041403.

Kong, X., Tan, S.S., and Narine, S.S., 2009, "Semi- and Full- Interpenetrating Polymer Networks Based on Polyurethane Produced from Canola Oil and Poly(methyl methacrylate)," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.114, no.1, pp. 139-148.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., and Ford, W.T., 2008, "Aggregation of a hydrophobically modified poly(propylene imine) dendrimer," European Physical Journal, E, vol.27, pp. 205-211.

Su, A., Tan, S.S., Thapa, P., Flanders, B., and Ford, W.T., 2007, "Highly ordered Langmuir-Blodgett films of amphiphilic poly(propylene imine) dendrimers," 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Su, A., Tan, S.S., Thapa, P., Flanders, B., and Ford, W.T., 2007, "Highly ordered Langmuir-Blodgett films of amphiphilic poly(propylene imine) dendrimers," The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.111, no.12, pp. 4695-4701.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., and Ford, W.T., 2006, "Fractal aggregation of a hydrophobically-modified poly(propylene imine) dendrimer," 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta GA.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., and Ford, W.T., 2006, "Fractal aggregation of a hydrophobically-modified poly(propylene imine) dendrimer," Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, vol.94, pp. 311-312.

Chen, W., Tan, S.S., Huang, Z., Ng, T.K., Ford, W.T., and Tong, P., 2006, "Measured long-ranged attractive interaction between charged polystyrene latex spheres at a water-air interface.," Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, vol.74, no.021406.

Tan, S.S., Sherman, R.L., and Ford, W.T., 2005, "AFM evidence for surface heterogeneity of polystyrene latex particles," 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego CA.

Tan, S.S., Sherman, R.L., and Ford, W.T., 2005, "AFM evidence for surface heterogeneity of polystyrene latex particles," Polymer Preprints, vol.46, no.1, pp. 358-359.

Tan, S.S., Sherman, R.L., Qin, D., and Ford, W.T., 2005, "Surface heterogeneity of polystyrene latex particles determined by dynamic force microscopy," Langmuir, vol.21, no.1, pp. 43-49.

Chen, W., Tan, S.S., Ng, T.K., Ford, W.T., and Tong, P., 2005, "Long-ranged attraction between charged polystyrene spheres at aqueous interfaces," Physical Review Letters, vol.95, no.21, p. 218301.

Wang, Y., Tang, Z., Tan, S.S., and Kotov, N.A., 2005, "Biological assembly of nanocircuit prototypes from protein-modified CdTe nanowires," Nano Letters, vol.5, no.2, pp. 243-248.

Tan, S.S., 2004, "Scanning force spectroscopy," Spring Workshop 2004, Oklahoma Microscopy Society, Stillwater, OK.

Tan, S.S., Sherman, R.L., and Ford, W.T., 2004, "Nanoscale compression of polymer microspheres by atomic force microscopy," Langmuir, vol.20, no.17, pp. 7015-7020.

Tan, S.S., Sherman, R.L., and Ford, W.T., 2004, "Probe nanoscale mechanical properties of polystyrene microspheres by atomic force microscopy.," 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim CA.

Tan, S.S., Sherman, R.L., and Ford, W.T., 2004, "Probe nanoscale mechanical properties of polystyrene microspheres by atomic force microscopy.," Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, vol.90, pp. 203-204.

Tan, S.S., Tang, Z., Liang, X., and Kotov, N.A., 2004, "Resonance tunneling diode structures on CdTe nanowires made by conductive AFM," Nano Letters, vol.4, no.9, pp. 1637-1641.

Ford, W.T., Qin, D., Tan, S.S., Tolbert, S.H., and Rugge, A., 2004, "Mechanism of transformation of a polymer colloidal crystal to an interconnected colloidal array," 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim CA.

Haugstad, G., Tan, S.S., Gladfelter, W.L., and Avery, A., 2004, "Approach-retract cycles with an oscillating nanotip: Imaging and probing response on complex ultrathin organic films.," Workshop on Advanced Dynamic AFM Methods, Tres Cantos, Spain.

Kotov, N., Tang, Z., Lee, J., Sinyagin, A.U., Wang, Y., and Tan, S.S., 2004, "Semiconductor nanowires by self-organization of nanoparticles," AIChE 2004 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

Liang, X., Tan, S.S., Tang, Z., and Kotov, N.A., 2004, "Investigation of transversal conductance in semiconductor CdTe nanowires with and without a coaxial silica shell.," Langmuir, vol.20, no.4, pp. 1016-1020.

Qin, D., Tan, S.S., Qin, S., and Ford, W.T., 2004, "Monitoring the transformation of colloidal crystals by styrene vapor using atomic force microscopy," Langmuir, vol.20, no.8, pp. 3145-3150.

