Yi Jiang

Previous Title and Affiliation

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Environmental Health
Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology


Short Bio

Yi Jiang was a postdoc research fellow at the Harvard Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology. He obtained his PhD degree in Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis in 2016. His major research interests are environmental applications and implications of nanotechnology. He has won a number of awards including the Graduate Student Award from American Chemical Society and Doctoral Research Award from Washington University.

Research Interests

  • Aerosol-assisted approaches for synthesis of nanoparticles and thin films (e.g., engineered water nanostructures, carbon nanomaterials, metal oxides, and hybrids)
  • Environmental/Biological implications of nanomaterials
  • Graphene family materials

Selected Publications

  1. Jiang, Y.; Raliya, R.; Fortner, J. D.; Biswas, P., Graphene oxides in water: correlating morphology and surface chemistry with aggregation behavior. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (13), 6964–6973.
  2. Jiang, Y.; Liu, D.; Cho, M.; Lee, S.; Zhang, F.; Biswas, P.; Fortner, J. D., In situ photocatalytic synthesis of Ag nanoparticles (nAg) by crumpled graphene oxide composite membranes for filtration and disinfection applications. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (5), 2514-2521.
  3. Wang, W.-N.; Jiang, Y.; Biswas, P., Evaporation-induced crumpling of graphene oxide nanosheets in aerosolized droplets: confinement force relationship. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3 (21), 3228-3233.