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Yihan Song

Researcher Graduate Student
Graduate Student Researcher
Chem/Petroleum Engineering


A 4th-year PhD student in Chemical Engineering, working in Prof. Lei Li's group. Research focuses on developing coatings with special surface wettability for membrane-based liquid-liquid separation, removal of urea in kidney failure and synthesis of media lubricant in hard disk drives.


MS, University of Pittsburgh

BEng, Capital University of Economics and Business

Song, Y., Dunleavy, M., & Li, L. (2023). How to Make Plastic Surfaces Simultaneously Hydrophilic/Oleophobic?. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 15(25), 31092-31099.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acsami.3c06787.

Song, Y., Wang, B., Altemose, P., Kowall, C., & Li, L. (2020). 3D-Printed Membranes with a Zwitterionic Hydrogel Coating for More Robust Oil-Water Separation. INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 59(48), 21058-21065.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c04436.