Tan, S.S., Liang, X., Tang, Z., and Kotov, N.A., 2003, "Nanomachining of CdTe nanowire by scanning probe nanolithography under continuous bias voltages.," ACS Nanoscale Summer Conference, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Qin, D., Tan, S.S., Qin, S., and Ford, W.T., 2003, "Monitoring of the transformation of colloidal crystals by solvent vapor using AFM," 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, NY.

Qin, D., Tan, S.S., Qin, S., and Ford, W.T., 2003, "Monitoring of the transformation of colloidal crystals by solvent vapor using AFM," Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, vol.89, pp. 295-296.

Qin, D., Tan, S.S., Qin, S., and Ford, W.T., 2003, "Monitoring of the transformation of colloidal crystals by styrene vapor using atomic force microscopy.," 59th Southwest Regional Meeting of the ACS, Oklahoma City, OK.

Wang, Y., Tang, Z., Liang, X., Tan, S.S., Liz-Marzan, L.M., and Kotov, N., 2003, "Building blocks of nanoscale circuits: morphology, optical and electrical properties of SiO2-coated CdTe nanowires.," 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, NY.

Tan, S.S., Haugstad, G.D., Galdfelter, W.L., and Avery, A., 2002, "Mapping the structure of a poly(dimethylsiloxane)/surfactant complex film," Annual Meeting of Industrial Partnership Research in Materials and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Tan, S.S., Haugstad, G.D., Gladfelter, W.L., and Avery, A., 2002, "Nanotribological behavior of thin poly(dimethylsiloxane) films," 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Haugstad, G.D., Tan, S.S., and Staarup, D., 2002, "Approach-retract cycles with an oscillating nanotip: powerful methods to interrogate subsurface morphology and viscoelasticity on polymers," 224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA.

Tan, S.S., Haugstad, G.D., and Gladfelter, L.W., 2001, "Rate dependent nanotribology of poly(dimethylsiloxane) lubrication films," Annual Meeting of Industrial Partnership Research in Materials and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Tan, S.S., Haugstad, G.D., and Gladfelter, W.L., 2001, "Single-asperity nanotribology and nanorheology of thin poly(dimethylsiloxane) films," 48th AVS meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Yang, X., Tan, S.S., Li, G., and Zhou, E., 2001, "Dependence of the Brill transition on the crystal size of nylon 10 10," Macromolecules, vol.34, no.17, pp. 5936-5942.

Yang, X., Tan, S.S., Li, G., and Zhou, E., 2001, "Lamellar single crystals of nylon-10,10 grown from a dimethylformamide solution," Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, vol.39, no.7, pp. 729-735.

Yang, X., Kong, X., Tan, S.S., Li, G., and Zhou, E., 2001, "Influence of temperature on lattice spacings of melt-crystallized poly(iminosebacoyl iminodecamethylene).," Polymer International, vol.50, no.7, pp. 817-821.

Tan, S.S., Haugstad, G.D., Gladfelter, W.L., and Avery, A., 2000, "Nanorheological behavior of poly(dimethylsiloxane) films by scanning probe microscopy," Annual Meeting of Industrial Partnership Research in Materials and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., Li, W., and Zhou, E., 2000, "New insight into melting and crystallization behavior in semicrystalline poly(ethylene terephthalate).," Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, vol.38, no.1, pp. 53-60.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., Yang, X., and Zhou, E., 2000, "Crystallization and melting behavior of amorphous poly(iminosebacoyl iminodecamethylene).," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.77, no.5, pp. 993-1002.

Kong, X., Tan, S.S., Yang, X., Li, G., Zhou, E., and Ma, D., 2000, "Isothermal crystallization kinetics of PEO in poly(ethylene terephthalate)-Poly(ethylene oxide) segmented copolymers. I. Effect of the soft-block length.," Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, vol.38, no.24, pp. 3230-3238.

Yang, X., Kong, X., Tan, S.S., Li, G., Ling, W., and Zhou, E., 2000, "Spatially-confined crystallization of poly(vinylidene fluoride)," Polymer International, vol.49, no.11, pp. 1525-1528.

Zhu, X., Yan, D., Tan, S.S., Wang, T., Yan, D., and Zhou, E., 2000, "Further study on double-melting endotherms of isotactic polypropylene," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.77, no.1, pp. 163-170.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., Luo, J., and Zhou, E., 1999, "Crystallization kinetics of poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) from its metastable melt," Polymer, vol.40, no.5, pp. 1223-1231.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., Luo, J., Zhou, E., and Cheng, S.Z., 1999, "Effect of physical aging on the microstructure and the crystallization of amorphous poly(aryl ether ether ketone ketone) (PEEKK).," Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, vol.200, no.11, pp. 2487-2493.

Tan, S.S., Luo, J., Su, A., Zhao, X., and Zhou, E., 1998, "Physical aging and crystallization of amorphous poly(aryl ether ether ketone ketone).," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.70, no.5, pp. 907-912.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., Li, W., and Zhou, E., 1998, "The crystallization behavior of the metastable melts of poly(ethylene terephthalate) from the multiple melting process.," Macromolecular Rapid Communications, vol.19, no.1, pp. 11-14.

Tan, S.S., Wang, T., Su, A., Zhao, X., and Zhou, E., 1998, "Morphology and structure of poly(aryl ether ketone ketone) containing isophthaloyl moieties crystallized from dilute solution.," Polymer, vol.39, no.3, pp. 747-750.

Luo, J., Tan, S.S., and Zhou, E., 1998, "Phase transition temperatures of side chain liquid crystal polymer from molecular dynamics simulation," Gaodeng Xuexiao Huaxue xuebao, vol.19, no.12, pp. 2034-2035.

Luo, J., Wang, T., Tan, S.S., and Zhou, E., 1998, "Phase transition temperature of HPT (2,3,6,7,10,11-hexa-n-pentyloxytriphenylene) from molecule dynamic simulation," Chinese Chemical Letters, vol.9, no.3, pp. 299-304.

Tan, S.S., and Zhang, D., 1997, "Study of the interpenetrating polymer networks of polyacrylate and epoxy. III. Rubber elastic modulus and mutual entanglements," Gaofenzi Xuebao, no.1, pp. 43-48.

Tan, S.S., Luo, J., Yang, X., and Zhou, E., 1997, "Morphology and structure of mesophase carbon microbeads," 8th Northeast Symposium on Electron Microscopy, Changchun, China.

Tan, S.S., Luo, J., Yang, X., and Zhou, E., 1997, "Morphology and structure of mesophase carbon microbeads," Journal of Jilin University of Technology, vol.27, no.suppl., pp. 83-84.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., Li, W., and Zhou, E., 1997, "Crystallization kinetics of PET metastable melt," 97' National Symposium on Polymer Sciences, Hefei, China.

Tan, S.S., Su, A., Luo, J., Zhao, X., and Zhou, E., 1997, "Crystal morphology of poly(aryl ether ketone ketone) containing isophthaloyl moieties," 97' National Symposium on Polymer Sciences, Hefei, China.

Tan, S.S., Zhang, D., and Zhou, E., 1997, "SAXS measurements of the interface in polyacrylate and epoxy interpenetrating networks with fractal geometry," Polymer, vol.38, no.18, pp. 4571-4575.

Tan, S.S., Zhang, D., and Zhou, E., 1997, "Use of SAXS to characterize the morphology of poly(polyethylene glycol diacrylate)/epoxy resin interpenetrating networks," Polymer International, vol.42, no.1, pp. 90-94.

Luo, J., Tan, S.S., Wang, T., and Zhou, E., 1997, "Glass transition temperature of a novel side chain liquid crystalline polymer from molecular dynamic simulation.," 97' National Symposium on Polymer Sciences, Hefei, China.

Luo, J., Wang, T., Tan, S.S., and Zhou, E., 1997, "Molecular dynamic simulation of phase transition of 2,3,6,7,10,11-hexa-n-pentyloxy-triphenylene (HPT).," 97' IUPAC International Symposium on Polymer Physics, Guilin, China.

Tan, S.S., and Zhang, D., 1996, "Synthesis and characterization of interpenetrating polymer networks based on polyacrylate and epoxy," Acta Polymerica, vol.47, no.5, pp. 219-223.

Tan, S.S., and Zhou, E., 1996, "Morphology development of semi-crystalline poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) in post-annealing.," Polymer Physics Annual Report, Academia Sinica.

Tan, S.S., Zhang, D., and Zhou, E., 1996, "Analysis of the compatibility and macromolecular segmental movement of interpenetrating polymer networks based on polyacrylate and epoxy," Polymer Networks & Blends, vol.6, no.2, pp. 91-94.

Tan, S.S., Zhang, D., and Zhou, E., 1996, "Dynamic mechanical properties of interpenetrating polymer networks based on polyacrylates and epoxy resins.," Acta Polymerica, vol.47, no.11/12, pp. 507-510.

Tan, S.S., and Zhou, E., 1995, "Electron microscopic structure of poly(aryl ether ketone ketone).," 95' National Symposium on Polymer Sciences, Guangzhou.

Tan, S.S., Wang, T., and Zhou, E., 1995, "Direct lattice imaging of poly(aryl ether ketone ketone) crystal containing isophthaloyl moieties.," Polymer Physics Annual Report, Academia Sinica.

Tan, S.S., Zhao, X., Li, A., and Zhou, E., 1995, "Crystal structure of cholesteric liquid crystalline polymer/random copolymer blends," Journal of China Medical University, vol.24, no.suppl., pp. 133-134.

Tan, S.S., Zhao, X., Li, A., and Zhou, E., 1995, "Morphology and crystal structure of cholesteric liquid crystalline polymer/random copolymer blends," 7th Northeast & East China Symposium on Electron Microscopy, Dandong.

Tan, S.S., and Zhang, D., 1994, "Advances in the kinetics of formation of interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs).," Gaofenzi Tongbao, no.2, pp. 119-124.